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Forum: Day Trippin' 12-13-2014, 05:31 PM
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Posted By dualindalton
I got to ride a lot of that area a few years...

I got to ride a lot of that area a few years back. Didn't do the Wolf Creek part though. I've heard that Hurricane Creek road has been "groomed" since then. Cool how it dumps you onto I-40.
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Forum: Thumpers 11-29-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 10,962
Posted By dualindalton
I don't recall Carmichael ever going to Yamaha...

I don't recall Carmichael ever going to Yamaha (slap me if I'm wrong) and last I heard Dungey is staying with the "Ready to Race" team.(double slap me if I'm wrong again). Roczen did bail from KTM...
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 8,538
Views: 2,097,043
Posted By dualindalton
Is that River road in N.C.? Passed thru a place...

Is that River road in N.C.? Passed thru a place near the Nantahala river a couple of times that looks like this.
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 25,144
Views: 4,434,529
Posted By dualindalton
+1 on the Tusk D-Flex. Great fit. Good price and...

+1 on the Tusk D-Flex. Great fit. Good price and they are very sturdy. I used them on my two previous DRZs and have them on my 14 as well.
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 25,144
Views: 4,434,529
Posted By dualindalton
thanks!

thanks!
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2014, 08:26 AM
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Posted By dualindalton
47t sprocket

Quick question. Will a 47 tooth rear sprocket work with the stock chain?

My Z is a 14 with 850 miles. I'm hoping not to have to replace the chain.

Just needed to ask before I throw it on....
Forum: Thumpers 10-05-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 25,144
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Posted By dualindalton
I used Sea Foam on a KLR once when it was doing...

I used Sea Foam on a KLR once when it was doing as you say running rough. It did eventually clear up. But it was running with the choke off to begin with.

I was hoping someone would say that it...
Forum: Thumpers 10-04-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 25,144
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Posted By dualindalton
Time to clean the carb or....

Spent the past 2 days getting the DRZ ready for a ride today but no go. :baldy She fires right up with the choke on but dies as soon as the choke is pushed in.
Last ride was 3 weeks ago. Ran fine....
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 14,880
Views: 1,609,109
Posted By dualindalton
Time wise I don't know if you could consider it...

Time wise I don't know if you could consider it new. I had it done in March of 2013. Mileage wise, then yes it could be considered newish. A little less than 1500 miles on the rebuild....I know, I...
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 14,880
Views: 1,609,109
Posted By dualindalton
Looks like the 685 may be the way to go, thanks.

Looks like the 685 may be the way to go, thanks.
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2014, 11:51 AM
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Views: 1,609,109
Posted By dualindalton
I will dive further into that option. Thanks...

I will dive further into that option.

Thanks for the advice.
Forum: Thumpers 09-21-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 14,880
Views: 1,609,109
Posted By dualindalton
You are correct. It is the .20" (.5mm) over...

You are correct. It is the .20" (.5mm) over stock. And mileage wise, it has less than 1500 miles on the rebuild.

What I read about the wrist pin was something I ran across on the inter-web looking...
Forum: Thumpers 09-21-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 14,880
Views: 1,609,109
Posted By dualindalton
Oil burning 658 to 685????

My 09 KLR started using about an ounce of oil every 100 miles around 10k. So, hopefully to head off the possibility of more use I had the local dealer do a top end rebuild. It was bored one size...
Forum: Thumpers 09-01-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 25,144
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Posted By dualindalton
I followed a similar path. 1)- 2007 KTM 525 exc...

I followed a similar path. 1)- 2007 KTM 525 exc 2)- 2005 DRZ 400 3)- 2009 DRZ 400 4)- 2007 KLX 250 5)- 2011 KTM 530 exc 6)- 2014 DRZ 400

The KTM's are amazing bikes, but the DRZ just better fits...
Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 25,144
Views: 4,434,529
Posted By dualindalton
thanks!

thanks!
Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2014, 05:12 PM
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Views: 4,434,529
Posted By dualindalton
I was sure (fairly so) that it wasn't needed....

I was sure (fairly so) that it wasn't needed. Thanks.

Just makes me wonder why Clarke would even mention that quote "you will need it" though.
Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 25,144
Views: 4,434,529
Posted By dualindalton
Clarke Tank Refresher Course

You"d think now being on my 3rd DRZ and having added Clarke Tanks to the two previous Zs that I would have this process down pat. But no....just when I think that I should be able to do this in my...
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 25,144
Views: 4,434,529
Posted By dualindalton
If I only knew how to weld....:baldy

If I only knew how to weld....:baldy
Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2014, 06:09 AM
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Views: 4,434,529
Posted By dualindalton
If I can't get the MSR bent to my liking I'll...

If I can't get the MSR bent to my liking I'll order the Driven and give it a try....guess you can't have to many shift levers. Thanks.
Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 25,144
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Posted By dualindalton
I will try that method. Thanks.

I will try that method. Thanks.
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2014, 06:35 PM
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Posted By dualindalton
The stock lever for me is just to difficult to...

The stock lever for me is just to difficult to get MX style boots underneath it. But it is a little more bendable so it should be easier to get a little more clearance to keep it off of the case...
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 25,144
Views: 4,434,529
Posted By dualindalton
The MSR is a pretty stout piece. Mine didn't seem...

The MSR is a pretty stout piece. Mine didn't seem to want to bend much either. At least not enough to make a difference.

I may try filing it a little.
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2014, 05:47 PM
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Posted By dualindalton
Yep, had to mount it low to get the needed...

Yep, had to mount it low to get the needed clearance. It just don't feel right at that level. There's got to be a better way. NOT HAPPY!
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 25,144
Views: 4,434,529
Posted By dualindalton
My plan B is to put the lever in the vise, slip a...

My plan B is to put the lever in the vise, slip a piece of steel pipe over the tip end.......then bend.

I'm going to borrow the tracing part. I did a lot of bam, bam, baming with the hammer only...
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2014, 12:09 PM
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Posted By dualindalton
Case Savers & Shift Levers....

So I just put on the TT case savers and a new MSR shift lever and had planned on a mix of riding today. Low and behold I head out this morning only to have the shift lever scraping the case saver and...
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 25,144
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Posted By dualindalton
It will be on the lift. Thanks

It will be on the lift. Thanks
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2014, 05:29 AM
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Views: 4,434,529
Posted By dualindalton
Yep, opened the package and sure enuff there is a...

Yep, opened the package and sure enuff there is a list of the recommended adhesives.

Thanks
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 25,144
Views: 4,434,529
Posted By dualindalton
Thanks for the advice. I'm on my 3rd Z but this...

Thanks for the advice. I'm on my 3rd Z but this is the first time that I "splurged" and bought the savers.

I guess that I should have asked in my op, but what type (brand) of adhesive should I be...
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 25,144
Views: 4,434,529
Posted By dualindalton
TT Case Savers

Anyone have any tips or tricks to share when installing the TT case savers?

The instructions says that it can be messy!
Forum: Ride reports 07-14-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 32,172
Posted By dualindalton
Followed this from the beginning. I couldn't...

Followed this from the beginning. I couldn't imagine riding something that small across a state, much less from coast to coast.

Big Congratulations!
Forum: Ride reports 06-23-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 47,165
Posted By dualindalton
Crossing #4 looks innocent enough, but don't be...

Crossing #4 looks innocent enough, but don't be deceived. It has claimed many a rider over the years.

I normally go to the deeper side to avoid the slick "ledge" rock. The only problem with...
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 25,144
Views: 4,434,529
Posted By dualindalton
I bought it at SYD in Dalton. I phone shopped...

I bought it at SYD in Dalton. I phone shopped several dealers with "low" advertised prices at the big box stores in the big city to the south but they all had add on fees that brought the price back...
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 25,144
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Posted By dualindalton
Yep, 2014. Tax, tag and title....$6330.00 ...

Yep, 2014. Tax, tag and title....$6330.00


http://www.advrider.com/forums/<a href=http://s50.photobucket.com/user/dualindalton/media/2014%20SUZUKI%20DRZ%20400s/100_0699_zpsc33dea75.jpg.html...
Forum: Ride reports 06-16-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 47,165
Posted By dualindalton
motogir25, did I give you the spare jets that I...

motogir25, did I give you the spare jets that I used in CO? If so they will work fine. The only problem I had was some carb "run on" so you may want to add the adjustable fuel mixture screw when you...
Forum: Ride reports 06-12-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 47,165
Posted By dualindalton
The DRZ looks familiar. Hope it's doing well for...

The DRZ looks familiar. Hope it's doing well for you. BTW it knows its way around Colorado and Utah. Y'all have a safe and fun trip. Subscribed!
Forum: Ride reports 06-06-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 1,421
Views: 88,621
Posted By dualindalton
More great pics Donnie....as usual.

More great pics Donnie....as usual.
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 25,144
Views: 4,434,529
Posted By dualindalton
I am going back to the dealer today (talking with...

I am going back to the dealer today (talking with one of there mechanics) to get some clarification on why so long before the 1st oil change. And yes there is another dealer nearby.
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 25,144
Views: 4,434,529
Posted By dualindalton
I don't know about the FMF but I had a full Yoshi...

I don't know about the FMF but I had a full Yoshi system on my 05. To much of an attention getter. Stayed stock on the 09 and kinda liked the stealthiness.

I believe I'll stick with the stocker on...
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 25,144
Views: 4,434,529
Posted By dualindalton
Could be. No way I'm going that far until the 1st...

Could be. No way I'm going that far until the 1st change....Thanks!
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 25,144
Views: 4,434,529
Posted By dualindalton
I don't know if it is a "special" oil or not. I...

I don't know if it is a "special" oil or not. I do know that while the bike is under the warranty period, according to the dealer, Suzuki requires you to use there branded oil. After that, the dealer...
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