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  1. Sticky ignition, hard to turn key - 2009 DL1000

    DL1000 from 2002-2012
    Just got this bike last week and I am loving it. But the key is really hard to turn in the ignition, especially to get it in and out of the "Lock" position. I put a little bit of graphite in and it seemed to help a little, but thought I'd check here first before I put more in. Any ideas on how...
  2. Lost power to gauges and turn signals

    DL650 and DL650A - 2004 to 2011
    Hey guys, My battery still starts my engine fine, but I lost all power to my gauges and turn signals. Anyone ever experience this - is this likely a fuse issue? Thanks!
  3. Headlight Issue

    DL650 and DL650A - 2004 to 2011
    As the title implies my 09 DL650A has a little headlight problem. Let me start by saying that my headlight issue is NOT from the starter switch assembly on the right side. Its brand new from suzuki and I put it in less than 2 months ago. The headlights flicker on and off and i cant find the...
  4. Cover Bridge Picture

    DL650 and DL650A - 2004 to 2011
    Just a pretty bike in front of a covered bridge.
  5. Wrecked Engine on my 2009 650

    DL650 and DL650A - 2004 to 2011
    Hey All, Due to a number of reasons, the engine for my bike is shot-- the shop is telling me it's seized and in pretty bad shape... At this point, I'm considering a replacement engine, and I'm wondering two things: 1) I have low to moderate mechanical skill-- if I had the time on my hands, is...
  6. Price Check on 2009 Wee Strom ABS

    DL650 and DL650A - 2004 to 2011
    Trying to get an idea what a good price is for the 2009 V-Strom 650 with ABS. I suck at haggling, so I need some good info so I can make sure I'm not taken advantage of. 2010's should be coming out in Oct/Nov. Not sure if I should wait a few more months to get a better price. Which months...
  7. Add ABS brakes to 2009 V-Storm 1000?

    General V-Strom Discussion
    Add ABS brakes to 2009 V-Strom 1000? Anyone add ABS brakes to their V-Strom 1000? Are there aftermarket ABS brakes? Where can I find them? Difficult to install? Thanks, Jake
  8. Tell me why I should buy the new one!

    DL1000 from 2002-2012
    OK... I've finally decided to buy a DL1000...... BUT... I found a super good deal on a responsibly used and taken care of 2003. I know I know...it's normally a no brainer... buy the new shiny one!! :D But were talking like half price here!!! Can comeone PLEASE convince me to buy the '09? Has...
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