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Old 11-04-2012, 01:08 AM   #39
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Location: New Zealand
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Originally Posted by driftinglobo View Post
Hi Guys, I have been lurking for a while now. But it is time to intro my self. I m a proud owner of "Big Bird". (a yellow DR650). it is total orig at the moment while I figure out how to set it up to best suit my needs. I m also new to forum ing so if i make a mistake just educate me.
Nordieboy is the DR guru. He'll probably be along shortly.

Standard mods are tank, exhaust, open airbox, bashplate, handguards. From there, the list is huge. Most people change the bars (bar risers), seat, tweak the suspension, heated grips. From there it's a new carb, big bore etc.

In my opinion, if you have to go that far, you should've bought a KTM 690 or similar.

Break out the plastic and take a look over here......
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