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Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2015, 11:15 AM
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Posted By UtahGuido
Lovely! Thanks Gypsy! The West is the Best.

Lovely! Thanks Gypsy!

The West is the Best.
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 12,187
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Posted By UtahGuido
Oh, you will be pleased with it. Don't you worry....

Oh, you will be pleased with it. Don't you worry.

On the subject of suspension I mentioned that it appears that I have blown out my fork seals so I'm taking them (the forks) to a local shop to get...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 12,187
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Posted By UtahGuido
What the other guys said. I feel real good about...

What the other guys said. I feel real good about these tires. I ran them at around 15-17 psi front and rear with heavy duty tubes. They took a couple of pretty good whacks too. In fact it appears...
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2015, 10:45 PM
Replies: 12,187
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Posted By UtahGuido
Back about a month ago I mentieoned that I would...

Back about a month ago I mentieoned that I would be riding in Death Valley and I was a little concerned running Shinko 244s vs full DOT knobbies. Well I'm happy to report that the Shinkos did fine....
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 277
Posted By UtahGuido
Very cool! En espanol!

Very cool! En espanol!
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 12,187
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Posted By UtahGuido
Me too! Tierra Del Fuego mebbe?

Me too! Tierra Del Fuego mebbe?
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 12,187
Views: 2,659,103
Posted By UtahGuido
Speaking of rack attachments and the 6 mm bolt...

Speaking of rack attachments and the 6 mm bolt that mounts the seat: I have a side rack that just attaches at the two side panel (seat mount) bolts and I thought it was kind of weak so I drilled and...
Forum: Thumpers 02-26-2015, 02:31 AM
Replies: 12,187
Views: 2,659,103
Posted By UtahGuido
To make the KLX bigger you move the footpegs back...

To make the KLX bigger you move the footpegs back a couple inches, reshape the seat to take out the dip, raise the handlebars a bit, and finally add an inch to the swingarm. Voile! Bigger bike!
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 12,187
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Posted By UtahGuido
Cool. I'll keep an eye on your report. We're...

Cool. I'll keep an eye on your report. We're camping in the Park at Panamint Springs and doing two big loops, to the north on day one and to the south on day 2. Those are long loops and I'm not sure...
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 12,187
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Posted By UtahGuido
Hey thanks! My trip is on March 19,20. Maybe get...

Hey thanks! My trip is on March 19,20. Maybe get back to us on conditions? I put on some Shinko 244s at the end of last season and while I'm sorely tempted to leave them on just to test how they...
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2015, 09:47 AM
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Posted By UtahGuido
Yeah I noticed that earlier post of yours about...

Yeah I noticed that earlier post of yours about Dial A Jet. I'd heard mixed reviews of those things but your endorsement carries some weight. I'll give it a look. Thanks.

Now, I have to remind you...
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2015, 11:04 PM
Replies: 12,187
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Posted By UtahGuido
I've got a jetting situation coming up. I'm going...

I've got a jetting situation coming up. I'm going to Death Valley next month and thinking I need to re-jet. I'm currently using a 125 main and a 35 pilot in the stock carb, riding around from 7000+...
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,732
Posted By UtahGuido
Something to consider!

Something to consider!
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2015, 01:12 AM
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Views: 2,659,103
Posted By UtahGuido
I'm 6'2" as well and my current set up is 2" Rox...

I'm 6'2" as well and my current set up is 2" Rox risers and Tusk Cub bars in the CR High bend, so quite bit of loft. They feel pretty good. Not too tall at all. I've actually had them higher with...
Forum: Trials 01-25-2015, 09:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,807
Posted By UtahGuido
Love the axle behind the fork. Edit: Or is...

Love the axle behind the fork.

Edit: Or is it? What is is that thing?

Okay my oopsie. There's the axle where it's supposed to be, through the middle of the hub.
Forum: Thumpers 01-02-2015, 08:57 PM
Replies: 12,187
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Posted By UtahGuido
I think $600 sound expensive too. Are these heads...

I think $600 sound expensive too. Are these heads rebuildable?
Forum: Thumpers 01-02-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 12,187
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Posted By UtahGuido
One trick I got from another fellow in this...

One trick I got from another fellow in this thread, who's name I can't remember, is to swap out the needle jet holder in the stock 250 carb for one from a KLX300. The 300 needle jet holder (the thing...
Forum: Thumpers 01-02-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 12,187
Views: 2,659,103
Posted By UtahGuido
I think I'm at a 35 main. Works well.

I think I'm at a 35 main. Works well.
Forum: Thumpers 01-01-2015, 10:40 PM
Replies: 12,187
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Posted By UtahGuido
I wonder if part of the deal is that I'm at 7000...

I wonder if part of the deal is that I'm at 7000 feet and my bike is chronically rich. So it starts easier? I don't know. But it ran rich as a 250 too and it was sometimes cranky about starting.
...
Forum: Thumpers 01-01-2015, 10:28 PM
Replies: 12,187
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Posted By UtahGuido
If you get it cheap enough you have some latitude...

If you get it cheap enough you have some latitude in fixing the engine. I once bought a bottom end of off eBay for a KLR650 for something like $250 and it worked fine.

What do you do with a...
Forum: Thumpers 12-31-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 12,187
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Posted By UtahGuido
Couple things: First, Hi Stackwood! Sounds...

Couple things:

First, Hi Stackwood! Sounds like you bought your bike for the same reason I bought mine: simple, modifiable, and the 6 speed gearbox. Mine is nothing like it was when I bought it -...
Forum: Thumpers 12-25-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 12,187
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Posted By UtahGuido
Back when mine was a 250 and it wouldn't start I...

Back when mine was a 250 and it wouldn't start I found that draining the float bowl usually usually did the trick. The expensive fix however, which pays dividends in all other sorts of ways, is to...
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 12,187
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Posted By UtahGuido
I tried a KLX300 manual choke on my KLR. Didn't...

I tried a KLX300 manual choke on my KLR. Didn't work, far as I can remember. I don't have the KLR anymore but I still have that choke thingy.

Cool idea, btw: the choke relocation. I have to fish...
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 12,187
Views: 2,659,103
Posted By UtahGuido
Looks like a fun bike at a fun price. Needs...

Looks like a fun bike at a fun price. Needs clutch work:

http://www.ksl.com/index.php?nid=218&ad=32573591&cat=&lpid=3&search=klx&ad_cid=3
Forum: Trials 12-21-2014, 02:14 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 14,618
Posted By UtahGuido
Fun site. What would be (is) the benefit of...

Fun site.

What would be (is) the benefit of a 19" rear wheel?
Forum: Trials 12-15-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 21,235
Posted By UtahGuido
I thought your review was very informative. Not...

I thought your review was very informative. Not too long at all.
Forum: Trials 12-08-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,155
Posted By UtahGuido
Well that looks different and fun. And very dirty!

Well that looks different and fun. And very dirty!
Forum: Trials 12-07-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 12,757
Posted By UtahGuido
Sounds better than mine! Nice job.

Sounds better than mine! Nice job.
Forum: Trials 12-05-2014, 01:40 AM
Replies: 353
Views: 83,464
Posted By UtahGuido
1975 Honda TL 125

http://www.ksl.com/index.php?nid=218&ad=32605100&cat=&lpid=&search=trials&ad_cid=2
Forum: Thumpers 12-02-2014, 11:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 983
Posted By UtahGuido
Sounds good to me. The engine in stock form is a...

Sounds good to me. The engine in stock form is a little anemic but maybe you can source a 300cc jug through your work (if not the aftermarket 351) and give it a bit more umph. But even in stock form...
Forum: Thumpers 12-01-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 12,187
Views: 2,659,103
Posted By UtahGuido
I love it. Kicking a bike over is better than a...

I love it. Kicking a bike over is better than a testosterone patch, IMHO.
Forum: Thumpers 12-01-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 12,187
Views: 2,659,103
Posted By UtahGuido
Yeah, it's technique. I recommend the kickstarter...

Yeah, it's technique. I recommend the kickstarter if you can swing it. It's not mandatory by any means but it gives a little peace of mind in anticipation of those times when you dump the bike in a...
Forum: Thumpers 11-30-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 12,187
Views: 2,659,103
Posted By UtahGuido
Verry nice. And as far as the "bonding" goes, who...

Verry nice. And as far as the "bonding" goes, who knows? I had a similar feeling about the little Scorpa trials bike I bought last January. I had lusted after one for years and at first I was...
Forum: Thumpers 11-30-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 742
Posted By UtahGuido
Serious concentration in those eyes...

Serious concentration in those eyes...
Forum: Trials 11-30-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,482
Posted By UtahGuido
Yeah, je suis winer. Here's to you warhorses with...

Yeah, je suis winer. Here's to you warhorses with the crapped out joints. Keep bangin' away! :beer
Forum: Trials 11-30-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,482
Posted By UtahGuido
So just a bump on the knee thing. My knees were...

So just a bump on the knee thing. My knees were feeling so crappy I made an appointment with an orthopedic doc for an assessment. In the meantime we acquired a small dog. In order to see if he would...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-23-2014, 01:52 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 18,217
Posted By UtahGuido
I've got a slightly less powerful version of...

I've got a slightly less powerful version of that, maybe 400+ ft/lbs. Use the ever lovin' poop out of it. Changing tires, breaking loose rusty bolts and, where it really shines, loosening drive...
Forum: Trials 11-23-2014, 01:35 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 12,757
Posted By UtahGuido
That stinketh. Sorry for your troubles.

That stinketh. Sorry for your troubles.
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 12,187
Views: 2,659,103
Posted By UtahGuido
Looks good creib. What kind of tires are those?

Looks good creib. What kind of tires are those?
Forum: Trials 11-13-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,981
Posted By UtahGuido
In my dream I learned that it is just a matter of...

In my dream I learned that it is just a matter of COMMITMENT! It was as so easy! Ha!
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