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Offline Griffin

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Re: The DR650 thread
« Reply #220 on: December 10, 2009, 06:16:27 pm »
Have my own custom Rear-luggage rack designed at Waterjet,gonna fit it tomorrow and will post soon!! :pot: :pot:

Have you fitted it yet?
 

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Re: The DR650 thread
« Reply #221 on: December 10, 2009, 07:37:12 pm »
Have my own custom Rear-luggage rack designed at Waterjet,gonna fit it tomorrow and will post soon!! :pot: :pot:

Have you fitted it yet?

Fitted it today! 8),Is strong as hell,and looks farking sexy!! :pot:

Will get someone to post the pics,I dont have time for photobucket . . .
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Re: The DR650 thread
« Reply #222 on: December 11, 2009, 08:59:46 am »
Here's mine with new polisport handguards fitted. Perfect colour match!  :)

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Re: The DR650 thread
« Reply #223 on: December 11, 2009, 09:06:39 am »
Looks lekka Jenks :thumleft:
 

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Re: The DR650 thread
« Reply #224 on: December 11, 2009, 09:59:15 am »
Lookiing Good.
That ring you have the bike locked to is a good idea.  Did you install it?

When are you doing your licence (I'm sure you have not ridden it yet.  Being a law abiding citizen and all that ;):)

Three more sleeps before I get mine.  :biggrin:   My learners expired so I'm lookig for some 125cc stickers to put on it.  
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Re: The DR650 thread
« Reply #225 on: December 11, 2009, 10:57:34 am »
Thanks

Ja I made that base myself. I'm thinking of making another for the other side. The bike stands in clear view in my driveway :(

I was late for the licence test earlier this month, so I had to rebook - for the 21st. What a pita. Of course I haven't ridden the bike ... being an upstanding citizen  :deal:  ... not at all  :D
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Re: The DR650 thread
« Reply #226 on: December 11, 2009, 03:34:52 pm »
shit,  all of a sudden DR threads all over.

they're becoming popular at last.

soon the SSS will no longer be secret...
 

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Re: The DR650 thread
« Reply #227 on: December 11, 2009, 03:48:16 pm »
shit,  all of a sudden DR threads all over.

they're becoming popular at last.

soon the SSS will no longer be secret...

.........soon we will take over the world >:D

 

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Re: The DR650 thread
« Reply #228 on: December 11, 2009, 04:15:05 pm »
The dr's lack of popularity here is Suzuki's fault. They stopped bringing them in some years ago and only reintroduced the dr around two years ago. Dealers in Australia can't get enough of them. Fugging Ausies  >:(

Bad news tho', boys - there's a lot of talk in advrider that Zook will introduce a major revision in two years time. Mainly because of US emission regulations that require fuel injection.

Personally I hope that's the only change they make to my beloved dr! (Oh forgot the seat - change that seat!!!)
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Re: The DR650 thread
« Reply #229 on: December 11, 2009, 05:03:09 pm »
Hi Folks. I was just wondering if there was anyone in this topic who had modified a standard DR650 exhaust. I found the standard one just so quiet that one battles to hear the engine revs when using ear plugs. The aftermarket ones, even with a baffle, go to the other extreme and are very loud (tried an Airage and Cowley). The FMF Q4 would probably be just about right but that is about R5 500-00. I was thinking of drilling one or two 4mm holes at the back of the exhaust and just putting rivets in the holes if it did not work. Any ideas of suggestions would be welcome.
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Re: The DR650 thread
« Reply #230 on: December 11, 2009, 05:14:30 pm »
Rob

I have a South African made Tornado. Got it with the second bike.

Highly recommended. Nice deep note. Not loud, but full of character.

Shouldn't be too expensive

http://www.tornadodevelopments.co.za/
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Re: The DR650 thread
« Reply #231 on: December 11, 2009, 05:46:40 pm »
Thanks Jenks - will have a look at it. Also saw this on the web.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=474551&highlight=dr650+standard+exhaust
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Re: The DR650 thread
« Reply #232 on: December 13, 2009, 10:37:58 am »

If any of you order something from Procycle please let me know, perhaps we can combine shipping in some way.  The Post Office remains the weak link.


Hi guys, same for me. If anyone is ordering from kientech or procycle, please let me know. Have been looking at some of the goodies, and have some cash available.
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Re: The DR650 thread
« Reply #233 on: December 13, 2009, 01:30:06 pm »
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Re: The DR650 thread
« Reply #234 on: December 13, 2009, 03:38:45 pm »
:peepwall:

To All Dr's
A general warning!
There seems to be a peeping tom doing the rounds. Keep your bikes chained up. And never go anywhere without your knopkierie!
XT 350 STOLEN!!!!
DR650SE 2006 Ek en die Dominee gaan orals!

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Re: The DR650 thread
« Reply #235 on: December 13, 2009, 04:25:06 pm »
:peepwall:

To All Dr's
A general warning!
There seems to be a peeping tom doing the rounds. Keep your bikes chained up. And never go anywhere without your knopkierie!

I am waiting for one of the DR riders to do something stupid..... like sell it.... to me ;D
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Re: The DR650 thread
« Reply #236 on: December 14, 2009, 08:18:32 am »
I am waiting for one of the DR riders to do something stupid..... like sell it.... to me ;D

Cappie, you got a better chance of finding a girlfriend :peepwall:
 

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Re: The DR650 thread
« Reply #237 on: December 14, 2009, 09:15:22 am »
:laughing4:
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Re: The DR650 thread
« Reply #238 on: December 14, 2009, 06:01:59 pm »
Any one want to guess why I had a huge smile on my face when I got to work this morning?


(hint  http://www.wilddog.za.net/forum/index.php?topic=41394.msg809456#msg809456)

 ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D
 

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Re: The DR650 thread
« Reply #239 on: December 14, 2009, 06:48:38 pm »
Winner! That's a good price :)
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