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Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2015, 04:12 AM
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Views: 382,041
Posted By dnfab
Thank you for all of the clear and concise...

Thank you for all of the clear and concise information to get my carb back in order. It's certainly well beyond anything that I could have come up with on my own. It's responses like these that...
Forum: Thumpers 03-13-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 2,199
Views: 382,041
Posted By dnfab
Derek, Again, thank you for your concise...

Derek,

Again, thank you for your concise input. So, what from what I can tell these are your recommendations to start with to get started:

Float Height: 14.7mm
Main Jet: 140
Pilot Jet: 42.5...
Forum: Thumpers 03-13-2015, 04:59 AM
Replies: 2,199
Views: 382,041
Posted By dnfab
Derek, Thank you for the detailed breakdown....

Derek,

Thank you for the detailed breakdown. I'm going to have to digest it. I'm including some photo's that may help show the current condition of my carb components. If others would be...
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 2,199
Views: 382,041
Posted By dnfab
Laramie, Thanks again brother. I will start...

Laramie,

Thanks again brother. I will start here, with what you've suggested. I need to order the new parts so it's going to be few before I get anywhere but I will definitely update this...
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 2,199
Views: 382,041
Posted By dnfab
Laramie. Thanks for the starting point and...

Laramie.

Thanks for the starting point and i really appreciate the input. The only way im going to figure this out is if guys like you keep answering the call. Seriously, thank you. I did...
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 2,199
Views: 382,041
Posted By dnfab
Gents, I could use some guidance here. I...

Gents,

I could use some guidance here. I don't know much about carbs although I've been reading and watching enough video's that I feel like I can at least understand what is being told to me. ...
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 109,625
Views: 22,067,838
Posted By dnfab
Victor, Reasons like this are why I posted...

Victor,

Reasons like this are why I posted here. Thanks.
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2014, 04:36 AM
Replies: 109,625
Views: 22,067,838
Posted By dnfab
Jag, Thank you sir. I'm seriously thinking...

Jag,
Thank you sir. I'm seriously thinking it's not related to something I did, although I could be wrong. I took a great deal of care to protect all of my work. My guess is that it's something...
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 109,625
Views: 22,067,838
Posted By dnfab
Thank you sir...on my list.

Thank you sir...on my list.
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 109,625
Views: 22,067,838
Posted By dnfab
I actually bought a small pack of the fuses at...

I actually bought a small pack of the fuses at the auto store and put them in my jacket pocket to make sure I could at least limp home. I chuckled when I saw this, until it sunk in...this isn't a...
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 109,625
Views: 22,067,838
Posted By dnfab
Thump, I didn't mention it above but this is...

Thump,

I didn't mention it above but this is also some of what I thought was happening. I will start looking closer to the wiring near the seat. Thank you for the advice.
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 109,625
Views: 22,067,838
Posted By dnfab
DR650 - Electrical 30amp Main Fuse Blowing

Gents,

I'm having an issue that is causing the main 30amp fuse to blow at very inconvenient times. Anytime would be inconvenient but it's not super fun when it happens in traffic. The first...
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,082
Posted By dnfab
ADV8, You get the chicken dinner. It took...

ADV8,

You get the chicken dinner. It took me 15 mins to get it back apart and fixed. My guess is the chain may not have been on the sprocket down in the engine case as clean as I thought it...
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,082
Posted By dnfab
Carl, No problem. I will also include a few...

Carl,

No problem. I will also include a few of the pictures I took. I didn't take a bunch because everyones looks the same but I will share my experience as for the install.

More to follow.
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,082
Posted By dnfab
[QUOTE=ADV8;25706389]I called it a blade but but...

[QUOTE=ADV8;25706389]I called it a blade but but probably should have called it the (cam chain) guide.
They would be about the only thing that might give a problem with a proven chain.

How was...
Forum: Thumpers 12-13-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,082
Posted By dnfab
ADV8, Thanks for the advice. The cam...

ADV8,

Thanks for the advice.

The cam chain is reused. All was well with the bike previous to this build so I figured it was worth reusing. The cam chain tensioner isn't even installed yet, so...
Forum: Thumpers 12-13-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,082
Posted By dnfab
DR790 Install

All,

I'm installing the DR790 Kit from Procycle and ran into some trouble that I can't figure out. I need some assistance as to what to look for...

I am trying to re-install the cam and the...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 09-03-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 24,748
Posted By dnfab
Hey Kommando, are you doing any riding at the...

Hey Kommando, are you doing any riding at the compound at all. I know it was shutdown several years ago but I'm not sure if anyone every goes out there anymore. I often wonder how often it's...
Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 109,625
Views: 22,067,838
Posted By dnfab
Falcon, I'm with Rusty. I'm currently...

Falcon,

I'm with Rusty. I'm currently running a 16/42 for my 20 mile sprint to work and back home, all highway. It runs well at 5600rpm at 70mph or so. [Don't quote those figures I'm just...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 04-25-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 24,748
Posted By dnfab
Bringing the DR650 to Melb/Palm Bay

Gents,

I grew up in Melbourne and just went through the whole thread and didn't even realize some of the area's you guys are riding. That said, I rode the credit union on my cr80 back in the day,...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 03-21-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 419
Views: 30,033
Posted By dnfab
Thanks JPR. I am going to follow this thread so...

Thanks JPR. I am going to follow this thread so that I can keep up and hopefully get out on some rides.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 03-21-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 419
Views: 30,033
Posted By dnfab
New DR650 owner in S.Florida

I wasn't sure to put this, I live in S.Florida [Plantation/Sunrise] so I figured this was as good as any. Mods, feel free to move as necessary.

I'm new to dualsport bikes although I've been...
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