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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1400 on: March 09, 2011, 05:23:57 pm »
Correct me if I am wrong, Sidetrack, but didnt you also have leaking issues with your IMS?
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1401 on: March 09, 2011, 05:31:07 pm »
Problem there is that the tank is part of the protection of the rads, if you have a kark off you damage the tank that is suppose to protect the rads and you have a leaking tank.

Same problem with my 27lt IMS, tank is part of rad protection and if I'm going to fall badly I'm going to be fooked!
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1402 on: March 09, 2011, 05:36:43 pm »
Problem there is that the tank is part of the protection of the rads, if you have a kark off you damage the tank that is suppose to protect the rads and you have a leaking tank.

Same problem with my 27lt IMS, tank is part of rad protection and if I'm going to fall badly I'm going to be fooked!

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1403 on: March 10, 2011, 01:21:45 pm »
Hey,

question for you DRZ riders in cpt. The bike that I'm buying seems to have the baffling from the exhaust removed. Any chance I can convince a roadworthy inspector to let it slide. If not does anyone have a stock exhaust I can borrow for the roadworthy? 6-pack of your favorite beer in return :)

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1404 on: March 10, 2011, 01:24:11 pm »
Hey,

question for you DRZ riders in cpt. The bike that I'm buying seems to have the baffling from the exhaust removed. Any chance I can convince a roadworthy inspector to let it slide. If not does anyone have a stock exhaust I can borrow for the roadworthy? 6-pack of your favorite beer in return :)


what pipe is it?
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1405 on: March 10, 2011, 01:27:32 pm »
stock pipe without the baffling
 

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1406 on: March 10, 2011, 01:39:01 pm »
stock pipe without the baffling
oh, sorry no clue then =\
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1407 on: March 10, 2011, 01:40:25 pm »
It should be fine

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1408 on: March 10, 2011, 01:50:09 pm »
Bergvliet, Southern Suburbs.
 

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1409 on: March 10, 2011, 01:54:01 pm »
Bergvliet, Southern Suburbs.
If they really give you loads of stick about it gimme a shout I have my full yoshi you could slip on for the test and change it back after. though it is also baffles less and a doubt any quieter than yours
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1410 on: March 10, 2011, 01:54:47 pm »
Bergvliet, Southern Suburbs.

WTF is that? Hehehe...

Anyways, maybe go check in with them 1st and ask if it will be ok?

Thats what I did. I have an FMF pipe which is moera loud.

But I didnt go through the traffic dept.

I went to an independent Roadworthy centre in Durbanville and they were fine with it.
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1411 on: March 12, 2011, 04:00:00 pm »
@G1: there is a roadworthy centre behind Suzuki South in Plumstead; they roadworthied my DR650 without even starting it, I am sure they will be fine with the exhaust.

Also, take your stock exhaust to Geoff Talbot in pinelands and have him slip a perforated pipe down the middle. I did that to mine, better sound and more power. More than a yoshi RS2  fully system :pot:

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1412 on: March 12, 2011, 05:12:33 pm »
Actually the place i normally use in tokai let my undersized nunber plate slide on my klr, so maybe I'll be lucky.
 

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1413 on: March 12, 2011, 07:23:20 pm »
Actually the place i normally use in tokai let my undersized nunber plate slide on my klr, so maybe I'll be lucky.

Yeah, definitely. You'll be fine :)

I need an undersized plate, the full size one smashed on my DRZ when I fell. Where do I get one?
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1414 on: March 12, 2011, 09:02:42 pm »
Clarke tank looks the best imo, I took it cause you still have radiator shrouds

To each his own I suppose... I prefer the clean lines of the IMS.
Yeah but clean lines are not going to help when the fuel is pissing out your tank, happened to me in Baviaans  :(
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1415 on: March 12, 2011, 11:55:21 pm »
Clarke tank looks the best imo, I took it cause you still have radiator shrouds

To each his own I suppose... I prefer the clean lines of the IMS.
Yeah but clean lines are not going to help when the fuel is pissing out your tank, happened to me in Baviaans  :(

What tank? Pics?
 

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1416 on: March 13, 2011, 01:46:02 pm »
Clarke tank looks the best imo, I took it cause you still have radiator shrouds

To each his own I suppose... I prefer the clean lines of the IMS.
Yeah but clean lines are not going to help when the fuel is pissing out your tank, happened to me in Baviaans  :(

What tank? Pics?
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1417 on: March 14, 2011, 08:32:47 pm »
I made my own case savers from some alu plate, stuck them on with RTV. Worked a charm. Not sure about the adhesives but I'm sure you could use Pratley Steel.
N()va's also slowly rebuilding his zook and I was gonna use his cases as a template to get them cut, as his bike's currently in pieces.

good plan!

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1418 on: March 15, 2011, 04:55:03 pm »
DS bikes - XR250, DR250, KLE 500, DR650, DRZ 400, KTM 525. Spent the most time on the DRZ and still rate it as best of the lot. The DR650 was a real dissapointment after the DRZ.

Ah, ok. I've just noticed your technical knowledge (and experience) on bikes is extensive.

I went from DR650 to DRZ and LOVED the change!

Are DRZ cases magnesium or allu?

Grego; where do I get polycarbonate?

N[]va: get me those side cases and I'll swing by mr superfoxi on thursday and sort you some case-savers.
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1419 on: March 15, 2011, 07:17:18 pm »
DS bikes - XR250, DR250, KLE 500, DR650, DRZ 400, KTM 525. Spent the most time on the DRZ and still rate it as best of the lot. The DR650 was a real dissapointment after the DRZ.
Grego; where do I get polycarbonate?
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