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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #260 on: August 12, 2009, 09:55:32 pm »
I am testing the grounds. Any dogs that will let me ride a DRZ? I think I need a upgrade from my F800GS!!  :peepwall:

Only do it if you are really ready to have fun!   >:D

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #261 on: August 12, 2009, 10:41:31 pm »
Yip, the tank is gone, I took the 17l IMS from Stroke Her.

I got my DRZ over the weekend. I see the airbox is open at the top. Bike idles crappy to say the least.

Does anybody have the square snorkel section that covers the top of the airbox? I'd like to go back to standard.
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #262 on: August 13, 2009, 06:46:58 am »
Yip, the tank is gone, I took the 17l IMS from Stroke Her.

I got my DRZ over the weekend. I see the airbox is open at the top. Bike idles crappy to say the least.

Does anybody have the square snorkel section that covers the top of the airbox? I'd like to go back to standard.

If it is an E model it would never have had the snorkel to begin with. Just fix the jetting and it will runn like a bomb.  :thumleft:
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #263 on: August 13, 2009, 07:50:41 am »
Yip, the tank is gone, I took the 17l IMS from Stroke Her.

I got my DRZ over the weekend. I see the airbox is open at the top. Bike idles crappy to say the least.

Does anybody have the square snorkel section that covers the top of the airbox? I'd like to go back to standard.

If it is an E model it would never have had the snorkel to begin with. Just fix the jetting and it will runn like a bomb.  :thumleft:

Jip, it is an E.

So that huge square opening in the airbox under the seat is Std......wow!
Cool, nou I just have to sort out the jetting. How would I know if its right or wrong. I live at the coast(PE),
what must I do or check? IS there a number on the jet?

Thanks guys for the help!
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #264 on: August 13, 2009, 08:10:49 am »
Herms, kan jy vir ons 'n foto van die carb en die airbox gat stuur? Ook, het jy 'n aftermarket pyp? Full of slip-on?

As jy die nuwer FCR MX carb het, kan ek jou help, maar as jy die ouer "slant-body" FCR het, sal Wrench of Newguy vir jou hulle jetting specs kan gee.
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #265 on: August 13, 2009, 08:14:58 am »
Yip, the tank is gone, I took the 17l IMS from Stroke Her.

I got my DRZ over the weekend. I see the airbox is open at the top. Bike idles crappy to say the least.

Does anybody have the square snorkel section that covers the top of the airbox? I'd like to go back to standard.

If it is an E model it would never have had the snorkel to begin with. Just fix the jetting and it will runn like a bomb.  :thumleft:

Jip, it is an E.

So that huge square opening in the airbox under the seat is Std......wow!
Cool, nou I just have to sort out the jetting. How would I know if its right or wrong. I live at the coast(PE),
what must I do or check? IS there a number on the jet?

Thanks guys for the help!

It is possible that the hole in your airbox has been enlarged but it should not be an issue. The standard is a 3x3 inch hole in the top of the airbox. If it is larger you can tape off the hole to make it a little smaller just to test. The jets usually have numbers stamped/engraved on the back(depending on your eyesight  ;) )
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #266 on: August 13, 2009, 08:21:53 am »
Herms, kan jy vir ons 'n foto van die carb en die airbox gat stuur? Ook, het jy 'n aftermarket pyp? Full of slip-on?

As jy die nuwer FCR MX carb het, kan ek jou help, maar as jy die ouer "slant-body" FCR het, sal Wrench of Newguy vir jou hulle jetting specs kan gee.

Sal so maak vanaand, thanks!!


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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #267 on: August 13, 2009, 08:25:08 am »
Wrench, Flat spot on the highveld? With the 3x3 snorkel mod? What would sort that out?

DRZ's with stock jetting at the coast, we have found to be quite rich. There are a few things
to consider about being 2000m above sea level.

1. Higher altitude = less air.
2. Lower baro pressure = less density.
3. Lower fuel grade.

Personally I would start with 5 sizes richer on the main, needle position 1 notch richer than stock
and definately get a bigger accelerator pump bowl. Note: this is a base setting, you may need to go
in the opposite direction.

Needle poistion and taper versus pilot jet size and main jet size could become tricky as the three
always overlaps. Meaning, the pilot jet fuels the primary section of the needle and main takes over
the secondary, in other words changing the main,would affect the needle in terms of richness or leaness
as would the pilot.

Most guys tend to go for a rich set up when the exhaust and airbox are derestricted which is a rule of
thumb, but at times could be dangerously rich, causing cyl. washing. If you don't feel confident doing
this or feel it's too much las, take to someone with a decent dyno set up (Freez).    

 

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #268 on: August 14, 2009, 06:30:33 pm »
I think I'll go to Freez, what you've said above is above my fire place!  :mwink: I see it in my mind and think what a big job it must be! Can live with that flat spot untill I can get to Freez!  ::)
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #269 on: August 21, 2009, 07:38:22 am »
Ok, I just loosend the carb, moved it around a bit and re-tightned the clamps.
Bike Idle now, so I guess it was just an air leak. Thanks for the advice  :thumleft:

I got my IMS tank yesterday from Stroke Her, so I be fitting my tank and
relocating the ignition so that I can fit my bar risers.... maybe one or two other bits to.

I load some pics when I'm done.
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #270 on: August 21, 2009, 12:19:12 pm »
Yes pls, the tank gives stature to the bike, but Sidetrack warned me against the one with the rad shrouds forming part of the tank. When you go down the shrouds parts take a beating, just always check that the tank do not leak, that part protecting the rads!
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #271 on: September 14, 2009, 08:30:00 am »
For those who missed it I fitted a Dakar screen that I got from RooiPhilip to the DRZ. Looks and works very well  :thumleft:
Yes I know I'm selling it but I till love the bike and enjoy doing stuff to it.  :'(

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #272 on: September 14, 2009, 09:57:23 am »
oooooh nice  to know nice to know :D

Will keep my eye out for a dakar screen now
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #273 on: September 25, 2009, 12:40:54 pm »
So out of interest what kind of fuel consumption are you gus getting?

unless I worked something out wrong I am getting like 16 km/l  :eek7:

I have been riding it like a WOT junkie but expected it to be a lil better than that  :peepwall:
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #274 on: September 25, 2009, 06:31:17 pm »
I got 102km from the standard tank yesterday. . .eek!
 

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #275 on: September 25, 2009, 06:39:33 pm »
16km/l sounds good!
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #276 on: September 25, 2009, 06:48:15 pm »
16km/l sounds good!

serious?

I got 102km from the standard tank yesterday. . .eek!

naw dude dome thing is wrong there, I get over 100 before hitting reserve and mines a 450
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #277 on: September 25, 2009, 08:02:55 pm »
I managed 200 km on the stock tank at around 25 km/l.
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #278 on: September 26, 2009, 08:46:34 am »
Nah i was just riding like a idjit,,got about 25kml yesterday
 

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #279 on: September 26, 2009, 09:25:29 am »
Nah i was just riding like a idjit,,got about 25kml yesterday

So die nuus is uit - jy ry nou 'n Z!  :ricky:
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