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Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2014, 09:21 AM
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Views: 423,317
Posted By Stephen_m64
This is a good question I'd like to see answered...

This is a good question I'd like to see answered since I have about the same thing on my 95 dr650ses, it was quite bad but has really reduced for the most part with reverting the bike to stock...
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 25,222
Views: 3,002,350
Posted By Stephen_m64
the bureaucracy and stupidity of the CA DMV is...

the bureaucracy and stupidity of the CA DMV is what is worrisome.

i'm going by whats shown on the CA DMV page:


going from Street to dirt is pretty clear. going from street to dirt then back...
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2014, 12:26 PM
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Views: 3,002,350
Posted By Stephen_m64
Mind posting a picture so i can see what it looks...

Mind posting a picture so i can see what it looks like?

from looking at my vin looks like my model is infact a DR350SN street version, just may be screwed cause the sticker is gone.

anyone want...
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 25,222
Views: 3,002,350
Posted By Stephen_m64
So the sticker is integrated into the vin plate...

So the sticker is integrated into the vin plate on the frame infront of the gas tank? i saw no emissions text on that plate. :arg

What i have read all bikes have the vin plate and the separate...
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2014, 01:23 AM
Replies: 25,222
Views: 3,002,350
Posted By Stephen_m64
Looks like i just joined the DR350 club, wanted...

Looks like i just joined the DR350 club, wanted to get a slightly smaller bike and this one looked to be a good deal.

http://i.imgur.com/Ulx0ETu.jpg
1992 DR350

One thing though if anyone knows...
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2014, 11:37 PM
Replies: 4,015
Views: 423,317
Posted By Stephen_m64
It just seems like it's one thing after another...

It just seems like it's one thing after another some times but just after I spent time rebuilding the carb on my 95 the clutch cable broke.

I might just be a noob missing something obvious but I...
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 4,015
Views: 423,317
Posted By Stephen_m64
If it works in prime; which is just a always on...

If it works in prime; which is just a always on setting ignoring the vacuum line then sounds like the petcock is the issue or there is not enough vacuum on the line to open the petcock enough.
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 4,015
Views: 423,317
Posted By Stephen_m64
You have a interesting issue. I'd suggest...

You have a interesting issue.

I'd suggest switching to the raptor petcock, it's more simple and takes away possible problems. I had one in my original tank. Works well.

Have you checked your...
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 4,015
Views: 423,317
Posted By Stephen_m64
From what I have seen for the balancer chain...

From what I have seen for the balancer chain adjustment in the manual it looks to be just loosening and tightening a set of bolts in the right order after taking the cover off, seems easier than the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 4,015
Views: 423,317
Posted By Stephen_m64
I drained the oil, and pulled off the tank. and...

I drained the oil, and pulled off the tank. and have been debating on the balancer chain adjustment, but that means I have to order a new gasket. That requires money I don't have, spent every spare...
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 4,015
Views: 423,317
Posted By Stephen_m64
Planning on a compression test and adjusting the...

Planning on a compression test and adjusting the valves if I can get the garage time.

Yet another question. If the needle is stock as the needle jet and other jet looks to be, what is the effect...
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 4,015
Views: 423,317
Posted By Stephen_m64
Thankfully it looks like not too much dirt...

Thankfully it looks like not too much dirt actually got into the carb and the intake on the engine looks to be perfectly clean. i'm not afraid to tear it down and give it a good inspection but it is...
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 4,015
Views: 423,317
Posted By Stephen_m64
Finished tearing it down, looks like a bath in...

Finished tearing it down, looks like a bath in Chem dip for all metal bits may work to clean it up.

Are these bits stock? I'm trying to figure out if the po had an actual clue as to what they...
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 4,015
Views: 423,317
Posted By Stephen_m64
I'm planning to try and check as much as I can....

I'm planning to try and check as much as I can. The previous owner mentioned that it could be a big bore kit dr650, and I doubt there is a way for me to check that without a full tear down. Here's a...
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 4,015
Views: 423,317
Posted By Stephen_m64
Very carefully rotated it into place with as...

Very carefully rotated it into place with as little pressure as I could manged to free it enough to move out with a little help.

One word for what I found. Eww

http://i.imgur.com/A4zXolY.jpg
...
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 4,015
Views: 423,317
Posted By Stephen_m64
Interesting method of pretty much making a small...

Interesting method of pretty much making a small pulley puller to get it out if it's stuck.

Assuming that it's not normal for the pin and slot on the jet to not be aligned.

Should I attempt...
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 4,015
Views: 423,317
Posted By Stephen_m64
Quick question for anyone that might know,...

Quick question for anyone that might know, thought I might post it here instead of reviving the old bst40 thread. I'm trying to take apart and clean my dr650's carb and got to the step of removing...
Forum: Thumpers 02-14-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 12,876
Views: 1,228,670
Posted By Stephen_m64
I ordered one from bikebandit semi recently was...

I ordered one from bikebandit semi recently was only around 6$ I may have a spare one still you can have. ;p
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 4,015
Views: 423,317
Posted By Stephen_m64
Just picked up a 95 dr650 and its starting to...

Just picked up a 95 dr650 and its starting to look like it is a bit hard finding parts for it in comparison to my other bike.

Board search isn't working and Google is slightly failing me.

Any...
Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 96,364
Views: 18,176,948
Posted By Stephen_m64
The PO was a nice guy, a artist actually. from...

The PO was a nice guy, a artist actually. from the looks of it i think all he about knew to do was change the oil.

Oh, this is starting to not look good.

http://i.imgur.com/xegxTi5.jpg

you...
Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 96,364
Views: 18,176,948
Posted By Stephen_m64
just going to derail the thread slightly, i...

just going to derail the thread slightly, i finally got my hands on a new bike after my KLR was stolen. runs great but needs some TLC.

http://i.imgur.com/bmKeI93.jpg
...
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2013, 12:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,598
Posted By Stephen_m64
with a new slide and the .22 cent mod the bike is...

with a new slide and the .22 cent mod the bike is now running flawlessly with large boost in power from what it was. amazing change. :D

even took a quick 340 mile trip to break it in without...
Forum: Thumpers 08-08-2013, 07:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,598
Posted By Stephen_m64
Found the problem ...

Found the problem

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/4183389/images/20130808_190820_sm.jpg

Hopefully i can find a new slide before the weekend.
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2013, 02:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,598
Posted By Stephen_m64
Well with some testing and inspection I think...

Well with some testing and inspection I think it's safe to say it was not the fuel filter or air filter. And thinking back this lack of power presented itself on the first long ride I took, that...
Forum: Thumpers 07-30-2013, 08:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,598
Posted By Stephen_m64
yeah a full update on the bike was that After a...

yeah a full update on the bike was that After a good number of repairs such as;
Replacing the "doohickey" and its spring
cleaned air filter
replaced fuel line and fuel filter
t-mod
fixing the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2013, 12:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,598
Posted By Stephen_m64
Well with a good bit of work and Charlie's help...

Well with a good bit of work and Charlie's help got the stuck rotor bolt off. Looks like the doohickey was intact but the spring had little to zero tension making it useless. Ran out of time to put...
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2013, 10:09 AM
Replies: 96,364
Views: 18,176,948
Posted By Stephen_m64
Rare earth magnets. Very powerful.

Rare earth magnets. Very powerful.
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2013, 01:19 AM
Replies: 12,876
Views: 1,228,670
Posted By Stephen_m64
ordered my doohickey kit from him and got it...

ordered my doohickey kit from him and got it pretty much the next day, i'm in Sacramento and hes in the LA area that does not mean much but looks like he is shipping items asap. :clap
Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2013, 08:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,598
Posted By Stephen_m64
starting work on it finally, no garage so the...

starting work on it finally, no garage so the living room will make do. :D

http://i.imgur.com/Ise5BJU.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2013, 06:10 PM
Replies: 12,876
Views: 1,228,670
Posted By Stephen_m64
This weekend I'm going to be doing something...

This weekend I'm going to be doing something similar since I don't have a garage. Going to pull the bike into the living room and do all the work I can on it in one fell swoop. :D
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2013, 01:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,598
Posted By Stephen_m64
Thanks to the quick shipping from eagle Mike...

Thanks to the quick shipping from eagle Mike picked up the bits and pieces for opening up and inspecting the doohickey. Planned to replace the doohickey anyways, just hope it's the only issue.
...
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2013, 02:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,598
Posted By Stephen_m64
"If it actually failed you would know it." lol...

"If it actually failed you would know it."
lol

well other then that horrible sound on engine braking the bike ran perfectly and it does not make too much of the noise on accel or idle.

looks...
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2013, 01:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,598
Posted By Stephen_m64
Well managed to get the drain plug sorted thanks...

Well managed to get the drain plug sorted thanks to a friends dad who helped find and drill/tap a custom plug for it, now it may drip maybe once and a very rare while.


Took my first long...
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2013, 03:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,598
Posted By Stephen_m64
I actually ordered a cgenterprises m12-1.50...

I actually ordered a cgenterprises m12-1.50 oversized plug has not arrived yet, slow shipping. I did find locally doorman oversized plugs in that size as which I tried, it would not screw in because...
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,598
Posted By Stephen_m64
Yeah, sadly it wont fit with the mods they did as...

Yeah, sadly it wont fit with the mods they did as I stated above. :(
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2013, 01:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,598
Posted By Stephen_m64
Considering what was done to the drain plug hole...

Considering what was done to the drain plug hole possibly but don't know if the current drain plug bolt is OEM. Need to measure its size and thread pitch still.

A oversized m12-1.5 plug wont fit...
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2013, 12:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,598
Posted By Stephen_m64
Yeah, I hope it would work but it doesn't look...

Yeah, I hope it would work but it doesn't look like there's enough depth and threads left for a coil to grip to. :(
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2013, 01:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,598
Posted By Stephen_m64
Question chronicles of my '89 KLR650

bought a old 89 KLR650 a little while back for what looked to be a great deal. been restoring it a bit. replaced the chain and sprockets and got around to the oil and oil filter. It was mentioned by...
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2013, 03:15 PM
Replies: 12,876
Views: 1,228,670
Posted By Stephen_m64
The bike looks like it has been primarily sitting...

The bike looks like it has been primarily sitting for most of its life, so going to change the oil asap. Planned to try to new crush washer then move to a over-sized drain plug...
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2013, 03:00 PM
Replies: 12,876
Views: 1,228,670
Posted By Stephen_m64
Thought i might derail the thread a little bit...

Thought i might derail the thread a little bit with a picture of my first ever bike purchase.

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/4183389/images/klr650.jpg

saw a decent deal on craigslist for a...
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