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  1. High mileage DL-650

    DL650 and DL650A - 2004 to 2011
    Hi there. I want to share with you my experiences with a DL-650 I bought a little over a year ago. I bought the bike at a good price due to its 100.000km on the clock. The plan was to buy it and use as a daily run around with occassional trips ~500km every now and then. I decided not to do much...
  2. ***FOUND*** Rear Brake pedal, Suzuki DL650 (2012-2016)

    ***FOUND***Looking for the rear brake pedal, spring, washer, and circlip (Parts 9, 10, 11, 12) Ron Ayers Thanks
  3. USA to Argentina on a DL650

    Ride Reports (Route Sheets)
    Hello! First off, let me introduce myself. My name is Gustaf N, born and raised in Sweden. Always loved travel and meeting people. In 2018 i bought a brand new Suzuki V-Strom 650xt in SF Bay Area, California, USA. The original thought was to use it as a daily driver while in the area (there a...
  4. Powder Coating? Fashion on top of Function?

    V-Strom Modifications and Performance
    Hello crafty veterans. As I'm sitting in the house, cooped up and bored... I've been browsing the forums, learning, bookmarking, going off to see how to videos for maintenance and upgrades and trying to learn a lot. I have been mesmerized by the varied upgrades that many are putting on their...
  5. vstrom 650

    vstrom 650

    probably overpaid for it but i love this bike and don't regret it.
  6. K5 dl650 rear shock options

    DL650 and DL650A - 2004 to 2011
    Hey guys, My k5 650’s rear shock adjustment is stuck, and the shock itself looks like calling for replacement. Can it be serviced? Or should I just go on ebay, and try to find one in better condition. I heard the dl1000 one is a good option, is it?
  7. Persisting Problem...Thinking I Might Need a New Wiring Harness???

    DL650 and DL650A - 2004 to 2011
    I posted a while ago about a problem my 2009 DL650 has been having for the past 2,000 miles. The VStrom has 38,500 total miles on it at this point. In short, the bike will suddenly experience a drop in RPM (extremely noticeable while riding) and then the power immediately returns in what seems...
  8. 2007 DL650

    2007 DL650

  9. Low voltage to the Fuel Pump

    DL650 and DL650A - 2004 to 2011
    Last week i bought my first Vstrom, a 2007 DL650. I bought it used with about 20k miles on it. Was out riding the bike around (about 200 miles), then when i was climbing a hill the engine died. I still had power and the dash was on. Initially i tried to restart the engine, but to no avail...
  10. Mystery part underneath front sprocket cover

    DL650 and DL650A - 2004 to 2011
    2006 DL650. I took off the front sprocket cover to replace chain/sprockets and found this wire connector, apparently not attached to anything. It's about 7 inches long. I couldn't find anything that looked like it in the Suzuki service manual or in parts diagrams or sprocket-removal videos...
  11. Remove restrictions from 650 2007 !!! HELP PLZ!!!

    DL650 and DL650A - 2004 to 2011
    Hi Guys !! I just bought a V-Strom 650 2007 and i love the bike :smile2: But i have a question about it, i dont know who much power i have on the bike :crying2: :crying2: !! My ECU indicates 27GBO (27GB0 maybe , i dont know if its a O or a 0 xD) Can anyone helps me plz ? Best regards and nice...
  12. Hello from Oporto - Portugal - North Rider

    Stromtroopers - New member introductions
    Hello I'm a proud owner of a DL650 X-Black 2019 edition. Just left the stand (yesterday) and still experiencing the pleasure of riding it My previous bike was an SV 650, so I didn't change much. I'm in love with this engine :wheely:
  13. New Tires for 2006 Suzuki V-Strom 650DL

    DL650 and DL650A - 2004 to 2011
    Hey everyone, I am looking for advice on which rear tire to get for my bike. Currently, I ride on Bridgestone Trail Wing TW 152 Radial F which lasted about 6K miles but now I am wondering if I should try Battle Wing instead or stick with the same I have. Can anyone explain in simple terms the...
  14. Turn Signal cutout by PO?

    DL650 and DL650A - 2004 to 2011
    Hello all, I've recently wanted to update my front turn signals but have found that the previous owner has had fun dropping this bike onto the bits that stick out (i.e. turn signals and plastics). They replaced the front signals with a semi flush mount type signal that I think don't stick out...
  15. 2013 DL650 - C12 "crankshaft position sensor" Error HELP

    DL650A - 2012-2016
    I was riding back from dropping a kid off at school and the bike just quit on me (in a construction zone, of course). I was able to fire it back up but it would quit again if RPMs dropped below 3k. I was luckily only a few blocks from home and coasted it most of the way. After getting home...
  16. DL650 2017 Skid plate (V-Strom branded, metal)

    Maintenance, Tech and Products.
    I'm about to buy my first V-Strom and have been looking for the necessary accessories to mod the bike a bit more dirt friendly - logging roads etc. nothing extreme. So the very first thing on my list for the Standard model would be skid plate. I found this image of a branded metallic skid plate...
  17. 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...
  18. Warning! Black Widow Exhausts - DL650

    Maintenance, Tech and Products.
    I have a 2010 DL650 and I am currently undergoing a very expensive ballache because I bought a Black Widow full system and it does not fit the bike. I've got a video on it which I can't link as I'm too much of a greenhorn here but the long story short: I went to a garage for fitting it as my...
  19. Greetings from the UK!

    Stromtroopers - New member introductions
    What's happening guys? Spectre here I'm a 22 year old Youtube 'Motovlogger' and recent V-Strom owner, buying my bike at the start of this year. I ride a gorgeous 2010 DL650 (AK9 GT to be specific) and I'm loving it. It's smooth, comfortable and surprisingly nimble for the size, and I'm looking...
  20. Dl650 Oil Leak from Front Valve Cover?

    Maintenance, Tech and Products.
    35k on my WeeBeast (bought at 30k), and I just noticed the right front side of the engine is covered in oil gunk. Cleaned it off, rode fifteen minutes and checked for the culprit. It appears that the front valve cover gasket is leaking. Everything else seems dry, even on top of the valve cover...