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Forum: Thumpers 12-29-2012, 09:06 AM
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Posted By suguzzi
Just so happens I have one new in the box right...

Just so happens I have one new in the box right behind me. I just measured it and it is 29.6" Good luck.
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2012, 04:04 PM
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Posted By suguzzi
When I did mine I used a die grinder with a with...

When I did mine I used a die grinder with a with a carbide cone bit. If you take too much out it will leave the weld weak enough to vibrate crack. Once that starts it will break all the way around...
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2012, 03:26 PM
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Posted By suguzzi
Sounds to me like someone got over zealous...

Sounds to me like someone got over zealous grinding the internal header weld. You can go too far!
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2012, 08:36 PM
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Posted By suguzzi
Looks to be a "e" model with the kick start and...

Looks to be a "e" model with the kick start and no rear sub frame.
Forum: Thumpers 10-02-2012, 08:08 AM
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Posted By suguzzi
FMF header fitment

I had the same trouble with mine and called Jesse to see if he had a good cure. He told me that I could send it to him and he now has a jig set up for a press and can dent in a slight clearance area....
Forum: Thumpers 09-28-2012, 08:59 PM
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Posted By suguzzi
Dino chart

That is by far the best dino, dyno, chart I have seen. Pretty much what my butt dyno tells me mine is running like, which is just fine at the moment and has been since putting in the DJ kit along...
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2012, 07:11 PM
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Posted By suguzzi
Hey Minsk that answers a few questions, thanks. I...

Hey Minsk that answers a few questions, thanks. I know it really puzzled me and now that you brought that to my attention, it make perfect sence.
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2012, 08:43 PM
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Posted By suguzzi
I certainly will. I am very interested as well...

I certainly will. I am very interested as well since I burned through the trail wings in less that 4000 miles and these seem to be doing extremely good so far. As a side note, when I bought the tires...
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2012, 07:13 AM
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Posted By suguzzi
I,m using 90/90/21 front and 130/80/17 rear....

I,m using 90/90/21 front and 130/80/17 rear. works great.:D
Forum: Thumpers 07-19-2012, 06:41 PM
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Posted By suguzzi
Skysailer, I just put on a set of Heidenau K60s...

Skysailer,
I just put on a set of Heidenau K60s a few weeks ago and have a little over 2000 miles of 90% pavement at highway speeds and they have performed flawlessly. They show no wear at all yet....
Forum: Thumpers 07-16-2012, 07:51 AM
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Posted By suguzzi
I like to use talcum powder on the tube and put...

I like to use talcum powder on the tube and put the core back in and inflate just enough for the tube to hold its shape. I also file the tips of my spoons so that they do not have any sharp edges....
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2012, 04:36 PM
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Posted By suguzzi
Holy crap, didn't mean to stop everthing in its'...

Holy crap, didn't mean to stop everthing in its' tracks!

On a lighter note, getting ready for a DR trip up to Alaska around the first. Nursing some banged up ribs back to health before...
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2012, 02:34 PM
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Posted By suguzzi
I totally agree. I rode for years without ear...

I totally agree. I rode for years without ear plugs and now have to wear hearing aids to be able to carry on a conversation. It happens so gradually that you do not realize it until too late. The...
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2012, 05:21 PM
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Posted By suguzzi
Yes, just spray around the boots front and rear...

Yes, just spray around the boots front and rear withit running. If there is a leak the rpm will increase. Good luck!
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2012, 05:02 PM
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Posted By suguzzi
I just thought of something that I am not sure...

I just thought of something that I am not sure was covered did you plug off the vacuum port on the carb since you are not using the stock petcock?
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2012, 04:36 PM
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Posted By suguzzi
N.dica, do yourself a favor and try either...

N.dica, do yourself a favor and try either starting fluid or even WD40 spray around the carb area. I would bet dollars to doughnuts it is going to reveal a air vacuum leak some where. If you do not...
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2012, 09:49 AM
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Posted By suguzzi
The Corbin is quite a bit firmer than the seat...

The Corbin is quite a bit firmer than the seat concepts. I better add that my seat concepts is also the lower model, which may have some impact on it"s long range comfort. I also run a Corbin on...
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2012, 08:47 AM
Replies: 97,503
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Posted By suguzzi
Corbin

I have a Seat Concept on my DRZ and found the same issue as you are having, but I have a Corbin on my DR and do not even think about the seat. I have done 550+ mile days without any problems. Even...
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2012, 08:45 PM
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Posted By suguzzi
Hiedenau tires

Do any of you inmates out there have any experience with the Hiedenau K60 tires? I have put a set on and thought from the tread depth, which is deeper than anything else I have found, would be a good...
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2012, 04:13 PM
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Posted By suguzzi
Rocky MT, bought out our local multi- Jap bike...

Rocky MT, bought out our local multi- Jap bike dealer and I went there this morning and they did have the 21" but did not have anything close for the rear, did not know the 18 would work. Thanks, all...
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2012, 03:51 PM
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Posted By suguzzi
Done

Thanks ADV8, I forgot about Happy Trails. They are ordered and I'm a happy camper.:1drink
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2012, 03:35 PM
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Posted By suguzzi
Thank's for the quick reply fizzer. I thought I...

Thank's for the quick reply fizzer. I thought I might be over eacting but didn't want to find out the hard way.
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2012, 03:23 PM
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Posted By suguzzi
Tube sizes

Does anybody know the different size tubes that will work in the 120 or 130 17" rear? I have been trying to buy a spare for a trip to Alaska next month and having a hard time finding of the logical...
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2012, 03:37 PM
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Posted By suguzzi
Benston, I have the mid size Kouba links on mine...

Benston, I have the mid size Kouba links on mine and I'm 5' 7" as well, although I'm quite a bit heavier at 215. The lowering links give a bit more leverage against the shock so it softens it up a...
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2012, 03:47 PM
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Posted By suguzzi
I tried one with the DR and the cheap linkage...

I tried one with the DR and the cheap linkage arms bent beyond use. So I would not recommend them for the DR650. I also have a TTR230 in the stable and it was all it could do to lift it. One of those...
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2012, 07:22 AM
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Posted By suguzzi
Shorai batteries

Hey Dirt McGirt, I have been running a small Shorai battery on my DRZ-400 for most of last season and so far this spring. It has done really well so far. A lot better cranking power than the marginal...
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2012, 07:53 AM
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Posted By suguzzi
Having both a DRZ and a DR650 in my fleet, I...

Having both a DRZ and a DR650 in my fleet, I would consider the DR650 as well. I love my DRZ for more serious dirt work but wouldn't want to commute too far with it. Saying that, I am geared down a...
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2012, 07:31 AM
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Posted By suguzzi
my bad

My bad on the thickness there. I most have crossed up the numbers looking at last night. But the fiber plate in question looks to be thicker, or at least visually different. I will let it rest, but I...
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2012, 04:10 PM
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Posted By suguzzi
Do you have manual

Hey Tech, do have the manual handy? On section 3 page 49 it shows the parts break down, and it even calls the plates (both the fiber and the metal) #2 plates thicker in the descriptions. In the back...
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2012, 03:56 PM
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Posted By suguzzi
Funny

It's funny, I always say I am going to take the camera with me in the shop and take a bunch of photos, but I forget every time! Must come with age.:rofl
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2012, 03:52 PM
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Posted By suguzzi
Cry Not sure

I am not sure but I have read here on the forum a time or two that the illustrations were backward and that is why I paid extra attention to it when doing the work. At any rate they both work great...
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2012, 03:32 PM
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Posted By suguzzi
Did not measure

Sorry tech but I did not measure that. The other 7 fiber plates are all the same, the only different one is the plate marked #2 and is of a thicker fiber material, and that is the one that has been...
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2012, 02:07 PM
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Posted By suguzzi
Clutch stack up revisit

Just finished doing the NSU fix on my buddy's unmolested 07 DR, this being the second in two weeks, 08 and the 07. On both of these bikes from the factory the clutch plate stack up is backwards to...
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2012, 07:14 AM
Replies: 97,503
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Posted By suguzzi
Eh? This clutch plate thing is really strange. I...

This clutch plate thing is really strange. I bought my 08 new from the dealer and am the only one who has ever serviced or worked on it and the clutch cover had not been off since leaving to factory....
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2012, 09:23 PM
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Posted By suguzzi
Been lurking for a few years but just got past...

Been lurking for a few years but just got past the smoke signal technology recently. Maybe I will even get some pictures up eventually. Although that could take a bit. This site has been very...
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2012, 08:50 PM
Replies: 97,503
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Posted By suguzzi
And that was the way it came from the factory, I...

And that was the way it came from the factory, I guess someone could have been having a bad day at plant!
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2012, 08:15 PM
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Posted By suguzzi
Just for everyones benefit, my nuetral switch had...

Just for everyones benefit, my nuetral switch had one of the screws loose and the other bearly finger tight. This is on a 08 with aprox. 3800 miles. Glad I decided to get it done! It is now...
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2012, 07:43 PM
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Views: 18,505,907
Posted By suguzzi
It goes in last

It just so happens that I just came back in from my shop after putting my clutch back together after NSU fix and the the plate in question was on the out most of the stack. The manual and parts...
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