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Old 02-15-2011, 09:38 PM   #781
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KLX 650R radiators on the KLR....


What ya think?
Why do you need 2 radiators? Do you you live in the Sahara Desert?
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Old 02-15-2011, 10:14 PM   #782
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Why do you need 2 radiators? Do you you live in the Sahara Desert?
I think it's a stock '84.
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Old 02-16-2011, 04:17 AM   #783
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Why do you need 2 radiators? Do you you live in the Sahara Desert?
Well..... nearly ALL dirt bikes that are water cooled have two radiators....I ride in the woods and mountains and sometimes it gets hot.... so WHY NOT? I mean really? You think its a BAD idea?

Do you have to live in a Desert to need or want extra cooling? I Don't know.......
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Old 02-16-2011, 10:59 AM   #784
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old klr600's came w/ 2 rads as well. 84-86'
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Old 02-16-2011, 05:20 PM   #785
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Who cares.. I got bored...LOL
Haha, that's all the reason you ever need.
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Old 02-16-2011, 08:36 PM   #786
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Head Light Guard...

Not much but it it pretty unique you can also see the the D-Flex hand guards.
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Old 02-17-2011, 06:40 AM   #787
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Sharp old ride Be108. If you turn those fork boots around they will drain properly and your seals will last much longer. If you wouldn't keep it so clean I'd have never noticed.
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Old 02-17-2011, 07:22 AM   #788
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I haven't read through all 53 pages, so hope this is not old news...

I modified the fairing like this. It rotates the stock windshield forward about 10-15 degrees, which cleans up the airflow a lot. Also, opens up a space behind the windshield, where I constructed a homemade dashboard and mounted a GPS. You could also put things like switches, power outlets, etc, there...



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Old 02-17-2011, 08:22 AM   #789
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It rotates the stock windshield forward about 10-15 degrees, which cleans up the airflow a lot.
Does this change where the air flow strikes you?

Been wondering how this compares to something like the +9 windshields.

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Old 02-17-2011, 08:23 AM   #790
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Thanks for the tip MetalBender
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Old 02-17-2011, 07:43 PM   #791
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Does this change where the air flow strikes you?

Been wondering how this compares to something like the +9 windshields.

Thanks.
Love the look of this mod but rode a buddie's after he did his and it added a significant amount of buffeting. YMMV.
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Old 02-17-2011, 07:57 PM   #792
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The thing about this modification is you can move the angle of the windshield a few degrees, or all the way to nearly vertical. Compared to what I saw others had done, my change was on the conservative side.

I had a tall windscreen (I think it was +6", not sure), which caused a lot of buffeting around the helmet level. Went to this setup, and I get clean air at the head level, and a wind break at the chest level.

Probably also depends on how tall you are...

Yep, YMMV....
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Old 02-23-2011, 10:59 AM   #793
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Not much but it it pretty unique you can also see the the D-Flex hand guards.

Ahh... I miss my ol' 93'
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Old 02-24-2011, 06:52 AM   #794
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The KLR 250 fairing mod. Sometimes less is more.









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Old 02-24-2011, 07:45 AM   #795
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Another sweet mod....

KLX forks on a KLR...not a great shot. I will have to get some more soon..


KLR650R by sky_soldier_82nd, on Flickr

Thanks again to Holycaveman...... excellent work....

Here is a vid showing how much the KLX front end can take.... I hit a mound in the road and you can see how much travel the front end has..... I set it in slow motion.....


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