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Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2015, 12:39 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,591
Posted By schaffer40
I own an 09 KLR, but I am wondering what source...

I own an 09 KLR, but I am wondering what source you are referencing that says the KLR is THE best selling bike in NA? Please provide a link or some sort of source. Is it THE best selling dual sport...
Forum: The Garage 02-14-2015, 02:45 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,666
Posted By schaffer40
Lights

Any of you tried the Costco units yet? I have been looking at them, just reluctant to pull the trigger.
Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2015, 12:50 AM
Replies: 15,902
Views: 1,767,728
Posted By schaffer40
Super cool

I think it's super cool that the "KLR only " thread has turned into a scotch whiskey ale thread...
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2015, 11:34 PM
Replies: 15,902
Views: 1,767,728
Posted By schaffer40
I recently had some issues with my memory and...

I recently had some issues with my memory and killing the battery. There were a couple of cold mornings that I used my heated grips and forgot to turn them off when I got to work. This led me to...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-06-2015, 12:35 AM
Replies: 469
Views: 107,972
Posted By schaffer40
El Mirage Dry Lake '77 or '78 ...

El Mirage Dry Lake '77 or '78

http://i864.photobucket.com/albums/ab202/schaffer40/moto_zps02d601a8.jpg (http://s864.photobucket.com/user/schaffer40/media/moto_zps02d601a8.jpg.html)
Forum: Thumpers 01-03-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 15,902
Views: 1,767,728
Posted By schaffer40
I like the simplicity. The only issues that I...

I like the simplicity. The only issues that I have had with my 09 were self inflicted.
Forum: Thumpers 12-26-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 15,902
Views: 1,767,728
Posted By schaffer40
I ordered a Fuzeblock yesterday.

I ordered a Fuzeblock yesterday.
Forum: Thumpers 12-25-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 15,902
Views: 1,767,728
Posted By schaffer40
Should be ok with just the tender. I had it...

Should be ok with just the tender. I had it hooked to a truck battery for awhile yesterday and got it to the point of lighting the headlight and at least buzzing the starter. I just ran out of time...
Forum: Thumpers 12-25-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 15,902
Views: 1,767,728
Posted By schaffer40
I ended up leaving the damn thing at work and...

I ended up leaving the damn thing at work and drove my company vehicle home. I'm just going to take my battery tender in tomorrow and hook it up in the morning. Left the grip heaters on yesterday...
Forum: Thumpers 12-24-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 15,902
Views: 1,767,728
Posted By schaffer40
That's what I thought. Just don't want to cause...

That's what I thought. Just don't want to cause additional trouble.

Thanks
Forum: Thumpers 12-24-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 15,902
Views: 1,767,728
Posted By schaffer40
Can I jump start an 09 with a running vehicle,...

Can I jump start an 09 with a running vehicle, or is the voltage coming off of a running vehicle too much for the KLR electronics? I am stuck at work..

Thanks
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 15,902
Views: 1,767,728
Posted By schaffer40
Also, much different uses. The mirrors don't...

Also, much different uses. The mirrors don't weigh anything compared to a GPS.
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 15,902
Views: 1,767,728
Posted By schaffer40
I painted the side shrouds on my 09 over a year...

I painted the side shrouds on my 09 over a year ago. I used the Duplicolor that is designed to be used on plastic and it has held up very well. I used the one that is between a gloss and flat. I...
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 15,902
Views: 1,767,728
Posted By schaffer40
I have the Pinlock system on my Shoei. The visor...

I have the Pinlock system on my Shoei. The visor does not fog up just my glasses. Not much to do about the glasses. I have tried the potions and sprays and nothing seems to work for them.
...
Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 15,902
Views: 1,767,728
Posted By schaffer40
My cousin did the same thing on his KTM while out...

My cousin did the same thing on his KTM while out on the trail away from home. He used some of the quick set on the trail and got it home. Once home he removed the side cover and cleaned and sanded...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-12-2014, 11:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,068
Posted By schaffer40
I work in Azusa, CA where this shop is located...

I work in Azusa, CA where this shop is located and saw these in person a couple of months ago. They look well sorted but the 250cc squashed it for me. I'm big boned...
Forum: Thumpers 10-07-2014, 11:54 PM
Replies: 15,902
Views: 1,767,728
Posted By schaffer40
Not sure that a tender is meant to charge a dead...

Not sure that a tender is meant to charge a dead battery. That is what a charger is for. My tender does an excellent job of keeping my charged battery topped off. I think the bigger question is...
Forum: Vendors 09-20-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,908
Posted By schaffer40
Very cool...I will order some mid-week if that...

Very cool...I will order some mid-week if that works for you.
Forum: Vendors 09-19-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,908
Posted By schaffer40
I'll throw my hat in the ring for a spot as a...

I'll throw my hat in the ring for a spot as a tester. I am looking to replace the LEDs on my KLR that failed miserably. I am going to fork mount them.
Forum: Thumpers 09-14-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 15,902
Views: 1,767,728
Posted By schaffer40
So school us.

So school us.
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 8,607
Views: 2,154,266
Posted By schaffer40
@astrolump I like it just fine. It is...

@astrolump

I like it just fine. It is heated also, which makes it very toasty on those cold So Cal winter mornings.
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 8,607
Views: 2,154,266
Posted By schaffer40
Everything you see that is black has been painted...

Everything you see that is black has been painted with a flat Duplicolor Plastic friendly paint. I painted the shrouds to conceal repairs I had to make after my daughter ran into it (low speed)...
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 8,607
Views: 2,154,266
Posted By schaffer40
I was hesitant when I did it, but I have...

I was hesitant when I did it, but I have transport a laptop for work and it is a bit too big to fit inside. I can also strap and 18 pack to it with no problem. When I put the fasteners in, I filled...
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2014, 12:24 AM
Replies: 8,607
Views: 2,154,266
Posted By schaffer40
Rode mine to work and back home at the end of my...

Rode mine to work and back home at the end of my shift. I am a commuter adventurer...

http://i864.photobucket.com/albums/ab202/schaffer40/IMG_20140515_183010_zpsznyex8hf.jpg...
Forum: Face plant 09-02-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 11,537
Posted By schaffer40
Need to adjust the suspension for your load. My...

Need to adjust the suspension for your load. My guess would be excess weight on the rear lightening up the front and making it loose. Think overloaded pickup and how light the front feels, and a...
Forum: Vendors 08-21-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,045
Posted By schaffer40
Nice looking...

Nice looking...
Forum: Vendors 08-21-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,073
Posted By schaffer40
Congratulations!!!

Congratulations!!!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-30-2014, 12:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,869
Posted By schaffer40
Isn't that the CJ Designs Storage Box in place of...

Isn't that the CJ Designs Storage Box in place of the left can?
Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 15,902
Views: 1,767,728
Posted By schaffer40
Don't need these, but damn, that is a fine...

Don't need these, but damn, that is a fine looking bracket.
Forum: Americas 06-17-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,359
Posted By schaffer40
I was thinking the same thing...

I was thinking the same thing...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-16-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,169
Posted By schaffer40
What kind of helmet? What kind of bike? ...

What kind of helmet? What kind of bike?

You may get more of a response if someone has experience with your particular equipment.
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 15,902
Views: 1,767,728
Posted By schaffer40
BOOM...that link squashes any questions I have...

BOOM...that link squashes any questions I have over the lube/not lube discussion.

Thanks for posting
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,716
Posted By schaffer40
^^^Agreed^^^

^^^Agreed^^^
Forum: Thumpers 05-31-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 8,607
Views: 2,154,266
Posted By schaffer40
I was waiting for the bashing as well. Glad it...

I was waiting for the bashing as well. Glad it didn't happen.
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 15,902
Views: 1,767,728
Posted By schaffer40
I must have the magic KLR...I've done the 22cent...

I must have the magic KLR...I've done the 22cent mod, added a V&H XCR pipe and thats it. No airbox holes, stock air filter. No popping ever. I do not remember if it popped before the changes I...
Forum: Vendors 05-18-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 1,721
Views: 222,559
Posted By schaffer40
My Kube 1 and 4 all trussed up. I use this setup...

My Kube 1 and 4 all trussed up. I use this setup everyday at work as a field tech for the local telco, with no complaints. I have an on-call every 5 weeks and have to transport the laptop back and...
Forum: Face plant 05-12-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 9,966
Posted By schaffer40
All in all, you were not hurt and the bike was...

All in all, you were not hurt and the bike was not too damaged Most of us piled on and bashed you some. You took your lumps like a man and I commend you for that.
Forum: Face plant 05-12-2014, 12:12 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 9,966
Posted By schaffer40
You may have had the right of way; but that one...

You may have had the right of way; but that one was on you. Big fucking billboard of a truck rolling into the intersection in front of you, as you left the line and you still rode into him??? Did...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-10-2014, 03:27 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 26,610
Posted By schaffer40
Probably upset him more that you think he is from...

Probably upset him more that you think he is from the US...

The location under his name clearly says South Africa.

Or am I missing something?
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2014, 12:29 AM
Replies: 15,902
Views: 1,767,728
Posted By schaffer40
I am wondering what the symptoms of clutch wear...

I am wondering what the symptoms of clutch wear are on an 09 KLR?

Mine has approx 27k mostly commuter miles.

Recently when accelerating away from stops it has developed what I will call a slip...
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