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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 04:03 PM
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Posted By XpressCS
That's pretty zippy there...

That's pretty zippy there...
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2015, 07:04 PM
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Posted By XpressCS
Woohoooo it's green now!!! ...

Woohoooo it's green now!!!

http://i283.photobucket.com/albums/kk285/XpressCS/11036496_10206969182174955_6147843539507368447_n.jpg

I did happen to notice the side fairings being a little bit...
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2015, 06:43 PM
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Posted By XpressCS
Mine is the stock steel, so no issue there :ear ...

Mine is the stock steel, so no issue there :ear

Well aside from the fact that it has a dent in it...

Weight savings bro!
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 16,290
Views: 1,833,631
Posted By XpressCS
I concur. Mine was pink (red) so I painted it...

I concur. Mine was pink (red) so I painted it black. But Green is the color I like the most, so when I saw that Ace Hardware was having a plastidip sale, I had to get on it.



Well I have 10...
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2015, 06:46 AM
Replies: 16,290
Views: 1,833,631
Posted By XpressCS
Going green.... :ear ...

Going green.... :ear

http://i283.photobucket.com/albums/kk285/XpressCS/11079621_10206952606720579_1025587599852208590_n.jpg

Painted the headlight fairing the same color, and am going to do the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 16,290
Views: 1,833,631
Posted By XpressCS
1. How does this hinder turning ability? The...

1. How does this hinder turning ability? The handlebars still move lock to lock like normal dirt bikes.
2. Could be loose bolts, could be the baffle beginning to show signs of the known failure. ...
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 16,290
Views: 1,833,631
Posted By XpressCS
Hey guys. So I need to flush out the crappy...

Hey guys. So I need to flush out the crappy coolant/water (it's probably like 15% coolant 85% water now since my overflow blew a hole in the side and it's just been overflowing out through the bottom...
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2015, 07:01 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 15,659
Posted By XpressCS
I like my KLR because it's fun. That's why. It...

I like my KLR because it's fun. That's why. It has soul.

Other dirt bikes just don't feel the same. They're either too tame or far too aggressive.
Forum: The Garage 02-15-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,707
Posted By XpressCS
Electrical wiring assistance

I am trying to wire our car port with a few power outlets so that I can power misc. things that are down there instead of having to run a long ass extension cord from the house every time. Plus we...
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2014, 05:37 PM
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Posted By XpressCS
You guys have clearly never owned a 1st gen...

You guys have clearly never owned a 1st gen Tecate 3....:huh

If it's not loc-tited on, it will come off.
Forum: Thumpers 12-19-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,743
Posted By XpressCS
To each his own.. No doubt. ...

To each his own..



No doubt.



Moreso than anything else. What's comfortable to you is the best bike for you. For me, it's the KLR. It's the most comfortable to me.
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,743
Posted By XpressCS
My stock '04 KLR seems to think it's a dirt bike,...

My stock '04 KLR seems to think it's a dirt bike, hasn't come across an obstacle I couldn't overcome.

But I guess that's more rider skill, the KLR is by far my favorite bike. Sorry, not much of a...
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2014, 03:50 PM
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Posted By XpressCS
Did you change the jetting?

Did you change the jetting?
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 16,290
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Posted By XpressCS
Who here has done the low buck mod to their...

Who here has done the low buck mod to their exhaust?

EDIT: Looks like Eagle Mike is having a Tech Day this Saturday, December 20th. Anybody going to be there? I get off work at 3 so I'll swing by...
Forum: Road warriors 12-17-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 9,639
Views: 1,611,359
Posted By XpressCS
http://www.bikerszene.de/Motorradbilder/6534474/Ya...

http://www.bikerszene.de/Motorradbilder/6534474/Yamaha_MT_09_TRACER_10.jpg

:tb
Forum: Road warriors 12-17-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 2,872
Views: 377,129
Posted By XpressCS
Well I am assuming the FJ-09 engine is exactly...

Well I am assuming the FJ-09 engine is exactly the same as the FZ-09 engine, and if so according to this article,
...
Forum: Road warriors 12-17-2014, 09:21 AM
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Views: 377,129
Posted By XpressCS
x2:eek1:tb:tb

x2:eek1:tb:tb
Forum: Road warriors 12-16-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 2,872
Views: 377,129
Posted By XpressCS
I don't see what the beef with the aesthetics...

I don't see what the beef with the aesthetics is.... I'm in love with the way this bike looks...
Forum: Road warriors 12-15-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 2,872
Views: 377,129
Posted By XpressCS
Why has this just come across my radar?? :norton ...

Why has this just come across my radar?? :norton

I must have this...
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 16,290
Views: 1,833,631
Posted By XpressCS
Well it looks like I have all the signs of a...

Well it looks like I have all the signs of a baffle that has fallen apart in my exhaust. There's hardly any air coming out of the exhaust, but what is is incredibly hot, limited power, making all...
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2014, 06:54 AM
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Posted By XpressCS
My stock 04 I average high 30's, low 40's, but I...

My stock 04 I average high 30's, low 40's, but I ride the snot out of the bike all the time.

A bigger piston is going to want to eat up more fuel.
Forum: Thumpers 11-25-2014, 08:29 PM
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Posted By XpressCS
Pulled my snorkel without issue. These bigger...

Pulled my snorkel without issue. These bigger engines don't seem to be affected by the airbox. Hell I ran without the door on the side for a while to see if it did anything and couldn't find anything...
Forum: Thumpers 11-05-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,539
Posted By XpressCS
All I'm going to say is I like my 04 KLR. It's...

All I'm going to say is I like my 04 KLR. It's simple and easy to work on, has a big fuel tank (I go 2 weeks without fueling up if I'm just commuting), good power output (not a rocket but it's not a...
Forum: Thumpers 10-19-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 16,290
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Posted By XpressCS
I lube my chain every 500 miles, cleaning not so...

I lube my chain every 500 miles, cleaning not so much but I've found the dirt caked on keeps the moisture inside which is healthy for the o-rings.

As far as cleaning up your mess, drain into an...
Forum: Thumpers 10-17-2014, 06:56 AM
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Posted By XpressCS
^I have one of those on my Wrangler. Beat the...

^I have one of those on my Wrangler. Beat the snot out of the Jeep and then gave it to a friend, who beats the snot out of her truck. Tough little light...
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2014, 07:10 PM
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Posted By XpressCS
Now what I was implying. You claimed your bike...

Now what I was implying. You claimed your bike has never puked coolant- how are you sure of this? It probably does all the time, it just collects inside of the overflow bottle.

That's what I was...
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2014, 06:52 AM
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Posted By XpressCS
^Do you know that it's not puking fluid for fact?...

^Do you know that it's not puking fluid for fact? The bikes DO have an overflow bottle that accumulates the overflowing coolant, and sends it right back in when it's needed... My bottle broke so I...
Forum: Thumpers 10-12-2014, 09:18 PM
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Posted By XpressCS
Either way, I have an accurate temp reading now,...

Either way, I have an accurate temp reading now, even if I did put it into the coolant line.

I have my adjustments set to this:

-Shift light: 5300rpm
-Redline light: 7000rpm
-Temp warning...
Forum: Thumpers 10-11-2014, 05:26 PM
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Posted By XpressCS
I have not read that. What I have read is that...

I have not read that. What I have read is that the threads are different between the 2 sensors.
Forum: Thumpers 10-11-2014, 02:22 PM
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Posted By XpressCS
Yes I have mine set to my mileage. Here's a pic...

Yes I have mine set to my mileage. Here's a pic in the daylight:

http://i283.photobucket.com/albums/kk285/XpressCS/20141011_100811.jpg

Need some paint and also need to re-adjust the fitment in...
Forum: Thumpers 10-11-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 16,290
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Posted By XpressCS
My wishes are that the main screen displayed the...

My wishes are that the main screen displayed the tach, speed, engine temp, and ODO with trip A below it. I don't personally care to see air temp or time on the main screen, I can always push a button...
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2014, 09:42 PM
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Posted By XpressCS
Vapor all installed! Wasn't nearly as...

Vapor all installed!

Wasn't nearly as difficult as I thought- the neutral indicator light needed special attention to the wiring but everything else went smoothly.
...
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,489
Posted By XpressCS
Just another nugget of info to add but my KLR has...

Just another nugget of info to add but my KLR has almost 30k on the odo and I've never had any major mechanical issues, aside from my speedometer hub blowing up on me this past weekend. Couple...
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 16,290
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Posted By XpressCS
I set the gauge to 2116 since that was the...

I set the gauge to 2116 since that was the measurement I came up with on my worn front tire. When I put a new front tire on I will set it to the new height. It's probably down at least half an inch...
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 16,290
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Posted By XpressCS
I don't foresee me riding much below 50*F outside...

I don't foresee me riding much below 50*F outside to be honest, but I think the Vapor should serve its purpose well. It may force me to upgrade to a new fairing to make it fit better :lol3

About...
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 949
Posted By XpressCS
Sure as hell sounds like a keeper! :clap You...

Sure as hell sounds like a keeper! :clap

You have somewhere you've documented your travels? :ear
Forum: Thumpers 10-09-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 16,290
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Posted By XpressCS
Got my Vapor in today. I temporarily installed it...

Got my Vapor in today. I temporarily installed it on the KLR with the supplied handlebar mounts and hooked up the speedo so I at least know how fast I'm going until I can get the old dash gauges...
Forum: Thumpers 10-07-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 16,290
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Posted By XpressCS
I just saw they discontinued the KLR fairing????

I just saw they discontinued the KLR fairing????
Forum: Thumpers 10-07-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 16,290
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Posted By XpressCS
:lol3 yeah that can be a pain...

:lol3 yeah that can be a pain...
Forum: Thumpers 10-07-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 16,290
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Posted By XpressCS
I had that bulb in there but it blew apart after...

I had that bulb in there but it blew apart after heavy offroad use. Still trying to find a durable solution.
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