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Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2014, 03:51 AM
Replies: 3,214
Views: 484,670
Posted By Matje
Thanks for the offer. I ordered allready 2. ...

Thanks for the offer. I ordered allready 2.
Just thought you made a mistake.
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 3,214
Views: 484,670
Posted By Matje
Are you sure you have left the 2 intake valves? ...

Are you sure you have left the 2 intake valves?
On the foto you posted earlier, the intake valves were bent.
So I would suppose you have left the outlets.
Or did you buy 4 intakes?

Matje
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 3,214
Views: 484,670
Posted By Matje
Hello Uraberg, Here's my tensioner, quite a...

Hello Uraberg,
Here's my tensioner, quite a resemblance:

http://lh3.googleusercontent.com/--jOcfJz1wXg/T-tsWlDZ2zI/AAAAAAAAALU/Eq_TTyHf5R4/w426-h320/P1050037.JPG


Before this happened, the...
Forum: Europe 03-01-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 13,387
Posted By Matje
Well that will be in Italy. Do we have 42...

Well that will be in Italy.
Do we have 42 tickets for this Albanian ferry also?:


<iframe width="640" height="360" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/A3FfuQhdH1Q?feature=player_detailpage"...
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2014, 11:56 PM
Replies: 3,214
Views: 484,670
Posted By Matje
Thanks Fogo, I will ask you if I can't get the...

Thanks Fogo,
I will ask you if I can't get the stuff here.

Matje
Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 3,214
Views: 484,670
Posted By Matje
Bent valve stems

Hello all,

In 2012 in the engine of my KLX650C the cam chain guide broke.
I bought a donor bike and took the engine from that to keep on running.
Now I eventually opened up the head of the first...
Forum: Europe 12-28-2013, 06:44 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 13,387
Posted By Matje
When you get of the boat it might turn out that...

When you get of the boat it might turn out that you have an almost blank map of some countries. Especially Albania. Who are you gonna blame then? Muddymatt?
Forum: Europe 12-28-2013, 01:10 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 13,387
Posted By Matje
Hello Daithi, Which gps maps do you take? ...

Hello Daithi,

Which gps maps do you take?
I am looking for them too.

For Albania I found the Geopolitical Basemap (free), which is very detailed.
I can look up the source if anyone is...
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2013, 01:58 PM
Replies: 3,214
Views: 484,670
Posted By Matje
To whom it may concern (Fogo?): On Ebay.de a...

To whom it may concern (Fogo?):

On Ebay.de a new Wossner piston for sale:
(not mine; stumbled upon it)

Text:
Verkaufe hier einen Wössner Hochleistungskolben für eine Kawasaki Klx 650 R. Der...
Forum: Australia 03-19-2013, 10:45 AM
Replies: 531
Views: 33,610
Posted By Matje
Great, clear report Fogo! I will keep it "for...

Great, clear report Fogo!
I will keep it "for future reference".

But I am glad that I still have a spare engine for my KLX.
With only a broken chain tensioner and bent valves (I hope).
...
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2013, 05:30 AM
Replies: 3,214
Views: 484,670
Posted By Matje
Hello Ugljesa, Your English is perfect, but...

Hello Ugljesa,

Your English is perfect, but my Serbian got bad :D
What does it say on the sign in the park:
"Do not walk on the grass"?
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2013, 04:51 AM
Replies: 3,214
Views: 484,670
Posted By Matje
Great!! No problems anymore to get my bike...

Great!!

No problems anymore to get my bike listed as "historic" in the raid.

Thanks
Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2013, 01:14 AM
Replies: 3,214
Views: 484,670
Posted By Matje
My new shock will further prove itself on the...

My new shock will further prove itself on the "Rally Raid Les PIONNIER'S de l'Histoire".
http://www.rallyeraidjojodelhistoire.com/bienvenue.ws
It is a rally for (mainly) historic motors and cars....
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2013, 07:26 AM
Replies: 3,214
Views: 484,670
Posted By Matje
Honda CR500 rear shock on KLX 650C

We discussed earlier my plans for another rear shock.
I finished my project and put all information together now.

Honda CR500 rear shock on KLX 650C
The rear suspension on my KLC 650C of 1993...
Forum: Thumpers 12-24-2012, 07:23 AM
Replies: 3,214
Views: 484,670
Posted By Matje
Nejauks, There are more reports about this...

Nejauks,

There are more reports about this problem.
Probably the lower chain is shifted by one tooth (you can calculate this is about 5 degrees).
My previous engine had it some time. I drove...
Forum: Ride reports 10-22-2012, 11:59 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 39,506
Posted By Matje
Great scenery! Phantastic pictures! This is...

Great scenery!
Phantastic pictures!
This is where we have these bikes for.

Greetings, Matje
Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2012, 11:22 AM
Replies: 3,214
Views: 484,670
Posted By Matje
Tank cap leaking

Good evening KLX-folks

10 days ago I fell in the water; with the bike.
My "friends" helpt me out, but took their time to first laugh a while.
So I had time to notice that the fuel cap was...
Forum: Thumpers 08-23-2012, 06:41 AM
Replies: 3,214
Views: 484,670
Posted By Matje
Damping rubbers short life ?

Since a few weeks I am back on the road.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
And I joined some short off-road trips. The new (second hand) engine...
Forum: Europe 08-13-2012, 11:52 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 28,805
Posted By Matje
Danielle, Got a message from Russia: The...

Danielle,

Got a message from Russia:
The boys are in Wolgograd (Stalingrad), heading for Romania (to check out the WYOA 2013?).
Very hot there, 40 degrees in the shadow, but there is no...
Forum: Europe 08-12-2012, 10:16 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 28,805
Posted By Matje
Hello Danielle, Would be nice to have an...

Hello Danielle,
Would be nice to have an article in TBM. So no objections from my part.
In general photographers like also to have their name mentioned in publications.

Regarding the "tractor...
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2012, 12:18 AM
Replies: 3,214
Views: 484,670
Posted By Matje
Itsatdm: Just for your information: I removed...

Itsatdm:
Just for your information:
I removed the spring from my KACR one year ago. So I think it is off. The bike always starts fine with this (C; so electric). Also in winter, but I must mention...
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2012, 09:50 AM
Replies: 3,214
Views: 484,670
Posted By Matje
Mostly I use this site for exploded view and...

Mostly I use this site for exploded view and parts:
http://www.cmsnl.com/kawasaki-1993-c1-klx650_model12461/partslist/
This is a deeplink to my model; I have it on my computer-desktop. Other models...
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2012, 12:59 AM
Replies: 3,214
Views: 484,670
Posted By Matje
Myway, Thanks for the reply, but I'm a little...

Myway,
Thanks for the reply, but I'm a little confused by it:
You mean that you solved the same problem by mounting new studs?
My studs seem oke, but the problem is the thread in the softer...
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2012, 10:00 AM
Replies: 3,214
Views: 484,670
Posted By Matje
Studs for the exhaust

While working on the engine, one of the studs for mounting the exhaust on the cilinder came out.
I glued it in with loctite, but at the first run this came dripping out (it is too hot there; I could...
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2012, 12:26 PM
Replies: 3,214
Views: 484,670
Posted By Matje
Thanks for the tip Myway, But that will not be...

Thanks for the tip Myway,
But that will not be so easy, because I think the bolt is hardened steel.
So before that I did a last try in another way:
Set up a coupling between my hand drilling...
Forum: Thumpers 07-19-2012, 11:43 AM
Replies: 3,214
Views: 484,670
Posted By Matje
axle bolt of the swing arm is stuck

Hello all!

After severe damage to the cilinder head, I decided to change my engine with the one of my donorbike.
(Took me some time to get that running, but that is a different story.)

Now I...
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2012, 09:16 AM
Replies: 3,214
Views: 484,670
Posted By Matje
Thanks again for the support. @ Myway: ...

Thanks again for the support.

@ Myway:
The lower guide seems oke.
I reviewed the german forum: their are indeed some reports about broken cam chain guides.
But untill now I can not find any...
Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2012, 01:31 PM
Replies: 3,214
Views: 484,670
Posted By Matje
Cam chain guide broken

Thanks for the help with the sprocket guard, guys.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
I will leave the plastic guard off and only mount the case...
Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2012, 11:18 PM
Replies: 3,214
Views: 484,670
Posted By Matje
Case saver?? Wtf is a case saver? Took a closer...

Case saver?? Wtf is a case saver?
Took a closer look: yes there should be a metal strip in the cover, between the 2 upper bolts.
Mine must have been left in the Hell of Croatia.

Thanks a lot...
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2012, 05:53 AM
Replies: 3,214
Views: 484,670
Posted By Matje
You mean a stop at your home? Thanks for the...

You mean a stop at your home?
Thanks for the invitation.
I planned a visit to other friends in Groningen already.
So there will be not much time left.
We'll meet surely once!
Where about do you...
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2012, 03:26 AM
Replies: 3,214
Views: 484,670
Posted By Matje
Back from Croatia

Hello there,

Back from the trip to Croatia and Slovenia with the KLX.
Was planning to make a compilation movie, but still no time.
Now my friend made one, so here is an impression of the WYOA...
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2012, 01:11 PM
Replies: 3,214
Views: 484,670
Posted By Matje
Thanks. That is a usefull (and large) thread. ...

Thanks.
That is a usefull (and large) thread.

We are joining the WYOA 2012 in Kroatia: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=758627

Last year I was with the WYOA 2011 in Portugal...
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2012, 12:53 PM
Replies: 3,214
Views: 484,670
Posted By Matje
Tools for wheel removal

Good evening!

Currently preparing for a ride of a few weeks. First time with the KLX.
Thus composing a toolset.
Big and heavy parts are the wrenches for the wheel axles.
But these will be...
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2012, 09:48 AM
Replies: 3,214
Views: 484,670
Posted By Matje
Great! What a service! Matje

Great!
What a service!

Matje
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2012, 07:28 AM
Replies: 3,214
Views: 484,670
Posted By Matje
Crash bar

Thanks Myway,

Now I know why it did not fit:
I miss a small bracket for the front support.
Will be easy to make myself.

Matje
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2012, 01:37 AM
Replies: 3,214
Views: 484,670
Posted By Matje
Crash bar

With my KLX650C I have an original Kawasaki crash bar.
I am thinking of mounting it and searched the internet for pictures how to fit it.
Because the mounting hardware is missing.

Two...
Forum: Thumpers 02-29-2012, 06:02 AM
Replies: 3,214
Views: 484,670
Posted By Matje
Uraberg: Nice to agree about the science. ...

Uraberg:
Nice to agree about the science.

But about the XR650: I think it is dangerous (and most times wrong) to compare springs between different bikes, because the linkages are in general not...
Forum: Thumpers 02-29-2012, 04:33 AM
Replies: 3,214
Views: 484,670
Posted By Matje
Myway: CR500: eye to eye lenght: 465 mm ...

Myway:

CR500: eye to eye lenght: 465 mm
That is about 15 mm longer than original

Stroke: seems also longer about 10 mm, but I do not know how to measure.
Totally pressed bumper? You mean:...
Forum: Europe 02-29-2012, 01:06 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 28,805
Posted By Matje
Maps

Was also looking for maps.
And found Adria Topo. Looks very detailed. With unpaved roads and height lines on it.
Please Francs explain: does CN Europe indeed have almost the same detail?

I do...
Forum: Thumpers 02-29-2012, 12:34 AM
Replies: 3,214
Views: 484,670
Posted By Matje
rear shock

Hello guys!

Reading the shock stories with great interest.
Because I am planning to fit a shock from a Honda CR 500 in my KLX650C.
When I succeed (or not), I will report about it.

For now:...
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