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Re: Milddog's DRZ pimp thread
« Reply #220 on: July 19, 2011, 09:33:33 pm »
I might take that bracket off your hands if you dont use it
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Re: Milddog's DRZ pimp thread
« Reply #221 on: August 18, 2011, 12:46:11 pm »
hello sportsfan...

LOTS has been going on... My bike is now 434cc big, and runs a hotcam on the intake side.

My tank is sorted, metal brackets made for a fairly simple solution :)

As always I am SUPER impressed with the quality of workmanship that is rendered at Superbike Solutions. Julian and his boys are awesome.

I mounted N[]va old headlight shroud onto my bike, so it's all yellow and black and covered in stickers. Looks very cool. Will post pics of all the changes...

I almost ended myself last night using WD40 and an HID ballast. WD40 is a very effective conductor of electricity. And being electrocuted by an HID ballast is freaking SORE!!!
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Re: Milddog's DRZ pimp thread
« Reply #222 on: August 18, 2011, 01:36:22 pm »
I almost ended myself last night using WD40 and an HID ballast. WD40 is a very effective conductor of electricity. And being electrocuted by an HID ballast is freaking SORE!!!
It was broken funny though :-p
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Re: Milddog's DRZ pimp thread
« Reply #223 on: August 18, 2011, 02:46:36 pm »
And WD40 propellant is super inflammable too.  You must go back and do it properly next time!  :imaposer: :imaposer: :imaposer:
 

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Re: Milddog's DRZ pimp thread
« Reply #224 on: August 18, 2011, 02:51:08 pm »
And WD40 propellant is super inflammable too.  You must go back and do it properly next time!  :imaposer: :imaposer: :imaposer:
next time maybe in his garage and not mine -.-
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Re: Milddog's DRZ pimp thread
« Reply #225 on: August 18, 2011, 02:52:44 pm »
As always I am SUPER impressed with the quality of workmanship that is rendered at Superbike Solutions. Julian and his boys are awesome.

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Re: Milddog's DRZ pimp thread
« Reply #226 on: August 28, 2011, 02:14:15 pm »
It looks and sounds good! 

Are you happy?
 

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Re: Milddog's DRZ pimp thread
« Reply #227 on: August 28, 2011, 03:23:07 pm »
It looks and sounds good!  

Are you happy?

Hahaha. yes. VERY. I'm not sure if its the extra power or just knowledge that the engine is a bit more powerful, but I was feeling much more confident off road today. And was lifting the front, doing small jumps off the whoops, that kinda sillyness. Great fun :)

I'll know whether it was worth the expense after i've put 30 000 kms on it :)
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Re: Milddog's DRZ pimp thread
« Reply #228 on: September 20, 2011, 10:17:16 am »
Milddog, what did the trailtech vapour unit cost? Also intersested in one as well as the polisport front light shroud. Where did you get it? How much? I'm also looking at getting new/used side shrouds for the 2001 DRZ (got mine yesterday) as mine is a bit dodgey, do you know of anyone that might have a good pair lying around?. I'm new to the DRZ family and want to get mine all "fixed" up, so any suggestions from you will be greatly appreciated ie what to check for etc etc etc. Tx :thumleft:
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Re: Milddog's DRZ pimp thread
« Reply #229 on: September 20, 2011, 11:14:28 am »
Milddog, what did the trailtech vapour unit cost? Also intersested in one as well as the polisport front light shroud. Where did you get it? How much? I'm also looking at getting new/used side shrouds for the 2001 DRZ (got mine yesterday) as mine is a bit dodgey, do you know of anyone that might have a good pair lying around?. I'm new to the DRZ family and want to get mine all "fixed" up, so any suggestions from you will be greatly appreciated ie what to check for etc etc etc. Tx :thumleft:

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Re: Milddog's DRZ pimp thread
« Reply #230 on: September 20, 2011, 11:36:33 am »
Milddog, what did the trailtech vapour unit cost? Also intersested in one as well as the polisport front light shroud. Where did you get it? How much? I'm also looking at getting new/used side shrouds for the 2001 DRZ (got mine yesterday) as mine is a bit dodgey, do you know of anyone that might have a good pair lying around?. I'm new to the DRZ family and want to get mine all "fixed" up, so any suggestions from you will be greatly appreciated ie what to check for etc etc etc. Tx :thumleft:

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Will do, thanks. How much of an issue is it to get parts & accessories from there to SA (Rustenburg) Not to clued up on importing ???
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Re: Milddog's DRZ pimp thread
« Reply #231 on: September 20, 2011, 01:05:03 pm »
Milddog, what did the trailtech vapour unit cost? Also intersested in one as well as the polisport front light shroud. Where did you get it? How much? I'm also looking at getting new/used side shrouds for the 2001 DRZ (got mine yesterday) as mine is a bit dodgey, do you know of anyone that might have a good pair lying around?. I'm new to the DRZ family and want to get mine all "fixed" up, so any suggestions from you will be greatly appreciated ie what to check for etc etc etc. Tx :thumleft:

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Will do, thanks. How much of an issue is it to get parts & accessories from there to SA (Rustenburg) Not to clued up on importing ???

Pay by credit card or Paypal, takes about a week to get here.
Pay VAT at Post Office and, if you're unlucky, import duty as well - this seems to vary.
But no hassle to get the stuff here at all.
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Re: Milddog's DRZ pimp thread
« Reply #232 on: September 23, 2011, 12:20:57 pm »
Hey hey!!

Welcome! post pics... change oil regularly and ride a lot :)

I'm actually looking to sell that polisport shroud if you wanna buy it. It's sold new in Cape Town for R550.

Generally you get stuff in 2 weeks or so. It's not hard. Use a credit card and click away.
Use ebay and paypal, and add 20% to the total cost for tax and post office fees. (14% VAT and 6% for their admin fees).

Ebay can be a bit useless, especially with a new account they froze mine to verify address and such :)

There are also some really good local online shops. Who will ship stuff to you:

www.amxsa.com
www.renz.co.za

You can get a Vapor trailtech from Renz for R1150, which is really cheap. Importing you'll get it landed for R100 or R200 less.
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Re: Milddog's DRZ pimp thread
« Reply #233 on: October 22, 2011, 07:24:17 pm »
Bottom end = broken.

Milddog = sad.

My bike's with Julian at superbike. It was making some ugly noises so I took it in. Julian reckons all my gears in the gearbox are shot, one had 5mm of play in it. So that's going to cost a bit, and explains my recent silence. FML.
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Re: Milddog's DRZ pimp thread
« Reply #234 on: October 22, 2011, 08:49:28 pm »
Oh dear!  My condolences.
 

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Re: Milddog's DRZ pimp thread
« Reply #235 on: October 24, 2011, 08:59:23 am »
Man, that's bad news.....
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Re: Milddog's DRZ pimp thread
« Reply #236 on: October 24, 2011, 02:50:31 pm »
Bottom end = broken.

Milddog = sad.

My bike's with Julian at superbike. It was making some ugly noises so I took it in. Julian reckons all my gears in the gearbox are shot, one had 5mm of play in it. So that's going to cost a bit, and explains my recent silence. FML.

fuck guy >.<
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Re: Milddog's DRZ pimp thread
« Reply #237 on: October 24, 2011, 03:40:02 pm »
fuck guy >.<

this is cause your fucking bike is in my garage. it gave my bike "n[]va luck"...
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Re: Milddog's DRZ pimp thread
« Reply #238 on: October 24, 2011, 05:15:01 pm »
fuck guy >.<

this is cause your fucking bike is in my garage. it gave my bike "n[]va luck"...
Ha! I have yet to brake a scooter here :-p
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Re: Milddog's DRZ pimp thread
« Reply #239 on: October 24, 2011, 05:19:34 pm »
fuck guy >.<

this is cause your fucking bike is in my garage. it gave my bike "n[]va luck"...
Ha! I have yet to brake a scooter here :-p

how on earth do you stop?