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Old 12-28-2011, 11:32 PM   #58381
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Acerbis Tank

Anyone know when the new Acerbis is comoing out?
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Old 12-28-2011, 11:33 PM   #58382
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Wow, you guys broke everything.
Woody also blew a fork seal...
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Old 12-29-2011, 12:04 AM   #58383
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Woody also blew a fork seal...
It's boring when nowt goes wrong love it guys , went out yesterday had a little lie down in the mud and snapped me starter button off
No pics of the bike !!!! my riding buds only pointed the cameras at me


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Old 12-29-2011, 06:24 AM   #58384
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Is this just a Gasket Leak?

I peeked up under my oversize tank and saw this surprise last night. What is going on here?

https://picasaweb.google.com/northwe...55211342961762

Didn't notice anything last time I rode it and you can see that it never even dripped down the motor so the volume is low.
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Old 12-29-2011, 06:59 AM   #58385
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Anyone interested in watching me drop my DR like a million times, after I wander a little bit and end up stuck with road tires?

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Old 12-29-2011, 07:03 AM   #58386
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So got the fmf system on today and the tm40 installed. Used high temp silicon, and let sit for 2 days. Anyone else have serious smoke and stink coming from the joint between the header and pipe when they installed this? is it normal? Also having trouble idling with the tm40. Off choke I get a little pop and it dies. Off idle she rocks now. Didn't let her warm up too much as the stink and smoke spooked me. Ideas



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Welcome to the world of jetting DR650 carbs,many,many posts on here about how to jet these things.The smoke should back off after a short ride.
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Old 12-29-2011, 07:04 AM   #58387
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And the filters? Which do you advise?

Humerous your the 1st to answer, as I'll be ordering from you.
My Pingle took about 5 minutes to put on. Quality piece.

I use a straight in-line fuel filter

Don't order from ProCycle! - They take like a whole five minutes to get the part in the mail!
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Old 12-29-2011, 07:24 AM   #58388
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I peeked up under my oversize tank and saw this surprise last night. What is going on here?

https://picasaweb.google.com/northwe...55211342961762

Didn't notice anything last time I rode it and you can see that it never even dripped down the motor so the volume is low.
I have the same issue. To me it looks like the seals on the valve adjustment ports need to be replaced. However, I'll also for replies from those who have fixed this (just in case I'm wrong).
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Old 12-29-2011, 07:47 AM   #58389
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I would hold out for the new Acerbis 6.6 coming soon.......

Are there any more pictures of that tank from different angles floating around yet?
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Old 12-29-2011, 07:53 AM   #58390
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Anyone interested in watching me drop my DR like a million times, after I wander a little bit and end up stuck with road tires?

Wow, after watching that I felt tired!! Street tires, mud, snow, darkness...seems to me you didn't realize that your adventure was like wrestling a pig in the mud and in the end the pig likes it!! Glad you made it safe and sound though.
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Old 12-29-2011, 08:03 AM   #58391
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Hey Paddle, any word? Sorry if you've already posted and I've missed it. Thanks

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Old 12-29-2011, 09:19 AM   #58392
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Shock Linkage Bearings

Since pictures are always nice, I thought I would post up the ones I took from my 2007 with 21,450 miles on it. Doing a little winter maintenance including going in to look at the shock linkage bearings.



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Old 12-29-2011, 09:43 AM   #58393
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Woody also blew a fork seal...


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It's boring when nowt goes wrong love it guys , went out yesterday had a little lie down in the mud and snapped me starter button off
No pics of the bike !!!! my riding buds only pointed the cameras at me


Phil
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Anyone interested in watching me drop my DR like a million times, after I wander a little bit and end up stuck with road tires?

Geez, Grindz, that woulda sucked. Most of my riding miles have been solo, but the weight of the DR is going to change that. Getting caught out after sunset when there's snow on the ground is a bad thing.

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I peeked up under my oversize tank and saw this surprise last night. What is going on here?

https://picasaweb.google.com/northwe...55211342961762

Didn't notice anything last time I rode it and you can see that it never even dripped down the motor so the volume is low.
There's no gasket in there, just a sealant. Mines been like that for many thousands of miles. I don't mind workin' on the bike, but I do mind working on the engine.
"If it's not broke, screw with it until it is." Nope, I'm stayin' outta there.

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Old 12-29-2011, 09:46 AM   #58394
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There's no gasket in there, just a sealant. Mines been like that for many thousands of miles. I don't mind workin' on the bike, but I do mind working on the engine.
"If it's not broke, screw with it until it is." Nope, I'm stayin' outta there.

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Same with mine. I got a real good look at it recently, and there is minimal leakage. But it looks weird to have that wet spot there with all the dust sticking to it. Been that way for about 15000 miles
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Old 12-29-2011, 10:19 AM   #58395
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Are there any more pictures of that tank from different angles floating around yet?

Here you go Shady...another sneak peek, courtesy of Jeff.





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