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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-24-2013, 12:20 PM
Replies: 31,227
Views: 2,923,234
Posted By nakedwaterskier
Foxen Cyn then Kerry Cyn June 1, 2 ride

Leaving Saturday morning...I night camping in Kerry Cyn is the plan

Jeffrey
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-24-2013, 10:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 49,182
Posted By nakedwaterskier
Foxen Cyn then Kerry Cyn June 1, 2 in planning stage

Kerry Canyon Campground, Sierra Madre, California

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Forum: Americas 05-24-2013, 10:30 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 259
Posted By nakedwaterskier
SoCal and Central Coast Ride June 1, 2

SoCal and Central Coast Ride June 1, 2

FOXEN CYN is street portion
KERRY CYN is dirt portion

Kerry Canyon Campground, Sierra Madre, California

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Forum: Americas 05-24-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,436
Posted By nakedwaterskier
SoCal and Central Coast Ride June 1, 2

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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-03-2012, 07:20 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,287
Posted By nakedwaterskier
I came inches from hitting a bear coming down...

I came inches from hitting a bear coming down from a friend's cabin in Sequoia Natl Park on the way down to Kern. I wasn't expecting to see such a large black bear on the well traveled dirt road not...
Forum: The Garage 07-03-2012, 07:10 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 150,629
Posted By nakedwaterskier
You can get a gallon of WD40 at Home Depot or...

You can get a gallon of WD40 at Home Depot or Lowes CHEAPLY and use a regular spray bottle(using your hand/finger muscles) to spray it on; not aerosol. That way it won't get forced past the Orings....
Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2012, 08:47 AM
Replies: 13,245
Views: 1,297,496
Posted By nakedwaterskier
If under warranty sure have the dealer check it...

If under warranty sure have the dealer check it out. If out of warranty, just wear earplugs and ride.

Double duty oil...actually it is the bits from the clutch that mess up the oil; not so much...
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2012, 07:44 AM
Replies: 13,245
Views: 1,297,496
Posted By nakedwaterskier
if it has the original type fuses, that could be...

if it has the original type fuses, that could be the problem. On high mile bikes the glass fuses no longer
make good contact with the metal that grabs onto the fuses metal ends. the metal loses its...
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2012, 04:52 PM
Replies: 13,245
Views: 1,297,496
Posted By nakedwaterskier
sharkfin for rear master shouldn't be on the top...

sharkfin for rear master shouldn't be on the top of your list

I would worry about catching rear brake pedal on a rock more.
Forum: Battle scooters 04-29-2012, 02:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,963
Posted By nakedwaterskier
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_and_Lorena_Bobbi...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_and_Lorena_Bobbitt
Forum: Battle scooters 04-29-2012, 02:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,963
Posted By nakedwaterskier
Yikes and I thought I was safer with Asian...

Yikes and I thought I was safer with Asian Persuasion women than White Devil women...Lorena Bobbitt was from Ecuador.

Where is your dick safe these days?
Forum: Battle scooters 04-29-2012, 02:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,833
Posted By nakedwaterskier
Actually many Taiwanese own or run factories in...

Actually many Taiwanese own or run factories in Mainland China. Foxconn/Apple ring a bell? And obviously good quality control.
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2012, 01:33 PM
Replies: 13,245
Views: 1,297,496
Posted By nakedwaterskier
I went the ultra cheap bastard way for my 04...

I went the ultra cheap bastard way for my 04 windshield. The replaceable lens for a machinists shield/mask works pretty well. And costs around ten bucks.

It is far better than stock. Plus I...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-23-2012, 03:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,522
Posted By nakedwaterskier
old Vespas don't have a strainer or a magnet. ...

old Vespas don't have a strainer or a magnet.

I got one of those neodynium magnets and attached it to the outside of the oil drain plug.

You should have seen what the magnet grabbed...but still...
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2012, 02:15 PM
Replies: 13,245
Views: 1,297,496
Posted By nakedwaterskier
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M62y6BgvO-0

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M62y6BgvO-0
Forum: Thumpers 04-19-2012, 01:26 AM
Replies: 13,245
Views: 1,297,496
Posted By nakedwaterskier
The term SHORT is WAY overused. Shorts are most...

The term SHORT is WAY overused. Shorts are most likely OPENS. It is easy for
a wire to break or lose some insulation, to create an OPEN. It is much less likely a wire breaks
and finds another...
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2012, 09:57 PM
Replies: 13,245
Views: 1,297,496
Posted By nakedwaterskier
I didn't do the 22 cent mod. I put on a loud...

I didn't do the 22 cent mod. I put on a loud Jardine exhaust, added the quiet module which aint so quiet.

I opened up the airbox, went from 148 to 152 on the Main jet. I drilled the slide.

I...
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2012, 09:52 PM
Replies: 13,245
Views: 1,297,496
Posted By nakedwaterskier
KLR650s do not pop out of any gear at all...on...

KLR650s do not pop out of any gear at all...on the rare occasion they might...If it regularly happens,
it is a defect.

THEY ARE MORONS NOT TO TEST OUT THE BIKE THEMSELVES BEFORE THEY TEAR IT...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-17-2012, 03:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,455
Posted By nakedwaterskier
http://www.westsidescootclub.com/

http://www.westsidescootclub.com/
Forum: Orange Crush 04-16-2012, 09:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,314
Posted By nakedwaterskier
the easy was is to measure what comes out esp. if...

the easy was is to measure what comes out esp. if you have a drain screw at the bottom.

Then put the same amount back in...if one side has more; avg it.

I prefer ATF
Forum: Battle scooters 04-12-2012, 03:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,455
Posted By nakedwaterskier
You love me for my Lexu$ or the for the good...

You love me for my Lexu$ or the for the good vibrations from my Vespa?
http://i943.photobucket.com/albums/ad278/halgot1/vespa005.jpg
Forum: Battle scooters 04-11-2012, 07:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,455
Posted By nakedwaterskier
http://i943.photobucket.com/albums/ad278/halgot1/v...

http://i943.photobucket.com/albums/ad278/halgot1/vespalml/lmlvespa001.jpg
Forum: Battle scooters 04-11-2012, 07:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,455
Posted By nakedwaterskier
http://s943.photobucket.com/albums/ad278/halgot1/v...

http://s943.photobucket.com/albums/ad278/halgot1/vespalml/
Forum: Battle scooters 04-11-2012, 06:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,455
Posted By nakedwaterskier
Get it. Fix it mechanically...parts are cheap...

Get it. Fix it mechanically...parts are cheap from scoot rs in Vietnam or other vendors in India.

You don't have to make it into a complete restoration

they are fun and the birds like em too
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2012, 05:29 AM
Replies: 13,245
Views: 1,297,496
Posted By nakedwaterskier
the stock shift lever is made of harder steel...

the stock shift lever is made of harder steel than the aftermarket shift levers

just sand down the contact points to make em fit tighter
Forum: Battle scooters 04-07-2012, 10:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,833
Posted By nakedwaterskier
Just finished putting a 2002 LML 5 port 12V CDI...

Just finished putting a 2002 LML 5 port 12V CDI into my 1962 Vespa VNB3T 2port 6V points.

Rejetted and put on an expansion chamber.

It flies now and gets 60 to 80 mpg

TOO KEWL FOR SCHOOL
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2012, 10:22 AM
Replies: 13,245
Views: 1,297,496
Posted By nakedwaterskier
ATF fluid is the way to go in the forks. ...

ATF fluid is the way to go in the forks.

Don't take em all apart unless you have to change the fork seals.

The EASY way to put in the right amount of fork oil is measure what comes out of the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2012, 09:41 AM
Replies: 13,245
Views: 1,297,496
Posted By nakedwaterskier
The impeller shaft corrodes after 30K miles even...

The impeller shaft corrodes after 30K miles even with good strong coolant. It cleans up pretty easily. But, you have to pull the side case to do the water pump seals.

Follow Marknet's...
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2012, 09:39 AM
Replies: 13,245
Views: 1,297,496
Posted By nakedwaterskier
The IMS shifter is softer metal than the stock...

The IMS shifter is softer metal than the stock shift lever. You have to take it off a few times a year and sand between the contact points.

You are better off welding a washer on the stock shift...
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2012, 09:36 AM
Replies: 13,245
Views: 1,297,496
Posted By nakedwaterskier
Everybody upgrades the headlight fuse to blade...

Everybody upgrades the headlight fuse to blade AND to 15 amps from 10.

There are also automatically resetting circuit breakers avail at auto parts stores.

Then, you don't have to ever touch the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2012, 01:42 PM
Replies: 13,245
Views: 1,297,496
Posted By nakedwaterskier
If you don't mind used farkle, Ebay and...

If you don't mind used farkle, Ebay and craigslist and advrider can save you mucho dinero.

My best deals lately though have been very slightly used riding gear. He knocked up his GF
and he never...
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2012, 07:38 AM
Replies: 13,245
Views: 1,297,496
Posted By nakedwaterskier
Broken Motor 2005 on craigslist

2005 klr650 bad motor - $1599 (la habra)

<hr> Date: 2012-03-26, 10:29AM PDT
Reply to: 73j3r-2923338994@sale.craigslist.org...
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2012, 10:14 AM
Replies: 13,245
Views: 1,297,496
Posted By nakedwaterskier
Hid

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Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2012, 07:39 AM
Replies: 13,245
Views: 1,297,496
Posted By nakedwaterskier
The slim ballast HID kit is easy to tuck in the...

The slim ballast HID kit is easy to tuck in the front fairing on the pre08s.

I put the on off switch on the main hot line. HIDs don't use much juice.

I mounted the switch on the cheaper dash...
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2012, 05:05 PM
Replies: 13,245
Views: 1,297,496
Posted By nakedwaterskier
hid was from a high rated ebay seller; forgot SN

hid was from a high rated ebay seller; forgot SN
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2012, 03:33 PM
Replies: 13,245
Views: 1,297,496
Posted By nakedwaterskier
When I got my HID setup from China for 25 dollars...

When I got my HID setup from China for 25 dollars incl. shipping, I also added a cheap little dash where I added a swtich for the headlight.

I bought a high ouput stator but never put it in since...
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2012, 09:16 AM
Replies: 13,245
Views: 1,297,496
Posted By nakedwaterskier
Thermo Bob could do some good but there are at...

Thermo Bob could do some good but there are at least 40 mods to my bike I would do before it.
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2012, 05:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,244
Posted By nakedwaterskier
the choke cable is a royal pain in the ass to...

the choke cable is a royal pain in the ass to remove

if you are just working on the bottom of the carb ie the main jet or air screw...
you can disconnect the choke cable at the handlebars to give...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2012, 05:42 AM
Replies: 13,245
Views: 1,297,496
Posted By nakedwaterskier
whoops left out carb air screw drill out cap and...

whoops left out carb air screw drill out cap and adj to 2 turns out
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2012, 05:39 AM
Replies: 13,245
Views: 1,297,496
Posted By nakedwaterskier
TOP TEN KLR650 EASY CHEAPOS 1)Clear...

TOP TEN KLR650 EASY CHEAPOS

1)Clear machinists face shield replacement lens for pre08 windshield
2)Drain front forks. Measure what you took out and replace with ATF
3)Rear shock--just change the...
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