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Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2013, 07:38 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,642
Posted By Icelander-DR650
Ok I'll play...

When I'm asked about my bike I tell people that it's the most fun you can have with your cloths on :wink:
http://i41.photobucket.com/albums/e296/Icelandersphotobucket/Afterworkride.jpg

And it...
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2013, 04:20 PM
Replies: 22,011
Views: 2,641,370
Posted By Icelander-DR650
Have you given any thought to a DR650SE? I had...

Have you given any thought to a DR650SE? I had one and loved it. The bike seems to be placed between the XRR and KLR as far as capabilities. They do road better than an XRR and dirt better than a...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 22,011
Views: 2,641,370
Posted By Icelander-DR650
About every 2k maybe 2.5k, It would go from...

About every 2k maybe 2.5k, It would go from smooth shifting (with clutch) to kinda notchy so I'd drain it, new filter and swap air filters. Had two Twin Air's...

Yep Diesel engine oil, run it in...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2013, 05:07 PM
Replies: 22,011
Views: 2,641,370
Posted By Icelander-DR650
Found some photos... The side of 1st ...

Found some photos...

The side of 1st

http://i41.photobucket.com/albums/e296/Icelandersphotobucket/IMG_0205.jpg

The washer after a lot of hard miles...
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 22,011
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Posted By Icelander-DR650
Yeah, not alot of posts here, but enough...

Yeah, not alot of posts here, but enough experience on bikes. I generally use the clutch, but sometimes not. Had a DR650SE that I bought with 12k and put another 32k on it. HARD use... It would...
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2013, 11:28 PM
Replies: 22,011
Views: 2,641,370
Posted By Icelander-DR650
I know what you mean about being on a budget. I...

I know what you mean about being on a budget. I need a stator but just bought my bike so the toy-fund is dry... I have to plug the battery it has into a charger every couple days to keep the signals,...
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2013, 08:25 PM
Replies: 22,011
Views: 2,641,370
Posted By Icelander-DR650
:fpalm Ok, ok...I'll see what I can do for you...

:fpalm Ok, ok...I'll see what I can do for you in the next couple days.... I had to replace the counter shaft seal on my XRR this week :baldy so I might have forgot a few things....
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2013, 08:15 PM
Replies: 22,011
Views: 2,641,370
Posted By Icelander-DR650
:deal :rofl

:deal :rofl
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2013, 06:18 PM
Replies: 22,011
Views: 2,641,370
Posted By Icelander-DR650
A friend has one of these on his DRZ400SM, it's a...

A friend has one of these on his DRZ400SM, it's a neat little gadget. I like to know what RPM the motor is at. If my bike didn't have the Vapor I would get one of these Tiny Tach's
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2013, 06:03 PM
Replies: 22,011
Views: 2,641,370
Posted By Icelander-DR650
I have just a few rides on the XRR I bought, it...

I have just a few rides on the XRR I bought, it has 15-45 with supermoto wheels, which I can't see affecting acceleration much. It still pulls well at 75. Do you know what RPM you are pulling at...
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2013, 05:48 PM
Replies: 22,011
Views: 2,641,370
Posted By Icelander-DR650
Hi AJ, Sorry it took so long to get back...

Hi AJ,

Sorry it took so long to get back with the info on the CRFX fender Mod. I've been busy and it took a bit to find it.
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2013, 09:22 PM
Replies: 22,011
Views: 2,641,370
Posted By Icelander-DR650
Aj..

Yes, it's a CRFX. Unfortunately I don't know much about it off hand, I just bought the bike but I have seen the thread that explains how to do it somewhere. I'm not home right now, but will look for...
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2013, 05:50 PM
Replies: 22,011
Views: 2,641,370
Posted By Icelander-DR650
I was going to wait until I received the new...

I was going to wait until I received the new countershaft seal before I pulled the old one, but I thought I'd get it done in case I had problems...there were none, popped out easy!
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2013, 09:27 PM
Replies: 22,011
Views: 2,641,370
Posted By Icelander-DR650
RRP13 and jm-2008: I was wondering about...

RRP13 and jm-2008:

I was wondering about tire damage with chemicals....I might just use a spray readily available here called 'Spray 9' that I've used quite a bit and removes grease and tar...
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2013, 06:32 AM
Replies: 22,011
Views: 2,641,370
Posted By Icelander-DR650
I had a can of brake cleaner and gave it a good...

I had a can of brake cleaner and gave it a good blast and it looks good The tire is brand new too, it has one ride on it. I'd rather not throw away $180.00 so I'll give it a good blast again with...
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2013, 01:05 PM
Replies: 22,011
Views: 2,641,370
Posted By Icelander-DR650
Thanks for the reply! I have the snap ring out...

Thanks for the reply! I have the snap ring out already but won't pull the seal until I get a new one so the motor stays sealed. Well, kinda sealed I guess. I'll be sure to lube up the new one on the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2013, 12:41 PM
Replies: 22,011
Views: 2,641,370
Posted By Icelander-DR650
Countershaft seal failure

Hi guys I was wondering if this has happened to anyone else, I did a search and didn't come up with anything...

http://i41.photobucket.com/albums/e296/Icelandersphotobucket/2013-03-29123223.jpg
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2013, 08:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 733
Posted By Icelander-DR650
Thanks for the replies. I really don't think...

Thanks for the replies.

I really don't think taking it to another Canadian Tire would help, the inspector will still want the info from the missing sticker...I'm going to contact the RIV office...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2013, 09:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 733
Posted By Icelander-DR650
XR650R compliance sticker

Hi Guys,

I bought a 2000 XR650R from the USA and thought I had all the paperwork in order for the inspection to get it road legal here in Canada. I've got the Form #1 and Form #2. I went to...
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2013, 08:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 257
Posted By Icelander-DR650
Stator Choices

I have an XR650R and will be putting an upgraded stator and reg/rec in it. I know that the Baja Designs unit is the most popular, followed by Ricky Stator and then Electrosport.

However a friend...
Forum: Thumpers 08-18-2009, 08:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 974
Posted By Icelander-DR650
Hi Dan, I'm just west of you in the K-W...

Hi Dan,

I'm just west of you in the K-W area and have done all the mods to my DR.

First thing, here is a link for you:

http://www.thumpertalk.com/forum/showthread.php?t=705043

Scroll...
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2009, 07:17 PM
Replies: 97,444
Views: 18,487,738
Posted By Icelander-DR650
2001 Silver Frame Paint

While I'm waiting for parts for my transmission I thought i'd try to touch up my frame, this is what I found:

http://i41.photobucket.com/albums/e296/Icelandersphotobucket/IMG_0294.jpg

...
Forum: Thumpers 07-19-2009, 05:51 PM
Replies: 1,492
Views: 316,178
Posted By Icelander-DR650
My toy, in pieces right now but soon back...

My toy, in pieces right now but soon back together:

http://i41.photobucket.com/albums/e296/Icelandersphotobucket/IMG_0168.jpg
...
Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2009, 09:21 AM
Replies: 97,444
Views: 18,487,738
Posted By Icelander-DR650
Here is a link to a problem with mine. I've spent...

Here is a link to a problem with mine. I've spent about $650 on parts alone, gasket kit, 3 gears, 2 shift forks, plastic oil pump gear, 2 shims, cam bolt locking tab, crank locking tab, 2 bearings,...
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2009, 04:54 PM
Replies: 97,444
Views: 18,487,738
Posted By Icelander-DR650
I have a 2001 DR650 27k on it and it began...

I have a 2001 DR650 27k on it and it began jumping in 1st under acceleration. I generally use TT but wanted to contribute here also. I found the problem and this is a link, with photos.
...
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2009, 11:52 AM
Replies: 97,444
Views: 18,487,738
Posted By Icelander-DR650
Transmission problems

My 2001 with about 27000km on it is jumping or skipping teeth in 1st gear. I've eliminated the clutch, sprockets and cush drive.

This is copied from TT:

Well I'm not too happy. I get the bike...
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2009, 07:13 PM
Replies: 97,444
Views: 18,487,738
Posted By Icelander-DR650
I bought mine from RAD Manufacturing: ...

I bought mine from RAD Manufacturing:

http://radmfg.com/

They come with RAD's own heavy duty hubs(cush drive rear), bearings, seals, and machined for the speedo drive.
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2009, 12:35 PM
Replies: 97,444
Views: 18,487,738
Posted By Icelander-DR650
The person that can only spell a word one way has...

The person that can only spell a word one way has a limited mind. :D
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2009, 07:42 AM
Replies: 97,444
Views: 18,487,738
Posted By Icelander-DR650
A few meters shouldn't make it puke oil, I get...

A few meters shouldn't make it puke oil, I get some when the bike is completely vertical at the balance point and I'm loking underneath the left handlebar to see where I'm going. :jump

Don't...
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2009, 05:39 AM
Replies: 97,444
Views: 18,487,738
Posted By Icelander-DR650
Are you doing lots of wheelies? I'll get oil in...

Are you doing lots of wheelies? I'll get oil in the airbox on mine whenever I pull extended wheelies: 500 meters or more in length.
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2009, 05:38 AM
Replies: 97,444
Views: 18,487,738
Posted By Icelander-DR650
You can pick up a shock for a DRZ 400 from Ebay...

You can pick up a shock for a DRZ 400 from Ebay and with a bit of modification, a trip to a fastener supplier, the back end will feel way better. Just added an 8.1 spring to mine and it works really...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-19-2009, 08:37 PM
Replies: 9,763
Views: 3,754,132
Posted By Icelander-DR650
I've been following your thread for a while, kind...

I've been following your thread for a while, kind of a ritual I've developed as I wind down before sleep: Check out the DR threads on Thumpertalk and ADV, and check in with TDP. I have enjoyed the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2009, 07:13 PM
Replies: 97,444
Views: 18,487,738
Posted By Icelander-DR650
I did the DRZ mod too and it uses a standard 1157...

I did the DRZ mod too and it uses a standard 1157 bulb. Been reading up on LED replacement bulbs and learned that for a tail/brake light, for better visability use a replacement LED bulb that has red...
Forum: Thumpers 02-28-2009, 07:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,143
Posted By Icelander-DR650
Drilled mine and cut 3 coils of the slide spring,...

Drilled mine and cut 3 coils of the slide spring, works great, much snappier throttle response.
Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2009, 11:31 PM
Replies: 97,444
Views: 18,487,738
Posted By Icelander-DR650
Mine's the DJ main, ordered the kit from Jesse....

Mine's the DJ main, ordered the kit from Jesse. Have the GSXR muffler and just put in a 160 DJ main. Had a 170 but it was too rich. Ran the 155 DJ when I had the stock muffler.
Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2009, 12:42 AM
Replies: 97,444
Views: 18,487,738
Posted By Icelander-DR650
155 at 1000' ASL, cut open a bit more than...

155 at 1000' ASL, cut open a bit more than Jesse's photo, and a Twin Air with Belray filter oil.
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2009, 08:52 AM
Replies: 97,444
Views: 18,487,738
Posted By Icelander-DR650
Hi there,

I joined about a year ago and spent the year mostly lurking and learning from everyone here, and enjoying the ride reports. Thanks everyone. :clap Thought I'd share some of the stuff I've done.

I...
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2009, 11:32 AM
Replies: 97,444
Views: 18,487,738
Posted By Icelander-DR650
I've got the Hindle/GSXR with a 160 main jet,...

I've got the Hindle/GSXR with a 160 main jet, Jesse's air box mod and I'm at 1000' ASL. The Hindle pipe seems to loop down quite far and guys have reported on Thumpertalk that under suspension...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-31-2009, 01:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,930
Posted By Icelander-DR650
On cars I uses AC DELCO Upper Combustion Chamber...

On cars I uses AC DELCO Upper Combustion Chamber Cleaner. If there is carbon deposits in the combustion chamber it will give you a high HC reading. It does make the vehicle run hot when using it but...
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