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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1940 on: September 09, 2013, 06:48:54 pm »

- a bash plate
- an IMS tank (because the bigger 28l safari tanks, which would suit me better, seem overpriced),
- bark buster hand guards
- some kind of minimalist luggage rack, as I use Ortlieb soft luggage and they dont need anything except to be kept off the exhaust

Thanks in advance for any tips/advice - Im excited about joining the DRZ clan in SA.
Sorry to hear about your 690 boet, I had one do an implosion on me too.

In terms of bash plate if you want light weight grab a Hyde guard one (Sonja at renz.co.za will hook you up)
IMS tank have a chat with Gavin Robertson sales@safaritanks.co.za - will get them in SA cheaper than you can without the wait
For luggage I have a Alu rear rack that a mate gave me (I think...) nice enough and good for a few days kit with soft panniers

Sorry I cant be much more help till I get back to SA.

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1941 on: September 09, 2013, 06:50:38 pm »
In terms of the case savers just get a 2.5 - 3mm sheet of Alu and mount it to your engine casing
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1942 on: September 09, 2013, 06:56:57 pm »
These are great ideas. Been perving in www.wheelingcyclesupply.com already. Thanks.

And I'll call those guys in SA to compare prices - though Im thinking if Im putting in an order from the US, and I go to a place like wheelingcyclesupply.com, I may kind of get a bulk shipping price... Shame they dont do the IMS tanks.

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1943 on: September 09, 2013, 07:08:34 pm »
These are great ideas. Been perving in www.wheelingcyclesupply.com already. Thanks.

And I'll call those guys in SA to compare prices - though Im thinking if Im putting in an order from the US, and I go to a place like wheelingcyclesupply.com, I may kind of get a bulk shipping price... Shame they dont do the IMS tanks.

Appreciating these leads.
Ordered a good few bits from there over the years, keep in mind you will pay import duty as wheeling will not mark the packages as spares
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Re: Re: Re: Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1944 on: September 10, 2013, 02:33:54 pm »
 

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1945 on: September 10, 2013, 02:35:11 pm »
Adv, that looks amazing.  Must stop on a button!

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Re: Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1946 on: September 10, 2013, 02:37:59 pm »
Stops on a dime!
 

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« Reply #1947 on: September 10, 2013, 02:56:02 pm »
Stops on a dime!

Yep, but me Engrish, don't use American slang  :imaposer:
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1948 on: September 10, 2013, 06:13:39 pm »
So much of win it hurts! ^.^


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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1949 on: September 11, 2013, 06:03:51 am »
I was in Miri, Sarawak (Borneo) a little while ago.. There are quite a few little 125's and 150's running around that have been blinged out and the guys fit massive front discs and three pot callers like these to them as well...
 

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Re: Re: Re: Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1950 on: September 12, 2013, 03:40:33 pm »
Stops on a dime!

Yep, but me Engrish, don't use American slang  :imaposer:

Stops on a pence.
 

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« Reply #1951 on: September 12, 2013, 03:43:50 pm »
Stops on a dime!

Yep, but me Engrish, don't use American slang  :imaposer:

Stops on a pence.

Very good, if only CPA had a sense of humour and issued that roadworthy
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1952 on: November 01, 2013, 03:58:30 pm »
The Western Cape Government has issued my licence disk after a long stint of my diplomatic moaning and groaning.

Quick question, if I were to replace the speedo, is there one that is reasonably priced and has temperature, neutral and oil indicators that would work?

I just have a speedo that has lights that flicker when I have the indicators on.
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1953 on: November 01, 2013, 06:57:54 pm »
Any one done a stator replacement or upgrade?

that and I think I either need to replace my left had engine casing or have the magnesium stitched  ::)
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1954 on: November 01, 2013, 07:47:47 pm »
Yup, i had mine rewound, but that was when krogs was still open. If you can get his number i think he will still do a rewind for you.
 

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1955 on: November 01, 2013, 07:54:08 pm »
Yup, i had mine rewound, but that was when krogs was still open. If you can get his number i think he will still do a rewind for you.
Krogs is still open just working from home?

I'm gonna have to replace/fix the engine casing first then have him sort out all the electrics on the bike as I think the stator was the original issue but might be some dead short now
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1956 on: November 01, 2013, 08:13:47 pm »
ah cool, well he can do it then.
 

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1957 on: January 25, 2015, 11:39:15 am »
Hi all

I recently sold my trusty Triumph Tiger 1050 and got me a DR-Z 400, so I thought I'd just check in to this thread and say hi.
Here are some pics.  I'm still reading up on all the mods and deciding what to get, but I think one of the first things that will have to go is that excessive bit of tupperware at the back!  ;)  I'm thinking of fitting the DRC Edge 2, which seems to look a lot sexier.
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1958 on: January 26, 2015, 09:22:25 am »
This thread could do with more than one new post in 14 months :-\
Where are all the DRZ's?
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1959 on: January 26, 2015, 09:47:18 am »
I guess everybody fell for the whole big-dog hype and got expensive GS's & S10's instead  :pot:
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