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Old 09-18-2006, 02:01 AM   #163
Retired, baby!
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Joined: Apr 2006
Location: Colorado
Oddometer: 1,722
My mods:

BigCee Drill-through subframe upgrade
BigCee shark fin
Eagle Mike's Doohickey and spring
Thumb-adjustable pilot screw
IMS footpegs
Dual-Star (DS) shifter
DS rad guard and water pump guard
DS safety oil cap
DS heavy duty rear brake lever bracket
Rear master cylinder protector
Moose bash plate
Twin-Air filter
Low profile magnetic oil drain plug
Swingarm and Uni-Trak lube job
Double sealed bearing in both wheels/hub
Galfer green/black brake pads
Stainless muffler heat shield
Speed bleeders
Carb T-mod
Heavy 550# rear shock spring
1 1/2" lowering links (because there is very little sag)
Corbin flat seat (I still use the OEM seat for trail riding)
Tall windshield
Odyssey PC545 gel battery, wiring mods
Totally Wired Cycles (TWC) headlight harness
TWC clutch/sidestand override kit
TWC fuse upgrade kit
Power line to relay-controlled fusebox behind faring, powering:
Grip heaters, dual (cigarette and Powerlet) power outlets
Other wiring for heated jacket, battery charger, Chatterbox, etc
LED tail/brake light replacement
LED light bar added
Light/horn/signal control unit with highbeam flash, push-to-cancel, headlight kill
Left mirror relocation bracket
Relocated choke lever
Handlebar risers
Renthal aluminum handlebars, gel grips
Throttle lock
Maier Deluxe Woods Pro handguards and farings
Duchin dashboard
LED tri-color voltage monitor light
Clear stick-on headlight protector (added first)
Wire headlight protector (added much later)
Progressive fork springs
Braided steel front brake line
Cut rear inner fender away, relocated license plate
Happy-Trail (HT) highway bars
HT nerf bars
HT SU luggage racks
Larger heavy-duty rear luggage deck
Lots of various mirrors tried and broken
Different turn signals tried and broken (I'm rough on the bike)
Ram-Mounts for GPS, etc
Various luggage options available
Currently running extra heavy-duty inner tubes, D606 tires
Modified mounting for the side shrouds
1" access holes for seat bolts, headlight adjust bolt (covered with 1" plastic plugs)
Side panniers always mounted (they are DS tank panniers, but I strung them under the seat)
Prevailing torque nut on the countershaft sprocket
Lots of other small things added or changed

Happy with most everything I've done to the beast. Some things weren't as useful as I had hoped, but few regrets.

When I'm ready to rebuid a new KLR for RTW travel, I'll know what works and what I need.

Did Prudhoe Bay to Ushuaia in 2008-2009!

COHVCO #6391 AMA #2800236

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