Show your airhead DRZ fork conversion

Discussion in 'Airheads' started by Heipaal, Jun 6, 2019.

  1. tennessee thumper

    tennessee thumper Long timer Supporter

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    Apologies for speaking out of turn, here. Did not have all the facts.

    In hindsight, my comments are really not germane to this topic at all.

    I'll leave them here, though, as a permanent record.

    Carry on...
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  2. Andrew2

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  4. radmeister

    radmeister Been here awhile Supporter

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    were i there, i would also be ignoring prutser.
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  5. radmeister

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    . . . and all of the motorcycles
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  7. bikecat

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    Amazing thread. I came across it because I was trying to see how folks mount front signals with this setup ...

    .. and I am amazed at how no one mounted signals!!!! LOL

    Any pics on how front signals can be mounted?

    cheers
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  8. blaine.hale

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    With Prutser's triples they just bolt-on. Plenty of pics of that in this thread or the Unholy Union thread. With the DRZ triples, I'll be making a little steel bracket to mount them on the top or bottom 2 bolts of the triple clamps. Really not a big deal. Steal plate from Home Depot and I already have a cheap harbor freight bender. You don't even need the tool to bend it.
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  9. Motopsychoman

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    Prutser triples. I used a set of rear turn signals I pickup up on eBay.

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  10. Motopsychoman

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    Here's a clearer, more recent (like 2 minutes ago) pic
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    Im getting ready to go the extreme way. 20200226_121427.jpg
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  12. Prutser

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  13. Prutser

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    R65GS on his first field test. ( he is thinking of selling his PD already)

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  14. Prutser

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  15. lurcher1000

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  16. The Jester

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    Please tell me about your seat and exhaust.

    The seat looks longer than a normal solo seat or is it just because it is flat rather than raised at the rear like the bike above? Chopped down standard bench seat? How did you secure it?

    Custom link pipe for the exhaust with a silencer intended for another bike or was this an off the shelf part? Any issues with jetting etc?
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  17. Motopsychoman

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    I was going to ask which front rotor that was and what is the diameter? I can almost read the printing on it but not quite.
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  19. lurcher1000

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    Seat base is homemade but professionally covered. Front mount works as usual, rack is home made and fixes to the back of the seat a la G/S and then fixes to the back of the modified GS subframe. Front pipes are modified Keihan with random silencer and link pipe off ebay. Spring loops MIGged on to hold it all together.
    Rotor is 310 off ebay.
    No issues with jetting but a few of us are clubbing together to buy an AFR meter, the Bings are fairly forgiving you just need to be in the ballpark and check the plugs.
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