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Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2014, 07:17 PM
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Posted By kb7tgr
I adjusted mine and it helped a great deal. kind...

I adjusted mine and it helped a great deal. kind of a pain in the butt to do but I thought it was well worth the effort.
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2014, 06:24 PM
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Posted By kb7tgr
After reading all the post about this start issue...

After reading all the post about this start issue I think what you have is either
a loose cable (check both + and - or the battery is getting weak.
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2014, 07:11 AM
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Posted By kb7tgr
The answer to your question is NO As the pressure...

The answer to your question is NO As the pressure rises in a pressure cooker
the temp also rises thus the reason they cook faster than over the stove Please free to check out the following ...
Forum: Thumpers 03-04-2014, 08:37 PM
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Posted By kb7tgr
No misconception here I design cooling systems...

No misconception here I design cooling systems and when you do not stop the flow eventually it WILL over heat thus taking out the thermostat is great cause to over heating. The fluid never gets a...
Forum: Thumpers 03-04-2014, 07:22 AM
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Posted By kb7tgr
removing the thermostat is a mistake. What...

removing the thermostat is a mistake. What happens is the coolant never stops moving thus it never has the chance to cool off. That is what the thermostat does, opens and closes. When it is closed...
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2014, 11:00 PM
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Posted By kb7tgr
Tires????

I will be 95 % highway maybe 5% gravel really no off road. What tire is being run in this situation.

Has anyone run the shinko 712? If so how did it handle and what kink of miles did you get out...
Forum: Thumpers 02-26-2014, 11:01 PM
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Posted By kb7tgr
How many miles on the bike when it failed. How...

How many miles on the bike when it failed. How many miles is normal

before wp gear problems'
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2014, 07:10 AM
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Posted By kb7tgr
Yup but what do ya do about it

Yup but what do ya do about it
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2014, 10:07 PM
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Posted By kb7tgr
shield and fender exender

I have a 07 F 650 GS I think I need a shield that is more vertical. ( I currently have a bmw tall which lays way back) What have yaw'll had exp. with. I also want to extend my front lower ( mud)...
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2014, 04:32 PM
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Posted By kb7tgr
I find it easiest to cut off the foot and adjust...

I find it easiest to cut off the foot and adjust the angle there, adjusting the angle then rewelding it. . But you are wanting to extend it also. I have extended them with a rod in the middle but...
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2014, 06:07 PM
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Posted By kb7tgr
Do you have ABS and if so is there a problem when...

Do you have ABS and if so is there a problem when replacing the brake line bleeding the brakes.
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2014, 04:40 PM
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Posted By kb7tgr
A big +1

A big +1
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2014, 02:21 PM
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Posted By kb7tgr
This link does not seem to work

This link does not seem to work
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2014, 09:47 PM
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Posted By kb7tgr
acc

So as I await my 07 F 650 GS Where is the secret best place to buy goodies (farckles) for the 650
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2014, 07:51 PM
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Posted By kb7tgr
acc.

So as I await my new to me 07 F 650 gs, I am searching the net for stuff (farckles) Where is the secret great place to buy acc for the BMW?
Forum: Thumpers 01-04-2014, 01:02 PM
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Posted By kb7tgr
Bought one

Well I bought a o7 Black F 650 GS yesterday. Now just have to get there
and pick it up. I like to have service manuals for my bikes. I see Haynes has one. Is there one that is better and where do...
Forum: Thumpers 01-03-2014, 10:14 PM
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Posted By kb7tgr
Thanx that has about anything one would ever want...

Thanx that has about anything one would ever want to know.
Forum: Thumpers 01-02-2014, 08:38 PM
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Posted By kb7tgr
I need to stop once in while, to take pictures...

I need to stop once in while, to take pictures and stretch, so the time is
readily avail. When someone comes out with a tank that has enough gas
to make sense I will also have one.
Forum: Thumpers 01-02-2014, 04:18 PM
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Posted By kb7tgr
I got my rotopax new with mount for 75 bucks. ...

I got my rotopax new with mount for 75 bucks. The rear carrier i needed anyway I welded a plate to the carrier and now have 1.75 gallons (2 if I fill to the neck) for 75 bucks
Forum: Thumpers 01-02-2014, 04:14 PM
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Posted By kb7tgr
Have they always been fuel inj? When did the...

Have they always been fuel inj? When did the dual plugs start? Will the lower seat (less foam) fit off a standard bike.
Forum: Thumpers 01-01-2014, 07:07 PM
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Posted By kb7tgr
As I begin the search for a used bike is there...

As I begin the search for a used bike is there any major changes in the years that would be good to consider. ie fuel inj tank size twin spark just a few i am aware of but not sure of the years to...
Forum: Thumpers 01-01-2014, 05:35 PM
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Posted By kb7tgr
dakar differences

What are the main differences between the dakar and the stock gs 650. I have sold my 02 wing ( 110000 miles) sold the klr bought a 250 for off road. I am now looking to get a gs650. I have looked...
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2013, 07:14 AM
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Posted By kb7tgr
Are you putting a little air in the tube. Just...

Are you putting a little air in the tube. Just enough to cause it to
take shape.
Forum: Thumpers 12-29-2013, 07:15 AM
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Posted By kb7tgr
I have gotten as bad as 48 ( running flat out on...

I have gotten as bad as 48 ( running flat out on the highway) and as good as 68 I am 240 and have a shield on mine .
Forum: Thumpers 12-27-2013, 09:20 PM
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Posted By kb7tgr
mine will do 60 all day long. 65 most of the...

mine will do 60 all day long. 65 most of the day. 70 for me is a little more
than it will do. Some say they can run 80 but I can not get even close to that. So based on mine 70 around the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-13-2013, 08:16 PM
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Posted By kb7tgr
Rick put me down for the Spring upgrade number...

Rick put me down for the Spring upgrade number one. I am also interested in seeing what you come up with for the rear shock. I think other than it needing a heavier spring and it is hard to adjust...
Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2013, 07:11 AM
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Posted By kb7tgr
chain stretch

The red is the indicator that the chain is in need of replacement. But that only works if one has the original set up. In going to the 13 T you have changed the spec and thus the red is no longer...
Forum: Thumpers 11-12-2013, 07:28 AM
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Posted By kb7tgr
Coming back from my back road trip to AK I road...

Coming back from my back road trip to AK I road the asphalt and did a 550 miles day backed by a 475 then a 350 it and myself did fine. I had the 13 tooth front seat concepts seat.


...
Forum: Thumpers 11-07-2013, 04:12 PM
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Posted By kb7tgr
bars

I need my bars taller. I already have 2 inch rox risers on. What it the tallest bar with my rox risers still on can I use and not change the cables. Rerouteing ok.
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2013, 07:41 AM
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Posted By kb7tgr
I count on 60mph and anything over that is a gift...

I count on 60mph and anything over that is a gift 5'9 and 230
Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2013, 09:04 PM
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Posted By kb7tgr
bars and risers

I know it has been discussed several times. I have Rox two inch risers

I need my bars up higher in order to stand up. So I want the tallest bars I

can buy and not have to replace any cables.
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2013, 06:07 PM
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Posted By kb7tgr
For sale

I was coming through town today (Gillette WY) and saw a 2013 with 225 miles on it for sale. Of course I stopped and

checked it out. It is stock except for a lowering link. They want 4500...
Forum: Thumpers 08-26-2013, 09:19 PM
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Posted By kb7tgr
yes

yes
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2013, 07:23 AM
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Posted By kb7tgr
I completely agree Not even a gallon more???? ...

I completely agree Not even a gallon more???? Hopefully acerbis or CLark will come out with something that

will actually make sense. I carry nearly 2 gallons in my rear mounted roto-pax (1.94)...
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2013, 10:16 PM
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Posted By kb7tgr
One thing is sure it is not big enough to justify...

One thing is sure it is not big enough to justify the $ they want for it. I need 4 gallons to do what I do.
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2013, 05:54 PM
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Posted By kb7tgr
Sure be nice if they would just throw out the 3.1...

Sure be nice if they would just throw out the 3.1 idea and make one that would do some good. really need about 4 gallons.
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2013, 07:27 AM
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Posted By kb7tgr
Real easy install and really like it. I just did...

Real easy install and really like it. I just did a 3600 mile trip and it worked great.
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2013, 10:09 PM
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Posted By kb7tgr
We crossed the border on the 8th and then...

We crossed the border on the 8th and then recrossed on the 21st. biggest day was 550 on the asphalt. About a 12 hour day. the biggest deal is that it will do the highway if one needs to but it...
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2013, 05:28 PM
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Posted By kb7tgr
The trip

Well I took the LRP instead of the KLR to BC and on to Hyder AK. We started in ID. and crossed at Midway. There we got on the KVR trail and continued on to the Trans Canada trail. We took mostly...
Forum: Thumpers 04-19-2013, 05:14 PM
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Posted By kb7tgr
I did not hear you mention the Corbin seat. As...

I did not hear you mention the Corbin seat. As long as it doesn't count to talk about in the video you can send it to me. HIHIHI
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