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Offline DJ

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Re: The DR650 thread
« Reply #3860 on: November 03, 2016, 03:55:27 pm »
What year model is the bike?

2008, blue model.
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Re: The DR650 thread
« Reply #3861 on: November 03, 2016, 07:32:38 pm »
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Re: The DR650 thread
« Reply #3862 on: November 03, 2016, 10:29:33 pm »
Has anyone used the Mitas E 07 130/80 - 17 on their DR? Does it fit Ok? Or is it too wide for the rim?
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Re: The DR650 thread
« Reply #3863 on: November 04, 2016, 01:16:00 am »
It will most probably distort the profile of the tyre slightly but should have enough space between chain and swingarm..... do the google thing i think on adv riders they have a discussion on the wear of the eo7 on a dr....
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Re: The DR650 thread
« Reply #3864 on: November 04, 2016, 09:48:47 am »
Hi guys,
Long time since I've been on the forum, my accident damaged DR will be up for sale soon, front end damaged, but speedo, motor, etc all good, bike has 50k km on the clocks. Will keep you updated.
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Re: The DR650 thread
« Reply #3865 on: November 04, 2016, 10:14:28 am »
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Re: The DR650 thread
« Reply #3866 on: November 04, 2016, 11:23:18 am »
Has anyone used the Mitas E 07 130/80 - 17 on their DR? Does it fit Ok? Or is it too wide for the rim?

I used Kings KT966 in 5.10x17, Bridgestone TW41 in 130/80x17 and Mitas E07 in 130/80x17. No issues.
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Re: The DR650 thread
« Reply #3867 on: November 15, 2016, 09:33:13 pm »
Hi there

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Re: The DR650 thread
« Reply #3868 on: January 12, 2017, 06:23:46 pm »
It just took me an hour to figure out how to remove the rear brake caliper from the DR.
Now that I know how to do that, it would seem that I cannot remove the rear caliper from the bike to make putting the wheel back on easier, like we do with KLR's.
Also, I figure that the caliper cannot actually be removed without removing the rear wheel.
Am I right in all of that?
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Re: The DR650 thread
« Reply #3869 on: January 16, 2017, 02:37:24 pm »
It just took me an hour to figure out how to remove the rear brake caliper from the DR.
Now that I know how to do that, it would seem that I cannot remove the rear caliper from the bike to make putting the wheel back on easier, like we do with KLR's.
Also, I figure that the caliper cannot actually be removed without removing the rear wheel.
Am I right in all of that?
Most bikes uses a slot on the inside of the swing arm where the caliper slides onto, I take it the KLR uses a bolt on caliper ? If there is a slot on the DR, the caliper stays in place and you have to wiggle the rear wheel with spacers and all to fit into place. It helps to pry open the brake pads to make it a bit easier. Make sure you have the right spacer on each side as they are sometimes different sizes.
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Re: The DR650 thread
« Reply #3870 on: January 30, 2017, 05:05:17 pm »
Can someone pls help me with a standard pipe on a DR650  1993

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Re: The DR650 thread
« Reply #3871 on: February 14, 2017, 04:09:15 pm »
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Re: The DR650 thread
« Reply #3872 on: February 20, 2017, 11:55:09 am »
Are their any special tools required to change the front fork seals on the DR's?
 

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Re: The DR650 thread
« Reply #3873 on: February 20, 2017, 12:12:35 pm »
yes, look back a couple of pages.
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Re: The DR650 thread
« Reply #3874 on: February 20, 2017, 07:07:16 pm »
Does anyone local supply the countershaft (sprocket shaft) seal retainer?
Or does anyone have a drawing for me to make one myself?
Had the kak experience of the seal popping out and dumping all the engine oil into the bash plate, which liberally coated my rear wheel, which was fortunate or I would have destroyed the motor if I hadn't felt the back wheel sliding around.
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Re: The DR650 thread
« Reply #3875 on: February 20, 2017, 08:41:34 pm »
I know suzuki South in CPT had a few in Stock a while back. Dealers should have..
 

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Re: The DR650 thread
« Reply #3876 on: February 21, 2017, 10:46:34 am »
Does anyone local supply the countershaft (sprocket shaft) seal retainer?
Or does anyone have a drawing for me to make one myself?
Had the kak experience of the seal popping out and dumping all the engine oil into the bash plate, which liberally coated my rear wheel, which was fortunate or I would have destroyed the motor if I hadn't felt the back wheel sliding around.
I ordered one from my local dealer. Was here in 2 days. About R 160-00. :thumleft:

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Re: The DR650 thread
« Reply #3877 on: February 21, 2017, 10:45:29 pm »
Cool thanks, will go to the agents on Friday.
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Re: The DR650 thread
« Reply #3878 on: July 12, 2017, 09:11:34 am »
Hoe lyk dit nou!

Die thread is maar stil!

cam chain, is there a way to measure to determine if still in spec?

Heard a slight tapping/slapping sound and thought it was my cam chain, but after inspection the guides, sprockets and chain seems to be in perfect condition.

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Re: The DR650 thread
« Reply #3879 on: July 12, 2017, 09:13:12 am »
Hoe lyk dit nou!

Die thread is maar stil!

cam chain, is there a way to measure to determine if still in spec?

Heard a slight tapping/slapping sound and thought it was my cam chain, but after inspection the guides, sprockets and chain seems to be in perfect condition.

Are your valve clearances in spec.....when engine is cold?