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Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 3,627
Views: 574,045
Posted By Lesharoturbo
I agree with you on the looks. However, a...

I agree with you on the looks. However, a properly done JD muffler and mid pipe would make a far cheaper replacement if the bike were dropped. I was leaning toward the tractor can before I found the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-02-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 3,627
Views: 574,045
Posted By Lesharoturbo
This is with a BMW 800 twin muffler modified...

This is with a BMW 800 twin muffler modified slightly and a "custom" mid-pipe:

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3711/13564100194_c69515baa7.jpg

What I like about this can is the adjustable band...
Forum: Thumpers 12-01-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 3,627
Views: 574,045
Posted By Lesharoturbo
I modded a BMW 800 twin muffler to go on mine. I...

I modded a BMW 800 twin muffler to go on mine. I will upload some pictures and a write-up.

I got the muffler for $20 and had to make a new mid-pipe from some stainless pipe. It was a lot of...
Forum: Beasts 11-26-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 14,069
Posted By Lesharoturbo
There are several guys who have used the GS500...

There are several guys who have used the GS500 for adventure or overland bikes. Search Google for some very interesting information.

I too believe that the GS500 platform would be a good start. ...
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,447
Posted By Lesharoturbo
Beautiful picture.

Beautiful picture.
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 402
Posted By Lesharoturbo
You may have more luck in the flea market :-)

You may have more luck in the flea market :-)
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-17-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 12,576
Posted By Lesharoturbo
Top box and clutch pack still up for grabs.

Top box and clutch pack still up for grabs.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-14-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 12,576
Posted By Lesharoturbo
Gotcha. I will get the cost of shipping to you...

Gotcha. I will get the cost of shipping to you ASAP.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-14-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 12,576
Posted By Lesharoturbo
Pic of it on the bike: If you need more, I will...

Pic of it on the bike: If you need more, I will have to post later this evening.

<a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/47793851@N02/7706289258" title="IMG_0132[1] by lesharoturbo, on...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-14-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 12,576
Posted By Lesharoturbo
I have 3 things up for grabs: First is an...

I have 3 things up for grabs:

First is an old Suptertrapp exhaust originally for a KLX650C, with rusty mid-pipe.

Next is a clutch pack (metal discs and clutch discs) from a 08 CRF450. Some...
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 3,627
Views: 574,045
Posted By Lesharoturbo
I got the chain guide from Cheap cycle parts for...

I got the chain guide from Cheap cycle parts for the KLX605C. Just put it on last winter.
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,846
Posted By Lesharoturbo
I am not seeing anywhere near that mileage. IN...

I am not seeing anywhere near that mileage. IN my commute which is about half high speed urban roads (55-65) with stoplights, and half freeway (65 -75) and Austin traffic, I am seeing about 36mpg. ...
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 3,627
Views: 574,045
Posted By Lesharoturbo
Sorry about that, I clicked on the wrong link. ...

Sorry about that, I clicked on the wrong link.

I am sure they are held in by o-rings. I have not had mine apart.
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 14,841
Views: 1,594,244
Posted By Lesharoturbo
Found it inside dims are 12x12x5

Found it inside dims are 12x12x5
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 3,627
Views: 574,045
Posted By Lesharoturbo
That is true. I once ordered a tank from...

That is true. I once ordered a tank from Kawasaki at a dealer. 6 months later when it hadn't come it they changed the status to obsolete. Funny thing is, they showed a stock level of 1 when I...
Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 493
Views: 80,603
Posted By Lesharoturbo
:rofl I had to explain to a younger guy (and...

:rofl

I had to explain to a younger guy (and the young hottie behind the counter) that while a black helmet with "sick" graphics is cool in the store, it is not so much in real world usage. ...
Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 3,627
Views: 574,045
Posted By Lesharoturbo
I am not sure of your question, but there should...

I am not sure of your question, but there should be a switch at the handlebar lever and one at the rear brake pedal. I would check both of those for power.
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 3,627
Views: 574,045
Posted By Lesharoturbo
Ron Ayers has OEM one for $23: <table...

Ron Ayers has OEM one for $23:

<table class="pagedList" border="0" cellspacing="1"><tbody><tr class="evenRow"><td>51023</td><td>51023-1182</td><td>TAP-ASSY,FUEL
</td><td>1</td><td>
</td><td>...
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 3,627
Views: 574,045
Posted By Lesharoturbo
That is strange, I got mine from cheap cycle...

That is strange, I got mine from cheap cycle parts for around $10. I must have gotten lucky!

Ron Ayers does not list is as obsolete:

<table class="pagedList" border="0"...
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 14,841
Views: 1,594,244
Posted By Lesharoturbo
Yep, I saw that. I was wondering what the inside...

Yep, I saw that. I was wondering what the inside size was due to the thickness of the plastic.
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 14,841
Views: 1,594,244
Posted By Lesharoturbo
Cool boxes. Do you have the inside dimensions of...

Cool boxes. Do you have the inside dimensions of those?
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 3,627
Views: 574,045
Posted By Lesharoturbo
Are you running the stock springs? I weigh about...

Are you running the stock springs? I weigh about the same as you and I don't have an issue unless I have a passenger. I went to 10W oil in the fork and the preload on the rear to the 4th click I...
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,076
Posted By Lesharoturbo
Fact: Supertrapp is loud. even with just 6...

Fact:

Supertrapp is loud. even with just 6 discs in on my KLX650C, it was loud. After removing and replacing with a BMW 800 can, I noticed another ticking noise which was my timing chain...
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,722
Posted By Lesharoturbo
Might have better chance in the Beasts section as...

Might have better chance in the Beasts section as we are all single cylinder guys here.
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 384
Posted By Lesharoturbo
ebay maybe.

ebay maybe.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-14-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 25,798
Posted By Lesharoturbo
Tractor supply or Ace hardware both have good...

Tractor supply or Ace hardware both have good o-ring selections. If you know the size, I would get one from either if these.
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 357
Posted By Lesharoturbo
Fuses? Is it possible you blew one while...

Fuses? Is it possible you blew one while crossing the wires earlier?
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 234
Posted By Lesharoturbo
This is difficult for me, I am confused with all...

This is difficult for me, I am confused with all the detail.

Yes coolant goes in there.
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 3,627
Views: 574,045
Posted By Lesharoturbo
She's a real beauty FOGO.

She's a real beauty FOGO.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-08-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,921
Posted By Lesharoturbo
Try adding flux to the wick, it helps to draw the...

Try adding flux to the wick, it helps to draw the solder into the wick. Some wick is pre-fluxed, other are not
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 3,627
Views: 574,045
Posted By Lesharoturbo
Did not even think about Fastenal. Thanks for...

Did not even think about Fastenal. Thanks for the assist!
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,987
Posted By Lesharoturbo
I have a 94 mostly stock C model. Small tank,...

I have a 94 mostly stock C model. Small tank, seat like iron and other benefits aside, I like it a lot. Toprquey, fairly fast, good commuter and gravel road bike. I remember them new and liked...
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 3,627
Views: 574,045
Posted By Lesharoturbo
FOGO, That is pretty spectacular. Great to...

FOGO,

That is pretty spectacular. Great to see your progress. My company sometimes sends techy guys like me to OZ. Next time, I will take an extra day or so and drop by if convenient.

On...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 3,627
Views: 574,045
Posted By Lesharoturbo
My understanding is that the 700 was a stroker,...

My understanding is that the 700 was a stroker, hence the torque.
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 3,627
Views: 574,045
Posted By Lesharoturbo
Anyone know off the top of their head what the...

Anyone know off the top of their head what the hose size is? I will pick up the parts on the way home to fix this while I still have it apart for the new muffler.
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 3,627
Views: 574,045
Posted By Lesharoturbo
Did you make this with steel wool inside? I read...

Did you make this with steel wool inside? I read about someone trying this but never heard any updates.
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 3,627
Views: 574,045
Posted By Lesharoturbo
Depends on the speeds I drive. If I take the...

Depends on the speeds I drive. If I take the freeway to work, I need to top off every few weeks. If I take the surface streets, maybe once a month or so.
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 841
Posted By Lesharoturbo
Sounds like something is clogging the fuel line...

Sounds like something is clogging the fuel line or the float is sticking and not allowing the fuel to get to the carb. I know yo have cleaned the carb, but the best advice is up above. Drain the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 3,627
Views: 574,045
Posted By Lesharoturbo
I believe that FOGO did that on this thread...

I believe that FOGO did that on this thread somewhere.
Forum: The Garage 03-18-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,403
Posted By Lesharoturbo
Are you planning on keeping the rest? If so, I...

Are you planning on keeping the rest? If so, I would transfer it to a clean plastic jug with a tight fitting lid or find a lid to fit the pack it is in. It should be safe like this as this is how...
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