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Forum: Beasts 07-15-2009, 05:09 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,328
Posted By P-nut
I have ridden the new shock he has for vstroms...

I have ridden the new shock he has for vstroms and it is incredible.
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2008, 09:42 AM
Replies: 493
Views: 82,134
Posted By P-nut
I love mine. I weigh 185 lbs and it works...

I love mine. I weigh 185 lbs and it works fantastic.
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2008, 07:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 940
Posted By P-nut
+2 I had an 05 which is the same motor. I loved...

+2 I had an 05 which is the same motor. I loved that bike. It had @57 hp. Alot of fun, but I was always paranoid it was going to blow apart. Check all the oil lines and look for kinks. Take the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-28-2008, 05:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,119
Posted By P-nut
That was some good fun. It was nice to meet...

That was some good fun. It was nice to meet everyone. I can't wait to go back when the roads are better. Ive been here my whole life and never heard of that place.

Eric
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2008, 03:49 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 82,134
Posted By P-nut
When I would hit the washboards with the stock...

When I would hit the washboards with the stock shock the bike literally felt like it was slowing down even though I was opening the throttle.
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2008, 05:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 733
Posted By P-nut
I don't have any experience with Factory...

I don't have any experience with Factory Connection. I have the Race Tech Springs and emulators in my forks. I put a Cogent Dynamics Kit in the rear shock. The shock now has new valving, compression...
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2008, 07:30 AM
Replies: 493
Views: 82,134
Posted By P-nut
http://motocd.com/Gallery/albums/album03/yellogp3....

http://motocd.com/Gallery/albums/album03/yellogp3.jpg



We just finished the first test ride. It was a little snowy, but we still managed to find some clear roads to test at speed. I love my...
Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2008, 08:27 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 82,134
Posted By P-nut
I put the shock back in tonight. Rick and I are...

I put the shock back in tonight. Rick and I are going to try and ride tomorrow if it doesn't snow. I am anxious to try this configuration out. I rode Rick's bike a few weeks ago and we made a slight...
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2008, 05:36 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 82,134
Posted By P-nut
The kits will be available after all the kinks...

The kits will be available after all the kinks have been worked out.
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2008, 05:34 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 82,134
Posted By P-nut
No price yet. This is still in the development...

No price yet. This is still in the development stage. The clevis is actually threaded, so there is some height adjustment.
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2008, 04:01 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 82,134
Posted By P-nut
http://motocd.com/Gallery/albums/DR-650-Shock-Proj...

http://motocd.com/Gallery/albums/DR-650-Shock-Project/DR_650shockhard2.jpg

My friend had an extra body so he sent it to get hard anodized.
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2008, 03:57 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 82,134
Posted By P-nut
http://motocd.com/Gallery/albums/DR-650-Shock-Proj...

http://motocd.com/Gallery/albums/DR-650-Shock-Project/dr650_shock017.jpg

The reddish nut is the rebound click adjustment.
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2008, 03:56 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 82,134
Posted By P-nut
http://motocd.com/Gallery/albums/DR-650-Shock-Proj...

http://motocd.com/Gallery/albums/DR-650-Shock-Project/dr650_shock020.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2008, 03:55 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 82,134
Posted By P-nut
http://motocd.com/Gallery/albums/DR-650-Shock-Proj...

http://motocd.com/Gallery/albums/DR-650-Shock-Project/dr650_shock018.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2008, 03:54 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 82,134
Posted By P-nut
http://motocd.com/Gallery/albums/DR-650-Shock-Proj...

http://motocd.com/Gallery/albums/DR-650-Shock-Project/dr650_shock021.jpg

Stock shock in the rear.
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2008, 03:52 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 82,134
Posted By P-nut
http://motocd.com/Gallery/albums/DR-650-Shock-Proj...

http://motocd.com/Gallery/albums/DR-650-Shock-Project/dr650_shock013.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2008, 03:51 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 82,134
Posted By P-nut
http://motocd.com/Gallery/albums/DR-650-Shock-Proj...

http://motocd.com/Gallery/albums/DR-650-Shock-Project/dr650_shock012.jpg

Stock in the middle, and Race Tech Gold Valve kit on the right.
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2008, 03:49 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 82,134
Posted By P-nut
http://motocd.com/Gallery/albums/DR-650-Shock-Proj...

http://motocd.com/Gallery/albums/DR-650-Shock-Project/dr650_shock006.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2008, 03:47 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 82,134
Posted By P-nut
http://motocd.com/Gallery/albums/DR-650-Shock-Proj...

http://motocd.com/Gallery/albums/DR-650-Shock-Project/dr650_shock022.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2008, 03:44 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 82,134
Posted By P-nut
http://motocd.com/Gallery/albums/DR-650-Shock-Proj...

http://motocd.com/Gallery/albums/DR-650-Shock-Project/dr650_shock015.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2008, 03:42 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 82,134
Posted By P-nut
http://motocd.com/Gallery/albums/DR-650-Shock-Proj...

http://motocd.com/Gallery/albums/DR-650-Shock-Project/dr650_shock014.jpg

Time to assemble the body.
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2008, 05:38 AM
Replies: 493
Views: 82,134
Posted By P-nut
Got to go to work now. More tonight.

Got to go to work now. More tonight.
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2008, 05:37 AM
Replies: 493
Views: 82,134
Posted By P-nut
http://motocd.com/Gallery/albums/DR-650-Shock-Proj...

http://motocd.com/Gallery/albums/DR-650-Shock-Project/dr650_shock008.jpg

Here is the new head seal, shaft, piston, and shims.
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2008, 05:29 AM
Replies: 493
Views: 82,134
Posted By P-nut
http://motocd.com/Gallery/albums/DR-650-Shock-Proj...

http://motocd.com/Gallery/albums/DR-650-Shock-Project/dr650_shock009.jpg

The new head seal. The one shown is threaded. The one used in the DR is not. Other than the threads they are the same. We...
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2008, 05:18 AM
Replies: 493
Views: 82,134
Posted By P-nut
http://motocd.com/Gallery/albums/DR-650-Shock-Proj...

http://motocd.com/Gallery/albums/DR-650-Shock-Project/dr650_shock002.jpg

The salvaged body. This was in surprisingly good condition considering it has 20,000 miles on it. The body will be hard...
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2008, 05:10 AM
Replies: 493
Views: 82,134
Posted By P-nut
http://motocd.com/Gallery/albums/DR-650-Shock-Proj...

http://motocd.com/Gallery/albums/DR-650-Shock-Project/dr650_shock011.jpg

The stock piston and shaft.
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2008, 05:09 AM
Replies: 493
Views: 82,134
Posted By P-nut
http://motocd.com/Gallery/albums/DR-650-Shock-Proj...

http://motocd.com/Gallery/albums/DR-650-Shock-Project/dr650_shock004.jpg

The spring removal.
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2008, 05:08 AM
Replies: 493
Views: 82,134
Posted By P-nut
http://motocd.com/Gallery/albums/DR-650-Shock-Proj...

http://motocd.com/Gallery/albums/DR-650-Shock-Project/dr650_shock005.jpg

The stock shock.
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2008, 06:48 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 82,134
Posted By P-nut
This is by no means my idea, I'm just the guinea...

This is by no means my idea, I'm just the guinea pig lucky enough to try it out. I'll take the spring into consideration. The shock will be in and out of the bike a few more times in the next...
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2008, 04:50 AM
Replies: 493
Views: 82,134
Posted By P-nut
Can you direct me to where I can find these...

Can you direct me to where I can find these numbers. I've been looking at race tech's website.
...
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2008, 04:47 AM
Replies: 493
Views: 82,134
Posted By P-nut
Your absolutely right. I checked again. 5.4 kg/mm...

Your absolutely right. I checked again. 5.4 kg/mm is the measured stock and 5.32 kg/mm is the recommended spring.
Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2008, 07:50 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 82,134
Posted By P-nut
I weigh 175 lbs and the stock spring rate ( .470...

I weigh 175 lbs and the stock spring rate ( .470 kg/mm) is a little more than what is recommended (0.455 kg/mm)for my weight. I got these numbers from Race Tech's website. Keep in mind, I have...
Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2008, 06:43 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 82,134
Posted By P-nut
DR650 Shock Rebuild

For those of you that are interested a friend has been developing a shock for the DR650. He is using the body and the spring of the stock shock. Everything else is new. It has compression,...
Forum: Thumpers 10-25-2007, 09:16 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 37,808
Posted By P-nut
Here is a pick of his KLR shock. I'll keep you...

Here is a pick of his KLR shock. I'll keep you posted on a possible dr shock. Nothing yet.
http://motocd.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=29&Itemid=1
Forum: Thumpers 10-19-2007, 09:47 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 37,808
Posted By P-nut
Yes he does and has built shock absorbers from...

Yes he does and has built shock absorbers from scratch. I have seen them and I am considering using one on my Ducati. I helped him install one on a 750 SS last night. His main focus is on Ducatis...
Forum: Thumpers 10-18-2007, 01:06 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 37,808
Posted By P-nut
+1 on the RaceTech springs and emulators. I did...

+1 on the RaceTech springs and emulators. I did the job myself and I am very pleased. I am going to wait on the shock. I have a friend that is developing a shock for the DR. He has already developed...
Forum: Beasts 09-30-2007, 04:11 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 10,346
Posted By P-nut
No offense, but are you sure you were at top dead...

No offense, but are you sure you were at top dead center on the compression stroke. I have made this mistake a few times.
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2007, 06:34 PM
Replies: 101,403
Views: 19,691,365
Posted By P-nut
I'm 6' tall.

I'm 6' tall.
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2007, 08:21 PM
Replies: 101,403
Views: 19,691,365
Posted By P-nut
Turbocity Windshield

I just got back from a ride with the new windscreen. So far I think I like it. It takes all the wind off my chest. I even managed to get a little warm without the wind. There didn't seem to be any...
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2007, 03:37 PM
Replies: 101,403
Views: 19,691,365
Posted By P-nut
The handlebar clamp bolts are 16.5 ft/lbs and the...

The handlebar clamp bolts are 16.5 ft/lbs and the upper fork clamp bolts are 21 ft/lbs. I hope to try it out this evening.
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