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Forum: Thumpers 09-28-2010, 11:41 AM
Replies: 4,153
Views: 1,359,022
Posted By The Deanster
Before: ...

Before:
http://i591.photobucket.com/albums/ss354/dean85svo/IMG_0310.jpg

After:
http://i591.photobucket.com/albums/ss354/dean85svo/IMG_0380.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 09-14-2010, 09:16 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,769
Posted By The Deanster
It must be the kool-aid, I think it's addicting. ...

It must be the kool-aid, I think it's addicting.

I don't think the Japaneses ever really focused on the "off-road", enduro racing. I think the KLX was a very good beginning for an "off-road" bike...
Forum: Thumpers 09-14-2010, 08:39 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,769
Posted By The Deanster
"Has a funky high/low idle" Stock jetting is...

"Has a funky high/low idle"
Stock jetting is crap to pass CA green sticker emissions. A jet kit is a must.

"shitty exhaust"
It is quiet and heavy. I got the larger end cap and it is better. I...
Forum: Thumpers 09-14-2010, 05:15 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,769
Posted By The Deanster
Found it, it was an inmate here that found a new...

Found it, it was an inmate here that found a new KLX for $3000:
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=613697
Forum: Thumpers 09-14-2010, 11:26 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,769
Posted By The Deanster
I was reading posts on TT about a dealer leftover...

I was reading posts on TT about a dealer leftover but I can't find it. There is a guy in OK selling one for $3600 with 300 miles on it.
...
Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2010, 07:56 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,769
Posted By The Deanster
You could get a leftover KLX450 for cheap, I hear...

You could get a leftover KLX450 for cheap, I hear around $3000.
It's the off road version of the KX450. E-start, wider transmission and stainless exhaust valves. Maintenance is the same as the other...
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2010, 11:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,118
Posted By The Deanster
Ya, like I said for that price I would just ride...

Ya, like I said for that price I would just ride the piss out of it, change the oil often and check the valves once in a while. It only holds about a quart so it doesn't cost much.

Only the intake...
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2010, 08:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,118
Posted By The Deanster
I assume you live in a state where it is easy to...

I assume you live in a state where it is easy to dual-sport a dirt bike? There are not too many KLX450 posts here, more on TT. Here is a link to a discussion about longevity:...
Forum: Thumpers 07-31-2010, 07:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,080
Posted By The Deanster
I redid my seat and ended up buying an Upholstery...

I redid my seat and ended up buying an Upholstery stapler and short stainless steel staples.

http://www.toolbarn.com/catalogsearc...tapler&cat=518...
Forum: Thumpers 07-30-2010, 07:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,174
Posted By The Deanster
My 690 would be perfect geared down 1 or 2 and a...

My 690 would be perfect geared down 1 or 2 and a SEVEN (or 8) speed tranny. Actually It does work great in supermoto mode and I have a real dirt bike but I was disappointed in the spread also. If...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-01-2010, 08:54 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 11,149
Posted By The Deanster
:evilYes.. I'm usually too chicken to wheelie on...

:evilYes.. I'm usually too chicken to wheelie on the street but the other day in the parking lot at work....:D



The blinker only melts a little bit:evil I did put the "wedges" in. Some day I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-01-2010, 06:46 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 11,149
Posted By The Deanster
Still trying to decide? Here are some visual...

Still trying to decide? Here are some visual aids:

http://i591.photobucket.com/albums/ss354/dean85svo/IMG_0310.jpg
690 Enduro R w/SMC wheels and usable seat, still have the dirt wheel but haven't...
Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2010, 12:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,906
Posted By The Deanster
I used the 690 SM windscreen. look here: ...

I used the 690 SM windscreen.

look here:
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=576472 (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=576472&highlight=deanster)
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-17-2010, 09:01 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 670
Posted By The Deanster
Talking Off road park in San Jose-Alviso, online email support needed

A while back I submitted a proposal for an off road motorcycle park in the land becoming available around the waste water treatment plant in Alviso.

The theme of the retail, R&D, manufacturing...
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2010, 01:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,799
Posted By The Deanster
Bad pic of my KLX450R: ...

Bad pic of my KLX450R:

http://i591.photobucket.com/albums/ss354/dean85svo/IMG_02361.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2010, 11:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 758
Posted By The Deanster
The paper one is crap and I don't know if I would...

The paper one is crap and I don't know if I would trust the K&N in dusty conditions, In my car its OK, in my dirt bikes I prefer the foam ones.

http://www.ktmtwins.com/690enduro/nu-1417.html
...
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2010, 09:32 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,557
Posted By The Deanster
KLX450R, 2/3 of do-it-all. No adventure mode: ...

KLX450R, 2/3 of do-it-all. No adventure mode:

75+MPH dirt mode
http://i591.photobucket.com/albums/ss354/dean85svo/DSC01229.jpg

Dirt Road?...
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2010, 10:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,248
Posted By The Deanster
My version of the Renazco style seat. ...

My version of the Renazco style seat.
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=10400441&postcount=8782

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=12067477&postcount=11205
...
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2010, 12:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,248
Posted By The Deanster
Ok I found it. But first, some more...

Ok I found it. But first, some more entertainment:D

http://i591.photobucket.com/albums/ss354/dean85svo/IMG_0310.jpg


http://i591.photobucket.com/albums/ss354/dean85svo/IMG_0380-1.jpg


...
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2010, 12:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,248
Posted By The Deanster
I can't remember all the details so off I go to...

I can't remember all the details so off I go to search for it...
Some pics for your entertainment:

http://i591.photobucket.com/albums/ss354/dean85svo/IMG_0112.jpg
...
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2010, 10:52 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 30,515
Posted By The Deanster
My brand new 08 KLR still had dokicky issues and...

My brand new 08 KLR still had dokicky issues and could blow up at any moment if I didn't tear open the case, remove the flywheel and replace the balancer chain tensioner (dohicky) spring according to...
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2010, 10:45 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 30,515
Posted By The Deanster
Which bike did you choose, or have you?

Which bike did you choose, or have you?
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2010, 08:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,248
Posted By The Deanster
I had the 690 sm screen on my 09 until I got the...

I had the 690 sm screen on my 09 until I got the 08 headlight. It took some finessing but I got it to fit. I can find the post of how if you want. I don't know what that part no. you posted is.
You...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-05-2010, 05:30 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,042
Posted By The Deanster
Ha, that's funny, I do remember, I was like: :huh...

Ha, that's funny, I do remember, I was like: :huh wow something wrong with that thing :loco
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2010, 04:10 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 30,515
Posted By The Deanster
There are a few minor issues that should be...

There are a few minor issues that should be addressed like most bikes but I've only seen a few BIG disaster stories. They do tend to collect dirt though:evil
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-04-2010, 02:22 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,042
Posted By The Deanster
Yep, that was me:D I had never been there so I...

Yep, that was me:D I had never been there so I was looking for a riding buddy. I ended up riding with a great guy named Scott and had a blast :clap
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-03-2010, 10:01 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,042
Posted By The Deanster
It wasn't that bad.. heck a guy on a Harley...

It wasn't that bad.. heck a guy on a Harley blasted though the loop.

Before:
http://i591.photobucket.com/albums/ss354/dean85svo/IMG_0308.jpg

After:...
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2010, 05:47 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 342
Posted By The Deanster
Question Am I nuts? a new riding area in SF Bay metro?

Vote Here:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=575921
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-03-2010, 05:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 448
Posted By The Deanster
Question Am I nuts? a new riding area in SF Bay?

Am I nuts or what? I found out some land is becoming avalable in the bay area for a "nenewable energy themed tech park" thingy. I submitted an idea for an all electric motor sports park:huh

Check...
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2010, 11:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,095
Posted By The Deanster
Great, it sounds like the computer controls a...

Great, it sounds like the computer controls a stepper motor and it's feedback to open and close the throttle and not just a potentiometer to read the position.

Does anyone know how a stepper motor...
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2010, 09:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,391
Posted By The Deanster
Someone posted that they had gotten the fastway...

Someone posted that they had gotten the fastway pegs to fit the 690 but I don't know which ones they were. One of these days I will get off my but and try the fastway pegs off my KLX450 to see if...
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2010, 03:55 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,144
Posted By The Deanster
I'm not sure where the OP is but it is availible...

I'm not sure where the OP is but it is availible in the UK. Here is a review from the 690 merged threadmess:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=12673405&postcount=12527
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2010, 10:22 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,144
Posted By The Deanster
"Comfort" seat: ...

"Comfort" seat:

http://www.ktm-parts.com/mm5/merchant.mvc?Screen=PROD&Store_Code=K&Product_Code=76507940000&Category_Code=SBM690END
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2010, 03:39 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,144
Posted By The Deanster
http://i591.photobucket.com/albums/ss354/dean85svo...

http://i591.photobucket.com/albums/ss354/dean85svo/IMG_0308.jpg

http://i591.photobucket.com/albums/ss354/dean85svo/IMG_0310.jpg

If you are buying new, ask the dealer to get you the SMC wheels...
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2010, 07:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,955
Posted By The Deanster
I've been thinking that it would be great if I...

I've been thinking that it would be great if I could somehow have a cable routed to the starter motor on my KLX450. Maybe with a reduction gear. I'm carrying around the motor anyway. If I fall off...
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2010, 10:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,951
Posted By The Deanster
Do you have the '09R or '08 Enduro and is it the...

Do you have the '09R or '08 Enduro and is it the Enduro or SM windscreen?

I found this link that says the Enduro windscreen will not fit the 'R:
...
Forum: Thumpers 02-26-2010, 01:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,220
Posted By The Deanster
If anyone is buying a new bike I recommend asking...

If anyone is buying a new bike I recommend asking the dealer to get you a set of the SMC wheels for cost, mine charged $600.00. only had to buy tires and swap discs, sprocket/carrier and spacers.
...
Forum: Face plant 02-18-2010, 04:26 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,362
Posted By The Deanster
In the good ol' USA everyone has to pay for...

In the good ol' USA everyone has to pay for insurance to do anything. Might as well get some of that money back from them for something like this. Of course I'm not factoring rate increases for...
Forum: Face plant 02-18-2010, 09:36 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,362
Posted By The Deanster
I almost bit the dust when a street around the...

I almost bit the dust when a street around the corner was being repaved:eek1 It was the most fun I ever had on that street:rofl I begged the workers to leave it unpaved. This was between rain storms...
Forum: Face plant 02-17-2010, 12:23 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,613
Posted By The Deanster
It sounds like you (original poster) need to...

It sounds like you (original poster) need to contact the police and give your account of the acident as a witness. I hope he pulls through.
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