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Forum: Thumpers 09-27-2014, 08:45 PM
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Posted By Herkjerk
Yeah, never use friction reducing oil.

Yeah, never use friction reducing oil.
Forum: Thumpers 09-27-2014, 08:33 PM
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Posted By Herkjerk
I'd change the oil ASAP. I always use 10w 40

I'd change the oil ASAP. I always use 10w 40
Forum: Thumpers 09-27-2014, 08:04 PM
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Posted By Herkjerk
That looks like a ton of fun! I wish they would...

That looks like a ton of fun! I wish they would do something like that up here!
Forum: Thumpers 09-24-2014, 10:53 PM
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Posted By Herkjerk
Oh did you just use the pegs off the the original...

Oh did you just use the pegs off the the original mounts. I thought the one that procycle sold came with yz style pegs.
Forum: Thumpers 09-24-2014, 09:31 PM
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Posted By Herkjerk
How does the size of the lowered pegs compare to...

How does the size of the lowered pegs compare to the stock pegs?
Forum: Thumpers 09-21-2014, 11:16 PM
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Posted By Herkjerk
So my stock kickstand seems too long. I have to...

So my stock kickstand seems too long. I have to park my bike with the stand down hill or even the gentlest nudge will tip it. Anyone else have this problem? Do you guys know how much shorter the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-19-2014, 10:30 PM
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Posted By Herkjerk
Yep loose terminal as I suspected! Crisis averted!

Yep loose terminal as I suspected! Crisis averted!
Forum: Thumpers 09-19-2014, 07:55 PM
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Posted By Herkjerk
So shut off the bike at the movies, then turned...

So shut off the bike at the movies, then turned the key back on and went to hit start and it just shut off like a fuse blew. Turned the key off and back on. Lights came back on hit start everything...
Forum: Alaska 09-17-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,206
Posted By Herkjerk
So I've never done the D2D but the wife and I are...

So I've never done the D2D but the wife and I are planning on riding up there. Is there a big group that rolls out of ANC together or is it just a meet up in Dawson?
Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 99,102
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Posted By Herkjerk
Not on the dr but I mounted a similar size on an...

Not on the dr but I mounted a similar size on an xt225 for the same reasons. I was royally disappointed by how fast they wore out. 2600 miles and there was maybe 20% tread left. The ones that are...
Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2014, 09:48 PM
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Posted By Herkjerk
How's that for a clean rear...

How's that for a clean rear end!http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/09/15/ad1e3bc23eee5ddab4041fc79dda0d93.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2014, 12:30 AM
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Posted By Herkjerk
So I rode two up the other day and every time the...

So I rode two up the other day and every time the rear suspension would cycle id get a loud thwap! This was before I removed the top chain roller. Is it possible that it was just the chain contacting...
Forum: Thumpers 09-14-2014, 12:30 PM
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Posted By Herkjerk
Yeah I was so angry with that tube. Used a sharp...

Yeah I was so angry with that tube. Used a sharp knife and a hack saw to clean it up then used rtv as lube/glue to put the new grip on. I also had to reroute all control cables to get the length I...
Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2014, 10:14 PM
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Posted By Herkjerk
So I installed protaper cr hi bars, rox riser and...

So I installed protaper cr hi bars, rox riser and new grips! What a huge PIA! That stock throttle tube was bullshit! But since I'm cheap I was able to make it work! Now I can stand completely and not...
Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2014, 09:53 PM
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Posted By Herkjerk
So I'm just finding out about the NSU screws and...

So I'm just finding out about the NSU screws and now I'm super sketched out!
Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2014, 10:30 AM
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Posted By Herkjerk
Yeah I got a lot higher than expected. She did...

Yeah I got a lot higher than expected. She did come down pretty hard. Bottomed the suspension out entirely.
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2014, 11:16 PM
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Posted By Herkjerk
Taught the dr how to fly...

Taught the dr how to fly yesterday!http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/09/11/43eb18e264acf6f822faddc9c35decc9.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2014, 10:02 PM
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Posted By Herkjerk
Any of you guys running the acerbis 6.6 gallon...

Any of you guys running the acerbis 6.6 gallon tank? Just orderd one for a hell of a deal!
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2014, 06:00 PM
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Posted By Herkjerk
Yeah I expect it to be hot after trail riding but...

Yeah I expect it to be hot after trail riding but it's pretty damn hot all the time. I guess by the sound of it it's normal?
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 99,102
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Posted By Herkjerk
Quick question; do your guys engines get really...

Quick question; do your guys engines get really hot from highway driving? I mean I can't even touch the oil filter cap with out pulling my hand away immediately. I'm used to an air cooled yamaha...
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 99,102
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Posted By Herkjerk
Already decided on tires, I'm a strong believer...

Already decided on tires, I'm a strong believer in the t63's
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2014, 11:06 PM
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Posted By Herkjerk
Okay, it's a brand new bike and I haven't messed...

Okay, it's a brand new bike and I haven't messed with the bolts but I'll loosen them and then re torque em.
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 99,102
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Posted By Herkjerk
the DR650 thread

So I wiped out a few time while doing some technical muddy trails and my front wheel was just tweaked a hair off center. I put the wheel between my legs and gave the handle bars a twist and I was...
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 99,102
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Posted By Herkjerk
[QU OTE=GillaFunk;25046228]not to discount your...

[QU OTE=GillaFunk;25046228]not to discount your work....but....um... $45 (http://www.jnsengineering.com/product/suzuki-dr650-oil-cooler-guard/)
...
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 99,102
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Posted By Herkjerk
His holes are too big, defeats the purpose and...

His holes are too big, defeats the purpose and 50min and free is better than $45+ shipping and waiting!
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2014, 08:18 AM
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Posted By Herkjerk
Yeah it tool freakin forever!

Yeah it tool freakin forever!
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2014, 09:55 PM
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Posted By Herkjerk
What do you guys think of my DIY oil cooler...

What do you guys think of my DIY oil cooler guard?http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/09/09/93b15700595533b70bb91553fd70c103.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 99,102
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Posted By Herkjerk
What are we looking at here?

What are we looking at here?
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2014, 07:55 AM
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Posted By Herkjerk
the DR650 thread

For starters the klr is a lot heavier. I was going from a 280lb bike and to jump all the way up to 400+ lbs was too much. I trail ride a ton and the dr sits higher off the ground, has less plastic to...
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2014, 07:31 AM
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Posted By Herkjerk
That's what I use it for! Also for my guns,...

That's what I use it for! Also for my guns, leather boots/holsters, battery terminals, electrical connections.
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2014, 06:43 AM
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Posted By Herkjerk
You guys in the lower 48 should be able to order...

You guys in the lower 48 should be able to order it online. Amazon, eBay, etc. it's good for everything. Chain lube, non conductive, water dispersant, leather conditioner, gun lube, the list goes on!
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 99,102
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Posted By Herkjerk
Yes, yes you have. The less water that gets on...

Yes, yes you have. The less water that gets on the electrical stuff the better. Like I said I use fluid film which does a pretty good job of making the water move along. It's really the best.
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 99,102
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Posted By Herkjerk
Haven't you guys ever ridden through water? I...

Haven't you guys ever ridden through water? I live in coastal alaska and we get A LOT of rain. Never had an issue. I lube everything up with fluid film. I've ridden through 2+ feet of water,...
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 99,102
Views: 18,912,043
Posted By Herkjerk
Haven't you guys ever ridden through water? I...

Haven't you guys ever ridden through water? I live in coastal alaska and we get A LOT of rain. Never had an issue. I lube everything up with fluid film. I've ridden through 2+ feet of water,...
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2014, 11:27 PM
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Posted By Herkjerk
How was it installing the cyclops? Is it...

How was it installing the cyclops? Is it literally just unplugging the old h4 and plugging the led in?
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2014, 11:19 PM
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Posted By Herkjerk
That's a pretty damn good idea! Quick and easy!

That's a pretty damn good idea! Quick and easy!
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 99,102
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Posted By Herkjerk
So I've only put just over 100 miles on the new...

So I've only put just over 100 miles on the new bike but I'm completely surprised at how well she handles on the trails. I had this pre conceived idea that a 650 was gonna be a pig on the technical...
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 99,102
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Posted By Herkjerk
Yeah I shot them an email, I'm sure they will. I...

Yeah I shot them an email, I'm sure they will. I also told them to give their guys a heads up so they don't forget something really important!
Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 99,102
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Posted By Herkjerk
Tell me about it, but seeing as the dealership is...

Tell me about it, but seeing as the dealership is 200+ miles away to include a $300 ferry ride I don't think I can. Joys of living on a rock!
Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 99,102
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Posted By Herkjerk
Thanks, I bought this bike brand new and there is...

Thanks, I bought this bike brand new and there is tons of missing stuff so I was just checkin!
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