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Re: The DR650 thread
« Reply #3820 on: August 02, 2016, 09:53:21 am »
Anybody with a spare front rim lying around?

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Anybody in Cape Town that have a spare seat that I can borrow for this weekend, would appreciate it.

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Re: The DR650 thread
« Reply #3821 on: August 02, 2016, 09:59:40 am »
Anybody with a spare front rim lying around?

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Anybody in Cape Town that have a spare seat that I can borrow for this weekend, would appreciate it.


What's wrong with your seat?

the other day I was driving like tom cruise...
seams actually I was a dom poe....

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« Last Edit: August 02, 2016, 10:00:39 am by Matie spero »
I could agree with you! But then we both would be wrong.....

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Re: The DR650 thread
« Reply #3822 on: August 02, 2016, 10:01:19 am »
Ten cm after the smiley on the joint:
I could agree with you! But then we both would be wrong.....

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Re: The DR650 thread
« Reply #3823 on: August 02, 2016, 01:00:34 pm »
You must learn to ride more like a wimp (i.e. like me) ;D
 

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Re: The DR650 thread
« Reply #3824 on: August 10, 2016, 03:36:28 pm »
CHopper, postnet hy my nog nie laat weet my pakkie is hier nie!!!!

dis darm nou al meer as 3 dae!
I could agree with you! But then we both would be wrong.....

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Re: The DR650 thread
« Reply #3825 on: August 10, 2016, 06:19:11 pm »
CHopper, postnet hy my nog nie laat weet my pakkie is hier nie!!!!

dis darm nou al meer as 3 dae!
ABSA ook nog nie SMS gestuur nie!🙀🙀🙀


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Re: The DR650 thread
« Reply #3826 on: August 11, 2016, 02:28:12 pm »
CHopper, postnet hy my nog nie laat weet my pakkie is hier nie!!!!

dis darm nou al meer as 3 dae!
ABSA ook nog nie SMS gestuur nie!🙀🙀🙀


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jy hoev my regtig nie te betaal om dit te vat nie, mos gese ek sal die bullet vir die team vat en dan se ons net jy skuld my een....
I could agree with you! But then we both would be wrong.....

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Re: The DR650 thread
« Reply #3827 on: August 11, 2016, 05:30:18 pm »
CHopper, postnet hy my nog nie laat weet my pakkie is hier nie!!!!

dis darm nou al meer as 3 dae!
ABSA ook nog nie SMS gestuur nie!🙀🙀🙀


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Re: The DR650 thread
« Reply #3828 on: August 11, 2016, 05:31:07 pm »
You okes crack me up ;D
 

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Re: The DR650 thread
« Reply #3829 on: August 28, 2016, 12:57:25 pm »
Howzit everyone,  jeeeez it's been a while.  Had a kak year without a reliable bike,  i had to sell my epic kle for cash to build my house and then bought an old DR600 which was a money pit so just managed to sell that to someone who feels like travelling with a tool box every time you go to the shop and finally I saved enough bucks to buy a 2009 Dr 650 23000km on the clock from a guy in sedgefield so will pick it up on Tuesday can't wait to be able to go for a weekend ride and not worry about if the bike will make it.  The bike is pretty standard just a big front screen, and a givi box.  So think I'll need some hand guards and if anyone has some good suggestions I would dig to read about them.  Hope u having a wicked weekend.

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Re: The DR650 thread
« Reply #3830 on: August 28, 2016, 05:37:43 pm »
Congratulations Biker Hippie.
I wish I could build a house for the price of a bike.

Check out the Hyde handgaurds and bash plate.
http://www.hyde.co.za/suzuki-dr650-1/
I am very happy with the handguards, they are robust and fitted without any hassles.
The bash plate I received looks better than any of the aluminium ones, costs a lot less, but is poorly finished off. The sump plug hole was off to the bolt so I had to elongate the hole to get the sump plug out, The sight hole is so far from the oil level glass that they would have done better to leave it out, and I had to drill new holes for the front mounting clamp. That aside, it is still worth considering one.
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Re: The DR650 thread
« Reply #3831 on: August 28, 2016, 05:45:02 pm »
Do check the preload on the steering bearings. Mine were loose from new and hammered the races, new bearings were sourced from LeCap
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Re: The DR650 thread
« Reply #3832 on: August 28, 2016, 05:45:58 pm »
Also check out Superfoxies aluminium bashplate, not too much more expensive than the Hyde plate.
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Re: The DR650 thread
« Reply #3833 on: August 29, 2016, 12:31:14 pm »
I use Polisport Sharp hand guards on all my bikes. Good and cheap.
If you want a Le Cap bash plate you better let me know quickly. I will make one last batch.
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« Reply #3834 on: August 29, 2016, 10:16:39 pm »
Thanx for the advice,  picked up the bike today Flippin awesome, on the open road rides comfy but when u get it off road wow  ery stoked,  oh by the way I build my house off grid on a trailer a D selling my kle was just so I could have some solar and nope I ain't pulling  the house with my new Dr

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« Reply #3835 on: August 29, 2016, 10:21:12 pm »
How much is the leading cap bash plate

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Re: The DR650 thread
« Reply #3836 on: September 15, 2016, 07:24:46 pm »
Who needs these?
These were replaced by insurance but they are only lightly scratched.
The exhaust is fine came off in lieu of a noisier one.
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Re: The DR650 thread
« Reply #3837 on: September 16, 2016, 04:55:15 am »
Who needs these?
These were replaced by insurance but they are only lightly scratched.
The exhaust is fine came off in lieu of a noisier one.


May I have them please? And, potentially, thank you!
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Re: The DR650 thread
« Reply #3838 on: September 16, 2016, 07:31:35 am »
You gonna come get em k
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Re: The DR650 thread
« Reply #3839 on: September 16, 2016, 11:10:46 am »
The rear half of the mud guard behind the mounting holes is cut off? Or is it just an awkward camera angle?

I am keen on the exhaust. Will keep the plastics for future use in the big box with used DR650SE plastics. Can collect. Unless Blou Zebu makes a plan.
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