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Forum: Equipment 07-31-2009, 05:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 730
Posted By fixer
all the TechXX boots are from AlpineStar. ...

all the TechXX boots are from AlpineStar.

the different "levels" are just different models in their line.

it's NOT some universal boot rating.

IIRC, without looking it up, the Tech 2 boots...
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2009, 01:58 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,145
Posted By fixer
jeezus, seems silly to be in there and not...

jeezus, seems silly to be in there and not upgrade the part that's been a problem for so many.

there have been plenty of broken levers or springs found on fairly low mileage bikes that have never...
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2009, 11:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,960
Posted By fixer
someone missed the part where the OP said he was...

someone missed the part where the OP said he was 6'2"! :deal

i'm the same height, and anything dual sport from Yamaha that i've sat on felt WAY too small. the only possible exception to that...
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2009, 01:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,820
Posted By fixer
subframe upgrade to 12.9 bolts, either the four...

subframe upgrade to 12.9 bolts, either the four bolt, or drill thru three bolt kits. Eagle Mike has them for $5 and $23 plus shippig, IIRC. much simpler than hunting for the right size and grade of...
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2009, 12:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 47,968
Posted By fixer
metric inches? the folks down in the...

metric inches?

the folks down in the basement might like to hear about your "shortcomings". :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 06-13-2009, 02:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,187
Posted By fixer
the KLR seems to like it's valves at the MAX side...

the KLR seems to like it's valves at the MAX side of spec, or as loose as they go, not just "in spec".

if they are tighter than halfway thru the spec, i'd adjust 'em.
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2009, 02:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,294
Posted By fixer
it's known to happen if yiou're not careful in...

it's known to happen if yiou're not careful in getting the tabs on the speeedo drive lined up with the notches in the hub when mounting the front wheel.

an aftermarket electronic speedo/tach/etc....
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2009, 02:19 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,144
Posted By fixer
KLRs are cheap and most parts are easy to find. ...

KLRs are cheap and most parts are easy to find.

replace ALL the fluids. oil and coolant have been mentioned, but i didn't see anyone mention the fork oil or brake fluid yet.

many people run ATF...
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2009, 08:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 13,021
Posted By fixer
while it's possible, i wouldn't recommend using a...

while it's possible, i wouldn't recommend using a cheap OEM rim to build a new wheel.

doesn't matter what size rim you're putting on it, 21", 19", 18" or 17" a new aftermarket Excel rim will be a...
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2009, 07:30 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,116
Posted By fixer
the energy drink? :1drink :lol3 ...

the energy drink? :1drink :lol3

http://www.energydrinksblog.com/reviews/images/nos.jpg
Forum: Americas 05-19-2009, 10:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 775
Posted By fixer
might ask the same question here in Equipment...

might ask the same question here in Equipment (http://www.advrider.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=6)
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2009, 06:40 AM
Replies: 372
Views: 68,477
Posted By fixer
with what you've done, starting with an older...

with what you've done, starting with an older model would have drastically cut your costs.

could have saved $3000 or so by getting a 2000 or so KLR with a few miles on it for roughly $2000.
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2009, 06:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,900
Posted By fixer
the Action Packer is the '90s version of a milk...

the Action Packer is the '90s version of a milk crate! :deal
Forum: Battle scooters 05-10-2009, 05:39 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 628
Posted By fixer
speedo problems on '04 Honda Silverwing?

a buddy of mine has a new-to-him Silverwing.

he washed it in the DIY carwash about two weeks ago and says that since *ABOUT* that time the speedo/odometer have not worked.

i'd suspect that it's...
Forum: The Garage 05-02-2009, 12:41 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 48,326
Posted By fixer
jezus. i've got four rool cabs, two or three...

jezus. i've got four rool cabs, two or three workbenches, three heavy gorilla rack shelves and a bunch of stuff that still needs to be sorted. 4 motos in the garage, half a dozen bicycles and other...
Forum: Vendors 04-29-2009, 02:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 714
Posted By fixer
looks nice, but i can't tell if the platform is...

looks nice, but i can't tell if the platform is centered with the mounting lug or offset to the rear. offset would be prefered so there's no loss of clearance to the shift and brake levers.

polish...
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2009, 12:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,428
Posted By fixer
the only DR i've seen in my area for anything...

the only DR i've seen in my area for anything close to the prices i paid for the KLRs didn't have a title.

for taller riders, the DR doesn't seem to fit so well in stock trim. feels cramped to me...
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2009, 06:23 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,564
Posted By fixer
:lol3

:lol3
Forum: Equipment 04-29-2009, 06:18 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 16,882
Posted By fixer
interesting, but still no 17"

interesting, but still no 17"
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2009, 06:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,492
Posted By fixer
which raises the question, is there any actual...

which raises the question, is there any actual benefit from IRIDIUM plugs? or platinum?
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2009, 06:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,689
Posted By fixer
one or two #4 washers under the carb needle, and...

one or two #4 washers under the carb needle, and an adjustment of the pilot jet screw, with optional drilling of the slide.

http://www.klr650.net/forums/showthread.php?t=41112
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2009, 12:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,839
Posted By fixer
the fork swap to the 650 is easy, especially if...

the fork swap to the 650 is easy, especially if you can find the 600 triples. and 650 forks can be found cheap. my forks weree tweaked, and i had a pair of 650 forks, so it was the simplest solution...
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2009, 10:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,098
Posted By fixer
i have those same blinkers on the back of my KLR...

i have those same blinkers on the back of my KLR 250
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2009, 10:09 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,839
Posted By fixer
i have 650 forks on my 250, you just need to...

i have 650 forks on my 250, you just need to press out the stem, and press it into the 650 triples, or find 600 triples.

this also gives you the larger rotor and slightly bigger caliper of the...
Forum: The Garage 04-27-2009, 12:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,994
Posted By fixer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Italian_tuneup :deal

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Italian_tuneup :deal
Forum: The Garage 04-27-2009, 12:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 521
Posted By fixer
+1 to what Luke siad. you're seeing the "bulb...

+1 to what Luke siad. you're seeing the "bulb out" alert mode. kinda handy in a cage. it happens with aftermarket blinkers with low wattage bulbs too.

probably not any problem with leaving it...
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2009, 12:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 677
Posted By fixer
welll... if that's the deal that i'm thinking of,...

welll... if that's the deal that i'm thinking of, thse springs are NOT from Progressive Suspension, but they are the vendors clones of them, made in china, taiwan or wherever.

i'd suggest the...
Forum: Vendors 04-26-2009, 06:44 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,443
Posted By fixer
thanks for understanding the spirit that my...

thanks for understanding the spirit that my critique is intended in. that i'm really NOT trying to shit on your sales. you shipped fast and replied promptly to my emails, but i'm just not satisfied...
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2009, 05:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,585
Posted By fixer
anodized aftermarket rims will be much better...

anodized aftermarket rims will be much better than powdercoating the OEM rims.

you'll get a stronger rim with a finish that won't chip.

if you're really cheap, you could get some Birchwood...
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2009, 05:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,839
Posted By fixer
actually that's for ALL years. :deal they...

actually that's for ALL years. :deal

they were just looking for an '08 or '09 to try them in after they installed a pair in my '00.

good stuff. :ricky

these things may end all the hunting...
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2009, 05:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,081
Posted By fixer
i had one of the KLR 650s doing that recently...

i had one of the KLR 650s doing that recently after sitting for several weeks.

added the last little bit of Seafoam from one can, and TWO botles of generic carb cleaner to a tank that was on...
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2009, 04:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,081
Posted By fixer
this will probably fix most of the problems. the...

this will probably fix most of the problems. the rest of it should help too.
Forum: The Garage 04-26-2009, 10:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 936
Posted By fixer
http://www.fourstrokesonly.com/LicensePlateFlap.ht...

http://www.fourstrokesonly.com/LicensePlateFlap.html

http://www.fourstrokesonly.com/Images/2/3/FlapAndBolts.6.900X543.jpg

i was looking forone of these at a lcal shop because i was sure i'd...
Forum: The Garage 04-26-2009, 10:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 450
Posted By fixer
thumpers probably ain't for you! :deal

thumpers probably ain't for you! :deal
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2009, 10:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 739
Posted By fixer
why are they both wearing the same shirt? :scratch

why are they both wearing the same shirt? :scratch
Forum: Vendors 04-26-2009, 02:02 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,443
Posted By fixer
cool design that didn't work when i received it....

cool design that didn't work when i received it. :umph

assuming it had a plastic tab between the batteries to keep it from being turned on in the package, i popped it open and removed the plastic...
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2009, 01:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,361
Posted By fixer
nahh... i'll let the short kids play on their...

nahh... i'll let the short kids play on their DRs. some of us need a little more room to stretch out in. :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2009, 01:46 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 51,122
Posted By fixer
looks like Daystar fork boots and an Acerbis...

looks like Daystar fork boots and an Acerbis faring. no clue on the rear fender.
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2009, 01:41 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 51,122
Posted By fixer
that's the XS fairing from Britannic Composites....

that's the XS fairing from Britannic Composites. frame mounted and made for the KLR.
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2009, 01:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,089
Posted By fixer
i don't fit well on an old style Connie in stock...

i don't fit well on an old style Connie in stock trim. i haven't tried the new one.

the new KLR doesn't quite appeal to me.

first suggestion would be to consider keeping the Connie and getting...
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