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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #120 on: May 08, 2009, 08:43:03 am »
Edgy I would suggest handguards and a good bash plate to start with and grind the back of the shift lever down.
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #121 on: May 08, 2009, 03:16:41 pm »
nice bikes chaps. Enjoy blinging it  :deal:
 

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #122 on: May 08, 2009, 10:02:12 pm »
Edgy,

I changed the rear sprocket to a 45, This makes it a lot more tar (and long distance) friendly. You'll read about people complaining that the DRZ is not made for distance, I disagree I've done trips up to 400km in one go and I enjoyed every kilometer. Also now with the screen it makes cruising at 100 - 110 kph a lot more comfortable :ricky:
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #123 on: May 08, 2009, 10:09:05 pm »
People said my 125 cant do distance . . . Ive done up to 470km's in a day.
Moral of the story, dont listen to 'people'. ;D
 

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #124 on: May 08, 2009, 10:29:44 pm »
Yip, I totally agree, I have read about your adventures on your 125, its not about the bike, its about the the freedom and the will to go to places you have never been before  :D
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #125 on: May 09, 2009, 02:31:25 pm »
« Last Edit: May 09, 2009, 02:44:15 pm by sidetrack »
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #126 on: May 09, 2009, 04:50:28 pm »
People said my 125 cant do distance . . . Ive done up to 470km's in a day.
Moral of the story, dont listen to 'people'. ;D

I agree.

There are too many "comfort zone" people on Wilddogs nowadays.........  :peepwall:
 

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #127 on: May 09, 2009, 09:55:03 pm »
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #128 on: June 01, 2009, 08:09:26 pm »
I opened my airbox today sommer at work, but it feels weaker now. I'm in JHB.

Another thing Sidetrack and myself was discussing. My time clock in the righthand top corner does not keep time. When I start the bike it starts at 01h00. Does it have a small battery like a pc for the clock or what?

Does anyone know?
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #129 on: June 01, 2009, 09:24:07 pm »
I opened my airbox today sommer at work, but it feels weaker now. I'm in JHB.

Another thing Sidetrack and myself was discussing. My time clock in the righthand top corner does not keep time. When I start the bike it starts at 01h00. Does it have a small battery like a pc for the clock or what?

Does anyone know?

Get some ductape and cover it up (the 3x3 hole), if it helps you need to go up one size richer. Also I heard it backfiring slightly so you need to adjust the fuel screw. I'm 100% sure there is no extra small battery in the speedo. It gets power from the normal battery. Does the colon flash between the hour and minute ? Thanks to Watty, try and set the clock again.

« Last Edit: June 01, 2009, 09:27:11 pm by sidetrack »
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #130 on: June 01, 2009, 09:59:53 pm »
Could`nt find this thread ??? so posted pics elewhere of my "homemade" SE Hyde screen.
Not the prettiest,but works nonetheless!
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #131 on: June 01, 2009, 10:03:37 pm »
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #132 on: June 01, 2009, 10:06:26 pm »
I have subsequently installed the Hyde bash plate and a Adv rack on the rear fender,will post pics soon
Waiting patiently to find a Edge tail-light and Clarke tank!
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #133 on: June 01, 2009, 10:13:28 pm »
Edgy
Pm newguy, he took the tank of his Z
 

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #134 on: June 01, 2009, 10:14:48 pm »
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Pm newguy, he took the tank of his Z
What tank?
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #135 on: June 01, 2009, 10:20:24 pm »
I have subsequently installed the Hyde bash plate and a Adv rack on the rear fender,will post pics soon
Waiting patiently to find a Edge tail-light and Clarke tank!

Pimping becomes a desease on these bikes  :biggrin: Going to the bash on it ?
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #136 on: June 01, 2009, 10:22:57 pm »
Dont know what tank, a yellow aftermarket one.
 

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #137 on: June 01, 2009, 10:29:48 pm »
Thanks,PM sent :thumleft:
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #138 on: June 01, 2009, 10:31:35 pm »
Think he has the Aqualine, it's BIG.
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #139 on: June 02, 2009, 06:43:50 am »
I`m a lucky man....mate of mine from Oz is visiting his folks here and will ride the DRZ to the bash,so i will have both there! :ricky:
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