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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #920 on: May 19, 2010, 11:18:10 am »
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #921 on: May 20, 2010, 09:01:15 am »
Lets get it back on track.

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #922 on: May 20, 2010, 09:54:41 am »
Those Z's look the dog balls in Back  :thumleft:
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #923 on: May 20, 2010, 10:44:14 am »
Those Z's look the dog balls in Back  :thumleft:
Have to agree though I do like them in white, that said every one knows the yellow ones are faster
« Last Edit: May 20, 2010, 10:44:36 am by N[]vA »
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #924 on: May 20, 2010, 09:10:40 pm »
i no longer own a DR650  :'( I am half way to becoming one of you guys... mmmm...  >:D
« Last Edit: May 20, 2010, 09:22:49 pm by MildDog »
I crash test all of my safety gear. Do you?
 

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #925 on: May 25, 2010, 12:51:00 pm »
I have a original seat cover, blue and yellow, aswell as a plastic yellow tank if anyones interested
 

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #926 on: May 26, 2010, 08:19:57 am »
What do u want them for?

tieing them to a horse. my drz purchase fell through  :imaposer: :imaposer:

no man, just if my seat's a bit torn or whatever. but i doubt i'll need them.

Yeah lucky, it's with great sadness that I'm going to load that DRz on the transporters lorry :'(
But at least I know you're going to enjoy it!  :thumleft:
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #927 on: May 26, 2010, 10:40:46 am »
Yeah lucky, it's with great sadness that I'm going to load that DRz on the transporters lorry :'(
But at least I know you're going to enjoy it!  :thumleft:

I am EXTREMELY excited about my new bike!!! Thank you louis... Knowing I am getting a new bike next has stopped me being too sad about selling my DR650 last week... and I know there's the option of you moving onto a different bike as well?!?
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #928 on: May 26, 2010, 10:41:43 am »
Yeah lucky, it's with great sadness that I'm going to load that DRz on the transporters lorry :'(
But at least I know you're going to enjoy it!  :thumleft:

I am EXTREMELY excited about my new bike!!! Thank you louis... Knowing I am getting a new bike next has stopped me being too sad about selling my DR650 last week... and I know there's the option of you moving onto a different bike as well?!?

congrats  :thumleft: nothing like a new bike... the day they come drop it off is going to be lekker  :thumleft:
 

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #929 on: May 26, 2010, 05:13:44 pm »
Yeah lucky, it's with great sadness that I'm going to load that DRz on the transporters lorry :'(
But at least I know you're going to enjoy it!  :thumleft:

I am EXTREMELY excited about my new bike!!! Thank you louis... Knowing I am getting a new bike next has stopped me being too sad about selling my DR650 last week... and I know there's the option of you moving onto a different bike as well?!?
It's a pleasure  ;) What's next for LX ?
« Last Edit: May 26, 2010, 05:14:21 pm by sidetrack »
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #930 on: May 26, 2010, 06:53:00 pm »
what oil do you guys use?

and gearing?

and how often do folks do oil & filter changes? 2500km? or does that glaze a cylinder? 5000km or is that too long and the oil's already breaking down?

and tire setups?
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #931 on: May 26, 2010, 06:56:50 pm »
Oil I did every 1000kms, and every 1 000kms on that did oil filter.

Gearing I ran 14 - 44

Tyres I ran maxxis IT front and rear, they'r not road legal though, but allot of fun on tar, you can powerslide them on command in the streets
 

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #932 on: May 26, 2010, 08:27:25 pm »
what oil do you guys use?

and gearing?

and how often do folks do oil & filter changes? 2500km? or does that glaze a cylinder? 5000km or is that too long and the oil's already breaking down?

and tire setups?

oil stick to any old good non synthetic, its cheaper.... change it more often. buy oil filters from craigs @ 45 rand. ps: E2T I think 1000km's is to soon man the oil needs to break down sone other wise you glaze your cylinder.

Gearing: Sunday you can get a feel for what the SM with 14 - 41 is like, mad accelerate up till about 140

tires I am sold on hedi k60 rear and tkc80 front but thats just me
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #933 on: May 26, 2010, 08:29:07 pm »
Depends on how you ride, how often you change the oil I guess. Mario at dirt rider told me to do oil every 1 000kms, or 10 hours
 

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #934 on: May 26, 2010, 09:38:20 pm »
Castrol Actevo every 3500 km. Air filter after every dusty ride  :thumleft:
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #935 on: May 27, 2010, 08:58:13 am »
Castrol Actevo every 3500 km. Air filter after every dusty ride  :thumleft:

Airfilter is easy, its a Twin Air re washable in there.  ;D
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #936 on: May 27, 2010, 10:31:36 am »
Castrol Actevo every 3500 km. Air filter after every dusty ride  :thumleft:

Airfilter is easy, its a Twin Air re washable in there.  ;D
yep

I made a habbit of keeping two,  one int he bike one ready to go in
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #937 on: May 27, 2010, 10:50:34 am »
What aftermarket airfilters can you guy recommend ?

The OEM one is just a thin layer of foam that fits over that plastic frame thingy
and cost something like R400 (rip-off!!)
 

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #938 on: May 27, 2010, 10:53:54 am »
The twin air replacement is like R80, but its the same type of thing, the standard drz filter is very good. Or k&n it, once youve tried the rest, buy the best, theyr about R600
 

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #939 on: May 27, 2010, 11:04:52 am »
The twin air replacement is like R80, but its the same type of thing, the standard drz filter is very good. Or k&n it, once youve tried the rest, buy the best, theyr about R600

Where can one buy the Twin air and K&N in Capetown?