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Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2013, 03:57 PM
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Posted By silverwolf
Sounds like you either didn't reconnect the...

Sounds like you either didn't reconnect the vacuum hose on the petcock. There should be two hoses on it. or your vent hose is clogged. try blowing some compressed air through the vent hose.
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2012, 05:42 PM
Replies: 97,233
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Posted By silverwolf
I have been on that quest for a while also. I...

I have been on that quest for a while also. I actually basically started with the FZ1 (after a very brief stint with a 1400 cc intruder). I then got the dual sport bug and had a KLR, V-strom, DRZ400...
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2012, 06:36 PM
Replies: 97,233
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Posted By silverwolf
Sounds exactly like what happened to my drz....

Sounds exactly like what happened to my drz. Those connectors are trouble. The best way to check is to put a multimeter on the battery and start the bike and then poke at the connectors to see if you...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-07-2012, 03:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,977
Posted By silverwolf
This has been asked a few times as I recall. No...

This has been asked a few times as I recall. No real legal way to transport without just putting it on trailer.
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2012, 04:39 PM
Replies: 97,233
Views: 18,404,954
Posted By silverwolf
If you can turn the idle mixture screw in without...

If you can turn the idle mixture screw in without making it rough and are getting not good gas mileage your choke(idle enrichner) may be stuck on giving it gas without the idle screw.
Forum: Australia 03-16-2012, 03:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,366
Posted By silverwolf
There is no vent to connect to from the original...

There is no vent to connect to from the original on the dr650. To install the vent hose on the dr650 ims tank you just plug it in on the cap and run it down the front tube and let it go on the right...
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2012, 09:10 AM
Replies: 97,233
Views: 18,404,954
Posted By silverwolf
Anybody? Am I making something out of nothing or...

Anybody? Am I making something out of nothing or this a real problem? It just seems strange for there to be so much oil standing in that area.
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2012, 07:12 PM
Replies: 97,233
Views: 18,404,954
Posted By silverwolf
Help... Oil at the valves

I have a strange problem. I opened the valves to check clearances and the exhaust valves side is full of standing oil. The intake side is drained but shows some oil has been there which as I recall...
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2012, 03:26 AM
Replies: 97,233
Views: 18,404,954
Posted By silverwolf
It sounds like you are on the right track. I had...

It sounds like you are on the right track. I had a heck of a time tuning mine. i was trying to listen to the normal setup and it wouldn't run right. I have ended up with the 155 main, 5th clip on the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2012, 04:01 PM
Replies: 97,233
Views: 18,404,954
Posted By silverwolf
I haven't tried them on the DR but I ran both on...

I haven't tried them on the DR but I ran both on a Vstrom I had for a while. They were very comparable. As I recall the metzlers lasted a little longer but they were pretty close. On the dr650 I have...
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2011, 04:33 PM
Replies: 97,233
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Posted By silverwolf
Tough to tell for sure with the glare but the...

Tough to tell for sure with the glare but the shape looks right for them to be the stock dogbones.
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2011, 03:26 AM
Replies: 97,233
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Posted By silverwolf
Same here. I find the full length side stand sits...

Same here. I find the full length side stand sits it a little to straight up for anything not flat. Easier to find a stable parking spot with the extra lean.
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2011, 11:45 AM
Replies: 97,233
Views: 18,404,954
Posted By silverwolf
If you have a reserve, prime and run then it's a...

If you have a reserve, prime and run then it's a vacuum operated petcock. When you start the engine it pulls a vacuum on the petcock from the second hose and opens it. When the bike is off the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2011, 12:14 PM
Replies: 97,233
Views: 18,404,954
Posted By silverwolf
The exhaust side I have to remove the front bolt...

The exhaust side I have to remove the front bolt on the rack to get the side panel out. The other side will slide out without unbolting the rack.
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2011, 02:39 AM
Replies: 97,233
Views: 18,404,954
Posted By silverwolf
I have the ebay racks. Not the best fit and...

I have the ebay racks. Not the best fit and finish I have ever seen but they aren't bad. I did manage to scratch and bend the exhaust side one on some rocks. Once it was bent it scratched up the side...
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2011, 10:35 AM
Replies: 97,233
Views: 18,404,954
Posted By silverwolf
It gets over 50 mpg and runs better when I put...

It gets over 50 mpg and runs better when I put duct tape over part of the airbox opening.
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2011, 05:40 AM
Replies: 97,233
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Posted By silverwolf
Because It seems if I am running this lean when...

Because It seems if I am running this lean when it should be rich based on the typical recommendations that something else is going on. I don't want to compensate for something else being wrong with...
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2011, 05:54 PM
Replies: 97,233
Views: 18,404,954
Posted By silverwolf
I think there is a 6th clip but I'm close to the...

I think there is a 6th clip but I'm close to the richest setting on the needle. The bike runs all the way through to full throttle but is lean throughout. The diaphram looks good, no tears, the oring...
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2011, 05:49 PM
Replies: 97,233
Views: 18,404,954
Posted By silverwolf
I did replace the pilot jet already. I really...

I did replace the pilot jet already. I really don't think this is a tuning issue as much as a something isn't right issue. I would say misbehaving throughout more than any particular throttle...
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2011, 04:23 PM
Replies: 97,233
Views: 18,404,954
Posted By silverwolf
Thanks for the input. My definition of expert is...

Thanks for the input. My definition of expert is pretty loose. At my office the expert is sometimes the guy who's done it once before.

I've been through a few tanks of gas and had it apart and...
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2011, 03:29 PM
Replies: 97,233
Views: 18,404,954
Posted By silverwolf
OK carb experts. I have an odd one for you. 09...

OK carb experts. I have an odd one for you. 09 dr650 about 3400 miles. I'm at about 2,000 ft elevation. Stock exhaust, procycle jet kit, 5th clip, 150 mikuni main, drilled slide, airbox cut per...
Forum: Thumpers 11-05-2011, 06:34 PM
Replies: 97,233
Views: 18,404,954
Posted By silverwolf
Cogent

Just start one and others will join. This thread has been used a few times for group buys on them. http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=301968&page=24
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2011, 03:53 AM
Replies: 97,233
Views: 18,404,954
Posted By silverwolf
Bikerbuzz.... it is more air. It is the same...

Bikerbuzz.... it is more air. It is the same volume but it is more air. Confused yet. Air is a compressible substance so anything you do to restrict its flow causes a loss of pressure which means...
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2011, 03:39 AM
Replies: 97,233
Views: 18,404,954
Posted By silverwolf
procycle

procycle
Forum: Thumpers 09-30-2011, 04:54 PM
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Views: 18,404,954
Posted By silverwolf
The other thing that causes this is the needle...

The other thing that causes this is the needle will bounce in the carb at low throttle openings in rough terrain which can make it rich and it will die from flooding.
Forum: Thumpers 09-28-2011, 03:17 AM
Replies: 97,233
Views: 18,404,954
Posted By silverwolf
Community service announcement... When attaching...

Community service announcement... When attaching a pelican case to the rear top rack don't use electrical conduit straps that only bolt on one side. I thought they would be strong enough up to a big...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-11-2011, 12:08 PM
Replies: 24,301
Views: 1,485,398
Posted By silverwolf
Perhaps in NC? There are quite a few in other...

Perhaps in NC? There are quite a few in other places that flow north. Heck the Nile flows north for 4,000 miles or so.
Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2011, 06:02 PM
Replies: 97,233
Views: 18,404,954
Posted By silverwolf
Suspension is probably about like tires....

Suspension is probably about like tires. Everybody has their own opinions. I live real close to Rick of Cogent and got him to do my rear shock. I haven't done the emulators yet but will when I get...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-30-2011, 08:53 AM
Replies: 24,301
Views: 1,485,398
Posted By silverwolf
I attempted to get to Cold Mountain once in...

I attempted to get to Cold Mountain once in January and didn't make it. Parkway ended up being closed so we had to start a few miles from where we hoped. Once we got moving there were numerous...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-30-2011, 03:16 AM
Replies: 24,301
Views: 1,485,398
Posted By silverwolf
Great clues. Spent many weeks of summers there in...

Great clues. Spent many weeks of summers there in my youth. Sad part is never have hiked that whole trail. I've hiked from black balsam to Cold Mountain but not to the tag which should be the easy...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-27-2011, 05:31 PM
Replies: 24,301
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Posted By silverwolf
Good grab. So where we headed?

Good grab. So where we headed?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-26-2011, 04:50 PM
Replies: 24,301
Views: 1,485,398
Posted By silverwolf
To keep it moving here's one of the ol' strom....

To keep it moving here's one of the ol' strom. Since its the weekend we need to keep it safe from the flatlanders. I don't think this rock in the middle of the woods has been tagged before. Do you...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-26-2011, 04:15 PM
Replies: 24,301
Views: 1,485,398
Posted By silverwolf
Wonder if that would be a record. I need to see...

Wonder if that would be a record. I need to see if I have a decent file tag or I may have to grab one in the morning.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-26-2011, 03:54 PM
Replies: 24,301
Views: 1,485,398
Posted By silverwolf
Sunset view rd. off Town mountain rd. coming from...

Sunset view rd. off Town mountain rd. coming from downtown you turn right at the five way crossroads about a mile up and wind your way to the top
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-26-2011, 03:33 PM
Replies: 24,301
Views: 1,485,398
Posted By silverwolf
TAG! Sorry for the cell phone pic. Lighting...

TAG! Sorry for the cell phone pic. Lighting wasn't great.

http://img64.imageshack.us/img64/5173/20110826180549919.jpg (http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/64/20110826180549919.jpg/)
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-26-2011, 02:35 PM
Replies: 24,301
Views: 1,485,398
Posted By silverwolf
Oh yeah... Duh I figured it out now.

Oh yeah... Duh I figured it out now.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-26-2011, 01:27 PM
Replies: 24,301
Views: 1,485,398
Posted By silverwolf
OK I'm confused a 3 numbered road near asheville...

OK I'm confused a 3 numbered road near asheville that sums to 19? IE you add the three numbers together and get 19. (ie 883 would be one possible answer if there was such road) Am I the only one that...
Forum: Thumpers 08-23-2011, 06:58 AM
Replies: 97,233
Views: 18,404,954
Posted By silverwolf
Where have you found the 17" T63? The last couple...

Where have you found the 17" T63? The last couple times I've looked nobody had them in stock.

Edit: Whoops just checked motorcycle superstore has them now. Seems they'd been sold out for months.
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2011, 09:24 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 10,122
Posted By silverwolf
For mostly street and a couple gravel roads I'd...

For mostly street and a couple gravel roads I'd probably go G650GS also if you have the coin. Or vstrom if you don't. The KLR and DR are both great bikes but unless you are used to a single they can...
Forum: Thumpers 08-18-2011, 08:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 488
Posted By silverwolf
Perhaps a little high for the mileage and mods...

Perhaps a little high for the mileage and mods but if it's clean not bad. I doubt you'd find anything cheaper than $2,500 compariable.
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