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Technical Section => Make / Model Specific Discussions => Suzuki DR & DRZ => Topic started by: Alphat on September 03, 2015, 02:32:33 pm

Title: DR650 Clutch Cable
Post by: Alphat on September 03, 2015, 02:32:33 pm
Does anyone know where in Joburg to get a good, after-market clutch cable for a DR650? Mine is about to give up the ghost.

Thanks
Title: Re: DR650 Clutch Cable
Post by: Kykdaar on September 03, 2015, 02:58:58 pm
Have one made up at Cableman for R127.

Take your current one as a sample 
Title: Re: DR650 Clutch Cable
Post by: Alphat on September 03, 2015, 03:45:51 pm
Have one made up at Cableman for R127.

Take your current one as a sample 

Cool, I'll try that. Much cheaper than the agents  :thumleft:
Title: Re: DR650 Clutch Cable
Post by: Alphat on September 08, 2015, 10:41:28 am
Sorted. Got one made up at Exact Cables (the old Cableman) in Kempton Park for R140. Happiness  :thumleft:
Title: Re: DR650 Clutch Cable
Post by: Kykdaar on September 08, 2015, 11:16:31 am
Sorted. Got one made up at Exact Cables (the old Cableman) in Kempton Park for R140. Happiness  :thumleft:

Good to hear :thumleft:
Title: Re: DR650 Clutch Cable
Post by: Spectaitor on January 11, 2020, 11:02:16 pm
Slight resurrection here, need to replace the choke cable on my DR, any idea where I can do that in Durban?
Title: Re: DR650 Clutch Cable
Post by: Mark D on January 12, 2020, 08:01:45 am
Slight resurrection here, need to replace the choke cable on my DR, any idea where I can do that in Durban?


So you bought a DR. Well done. Good bikes. Try phoning Umpleby suzuki. 031-3038323. They should be able to help. Just be careful with the plastic nut on the carb
when you remove it. They get a bit tight and brittle and can easily break.
Title: Re: DR650 Clutch Cable
Post by: Spectaitor on January 12, 2020, 10:04:06 am
Yes I did!  :ricky:

The only thing wrong with the bike seems to be that the choke cable is stuck so hoping to sort that out quickly. Thank you for the heads up!
Title: Re: DR650 Clutch Cable
Post by: Spectaitor on January 31, 2020, 01:22:35 pm
Just an update.

Took the tank and seat off, removed the clutch cable and took it to a local company - KZN Control cables - and got them to make a new cable from my sample. R200 and took about 30 min while I waited. Works 100% and looks identical.

For comparison Suzuki Umpleby were going to order the cable from Jozi @ R750
Title: Re: DR650 Clutch Cable
Post by: Mark D on February 02, 2020, 05:33:59 am
Just an update.

Took the tank and seat off, removed the clutch cable and took it to a local company - KZN Control cables - and got them to make a new cable from my sample. R200 and took about 30 min while I waited. Works 100% and looks identical.

For comparison Suzuki Umpleby were going to order the cable from Jozi @ R750


This good to know. A big saving on one cable. :thumleft: Are these guys up in Pinetown?
Title: Re: DR650 Clutch Cable
Post by: Spectaitor on February 02, 2020, 11:58:58 am
Yeah on Richmond road no 22. Finally managed to get more than 150kms per tank outta the Dr.