KLRE650 super Rio build thread.

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

  1. repsolrider

    repsolrider Been here awhile

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    I was thinking south America first. See you tommorrow buddy.:freaky
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  2. Ogre_fl

    Ogre_fl Long timer

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    So.....how much money do you want sent?
    Oh, make mine bright kawi green :D
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  3. Zammy

    Zammy Been here awhile

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    :eek1 NICE ....now where's mine???:cry
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  4. Sharkguy

    Sharkguy chain lube applier

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    Cool, lets see more of the build!:lurk
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  5. SisuTen

    SisuTen Adventurer

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    Nice build!
    I have a Versys and and a '93 KLX650 sitting next to each other in the garage. Maybe I'll find a donor for the motor and give this a shot with the KLX (no I'm not rich enough to cannibalize the Versys :D). The KLX is already a much better off road bike than the KLR, plus has USD forks, good shock, proper wheels and a better frame and brakes than the KLR.
    S-Ten
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  6. tragerbon

    tragerbon Been here awhile

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    I have to say that is one of the coolest bikes I have ever seen, I would gladly give up my modded versys plus $$$ for something like this.

    Great job



    KAWASAKI....can you hear us now !!!!!!!!!
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  7. repsolrider

    repsolrider Been here awhile

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    Thanks for all the great Comments. I have been out riding the beast again and it still wows me.

    Please feel free to p.m. any build requests.
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  8. Gravehunter

    Gravehunter Been here awhile

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    Great job!! :clap:clap
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  9. dentvet

    dentvet Long timer

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    does it look like the motor might fit? the down tube seems wierd on the klx
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  10. DougZ73

    DougZ73 Fading off.........

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    Awesome build. I spent a good chunk of my lunch hour going through the smugmug shots. You guys did a great job with everything.
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  11. MTrider16

    MTrider16 Ridin' in MT

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    JDrocks splices longer legs onto the ninja. It is another way to use the parrallel twin motor, and possibly cheaper. However your build on the KLR is very nice also.

    David
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  12. SisuTen

    SisuTen Adventurer

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    You're right, but it would seem possible to split the front tube high to get around the case. Not a lot of thought on this yet, but it's a start.

    S-Ten
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  13. repsolrider

    repsolrider Been here awhile

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    It could be the first KLXE.:clap

    The only down side is the fewer aftermarket parts.
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  14. SgtDuster

    SgtDuster Long timer

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    I am litterally speechless.

    Good job!
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  15. Egodriver71

    Egodriver71 Rider of something

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    That is bada$$!!!!

    Are you going to make a 'kit'?
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  16. itsatdm

    itsatdm Long timer

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    Take some careful measurements. The KLX has a perimeter frame. I question whether you could wedge a KLR motor in there.
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  17. East Coast Rider

    East Coast Rider Just Me...

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    +10!!
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  18. repsolrider

    repsolrider Been here awhile

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    I have had a few requests for kits and I am considering it .

    For getting it going what would people want included?:ear
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  19. Ridin'nFishin

    Ridin'nFishin Real Rider

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    For me I would like just the bottom portion frame mod to mount the motor. Everything else could be bolt on.

    That would be nice.:evil



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  20. repsolrider

    repsolrider Been here awhile

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    What would you do for the , skid plate, and header?
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