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Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2013, 09:22 PM
Replies: 8,441
Views: 2,022,939
Posted By millahtime
3500' overlooking the Pacific

http://i18.photobucket.com/albums/b132/ibemmiller/IMAG0207.jpg (http://s18.photobucket.com/user/ibemmiller/media/IMAG0207.jpg.html)
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2013, 12:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,369
Posted By millahtime
I'm with the other guys.

battery connections, side stand and clutch safety switch.

check here for the latter two.

http://www.klr650.marknet.us/Safety_Bypass.pdf
Forum: Battle scooters 07-18-2013, 07:59 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,597
Posted By millahtime
My Helix came with the spanish inquisition/torture rack

stock oem Helix handlebars (imagine that?).

sitting on the thing with that weird bar bend made me wonder how much i looked like Ralph machio standing on a pier piling, but it also gave me a sharp...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-15-2013, 05:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,063
Posted By millahtime
I don't golf, bowl, sail or play poker, I ride.

and been riding for 44 years now.

Dad, for whatever reason you brought that step thru ct-90 home for me one day.

Thanks!

I've been smiling inside my helmet the whole time.

Hope they...
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2013, 09:14 PM
Replies: 13,907
Views: 1,400,650
Posted By millahtime
that would be a 1988 model

i gave to her as a valentine's present.
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2013, 08:40 PM
Replies: 13,907
Views: 1,400,650
Posted By millahtime
well i'm back,on a klr that is (dos klr's)

so, about a year ago, i sold my klr and a few other bikes and picked up a ktm 950 adventure.

guess what? I just really didnt like the thing. so I sold it last month and after searching...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-13-2013, 12:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,322
Posted By millahtime
yeah, i'm not gonna ride it

until its fixed, even though this discovery has been a pia, i'm glad to know now, not later.

i think i'm just gonna bore all the way thru use a longer bolt and hang a washer and nut on the...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-12-2013, 07:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,322
Posted By millahtime
U know

The upper bolt hole doesn't go thru and thru, but it would probably be easier to drill all the way thru and just use a longer bolt and nut, there is enough clearance on the backside, so ur idea...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-12-2013, 06:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,322
Posted By millahtime
Oh oh, time to heli coil the helix .

Went to hang a eBay helix clone exhaust on my new to me helix and then things went south.

Found only 3 bolts holding the old one on, not 4. Figure out what I need, find one and continue on. Try...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-18-2012, 10:07 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,009
Posted By millahtime
well after dressing my shorty

screen with a bastard file for 45 minutes. I got it to seat around the perimeter of the headlight.

nite and day difference for this 6 footer. buffeting is gone
Forum: Orange Crush 10-16-2012, 08:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,009
Posted By millahtime
Crappy moose quality here too.

If u like Vegas and games of chance, try the moose shorty screen, and maybe u will be lucky like some and get one that fits, or maybe like me and some others, urs will fit like shit,

Thx moose,...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-11-2012, 11:04 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,009
Posted By millahtime
klr ghetto shield

as I walk up to my 90 days of 950 ownership, I begin to realize this forum isn't quite as ghetto as the klr forums I used to surf. here guys send back windscreens due to fugliness, when the klr guys...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-28-2012, 09:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,960
Posted By millahtime
you've seen wild hogs right?

maybe he wanted ur number?
Forum: Orange Crush 08-28-2012, 08:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,917
Posted By millahtime
+1

+1
Forum: Orange Crush 07-31-2012, 01:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 422
Posted By millahtime
heat related blow outs and Ride on?

So it seems with the other threads, and people chiming into those threads, that these relatively heavy (for tube tires anyway) 9x0's are prone to heat generated tube failure (especially if under...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-29-2012, 09:40 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,691
Posted By millahtime
I'm new to 950's and to KTM's too

but I spent a whole lotta time on a Suzy bandit 1200, which have their own cult following and uber performance increases.

they too are a CV Keihin carbed bike (which are allegedly needy of...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-05-2012, 02:44 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,863
Posted By millahtime
envious of u smile inside the helmet guys,

I sold one of 'those' bikes to get my 950. still waiting to find that level of bike love, oh well, its only been 2 weeks.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-22-2012, 03:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,382
Posted By millahtime
Laugh mmmm, bikeporn

mmmm, bikeporn
Forum: Orange Crush 06-21-2012, 01:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,944
Posted By millahtime
see crappy cell phone pic in post#5. thx!

see crappy cell phone pic in post#5.

thx!
Forum: Orange Crush 06-21-2012, 10:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,944
Posted By millahtime
it is steel, has no grease or road grime on it

and the level of the finish on the part, does not match what I've seen on the rest of the bike in my half week of ownership.

there is a gap on the caliper side, between the caliper "carrier" and...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-20-2012, 09:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,944
Posted By millahtime
thx 914

yeah, i'm not a mechanic nor did i stay at a holiday inn express last nite, but i do try to be careful when working on bikes, i just don't effin remember this thing coming off the bike last nite when...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-20-2012, 09:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,944
Posted By millahtime
the inner diameter is pretty big.

look at the crappy cell phone pic of it against the sprocket side of the axle shaft.

http://i18.photobucket.com/albums/b132/ibemmiller/IMAG0377.jpg
Forum: Orange Crush 06-20-2012, 09:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,944
Posted By millahtime
my best guess is #25

called the Nilos ring 6006AV

its not flat, its like a big finger ring, the outer perimeter is flat, the the inner diameter has a bevel that tapers to a lip this has a few rough edges on it, some...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-20-2012, 08:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,944
Posted By millahtime
yeah, it was bone dry, not a hint of grease, and...

yeah, it was bone dry, not a hint of grease, and as i said the outer side of the ring is well rusted. the large spacer on the caliper side had a light grease film on it.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-20-2012, 08:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,944
Posted By millahtime
Call me a tard, what is this thing?

hey guys, new to the OC board, picked up a '06 950 Adventure 3 days ago.

I pulled the rear wheel to put on new tire. Remounted it tonight after dinner, then went to put away my tools and I found...
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2011, 09:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 380
Posted By millahtime
thx!

thx!
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2011, 01:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 380
Posted By millahtime
non std klr650 torque spec question

i've got one of the non std klr650 (yes virginia, there is such a thing) its one of the 90-91's, which doesn't have the 1 1/16 countershaft sprocket retention nut.

i've got the one with a...
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2011, 04:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 567
Posted By millahtime
Forum: Thumpers 08-02-2011, 08:47 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,666
Posted By millahtime
it started after you impacted the pothole, right?

the first thing i woulda checked would be the tank vent hose, tank shifted a little fwd on impact??? open the gas cap and ride it around a bit, does it accelerate briskly?

these would be my first...
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2011, 04:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,689
Posted By millahtime
sounds like the kick stand or clutch "safety...

sounds like the kick stand or clutch "safety switch" google klr safety switch bypass. believe me, you WANT to bypass these switches (don't ask how far i walked home).
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-07-2011, 10:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,370
Posted By millahtime
Solvang area

Lake cachuma is 15 minutes away, go rent a boat and get a day use fishing license, I also believe they have a nature excursion on a a pontoon boat to look at the lake and native birds, including some...
Forum: Ride reports 06-18-2011, 08:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 494
Posted By millahtime
yo SoCal, camino cielo west is open

yeah as in both gates, sm pass to ccw to refugio rd, to chumash casino, burgers in Santa ynez next to the maverick. unfriggin real, good as of 6/18
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2011, 08:22 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,834
Posted By millahtime
Shinkos!

+1

put some on my wife's klr, they are so nice, i'm ready to dump my deathwings early.
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2011, 09:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 972
Posted By millahtime
kenda k671 vs shinko 705's with tubes

I'm looking at new street oriented shoes for my klr, reading a lot of good reviews on the shinko's, which in my size, come tubeless. I know you can throw tubes in a tubeless tire, but doesn't the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-20-2011, 07:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 869
Posted By millahtime
and make one last stop for a view

sorry, i'm a bike guy, and the bike's get more shutter time than the view of the pacific, but let me say it was awesome
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-20-2011, 07:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 869
Posted By millahtime
before you find out the forest service boys closed the road

and you have to turn around, back towards the pacific
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-20-2011, 07:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 869
Posted By millahtime
bring the wife along

so you can get her in that very rare pic, two klr's in the snow, with so-cal foothills in the background and in the center background, the blue pacific.
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-20-2011, 07:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 869
Posted By millahtime
maybe stop here

to make some yellow snow for that car full of kids back there
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-20-2011, 07:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 869
Posted By millahtime
look for some of that white stuff.

like, maybe down this road.
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-20-2011, 07:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 869
Posted By millahtime
your typical so-cal sunday

when you see this in the morning, it makes you think, why, i should ride up there!
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