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Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2010, 03:50 AM
Replies: 11,114
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Posted By speedbowl
Hi all, Its been a very long time since i made...

Hi all,
Its been a very long time since i made my last post and i guess its a time for a debrief on how my klx is going.

Bike is 2007 klx250 with 8500km.
Well firstly i have moved away from...
Forum: Thumpers 11-30-2008, 05:10 AM
Replies: 11,114
Views: 2,364,336
Posted By speedbowl
Nah at the moment i only have Q2 pipe whick i...

Nah at the moment i only have Q2 pipe whick i will re-pack next week. I also need to re-jet my carb again, current set is good but not perfect.
I will be doing couple of other cosmetic mods (mx...
Forum: Thumpers 10-22-2008, 04:30 AM
Replies: 11,114
Views: 2,364,336
Posted By speedbowl
Clean looking bike.... i remember when mine...

Clean looking bike.... i remember when mine looked like that....

this is how it it looks now....much more purposefull :evil

somewhere in mundaring...
Forum: Road warriors 08-08-2008, 03:59 AM
Replies: 1,843
Views: 374,793
Posted By speedbowl
And of course couple of photos :evil Country...

And of course couple of photos :evil

Country runs with other SV riders
http://www.myfoto.com.au/Photo/mario79/Bikes/svride.jpg

posing....
...
Forum: Road warriors 08-08-2008, 03:52 AM
Replies: 1,843
Views: 374,793
Posted By speedbowl
I hit bit of of problem with my 02 curvy. When...

I hit bit of of problem with my 02 curvy. When the bike warms up to running temperature (after 10km or so) i will lose my neutral light? I still have neutral gear but the light wont come on, which...
Forum: Road warriors 08-06-2008, 07:36 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 58,968
Posted By speedbowl
For "commuter" bike SV is the cream of the crop....

For "commuter" bike SV is the cream of the crop. It will do everything without breaking a sweat, twisties, track days, milk runs, you name it it will do it well and who can forget the sound......
...
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2008, 03:43 AM
Replies: 1,622
Views: 257,381
Posted By speedbowl
In search of new trails to add to my ultimate...

In search of new trails to add to my ultimate loop.... :wink:

http://www.myfoto.com.au/Photo/mario79/Bikes/DSC00262small.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2008, 04:29 AM
Replies: 11,114
Views: 2,364,336
Posted By speedbowl
That seat looks very nice. The banana shape of...

That seat looks very nice. The banana shape of stock seat makes it very cramped and restricts the movement.



How hard is it to install the seat foam and new cover and is the process reversible...
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2008, 11:36 PM
Replies: 11,114
Views: 2,364,336
Posted By speedbowl
Do you have a photo of your high seat foam kit?...

Do you have a photo of your high seat foam kit? Im 6.1 and stock seat is way to cramped for me.
Does anyone knows if gutsracing does international orders?
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2008, 05:01 AM
Replies: 11,114
Views: 2,364,336
Posted By speedbowl
pegs are in ballards catalouge on page 22. They...

pegs are in ballards catalouge on page 22. They are no name taiwan mass produced item but still better than stockers. If i was planing to keep the bike for next couple of years i would go with high...
Forum: Thumpers 05-31-2008, 02:17 AM
Replies: 11,114
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Posted By speedbowl
i took my 07 KLX to first organised ride last...

i took my 07 KLX to first organised ride last weekend. Over 400 bikes doing two 65 k'm loops through some of the best trails i have ever riden . Event was described as non competitive enduro and man...
Forum: Australia 05-25-2008, 11:45 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,831
Posted By speedbowl
Wow that was one awesome ride. Those trails...

Wow that was one awesome ride.
Those trails were revelation, excelent quality and weather was just perfect.
Everyone is raving about the 4 lane mud hill climb from the first loop but rest of it...
Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2008, 04:10 AM
Replies: 11,114
Views: 2,364,336
Posted By speedbowl
DRZ400 would be my first choice. Well not really,...

DRZ400 would be my first choice. Well not really, there is whole bunch of injected husqvarna's with 6 speed boxes and 24 months warranty :wink:. Failing that DRZ400 and then KLX250. DRZ with spare...
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2008, 01:25 AM
Replies: 11,114
Views: 2,364,336
Posted By speedbowl
nice pics ya'll :clap Here are few pics of...

nice pics ya'll :clap

Here are few pics of me from yesterday, nothing too impresive but great fun never the less. Ill try and get few photos in the singletrack next week but it just soooo hard to...
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2008, 04:33 AM
Replies: 11,114
Views: 2,364,336
Posted By speedbowl
Hey guys make sure you post photo or two of 09...

Hey guys make sure you post photo or two of 09 KLX's. If you can get them in the "wild" even better.
Forum: Australia 03-17-2008, 02:07 AM
Replies: 848
Views: 32,639
Posted By speedbowl
I hate department of water, bastard will ban...

I hate department of water, bastard will ban riding in big area of land and give nothing in return. Im more pissed off that we are losing "little oven" mtb circut and mundaring dh track and guess...
Forum: Australia 03-16-2008, 04:18 AM
Replies: 848
Views: 32,639
Posted By speedbowl
Hi Matt make sure you check out crust quinns...

Hi Matt make sure you check out crust quinns website (just google it), those guys do rides every weekend. I never riden with them so i cant comment on it too much but they seem like jolly bunch.
...
Forum: Australia 03-05-2008, 02:19 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,697
Posted By speedbowl
Ebay is the place to buy detectors from. Huge...

Ebay is the place to buy detectors from. Huge saving compared to local ripoff merchants.
New bell sti "undetectable" detector is around $500US delivered.
Forum: Australia 02-24-2008, 04:37 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 13,371
Posted By speedbowl
My humble opinion is that yamaha is pushing this...

My humble opinion is that yamaha is pushing this as one bike to do it all. How many people will ride their wr-f 6 days a week to work and back and then hit some technical trails on sunday? I dont...
Forum: Australia 02-24-2008, 03:29 AM
Replies: 848
Views: 32,639
Posted By speedbowl
Best i managed is powerlines this weekend...... ...

Best i managed is powerlines this weekend......

http://www.myfoto.com.au/Photo/mario79/Bikes/DSC02942small.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2008, 03:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,789
Posted By speedbowl
i have 07 and i wouldnt mind a new one :evil

i have 07 and i wouldnt mind a new one :evil
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2008, 12:53 AM
Replies: 11,114
Views: 2,364,336
Posted By speedbowl
Mate, you'll be had pressed finding websites that...

Mate, you'll be had pressed finding websites that have lots of parts for KLX. Its mostly one product here and there so make sure you keep bookmarking all the sites that stock stuff for klx.
Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2008, 12:15 AM
Replies: 11,114
Views: 2,364,336
Posted By speedbowl
Thanks TypeSH, i should go and hide under the...

Thanks TypeSH, i should go and hide under the rock for making such a stupid mistake.
I had a look on bike bandits carb schematic reference window and it all makes sense now :deal.

another...
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2008, 04:46 AM
Replies: 11,114
Views: 2,364,336
Posted By speedbowl
Just a quick note for all aussie KLX riders...

Just a quick note for all aussie KLX riders here...

I took a punt and tried to do some of the carb mods using part numbers provided here....WELL i can confirm that US and OZ jets/carbs are...
Forum: Thumpers 01-03-2008, 09:36 PM
Replies: 11,114
Views: 2,364,336
Posted By speedbowl
Not a good place to park your car :huh. This...

Not a good place to park your car :huh.
This was my longest dirt ride, whole 55k's :lol3, but it takes me 40ks there and 40k's back. Ill have to carry some extra fuel to explore this trail in more...
Forum: Thumpers 12-28-2007, 05:01 AM
Replies: 11,114
Views: 2,364,336
Posted By speedbowl
Well after 3200km rear dunlop 603 is gone. If i...

Well after 3200km rear dunlop 603 is gone. If i didnt ride gravel it would be good for another 600/700ks but being a noob i like to keep it safe (and myself undamaged). Im not sure what is the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-25-2007, 07:56 PM
Replies: 11,114
Views: 2,364,336
Posted By speedbowl
No riding today :cry ...

No riding today :cry

http://myfoto.westnet.com.au/Photo/mario79/Bikes/DSC00004small.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 12-25-2007, 05:05 AM
Replies: 11,114
Views: 2,364,336
Posted By speedbowl
I dug up few photos from 07 KLX250 review in...

I dug up few photos from 07 KLX250 review in local mag.
Whole article is here http://www.cycletorque.com.au/index.php?id=2301010026D712450A71A934CA25730700202C5E&fmpid=2007&fmpdocid=503#image0

...
Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2007, 05:36 AM
Replies: 11,114
Views: 2,364,336
Posted By speedbowl
another quick photo from WA (thats western...

another quick photo from WA (thats western australia) :norton

http://myfoto.westnet.com.au/Photo/mario79/Bikes/Dsc00238.jpg

OH also i got my FMF Q2 this morning. Sweet. It only took couple...
Forum: Thumpers 09-19-2007, 06:00 AM
Replies: 11,114
Views: 2,364,336
Posted By speedbowl
1000 miles sound way too early for fork seals to...

1000 miles sound way too early for fork seals to go bang.
Only minor thing on my bike is that i rubbed off paint from engine cover (and frame) on both sides with my boots.
Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2007, 04:12 AM
Replies: 11,114
Views: 2,364,336
Posted By speedbowl
Yup original tire is still going strong. Very...

Yup original tire is still going strong. Very good choice for all around tire, jack of all trades, master of none if you will.
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2007, 04:13 AM
Replies: 11,114
Views: 2,364,336
Posted By speedbowl
just to add some green to the thread :wink: ...

just to add some green to the thread :wink:

2500k's on and still loving it

http://myfoto.westnet.com.au/Photo/mario79/Bikes/Dsc00226.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2007, 06:28 AM
Replies: 11,114
Views: 2,364,336
Posted By speedbowl
+1 on re-gear. Do that first and then take it...

+1 on re-gear. Do that first and then take it from there. Im very happy with what 13 sprocket done, so much so that im not ordering exhaust and jet kit till summer
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2007, 02:58 AM
Replies: 11,114
Views: 2,364,336
Posted By speedbowl
it just some bad wording on my behalf this...

it just some bad wording on my behalf

this is what i meant:

"In standard from the KLX is heavily restricted, so here's the hot set up to make the bike perform in the manner it was supposed...
Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2007, 05:26 AM
Replies: 11,114
Views: 2,364,336
Posted By speedbowl
Just a quick post. KLX now has 1200km and...

Just a quick post.

KLX now has 1200km and is nicely run in. Shop done first 1000km service (i done one on 500km) and while doing that bike got derestricted (something with second butterfly in...
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2007, 06:44 AM
Replies: 11,114
Views: 2,364,336
Posted By speedbowl
ill have to use every iota of my will power to go...

ill have to use every iota of my will power to go through whole run in period, which by the way i cut down to 500 odd k's (recomended 1000k's, pffft i just dont have that kind of self control).
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2007, 04:26 AM
Replies: 11,114
Views: 2,364,336
Posted By speedbowl
as promised.... bog stock and now with...

as promised....

bog stock and now with 160k's on the clock

http://myfoto.westnet.com.au/Photo/mario79/Bikes/small2342300.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2007, 06:05 AM
Replies: 11,114
Views: 2,364,336
Posted By speedbowl
Mwhahahahah she's all mine now............ ...

Mwhahahahah she's all mine now............

Car is now permanent outside animal, as garage is shared between 2 SV's and 1 07 KLX250R with 17k's on the clock :D , and its start of weekend tomorrow...
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2007, 03:36 AM
Replies: 11,114
Views: 2,364,336
Posted By speedbowl
on more sleep to go...

on more sleep to go...
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2007, 03:46 AM
Replies: 11,114
Views: 2,364,336
Posted By speedbowl
Big hello to all klx owners from warm and dry...

Big hello to all klx owners from warm and dry Western Australia :norton .
Just a short rap about myself. Im 24 and have been riding road bikes for last 4 years. I currently own curvy SV650s. My...
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