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Forum: Alaska Today, 09:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 200
Posted By Beezer
I agree..... plan a good trip, not an iffy one....

I agree..... plan a good trip, not an iffy one. be prepared with a backup if the weather or other circumstances turns choice #1 to shit... or even if it might turn. or, you're half way through, & it...
Forum: Alaska Today, 09:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 286
Posted By Beezer
hey, they close the border at 8pm.... just have...

hey, they close the border at 8pm.... just have him sneak across after hours. piece 'o cake.... couldn' be any worse right?

haw haw.. I keed...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 11:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 485
Posted By Beezer
there are other possibilities but my first...

there are other possibilities but my first thoughts are liquid lock from a leaky carb & petcock.... that I have seen more than a couple times.

as for the nut.... if there are dents in the piston,...
Forum: The Garage Yesterday, 07:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 217
Posted By Beezer
the stem either has a shoulder or a split ring on...

the stem either has a shoulder or a split ring on the bottom end. that keeps it from being pulled through the lower triple by the adjuster nut on top... it will only press out "top" to "bottom". you...
Forum: The Garage Yesterday, 11:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 242
Posted By Beezer
nah... all you need to do is protect the wire....

nah... all you need to do is protect the wire. pretty much every gps built in the last 20 years has a voltage regulator in it. never heard of it happening, but if the gps shorts, it's done... in any...
Forum: The Garage Yesterday, 11:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 406
Posted By Beezer
try at stormtrooper.com

try at stormtrooper.com
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,179
Posted By Beezer
" They should get rid of all the megathreads that...

" They should get rid of all the megathreads that I am not interested in." ya.... just ask me & I'll tell you which ones to kill :rofl

maybe the megas could be made a stickey.... like a sub...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-27-2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 513
Views: 60,213
Posted By Beezer
... the base of the "valve thingy" is pretty...

... the base of the "valve thingy" is pretty close. it was a White/Rogers zone valve. I bored it, sealed it, & put a red cut glass jewel in the bezel
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2015, 09:02 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 8,339
Posted By Beezer
even with the right drivers they are tough to get...

even with the right drivers they are tough to get off... impossible when mounted on the bike. if you replace with Allens you have to cut down a wrench because it's a pretty tight fit... you have to...
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 286
Posted By Beezer
" the LED lights one wire will turn them on dimly...

" the LED lights one wire will turn them on dimly and the other brightly."

that is either 2 different LEDs in one pod or one LED with 2 dropping resistors to control the level brightness.

the...
Forum: The Garage 03-27-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,821
Posted By Beezer
the good garden stores sell simulated(?) wolf...

the good garden stores sell simulated(?) wolf piss... that keeps most other critters at a distance. other than that, I have used a live trap & taken the offender to the pound. you can also take them...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-25-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 513
Views: 60,213
Posted By Beezer
copper?? ...

copper??

http://i11.photobucket.com/albums/a159/AKmitch/honda/DSC02024_zps82213f0e.jpg (http://s11.photobucket.com/user/AKmitch/media/honda/DSC02024_zps82213f0e.jpg.html)
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Forum: The Garage 03-23-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,735
Posted By Beezer
rumor was that POR stands for "paint over rust"....

rumor was that POR stands for "paint over rust". I know at least some of their products say that right on them. I also know it sticks like dog shit to a picknik blanket. they make a bunch of stuff,...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2015, 01:57 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,507
Posted By Beezer
if you don't plan to get much dirt riding in,...

if you don't plan to get much dirt riding in, then the DRZ is kinda the bottom of the list (but not bad). the 650 class bikes are the "light" dual sports that can do the highway in relative comfort,...
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 591
Posted By Beezer
what I tell people is do all your maintenance and...

what I tell people is do all your maintenance and adjusting tasks at home with your factory tool kit. that will tell you what you really need. the factory kit is often marginal. usually the sparkplug...
Forum: The Garage 03-21-2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,033
Posted By Beezer
and that big tank.... that appears to be your...

and that big tank.... that appears to be your expansion tank.... like a way old one. it has it's own drain, but that won't really drain and purge the system. inside the tank is a rubber bladder with...
Forum: The Garage 03-21-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,033
Posted By Beezer
the pressure is low.... should be 12-15 psi. you...

the pressure is low.... should be 12-15 psi. you have a back flow preventer valve and a pressure reducing valve. it's the 2 brass things on the water inlet pipe in your top (2) pics. the prevent...
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2015, 10:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,691
Posted By Beezer
maybe new bars. kool chart with dimensions.... ...

maybe new bars. kool chart with dimensions....

https://www.rockymountainatvmc.com/Handlebar-Measurements
Forum: Alaska 03-20-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 8
pi
Views: 492
Posted By Beezer
it was a joke.... (how it reads backwards in the...

it was a joke.... (how it reads backwards in the mirror...) (different language.... get it?) (thats the joke)

so.... 2000 years ago Greeks invented socialism?

according to Nixon the down fall...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-19-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,119
Posted By Beezer
not only does the battery stabilize the system,...

not only does the battery stabilize the system, is also good at intercepting the various voltage spikes that occur in electrical systems. some can be quite high.... several hundred volts for sure.
Forum: Alaska 03-19-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 8
pi
Views: 492
Posted By Beezer
boy those Greeks were clever

boy those Greeks were clever
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 242
Posted By Beezer
maybe liquid locked. I've seen that happen on...

maybe liquid locked. I've seen that happen on several bikes, including a KTM950 (even though it's injected.... long story). anyway, if the petcock isn't turned off or if it leaks, AND the cab...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-17-2015, 09:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,119
Posted By Beezer
... and Delco still calls them generators. so...

... and Delco still calls them generators. so does Westinghouse, Sundstrand, and Lear/Siegler if you are in aviation. when I used to teach, the distinction I made was "iron core" generators.......
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 839
Posted By Beezer
the piston and rings were changed in '08 when the...

the piston and rings were changed in '08 when the Gen II KLR came out. some 08s and early 09s had bad rings that turned them into oil drinkers. the factory replaced some on warrantee, but thats way...
Forum: The Garage 03-17-2015, 10:17 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,661
Posted By Beezer
and if you need parts.... try Hemmings Motor...

and if you need parts.... try Hemmings Motor News.

edit: in fact.... you should give a look at the car ads just for drool factor. there is a parts for sale section too
...
Forum: The Garage 03-16-2015, 10:31 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,661
Posted By Beezer
prolly pretty low compression engine so it won't...

prolly pretty low compression engine so it won't need leaded fuel to run.... but the old valves & seats like lead. at least once in a while. I had older cars (and bikes) that needed leaded fuel, so...
Forum: Road warriors 03-16-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 757
Posted By Beezer
an LED can not be connected directly to 12 volt...

an LED can not be connected directly to 12 volt power.... it must have a resistor to limit current or the LED will burn out instantly. I generally use something like 680 - 1000 ohm, 1/2 watt. ...
Forum: 2 smokers 03-15-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 583
Posted By Beezer
just had another thought.... since the headlight...

just had another thought.... since the headlight is on it's own coil all alone, you could insert a rectifier and make it DC pretty easy. the AC input to the rectifier would be the green wire and the...
Forum: 2 smokers 03-15-2015, 01:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 583
Posted By Beezer
looks like the headlight is on the regulator, but...

looks like the headlight is on the regulator, but not rectified (so its AC). I'm looking at the Green wire that comes off hi/lo switch & goes into a connector with 2 other wires... one to the...
Forum: The Garage 03-14-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,661
Posted By Beezer
only thing I would add is don't be too eager to...

only thing I would add is don't be too eager to start changing things.... keep it as original as possible. don't make it 12 volt, don't repaint it.... that kind of thing. those kind of changes can...
Forum: Alaska 03-14-2015, 01:20 AM
Replies: 8
pi
Views: 492
Posted By Beezer
pi

happy pi day mo fo's :evil it 3.1415.... ha ha :roflget it?

fuk... stiil winter tho.... and no snow.... yes, I'm bored

no matter..... lets tip a drink
Forum: The Garage 03-14-2015, 12:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,458
Posted By Beezer
wind chimes

wind chimes
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-13-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 513
Views: 60,213
Posted By Beezer
the weird lookin twin in post 450..... those are...

the weird lookin twin in post 450..... those are aircraft cylinders. like off of a Continental C85, C90.... possibly O-200. they are modified of course
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 274
Posted By Beezer
the cap screw & cap bits that broke off will be...

the cap screw & cap bits that broke off will be in the area of the doo... you may be able to get them by pulling just the outer cover. if you haven't done the doo then now is the time. the torsion...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-10-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,547
Posted By Beezer
I bought a new bike in 04 & broke it in per...

I bought a new bike in 04 & broke it in per instructions just because it had been decades since I got a new one. it eventually it did use oil (under 20,000 miles). I put in a new piston & rings & it...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-10-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,547
Posted By Beezer
I think the biggest thing is cooling. then clean...

I think the biggest thing is cooling. then clean oil. changing load, engine braking.... all good practice. I don't baby a break in, but I don't run it balls out either. in aviation, we generally do a...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-09-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,593
Posted By Beezer
so did you check the voltage while the bike is...

so did you check the voltage while the bike is running? signals that blink too fast all the sudden, for no apparent reason indicates over voltage. losing a bulb out of the system makes the flasher...
Forum: The Garage 03-09-2015, 02:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,409
Posted By Beezer
old don't mean its bad and ya.... in my...

old don't mean its bad


and ya.... in my other post about using the factory tool kit to completely service the bike.... thats the whole point. if the factory kit is junk, you'll find out at home...
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2015, 05:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 197
Posted By Beezer
it's a California tank... it may be more...

it's a California tank... it may be more complicated than I can explain...... here:
http://www.ravenshadow.com/KLR650/mods/CA-smog/CA-smog_Equipment_Elimination.html
Forum: The Garage 03-08-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,035
Posted By Beezer
I've seen that when water gets into the air...

I've seen that when water gets into the air filter & a valve is open, but it could also happen with just having an open valve over a long time. biggest problem area will be the valve seat & whether...
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