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Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2015, 09:49 AM
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Posted By cruiserbrett
This does NOT sound like the caliper is the only...

This does NOT sound like the caliper is the only culprit.

I think your master is bad, or just airbound. turn your handlebars to the left(iirc) so that the outlet(hose) is lower than the hole...
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2015, 07:19 PM
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Posted By cruiserbrett
Do the forks yourself if you are inclined. That's...

Do the forks yourself if you are inclined. That's about all it takes to do them: some determination.

You will ruin the bushings getting a 15+ year old seal out. The all balls bushing kit looks...
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2015, 11:34 AM
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Posted By cruiserbrett
This sounds like a solid approach. Once the jb...

This sounds like a solid approach. Once the jb weld is set, you might try a hair dryer or heat gun to keep the tube and carb body hot enough to use some compressed air to get the melted wax out as...
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2015, 01:04 PM
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Posted By cruiserbrett
Its a bit of a pain to get out, because the shaft...

Its a bit of a pain to get out, because the shaft doesn't come out without pulling the bearing etc. I dulled down an older smaller flat blade screw driver to pry it out without scratching the bore. ...
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2015, 11:58 AM
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Posted By cruiserbrett
Reposted a for sale ad with the supertrapp and...

Reposted a for sale ad with the supertrapp and some wheel bearing kits. Buyers lost interest I guess. make me an offer on whatever you want.

...
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2015, 07:28 PM
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Views: 274
Posted By cruiserbrett
Check the dr350 thread in this section. ...

Check the dr350 thread in this section.

They're good bikes. Absolutlely a master of nothing but okay at most everything beside motocross.


About 120-150w electrical depending on specs and...
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2015, 04:30 PM
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Posted By cruiserbrett
How are you gonna deal with the bottom pull of...

How are you gonna deal with the bottom pull of the shock linkage? It's gonna require different dog bones and link.
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2015, 01:49 PM
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Posted By cruiserbrett
I run eibach 996 series springs in my late forks...

I run eibach 996 series springs in my late forks (97-99 dirt/98/99 se
) They fit fine and do require a short PVC preload spacer. I have run race tech recommended springs before as well and it had a...
Forum: Thumpers 01-02-2015, 12:26 AM
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Posted By cruiserbrett
I do now! I went to WestAir and got their...

I do now! I went to WestAir and got their smallest one, $80 outright, and $26 fills. Not the most cost effective solution, but between the fox shocks I am putting on my land cruiser, and...
Forum: Thumpers 01-02-2015, 12:17 AM
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Posted By cruiserbrett
The raptor petcock I used had an 8mm...

The raptor petcock I used had an 8mm barb?(~5/16")

Definitely the same size as the carb inlet... Did you order the genuine Yamaha one:...
Forum: Thumpers 12-31-2014, 05:19 PM
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Posted By cruiserbrett
Charging the rear shock nitrogen bladder.

Charging the rear shock nitrogen bladder.
Forum: Thumpers 12-31-2014, 04:41 PM
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Posted By cruiserbrett
Nitrogen regulator setup for anyone interested

Here is my pieced together from ebay/amazon regulator.

-Uniweld Nitrogen regulator-400psi -amazon
-Nico pneumatics flex yellow hose-ebay
-1/8" ball valve(450psi working pressure)-amazon ...
Forum: Thumpers 12-31-2014, 04:29 PM
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Posted By cruiserbrett
first item is chain guide. rear lower end of...

first item is chain guide. rear lower end of left side of swingarm.

Cant identify second part...
Forum: Thumpers 12-31-2014, 04:19 PM
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Posted By cruiserbrett
I am in Pacific Beach...

I am in Pacific Beach...
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2014, 06:13 PM
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Posted By cruiserbrett
With a Schrader 556 fitting. Screws onto the...

With a Schrader 556 fitting. Screws onto the outer valve threads, then has a sealed pin on the "t" to depress the valve core.
...
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2014, 05:15 PM
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Posted By cruiserbrett
You can suck air into the shock on compression...

You can suck air into the shock on compression travel without a charge, but at a min it keeps the oil from foaming.

I had two shocks to fill and the local place wanted $30 a piece to fill, so I...
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2014, 10:11 AM
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Posted By cruiserbrett
My raptor petcock came with a brass nipple on the...

My raptor petcock came with a brass nipple on the right outlet as your looking at the knob. However it wasn't that part number.
Forum: Thumpers 12-19-2014, 06:15 PM
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Posted By cruiserbrett
How is the spark? I had symptoms somewhat like...

How is the spark? I had symptoms somewhat like that when I had a problem with the mini "pill" resistor in the spark plug boot. Once the bike got warmed up it was hard starting and had weak spark. ...
Forum: Thumpers 12-19-2014, 02:29 PM
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Posted By cruiserbrett
Shock seal/bushing kit

I was in the process of rebuilding a dirt model DR350 shock, and discovered I needed new seals for the seal head, as well as a new shaft bushing.

After searching around, I came across this...
Forum: Thumpers 12-19-2014, 10:58 AM
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Posted By cruiserbrett
RMX250 (not RMZ), DRZ250 and post 96? DR650 all...

RMX250 (not RMZ), DRZ250 and post 96? DR650 all can donate a speedo drive and axle. Be careful of bent axles. I have had a few show up bent, since they are gundrilled they seem to be a bit easier to...
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2014, 02:56 PM
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Posted By cruiserbrett
I haven't heard that since I was a boot ensign in...

I haven't heard that since I was a boot ensign in the navy!
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2014, 11:55 AM
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Posted By cruiserbrett
what to do depends on usage. most would find the...

what to do depends on usage. most would find the stock gearing is so so at best for offroad work.

I would always recommend some sort of handguards, like cycra or ?

Immediately replace the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-22-2014, 09:46 PM
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Posted By cruiserbrett
Just take a small flat blade screw driver and use...

Just take a small flat blade screw driver and use the blade edge to tap that seal away from the aluminum lower tube. Under that is a strange circlip. Remove then slide hammer the seal and bushing...
Forum: Thumpers 11-22-2014, 03:17 PM
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Posted By cruiserbrett
Not sure what you mean by "no oil" but the shock...

Not sure what you mean by "no oil" but the shock body and the inner cartridge tube of the fork are both un-anodized soft aluminum. I'd bet they didn't survive the outing without oil... It doesn't...
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2014, 04:18 PM
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Posted By cruiserbrett
DG skid plate

It cost $105 I think, plus tax.

As far as the tab style mounting is concerned, I have not had any issues at all with the hook style mounting. It's cumbersome to remove but has stayed attached...
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2014, 02:22 PM
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Posted By cruiserbrett
DG skid plate arrived...

Just got my DG skidplate in.

If youre wanting one, call DG directly at:

(866) 653-1647

In CA: (714)577-7499
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2014, 12:34 PM
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Posted By cruiserbrett
Yes. I have used the all balls fork bushing kit...

Yes. I have used the all balls fork bushing kit and they are nice, certainly okay for our DR's, maybe not the best for expert motocross riders friction wise.

If you order the OEM Suzuki seals for...
Forum: Thumpers 11-12-2014, 01:47 PM
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Posted By cruiserbrett
They are easy. Follow the FSM in chapters...

They are easy.

Follow the FSM in chapters for the 97 Dirt model(assuming you have the later cartridge forks.

Use an impact gun to pull the compression adjuster bolt dealio off. No need to hold...
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2014, 09:30 PM
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Posted By cruiserbrett
No kidding! Mine twists regularly which cant be...

No kidding! Mine twists regularly which cant be good for the fork bushings...

I need to try to take 320 grit paper and sand the inside of the triples to see it grips more. Anything would help.
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2014, 04:24 PM
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Posted By cruiserbrett
Agreed! the j-hooks are not quite drilled in the...

Agreed! the j-hooks are not quite drilled in the right location... but just work as is. you could re drill and camfer if you are really concerned.

No drain hole. I am not concerned with...
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2014, 04:19 PM
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Posted By cruiserbrett
Brake rotor warpage would be my #1 any...

Brake rotor warpage would be my #1

any sticky links that don't bend well on the chain#2

Take the chain off and spin freely so only wheel bearings and rotor(checked in #1) are to blame.
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2014, 03:20 PM
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Posted By cruiserbrett
DG dr350 skidplates...

For anyone wanting a DG dr350 skidplate there are 3 left.

I talked to DG directly and begged them to make a run of them and after hounding them on the phone they courteously obliged! Production...
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2014, 07:45 AM
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Posted By cruiserbrett
Moose makes a different style type than come with...

Moose makes a different style type than come with cycra or other hand guard and they work much better.

Or better yet you can get the threaded insert style you tap the aluminum bar for.
from a...
Forum: Thumpers 10-28-2014, 09:52 AM
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Posted By cruiserbrett
pretty much any DRZ400, DRZ250, DR650, RM250,...

pretty much any DRZ400, DRZ250, DR650, RM250, etc. caliper can be used on the later forks. Just make sure it has the pad retainer pin on the bottom(its under the flat head plug), and not a pair by...
Forum: Thumpers 10-26-2014, 11:57 AM
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Posted By cruiserbrett
By my quick calculations, you should be about...

By my quick calculations, you should be about ~5,800 rpm in 6th gear(.826:1) at 60, and ~6,600 rpm at 60 in 5th(.952:1). unfortunately, motorcycle tire diameters are tough to calculate based on...
Forum: Thumpers 10-26-2014, 10:42 AM
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Posted By cruiserbrett
That looks fine to me, although I think the...

That looks fine to me, although I think the phasing of the plate vs pawl holder will be different once on the bike. the two springs looked like they were in good shape?

I hate saying this, but...
Forum: Thumpers 10-24-2014, 10:33 AM
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Posted By cruiserbrett
thank you to those folks who have measured rear shocks...

Rear shock bolt hole to bolt hole measurements from as many folks as possible would help narrow down the overall length of the rear shock so I can decide if the replacement is gonna work, without too...
Forum: Thumpers 10-24-2014, 09:45 AM
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Posted By cruiserbrett
Thank you for the measurements! Just to...

Thank you for the measurements!

Just to double confirm, can anyone else measure and report the center of bolt hole to center of bolt hole measurement of a stock rear shock off the bike?

...
Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2014, 10:53 AM
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Posted By cruiserbrett
I can't imagine anything with the shift star, the...

I can't imagine anything with the shift star, the wheel dealio on the "L" arm or a properly tight shift drum bolt would prevent you from only missing 6th gear. Does it just stop at the last up shift...
Forum: Thumpers 10-22-2014, 07:39 PM
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Posted By cruiserbrett
Rear shock length

Does anyone have a measurement of the rear shock fully extended(off the bike) from center of mounting holes? In mm would be helpful and as close as possible to +/- 1-2mm.

Trying to eye up some...
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