KLRE650 super Rio build thread.

Discussion in 'Some Assembly Required' started by repsolrider, Nov 28, 2010.

  1. jbcaddy

    jbcaddy Long timer

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    As a former KLR owner, I have enjoyed reading along. I may never have another one, but sure do appreciate the work involved here. I thought I'd through out another comment on the horsepower race and the bigger is better thing. I have a Cagiva Elefant, with the Ducati Pantah 650 motor. So far, everybody has told me " why don't you put in a 900 Monster motor? It will bolt right in". Right, more wieght, worse fuel milage. just what I do not need. Another poster on this thread commented about a 650 Triumph. Possibly the 650 Triumph had a longer production run than the KLR, but that is just a guess and I am NOT trying to start an argument about it.
    I really love what the folks here have done with thier KLR's. :clap
  2. Jettn Jim

    Jettn Jim This is Liv'n!!!

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  3. wheatwhacker

    wheatwhacker It's raining here

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    Here is mine..[​IMG]
  4. Hannda

    Hannda Short, fat, bearded, slow

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    Anything cooler or more fun than that would be illegal. :deal


    Congrat's. :thumb


    As soon as I win the lottery we can discuss what you'd charge to build me one. I know there are lots and lots of bikes that are better than the KLR, but I've never found one with ergos that are more comfortable for me. Having one with that smooth twin . . . . :tb
  5. Hendragster

    Hendragster T-Dubber

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    Your build makes me drool! I'll be a K rider if Kawasaki sells this KLRE650... :evil
    Good job! :freaky
  6. espacef1fan

    espacef1fan Been here awhile

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    waiting for kit pricing.:evil:evil:evil:evil:evil
  7. 0theories

    0theories Been here awhile

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    Same. I'm ready to have this done to my KLR RIGHT NOW. I'm pretty mechanical, but not even close to being able to do this on my own. Would probably be able to install the kit though, or at the very least ride it up to our shop and hand you tools while you do it for me :)



    Please...



    Spent a lot of time wishing I could put my VFR800 motor in the KLR. Then I would only have to have one bike. I really want "smooth and powerful". This would work!



    ...So I could probably ride it up to you this weekend...
  8. SuperRio

    SuperRio KLRE650 PILOT

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    So for starters its almost a year since I posted in my own thread, thanks for the latest comments. Secondly do to email problems I created a new profile. Sorry for the confusion. Cheers Scott aka. Repsol rider.

    Thanks it sure is smooth.

    No Idea on doing that.

    I love Vfore power , next time.:D
  9. wayne_l

    wayne_l Been here awhile

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    what size tire up front ? looks great
  10. Frey

    Frey motocrossdresser

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    trying to build myself a KLRE650 anyway you could reupload your build pics?? thank you sooo much

    :spam
  11. yokesman

    yokesman Been here awhile

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    Frey are you for real?
  12. SuperRio

    SuperRio KLRE650 PILOT

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    Hey sorry I fell in love and have been hiding out in the real world for the last year.

    I will try and stay connected. Shoot any questions in a pm. I will try and help.

    Cheers Scott.:freaky
  13. ArizonaZ

    ArizonaZ n00b

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    +1