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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... Yesterday, 04:33 PM
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Posted By revmaaatin
Bismarck, ND $400

Yamaha maxim 650

Needs new battery and starter solenoid
http://www.bismanonline.com/yamaha_maxim_650_c?utm_source=bmo&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=124_10_most_popular_li


IMO, looks...
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2015, 10:50 PM
Replies: 27,324
Views: 5,069,227
Posted By revmaaatin
here is where I got mine-

Helped with a DRZ400E R/R a bad stator.
Ordered it from E-bay.
$50; it included a gasket.
The swap was plug and play; the wire colors were identical.
Made one think it was manufactured on the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2015, 08:42 PM
Replies: 17,451
Views: 2,082,415
Posted By revmaaatin
How about this for a plan?

Why not do a 100 mile trial run and see how much oil you use. Try not to use more than 5K rpm's during your trip home.

How much oil to add--
Personally, I add 300cc the moment I can see the first...
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 17,451
Views: 2,082,415
Posted By revmaaatin
Rocky Mt. ATV has [almost all] the Kawi parts I...

Rocky Mt. ATV has [almost all] the Kawi parts I order on my doorstep in 3 days.

(no affiliation, just 100% satisfied).
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-26-2015, 10:01 PM
Replies: 13,432
Views: 1,847,941
Posted By revmaaatin
THIS--(nice picture) is what started a disease....

THIS--(nice picture)
is what started a disease.
If you could hang on, it went through every corner we pointed it through.
Top speed was 93-95mph as I recall, but could it ever eat big bikes in the...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-26-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 3,244
Views: 689,259
Posted By revmaaatin
No. Really, show us the 'list'. why? ...

No.
Really, show us the 'list'.
why?
Cause I have heard it is possible that the farkle,
sometimes,
just sometimes exceeds the original purchase price of the bike.

cough...that is...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-26-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 13,432
Views: 1,847,941
Posted By revmaaatin
Xs650

XS650 and RD350 have always been a 'love at first sight' experience for me.

http://sd.craigslist.org/mcy/5052997701.html

http://images.craigslist.org/00h0h_kOY6gKBlDSO_600x450.jpg
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-26-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 13,432
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Posted By revmaaatin
1972 R5 350 maybe an RD350?

Not sure that the nomenclature is correct.
I thought my 1973 was a RD350.

Maybe Blake knows...

http://sd.craigslist.org/mcy/5089882244.html</SECTION>
1972 Yamaha R5 350 - $2400<SMALL>...
Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2015, 09:54 AM
Replies: 17,451
Views: 2,082,415
Posted By revmaaatin
[QUOTE=philthyphil;27081026]I put this Cyclops...

[QUOTE=philthyphil;27081026]I put this Cyclops bulb in the KLR last night and I have to say I am very impressed.

That is a pretty nice upgrade.
googeling...
3800 Lumen H4 LED...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-25-2015, 09:07 PM
Replies: 13,432
Views: 1,847,941
Posted By revmaaatin
Well, Eddy, It didn't go like you think, I...

Well, Eddy,
It didn't go like you think,
I called on Wednesday, it went to a new home on Tueday.
For me, it was a local bike....
...
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2015, 05:49 PM
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Views: 5,069,227
Posted By revmaaatin
Rocky Mountain ATV can put a foam filter and an...

Rocky Mountain ATV can put a foam filter and an OEM filter skeleton at your house in 3 days.
You can buy OEM foam, NoToil, or Uni filters etc. at RMATV.
Buy two. Keep one preoiled in a bag for...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-25-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 13,432
Views: 1,847,941
Posted By revmaaatin
sold.

I called about this bike yesterday; delivered to a new home on Tuesday.
m.
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2015, 12:13 AM
Replies: 27,324
Views: 5,069,227
Posted By revmaaatin
I agree. the spokes should make a ringing...

I agree.
the spokes should make a ringing sound.

Self disclaimer--I am no expert but do this 'often'.

If this were mine,
I would remove the rim strip and squirt some WD40 into each spoke...
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2015, 11:28 PM
Replies: 17,451
Views: 2,082,415
Posted By revmaaatin
Its your money-- If the fork boots don't leak,...

Its your money--
If the fork boots don't leak, they are still serviceable. (its a klr. cough.)
There is a weep hole that should be installed towards the rear; and I would slide the boots up them...
Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2015, 10:26 PM
Replies: 17,451
Views: 2,082,415
Posted By revmaaatin
jt- You realize a.alex actually posted that...

jt-
You realize a.alex actually posted that (lǝʞɹous) from OZ?
That is the only way it would work.
well,
posting lǝʞɹous from OZ; its the only explanation that makes sense to me, because I...
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 17,451
Views: 2,082,415
Posted By revmaaatin
2B2B Here is a KLR650 build thread that might...

2B2B
Here is a KLR650 build thread that might be useful.
http://www.klr650.net/forums/showthread.php?t=106074

If you are not a member, you may have to join to see the thread.
...
Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 17,451
Views: 2,082,415
Posted By revmaaatin
Launch the KLR!

Good to get going again--
XDR earlier posted about the same thing my other friend is suggesting below.
It might be a good idea to write down JS's and XDR's comments for future reference.

...
Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2015, 10:26 AM
Replies: 12,608
Views: 2,814,671
Posted By revmaaatin
Thanks ID- You are correct about the...

Thanks ID-

You are correct about the fitment; especially at the bottom, but that fitment will correct itself using the threaded adjustment. The OEM KLX cable does not use a threaded adjustment at...
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2015, 10:29 PM
Replies: 17,451
Views: 2,082,415
Posted By revmaaatin
Buy Deep Woods OFF as well. cough.

Since you have no lights, signal, etc,
I would be looking at the fuse/fuse assembly again--

Then the other common denominator is the key-switch.

An old airplane mech one suggested,...
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2015, 10:22 PM
Replies: 12,608
Views: 2,814,671
Posted By revmaaatin
Wanting a heavier Spring for the shock

Any suggestions for source/manufacturer for a heavier than stock spring for the shock?

I am probably 210# while wearing ATGATT riding costume.

m.
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2015, 09:17 PM
Replies: 17,451
Views: 2,082,415
Posted By revmaaatin
more info for the rainmaker

Rain,
I passed your problem to another KLR rider, not in the ADV.

His reply:

What year is the bike? Gen I and Gen II systems are different.

Jumping the solenoid is bypassing all...
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 17,451
Views: 2,082,415
Posted By revmaaatin
Rain, A couple of things- Is this a...

Rain,

A couple of things-
Is this a Gen 1 or Gen 2 bike?

How are you measuring 13.2V? Real volt-meter or dash meter?
What is the battery voltage when you are cranking?
If it is...
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 12,608
Views: 2,814,671
Posted By revmaaatin
Thanks griff. all good stuff. as an...

Thanks griff. all good stuff.
as an additional data point--
You are correct,
There is a difference in the Gen1 and Gen 2 cables, but it is only at the handle bar.
Gen 1 KLR650 cable as a...
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 12,608
Views: 2,814,671
Posted By revmaaatin
KLX250 clutch cable compatibility

Did I read on this forum that a KLR650 clutch cable is usable/compatible on the KLX250?

As I recall, it was in reference to needing/using a 'longer' cable after installation of bar-risers.
...
Forum: Hacks 06-17-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 3,347
Views: 629,259
Posted By revmaaatin
Leg pull Switch- ON

:fpalm


:fpalm Why would you post this picture?
I am pretty sure I should have unsubscribed +/- a year ago.

DarthUral-Force has a hold of me and will not let go.
and this picture...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-13-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 39,806
Views: 10,649,563
Posted By revmaaatin
US service member serving in Italy

Armed Forces Italy. What looks to be a 4 is actually a 1.
The person that issued that plate, 'was not from around here.'
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 17,451
Views: 2,082,415
Posted By revmaaatin
Klr faq

If you have not seen this, you will find it helpful.
The missing oil filter tube, and other items are covered here:
The original KLR FAQ list.
http://www.bigcee.com/klr650faq.html
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-23-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 39,806
Views: 10,649,563
Posted By revmaaatin
One dragon, one moment in time

Anyone notice the 'dragon' imagery formed by the flames?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-19-2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 13,432
Views: 1,847,941
Posted By revmaaatin
what a stable--

you are killing me with moto-candy.
What a machine,
and what a detailed description of repair and restoration
I hope the green 250 is next on the project list.

I got to go finish changing the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-19-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 13,432
Views: 1,847,941
Posted By revmaaatin
First this ...

First this
http://images.craigslist.org/00x0x_6zXRLFY4CV4_600x450.jpg
and I think,
wouldn't it be wonderful if it were a 250?





Be careful what you ask for.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-17-2015, 10:50 PM
Replies: 39,806
Views: 10,649,563
Posted By revmaaatin
yep-err--

That's the one.
Absolutely entertaining AND less filling!
m.

ps
;~> you have been warned
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-17-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 39,806
Views: 10,649,563
Posted By revmaaatin
Arizona Ranger; he is a ways from home. Gives...

Arizona Ranger; he is a ways from home.
Gives new meaning to 'bear went over the mountain'.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-17-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 39,806
Views: 10,649,563
Posted By revmaaatin
You going to play that thang or just cart it...

You going to play that thang or just cart it around! wink.
show us a picture, playing by the bike !

Looks like you packing method is nicely balanced and well protected for a gentle tip over...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-17-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 39,806
Views: 10,649,563
Posted By revmaaatin
waterproof guitar?

Looks like it would be miserable to load and unload daily.
yeah, amhik.
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 12,608
Views: 2,814,671
Posted By revmaaatin
Thanks!

WEll, that was a GREAT explanation.
Thanks.
m1.
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 12,608
Views: 2,814,671
Posted By revmaaatin
Nomenclature of the KLX 250?

Searching for some salvage parts--some of the nomenclature is listed as an S others list it as H7F.

Is there any difference between a 2007 KLX 250 S and a KLX250 H7F?

Looking at the OEM...
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 12,608
Views: 2,814,671
Posted By revmaaatin
link please--

How about the ebay link?
m.
Forum: Photos 05-13-2015, 03:33 PM
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Views: 78,116
Posted By revmaaatin
hmmm--

I like the art work, but it did not seem to match what I have in the bushes around the house, so I asked the internet. shrug.

...
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 12,608
Views: 2,814,671
Posted By revmaaatin
I made mine shorter with a hack saw. shrug. ...

I made mine shorter with a hack saw. shrug.
Works well enough, and there is no interference = smishing/smooshing the other fingers.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-11-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 39,806
Views: 10,649,563
Posted By revmaaatin
Here is a little more RD350 candy--story ane more...

Here is a little more RD350 candy--story ane more photo's in the link below.
http://silodrome.com/yamaha-rd350lc/
...
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