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Old 06-06-2012, 12:54 AM   #65476
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Is that like a rule, or some sort of pissing match?
Good to see you back Snowy.
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Old 06-06-2012, 01:56 AM   #65477
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OPIUM89, I have the Procycle solid lowered pegs, I can see not difference in vibration from stock,and really like the wider, lower factors. I am glad I went to them.
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Old 06-06-2012, 02:02 AM   #65478
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OPIUM89, I have the Procycle solid lowered pegs, I can see not difference in vibration from stock,and really like the wider, lower factors. I am glad I went to them.
I made my own. Same thing, didn't feel anything.
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Old 06-06-2012, 03:08 AM   #65479
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That's because you sit a lot closer to the rear axle than to the front axle. Take a look at your bike and you'll see what I mean.
Of course, thats quite obvious. Thats why I was confused when the poster didn't believe that going to supermoto and lowering the rear shock lowers the ride height of the bike.
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Old 06-06-2012, 04:21 AM   #65480
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Well the oversized header does not fit my bike.
Hessler in Germany has one

http://www.dr-big-shop.de/shop/produ...roducts_id=610

Might be worthwhile looking into?
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Old 06-06-2012, 04:49 AM   #65481
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thought i'd post this directly in our own thread.

-wolfman generation 2 racks
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for sale as package. brand new in box.
http://www.wolfmanluggage.com/Expedi...ddle_bags.html
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Old 06-06-2012, 05:32 AM   #65482
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Nice bike! What forks? What's the blue thing under the gas tank?

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Blue thing under de gas tank? aluminium oil cooler
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Old 06-06-2012, 05:32 AM   #65483
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OPIUM89, I have the Procycle solid lowered pegs, I can see not difference in vibration from stock,and really like the wider, lower factors. I am glad I went to them.
Any suggestions for a little bigger rear brake lever? I know the one on my bike currently is bent, which is making it difficult to use, but I wouldn't mind replacing it with something that had just a little more meat on it.
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Old 06-06-2012, 05:36 AM   #65484
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Very nice! I can't tell but did you eliminate the oil cooler or reroute things?
it broke my oem oil cooler and replace it with an aftermarket one
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Old 06-06-2012, 06:56 AM   #65485
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Yes the stock carb is lean from the factory.

The general basic upgrade path is (dramatic performance improvement and you will lose a few MPG):

Modify air box
Upgrade air filter
Install jet kit
Install extended fuel screw
Grind header weld
install lighter, better flowing muffler

Instead of jet kit many replace stock carb with a Mikuni TM40 pumper carb ($450)
Thanks for the information. I really don't want to change anything but the ac filter and the exhaust, but if it requires all the other modifications I will just stick with what I have (stock form). Don't really want to lose mpg and not really into more horsepower, just into reliability and low maintenance. Doubt that I will be off road much and will stay mostly on slab. Thanks again for the reply.l
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Old 06-06-2012, 07:08 AM   #65486
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impact
Rather than building a tool or using just the impact wrench, could I just go out and get me one inch by one inch piece of steel that is 2 feet long? I think I read somewhere that the bolt holding the Damper is a 1 inch Allen.
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Old 06-06-2012, 07:15 AM   #65487
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Yes, the DR is quite LEAN from the factory. But it's OK lean ... but don't go too far. You're right, the K&N flows more air ... it also flows quite a bit of dirt. I would not use off road unless you fit and slip over washable cover.
I run a Twin-Air. Flow well, no dirt goes into motor.

With the pipe and K&N I would go up maybe one jet size. Stock is 140
(or is it 142 ?). If 140, go to 145. You could pay and get a dyno check or do an old school plug read (before and after).
Sounds like an easy fix for lean condition when adding hi flow ac and hp muffler. Don't want to lose mpg and not that interested in increased horse power. Just looking for reliability and low maintenance, lighter muffler and better breathing. Will not be doing much dirt riding other than a few flat unpaved roads up in SW Colorado this coming August.

Thanks for the information.
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Old 06-06-2012, 07:24 AM   #65488
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I recently installed the Pro-Cycle jet kit in my stock '09 DR650 and want to know if the pilot jet should also be changed.

I read through the BST40 Bible thread and it says that the pilot jet should be increased from the stock 145 to 147.5 if running a cut air box and aftermarket exhaust. The Pro-Cycle kit did not include this.

Is this the part I need? http://www.motorcyclecarbs.com/MIKUN...__P2617C26.cfm

Also, I seem to have misplaced my instructions for the Pro-Cycle jet kit. Could someone scan them and post 'em for me? I just really need to double check a few things. The bike runs pretty well but does have a little surge at 55-65 mph and an annoying tendancy to want to stall (just above idle) when warm. Thanks!
The BST Bible is for the KTM version. The DR650 works best with a stock pilot jet. Your numbers are for main jets. I think the pilot jet is a 42.5 if I remember right.

Raise your idle up for the stalling issue. You may need to back off the pilot screw a bit too.

With the needle at 4 my bike ran fine with no surging above 45 mph. You did not just remove the air box cover did you? The box needs to be opened properly.

Make sure the hose routing is good, the secondary filter is clean etc.

The opened up DR650 needs a Mikuni 150 main at least, with exhaust.

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Old 06-06-2012, 07:42 AM   #65489
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Rather than building a tool or using just the impact wrench, could I just go out and get me one inch by one inch piece of steel that is 2 feet long? I think I read somewhere that the bolt holding the Damper is a 1 inch Allen.

A piece of 1 inch square tubing works perfect for holding the damper rod while you loosen/tighten the bolt.
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Old 06-06-2012, 07:46 AM   #65490
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