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Offline Martin-DR650

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Re: Martin's Suzuki DR650
« Reply #60 on: December 23, 2010, 12:55:09 pm »
Look what came in the post today. . .

Acerbis Multiconcept Handguards


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Re: Martin's Suzuki DR650
« Reply #61 on: February 03, 2011, 11:55:51 pm »
Aaah!!! Nearly 5 months of hell... :'( :'(

Earlier this week I went in to Suzuki South (after they received the rear wheel from japan)to take them some of the parts and they said the bike would be done today ,otherwise tomorrow.I was very excited and couldn't wait.


So a few hours ago I was surprised and my baby was finally back where she belongs. :love7: :occasion18:

They guy from Suzuki dropped her off and damn,I must say she looks better than ever. :love10:


New frame,handlebars,raisers/fatbar clamps,handguards,rear fender,rear indicators and a new rear rim with spokes.

I was so amped,jumped on the bike and went for a quick ride (Fa#k ATGATT)haha.

The feeling of the new handlebar and raisers is totally out of this world,I was so happy.

Just one pic I took somewhere in the neighbourhood,Will post better pics of the bike tomorrow.

The only thing left is to fit the Leo Vince,Cant wait! :headbang:

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« Last Edit: February 03, 2011, 11:58:42 pm by Martin-DR650 »
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Re: Martin's Suzuki DR650
« Reply #62 on: February 04, 2011, 04:06:01 am »
excellent news Martin!!!
i know exactly how you feel.
ride safe,  and enjoy your boney,  mate!
 

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Re: Martin's Suzuki DR650
« Reply #63 on: February 04, 2011, 09:29:28 am »
Bly jou boney loop weer :thumleft:
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Re: Martin's Suzuki DR650
« Reply #64 on: February 04, 2011, 09:10:34 pm »
Took the bike to Scorch,They fitted the Leo and it sounds like a beast,very happy... :mwink:
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Re: Martin's Suzuki DR650
« Reply #65 on: February 04, 2011, 09:13:09 pm »
1 more ;)
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Re: Martin's Suzuki DR650
« Reply #66 on: February 04, 2011, 09:37:23 pm »
The pipe looks very nice ! How loud is it compared to stock ?
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Re: Martin's Suzuki DR650
« Reply #67 on: February 04, 2011, 09:58:13 pm »
The pipe looks very nice ! How loud is it compared to stock ?

I'll try and do the YouTube video thing over the weekend...

But lets just say the stock exhaust is nothing compared to the Leo,The stock gets hot as hell and weighs a ton.

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Re: Martin's Suzuki DR650
« Reply #68 on: February 04, 2011, 10:02:58 pm »
Very nice Boet!
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Re: Martin's Suzuki DR650
« Reply #69 on: February 05, 2011, 06:18:21 am »
very nice martin - certainly looks the part.
what did it set you back,  if you don't mind my asking?
 

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Re: Martin's Suzuki DR650
« Reply #70 on: February 05, 2011, 11:41:02 am »
very nice martin - certainly looks the part.
what did it set you back,  if you don't mind my asking?

Got a great deal on the Leo VinceX3 from TracMac for only 3 grand... :pot: :deal:

And I was really happy to use the link-pipe from the bosson - I had on the bike,as it was not damaged in the accident.
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Re: Martin's Suzuki DR650
« Reply #71 on: February 05, 2011, 01:53:51 pm »
Damn Martin, now you convinced me to upgrade to a 650, Aargh!!!
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Re: Martin's Suzuki DR650
« Reply #72 on: February 06, 2011, 01:34:49 pm »
Martin, ek was gister zone 7 se kant toe, ek het jou en nog iemand sien ry? Was julle oppad quarry toe?
 

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Re: Martin's Suzuki DR650
« Reply #73 on: February 07, 2011, 08:37:34 am »
1 more ;)

That's the first pipe I've seen on a DR650 that looks the business!  :thumleft:

Did LeoVince develop it for the DR?

 

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Re: Martin's Suzuki DR650
« Reply #74 on: February 08, 2011, 09:08:57 pm »
1 more ;)

That's the first pipe I've seen on a DR650 that looks the business!  :thumleft:

Did LeoVince develop it for the DR?



No, unfortunately not,but the X3 is designed for the enduro/offroad bikes ,I had to make a linkpipe to fit the DR.

The X3 comes with 2baffles you can easily insert at both ends to bring the noise down...But for now I'll keep them out >:D
I did a ride over the weekend and the pipe does not get hot at all,it's unbelievable,very nice. :)
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Re: Martin's Suzuki DR650
« Reply #75 on: February 09, 2011, 09:39:49 am »
Great to see your bike back on the road!  :thumleft:
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Re: Martin's Suzuki DR650
« Reply #76 on: February 09, 2011, 10:51:56 am »
Sy lyk mooi martin! :)
 

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Re: Martin's Suzuki DR650
« Reply #77 on: March 13, 2013, 09:41:55 am »
UPDATES??
 

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Re: Martin's Suzuki DR650
« Reply #78 on: March 13, 2013, 11:25:55 am »
Another zombie thread ???
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Re: Martin's Suzuki DR650
« Reply #79 on: March 13, 2013, 11:46:22 am »
Another zombie thread ???
I like the look of martin's DR and 2 of my mates wants to buy a DR each. So would be nice to know what farkling was done in the past 2 years that went by...