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Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 1,948
Views: 264,596
Posted By nnamssorxela
Interesting range of prices. I purchased an...

Interesting range of prices. I purchased an abused '96 that was literally in boxes for ~$500, and that was the cheapest I have ever seen any motorcycle, running, wrecked, or not, especially a KLR. It...
Forum: Thumpers 11-12-2013, 01:10 PM
Replies: 1,948
Views: 264,596
Posted By nnamssorxela
Where are you guys getting these so cheap?! I...

Where are you guys getting these so cheap?! I just put my up in the marketplace. :cry
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2013, 08:54 PM
Replies: 1,948
Views: 264,596
Posted By nnamssorxela
Looks like I just picked up DrMoto's old KLR....

Looks like I just picked up DrMoto's old KLR. Bike is pretty much perfect as is (stock with some goodies), minus the rear shock and some chain issues.

Installed are progressive springs in the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-09-2013, 08:11 AM
Replies: 403
Views: 19,226
Posted By nnamssorxela
Very quiet area, not Noisette at all! ...

Very quiet area, not Noisette at all!


...I might need to grab this one...
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2013, 03:36 PM
Replies: 1,948
Views: 264,596
Posted By nnamssorxela
Try one of those radiator flush kits that remove...

Try one of those radiator flush kits that remove the build-up inside, as your efficiency could be compromised (does it look clean inside?). I use water wetter (decreases surface tension aiding...
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2013, 10:02 AM
Replies: 1,948
Views: 264,596
Posted By nnamssorxela
That appears to be metal and part of my tank?...

That appears to be metal and part of my tank? I'll take a look when I get home.
Thanks again,
-Alex
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2013, 10:43 PM
Replies: 1,948
Views: 264,596
Posted By nnamssorxela
Awesome! Looks like I'm not missing anything! ...

Awesome! Looks like I'm not missing anything!

As far as the throttle cables, I have them running under the gas tank rubber knob, through the same cable guide the clutch runs through, in between...
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2013, 08:16 AM
Replies: 1,948
Views: 264,596
Posted By nnamssorxela
Hey guys, think one of you could snap a picture...

Hey guys, think one of you could snap a picture of your gas fill vent as pictured a couple posts up?

Also the throttle cable routing would be nice as well.

Thank,
-Alex
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 1,948
Views: 264,596
Posted By nnamssorxela
Hey guys. I was hoping someone could snap a...

Hey guys. I was hoping someone could snap a picture for me. I had my gas cap all taken apart, and I'm wondering if I'm missing a grommet of some sort here that sandwiches in between the little "arm"...
Forum: The Garage 05-20-2013, 08:26 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,036
Posted By nnamssorxela
I figured I'd update this thread. I took the...

I figured I'd update this thread. I took the homemade oiler off to change some things, and I ended up buying a used scottoiler off of ebay. The thing is great, and my chain looks incredibly happy and...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-17-2013, 08:24 AM
Replies: 403
Views: 19,226
Posted By nnamssorxela
Yep! I know exactly who that is! Hope she's doing...

Yep! I know exactly who that is! Hope she's doing well.

Cataract, did you like Colorado? Looking to move out west, but I've never been.

And guys, this is an easy one! I bet quite a few of you...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-16-2013, 04:20 PM
Replies: 403
Views: 19,226
Posted By nnamssorxela
new tag

Should be pretty easy...
http://i233.photobucket.com/albums/ee104/nnamssorxela/650%20motorcycle%20project/ADV%20Rider/IMG_20130516_181507_zpsb94e1499.jpg...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-16-2013, 10:55 AM
Replies: 403
Views: 19,226
Posted By nnamssorxela
I just graduated from Clemson last...

I just graduated from Clemson last Friday...finally, but I already miss WNC. Riding in Charleston is killing me. New tag might pass the 6hr mark if I can't get out on my lunch break.

-Alex
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-16-2013, 07:18 AM
Replies: 403
Views: 19,226
Posted By nnamssorxela
Grab

Close to 1525 Ave. B South in North Charleston on the old Navy base.
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-15-2013, 08:55 PM
Replies: 403
Views: 19,226
Posted By nnamssorxela
No way I was '08! What a small world, good chance...

No way I was '08! What a small world, good chance we knew each other. I went by campus the other day for the first time since they moved, looking pretty rough, but of course it always did.

-Alex
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-15-2013, 06:44 PM
Replies: 403
Views: 19,226
Posted By nnamssorxela
Dang, I was just there yesterday! ...

Dang, I was just there yesterday!

...assuming that school is the magnet. I used to go there as well. What year did your daughter graduate :evil

-Alex
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2013, 09:50 AM
Replies: 1,948
Views: 264,596
Posted By nnamssorxela
Thanks guys. I'm aware that I'm in need of a new...

Thanks guys. I'm aware that I'm in need of a new sprocket, and that both sprockets and chain should be replaced at the same time, right now I'm just assembling to figure out what's missing so I can...
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2013, 12:29 PM
Replies: 1,948
Views: 264,596
Posted By nnamssorxela
Counter Shaft Clip?

I recently picked up a 1996 KLR 250 that I bought taken apart in boxes. I think I've done well putting everything back together, but a couple things are still throwing me off, especially with the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2013, 07:11 PM
Replies: 14,830
Views: 1,591,684
Posted By nnamssorxela
Hey guys and gals, I recently picked up a...

Hey guys and gals,

I recently picked up a new to me '96 klr *cough250cough* and noticed it has super low miles. Turns out the speedo/odo was not functioning, so I pulled the speedo hub off and had...
Forum: The Garage 03-04-2013, 07:49 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,036
Posted By nnamssorxela
I used a vacuum operated fuel tap like this one,...

I used a vacuum operated fuel tap like this one, but with only 3 ports:
http://www.maplesports.co.uk/acatalog/XY125T-11-FuelTap.jpg

I went to the shop and played around with another one that...
Forum: The Garage 03-04-2013, 02:25 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,036
Posted By nnamssorxela
So a little update. I installed the oiler and was...

So a little update. I installed the oiler and was quite pleased with the fit and how everything went together and works...for the most part.

The issue I have is when I turn the bike off, oil drips...
Forum: The Garage 02-28-2013, 07:20 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,036
Posted By nnamssorxela
I thought the whole deal with the auto oiler is...

I thought the whole deal with the auto oiler is that the constant supply of oil flushes the dirt and grime off? I suppose I will find out.

I was looking into it a little more, and bar and chain...
Forum: The Garage 02-25-2013, 06:20 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,036
Posted By nnamssorxela
Thanks for the tip. Originally I was going to use...

Thanks for the tip. Originally I was going to use a big syringe mounted to my bars with a tube running down to my sprocket, but I think I'm going to put a vacuum operated check valve/switch between...
Forum: The Garage 02-24-2013, 08:40 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,036
Posted By nnamssorxela
Thanks again for all the input guys! I'm becoming...

Thanks again for all the input guys! I'm becoming less skeptical of the dry and wax style lubes due to how highly you all regard them, and I might give them a try if my auto oiler doesn't work.
...
Forum: The Garage 02-22-2013, 02:21 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,036
Posted By nnamssorxela
Thanks again guys. My main concern was if the...

Thanks again guys. My main concern was if the tight links meant time for a new chain as I've heard mixed opinions. The last thing I want is for one of those links to get too brittle and bust.

I...
Forum: The Garage 02-22-2013, 10:24 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,036
Posted By nnamssorxela
<tt>Yesterday I cleaned my chain with kerosene...

<tt>Yesterday I cleaned my chain with kerosene and a toothbrush. Once I went over it a couple times I wiped it off with a rag, and then brushed it with motor oil, again wiping off the excess. I...
Forum: The Garage 02-18-2013, 09:13 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,036
Posted By nnamssorxela
Thanks guys. I understand the basic principals of...

Thanks guys. I understand the basic principals of chain cleaning and maintenance, I was just wondering if there was something else I needed to be doing. I guess I was most curious about if tight...
Forum: The Garage 02-18-2013, 07:37 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,036
Posted By nnamssorxela
Chain Maintenance and Lube; Advice Needed

I'm looking to learn a little more about chain maintenance. Recently I've noticed that my chain has some tight spots in it, and it's getting a little noisy. It's also filthy and impossible to keep...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-05-2013, 06:35 AM
Replies: 403
Views: 19,226
Posted By nnamssorxela
Was that you I passed on the connector headed in...

Was that you I passed on the connector headed in the opposite direction? Nice grab.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-31-2012, 05:43 PM
Replies: 7,202
Views: 377,020
Posted By nnamssorxela
No gates that I recall. You should be good to go...

No gates that I recall. You should be good to go at night.
-alex
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-31-2012, 03:57 PM
Replies: 403
Views: 19,226
Posted By nnamssorxela
What jetstreamer said. I had actually been to a...

What jetstreamer said. I had actually been to a party at that house years before so I knew exactly where it was. I was a bit disoriented however when I arrived and there was no longer a house there!...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-31-2012, 03:41 PM
Replies: 7,202
Views: 377,020
Posted By nnamssorxela
Oops, I was referring to the white striped...

Oops, I was referring to the white striped looking structure in the back ground. Some say it looks exactly like the 3rd largest cable stay bridge in the western hemisphere... :D

-Alex
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-31-2012, 01:22 PM
Replies: 403
Views: 19,226
Posted By nnamssorxela
Tag

I'm a little behind in this game because I've been a rogue in this forum, but it's time now to set things in motion. :ear
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-31-2012, 01:17 PM
Replies: 403
Views: 19,226
Posted By nnamssorxela
grab

Southern tip of Sullivan's Island:
http://i233.photobucket.com/albums/ee104/nnamssorxela/Mobile%20Uploads/IMG_20121231_134207.jpg

Sullivan's Island Lighthouse:...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-31-2012, 01:14 PM
Replies: 7,202
Views: 377,020
Posted By nnamssorxela
Tag

Sorry I couldn't put some more distance between the tags, this one should pretty obvious given the clues in the background.
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-30-2012, 02:32 PM
Replies: 7,202
Views: 377,020
Posted By nnamssorxela
grab

http://i233.photobucket.com/albums/ee104/nnamssorxela/650%20motorcycle%20project/ADV%20Rider/aaaaa_zps53aefb81.jpeg
Apple store on King Street, Charleston, SC
EDIT: This whole time I thought this...
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2012, 04:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,331
Posted By nnamssorxela
Video referenced throughout...

Video referenced throughout post:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=04FzH4j27dc&amp;feature=youtu.be

Ok guys, I had some time to dig into this today and I have tons of questions.

So first things first,...
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2012, 01:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,331
Posted By nnamssorxela
Thanks for the info! That was the same one I'm...

Thanks for the info! That was the same one I'm referring to! I hope that's the culprit and an easy fix.

-Alex
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2012, 09:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,331
Posted By nnamssorxela
Thanks for the input. It's been brought to my...

Thanks for the input. It's been brought to my attention that the counter balance gear on the crank (~17 seconds into my video) should not have that in and out play and that the key is prone to wear...
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2012, 11:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,331
Posted By nnamssorxela
Yamaha WR 400 Loud Rattle (video inside)

I have this up on another site, but you guys seem just as knowledgeable, so I decided to put it here as well.

The bike is a 1998 Yamaha WR 400 with a 426 piston, cylinder, etc. (if it makes a...
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