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Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2013, 01:07 PM
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Posted By opium89
Wink Carb?

I'm looking for a used stock carb if anyone has one that has not been messed with and not all gummed up, let's make a deal
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2013, 08:06 AM
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Posted By opium89
GSXR Exhaust Mod

Just a note for you DR650 folks. I have a X40F0X exhaust for sale in the Flea Market. Great mod, and this one is practically brand new. Get in touch if you're interested. Figured I'd give you...
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2013, 05:15 PM
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Posted By opium89
My other one doesn't pop much at all. You don't...

My other one doesn't pop much at all. You don't think tweaking that needle a bit might help? I find it curious that it all but goes away when the choke is opened up.
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2013, 02:37 PM
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Posted By opium89
Success!

Parts finally arrived so....Pine-Sol dip, new main jet, new pilot jet, and new KTM needle and the hesitation off idle is now completely gone. Only issue I am having now is some pretty obnoxious...
Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2013, 09:17 AM
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Posted By opium89
I just did this, and yes it can easily be done by...

I just did this, and yes it can easily be done by removing the top end with the engine still in the bike. I will also tell you that it is MUCH easier to remove the bottom end with the top end...
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2013, 08:55 AM
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Posted By opium89
I know the float's correct. I didn't try the...

I know the float's correct. I didn't try the choke last round of testing, but I can certainly warm it up again and see what happens. Didn't notice any visual wear on any of the internal parts, but...
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2013, 04:35 PM
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Posted By opium89
It's at 1/16 - 1/8 open. By 1/4 open, the bike...

It's at 1/16 - 1/8 open. By 1/4 open, the bike is well in to acceleration and is pretty smooth from there on. The bike itself only has about 6000 miles on it, but it's sat for much of it's...
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2013, 02:14 PM
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Posted By opium89
Carb Update

Today I removed the carb and took it apart once more. Looks like the jet are stock size, so that's good to know. No vacuum leaks are detectable. However, the one thing I did find is that something...
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2013, 08:06 PM
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Posted By opium89
Yep, and it's new. Thank you for...

Yep, and it's new.



Thank you for clarifying.



Agreed. In my days as an auto mechanic, I used to spray brake cleaner around the suspect area(s). Temporary idle up generally is...
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2013, 06:22 PM
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Posted By opium89
Thanks Derek. I also have highly suspected a...

Thanks Derek. I also have highly suspected a vacuum leak, but if there is one I have been unable to locate it just yet...and not for lack of trying.

The bike is originally a CA bike, but being...
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2013, 01:16 PM
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Posted By opium89
Did you noticed any of the other symptoms I've...

Did you noticed any of the other symptoms I've described? Idle that seems high? Strange, muffled "boom" when the bike is shut off? I am able to lean the bike out via the fuel mixture screw to the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2013, 12:50 PM
Replies: 95,409
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Posted By opium89
As mentioned, I have had this carb completely...

As mentioned, I have had this carb completely apart three times now. The last time (the time I finally got it running) I soaked it in chem-dip, blew out every orifice I could identify with carb...
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2013, 12:43 PM
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Posted By opium89
For reference, I have two of them. One is a 2000...

For reference, I have two of them. One is a 2000 model I paid $2000 for and had 15,000 on it or so. Corbin seat and skid plate, a few spare sprockets were all that was included. The second is a 99...
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2013, 11:18 AM
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Posted By opium89
I am *fairly* certain it is all stock, but I am...

I am *fairly* certain it is all stock, but I am beginning to wonder if perhaps the PO may have changed out either the main or pilot jet (which could possibly be the actual source of the problem). I...
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2013, 09:11 AM
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Posted By opium89
Off Idle Hesitation Issues

Well, the bike is running...yeah! After three separate carburetor removal and cleanings, and replacing all the gaskets and o-rings, I finally got it vrooming along. However, I do have a problem I...
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2012, 06:14 PM
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Posted By opium89
Been there, done that.

Been there, done that.
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2012, 05:38 PM
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Posted By opium89
Starter, stator....whatever it takes. ...

Starter, stator....whatever it takes.

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Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2012, 05:25 PM
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Posted By opium89
Does anyone know where I can buy a starter for a...

Does anyone know where I can buy a starter for a 2000 model for a good price? Aftermarket or rebuilt is preferred given the price of a new one. The dealer tried to get me one, but it's totally the...
Forum: The Garage 12-18-2012, 07:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,086
Posted By opium89
I tried both of these tests with my ohm meter...

I tried both of these tests with my ohm meter last night and couldn't find anything wrong. I think I'm gonna just call it and order up a new starter. There's one company in town that is capable of...
Forum: The Garage 12-18-2012, 07:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,086
Posted By opium89
Really? You can't read four posts back? There's...

Really? You can't read four posts back? There's nothing wrong with the battery.
Forum: The Garage 12-17-2012, 12:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,086
Posted By opium89
Yep. I believe the battery is rated at 230 and...

Yep. I believe the battery is rated at 230 and tests good to 300+ amps.
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2012, 07:54 AM
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Posted By opium89
Known good unit.

Known good unit.
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2012, 07:53 AM
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Posted By opium89
I'm fairly certain that what's happened is the...

I'm fairly certain that what's happened is the insulation on the windings has deteriorated. I will verify this evening with an ohm meter. Never seen it before, but I suppose there is a first time...
Forum: The Garage 12-17-2012, 05:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,086
Posted By opium89
The arm does indeed turn and it's smooth. Here's...

The arm does indeed turn and it's smooth. Here's what the manual says:

Check for continuity between each segment.
Check for continuity between each segment and the armature shaft.
If there is...
Forum: The Garage 12-17-2012, 05:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,086
Posted By opium89
The starter was cranking the engine previously,...

The starter was cranking the engine previously, but I did consider the engine may have seized. I checked it, it turns right over. They must teach you folks well down under, nice to hear you were...
Forum: The Garage 12-16-2012, 08:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,086
Posted By opium89
Any Starter Gurus Here?

I've got a 99 DR650 I've been piecing back together post-case grenade. It's all back together, and I have yet to get it started, but unfortunately I believe the starter is now a gone'r. Symptoms:...
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2012, 04:50 PM
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Posted By opium89
Starter Gurus?

Well, bike's still not running and I believe the starter is now a gone'r. Symptoms: Fully charged battery, key on, ignition switch engaged, starter will barely turn if at all and the battery goes...
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2012, 01:06 PM
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Posted By opium89
Just a guess, but you think maybe this is my...

Just a guess, but you think maybe this is my problem? I'm pretty sure that jet was completely blocked off before I pulled the float cover off.
...
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2012, 11:53 AM
Replies: 95,409
Views: 17,936,423
Posted By opium89
Let's Get It Started!

Well, the engine is back together. Added oil and a gallon of fuel to the tank. Cranked the starter and it reluctantly tried coming back to life with plenty of wheezing and backfiring. Now, this...
Forum: Thumpers 12-07-2012, 07:44 AM
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Posted By opium89
In lieu of a starter clutch torque limiter that...

In lieu of a starter clutch torque limiter that absorbs engine kick-back, Suzuki in all their wisdom installed a solid idler gear for a year in the 99-2000 (98-99?) models. They went back to a...
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2012, 06:31 PM
Replies: 95,409
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Posted By opium89
You folks just let me know if you need a bearing...

You folks just let me know if you need a bearing and clip to go with that starter.

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Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2012, 08:45 PM
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Posted By opium89
Makes more sense. I wish they would at least...

Makes more sense. I wish they would at least update the damn parts fiche. These parts all being special order and all. Oh well, what's $15.00 between (Suzuki dealers) friends, right? Thanks for...
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2012, 08:19 PM
Replies: 95,409
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Posted By opium89
How is it going to support anything if the...

How is it going to support anything if the starter shaft is bigger on the outside diameter than the inside diameter of the bearing? It's either going to prevent the starter shaft from going in that...
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2012, 06:43 PM
Replies: 95,409
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Posted By opium89
Bearing and Clip?

Can someone tell me what function this bearing serves? This is the stator/generator cover......

For some background, this was a grenaded 1999 engine. I have replaced the bottom end and was...
Forum: Thumpers 11-25-2012, 07:39 AM
Replies: 95,409
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Posted By opium89
Replacement: P409-112575 Grenade: ...

Replacement: P409-112575

Grenade: P409-108145



I suppose I could call Bike Bandit and find out, but they've been pretty spot on so far.


By chance, I found an ad on eBay from...
Forum: Thumpers 11-24-2012, 08:24 PM
Replies: 95,409
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Posted By opium89
Engine Swap

Needs some opinions from my fellow DR inmates....

Have a 1999 DR with a grenaded case. Found a replacement bottom end at a salvage yard. Seeing as I am not quite sure how many miles might be on...
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2012, 09:45 AM
Replies: 95,409
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Posted By opium89
I hesitantly and rather expensively ordered it...

I hesitantly and rather expensively ordered it from the dealer. I'll post the specs when it shows up. I found some rather inexpensive options in a 45 and 46mm...Be a shame if they turn out to be a...
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2012, 08:56 AM
Replies: 95,409
Views: 17,936,423
Posted By opium89
Ring Nut Wrench

Inmates,


I need to get my hands on a 09917-23711 ring nut socket by next Friday. Son is flying in to town to help with a full rebuild and cannot locate this tool anywhere. Will be happy to...
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2012, 08:10 AM
Replies: 95,409
Views: 17,936,423
Posted By opium89
Tools for Engine Rebuild

Hi,

I am getting ready to do a case replacement on a 99 model next week. Can someone tell me what special tools I am going to need? I believe I am going to need at a minimum a flywheel/clutch...
Forum: Americas 10-11-2012, 02:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,871
Posted By opium89
I did find some tracks, and have Arizona up to...

I did find some tracks, and have Arizona up to Utah pretty much covered, but thanks!
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