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Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2012, 11:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 837
Posted By 6Speed4
Stolen KTM 690 and DR650

I live in Athens, Ga and woke up Monday morning to find out that my bikes were stolen.
2004 Suzuki DR650. Blue, black Acerbis supermoto front fender, blue/silver bash guard, only about 11-12k on...
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2012, 10:27 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,866
Posted By 6Speed4
mine worked

I did coast to coast on a mostly stock DR650. Not that it didn't handle it just fine, but on the cautionary side I kept it under 80 most of the way. stock crappy tires and the lower gel seat (get a...
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2011, 10:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,474
Posted By 6Speed4
something's missing...

where are your handlebar/front fairing mounted holsters? ya gotta be quick to draw. but yeah, I am approve of this project. tagged for future pics.
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2011, 04:43 PM
Replies: 107,892
Views: 21,546,466
Posted By 6Speed4
surged under throttle then bogged

the last time i rode my DR after a carb rebuild:
light throttle worked great, but when i would rev it up more it would accel then suddenly nose dive and bog down. ease off and would operate well...
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2011, 03:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,256
Posted By 6Speed4
wondering if I could get away with going crazy...

wondering if I could get away with going crazy with a needle/empty sewing machine to perforate the vinyl w/o making it look like Swiss cheese. I have seen a tool specifically for this, it looks like...
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2011, 01:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,256
Posted By 6Speed4
Question about applying matte vinyl to a plastic tank?

so the IMS 4.9 gallon tank on my DR650 has gotten all sun bleached and uglyfied. I had read that paint would bubble, and the truck bedliner I applied flaked off (I goofed and didn't prime). I had...
Forum: Thumpers 11-28-2009, 05:46 PM
Replies: 107,892
Views: 21,546,466
Posted By 6Speed4
slide was drilled, my dynojet kit says i should...

slide was drilled, my dynojet kit says i should use the stage 2 tune using a 170 main. clip is in the 4th notch, spacer absent. i believe the fuel screw is 1 1/2 (will check tomorrow). no oil on...
Forum: Thumpers 11-27-2009, 06:52 PM
Replies: 107,892
Views: 21,546,466
Posted By 6Speed4
what would a day be like w/o a dumb carb question?

sorry for my lameness, but I would really appreciate if someone would help/direct me towards carb repair info. the details
got my neglected 2004 DR650 back from bike thieves.
stock Mikuni BST40SS...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-18-2009, 12:37 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 528
Posted By 6Speed4
oil injector clogged, need ideas please

I have dealt with several two-stroke scooters that keep getting their oil injectors clogged and continue to dump oil into the carbs. I was thinking of a very small filter, similar to an in-line fuel...
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2008, 09:15 PM
Replies: 107,892
Views: 21,546,466
Posted By 6Speed4
Sun damaged IMS 4.9

So after months parked in the same place my blue IMS 4.9 gallon tank now has white spots (sun damage?) and a brownish line from the gas level. Having realized my mistake of abandoning my beloved DR,...
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2008, 07:52 AM
Replies: 107,892
Views: 21,546,466
Posted By 6Speed4
big bore questions

Hi all, I've been away for awhile and only recently been reminded how much i love my dr650.........
but, does anyone have any info, or links, about a big bore kit? I have seen the 670 from Kientech...
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2006, 04:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,110
Posted By 6Speed4
i haven't tried cleaning the pilot jet yet,...

i haven't tried cleaning the pilot jet yet, though that does sound logical. when i checked the throttle cable, there is slack when the throttle is closed, is it sposed to be like that or pulled...
Forum: Thumpers 10-12-2006, 08:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,110
Posted By 6Speed4
Help!, My DR650 needs a Dr.......again

ok so after a couple months running a new pipe and not re-jetting, i finally fouled the spark plugs. it would not start at all, so i recharged the battery and put in new plugs (also put the stock...
Forum: Thumpers 10-02-2006, 07:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 773
Posted By 6Speed4
i haven't done anything but put the OEM exhaust...

i haven't done anything but put the OEM exhaust back on. it started right up and then started to kind of die. then it died. i waited about 2 days and tried to start it again, then nothing. i...
Forum: Thumpers 10-02-2006, 02:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 773
Posted By 6Speed4
the starter makes a sound, and occaisionally I...

the starter makes a sound, and occaisionally I will hear the engine pop like when it first starts. but most of the time when i press the starter there are no engine noises. by turn over i mean when...
Forum: Thumpers 10-02-2006, 11:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 773
Posted By 6Speed4
Help please, the DR wont start...

Ok so I made the mistake of changing the exhaust on my DR650 without re-jetting it. after I realized I wouldn't have time to learn/change jets, I put the stock pipe back on. It cranked right up and...
Forum: Thumpers 09-27-2006, 08:41 PM
Replies: 107,892
Views: 21,546,466
Posted By 6Speed4
thankya Scootertrash

yeah, i was pretty nervous about building a rear rack and the mounting system (i'll get some photos of the actual mount). but it carried allllllll my gear no probs, those pelicans are amazing.

oh...
Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2006, 05:54 PM
Replies: 107,892
Views: 21,546,466
Posted By 6Speed4
pelican 1500

i use the pelican 1500, i love it. will fit a ton of gear, and yes at least a flat 6 pack. i got mine off ebay, some deals better than other of course.
...
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2006, 08:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,597
Posted By 6Speed4
air cools

well i was worried about the same no radiator issues, like traffic and such. but after riding through death valley in +120 degree weather and even prolonged slow/idle speeds it worked perfectly. i...
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2006, 08:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 653
Posted By 6Speed4
yeah, pops like corn

it has a lot of popping on decel, harder the slow down the more pops i get. i just changed the oil today and it still does it. i haven't messed with the filter yet, but it was dry before. it runs...
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2006, 06:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 653
Posted By 6Speed4
Help!, My DR650 needs a Dr.

Ok so my '04 DR650 has run flawlessly up until I swapped on a Racer T pipe. I have not rejetted the bike since i put on the pipe, as it ran just fine for the past couple weeks. then only once in a...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2006, 08:07 PM
Replies: 107,892
Views: 21,546,466
Posted By 6Speed4
670 big bore on Kientech

anyone have any experience with the 670 big bore kit?

http://www.kientech.com/DR650670BigBoreKit.JPG

would it be worth it, any performance problems, other required upgrades (other than...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2006, 12:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,578
Posted By 6Speed4
i loves me DR

i had the same debate myself, but the DR650 was everything i could want/need. it rides great in town, what little off roading i have down, and even worked great for a coast to coast trip. the 4.9...
Forum: Thumpers 08-24-2006, 11:22 AM
Replies: 107,892
Views: 21,546,466
Posted By 6Speed4
supermoto fender

i got a UFO supermoto fender on mine, i think they list em as type 1 and 2. i have type 2. i'd like to fit a KTM SM fender, but this was cheaper. ...
Forum: Thumpers 08-23-2006, 07:31 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 14,300
Posted By 6Speed4
what maintenence needed?

so the RFS need more attention, but other than oil changes what needs to be done on a regular basis? i realize this is a weakly made question, so i mean a RFS used mainly for commuting and weekend...
Forum: Thumpers 08-23-2006, 09:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,723
Posted By 6Speed4
seat width

ok, so after feeling the 1st hand narrowness of the dr saddle, i was thinking about upgrading as well. but maybe ifn you take apart the seat and put some thick foam (like used for shipping bicycles...
Forum: Thumpers 08-23-2006, 09:23 AM
Replies: 107,892
Views: 21,546,466
Posted By 6Speed4
mileage

yeah, i get 55mpg avg (tho 48-60 xcountry). i just put on a Racer T pipe and did just heavy throttle commuting (that racer t ROARS sooooo sexy) and got a measly 38mpg. still better than my old...
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2006, 11:21 AM
Replies: 107,892
Views: 21,546,466
Posted By 6Speed4
get thick soled boots or toss in a gel-insole. ...

get thick soled boots or toss in a gel-insole. this will help with flat footing it and cut down footpeg vibrations. and it only costs about $8 and a minute. ifn you dont believe how much a huge...
Forum: Ride reports 08-18-2006, 10:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,130
Posted By 6Speed4
pacific coast hwy, south of santa cruz

pacific coast hwy, south of santa cruz
Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2006, 08:58 PM
Replies: 107,892
Views: 21,546,466
Posted By 6Speed4
say fellas, what kind of highway cruising speed...

say fellas, what kind of highway cruising speed do you all run on your DR650? I kept it at 68-72ish on my loooong ride. I didn't want to strain the engine, I am running stock 15 front and whatever...
Forum: Thumpers 08-16-2006, 03:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 985
Posted By 6Speed4
+1 for the DR, i was also worried about seat...

+1 for the DR, i was also worried about seat height. the low gel seat and/or lowering the suspension will help a lot, plus it has a soft suspension and will settle once you get on. another idea...
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2006, 05:49 PM
Replies: 107,892
Views: 21,546,466
Posted By 6Speed4
jettin help?

ok fellas, I need a little help smoothing out my bike. I have a 04 DR650 with a K&N air filter and cut box. The person i bought it from had it jetted, but I do not know what its current settings...
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2006, 05:10 PM
Replies: 107,892
Views: 21,546,466
Posted By 6Speed4
racer T

OOOOOOOWWWWEEEEEEEEEEEEE man the Racer T exhaust pipe sounds incredible. yes I realize it is a little louder than I'd perfer for trail, but since most of my riding is commuting (...sigh) it'll be...
Forum: Ride reports 07-16-2006, 02:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,162
Posted By 6Speed4
The Pima Air and Space museum is southern Arizona...

The Pima Air and Space museum is southern Arizona (near Tucson) is an amazing place. its HUGE, they have a tone of awesome planes, couple of B-52s and even an SR-71 Blackbird. oh man is it cool to...
Forum: Ride reports 07-16-2006, 02:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,162
Posted By 6Speed4
this one is was taken riding north on I-15...

this one is was taken riding north on I-15 through Utah, can't remember where exactly but its in one of the national park areas
Forum: Ride reports 07-16-2006, 02:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,162
Posted By 6Speed4
i need to resize a couple more pics to postable...

i need to resize a couple more pics to postable size, but here is one i really like, that is Alcatraz in the background
Forum: Thumpers 07-16-2006, 08:18 AM
Replies: 107,892
Views: 21,546,466
Posted By 6Speed4
took a trip

I posted a thread about my cross country DR650 ride in the Rides section of the forum if anyone is interested. So yes, the DR can be a touring bike, adventure bike, and corner carver. Sadly I did...
Forum: Ride reports 07-16-2006, 08:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,162
Posted By 6Speed4
This is Spotted Wolf Canyon in Utah along I-15. ...

This is Spotted Wolf Canyon in Utah along I-15. I didn't get any pics headed back east as my camera quit. i do have some more of the south west though.
Forum: Ride reports 07-16-2006, 08:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,162
Posted By 6Speed4
it'll only let me load 1 pic at a time, so here...

it'll only let me load 1 pic at a time, so here is a close-up of the luggage, Pelican Case 1500 (use ebay, mine was $40). The blue bag is a Seattle Sports dry bag, it has the horizontal opening and...
Forum: Ride reports 07-16-2006, 08:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,162
Posted By 6Speed4
Coast to Coast on a DR650 (yes there are pics)

Well, I got bored and decided to take a road trip. 6,670.6 miles and 3 weeks later I am home. I started in Athens, GA and went along I-40 west, up Pacific Coast Hwy, Yosemite and Death Valley,...
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