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Offline ZA

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The Suzuki DR/YZ 650
« on: February 03, 2015, 07:15:59 pm »
I can finally brag about my DR that I kitted out and farkled up :biggrin:

I know it looks semi like a Yamaha, but make no mistake it's a beasty DR650  :ricky:

Mods:
Polisport headlight
Acerbis 18L tank
TrTech footpegs
Two Brothers Slip on exhaust
Panels has been wrapped
PSP Bashplate
PSP case savers
Shorty levers
12v charging socket
Rim spoke covers
Foldable mirrors
Airtime gear lever
Yamaha 450 front fender
Zeta handguards
DRC manifold cover
K&N Air filter

So I made one or two modifications for power & acceleration.
Air box: Took the snorkel out
Carburetor: Main Jet 155
In the slider I drilled a extra hole and the stock needle's circlip I lifted to the top for better acceleration.
I haven't yet experimented with the air screw much, but I do need to screw it open a bit more and test. Any ideas is welcome  :thumleft:

Next step will be the suspension...and after a lot of reading and checking forums I am still not sure.  ???
« Last Edit: February 04, 2015, 08:48:45 am by ZA »
 

Offline StuartC

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Re: The Suzuki DR/YZ 650
« Reply #1 on: February 03, 2015, 07:20:39 pm »
I have a woody
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Re: The Suzuki DR/YZ 650
« Reply #2 on: February 03, 2015, 07:30:00 pm »
Looks cool with aftermarket front fender .....next on my list as well!
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Re: The Suzuki DR/YZ 650
« Reply #3 on: February 03, 2015, 08:55:34 pm »
I really want a DR.... this makes that "want" far worse!

looks great, well done!  :thumleft:

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Re: The Suzuki DR/YZ 650
« Reply #4 on: February 03, 2015, 09:08:31 pm »
Nice!


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Re: The Suzuki DR/YZ 650
« Reply #5 on: February 03, 2015, 09:09:37 pm »
BAIE nice ZA  :thumleft:
 

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Re: The Suzuki DR/YZ 650
« Reply #6 on: February 03, 2015, 09:40:42 pm »
Mooi man!  Jy het baie moeie gedoen en dit wys  :thumleft:
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Re: The Suzuki DR/YZ 650
« Reply #7 on: February 04, 2015, 12:54:53 pm »
Amazeballs!  :ricky:
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Re: The Suzuki DR/YZ 650
« Reply #8 on: February 04, 2015, 01:12:09 pm »
Haha thanks for the comments  :thumleft: :biggrin:
 

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Re: The Suzuki DR/YZ 650
« Reply #9 on: February 04, 2015, 01:13:25 pm »
 :o

Dit lyk awesome!   :drif: :drif: :drif: :drif: :drif:
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Offline Morokai

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« Reply #10 on: February 04, 2015, 02:34:40 pm »
Goeiewerk dude  :thumleft:
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Re: The Suzuki DR/YZ 650
« Reply #11 on: February 04, 2015, 03:56:53 pm »
Where did you get the gear lever?
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Re: The Suzuki DR/YZ 650
« Reply #12 on: February 04, 2015, 04:29:28 pm »
Where did you get the gear lever?

Dit is n YZ250 Airtime lever, by Helderberg Yamaha in Paarden Eiland gekoop.
 

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Re: The Suzuki DR/YZ 650
« Reply #13 on: February 04, 2015, 05:46:52 pm »
Looks cool! :o
What is the blue coloring i see on the spokes!
Wish i could keep my Dr that clean....... :snorting:
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Re: The Suzuki DR/YZ 650
« Reply #14 on: February 04, 2015, 06:08:22 pm »
Thank's ZA, never knew what bike it was for
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Re: The Suzuki DR/YZ 650
« Reply #15 on: February 04, 2015, 06:41:27 pm »
Looks cool! :o
What is the blue coloring i see on the spokes!
Wish i could keep my Dr that clean....... :snorting:

 :biggrin: I have the KX for weekend dirt. DR only sees long trips and day to day work. The spoke covers I also got from Helderberg Yamaha  ;D
 

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Re: The Suzuki DR/YZ 650
« Reply #16 on: February 04, 2015, 07:17:30 pm »
ZA, those spoke covers are way cool! Will sort the tedious task of cleaning chain lube off  those hard to reach rear spokes....
How much did a set cost?
How do they install and will they keep the moisture outso spoke does not corrode underneath the cover?
Sorry but i know nothing about them covers.... ???
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Re: The Suzuki DR/YZ 650
« Reply #17 on: February 05, 2015, 08:19:50 am »
ZA, those spoke covers are way cool! Will sort the tedious task of cleaning chain lube off  those hard to reach rear spokes....
How much did a set cost?
How do they install and will they keep the moisture outso spoke does not corrode underneath the cover?
Sorry but i know nothing about them covers.... ???

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Re: The Suzuki DR/YZ 650
« Reply #18 on: March 11, 2015, 10:18:57 am »
Baie netjiese DR!!!!!
I could agree with you! But then we both would be wrong.....

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Re: The Suzuki DR/YZ 650
« Reply #19 on: March 11, 2015, 11:13:39 am »
I have a complete WR front end on mine which makes the bike a DWR 650  I think, trying to get a decent rear shock that fit's but seems that is a little more difficult. I widened and lengthened the foot pegs  about 15mm which works very well and shortened the gear lever 4.9 gal IMS tank, FCR 39 pumper carb, fat bars and a few other bit's and pieces, rode with a bunch of KTM's and a couple of Husky 610's this weekend and was not found wanting at all,,, just need a decent rear shock and to put the hydraulic clutch on.
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