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Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2010, 08:26 PM
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Posted By dannydoy 750
confused

guys

ive been struggling for almost a year now ( on and off ) to get my big started.just wanne know if the clutch switch does the same as the sidestand switch?meaning that if the switch isnt...
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2010, 04:53 PM
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Posted By dannydoy 750
Thanks robmoto DR s are very very very...

Thanks robmoto

DR s are very very very scarce in south africa so it wasnt like i could just go to a mates and check out the wires on the cdi.Will check it today.

The thing is i am getting...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2010, 11:16 AM
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Posted By dannydoy 750
Ladder. Thanks for the lesson on wasted...

Ladder.

Thanks for the lesson on wasted spark.(never too young too learn hey)

Ya the marks are all where they should be.so it looks like a weekend of towing the big...for me.
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2010, 09:29 AM
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Posted By dannydoy 750
the evil big

Thanks for the replies guys.

Morse....my dad agrees with you and said that we should just try to tow it a couple of times to see if it wont start,especially cause its been standing for almost 4...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2010, 05:32 PM
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Posted By dannydoy 750
Pissed any more advise..........pleasssseeeeeee.

Hi there guys.Havnt been around lately cause I was busy hitting my head against a brick wallhttp://s3.amazonaws.com/advrider/Pissed.gif.

Dont get me wrong.I love my Big(even though I have never...
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2010, 11:04 AM
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Posted By dannydoy 750
Cry measured it at the wire plug coming from the...

measured it at the wire plug coming from the coil.The multimeter read 0.534 mega Ohms.I put the meter on ohms and got no reading then on kilo ohms and still no reading then on mega ohms then i got...
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2010, 03:49 AM
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Posted By dannydoy 750
Thanks alot guys

Firstly I would like to thank eveyone for their contributions.

Now..............I have checked all the coils as per the manual and i have found something odd.

Both my ignition coils are fine...
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2010, 05:43 PM
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Posted By dannydoy 750
Thanks guys. I bought the bike as a non...

Thanks guys.

I bought the bike as a non runner quite cheap.If i convert the money it would be 300 euros.

OK to touch on the bent valve theory.....I havent yet done a compression test but if I...
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2010, 11:58 AM
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Posted By dannydoy 750
sick and tired of being sick and tired

Hey guys,long time no see.

A little update on my DR situation.I followed everyones advice for my DR not starting to no avail,so about 4 months ago i pushed the bike to the back of my garage and...
Forum: Thumpers 06-08-2009, 08:55 AM
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Posted By dannydoy 750
Eh? hi there rob. and there in leis my...

hi there rob.

and there in leis my problem..........it stays engaged when turning it clocks and anti clocks wise:huh
Forum: Thumpers 06-08-2009, 07:59 AM
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Posted By dannydoy 750
hi guys. can anybody tell me if the starter...

hi guys.

can anybody tell me if the starter on the dr 750 runs with the motor the whole time or does it disconnect somehow after starting the bike.i dont see any bendix.

also,what is the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2009, 06:33 AM
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Posted By dannydoy 750
thanks rob. i had the same done got them...

thanks rob.

i had the same done got them back last friday.

i fear that they built up the rocker on the exhaust side a bit too much as im having problems with the deco shaft not opening the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2009, 01:30 PM
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Posted By dannydoy 750
cool man. happy days and sleepless nights...

cool man.

happy days and sleepless nights for you then ed.

god im glad i had twins.

boy and a girl so im finished with kids.although not if the wife has anything to say about it.
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2009, 11:38 AM
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Posted By dannydoy 750
hi all. sorry forgot my manners for a...

hi all.

sorry forgot my manners for a second.


can any body tell me if the dr had problems with oil getting to the rockers?
my rockers seemto have worn quite a bit.
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2009, 11:34 AM
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Posted By dannydoy 750
hi ed. im stripping out my bigs motor to...

hi ed.

im stripping out my bigs motor to sell to my boet.

friend of mines uncle has a big in very good condition that he is willing to sell me.

so i will be selling the rest of the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2009, 03:07 PM
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Posted By dannydoy 750
can you tell me if they fire at the same time?

can you tell me if they fire at the same time?
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2009, 02:46 PM
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Posted By dannydoy 750
yes thats what i thought until i checked the...

yes thats what i thought until i checked the position of the plugs.

the one sits lower on the barrel than the other.
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2009, 01:04 PM
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Posted By dannydoy 750
hi there guys,been a long time.......... ...

hi there guys,been a long time..........

one more stupid question.


why does the dr have two sparkplugs?

and when rebuilding my wiring harness if i got those two wires wrong obviously...
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2009, 11:20 AM
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Posted By dannydoy 750
doubt that it is more than 1 tooth out cause it...

doubt that it is more than 1 tooth out cause it looks so damn close you could almost swear it was ok:huh
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2009, 11:18 AM
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Posted By dannydoy 750
Thanks blues.

Thanks blues.
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2009, 10:14 AM
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Posted By dannydoy 750
hi all.danny here just wanna give you the...

hi all.danny here
just wanna give you the outcome of all the advise you gave me last week concerning my starting problems.


I have noticed that when i allign my marks on my magneto that the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2009, 07:55 AM
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Posted By dannydoy 750
hi there guys.rider as ed said proudly sarf...

hi there guys.rider as ed said proudly sarf african........and yes i have a funny accent too.
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2009, 08:16 AM
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Posted By dannydoy 750
ok guys gotta go now.switch off machines and then...

ok guys gotta go now.switch off machines and then almost home time for me.i really appreciate every one being so helpfull.

i will let you know the outcome as soon as i get time to check...
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2009, 08:10 AM
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Posted By dannydoy 750
thanks guys.youve givin me some hope. blues...

thanks guys.youve givin me some hope.

blues my mail is

dvermaak@visteon.com

thanks for the info.

greatly appreciated
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2009, 07:58 AM
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Posted By dannydoy 750
yip def getting fuel blues.can i check the timing...

yip def getting fuel blues.can i check the timing with a timing light?
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2009, 07:55 AM
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Posted By dannydoy 750
ok,thanks guys. my plan of action...

ok,thanks guys.

my plan of action is............

check valve timing
check valve clearance
check deco setting
fix deco lever not popping back.

report back.
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2009, 07:50 AM
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Posted By dannydoy 750
nope,i bought it this way.ive got the manual.will...

nope,i bought it this way.ive got the manual.will check the valve clearance and the deco clearance.why would the lever not pop back though.....needs to be oiled maybe?
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2009, 07:37 AM
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Posted By dannydoy 750
with the deco lever out i have a huge amount of...

with the deco lever out i have a huge amount of compression.could that be the problem????
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2009, 07:36 AM
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Posted By dannydoy 750
ok ok now im gettin the picture. ...

ok ok now im gettin the picture.

problem.....when i pull my deco lever and i swing the motor the lever doesnt pop back,it just stays in that position and the motor keeps turning with no...
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2009, 07:25 AM
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Posted By dannydoy 750
mine or the bike radiator??

mine or the bike radiator??
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2009, 07:24 AM
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Posted By dannydoy 750
yip morse,thats exactly what i meant. could...

yip morse,thats exactly what i meant.

could it work like that??
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2009, 07:23 AM
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Posted By dannydoy 750
i wouldnt be surprised if they put it back...

i wouldnt be surprised if they put it back together wrong as it came from swaziland and as drbiged will tell you that is a bush mechanics paradise.
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2009, 07:20 AM
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Posted By dannydoy 750
sorry i meant the switch not the lever

sorry i meant the switch not the lever
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2009, 07:16 AM
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Posted By dannydoy 750
when i pull in the deco lever there is almost no...

when i pull in the deco lever there is almost no compression and the motor swings very easily,is this normal?also what exactly does the deco switch do and can i start the bike without it?
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2009, 07:14 AM
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Posted By dannydoy 750
ya i dont know bout the doy in dannyboy.must be a...

ya i dont know bout the doy in dannyboy.must be a type o.HAhaHA.was very eager to sign up.
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2009, 07:11 AM
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Posted By dannydoy 750
Pissed hey ed.enjoying the public holiday?i got roped...

hey ed.enjoying the public holiday?i got roped into working.http://s3.amazonaws.com/advrider/Pissed.gifwould rather be working on the dr .
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2009, 07:08 AM
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Posted By dannydoy 750
yip battery seems fine .i could prob swing the...

yip battery seems fine .i could prob swing the motor for a minute before it starts running down.something tells me it must be something to do with valve timing.also,a friend who has a xr500 said that...
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2009, 06:52 AM
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Posted By dannydoy 750
also the deco swith has been taken off and...

also the deco swith has been taken off and bypassed(is that even possible)
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2009, 06:51 AM
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Posted By dannydoy 750
got spark and fuel(even tried quickstart) ...

got spark and fuel(even tried quickstart)

not even a hint of starting.

maybe valve timing?
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2009, 06:04 AM
Replies: 16,098
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Posted By dannydoy 750
newbie with starting probs.

hi there all.i have recently bought my first dr 750 and am having problems getting it to start:cry.i have hooked up with drbiged and we have discusses the problem(thanks ed)was wondering if any of...
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