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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1820 on: February 09, 2012, 10:58:01 am »
Nope, by the time you are deep enough for water to reach the top of the airbox, you are pretty much fucked anyways, regardless of the inlet size.

My opinion, of course.

I actually cut a hole through my side cover too for even more flow...

+1.

If you're that deep the water is going to be on the seat and you're in the poop.

my boets u ous dont know me very well and i done that to my 1150adv like 2 or 3 times..last time was vapour lock abnd all
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1821 on: February 22, 2012, 04:15:14 pm »
I've got a original blue and yellow seat cover, and a original plastic yellow tank. Yours for one unopened tub of nutella
 

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1822 on: February 23, 2012, 03:57:39 pm »
I've got a original blue and yellow seat cover, and a original plastic yellow tank. Yours for one unopened tub of nutella

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1823 on: March 04, 2012, 07:19:32 pm »
I need to brag a bit  :ricky:, I am not sure how many of you have seen what I have done to my DRZ (now known as Meerkat  :mwink:)

Took it for a spin today ......




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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1824 on: March 04, 2012, 07:20:44 pm »
Baie NICE :thumleft:
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1825 on: March 06, 2012, 09:30:57 am »
Very nice mod there MTBBiker :)
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1826 on: March 06, 2012, 09:53:18 am »
I have 3 set of radiator guards for sale

R650

3mm Ally. Great build and design.

Super easy to install.

Takes me 20 mins, so you can probably do it in 10 :)
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1827 on: March 07, 2012, 03:03:23 pm »
Have just send the Meerkat in to have the stator re-wirred :'(. This is the 2nd time, did it first time about 30000km ago. How many of you had problems with your DRZ's stator ?
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1828 on: March 08, 2012, 11:34:27 am »
Have just send the Meerkat in to have the stator re-wirred :'(. This is the 2nd time, did it first time about 30000km ago. How many of you had problems with your DRZ's stator ?
none on my side
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1829 on: March 08, 2012, 04:35:08 pm »
Have just send the Meerkat in to have the stator re-wirred :'(. This is the 2nd time, did it first time about 30000km ago. How many of you had problems with your DRZ's stator ?
I had, rewound it as well. Some reckon it's better just to buy a new one as it will never be the same again.
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1830 on: March 13, 2012, 09:32:50 am »
Have just send the Meerkat in to have the stator re-wirred :'(. This is the 2nd time, did it first time about 30000km ago. How many of you had problems with your DRZ's stator ?

No, never had that problem. .
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1831 on: April 18, 2012, 11:38:19 am »
29 000k's - so far - so good...
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1832 on: April 23, 2012, 10:39:56 am »
Have just send the Meerkat in to have the stator re-wirred :'(. This is the 2nd time, did it first time about 30000km ago. How many of you had problems with your DRZ's stator ?
Common problem.
Best to get it rewired by a reputable place since thy know how to make them better &longer lasting.
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1833 on: April 23, 2012, 02:26:54 pm »
Have just send the Meerkat in to have the stator re-wirred :'(. This is the 2nd time, did it first time about 30000km ago. How many of you had problems with your DRZ's stator ?
Common problem.
Best to get it rewired by a reputable place since thy know how to make them better &longer lasting.
Thanks, I did that, Auto electrision (specializes in bikes ::)) had a few customers bringing their DRZ with stator problems  :'(  Seems to be the only real problem these bikes have :thumleft:
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1834 on: May 07, 2012, 03:55:50 pm »
Just had my 30 000k service done.
Cleaned the regulator - the contacts were a bit corroded.
Valve clearance in the middle of spec after 15 000k's!
Everything thing else perfect!
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1835 on: May 07, 2012, 04:04:54 pm »
Then your'e a lucky man letsgofishing.Just picked up my bike now.R 7187 later.New valves,timing chain & rings.Took it for a 200km spin and she's going fine again!
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1836 on: May 07, 2012, 04:07:45 pm »
Did the timing chain and rings (not the valves) at 15 000k.
No probs so far!
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1837 on: May 07, 2012, 04:31:33 pm »
Fark and I thought 23000kms is low milage to change valves and timing chain.Nou voel ek sommer beter :thumleft:
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1838 on: May 08, 2012, 06:44:49 am »
i see cayenne advertising a 2009/10 demo (blue drz400e) for 25k
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1839 on: May 08, 2012, 07:03:26 am »
That's a seriuos bargain...!!!
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