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Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2015, 09:26 PM
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Posted By thederrick106
I am 5'8 with a good set of boots on. Probably...

I am 5'8 with a good set of boots on. Probably 5'7 max barefoot. I have no issues on my KLR, well none for some one who is used to one flat foot or tippy toes. I grew up on dirt bikes though so...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-10-2015, 09:17 PM
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Posted By thederrick106
:freaky

:freaky
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-10-2015, 03:44 PM
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Posted By thederrick106
That's a tough one... :pierce Can we get a...

That's a tough one... :pierce
Can we get a hint?

Maybe a town, river, or route? :D
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 17,095
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Posted By thederrick106
I would have to really want it for $3500. ...

I would have to really want it for $3500. Otherwise I would just go new. What are they 6~7K new now?

That said I have just a hair over 2K into my 2003 with 10K miles on it.
I bought it for...
Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2015, 09:23 AM
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Posted By thederrick106
My clutch didn't seem to be very smooth and at...

My clutch didn't seem to be very smooth and at first I chalked it up to the short friction pull of the KLR but It was seeming really "jerky." I have driven bikes and quads since age 12 and after a...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-20-2015, 08:54 AM
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Posted By thederrick106
Was in cedar river area. Though as I figured...

Was in cedar river area. Though as I figured after looking around a bit, the road was closed where I needed to go. :cry

There was a ton of people walking in there, and driving around so I didn't...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-20-2015, 08:51 AM
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Posted By thederrick106
The day was getting cold, the sun getting low,...

The day was getting cold, the sun getting low, its not where I wanted to place the tag, but I didn't feel like heading way up into Essex county... Next time I get it, its headed north!

Brought it...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-19-2015, 04:32 PM
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Posted By thederrick106
The wife and I looked high and low but this is...

The wife and I looked high and low but this is the best we could come up with... I didn't go past the "road closed" sign:
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-17-2015, 02:36 PM
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Posted By thederrick106
Why yes... Yes it is! :D

Why yes... Yes it is! :D
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2015, 12:28 PM
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Posted By thederrick106
I had it propped up with some 2x4 blocks and...

I had it propped up with some 2x4 blocks and after it fell over once I added a bottle jack :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2015, 12:26 PM
Replies: 17,095
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Posted By thederrick106
I went with a chainmaster Oring chain and stock...

I went with a chainmaster Oring chain and stock JT sprockets.
I had already dumped a bunch of money into the bike including a NY salvage inspection... Due to a title problem I wasnt able to put any...
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2015, 09:44 AM
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Posted By thederrick106
I figured I would share my finished project: 2003...

I figured I would share my finished project: 2003 KLR. Just over 10k miles on it.

Worked on her all winter in my basement.
Greased every joint...
new carb kit, air filter, chain, sprockets,...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-16-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 3,495
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Posted By thederrick106
Fortunately my wife didn't kill me this winter,...

Fortunately my wife didn't kill me this winter, as I had my KLR project in our finished basement working on it for most of the season! I don't have a garage only a non heated "work shop" so it was...
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2015, 07:21 AM
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Posted By thederrick106
Thank you! I searched, and read a bunch of...

Thank you! I searched, and read a bunch of threads on the line, but never found that one. :ricky

ETA/ I just checked my chain again, I can just barely push it up and touches the rubber guide/...
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2015, 07:11 AM
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Posted By thederrick106
OK- I think I am going run it as is and see how...

OK- I think I am going run it as is and see how it settles in. Its plenty loose at rest and feels just snug when I put all my weight on the bike and bring down the rear as far as possible.

I am...
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2015, 01:51 PM
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Posted By thederrick106
Finally got my old girl up and running, have...

Finally got my old girl up and running, have about 300 miles on it so far this season after the winter refurbish. Almost have everything sorted out but I am still questioning the drive chain...
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 17,095
Views: 1,996,796
Posted By thederrick106
Is the carb clean? Clean or fresh air filter? I...

Is the carb clean? Clean or fresh air filter? I wouldent say mine starts easy when its 20~40 degrees out. It takes full choke for a few good turns of the motor. anything above 45 degrees and I...
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2015, 09:46 AM
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Posted By thederrick106
Looks sharp! Much cleaner looking then my beat...

Looks sharp! Much cleaner looking then my beat up old girl, no zip ties and all! :D
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 17,095
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Posted By thederrick106
I think this might have something to do with why...

I think this might have something to do with why some don't feel the need, while some might require it:

Location: South Texas

Location: Maine

My Location: Upstate NY... Todays riding temp:...
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 17,095
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Posted By thederrick106
I just used a "stock" moose kit on my carb,...

I just used a "stock" moose kit on my carb, worked good. The carb on mine had been "jetted" but I had no clue what was done, so I put it back to stock as I am not looking for killer performance from...
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2015, 03:14 PM
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Posted By thederrick106
I wouldn't do it unless you need to. I guess if...

I wouldn't do it unless you need to. I guess if its running to hot then its something I would look into. I don't think running cold is much of an issue. Mine ran fine at 35 degrees, and that's...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-01-2015, 02:49 PM
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Posted By thederrick106
Bumping the current tag... Maybe it will be warm...

Bumping the current tag... Maybe it will be warm enough tomorrow? :D
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2015, 02:34 PM
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Posted By thederrick106
I just got back from a 70 mile ride... It is...

I just got back from a 70 mile ride... It is about 35 degrees Fahrenheit right now. They are cold blooded but I honestly think the temp gauge on these things are pretty sensitive... It didn't go much...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-01-2015, 02:24 PM
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Posted By thederrick106
70 miles today... North Creek to Queensbury (for...

70 miles today... North Creek to Queensbury (for an inspection) then back. Almost a bit to cold, it was about 35 degrees out for most of my trip. My hands got numb about half way home but up until...
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2015, 06:33 PM
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Posted By thederrick106
Any one have any good suggestions to signal light...

Any one have any good suggestions to signal light alternatives?

Refreshing my new to me 2003 and the old stock ones are pretty ratty. One was replaced by something aftermarket. I would like...
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2015, 05:35 PM
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Views: 1,996,796
Posted By thederrick106
I just picked up a well used KLR and it has 10K...

I just picked up a well used KLR and it has 10K on it. Just finished checking the valves:

Exhaust checked at .008 & .009
Both intake were at .008

Close enough that I am not going to mess...
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2015, 05:23 PM
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Posted By thederrick106
I have a 2003 that has about 11k on it, pretty...

I have a 2003 that has about 11k on it, pretty rough shape overall but all the swing arm bearings are in pretty decent shape. I am just going to clean them up- re grease them and call it good. I...
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2015, 09:43 PM
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Posted By thederrick106
Nice clean work! You are a lot more daring then...

Nice clean work! You are a lot more daring then I. I probably would have just tapped it to the next size up and called it good! I guess we should all take note, and use due care on our drain...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-23-2015, 08:18 AM
Replies: 3,147
Views: 205,582
Posted By thederrick106
Modern sleds are ridiculous in both cost and...

Modern sleds are ridiculous in both cost and performance. The up right center riding style has really changed what snowmobiles are capable of. Unfortunately the state hounds us with reg fees and...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-22-2015, 05:52 PM
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Views: 205,582
Posted By thederrick106
I also have the wood stove a crankin in the...

I also have the wood stove a crankin in the basement, right along with my KLR project!

http://i109.photobucket.com/albums/n52/thederrick106/KLR/WP_20150120_006_zps737215d8.jpg

Also got the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2015, 02:58 PM
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Posted By thederrick106
It was a bear to get apart, but came out all...

It was a bear to get apart, but came out all intact. If I would have waited another year on doing these things it probably would have required a torch and sledge... But yea bearings intact and...
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 17,095
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Posted By thederrick106
I was just going to use one of these moose kits: ...

I was just going to use one of these moose kits:

http://www.bikebandit.com/aftermarket-parts/motorcycle-fuel-and-air/carb-kits-parts-accessories/moose-racing-carb-kit?b=3139381

The bike had...
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 17,095
Views: 1,996,796
Posted By thederrick106
Thanks! All back together now and going...

Thanks!

All back together now and going to return those parts... should help to offset some of my other new found needed repairs.

All I have left is to do the valves, finish cleaning...
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2015, 10:48 AM
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Posted By thederrick106
Well, I was "doing the doo" this morning and it...

Well, I was "doing the doo" this morning and it would appear as if has already been done... Just looking for quick conformation this is an aftermarket machined doo? Looks like it to me...

I asked...
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 17,095
Views: 1,996,796
Posted By thederrick106
If the 16 is that new and you want that size I...

If the 16 is that new and you want that size I don't think it would be much of an issue, what kit did you buy and from where? I am in the market for a new set on my current build... I think I settled...
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,228
Posted By thederrick106
http://i109.photobucket.com/albums/n52/thederrick1...

http://i109.photobucket.com/albums/n52/thederrick106/KLR/WP_20150119_001_zps4bbf5f5f.jpg

One step at a time:...
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 17,095
Views: 1,996,796
Posted By thederrick106
+1 I would put the new set on all...

+1

I would put the new set on all together and save the sprockets if they are only a bit used. Never hurts to have some spares. Plus if at any point you end up with a chain that has some life...
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 15,975
Posted By thederrick106
Thank you. I think will go with a bikemaster...

Thank you. I think will go with a bikemaster o-ring 520 and JT sprockets.
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2015, 10:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 15,975
Posted By thederrick106
Any updates? I am in the market for a budget...

Any updates? I am in the market for a budget chain and sprocket set as I have reached my total budget allowance on my current build and its not even spring!
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2015, 02:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,228
Posted By thederrick106
Another question about the radiator hoses, I...

Another question about the radiator hoses, I understand its 3/4" ID. Just a quick look and I would think I can just cut my own and replace them from some hose stock.

One might have a bit of a...
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