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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-25-2015, 05:56 PM
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Posted By Klay
Never mind, I found it.

Never mind, I found it.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-25-2015, 05:55 PM
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Posted By Klay
That's exactly what I am looking for. Do you...

That's exactly what I am looking for. Do you have a link to the product?
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 107,948
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Posted By Klay
You should also check the trigger coil. It's...

You should also check the trigger coil. It's connected to the stator. I had no spark last summer, and just guessed that it might be the trigger coil. (I wanted the uprated Procycle stator anyway...
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 9,443
Views: 1,402,004
Posted By Klay
It's a cold driveability issue. Mine always,...

It's a cold driveability issue. Mine always, always popped off right away in stock condition, but things were always really ugly when I tried to give it any throttle. After re-jetting, it's much...
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2015, 05:37 PM
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Posted By Klay
The right side looks identical.

The right side looks identical.
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2015, 04:21 PM
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Posted By Klay
Many of the engine parts may be the same. I see...

Many of the engine parts may be the same. I see the left-hand engine case is different from the modern DR200s, though.
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2015, 11:32 PM
Replies: 9,443
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Posted By Klay
I think I achieved valve float a few times.

I think I achieved valve float a few times.
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2015, 07:55 PM
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Posted By Klay
My R100 used to have an oil pressure gauge. Best...

My R100 used to have an oil pressure gauge. Best modification I ever made was to remove it. Problem solved!
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 107,948
Views: 21,569,885
Posted By Klay
Okay, I'll stop worrying about it. I knew about...

Okay, I'll stop worrying about it. I knew about the torque limiter but wasn't sure that the clank was the engine kicking back. Mine actually doesn't do it every time, either.
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 107,948
Views: 21,569,885
Posted By Klay
I'll try using the kill switch instead of the...

I'll try using the kill switch instead of the ignition switch. But it seems like a mechanical thing, like there's something in the transmission that clanks or something.
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2015, 06:22 PM
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Posted By Klay
My DR650 comes to a stop with a loud clank...

My DR650 comes to a stop with a loud clank sometimes when I cut the ignition. What is making that noise? It runs quiet and smooth.

The starter squeal got worse after I had the left side cover...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-16-2015, 05:11 PM
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Posted By Klay
$2200 with the luggage system, $1900 without it. ...

$2200 with the luggage system, $1900 without it. Two known issues: stripped drain plug thread and upper chain roller broken off. There's a self-tapping plug we're using for the drain, and it...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-16-2015, 03:08 PM
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Posted By Klay
We haven't figured it out yet. It might be...

We haven't figured it out yet. It might be negotiable where we sell the accessories separately if someone doesn't want the luggage.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-16-2015, 12:51 PM
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Posted By Klay
Cathy is selling her DR650. Anybody interested? ...

Cathy is selling her DR650. Anybody interested? '99 model with 22,000 miles or so. It's got the lowering kit, Corbin seat, Hepco&Becker hard luggage, and IMS tank.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-15-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,210
Posted By Klay
I forgot to say I'm 5' 10" and weigh 175. I...

I forgot to say I'm 5' 10" and weigh 175. I haven't tried riding the bike with a passenger. (wife has got her own bikes)
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-15-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,210
Posted By Klay
I was surprised at how good the torque was. I...

I was surprised at how good the torque was. I had assumed that for making passes at highway speeds, I would need to downshift. I've found that it steps out smartly with just rolling on the...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-14-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 20,336
Views: 875,938
Posted By Klay
The new has worn off the CB-X, so if you want to...

The new has worn off the CB-X, so if you want to take it for a spin sometime, it's okay.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-14-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 20,336
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Posted By Klay
I went hurtling about on the CB-X today. It's a...

I went hurtling about on the CB-X today. It's a very pleasing bike, looks like it was a good purchase.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-11-2015, 09:39 PM
Replies: 20,336
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Posted By Klay
That really cracked me up. :poser

That really cracked me up. :poser
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-11-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 20,336
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Posted By Klay
Did anybody see the article in the strib about...

Did anybody see the article in the strib about Mpls being the most literate city in America? Hmm, I thought so.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-10-2015, 05:07 PM
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Posted By Klay
I'm presently huddling in the basement, away from...

I'm presently huddling in the basement, away from the angry glare.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-10-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 20,336
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Posted By Klay
I don't. I prefer dreary skies.

I don't. I prefer dreary skies.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-10-2015, 11:28 AM
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Posted By Klay
I am in awe of how the day transformed itself. ...

I am in awe of how the day transformed itself. From snow and rain to warm sunny skies.
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2015, 09:57 PM
Replies: 9,443
Views: 1,402,004
Posted By Klay
What altitude are you at, though? We flatlanders...

What altitude are you at, though? We flatlanders have extremely cold-blooded DR200s to contend with. When it's 40 degrees out, they won't take any throttle off idle for a few minutes. Also, are...
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 9,443
Views: 1,402,004
Posted By Klay
They really improve drive ability when the engine...

They really improve drive ability when the engine is cold.
Forum: Ride reports 04-06-2015, 09:58 PM
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Views: 568,891
Posted By Klay
Sweet to hear that, Vance.

Sweet to hear that, Vance.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-06-2015, 09:19 PM
Replies: 6,975
Views: 1,273,387
Posted By Klay
Remember that it's different when you're going 70...

Remember that it's different when you're going 70 and leaning on the wind vs. sitting on something in the showroom.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-06-2015, 09:02 PM
Replies: 6,975
Views: 1,273,387
Posted By Klay
I ended up putting bar risers on the CB-X for a...

I ended up putting bar risers on the CB-X for a more upright position. I'm 5 feet 10 inches.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-05-2015, 04:43 PM
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Views: 1,273,387
Posted By Klay
I just double-checked. First valve check is at...

I just double-checked. First valve check is at 16,000 miles.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-05-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 6,975
Views: 1,273,387
Posted By Klay
Honda has dropped the requirement for a valve...

Honda has dropped the requirement for a valve clearance check at 600 miles with the 2014 model and on, to the best of my knowledge. I checked the service manual and my owner's manual and there is no...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-05-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 20,336
Views: 875,938
Posted By Klay
Yes! Nice to meet you.

Yes! Nice to meet you.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-05-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 20,336
Views: 875,938
Posted By Klay
Hello. I talked to you both at the Tavern, I...

Hello. I talked to you both at the Tavern, I think. The name's Klay.
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2015, 08:37 PM
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Views: 2,455,110
Posted By Klay
Looks great.

Looks great.
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2015, 05:10 PM
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Views: 2,455,110
Posted By Klay
Nice bike. 250 or 125?

Nice bike. 250 or 125?
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 9,443
Views: 1,402,004
Posted By Klay
The mixture screw is about right at one and one...

The mixture screw is about right at one and one half turns out. What he meant was adjust the idle stop on the exterior of the carb.
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 9,443
Views: 1,402,004
Posted By Klay
Post #2 updated.

Post #2 updated.
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2015, 12:47 PM
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Views: 1,402,004
Posted By Klay
That's the way mine has always behaved. There's...

That's the way mine has always behaved. There's a mid-choke position detente that you can use to bring down the rpms yet still have a little choke on.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-31-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 20,336
Views: 875,938
Posted By Klay
I've got to work tomorrow, but that reminds...

I've got to work tomorrow, but that reminds me...I'm going to put the knobbies back on the DR650.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-30-2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 6,975
Views: 1,273,387
Posted By Klay
Nice. I'm going to do something like that. The...

Nice. I'm going to do something like that. The reach to the brake lever is a little long for me.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-29-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 20,336
Views: 875,938
Posted By Klay
I don't think it rained hard enough here...

I don't think it rained hard enough here (Northfield) to get the job done.
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