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Forum: Thumpers 09-14-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 8,012
Views: 2,167,896
Posted By rube
klr250 side racks?

1994KLR250,

Do you have any photos posted of your side racks you could point me to?
I've got a cycleracks rack on mine but would be interested to see what you made.

thanks,

rube
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2014, 04:28 AM
Replies: 24,284
Views: 4,162,517
Posted By rube
km/hr or mph

Next question - For whatever reason, my bike's Odo is in KM. I've read that by pressing "select" for a few seconds, you can switch back to MPH. however, this doesn't work, am I missing something...
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 13,638
Views: 1,361,150
Posted By rube
Short Brake Lever?

Hi,

Can anyone point me to two finger length brake levers that are inexpensive and work with the gen1 stock master cylinder?

I've got a KLR250 that I've swapped KLR650 forks, brakes,...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-19-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 7,904
Posted By rube
I need a lighter bike!

It was a fun time riding Broxton Bridge. There were some really tight trails! I hit both my bark busters at once on more than one occasion.
I need to get a smaller and lighter bike! By halfway...
Forum: Thumpers 01-19-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 1,873
Views: 237,560
Posted By rube
PM sent

GMONEY,

PM sent.

rube
Forum: Vendors 01-12-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,338
Posted By rube
Threaded rod size?

Hello,

I've got one of the new versions of the HF MC tire changer.

Has anyone figured out the size and thread pitch of the approx. 1 inch stub on the end of the vertical red tube that is...
Forum: Thumpers 12-29-2013, 11:32 AM
Replies: 1,873
Views: 237,560
Posted By rube
KLR250 countershaft seal replacement?

I think I may have a problem...
Can the countershaft oil seal be replaced without splitting the cases?
I was leaking oil from the countershaft seal. I bought the seal, collar and O-ring after...
Forum: Thumpers 11-21-2013, 04:59 PM
Replies: 2,359
Views: 350,864
Posted By rube
xt250 kick start?

Hi,

Does anyone know of a kick start that has been fitted to the xt250s?
How similar is the engine similar to the xt225?
Anyone have a photo of the right engine side cover removed to see if it...
Forum: Thumpers 10-15-2013, 05:32 PM
Replies: 4,591
Views: 1,106,796
Posted By rube
tw200 cdi info

a whole lot of tw200 cdi info here

http://tw200forum.com/forum/technical-help/2509-tw200-cdi.html

rube
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 1,873
Views: 237,560
Posted By rube
KlR vs KLX?

Hi Fred,

Now that you have a KLX250s (or 351 now I guess) I was wondering if you could compare the two bikes. I have a klr250 which I use mostly for commuting. When I've taken it off road I find...
Forum: Thumpers 09-19-2013, 02:09 PM
Replies: 24,284
Views: 4,162,517
Posted By rube
o-ring?

Mike,

There is an o-ring that seals that plug. Maybe you need a new o-ring? RockyMountain ATV shows them as part# 09280-33004 with a price of less than $2. O RING (D:3.1,ID:32.7). Item # 26...
Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2013, 05:53 PM
Replies: 24,284
Views: 4,162,517
Posted By rube
Mikuni needle and seat O-ring

[QUOTE=JJJZJ;22317434]Does anyone know where I can purchase a new o-ring for the needle and seat on a 2001 DRZ400s? I think the ethanol keeps destroying them and I cant find them individually without...
Forum: Thumpers 09-01-2013, 05:47 AM
Replies: 1,873
Views: 237,560
Posted By rube
I did end up drilling the seat rail for a bolt...

I did end up drilling the seat rail for a bolt after losing the left side mounting bolt multiple times. I think that I must have damaged the threads in the welded in factory mounting nut on the bike...
Forum: Thumpers 08-31-2013, 07:59 PM
Replies: 1,873
Views: 237,560
Posted By rube
Easy to kick, low compression?

Tom,

These bikes are very easy to kick. I have even started mine with my hand rather than with a kick one time just to see if it was possible.

So, I have no idea if your bike has low...
Forum: Thumpers 08-08-2013, 06:36 PM
Replies: 1,873
Views: 237,560
Posted By rube
Cycleracks question

I have a cycleracks rack on my klr250. It is a Great rack for my commute. I have a 10 gallon tough tote on it, which I find incredibly handy.
Since I first got the rack I have had trouble withe...
Forum: Thumpers 07-19-2013, 04:54 PM
Replies: 24,284
Views: 4,162,517
Posted By rube
IMS 4 gallon tank instructions

Hi,

I just bought a used IMS 4 gallon tank for the S model.

I have the tank and the cap, no other parts. There are brass threaded inserts molded in the tank ahead of where it slides on the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-07-2013, 06:21 AM
Replies: 4,591
Views: 1,106,796
Posted By rube
Looks good

wa_medic,

Looks good! Fun project! I've never laced a wheel. Looks intimidating.

I'm not familiar with the TW carb. Is it a Mikuni or Keihin?

I've used jetsrus.com and recently put in an...
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2013, 05:35 PM
Replies: 24,284
Views: 4,162,517
Posted By rube
Drz400 IMS tank brace

I'm interested in the IMS tank also. I've heard that the tank does not fit well with radiator guards. I have guards that came with the bike, so I was hoping to be able to fit the IMS tank with the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2013, 04:35 PM
Replies: 1,873
Views: 237,560
Posted By rube
Klx250 tank on klr250?

I either need to swap back to the stock carb on my klr250 or fit a bigger tank. The pumper carb I fitted is good for wheelies but I don't like the need to fill up every day on my commute.
IMS is...
Forum: Vendors 04-15-2013, 04:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,911
Posted By rube
Unibikers and Tanker brace?

Any idea if the Tanker brace makes it easier to fit an IMS tank to a DRZ with Unibiker radiator guards?

rube
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2013, 04:17 AM
Replies: 1,873
Views: 237,560
Posted By rube
TM33 install

This is the coolant catch tank I came up with for the Mikuni TM33 installed on my KLR250. This photo shows the stock carb cable choke installed. I now have the choke knob that came with the TM33 in...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-01-2013, 03:28 PM
Replies: 19,482
Views: 1,070,301
Posted By rube
Uwharrie

I read that today was the first day that Uwharrie was open this year, so I hooked up the trailer and headed that way. It was the first time I have ridden there. Holy cow were the trails muddy!
I...
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2013, 11:30 AM
Replies: 24,284
Views: 4,162,517
Posted By rube
drz400e header on a drz400s

Hi,

I have a drz400s. I wanted to mount a drz400e header to the bike. I had read that the -e model header was a larger diameter and gave a little more power.
After searching here and thumperalk...
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2013, 04:30 PM
Replies: 4,591
Views: 1,106,796
Posted By rube
Someone please buy this

I don't want to have to make the drive to Detroit. Someone else please buy this tw200!
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=873099
rube
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2013, 04:25 PM
Replies: 1,873
Views: 237,560
Posted By rube
Carb cleaning

Did you run wires through the two pressed in air jets that are on the bottom edge of the intake side bell of the carb? These two, non-removable jets were plugged (after multiple soakings and...
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2013, 01:32 PM
Replies: 24,284
Views: 4,162,517
Posted By rube
Teraflex

I have not kept close enough tabs on the milage so I cannot comment on longevity. People who seem to know more than me on the web say that it lasts for a long time.
The tire is very heavy, and from...
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2013, 11:37 AM
Replies: 24,284
Views: 4,162,517
Posted By rube
Forget Motoz try Teraflex

Try the Teraflex if you are looking for an aggressive tire!
http://www.mandhtires.com/Teraflex-Tires/TERAFLEX-140-80-18--M105#.UVCYP8u9KSM

Not at all smooth on the street. They used to stock a...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2013, 11:56 AM
Replies: 1,873
Views: 237,560
Posted By rube
looks right

The silver part in your photo appears to be 16017 (called the jet needle on the parts diagram I am looking at) and the brass part to the left is 13091 (holder, needle jet) and 92063 (jet main).
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 1,873
Views: 237,560
Posted By rube
Bill Blue tm33 mileage

I recently installed a mikuni tm33 pumper carb on my klr250.
I've only run one tank of gas through it so far.
The acceleration is better than stock. I have not really tried to wheelie it yet, but...
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2013, 06:47 PM
Replies: 1,873
Views: 237,560
Posted By rube
Coolant overflow tank

So the stock coolant overflow tank interfered with the idle speed screw, float bowel drain screw, and the choke on the Mikuni TM33 I mounted on my KLR250.
I made a new, smaller tank from a baby...
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2013, 02:17 PM
Replies: 1,873
Views: 237,560
Posted By rube
pumper carb

Hi,

So I took out the CVK carb and put in a Bill Blue modified mikuni TM33 pumper today.
I've only ridden it 5 miles since the swap so I can't comment on milage but the throttle does seem more...
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2013, 04:29 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,221
Posted By rube
dB Snorkle

Fit one of these to the stock exhaust on your I modified factory pipe and you should be pretty quiet.

http://www.thedbsnorkel.com/

rube

Edit. Looks like they are no longer available.
Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2012, 07:53 AM
Replies: 11,228
Views: 2,386,285
Posted By rube
Model year changes

Hi,

Can someone point me to a table or list of model year changes for the US KLX250s.

I am starting to shop for a used one and do not understand what changes were made over the years.
...
Forum: Thumpers 09-25-2012, 06:38 PM
Replies: 1,873
Views: 237,560
Posted By rube
Electric vest

I tried the electric vest on the way into work this am. I'm not sure what the wattage of the vest is but the bike seemed to do fine for the half hour or so I rode with it on.
The extra heat was...
Forum: Thumpers 09-24-2012, 05:57 PM
Replies: 1,873
Views: 237,560
Posted By rube
Heated grips?

I like the hand guards. I made similar guards for a couple of my bikes with pieces of 5 gallon pails for the plastic.
It is suppose to be in the 40s for my commute tomorrow. I was looking at the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2012, 05:34 PM
Replies: 1,873
Views: 237,560
Posted By rube
CycleRacks opinions

I like the looks of the cycleracks klr250 rack but wanted to ask for feedback from people who have one.

I want to put a top box of some kind (action packer or tough tote) on the bike because I...
Forum: Thumpers 08-26-2012, 06:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,229
Posted By rube
I had a 350SES when I went to school in...

I had a 350SES when I went to school in Cambridge. It was a blast. Easy to ride up curbs, park on the sidewalk and filter through traffic at lights. It was stolen and totaled less than a month...
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2012, 12:12 PM
Replies: 463
Views: 93,756
Posted By rube
Free Clutch Cable

Hi,

I recently bought a used clutch lever and it came with a clutch cable for a KLX300. I do not have a KLX so don't need it. The seller said it was from a 2002 KLX300, though I do not have...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-22-2012, 11:52 AM
Replies: 19,482
Views: 1,070,301
Posted By rube
New to the area

Hi,

I'm pretty new to the area and not sure where all the good riding areas are in Southern Pines and the surrounding areas.

I made it out to area 51 a couple times in the past two days. I...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2012, 03:50 PM
Replies: 5,235
Views: 1,263,085
Posted By rube
Clock

A cheap indiglo watch attached with Velcro in the space under the temperature gauge works for me. The big indiglo button on the front of the watch is easy to hit when riding. The whole setup is...
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