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Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2014, 02:17 PM
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Posted By deathu
Just wanted to make sure... are you tighening...

Just wanted to make sure... are you tighening those bolts sequentially, in a criss cross pattern, only a few turns at a time for each bolt? If not, I think this is why they break.

Secondly, what...
Forum: Thumpers 08-26-2013, 01:03 PM
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Posted By deathu
Thank you guys for all your suggestions! The...

Thank you guys for all your suggestions! The battery is in good condition, I will start checking the electrical connections. If nothing obvious comes out I guess I'll start spraying water until I...
Forum: Thumpers 08-25-2013, 02:44 PM
Replies: 91,572
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Posted By deathu
Thanks, however the sidestand safety switch does...

Thanks, however the sidestand safety switch does not physically exist on my bike- it was removed by one of the previous owners.
Also it seemed to me that the starter motor did engage but it was...
Forum: Thumpers 08-25-2013, 02:01 PM
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Posted By deathu
stall/ no start

Guys,

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I'm trying to understand WHY my bike refused to start after this...
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2013, 06:30 AM
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Posted By deathu
Well it turns out I could not replicate the...

Well it turns out I could not replicate the problem any longer this morning, the bike just ran without issue no matter how i played with the wires. I guess it must have been the green connector...
Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2013, 04:44 PM
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Posted By deathu
Probably enlarge the hole, and cut a new, larger...

Probably enlarge the hole, and cut a new, larger (next metric size) thread and use a bigger plug? Definitely unmount the cover if you do this, it will generate a lot of filings.
Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 91,572
Views: 17,054,675
Posted By deathu
Thanks for the suggestion, but I did already...

Thanks for the suggestion, but I did already replace that oring. In fact I replaced ALL orings except for the one that sits under the slide guide, which nor suzuki or KTM seem to sell as a...
Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2013, 10:41 AM
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Posted By deathu
Guys, Can anyone help me with a picture...

Guys,

Can anyone help me with a picture showing the correct fuel level on a DR650 BST40 carb, as measured with a clear tube connected to the float bowl's drain hole?
I got my float level adjusted...
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2013, 11:30 AM
Replies: 91,572
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Posted By deathu
clutch dragging

Thanks for your suggestions guys, I will definitely re-check everything. I don't recall seeing any obvious wear marks on the thrust washer but I'll recheck it anyway.

I doubt that it was the OEM...
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2013, 04:38 PM
Replies: 91,572
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Posted By deathu
clutch dragging

Guys,

I recently replaced the clutch pack (drive and driven discs + springs) as part of my '98 DR650 rebuild. The old discs were pretty worn out, and I used the EBC "Dirt racer" set that comes...
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2013, 04:55 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 20,494
Posted By deathu
Hi, Thumbs up for the rebuild, I only hope...

Hi,

Thumbs up for the rebuild, I only hope I'll be able to do a similar project someday.

Can you please explain how does your tube bender actually work? It seems very simple but I can't figure...
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2013, 10:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 481
Posted By deathu
Are those tires you are mounting marked as TT or...

Are those tires you are mounting marked as TT or TL? Especially if they are marked TL they may require a much higher pressure for the bead to seat properly. IIRC my TL marked anakees required several...
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2013, 06:44 AM
Replies: 91,572
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Posted By deathu
The 40F0 is the OEM muffler from the 01-02...

The 40F0 is the OEM muffler from the 01-02 GSXR1000, the best option to fit on a DR650 IMO. You are supposed to have a gasket between the midpipe and the muffler, and the midpipe is supposed to...
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2013, 12:19 AM
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Posted By deathu
Crash alot: that looks absolutely horrible! I...

Crash alot: that looks absolutely horrible! I can't imagine such a huge bend on the top tube not implying that other parts of the frame were bent (and eventually straightened) as well. I would...
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2013, 10:21 AM
Replies: 91,572
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Posted By deathu
I finally managed to get that pilot air jet out...

I finally managed to get that pilot air jet out :1drink it did involve some light hammering but that's it.


I only wish I could do the same! But "near new" DR650 parts are an utopia in europe....
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2013, 08:02 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,842
Posted By deathu
Hi, Very nice work you've done on the DR...

Hi,

Very nice work you've done on the DR :thumb
I think you are going to hurt the swingarm with that sidestand foot enlargement, if/when you drop the bike on it's left side.
Mine is already...
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2013, 05:14 AM
Replies: 91,572
Views: 17,054,675
Posted By deathu
I was thinking about the enrichener as well,...

I was thinking about the enrichener as well, that's why I replaced the plunger.
Another thing I omitted to say is I'm using the IMS tank with the locking gas cap. Often when I take off the cap, I...
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2013, 11:59 PM
Replies: 91,572
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Posted By deathu
Off-idle hesitation/stalling

Guys,

I just finished rebuilding the top end of my '98 DR650, and I have this weird carb/jetting(?) issue I can't seem to find an explanation for: when the bike is warmed up, after idling for more...
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2013, 01:05 PM
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Posted By deathu
Thanks a lot! The information was extremely...

Thanks a lot! The information was extremely useful to me, although I didn't have the necessary number of c-clamps available, the thread inspired me so I did my own "circular" clamp/vice :D. I just...
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2013, 10:10 AM
Replies: 91,572
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Posted By deathu
reinstalling the clutch

Hi,

As part of my 1998 DR650SE rebuild, I got a complete new clutch set, and I have the following issue with it's installation.
It seems that up to this point, the concaved washer (or judder...
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2013, 07:29 PM
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Posted By deathu
Thank you for the clarifications, your answers...

Thank you for the clarifications, your answers are very helpful!
:beer
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2013, 05:31 PM
Replies: 91,572
Views: 17,054,675
Posted By deathu
Hi, I'm preparing to re-assemble the top end...

Hi,

I'm preparing to re-assemble the top end of my 1998 DR motor. It's the the first time I'm doing this and I need to clarify a couple of things:
1. the service manual states that you need to...
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2013, 05:51 PM
Replies: 91,572
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Posted By deathu
I'd recommend to actually have her check the bike...

I'd recommend to actually have her check the bike in it's current form, before making any additional changes, it's likely a very good fit if it's already 2 inches lower than stock. Seat height does...
Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 91,572
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Posted By deathu
So here is how my conrod small end looks like: ...

So here is how my conrod small end looks like:
http://s8.postimage.org/hpeo73wyt/3290.jpg

http://s7.postimage.org/5rxdgsqp7/3291.jpg

http://s9.postimage.org/8ra8y259r/3293.jpg

Obviously it...
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2013, 11:47 PM
Replies: 91,572
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Posted By deathu
Hey, what type of headlight mask (fairing) is...

Hey, what type of headlight mask (fairing) is that? (visible at 04:53 in the video). Can you give us more information about it? Seems like a nice mod, allowing 2 HID projectors to be used.
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2013, 11:27 PM
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Posted By deathu
In all honesty, I would go to the dealer and buy...

In all honesty, I would go to the dealer and buy one tomorrow, only issue is they are not available in Europe any more :cry



IMHO more wind protection means more plastics to break when dropping...
Forum: Thumpers 01-10-2013, 08:46 AM
Replies: 91,572
Views: 17,054,675
Posted By deathu
I'm starting to lean towards replacing the piston...

I'm starting to lean towards replacing the piston as well, for peace of mind...
Yes, the bike was running ok-ish, definitely it did not make any abnormal/suspect noises (only a nasty vibration that...
Forum: Thumpers 01-10-2013, 04:00 AM
Replies: 91,572
Views: 17,054,675
Posted By deathu
Thanks! Wouldn't detonation leave other visible...

Thanks! Wouldn't detonation leave other visible traces/marks as well? Also I don't know, what could possibly cause detonation in such a low compression engine?







Guys, this sounds very...
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2013, 03:21 PM
Replies: 91,572
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Posted By deathu
It's a plain bush on the little end. From the...

It's a plain bush on the little end. From the schematics I understand it's a needle bearing only on the big end, but at this point I do not plan to crack the crankcase halves apart.

Also that...
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 91,572
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Posted By deathu
Thanks, do you happen to know approximately how...

Thanks, do you happen to know approximately how much the plunger was extended at those 57.000kms? (I mean distance from the gasket surface to the tip of the plunger). Also I do not actually know how...
Forum: Thumpers 01-07-2013, 03:05 PM
Replies: 91,572
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Posted By deathu
Timing chain wear

Hi everyone,

I recently took the top end and cylinder out of my 1998 DR650 engine, to replace the leaky base gasket and fix oil burning issues. While I have the top end apart, I thought it's a...
Forum: Beasts 12-24-2012, 03:52 PM
Replies: 16,518
Views: 4,590,437
Posted By deathu
:eek2you bike must be like...130cm wide, I guess....

:eek2you bike must be like...130cm wide, I guess.

Anyway, is that a Suzuki 40F0 (gsxr) exhaust you have there? I'm very interested to hear how it sounds on a Transalp...
Forum: Ride reports 12-17-2012, 06:07 AM
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Posted By deathu
The pictures from the Altai region are absolutely...

The pictures from the Altai region are absolutely stunning... they definitely make me want to visit the area at some point.

Walter, I wanted to ask you, what lens(es) do you carry with you for...
Forum: Beasts 12-04-2012, 11:17 PM
Replies: 16,518
Views: 4,590,437
Posted By deathu
Of course, I did see the custom suspension links...

Of course, I did see the custom suspension links on your bike. Well, I am not sure exactly to which point on the frame did you measure, but in my case the clearance was about 175mm (that was before I...
Forum: Beasts 12-04-2012, 09:19 AM
Replies: 16,518
Views: 4,590,437
Posted By deathu
Hi, Are you absoultely sure the bike is...

Hi,

Are you absoultely sure the bike is actually lowered, and not raised on rear side? Judging by the above pics, it seems to sit just as high, if not higher than the average Transalp 600. These...
Forum: Thumpers 11-28-2012, 07:06 PM
Replies: 2,067
Views: 614,987
Posted By deathu
Hi Walter, Assuming you are still using the...

Hi Walter,

Assuming you are still using the FX-R headlight projectors, how did they hold up after all the trips you put them through? Did you have any problems with them at all? Would you buy them...
Forum: Thumpers 11-28-2012, 04:54 PM
Replies: 91,572
Views: 17,054,675
Posted By deathu
rear rack with tool storage compartment?

I'm currently searching for a rear luggage rack that also has some sort of "built-in" tool storage space under it. Up to this point I didn't find anything for sale or even custom built.

My idea...
Forum: Ride reports 11-01-2012, 03:27 PM
Replies: 4,848
Views: 3,087,047
Posted By deathu
Walter, this is amazing!... I did not expect you...

Walter, this is amazing!... I did not expect you to plan the route through anywhere near the exclusion zone. Very nice to see actual images from the abandoned area, which is bigger than the actual...
Forum: Thumpers 10-15-2012, 02:29 PM
Replies: 91,572
Views: 17,054,675
Posted By deathu
Just a quick note, DO use the clip on the vacuum...

Just a quick note, DO use the clip on the vacuum cap. I did not know about this, and although it was a tight fit mine just fell off during a ride, maybe some 300 miles after installing the tank. The...
Forum: Beasts 10-11-2012, 02:21 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 34,492
Posted By deathu
This is sad news... I currently own a '99...

This is sad news...
I currently own a '99 model which I've been enjoying for over 35.000 kms.
I truly hope they are going to release a decent sucessor, but I do not expect this to happen, because...
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