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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1860 on: June 10, 2012, 09:00:32 am »
i see cayenne advertising a 2009/10 demo (blue drz400e) for 25k
Genaade, that sounds like a good price...
I just bought a DRZ s 2006, 8000kms for R25k yesterday. Clean but not new!! :o
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Is that over the top for a 2006 ?

Excellent price IMO!

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1861 on: June 11, 2012, 07:57:13 pm »
Im feeling better all the time  :thumleft:
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1862 on: June 12, 2012, 02:51:21 pm »
just got back from oz ... cant believe the mad prices there (only really checked european and american..american very cheap compared to here) ...these romans are crazy..anyway saw a 2009 or 2010 drz (s i think) new but for aprox 56k zar
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1863 on: June 25, 2012, 10:35:11 am »
just got back from oz ... cant believe the mad prices there (only really checked european and american..american very cheap compared to here) ...these romans are crazy..anyway saw a 2009 or 2010 drz (s i think) new but for aprox 56k zar
Just done Simpson Desert, saw quite a few DRZ and DR's on the French line!
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1864 on: June 25, 2012, 05:34:46 pm »
Any advice on tyres?
I have a 80 / 130 Bridgestone Wt 302 (I think ) on the back.
I have a Mitas E-07 on the back of my XR 650 but I want more traction on the DRz.
I liked the look of the Hiedenau but it only comes in a 140 - dont bring in the 130 apparently :-\
The oher option seems to be the Mitas E - 09 - why don't they bring in a E - 08 ?????
Seems you have to go from a dual sport - like the E -07 to a E -09 with nothing in between. It either looks like a road tyre or a complete off road tyre......
Any suggestions - mainly off road use here in the Umgeni valley.  :mwink:
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1865 on: June 26, 2012, 08:40:59 am »
Any advice on tyres?
I have a 80 / 130 Bridgestone Wt 302 (I think ) on the back.
I have a Mitas E-07 on the back of my XR 650 but I want more traction on the DRz.
I liked the look of the Hiedenau but it only comes in a 140 - dont bring in the 130 apparently :-\
The oher option seems to be the Mitas E - 09 - why don't they bring in a E - 08 ?????
Seems you have to go from a dual sport - like the E -07 to a E -09 with nothing in between. It either looks like a road tyre or a complete off road tyre......
Any suggestions - mainly off road use here in the Umgeni valley.  :mwink:
Hi I have the EO9 130 on the back, gives excellant km's on road, I can recommend them !
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1866 on: June 26, 2012, 09:20:18 am »
Mitas C02 for the win. You can churn butter with that muthafukka!

Either 110 or 120.

110 should be fine, 120 is huge!
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1867 on: June 26, 2012, 09:29:06 am »
Be careful of an aggressive knobbly of 130 size.............it might just be too wide to fit in.
 

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1868 on: June 26, 2012, 10:16:35 am »
Thanks Guys.
I have a 130 on the back already so I guess the 09 / 130 should be ok.
Mmmmm gotta make up my mind to get ready for Sat ride ....   :mwink:
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1869 on: June 27, 2012, 06:22:56 am »
aag I miss my Zook >.<
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1870 on: June 27, 2012, 10:16:59 am »
 

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1871 on: June 27, 2012, 11:40:15 am »
aag I miss my Zook >.<
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Gonna have to plan a ride for December when I am back home, maybe a new years ride?
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1872 on: June 28, 2012, 12:21:18 pm »
Get a new tensioner. The later ratchet type. I think the wind up screw type was superseded anyway.

Before fitting fully extend the tensioner. If you stick it in place it should be about a cm from the cylinder when it has taken up the slack. DO NOT FORCE FIT! Remove, reset and fit, then fit the spring.

If it's considerably less than a cm from the cylinder when inserted fully extended you might get a timing chain too.

all seems well with new tensioner fitted ,thanks :thumleft:
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1873 on: July 04, 2012, 06:40:48 pm »
Any advice on tyres?
I have a 80 / 130 Bridgestone Wt 302 (I think ) on the back.
I have a Mitas E-07 on the back of my XR 650 but I want more traction on the DRz.
I liked the look of the Hiedenau but it only comes in a 140 - dont bring in the 130 apparently :-\
The oher option seems to be the Mitas E - 09 - why don't they bring in a E - 08 ?????
Seems you have to go from a dual sport - like the E -07 to a E -09 with nothing in between. It either looks like a road tyre or a complete off road tyre......
Any suggestions - mainly off road use here in the Umgeni valley.  :mwink:

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1874 on: July 06, 2012, 07:16:46 am »
Any advice on tyres?
I have a 80 / 130 Bridgestone Wt 302 (I think ) on the back.
I have a Mitas E-07 on the back of my XR 650 but I want more traction on the DRz.
I liked the look of the Hiedenau but it only comes in a 140 - dont bring in the 130 apparently :-\
The oher option seems to be the Mitas E - 09 - why don't they bring in a E - 08 ?????
Seems you have to go from a dual sport - like the E -07 to a E -09 with nothing in between. It either looks like a road tyre or a complete off road tyre......
Any suggestions - mainly off road use here in the Umgeni valley.  :mwink:

TKC 80  upfront, ALWAYS. it's the best tire ever. Grips solid in dry and wet. Tar and dirt. Great mileage.

Back tire; I am using a... sh*t... I can't remember. It's a good tire. Will look and post here later.
+1 on the tkc
I like using a T63 on the back, good grip for the price otherwise the old Hiedi K60 was amazing
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1875 on: July 07, 2012, 03:26:17 pm »
I was so looking forward to a ride on the weekend, seems my stator jinx is still with me. Yesterday the bike didn't start so I left it for today - It was due for a service -65000km , Yes 65000km. Only to find the following  :'( :'( :'( :'( :'(
Stator in the flywheel WTF???


On further inspection the stator 3 bolts are bend and came off the "Generator cover" !!!! each phase's wire ripped off - NO NO
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1876 on: July 08, 2012, 11:31:29 am »
Just saw this on Advrider - Guys travelling around the world on DRZ400's
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=779780
and
http://www.toughmiles.com/
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1877 on: July 09, 2012, 10:26:09 am »
I was so looking forward to a ride on the weekend, seems my stator jinx is still with me. Yesterday the bike didn't start so I left it for today - It was due for a service -65000km , Yes 65000km. Only to find the following  :'( :'( :'( :'( :'(
Stator in the flywheel WTF???


On further inspection the stator 3 bolts are bend and came off the "Generator cover" !!!! each phase's wire ripped off - NO NO


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Sorry could not help it. I've only seen stuff like that in Guzzi's so far but there it's the other way round and the tapered end of the crankshaft with the rotor fell off.

Looks as if someone did not tighten the 3 bolts holding the stator or overtightened & and the threads stripped out of alternator cover?
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1878 on: July 09, 2012, 10:35:40 am »

+1 on the tkc
I like using a T63 on the back, good grip for the price otherwise the old Hiedi K60 was amazing


That's the one. Michelin T63 on the back. Love it :) Good on tar. Great in sand / mud / etc.
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1879 on: July 19, 2012, 07:01:43 pm »
The new DRZ lady in my garage  ::)
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