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Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2014, 10:47 AM
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Posted By AleksanderTheGreat
this is the one I purchased ...

this is the one I purchased

http://www.boats.net/parts/detail/yamaha/Y-5LP-24500-01-00.html

on ebay, same seller as what you linked :...
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2014, 02:40 PM
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Posted By AleksanderTheGreat
If anyone is looking for a luggage case, JC...

If anyone is looking for a luggage case, JC Whitney has the Givi clones in stock, I just ordered one.
...
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2014, 05:28 PM
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Posted By AleksanderTheGreat
I've installed a kickstart on my '98 so speaking...

I've installed a kickstart on my '98 so speaking from experience you will want 34/35 because if its anything like mine, you will strip the life out of those screws getting them out, that was the most...
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2014, 11:12 AM
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Posted By AleksanderTheGreat
I think the part in question was the skid plate

I think the part in question was the skid plate
Forum: Thumpers 11-23-2014, 10:55 AM
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Posted By AleksanderTheGreat
My rear bearings gave out the other day, started...

My rear bearings gave out the other day, started making horrible sounds while riding, so I parked it and ordered a bearing puller, and new rear bearings. What I found was worse than expected, the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-21-2014, 05:37 PM
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Posted By AleksanderTheGreat
It did put out far less heat, yes. I no longer...

It did put out far less heat, yes. I no longer have that exhaust though, I went back to stock because it was way too loud and obnoxious.
Forum: Thumpers 11-21-2014, 08:08 AM
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Posted By AleksanderTheGreat
I dont have much experience with tires, but...

I dont have much experience with tires, but compared to the k270 & 244 the t63 might as well have been made of stone. Especially at the bead, there was very little give that made mounting it an...
Forum: Thumpers 11-21-2014, 06:40 AM
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Posted By AleksanderTheGreat
To be fair, the last time you tried it seemed to...

To be fair, the last time you tried it seemed to be almost a decade ago.
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2014, 04:23 PM
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Posted By AleksanderTheGreat
Depends greatly on the tire as well, my Kenda...

Depends greatly on the tire as well, my Kenda k270's went on smoothly, and my front shinko 244 to replace the kenda went on like butter, I had the new tire on within 5 minutes. No crazy tools, just...
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2014, 07:22 AM
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Posted By AleksanderTheGreat
So I don't feel like splitting cases or ripping...

So I don't feel like splitting cases or ripping out the engine out of the bike to fix this right now, but I have a tiny leak oil weep coming from the oil case seams and the jug/bottom end. It's not...
Forum: Thumpers 11-12-2014, 10:26 PM
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Posted By AleksanderTheGreat
Yes, but they're 2 completely different worlds, a...

Yes, but they're 2 completely different worlds, a modern i4 high revver vs air cooled single-cylinder.

I can't have a second bike at this point, so if I had to choose between only a dual sport...
Forum: Thumpers 11-12-2014, 09:13 PM
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Posted By AleksanderTheGreat
I have mine geared differently than stock (16/38)...

I have mine geared differently than stock (16/38) and I've been commuting with mine in all sort of gearing for about 10k miles now and it's been fine. It's pretty gutless at 70+ but that's to be...
Forum: Thumpers 11-09-2014, 03:55 PM
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Posted By AleksanderTheGreat
you sure it's not the rectifier? Take a...

you sure it's not the rectifier? Take a multimeter and see what the battery is getting at different revs.
Forum: Thumpers 11-09-2014, 03:54 PM
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Posted By AleksanderTheGreat
Not sure what "this" is, the link you included is...

Not sure what "this" is, the link you included is for an HID setup.

If you're talking about running a relay you don't really have to though I like to run relays on my wiring even though it seems...
Forum: Thumpers 11-09-2014, 01:34 PM
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Posted By AleksanderTheGreat
Looks like you got the updated model, they...

Looks like you got the updated model, they separated the ballast from the unit to make it easier to fit in cramped places.
Forum: Thumpers 11-09-2014, 10:24 AM
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Posted By AleksanderTheGreat
I agree, I went from stock to a DG oval exhaust,...

I agree, I went from stock to a DG oval exhaust, that was too loud so I tried to add some baffles, it was better but in the end I sold it after only having it for a couple months and went full circle...
Forum: Thumpers 11-09-2014, 09:31 AM
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Posted By AleksanderTheGreat
the $5 ones are most likely china clones of the...

the $5 ones are most likely china clones of the raptor petcock, go for the oem

http://www.boats.net/parts/detail/yamaha/Y-5LP-24500-01-00.html

it's a little more but the peace of mind will help...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-05-2014, 07:01 PM
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Posted By AleksanderTheGreat
http://i.imgur.com/uDjcW5Z.png?2 ...

http://i.imgur.com/uDjcW5Z.png?2


http://i.imgur.com/sFgs41N.png?2
Forum: Battle scooters 10-23-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 29,114
Posted By AleksanderTheGreat
yep, you can get some left over CB500X's for a...

yep, you can get some left over CB500X's for a few hundred more. right around 3k is the sweet spot for this bike.
Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2014, 07:11 AM
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Posted By AleksanderTheGreat
that sounds like you should address that. I...

that sounds like you should address that. I ordered one of Jesse's a while ago and they're top notch. If I recall correctly the assembly goes

the adjustment screw->spring->washer->o-ring
...
Forum: Thumpers 10-22-2014, 07:50 PM
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Posted By AleksanderTheGreat
No worries, I have a bunch of the ones I linked...

No worries, I have a bunch of the ones I linked you to and theyre good connectors, compared to the basic 2 pin ones that come on the bike stock. They also make them in all sorts of pin sizes as...
Forum: Thumpers 10-22-2014, 07:02 PM
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Posted By AleksanderTheGreat
or for that price, go on ebay and you can buy a...

or for that price, go on ebay and you can buy a 10 pairs of those for less than that
...
Forum: Thumpers 10-22-2014, 11:26 AM
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Posted By AleksanderTheGreat
Don't be in a rush to buy something so quick. I...

Don't be in a rush to buy something so quick. I bought my '98 SE for $1250, My buddy bought his '94 for $1350, and my roommate bought his '97 for $1300. They're out there, but to find one at a...
Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2014, 04:54 PM
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Posted By AleksanderTheGreat
like a glove :D

like a glove :D
Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2014, 04:50 PM
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Posted By AleksanderTheGreat
<img src="http://i.imgur.com/blB1pJz.jpg"...

<img src="http://i.imgur.com/blB1pJz.jpg" width="50%" height="50%" />

<img src="http://i.imgur.com/Pa5kIdr.jpg" width="50%" height="50%" />

<img src="http://i.imgur.com/Wz6LMGP.jpg" width="50%"...
Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2014, 11:38 AM
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Posted By AleksanderTheGreat
I do get full range of motion from stop to stop,...

I do get full range of motion from stop to stop, but it is tight, I could snap a picture from the top if it would help you.



Not that I noticed though I don't really do any hardcore single...
Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2014, 09:28 AM
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Posted By AleksanderTheGreat
Good to know.

Good to know.
Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2014, 08:30 AM
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Posted By AleksanderTheGreat
<img src="http://i.imgur.com/qdEus0N.jpg"...

<img src="http://i.imgur.com/qdEus0N.jpg" width="50%" height="50%"/>
Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2014, 07:42 AM
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Posted By AleksanderTheGreat
I still prefer the 5.8g acerbis XR tank. It's...

I still prefer the 5.8g acerbis XR tank. It's not too much work to make it fit with some basic tools.

I made a pretty in depth guide a while ago. I use this bike daily, and since I put that...
Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2014, 05:51 AM
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Posted By AleksanderTheGreat
Wiggly? Do you have the oil bushing in there?

Wiggly? Do you have the oil bushing in there?
Forum: Thumpers 10-18-2014, 09:10 PM
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Posted By AleksanderTheGreat
If anybody in the SoCal area is interested, my...

If anybody in the SoCal area is interested, my buddy is looking to sell his 1994 DR350SE

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1017731
Forum: Thumpers 10-15-2014, 09:09 PM
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Posted By AleksanderTheGreat
You can always add a kick if you want the...

You can always add a kick if you want the nostalgia.

I have both e-start and kick on my '98 SE. I use the kick every once in a while when I leave starbucks.
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2014, 07:13 PM
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Posted By AleksanderTheGreat
gas definitely leaked on the first one :rofl

gas definitely leaked on the first one :rofl
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2014, 06:13 PM
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Posted By AleksanderTheGreat
and this? http://i.imgur.com/uDjcW5Z.png ...

and this?

http://i.imgur.com/uDjcW5Z.png
http://i.imgur.com/sFgs41N.png
Forum: Thumpers 10-06-2014, 07:59 PM
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Posted By AleksanderTheGreat
The good gsxr cans are already so hard to find,...

The good gsxr cans are already so hard to find, the dr650 guys are going to hate us! :D

I looked into a gsxr can, and would definitely be interested in a mid pipe to make one fit.
Forum: Battle scooters 10-06-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 29,114
Posted By AleksanderTheGreat
:rofl are you serious? You made my night. ...

:rofl

are you serious? You made my night.

This is what you worry about?? Stickers and whether some dude can use a 250 as a pickup line?
Forum: Battle scooters 10-06-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 387
Views: 29,114
Posted By AleksanderTheGreat
That's a little vain don't you think? At that...

That's a little vain don't you think? At that point you're digging pretty hard for something to complain about. Who cares what a sticker says as long as the bike runs.
Forum: Thumpers 10-05-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 28,778
Views: 3,532,022
Posted By AleksanderTheGreat
Just listed a complete kickstart kit to add to an...

Just listed a complete kickstart kit to add to an electric DR350SE that a friend wants to sell. I have the same kit installed in my own '98 SE and it is EVERY piece you need + thrust washers and...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-03-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 387
Views: 29,114
Posted By AleksanderTheGreat
I'm going to do the same on the one I get and...

I'm going to do the same on the one I get and just keep the sides for longer trips. I already have a top case setup with my other bike, and really like it. I also have some rok straps on top of the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2014, 08:45 AM
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Posted By AleksanderTheGreat
I'll be putting it up in the Flea Market this...

I'll be putting it up in the Flea Market this weekend, but as a heads up I have a complete kickstart kit that you can add to your SE to have both kick/electric start.

I already did this to my 98SE...
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