KLX650 riders UNITE

Discussion in 'Thumpers' started by COBAUM, Aug 17, 2006.

  1. Fogo72

    Fogo72 I Bleed Green

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    Ahhh, Myway, Australia is a big place with big wide fast dirt roads in the outback, no need for those piss ant single trails, we want speed and plenty of it When are you coming riding with me, oh and guess what

    I bought another bike today, 97 model KLX650R D1 damaged cylinder head, $500 bargin, will be my 2nd sons bike.:clapCheers Fogo...
  2. Myway

    Myway Long timer

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    yep, for the moment i stick to the video's of a dutch guy wo did the adventure tour of the safari.
    could not frame it so klick
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rCbBssrpWbw&feature=share&list=ULrCbBssrpWbw
  3. Petrolburner

    Petrolburner Noise Maker

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  4. Fogo72

    Fogo72 I Bleed Green

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  5. PeterGothenburg

    PeterGothenburg Allroader

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    Now where did I put my knee sliders?
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    :evil

    Just bill out a front caliper adapter now and get a rear brake disc - then this old timer will be a nice corner carver.

    But now Sweden is heading for winter...So the original 17/21-rims will be shod with a decent pair of offroad-tyres, thinking MT21:s or similiar. The motard wheels have to wait 4-5 months now for some action.

    Now I have to do something about that rear fender.... Looks sad and tired.
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  6. Myway

    Myway Long timer

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    I find the rear fender typical klx, like it, just only needs some green like the shrouds.

    I put a extra led light under the rack and a led light in the originalfitting, so no more burning out.
    led bay15
  7. Myway

    Myway Long timer

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    klx rolls

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  8. nejauks

    nejauks Been here awhile

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    No, no! Or do you have enduro or not?!
    Supermoto for a ride to work or for a beer only.
  9. DaniGAS

    DaniGAS Been here awhile

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    120 on 3.50" front
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    650C engine and airbox and electrical system on R frame

    ready to race! :D

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  10. DaniGAS

    DaniGAS Been here awhile

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  11. Matified

    Matified been there done that

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    Took a little ride out behind my house today, went up to about 8,000ft. Was a good day of riding a little over 100 miles round trip.


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  12. MadM

    MadM Dreamer

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    Hey all!

    Can one of the owners of KLX650R please provide some information on front suspension for me? I am looking for dimensions in length from top of the forks to axle and the width of the yokes. How good is the front suspension on lets say 1995 KLX? I am thinking of putting a set of USD forks on my 2005 KLE and at the moment I am only gathering info on different sets of front forks.

    Thanks!
  13. Fogo72

    Fogo72 I Bleed Green

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  14. Fogo72

    Fogo72 I Bleed Green

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    Getting ready for the longest day ride that is coming up on the 21st of December. Took my bike for a test ride today, it was bloody crankin. very short ride. got home to find oil over the whole ass end of the bike, sump was empty, coming home I thought it started to get off note, found the front sprocket shaft seal popped out. Only a new one. Lets hope the heads allright, ( cam tunnels ).

    Cheers Fogo...:cry
  15. Myway

    Myway Long timer

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    The chain to tight, happed me once all oil over the back 60 mm under 55mm to tight above 65 too loose.
    And that was between 50 and 55, measured just behind the chainrubber.

    Hope all is okay,

    wish you a good ride, spot on. hope you make it this time.:wink:
  16. DaniGAS

    DaniGAS Been here awhile

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    good luck and hit FULL GASSS!!! :clap:clap:clap
  17. Fogo72

    Fogo72 I Bleed Green

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    Head OK, Spare hot set of cams fitted, pulling harder up to 150 kph then running out of puff, might lower the gearing from a 15/42 to a 14/41. Top just seems to be too high for these cams but you yan knock it back to 4th gear and climb past 150kph.

    Cheers Fogo...
  18. Matified

    Matified been there done that

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    Picked up the bike on the right for $800, runs pretty good with only a few simple adjustments, added new tires (came with bike but not mounted),bars, controls , chain and sprockets. I also have and will add street legal lighting kit (included with bike), hand guards,fork seals(came with it too) trail tech and make another rear rack, so far less than $1100 total into it.

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  19. Fogo72

    Fogo72 I Bleed Green

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  20. markk53

    markk53 jack of all trades...

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    I don't know if I've ever seen a chain "too loose" with only a 10mm difference in play.

    Considering how loose most MX bikes have, a ton of play in them and no problems, I'd definitely err to the loose side... and I do. Seems it must prevent some "stretch" (aka wear due to pulling on the pins and rollers), since I seldom need chain adjustment. Never had a chain even remotely come close to derailing either.

    The way I figured out what I actually needed I used on both my KLX and Zephyr... I compressed the rear until the countershaft, swingarm pivot, and rear axle were roughly in-line and adjusted for maybe 10-15 mm play, then released the suspension and checked the play I had. You see, I actually broke a chain on my Zephyr from running it too tight. Haven't had a problem since doing it right... seems the chain looks loose and sloppy on both bikes when set right. But I'll take it.. again neither have needed any sort of chain adjustment for literally a few thousand miles and still not yet.