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Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2015, 12:57 AM
Replies: 15,410
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Posted By Aprilia
Simple... If my tires leave pavement and will see...

Simple... If my tires leave pavement and will see anything tougher than smmoth dirt/gravel road itscsoft only. Www.moskomoto. com
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 15,410
Views: 1,687,084
Posted By Aprilia
There is also a round oring on back side of...

There is also a round oring on back side of filter housing. I always replace it when I pull the clutch cover. Did your gasket blow out up by the cylinder? I've seen 4-5 do it there.
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2015, 10:45 PM
Replies: 15,410
Views: 1,687,084
Posted By Aprilia
I never lube my chain. I keep it properly...

I never lube my chain. I keep it properly adjusted and clean. I use rockymountainatvmc.com Primary Drive plated X ring. About $100 shipped to my door for chain and sprockets. Always get at least 15k...
Forum: Thumpers 01-10-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 15,410
Views: 1,687,084
Posted By Aprilia
I have 14 vehicles and carry no individual policy...

I have 14 vehicles and carry no individual policy on any of them. Arizona allows me to post a bond in lieu of mandatory coversge then I added a multi million dollar umbrella policy which if I recall...
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2015, 05:24 AM
Replies: 15,410
Views: 1,687,084
Posted By Aprilia
Do I need a filter to remove the bad charge? :lol3

Do I need a filter to remove the bad charge? :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 15,410
Views: 1,687,084
Posted By Aprilia
Www.innovatemotorsports.com to be specific. I...

Www.innovatemotorsports.com to be specific. I have LM1, LM2 and 3 other modules for tuning. Most of this is over kill for a klr but needed on modern FI. Takes all the guess work out and easier to...
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 15,410
Views: 1,687,084
Posted By Aprilia
Manually adjusting the balancer system is new?...

Manually adjusting the balancer system is new? Guess again lol like you I never thought I'd own a KLR much less like it...ugly, under powered, poorly suspended and over weight but puts a smile on my...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-04-2015, 10:17 AM
Replies: 26,510
Views: 5,127,948
Posted By Aprilia
Sorry but this pix just left me wondering...

Sorry but this pix just left me wondering why...so wrong on many levels. To each their own! Ride safe and obviously well lit!! :clap
Forum: Vendors 01-01-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 1,519
Views: 197,912
Posted By Aprilia
- Who is making the best tank bag out there right...

- Who is making the best tank bag out there right now and why is it the best?

I've owned quite a number of different tank bags over the years. One brand I've owned several is Marsee. Well built,...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-31-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 26,510
Views: 5,127,948
Posted By Aprilia
Couldn't have said it better....

Couldn't have said it better....
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,481
Posted By Aprilia
I found the same...spend good monies on rear...

I found the same...spend good monies on rear shock and front can be made to work acceptable.

If you are wanting to upgrade forks I'd highly recommend Cogents drop in cartridges.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-28-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 9,110
Views: 2,039,758
Posted By Aprilia
http://i190.photobucket.com/albums/z75/aprilia063/...

http://i190.photobucket.com/albums/z75/aprilia063/Bike%20Projects/S10/IMG_20141026_102256_zps4aa6f4fa.jpg
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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-25-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 9,110
Views: 2,039,758
Posted By Aprilia
Fits well on my KLR as well... ...

Fits well on my KLR as well...

http://i190.photobucket.com/albums/z75/aprilia063/KLR650/IMG_20141012_102334_zpsf43084a2.jpg

I've owned plenty of my share of hard bags but I always consider them...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-25-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 9,110
Views: 2,039,758
Posted By Aprilia
I was out on a short ride the other day. Better...

I was out on a short ride the other day. Better half tells me to return with cold beverages for xmas day get together with family. Here is what you can fit in the Moskomoto.com Back Country Discovery...
Forum: Vendors 12-24-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 1,519
Views: 197,912
Posted By Aprilia
Another perspective of what is the carrying...

Another perspective of what is the carrying capacity of the Back Country panniers and two Mosko large Molle bags attached. On my way home the better half called saying I needed to stop for xmas day...
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,486
Posted By Aprilia
The early dual carb bikes can be a pain. Properly...

The early dual carb bikes can be a pain. Properly set up they will start in 2 maybe three kicks every time. You do need to start at tdc... Some like to be stroked 3-4x with decompression pulled and...
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,486
Posted By Aprilia
You'll need to purchase the filter cage from...

You'll need to purchase the filter cage from Honda and possibly the bolt. Youll need to reseach if later yrs will work though not many changes on the XR\XL line throughout its life... Then pickup an...
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,486
Posted By Aprilia
That red crap is filter oil for k&n air filters....

That red crap is filter oil for k&n air filters. I personally would NEVER run a k&n on a bike that sees dirt. Hopefully your filter was not run dry....
Forum: Equipment 12-16-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 908
Posted By Aprilia
That was fairly well known issue for a couple...

That was fairly well known issue for a couple yrs.... Glad nothing bad happened.
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,486
Posted By Aprilia
Whoa! Talk about a flash back. I bought one of...

Whoa! Talk about a flash back. I bought one of those new off showroom back then. Had the same leak within a couple months. Bike took me to south america and AK. Was stolen when I got back then 6-8...
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 15,410
Views: 1,687,084
Posted By Aprilia
You must have grip strength of my...

You must have grip strength of my neighbor....knuckle dragging HD rider lol. I've found the OEM KZ1000 springs about perfect for replacement to KLR springs.
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 15,410
Views: 1,687,084
Posted By Aprilia
Back in my racing days the slipper clutch on my...

Back in my racing days the slipper clutch on my Aprilia Mille R would glaze the plates after just two races. I found just some concrete worked fine or 100-200 grit. Slipper was vacuum controlled and...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-05-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 26,510
Views: 5,127,948
Posted By Aprilia
Yeah, I was days away from ordering Magadan soft...

Yeah, I was days away from ordering Magadan soft bags from across the pond when I ran into the Mosko guys demo'ing proto types at the Overland Expo here in Flagstaff last May. Once you see them in...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-05-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 26,510
Views: 5,127,948
Posted By Aprilia
I own both hard and soft luggage. If I'm going...

I own both hard and soft luggage. If I'm going beyond a smooth dirt road I ALWAYS take soft bags. My new favorites are www.moskomoto.com
...
Forum: Thumpers 12-02-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 15,410
Views: 1,687,084
Posted By Aprilia
Anyone who has installed a big bore kit and used...

Anyone who has installed a big bore kit and used the factory service manual used moly grease during assembly. :wink:
Forum: Thumpers 12-01-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 15,410
Views: 1,687,084
Posted By Aprilia
Ask again when you can catch a finger nail on the...

Ask again when you can catch a finger nail on the marks...:wink:
Forum: The Garage 11-30-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 6,368
Views: 2,814,369
Posted By Aprilia
I have a number of mtn bikes etc and always too...

I have a number of mtn bikes etc and always too cheap to do anything more than some hooks in the ceiling or some wall mounted mounts but recently dropped some coin on this... Saris Glide rack
...
Forum: Thumpers 11-29-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 15,410
Views: 1,687,084
Posted By Aprilia
The springs I recommended (and I use and replace...

The springs I recommended (and I use and replace on other KLR's that enter my shop) are OEM for the KZ1000. The ones you are referencing are aftermarket for the same bike and imho just too stiff for...
Forum: Thumpers 11-28-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 15,410
Views: 1,687,084
Posted By Aprilia
Service manual gives you all the spec's for...

Service manual gives you all the spec's for fibre/steels. As previously mentioned your steels will probably be fine (thickness wise) but be sure and check for flatness. I only use OEM for...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-28-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 9,110
Views: 2,039,758
Posted By Aprilia
That's the world crosser graphics oem kit. I...

That's the world crosser graphics oem kit. I picked mine up from UK eBay dealer. Less than $100 shipped to my door.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-27-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 451
Posted By Aprilia
We decided to stay for another week...just too...

We decided to stay for another week...just too nice down here in the valley. Be back on the 6th...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-25-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,138
Posted By Aprilia
No lol. 43yrs...certainly "elderly" in that...

No lol. 43yrs...certainly "elderly" in that aspect. We had been trying for a while (yrs). The month she conceived was already decided it was our final attempt. Funny how life works...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-25-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,138
Posted By Aprilia
Congrats! After 50+ yrs my wife and I are about...

Congrats! After 50+ yrs my wife and I are about to welcome our first as well. I've got a garage full of bikes and she just recently noticed 'some' were missing. I let her know I was selling the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-21-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,122
Posted By Aprilia
Another recommendation for KTM 200.... KDX200/220...

Another recommendation for KTM 200.... KDX200/220 for something a bit less costly.
Forum: Thumpers 11-21-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 15,410
Views: 1,687,084
Posted By Aprilia
East coast riders...town, home, store or gas...

East coast riders...town, home, store or gas station within a short leisurely walk. Lol in the west our routes are quite often dictated by available gas and sometimes I'll call ahead to make sure...
Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 15,410
Views: 1,687,084
Posted By Aprilia
I'm no expert. I rely on my local machine shop...

I'm no expert. I rely on my local machine shop and other experts for technical info/help. My understanding is early GenI cylinders can be safely bored to 658. Regardless, all bores should be done...
Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 15,410
Views: 1,687,084
Posted By Aprilia
Whenever I find oil rings "line up" it is due to...

Whenever I find oil rings "line up" it is due to cylinder issues. (Oval) My local machine shop has confirmed with accurate measurements. Either from poor initial machining or introduction of dirty...
Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 15,410
Views: 1,687,084
Posted By Aprilia
Ok...pre 97 engines. I assumed post 2012...

Ok...pre 97 engines. I assumed post 2012 cylinders. I've got a 92 myself as well as an 08.
Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 15,410
Views: 1,687,084
Posted By Aprilia
Greatwhitenorth....funny to see black cylinders....

Greatwhitenorth....funny to see black cylinders. I thought Kawi fixed oil burning back in mid 2010? I did two BB kits this past week for KLR owners. (2012 and 2013) If yours is burning oil best to...
Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 8,566
Views: 2,123,349
Posted By Aprilia
I don't recognize his brand but I can highly...

I don't recognize his brand but I can highly recommend dirtracks.com They have two versions very similar. I use them to mount my Moskomoto soft bags. Very pleased with both purchases...
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