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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1160 on: July 13, 2010, 11:54:45 am »
What size plug spanners does this bike take? I am borrowing from a friend and don't have time to work it out before I need to go fetch them!?!?!

DRZ simming = fail.

http://www.wilddog.za.net/forum/index.php?topic=52677.0
17 or wait 13...
16mm
any how what ever the size I have one you can borrow

fixed.

C coded plugs / M10x1.25 thread: 16mm hex
D coded plugs / M12x1.25 thread: 18mm hex  or 16mm hex
B coded plugs / M14x1.25: 21mm hex

Best to buy a pipe wrench 16x17 inexpensive and effective. You will be able to use a 22mm socket or spanner on the outside hex of the 17mm end (the good quality ones) or put a offcut of a 17mm allen key in and use a 17mm tool
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1161 on: July 13, 2010, 12:00:12 pm »
Loaned him my tool, R50 from midas I think
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1162 on: July 13, 2010, 12:16:14 pm »
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1163 on: July 13, 2010, 12:55:39 pm »
Thanks n[]va. will go buy one as soon as i have cash.

is there a way for water to be in my oil and in my cylinder that doesn't involve going via the rings and gaskets? i have water both sides of the piston and am worried this means i need to do a rebuild.

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1164 on: July 13, 2010, 01:12:16 pm »
OK, now I feel better. Thought it was Murphy's law w.r.t selling! :)
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1165 on: July 13, 2010, 02:23:20 pm »
OK, now I feel better. Thought it was Murphy's law w.r.t selling! :)

no no the bike has been magic. it was user error! sorry i drowned your bike  ???
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1166 on: July 13, 2010, 06:42:22 pm »
quick note ... with the current weather, do not leave a bike with just plain water. Either use antifreeze or drain the water.

Water expands when it freezes and I already know of a number of people who have suffered cracked engines due the the temps dropping below freezing.
 

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1167 on: July 14, 2010, 06:43:24 pm »
I'll be riding the alternate route this weekend. who's with me? :)
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1168 on: July 14, 2010, 09:57:56 pm »
You're developing a taste for the Swartland water?

There's all sorts of riding happening this weekend.  Let's see.
 

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Re: The DRZ Thread
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1170 on: July 15, 2010, 08:36:13 pm »
Please post a pic or two of the light in action. Down the road, against a wall. Use dim in one set of pics and bright in another set.

Will do tonight, but the difference between dim and bright is simply the angle of the light :) as far as I can tell there's no difference in light emission.

No pics yet?  :peepwall:
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1171 on: July 19, 2010, 11:32:17 am »
Decided to build a small screen that would go with the new Trailtech X2 headlights. http://www.wilddog.za.net/forum/index.php?topic=51592.0
So I bought 2 pieces of Polycarbonate which I had cut to size, for the princely sum of R65.
I decided to echo the shape of the headlight surround - straight sides or slight angled would have looked shitty.


I drilled a series of overlapping 6mm holes in a semi circle, then filed the cutout smooth. This was for the headlight as I wasn't sure what height I wanted the windshield to be. With the cutout, I would be able to lower it by 40mm.


Then out with the heat gun and carefully heated and bent the shield. This took at least 20 mins as I did not want to overheat and bubble the Polycarbonate.


Then it was a simple matter of marking the mounting holes and drilling them and fitting with S/S bolts and nuts. Here you can also see the semi circular cut-out for the headlight . Yes, I know the one bolt is too long!


The finished product. Yes, I will replace the 2 upper socket heads with round heads!
Took it for a spin - works pretty well. No helmet buffeting and it keeps the wind off me up to about neck level.


From a distance. Not too shabby for R48 (incl botls and nuts)!
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1172 on: August 05, 2010, 03:17:57 pm »
What exhaust options do I have for a DRZ in CPT? I just need the end can bit :)
« Last Edit: August 05, 2010, 03:20:52 pm by MildDog »
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1173 on: August 05, 2010, 03:20:26 pm »
What exhaust options do I have for a DRZ in CPT? I just need a slip-on/end can!

well you just coated your stock one..... and went for jetting today.... so the only reason you would want one is to get more power?

Do you want a high powered bike or a reliable bike?

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1174 on: August 05, 2010, 03:52:10 pm »
ah oki nice one
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1175 on: August 07, 2010, 05:50:37 pm »
GPS?

No, I just need to make friends with people who can give road names when they give directions.
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1176 on: August 07, 2010, 05:58:05 pm »
GPS?

No, I just need to make friends with people who can give road names when they give directions.

There are no road names in the dunes
 

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1177 on: August 07, 2010, 06:00:57 pm »
There are no road names in the dunes

There aren't any YZ gearboxes either  >:D
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1178 on: August 07, 2010, 10:57:30 pm »
This poll is a great idea from MDog on how to handle these type of issues.

Good on you to accept the outcome.

 
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1179 on: August 07, 2010, 11:39:11 pm »
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