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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #100 on: March 13, 2009, 08:21:57 am »
You can see the extended mixture screw here (below fuel filter), annodized red for added bling  :biggrin:

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #101 on: March 13, 2009, 08:37:37 am »
Thanks  :thumleft:

I used a slightly modified paperclip as a screwdriver for the screw - works like a bomb.  :thumleft:
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #102 on: April 08, 2009, 11:06:48 am »
Saw this pic on Thumpertalk.

It is an E model fitted with KTM motard wheels and plenty of chrome paint. Not sure of the practicality of the chrome paint but it looks awesome.  :thumleft:
« Last Edit: April 08, 2009, 11:07:27 am by Vilaishima »
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #103 on: April 08, 2009, 02:02:39 pm »
Nee hel weet nie so mooi nie  :-\
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #104 on: April 08, 2009, 02:06:50 pm »
Ek dink dis befok as 'n projek, maar nie baie prakties nie.

Jy kan nie ry sonder 'n sonbril nie...  8)

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #105 on: April 08, 2009, 02:43:46 pm »
Ek dink dis befok as 'n projek, maar nie baie prakties nie.

Jy kan nie ry sonder 'n sonbril nie...  8)

Sal nice lyk op 'n bar counter

Ek stem. Mooi om na te kyk as hy net iewers kan staan en nie gery word nie.
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #106 on: April 09, 2009, 08:18:17 am »
Saw this pic on Thumpertalk.

It is an E model fitted with KTM motard wheels and plenty of chrome paint. Not sure of the practicality of the chrome paint but it looks awesome.  :thumleft:

I think it would look awesome if the rad shrouds and rear panels were black...
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #107 on: April 09, 2009, 08:52:00 am »
Probably need to post my new toys here  >:D
 

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #108 on: April 09, 2009, 09:35:57 am »
And what about a ride report, Ringpiece?  :lamer:
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #109 on: April 09, 2009, 08:55:16 pm »
Probably need to post my new toys here  >:D

Oooh aaah  :drif:
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #110 on: April 17, 2009, 09:08:13 am »
As some of you know I had a bit of a mishap with my original exhaust and ended up with a big open endcan that looked terrible.

Bus gave me his old stock pipe which I cleaned up and painted and it looked and worked a charm. Seeing that I had a pipe on my bike I had an idea for a project with the original exhaust.

A friend of mine gave me a stock Yamaha Raptor pipe which looks rather nice so I decided to put it to use seeing that if I now buggered up the original pipe I would not be stranded without transport.

I measured and cut the first part with the mounts off the original pipe and cut the stainless Raptor pipe so that they could be welded together and the mounts would all match up, kinda  ;)
Ofcourse I first gutted the rear section of the raptor pipe and fitted a stainless end piece to it.

I did the 3x3 mod and rejetted it with a DJ kit which I sourced locally. This thing is now SUPER loud and runs like an monster.
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #111 on: April 17, 2009, 02:22:14 pm »
lekker  :thumleft:
 

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #112 on: April 18, 2009, 10:02:50 pm »
Probably need to post my new toys here  >:D
Gaan wys ve Stroke Her, hy gaan prematurely 'n natkl los.  nice :thumleft:
 

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #113 on: April 19, 2009, 10:32:07 am »
AFAIK Julian @ Superbike Solutions is one of the guru's in SA.
Took him 6 jets to find one he was happy with, 15 runs on the dyno. He takes real pride in his work and loves getting good feedback from customers.

He did find one problem on the bike though and told me that I would need to rewind my source coil as my spark is weak. :(

Oneday I will also have a 440 :drif:

THink he willl get my WR450 to 50hp?
 

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #114 on: April 21, 2009, 07:35:31 pm »
THink he willl get my WR450 to 50hp?

As hy nie gaan nie, gaan niemand nie
 

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #115 on: May 07, 2009, 10:22:17 pm »
Hi I am a newbie but like to share what I have done so far to my DRZ. I use it almost daily as a way to commute but also do trips when I get the opportunity. Here's some pictures of the bike and some of the mods so far.

I made the screen out of perspex, I used a Dakar screen as template (I am in the process of making one out of a polycarbonate sheet)

I added a rack (which I mostly use to carry an extra 5 liter or 10 liter jerry can  ;) )
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #116 on: May 07, 2009, 10:34:52 pm »
Welcome to the DRZhood ! The farkle possibilities on this bike is endless, no less than 8 longrange tanks to choose from alone. Edgy show us yours.
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #117 on: May 08, 2009, 06:00:18 am »
Mine arrived yesterday,shes a nearly new one and i got some learning to do.....on how to get the best outta her.
So far ridden 10 kays! She needs longer legs! But nice and strong through the gears!
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #118 on: May 08, 2009, 06:55:06 am »
A few more...is this the E?
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #119 on: May 08, 2009, 07:39:13 am »
Cool mtbiker and edgy - somy more for the cause  :D

edgy that is indeed the E. The E is geared very different to the S and the SM. I have not tested the topend yet on mine after the rejet but it used to top out at around 150km/h whereas I think the E with standard gearing gets to about 110Km/h, while it does some to vary quite widely from bike to bike.

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