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Re: The DR650 thread
« Reply #3800 on: May 23, 2016, 12:23:43 pm »
Good mix of bikes you've got there.
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Re: The DR650 thread
« Reply #3801 on: May 23, 2016, 12:48:15 pm »
DR is vir die vrou, KLE my bike used the same carrier plate for both of them.
 

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Re: The DR650 thread
« Reply #3802 on: May 24, 2016, 08:33:37 am »
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Re: The DR650 thread
« Reply #3803 on: May 28, 2016, 10:57:54 pm »
Goeie naand manne.
Is daar dalk iemand met n DR650 in die lichtenburg/coligny area? Ek will graag hoor of ek dalk net kan kom kyk hoe hoog hulle is. Dalk net op een sit. Ek het n XR650L gehad en het hom verkoop oor hy te hoog is vir my. N hele paar manne beveel die DR aan oor hy laer is as die XR650L. Sal graag net op een will sit en kyk of die DR sal werk met my "gestremdheid " voordat ek nou te ver soek namens een en Dan agter kom dis ook nog te hoog. Ek hoor graag van julle.
 

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Re: The DR650 thread
« Reply #3804 on: May 29, 2016, 06:33:35 am »
Hoe lank of kort is jy?

DR is heelwat laer as die XRL. DR se suspensie kan ook verder laer gestel word, beide voor en agter. Kyk ook na die Yamaha XT 660 R.


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Re: The DR650 thread
« Reply #3805 on: May 29, 2016, 06:49:54 am »
XRL sitplekhoogte is 940mm. DR is 885mm standaard, en kan met 45mm verlaag word. (840mm)


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Re: The DR650 thread
« Reply #3806 on: June 03, 2016, 12:26:38 pm »
My DR is of hy te ryk is op iddle, as jy staan en wag by robot en dan wil wegtek
moet jy eers jy bietjie revs gee en dan wegtrek aanders stoll die ding, is air/fuel mixture te ryk of moet ek
die naald dalk een clip laat sak, hy is op die 4de clip, 150 main jet snorkel uit en 2 dia. 25
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Re: The DR650 thread
« Reply #3807 on: June 03, 2016, 04:02:55 pm »
Maak eers seker dat jou carb, insluitend alle jets perfek skoon is. Die breather bo-op die airbox laat baie stof ook in.


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Re: The DR650 thread
« Reply #3808 on: June 03, 2016, 06:26:37 pm »
My DR is of hy te ryk is op iddle, as jy staan en wag by robot en dan wil wegtek
moet jy eers jy bietjie revs gee en dan wegtrek aanders stoll die ding, is air/fuel mixture te ryk of moet ek
die naald dalk een clip laat sak, hy is op die 4de clip, 150 main jet snorkel uit en 2 dia. 25
gatte in airbox.

Op idle speel jou needle feitlik geen rol nie. Maak lugfilter skoon, kyk of jou choke kabel nie dalk vashak
nie, anders maak jou carb oop en gebruik carb cleaner om jou jets en carb passeges deeglik skoon te maak. Kyk ook na jou spark plug en cap.
 

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Re: The DR650 thread
« Reply #3809 on: June 04, 2016, 06:10:55 pm »
My DR is of hy te ryk is op iddle, as jy staan en wag by robot en dan wil wegtek
moet jy eers jy bietjie revs gee en dan wegtrek aanders stoll die ding, is air/fuel mixture te ryk of moet ek
die naald dalk een clip laat sak, hy is op die 4de clip, 150 main jet snorkel uit en 2 dia. 25
gatte in airbox.
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Re: The DR650 thread
« Reply #3810 on: June 05, 2016, 12:29:13 pm »
I never understand how carbs end up with incorrect float levels ???

The float level is factory set.
The float level must not change regardless if you run OEM jetting or not. It is set to make sure the fuel jets are submerged but the emulsion tubes are not.
Bending the float needle lever on the float is NOT a fix for a leaking needle valve.

If you suspect some one has tinkered with the float level and only then take the carb out and check and adjust if found out of spec.
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Re: The DR650 thread
« Reply #3811 on: June 05, 2016, 05:17:13 pm »
Yes and no. I struggled with the running of my brand new TTR250 for ages until I tumbled that the float level was miles out on delivery. In retrospect I should have got it sooner because just about the only carb job listed in the manual was to check the float level and it was not a difficult test to do but I couldn't believe that the float level/tangs could be wrong on new bike.

A complete aside Lecap, I think I've heard you say before that the DR likes the needle one clip up (leaner) and I have noticed as I roll off full throttle that the bike surges on a sweet spot just off full throttle. Does this apply to bikes with standard airbox and exhaust? If it is I'm sure it would improve the fuel economy a bit which would be a motivation to tackle the job.
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Re: The DR650 thread
« Reply #3812 on: June 06, 2016, 12:12:31 pm »
Needle one groove up / clip one groove down. Usually grooves are counted from the top (grooved end) of the needle. I.e the first groove is #1, standard on the DR is clip in #3.
The DR as it comes from the factory has two issues the more noticeable one is a tendency to stall if you brake hard to a stand still. This is easily cured by backing out the idle mix adjustment screw 1/8 of a turn.
The other issue is a slight hesitation to take throttle at maybe 1/3 throttle. This is improved by lifting the needle either half a groove with an ordinary 3mm washer (0.5mm thick) under the clip or by lifting the needle by one groove / fitting the clip into groove#4

Lifting the needle lets the engine run a tiny tad more rich at take over and in the mid range. If you have a lean hick up when you yank the throttle open then lifting the needle will cure it as long as the problem is not massive.

The above applies to OEM set up DR650SE as far as I am aware of. Please note that it does not necessarily have to apply to your bike as some country models (parallel import) come with different jetting and main jet needles.
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Re: The DR650 thread
« Reply #3813 on: June 06, 2016, 05:27:39 pm »
Thank you.
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Re: The DR650 thread
« Reply #3814 on: July 15, 2016, 11:22:05 am »
I got the front wheel bearing and seal numbers from a couple of posts back, but does anybody have the rear wheel bearing and seal numbers please?
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Re: The DR650 thread
« Reply #3815 on: July 16, 2016, 10:32:21 am »
I got the front wheel bearing and seal numbers from a couple of posts back, but does anybody have the rear wheel bearing and seal numbers please?

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Re: The DR650 thread
« Reply #3816 on: August 01, 2016, 05:42:22 pm »
Anybody with a spare front rim lying around?

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Re: The DR650 thread
« Reply #3817 on: August 01, 2016, 05:52:34 pm »
Ja, maar ongelukkig nog met speke, hub, briekdisk, band, tube en lug.


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Re: The DR650 thread
« Reply #3818 on: August 02, 2016, 08:21:24 am »
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Re: The DR650 thread
« Reply #3819 on: August 02, 2016, 08:35:26 am »
Ja, maar ongelukkig nog met speke, hub, briekdisk, band, tube en lug.


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