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Forum: Road warriors 09-19-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 4,113
Views: 651,936
Posted By firewatermetal
one bike

the CB1100 makes me want to sell the klr650 to get it. talk me out of it.
Forum: Road warriors 09-19-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 4,113
Views: 651,936
Posted By firewatermetal
2014 cb1100

I just got back from test-driving a 2014 CB1100 in the black version. It was smooth as silk. It was my first time riding a CB style bike.

In comparison, I rode my 2004 KLR to the dealer. Then I...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-20-2013, 07:39 PM
Replies: 2,802
Views: 156,068
Posted By firewatermetal
Great Time

Once again it was a great route and event put together by Bohawk and Tim. Thanks Fellas!

The BBQ at Dewayne's was tasty and cheap. They fed all 15 of us on short notice. Great service. "how do you...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-17-2013, 08:15 AM
Replies: 2,802
Views: 156,068
Posted By firewatermetal
Long Pool Camping

Will long pool recreation area reopen?
Forum: Thumpers 10-09-2013, 06:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,804
Posted By firewatermetal
I did sell the vulcan and picked up a KLR650. The...

I did sell the vulcan and picked up a KLR650. The vulcan is a great bike. I can't say that I miss having it, BUT it would be a great second bike.

The KLR has suited me well. I'm learning more and...
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,785
Posted By firewatermetal
I Second that

I just replaced my stock petcock with a manual one from eaglemike, I wish I would have done it long ago. I've been chasing some carb issues only to find it was the petcock.
Forum: Thumpers 08-09-2013, 08:15 AM
Replies: 14,065
Views: 1,427,582
Posted By firewatermetal
Charging Issues

I've replaced the stator and the bike is charging again. :clap

To anyone thats having charging issues, I can't stress enough to listen to the inmates on here and closely check the battery...
Forum: Thumpers 05-02-2013, 06:43 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 12,213
Posted By firewatermetal
good for rounding off the nuts

I picked one of these up at a store today. It might just take the place of a couple of box-end metric wrenches that are on the KLR tool kit. The wrench opens up to over an inch and is short and...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-15-2013, 11:30 AM
Replies: 427
Views: 26,329
Posted By firewatermetal
+1 Great weekend. I learned a lot from Blue...

+1
Great weekend. I learned a lot from Blue Team and had a great time doing it. Those routes were a good mix of pucker factor and "holy cow" scenery. :freaky
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-12-2013, 03:21 PM
Replies: 427
Views: 26,329
Posted By firewatermetal
Q:How are you going to fix it? Reply: eh,...

Q:How are you going to fix it?

Reply: eh, with a soldering iron.

Q: do you have one?

Reply: no
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-11-2013, 09:05 AM
Replies: 427
Views: 26,329
Posted By firewatermetal
anxiously waiting

I can hardly bear the waiting until I can leave the office and head to Eureka.:norton
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-08-2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 427
Views: 26,329
Posted By firewatermetal
I have been reading the threads from last year...

I have been reading the threads from last year and it looks like between the groups there should be more than enough tools and other light gear carried on each bike.

However, I have a tendency to...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-05-2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 5,951
Views: 355,215
Posted By firewatermetal
Arkansas visitor

Greetings Iowa inmates! I hope you don't mind if I hijack your thread for a bit.
I'm up here for a wedding, I always forget how great the scenery is up here. Yall have some great riding up here.:D
...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-22-2013, 03:39 PM
Replies: 427
Views: 26,329
Posted By firewatermetal
I'm in

Fingers crossed that I made it under the cut-off time. I counted 39 on the list before me.

I just signed up on the site and donated. Can't wait!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-27-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 732
Views: 110,816
Posted By firewatermetal
Pickins Mt Road iphone4 ...

Pickins Mt Road
iphone4
http://www.fwmcreative.com/klr/IMG_0133.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 01-07-2013, 04:41 PM
Replies: 14,065
Views: 1,427,582
Posted By firewatermetal
I wanted a KLR but i bought a vulcan. I still...

I wanted a KLR but i bought a vulcan. I still wanted a KLR. I sold the vulcan (it never needed anything but gas and oil). Now I bought a KLR, working on it all the time, still prefer the KLR.
Forum: Thumpers 01-07-2013, 06:33 AM
Replies: 14,065
Views: 1,427,582
Posted By firewatermetal
[QUOTE=A1pheus;20414187]Cant go wrong with Eagle...

[QUOTE=A1pheus;20414187]Cant go wrong with Eagle Mikes Drill Through. I installed it on a project I'm working on.


Thanks for the input. Tom, thanks for the link.

I am ordering Eagle Mike's...
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2013, 03:43 PM
Replies: 14,065
Views: 1,427,582
Posted By firewatermetal
Rookie mistake - broken subframe bolts

Yesterday the subframe bolts broke on my KLR. I only noticed it when the back-end was sitting on the tire all the sudden while I was riding.

They seem to have been broken for a while and my...
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2012, 06:28 PM
Replies: 8,448
Views: 2,034,350
Posted By firewatermetal
I have much learn in the ways of the KLR. The PO...

I have much learn in the ways of the KLR. The PO has taken some time to get this to this place before me.

http://www.fwmcreative.com/klr/exhaust.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2012, 04:26 PM
Replies: 8,448
Views: 2,034,350
Posted By firewatermetal
I think I got a good deal on it. It has a few...

I think I got a good deal on it. It has a few extras that made it right for me, like the tank and the center stand and the doo has been done. It was close to me, so I didn't have to go far to pick it...
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2012, 03:53 PM
Replies: 8,448
Views: 2,034,350
Posted By firewatermetal
New To Me

I couldn't resist posting that I am now an owner of a 2004 KLR650. It's my first KLR and I can't stop smiling about it.

http://www.fwmcreative.com/klr/klrphoto.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2010, 06:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,804
Posted By firewatermetal
Pissed Lots of nice bikes for sale!

I keep seeing XR650L and DRZ400 for sale in my immediate area at great prices. This truly is a buyers market.

Desperate times call for desperate measures. :huh
Forum: Thumpers 06-08-2010, 09:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,804
Posted By firewatermetal
starting again

I posted an ad here. Tomorrow there will be ads posted on the wall of a couple of places locally.

Compression test will get done soon and am looking for a shop to do the pre-buyer inspection.
...
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2010, 07:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,804
Posted By firewatermetal
Eh? must keep my patients when selling

Yeah I know Pigford, I practically tried giving it away on CL and still no takers. :cry

Oh well, I'm challenged when it comes to selling things, my first bike and all. I'm going to keep looking...
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2010, 04:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,804
Posted By firewatermetal
thanks

Thanks for the posts...

Truckin_Thumper: Why not indeed. All of those are on the list for sure. I've not had a chance to ride many except KLx250, KLR (new), WeeStrom (me likey). DRZ400 is always...
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2010, 08:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,804
Posted By firewatermetal
Question Trade a Vulcan 1500 for a KLR 650?

I've been enjoying ADV for about two years now, since I got my Vulcan 1500. The stories are awesome and as you all can relate, I can spend hours reading posts while I should be working or doing...
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