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Old 05-08-2012, 02:47 PM   #64021
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Maybe I need something like this?

Gone the first time you fall. And it'll wear a hole in your boot in no time. That is what I refer to as "treefort" engineering.
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Old 05-08-2012, 03:23 PM   #64022
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Help with led signal conversion

I thought I had read enough about LED conversion but today's swap is not going well. Background: 05 DR with Kuryakyn 4709 diode kit and LED dash light installed months ago and working perfectly. Today I installed a Custom LED ELFR-1 electronic LED flasher (as recommended by MXRob). Everything works fine with the new flasher and the original bulbs but none of my new LED bulbs (1156 base 67-A15s from Superbrightleds.com) will light up at all. I tested each new bulb and they all work fine when directly supplied with 12v but none of them work in the blinker sockets. The LED indicator dash light blinks fine as usual no matter what turn signal bulbs are installed. The new flasher is plug & play with the stock harness but I reversed the wiring just for kicks which made the stock bulbs light up without blinking but still did not correct the LEDs. Any help would be appreciated and the sun is making a rare appearance this week. -thanks
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Old 05-08-2012, 03:55 PM   #64023
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Question for Procycle:

Since this might interest others, like Notarat, I decided to post instead of PM.
I'm interested in the Supermoto 320mm Brake Rotor Kit.

Do you or your supplier have a matching wave rotor for the rear? I understand it wouldn't have the gold hub, but a matching edge wave and drill pattern would be sweet.

Me too!, Already have the front.
But I want the gold rear hub too,
Ya, I know, It's solid not floating, that doesn't change what I want.
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Old 05-08-2012, 03:59 PM   #64024
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Did I miss this answer?
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Well it seems Suzuki upgraded the philips head screw to a allen head with shoulder.
But thats where it ends. Both screws were snug, but the bike only had 200 miles on it. I easily broke them and took them out. No locktite. Clean as a whistle.


The 1st (2), an 07' & 09', I did I took the clutch off, this one I left it on. Doable for sure, but yea takes some patience and you need to cut the hex key down a bit to shorten it for the upper screw or bolt.

Even though this was my 3rd time, I cant remember the torque settings nor can I find any refference to them.
Can anyone give me the
1. clutch cover bolt seetings ? 8 or 10 nm ?
2. Banjo bolt on the oil line
3. and the return oil from the cooler.

Thanks fellas,
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Old 05-08-2012, 06:10 PM   #64025
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Eek

Thank you.
I distinctly remember reading 1, 2, and 3; I was thinking "That's where I use my torque wrist."
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Old 05-08-2012, 06:16 PM   #64026
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So is there any opinions on this? Is this chain movement normal? Sure doesn't seem normal to me. What could be causing this?

If I had to guess, I'm thinking he lugs the engine too much, or the cush hub bearings are toast....or both.

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Old 05-08-2012, 06:46 PM   #64027
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Question for Procycle:

Since this might interest others, like Notarat, I decided to post instead of PM.
I'm interested in the Supermoto 320mm Brake Rotor Kit.
Do you or your supplier have a matching wave rotor for the rear? I understand it wouldn't have the gold hub, but a matching edge wave and drill pattern would be sweet.
Nope. I have not seen a wave rotor for the rear of the DR
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Old 05-08-2012, 07:12 PM   #64028
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Nope. I have not seen a wave rotor for the rear of the DR
I have one. Its made by Galfer
http://www.kientech.com/GalferWaveRotor.html
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Old 05-08-2012, 07:15 PM   #64029
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Nope. I have not seen a wave rotor for the rear of the DR
This any good style wise?
http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Rear-Moto...item460177a4ea



I've got about 30,000 kms on mine now and works well. Seems to be wearing heaps better than the stock one which was trashed at about 15,000 kms

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Old 05-08-2012, 07:41 PM   #64030
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Hello y'all,
I've neglected the DR for over a year after having had a baby and moving from Utah to Texas. After riding a CR230 on the sand dunes in Brazil during my last vacations I felt it was time to put the DR back on the road but the bike won't start. The battery is charged and I can hear it cranking. Carburetor was cleaned today and the fuel filter replaced With in line filter as per Krusty's thread. I was away from this forum and from bikes in general for too long to think by myself what's next...
Anyone with a hint for this lazy inmate?
Would the Spark plugs be the next thing to check?

(by the way, the bike came from Utah to Texas on a truck with my household items about a year ago and never started ever since...)

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If you have a stock petcock, the float bowl is empty, put it on prime to flow gas without engine vacuum.

Congrats on the new baby!! A DRZ400??
Here is an update on my attempt to get the DR back up and running:
It turned down it was indeed the floatbow that was empty. Since I have an inline gas filter and therefore a big loop on the gas hose, it took several attempts to prime the system again. The method applied consisted of removing the hose with the check valve from the top of the gas cap on my IMS tank and blowing on the cap to pressurize the tank. With the check valve back on, we cranked the bike several times to force gas into the carb. We even had to stop and charge the battery again before we could resume the same procedure a few more times. It finally worked and the bike started!! Yay!!!

Now to the next issue:
Bike is backfiring a lot and exhaust pipe is glowing red. Really red! As if it is one step away from becoming liquid metal. (I will post a picture shortly).
I know I've red something about it on this Forum a long time ago. I will have fun with the search engine in a little bit to try and find it again.
I also have a hint that both issues (backfiring and glowing) are connected and probably related to the quality of the mixture the carburetor is putting out.

To do list:
1) Search Advrider for glowing exhaust pipe and a 101 on carb adjustment
2) By seafoam and add to the gas

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Old 05-08-2012, 07:55 PM   #64031
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Here is an update on my attempt to get the DR back up and running:
It turned down it was indeed the floatbow that was empty. Since I have an inline gas filter and therefore a big loop on the gas hose, it took several attempts to prime the system again. The method applied consisted of removing the hose with the check valve from the top of the gas cap on my IMS tank and blowing on the cap to pressurize the tank. With the check valve back on, we cranked the bike several times to force gas into the carb. We even had to stop and charge the battery again before we could resume the same procedure a few more times. It finally worked and the bike started!! Yay!!!

Now to the next issue:
Bike is backfiring a lot and exhaust pipe is glowing red. Really red! As if it is one step away from becoming liquid metal. (I will post a picture shortly).
I know I've red something about it on this Forum a long time ago. I will have fun with the search engine in a little bit to try and find it again.
I also have a hint that both issues (backfiring and glowing) are connected and probably related to the quality of the mixture the carburetor is putting out.

To do list:
1) Search Advrider for glowing exhaust pipe and a 101 on carb adjustment
2) By seafoam and add to the gas

Cheers

And here is the picture of the glowing pipe

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Old 05-08-2012, 08:12 PM   #64032
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Here is an update on my attempt to get the DR back up and running:
It turned down it was indeed the floatbow that was empty. Since I have an inline gas filter and therefore a big loop on the gas hose, it took several attempts to prime the system again. The method applied consisted of removing the hose with the check valve from the top of the gas cap on my IMS tank and blowing on the cap to pressurize the tank. With the check valve back on, we cranked the bike several times to force gas into the carb. We even had to stop and charge the battery again before we could resume the same procedure a few more times. It finally worked and the bike started!! Yay!!!


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Now to the next issue:
Bike is backfiring a lot and exhaust pipe is glowing red. Really red! As if it is one step away from becoming liquid metal. (I will post a picture shortly).
I know I've red something about it on this Forum a long time ago. I will have fun with the search engine in a little bit to try and find it again.
I also have a hint that both issues (backfiring and glowing) are connected and probably related to the quality of the mixture the carburetor is putting out.

To do list:
1) Search Advrider for glowing exhaust pipe and a 101 on carb adjustment
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showp...8&postcount=11

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2) By seafoam and add to the gas

Cheers
I just changed out my pilot jet because it's mentioned frequently. I was quite surprised how small the stock 42.5 jet opening is. If you just cleaned your carb and didn't remove the pilot and run something soft thru the jet, it may be plugged. That would also explain why it was so hard to start. If it's plugged and the bike started on the choke circuit, your idle fuel mixture would be quite lean and could cause the glowing pipe.

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And here is the picture of the glowing pipe

Oh, man, that's so pritty; I'd leave it alone.






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Old 05-08-2012, 08:27 PM   #64033
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Running the DR inside a garage will get the pipe very red in a very short time. Not unusual. Stainless steel pipe turns red very easily.

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And here is the picture of the glowing pipe

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Old 05-08-2012, 08:34 PM   #64034
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Question for Procycle:

Since this might interest others, like Notarat, I decided to post instead of PM.
I'm interested in the Supermoto 320mm Brake Rotor Kit.

Do you or your supplier have a matching wave rotor for the rear? I understand it wouldn't have the gold hub, but a matching edge wave and drill pattern would be sweet.

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Nope. I have not seen a wave rotor for the rear of the DR

HA! Ya tried to get me and failed miserably! And by "failed miserably, I mean I'm saving up for it right after the suspension gets done, you bastard"
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Old 05-08-2012, 08:52 PM   #64035
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HA! Ya tried to get me and failed miserably! And by "failed miserably, I mean I'm saving up for it right after the suspension gets done, you bastard"
Glad to be of assistance.
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