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Old 04-04-2011, 07:21 AM   #46996
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Originally Posted by Arc 21 View Post
Sounds to me like you need to richen the mixture if the header is getting cherry red you are also probably running the risk of holeing a piston or seizing the motor.
No, a glowing head pipe in stopped traffic is totally normal on the DR650. The pipe is single wall construction unlike most other road going motorcycles that have double wall pipes (that won't glow under normal conditions).
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