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Has the battery dropped it's charge while you've been away ? First thing to check battery voltage
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Looking good Graham  :thumb: (The chain needs a bit of a lube  :icon_wink:)
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Hello, I'm in need of advice:
2007 DL650 won't start. Engine turns over fine but fuel pump doesn't prime. Gauges are stuck I.e. they don't sweep when I turn on the ignition. I can hear a quick buzz noise each time I twist the throttle, but no other noise from my fuel pump.
This is my regular commuter bike and was running fine before I went on holiday but won't start now after sitting for a fortnight in the garage.
The fuel pump has always been noisy compared to my SV650s.
Is it safe to try the ECU from my SV650s on my DL650? Some other posts I've read suggest that the speedo/tacho gauges should sweep round as part of the ECU start up routine.
There are no F1 type messages on the display and the centre red LED light doesn't come on and the fuel level indicator doesn't show any fuel though I can hear a decent amount sloshing round in the tank.
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painted the engine bars and cleaned the exhaust.
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V-Strom specific discussion / Re: Front wheel problems
« Last post by wurzel on April 19, 2018, 23:02:28 »
Suzuki DL650 DL 650 VSTROM V-STROM K6 2006 Front Wheel Rim 19xMT2.50 #111
Copy and paste to eBay search, one there for 179 posted..but worth looking around in case something better turns up.
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The Blue Oyster bar / Re: Need a spacer making up.
« Last post by wurzel on April 19, 2018, 22:56:41 »
Looking good!
It really gives me great pleasure to see a bit of metal from the engineers scrap bin, where I get their offcuts for nowt, getting used rather than melted down...I'm now an official stromwomble! :happydance: lol
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V-Strom specific discussion / Re: Front wheel problems
« Last post by wurzel on April 19, 2018, 22:36:08 »
First job is to get the axle and wheel interface sorted, either by a wheel change, or an axle job.
Then spacers.
Most likely it will all fit up then.
If you were near I would make the axle and spacers if the brake disks are the correct distance from each other, and the right offset to fit the calipers,but I would think your best just getting the right bits for that model, second hand ought not be too expensive.
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Accessories and After Market items / Re: Cree spots
« Last post by tallpaul on April 19, 2018, 22:28:18 »
Loads of people have fitted auxiliary lights. How many watts are each lamp unit rated at? Fitting a stand alone relay for LED lights is total overkill. If they are say 10 watts each that is a load of 1.6 amps. The switch alone should be rated much higher than that.
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Accessories and After Market items / Cree spots
« Last post by Ice man mikey on April 19, 2018, 22:22:57 »
Hello All, just wondered if any one has installed a set of auxiliary spot lights, I've fixed them to the v strom 1000, just tonight, the lights were a full kit comprising harness, on/off switch, 2 lights and fused battery connector as one with the harness. My dilemma is the harness and suitable mounting. am I right in thinking that the harness section comprising the relay with 4 branched wires (hence quite chunky) can be stuffed neatly in a suitable spot beneath the tank and away from heat without the relay being clamped or bolted down? it has an attached metal plate with a mounting hole but I can't fix it somewhere. then is it just a case of locating feed wires through to termination points and try to avoid hot areas and tie wire where I can. I've had hem temporary connected and they look good so far. will keep you posted on final fit and opinion.
Thanks in advance to any help you may have to offer.
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V-Strom specific discussion / Re: Front wheel problems
« Last post by tallpaul on April 19, 2018, 22:20:40 »
And where...!
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