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Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2014, 01:02 AM
Replies: 7,870
Views: 1,047,580
Posted By spectrecat
Anne, I had the same issue. I snagged my...

Anne,

I had the same issue. I snagged my left rear turn signal with my jacket as squeezed by it in the garage and it popped out of its rubber socket, so I tried to loosen the bolt to hook it back...
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2011, 06:30 AM
Replies: 8,533
Views: 2,089,616
Posted By spectrecat
[QUOTE=Half-a-Jeep;16340973]"Daddy? Where do...

[QUOTE=Half-a-Jeep;16340973]"Daddy? Where do KLR's come from?"
"Well, son, when a Jeep and a dirt bike really love each other... and then nine months later... the miracle of birth."
"Ewwww."
What...
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2011, 07:13 PM
Replies: 8,533
Views: 2,089,616
Posted By spectrecat
Was a State Park Peace Officer on the San Mateo...

Was a State Park Peace Officer on the San Mateo Coast for 10 years. Had a chance to ride one of those SMCSO KLR's when they were new, up the Old San Pedro Mountain Road, to the top of Montera...
Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2010, 09:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,623
Posted By spectrecat
I had an 07 and it never burned a drop off oil, I...

I had an 07 and it never burned a drop off oil, I have an 09 now, and when it 400 miles on it I did the 685. The cylinder walls were out of round, there were areas that the cross hatching was...
Forum: Thumpers 08-08-2010, 03:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,222
Posted By spectrecat
I did jetting, filter and exhaust on my 09, after...

I did jetting, filter and exhaust on my 09, after i installed a 16T front drive, and those mods brought the performance back in balance. I had crazy about of vibration at 4k-5k through the SWM crash...
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2010, 12:13 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 8,176
Posted By spectrecat
Thumb Thanks for the info, completing the 685 on my 09...

Thanks for the info, completing the 685 on my 09 KLR and I just ordered a E3.36 from Amazon for $6.11 and a new plug was needed.
Forum: Thumpers 11-24-2009, 10:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 646
Posted By spectrecat
I have owned both and the only thing that I liked...

I have owned both and the only thing that I liked better about the 07 was the softer suspension while going in a strait line down the highway, it was plush. But the 09, runs smother, shifts better,...
Forum: Thumpers 08-24-2009, 09:54 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 27,750
Posted By spectrecat
The air injection system is emissions only, the...

The air injection system is emissions only, the air is injected after the exhaust valve and the part of the combustion process, does not effect the mixture at all. Popping in the exhaust can caused...
Forum: Thumpers 08-24-2009, 09:18 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,119
Posted By spectrecat
Had a first generation KLR, liked it, but wanted...

Had a first generation KLR, liked it, but wanted something more street oriented. Bought a F650 GS, rode it for six months, then my buddy shows up with his 08 KLR, rode it loved it, sold the GS and...
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2009, 10:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,593
Posted By spectrecat
I have size twelve feet, and when I added pivot...

I have size twelve feet, and when I added pivot pegs I just ran out of room to shift. I had a local shop weld in a 1.75" section to give me more room, but I wish it had a folding tip. I dropped the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2009, 11:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,593
Posted By spectrecat
Is the moose lever longer then stock? Paul

Is the moose lever longer then stock?

Paul
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2009, 08:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,478
Posted By spectrecat
There is a recall bulletin from BMW for this...

There is a recall bulletin from BMW for this harness issue, the dealer did an inspection and rerouting of the harness as a recall, they also replaced the subframe where the side stand mounts as a...
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2009, 10:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 969
Posted By spectrecat
I had a KLR 650 and was looking at the G650 GS...

I had a KLR 650 and was looking at the G650 GS new and test road one, loved it, but decided to buy a used 2007 F650 GS with 6000 miles for about half the cost of a new G650 GS. The difference...
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2009, 10:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 745
Posted By spectrecat
Brake fluid absorbs some water, but the main...

Brake fluid absorbs some water, but the main reason fluid needs to be changed is because the fluid absorbs heat in the calipers and carbonizes, which creates small hard particles that act like sand...
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2008, 12:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,446
Posted By spectrecat
I have the original low profile superbrace, I use...

I have the original low profile superbrace, I use stock tires. I have never had wobbles, but the brace made the forks feel more predictable on the road and breaking with the oversized rotor feel...
Forum: Equipment 05-28-2008, 11:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 869
Posted By spectrecat
The Q2 works awesome, Just talk normally, and the...

The Q2 works awesome, Just talk normally, and the people on the other end don't even know that you are on your bike. And the intercome works as advertised, 1500' with now obstructions and your...
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2008, 11:22 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,033
Posted By spectrecat
I swapped out the front fender for a suppermotard...

I swapped out the front fender for a suppermotard from Acerbis, no more was the wind in control of the steering. The draw back is when wet out the water come off the tire and into your face. I also...
Forum: Thumpers 12-25-2007, 12:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,532
Posted By spectrecat
If they did not find a problem with the wiring,...

If they did not find a problem with the wiring, it could be a defective plate in the battery. If a battery has been dropped, the tabs that seperate the plates in the battery can brake loose, and...
Forum: Thumpers 12-13-2007, 08:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 588
Posted By spectrecat
KLR 650 w/Jardine in the S.F. Bay Area

I would like to meet up with someone who has a Jardine exhaust on a KLR 650, on or near the San Francisco Peninsula. I would like to hear how loud it is in person, I will buy you a cup of coffee.
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