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Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2013, 04:48 PM
Replies: 463
Views: 93,657
Posted By djchan
Dumb question - which end of the petcock lever is...

Dumb question - which end of the petcock lever is the pointer end - the short end or the long end?

I don't want to run out of gas (again) by leaving it on "reserve" when I want it in the "on"...
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2013, 10:38 AM
Replies: 463
Views: 93,657
Posted By djchan
My 300R has the billet straight endcap seen on...

My 300R has the billet straight endcap seen on ebay for $35 for the stock muffler. Anyone have the billet turndown but would like to trade? Mine's in great condition - just looking for a change.
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2013, 09:05 AM
Replies: 463
Views: 93,657
Posted By djchan
Mustang - I've owned and ridden both on and...

Mustang - I've owned and ridden both on and offroad.

The KDX is better offroad although not much . I believe I get the KLX's power to the ground more effectively but it's a bit heavier. Pick...
Forum: Thumpers 01-02-2013, 06:31 AM
Replies: 11,219
Views: 2,384,146
Posted By djchan
Rob - on the KLX it's as simple as removing the...

Rob - on the KLX it's as simple as removing the base valve from the bottom of the fork. It can be done without disassembly of the entire fork.

The only special tool required is a 14mm hex drive...
Forum: Thumpers 01-01-2013, 10:49 AM
Replies: 8,010
Views: 2,165,933
Posted By djchan
Impressive trip. Keep us informed.

Impressive trip. Keep us informed.
Forum: Thumpers 12-29-2012, 09:41 AM
Replies: 463
Views: 93,657
Posted By djchan
Never mind on that previous post - float height. ...

Never mind on that previous post - float height.

I have a TM36-68 enroute.
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2012, 10:21 AM
Replies: 463
Views: 93,657
Posted By djchan
300R float height

Anyone know the measurement for float height on my 2004 KLX300R with stock CVK carb?

My bike starts and runs extremely well - yes, I've hand-started it. Unfortunately it's puking gas on my barn...
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2012, 11:47 AM
Replies: 11,219
Views: 2,384,146
Posted By djchan
I'm such a bike slut. Just picked up a...

I'm such a bike slut.

Just picked up a dualsported 2004 KLX 300R this afternoon. Came with a nice new skidplate (not a mark on it), FMF Powercore 4, and nearly new Trakmaster IIs. Runs like a...
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2012, 05:06 PM
Replies: 8,010
Views: 2,165,933
Posted By djchan
I saw those in Ecuador as well. All kinds of...

I saw those in Ecuador as well. All kinds of great small bikes not seen in America.
Forum: Thumpers 11-08-2012, 08:47 PM
Replies: 11,219
Views: 2,384,146
Posted By djchan
How much fabrication did you have to do on the...

How much fabrication did you have to do on the J-bend? How much heavier than stock?
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2012, 06:51 AM
Replies: 11,219
Views: 2,384,146
Posted By djchan
The "turning it upside down" part was a good...

The "turning it upside down" part was a good move. I did everything else but forgot about the water in the pipe and just loaded the cylinder again and again trying to turn it over. Got so much gunk...
Forum: Thumpers 10-27-2012, 08:28 AM
Replies: 11,219
Views: 2,384,146
Posted By djchan
I still have a 2002 LC4E and agree that the KLX...

I still have a 2002 LC4E and agree that the KLX fits most of my needs better as well.
Forum: Thumpers 10-26-2012, 09:32 AM
Replies: 11,219
Views: 2,384,146
Posted By djchan
Adam - you can use the 300R exhaust on the 250S,...

Adam - you can use the 300R exhaust on the 250S, but you need both the muffler and headpipe to make it work. The 300R has a longer can/shorter head ....or vice-versa. Bottom line, you can't replace...
Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2012, 10:45 AM
Replies: 11,219
Views: 2,384,146
Posted By djchan
Guilty as charged on both counts. It is a 2007...

Guilty as charged on both counts. It is a 2007 and yes, I drilled the restriction out.

The instrument panel works just fine.

Thanks for the link IDRDR.

Gonna pull the carb and do more...
Forum: Thumpers 10-07-2012, 12:55 PM
Replies: 11,219
Views: 2,384,146
Posted By djchan
Any sub commanders out there? Warning - long, whiny story follows

Took my 250 out this AM to the worst terrain I ever ride. I know I shouldn't do it alone but nobody else wants to ride this crap - even ATVs. Towards the end of the ride (still in the middle of...
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2012, 01:26 PM
Replies: 11,219
Views: 2,384,146
Posted By djchan
ya, ethanol smells like unwanted government...

ya, ethanol smells like unwanted government intrusion.
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2012, 05:53 AM
Replies: 11,219
Views: 2,384,146
Posted By djchan
I've had to replace o-rings in every carb I've...

I've had to replace o-rings in every carb I've bought that was produced prior to 2003 or so. They've all puked gas into the crankcase and all over the floor until the get viton o-rings. I've also had...
Forum: Thumpers 09-29-2012, 10:09 AM
Replies: 11,219
Views: 2,384,146
Posted By djchan
I have the benefit of having ridden a stock TE610...

I have the benefit of having ridden a stock TE610 seat for most of a year. It's hard calling the KLX seat bad with that experience lingering in my short-term memory. However, having spent a season...
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2012, 10:56 AM
Replies: 11,219
Views: 2,384,146
Posted By djchan
Phoenixgirl - the Kouba links can lower the KLX...

Phoenixgirl - the Kouba links can lower the KLX up to 2". There is another company that markets raising/lowering links for the KLX as well. Look at burkhartcycle.com. They have links from 1" over...
Forum: Thumpers 09-25-2012, 05:21 AM
Replies: 8,010
Views: 2,165,933
Posted By djchan
I was in Ecuador earlier this year and couldn't...

I was in Ecuador earlier this year and couldn't believe the array of small bikes (250cc and less) that are NOT available in the states.
Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2012, 06:05 PM
Replies: 8,010
Views: 2,165,933
Posted By djchan
Thought I'd join in this nice thread. I've had a...

Thought I'd join in this nice thread. I've had a 2007 KLX250S for a few months now and have been very surprised by it's overall utility. When I bought it - it was meant to be my get to the trails -...
Forum: Thumpers 09-14-2012, 08:22 PM
Replies: 11,219
Views: 2,384,146
Posted By djchan
I was wondering about LEDs being polarity...

I was wondering about LEDs being polarity sensitive. I helped a friend replace some rear blinkers with LEDs on the a CRF230. The lights must be wired directly off the battery cause you can turn on...
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2012, 08:27 PM
Replies: 11,219
Views: 2,384,146
Posted By djchan
SW Motech skidplate for 250S?

I had another member offer to sell a SW Motech skid but can't find a lot of info anywhere. No one seems to recognize it at the Kawasaki forums.

Does anyone have pics of this plate on the bike?
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Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2012, 06:00 AM
Replies: 11,219
Views: 2,384,146
Posted By djchan
By the time he gets there - the last thing he'll...

By the time he gets there - the last thing he'll want to do is ride that damn thing. Save it and enjoy some good conversation in the car.
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2012, 08:37 PM
Replies: 11,219
Views: 2,384,146
Posted By djchan
My local Kawi dealer trades even - your old shims...

My local Kawi dealer trades even - your old shims for their shims of the correct thickness. Unfortunately, it's about the only thing they do right. They've also taken advantage of a friend of mine...
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2012, 05:20 PM
Replies: 11,219
Views: 2,384,146
Posted By djchan
Hey Sam - where'd you get the black fork guards? ...

Hey Sam - where'd you get the black fork guards? They look good - especially without the guides. Any rerouting necessary for the brakeline?
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2012, 10:12 AM
Replies: 11,219
Views: 2,384,146
Posted By djchan
Bandito - I was able to remove 3 of the 4 nuts on...

Bandito - I was able to remove 3 of the 4 nuts on the backfire screen. I'm gonna get it today. Well, one of us is going down.....

Somehwere in my vast array of tools I have a tiny little 1/4"...
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2012, 01:07 PM
Replies: 26,429
Views: 3,210,640
Posted By djchan
I have a friend with a 93 DR350. We've done some...

I have a friend with a 93 DR350. We've done some carb work and it seems to run OK, but not as smooth as I'd like. I see a vent hose hanging down which I don't remember removing when we took the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2012, 06:02 AM
Replies: 11,219
Views: 2,384,146
Posted By djchan
I noticed when I installed the N1TC needle into...

I noticed when I installed the N1TC needle into the carb that it seems to fit a bit looser in the needle carrier from the 250. Is there a seperate needle carrier for the N1TC or is it OK in the 250...
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2012, 08:07 PM
Replies: 11,219
Views: 2,384,146
Posted By djchan
That's the theory. I cut the screen on my...

That's the theory. I cut the screen on my KLX300 cause it was recommended as one of the free mods just as it is for the 250s.

Good idea on the hose with a bolt in the end. I'll do that until I...
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2012, 01:11 PM
Replies: 11,219
Views: 2,384,146
Posted By djchan
I have a couple questions on the free/cheap mods...

I have a couple questions on the free/cheap mods for my 2007.

I've already modded the carb (just waiting fort the Keihin 122 MJ to show from RM) and awaiting reinstall. Everything was dead stock...
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2012, 07:17 AM
Replies: 11,219
Views: 2,384,146
Posted By djchan
I've had 2 sets - on KTMs. I haven't tried that...

I've had 2 sets - on KTMs. I haven't tried that series fork in the KLX but I will say that the stock WP 43's are no better than the KLX forks. They need heavier springs and revalving to make them...
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2012, 06:53 PM
Replies: 11,219
Views: 2,384,146
Posted By djchan
Thanks IDRDR. I finally ordered a couple jets...

Thanks IDRDR. I finally ordered a couple jets (122 and 125) from RMATV. Decided to keep it in the Keihin family since I'll be using the N1TC needle from my old KLX300. I think the N1TC is...
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2012, 04:33 PM
Replies: 11,219
Views: 2,384,146
Posted By djchan
Thanks Jon. Don't know how I missed the jets at...

Thanks Jon. Don't know how I missed the jets at RMATV. I have an order awaiting a few more items to fulfill the free shipping. Now which series of Keihin MJ do we take for the KLX?

I haven't...
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2012, 01:53 PM
Replies: 11,219
Views: 2,384,146
Posted By djchan
I've decided to put my money into suspension...

I've decided to put my money into suspension moreso than power on my 2007 KLXs.

I have everything I need to rejet laying around - so a couple questions. Lutz recommends a 122 Keihin MJ. I...
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2012, 10:53 AM
Replies: 11,219
Views: 2,384,146
Posted By djchan
Aron - nice to see a dirtbike in it's intended...

Aron - nice to see a dirtbike in it's intended position. She's keeper.... and the bike as well.
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2012, 08:42 PM
Replies: 11,219
Views: 2,384,146
Posted By djchan
Thanks Lutz.

Thanks Lutz.
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2012, 03:21 PM
Replies: 11,219
Views: 2,384,146
Posted By djchan
Thanks IDRDR - I'd rather stick with Keihin jets...

Thanks IDRDR - I'd rather stick with Keihin jets then just for the sake of consistency. I think I have some of each (keihin and Mikuni) laying around. I'll have to be careful to make sure I don't...
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2012, 01:53 PM
Replies: 11,219
Views: 2,384,146
Posted By djchan
Tach troubles

My new-to-me 2007 KLX has a completely inop tach. The speedo/odo portion works great. I removed the mask thinking it would be a clearly defined broken connection and even a dub like me could snap...
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2012, 01:41 PM
Replies: 11,219
Views: 2,384,146
Posted By djchan
Thanks IDRDR - that's clear as mud.... no fault...

Thanks IDRDR - that's clear as mud.... no fault of yours. I was hoping the jetting for a KLX was pretty much set in stone.

Actually, I'll be riding mostly at 600 -1000' elevations with a brief...
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