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Old 11-07-2013, 05:01 PM   #5041
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But don't get me wrong, I love my KLR.
Literally.


She sploodged all over him.
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Old 11-07-2013, 05:34 PM   #5042
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Man I thought what happens in Scotty's garage stayed in Scotty's garage.
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Old 11-09-2013, 07:25 AM   #5043
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Now it makes sense,I now have to cleanup the coffee I spit out when I read that and cracked up laughing,funny funny
dude stop playing around and get a wr250r like me then you can serously start playing around
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Old 11-12-2013, 08:57 AM   #5044
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I just got off the phone with Joyce from Cogent Dynamics. They are uber helpful. I can't wait to get the new suspension I just ordered. I went with the full set up front and rear. I will post some pics of the progress when the new suspenders arrive in about 3 weeks.
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Old 11-12-2013, 10:47 AM   #5045
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some people say its not worth it - my experience -- its made a huge difference in front braking power.

Did you have to get a new caliper or you used your stock one? Thanks
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Old 11-12-2013, 04:57 PM   #5046
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I just got off the phone with Joyce from Cogent Dynamics. They are uber helpful. I can't wait to get the new suspension I just ordered. I went with the full set up front and rear. I will post some pics of the progress when the new suspenders arrive in about 3 weeks.
Changes the whole bike. You will love it.
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Old 11-12-2013, 04:59 PM   #5047
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Changes the whole bike. You will love it.
Thats what I have heard. I can't wait to feel the difference. I used to race motocross and know what a good suspension set up can do. Tuning this pig to fit my weight and style of riding sure can't hurt anything.....except my wallet.
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Old 11-12-2013, 05:01 PM   #5048
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I bought the best Cogent setup with the emulators. Think it was $950.
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Old 11-12-2013, 05:30 PM   #5049
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Did you have to get a new caliper or you used your stock one? Thanks
From that picture, it looks like he just added a spacer to the mount of the OEM caliper...

That's how the kit I have (Galfer / Braking wave rotor) works. Bracket and use the stock caliper.
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Old 11-12-2013, 05:35 PM   #5050
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Did you have to get a new caliper or you used your stock one? Thanks
CA Stu is correct - the rotor comes with a bracket to reuse your stock caliper.
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Old 11-12-2013, 05:53 PM   #5051
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Bracket and use the stock caliper.
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CA Stu is correct - the rotor comes with a bracket to reuse your stock caliper.
+ 1!

pfdavidz, I converted to steel-braided front brake line (better response; no squish) and Galfer Green pads (gentler on rotor than OEM pads) at the same time I installed a 320-mm rotor on my Generation 1.

Result? Better brake modulation and control, seems to me; YMMV!
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Old 11-12-2013, 06:54 PM   #5052
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Result? Better brake modulation and control, seems to me; YMMV!
YM won't V.

I owned two KLRs for a while, a 99 and a 2000.
The 99 had the oversized wave rotor and Galfer Green pads, the 00 was bone stock.
One night, I was riding the 2000 home and I had to brake a bit aggressively at the bottom of a long hill, only to end up about 6 feet into an intersection.

The next week, it too had an oversized rotor and Galfer greens.
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Old 11-12-2013, 08:10 PM   #5053
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Just bought a 2003 that has the larger rotor with the bracket and stainless line. They had also swapped the front brake reservoir from the standard one to another. Doesn't look right and am having issues with the brake light so swapping back to a standard one. Other than that, happy with the breaking.
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Old 11-13-2013, 06:44 AM   #5054
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YM won't V.

I owned two KLRs for a while, a 99 and a 2000.
The 99 had the oversized wave rotor and Galfer Green pads, the 00 was bone stock.
One night, I was riding the 2000 home and I had to brake a bit aggressively at the bottom of a long hill, only to end up about 6 feet into an intersection.

The next week, it too had an oversized rotor and Galfer greens.
+1

Several years ago riding out to West TX and Big Bend for a WE camping, a deer ran out in front of me. Grabbed a handfull of the 320mm and Galfers on my 08. Despite my weight and camping gear, the rear wheel was off the ground. I am not sure if the deer or the unexpected 'stoppie' frightnend me more - but I slowed in time for a near miss.

Someone calculated that going from the 280mm to 320 mm disc was an 18% increase in stopping power on the 08+. The pre 08 has a 250 mm disc so it must be more.
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Old 11-13-2013, 10:33 AM   #5055
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Is it just me but whats up with people flipping the middle finger? No disrespect to anyone but i don't get it. Is it "cool" or "badass" or ? Maybe i'm just a little sensitive lol....
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