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Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2013, 04:43 AM
Replies: 101,407
Views: 19,698,894
Posted By Eggsontoast
Importing brand new DR650's to UK

Just a heads up, had a browse on ebay and couldn't believe my eyes when I saw a brand new DR650SE for sale, haven't had one on our shores since 2001! Anyway spoke to the the owner atBridge Moto in...
Forum: Thumpers 10-07-2013, 01:19 PM
Replies: 16,216
Views: 2,570,226
Posted By Eggsontoast
Chaps, the bike will be used as a a backup to the...

Chaps, the bike will be used as a a backup to the '650: which is my dedicated workhorse.

Yes the AT's are something I would consider if right now I was feeling abit more flush; good bike of...
Forum: Thumpers 10-06-2013, 10:41 PM
Replies: 16,216
Views: 2,570,226
Posted By Eggsontoast
DR750-800 Good, bad and ugly

Hi folks,

Rather than start a new thread I thought it may be best to just ask you guys and gals straight.

I currently own a DR650SE which is an amazing machine, let down by a few rather serious...
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2013, 09:34 PM
Replies: 101,407
Views: 19,698,894
Posted By Eggsontoast
Cry Cracked frame repair DR650SE

Hi guys and girls,

I have already performed a search on this and I have yet to find any real information regarding in depth weld repairs and frame composition for the DR650SE.

My DR has...
Forum: Thumpers 10-15-2012, 07:07 AM
Replies: 101,407
Views: 19,698,894
Posted By Eggsontoast
Wicked Just a thought, has anyone tried to fit the...

Just a thought, has anyone tried to fit the XTZ660's front fairing and tank assembly on to a DR? Pat
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2012, 08:38 AM
Replies: 101,407
Views: 19,698,894
Posted By Eggsontoast
DR650SE Rebuild/mod

Hi chaps, this is my DR rebuild video, hopefully you will find it informative and entertaining: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K-kSI71OxQs&feature=plcp

PAT
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2012, 08:11 AM
Replies: 101,407
Views: 19,698,894
Posted By Eggsontoast
Hey chaps, Anyone got an 96'-ON gearbox for...

Hey chaps,

Anyone got an 96'-ON gearbox for sale? :cry

PAT
Forum: Thumpers 01-03-2012, 07:06 AM
Replies: 101,407
Views: 19,698,894
Posted By Eggsontoast
Guys, gals need your help here asap: speedo drive unit

Hi chaps,

Not trying to hijack this excellent thread but can anyone help me source the speedo gear drive unit as the leading drive gear (nylon) has been worn down by the secondary worm gear...
Forum: Vendors 01-03-2012, 06:58 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 745
Posted By Eggsontoast
Need DR650 Speedo gear ASAP

Hi chaps,

As the title says, I need the front speedo gear unit for the latter DR650's (SE range), failing that if anyone has a spare of the actual nylon drive gear (the one that engages directly...
Forum: Vendors 12-06-2011, 10:33 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 447
Posted By Eggsontoast
Brand new Suzuki DR650 Input shaft

Hi Folks,

I have a genuine input shaft #24121-14A00, in it's original packaging, fits all Suzuki DR650 models from '90-95.

RRP:€ 149.50 as quoted by...
Forum: Thumpers 12-01-2011, 07:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,536
Posted By Eggsontoast
What about the Metzeler Sahara 3's, anyone tried...

What about the Metzeler Sahara 3's, anyone tried them?

PAT
Forum: Thumpers 11-30-2011, 07:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,536
Posted By Eggsontoast
Hi Clint, Would you say that the T63 last...

Hi Clint,

Would you say that the T63 last longer than the MT21, if so then by how much?

PAT
Forum: Thumpers 11-28-2011, 06:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,536
Posted By Eggsontoast
As far as I'm aware, no. Tires here are...

As far as I'm aware, no.

Tires here are indeed very expensive, I've had a rumage on ebay and came across these:...
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2011, 07:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,536
Posted By Eggsontoast
Cheers man, but unfortunately they aren't...

Cheers man, but unfortunately they aren't available in the UK.

Do you guys get on average better mileage out of said tires than MT21's?

PAT
Forum: Thumpers 11-21-2011, 08:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,536
Posted By Eggsontoast
DR650: Michelin T63 vs Bridgestone TW302 mileage

Hi gang,

Title says it all really, which of the two gives the best overall mileage?

I do alot of tarmac and some offroading, all types of roads including highways/motorways in all weathers.
...
Forum: Thumpers 11-21-2011, 08:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,321
Posted By Eggsontoast
This fiasco happened a few years ago, I remember...

This fiasco happened a few years ago, I remember reading about it. I'd try contacting Acerbis and get them to shed light on your suspicions. Try and find out what sort of plastic they use, that way...
Forum: Thumpers 11-17-2011, 12:54 PM
Replies: 101,407
Views: 19,698,894
Posted By Eggsontoast
Slightly off topic but DR related nontheless, can...

Slightly off topic but DR related nontheless, can anyone tell me wether it's possible to hook up an auxillary rev counter on the later SE models? Tips?

Secondly, regarding the OE BST carb: I have...
Forum: Thumpers 09-20-2011, 08:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,362
Posted By Eggsontoast
51,000 miles. The magneto, cylinder base...

51,000 miles.

The magneto, cylinder base gasket's went south, then first gear went and swam around the engine before blowing through the driveshaft seal, scoring the barrel, shagged bearings and...
Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2011, 06:32 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 587
Posted By Eggsontoast
DR650 Exhaust questions?

Hi gang,

I need to replace the exhaust muffler on my DR as it's been damaged beyond sensible repair.

Anyway I've got several options and was wondering if you could share your views and...
Forum: Thumpers 06-13-2011, 05:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,351
Posted By Eggsontoast
Re the battery connections, sometimes I have...

Re the battery connections, sometimes I have found the small lead nuts have turned around slightly and aren't properly making contact with the terminal and retaining bolt; even though everything is...
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2011, 04:04 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,972
Posted By Eggsontoast
Well you've got the Yamaha XT range and that's...

Well you've got the Yamaha XT range and that's about it as far as the Japanese inventory goes...

The reason they wron't build the modern day equivalent is because '450's are designed to be fixed...
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2011, 03:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,282
Posted By Eggsontoast
Right well just to set the record straight, the...

Right well just to set the record straight, the gear is damaged and was caused by this fucking numpty because I had tested the crank previously prior to the removal of the right hand bearing. That's...
Forum: The Garage 06-07-2011, 04:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,769
Posted By Eggsontoast
#1-Auxillary air supply hose. (The end should...

#1-Auxillary air supply hose. (The end should have a small cylindrical air filter bunged in on the end of the hose)

Think of it as a small air solenoid but without the electronic gimmicks. Singles...
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2011, 04:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,127
Posted By Eggsontoast
Most engines do have a RH/LH thread combo as it...

Most engines do have a RH/LH thread combo as it prevents either end from loosening one and other if either end were to come loose. It will also help in evening out some of the primary "torque" force....
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2011, 04:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 759
Posted By Eggsontoast
That's a walk in the park for the DR, but low...

That's a walk in the park for the DR, but low miles should not be associated with reliability. Good quality, frequent oil and filter changes are probably the single most important things to consider....
Forum: The Garage 06-01-2011, 06:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,762
Posted By Eggsontoast
I used a solution of acetone and WD-40 with a...

I used a solution of acetone and WD-40 with a sharp razor blade and brass brush on a slow speed drill. Just be careful not to overdo certain areas or you'll be left with low spots.

Pat
Forum: The Garage 05-29-2011, 04:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,657
Posted By Eggsontoast
It's pointless because the packing is cheap but...

It's pointless because the packing is cheap but more importantly it gets saturated with oil and burns out, robbing you of power and increasing the DB's. Think of how candyfloss shrinks when you eat...
Forum: The Garage 05-29-2011, 12:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 533
Posted By Eggsontoast
Asked or thought?:ear PS: Get off your fat...

Asked or thought?:ear

PS: Get off your fat lazy ass...:norton:rofl

PAT
Forum: The Garage 05-29-2011, 09:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,657
Posted By Eggsontoast
Exhaust gas dynamics? Now there's a can of...

Exhaust gas dynamics?

Now there's a can of worms.

What you have to remember is the tuned length of the whole exhaust system (pipe & muffler)

If you want to replicate the standard power...
Forum: The Garage 05-29-2011, 09:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,209
Posted By Eggsontoast
I'm sorry but this is completely missing the...

I'm sorry but this is completely missing the point. Try stopping 30HP with your hand, or leg if your brave...:rofl

Motorycle chains are under varying loads, unlike industrial constant load chains....
Forum: The Garage 05-29-2011, 09:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,800
Posted By Eggsontoast
As above, remove the swingarm so that you can...

As above, remove the swingarm so that you can properly assess any form of damage, your lucky but your not out of the woods yet. Have a good look around the engine block and frame.

I'm interested...
Forum: The Garage 05-29-2011, 09:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 533
Posted By Eggsontoast
If the bar's made of aluminum, don't even think...

If the bar's made of aluminum, don't even think about it: although strong, tempered, forged aluminum is not designed to alter it's shape effectively, it'll actually weaken, whereas steel has much...
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2011, 11:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,282
Posted By Eggsontoast
Cheers man, I had to take the whole engine...

Cheers man,

I had to take the whole engine apart because first gear decided to let go and shit itself.

I have replaced all of the main bearings: crank, balancer, input/output shaft sets. I had...
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2011, 05:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,282
Posted By Eggsontoast
Cry DR650 Problem with video evidence:

Here is a problem I have encountered on my Suzuki DR650SE '96: by which the two gear sets: from the crank (primary) to the balancer-shaft(secondary) do not mesh properly and try to split/pull apart...
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2011, 06:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,532
Posted By Eggsontoast
Fuck me!

That's a real spanner in the works (no pun intended).:yikes

Now that mines apart I'm going to not only loctite but lockwire the bastard' things.

If it were me I'd strip the engine down and...
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2011, 07:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,983
Posted By Eggsontoast
48,000 miles on my DR650 until first gear let go...

48,000 miles on my DR650 until first gear let go and decided to float around the engine. I decided to change the rings as the top sealing ring was out a touch.

Fixing it all back together and I...
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2011, 06:33 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 22,183
Posted By Eggsontoast
Amen to that brother. A couple of years back...

Amen to that brother.

A couple of years back I read an interview in a magazine, the editor interviewed an engineer from Suzuki and this chap was basically hinting towards ressurecting the old...
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2011, 04:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,337
Posted By Eggsontoast
SUZUKI DR650: parts interchangeability

Hi chaps,

As a fellow DR rider myself I would like to see a dedicated thread that highlights the real part's interchangeability between the entire DR650 range which underwent three major...
Forum: The Garage 05-10-2011, 04:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,059
Posted By Eggsontoast
Does it run through a seperate hydraulic system...

Does it run through a seperate hydraulic system than that of the shock itself?

The owners manual should specify which grade to use. Assuming the preload adjuster runs through valves from the rear...
Forum: The Garage 05-09-2011, 04:17 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,391
Posted By Eggsontoast
1, 2 ,3...

For all the bell ends out there: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qw0B2gIwbBg

Guilty of mounting the tire the wrong way around.:norton

Pat
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