It covers removal, service and installation procedures for the Fuel System, Engine, Final Drive, External Components, Brakes, Steering, Wheels, Suspension and Electrical Systems. If the gravity that drives the fuel feed stops working, you have a really big problem! It all comes down to how you plan to use it. With a glance at the 650S from and you might just dismiss it as an bike. Seat height is a tall 34. Single brake discs are used at both ends, with twin-piston calipers grabbing a 290mm disc at the front and a 240mm rear disc. Call us after you purchase to set up the complementary online subscription. The torquey engine is rated at 43 horsepower in other markets no rating provided in the U.
Book Descriptions: 2016 Dr650se Manuals is good choice for you that looking for nice reading experience. Suspension travel is right at 10. At 21 inches, the front wheel is definitely sized for serious off-road riding where large diameter front wheels are desirable, and arguably necessary. A skidplate is available as an accessory. You have all the info you need in the service manual to do the job correctly. Please read our description and our privacy and policy page.
I rode one on a very long and arduous trip last year, from the Southernmost city in the world, Ushuaia, Argentina, northward along Ruta 40 through Tierra Del Fuego and Patagonia, along the backbone of the Andes all the way to Santiago, Chile. Move this bolt to the upper hole. Fortunately both can be taken care of with accessories and aftermarket parts. At higher speeds vibration can be felt mainly in the handgrips, and the bike starts to feel a little squirrely at 90 mph or above. We offer Free Shipping and excellent service. All this does is move the bumper closer to the shock body, limiting travel. In everyday riding, with a combination of freeway and local roads, mileage was 50.
That worked out to about 5,300 km, or roughly 3,300 miles for the non-metrically minded, much of it on dirt and gravel. The 21-inch front wheel is helpful for off-road riding. A twin-piston front caliper binds a 290 mm front disc, not exactly the biggest disc available, but rather large by off-road standards. Although the bolt only moves 14 mm, the lever ratio is about 2. The bike has no electronics, which is a double-edged sword. In addition to the weight of the water jacketed engine and radiator, the carries a little front fairing and flyscreen and a huge, 6. They seem to grip well in street riding and in moderate off-road conditions while emanating only a light hum from tread noise on pavement.
In an effort to increase the effectiveness of the suspension, Suzuki runs lightweight brake discs and hollow axles to help keep unsprung weight to a minimum, and reduce the amount of work the shocks have to do in order to keep the wheels on the ground. A 17-inch rim brings up the rear, and both wheels run an aluminum rim and hub with stainless-steel spokes. Not quite the same as a proper skidplate available as an accessory , but better than nothing, and certainly a better arrangement than a stressed-engine frame design that leaves the engine well exposed and vulnerable to terrain strikes. Note: We cannot guarantee that every book is in the library. Power comes from a tried-and-true 644cc single cylinder engine with a counter-balancer to smooth out the vibrations. It also raises the shock spring about 14 mm higher on the shock body, so clean the threads thoroughly, they're aluminum and have been know to gall. There's no fancy high-tech fuel injection or ride-by-wire system or computers to leave you stranded far from home.
One common gripe is limited fuel capacity; the tank holds only 13 liters for you Canadians or 3. Suzuki offers an accessory kit that lowers seat height by 1. The conventional front fork is non-adjustable, while the single rear shock has adjustable preload and compression damping, but accessing the threaded spring collar is difficult. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk The owner's manual instructs you to take it to an authorized Suzuki dealer to perform the seat height change and warns of the dangers of improperly doing the modification. A six-gallon tank sure would be nice! Woodrat: is it possible to send a copy through to me? Cancel the membership at any time if not satisfied. This is a welcome feature in places where fuel quality is sketchy. A single-downtube, double-cradle frame made from tubular stock with a rectangular downtube gets things started in the right light? Both wheels have tube-type aluminum rims with stainless-steel spokes, wrapped with Brisdgestone Trail Wing 42 knobbies.
We hope you glad to visit our website. Instrumentation is minimalist, with just a small analog speedometer with single tripmeter and the usual warning lights, but no tachometer, fuel gauge or anything else. The seat is narrow and firm and definitely leaves room for improvement. As I'm on tippy toes to touch the ground and therefore I don't feel in control or have control over the bike and cannot man handle it as I'd like to to feel confident in handling it. We have been in business since 1997. Flip the spring seat shaded by backing off the two jamb nuts on top of the spring so you can remove and flip the seat. The tiny stock flyscreen provides little wind protection, a small windscreen would be great for highway runs.
Bottom line here is, the Suzuki product comes ready to handle significantly rougher terrain. For the price, if you have to throw on some accessories to make it your own, you are still getting an inexpensive ride. Suspension height at both ends may be lowered through the use of an accessories kit, necessarily with a concurrent reduction in seat height and ground clearance. This epic ride taught me a lot about the advantages of a sturdy, simple machine. Suzuki has an accessories kit to drop the seat 1. They both run single-cylinder thumpers, but Kawasaki opted for the quieter, but heavier and more complicated water-cooled option, no doubt where some of the difference in weight comes from.
Chassis A single-downtube, double-cradle frame made of tubular steel, with a double-sided steel rear swingarm provides a compact 58. My biggest gripes are the small fuel tank and the hard, narrow seat. For years, off-road riders have preferred laced wheels for the extra give they provide, and Suzuki gives riders what they want at the hoops. Bore and stroke are 100mm-by-82mm respectively, and the four-valve head has a relatively low-compression ratio at 9. I already have the Service Manual which does have some information as does this forum great pictures though as yet I have not started shifting spanners on this job! Seat height is a lofty 34. However it requires front and rear suspension lowering, which reduces travel, and also requires a shorter side stand. Pricing almost suggests a conspiracy.