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Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2013, 09:17 AM
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Posted By JoCo
JD kit

I put the JD kit in my DRZ with the 3x3 mod back in '09, has run great since then, no problems. The instructions were straightforward and easy to follow.
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 26,999
Views: 4,944,518
Posted By JoCo
Michelin T63s

I just got a fresh pair of michelin T63 tires in the mail, haven't mounted them yet, but I'm definitely looking forward to riding on my first pair of "proper" knobbies. So far I've been running...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-22-2013, 08:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,222
Posted By JoCo
LBL tracks

I'm planning on heading down to the Land between the lakes for a weekend of moto camping in May. I'll be picking up a GPS before I head down, and would like to know if anyone has (legal) tracks from...
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2013, 08:26 AM
Replies: 26,999
Views: 4,944,518
Posted By JoCo
This could be your problem. The fuel valve...

This could be your problem.

The fuel valve is vacuum operated. Vacuum created when the engine is running is what opens the fuel valve and allows fuel to the carb when in the normal "ON" position....
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2013, 07:55 AM
Replies: 26,999
Views: 4,944,518
Posted By JoCo
You piqued my interest with the frame bend...

You piqued my interest with the frame bend comment. I just ran out and looked at mine, it's got a bend in the same spot, and I purchased it brand new, so I wouldn't worry about it.

I did my...
Forum: Thumpers 09-30-2012, 09:18 AM
Replies: 26,999
Views: 4,944,518
Posted By JoCo
I put a UFO universal taillight/turn signals on...

I put a UFO universal taillight/turn signals on mine. It's a pretty good fit, and is much less cumbersome than stock! Also, the turn signals are integrated so you won't need to worry anymore about...
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2012, 06:37 AM
Replies: 26,999
Views: 4,944,518
Posted By JoCo
Make sure the choke isn't on.

Make sure the choke isn't on.
Forum: Thumpers 08-23-2012, 08:38 AM
Replies: 26,999
Views: 4,944,518
Posted By JoCo
I put one of these on my 08 S. It's the universal...

I put one of these on my 08 S. It's the universal taillight from UFO. It went on pretty easy, but doesn't come with a wiring harness or anything like that if your E doesn't already have one.
...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-14-2012, 08:01 AM
Replies: 17,994
Views: 949,581
Posted By JoCo
Some serious craftsmanship on them there kayaks....

Some serious craftsmanship on them there kayaks. Quite the toy hauler too.



Where in Three Lakes were you? My Aunt has a place up on Stella. Beautiful area up there.
Forum: Thumpers 08-08-2012, 06:58 AM
Replies: 26,999
Views: 4,944,518
Posted By JoCo
Aftermarket mirrors...

Grabbed too much front brake going into a corner and dumped the DRZ over, lost the left mirror.
http://i1157.photobucket.com/albums/p597/JCofran2/Moto%20work/d7afc1c6.jpg
Was considering getting a...
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2012, 06:26 AM
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Views: 4,944,518
Posted By JoCo
Weeooo weeoooo weooooooo :rofl

Weeooo weeoooo weooooooo :rofl
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2012, 08:23 AM
Replies: 26,999
Views: 4,944,518
Posted By JoCo
Tires

I've got an MT21 on the front and an Avon Distanzia on the rear. As much as I wish it wasn't the case, I typically ride more road than dirt, along with gravel roads and a few trails. I have been...
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2012, 08:13 AM
Replies: 26,999
Views: 4,944,518
Posted By JoCo
Thumb UFO taillight mod

I replaced the clunky stock taillight assembly with universal UFO taillight. Anyone else who has done this knows that the turn signal bulbs that come with it are of a lower wattage and cause the turn...
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2012, 08:00 AM
Replies: 26,999
Views: 4,944,518
Posted By JoCo
You'll love it. I know I do! :evil

You'll love it. I know I do! :evil
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-05-2012, 09:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 716
Posted By JoCo
2Stamp, Thanks for the advice! I've been...

2Stamp,

Thanks for the advice! I've been perusing google earth using the ideas you gave me and I'm now wishing I had more than just one day to ride. I'm thinking about riding along strawberry...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-02-2012, 09:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 716
Posted By JoCo
SLC area day trip advice needed

Hello to all you lucky Rockies riders.
I'm in SLC for the majority of June for work (from Chicago). I've got a day off on Sunday 10 June, and was planning on renting a DR650 and go adventuring for...
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2012, 09:37 AM
Replies: 26,999
Views: 4,944,518
Posted By JoCo
DRZ Pop

Went for a short road ride the other day with my buddy on a Buell. While coming up on a red light in 4th gear with the throttle closed, it felt like it was about to die for only a few seconds,...
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2012, 09:20 AM
Replies: 26,999
Views: 4,944,518
Posted By JoCo
Thumb I did do the 3x3 mod with JD jetting kit and most...

I did do the 3x3 mod with JD jetting kit and most of the TT preventative maintenance fixes the first winter I had it. The 3x3 mod definitely made a difference! I figured the radiators should all be...
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2012, 09:10 AM
Replies: 26,999
Views: 4,944,518
Posted By JoCo
So I assume you guys are pretty happy with the...

So I assume you guys are pretty happy with the seat concepts seat? I said the seat would be one of the first things I'd replace, but have yet to due to my indecision on what seat to go with.
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2012, 10:30 AM
Replies: 26,999
Views: 4,944,518
Posted By JoCo
Updated DRZ

I'm the proud owner of a 2008 DRZ400S. Bought her brand spankin' new back in 2008. Put some time and money into her over the duration of winter. Updates include:

Moose Racing Skidplate
Renthal...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-06-2012, 05:16 AM
Replies: 17,994
Views: 949,581
Posted By JoCo
There's an amazing BBQ place called "Q" just...

There's an amazing BBQ place called "Q" just south of Dearborn and division that is a must eat. Also a bunch of other bars/eating establishments right in that area, east and southeast of there. John...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-16-2011, 10:06 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,098
Posted By JoCo
Pics..

I've got some pics, I'll post them just as soon as I figure out how to... :wink:
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-03-2010, 07:21 AM
Replies: 17,994
Views: 949,581
Posted By JoCo
Hello Chicago!

What's up ladies and gentlemen,

I've recently moved back up to the Chicagoland area from Champaign, and neeed to start riding again. I've got a DRZ-400S that I've used for commuting and...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-08-2009, 11:16 AM
Replies: 6,243
Views: 338,934
Posted By JoCo
Work sucks...

Man, I need to stop working on the weekend so I can get in on some of these rides. Guess that's what I get for working three jobs. I haven't done much riding aside from commuting, at least not...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-21-2009, 04:56 PM
Replies: 6,243
Views: 338,934
Posted By JoCo
Railroad grades...

I had a few hours to burn during the day last Thursday, so I hopped on the DRZ and headed out towards Kickapoo from Champaign with no particular route in mind. It was about a perfect day for it and...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-07-2009, 11:41 AM
Replies: 6,243
Views: 338,934
Posted By JoCo
Damn, I wish I could've made it on Saturday. ...

Damn, I wish I could've made it on Saturday. Stupid work.

I've got a new front tire for the DRZ that's waiting to be picked up, so that should instill a little more confidence than a balding...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-27-2009, 04:19 PM
Replies: 6,243
Views: 338,934
Posted By JoCo
Guess it may be a good thing I got out of there...

Guess it may be a good thing I got out of there when I did. I did end up in the doghouse with the ol' lady for arriving a half hour after she did... Absolutely worth it though.

Oh, and I won't...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-17-2009, 07:08 PM
Replies: 6,243
Views: 338,934
Posted By JoCo
Whats up guys! Bought an '08 DRZ-400 last...

Whats up guys!

Bought an '08 DRZ-400 last summer and have used it mostly for commuting up until this point (6300 miles worth), but am looking forward to getting it dirty!

Great posts, stoked...
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