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Forum: Equipment 05-24-2013, 11:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 516
Posted By Rocket Scientist
forum stickers

How does one get a couple fancy ADV stickers to put on their bike around here? Lost.....
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2013, 10:56 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 218
Posted By Rocket Scientist
WTB replacement rear shock with dampner for 1990 DR 350s

Looking for a good replacement rear shock with dampner for my 1990 DR 350s. Blew it out on the commute home last night, soaked the rear wheel & brake down, but made it home alright. Could also have...
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2013, 06:55 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 7,953
Posted By Rocket Scientist
My money is on a spun crank bearing.

My money is on a spun crank bearing.
Forum: Equipment 02-22-2013, 02:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,517
Posted By Rocket Scientist
Check this guys stuff out!

http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.highwaydirtbikes.com/&sa=U&ei=X-snUeC7KsT2qwHu4IHQCw&ved=0CBgQFjAA&usg=AFQjCNEBDQdi8SNZqXKG-ZB0UjiBEzDC4w
Forum: The Garage 02-21-2013, 05:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 972
Posted By Rocket Scientist
The idea was to run the handlebar switch...

The idea was to run the handlebar switch exclusively off the 12v battery, that controls the headlight, both led turn signals, brake light, & horn. Wanted to use the bikes power source off the...
Forum: The Garage 02-20-2013, 08:07 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,728
Posted By Rocket Scientist
Just put a new recepticle in there, cut fresh...

Just put a new recepticle in there, cut fresh ends on the wires, tighten the screws, flip the breaker & call it a day. I havent had any issues since. :freaky
Forum: The Garage 02-20-2013, 06:00 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,728
Posted By Rocket Scientist
Definately a loose neutral wire. One in the...

Definately a loose neutral wire. One in the garage of the house Im renting did the same exact thing. Fizzing noise coming from the outlet. 14 guage wire as well. I always use 12-2 with ground on my...
Forum: The Garage 02-20-2013, 05:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 972
Posted By Rocket Scientist
Yea thats my bike. The meter Im using is a low...

Yea thats my bike. The meter Im using is a low voltage dc/with ac meter. So, how would you guys approach this if my bike is ac to switch & charge the dc battery pack for my lights?
Forum: The Garage 02-20-2013, 11:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 972
Posted By Rocket Scientist
I was using the original headlight (yellow) wire...

I was using the original headlight (yellow) wire for testing. The dc volts vary as the bike is reved higher. That wont keep my switch open at 6v dc. Ill trace back to the block on the top of the...
Forum: The Garage 02-19-2013, 05:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 972
Posted By Rocket Scientist
stator voltage & external battery packs

Looking to hookup a switched (12V dc) relay on my DR350 (non electric start) to fire the external battery pack that powers my lights. Turns out the stator output is only 6.3v dc & 13v ac. Wont keep...
Forum: The Garage 02-18-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 760
Posted By Rocket Scientist
Also figured out a standard 4-5 pole switched...

Also figured out a standard 4-5 pole switched relay diagram.



pole #30....constant 12v
pole #86....switched 12v feed
pole #85....ground
pole #87....to accessory to be powered...
Forum: The Garage 02-17-2013, 06:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 467
Posted By Rocket Scientist
voltage regulator or switched relay?

My intentions are to hookup my battery pack to the cold side of a switched relay & have the bikes stator 12v feed used as the turn on for my fuseblock. Running all my lights, horn & accessorys to a...
Forum: The Garage 02-17-2013, 06:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 760
Posted By Rocket Scientist
I figured out the handlebar switch 9 wire...

I figured out the handlebar switch 9 wire connector. As follows.


yellow......12v feed to headlight switch
white........headlight low beam
dark blue..headlight high beam (also lights high...
Forum: The Garage 02-08-2013, 11:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,621
Posted By Rocket Scientist
If its tagged in the breaker panel as...

If its tagged in the breaker panel as "Dishwasher" I personally would remove the hot (black) wire & neutral (white) & follow suit at the dishwasher itself. With an open circuit I would then use a...
Forum: The Garage 02-08-2013, 11:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,094
Posted By Rocket Scientist
I picked up a 6 fuse distribution block along...

I picked up a 6 fuse distribution block along with an 8 terminal block (for grounds) from Auto Zone. Im cleaning up the wiring (wirenuts & alot of 3 way splices) & putting it behind the headlight on...
Forum: The Garage 02-08-2013, 10:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,175
Posted By Rocket Scientist
I just bought an '03 Xterra with shot tires. It...

I just bought an '03 Xterra with shot tires. It was a no-brainer for me. Ive got Hankook Dynapro ATM's on the truck & got them for the Xterra as well. Very impressed with them all around. Got them...
Forum: The Garage 02-06-2013, 02:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 760
Posted By Rocket Scientist
DR 350 dualsport wiring

Got a '90 DR 350s. Has a Tusk (like) dualsport wiring kit on it with an add on battery pack. Im in the process of cleaning up the previous owners wiring (wire nuts & chit). My question is, does...
Forum: Thumpers 12-19-2012, 07:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 481
Posted By Rocket Scientist
I just bought a '90 model myself. I did alot of...

I just bought a '90 model myself. I did alot of research & came to the conclusion the DR 350 was the best option for me. Im planning on using it for both a commuter & trail bike. The bike itself is...
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2012, 08:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,744
Posted By Rocket Scientist
I bought mine a few weeks ago for $900. Its a...

I bought mine a few weeks ago for $900. Its a pretty clean '90 DR 350. Runs, starts, shifts & stops great. Been plated but Im having a major problem because the VIN on the bike doesnt match the title...
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2012, 05:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 823
Posted By Rocket Scientist
Awesome posts. AJ that looks like the exact model...

Awesome posts. AJ that looks like the exact model my dad & I are in back when I was 3-4 y/o. He had one with the red tank, orange tank, & purple tank. All steel chomes.
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2012, 06:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 823
Posted By Rocket Scientist
Vintage Husqvarna thread

Looking to see if anybody else out there shares the passion of an original Swedish made Husqvarna long gone but not forgotten. I currently have an '82 420 auto project that was "supposedly" used by...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-06-2012, 07:09 PM
Replies: 985
Views: 84,576
Posted By Rocket Scientist
WTB '90 DR 350 rims

Looking for a pair, front & rear rims for my 1990 DR 350 to put the off road knobs on. Prefer with discs. Also looking for chest protector & other protective gear. Getting back into single tracking...
Forum: Thumpers 11-23-2012, 11:23 AM
Replies: 24,729
Views: 2,935,906
Posted By Rocket Scientist
Just got back in the saddle...again. Picked up a...

Just got back in the saddle...again. Picked up a 1990 DR 350 in awesome running & cosmetic shape. New street & like new dirt tires. Really looking forward to getting out there & ripping it up again....
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