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Forum: Thumpers Today, 02:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,933
Posted By MrPulldown
You can run a non O-ring chain on a O-ring chain...

You can run a non O-ring chain on a O-ring chain spec'ed bike without issue. It just does not last as long. Without the o-rings it will just wear faster. i have seen chains loose o-rings, but on...
Forum: The Garage Today, 01:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 96
Posted By MrPulldown
As in tubes in the tires. I would assume a...

As in tubes in the tires.
I would assume a bike like that would run tubeless tires.
Generally I think that heavy duty tubes work well.
Forum: Thumpers Today, 11:21 AM
Replies: 25,723
Views: 3,079,216
Posted By MrPulldown
Right next to the regulator rectifier in a little...

Right next to the regulator rectifier in a little rubber sleeve. That last bike I troubleshoot it had a bad side stand relay. I did a little write up but can not find it or get the stupid search to...
Forum: Beasts Today, 11:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 272
Posted By MrPulldown
2nd Though I know nothing about road tires.

2nd

Though I know nothing about road tires.
Forum: Vendors Today, 10:47 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 11,860
Posted By MrPulldown
Thanks for the positive review.

Thanks for the positive review.
Forum: Thumpers Today, 09:51 AM
Replies: 25,723
Views: 3,079,216
Posted By MrPulldown
Remove the switch and associated wiring. Delete...

Remove the switch and associated wiring. Delete the connector near the gas tank and bypass it under the gas tank.

Then bypass the side stand relay as well.
Forum: Thumpers Today, 09:24 AM
Replies: 25,723
Views: 3,079,216
Posted By MrPulldown
They appear to be the same. Just never have...

They appear to be the same. Just never have confirmed the valving or if it has the progressive spring or not either.
Forum: Thumpers Today, 09:23 AM
Replies: 25,723
Views: 3,079,216
Posted By MrPulldown
Did you bypass it at the handlebar switch or...

Did you bypass it at the handlebar switch or behind the headlight. If at the handlebar, do yourself a favor and bypass it behind the headlight, and remove that extra length of wire.
Forum: Thumpers Today, 09:19 AM
Replies: 25,723
Views: 3,079,216
Posted By MrPulldown
Not a thesis, maybe a research paper though: ...

Not a thesis, maybe a research paper though:
http://www.maximum-suzuki.com/forums/index.php?topic=85682.0

The summary though, goes like this:

All dirt shocks are the same: 90-99
Three...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 04:04 PM
Replies: 25,723
Views: 3,079,216
Posted By MrPulldown
Did the "boyz" get beat by the water...

Did the "boyz" get beat by the water bottle?:wink:
No tank bag for me. That area I keep clear for maneuvering.
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 04:01 PM
Replies: 25,723
Views: 3,079,216
Posted By MrPulldown
Those things, along with the grab bar is always...

Those things, along with the grab bar is always bent. You really have to force the holes to line up. Loosen up the grab bar bolts too. Then get all of the bolts started and tighten them up slowly. ...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 03:41 PM
Replies: 25,723
Views: 3,079,216
Posted By MrPulldown
did you bypass the clutch safety? Make sure the...

did you bypass the clutch safety? Make sure the bullet connector is seated tightly.
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 12:05 PM
Replies: 25,723
Views: 3,079,216
Posted By MrPulldown
Yes. Any turn signal can be used at any of the 4...

Yes. Any turn signal can be used at any of the 4 corners.

The only thing that makes them not is the color of the stock connector. One is green and the other is black to help distinguish R and...
Forum: Vendors Yesterday, 10:51 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 11,860
Posted By MrPulldown
Got a new shipment of relays in last week. ...

Got a new shipment of relays in last week. Anyone need relays.

I seem to have been helping people troubleshoot their electricals more often lately then selling relays. Not a problem. I like...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 10:44 AM
Replies: 25,723
Views: 3,079,216
Posted By MrPulldown
Been a week or so since I last rode the DR. ...

Been a week or so since I last rode the DR. Blasted it into work this morning. Love the feeling. Was trying to get a max speed reading on my way in. But traffic and cross wind limited me to 76...
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 10:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 721
Posted By MrPulldown
I have learned to like the audible beeping turn...

I have learned to like the audible beeping turn signal as well. When I fist got it I was surprised and quickly silenced the unit. However since then I have added it back in. The purpose of the...
Forum: Airheads 08-19-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 721
Posted By MrPulldown
Could be an after market relay. See my ad for how...

Could be an after market relay. See my ad for how to disable, if it is the same kind.
I think it is mandatory in some Asian countries.
Forum: Thumpers 08-19-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 25,723
Views: 3,079,216
Posted By MrPulldown
grapes don't know them apart either. ...

grapes don't know them apart either.



So we can ride higher into the mountains.

Emmissions is a good reason too.

As is burning up more heads so they sell more bikes.
Forum: Thumpers 08-19-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 25,723
Views: 3,079,216
Posted By MrPulldown
Factory Workshop manual for this bike is a bit...

Factory Workshop manual for this bike is a bit confusing as well as containing some erroneous information. If you are looking at ch17 for the W and X, they do not even list carb specs for the SEW...
Forum: Thumpers 08-19-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 25,723
Views: 3,079,216
Posted By MrPulldown
127.5 main 37.5 pilot single grove needle

127.5 main
37.5 pilot
single grove needle
Forum: Thumpers 08-18-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 25,723
Views: 3,079,216
Posted By MrPulldown
Busted peacock diaphragm. Pull the pet cock vac...

Busted peacock diaphragm. Pull the pet cock vac line. does gas pour out.
Bad seal of the float valve would spill gas out of the carb overflow line and not the airblox/cylinder.

If it is a...
Forum: Ride reports 08-16-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 21,318
Posted By MrPulldown
Get an e start. Stock air box, stock jetting,...

Get an e start. Stock air box, stock jetting, stock exhaust.
Forum: Thumpers 08-16-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 760
Posted By MrPulldown
Don't mod anything! Buy a new bike when the...

Don't mod anything!

Buy a new bike when the time is right.

Hi.
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 25,723
Views: 3,079,216
Posted By MrPulldown
you can get a larger shift drum bolt from Jessie.

you can get a larger shift drum bolt from Jessie.
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 25,723
Views: 3,079,216
Posted By MrPulldown
Which isn't cool either.

Which isn't cool either.
Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 25,723
Views: 3,079,216
Posted By MrPulldown
I think there are three reasons why the bolt is...

I think there are three reasons why the bolt is so easy to break. Big hex head, small shaft. Your experience with feel no longer applies. The step itself create a stress riser making the bolt even...
Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 25,723
Views: 3,079,216
Posted By MrPulldown
I think they can cut a lower foam too. Good...

I think they can cut a lower foam too.
Good to know that the softer foam does not automatically lower the seat height.
Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 25,723
Views: 3,079,216
Posted By MrPulldown
Did you get the standard seat concepts seat. ...

Did you get the standard seat concepts seat. When I checked out Anonawesome's, it was taller and slightly stiffer than the stock seat. I have my suspension jacked up and I barely tip toe the bike...
Forum: The Garage 08-14-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,169
Posted By MrPulldown
Buy a gallon of water from the grocery store. ...

Buy a gallon of water from the grocery store. Drink the water or put it in your camel back. Cut the top off the jug. Use it to catch the oil. Pour used oil back into the oil containers. Take...
Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,034
Posted By MrPulldown
http://reno.craigslist.org/aos/4557203074.html ...

http://reno.craigslist.org/aos/4557203074.html

Found this guy jsut outside of Reno.
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,034
Posted By MrPulldown
You rode from Denver to Carson City without...

You rode from Denver to Carson City without checking your oil level??:eek1

This seems like your best bet:...
Forum: Americas 08-13-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 462
Posted By MrPulldown
Hot till you get to the mountains (sierras). ...

Hot till you get to the mountains (sierras).

Go up the coast to the City (SF). Cross over to Tahoe. Back down through the foot hills.
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 25,723
Views: 3,079,216
Posted By MrPulldown
Yep. Try a carbide bit to drill both of those...

Yep. Try a carbide bit to drill both of those out.

Don't break that.
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 25,723
Views: 3,079,216
Posted By MrPulldown
Not sure it will work. The 98-99 use the "other"...

Not sure it will work. The 98-99 use the "other" suzuki front brake caliper. Seems like they use this one on all their other thumpers: dr650, drz400, RM. It could be the same size but IIRC it is...
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 25,723
Views: 3,079,216
Posted By MrPulldown
Nice bike. Don't rush into changing out the...

Nice bike.

Don't rush into changing out the blinkers and mirrors. You will soon break them off, then it would be a good time to change them out.
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 25,723
Views: 3,079,216
Posted By MrPulldown
I have only messed with one of those steering...

I have only messed with one of those steering locks. It was kind of tricky. I think the handlebars need to be turn all the way to the left. And the lock turns and presses in. Took a lot jiggling...
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 25,723
Views: 3,079,216
Posted By MrPulldown
Let me know how that goes. I heard that after x...

Let me know how that goes. I heard that after x number of years (5?), you start the registration from scratch. No back fees.
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 25,723
Views: 3,079,216
Posted By MrPulldown
Couple of post back one ol boy says he uses a...

Couple of post back one ol boy says he uses a crushed pop can wired in. I have read a couple accounts of this. Another claims that the crushed can is even better than the hot springs heat shield.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-11-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,068
Posted By MrPulldown
I often cut the steer tube long and throw in a...

I often cut the steer tube long and throw in a couple of spacers.
Forum: Ride reports 08-11-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 18,274
Posted By MrPulldown
Awesome

Awesome
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