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Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 4,117
Views: 470,388
Posted By rowie
Keihin FCR-39 MX. I have one on my 90 model. I...

Keihin FCR-39 MX. I have one on my 90 model. I give it 3 priming kicks with the de-compression and choke on, a couple of throttle squirts, go to tdc, then kick it in the guts. Hot or cold, 90% of the...
Forum: Australia 01-17-2015, 04:40 AM
Replies: 2,983
Views: 489,161
Posted By rowie
Dunno mate. He has another ad for the same bike,...

Dunno mate. He has another ad for the same bike, except the seller name is Frank, and this one is Steve. Does sound a bit suss.
Forum: Australia 01-17-2015, 04:18 AM
Replies: 2,983
Views: 489,161
Posted By rowie
The photo that shows said pipe, is on a...

The photo that shows said pipe, is on a completely different bike :D
Forum: Australia 01-04-2015, 10:04 PM
Replies: 2,983
Views: 489,161
Posted By rowie
Electric leg XL600

http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/metford/motorcycles/honda-xl600-rmg-lams-approved-/1065757632
Forum: Thumpers 12-19-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 4,117
Views: 470,388
Posted By rowie
Seat base dimensions

Guys,

I'm in need of the Seat base dimensions from a 92 to 95 model. Seat Concepts has a foam and cover kit available for them and I want to see if the foam will fit my 90 model base.

Thanks,...
Forum: Australia 12-03-2014, 02:46 AM
Replies: 14,674
Views: 1,989,108
Posted By rowie
Very much. Thanks BergDonk. The seat pan on the...

Very much. Thanks BergDonk. The seat pan on the 90 and 91 models is bent like a banana, and 92 - 95 is similar to 96+. Length wise it would work, but the width would not. Mine is 230mm wide at the...
Forum: Australia 12-02-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 14,674
Views: 1,989,108
Posted By rowie
Seat base dimensions

Blokes,

If someone has their seat off (or a spare one lying around) could you measure the base for me please. I would like to know the length from the rear most point to the centre of the curve at...
Forum: Australia 11-15-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 1,870
Views: 176,386
Posted By rowie
YEIS - Yamaha Energy Induction System. Supposedly...

YEIS - Yamaha Energy Induction System. Supposedly filled with air/fuel mix that was instantly available when the throttle was opened. Um, yeah, OK then :lol3 I don't know how a bottle that had...
Forum: Australia 10-20-2014, 05:22 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,354
Posted By rowie
Save your money. It's pretty useless. I stripped...

Save your money. It's pretty useless. I stripped the previous owner applied paint off my DR650RS panels with the brush on stripper. The paint Suzuki used must be a special formula that fends off...
Forum: Australia 10-05-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 28,006
Posted By rowie
Very nice Eric. Too flash to get dirty :D The...

Very nice Eric. Too flash to get dirty :D The tail light on that model is the same as used on the DR650RS, in case you can't get a replacement or whatever.
Forum: Australia 10-05-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 330
Posted By rowie
YZF400 Front end conversion

I picked up a '99 YZF400 rolling chassis and the front end is not required. Are they commonly used as a conversion onto ADV bikes? Thought I would offer it cheap to an inmate before flogging it off...
Forum: Australia 09-27-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,288
Posted By rowie
If this happens to their steering bearings, I...

If this happens to their steering bearings, I would hate to use them in the wheels. It is not worn: Just poorly made

http://i44.photobucket.com/albums/f13/davidrowe/bearing.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 08-16-2014, 12:01 AM
Replies: 4,117
Views: 470,388
Posted By rowie
The early models came from the factory with a...

The early models came from the factory with a seal retainer. Item no. 32 here:

http://cdn.partzilla.com/diagram/suzuki/09/73/0016.png
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 4,117
Views: 470,388
Posted By rowie
They are special bolts. The head breaks off when...

They are special bolts. The head breaks off when they get to a specific tightness.
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2014, 02:24 AM
Replies: 4,117
Views: 470,388
Posted By rowie
OEM, Twin Air and maybe K&N. Post 96 wont fit

OEM, Twin Air and maybe K&N. Post 96 wont fit
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2014, 03:13 AM
Replies: 16,347
Views: 2,655,540
Posted By rowie
Thanks for your input Ladder. I was able to fully...

Thanks for your input Ladder. I was able to fully compress one of the forks until it stopped and there is 285mm of travel, which gives me an extra 3mm of tyre to frame clearance. :D This is the...
Forum: Australia 07-19-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 14,674
Views: 1,989,108
Posted By rowie
I have seen a photo somewhere..... Don't know if...

I have seen a photo somewhere..... Don't know if any mounts were changed, but it looked like a simple swap. Adding a larger battery and the starting electrics would be the biggest headache. Carb...
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 16,347
Views: 2,655,540
Posted By rowie
Thanks for the link. I have been through that...

Thanks for the link. I have been through that thread several times and found only one fork swap that contained sufficient information. He used the complete upside down front end off a KLX250. I went...
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 16,347
Views: 2,655,540
Posted By rowie
Fork swap

Guys,

I have a 1990 DR650RS and have not been able to find any specific info, so I thought I would ask here because the DR750's and 800's are pretty much the same :D Just wondering if anyone that...
Forum: Australia 06-25-2014, 02:48 AM
Replies: 1,194
Views: 71,209
Posted By rowie
That sucks Charlie. I stopped to let a ute past...

That sucks Charlie. I stopped to let a ute past and just started moving when I went over. There was a couple camping down stream a bit and the bloke came over to see if I was ok. He helped me walk...
Forum: Australia 06-21-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 1,194
Views: 71,209
Posted By rowie
Almost identical Barra :rofl The Turramurra...

Almost identical Barra :rofl The Turramurra crossing is fairly new and had a smooth broom finish. Dickheads! I didn't get a photo though. Picked it up straight away as I didn't feel like kicking the...
Forum: Australia 06-18-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 1,194
Views: 71,209
Posted By rowie
Charlie, I wont be able to make it, which has...

Charlie, I wont be able to make it, which has pissed me off a bit. Doing a fork swap and still getting it sorted. It was supposed to be a remove old forks, bolt on new forks and ride. Yeah, right!
...
Forum: Australia 06-12-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 1,194
Views: 71,209
Posted By rowie
I rode Laroona - Ewan Rd and Paluma - Ewan Rd at...

I rode Laroona - Ewan Rd and Paluma - Ewan Rd at Easter. It was new bitumen to a few k's south of the Paluma - Ewan Rd junction. Paluma - Ewan Rd is basically a rough single lane road through the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-08-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 16,347
Views: 2,655,540
Posted By rowie
It is still listed on the Suzuki Australia parts...

It is still listed on the Suzuki Australia parts fiche

http://www.mickhone.com.au/find/part/M.96792

Email to confirm if it still available
Forum: Australia 06-01-2014, 03:07 AM
Replies: 1,194
Views: 71,209
Posted By rowie
Thumb Sounds good Charlie. Getting my suspension sorted...

Sounds good Charlie. Getting my suspension sorted at the moment and trying to justify spending 1100 bucks on a Wilbers shock. 4770 3177 is the number I found. Fairly certain it is the caravan park at...
Forum: Australia 06-01-2014, 01:47 AM
Replies: 1,194
Views: 71,209
Posted By rowie
Add a maybe from me. That's if you will let a...

Add a maybe from me. That's if you will let a slow bastard on a 24yo dog rooter tag along :D
Forum: Australia 05-26-2014, 01:58 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 28,006
Posted By rowie
Nasty! How do the journals, cam and rockers look?...

Nasty! How do the journals, cam and rockers look? They have a bad habit of major wearing if they are poorly maintained. While you have it in bits, check the oil feed pipe in the head. This is what I...
Forum: Australia 05-22-2014, 01:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,527
Posted By rowie
I tried these: ...

I tried these:

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/310957323171

Which had about the same light output as a candle. Cree LED's might be better?

Decided to stay with incandescent bulbs in the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 1,764
Views: 392,730
Posted By rowie
A few from today's ride in north Queensland, Aus....

A few from today's ride in north Queensland, Aus.

On the Eungella Range:

http://i44.photobucket.com/albums/f13/davidrowe/range.jpg
http://i44.photobucket.com/albums/f13/davidrowe/waterfall.jpg...
Forum: Australia 04-27-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 563
Posted By rowie
Thanks blokes :D I will give them a try. The...

Thanks blokes :D I will give them a try. The originals on my DR didn't like 180Ks of corrug-g-g-g-g-g-ations and the mounting bolt ripped out.

Jim, basically I wanted to know how they coped with...
Forum: Australia 04-26-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 563
Posted By rowie
Buell Indicators

Anyone in AU using these?

http://www.srwmoto.com.au/product/1246-genuine-indicator-for-2003-2009-xb

Seems to be a lot of dual sport riders in the USA using them. Apparently they are very...
Forum: Australia 04-21-2014, 03:55 AM
Replies: 1,194
Views: 71,209
Posted By rowie
I thought the first 10k's or so of the north end...

I thought the first 10k's or so of the north end of Dotswood Road was fecking horrendous :D Rode a lot of it in the drain because I couldn't find a speed that made the corrugations rideable.
Forum: Australia 04-03-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 11,867
Posted By rowie
It was in ADB. At the time the RRP for the XR was...

It was in ADB. At the time the RRP for the XR was around $6000. IIRC
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 4,117
Views: 470,388
Posted By rowie
8 - 9.5 lb/ft. A 1/4" drive torque wrench is...

8 - 9.5 lb/ft. A 1/4" drive torque wrench is needed if you want it to be accurate. The value is a bit too small to get an accurate reading with a 3/8" drive wrench. If your manual is the Suzuki...
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 4,117
Views: 470,388
Posted By rowie
That looks like a 90 model. 92 on had electric...

That looks like a 90 model. 92 on had electric start, and those graphics were only applied to the 90's. Some models have 'Second Air' fitted
...
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2014, 01:32 AM
Replies: 4,117
Views: 470,388
Posted By rowie
The http://powersportsnetwork.com/ dealer site...

The http://powersportsnetwork.com/ dealer site only shows the parts if they are still available. www.gssuzuki.com in Texas has the lowest prices.
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 4,117
Views: 470,388
Posted By rowie
I used a DR750 front sprocket on mine. The...

I used a DR750 front sprocket on mine. The difference is the 750/800 sprockets are 10mm wide at the spline, vs 7mm wide for a 650 sprocket. Helps to reduce the side to side movement.
...
Forum: Australia 01-06-2014, 12:46 AM
Replies: 14,674
Views: 1,989,108
Posted By rowie
I have these on mine: ...

I have these on mine:

http://www.protaper.com/products/triple-clamps/bar-mounts/universal-rubber-mounts

Which came with the Procycle fat bar kit. They are the same height as the originals and...
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2014, 04:46 AM
Replies: 4,117
Views: 470,388
Posted By rowie
Mine is the same, so it may not be the cause....

Mine is the same, so it may not be the cause. Yours may have sheared a key on the balance shaft, which has been known to happen, and the reason why they fitted the shock load damping sprockets to the...
Forum: Australia 12-23-2013, 02:30 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,963
Posted By rowie
Is this it? www.ebay.com/itm/270618066353

Is this it?

www.ebay.com/itm/270618066353
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