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Offline Gino

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1240 on: October 06, 2010, 09:37:10 am »
thanks gents!

as soon as i have a gap i will take some snaps and post them.
had the bike for over a year now, but still haven't taken any pics...hahaha. too busy riding.

it is standard except for a sticker kit  ;)

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1241 on: October 06, 2010, 10:25:38 am »
thanks gents!

as soon as i have a gap i will take some snaps and post them.
had the bike for over a year now, but still haven't taken any pics...hahaha. too busy riding.

it is standard except for a sticker kit  ;)

chat soon

Remove the PAIR valve and carb solenoid first - a 1 hour max job and you'll be pleasantly surprised at the improved throttle response.
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1242 on: October 06, 2010, 10:40:29 am »
i am planning on selling the little beast soon, so will leave it at factory spec for the next lucky guy to start tinkering.

but thanks  :thumleft:
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1243 on: October 19, 2010, 09:47:32 am »
I had the happy pleasure of fitting a yoshi full system RS2 thingie to my bike on Sunday evening. the bogging seems to have stopped.

my front wheel is noticabely lighter. bouncey even. should i be concerned? i am re-jetting with julian on the 26th. can't wait.
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1244 on: October 19, 2010, 09:53:37 am »
I also have one... Nice bark, eh?

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1245 on: October 20, 2010, 08:42:40 am »
I also have one... Nice bark, eh?

Where did you get it from?

Used to belong to N[]va I assume?
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1246 on: October 20, 2010, 08:58:28 am »
I also have one... Nice bark, eh?

Where did you get it from?

Used to belong to N[]va I assume?
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1247 on: October 20, 2010, 09:27:34 pm »
thanks gents!

as soon as i have a gap i will take some snaps and post them.
had the bike for over a year now, but still haven't taken any pics...hahaha. too busy riding.

it is standard except for a sticker kit  ;)

chat soon

Remove the PAIR valve and carb solenoid first - a 1 hour max job and you'll be pleasantly surprised at the improved throttle response.
Good mod for the S and costs nothing  :thumleft:
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1248 on: October 20, 2010, 10:53:05 pm »
a pic of my little monster as promised   :thumleft:
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1249 on: October 21, 2010, 08:01:58 am »
Are we allowed to see the rest of it?  ;)
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1250 on: October 21, 2010, 08:17:12 am »
Nice looking scoot Gino. Have you filed down the bottle-opener yet?
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1251 on: October 22, 2010, 06:55:44 pm »
@ Letsgofishing, here she is  ;)
@Rolf... the what?
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1252 on: October 28, 2010, 09:19:18 pm »
Hi Guys !  Got my Z yesterday afternoon thanks in part to this thread. Took her into the mountains today........Oo. F000k  she is WILD !!
 

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1253 on: October 28, 2010, 09:29:02 pm »
Hi Guys !  Got my Z yesterday afternoon thanks in part to this thread. Took her into the mountains today........Oo. F000k  she is WILD !!
welcome man :)
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1254 on: October 28, 2010, 09:47:34 pm »
milddog, why do you fall so much? :D

trying to be like the EVR team!
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1255 on: October 29, 2010, 08:01:56 am »
Welcome to the thread where we know which bikes are the most fun!  ;D
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1256 on: October 29, 2010, 08:15:19 am »
nothing like a classic in the traffic!!!
 

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1257 on: October 29, 2010, 08:20:33 am »
Jeez and you tell us about it  :pot: with pictures nogal  :laughing4:
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1258 on: October 29, 2010, 08:52:53 am »
Glad you're OK

Based on your description, if you had video, it would have been a great submission to CLIPZ

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1259 on: October 29, 2010, 10:06:17 am »
Okay guys after a false start as I was about to buy acid freaks bike I had to delay the plan by a month. Problems sorted out I decided to buy a new DRZ 400 E and have had it a week now and I love the bike.

I now have a great setup , DRZ 400 E for technical stuff and just being a hooligan , BMW F800 GS a great bike for long distance thick sand riding like Mozambique , and my BMW 1200ADV which the ultimate battleship and I love it.

I have read all 65 pages of this thread and have some questions .

1. I see all the Cape Town guys have done the dyno tuning and re jetting thing. Who is a reputable guy with specific DRZ knowledge in JHB that I can take the bike to ? I am very fussy with my bikes and don't let any Joe Soap wanna be engine tuner loose on my new bike.

2. Is a K&N filter mod worth while ?

3.I intend fitting a FMF pipe  , is this a good choice ?

4.  What sis the capacity of the safari tank ?

All suggestions and help will be greatly appreciated.

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