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Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2014, 07:00 PM
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Posted By drtaco
argary, just read your post and I decided last...

argary, just read your post and I decided last night not to take it to the shop. well lets just say after I pay a shop to clean it, put in new kit, it may not work or last. so I tore back into carb...
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2014, 04:14 AM
Replies: 8,983
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Posted By drtaco
hey gabeI, I can't say I got the same problem ...

hey gabeI, I can't say I got the same problem
(i also have 2009 13,000miles), but mine will idle but as soon as you give throttle it dies. I've torn my carb apart 4 times and rodded and cleaned...
Forum: Thumpers 08-09-2014, 06:47 AM
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Posted By drtaco
had bike die going to work and home (60mph)couple...

had bike die going to work and home (60mph)couple of times going down road put on clear filter and ran on prime, cuz it felt like fuel problem. never lost flow or gas level in filter when it happened...
Forum: Thumpers 08-07-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 8,983
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Posted By drtaco
jodaddy, does the slide vacuum come from the...

jodaddy, does the slide vacuum come from the copper tube on the right side of carb? not to get in the way of helping gabeI, but i developed a problem with my carb i had it out and apart put back in ,...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-07-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 37,185
Posted By drtaco
nsman if I don't get mine right you can buy it...

nsman if I don't get mine right you can buy it :wink:, really i got it running not right, trying to figure if i like the ride style
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 8,983
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Posted By drtaco
it may still be the petcock (if it is OEM...

it may still be the petcock (if it is OEM style)try starting the bike and look with the petcock in the on position. if you look at the petcock you'll see a grey spacer piece in between the vacuum...
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 8,983
Views: 1,261,913
Posted By drtaco
[QUOTE=nedparsons;24602897]Hi, Don't...

[QUOTE=nedparsons;24602897]Hi,


Don't plan to do much to it- moving to 14/39 gearing while there's still life in the current sprockets,

I'am running 14/39 now, I live in costal flat land...
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 8,983
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Posted By drtaco
nope computer, its something wrong ever since I...

nope computer, its something wrong ever since I tried to post picture. I guess I did something? went to adv forum home board. signed in clicked button and it was like nothing happened. but I went to...
Forum: Thumpers 07-07-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 8,983
Views: 1,261,913
Posted By drtaco
help

i don't know why I am having problems viewing this thread and signing in and posting?
when I sign in while on page 560 (todays posts) it won't show me as signed in. if I go to other page on this...
Forum: Thumpers 07-06-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 8,983
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Posted By drtaco
oops

dropped motor out wasn't bad. bet its harder going back in (hope pic. works)
https://www.flickr.com/photos/112240622@N02/14569180346/
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 8,983
Views: 1,261,913
Posted By drtaco
bike suddenly sputters and stops

about a week ago goin to work my dr would sputter and die it wouldn't start right up but after about a minute or so it would start right up. felt no problems then 2miles down the road did it again...
Forum: Thumpers 06-08-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 8,983
Views: 1,261,913
Posted By drtaco
I've had my 2009 for for 3+ years now. all of the...

I've had my 2009 for for 3+ years now. all of the miles 12,000+ have been road miles, 98% 60 to 65 mph. changed gears to 16/45 i liked that (could bring the front up to a wheelie with no problem...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-13-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 525
Views: 25,322
Posted By drtaco
up here in Lynchburg till Thursday with family...

up here in Lynchburg till Thursday with family going to a in-law funeral, it may not be off-road but rt151 from i64 to amhearst and a little farther(till it ends on 29) was nice and scenic a couple...
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 8,983
Views: 1,261,913
Posted By drtaco
pit cock option

I was hoping the world would wake up and supply some more parts for our rides but I guess not yet :cry I did read earlier the debate between the OEM and non-vacuaum (non-suck :rofl )models. and now...
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 8,983
Views: 1,261,913
Posted By drtaco
fuel cock petcock question

anybody know where I can get a petcock rebuild kit for 2009 I want to stay with oem fuel cock
Forum: Old's Cool 02-05-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 37,185
Posted By drtaco
hey nessman how old is that pic? looks nice where...

hey nessman how old is that pic? looks nice where did you get those exhaust pipes?
yeah redrocket I took the tank off and there seems to be two small spots where some one tried a repair but other...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-01-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 37,185
Posted By drtaco
dropped it off at the shop (screamin' motorsports...

dropped it off at the shop (screamin' motorsports west point, VA) good honest fair dude and sometimes you can't beat a man at his trade:wink:. anyway main thing is to get a good professional idea on...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-01-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 37,185
Posted By drtaco
hi guys yeah resurrection isn't always good :evil...

hi guys yeah resurrection isn't always good :evil but just got a great deal on an 83 vision FREE been sitting since 99 so restoration is what might be happening this place in Richmond is local to...
Forum: Thumpers 01-07-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 8,165
Views: 2,246,354
Posted By drtaco
THANKS KLAY YOU BE THE MAN:gun1!! how do you do...

THANKS KLAY YOU BE THE MAN:gun1!! how do you do that thread link thing?
rango, I like the zipper idea of the boots :)
well I beat the cold today it was 9 degrees when I headed out, my finger tips...
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 8,165
Views: 2,246,354
Posted By drtaco
thanks for the ideas

hey guys thanks for the ideas on cold weather hand protection. probably going to get garbing or venture 7v heated liners. in the mean time check out the wind guards I made. oops I don't know how to...
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 8,983
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Posted By drtaco
cold weather prep

well i'm going to try to ride tomorrow coldest day in 20 years the challenge was on:evil so I hit up on the minimalist thread about glove ideas think either garbing or venture 7 volt glove liners...
Forum: Thumpers 12-29-2013, 06:11 AM
Replies: 8,165
Views: 2,246,354
Posted By drtaco
thanks all

thanks for the input guys (and gals?)!! I ventured thru the forums lurking and found a lot of info, but I figured you boys know more of what i'am dealing with (small displacement). I like that craig...
Forum: Thumpers 12-27-2013, 02:53 AM
Replies: 8,165
Views: 2,246,354
Posted By drtaco
asking for cold weather riders help

hey wondered if any of you guys that ride in 30degree(f) weather could tell me what has worked for you dealing with your hands. I can't go with heated (electrical)don't think the dr200 system could...
Forum: Thumpers 12-27-2013, 02:35 AM
Replies: 8,983
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Posted By drtaco
my windshield came out of a shed while cleaning...

my windshield came out of a shed while cleaning up at the wife's grandfather's place after he passed (98years old)couple years ago believe he had tried it on his 4 wheeler must not have liked it....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-25-2013, 08:13 PM
Replies: 525
Views: 25,322
Posted By drtaco
just lurking

I have been on the dr 200 thread so I just happen to be searching forums and found you guys and I relate!! got out of offroad jeeping did a lot at place outside of Winchester, cove campground. got to...
Forum: Thumpers 12-25-2013, 07:58 PM
Replies: 8,983
Views: 1,261,913
Posted By drtaco
new photos

ok i'll try not to abuse my new skill thanks ben2go
http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5477/11557512894_19af7d25b6.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/112240622@N02/11557512894/)

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Forum: Thumpers 12-24-2013, 05:15 AM
Replies: 8,983
Views: 1,261,913
Posted By drtaco
one more time

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7309/11506525283_5f4923f9e3.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/112240622@N02/11506525283/)
DSC00047 - Copy (http://www.flickr.com/photos/112240622@N02/11506525283/) by...
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2013, 05:55 AM
Replies: 8,983
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Posted By drtaco
photo maybe

http://flic.kr/p/iwMX5X

if this don't work f""" it :(
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 8,983
Views: 1,261,913
Posted By drtaco
finally i may have figured how to post a pic

http://www.flickr.com/photos/112240622@N02/11506525283/

older picture, how can I resize here. btw, that's my gear coming home from work when it is 60+ degrees in the afternoon but 30 in the...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-22-2013, 07:02 PM
Replies: 733
Views: 110,030
Posted By drtaco
trying to post black bike pic

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3779/11506144956_3f179e0aaf_m.jpg
hope this works
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2013, 03:51 PM
Replies: 8,983
Views: 1,261,913
Posted By drtaco
[QUOTE=WizardSkills;23041381]So after reading up...

[QUOTE=WizardSkills;23041381]So after reading up on adv about the highway - worthiness of the little DR I was a little hesitant to try it out. Most of my riding is either off-road or on streets with...
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2013, 09:06 PM
Replies: 8,983
Views: 1,261,913
Posted By drtaco
bark busters from twisted throttle fit perfect on...

bark busters from twisted throttle fit perfect on my 2009
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2013, 08:08 AM
Replies: 8,983
Views: 1,261,913
Posted By drtaco
i have 11,000 since 2011 on a 2009( sat in...

i have 11,000 since 2011 on a 2009( sat in dealers showroom) and have had no problems. changed to 16t gear then i sorta messed up and running a 14t to 39 rear gear has not really improved milage(to...
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2013, 07:56 AM
Replies: 8,983
Views: 1,261,913
Posted By drtaco
gloucester va

gloucester va
Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2012, 07:57 PM
Replies: 8,983
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Posted By drtaco
Wink i have used 16/45 gearing and liked it and did...

i have used 16/45 gearing and liked it and did get my best mpg
(87) got new tires and changed rear to 39. 16/39 really sucked. changed to 15/39 that just sucked. no power and could barely get to...
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2012, 06:56 PM
Replies: 8,165
Views: 2,246,354
Posted By drtaco
i'm sorry that should be culpeper (how ever you...

i'm sorry that should be culpeper (how ever you spell it)

WOW!! leandrorr awesome videos
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2012, 12:24 AM
Replies: 8,165
Views: 2,246,354
Posted By drtaco
if you are talking about the dr200se, last year i...

if you are talking about the dr200se, last year i called around finally got a dealer to look on computer and found 3 in VA one in alex., one in cumberland, one in norfolk which i bought 2009dr200se...
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2012, 10:25 PM
Replies: 8,983
Views: 1,261,913
Posted By drtaco
just catchin up

Just catchin up since the last post, would like say that if you use a milk crate to support your bike use a REAL one. the walmart style will crush under the weight while my REAL marva-maid is...
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2012, 06:44 PM
Replies: 8,983
Views: 1,261,913
Posted By drtaco
barkbuster handguards

installed barkbusters storm hand guards. i really like them big and stout and they are all black. the only trick was that i could not use the bar inserts. I found out that my handle bar has long plug...
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2012, 07:11 AM
Replies: 8,983
Views: 1,261,913
Posted By drtaco
:D hey lobsta my wife said those handguards are...

:D hey lobsta my wife said those handguards are just my style. is a pat. pending or do you sell detailed construction plans? can i get them in black . she uses store brand bleach, so the bottle is...
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