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  1. DL650 and DL650A - 2004 to 2011
    I have been searching through the forums for hours... Has anyone installed a Compu-Fire ‎55402 R/R and OEM Stator? The connections are different, anyone have any links for me on what to get exactly? Does the R/R connect directly to the Stator and the battery and then I tape up the old plug ins...
  2. DL1000 from 2002-2012
    2004 DL1000, 34K miles, several updates (modded clutch basket, fork brace, springs/oil, pads, etc.), currently in tune (ignition parts, filters, intake balanced, etc.), new battery, and stator/regulator...basically everything is up to date and set correctly. Also running a PC V with a Dynojet...
  3. DL650 and DL650A - 2004 to 2011
    2011 DL650A - No indication that anything was wrong when out of nowhere the ABS light started flickering like an 80s disco. Next day the engine would not start, so boosted it and noticed that voltmeter was below 11 volts while revving the engine to 5000 RPM. Consulted "Stromtrooper" and came to...
  4. DL650 and DL650A - 2004 to 2011
    Hi everybody, sorry if this has been done to death but I'm hoping you can help a crappy, noob, wanna-be bike mechanic get my bike running. I went to start my bike after having it sit for a couple months and of course, the battery was super dead and wouldn't take a charge. So I replaced the...
  5. DL1000 from 2002-2012
    I've decided to replace my stator as it's the last stone to turn over in my search for my charging gremlin. Jack from Roadstercycles as recommended ElectroSport stators ( I recently installed one of Jack's high quality rectifiers and he very kindly talked me through troubleshooting the...
  6. DL1000 from 2002-2012
    Hello all, I have been lurking around the forums for a couple months since I bought my '03 DL 1000 with 37K miles in June and am finally breaking down and asking for help because I am at a loss despite reading every post I can find about charging issues. I am more confused now than ever. I...
  7. DL650 and DL650A - 2004 to 2011
    Lately I have some issues with the battery charge. I switch to a new one but it was enough to 90 km riding and I stopped without battery power. So I work with the tech instructions and all of the tests was good except when I test the stator resistance the result was 1 instead between 0.2-0.7...
  8. Maintenance, Tech and Products.
    I just bought a used 2011 dl650a from a dealer 2 days ago. It runs great but has no warranty and the dealer is several hours away. Now the despite (new) battery they just put in, it will not start without a jump. It was starting fine dozens of times over the last two days. I jumped the bike and...
  9. 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...
  10. DL650 and DL650A - 2004 to 2011
    Hmm.... So, yesterday morning, my 2009 Vstrom struggled a bit to start, but was fine on my commute to work. THEN, after work it struggled to start, but we were able to pop start it with a bit of pushing. although, the gauges were all wonky. i rode for about 5-10 minutes and then the gauges...
  11. DL650 and DL650A - 2004 to 2011
    I did it...and it's riding great! One minor glitch that was fixable. https://youtu.be/-yiD8FYb3Eo
  12. Maintenance, Tech and Products.
    First, thanks to so many people on this site as they were, as usual, a great help. May this help someone too. https://youtu.be/GUe-dfsYdF8?list=PLXK0DovzsGaVJGcxff3TdJ4HMzZ3AT5hf
  13. DL1000 from 2002-2012
    So, I had to replace my Stator, bought an Electrosport replacement. Here's the weird thing, I bolted the cover back on, connected the wiring, and when I turn the bike on and thumb the starter something spins rapidly (the rotor?) but the bike doesn't fire and the cyclinders don't even turn. Any...
  14. DL650 and DL650A - 2004 to 2011
    Bike: 2008 Suzuki DL650 Miles: 57k Issue: Battery won't charge Background: I left my light on one day and had to get a jump from a vehicle that was turned off. Problems seemed to arise after that point. Initially replaced battery but problem persisted. Replaced Regulator / Rectifier, issue...
  15. DL650 and DL650A - 2004 to 2011
    This spring I had my mechanic install Oxford heated grips on my 2009 DL650 with 36,000 miles. We connected them to the V-Strom's factory heated grip connector. We tested them while stationary and they worked correctly, but I never had occasion to use them on the road (it being spring/summer)...
  16. V-Strom Service & Maintenance Questions/Discussion
    THanks In advance for any help on this one. I've got the bike in the garage now, and I've got to do some trouble shooting. It's a 2012 DL650 with just over 40,000 miles. Last week, I got about 5 miles away from home on the ride to work. First he ABS light went on, then the LCD dash got dim...
  17. V-Strom Service & Maintenance Questions/Discussion
    I'm having bad charging issues with my 2009 DL650 (37,000 miles). I won't relate the whole tale, but suffice it to say that I probably have a bad stator and/or rectifier/regulator. While investigating this issue, I discovered that the 2009 DL1000 has been recalled to replace the...
  18. V-Strom Service & Maintenance Questions/Discussion
    ok, i've been pouring over threads in here went to start bike this morning 'clickclickclickclick' well poop jump it off car, starts up just fine, disconnect jumpers and it starts running funny and dies, jump it again and check voltage 14v while hooked up to car. disconnect car and it drops...
  19. V-Strom Service & Maintenance Questions/Discussion
    Hi there, Long story short: 2007 DL1000. Battery died, figured the battery was just old Was in there prior to my purchasing the bike, and just did winter duty. So, I buy a new one, charge it, and within two days the battery dies again, leaving me slightly stranded. First time, it died when I...
  20. DL650 and DL650A - 2004 to 2011
    Does anyone know if there are any Wee Strom stator wiring/plug differences between the Australian and American markets? Mine just died after 70,000 km and the Electrosport stators looks like a good replacement. cheers John
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