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Forum: Thumpers 08-31-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 857
Posted By AdvSwede
Soft Bags

I've been going around and around with either the hard bag or soft bag idea. The soft bags have some advantages as you mentioned. I know the hard bags have some limitations. I just could not find...
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 857
Posted By AdvSwede
rattling

If you follow the mounting instructions, I don't think there will be rattling. My boxes are really tight against the racks.
Forum: Thumpers 08-16-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 33,573
Posted By AdvSwede
Nice Work

:clap
Forum: Thumpers 08-16-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 857
Posted By AdvSwede
after pic

I followed the simple instructions and it took me less than 15 mins. to install everything but the turn signals. More to come when the Plano's arrive.
Forum: Thumpers 08-16-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 857
Posted By AdvSwede
before pic

The Tusk kit came with all necessary hardware. It even includes an extension for the turn signal wiring which has to be relocated. The wiring kit is a crimp on deal, not what I'm using. I will use...
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 857
Posted By AdvSwede
KLR650 racks and Panniers

Just getting back from Sturgis I've begun readying my bike for a U.P. trip. I purchased the Tusk racks because of the detach mechanism on the rack. The bags were a challenge. I wanted to use O/D...
Forum: Road warriors 08-15-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 31,085
Posted By AdvSwede
In process pic

This is the in process pic. The bag guard/ light bar is next. I found a Drag Specialties chrome bag support bar on "E-Bay"
Forum: Road warriors 08-15-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 31,085
Posted By AdvSwede
Just thought I'd add regarding Street Glide Convertion

I purchased a 1995 FLHTCU with the intentions on stripping it into Street Glideish bike. The de-chroming process continues as I locate the necessary Old Stock parts that are required. I was able to...
Forum: Thumpers 03-04-2014, 12:27 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 9,109
Posted By AdvSwede
Regrets, I have a few.

I had to get my long term KLR project completed in time for Sturgis '13. I regret being short of time and paying (in advance) some would be garage mechanic to clean my carb. It took a month to get...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-27-2013, 05:17 PM
Replies: 2,000
Views: 133,682
Posted By AdvSwede
How do I sign up?

Proud KLR owner here. How do I go about signing up?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-25-2012, 06:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 428
Posted By AdvSwede
Route to Rapid City, SD

I used to live in SD and travel the region. I would try to follow the the Missouri River up through Yankton. From Yankton I would go south to Nebraska either in Pickstown (46) or Running Water (37)....
Forum: Thumpers 12-31-2011, 12:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,708
Posted By AdvSwede
Klr 650

Last child was to be out of school in the next year. Thought it would be a good time to get back into motorcycling. I have a bud who owns a KLR 650, he talked about how fun adventure riding was....
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2011, 02:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 558
Posted By AdvSwede
Tires

Shinko 705
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2011, 03:40 AM
Replies: 8,400
Views: 1,989,220
Posted By AdvSwede
'99 KLR on resent 2K trip

This is a picture of my bike at the Mississippi border. I picked it up at the dealer in Orlando and drove home to MN vis Arkansas.
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2011, 04:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,052
Posted By AdvSwede
ditto on the post

Great post to the point!
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2011, 04:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 313
Posted By AdvSwede
Clutch

What oil are you using?
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2011, 04:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,143
Posted By AdvSwede
quick fix

I don't know if it is the exact carb that is on the KLR 650. There is a 2 cent fix in which two washers are used to space the needle valve up to reduce the lean burn situation..............just a...
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2011, 04:01 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 36,369
Posted By AdvSwede
Fastest Green!

Nice ride. :clap
Forum: Thumpers 01-01-2011, 09:39 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,455
Posted By AdvSwede
Is there a medical term?

Farklebuy Syndrome

Farklebiatitous
Forum: Thumpers 12-31-2010, 05:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,587
Posted By AdvSwede
I've heard of using a heat gun to restore color. ...

I've heard of using a heat gun to restore color. Has anyone had experience with this method?:ear
Forum: Thumpers 12-29-2010, 08:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 864
Posted By AdvSwede
F1 Engineering/Noleen Shock for KLR650

Ok, I previously posted a question regarding what shock I had. A friend found a previous thread that gave me the answers

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=166623

So, I have an...
Forum: Thumpers 12-26-2010, 10:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 787
Posted By AdvSwede
Military Surplus

I appreciate your comments. I know they are military surplus. I purchased these in a lot with IMS pegs and GI nerf bars from a gov. auction that had several lots of KLR's parts from the army...
Forum: Thumpers 12-26-2010, 07:10 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,455
Posted By AdvSwede
1998 klr 650

OK, I got the bug. It started with a subscription to Overland Mag. I purchased myself a gift over the week end. I found a very nicely priced 1998 on Ebay with only 7700 miles. I could not resist....
Forum: Thumpers 12-26-2010, 02:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 787
Posted By AdvSwede
Shock Help (KLR content)

I'm new to the board. I recently (Christmas Day) purchased a low mile KLR of of Ebay. This is to be a "Fly and Drive", appropriate way to purchase an Adventure Bike. Anyway, my question is regarding...
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