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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #60 on: March 03, 2009, 09:33:29 pm »
I'm seriously considering converting to supermoto setup. I find myself riding less and less dirt. Took a quick spin the other day after work and the bike is awesome with the work Runner did to the motor. I reckon with some grippy 17 inchers it would be a fun little commuter  >:D I'd like to keep my Talon hubs, what rim options do I have and how much ?

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #61 on: March 04, 2009, 07:48:51 am »
That's quite sad ST - you've done some awesome RR's in the past.
What work did Runner do on the bike?
Regards getting rims here, I have no idea, but a quick search on the net brought up this site:
http://www.btosports.com/cs/search?Search=Excel+Rims
maybe they have something that would work - prices are reasonable - $100 front $200 rear

This guy is selling 17" rims and tyres for R7500!
http://capetown.gumtree.co.za/c-Cars-for-Sale-scooters-motorcycles-motorbikes-SUZUKI-DRZ-400-E-AND-MOTARD-RIMS-W0QQAdIdZ108991145
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #62 on: March 04, 2009, 08:11:07 am »
I would also like to know what you have had done now??  :3some:

I'm picking my bike up from superbike solutions this afternoon. Dyno jet for my bosson zorst and K&N filter and a powershot expansion bowl for the accelerator pump.
Will give you some feedback tomorrow.
 

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #63 on: March 04, 2009, 08:18:56 am »
ST, I say keep the offroad wheels, you will be sorry if you unlace them.

Rather get some small superbike mags & convert it to fit as SM wheels.

Check out the "hooligan mod" on TT

Then you have 2 bikes, its awesome!!

But if you insist, I think Mxalliance sells Excel rims seperately and as complete wheel sets wiff hubs & spokes.

BTW, I also want to know what Runner did to the bike...

You didnt perhaps go apeshit and fit the stroker crank?  :drif:
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #64 on: March 04, 2009, 03:18:06 pm »
 :bueller: why are we waiting
 

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #65 on: March 04, 2009, 06:40:21 pm »
Hotcam ex cam installed, pulls well on top. Really happy it really goes ! The stroker yes, still a dream for now. Second set would be ideal but again price wise a bit steep.
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #66 on: March 04, 2009, 09:16:41 pm »

Saw in bike sa a set of 17" wheels going for 3k mag rims and with some mods could easy get them on your DrZ
I was considering them for the 525 just i dont have streets to ride on, had a set of race motard rims for my Husaberg and i used them once :thumleft:

Dont get rid of the off road set shop around you will find a  17" set some time for a bargain
 

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #67 on: March 04, 2009, 10:49:45 pm »
my baby is running great with just over 40hp on the dyno. thats 3 horses just from sorting the carb out. will post the dyno graphs tomorrow.
 

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #68 on: March 05, 2009, 07:30:43 am »
3hp may not sound like much to the bigger bikes, but its makes quite a difference on a bike this size.
 

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #69 on: March 05, 2009, 07:43:20 am »
Newguy, that's pretty impressive - what are the other mods you have on your bike?
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #70 on: March 05, 2009, 08:01:15 am »
Its only the K&N filter, the Bosson zorst and on the carb it's the jetting and the accelerator pump expansion thingy (this will only affect the throttle response).

What is the standard output??
This is on the rear wheel btw.
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #71 on: March 05, 2009, 08:09:55 am »
Oh shit - now you got me worried!  - yours is the S right?
Mine has been rejetted, head ported and polished, Powerbomb header pipe and gutted standard exhaust  = 37.23Hp!  ??? :'(
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #72 on: March 05, 2009, 08:20:12 am »
Nope, Mine is an E model, so the cams are hotter.
 

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #73 on: March 05, 2009, 08:21:43 am »
Ok, mine too - I wonder how come yours is putting out so much more power???
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #74 on: March 05, 2009, 09:28:06 am »
You need a jetting guru and 440 :)
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #75 on: March 05, 2009, 09:30:44 am »
AFAIK Julian @ Superbike Solutions is one of the guru's in SA.
Took him 6 jets to find one he was happy with, 15 runs on the dyno. He takes real pride in his work and loves getting good feedback from customers.

He did find one problem on the bike though and told me that I would need to rewind my source coil as my spark is weak. :(

Oneday I will also have a 440 :drif:
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #76 on: March 05, 2009, 11:08:13 am »
You need a jetting guru and 440 :)

Seems like you're right ST! :-\
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #77 on: March 05, 2009, 11:10:53 am »
AFAIK Julian @ Superbike Solutions is one of the guru's in SA.
Took him 6 jets to find one he was happy with, 15 runs on the dyno. He takes real pride in his work and loves getting good feedback from customers.

Where are they based?

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He did find one problem on the bike though and told me that I would need to rewind my source coil as my spark is weak. :(

Oneday I will also have a 440 :drif:

Dont worry boet, it happens to all of us at some stage!  ;D
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #78 on: March 05, 2009, 11:22:38 am »
AFAIK Julian @ Superbike Solutions is one of the guru's in SA.
Took him 6 jets to find one he was happy with, 15 runs on the dyno. He takes real pride in his work and loves getting good feedback from customers.

Where are they based?

Somerset West - zero two one 8515538

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He did find one problem on the bike though and told me that I would need to rewind my source coil as my spark is weak. :(

Oneday I will also have a 440 :drif:

Dont worry boet, it happens to all of us at some stage!  ;D

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #79 on: March 05, 2009, 05:05:07 pm »
I had to rewind mine as well. It can be done for around R450.
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