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Forum: Ride reports 10-04-2012, 07:17 AM
Replies: 2,811
Views: 1,882,418
Posted By perryg114
You two have been an inspiration to many of us...

You two have been an inspiration to many of us lurkers on here. I just got finished reading your entire adventure. It took the better part of a week and I did not read every post. All I can say is...
Forum: Ride reports 10-01-2012, 09:25 AM
Replies: 1,186
Views: 353,940
Posted By perryg114
I think some of the failures were due to old...

I think some of the failures were due to old parts but some of it is just plain old engineering and materials were not that great almost 100 yrs ago. Back then, 10,000 miles on a bike was probably a...
Forum: Ride reports 09-28-2012, 07:06 AM
Replies: 1,186
Views: 353,940
Posted By perryg114
Good luck on your trip back home. I hope you find...

Good luck on your trip back home. I hope you find a cheap ride back and I think it is good you are not going to destroy such a great old bike riding it till it is dead.

I don't know how you rode...
Forum: Equipment 11-02-2011, 05:42 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 20,704
Posted By perryg114
Those guards have been all over the place. ...

Those guards have been all over the place.

Perry
Forum: Equipment 08-03-2011, 10:11 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 20,704
Posted By perryg114
Thanks for the good feedback. It is nice to see...

Thanks for the good feedback. It is nice to see them in ride reports on bikes that have been all over the world.

Perry
Forum: Ride reports 08-01-2011, 06:20 PM
Replies: 503
Views: 571,440
Posted By perryg114
Jaw dropping photos. You should quit the mechanic...

Jaw dropping photos. You should quit the mechanic thing and just take pictures for a living. WOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Your back will get better but it takes time and maybe a good chiropractor. Try...
Forum: Face plant 07-26-2011, 09:58 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 179,424
Posted By perryg114
Glad you came out of it ok. From an engineering...

Glad you came out of it ok. From an engineering perspective without seeing the parts it looks like the metal was too thin and the casting was of poor quality. It looks like there is a lot of porosity...
Forum: Equipment 07-25-2011, 09:42 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 8,279
Posted By perryg114
So what is the deal with Motoport Jackets? It...

So what is the deal with Motoport Jackets? It seems like there is an almost religious following. So how much of it is bragging rights and how much of it is substance. I am getting the feeling that it...
Forum: Equipment 07-22-2011, 11:35 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,448
Posted By perryg114
My headlight modulator has saved me a time or...

My headlight modulator has saved me a time or two. I can tell that people notice me. A high percentage of car/bike accidents occur at intersections where the on coming car makes a left turn in front...
Forum: Equipment 07-22-2011, 11:21 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 24,205
Posted By perryg114
If I were going on the trip of a lifetime I would...

If I were going on the trip of a lifetime I would have a mid sized point and shoot, something like the Canon A series and an SLR. I have an old A620 that takes great pictures. However, the SLR is...
Forum: Equipment 07-22-2011, 10:46 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 8,279
Posted By perryg114
HOT Weather and ATGATT

So where do you draw the line between wearing too much gear and getting heat stroke and too little gear and getting hurt? What do you wear that protects and still keeps you cool? Typically, I don't...
Forum: Ride reports 07-21-2011, 07:13 PM
Replies: 6,965
Views: 2,261,584
Posted By perryg114
Personally I think the ape hanger bars are the...

Personally I think the ape hanger bars are the way to go. I mean if they are good enough for a Harley they must be even better on a DRZ.

Perry
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-20-2011, 01:47 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 54,157
Posted By perryg114
I know of an old Cemetery right next door to me....

I know of an old Cemetery right next door to me. It may be an old slave cemetery. It is in the New Market, AL area. <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office"...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-13-2011, 06:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,777
Posted By perryg114
Nice ride report. You guys have some GPS tracks...

Nice ride report. You guys have some GPS tracks of your ride from hell? I don't live but an hour or two from that area. It looks like typical east coast woods/trial riding which is a bitch on...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-12-2011, 01:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,708
Posted By perryg114
Looks like one of my engine guards did it's job. ...

Looks like one of my engine guards did it's job.

Perry

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Forum: Vendors 07-12-2011, 12:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 813
Posted By perryg114
It glues on with RTV. Perry

It glues on with RTV.

Perry
Forum: Australia 07-12-2011, 07:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,875
Posted By perryg114
Thanks for the plug John. I recommend my bar...

Thanks for the plug John. I recommend my bar risers as well. You have two to choose from. Offset and no offset. Offset gives you more flexability. Both are rock solid. The Rox is a neat concept but I...
Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2011, 07:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,168
Posted By perryg114
You need a hot start button. Baring that, try...

You need a hot start button. Baring that, try holding the throttle wide open to let more air in. I put one on my old DR350 and it helped a lot.

Perry
Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2011, 07:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 388
Posted By perryg114
Do you have a set of calipers? Perry

Do you have a set of calipers?

Perry
Forum: Vendors 07-12-2011, 07:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 813
Posted By perryg114
So anyone using my covers? I have sold a few on...

So anyone using my covers? I have sold a few on Ebay. I think it is a matter of no one knowing that they are out there.

Perry
Forum: Ride reports 07-06-2011, 02:51 PM
Replies: 6,965
Views: 2,261,584
Posted By perryg114
Did you save the failed part? Maybe an autopsy...

Did you save the failed part? Maybe an autopsy would be informative. Why did it fail? I will volunteer to take it apart and see where it failed.

Perry
Forum: Ride reports 07-06-2011, 09:28 AM
Replies: 6,965
Views: 2,261,584
Posted By perryg114
I was thinking more like her bike draws more...

I was thinking more like her bike draws more current for some reason causing overheating of the stator coils. Putting an amp meter on there might reveal some answers.

Well sounds like a spare is...
Forum: Ride reports 07-06-2011, 07:09 AM
Replies: 6,965
Views: 2,261,584
Posted By perryg114
Any idea why LDF's stator has failed twice that I...

Any idea why LDF's stator has failed twice that I know of and Doc's has been fine?

Perry
Forum: The Garage 06-23-2011, 01:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,081
Posted By perryg114
Hydrualic lifters is the answer. You can only go...

Hydrualic lifters is the answer. You can only go about 7000 RPM without going to solid lifters because of mass. Also as others have mentioned, higher cam profiles which makes the mass issue worse. My...
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2011, 01:03 PM
Replies: 100,325
Views: 19,284,207
Posted By perryg114
What I do on valves is adjust the intake valves a...

What I do on valves is adjust the intake valves a little tight and the exhaust a little on the loose side. Lets say the intake tolerance is .006" I would adjust that so I can just barely cram a .006"...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-25-2011, 09:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,485
Posted By perryg114
There is an additive in antifreeze that helps...

There is an additive in antifreeze that helps lubricate the pump seal. It is that smelly stuff and it is the same stuff they use in coolant for machine tools. Ethylene glycol has no odor at all but...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-09-2010, 05:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,584
Posted By perryg114
Cops can fool you sometime. I popped a wheeling...

Cops can fool you sometime. I popped a wheeling through a stop sign one time on my XR650L and he pulled me over and lectured me but other than that he did not do anything.

Another time, I had a...
Forum: Equipment 01-21-2010, 06:01 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 20,704
Posted By perryg114
Well I am glad they are doing their job. I have...

Well I am glad they are doing their job. I have not had time to explore the rear disk guard. I spend all my time filling orders but that is a good problem to have. I do need to get back to the forums...
Forum: Equipment 04-01-2009, 07:48 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 20,704
Posted By perryg114
So how are the guards holding up folks? ...

So how are the guards holding up folks?

Perry
Forum: Equipment 04-26-2008, 06:09 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 20,704
Posted By perryg114
Looks good but it really needs an oil filter...

Looks good but it really needs an oil filter guard.

Perry
Forum: Equipment 04-11-2008, 08:14 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 20,704
Posted By perryg114
New DR650SE clutch Guard pics

http://www.motorcycleproducts.org/Engine_Guards/DR650SE_Guards/clutchguard640x480.jpgHere is the final version.


You can order the whole set or individually at
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Forum: Equipment 04-10-2008, 10:03 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 20,704
Posted By perryg114
Thanks guys for the business. This one has been a...

Thanks guys for the business. This one has been a challenge getting it out there. Not sure if labor wise I will break even. It was a character building experience LOL.

Perry
Forum: Equipment 04-10-2008, 06:38 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 20,704
Posted By perryg114
Ordering Link

The following link will get you to an ordering page. There is a combo deal for $100 for all three items.

http://www.motorcycleproducts.org/Engine_Guards/DR650SE_Guards/DR650SE.htm

I will...
Forum: Equipment 04-08-2008, 11:37 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 20,704
Posted By perryg114
Its Done DR650SE Clutch Guards Arriving Soon

Well the dies are done and the blanks are cut. In a few days I will have some clutch guards. I am not sure it was worth all the work but its done. I made one last tweak on the dies and they are...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-10-2008, 06:41 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,764
Posted By perryg114
I just try to pass the cagers that like to block...

I just try to pass the cagers that like to block traffic before they know I am there. I don't have too many trying to race at the light. I usually take off like a bat anyway and don't look around...
Forum: Equipment 02-21-2008, 09:45 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 20,704
Posted By perryg114
I have a DR350 but I am questioning the market...

I have a DR350 but I am questioning the market for making these things for a bike that is out of production. If my smaller dies are the right size it might be worth considering but I can't see making...
Forum: Equipment 02-21-2008, 08:08 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 20,704
Posted By perryg114
DR650SE clutch Guard Update

Well the dies are at the machinist and the blanks are being laser cut. Hopefully I will have some to sell in a few weeks.

Perry
Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2008, 05:18 AM
Replies: 100,325
Views: 19,284,207
Posted By perryg114
Ya got pics of the parts in the correct place? ...

Ya got pics of the parts in the correct place?

Perry
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Forum: Equipment 01-08-2008, 08:00 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 20,704
Posted By perryg114
I know this one won't work with a DR350 but one...

I know this one won't work with a DR350 but one based on my smaller dies might be possible.

Perry
Forum: Equipment 01-08-2008, 07:59 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 20,704
Posted By perryg114
I don't have an older model DR650 so I have no...

I don't have an older model DR650 so I have no way of checking. If you want to bring it to Hunstville, AL I can try it but other than that!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Perry
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