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Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2015, 08:43 PM
Replies: 9,393
Views: 1,391,761
Posted By Toxic Mark
I noticed the stock front tire has a rather low...

I noticed the stock front tire has a rather low profile. When I swapped it out with an IRC GP1, which is taller, my girlfriend had trouble touching the ground. She's 5'3". Will dropping the triple...
Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 9,393
Views: 1,391,761
Posted By Toxic Mark
Thanks, a rebuild kit and kientech's jet...

Thanks,

a rebuild kit and kientech's jet kit are on order
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 9,393
Views: 1,391,761
Posted By Toxic Mark
Do you need to modify the exhaust to use the...

Do you need to modify the exhaust to use the kientech jet kit?



Been going through the bike pretty thoroughly, it's an easy bike to work on. I love how easy it is to get to the carb. On my...
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 9,393
Views: 1,391,761
Posted By Toxic Mark
Sorry, that was an assumption on my part.

Sorry, that was an assumption on my part.
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 9,393
Views: 1,391,761
Posted By Toxic Mark
What's wrong with Moose? I just bought one to...

What's wrong with Moose? I just bought one to tune up my girlfriend's DR200. Speaking of which, I keep hearing people suggest going up 2.5 or 5 sizes on the pilot jet to improve the bike's cold...
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2015, 08:12 AM
Replies: 9,393
Views: 1,391,761
Posted By Toxic Mark
According to Kientech, no. They will not fit.

According to Kientech, no. They will not fit.
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 9,393
Views: 1,391,761
Posted By Toxic Mark
Throttle tube

Hey All,

Does anyone know if the DR650 throttle tube (with no grip) sold by Procycle, Kientech and the like will fit the DR200?

I don't want to go through the pain of shaving the stocker.
...
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 107,586
Views: 21,458,758
Posted By Toxic Mark
Hey all, I have my DR set up with Happy...

Hey all,

I have my DR set up with Happy Trail SU racks on. Currently, I run Pelican cases as panniers and they work great. However, I have a 3-day trip coming up that is almost entirely dirt and...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-01-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,651
Posted By Toxic Mark
That's what I meant to do...bought the Tenere and...

That's what I meant to do...bought the Tenere and chickened out on selling off my FZ1. Just couldn't do it. I love both bikes.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-20-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 27,572
Views: 5,470,717
Posted By Toxic Mark
My DR650 is abso-f'ing-lutely reliable... ...

My DR650 is abso-f'ing-lutely reliable...

...once I secured the NSU bolts, took care of the kickstand switch, removed the upper chain roller, replaced the paper gasket with a metallic one, put on...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-14-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 67,084
Posted By Toxic Mark
6'2" lol

6'2" lol
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-26-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 27,572
Views: 5,470,717
Posted By Toxic Mark
Where on earth are all of these $8-9K '13...

Where on earth are all of these $8-9K '13 leftovers? Here in California Bay Area '13s are going for $11.9.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-08-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,724
Posted By Toxic Mark
LOL! I just bought a lightly used Super Tenere...

LOL! I just bought a lightly used Super Tenere and am putting my FZ1 (highly modified and almost certain death-mobile) and am wondering if I made a mistake, too.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-24-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 27,572
Views: 5,470,717
Posted By Toxic Mark
True. On the FZ1 in order to get the rush of...

True. On the FZ1 in order to get the rush of acceleration I have to already be at the speed limit when twist the throttle. On the S10 I get the pull from much lower and still legal mph. I'm sure it...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-23-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 27,572
Views: 5,470,717
Posted By Toxic Mark
Lol. Ugh, do you miss the FZ1? I was full set on...

Lol. Ugh, do you miss the FZ1? I was full set on selling the FZ1 and keeping the DR, but I made the mistake of riding the FZ1 on my favorite road near sunset on a cool evening...now I don't want to...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-23-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 27,572
Views: 5,470,717
Posted By Toxic Mark
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/24/yqame7a4.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/24/yqame7a4.jpg

Just picked up a lightly used 2013. I already have a dr650 and a FZ1. I'm afraid this might replace them.
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2013, 01:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,145
Posted By Toxic Mark
Whoops. I need to start reading the whole thread...

Whoops. I need to start reading the whole thread before responding.
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2013, 01:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,145
Posted By Toxic Mark
OP, I just went through the same...

OP,

I just went through the same thing...WR250F or CRF250X?

I ended up with the Yamaha. The reason being that the CRFs are known to have valve issues. If you want to go Honda and are...
Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2012, 11:52 AM
Replies: 107,586
Views: 21,458,758
Posted By Toxic Mark
Whoops, must've deleted them. I get some back up...

Whoops, must've deleted them. I get some back up soon.
Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2012, 11:46 AM
Replies: 107,586
Views: 21,458,758
Posted By Toxic Mark
I have the Denali 2s on my DR. Extremely bright,...

I have the Denali 2s on my DR. Extremely bright, especially when on full power (I set it up to be slightly less power without the highbeams on and full power with). I also applied yellow tint from...
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2012, 11:17 PM
Replies: 937
Views: 163,548
Posted By Toxic Mark
Well there goes about $30 and the feeling of...

Well there goes about $30 and the feeling of being a goddamn genius these last few days. back to the drawing board, lol.
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2012, 06:25 PM
Replies: 937
Views: 163,548
Posted By Toxic Mark
It started with buying another bracket from...

It started with buying another bracket from Amazon.com

http://i1260.photobucket.com/albums/ii577/mpburry/bracket.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2012, 12:18 PM
Replies: 937
Views: 163,548
Posted By Toxic Mark
Thanks. The pics were taken at the top of a...

Thanks. The pics were taken at the top of a nearby observatory popular with motorcyclists. There were BMS, Harleys, and Moto Guzzis, but surprisingly they were all gathered around the modest DR...
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2012, 11:56 AM
Replies: 937
Views: 163,548
Posted By Toxic Mark
Went out for a quick test ride after some recent...

Went out for a quick test ride after some recent upgrades...

Acerbis tank, Mefo Explorer tires, Denali aux lights, Eastern Beaver headlight relay, and NSU bolts.
...
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2012, 10:29 AM
Replies: 937
Views: 163,548
Posted By Toxic Mark
New to forum. What's the easiest way to post...

New to forum.

What's the easiest way to post pics of my DR?

https://www.sugarsync.com/share/cfs8jyti9c3sphttps://www.sugarsync.com/pf/D7700178_2288447_697667...
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2012, 04:17 PM
Replies: 107,586
Views: 21,458,758
Posted By Toxic Mark
Hot clutch cable

I think this might be a rare problem, so I thought I would post it just in case.

This morning before our ride my brother notice that his clutch cable was making a grating sound when he pulled in...
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2012, 09:47 AM
Replies: 107,586
Views: 21,458,758
Posted By Toxic Mark
Having trouble getting a picture of my bike up. ...

Having trouble getting a picture of my bike up. I'll put one up when I have it figured.
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2012, 09:38 AM
Replies: 107,586
Views: 21,458,758
Posted By Toxic Mark
Ill try without the windscreen and report back. ...

Ill try without the windscreen and report back. It's a Screens for Bikes windscreen. I already lowered it a bit on the cowl, but that had no effect.

file:///H:/Pictures/DR650/ready.JPG
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2012, 08:04 PM
Replies: 107,586
Views: 21,458,758
Posted By Toxic Mark
I have not gone through the bike and ensured all...

I have not gone through the bike and ensured all bearings are properly greased yet, including the steering head. However the bike has only 500 miles on it. Also, I had the OEM tires on it...
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2012, 09:32 AM
Replies: 107,586
Views: 21,458,758
Posted By Toxic Mark
Awesome pics. Really like this one. Did you...

Awesome pics. Really like this one. Did you lower your DRs to the lower shock mount to compensate for the drop in the front from the smaller wheel? Instability above 70 I can cope with, but...
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2012, 07:10 PM
Replies: 107,586
Views: 21,458,758
Posted By Toxic Mark
That makes sense about the stability issue. How...

That makes sense about the stability issue. How are you liking your 19"/17" setup? Did you lower your rear as you suggest? Are you riding much offroad with them? What tires are you running now and...
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2012, 01:03 PM
Replies: 107,586
Views: 21,458,758
Posted By Toxic Mark
tires

I recently mounted Kenda Big Blocks on my DR (OEM wheel set) and immediately noticed that I have lost highway speed stability (wobbles) anywhere above 65 mph indicated. Is this what I should have...
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2012, 06:59 PM
Replies: 107,586
Views: 21,458,758
Posted By Toxic Mark
Goodcat, is that the "Adventure Wheel Set" from...

Goodcat, is that the "Adventure Wheel Set" from Procycle? How is the highway stability with that rig?
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2012, 03:32 PM
Replies: 107,586
Views: 21,458,758
Posted By Toxic Mark
You wouldn't happen to have a picture of how you...

You wouldn't happen to have a picture of how you have it set up would you?

http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41JEA1GQ4GL._SL500_AA300_.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2012, 01:52 PM
Replies: 107,586
Views: 21,458,758
Posted By Toxic Mark
Fuel filter

Hey All,

I have a '09 DR with stock tank, petcock and carb and want to ditch the easily-clogged fuel filter in the carb fuel intake line and install an in-line fuel filter. Will the Procycle 90...
Forum: Equipment 12-23-2011, 09:16 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 125,152
Posted By Toxic Mark
and down for when I don't

and down for when I don't
Forum: Equipment 12-23-2011, 09:15 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 125,152
Posted By Toxic Mark
Gas can bolted in upright position for when I...

Gas can bolted in upright position for when I haul a duffel.
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2011, 05:38 PM
Replies: 107,586
Views: 21,458,758
Posted By Toxic Mark
new - first post

Just wanted to throw in a pic of my '09 which is the fruit of lurking here over the past few months.
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