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KLX 250 2018 Next Gen

Discussion in 'Thumpers' started by asis, Nov 12, 2017.

  1. ICT DS RDR

    ICT DS RDR Adventurer

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    Thanks for the idea. I will do some checking to see what type of mesh seat covers are available.
  2. ICT DS RDR

    ICT DS RDR Adventurer

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    Thanks for the suggestion. I had not really looked at the Seargent seat option for the KLX, but will now explore it along with the Seat Concepts full replacement seat. Did you notice any change is seat height with the new Seargent? I don't need a "low" seat, but do not want to add much additional height to the stock setup.
  3. ag_streak

    ag_streak Tiene Ruta Cuarenta? Supporter

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  4. RC Pilot

    RC Pilot Shut up and fly!

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    Did not notice any change in height.
  5. ICT DS RDR

    ICT DS RDR Adventurer

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    Cool. Thanks.
  6. Hannda

    Hannda Short, fat, bearded, old & slow

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  7. ag_streak

    ag_streak Tiene Ruta Cuarenta? Supporter

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    Nope. That's an inflatable one. I have one I cut up in my garage. I think the label is still there... let me look...

    Edit: Sit 'n Fly...
  8. Andocalrisian

    Andocalrisian Adventurer

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    9840C005-4900-48AF-B4EE-D17802BABF5A.jpeg Just oiled up my air filter for the first time and wondering what you guys think of the look of it? I sprayed maybe a quarter of the can onto it and kinda worked it around. Figured the spray would’ve come up more as a fan pattern but was just a straight shot. Tried to massage it in a bit. Am I supposed to spray the inside too? It’s super oily after drying for 20 minutes. Isn’t it supposed to be a bit tacky?

    thanks for you input. All my other bikes have had paper filters or k&n. Never had a foam one before 9840C005-4900-48AF-B4EE-D17802BABF5A.jpeg
  9. Andocalrisian

    Andocalrisian Adventurer

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    Seems kinda speckled too for some reason?:dunno
  10. markk53

    markk53 jack of all trades... Super Supporter

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    Anyone I've known who has bought one has no regrets. I never rode on one, but a friend did and it worked well for him. Air channels and it widens the seat with solid material... all for what used to be $20 at Walmart, no idea how much now.
  11. markk53

    markk53 jack of all trades... Super Supporter

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    Put it in a plastic bag and smush it around to spread the oil through the entire filter uniformly, while keeping your hands a bit goo free. It doesn't really dry. The propellant evaporates, but the oil is still moist and sticky. When you install the filter and mount it, put a thin layer of grease on the surface of the filter where it contacts the air box, seals against any gaps there.

    Some riders have a couple filters and keep one ready to install in a plastic bag too.
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  12. Andocalrisian

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    Great tips thanks! I’ll definitely do that. You think regular old chassis grease would work? That’s the only stuff I have on hand.
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  14. markk53

    markk53 jack of all trades... Super Supporter

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    That's what we used at the shop and what I've used all along. Doesn't take a lot.
  15. Andocalrisian

    Andocalrisian Adventurer

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    Most excellent. Cheers Markk
  16. madmonkey

    madmonkey Ninja Monkey

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    Sorry, I couldn’t resist! 75623E62-8214-4BA3-8854-5CBE31AC9158.jpeg
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  17. ICT DS RDR

    ICT DS RDR Adventurer

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    Thanks. Ordered the seat cover on Amazon. Will post how it works once I install it.
  18. ICT DS RDR

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    Installed Coleman ATV Maddog seat cover tonight. Have not had a chance to ride with it yet. Only modification I made was to remove the front strap and replace it with two ball bungees (without the balls) knotted together so I could tuck the strap mounts under the seat.

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  19. madmonkey

    madmonkey Ninja Monkey

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    Hows it feel on the hiney? It doesn’t look to comfortable, but looks are deceiving...
  20. markk53

    markk53 jack of all trades... Super Supporter

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    I think the big help is the widened seat and the air channels.

    Nice part too is you can always take it off when not needed.