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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 09:45 AM
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Posted By procycle
+1 The bigger tanks require the seat to be...

+1
The bigger tanks require the seat to be flexed downward in the middle to get the tab in place. The seat pan is plenty flexible enough to do this.
Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2014, 08:32 AM
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Posted By procycle
Proper setup, yes. The thing is, the needle...

Proper setup, yes. The thing is, the needle choices for the BST are limited. It may not be possible to make a proper setup. Even with existing components the modified airbox setup is very much a...
Forum: Thumpers 10-19-2014, 02:04 PM
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Posted By procycle
It depends on what your goal or desire is for the...

It depends on what your goal or desire is for the bike. Big power, bling factor, bang for the buck? Modifications should be done with some aim in mind.
Forum: Thumpers 10-19-2014, 12:37 PM
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Posted By procycle
If you leave the airbox alone you will not have...

If you leave the airbox alone you will not have to make any jet changes to accommodate a change in the exhaust. If you decide to open up the airbox you will need a jet kit with a different needle to...
Forum: Thumpers 10-18-2014, 07:18 PM
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Posted By procycle
Yes. TL is tubeless but it makes no difference....

Yes. TL is tubeless but it makes no difference. Installing tubeless tires is not 'wrong".
You will still need to run tubes just like you would on TT (tube type) tires.
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2014, 09:31 AM
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Posted By procycle
The only sizes at this time are 110/80-19 and...

The only sizes at this time are 110/80-19 and 150/70-17
I'm sure if these sell well they will follow up with additional choices.
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2014, 04:36 PM
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Posted By procycle
The high output stator will give you about 110...

The high output stator will give you about 110 watts of available power for accessories.
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2014, 03:13 PM
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Posted By procycle
The DR has about 60 watts available for running...

The DR has about 60 watts available for running accessories.
Draw any more than that and you will slowly drain the battery.:cry
Forum: Thumpers 10-12-2014, 01:14 PM
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Posted By procycle
Any tendency for the DR to detonate is strictly...

Any tendency for the DR to detonate is strictly jetting related.
The factory compression ratio spec is 9.5:1 but in reality, stock motors measure out at 8.7:1
Forum: Thumpers 10-12-2014, 01:01 PM
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Posted By procycle
Yay!! :clap Not only safe but it's a...

Yay!! :clap



Not only safe but it's a great upgrade. The YTZ14 will give you a ton more reserve power, better cranking in cold weather, etc.
Forum: Thumpers 10-12-2014, 07:20 AM
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Posted By procycle
:topes Bartender: "Sorry mate, your glass is...

:topes

Bartender: "Sorry mate, your glass is too big. My beer tap can't fill it all the way up." :rofl

A properly working DR charging system would have no trouble charging a diesel truck...
Forum: Thumpers 10-06-2014, 07:06 PM
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Posted By procycle
Yes, they changed the screws but that did nothing...

Yes, they changed the screws but that did nothing to address the problem. The new screws get loose too. The issue is that they just tighten against the plastic body of the NSU which deforms with...
Forum: Thumpers 10-06-2014, 07:14 AM
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Posted By procycle
There are so many different options to get the...

There are so many different options to get the stock shock working well. I can't imagine modifying some MX shock would be worthwhile or really be a budget project. Ayy MX shock will need to be...
Forum: Thumpers 10-02-2014, 06:30 AM
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Posted By procycle
They share the same needle profile. Everything...

They share the same needle profile. Everything else about the two kits is different. The ProCycle kit was developed specifically to address the shortcomings of the DJ kit. That being said, a rider...
Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2014, 04:31 PM
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Posted By procycle
Race Tech uses their formulas that they developed...

Race Tech uses their formulas that they developed working with pro MX and off road riders. It seems they just plug the DR's weight and travel numbers into their formula. I'm sure they would be pretty...
Forum: Thumpers 09-30-2014, 01:42 PM
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Posted By procycle
IMO the DR is pretty lousy at 2-up riding. It...

IMO the DR is pretty lousy at 2-up riding. It will do it, yes. But not well. Consider a 650 Vstorm?
Forum: Thumpers 09-29-2014, 12:14 PM
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Posted By procycle
I wouldn't. 110/80 tires are typically designed...

I wouldn't. 110/80 tires are typically designed for a 2.5" wide rim. A 1.85 will squeeze the tire down and screw up the profile.
Forum: Thumpers 09-29-2014, 12:13 PM
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Posted By procycle
Right. Suzuki marketing has been misquoting the...

Right. Suzuki marketing has been misquoting the 'cartridge fork' nonsense for a few years now.
Forum: Thumpers 09-28-2014, 05:50 PM
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Posted By procycle
:thumb That's all that really matters.

:thumb That's all that really matters.
Forum: Thumpers 09-28-2014, 05:06 PM
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Posted By procycle
It's working fine. Unless... ...the voltage...

It's working fine.
Unless...
...the voltage drops significantly (like below 13v) when you rev the motor up to about 5000 rpm.
Forum: Thumpers 09-28-2014, 10:05 AM
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Posted By procycle
Modern CDIs rarely fail. I've never had any...

Modern CDIs rarely fail. I've never had any success using resistance specs to diagnose a CDI problem. The best way to check is to track down some local DR owner and trade CDIs for a quick 'swap out'...
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2014, 07:45 PM
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Posted By procycle
I've heard of the Reg/Rec pickup coils having the...

I've heard of the Reg/Rec pickup coils having the same issues that Electrosport sometimes does - namely that it could be wired backwards.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-24-2014, 07:55 AM
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Posted By procycle
Peterman- Get an old pair of Vice-Grips (or...

Peterman-
Get an old pair of Vice-Grips (or some cheapies from Horrible Fright) and weld a 1/4" nut to the lower jaw. This makes a hole for pushing the plate past the pin. Use an old chain link as a...
Forum: Thumpers 09-23-2014, 07:31 PM
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Posted By procycle
None of these things have any affect on the decel...

None of these things have any affect on the decel popping. Yes, the popping is from the mixture going lean when you shut the throttle. The thing is, you can't really tune the carburetor for closed...
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2014, 07:47 AM
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Posted By procycle
The Corbin made to work with also the IMS tank...

The Corbin made to work with also the IMS tank will fit well with the Acerbis tank. The Corbin made for the stock tank will not fit very well but some riders have made it work.
Forum: Thumpers 09-21-2014, 12:03 PM
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Posted By procycle
We normally keep a couple of the high output...

We normally keep a couple of the high output stators on hand.
Forum: Thumpers 09-21-2014, 12:01 PM
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Posted By procycle
Neither the Hindle or the Two Brothers are 'ready...

Neither the Hindle or the Two Brothers are 'ready to bolt on'. They are just mid-pipes that those companies use for their own DR650 mufflers. Both take additional fabrication to mount up to a GSXR...
Forum: Thumpers 09-21-2014, 07:53 AM
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Posted By procycle
Any new stator will already have a new pickup...

Any new stator will already have a new pickup coil wired in as part of the assembly.
Forum: Thumpers 09-21-2014, 07:52 AM
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Posted By procycle
Running with a failing source coil won't cause...

Running with a failing source coil won't cause any additional damage.
When testing resistance on the source coil you may have to let the bike idle long enough to get quite warm. Sometimes electrical...
Forum: Thumpers 09-19-2014, 01:47 PM
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Posted By procycle
There is nothing different about your 2014. It is...

There is nothing different about your 2014. It is a surprisingly huge job for manufacturers to keep the year application data up to date and then get the retail sellers to keep their information up...
Forum: Thumpers 09-19-2014, 08:35 AM
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Posted By procycle
Raise the needle the bare minimum. Back when I...

Raise the needle the bare minimum. Back when I still had a stock carb I found that fuel economy did not suffer until the needle was more than .040 up from the stock position. Just raising it .020 or...
Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2014, 11:56 AM
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Posted By procycle
It's just a gear driving a weighted shaft. No...

It's just a gear driving a weighted shaft. No maintenance, upgrades or worrying required. :clap
Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2014, 08:09 AM
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Posted By procycle
Those are casting marks. Stress cracks, yes, but...

Those are casting marks. Stress cracks, yes, but the cracks are in the casting die that is used to make the part. The cracks in the die show up as lines in the finished part. Look at any cast part on...
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2014, 07:51 AM
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Posted By procycle
Moving the rim over 3mm with the stock spokes...

Moving the rim over 3mm with the stock spokes will be no problem. Only if you needed to move it something like 10mm or more would you be likely to run into issues with spoke lengths. In real world...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-10-2014, 03:23 PM
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Posted By procycle
You and all the rest of us want this same thing....

You and all the rest of us want this same thing. :D
If a good explanation (not guesswork) exists I have never been able to find it.
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2014, 09:53 AM
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Posted By procycle
If the pin (#11) is missing the pad could fall...

If the pin (#11) is missing the pad could fall out.
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2014, 10:55 AM
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Posted By procycle
Seems to me you answered your own question.:1drink

Seems to me you answered your own question.:1drink
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2014, 07:36 PM
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Posted By procycle
That's because it isn't true. The DR does charge...

That's because it isn't true. The DR does charge at idle - unless you have your idle set at 900 rpm. The peak output is a few hundred rpm over idle speed, around 1800 rpm. After that, alternator...
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2014, 02:35 PM
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Posted By procycle
I learned (back in 1982) to always check my...

I learned (back in 1982) to always check my taillight whenever I turn the key to the lock position.
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2014, 06:57 AM
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Posted By procycle
The Moose stator is made (in the US) by Rick's...

The Moose stator is made (in the US) by Rick's Electrics. Moose has not sold Electrosport stators for at least 3 years.

While Electrosport has had issues with some other items their voltage...
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