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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #220 on: July 10, 2009, 02:38:16 pm »
The ori vagi nal cover had a smallish tear/hole in it. I built it up with additional foam and padded it up a bit for long range use. Covered it with vynil but looked a bit pooratech. Now I have to sell the bike so I removed the additional foam and just need to cover it nicely...gripper or std does not matter.

Unfortunately the old cover got misplaced along the way :xxbah:

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #221 on: July 15, 2009, 02:24:40 pm »
Just fitted the Clarke,quick and easy! Took half an hour! Man these smaller machines are a lot easier to fiddle with than the big Katie-m! Sommer installed a new plug as well!
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #222 on: July 16, 2009, 07:34:03 am »
That looks flippin awesome  :thumleft:


PS: Time to file down the sharp edge on the gear lever.
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #223 on: July 16, 2009, 08:02:27 am »
What Clarke is that Edgy?

Seems smaller than mine...?

Mine is 3.9 Gallon ~ +-17L...
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #224 on: July 16, 2009, 08:09:41 am »
Think that is the 3.2, the 3.9 is a bit off a ball buster  :biggrin: But I liked it alot, perfect fit and strong better than the IMS.
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #225 on: July 16, 2009, 08:14:41 am »
Jirre broer, hoe groot is jou balle? :laughing7:

Mine looks similar, it just has the extra pumpkin/hump at the top...
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #226 on: July 16, 2009, 12:22:39 pm »
Dont know the size yet ??? But definatly not 17l!
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #227 on: July 17, 2009, 12:45:22 pm »
Anybody that knows if we one can get Dunlop D605 in SA. I saw on a forum pics of it (http://www.drzrides.com/?page_id=42) they look to be a good choice for 50/50 riding
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #228 on: July 17, 2009, 03:20:42 pm »
Edgy that bike is looking schweet like a lemon...

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #229 on: July 18, 2009, 02:50:11 am »
Thanks guys :thumleft:
Now that the pipe is on,what changes need to be done regarding the jetting?
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #230 on: July 18, 2009, 11:47:49 am »
Best to get it on a dyno and let them sort it for you.
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #231 on: July 18, 2009, 01:26:01 pm »
Thanks guys :thumleft:
Now that the pipe is on,what changes need to be done regarding the jetting?

Thanx to that one pic of yours I could get my ProTaper bars right. Battled with the throttle cables. Saw the pic of yours where you changed it to the under side and the simpleness of it showed me that sometimes you want to be a rocket science (which I'm never successful at), whilst the solution is so simple.

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #232 on: July 18, 2009, 03:26:41 pm »
Sweet! :thumleft:
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #233 on: July 27, 2009, 07:41:51 pm »
Nothing that you'se don't know, but still make an interesting read!

http://www.paochow.com/DRZguide/DRZguide.php
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #234 on: August 03, 2009, 03:10:40 am »
Fitted my new Edge tail-light last week with Oxford LED flickers,what a difference! Thanks Wolweseun!
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #235 on: August 03, 2009, 07:37:33 am »
Nothing that you'se don't know, but still make an interesting read!

http://www.paochow.com/DRZguide/DRZguide.php

The guy writes pretty easy to read an informative but he is a bit of an idiot.
From what he said: "If you want a light bike, look elsewhere." and then somewhere how delighted he was with the KTM 525 - there is a less than 6 kg difference between the two.  ::)
He claims you should rather buy something like the KTM 525 because of various reaseons and then he proceeds to mentioning the "wrong" things on the DR-Z and the mods he did. One such "problem" is the small fuel tank on the DR-Z - Are you fucking kidding me, did this guy actually ride a 525 with its enormous 8.5l tank. Anyway he does mentioning alot of the modable things on the DR-Z but he only gives partial information.
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #236 on: August 03, 2009, 08:30:27 am »
So Edgy... You gonna slap an "Edgy" sticker on your Edge taillight...? :laughing7:

Amazing how it transforms the look of the bike, eh?

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #237 on: August 03, 2009, 12:40:27 pm »
Fitted my new Edge tail-light last week with Oxford LED flickers,what a difference! Thanks Wolweseun!

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #238 on: August 03, 2009, 01:54:10 pm »
Fitted my new Edge tail-light last week with Oxford LED flickers,what a difference! Thanks Wolweseun!

Gee meer info. Dit lyk damn smart!

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #239 on: August 03, 2009, 03:09:02 pm »
There are some universal options too.
1. My current tail light - polisport, with LED motrix indicators
2. my previous - circuit