KLR only pics!!

Discussion in 'Thumpers' started by damasovi, Jan 17, 2007.

  1. Byork

    Byork Novice

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    Awesome Picture!
  2. misterjack

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    Looking to repaint my first gen 650 and id like it to be unique. Posting on here for any ideas or proposals people might have. I was thinking about creating something similar to the old red nose shark mouth airplane bombers - see pics below. Any suggestions I'm all ears and id like to see some of your unique paint jobs. Thanks

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  3. GSMotorrad

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    +1 Me too. I love that look, especially on the front part of the fairing on gen 2 KLR's. There was a guy making stickers for that, but last I heard they weren't available, but I'm not sure. I'd love to grab some if anyone knows where to find them. I found the thread here: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.reflective warbird decals for motorbikes Looks like he's MIA.

    OOps, I forgot this was KLR ONLY pics. Edited to remove images. My bad.

    Maybe here? Flying Warbird Decals

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  4. Mala Suerte

    Mala Suerte Been here awhile

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    What's the story on the windshield being mounted on the outside of the plastic?
  5. misterjack

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    What's the story on the windshield being mounted on the outside of the plastic?

    -parabellum windshield. Check out their website. I think it's just www.parabellum.com Great windshield and they provide the hardware to mount it on the outside of the plastic and it is very sturdy. I have since crashed offloading and broke the windshield and have been riding without one - which I find to be the most stable of all options.
  6. philthyphil

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    Dillard,

    What racks to you have under those AS bags? I'm looking at the Happy Trails SL rack but it's not heavy duty and I think I could load those bags heavier than the SL could handle. Did you just have the additional horizontal stap holding them to the rack? Did that prove to be enough? If you have a close up pic of how you strapped them you can reply to me here :evil or just PM me. Thanks!
  7. Cabrito

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    not totally unique, but still cool - there is a Gen2 out there with this graphic..
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/junkyardracer/9169614335/

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/junkyardracer/9169614335/" title="Another KLR. by Frank Vest, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7288/9169614335_e2bdace245.jpg" width="500" height="375" alt="Another KLR."></a>
  8. Newfiebullet

    Newfiebullet Been here awhile

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    WOW, that's a tall windshield!

    I think no windshield is the best way to go. I recently put the stock windshield on mine after a few weeks of none, and I really don't like the way the windshield seems to direct the air flow right into my face. No wind shield seemed to have less buffeting.
  9. Grinnin

    Grinnin Forever N00b

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    I put the same new-design-for-first-gen-KLR parabellum windshield on mine. The ONLY way I could reduce buffeting was to have my chin right over the gas cap.

    I called and the woman had me check some distances to see if I had the right height and whatnot. Parabellum honored their guarantee and the experiment cost only shipping.
  10. OKlr

    OKlr 25mph gate inpector

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    i ran a 10" on mine for a while. but the buffeting was too much to handle. I swapped to the stock and it is much better. its noisey, but dosent' shake me around. i've ran with none and its not bad either. i prefer clean air to turbulent air.
  11. JBradley500

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    I've ran 3 different height windscreens on my '05 and I cant tell a difference between any of them. I just left the one on there that looks the coolest to me. I have a tall CeeBailey's that i probably should sell.
  12. GSequoia

    GSequoia Where are my tools?

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    Agreed. I ran a taller windshield on my '05 for awhile and it was terrible. I really should sell it one day, I bet it would be good for somebody that is about four inches shorter than me.
  13. Cabrito

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  14. Tsotsie

    Tsotsie Semi-reformed Tsotsi

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    A KLR in its element and how it should be used!
  15. SkiBumBrian

    SkiBumBrian DualSport Crazy !!

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    I'm not sure what Mama Kawi was thinking with the KLR fairing and windshield. I never did like the whole fairing package and learned to highly dislike it when I got caught in the rain and it funneled it right to my face, with the buffeting I had enough. Removed it and never looked back. Have a fairing now from a KLX and never looked back.
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  16. drewbuddy

    drewbuddy Been here awhile

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  17. bigdon

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    That's kinda cool Sir!
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    Nice bike DrewBuddy! Cool idea
  19. SandHogSC

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    But what if you drop it in the woods?
  20. bigdon

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    He uses one of those straps like on surf boards! :lol3