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Forum: Alaska 02-26-2015, 02:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,839
Posted By Beezer
ya Barb.... thanks. had a wonderful time.... same...

ya Barb.... thanks. had a wonderful time.... same as always
Forum: The Garage 02-25-2015, 10:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,010
Posted By Beezer
check the heater hoses too. reversed hoses...

check the heater hoses too. reversed hoses buggers the flow
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-25-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 947
Posted By Beezer
I like the 2 wheels forward idea too. someday I'm...

I like the 2 wheels forward idea too. someday I'm gonna build a mini Morgan
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-25-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 947
Posted By Beezer
it doesn't need to be 2 wheel drive unless you...

it doesn't need to be 2 wheel drive unless you are dealing with deep mud or sand. I built a 3rd wheel for my klr some years ago so I could more easily ride in the winter. a side hack is not a...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-25-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 870
Posted By Beezer
ok.... so whats the source & P/N for the Dan Cata...

ok.... so whats the source & P/N for the Dan Cata seal kits for the slave cylinders.

when I changed mine out a couple years ago it was still working OK but weeping. I can rebuild that one & have a...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-25-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 731
Posted By Beezer
the lower 1st gear would be the best part & make...

the lower 1st gear would be the best part & make it worth it to me. tanks are easy to switch if you really wanted to. the "small" tank is good for over 200 miles, something like what... 350k? more...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-25-2015, 01:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 416
Posted By Beezer
my lines failed and contaminated the ABS. fronts...

my lines failed and contaminated the ABS. fronts would lock & not release. fixed that, 2 weeks later... no back brake at all. since then I've seen at 3 or 4 more in person that failed. there are many...
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 394
Posted By Beezer
lets back up.... it vibrates while not moving...

lets back up.... it vibrates while not moving right?

vibrates when you drive is not necessarily the engine.
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 394
Posted By Beezer
if the bike is '95 or older the gears for the...

if the bike is '95 or older the gears for the balancer system have springs in them as a dampener. they wear out & fall out. the newer design gear is solid & is a direct fit. parts are cheap on ebay....
Forum: GS Boxers 02-24-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 709
Posted By Beezer
I have 2 rear wheels. TKC on the front always,...

I have 2 rear wheels. TKC on the front always, TKC or Tourance on the back
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,877
Posted By Beezer
yep... the "slow race" at D2D. Grinnin..... thats...

yep... the "slow race" at D2D. Grinnin..... thats one of my other ride buddies (Dave) on the far left. still in front of Dick's so.... about 3 years ago? Dave won the rodeo last year

edit.......
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 145
Posted By Beezer
hows the air filter, air box, manifold boot, etc?...

hows the air filter, air box, manifold boot, etc? I wouldn't expect to see as much scoring on the intake side if it was just a heat issue.... looks pretty much the same as the exhaust. correct rings...
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,877
Posted By Beezer
one of my riding buddies is a Ducati fan (AKDuc)....

one of my riding buddies is a Ducati fan (AKDuc). when he got a KLR in '07 he said to me "who would have thought I'd have so much fun losing 100 horsepower"
Forum: The Garage 02-23-2015, 09:16 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,192
Posted By Beezer
water is 8.34 pounds per Gal don't lower the...

water is 8.34 pounds per Gal

don't lower the tire pressure too much... it creates heat. it can causse them to delaminate
Forum: Alaska 02-23-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,080
Posted By Beezer
nawwwww.... there is only one true Dick

nawwwww.... there is only one true Dick
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,877
Posted By Beezer
if your KLR is "scary" at 70mph on the highway...

if your KLR is "scary" at 70mph on the highway you need to service the forks. either that or check your tire pressure

go ahead with your KLR doing 70 jokes.... fact is I do 70-75 cruise all day on...
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 304
Posted By Beezer
be sure that the kill switch on the handlebar is...

be sure that the kill switch on the handlebar is in the run position. unlike most bikes, the Sherpa will let the engine crank in the kill position.

you said it has spark. if so, that isn't the...
Forum: The Garage 02-22-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 954
Posted By Beezer
as for a zener to regulate voltage.... old Brit...

as for a zener to regulate voltage.... old Brit bikes used them. they have to be pretty big & have a heat sink otherwise they fry
Forum: The Garage 02-22-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 954
Posted By Beezer
ah.... LEDs are diodes.... they polarity...

ah.... LEDs are diodes.... they polarity sensitive, but will work in AC.... only half wave though. in any case you would still need a regulator to limit voltage. in order to use full wave output from...
Forum: The Garage 02-22-2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 972
Posted By Beezer
is the wood rotten? in/out carpet over ply does...

is the wood rotten? in/out carpet over ply does that. if the wood is OK theres a lot of choices. if it's not.... thats a different problem
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 02-22-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 867
Posted By Beezer
so the new fittings seal with an O ring. that...

so the new fittings seal with an O ring. that should be OK, but there are a couple things... if there is a groove in the case to accept the o-ring you are gold. I doubt there is though. that means...
Forum: Alaska 02-22-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 388
Posted By Beezer
buy a rig & sell it when you leave? a guy could...

buy a rig & sell it when you leave? a guy could afford to take a beating on the sale price & probably still do better than a rental
Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2015, 10:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 351
Posted By Beezer
they move most in the first 5-600 miles, intakes...

they move most in the first 5-600 miles, intakes are .004 to .008, exhaust is .006-.010

tight valves make for hard starts. it gets better if warm.... exactly what you have

re-shim & go. write...
Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2015, 01:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,034
Posted By Beezer
whos jets did you use? if you get a Kehin, a...

whos jets did you use? if you get a Kehin, a Dyno, and a Mikuni jet with the same number, they are all a different size


hmmm.. coulda swore someone suggested a leak down check before taking off...
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2015, 11:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 562
Posted By Beezer
I'd spend 700 on a 6 speed transmission in a...

I'd spend 700 on a 6 speed transmission in a heartbeat. the brakes aren't that bad if you know how to set them up
Forum: The Garage 02-20-2015, 11:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 784
Posted By Beezer
if the batteries are dead in the 'bitchi, then...

if the batteries are dead in the 'bitchi, then they need to be removed or replaced. I don't know the machine, but guessing the old batteries are dragging down the system. just use the donor for a...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-19-2015, 11:40 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 57,897
Posted By Beezer
hmmmmm..... maybe time time put the scope on the...

hmmmmm..... maybe time time put the scope on the 12oo and see how it deals with the dwell time using Ford coils (the answer may be that it doesn't). since the impedance is relatively fixed (within a...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-19-2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 57,897
Posted By Beezer
so roger..... do you think the ecm current limits...

so roger..... do you think the ecm current limits based on an allowable peak current value? that would have to alter the time interval too right? guess what I'm wondering is if the time schedule is...
Forum: The Garage 02-19-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,445
Posted By Beezer
right.... it's the SO4 (acid) part of the...

right.... it's the SO4 (acid) part of the electrolyte that gets driven onto the plates as the battery discharges, leaving H2O in the cells. a fully charged battery is good to minus 75 or so, a...
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,613
Posted By Beezer
every bike needs modification, thats a given. ...

every bike needs modification, thats a given. it's a question of how much. take the DRZ... if you buy a bike then have to fix the suspension, add 50cc, get a tank, a seat, and a $1000 wide ratio...
Forum: The Garage 02-17-2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,470
Posted By Beezer
check local building code before you dump a bunch...

check local building code before you dump a bunch of money into something. I bought a house that had blue foam glued to the foundation in the crawl space. sold it 10 years later & nope, the foam has...
Forum: The Garage 02-17-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,207
Posted By Beezer
I've done it quite a bit. I usually use cargo...

I've done it quite a bit. I usually use cargo straps...

(demo shot)
http://i11.photobucket.com/albums/a159/AKmitch/KLR%20Stuff/tiredone.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,613
Posted By Beezer
so really.... the OP's point is well taken....

so really.... the OP's point is well taken. current choices are a couple KTMs, a new CCM that is expensive, scarce, and unknown, and a smattering of Husky & Hoosa's that were pretty low production,...
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,613
Posted By Beezer
this subject comes around pretty regularly....

this subject comes around pretty regularly. wheres the DRZ with the 6 speed kinda thing. I agree, there is a hole, and I'd buy one. and yes, I know there is a wide ratio 5 speed for the Z. check...
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 310
Posted By Beezer
put some RTV on the speedo cable nut ...

put some RTV on the speedo cable nut

standard chain is 520 with 106 links. I have run 13, 14, 15, and 16 tooth countershaft sprockets in the front and 43 and 45 in the back. all those work with a...
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 310
Posted By Beezer
best to remove the enricher (choke) cable before...

best to remove the enricher (choke) cable before rotation the carb because they break easily. pull the choke on for removal and installation so you aren't fighting the spring. I usually take the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2015, 12:27 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,013
Posted By Beezer
go back and look at the pic of the Yamaha......

go back and look at the pic of the Yamaha... cracked along the weld. there are also KLR pictures as well as various other brands of bikes in other posts with broken structural parts. the cracks...
Forum: Alaska 02-15-2015, 12:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 777
Posted By Beezer
I've been watching it for a couple years.... note...

I've been watching it for a couple years.... note that there is no 17". threads on other boards assume it is not a system that is intended for highway use... off road only. I'm interested but still...
Forum: Thumpers 02-14-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 385
Posted By Beezer
the bushing separates the inner and outer hubs on...

the bushing separates the inner and outer hubs on the drive side... when its not there, they clank together. the hub castings are eating away at each other. it can also wreck the bearings

if you...
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2015, 10:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 385
Posted By Beezer
look at the castle nut on the rear axle. when you...

look at the castle nut on the rear axle. when you tighten down, if the slots in the nut go past the cotter pin hole there is a bushing missing. the rear hub has 3 bearings, 2 spacers and a bushing....
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