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Forum: Thumpers 11-30-2014, 10:33 PM
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Posted By sunthechip
Altitude: 489 ft. Suburbs outside of Austin, TX...

Altitude: 489 ft.
Suburbs outside of Austin, TX
Interstate access
most roads ≤ 55 mph
relatively flat till you head west, which I rarely do
Forum: Thumpers 11-30-2014, 10:04 PM
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Posted By sunthechip
Secondary transportation

I'm trying to decide on a secondary transportation.

I have been considering:

A. 2nd DR - since I already familiar with the bike
B. smaller bike 200-250cc
C. Japanese brand moped

I just...
Forum: Thumpers 11-29-2014, 09:00 PM
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Posted By sunthechip
Will do, thanks

Will do, thanks
Forum: Thumpers 11-29-2014, 08:44 PM
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Posted By sunthechip
26 miles interstate, round trip, daily commute....

26 miles interstate, round trip, daily commute. Only mode of transportation. Im thinking i should just be safe and replace the bearing asap with a socket or a bearing driver.

I just replaced all...
Forum: Thumpers 11-29-2014, 08:32 PM
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Posted By sunthechip
To install the fork seal you could just use 2 pvc...

To install the fork seal you could just use 2 pvc pipe halves. That's what I did. Make sure its the thin stuff used in p-trap plumbing so it can flex to fit around the fork tube
Forum: Thumpers 11-29-2014, 08:21 PM
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Posted By sunthechip
So i guess just order a new bearing to have one...

So i guess just order a new bearing to have one hand, and check the wheel for play for the first few hundred miles?

Anyone else say I should replace that bearing?
Forum: Thumpers 11-29-2014, 07:25 PM
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Posted By sunthechip
I thought using the old bearing was acceptable if...

I thought using the old bearing was acceptable if you were careful only to tap the outer races.
Forum: Thumpers 11-29-2014, 06:36 PM
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Posted By sunthechip
Ruined bearing?

I was replacing my front bearings today, and I was using the old bearing to drive the new bearing in. I got the 2nd one all the way seated, and then I went for my slide-hammer bearing puller. I...
Forum: Thumpers 11-29-2014, 09:37 AM
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Posted By sunthechip
Common Torque Specs

Quick reference.

Regarding lower shock bolt torque: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=466791


http://s30.postimg.org/5i9sv6dcx/image.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 11-29-2014, 09:10 AM
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Posted By sunthechip
Quick reference for Ride-on doses

For DR650 stock tire sizes:

90/90-21 Front tire
http://s10.postimg.org/t253zejux/Rideon_Front_Dose.jpg

130/80-17 Rear tire
http://s10.postimg.org/3xiozq9s9/Rideon_Rear_Dose.jpg

rideon...
Forum: Thumpers 11-29-2014, 09:04 AM
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Posted By sunthechip
OK, I'm good; I only tapped on the outer races....

OK, I'm good; I only tapped on the outer races. Thanks for the heat gun tip.
Forum: Thumpers 11-29-2014, 08:22 AM
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Posted By sunthechip
will driving the new bearings in with the old...

will driving the new bearings in with the old bearings compromise the integrity of the new bearings?

I did all 3 rear bearings with this method yesterday, and am wondering if I should invest in a...
Forum: Thumpers 11-27-2014, 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 11-27-2014, 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 11-27-2014, 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 11-27-2014, 09:27 AM
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Posted By sunthechip
Where is the cap??

Where is the cap??
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2014, 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!
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