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Old 05-22-2012, 09:43 AM   #136
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... And a wiring harness swap on the KLR ....
Hell, all you need for that is a couple feet of old speaker wire & some electrical tape. Masking tape if you're really, really cheap.
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Old 05-22-2012, 11:14 AM   #137
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Hell, all you need for that is a couple feet of old speaker wire & some electrical tape. Masking tape if you're really, really cheap.
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From what I've heard, riding a DR feels just like riding a KLR except you're head doesn't sway left and right constantly scanning the ditches for aluminum cans.
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Old 05-22-2012, 11:27 AM   #138
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If you dip the connections in paint it'll do the same thing, and you can get cans of paint at the dump free
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Old 05-22-2012, 11:33 AM   #139
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If you dip the connections in paint it'll do the same thing, and you can get cans of paint at the dump free
Someone link Inept to these frugal KLR'ing tips.
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From what I've heard, riding a DR feels just like riding a KLR except you're head doesn't sway left and right constantly scanning the ditches for aluminum cans.
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Old 05-22-2012, 03:20 PM   #140
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Someone link Inept to these frugal KLR'ing tips.
Oh I'm on it
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Old 05-22-2012, 03:23 PM   #141
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Oh I'm on it
Hey, you got a KTM bolt in that shifter now...
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Old 05-22-2012, 04:17 PM   #142
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Hey, you got a KTM bolt in that shifter now...
Mine has an Audi bolt.
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Old 05-22-2012, 08:03 PM   #143
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Mine has an Audi bolt.
Damn Yuppie
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Old 05-23-2012, 02:47 AM   #144
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Damn Yuppie
Guess I have a KTMLR DUCAUDI.
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Old 05-23-2012, 04:55 AM   #145
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Old 05-23-2012, 05:15 AM   #146
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Old 05-25-2012, 09:03 PM   #147
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I'd just like to say that the group of engineers that came up with the optispark for the Chevy LT1 engine can go fuck themselves!
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Old 05-25-2012, 09:37 PM   #148
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I'd just like to say that the group of engineers that came up with the optispark for the Chevy LT1 engine can go fuck themselves!
Along with the Suzuki engineers who came up with the DRZ gearbox...
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Old 05-26-2012, 04:43 AM   #149
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I'd just like to say that the group of engineers that came up with the optispark for the Chevy LT1 engine can go fuck themselves!
Over heard at the GM design studio: "let's put the distributor behind the waterpump, my computer analysis shows it will never go bad or burn the cap."
Try finding a external torx to remove the cap I got's one

You having problems spanky?
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Old 05-26-2012, 04:50 AM   #150
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I'd just like to say that the group of engineers that came up with the optispark for the Chevy LT1 engine can go fuck themselves!
Meh, When I had to replace my optispark it was only like 1400.00 IIRC...

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