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Old 01-02-2013, 08:53 PM   #6732
what's over there?
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Joined: Jan 2010
Location: E-DA-HOW
Oddometer: 982
Originally Posted by FoolHardy View Post
Hi Sam
The KLR is making bad sounds. It had some metal shavings in the oil, and I found the balancer adjustment bolt loose. I replaced the front balancer shaft and bearings, and the front balancer and sprocket, which took care of most of the noises. I put another fifty some miles on it and no shavings in the oil, but its making a knocking sound. After I get a few other projects done in the garage I'll tear into it. I'm hoping its the stock piston slapping in a worn out cylinder. A 685 kit would fix that right up :) I'm taking advantage of the down time to get better aquainted with the little TW. How you been?

yup!! 685 kit... makes the KLR a much nicer bike...
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