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Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2015, 10:47 AM
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Posted By Lobster
seems like a good deal

http://www.dualsportarmory.com/suzuki-dr650-19-front-wheel-assembly-complete-warp-9/

I was poking around looking for options to go 19" up front and ran across this. Seems like a good deal since...
Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2015, 10:18 AM
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Posted By Lobster
google mxrob and check out his site. he has a...

google mxrob and check out his site. he has a step by step instruction manual for this mod. most of us prefer the 2000-2001 GSXR muffler which is the x40F0x The one you are quoting will work I...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-29-2015, 02:46 PM
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Views: 85,532
Posted By Lobster
Can anyone share some good dirt / gravel road...

Can anyone share some good dirt / gravel road ideas in the North MS area?

Got my DR running...
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2015, 05:33 PM
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Posted By Lobster
sorry...disregard

sorry...disregard
Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2015, 08:04 PM
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Posted By Lobster
Spent some time tuning today...sunny and 60...

Spent some time tuning today...sunny and 60 degrees...woohoo!

Went to the 5th groove on the needle, 150 main jet, fresh gas, and tried to spend most of my time tweaking the idle and the fuel...
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2015, 10:48 AM
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Posted By Lobster
Thank you, sir!

Thank you, sir!
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2015, 07:20 AM
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Posted By Lobster
Quick question. What is the size / spacing of...

Quick question. What is the size / spacing of the DR top clamp if I wanted to buy the HDB top clamp set up? Thanks.
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2015, 08:02 PM
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Posted By Lobster
I don't have "it". I did the Reg Pridmore class...

I don't have "it". I did the Reg Pridmore class a few years ago on my VFR. His girlfriend Gigi was also there riding and ripping on her CBR600. You wanna feel like less of a man? Try and keep up...
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2015, 06:28 AM
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Posted By Lobster
Thanks. That last statement made me laugh out...

Thanks. That last statement made me laugh out loud!
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2015, 07:06 PM
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Posted By Lobster
Totally vain cosmetic question here... ...

Totally vain cosmetic question here...

Who knows how to shorten and polish a Gixxer can?

I saw one guy who did it over on drriders and it looks awesome. He just hasn't answered my...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-05-2015, 06:37 PM
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Posted By Lobster
No comments since July? I just moved to the area...

No comments since July? I just moved to the area last June. Building my DR650 as we speak. Who's got some hot tips for a big fat slow former yank on a big fat slow DR? :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 01-04-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 51,892
Posted By Lobster
9000 miles on the carb...only about 20 miles on...

9000 miles on the carb...only about 20 miles on it with the modifications

Seems to me the answer is to basically put it back stock?
Forum: Thumpers 01-04-2015, 12:54 PM
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Posted By Lobster
...imagine my best Cheech and Chong voice... ...

...imagine my best Cheech and Chong voice...

Hey, man! Can't we all just get along?! :lol3

I just want my bike to run right...
Forum: Thumpers 01-04-2015, 11:41 AM
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Posted By Lobster
Well, all I can say is that the guy was at least...

Well, all I can say is that the guy was at least willing to help me. I don't really know who to believe...one expert says "black" and the other says "white". Two opposite data points...

I would...
Forum: Thumpers 01-04-2015, 08:55 AM
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Posted By Lobster
Wow, did I ever just get my ass handed too me in...

Wow, did I ever just get my ass handed too me in the Krusty Index Carb Thread.....:eek1

Any of you with high comp pistons should read the last couple posts.
Forum: Thumpers 01-04-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 51,892
Posted By Lobster
Derek, thanks. I would like to hear some...

Derek, thanks.

I would like to hear some suggestions for how you think the problems I have created should be fixed.
Forum: Thumpers 01-02-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 51,892
Posted By Lobster
My saga with the jet kit

All,

I was asked to perhaps post a summary of all my woes with the jet kit in one spot so it is easy for others to read what I've gone through and also easier for anyone who might want to comment...
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2014, 04:10 PM
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Posted By Lobster
Noel and Duckslider, thanks...I just keep...

Noel and Duckslider, thanks...I just keep thinking that sucker is cool!

I assume it goes over the stock light without any clearance issues? I have the smaller 250 light so I assume I will be...
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2014, 10:34 AM
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Posted By Lobster
anyone use this rack?

I just think this looks freaking cool! I'm not sure it's worth $150 plus shipping and duty from Australia, but it looks way cool in my opinion.

Anyone use one and care to comment?
...
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2014, 10:28 AM
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Posted By Lobster
Thanks for the pic. I'm quite sure I don't have...

Thanks for the pic. I'm quite sure I don't have that o-ring...damn. Now I need another Pro Cycle order... Shhh... Don't tell my wife!

I was going to do a "sooner than normal" oil change...
Forum: Thumpers 12-29-2014, 07:05 PM
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Posted By Lobster
OK I give. My filter had no o ring on it...where...

OK I give. My filter had no o ring on it...where is it supposed to go?
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-29-2014, 12:06 PM
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Posted By Lobster
Thanks, Doc!

Thanks, Doc!
Forum: Thumpers 12-29-2014, 12:00 PM
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Posted By Lobster
Yes...I did the same thing on a YZ250 years...

Yes...I did the same thing on a YZ250 years ago...lesson learned.

I think I just wedged my foot between the tire and the floor and then leaned forward and broke the nut free with a 1/2" wrench. I...
Forum: Thumpers 12-29-2014, 11:59 AM
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Posted By Lobster
My screws were tight with 9000 miles on the bike....

My screws were tight with 9000 miles on the bike. I simply unscrewed, added blue loctite (I think) and then put it back together. I didn't have the hex bolts. I hope it will hold.....:clap
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-28-2014, 05:59 PM
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Posted By Lobster
Thank you, sir! How technical is the TAT...

Thank you, sir!

How technical is the TAT in the area? A 265lb former Yank on a dual sport wanna be dirt bike may be just too many poundages for safe riding on the TAT...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-28-2014, 05:56 PM
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Views: 882,196
Posted By Lobster
Thanks for the welcome. I'll keep an eye out. ...

Thanks for the welcome. I'll keep an eye out. Not sure if my abilities are up to TAT sections...:eek1
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-28-2014, 01:13 PM
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Posted By Lobster
Can some of you AR guys recommend some good...

Can some of you AR guys recommend some good gravel / dirt / mountain riding within a reasonable drive from Memphis? I have a kitchen pass from Momma for a long weekend on the DR650 if I can lose...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-28-2014, 01:10 PM
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Posted By Lobster
New to the 'Sip...

Hello all,

Moved to NW Mississippi this June from Michigan. My company is building a plant in Tunica County. If you ever come up for a casino visit drop me a line.

We are enjoying the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-28-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 106,512
Views: 21,171,850
Posted By Lobster
I just did this. Yes, one big nut in the center...

I just did this. Yes, one big nut in the center of the basket, but you need to take out the clutch plates first IIRC... You will need a big wrench and some help holding the rear wheel in place to...
Forum: Thumpers 12-26-2014, 01:03 PM
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Posted By Lobster
Update... Spent all morning playing around...

Update...

Spent all morning playing around with it. Going to the #3 needle position made it NOTICEABLY worse. I then went to the #5 position and it was about the same as the #4.

I remembered...
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 106,512
Views: 21,171,850
Posted By Lobster
Thanks. I'll go to #3 and report back. ...

Thanks. I'll go to #3 and report back.

Cheers
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 106,512
Views: 21,171,850
Posted By Lobster
I hear you. The needle is in #4 per your...

I hear you. The needle is in #4 per your instructions. Suggest #3 or #5 or just try both and see what happens?
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 106,512
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Posted By Lobster
Plugs are brand new. .025 gap tool fits, .030...

Plugs are brand new.
.025 gap tool fits, .030 gap tool doesn't - I assumed gap is OK
I would guess 1/8 - 1/4
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2014, 04:31 PM
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Views: 21,171,850
Posted By Lobster
She runs!...but need help

Finally got my motor back together this weekend...and believe it or not, she runs! But I have a tuning question I need help with please.

Exhaust bolt - fixed
NSU screws - loctited
JE high comp...
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 106,512
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Posted By Lobster
Head turned out fine. The same engine shop that...

Head turned out fine. The same engine shop that fixed the head honed the cylinder, too. it looks great. Lookin forward to the high comp piston, jet kit, airbox mod, and gixxer exhaust...
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 106,512
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Posted By Lobster
I'm sure all of you are just DYING to know how my...

I'm sure all of you are just DYING to know how my pseudo rebuild is going now that I have the seized exhaust bolt fixed and a HUGE box of parts from Pro Cycle to install.... I'm sure you all just...
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 106,512
Views: 21,171,850
Posted By Lobster
@nzrian

thanks for the pics. I think I understand, but it just seems like it would be easy to make the timing slip by a tooth on the chain and have all kinds of problems.

Got my procycle order today...
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2014, 05:25 PM
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Posted By Lobster
Holiday shipping is killing me. Doesn't arrive...

Holiday shipping is killing me. Doesn't arrive until 12-10!
Forum: Thumpers 12-07-2014, 04:25 PM
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Posted By Lobster
timing the cam on re-install

Was wondering if anyone has tips on timing the cam correctly upon re-install? I have the service manual, but it seemed vague to me. I just want to make sure after all this trouble I'm going through...
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 106,512
Views: 21,171,850
Posted By Lobster
Got my parts back from the machine shop today. ...

Got my parts back from the machine shop today. They even honed the cylinder while I waited. Now I have a clean and cross hatched cylinder waiting on ProCycle parts to arrive. Exhaust head bolt is...
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