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Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 802
Views: 161,204
Posted By thinairflyer
Only weak point I'm aware of is the shift star in...

Only weak point I'm aware of is the shift star in the '09 is usually a bad design and should be replaced before you are left shiftless suddenly, usually a result of the shifter hitting the round or...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-11-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,099
Posted By thinairflyer
Great story Pete! And what ever happened to the...

Great story Pete! And what ever happened to the old Dodge?

L D
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-30-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,099
Posted By thinairflyer
I watched your Spot Tracker through the whole...

I watched your Spot Tracker through the whole trip Don. It was fun, wish I had been there.

L D in CO
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-29-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,099
Posted By thinairflyer
I'm in Pete! What happened to the big side bags?...

I'm in Pete! What happened to the big side bags? Going soft and moteling it? :-)

L D in CO
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 95,629
Views: 17,984,619
Posted By thinairflyer
creativeee clutch problem

creativeee I see you posted a pic of the engine end of your clutch cable and it is good. The end that usually gives the trouble is the clutch lever end on the handlebar, seldom the end you took a...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 95,629
Views: 17,984,619
Posted By thinairflyer
Thanks for adding the pics ER70S-2. My DR is...

Thanks for adding the pics ER70S-2. My DR is okay but my KLX250S clutch cable frayed and caused the condition I mentioned earlier, clutch wouldn't release and couldn't adjust it properly. Your pics...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 95,629
Views: 17,984,619
Posted By thinairflyer
Have you looked very carefully at the end of the...

Have you looked very carefully at the end of the clutch cable at the clutch lever? Sometimes when they begin to fray and before they snap the condition you describe can happen as the cable unwinds...
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 802
Views: 161,204
Posted By thinairflyer
Anyone using this new spark box?

Wondering if any of these are in use by forum members.

http://www.parayelectro.com/products/CDI/default.html

In particular wondering if the additional advance can really be felt at higher RPMS....
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 95,629
Views: 17,984,619
Posted By thinairflyer
Brush wear.... my mistake

I can see in your pic I was wrong, I can now see the sides of the brush holders are cut away on the spring side to allow for no fouling of the spring as the brushes wear. Sorry for any concern. L D
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 95,629
Views: 17,984,619
Posted By thinairflyer
Cyberdos' starter brushes

Fron your photo in post #88620 (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=23592068&postcount=88620) it looks like the brushes have worn to the point that the springs putting pressure on them...
Forum: Ride reports 03-01-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 489
Views: 119,540
Posted By thinairflyer
Let's keep it going!

My $20 sent.

Is there a place to donate for food for these kids? For sure they don't get enough to eat....... :-(

L D
Forum: Ride reports 02-27-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 489
Views: 119,540
Posted By thinairflyer
What is the food situation there?

I see many of the pics of the kids show huge distended bellys, a common sigh of severe malnutrition. Is there any nutrition aid for them? Or is there another cause for the bellys?
Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2013, 07:43 PM
Replies: 802
Views: 161,204
Posted By thinairflyer
Barb vent and fuel tube question

Can the fuel inlet and the vent tube fittings be rotated to change their direction on the KLX250 and KLX300 CVK carbs? I'd like to use a 300 carb on my 250 for the air cut valve but not sure if I...
Forum: Thumpers 08-31-2013, 08:44 PM
Replies: 802
Views: 161,204
Posted By thinairflyer
Thanks Rob, but I have already installed Gold...

Thanks Rob, but I have already installed Gold Valves front and rear in the '09 KLX250S now. Pleased with the results. The rear shock is 44mm same as the earlier models. L D
Forum: Thumpers 08-31-2013, 06:42 AM
Replies: 802
Views: 161,204
Posted By thinairflyer
KLX250S vs. KLX300 carb

I have an '09 KLX250S with the Kustom Kraft 330cc kit installed. Having a little trouble getting the stock 250 carb jetted. If the main jet is good it surges at cruise rpm. If lifting the DynoJet...
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 425
Views: 86,508
Posted By thinairflyer
Wanted KLX300R stock muffler tip

I need a stock KLX300 muffler tip.

Price shipped cheapest way to 81252?

Pay by PayPal
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2013, 06:54 PM
Replies: 425
Views: 86,508
Posted By thinairflyer
KLX300 muffler rear tip size?

Can anyone give me the dimensions of the pipe that usually gets removed from the rear of the muffler (http://www.kawasakiforums.com/forum/#)? Inside diameter and length and how much of that length...
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2013, 07:52 PM
Replies: 802
Views: 161,204
Posted By thinairflyer
'09 klx250s Rear shock info needed

Does anyone know if the piston in the '09 rear shock is the same diameter as the '07 back shock? I am interested in a Gold Valve for my '09 shock but RaceTech does not know what the piston diameter...
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 802
Views: 161,204
Posted By thinairflyer
I should have been more specific, I was hoping to...

I should have been more specific, I was hoping to see pics of the actual compression valve and the damper piston assembly. Thanks for your reply.
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2013, 04:31 PM
Replies: 802
Views: 161,204
Posted By thinairflyer
'09 KLX250s fork teardown pics

I've searched and searched but have not found any clear posting of pics of the internals of the '09 forks on the S model when disassembled. Can someone point me to this info and also to any specific...
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2013, 07:27 PM
Replies: 802
Views: 161,204
Posted By thinairflyer
Need a snorkel WTB

Found one, thanks all. L D



Would like to buy a stock snorkel for the KLX250S, mine is an '09 model. If you have one you would sell how much for it shipped to Westcliffe, CO 81252 ? Thanks
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2013, 06:55 PM
Replies: 802
Views: 161,204
Posted By thinairflyer
Want stock 250S muffler '09 or later

Bought one, thanks








Would like to buy a stock KLX250S muffler. What do you have? Condition? Pics? Price shipped to me at 81252? Pay by PayPal.
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2013, 05:41 AM
Replies: 802
Views: 161,204
Posted By thinairflyer
Muffler difference '09 - '12

I see the '09 and '12 muffler for the KLX250s have different part numbers in the parts fiche. Can someone tell me what the difference is? Wanting to get a stocker for my '09 KLX. I see a '12 that...
Forum: Thumpers 12-26-2012, 07:23 PM
Replies: 95,629
Views: 17,984,619
Posted By thinairflyer
How much does nitrogen presure affect shock?

Is there much difference in shock damping or ride height from 140 psi to 160 psi in my DRZ400S shock on my DR650? Thanks, L D
Forum: Ride reports 10-28-2012, 09:45 PM
Replies: 817
Views: 288,172
Posted By thinairflyer
Hey Ratman, say Hi! to Nip for me. Just got to...

Hey Ratman, say Hi! to Nip for me. Just got to this point in Feyala's ride report that you pointed me to, looks like she does fine on the big DR650, bet I would have dropped mine a bunch riding...
Forum: Ride reports 09-03-2012, 03:58 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 26,417
Posted By thinairflyer
Hermit Pass

Hermit Pass road is sure enough a rough one. The Pass is usually clear of snow by late July. I've driven my '99 4x4 Suburban up to the pass 5 or 6 times over the past ten years. Again everyone, it...
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2012, 06:52 PM
Replies: 95,629
Views: 17,984,619
Posted By thinairflyer
I too run a 16 42 for going places on highway or...

I too run a 16 42 for going places on highway or graded gravel. It sure calms the revs down at highway cruising speeds. Stock motor except for a stage one 223 grind cam.
Forum: Ride reports 09-02-2012, 06:48 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 26,417
Posted By thinairflyer
In the morn (Monday) I'm going to go ride to the...

In the morn (Monday) I'm going to go ride to the top of Hayden Pass on my KLR250 (330cc now) from the Coaldale side. If I get all skinned up it will be your fault HF for saying what a nice ride that...
Forum: Ride reports 09-02-2012, 06:29 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 26,417
Posted By thinairflyer
I'm planning to ride to the top of Hayden Pass...

I'm planning to ride to the top of Hayden Pass from the Coaldale side tomorrow morn (Monday) on my KLR250 (330cc now). If I get all skinned up it will be your fault HF for saying what a nice ride...
Forum: Ride reports 09-01-2012, 08:02 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 26,417
Posted By thinairflyer
Thanks for taking us along, I'm in! I live on...

Thanks for taking us along, I'm in! I live on the east side of the Wet Mountain Valley, east of Westcliffe, CO. The Sangre De Christo range runs on the west side of the valley and I can see most of...
Forum: Ride reports 08-31-2012, 06:43 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 22,839
Posted By thinairflyer
Thanks BigDog for the RR, I live southeast of...

Thanks BigDog for the RR, I live southeast of Westcliffe, CO and I'm about ten miles north of Centennial Ranch subdivision. Your report reminded me of many of the same places I have ridden with...
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2012, 08:19 PM
Replies: 95,629
Views: 17,984,619
Posted By thinairflyer
Suspension mods, Seat Concepts seat kit,...

Suspension mods, Seat Concepts seat kit, different handlebars that suit me, different gearing, (several sets of gearing) stage one cam, Turbo City WS with Laminar lip, custom rear rack, Cortech...
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2012, 08:07 PM
Replies: 95,629
Views: 17,984,619
Posted By thinairflyer
Thanks much, jessepit I appreciate your response....

Thanks much, jessepit I appreciate your response. I am glad you mentioned the smoother motor with the lighter piston. Sounds like I need to plan on a winter project. :-) Besides the power...
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2012, 05:33 PM
Replies: 95,629
Views: 17,984,619
Posted By thinairflyer
Pro Cycle Top End Performance Kit ?

I posted:

Pro Cycle Top End Performance Kit ?
Is anyone running the Pro Cycle...
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2012, 07:38 PM
Replies: 95,629
Views: 17,984,619
Posted By thinairflyer
Pro Cycle Top End Performance Kit ?

Is anyone running the Pro Cycle high compression piston and stage 2 cam? If so, how do you like it? I'm considering it for more power at highway speeds, staying with stock carb and muffler. Thanks...
Forum: Thumpers 08-09-2012, 11:37 AM
Replies: 95,629
Views: 17,984,619
Posted By thinairflyer
ProCycle High performance kit?

Is anyone running the high compression piston and stage 2 cam from Procycle? If so how does it perform for you? Considering the set. L D
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2012, 05:32 AM
Replies: 95,629
Views: 17,984,619
Posted By thinairflyer
Old guys

My buddy who also rides a DR650 is 75, so a lot of you guys have many years of riding left I expect! :-) He outrides me (I had Polio when young so don't have much stamina for the rough stuff...
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2012, 05:19 AM
Replies: 95,629
Views: 17,984,619
Posted By thinairflyer
Seat Concepts Rocks!

A few months ago I ordered the Seat Concepts seat kit for my '02 DR650 and asked for the foam to be a little softer than standard as I only weigh 130 lbs. and am 72 years old so my old rear end is...
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2012, 03:48 PM
Replies: 95,629
Views: 17,984,619
Posted By thinairflyer
Cam chain tensioner ___ short story

The cam chain tensioner is automatic in keeping tension on the cam chain. You MUST NOT just get a new gasket and install the tensioner without first retracting the plunger that sticks out. If you...
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2012, 08:42 AM
Replies: 23,616
Views: 3,935,495
Posted By thinairflyer
DRZ400 shock identification

How can you tell shocks from the DRZ400 e, s, sm models? I installed a DRZ400 shock on my DR650 but not sure which one I have. It works fine. thanks
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