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Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2013, 04:18 PM
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Posted By Obard
Bst rebuild?

OK, the stock carb is apart on my work bench again. I was going to ask what the emulsion tube was, but I think I found it. In the bottom of the slide guide, it's what the needle slides into. Can't...
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2013, 04:33 PM
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Posted By Obard
Ok, I'm headed for the flea market. Can't hurt to...

Ok, I'm headed for the flea market. Can't hurt to have a spare.
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2013, 04:20 PM
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Posted By Obard
[QUOTE=JagLite;20971745]Just to clarify, what...

[QUOTE=JagLite;20971745]Just to clarify, what EXACTLY is in your carb?
Is it the stock carb rebuild kit?
Is it the PC "jet kit" that comes with an adjustable needle?
Or some combination of the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2013, 04:08 PM
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Posted By Obard
Great thread. Thanks.

Great thread. Thanks.
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2013, 04:06 PM
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Posted By Obard
I figure 17,000 & no replacement of the tube and...

I figure 17,000 & no replacement of the tube and slide guide.
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2013, 12:45 PM
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Posted By Obard
ER70S-2 & ProCycle, I appreciate the advice and...

ER70S-2 & ProCycle, I appreciate the advice and will be working on the individual tuning this week. This is my first attempt at working on a carb, so this is extremely educational. I'm interested in...
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2013, 12:39 PM
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Posted By Obard
Seems to be just off idle, maybe 1/8 or 1/6. The...

Seems to be just off idle, maybe 1/8 or 1/6. The rebuild was the ProCycle refresh kit, o rings, jets and needles, allen head bolts.
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2013, 09:15 AM
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Posted By Obard
It gets worse as the engine warms up. I rebuilt...

It gets worse as the engine warms up. I rebuilt the carb last month and added the ProCycle kit. I did drill the slide, the main is 145 I think I recall & the clip is in the fourth notch. All per the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2013, 09:15 PM
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Posted By Obard
The bog part 2

Couple of things; checked my mileage today and I got 35 mpgs. That's not an average, just one gas stop. Almost 100% pavement. This is after the year long ordeal that was the valve adjustment and the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2013, 09:03 PM
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Posted By Obard
I'll try not to be too much of a shill, but I...

I'll try not to be too much of a shill, but I just bought the ProCycle seat they have that's a Saddlemen and so far I'm really happy with it. I don't think I'd be much good after a 300 mile day, but...
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2013, 07:58 AM
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Posted By Obard
Good point Lex. I hadn't considered that. I know...

Good point Lex. I hadn't considered that. I know it's due, and I've got 3890 miles on the tires too. Metzler enduro 3 s. I'd like to save some money, but I know better than to piece meal or cheap...
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2013, 09:50 PM
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Posted By Obard
Great to see the pic ER70S-2. I was staring at...

Great to see the pic ER70S-2. I was staring at Bergdonk's diagram and trying to figure out how to do it. Got it now. Shouldn't be to hard. Thanks for the replies and diagrams/pics.
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2013, 03:04 PM
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Posted By Obard
What am I doing wrong?

First off, I think I'm due for a new chain, but the PO put an aftermarket sprocket to ride the highway better, and I have no idea what size chain to buy. That's not the main issue though.

I did a...
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2013, 09:23 PM
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Posted By Obard
I love this place. You folks are awsome.

You folks on this board are awsome. I can't tell ya how great it is to ask a question and get so much help so quick like. Sincere thanks to everyone for all the insightful help. -Andy
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2013, 02:59 PM
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Posted By Obard
Ok, so is it possible to clean out the...

Ok, so is it possible to clean out the jet/orifice without taking the carb off, or is this going to require removal and dunk? I've been mucking around with the (new) extended idle mixture screw,...
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2013, 12:53 AM
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Posted By Obard
More info

It seems that if I leave the "choke" (or is it an enrichner) on, it won't die when I add throttle.
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2013, 02:04 PM
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Posted By Obard
Off idle stumble

I recently put the ProCycle jet kit with air box mod and twin air filter in the DR. I'm happy with everything, but now I have this issue where from idle if I give it any throttle, it dies. If I blip...
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2013, 07:03 AM
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Posted By Obard
Good question ER70S, I got really lucky as far as...

Good question ER70S, I got really lucky as far as that goes. At the local auto parts store, I paid $8 for a small telescoping magnet. Got the tappet screw out in 5 mins, took another 40 mins to find...
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2013, 06:54 PM
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Posted By Obard
I love my Dr650

Well, after a year and a half (it sat awhile) I finally finished my first valve adjustment. Thank you BergDonk, ProCycle, and some family and friends who gave me a lesson in engines. After swallowing...
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2013, 10:34 AM
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Posted By Obard
So, what's next? Where do I even start? Will...

So, what's next? Where do I even start? Will pulling the head off help, or am I looking at removal and tear down?
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2013, 02:52 PM
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Posted By Obard
My time as a shade tree mechanic comes to an end

Went out this afternoon to give it hell, and finish the valve adjustment I've been trying to complete for months. Well ... I figured out what the clanging and rattling was. The bike swallowed the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2013, 09:31 AM
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Posted By Obard
Do I have to yank the engine out to work on the...

Do I have to yank the engine out to work on the valve seals? Nevermind don't tell me yet, we'll get there soon as I get the valves adjusted right.
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2013, 08:33 AM
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Posted By Obard
Well I'm going to give it hell today. Thanks for...

Well I'm going to give it hell today. Thanks for all the helpful hints. Good news is I'm getting really quick at taking everything off and on. I've been trying to get these darn valves adjusted for...
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2013, 09:57 PM
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Posted By Obard
Ok, so putting the timing mark in the center of...

Ok, so putting the timing mark in the center of the inspection hole isn't exactly enough, right? I think what I am missing, is ensuring that it's tdc on the compression stroke. Please pardon my lack...
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2013, 04:18 PM
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Posted By Obard
Thanks, that is some peace of mind. I just did a...

Thanks, that is some peace of mind. I just did a valve adjustment on it, but am uncertain about my competency in this department. Lack of quality tools, and experience being the biggest factor. How...
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2013, 03:33 PM
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Posted By Obard
Newbie here

Not new to cycles or forums, but new to working on my DR650, and new to this forum. Not sure whether to post questions here or not. Here goes ... Why does my dr smoke blue exhaust when it's cold,...
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