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Offline lecap

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #660 on: November 11, 2009, 11:22:39 pm »
I read that the rubber type fork boots are not a good idea, they keep in moisture etc.

BS. They have drain holes.
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #661 on: November 12, 2009, 12:05:46 am »
I read that the rubber type fork boots are not a good idea, they keep in moisture etc.

Sidetrack, what type of fork guards did u have?

He had the hard plastic ones like on the motard - mounted at the top.
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #662 on: November 12, 2009, 02:22:30 pm »
I read that the rubber type fork boots are not a good idea, they keep in moisture etc.

BS. They have drain holes.

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #663 on: November 16, 2009, 02:10:47 pm »
Finaly took some pics of my new mirrors.

The size and shape is nice and they cost me R360, R250 for the mirrors and R110 for postage  :mwink:
The steam is cat Alu and finished nicely




This is the bit I was after, the entire mirror can swivel on the joint. The idea being that I can turn them in while on dirt



At R250 for a set im well chufed

Where did you order them from?
 

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #664 on: November 16, 2009, 06:57:58 pm »
Any place that sells bigboy scooters will be able to order them
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #665 on: November 16, 2009, 09:12:41 pm »
Hey Nivea
 

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #666 on: November 17, 2009, 07:37:47 am »
Any place that sells bigboy scooters will be able to order them

Much appreciated. 
 

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #667 on: November 22, 2009, 08:42:54 pm »
So can I run two 55w spots without keeling the bike?
 

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #668 on: November 22, 2009, 09:19:23 pm »
Installed a brushless industrial fan on each radiator, with a switch on the dash. Works nicely, pulls allot of air through the radiator.
I know where u can get a h4 hid kit for R850, they're nice and small..fits easily in the drz, just pm me and i'll tell u


wouldn't mind seeing that too Etienne - as in what fans did you use?
Neccesary to have 2? Or are they quite small? :thumleft:
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #669 on: November 22, 2009, 09:23:23 pm »
Installed a brushless industrial fan on each radiator, with a switch on the dash. Works nicely, pulls allot of air through the radiator.


wouldn't mind seeing that too Etienne - as in what fans did you use?
Neccesary to have 2? Or are they quite small? :thumleft:

THey worked a charm in the quarry last weekend! When the riding became slow I switched them on, and the bike never went over 73c! I wired a little red LED into my dash to show when the fan is activated to.
You can see them when you join a ride again :D ;D
 

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #670 on: November 22, 2009, 09:37:42 pm »
funny guy  ;)   i've been sick, else i'd have been riding this whole w/e
positive thing is - spent alot of time on the forum cause couldn't leave the house really.
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #671 on: November 24, 2009, 07:13:07 pm »
Need some advice on lowering the suspention on DRZ  ???
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #672 on: November 24, 2009, 08:16:59 pm »
Lowering is for sissies . . .
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #673 on: November 24, 2009, 08:59:28 pm »
Are you saying my wife is a sissie :(
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #674 on: November 24, 2009, 09:05:59 pm »
Fan:


With tank:


Switch on dash with light when fan is running:


Added some spots:


Normal headlight:


With Spots:


Redid the seat, made it broader also
Original:


12mm foam:


Weighing it down :D


Shaved and done, the cover isn't on in the picture, but it fitted with some persuasion
 

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #675 on: November 24, 2009, 09:44:01 pm »
Very nice :thumleft:
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #676 on: November 25, 2009, 03:24:23 pm »
Got a set of pirreli mt21s today...will put them on after the toy run :ricky:
 

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #677 on: November 25, 2009, 05:08:46 pm »
Baie nice Etienne!! Ek wil sien hoe lyk dit met die seat-cover op?

Ek moet self nog my DR-seat upgrade  . . . .
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #678 on: November 25, 2009, 06:01:53 pm »
Widening the seat at the rear helps bum fatigue a lot!!!! ;D
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #679 on: December 01, 2009, 05:18:59 pm »
Vandat die Super Blinger nie meer bling nie, gaan hier maar niks aan nie? OF het die Super Blinger begin werk en moet nou self hoes?  :peepwall:
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