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Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2015, 11:36 AM
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Posted By Matje
Kevin: To find the right size for the main...

Kevin:
To find the right size for the main jet, I often used the "roll-off" method.
I think it is explained on the site of Mikuni.com

Matje
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2015, 01:30 PM
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Posted By Matje
Here a foto of both KACR's: ...

Here a foto of both KACR's:
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/c6KoBz2_OeSScnaNTqW0uA8wPj9md6A1WRA9Pru-CUI=w276-h207-p-no

Right the rattle-one that was in my bike. The rivet on the base plate is...
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2015, 02:31 AM
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Posted By Matje
About spokes: Some of mine need tensioning....

About spokes:
Some of mine need tensioning. However the nipples are all stuck. Shall be rusted. With too much tension I am afraid of breaking the spokes. (already broke a spoke tool on them).
Any...
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2015, 06:27 AM
Replies: 4,103
Views: 659,341
Posted By Matje
Thanks! That solution is much easier. ...

Thanks!
That solution is much easier.

Leaves me with the question if the excessive play on the KACR can be repaired
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 4,103
Views: 659,341
Posted By Matje
KACR, how to replace ?

Hi,
The KACR on my actual engine (C-model) is very noisy. Already at about 1500 rpm it starts rattling. I compared it with the one on my second engine: the parts have much more play then the one on...
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2015, 04:56 AM
Replies: 4,103
Views: 659,341
Posted By Matje
Hello Fibra, For your information: When I was...

Hello Fibra,
For your information:
When I was purchasing a seal for the output shaft, it appeared that this is a very thin version (I mean the axial dimension). So I had to buy the Kawa seal,...
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2015, 07:41 AM
Replies: 4,103
Views: 659,341
Posted By Matje
Search this thread Mahesh. And you will find...

Search this thread Mahesh.
And you will find info about several shocks that can be used instead of the crap standard shock of the C.
But it requires some modifications
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2015, 01:04 AM
Replies: 4,103
Views: 659,341
Posted By Matje
Some suggestions: Try to get the engine running...

Some suggestions:
Try to get the engine running before fixing other issues.

1: Or the engine is stuck. Can you turn the crankshaft by hand?
What do you mean by bad celluloid?

4: I think the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2015, 09:54 AM
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Posted By Matje
#1: That's the way mr Kawa designed it. #2:...

#1: That's the way mr Kawa designed it.

#2: That is the normal symptom when you have air in the brake system.

So, nothing to worry
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2015, 10:14 AM
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Posted By Matje
An old standard shock in my shed too (without any...

An old standard shock in my shed too (without any reason, because it is worthless).
I went to measure the bolt holes: it is 10 mm. So I think Itsatdm made a mistake when typing (confused by the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2015, 11:57 PM
Replies: 4,103
Views: 659,341
Posted By Matje
Clutch

Good day!

Have the clutch apart (C-model). Did not slip yet, but the springs were out of spec. So, I bought new springs. EBC CSK007 ("heavy duty")
They appear to be much longer (37 mm) then the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 4,103
Views: 659,341
Posted By Matje
Engine frost damage, how to repair

Now that I did drive some 15000 km since the repair, I should like to share the following information.

Some years ago I bought an ugly and therefore relatively cheap second bike (KLX650C) as donor...
Forum: Thumpers 12-07-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 4,103
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Posted By Matje
Starter motor removal

Hello,

As I have the engine out at the moment, I thought it would be easy to check the starter motor. However, to remove the starter motor, the manual says: remove the flywheel and remove the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2014, 11:00 AM
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Posted By Matje
Thanks for the input Mark. You make me worry. ...

Thanks for the input Mark. You make me worry.
Untill now I did not so much, because a while ago I made a rough calculation about this issue:
Let's say we want a life time of 75000 km for the chain....
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2014, 12:03 AM
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Posted By Matje
No, starting with 30.000 km on the tach. About...

No, starting with 30.000 km on the tach.
About every 4000 km the chain starts rattling again, and I have to adjust.
Now it is at 45.000, and I had to adjust about 2 turns (in total from 30.000)
I...
Forum: Thumpers 11-12-2014, 12:06 PM
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Posted By Matje
At my bike with manual adjuster I adjusted about...

At my bike with manual adjuster I adjusted about one turn of the bolt in 8000 km. That is a remarkable difference! So my cam chain is stretching much more?
I should like to hear experience of others.
Forum: Europe 07-04-2014, 11:53 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 42,050
Posted By Matje
Also tried to copy and paste the hidden post of...

Also tried to copy and paste the hidden post of Matt, describing the adventures of 31 may.
But the foto's do not come with it, so Matt will have to fix that himself.
Forum: Europe 07-04-2014, 11:44 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 42,050
Posted By Matje
Oke, then I can repeat my post that is still...

Oke, then I can repeat my post that is still hidden:

It took some time, but here are some of my foto's:

https://plus.google.com/u/0/photos/1...12501566166609

Only the first days the camera...
Forum: Europe 07-03-2014, 12:05 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 42,050
Posted By Matje
The problem is reported at the administrators. ...

The problem is reported at the administrators.
I got a reply that it is worked on.
.
Forum: Europe 07-02-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 42,050
Posted By Matje
The problem seems to be in post 451 of Rose. ...

The problem seems to be in post 451 of Rose.
That is the last one that shows in the normal view.
Maybe Rose can edit that one to repair it?
or temporarely delete it?

The later post are also...
Forum: Europe 07-02-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 42,050
Posted By Matje
There seems to be a software fault on the last...

There seems to be a software fault on the last page of this topic.
Anyone knows who shall be contacted to repair this?
Forum: Europe 07-01-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 42,050
Posted By Matje
It took some time, but here are some of my...

It took some time, but here are some of my foto's:

https://plus.google.com/u/0/photos/114508991998076842431/albums/6031112501566166609

Only the first days the camera was functioning well.
Dust...
Forum: Europe 06-11-2014, 02:32 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 42,050
Posted By Matje
We were already waiting for the report Matt. ...

We were already waiting for the report Matt.
With your writing style we will have fun again!
Forum: Europe 06-09-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 42,050
Posted By Matje
This was in Croatia. We could not believe our...

This was in Croatia.
We could not believe our eyes indeed.
.
Forum: Europe 06-09-2014, 04:02 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 42,050
Posted By Matje
The track of day 12 had an amazing surprise for...

The track of day 12 had an amazing surprise for the 4 of us that rode it.
It was so quiet that in a remote area there were 3 young bears playing on the path. It became a little frightening when the...
Forum: Europe 06-08-2014, 04:14 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 42,050
Posted By Matje
Well done Danielle! It's all part of the...

Well done Danielle!
It's all part of the adventure.
Forum: Europe 05-18-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 42,050
Posted By Matje
Matt, Do you have your phrases book allready? ...

Matt,
Do you have your phrases book allready?
Maybe it can help with this page; I think it is a current map of the flooded area.
...
Forum: Europe 05-17-2014, 02:01 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 42,050
Posted By Matje
Latest news: ...

Latest news:

http://www.euronews.com/2014/05/16/state-of-emergency-in-austria-bosnia-and-serbia-after-severe-floods/


About 2 weeks from now, we will be in Bosnia. More than 100 km west from...
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 4,103
Views: 659,341
Posted By Matje
Indeed, I have 2 bikes that had this problem....

Indeed,
I have 2 bikes that had this problem. Cleaned the parts and glued them with epoxy glue (2 components). Never came loose again.
Did not find O-rings inside.

Matje
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2014, 03:51 AM
Replies: 4,103
Views: 659,341
Posted By Matje
Thanks for the offer. I ordered allready 2. ...

Thanks for the offer. I ordered allready 2.
Just thought you made a mistake.
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 4,103
Views: 659,341
Posted By Matje
Are you sure you have left the 2 intake valves? ...

Are you sure you have left the 2 intake valves?
On the foto you posted earlier, the intake valves were bent.
So I would suppose you have left the outlets.
Or did you buy 4 intakes?

Matje
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 4,103
Views: 659,341
Posted By Matje
Hello Uraberg, Here's my tensioner, quite a...

Hello Uraberg,
Here's my tensioner, quite a resemblance:

http://lh3.googleusercontent.com/--jOcfJz1wXg/T-tsWlDZ2zI/AAAAAAAAALU/Eq_TTyHf5R4/w426-h320/P1050037.JPG


Before this happened, the...
Forum: Europe 03-01-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 42,050
Posted By Matje
Well that will be in Italy. Do we have 42...

Well that will be in Italy.
Do we have 42 tickets for this Albanian ferry also?:


<iframe width="640" height="360" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/A3FfuQhdH1Q?feature=player_detailpage"...
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2014, 11:56 PM
Replies: 4,103
Views: 659,341
Posted By Matje
Thanks Fogo, I will ask you if I can't get the...

Thanks Fogo,
I will ask you if I can't get the stuff here.

Matje
Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 4,103
Views: 659,341
Posted By Matje
Bent valve stems

Hello all,

In 2012 in the engine of my KLX650C the cam chain guide broke.
I bought a donor bike and took the engine from that to keep on running.
Now I eventually opened up the head of the first...
Forum: Europe 12-28-2013, 06:44 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 42,050
Posted By Matje
When you get of the boat it might turn out that...

When you get of the boat it might turn out that you have an almost blank map of some countries. Especially Albania. Who are you gonna blame then? Muddymatt?
Forum: Europe 12-28-2013, 01:10 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 42,050
Posted By Matje
Hello Daithi, Which gps maps do you take? ...

Hello Daithi,

Which gps maps do you take?
I am looking for them too.

For Albania I found the Geopolitical Basemap (free), which is very detailed.
I can look up the source if anyone is...
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2013, 01:58 PM
Replies: 4,103
Views: 659,341
Posted By Matje
To whom it may concern (Fogo?): On Ebay.de a...

To whom it may concern (Fogo?):

On Ebay.de a new Wossner piston for sale:
(not mine; stumbled upon it)

Text:
Verkaufe hier einen Wössner Hochleistungskolben für eine Kawasaki Klx 650 R. Der...
Forum: Australia 03-19-2013, 10:45 AM
Replies: 664
Views: 59,314
Posted By Matje
Great, clear report Fogo! I will keep it "for...

Great, clear report Fogo!
I will keep it "for future reference".

But I am glad that I still have a spare engine for my KLX.
With only a broken chain tensioner and bent valves (I hope).
...
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2013, 05:30 AM
Replies: 4,103
Views: 659,341
Posted By Matje
Hello Ugljesa, Your English is perfect, but...

Hello Ugljesa,

Your English is perfect, but my Serbian got bad :D
What does it say on the sign in the park:
"Do not walk on the grass"?
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