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Re: The OFFICIAL S.A. Suzuki DR350 Thread
« Reply #80 on: December 09, 2010, 08:20:48 pm »
Ditto, fixed my clocks in the same way.
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Re: The OFFICIAL S.A. Suzuki DR350 Thread
« Reply #81 on: December 17, 2010, 10:41:04 am »
Posted a ride report  "...of wet dogs and wild waters"
Even though the DR / XT / XR technology is 20+ years old, these machines are great, and epitomise the true meaning of dual sport riding.
Heading up into the kopjes the lighweight machines were easy to handle, negotiating a few tight spots were no problem.

Clearance on the bikes is good, suspension works well, I know this bike can handle anything that my limited skill level can throw at it.
Highway cruiser it definately ain't, but it can hang at 110 all day with another 15 - 20km/h in reserve. How much more do you need?? allows us time to smell the roses, cosmos or khakibos.
With all respect to the big boys, these mid capacity bikes (all makes, no favouritism here) make for great entertainment.
These agile little machines have a heart as big as anything orange / white red & blue - real terriers of the biking world, not scared of anything and tough enough to try anything.

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Re: The OFFICIAL S.A. Suzuki DR350 Thread
« Reply #82 on: December 17, 2010, 06:05:45 pm »
Ditto!!!
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Re: The OFFICIAL S.A. Suzuki DR350 Thread
« Reply #83 on: December 18, 2010, 01:00:56 pm »
Hoor-hoor!!!

Hiers gister se bergklim sesie. 1274m bo seevlak, 8.1km (crow fly) vannaf my huis (523m bo seevlak) met gradiente tot 35' en dis twee spoor klip paaitjies met 2-3m proteas wat in die middelmanntjie groei. Tuff as nails.
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Re: The OFFICIAL S.A. Suzuki DR350 Thread
« Reply #84 on: December 18, 2010, 10:55:18 pm »
Looks awesome Ninja - well done.
 

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Re: The OFFICIAL S.A. Suzuki DR350 Thread
« Reply #85 on: December 19, 2010, 09:32:16 pm »
Hey Stevie, Het jou RR gaan lees. Damn dit was nat!! Onthou net om Gruffie se wiel bearings en seels na te gaan na so modderige ride.
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Re: The OFFICIAL S.A. Suzuki DR350 Thread
« Reply #86 on: December 21, 2010, 02:24:21 pm »
Bought a Nuvi200W today with 3rd Edition SA maps for R885. Anyone want a Garmin StreetPilot 2610 in Good Secondhand cond for say R500? Will post in For Sale Threads if u guys aint interested.
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Re: The OFFICIAL S.A. Suzuki DR350 Thread
« Reply #87 on: December 23, 2010, 04:04:47 pm »
Ninja, wat's jy so stil?

En moenie daai StreetPilot weggooi nie pel, dis die beste ou GPS nog ooit!! Ek het myne op my vrou se DR250 gemount as ek met hom in die stad rondrits!

My 215W is op die XR. Moerse slep om GPS'se rond te skuif.
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Re: The OFFICIAL S.A. Suzuki DR350 Thread
« Reply #88 on: December 23, 2010, 10:16:29 pm »
Is lekr fkn besig die tyd van die jaar, het gedink om die 26ste saam Trailrider & kie na die sleepover op de rust te gaan doen, maar as dit so besig bly is daar nie n manier ek kan gaan ry voor middel Januarie. O wel, ek ry darm gereeld op my mini enduro berg baan hier agter op my plasie net om die spiere verm te hou en die stress af te gooi. God dank ek bou nie die tyd van die jaar nie.
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Re: The OFFICIAL S.A. Suzuki DR350 Thread
« Reply #89 on: December 29, 2010, 11:13:58 pm »
Question Time, what did you okes buy your bikes for, year model, year/kms when bought, kms now?

Paid R13500 for mine in late 2007 with 27000kms on, has 39500kms on now.

Spend about R15000 in toatl on it to now, not because it needed it, just cause I wanted to.
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Re: The OFFICIAL S.A. Suzuki DR350 Thread
« Reply #90 on: December 30, 2010, 08:08:11 am »
R15000 earlier this year. Put another rear tyre on last week, but it was one left over from the DRz. Pannier frames, done by a friend for a pair of fishing rods. StreetPilot 2610 left over from the earlier bikes, works like a charm, best older gps you can get.

I would like to put an aftermarket zorst on, but at a later stage.
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Re: The OFFICIAL S.A. Suzuki DR350 Thread
« Reply #91 on: December 31, 2010, 02:16:59 pm »
R15000 earlier this year. Put another rear tyre on last week, but it was one left over from the DRz. Pannier frames, done by a friend for a pair of fishing rods. StreetPilot 2610 left over from the earlier bikes, works like a charm, best older gps you can get.

I would like to put an aftermarket zorst on, but at a later stage.
LX gooi n paar pics, sal daai DR graag wil sien.
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Re: The OFFICIAL S.A. Suzuki DR350 Thread
« Reply #92 on: January 13, 2011, 09:07:20 pm »
Ek het op Saterdag se trip na die bosvarkie my sleutel verloor en my chain guide na moer gestamp. Ekt gaan rondkyk vir aftermarket parte maar niks regtig gekry wat gaan pas nie, toe besluit ek maar om een te maak. Het n stuk stainless plaat op die plaas skrootwerf gaan optel en begin grind en boor.
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Re: The OFFICIAL S.A. Suzuki DR350 Thread
« Reply #93 on: January 13, 2011, 09:13:40 pm »
Terwyl ek besig was het ek sommer n calliper skud ook gemaak omdat die standaard DR plastiek een net te vaal lyk.
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Re: The OFFICIAL S.A. Suzuki DR350 Thread
« Reply #94 on: January 14, 2011, 04:46:44 pm »
Looks good Ninja, on my "to do" list as well.

Having a problem with my indicators, when I signal to turn the indicators start to flash, either faster than normal, or slower - no set pattern. After about 5 flashes the indicators stay on, occasionally they will resume flashing. Any suggestions??

The relay is a new pirate unit as the original relay would only work for the right hand side.  ??? ???
 

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Re: The OFFICIAL S.A. Suzuki DR350 Thread
« Reply #95 on: January 17, 2011, 02:56:49 pm »
No freaken clue, I know very little of automotive electronics. Check your your voltage to start with at 1500rpm and 4000rpm. then make sure its a 12V flasher unit. All I know is that a LED dont work on the display light for the turn signals because the current flows in oppesite directions for left and right.  :-\
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Re: The OFFICIAL S.A. Suzuki DR350 Thread
« Reply #96 on: January 17, 2011, 03:12:50 pm »
Replace it with an electronic flasher unit, bIt bigger, but better.
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Re: The OFFICIAL S.A. Suzuki DR350 Thread
« Reply #97 on: January 21, 2011, 12:36:41 am »
1. 50L petrol and 8L water tank
2. 23L XR400 tank with some fittings made
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Re: The OFFICIAL S.A. Suzuki DR350 Thread
« Reply #98 on: January 21, 2011, 12:58:29 am »
Apparently both the 23L xr400 and the 40L xr600 tank fits on the DR with some ingenuity :thumleft:
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Re: The OFFICIAL S.A. Suzuki DR350 Thread
« Reply #99 on: January 21, 2011, 07:22:10 am »
Ninja, 25lt is reg, glo my, jy wil nie meer as dit he nie. My XR het n 27.5lt tenk op, dis 27.5kg extra op jou bike. Ek het die gewone tenk ook saam gekry wat ek gebruik as ek tegnies gaan ry, 10lt = 10kg vs 27kg. Maar vir padry is dit cool, en dit lyk ook cool! Goed lyk is vir my ook belangrik, ek is seker maar nog n poser van my 1100GS dae! :)
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