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Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 280
Posted By 1994klr250
I'm partial to the klr250 since it was my first...

I'm partial to the klr250 since it was my first bike and I still have it 8 years later. It's fast approaching 50,000 miles on the bike and its been probably the best bang for the buck of any machine...
Forum: Airheads 06-24-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 350
Posted By 1994klr250
That's for the help and the pictures. I just got...

That's for the help and the pictures. I just got new latches that hold the cases to the racks from maxbmw. Hoping to get the cases all fixed up on my next set of days off.
Forum: Airheads 06-23-2015, 02:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 350
Posted By 1994klr250
Fixing Touring cases on for R100RS

Does anyone have a fix for the cracks in the plastic cases pictured below? I was thinking of stop drilling and maybe JB weld or RTV? Considering these bags are 31 years old I'm surprised there is...
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 477
Posted By 1994klr250
Hopefully you are able to get it running. Not...

Hopefully you are able to get it running. Not sure how an exhaust lobe gets like that. When you say to lifters are you talking about the rocker arms or maybe the cam followers? I have a soft spot...
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 385
Posted By 1994klr250
I never took any pictures of the racks when I...

I never took any pictures of the racks when I made them. I just bent them from some 7/16 solid round bar steel. I attached the lower mount to the bolt that attaches the foot peg bracket to the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-11-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 737
Posted By 1994klr250
I looks like you are using button head hardware...

I looks like you are using button head hardware for attachment to the bike. Just a thought, but you might want to consider using countersunk bolts to avoid having the head of the bolt wearing a hole...
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 385
Posted By 1994klr250
I wouldn't call it the ugliest bike ever built. ...

I wouldn't call it the ugliest bike ever built. :lol3 Wait I have the same bike!

Nice looking rack I built one very similar a few years back which now holds my milk crate. Perfect for exactly...
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 649
Posted By 1994klr250
I ride a klr 250 here's some of the stats I know...

I ride a klr 250 here's some of the stats I know about it:

-Also a 6 speed transmission
-2.9 gallon gas tank
-17 inch rear wheel, I think the sherpa is an 18
-High mounted front fender
-11.0...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-10-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 8,196
Views: 2,871,656
Posted By 1994klr250
Nice looking GSA, I saw your white and blue trade...

Nice looking GSA, I saw your white and blue trade in GS at the dealership in Plymouth the other day. If I didn't already have a 800GS I would of bought your old GS, I really like that white and blue...
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 12,606
Views: 2,814,018
Posted By 1994klr250
Nice looking wheels Bultaco. It's nice having a...

Nice looking wheels Bultaco. It's nice having a second set of wheels that you can swap for dirt and street riding. I did the same thing for my klr 250 as it helps to keep from burning the knobs off...
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 649
Posted By 1994klr250
Sounds like a great build. I did the big bore...

Sounds like a great build. I did the big bore kit on my klx going from 250 to 351 and it made a world of difference. I've read about others doing the big bore on the sherpa and having good results...
Forum: Airheads 06-05-2015, 06:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 371
Posted By 1994klr250
Thanks for all of the replies guys! It didn't...

Thanks for all of the replies guys! It didn't seem that simple when I was looking at it on the bike.
Forum: Airheads 06-05-2015, 04:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 371
Posted By 1994klr250
How do the battery covers attach?

I picked up a 1984 R100RS and both battery covers where missing. I found 2 battery covers on ebay and bought them, but for the life of me I can't figure out how they are supposed to stay attached to...
Forum: Thumpers 05-31-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 2,078
Views: 319,741
Posted By 1994klr250
I put a digital voltmeter on my klr 250. I wired...

I put a digital voltmeter on my klr 250. I wired it in with a relay so it reads direct battery voltage. There is an unused positive power wire behind the headlight that I used to trigger the relay....
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-30-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,423
Posted By 1994klr250
How many miles on the engine? Last time I...

How many miles on the engine? Last time I checked the valves on my GS it had around 40k on it and my chain wasn't like that. Does it have slack in it all the way around when you turn the engine...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-25-2015, 06:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,439
Posted By 1994klr250
Where are you planning on riding to that you...

Where are you planning on riding to that you would require that much fuel? RTW trip?
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-24-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,712
Posted By 1994klr250
I haven't noticed any oil use on my 09. I've...

I haven't noticed any oil use on my 09. I've owned it since new and currently have 52k miles on it.
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 8,750
Views: 2,283,134
Posted By 1994klr250
http://i524.photobucket.com/albums/cc327/1982fordf...

http://i524.photobucket.com/albums/cc327/1982fordf100/Bike%20Pictures/IMG_6806_zps52t80quq.jpg (http://s524.photobucket.com/user/1982fordf100/media/Bike%20Pictures/IMG_6806_zps52t80quq.jpg.html)
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Forum: Parallel Universe 05-17-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 657
Posted By 1994klr250
I'm hoping my swing arm bearings aren't to bad. ...

I'm hoping my swing arm bearings aren't to bad. I bought my GS new in 09 and have sort of neglected to ever grease the swing arm bearing. If your's goes well, I might check to see if I can remove...
Forum: Airheads 05-15-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 390
Posted By 1994klr250
1984 R100RS carb sync

I'm new to the airheads so go easy on me, I usually hang out in Thumpers and Parallel Universe. Anyways, I recently acquired a 1984 R100RS that need a bit of work. Both throttle cables where...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-15-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,673
Posted By 1994klr250
I tried buying the KL315 filter from the...

I tried buying the KL315 filter from the Motorworks UK website and I couldn't get past the first page at checkout. I filled in the all the necessary information, but there wasn't a link to click to...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-13-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,673
Posted By 1994klr250
I've thought of going that route, do you have any...

I've thought of going that route, do you have any pictures of how you did the external fuel filter install?
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-13-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,673
Posted By 1994klr250
Now that we have part numbers is there a source...

Now that we have part numbers is there a source of these filters here in North America? I searched both of those p/n's and found nothing.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-08-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,650
Posted By 1994klr250
Dang, I can't believe some of the corrosion on...

Dang, I can't believe some of the corrosion on some of these engine pieces. Anyways I sent you a PM, Fred.
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2015, 05:59 AM
Replies: 8,842
Views: 2,554,178
Posted By 1994klr250
I haven't been on the highway with the luggage on...

I haven't been on the highway with the luggage on it yet. I just finished the racks last week. Without luggage on it it does fine on the highway, gets blown around a bit due to being a small bike. ...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-04-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,838
Posted By 1994klr250
Yea I was a bit disappointed as well with the...

Yea I was a bit disappointed as well with the swap meet. Very limited on the selection of parts. If your ever looking for good dirt roads to ride, I would suggest the Waterloo and Pinckney State...
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2015, 06:03 AM
Replies: 8,842
Views: 2,554,178
Posted By 1994klr250
Stock vs Stock seat the KLR has a more...

Stock vs Stock seat the KLR has a more comfortable seat, but I have an airhawk that I use for the longer trips. So I just swap from bike to bike for seat comfort. Range is very similar, the klx...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-03-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,838
Posted By 1994klr250
Phil, I just read your reply this evening. I did...

Phil, I just read your reply this evening. I did end up going to the swap meet from 8 to 10 this morning. I was looking for bmw air head parts, but no luck. If you where there around that time...
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 8,842
Views: 2,554,178
Posted By 1994klr250
Well I have been thinking of doing another...

Well I have been thinking of doing another minimalist ride this year. I am seriously considering doing another week long trip on my klr250. I would most likely return to the UP of Michigan for the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,246
Posted By 1994klr250
I was about to say, I've done the hand start...

I was about to say, I've done the hand start method a few times on my klr250 as well!
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-30-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,838
Posted By 1994klr250
I'm doing well. Glad to see you are enjoying the...

I'm doing well. Glad to see you are enjoying the gs, too bad the klr is gone! I bought my gs new in august 2009. Its been a great bike and I still have the klr as well. I just can't make myself...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-30-2015, 05:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,838
Posted By 1994klr250
Looks good! Do you still have the klr250 and...

Looks good! Do you still have the klr250 and dr350? Hopefully you will enjoy your GS as much as I have with mine.
Forum: The Garage 04-26-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 524
Posted By 1994klr250
Tools found locally from the help of a great guy...

Tools found locally from the help of a great guy here on advrider. Thanks
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-25-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 253
Posted By 1994klr250
Looking for ORV trails in Michigan

I'm looking for ORV trails in the lower peninsula of michigan, just north of Gladwin. I have been to the Gladwin state forest several times and I'm looking for ORV trails that have a bit less sand. ...
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 320
Posted By 1994klr250
KLR 650 doohickey adjustment bolt too long after install?

Hey I need some advice on what to do on my friends 87 klr 650. We just pulled the old broken doohickey out last night. He installed the new one from eagle mike today and we have ran into a problem....
Forum: The Garage 04-21-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 524
Posted By 1994klr250
Need to borrow klr doohickey tools

Does anyone have klr650 doohickey tools that I could borrow for a little bit? It's for my co workers 87 klr that I'm working on. I can pay shipping there and back or if anyone is local in the...
Forum: Airheads 04-20-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,053
Posted By 1994klr250
Thanks for the help everyone. I'm really excited...

Thanks for the help everyone. I'm really excited to get this bike and get it back on the road. I'll post back with more pictures when I get it home and start the work on it.
Forum: Airheads 04-19-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,053
Posted By 1994klr250
What's the best way to clean the inside of the...

What's the best way to clean the inside of the gas tank? There might be a little bit of old gas and some rust in a few spots. It has a red coating on the inside. If it didn't have the coating I...
Forum: Airheads 04-18-2015, 05:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,053
Posted By 1994klr250
I plan on picking it up this week. These...

I plan on picking it up this week. These pictures are when it was in a storage warehouse. There where all sorts of things in there, a lot of new bikes in the background of the first picture since...
Forum: Airheads 04-17-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,053
Posted By 1994klr250
Questions about 1984 R100RS

I'm thinking about getting a 1984 R100RS from a co-worker. This is what I know about it. Last on the road in 2001 as that was when it was last plated and insured according to the plate and paper...
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