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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1440 on: March 19, 2011, 04:13:16 pm »
I have a DRZ to ride for the weekend, enjoyed throwing a leg over old faithfull. It's a great scoot  :thumleft:
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1441 on: March 19, 2011, 10:29:07 pm »
Wie se DRz is dit?
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1442 on: March 21, 2011, 11:00:06 pm »
Wie se DRz is dit?
My vriend in PE het een gekoop, ek moes hom bietjie "test drive"  :ricky:
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1443 on: March 24, 2011, 11:50:02 am »
Look what followed me home this morning, 2006 model , 4500 k's , Pro Circuit T-4......kinda great condition :mwink:

Thanks for the lead Runner  :thumleft:
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1444 on: March 24, 2011, 11:58:55 am »
Welcome

Just be sure to check that chain isn't over tight:thumleft:
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1445 on: March 24, 2011, 12:00:32 pm »
Nice S4B :)

I must post pictures of my new toy. I was planning on taking some decent pics at Atlantis last weekend but didn't make it all the way there...
 

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1446 on: March 24, 2011, 01:23:16 pm »
S4B: Welcome! very nice ride :)

N[]va: don't rain on the man's parade! You did the same with me when my chain was loose. Lol.

Can anyone help me with that parts fiche thing: N[]va posted the link above. I cannot determine if I need two or four washers there. It labels 5.1 and 5.2 as different. I was missing item 6, have purchased that. Have two washers (i.e. 5.1) but not 5.2. Is there a difference?
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1447 on: March 24, 2011, 01:40:01 pm »
not raining on any ones parade just saying it looks tight considering it hasn't got a rider on it, just being helpful :-p
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1448 on: March 24, 2011, 02:32:07 pm »
No worries

Only just fetched it this morning and resisted using it to commute to work...

The bike has been standing quite a bit and I reckon it deserves a thourough inspection and some fresh oil.......

Will definitely check the chain tension
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1449 on: March 24, 2011, 03:44:58 pm »
Turns out I have oil on the spark plug. From the workshop manual it seems I am missing the cushion on one bolt of the tappet cover. May also need a new tappet cover gasket. Will phone the suzuki boys and find out the damage. I am really hoping its the cushion and gasket causing the oil leak, if it's not it'll be rings or something expensive sounding.
Hi yes there is a washer thingy that fits under that bolt, without it the bolt will be too long and not tighten the tappet cover properly. Part number 6.
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1450 on: March 24, 2011, 08:53:03 pm »
Hi yes there is a washer thingy that fits under that bolt, without it the bolt will be too long and not tighten the tappet cover properly. Part number 6.

Thanks, that is the part I was missing. Part number 6. Installing it now.

Concerning the other bolts: in the parts list  there is 5.1 and 5.2, what is the difference between 5.1 and 5.2? are there 2 washers per bolt or just one?
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1451 on: March 25, 2011, 02:08:48 pm »
Look what followed me home this morning, 2006 model , 4500 k's , Pro Circuit T-4......kinda great condition :mwink:

Thanks for the lead Runner  :thumleft:

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1452 on: March 25, 2011, 03:20:03 pm »
Look what followed me home this morning, 2006 model , 4500 k's , Pro Circuit T-4......kinda great condition :mwink:

Thanks for the lead Runner  :thumleft:
Very nice  :thumleft:
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1453 on: March 26, 2011, 05:01:31 pm »
I have the three back bearings for this bike, brand new, available in WC. R150.
NSK Bearings, brand new.
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1454 on: March 28, 2011, 09:01:00 am »
Spent the weekend checking the bike over.

Gave it some fresh oil, plug , cleaned filter and check nuts and bolts etc. Could not find anything wrong :thumleft:

The previous owner did not have time to ride the bike , so she has only 4 612 km's. I was a lucky man, and NO , she is not for sale.

I was told that the bike was christened Joy, and after riding it a bit , I can see why.......this thing makes my Dak feel like a dinosaur  :imaposer:

Also went and got the rest of the pRotective gear thIs weekend.....I CAN TELL THE DRZ IS GOING TO GET ME INTO SHEET  :ricky:

As a parting comment, the DRZ is a pleasure to work on and clean...the plastics strip down easily etc etc. I also notice that some forward thinking individual put plenty of grease nipples on and around the rear suspension and swingarm bearings.

Yeah , I am ranting....BUT ONLY BECAUSE I AM A VERY HAPPY DRZ OWNER  :mwink:



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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1455 on: March 30, 2011, 09:21:32 am »
Spent the weekend checking the bike over.

Gave it some fresh oil, plug , cleaned filter and check nuts and bolts etc. Could not find anything wrong :thumleft:

The previous owner did not have time to ride the bike , so she has only 4 612 km's. I was a lucky man, and NO , she is not for sale.

I was told that the bike was christened Joy, and after riding it a bit , I can see why.......this thing makes my Dak feel like a dinosaur  :imaposer:

Also went and got the rest of the pRotective gear thIs weekend.....I CAN TELL THE DRZ IS GOING TO GET ME INTO SHEET  :ricky:

As a parting comment, the DRZ is a pleasure to work on and clean...the plastics strip down easily etc etc. I also notice that some forward thinking individual put plenty of grease nipples on and around the rear suspension and swingarm bearings.

Yeah , I am ranting....BUT ONLY BECAUSE I AM A VERY HAPPY DRZ OWNER  :mwink:


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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1456 on: April 01, 2011, 10:37:15 am »
I've had it about 2 weeks now, and really enjoying it :)



 

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1457 on: April 01, 2011, 11:13:46 am »
Nice plate!  :biggrin:
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1458 on: April 01, 2011, 01:33:00 pm »
G1: nice bike :) great plate! once I get mine fixed we'll do a ride!
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1459 on: April 01, 2011, 01:39:01 pm »
The plate is a photoshop, encase you are fooled by my awesome skillz.

Now to consider mods... Well I need raisers and hand guards at least.

[edit]and a skid plate[/edit]

Any idea where to pick up a skid plate from?
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