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Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 11:12 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,529
Posted By Tsotsie
I am in! While I notice not much detail...

I am in!

While I notice not much detail at this time, the route in NA seems brief and direct N and S. So much else to see. Those of us who live here can help.
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 10:36 AM
Replies: 15,469
Views: 1,694,449
Posted By Tsotsie
Gen 2. Replaced the slider at 50K miles. The...

Gen 2. Replaced the slider at 50K miles. The locating points that were to stop it sliding came off. so it wanted to move forward to the sprocket
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2015, 06:00 AM
Replies: 15,469
Views: 1,694,449
Posted By Tsotsie
A lot of work for nothing. Overkill. Take it...

A lot of work for nothing. Overkill. Take it apart, clean, grease and forget it. Close the small holes with silicone in the outer pipe to stop water getting in to corrode the bolt. This is a...
Forum: Thumpers 01-24-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 15,469
Views: 1,694,449
Posted By Tsotsie
In true KLR tradition! A decent, hands-on fix! ...

In true KLR tradition! A decent, hands-on fix!

And others than KLR owners, with their fancy high priced mounts, would be at the mercy of their dealers high school drop-outs...
Forum: Ride reports 01-23-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,616
Posted By Tsotsie
Enjoying it!

Enjoying it!
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 15,469
Views: 1,694,449
Posted By Tsotsie
I tried the PD and they did not last nearly as...

I tried the PD and they did not last nearly as long as the DID X ring brand. I now stick with DID O and X ring.
Forum: Ride reports 01-19-2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 757
Views: 100,884
Posted By Tsotsie
Arm, ulna is and wrist joint good- it has to be...

Arm, ulna is and wrist joint good- it has to be with the plate and 12 screws! The hand is another story. While not visible, the impact damaged a lot ito tendons, ligaments and tissue. 4 months...
Forum: Ride reports 01-17-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 18,320
Posted By Tsotsie
It is now time to allow him to do his OWN ride,...

It is now time to allow him to do his OWN ride, as he sees fit.

Ride on....
Forum: Ride reports 01-17-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 757
Views: 100,884
Posted By Tsotsie
Good! Now the return story...

Good!

Now the return story...
Forum: Thumpers 01-17-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 15,469
Views: 1,694,449
Posted By Tsotsie
+1

+1
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 8,567
Views: 2,125,015
Posted By Tsotsie
Next motor up-date?

Next motor up-date?
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 14,593
Posted By Tsotsie
It has started just fine in Texas, to CA to ...

It has started just fine in Texas, to CA to Jasper Alberta, BC, Nova Scotia and all over well down below freezing to many 110 +. No hesitation is suggesting it.
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 14,593
Posted By Tsotsie
Odyssey! 7 years without a moments...

Odyssey!

7 years without a moments issues. Been using them in my bikes since 2003. I have one that is from 2004 that still keeps its charge.

Bought most from, if I recall, Battery...
Forum: Ride reports 01-13-2015, 08:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,053
Posted By Tsotsie
In !

In !
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2015, 05:05 AM
Replies: 15,469
Views: 1,694,449
Posted By Tsotsie
+1. I dont go below 220 grit in sanding....

+1.

I dont go below 220 grit in sanding. It is easy to cut too deeply with lower grade abrasives, miss a spot that then does not cover, and then see it later in the light. 220 and finer usually...
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2015, 06:27 AM
Replies: 15,469
Views: 1,694,449
Posted By Tsotsie
Some battery basics. Given a few...

Some battery basics.

Given a few decimals;
Below 10v a battery is likely to be or begin to be permanently damaged.
11.5v is a 100% discharged battery.
12.4v is a 50% discharged battery.
...
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 15,469
Views: 1,694,449
Posted By Tsotsie
There is all sorts of advice out there. Most is...

There is all sorts of advice out there. Most is back-side (seat of the pants)and tribal opinion based. A handful have dyno charted and measured the air and power. More power to them if they are...
Forum: Thumpers 01-07-2015, 06:58 AM
Replies: 542
Views: 90,560
Posted By Tsotsie
go over and read the main KLR thread- plenty of...

go over and read the main KLR thread- plenty of comments there. http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=742912&page=1002
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2015, 06:23 AM
Replies: 15,469
Views: 1,694,449
Posted By Tsotsie
You need to replace the doo spring with the...

You need to replace the doo spring with the torsion spring.
Forum: Ride reports 01-04-2015, 05:44 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 28,152
Posted By Tsotsie
Nice!

Nice!
Forum: Thumpers 01-03-2015, 06:49 AM
Replies: 15,469
Views: 1,694,449
Posted By Tsotsie
It all depends upon the condition of the bike,...

It all depends upon the condition of the bike, the distance being ridden and where. If you do your maintenance and repairs you will know the status of cables, chain, sprokets, pads and the like. A...
Forum: Thumpers 01-03-2015, 06:33 AM
Replies: 15,469
Views: 1,694,449
Posted By Tsotsie
60k miles, 7 years and still the original clutch...

60k miles, 7 years and still the original clutch cable. Many years ago at the steering stem area I slit a section of rubber hose and placed it over the cable shroud at the rub area.

On my 3rd...
Forum: Thumpers 01-03-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 15,469
Views: 1,694,449
Posted By Tsotsie
Subjects and interest come and go in waves. The...

Subjects and interest come and go in waves. The search engine on adv is not that great. Many of us do not mind repeating answers to questions. Other makes have tried separate threads and seem to...
Forum: Thumpers 01-02-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 15,469
Views: 1,694,449
Posted By Tsotsie
Read this thread....

Read this thread. http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1032685 Ignore the Orange babble!

A part of the upgrade is to get a spring rate for your weight. I have been riding with a Cogent...
Forum: Thumpers 01-02-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 15,469
Views: 1,694,449
Posted By Tsotsie
Threadlock blue (whichever brand you choose,...

Threadlock blue (whichever brand you choose, Loctite, Permabond etc) - semi permanent, is your friend. Also, using a torque wrench where needed too. Sometimes 2 wrenches are needed, "lbs and foot...
Forum: Thumpers 12-31-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 542
Views: 90,560
Posted By Tsotsie
Need you even ask...? Welcome.

Need you even ask...?

Welcome.
Forum: Thumpers 12-31-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 542
Views: 90,560
Posted By Tsotsie
Welcome! Your options to make it just...

Welcome!

Your options to make it just yours are almost endless. We can help!
Forum: Thumpers 12-31-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 542
Views: 90,560
Posted By Tsotsie
Have you also de-restricted it too?

Have you also de-restricted it too?
Forum: Thumpers 12-29-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,507
Posted By Tsotsie
Of which they appear incapable of understanding...

Of which they appear incapable of understanding as well.....!

On subject, 50K miles on a Cogent Moab. Excellent and highly recommended! Be sure to send it in regularly for service too.

...
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 15,469
Views: 1,694,449
Posted By Tsotsie
Now does one do that? I am told I had an...

Now does one do that? I am told I had an accident. I wake up 70 miles from where I was riding- that last 70 miles ride was then in a chopper, I am told lying 'butt nekked' (in those fancy hospital...
Forum: Thumpers 12-19-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 15,469
Views: 1,694,449
Posted By Tsotsie
I have negligible vibrations except when on the...

I have negligible vibrations except when on the power hard and that is power strokes. Much less than my Oilhead.

A Russell Day-long looks after that other rear important department!

...
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 15,469
Views: 1,694,449
Posted By Tsotsie
IBA on a KLR.

For those distractors who say that the KLR is not a bike that one can do distance on, in comfort, here is a message ; A 2008 Gen 2 with 60k miles on it (of all the models decried!) with a 67 year...
Forum: Equipment 12-17-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,310
Posted By Tsotsie
And, "loud pipes save lives", that and...

And, "loud pipes save lives", that and conspicuity discussion goes on... I recall a discussion on a Beemer site several years ago. The one poster was an EMS driver. With lights flashing, sirens...
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 15,469
Views: 1,694,449
Posted By Tsotsie
Go to the flea market section - try there. ...

Go to the flea market section - try there.

http://advrider.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=14
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 15,469
Views: 1,694,449
Posted By Tsotsie
Is there a need for one? Tank slappers...

Is there a need for one?

Tank slappers can occur at speed if there is not enough weight forward, side winds and carrying panniers, but otherwise?
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 15,469
Views: 1,694,449
Posted By Tsotsie
Fan on, flashing LED Mod.

I have not published this mod before. I have also not seen anyone with one. It is useful. I wanted to know when the fan turned on. For those who would like it, here goes. It was done 6 years...
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 15,469
Views: 1,694,449
Posted By Tsotsie
In actual cylinder head temp of about 230-240...

In actual cylinder head temp of about 230-240 degrees F that your gauge indicates. With the correct proportion of anti-freeze/coolant in you are still well below boiling.

Fan is controlled...
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 15,469
Views: 1,694,449
Posted By Tsotsie
Nasty pics! What does not come up in most...

Nasty pics!

What does not come up in most discussions on the DOO is the breakage of the springs as well. A lot about length.

EM early on realized what was the reason, something we here at...
Forum: Ride reports 12-10-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,519
Posted By Tsotsie
Sorry, cant give tips about your island needs. ...

Sorry, cant give tips about your island needs. But, universal bits of advice;

1. It is what you carry between your ears that is the most valuable preparation you can make - bike and trip....
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 15,469
Views: 1,694,449
Posted By Tsotsie
[QUOTE=Aprilia;25678667]You must have grip...

[QUOTE=Aprilia;25678667]You must have grip strength of my neighbor....knuckle dragging HD rider lol. /QUOTE]

He, he! Never been called that before! That is a good one. An old fhart yes, but...
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