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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-25-2008, 09:33 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,175
Posted By carlrf
Hmm, this couild be ugly. Have you ever been...

Hmm, this couild be ugly. Have you ever been really LOST!! I am hoping some of the GPS hotrods step up to the plate, cause I think there will be several (most) of us looking for a leader! I should...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-24-2008, 03:50 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,175
Posted By carlrf
I would like to ride with you Dean, if it works...

I would like to ride with you Dean, if it works out.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-19-2008, 09:57 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,175
Posted By carlrf
I am going!

I am hauling the XR from KC on Wednesday. Is there another thread on this ride?
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2007, 08:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,169
Posted By carlrf
Just got mine and put them on. Mine do Not extend...

Just got mine and put them on. Mine do Not extend forward, but rearward, Yeah! They look better than the pictures. The stock springs work with them too. Appears to be a great deal. I like them so...
Forum: Thumpers 11-09-2007, 05:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,169
Posted By carlrf
Thank you thank you for the replies. Ordered a...

Thank you thank you for the replies. Ordered a set!
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2007, 06:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,684
Posted By carlrf
Tusk, Tusk, Tusk! $29.99 And I have not had to...

Tusk, Tusk, Tusk! $29.99 And I have not had to cut the levers on my KLR. :nono

Get them here.......
...
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2007, 06:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,169
Posted By carlrf
Has anybody tried the cheap ebay foopegs?

Has anybody tried the cheap ebay foopegs?
Probably not too good for serious riding but maybe work for weekend dualsporter on a XR650L?
...
Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2007, 03:08 PM
Replies: 96,067
Views: 18,100,805
Posted By carlrf
Did I miss the price? What tires did you...

Did I miss the price?

What tires did you put on it?

Did you buy it new?

Oil changes?

Been crashed or dropped?
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2007, 07:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,583
Posted By carlrf
Like the other guy said, no problem! Just get...

Like the other guy said, no problem! Just get into it. I wheelied by my boss on his Hardley on the way home the other night, what fun that was! And yes, my bike was real dirty and I had just skidded...
Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2007, 10:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 849
Posted By carlrf
I stand corrected. I have a set of the Moose pegs...

I stand corrected. I have a set of the Moose pegs but have not installed them.
Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2007, 08:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 849
Posted By carlrf
+1 This one is best. I tried the MSR and liked...

+1 This one is best. I tried the MSR and liked it less (it was stronger) than the stock one. I kept missing shifts with the MSR unit and MX boots,????. The stock 07 shifter is stronger than the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2007, 06:07 AM
Replies: 8,277
Views: 1,930,639
Posted By carlrf
Just what tire are we talking about here? Brand? ...

Just what tire are we talking about here? Brand?
Thanks
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2007, 05:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 528
Posted By carlrf
Great!

Great!
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2007, 06:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 944
Posted By carlrf
Pretty soon that baby should be as heavy as an...

Pretty soon that baby should be as heavy as an 1150 Adventure! :lol3 With 1/3 the power!
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2007, 06:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,065
Posted By carlrf
[quote=rob feature]You mean like this? ...

[quote=rob feature]You mean like this?

http://robfeature.smugmug.com/photos/153621916-L.jpg
I like that!
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2007, 06:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 528
Posted By carlrf
I suppose you know the gas petcock requires...

I suppose you know the gas petcock requires vacuum from the intake to operate. Make sure you have gas flow through the hose to the carb.

Also check that your tank isn't starving for air, open...
Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2007, 12:30 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,018
Posted By carlrf
You can find Beta Alps pretty reasonable I think....

You can find Beta Alps pretty reasonable I think. I have considered one a couple of times.
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2007, 10:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,249
Posted By carlrf
MX Stand works great!

MX Stand works great!
Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2007, 03:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,461
Posted By carlrf
I may have went with the 908RR on the rear but...

I may have went with the 908RR on the rear but saw only 18" listed. The KLR has a 17" rear wheel.
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2007, 07:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,461
Posted By carlrf
I went on a 250 mile DS ride with some fellers...

I went on a 250 mile DS ride with some fellers Saturday. I dropped pressures to 25# for the 45 minute freeway stretch to the meeting place. Bike still weaving left to right but not as bad. Dropped to...
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2007, 03:04 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,474
Posted By carlrf
[quote=John E Davies]What pressures? Those are...

[quote=John E Davies]What pressures? Those are critical. You have GOT to air down for gravel and dirt because the carcases are so stiff. You have GOT to air up pretty hard for 20 minutes of 70 mph...
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2007, 10:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,461
Posted By carlrf
I keep reading that tire life on pavement is much...

I keep reading that tire life on pavement is much better with high pressures, but...............? I guess I will drop them down.:ear
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2007, 10:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,461
Posted By carlrf
Oh, great, now I find out. The 908 is on the...

Oh, great, now I find out. The 908 is on the front. Oh well the way these bikes go through the tires I am sure I will get a chance to try something else!
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2007, 08:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,461
Posted By carlrf
No. The tire went on slick! Bead popped easy at...

No. The tire went on slick! Bead popped easy at around 40# I guess. Used a little simple green as lube. (it's what I had, worked OK and smelled good!) I have no rim locks to mess with though, yet!
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2007, 08:17 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,461
Posted By carlrf
Thanks for the information, Knobbies new to me on...

Thanks for the information, Knobbies new to me on the street. Tires only have 50 miles or less. I will try some lower pressures. Thanks
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2007, 06:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,461
Posted By carlrf
D606 and 908Rally Raid tires first impression

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Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2007, 09:11 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,474
Posted By carlrf
First impression on the pavement tonight. Bike...

First impression on the pavement tonight. Bike really wants to weave at 65 to 70 indicated. Drive it on past and hang on to the bars tight and gets better. Kinda of all over the road at most speeds....
Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2007, 10:41 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,474
Posted By carlrf
+1 and looking at the tread pattern might suggest...

+1 and looking at the tread pattern might suggest this, but I am idiot and if you listen to me, you are tooooooooooooooo!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :eek1
Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2007, 08:42 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,474
Posted By carlrf
No recommendation here but I just put on a Dunlop...

No recommendation here but I just put on a Dunlop 606 and a 908 rally raid on the front. The 606 has been recommended by many. The RR by a local KTM shop. Based on more reading I have done, looks...
Forum: Vendors 06-17-2007, 10:18 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,950
Posted By carlrf
And I thought the midwest was "cruiser...

And I thought the midwest was "cruiser country"!
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2007, 06:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,417
Posted By carlrf
After giving this thread further consideration...

After giving this thread further consideration due to the fact I do not know that much about the 08 KLR I have retracted my comments. But I still don't care for the looks of it!
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2007, 06:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 779
Posted By carlrf
+1

+1
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-14-2007, 08:33 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,684
Posted By carlrf
I saw what looked like two later model BMW GSs...

I saw what looked like two later model BMW GSs and maybe a another older bike, BMW? pass me going south on 69 HWY just before the I-35 and 69 intersection around 9:45 I guess. The older bike (not...
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2007, 12:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 826
Posted By carlrf
Man, I must of had too much scotch! I need to...

Man, I must of had too much scotch! I need to look at that manual again. And I have and use filter specific oil by the way.


Thanks!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2007, 08:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 826
Posted By carlrf
Dumb KLR Air Filter Question

I get this KLR with low miles. Check the airfilter and it looks like new and is dry as a bone, (foam filter). In all my years of riding bikes I have never seen a foam filter that is not supposed to...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-13-2007, 08:39 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,684
Posted By carlrf
Oh great, you all get together at one of my...

Oh great, you all get together at one of my favorite places to eat on a night impossible to make! Bring me some sweet potato fries! They may be relieved to see some riders besides cruisers! or not!
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2007, 10:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,270
Posted By carlrf
No pic but the Marsee teardrop works great for...

No pic but the Marsee teardrop works great for me. Strap on not magnetic.
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2007, 07:21 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 13,482
Posted By carlrf
Surely it was for shock...

Surely it was for shock value!????????????:scratch :scratch :scratch
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2007, 07:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 602
Posted By carlrf
Try rotating the washer to a different section of...

Try rotating the washer to a different section of the hub. Looks like second or third section counter clockwise might do it. And it will probably work just like it is.
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2007, 06:33 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 13,482
Posted By carlrf
Oh crap! Now the pressure is on. Do I have to...

Oh crap! Now the pressure is on. Do I have to spell correctly too? Being a knoob is so stressfull!:eek1
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