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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1080 on: June 10, 2010, 03:07:39 pm »

you joining us saturday morning milddog?
 

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1081 on: June 10, 2010, 03:10:48 pm »

you joining us saturday morning milddog?

n[]va's kindly agreed to help me service my bike, so i'll be doing that on saturday, but depending what time the service is, i will DEFINATEYL be coming with.
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1082 on: June 10, 2010, 03:20:43 pm »

you joining us saturday morning milddog?

n[]va's kindly agreed to help me service my bike, so i'll be doing that on saturday, but depending what time the service is, i will DEFINATEYL be coming with.
I need to let you know about this hey, I have to do the 690 and the drz neck bearings and a few other repairs
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1083 on: June 10, 2010, 05:55:07 pm »
air filter cleaning:

i have a uni air filter. used paraffin to clean it. now can't get the smell/feel of the paraffin out of the airfilter??? i've rinsed it ALOT and also used clean grean???

wes: pics on the way!!! taken them, just need to finish playing mechanic and then i'll post them :)
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1084 on: June 10, 2010, 05:57:45 pm »
used paraffin to clean it.

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PREPSOL not PARAFFIN

did you oil it when you were done rinsing and drying it?
 

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1085 on: June 10, 2010, 06:03:28 pm »
 :o :o :o
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PREPSOL not PARAFFIN

did you oil it when you were done rinsing and drying it?

I am about to put in some air filter oil... i thought paraffin would be alright, well at least it is better than petrol. i have prepsol. should i go use prepsol to remove the paraffin?

know anything about hardening the front forks? i have lots nose dive when i brake hard.
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1086 on: June 10, 2010, 06:27:43 pm »
:o :o :o
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PREPSOL not PARAFFIN

did you oil it when you were done rinsing and drying it?

I am about to put in some air filter oil... i thought paraffin would be alright, well at least it is better than petrol. i have prepsol. should i go use prepsol to remove the paraffin?

know anything about hardening the front forks? i have lots nose dive when i brake hard.

prepsol might help with the paraffin, i don't know - i just know that i'd rather wash the filter with prepsol than paraffin, to my knowledge paraffin will break it down over time, or so i've heard  :thumleft:

re the forks, grab a manual, figure out how to adjust them... tighten up the compression a bit  :mwink:
 

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1087 on: June 10, 2010, 06:33:05 pm »
prepsol might help with the paraffin, i don't know - i just know that i'd rather wash the filter with prepsol than paraffin, to my knowledge paraffin will break it down over time, or so i've heard  :thumleft:

re the forks, grab a manual, figure out how to adjust them... tighten up the compression a bit  :mwink:

I thought that petrol was bad for the filter and paraffin was ok. oh well. presol it is from now on.

read through the manual. not quite sure about the difference between preload and damping, will put everything to standard settings and start playing :) see you sat morning i reckon!
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1088 on: June 10, 2010, 07:02:06 pm »
HAHAHAH adam lol man, go buy some no toil air filter cleaner and oil
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1089 on: June 10, 2010, 07:29:34 pm »
HAHAHAH adam lol man, go buy some no toil air filter cleaner and oil


its e'spensive!!! i was trying to save a few bob to put in my piggy bank for my clarke tank... but yeah. reckon i'll just buy some real cleaner this week. i bought an oil filter and some anti-freeze :) cleaning my bike now. it's so pretty. and the racks louis put on them are rad.
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1090 on: June 10, 2010, 07:36:01 pm »
HAHAHAH adam lol man, go buy some no toil air filter cleaner and oil


its e'spensive!!! i was trying to save a few bob to put in my piggy bank for my clarke tank... but yeah. reckon i'll just buy some real cleaner this week. i bought an oil filter and some anti-freeze :) cleaning my bike now. it's so pretty. and the racks louis put on them are rad.

prepsol should be fine  :thumleft:
 

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1091 on: June 10, 2010, 08:49:00 pm »
HAHAHAH adam lol man, go buy some no toil air filter cleaner and oil


its e'spensive!!! i was trying to save a few bob to put in my piggy bank for my clarke tank... but yeah. reckon i'll just buy some real cleaner this week. i bought an oil filter and some anti-freeze :) cleaning my bike now. it's so pretty. and the racks louis put on them are rad.

prepsol should be fine  :thumleft:

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1092 on: June 10, 2010, 09:33:16 pm »
Tires:

Mitas Front and Back?

or

TKC front and Heidi Back?

 ???
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1093 on: June 10, 2010, 09:43:58 pm »
Dude...you CANNOT put a heidi on a drz!! Thats the most sissy tyre ever! (unless you talking about the heidi that N[]va has, the mx one)
Get some proper knobs, michelin T63 R500 from www.renz.co.za
 

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1094 on: June 10, 2010, 10:29:02 pm »
Dude...you CANNOT put a heidi on a drz!! Thats the most sissy tyre ever! (unless you talking about the heidi that N[]va has, the mx one)
Get some proper knobs, michelin T63 R500 from www.renz.co.za
grow up not every one has the same requirements as you and not every one has daddy to buy new tires eh
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1095 on: June 10, 2010, 10:31:58 pm »
Dude...you CANNOT put a heidi on a drz!! Thats the most sissy tyre ever! (unless you talking about the heidi that N[]va has, the mx one)
Get some proper knobs, michelin T63 R500 from www.renz.co.za
grow up not every one has the same requirements as you and not every one has daddy to buy new tires eh

Just FYI, my "daddy" doesnt buy me bike parts. I have to buy and fund  everything myself. (I think that comment was unnecessary btw)

Why do you think did I reccomend him the T63, that costs R500, instead of the heidi that costs over R1k?????
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1096 on: June 10, 2010, 10:37:46 pm »
Dude...you CANNOT put a heidi on a drz!! Thats the most sissy tyre ever! (unless you talking about the heidi that N[]va has, the mx one)
Get some proper knobs, michelin T63 R500 from www.renz.co.za
grow up not every one has the same requirements as you and not every one has daddy to buy new tires eh

Just FYI, my "daddy" doesnt buy me bike parts. I have to buy and fund  everything myself. (I think that comment was unnecessary btw)

Why do you think did I reccomend him the T63, that costs R500, instead of the heidi that costs over R1k?????

The hedi will give 10% less grip and last 8x longer

in regards to: (I think that comment was unnecessary btw)

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« Last Edit: June 10, 2010, 10:38:50 pm by N[]vA »
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1097 on: June 10, 2010, 11:04:35 pm »
tires = controversial.  :eek7:
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1098 on: June 11, 2010, 07:56:38 am »
Guys, this is the DRZ thread, go swing the handbags elsewhere...  ;)

Anyways, Milddog... You can get a Maxxis M6006 rear 130-80-18 from Topbox for R580, cant go wrong...

Front tyres... Im a bit out of the loop with front tyres... They tend to last quite long for me...  ::)
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1099 on: June 11, 2010, 08:00:57 am »
You can get a Maxxis M6006 rear 130-80-18 from Topbox for R580, cant go wrong...

Tracmac supply and fit the same tyre for R523,00  ;)