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Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2015, 07:19 AM
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Posted By Escaped
Definitely agree, I have drilled the slide and...

Definitely agree, I have drilled the slide and have the side cover off for over 50,000 miles with absolutly no problems.:wink:
Forum: Face plant 01-12-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,217
Posted By Escaped
I like how the gopro shows the driver of the car...

I like how the gopro shows the driver of the car and deployment of airbags
:lol3 Nice camera work!
Forum: Thumpers 01-10-2015, 11:22 AM
Replies: 107,682
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Posted By Escaped
The Laminar Lip 'B-King' windscreen. ...

The Laminar Lip 'B-King' windscreen.

http://www.procycle.us/bikepages/dr650.html#laminar

I like this windscreen alot, I have tried several other but this one worked best for my purposes.
Forum: Ride reports 01-07-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 88,455
Posted By Escaped
The White letter is a navigation aid for light...

The White letter is a navigation aid for light private aircraft.
Forum: Ride reports 01-06-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 323
Views: 88,455
Posted By Escaped
I have to agree, a couple months ago I went...

I have to agree, a couple months ago I went hunting in Oregon and completely lost ATT cell coverage 15 miles from camp. I had to use the other guy's Verizon phone, from camp, to tell my wife I had no...
Forum: Thumpers 01-01-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 107,682
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Posted By Escaped
Nothing works like a rattle gun for getting a...

Nothing works like a rattle gun for getting a reluctant nut loose. $23 on sale at Harbor Freight ha ha
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 107,682
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Posted By Escaped
Procycle has plastic: ...

Procycle has plastic:

http://www.procycle.us/bikepages/dr650.html#bodyframe

Scroll down
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 107,682
Views: 21,482,788
Posted By Escaped
1997 DR650 for sale in FM

Located in Sacramento, CA

A friend of my just posted an add for his 1997 DR650 over in the flea market.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1031348

I encouraged him to buy the bike...
Forum: Ride reports 12-13-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 88,455
Posted By Escaped
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 107,682
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Posted By Escaped
I have a 2006 with 53,000 miles. I have never had...

I have a 2006 with 53,000 miles. I have never had any sort of battery problem. I changed the stock battery with a cheap replacement from Walmart 20,000 miles ago. The only reason I changed it then...
Forum: Thumpers 12-01-2014, 02:11 PM
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Posted By Escaped
A rose by any other name is still a rose. :wink: ...

A rose by any other name is still a rose. :wink:

channel locks = tire iron :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 12-01-2014, 01:25 PM
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Posted By Escaped
It is not as easy as it looks :lol3 But it...

It is not as easy as it looks :lol3

But it is doable - minimum tools: two tire irons, a short piece of 2X4 and windex.
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 107,682
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Posted By Escaped
Changing out the clutch is no big deal. Hardest...

Changing out the clutch is no big deal. Hardest part for me was reconnecting the linkage.

I did not use any special tools and recommend OEM parts.

I went with Heavy Duty springs but that was a...
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 107,682
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Posted By Escaped
Clear, Sunny and 75 F here in Sacramento - just...

Clear, Sunny and 75 F here in Sacramento - just like every other day :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 09-27-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 107,682
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Posted By Escaped
I have not been around for a while, so I don't...

I have not been around for a while, so I don't know your bikes history, but Yes, change your oil and filter. What oil did you add? I hope it wasn't stranded automotive oil with super slipper in it. A...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2014, 05:13 PM
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Posted By Escaped
I track almost every fill up at fulley.com ...

I track almost every fill up at fulley.com

http://www.fuelly.com/motorcycle/suzuki/dr650se/2006/Escaped/91965
Forum: Ride reports 08-15-2014, 06:14 PM
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Posted By Escaped
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 107,682
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Posted By Escaped
Appropriate "torque" is an acquired...

Appropriate "torque" is an acquired taste:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 107,682
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Posted By Escaped
Yea I have HID headlight and two 10 Watt LED,...

Yea I have HID headlight and two 10 Watt LED, works great:clap
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 107,682
Views: 21,482,788
Posted By Escaped
Like others have said not problem cruising 70 to...

Like others have said not problem cruising 70 to 80 mph with stock gearing and can exceed 100 mph when the need arises.

For ergonomic you will should consider -

After market seat
Lower the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 107,682
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Posted By Escaped
Popping on decel is normal, stock carb does not...

Popping on decel is normal, stock carb does not provide any fuel to engine with throttle closed. Popping occures with stock exhaust you just can't hear it.:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 107,682
Views: 21,482,788
Posted By Escaped
You can swap the front sprocket in less then 15...

You can swap the front sprocket in less then 15 minutes so just swap to 14 tooth when you arrive at the trail.
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2014, 08:56 PM
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Posted By Escaped
VIBRATION! As left side get used up, more gas...

VIBRATION! As left side get used up, more gas from right vibrates over.
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 107,682
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Posted By Escaped
106 f

National Weather Service is reporting 106 F at Mather AFB - its going to be an interesting ride home on the old DR650

Its a "dry" heat tho - 17% RH
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 107,682
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Posted By Escaped
Found no vacuum leaks?

Found no vacuum leaks?
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2014, 08:41 PM
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Posted By Escaped
Ok Brutalguyracing, http://smu.gs/1txRTfc

Ok Brutalguyracing,
http://smu.gs/1txRTfc
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 107,682
Views: 21,482,788
Posted By Escaped
Check out this vid for checking for vacuum leak ...

Check out this vid for checking for vacuum leak

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9CPqbaSgcok
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 107,682
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Posted By Escaped
Yea makes you wonder about the overall history...

Yea makes you wonder about the overall history :eek1- Well good luck and keep us posted.
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 107,682
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Posted By Escaped
Refresh my memory - what was the history of that...

Refresh my memory - what was the history of that motor before you got It?

Didn't I see some rust present on some prior photo you posted? Maybe the rust I saw was on your blown motor/
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 107,682
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Posted By Escaped
DANG!:clap

DANG!:clap
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2014, 02:26 PM
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Posted By Escaped
Sounds normal to me. DR650 engine is a noisy...

Sounds normal to me. DR650 engine is a noisy beast:wink:, lots clunking sounds especially with a skid plate. I will try and download a recording of mind tomorrow.
Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 107,682
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Posted By Escaped
http://www.moto-lab.com/ ...

http://www.moto-lab.com/


QUOTE=1989THEARK;24489548]Whats his e mail or website?[/QUOTE]
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 107,682
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Posted By Escaped
You certainly have a serious underlying issue....

You certainly have a serious underlying issue. The DR650 should not be overheating. I live and commute in Sacramento CA and have spent lots of time in heavy stop and go traffic with temperatures up...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-12-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,273
Posted By Escaped
Check out the Zero's specs: TORQUE: 68 ft-lb...

Check out the Zero's specs:

TORQUE: 68 ft-lb
TOP SPEED: 98 mph
RANGE: 95 to 158 miles
COST: $0.01 per mile

Price $13,000 to 18,000 USD
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 107,682
Views: 21,482,788
Posted By Escaped
I rarely if ever put the bike in neutral at...

I rarely if ever put the bike in neutral at stops, I commute 15 to 20 miles each what every day with approximately 20 stop lights to go thru (stopping at maybe 10) with lots of lane...
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 107,682
Views: 21,482,788
Posted By Escaped
You might also consider just getting a lower seat...

You might also consider just getting a lower seat - $370 (I have the 1 inch lower Sargent seat and wider and more comfortable than stock) and dropping the pegs with Procycle - $150 (1-3/4" lower than...
Forum: Ride reports 06-10-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 404
Views: 146,874
Posted By Escaped
Hey Quezzie, Don't miss LaFitte's Bar ...

Hey Quezzie,

Don't miss LaFitte's Bar

Oldest bar in America!

http://www.lafittesblacksmithshop.com/Homepage.html

Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop -- built between 1722 and 1732 by Nicolas...
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 107,682
Views: 21,482,788
Posted By Escaped
I am NOT 100% certain because I personally have...

I am NOT 100% certain because I personally have not got inside by DR650, but I guess it does not really matter if that is 3rd gear or not, it needs attention.

Maybe Procycle or some else with...
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 107,682
Views: 21,482,788
Posted By Escaped
Bummer:eek1 Here is a post on a...

Bummer:eek1




Here is a post on a rebuild -

http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=12205241&postcount=100
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 107,682
Views: 21,482,788
Posted By Escaped
Don't use a pressure washer - the high pressure...

Don't use a pressure washer - the high pressure will force water past the seals.

Use kerosene and a brush to clean and then a lube of your choice.
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