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Forum: Thumpers Today, 02:25 PM
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Posted By sunthechip
Bad pick-up coil fixed!

Thanks to everyone's input! :D

Backstory: I Rode to work in the morning. I was leaving work, but the bike did not fire up. The engine cranked, but no Vroom Vroom. :(

The advice given to me...
Forum: Thumpers Today, 01:05 PM
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Posted By sunthechip
BOO YA. my baby is running again. new pick up...

BOO YA. my baby is running again. new pick up coil worked like a charm
Forum: Thumpers Today, 09:28 AM
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Posted By sunthechip
Today is the big day; I am replacing the pick-up...

Today is the big day; I am replacing the pick-up coil. I will report back, and maybe with a pictoral.
Forum: Thumpers Today, 09:27 AM
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Posted By sunthechip
Where is the cap??

Where is the cap??
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 02:43 PM
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Posted By sunthechip
Thumbs up to ProCycle. My stator gasket from...

Thumbs up to ProCycle. My stator gasket from ProCycle arrived here faster than the pick-up coil that was 2nd-day air shipped from a Californian company.
Forum: Thumpers 11-21-2014, 11:09 PM
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Posted By sunthechip
Yup, I had the probes in the wrong place. My post...

Yup, I had the probes in the wrong place. My post has been updated. Off to bed see you all in the morning.
Forum: Thumpers 11-21-2014, 10:30 PM
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Posted By sunthechip
Starting problem

Background: Rode to work. Went to start bike after work. Bike turns over, but won't start. Spark plugs do not spark. Just did some resistance/voltage testing with a multimeter. Readings as follows:
...
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2014, 06:17 PM
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Posted By sunthechip
Thanks to everyone who helped. I'm going to run...

Thanks to everyone who helped. I'm going to run some diagnostics on the pick-up coil/electricals with the multimeter tomorrow.

....and I'll be picking up a moped tomorrow.
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2014, 05:37 AM
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Posted By sunthechip
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2014, 09:26 PM
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Posted By sunthechip
that would be great, thanks

that would be great, thanks
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2014, 09:13 PM
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Posted By sunthechip
I can get a multimeter tomorrow. I have the...

I can get a multimeter tomorrow. I have the service manual pdf on my laptop back home. Does anyone have a link to a service manual?

the battery is on charge now
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2014, 08:33 PM
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Posted By sunthechip
This thread leads me to believe that it's a...

This thread leads me to believe that it's a pick-up coil gone bad:
http://www.thumpertalk.com/topic/614932-96-dr650-fire-but-no-start/
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2014, 08:13 PM
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Posted By sunthechip
new plugs on and no spark. This is how I...

new plugs on and no spark.

This is how I tested them:
http://s18.postimg.org/jw6ueg5fd/003.jpg

old plugs:
http://s1.postimg.org/5q6tb70kv/004.jpg

battery is dead, can't try starting...
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2014, 07:44 PM
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Posted By sunthechip
Ok, got my tools and some new plugs. ...

Ok, got my tools and some new plugs.

Luckily these office guys had come canned air

-Kill switch is disabled.
-confiirmed no spark on old plugs, haven't tried new plugs yet
-white...
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2014, 06:16 PM
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Posted By sunthechip
Hi guys, I am in need of some assistance. ...

Hi guys, I am in need of some assistance.

Bike won't start, and I'm stuck at work.

It fired up just like normal this morning. I just can't get the dang thing started.

-The oil is good....
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2014, 05:18 PM
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Posted By sunthechip
new clutch going in

Hi,

I'm putting a new OEM clutch as preventative maintenance. I do think there is some slippage when I take off first thing in the morning in 1st gear. The bike has 62k miles with the original...
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2014, 12:58 PM
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Posted By sunthechip
I just banged in the head pipe till the exhaust...

I just banged in the head pipe till the exhaust slid all the way in.
Anyone want a stock exhaust?
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2014, 11:06 AM
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Posted By sunthechip
Marving exhaust. Hello, i am having some...

Marving exhaust.

Hello, i am having some trouble installing my new marving exhaust. i cannot get the exhaust to connect to the header pipe with a gasket. Is the marving exhaust supposed to be...
Forum: Thumpers 09-20-2014, 05:41 PM
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Posted By sunthechip
Tool carriers

Heads up: the Kientech tool carrier is not water tight. The one on my bike let some moisture in during the last few days of rain.

Kientech product link: http://www.kientech.com/DR650Tools.htm
...
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2014, 04:46 PM
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Posted By sunthechip
Bingo. I adjusted the clip one groove richer and...

Bingo. I adjusted the clip one groove richer and the bike runs even smoother.

Thanks
Forum: Thumpers 09-01-2014, 03:54 PM
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Posted By sunthechip
I bought this ignition switch used. The PO lubed...

I bought this ignition switch used. The PO lubed the hole with this black greasy stuff and I absolutely hate getting grease/oil on myself, so I bought a new one. Well, 90% of the grease has gone...
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2014, 08:34 PM
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Posted By sunthechip
I think Derek is trying to get everyone on the...

I think Derek is trying to get everyone on the same page as far as technical lingo is concerned - to make it easier for him to give a proper response, and to limit confusion and mix-ups.

Thanks...
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2014, 07:41 PM
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Posted By sunthechip
Problem solved! Since I already had the carb open...

Problem solved! Since I already had the carb open to check the position of the needle clip, I thought that I should go ahead and adjust the clip one slot richer. I reassembled the bike, fired it up,...
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2014, 02:05 PM
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Posted By sunthechip
Haha Ok Derek , I'll try to get more exact...

Haha

Ok Derek , I'll try to get more exact information for you. I just didn't have time to open the carb yesterday.

Thanks
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2014, 06:28 PM
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Posted By sunthechip
1. The uni filter was attached to the diaphragm...

1. The uni filter was attached to the diaphragm vent.
2. Judging from my wrist positions, the problem happens between 30&50 percent throttle.
3. Snorkel was removed by previous owner
4. The main...
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2014, 02:41 PM
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Posted By sunthechip
sporadic rev sags

@ Motolab

I'm having an issue just recently after cleaning the air filter and removing the uni-filter that I installed a while back from the carb breather hose.

When cruising at highway...
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2014, 06:56 PM
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Posted By sunthechip
OEM clutch

I've decided to stick with the OEM clutch.

The odometer is almost 60k miles, and the clutch slips a little when taking off from idle on cold starts, so I think I should just replace both steel and...
Forum: Thumpers 08-09-2014, 10:29 PM
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Posted By sunthechip
Thats funny!

Thats funny!
Forum: Thumpers 08-09-2014, 10:27 PM
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Posted By sunthechip
Clutch

I need to replace the clutch soon. It seems there is a difference of opinions concerning aftermarket vs oem. Procycle sells the barnett and DP dunlop clutch kits. Would these be as good as oem?
Forum: Thumpers 07-24-2014, 05:50 PM
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Posted By sunthechip
anyone have feedback on this new LED headlight...

anyone have feedback on this new LED headlight that procycle sells? http://www.procycle.us/bikepages/dr650.html#led-headlight
Forum: Thumpers 07-24-2014, 05:35 PM
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Posted By sunthechip
Thanks, that's a relief. The carb has...

Thanks, that's a relief.

The carb has already been rebuilt, the steering head bearings replaced, the rubber buffer on the swingarm is in good condition, and the forks were rebuilt not too long...
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2014, 08:20 PM
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Posted By sunthechip
56k mi.

my bike just got to 56k miles. anything I should be checking, mostly engine wise? I plan to replace the wheel and cush bearing soon.
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2014, 04:30 PM
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Posted By sunthechip
??

What happened? Why did you split the case?
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2014, 06:18 PM
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Posted By sunthechip
Marving?

I am having trouble finding where to buy a marving exhaust. Any ideas? Anyone got one for sale?

I would like a new exhaust, but I don't want one that needs repacking all the time, I don't want to...
Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 101,383
Views: 19,673,014
Posted By sunthechip
No, I didnt think to try that, but good idea. I...

No, I didnt think to try that, but good idea. I will, thanks
Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2014, 03:39 PM
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Posted By sunthechip
Anyone know who sells double sealed koyo...

Anyone know who sells double sealed koyo bearings? I want to replace the cush drive and all the wheel bearings. Any other Japanese/German brand bearings are good too - if anyone has suggestions.
...
Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2014, 03:26 PM
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Posted By sunthechip
spare tube

I would like to buy an extra of the hose that comes off the 90 degree carb elbow and leads to the secondary breather filter. I looked at the local dealer's special order schematics - it's only sold...
Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 101,383
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Posted By sunthechip
Hello fellow DR650 inmates. I love you all. I...

Hello fellow DR650 inmates. I love you all. I think this thread is one of the best things in existence, and it sure has helped me a lot. Thanks for everyone who has helped me in the past.

Ride...
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2014, 01:19 PM
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Posted By sunthechip
anyone know if these are the exact same tools? ...

anyone know if these are the exact same tools?
pit posse (http://pitposse.com/blbeandbure.html)
and
motion pro (http://www.motionpro.com/motorcycle/partno/08-0292/)

sure looks like it...
...
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 101,383
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Posted By sunthechip
i've got a new oem vacuum line for the stock...

i've got a new oem vacuum line for the stock petcock if anyone wants it. 1st to post a relpy gets it.... and pm me your address and ill mail it when i have time.
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