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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-12-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 1,428
Views: 513,564
Posted By astrolump
http://i8.photobucket.com/albums/a40/astrolump/Sna...

http://i8.photobucket.com/albums/a40/astrolump/Snapbucket/CEDC3874-orig_zpsafd21660.jpg

http://i8.photobucket.com/albums/a40/astrolump/Mobile%20Uploads/IMG_20150101_191305_zpsszh5zh7o.jpg...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-12-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 379
Posted By astrolump
I remember it was a little challenging removing...

I remember it was a little challenging removing my dl1000 shock RAP from my 650...but it does fit...just only one way and it takes a bit of maneuvering to get it. im sure you can get it in one...
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2015, 06:44 AM
Replies: 16,550
Views: 1,887,851
Posted By astrolump
depends on what parts you need....terry in...

depends on what parts you need....terry in Atlanta is always my first stop for oem used parts. and some new stuff..levers,mirrors,cables etc.
here is his e bay store...contact him with your needs.....
Forum: Equipment 04-08-2015, 03:35 AM
Replies: 7,162
Views: 2,911,211
Posted By astrolump
what tipi tent is that?

what tipi tent is that?
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 04-06-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 5,707
Views: 487,422
Posted By astrolump
fyi for next time...there is a tiny store on the...

fyi for next time...there is a tiny store on the north end of the reservation...right before a little bridge.....
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2015, 10:31 PM
Replies: 16,550
Views: 1,887,851
Posted By astrolump
ha....yeah..when i first got mine it had a big...

ha....yeah..when i first got mine it had a big gun exhaust on it....it blew all the mulch off my back path....like a fricken leafblower... then the other day i was at a cafe and some old guy came out...
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2015, 10:26 PM
Replies: 16,550
Views: 1,887,851
Posted By astrolump
tropical country , dude....no thermobobs there. ...

tropical country , dude....no thermobobs there. wonder if they use engine ice:rofl
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 16,550
Views: 1,887,851
Posted By astrolump
but will his KLR continue to orbit the earth?...

but will his KLR continue to orbit the earth? :norton:rofl
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 8,650
Views: 2,200,693
Posted By astrolump
i had the front pipe of my original big gun...

i had the front pipe of my original big gun exhaust wrapped. it caused the steel to crystallize? and flake apart...not rust..there was really no rust. it just started to deteriorate.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 04-02-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 6,457
Views: 541,861
Posted By astrolump
http://miami.craigslist.org/brw/zip/4959812788.htm...

http://miami.craigslist.org/brw/zip/4959812788.html
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2015, 07:05 AM
Replies: 16,550
Views: 1,887,851
Posted By astrolump
spring is likely in the sump....a magnetic oil...

spring is likely in the sump....a magnetic oil drain plug may recover some of it if it is in pieces.
Forum: Equipment 03-30-2015, 06:53 AM
Replies: 7,162
Views: 2,911,211
Posted By astrolump
I carry kleenex brand paper towels in lieu of TP....

I carry kleenex brand paper towels in lieu of TP. they are soft enough for bum duty..or a runny nose for days. and tough. works great on face shields...don't seem to scratch like other paper towels. ...
Forum: Equipment 03-29-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 7,162
Views: 2,911,211
Posted By astrolump
depends how much $$$ you want to throw at it. ...

depends how much $$$ you want to throw at it.
ive found most travel rod kits are junk.

i bought my GF a little rod/reel from bass pro. $19
it is im sure a kids rod..looks like a ice fishing rod....
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2015, 05:49 AM
Replies: 5,312
Views: 1,389,538
Posted By astrolump
while we are on the subject of oil drain...

while we are on the subject of oil drain plugs......i always add a tiny bit of black gasket goop to mine when inserting. seems to work like an antisieze for the threads and seals any little drips you...
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 5,312
Views: 1,389,538
Posted By astrolump
i run the sonic springs....no problems in 40k...

i run the sonic springs....no problems in 40k miles...lots of it rough terrain.
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 5,312
Views: 1,389,538
Posted By astrolump
have you looked at sonic springs? they make a .60...

have you looked at sonic springs? they make a .60 for 08+klr's and a .56 for gen 1's
http://www.sonicsprings.com/catalog/index.php?cPath=29&osCsid=ccdff91af0ec51553d01111232ef1fd6
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 16,550
Views: 1,887,851
Posted By astrolump
ive changed a lot of t-63's on the side of the...

ive changed a lot of t-63's on the side of the trail. they can be a little tough...especially if its cold. ive had to resort to a c clamp on occasion.

but i learned the trick of tricks.....ride...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 5,312
Views: 1,389,538
Posted By astrolump
I had an insert installed in mine at deals gap...

I had an insert installed in mine at deals gap when all the threads came out during an oil change ( the last time I ever let a mechanic touch my bike.)....it was a 30 min job with the engine...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 03-22-2015, 06:07 AM
Replies: 6,457
Views: 541,861
Posted By astrolump
i was just gonna post that....is that a good...

i was just gonna post that....is that a good price?
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 16,550
Views: 1,887,851
Posted By astrolump
yup i just checked mine...it has the 1/16 gap ...

yup i just checked mine...it has the 1/16 gap
edit...but there is strong resistance...i can move it by hand but it is difficult...it looks like the op's arm is up about twice as high as...
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 16,550
Views: 1,887,851
Posted By astrolump
i seem to remember having to futz with mine a...

i seem to remember having to futz with mine a fair amount to get it to fit right....keep at it. also i dont think you would be able to move the clutch springs by hand when pushing on the clutch...
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 16,362
Posted By astrolump
steed? STEED? :rofl

steed? STEED? :rofl
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 16,362
Posted By astrolump
I would be remiss if i didn't post the feel good...

I would be remiss if i didn't post the feel good KLR video of all time :rofl

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M62y6BgvO-0
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 16,362
Posted By astrolump
here is the thing about klr hatin i don't really...

here is the thing about klr hatin i don't really get...but kinda understand....everybody gripes about them being so slow. It is underpowered...but for many uses it is plenty fast enough. I ride with...
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 16,550
Views: 1,887,851
Posted By astrolump
its difficult to convey what a difference it...

its difficult to convey what a difference it makes....I could barley ride the bike off road with the stock shock...now i fly down fire roads at 70mph...i see the deep washboards but don't feel...
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 16,362
Posted By astrolump
^^^that is a cross post...i know we weren't on...

^^^that is a cross post...i know we weren't on the subject of shocks, but i cant edit for some reason
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 16,362
Posted By astrolump
KLR 650 with ‘Suspension Upgrade’ vs. KTM 990...

KLR 650 with ‘Suspension Upgrade’ vs. KTM 990 Adventure R

while we are on the subject of shocks.....saw this the other day and thought....hmmm...in the article they say a klr with suspension...
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 16,550
Views: 1,887,851
Posted By astrolump
KLR 650 with ‘Suspension Upgrade’ vs. KTM 990...

KLR 650 with ‘Suspension Upgrade’ vs. KTM 990 Adventure R

while we are on the subject of shocks.....saw this the other day and thought....hmmm...in the article they say a klr with suspension...
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2015, 10:17 AM
Replies: 16,550
Views: 1,887,851
Posted By astrolump
you will be thrilled...by far the best addition...

you will be thrilled...by far the best addition to a klr. i love my moab. transforms the bike.
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 16,550
Views: 1,887,851
Posted By astrolump
if you can swing $150 the seat concepts setup is...

if you can swing $150 the seat concepts setup is a great seat...super comfortable. you install the foam and cover yourself.
otherwise check out klr650.net classifieds and ask for a used foam and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-10-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 15,357
Posted By astrolump
yes...at least according to the tread on "how to...

yes...at least according to the tread on "how to deal with annoying motorcyclists while wolfing" over on the wolf forum.

"if the stupid hairless monkeys want to have a motor-bicycle they should...
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 16,550
Views: 1,887,851
Posted By astrolump
cool...show us what you find

cool...show us what you find
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2015, 05:17 AM
Replies: 16,550
Views: 1,887,851
Posted By astrolump
fyi there is a vendor here that has led lamps to...

fyi there is a vendor here that has led lamps to fit the h4 socket of your existing headlight. i have been considering this mod.
http://stores.advmonster.com/
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 16,550
Views: 1,887,851
Posted By astrolump
he rebuilt a shock for me a few months ago....was...

he rebuilt a shock for me a few months ago....was available to talk on the phone and a fast turnaround i thought.
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 841
Views: 115,014
Posted By astrolump
ya...i have no seat bolts either...on my bike...

ya...i have no seat bolts either...on my bike having the straps underneath doe not push the seat up YMMV tho....
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 841
Views: 115,014
Posted By astrolump
FWIW......the straps that cross the seat on my...

FWIW......the straps that cross the seat on my wolfmans are long enough that you can omit one piece of webbing from each strap and remove the middle buckle ....then you wont be sitting on the buckle...
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 16,550
Views: 1,887,851
Posted By astrolump
FYI a guy in the flea market wants to trade...

FYI

a guy in the flea market wants to trade a low seat for a stock height one....maybe free seat eh?

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1047082
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 03-01-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 6,457
Views: 541,861
Posted By astrolump
damn if that were closer..........

damn if that were closer..........
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2015, 04:17 PM
Replies: 16,550
Views: 1,887,851
Posted By astrolump
i would go with links, seat and slide your fork...

i would go with links, seat and slide your fork tubes up in the triples..probably somewhere between half, or the same amount as your links lower the bike, eg -2" links...move the tubes up 1-2"s
the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-28-2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 15,357
Posted By astrolump
i think the bear spray can be used many...

i think the bear spray can be used many times...not like a fire extinguisher.
i seem to remember that one of the bear spray companies sold a canister with water for practice at a lower cost...cant...
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