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Forum: Thumpers Today, 06:44 PM
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Posted By XpressCS
No such things here. Like stated a 16 year old...

No such things here. Like stated a 16 year old kid can walk into a dealership and buy a Hayabusa for his first bike. Some dealerships don't even need a license or insurance info to ride off with the...
Forum: Thumpers Today, 08:17 AM
Replies: 13,248
Views: 1,298,123
Posted By XpressCS
We got an update last night from his wife, he has...

We got an update last night from his wife, he has a fractured L2 and L3. Going to be partially disabled the rest of his life.

In all honesty, I'm somewhat glad he won't be able to get on a bike...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 05:08 PM
Replies: 13,248
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Posted By XpressCS
What an adventurous day... Went riding with...

What an adventurous day...

Went riding with a group of buddies up through Palomar Mountain. Got the KLR into an AWESOME groove since we rode up a couple of times. Some of the guys riding around me...
Forum: Thumpers 08-26-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 8,375
Views: 1,974,839
Posted By XpressCS
Hit up some of East Counties finest tarmac the...

Hit up some of East Counties finest tarmac the other day.

http://i283.photobucket.com/albums/kk285/XpressCS/10645168_10205062716994517_1603469728421160607_n.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 08-19-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 13,248
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Posted By XpressCS
Wait you never use your high beam??? I don't...

Wait you never use your high beam???

I don't know what I would do without it!

http://i283.photobucket.com/albums/kk285/XpressCS/_MG_5265allLED.jpg

:ear

I did my whole dash long ago, and...
Forum: Thumpers 08-18-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 13,248
Views: 1,298,123
Posted By XpressCS
Regarding The Doo. Just throwing it out...

Regarding The Doo.

Just throwing it out there, but my KLR has 28k on the odo and has never been opened up, and I ride the snot out of it.
Forum: Thumpers 08-18-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 613
Posted By XpressCS
That's because 80-90's tech sucked. Modern tech...

That's because 80-90's tech sucked. Modern tech is much better :ear
Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 8,375
Views: 1,974,839
Posted By XpressCS
Went for a nice cool cruise through the...

Went for a nice cool cruise through the backcountry yesterday with a friend. She digs the KLR :evil
...
Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 13,248
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Posted By XpressCS
x2 If it runs and rides fine, no need to...

x2

If it runs and rides fine, no need to tear into it.
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 13,248
Views: 1,298,123
Posted By XpressCS
Slapped a new chain and sprockets on the ol KLR...

Slapped a new chain and sprockets on the ol KLR yesterday since I noticed some premature wear and tear on the old set. Got over 10k out of the last set, see if I can't get just as much if not more...
Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 245
Posted By XpressCS
2005 KTM 525SX stock compression?

Does anyone know what the factory compression specs are for the 525SX engine? It has a factory 6 speed, not sure if that matters much.

Thanks gents.
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 8,375
Views: 1,974,839
Posted By XpressCS
Might be time for a new bar pad I think.... ...

Might be time for a new bar pad I think....

http://i283.photobucket.com/albums/kk285/XpressCS/10421261_10204962168400865_6152110556686007292_n.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,637
Posted By XpressCS
No real mechanical issues yet, I'd say keep it....

No real mechanical issues yet, I'd say keep it. Chances are, you probably won't have any for as long as you have it. Mine's pushing 28K and still chugging along!!
Forum: Thumpers 08-09-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 13,248
Views: 1,298,123
Posted By XpressCS
I have a flat right now and no funds to fix it......

I have a flat right now and no funds to fix it... Pissing me off...
Forum: Thumpers 08-09-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 13,248
Views: 1,298,123
Posted By XpressCS
Arrrrg, i really want to ride my KLR now after...

Arrrrg, i really want to ride my KLR now after seeing all of the pics lately... :baldy
Forum: Thumpers 08-09-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 740
Posted By XpressCS
You won't really see much power savings going to...

You won't really see much power savings going to LED turn signals since the signal is an intermittent current consumption unless you're sitting at an intersection for a long time.

The only real...
Forum: Thumpers 08-09-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 394
Posted By XpressCS
I'd say 15-20psi should serve you well, but you...

I'd say 15-20psi should serve you well, but you can always play with the pressures to see what you like. Personally, I wouldn't drop it lower than 10psi just to be on the safe side so you're not...
Forum: Thumpers 08-09-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 740
Posted By XpressCS
Ah yes, this is a common issue, so you're hardly...

Ah yes, this is a common issue, so you're hardly the first to embark upon this journey. Fortunately, there are writeups out there, and here is one I did on another KLR forum:
...
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 13,248
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Posted By XpressCS
This is why I use PJ1 Blue Label. Dirt doesn't...

This is why I use PJ1 Blue Label. Dirt doesn't seem to stick to it like other chain lubes (less than ATF) and it cleans with relative ease.
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 13,248
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Posted By XpressCS
O-rings dry and wear out, keeping proper lube on...

O-rings dry and wear out, keeping proper lube on them (NOT WD-40/SIMILAR DEGREASERS) keeps the o-ring seal working properly and will extend the life of the chain. Even if the lube doesn't slip past...
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 13,248
Views: 1,298,123
Posted By XpressCS
We call that the Tweaker diet around here.

We call that the Tweaker diet around here.
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 13,248
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Posted By XpressCS
I simply hate people, all day, every day, and...

I simply hate people, all day, every day, and here's why:

Casually riding my KLR, like I have always done, in familiar areas that I frequent all the time. Crazy old lady walking her dog decides...
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 13,248
Views: 1,298,123
Posted By XpressCS
Who here has fancy schmancy upside down forks?:ear

Who here has fancy schmancy upside down forks?:ear
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 13,248
Views: 1,298,123
Posted By XpressCS
Absolutely!!! Not only do you get WAY more light...

Absolutely!!! Not only do you get WAY more light per watt, you also get the added advantages of power savings, DURABILITY, and longevity!

It's worth it to spend the few extra bucks and buy a...
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 13,248
Views: 1,298,123
Posted By XpressCS
I have the same. One died after a few months. The...

I have the same. One died after a few months. The other is still working strong.
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 8,375
Views: 1,974,839
Posted By XpressCS
I had a drop in bulb from SuperBrightLEDs, it...

I had a drop in bulb from SuperBrightLEDs, it wound up breaking into pieces after about 6 months though. Not durable enough.

I would like to put another blinking tail light in there though, will...
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 13,248
Views: 1,298,123
Posted By XpressCS
I got my 04 with 14,500 on the clock for $1700,...

I got my 04 with 14,500 on the clock for $1700, PO did all highway miles on it.
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 13,248
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Posted By XpressCS
The only real mod I've done to my KLR is...

The only real mod I've done to my KLR is headlight relays and auxiliary lights. And I pulled the airbox snorkel, but that's it and I've put almost 13K miles on it since I bought it. Never had one...
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 13,248
Views: 1,298,123
Posted By XpressCS
If I remember correctly, the UNI OEM replacement...

If I remember correctly, the UNI OEM replacement dual stage wraps around the base of the plastic piece so the plastic butts the filter element up against the airbox to make for a solid seal. My...
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 13,248
Views: 1,298,123
Posted By XpressCS
Got a drop in UNI here, no aftermarket bolt...

Got a drop in UNI here, no aftermarket bolt needed. Oil it up, shove it in, bolt it down.
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 13,248
Views: 1,298,123
Posted By XpressCS
Uh KLR guys might find this video cool :ear ...

Uh KLR guys might find this video cool :ear

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VTlXttQL_Yk
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 8,375
Views: 1,974,839
Posted By XpressCS
http://imageshack.com/a/img839/2669/t890.jpg ...

http://imageshack.com/a/img839/2669/t890.jpg

Getting up there!!
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 439
Views: 61,017
Posted By XpressCS
x2. Definitely feels like a larger/taller bike...

x2. Definitely feels like a larger/taller bike than my 04 does.
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 13,248
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Posted By XpressCS
I have an E700 up front on mine and the tire is...

I have an E700 up front on mine and the tire is starting to cup pretty badly. Doesn't help I have a leaking fork.

Preliminary reports sya that it handles good. The whole bike wants to dip over...
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 13,248
Views: 1,298,123
Posted By XpressCS
Got some new tread!!!! ...

Got some new tread!!!!

http://imageshack.com/a/img838/7968/jf6x.jpg

Kenda 270. Seems to handle great sofar- lacks stopping power my Shinko E700 had...
Forum: Road warriors 04-26-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 7,956
Views: 1,192,992
Posted By XpressCS
I know most of you here probably aren't into...

I know most of you here probably aren't into anything with more than 2 wheels but I've had my eye on one of these for a while...
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 18,567
Posted By XpressCS
I like mine because it's simple. I've ridden my...

I like mine because it's simple. I've ridden my buddies KTM525SX and that thing is just stupid, but it's no adventure bike.
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,019
Posted By XpressCS
For starters... Might want to pick up one of...

For starters... Might want to pick up one of those 100 piece kits from Sears or wherever... Make sure it has allen key sockets..
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 13,248
Views: 1,298,123
Posted By XpressCS
Says it's for 08 KLR's.... Would it fit 1st gen...

Says it's for 08 KLR's.... Would it fit 1st gen or no?
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 13,248
Views: 1,298,123
Posted By XpressCS
^^I wonder if that actually works or he's just...

^^I wonder if that actually works or he's just bs'ing to sell them.



Maybe you didn't get all of the gunk out :lol3
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