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Sorry I'm late, this was Sunday:

Just went for a quick 5 mile, 4 hour ride on Sunday. Thought you guys might like some of the pictures.

This is Jeff manning up on the DR650.

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Then I found some water that might have been a little too deep.

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I wasn't going anywhere fast.

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Then the water found it's way into the carb (while I was lifting it).

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It took a while to get it running again but we carried on. No more pics though

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Sorry I'm late, this was Sunday:

Just went for a quick 5 mile, 4 hour ride on Sunday. Thought you guys might like some of the pictures.

This is Jeff manning up on the DR650.

32223344489.jpg

Then I found some water that might have been a little too deep.

32223344439.jpg

I wasn't going anywhere fast.

32223344553.jpg

Then the water found it's way into the carb (while I was lifting it).

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It took a while to get it running again but we carried on. No more pics though

Looks like some awesome riding... Nice pics, glad to hear your DRZ lived to fight another day.

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I am half way through repairing the coolant leak....pulled the case off and got into the nitty-gritty...hope to have it back together for the family Thanksgiving ride.

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Lubed the chain, and made sure i had the tools to take to the track to make it track ready :thumbsup::ride:

Cant wait for Thursday! :busted::lol:

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I have a 200 DRZ-E with a Baja kit - one of the very first bikes of this series. I spent $1,200 and 12 hours to do long overdue maintanance. It has always run ok.

I have only changed the oil and added gas for 6 years so to get ready for the dirt bike season (California weather is great!) I did the following:

Greased all fittings and shock linkage

Oil and filter

Airfilter change

New Bridgestone tires and checked the wheels for runout - they were great even though I usually ride very rocky section in the Sierra Mtn's all summer

New chain and sprockets 15/50 (up 2 in the back)

New fork springs with race tech valving, fresh oil and seals (Evolution in SJ)

New spring, oil and seals for the shock ($825 for forks and shock)

Replaced the cam chain adjuster with the one talked about here. Tough to get at the inside allen bolt - had to hacksaw my allen wrench.

Checked the valves for the first time since the 600 mile check and they were fine.

lubed the cables

Replaced the front brake pads and fluid

Replaced the coolent, took off the radiators (they were bent but still hold water) and washed the dirt out. Used a screwdriver to straighten bent cores.

Added a new tall seat. Now I barely touch the ground - we will have to see how that goes. The old one hurt after a long day of riding.

New spark plug - first in six years

It ran fine before and runs great now. The suspension should be as good or better than a new KTM.

Took it around the neighborhood and it feels great. I can't wait until this weekend to dial in the suspension.

Any other suggestions for maintanance?

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Slapped sm wheels on the new blue bike and rode it to work this morn. About to jump on and ride her home. This after a week of wrenching to make it fit me.

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Spent the morning showing my wife how to ride a motorcycle. She got into 2nd gear... woohoo! At 5'10" at least touching the ground isn't an issue for her.1118071122.jpg?t=1195594582

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Sorry I'm late, this was Sunday:

Just went for a quick 5 mile, 4 hour ride on Sunday. Thought you guys might like some of the pictures.

This is Jeff manning up on the DR650.

32223344489.jpg

Then I found some water that might have been a little too deep.

32223344439.jpg

I wasn't going anywhere fast.

32223344553.jpg

Then the water found it's way into the carb (while I was lifting it).

32223344542.jpg

It took a while to get it running again but we carried on. No more pics though

That looks like my kinda ride! Need to rid the deathwings first though :thumbsup:

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I went to the gas station to fill up for a big local SM ride on friday, and almost gotten taken out by a dumb grey hair in a Honda on the way back. All less than a mile from home!

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I looked at it and nursed my cracked rib.... maybe tomorrow.

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drained the gas out of my crankcase(due to a leaking petcock). Flushing with cheap oil . :thumbsup: Trying to put a end to a aggravating problem.

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Well today i did 3x3 mod and JD jetting kit , changed to better airfilter and with full Yoshi pipe its transformed my bike. Removed pair valve , solinoid etc couldnt have done it without help through the forum . Thanks

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I just put this AK titan end can on instead of the old yo's stainles steel end can.So now is the combination of japanese version head & mid pipe with akarpovic titan hexagonal end can.Perfect fitted !! :thumbsup:

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I went to the gas station to fill up for a big local SM ride on friday, and almost gotten taken out by a dumb grey hair in a Honda on the way back. All less than a mile from home!

I'm glad she missed. My first two wrecks were within three blocks of my house.

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