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Old 04-23-2013, 09:50 PM   #76194
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Originally Posted by 8gv View Post
This week I'm picking up a 2008 DR650 which is stock. I'm sure I'll be doing plenty of "improvements" over time to prepare it for my adventures. Until then I'd like to do whatever is needed to prevent getting stuck or blowing up the engine. This is my first priority.
Relax, unless you ride the DR like a 125cc motocrosser, you'll never hurt it.

Originally Posted by 8gv View Post
What I think I know:
Neutral position switch loctite? Where? Neutral safety switch?
Same thing. All you'll ever need to know about the NSU.

Originally Posted by 8gv View Post
Chain roller removal...why?
Because (one of the most reused photos on the internet):

Originally Posted by 8gv View Post
Fuel tap change? To what? Why?
I dunno, still using my stock vacuum petcock at 45,314 miles. There is just no way that I'm going to remember to turn the petcock off every time I park the bike for the night.

Originally Posted by 8gv View Post
Can I get some clarity on the above and whatever really matters that I don't know?

It's almost summer here, there's nothing more important.

Originally Posted by Emmbeedee View Post
MBD, that just about covers it.
2004 DR650: 62,605 miles
2013 WR250R

Originally Posted by Threewheelbonnie View Post
"BTW, I don't do style. It's a dirt bike, not some girlie dress-up thing." -

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