SWFL good mechanics??

Discussion in 'The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan' started by sshbsn, Oct 1, 2017.

  1. sshbsn

    sshbsn Adventurer

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    i have almost always done my own vehicle maintenance, but am just too busy to do the 11K service on the klr. can anybody recommend a competent and trustworthy mechanic in the area? thx!
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  2. Dr.Z

    Dr.Z 6Sigma Knuckle Shflr

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    11k service on a KLR... just add oil! i keed, i keed, that was for the '08 model KLR - just axe @Chicken Helmet
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  3. baloneyskin daddy

    baloneyskin daddy bikaholic

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    I thought you were asking if Single White Female Lesbians could be good mechanics.
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  4. Chicken Helmet

    Chicken Helmet I'm A Stumper™

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    I regret doing the 685 kit. Now I have to change the oil AND the filter.
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  5. Dr.Z

    Dr.Z 6Sigma Knuckle Shflr

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    :bluduh

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  6. Chicken Helmet

    Chicken Helmet I'm A Stumper™

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    Exactly. I used to not have to worry about recycling oil or even changing it, just add every 150 miles or so.
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  7. ineptizoid

    ineptizoid I'm scared hold me

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    Dang...shortest top-up interval for me was 500 miles, but that was riding like a hoon up in the mountains. I could usually make it to 1,000 before adding a half-quart or so. As for oil filters, those reusable stainless steel filters save money in the long run!:deal
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  8. sshbsn

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    good grief, what have i started?
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  9. motomike14

    motomike14 Thumper Crusader

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    That Pandora's box is always open. Just depends on who reaches their hand in.
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  10. Dr.Z

    Dr.Z 6Sigma Knuckle Shflr

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    I'm sorry your thread turned out this way. :cry
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  11. justsaying

    justsaying Huh, what?

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    SWFL is pretty big. In the FTM area I’d say Riverdale Powersports.
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  12. sshbsn

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    thank you for redeeming this thread. i figured i was going to get a bill from this site for wasted bandwidth and brain cells:muutt
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  13. motomike14

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    I'd see if an inmate be willing to help. Cost you less money, you can watch and learn, and probably a better job when all said and done.
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  14. sshbsn

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    please dont sidetrack this thread. well, its kind of a lost cause at this point anyway.

    i fully know how to maintain my motorcycle. i havent got any time to do it, and when my next time off rolls around, i had wanted to take a three day trip. instead, i will check valves, finally do the doohickey and klx needle that have been in the garage for over a year, toss on a new sprocket/chain set and etc. its best to do it yourself anyway...
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