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Forum: DL650 and DL650A - 2004 to 2011   07-18-2019, 07:55 PM
Replies: 23
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Posted By PerazziMx14
So also don't confuse 23,000 Kilometers as being...

So also don't confuse 23,000 Kilometers as being 23,000 miles. Its actually about 14,500 miles. So even if the valves we not checked as long as it wasn't a track bike its most likely fine for many...
Forum: DL650 and DL650A - 2004 to 2011   07-18-2019, 01:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 372
Posted By PerazziMx14
The bikes are pretty self explanatory. If it...

The bikes are pretty self explanatory. If it looks good sounds and idles good there is an extremely high chance it is going to be good. Take off the seat and look underneath. Is it clean or is there...
Forum: Stromtroopers - New member introductions   07-18-2019, 10:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 232
Posted By PerazziMx14
From your post "Looks like I will be buying a new...

From your post "Looks like I will be buying a new 650XT Adventure, unless I find an amazing deal on a 1000XT Adventure in the next couple of days.", seems like now is the time!
Forum: DL650 and DL650A - 2004 to 2011   07-18-2019, 10:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 372
Posted By PerazziMx14
I do not know how warranties work in the UK. ...

I do not know how warranties work in the UK.

Is it Suzuki factory warranty or a 3rd party warranty? If it a 3rd party what is covered? Is there a deductible if so how much? Who will the warranty...
Forum: V-Strom Service and Maintenance Questions and Discussions   07-18-2019, 06:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 120
Posted By PerazziMx14
Look up reverse bleeding on youtube there are...

Look up reverse bleeding on youtube there are lots of videos. You'll need a big syringe (available at any farm and fleet store or online) and a section of 5/16 ID poly hose (available at any home...
Forum: DL650 and DL650A - 2004 to 2011   07-17-2019, 06:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 372
Posted By PerazziMx14
Don't look at this from a USA perspective as I...

Don't look at this from a USA perspective as I believe the OP is from across the pond.
Forum: DL650 and DL650A - 2004 to 2011   07-17-2019, 06:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 372
Posted By PerazziMx14
How close do you come to making £1,400 ($1,740...

How close do you come to making £1,400 ($1,740 USD) per day at your job?
Forum: DL650A - 2012-2016   07-17-2019, 06:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 399
Posted By PerazziMx14
Oil drain plug leaking? Oil filter leaking?...

Oil drain plug leaking?

Oil filter leaking? If it wet around the oil filter remove it and make sure there are not 2 gaskets. Sometimes the old oil filter gasket stick to the engine side.
Forum: DL1000A - 2014-2016   07-17-2019, 06:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 123
Posted By PerazziMx14
Suzuki part number 01550-1235A I'm betting...

Suzuki part number 01550-1235A

I'm betting its a M12 x 35mm
Forum: DL650A - 2012-2016   07-16-2019, 08:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 500
Posted By PerazziMx14
Seat beads are also nice for getting air between...

Seat beads are also nice for getting air between you and the seat and also keeping you above the waterline during heavy rains.
Forum: DL650A - 2012-2016   07-16-2019, 07:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 500
Posted By PerazziMx14
Grip puppies - Amazon for less than $15. They are...

Grip puppies - Amazon for less than $15. They are a foam tube that goes over the regular grip making them more comfortable for those of us with bigger mitts.

Traveler 3" LED light pods - $74.99 at...
Forum: DL650 and DL650A - 2004 to 2011   07-16-2019, 06:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,089
Posted By PerazziMx14
TripleS & Slow Eddie, Do you realize this...

TripleS & Slow Eddie,

Do you realize this thread is older than the OP tires? Last post until today was well over a decade ago.
Forum: General V-Strom Discussion   07-16-2019, 05:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 336
Posted By PerazziMx14
Is I still under warranty being a 2018 chances...

Is I still under warranty being a 2018 chances are fairly good it is. If so why not take it to the dealer for them to track down the culprit?
Forum: General V-Strom Discussion   07-16-2019, 11:10 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 10,139
Posted By PerazziMx14
I think the title of Neils 1969 album sums this...

I think the title of Neils 1969 album sums this thread pretty well.
Forum: General V-Strom Discussion   07-15-2019, 05:35 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 10,139
Posted By PerazziMx14
Interesting thing on flushing and bleeding the...

Interesting thing on flushing and bleeding the servo brakes is it isn't hard nor all that time consuming. I bought my 2006 R1200GS 52 weeks ago and in anticipation of doing this service myself I...
Forum: General V-Strom Discussion   07-15-2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 336
Posted By PerazziMx14
So as JimDing suggests check the lateral play....

So as JimDing suggests check the lateral play. Get wheel off the ground and hold a piece of cardboard/wooden chopstick against the side of the rim then pull away until it just contacts it. Hold or...
Forum: DL1000A - 2014-2016   07-15-2019, 02:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 177
Posted By PerazziMx14
Good old Prestone DOT4 for $3.87 per 12 ounce...

Good old Prestone DOT4 for $3.87 per 12 ounce bottle is all you need. You can use DOT4 brake fluid that costs 10x as much but it'll do nothing differently, better or for longer.

1 - 12 ounce or...
Forum: General V-Strom Discussion   07-15-2019, 12:31 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 10,139
Posted By PerazziMx14
If memory the brakes 2005 - 2006 are servo...

If memory the brakes 2005 - 2006 are servo brakes. These brakes are second to none when it comes to stopping power. Its true that there are reported problems with the servo's but the common thought...
Forum: General V-Strom Discussion   07-14-2019, 06:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 142
Posted By PerazziMx14
The believe the OP's speedo is in KM's. He was in...

The believe the OP's speedo is in KM's. He was in 2nd gear the entire time and hit a max of 73 KPH or 45 MPH.

To the OP,

1. Maybe rethink where you mount the camera. All you can see is your...
Forum: DL1000 from 2002-2012   07-14-2019, 05:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 575
Posted By PerazziMx14
The great equalizer is if you change your own...

The great equalizer is if you change your own tires or rely on a dealer to do it. If you rely on a dealer the tire that provides the most mileage is the "better" bang for the buck verses a tire that...
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