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Forum: Old's Cool 10-10-2012, 07:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 766
Posted By Oly
Go with the vin# but there are several...

Go with the vin# but there are several distinctions between the K5 and K6:

'74 the only color was Mars Orange, '75 the only color was Tahtian Red.

'74 down tube and battery covers grey, '75...
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2011, 03:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,975
Posted By Oly
Possible you have some water in the fuel? ...

Possible you have some water in the fuel?

Gasoline has a flash point of -45 but if there is any water involved it will cause problems well above that temp.

Try some of the additives that...
Forum: Thumpers 12-29-2010, 07:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 745
Posted By Oly
Big advantage with better control response when...

Big advantage with better control response when riding in the rocks.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-17-2010, 01:15 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,191
Posted By Oly
:nod I wasn't going to say anything.......:rofl ...

:nod I wasn't going to say anything.......:rofl

http://img149.imageshack.us/img149/1139/ps1io.jpg
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-16-2010, 04:48 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,191
Posted By Oly
I'll be there but the Noob ride is three months...

I'll be there but the Noob ride is three months away.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-16-2010, 10:58 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,191
Posted By Oly
Happy B-day Gary. This was taken at the...

Happy B-day Gary.

This was taken at the White Mtn. ride in 2005 and you were old then. :wink:

http://img63.imageshack.us/img63/2027/wm6y.jpg

About time to head to Death Valley right?
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2010, 12:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 768
Posted By Oly
:rofl But it would work. :clap

:rofl But it would work. :clap
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2010, 11:13 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,984
Posted By Oly
Saved up and bought it new. ...

Saved up and bought it new.

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4014/4309974607_3a0e612711_z.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 12-04-2010, 07:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 917
Posted By Oly
A leaky seal is unrelated to your power loss,...

A leaky seal is unrelated to your power loss, IMO.

Check your tank vent by opening the fuel cap when this happens and see if you have a vacuum (negative pressure) in the tank. Look under the bike...
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2010, 11:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,611
Posted By Oly
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=30...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=303986 :deal



more here:

http://www.eagle-m-e.com/whatsnew.htm
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2010, 09:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 543
Posted By Oly
On my '01 I first adjusted the clearances at 6K...

On my '01 I first adjusted the clearances at 6K miles and checked them every 10K and were still in spec up to 50K when I stopped checking. I suspect I will check them again now at 70K just for kicks.
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2010, 05:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,747
Posted By Oly
Easy stuff first. Open the cap and see it there...

Easy stuff first. Open the cap and see it there is a vacuum (negative pressure in the tank) this would point to a cap vent problem. Disassemble and remove all silicone bits in the tank cap.

Look...
Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2010, 07:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,090
Posted By Oly
A high temp non-hardening sealer will help but...

A high temp non-hardening sealer will help but only a new one will stop the leak in my experience with the 650.
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2010, 11:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,443
Posted By Oly
Have the steering stem too tight takes away the...

Have the steering stem too tight takes away the natural leaning and turing feeling. Besides being dangerous is takes away a lot of the fun of riding.

Loosen the steering stem nut and get the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2010, 10:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 522
Posted By Oly
Are you a big or small person? The KLR will...

Are you a big or small person?

The KLR will get you there and much further off the pavement for those isolated camp spots. Also in case of an emergency it makes a great signal fire when lost in...
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2010, 09:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,671
Posted By Oly
Go for a weekend ride and take it back in. ...

Go for a weekend ride and take it back in.

They have all winter to rebuild it.
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2010, 07:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,128
Posted By Oly
Did it start up and run after opening the cap? ...

Did it start up and run after opening the cap?

Sorry to pound this but it could save you much hassle if the problem is venting.

Drilled the vent holes? :huh

Pull your cap apart and have a...
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2010, 06:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,128
Posted By Oly
:scratch Well have you opened the tank cap...

:scratch

Well have you opened the tank cap to check if there was negative pressure from a bad tank vent?

I pull out the silicone cap vents on my KLRs.
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2010, 09:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,321
Posted By Oly
606's for the loose or wet stuff. Stout sidewall...

606's for the loose or wet stuff. Stout sidewall and transform the bike when the going gets tough, think powder skiing in deep sand. :wink:

IRC GP-110's for dual sport touring. Low cost, easy...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-24-2010, 08:11 PM
Replies: 536
Views: 22,515
Posted By Oly
Everything looked buttoned up so I assumed you...

Everything looked buttoned up so I assumed you were still out riding.

I stopped by to square up my camp fees since the ranger never showed up.

Who gave me away your neighbor?
Forum: Thumpers 10-24-2010, 04:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,318
Posted By Oly
Fresh fuel, perhaps you have bad gas. Drain the...

Fresh fuel, perhaps you have bad gas. Drain the tank and float bowl.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-24-2010, 01:02 PM
Replies: 536
Views: 22,515
Posted By Oly
I struggled early Friday morning with whether the...

I struggled early Friday morning with whether the weather was an issue. :scratch

I finally made the decision the people were worth the inconvenience and rode north at noon toward the storm.
...
Forum: Thumpers 10-24-2010, 12:31 PM
Replies: 8,277
Views: 1,930,639
Posted By Oly
Heading home from the Fall Colors '10. ...

Heading home from the Fall Colors '10.

http://img841.imageshack.us/img841/3434/bike1yn.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 10-19-2010, 07:52 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,527
Posted By Oly
Betcha a beer at least one of your valve...

Betcha a beer at least one of your valve clearances are out of spec. :1drink
Forum: Thumpers 10-19-2010, 04:27 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 11,089
Posted By Oly
I recognized the Motion Pro bead buddy from...

I recognized the Motion Pro bead buddy from Powershouse's pic.

I ordered a new rear tire recently and added a bead buddy at the last minute to put me over the top for free shipping. :evil

I...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-13-2010, 11:56 AM
Replies: 536
Views: 22,515
Posted By Oly
:clap ...

:clap

http://img209.imageshack.us/img209/2333/hurty.jpg
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-13-2010, 06:51 AM
Replies: 536
Views: 22,515
Posted By Oly
The deep end is the proper place to jump in,...

The deep end is the proper place to jump in, welcome AmiO. :wave

Check out this thread if you want an idea of how advriders roll. :wink:
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-11-2010, 06:58 PM
Replies: 536
Views: 22,515
Posted By Oly
Friday morn I'll get on the 49 north.

Friday morn I'll get on the 49 north.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-11-2010, 10:02 AM
Replies: 536
Views: 22,515
Posted By Oly
Right, my forum jumping skills need work. :lol3

Right, my forum jumping skills need work. :lol3
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-11-2010, 09:54 AM
Replies: 536
Views: 22,515
Posted By Oly
:nah Those are only over your <STRIKE>political...

:nah Those are only over your <STRIKE>political party</STRIKE> place.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-11-2010, 09:47 AM
Replies: 536
Views: 22,515
Posted By Oly
:lol3 What are the shipping charges I'll send...

:lol3 What are the shipping charges I'll send you a few $.

http://media-cdn.tripadvisor.com/media/photo-s/00/1a/58/1f/lonely-gorilla-with-no.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2010, 11:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,032
Posted By Oly
Do a search on here as there was a fantastic...

Do a search on here as there was a fantastic write up on replacing a rivet link chain a while back.
Forum: Thumpers 10-09-2010, 09:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,653
Posted By Oly
Get the 650 and put on a 14 tooth front sprocket....

Get the 650 and put on a 14 tooth front sprocket.

Get the old style, pre '08.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-08-2010, 01:42 PM
Replies: 536
Views: 22,515
Posted By Oly
I've read where some of those roads in there get...

I've read where some of those roads in there get a bit greasy when wet.

Speaking of logging, when I was riding home from WMRS this year I cut through the forest between Yosemite and Fish Camp. I...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-08-2010, 12:28 PM
Replies: 536
Views: 22,515
Posted By Oly
:thumb There look to be several nice loops...

:thumb

There look to be several nice loops in that area. I hope someone brings a Stanislas National Forest map.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-08-2010, 09:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 454
Posted By Oly
PM sent.

PM sent.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-07-2010, 09:51 PM
Replies: 536
Views: 22,515
Posted By Oly
:lol3 So asking her to cook for us is out of...

:lol3 So asking her to cook for us is out of the question? :hide
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-07-2010, 09:24 AM
Replies: 536
Views: 22,515
Posted By Oly
We can camp at ITSAG'S place he has plenty of...

We can camp at ITSAG'S place he has plenty of room. :wink:
Forum: Thumpers 10-07-2010, 08:38 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,143
Posted By Oly
How does it quit? Sputter and die or like key...

How does it quit? Sputter and die or like key off die? What makes you think flooding? If it is flooding then you have to recheck float and adjustment as not many other causes.

Try fresh fuel...
Forum: Thumpers 09-29-2010, 07:05 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,527
Posted By Oly
Probably not in time for your commute but here is...

Probably not in time for your commute but here is my $.02

Moving the lever toward the front of the bike will tighten the balance system chain. If the weird noise is a whrrrrr then yes that is...
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