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Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2011, 05:43 AM
Replies: 4,042
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Posted By DSdave
+1 for Eastern Beaver I have a waterproof...

+1 for Eastern Beaver

I have a waterproof headlight relay kit from EB that is awesome.

OlBlue LIVES!!! A valve relapping brought him back to life.
:D

[\QUOTE]Write to Jim at Eastern...
Forum: Thumpers 07-07-2010, 05:36 PM
Replies: 4,042
Views: 429,212
Posted By DSdave
I'm pretty sure it hasn't jumped time, it ran...

I'm pretty sure it hasn't jumped time, it ran fine last time. I just looked at the camchain and cam when I had the valve cover off. Nothing visiblely out of place or worn.

The valves could be...
Forum: Thumpers 07-07-2010, 01:45 AM
Replies: 4,042
Views: 429,212
Posted By DSdave
Thanks for the idea. If its sticking would I...

Thanks for the idea.
If its sticking would I have been able to adjust the exhaust valves?
Forum: Thumpers 07-06-2010, 12:24 PM
Replies: 4,042
Views: 429,212
Posted By DSdave
No compression after adjusted valves and retorqued head

Hope everyone in the States had a good 4th. I spent the 5th wrenching on the DR

Previously this 9200 mile motor sat for 2yrs(1 yr disassembled to the case) I have put almost 1000 miles on it...
Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2010, 06:33 PM
Replies: 4,042
Views: 429,212
Posted By DSdave
I found something interesting in my shop manual...

I found something interesting in my shop manual for a '93 about adjusting the balancer chain.

In the front under maintainence the manual says to put some negative torque on the front balancer to...
Forum: Thumpers 01-10-2010, 09:47 AM
Replies: 97,186
Views: 18,388,732
Posted By DSdave
I feel you should never need any kind of starting...

I feel you should never need any kind of starting fluid other than the gas in the tank. If you need a prime unhook the fuel hose and drain your primer directly from your fuel tank. Pour a little of...
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2010, 06:49 PM
Replies: 97,186
Views: 18,388,732
Posted By DSdave
+1 kick through to TDC, pull...

+1


kick through to TDC, pull compression release, kick as hard as I can
I read that earlier and meant to reply myself
Forum: Thumpers 01-07-2010, 06:36 PM
Replies: 97,186
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Posted By DSdave
+1 LucasM said it. Get the right tool or...

+1
LucasM said it.
Get the right tool or make one.
It will come right off.
You will see the it is tapered inside, maybe thats what makes it so tight.

I went thru exactly what your describing...
Forum: Thumpers 01-02-2010, 03:12 PM
Replies: 97,186
Views: 18,388,732
Posted By DSdave
You got that right, Theres a real good list of...

You got that right, Theres a real good list of pre96 DR650 parts on ebay right now...
Forum: Thumpers 12-29-2009, 12:18 PM
Replies: 4,042
Views: 429,212
Posted By DSdave
Oil cooler guard and grill on ebay. HTF?

1994 oil cooler protection. I kind of need the grille. If anybody needs the metal guard, i'll split it with ya. Or you just buy them both, for $24 shipped its bound to be a deal. I think its...
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2009, 06:23 AM
Replies: 97,186
Views: 18,388,732
Posted By DSdave
Very clean install, looks oem imo. The mention...

Very clean install, looks oem imo.
The mention of the tach is what made me look.
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2009, 07:41 PM
Replies: 97,186
Views: 18,388,732
Posted By DSdave
Use a 2x4 to increase bite size on the sidewall

I know you broke the bead already. Just wanted to mention what worked for me on a 6 year old tire. The vice alone would slip and squeeze the two side completely together.

Put 2x4's on both sides...
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2009, 09:12 PM
Replies: 4,042
Views: 429,212
Posted By DSdave
I wasn't trying to kill this thread. ...

I wasn't trying to kill this thread.

Started work on the balancers again tues and discovered that I needed another part. The woodruff key for the good balancer gear was damaged also. Went to...
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2009, 07:29 AM
Replies: 97,186
Views: 18,388,732
Posted By DSdave
There is a minimum thickness, as long as they can...

There is a minimum thickness, as long as they can turn it on a lathe and keep it above the minimum it will be fine. I would take it off and take it to a machine shop. I would try it before I spent...
Forum: Thumpers 12-04-2009, 04:43 PM
Replies: 97,186
Views: 18,388,732
Posted By DSdave
YES! Those are great, I did not even notice them...

YES! Those are great, I did not even notice them in the first pic. So low profile, protected by the rack and brite. Makes me almost want to put signals back on mine.

I asked a question about the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2009, 08:09 PM
Replies: 4,042
Views: 429,212
Posted By DSdave
Thats also how mine is. I was looking at that...

Thats also how mine is. I was looking at that when I put mine back together, after cleaning in red kerosene lol. Wondering if that gap in the shaft would make a difference. After 200 miles, I don't...
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2009, 07:53 PM
Replies: 4,042
Views: 429,212
Posted By DSdave
Mainly about holes in carb slide, what is the norm?

Had it off to look around inside and replace the idle jet, looking at the slide wondering if drilling was worth it.

After reading about the performance carb mods for all years of DRs it got me...
Forum: Thumpers 11-29-2009, 07:22 PM
Replies: 4,042
Views: 429,212
Posted By DSdave
Thanks to this forum we all save time and cash

It sounded like champagne cork except more metalic.

Ok now that I have used the right equipment. There is no easier way. If you have to take the rotor off get the tool, make one, or take it to...
Forum: Thumpers 11-27-2009, 01:41 PM
Replies: 4,042
Views: 429,212
Posted By DSdave
I have broke 2 cables less than 8ooo miles. I've...

I have broke 2 cables less than 8ooo miles. I've used a screwdriver and pliers on different occasions to turn the compression release.

With the right procedure, its possible to start without the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-22-2009, 06:50 AM
Replies: 4,042
Views: 429,212
Posted By DSdave
Thanks for the idea. I checked, they had a 2 and...

Thanks for the idea. I checked, they had a 2 and 3 arm gear puller, no good. I have already messed up the rotor tabs where the arms hook in trying to use that type of puller on a earlier attempt to...
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2009, 08:17 PM
Replies: 4,042
Views: 429,212
Posted By DSdave
Anybody have a flywheel puller I can rent?

Destructions to build one.
Or some pics of one so I have a idea.

I picture a large nut threaded to the flywheel.
Weld a smaller nut to that. I dont have a welder, so that makes it harder....
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2009, 04:59 AM
Replies: 4,042
Views: 429,212
Posted By DSdave
I don't think draggy would define a balancer...

I don't think draggy would define a balancer problem. When the balancer chain is loose, some people say they can hear the chain slapping the case inside. When it gets real loose, the balancer chain...
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2009, 05:03 AM
Replies: 4,042
Views: 429,212
Posted By DSdave
Replace balancer gear

The one toward the front of the bike. The nut came loose while it was running. During the falling apart process that was happening while I was riding, one of those pins or springs took a good chip...
Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2009, 05:06 PM
Replies: 4,042
Views: 429,212
Posted By DSdave
I'm replacing a balancer gear on the '93 DR650. ...

I'm replacing a balancer gear on the '93 DR650.

Of course every gear is marked how to be aligned.
There are the 2 balancer gears and the crank gear
Is there a way to lineup that crank gear...
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2009, 03:01 PM
Replies: 97,186
Views: 18,388,732
Posted By DSdave
Mention of a CR500 brings back memories, I rode a...

Mention of a CR500 brings back memories, I rode a friends once. That was a wicked bike.

I saw one on ebay once that had a tag. Imagine hitting the onramp on that and people flipping out as you...
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2009, 02:43 PM
Replies: 4,042
Views: 429,212
Posted By DSdave
Nice pics Heatmaker.

Nice pics Heatmaker.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-20-2009, 05:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 24,137
Posted By DSdave
Bump

This threads about a year old, since the last post. What are some good updates.

Check out this beta from National Geographic
Maps are enhanced with aerials, shaded relief, and hybrids. Plus, get...
Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2009, 03:07 PM
Replies: 4,042
Views: 429,212
Posted By DSdave
Nice pics knybanjo. I had hoped to be doing some...

Nice pics knybanjo. I had hoped to be doing some riding about now myself. Today would have been great, almost 70 degrees.

GG's Honda reminds me of my first legal street bike. Great bike. Stock,...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-19-2009, 07:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,113
Posted By DSdave
Firmware must be the problem. I have v2.4 on mine...

Firmware must be the problem. I have v2.4 on mine
Ok, another question.
With a firmware upgrade, do the maps have to be reinstalled?

I bought mine used about a month ago, no extras at all. No...
Forum: Thumpers 10-18-2009, 07:58 PM
Replies: 4,042
Views: 429,212
Posted By DSdave
Do rear caliper seals really expand this much?

http://img197.imageshack.us/img197/7651/ss851179.th.jpg (http://img197.imageshack.us/i/ss851179.jpg/)

Is this normal reaction after being stretched? The old seal is bigger in every dimension. How...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-18-2009, 07:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,113
Posted By DSdave
There is no interface option in setup on my...

There is no interface option in setup on my Legend Cx.
I guess I will just have to take the card out to read it.

I would rather go thru 10 steps on a computer than have to take that battery cover...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-18-2009, 10:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,113
Posted By DSdave
How do you set the Legend Cx to "USB Mass...

How do you set the Legend Cx to "USB Mass Storage" mode?
I can't find it in the settings
Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2009, 07:22 PM
Replies: 97,186
Views: 18,388,732
Posted By DSdave
Nice FrankenBike DRF650SE, really like the...

Nice FrankenBike DRF650SE, really like the hardtail.
Would love to see a video of this bike in action
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-04-2009, 07:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,691
Posted By DSdave
+5 Living in VA stinks for topo. I'm new...

+5

Living in VA stinks for topo.
I'm new at this btw
Forum: Thumpers 09-30-2009, 05:16 AM
Replies: 97,186
Views: 18,388,732
Posted By DSdave
Yea, you need the factory tool, a gear puller...

Yea, you need the factory tool, a gear puller wont do it. imo

I could not get mine off with a 2 legged puller. The puller actually chipped/ripped the notches out of the rotor. Ended up taking it...
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2009, 05:12 AM
Replies: 97,186
Views: 18,388,732
Posted By DSdave
I'm missing something...Where is the advanced...

I'm missing something...Where is the advanced member search?

I can find the members page, and search for members is there. I tried to search for a location. All I get is members with that...
Forum: Thumpers 09-24-2009, 05:22 PM
Replies: 4,042
Views: 429,212
Posted By DSdave
Eastern Beaver has AMP connectors to match OEM

My EB parts got here yesterday. The plugs are a nice match for the factory ones. Anyone need to match some of the OEM connectors, check out the Beaver (http://easternbeaver.com/).

As a bonus the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-19-2009, 09:14 PM
Replies: 97,186
Views: 18,388,732
Posted By DSdave
I am in the process of updating my 93 DR650...

I am in the process of updating my 93 DR650 headligt wiring to get rid of that huge glop of a piece of plastic functioning as a ligh/horn/signal/choke switch. I'm putting in relays for the headlight....
Forum: Thumpers 09-19-2009, 03:56 PM
Replies: 97,186
Views: 18,388,732
Posted By DSdave
$50 seems a little high price. You can get a...

$50 seems a little high price. You can get a 4100k silverstar at autozone for under $30

I never worry about anti-vibe. If crashing it wont blow the bulb, vibration shouldn't be a problem.
...
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2009, 05:03 AM
Replies: 97,186
Views: 18,388,732
Posted By DSdave
I know your talking about the shield...but I...

I know your talking about the shield...but
I like those handguards. What kind are they?

Been looking for some barkbuster and just noticed the extra bend ones a few pages back. Looks like it lets...
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