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Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2015, 08:19 PM
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Posted By UtahGuido
Interesting post in the local classifieds: ...

Interesting post in the local classifieds:

http://www.ksl.com/index.php?nid=218&ad=34530084&cat=&lpid=&search=&ad_cid=1

Kickstart only I reckon.
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 12,420
Views: 2,750,185
Posted By UtahGuido
That was an interesting post Ricky. I don't have...

That was an interesting post Ricky. I don't have long experience with motorcycle engines but I suspect that the in the overall scheme of things the KLX 250/300 motor is a pretty good one, especially...
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 12,420
Views: 2,750,185
Posted By UtahGuido
Yes it does.

Yes it does.
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2015, 10:41 PM
Replies: 12,420
Views: 2,750,185
Posted By UtahGuido
One nice thing I noticed about fuel injection...

One nice thing I noticed about fuel injection today was when a buddy started up his BMW GS650 in his garage after it had sat for a few days (if not all winter) and it fired right up. And no smelly...
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2015, 10:37 PM
Replies: 12,420
Views: 2,750,185
Posted By UtahGuido
Ha! - I read about your response to the puck on...

Ha! - I read about your response to the puck on markk53's post, Hope you find it! Maybe Saint Stanley of the Cup will guide your way!

It worked really well, the puck did. Highly recommended mod.
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2015, 08:33 PM
Replies: 12,420
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Posted By UtahGuido
I carried a hockey puck around for a short while...

I carried a hockey puck around for a short while to put under my kickstand. Worked great but easy to forget and lose. And I did - left it up on Hunter Mtn road on Death Valley.
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 356
Posted By UtahGuido
The bike is a lightly used 2007, at least before...

The bike is a lightly used 2007, at least before I got it. I can't imagine that things are that worn, but who knows. All my bikes run rich at 7K ft and I'm thinking I just ought to drop the main jet...
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 356
Posted By UtahGuido
Small Bore Carburetion

I was just thinking it would be good and worthwhile to have a thread devoted to puzzling out the mysteries, and virtues, of carburetors designed for small bore motors, 4 stroke, and (if we must :evil...
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2015, 01:58 AM
Replies: 12,420
Views: 2,750,185
Posted By UtahGuido
Check again.

Check again.
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2015, 02:07 PM
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Views: 277
Posted By UtahGuido
I like the idea. I have a Scorpa TYS125 trials...

I like the idea. I have a Scorpa TYS125 trials bike built around the TTR125 engine and I know they are sold in Europe fully street legal, so electrically speaking it shouldn't be a problem. Maybe...
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2015, 11:38 PM
Replies: 12,420
Views: 2,750,185
Posted By UtahGuido
PM sent.

PM sent.
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 12,420
Views: 2,750,185
Posted By UtahGuido
I've got a KLX300 muffler. It's nice because the...

I've got a KLX300 muffler. It's nice because the end cap (butt plug) bolts on and can be removed and swapped for something bigger (and louder). The header diameter is bigger (if I'm not mistaken) so...
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,143
Posted By UtahGuido
Okay Kyle I think you need to trade your KLX for...

Okay Kyle I think you need to trade your KLX for a KTM and then keep your eyes on AJP motorcycles and see what transpires with the PR7.

Link (http://motoajp.com/ajp-enduros/pr-7/).
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,143
Posted By UtahGuido
You know, since its your first bike you might...

You know, since its your first bike you might want to play the field, so to speak, although the field for small to medium sized dual sports is fairly limited. If you're a young guy then you're...
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2015, 10:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,143
Posted By UtahGuido
Here's what a heavily modified KLX250S looks...

Here's what a heavily modified KLX250S looks like, though this is a 2007:

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/640x480q90/910/8yRmBW.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pa8yRmBWj)

351 big bore upgrade...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-05-2015, 10:29 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 27,422
Posted By UtahGuido
Looks like a Scorpa TYS in the background.

Looks like a Scorpa TYS in the background.
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 12,420
Views: 2,750,185
Posted By UtahGuido
Lovely! Thanks Gypsy! The West is the Best.

Lovely! Thanks Gypsy!

The West is the Best.
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2015, 11:49 AM
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Posted By UtahGuido
Oh, you will be pleased with it. Don't you worry....

Oh, you will be pleased with it. Don't you worry.

On the subject of suspension I mentioned that it appears that I have blown out my fork seals so I'm taking them (the forks) to a local shop to get...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2015, 02:08 PM
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Views: 2,750,185
Posted By UtahGuido
What the other guys said. I feel real good about...

What the other guys said. I feel real good about these tires. I ran them at around 15-17 psi front and rear with heavy duty tubes. They took a couple of pretty good whacks too. In fact it appears...
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2015, 10:45 PM
Replies: 12,420
Views: 2,750,185
Posted By UtahGuido
Back about a month ago I mentieoned that I would...

Back about a month ago I mentieoned that I would be riding in Death Valley and I was a little concerned running Shinko 244s vs full DOT knobbies. Well I'm happy to report that the Shinkos did fine....
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 334
Posted By UtahGuido
Very cool! En espanol!

Very cool! En espanol!
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2015, 08:14 AM
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Posted By UtahGuido
Me too! Tierra Del Fuego mebbe?

Me too! Tierra Del Fuego mebbe?
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 12,420
Views: 2,750,185
Posted By UtahGuido
Speaking of rack attachments and the 6 mm bolt...

Speaking of rack attachments and the 6 mm bolt that mounts the seat: I have a side rack that just attaches at the two side panel (seat mount) bolts and I thought it was kind of weak so I drilled and...
Forum: Thumpers 02-26-2015, 02:31 AM
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Posted By UtahGuido
To make the KLX bigger you move the footpegs back...

To make the KLX bigger you move the footpegs back a couple inches, reshape the seat to take out the dip, raise the handlebars a bit, and finally add an inch to the swingarm. Voile! Bigger bike!
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 12,420
Views: 2,750,185
Posted By UtahGuido
Cool. I'll keep an eye on your report. We're...

Cool. I'll keep an eye on your report. We're camping in the Park at Panamint Springs and doing two big loops, to the north on day one and to the south on day 2. Those are long loops and I'm not sure...
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 12,420
Views: 2,750,185
Posted By UtahGuido
Hey thanks! My trip is on March 19,20. Maybe get...

Hey thanks! My trip is on March 19,20. Maybe get back to us on conditions? I put on some Shinko 244s at the end of last season and while I'm sorely tempted to leave them on just to test how they...
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 12,420
Views: 2,750,185
Posted By UtahGuido
Yeah I noticed that earlier post of yours about...

Yeah I noticed that earlier post of yours about Dial A Jet. I'd heard mixed reviews of those things but your endorsement carries some weight. I'll give it a look. Thanks.

Now, I have to remind you...
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2015, 11:04 PM
Replies: 12,420
Views: 2,750,185
Posted By UtahGuido
I've got a jetting situation coming up. I'm going...

I've got a jetting situation coming up. I'm going to Death Valley next month and thinking I need to re-jet. I'm currently using a 125 main and a 35 pilot in the stock carb, riding around from 7000+...
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,923
Posted By UtahGuido
Something to consider!

Something to consider!
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2015, 01:12 AM
Replies: 12,420
Views: 2,750,185
Posted By UtahGuido
I'm 6'2" as well and my current set up is 2" Rox...

I'm 6'2" as well and my current set up is 2" Rox risers and Tusk Cub bars in the CR High bend, so quite bit of loft. They feel pretty good. Not too tall at all. I've actually had them higher with...
Forum: Trials 01-25-2015, 09:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,009
Posted By UtahGuido
Love the axle behind the fork. Edit: Or is...

Love the axle behind the fork.

Edit: Or is it? What is is that thing?

Okay my oopsie. There's the axle where it's supposed to be, through the middle of the hub.
Forum: Thumpers 01-02-2015, 08:57 PM
Replies: 12,420
Views: 2,750,185
Posted By UtahGuido
I think $600 sound expensive too. Are these heads...

I think $600 sound expensive too. Are these heads rebuildable?
Forum: Thumpers 01-02-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 12,420
Views: 2,750,185
Posted By UtahGuido
One trick I got from another fellow in this...

One trick I got from another fellow in this thread, who's name I can't remember, is to swap out the needle jet holder in the stock 250 carb for one from a KLX300. The 300 needle jet holder (the thing...
Forum: Thumpers 01-02-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 12,420
Views: 2,750,185
Posted By UtahGuido
I think I'm at a 35 main. Works well.

I think I'm at a 35 main. Works well.
Forum: Thumpers 01-01-2015, 10:40 PM
Replies: 12,420
Views: 2,750,185
Posted By UtahGuido
I wonder if part of the deal is that I'm at 7000...

I wonder if part of the deal is that I'm at 7000 feet and my bike is chronically rich. So it starts easier? I don't know. But it ran rich as a 250 too and it was sometimes cranky about starting.
...
Forum: Thumpers 01-01-2015, 10:28 PM
Replies: 12,420
Views: 2,750,185
Posted By UtahGuido
If you get it cheap enough you have some latitude...

If you get it cheap enough you have some latitude in fixing the engine. I once bought a bottom end of off eBay for a KLR650 for something like $250 and it worked fine.

What do you do with a...
Forum: Thumpers 12-31-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 12,420
Views: 2,750,185
Posted By UtahGuido
Couple things: First, Hi Stackwood! Sounds...

Couple things:

First, Hi Stackwood! Sounds like you bought your bike for the same reason I bought mine: simple, modifiable, and the 6 speed gearbox. Mine is nothing like it was when I bought it -...
Forum: Thumpers 12-25-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 12,420
Views: 2,750,185
Posted By UtahGuido
Back when mine was a 250 and it wouldn't start I...

Back when mine was a 250 and it wouldn't start I found that draining the float bowl usually usually did the trick. The expensive fix however, which pays dividends in all other sorts of ways, is to...
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 12,420
Views: 2,750,185
Posted By UtahGuido
I tried a KLX300 manual choke on my KLR. Didn't...

I tried a KLX300 manual choke on my KLR. Didn't work, far as I can remember. I don't have the KLR anymore but I still have that choke thingy.

Cool idea, btw: the choke relocation. I have to fish...
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 12,420
Views: 2,750,185
Posted By UtahGuido
Looks like a fun bike at a fun price. Needs...

Looks like a fun bike at a fun price. Needs clutch work:

http://www.ksl.com/index.php?nid=218&ad=32573591&cat=&lpid=3&search=klx&ad_cid=3
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