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Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2014, 04:42 PM
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Posted By AleksanderTheGreat
Kenda K270's 4.5x18 and 3.00x21 The rear is...

Kenda K270's 4.5x18 and 3.00x21

The rear is holding up great and has pleennnnty of life left, but the front basically wore down the center lugs in a very strange wear pattern to pretty much...
Forum: Thumpers 08-26-2014, 06:21 PM
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Posted By AleksanderTheGreat
98/99 came with 6 bolt and a different caliper. ...

98/99 came with 6 bolt and a different caliper.

My roommates '97 DR350 has a 4 bolt rotor
My '98 DR350 is 6 bolt and different caliper.

Does the full wheel swap over that easily without...
Forum: Thumpers 08-19-2014, 12:05 AM
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Posted By AleksanderTheGreat
Got stuck in a small ditch, luckily I had the pit...

Got stuck in a small ditch, luckily I had the pit crew around!

http://i.imgur.com/ubmyzTW.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2014, 10:18 AM
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Posted By AleksanderTheGreat
I used standard off the shelf rustoleum enamel...

I used standard off the shelf rustoleum enamel spray paint from home depot and it's been holding up great. I'm going on close to a year and it's held up fine against my daily commuting and casual...
Forum: Thumpers 08-09-2014, 09:17 AM
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Posted By AleksanderTheGreat
Ha, he's just pulling your leg. Thats where the...

Ha, he's just pulling your leg. Thats where the evap canister goes. gutted 3 california DR350's so far, and they all had that bracket that held the canister.
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 26,115
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Posted By AleksanderTheGreat
http://www.elle.com/cm/elle/images/nK/elle-02-fash...

http://www.elle.com/cm/elle/images/nK/elle-02-fashion-shops-ski-lift-1013-xln-mdn.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 07-24-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 26,115
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Posted By AleksanderTheGreat
I was I think the first one to get one his racks...

I was I think the first one to get one his racks as I bugged him for a bit to make em and had to send him many detailed pictures and measurements of my bike, and I can say his work is top notch, I...
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2014, 03:01 PM
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Posted By AleksanderTheGreat
^ yep, when I installed my kickstart a while...

^

yep, when I installed my kickstart a while ago the gasket wasn't close to salvageable, luckily i planned on that and had a new oem one on standby. I cleaned both mating surfaces which was a...
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2014, 04:22 PM
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Posted By AleksanderTheGreat
Whether you believe me or not, I could care less,...

Whether you believe me or not, I could care less, I can only speak from my own personal experience.

My commute starts around 3:30AM so before I switched to the bike for commuting I would get on...
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2014, 12:53 PM
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Posted By AleksanderTheGreat
Rotella T6 is the fully synthetic version and is...

Rotella T6 is the fully synthetic version and is what I talked about earlier and what I used on my GTI before I sold it (and literally any other vehicle as the oil is rated for pretty much any...
Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2014, 09:06 PM
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Posted By AleksanderTheGreat
yep, I've used 10w-40 as well, the common...

yep, I've used 10w-40 as well, the common denominator being that now it's always the cheap walmart house brand. I've also used Rotella t6 5w-40 a few times in the DR since I use that in pretty much...
Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2014, 08:21 PM
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Posted By AleksanderTheGreat
speaking of oil, I've been going the dirt cheap...

speaking of oil, I've been going the dirt cheap but change often route

2 quarts of the cheap walmart brand 5 or 10w-30 is about $5, and I change it every 4-6 weeks. I change the filter every 4th...
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2014, 05:17 AM
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Posted By AleksanderTheGreat
:evil This one? ...

:evil This one?

http://www.gtigazette.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/nokia3310_pic2.jpeg
Forum: Equipment 07-03-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 15
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Posted By AleksanderTheGreat
I still really like the jacket. I've been using...

I still really like the jacket. I've been using it without the liner the last few months since the jacket shell is plenty warm enough in the early mornings for me.

It does well in the heat, I...
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2014, 11:38 AM
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Posted By AleksanderTheGreat
The trailtech isn't very responsive either, I'd...

The trailtech isn't very responsive either, I'd say it has a solid 1 second of lag time on the tach.
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2014, 10:48 AM
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Posted By AleksanderTheGreat
I had a buddy on a klr250 that had it randomly...

I had a buddy on a klr250 that had it randomly die on him while riding on the highway, tried starting it and no go. Long story short, turned out that it was the battery. Slapping in a fresh battery...
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2014, 10:38 AM
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Posted By AleksanderTheGreat
well, not good for mounting a stock tail light,...

well, not good for mounting a stock tail light, but an led unit mounts up fine, though I am going to add some aluminum stock to it, as it bounces like crazy.
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2014, 10:36 AM
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Posted By AleksanderTheGreat
I've had the Maier ones for a while now, they...

I've had the Maier ones for a while now, they have held up well. They're a little pricey but high quality.
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2014, 11:33 AM
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Posted By AleksanderTheGreat
Everything. And that doesn't include the idle...

Everything. And that doesn't include the idle gear, which isn't pictured in that diagram.
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2014, 09:36 AM
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Posted By AleksanderTheGreat
I added a kickstart to my 98SE a while ago. ...

I added a kickstart to my 98SE a while ago.

Your best bet is to keep an eye on ebay for used parts, unless you have money to burn.

I ended up getting the main assembly with the idler gear for...
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2014, 04:53 PM
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Posted By AleksanderTheGreat
I no longer have that tank, I swapped it for an...

I no longer have that tank, I swapped it for an xr400 tank, the one on the left
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2014, 04:40 PM
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Posted By AleksanderTheGreat
Well he needs to pony up 4 grand, serves him...

Well he needs to pony up 4 grand, serves him right for giving it up in the first place.
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2014, 04:20 PM
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Posted By AleksanderTheGreat
When I had my DR350 acerbis 4.25, it didnt come...

When I had my DR350 acerbis 4.25, it didnt come with that gas cap, it came with a basic one that was a faux carbon fiber pattern.

http://i.imgur.com/dJ8mFoe.jpg?1
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2014, 03:39 PM
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Posted By AleksanderTheGreat
Legend has it that he designed the dr350.

Legend has it that he designed the dr350.
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2014, 04:32 AM
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Posted By AleksanderTheGreat
remove the plug wire and crank it for a few...

remove the plug wire and crank it for a few seconds to get the oil where it needs to be.
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2014, 07:32 PM
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Posted By AleksanderTheGreat
If it were me, I'd find a way to tilt the bike to...

If it were me, I'd find a way to tilt the bike to the right a bit, and empty a couple cans of carb cleaner at it.
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2014, 07:24 PM
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Posted By AleksanderTheGreat
I would clean the engine immaculately while it's...

I would clean the engine immaculately while it's open, since you cut the engine right away, hopefully you'll be okay. What probably happened is as soon as you pulled in the clutch and it had some...
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2014, 09:51 PM
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Posted By AleksanderTheGreat
I'll PM you my contact details, next time you do...

I'll PM you my contact details, next time you do coffee up there let me know!

Funny, looks like you have the same helmet and pretty much the same camera angle, though you're not sideways kissing...
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2014, 09:50 PM
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Posted By AleksanderTheGreat
I don't see why not, I put my 98 carb on a 95,...

I don't see why not, I put my 98 carb on a 95, runs fine.
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2014, 06:52 PM
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Posted By AleksanderTheGreat
That was indeed me on the 125! You should hit me...

That was indeed me on the 125! You should hit me up, I'm always looking for people to ride with in the area!
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2014, 04:58 PM
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Posted By AleksanderTheGreat
Thanks guys! Here's another one ...

Thanks guys!

Here's another one

http://i.imgur.com/sFgs41N.png?1
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2014, 04:47 PM
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Posted By AleksanderTheGreat
http://i.imgur.com/uDjcW5Z.png?2 Fun times.

http://i.imgur.com/uDjcW5Z.png?2

Fun times.
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2014, 01:35 PM
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Posted By AleksanderTheGreat
I added one to my 98SE ...

I added one to my 98SE

http://i.imgur.com/NJejie9.jpg?1

I put it on just to have it and it wasn't too expensive, I think I spent under $150 for everything including new gasket, clutch tool,...
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 26,115
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Posted By AleksanderTheGreat
You could use a relay and tap into the headlight...

You could use a relay and tap into the headlight power.
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2014, 07:30 PM
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Posted By AleksanderTheGreat
So I'm 99% sure I nailed down the cause with the...

So I'm 99% sure I nailed down the cause with the carb surging from a cold start

Symptoms are

#1 -- low rpm idle until bike is fully warmed up, goes from about 1500 rpms to 1800rpms without...
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 26,115
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Posted By AleksanderTheGreat
stock spec's for the main jet are 127.5, though...

stock spec's for the main jet are 127.5, though it shouldn't really affect anything that early in the rev range.
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 26,115
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Posted By AleksanderTheGreat
A little update on my carb tuning So turns...

A little update on my carb tuning

So turns out the tables have flopped on me, and when riding, there is basically no lag in the upper range.

I was getting the hiccup when revving in the garage...
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2014, 09:41 AM
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Posted By AleksanderTheGreat
Yep, engine is stock as far as I know, stock...

Yep, engine is stock as far as I know, stock exhaust, vanilla airbox, the only thing modified is a UNI filter. I'm unsure about the carb jetting since I haven't torn into my own yet.
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2014, 10:33 PM
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Posted By AleksanderTheGreat
Didn't think it needed a disclosure like this,...

Didn't think it needed a disclosure like this, but yes, do this outside in a well ventilated place like I did, and don't huff the fumes.
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2014, 09:17 PM
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Posted By AleksanderTheGreat
Okay, still fiddling with the 2nd dr350. Went to...

Okay, still fiddling with the 2nd dr350. Went to a raptor petcock since it's a stock tank and the vacuum one was busted, carb was rebuilt with the moose racing rebuild kit I took pictures of a few...
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