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Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2015, 07:54 AM
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Posted By Keating
Clean side. Problem with the bolt in the black...

Clean side. Problem with the bolt in the black rubber hose is you can't see accumulation.
I'm thinking of using a piece of black rubber hose, similar to stock, and join a couple in long piece of...
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2015, 07:52 AM
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Posted By Keating
That fixes the rotten tube. I'm just wondering...

That fixes the rotten tube. I'm just wondering what solution KLRistas have come up with for effectively plugging and draining the tube.
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 16,995
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Posted By Keating
Airbox oil condensate drain

So I've been riding my 04 for a couple seasons no with an old bolt shoved into the (rotten) rubber drain hose, wrapped with a piece of safety wire, like a twist-tie. The rubber is rotten to where the...
Forum: Ride reports 05-16-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 390
Views: 86,560
Posted By Keating
Ah crap... Thanks Tan. :D

Ah crap...

Thanks Tan. :D
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 16,995
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Posted By Keating
I run the Rotella T6 synthetic in my KLR. Cheap...

I run the Rotella T6 synthetic in my KLR. Cheap at Walmart.
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 16,995
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Posted By Keating
So, Amsoil? :rofl

So, Amsoil? :rofl
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2015, 01:52 PM
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Posted By Keating
That's Snug. Right on the cusp alright. Sounds...

That's Snug. Right on the cusp alright.
Sounds like you got it sorted. You'll probably never need to adjust them again for the life of the bike.



I'm using the Barkbusters VPS...
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 16,995
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Posted By Keating
No problem. What were the measured clearances...

No problem.
What were the measured clearances before adjustment?

It's not altogether uncommon for the timing marks on the cam sprockets to be a little off when the crank/piston are set to TDC. ...
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2015, 05:20 AM
Replies: 16,995
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Posted By Keating
Low end of spec is fine, if it's still within...

Low end of spec is fine, if it's still within spec.
Funny thing is, once they run in, they change very little over time. Your's may have worn in a lot initially, but may have another 10k before...
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2015, 05:10 AM
Replies: 16,995
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Posted By Keating
Wow. You guys really take care of your...

Wow. You guys really take care of your interstates down there.
Is that how you get to the trails? :rofl:rofl:rofl
Forum: Canada 04-25-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 9,837
Views: 690,587
Posted By Keating
Ha. It stands out. :D

Ha. It stands out. :D
Forum: Canada 04-22-2015, 09:08 PM
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Views: 690,587
Posted By Keating
Green first gen with big Hella lights?

Green first gen with big Hella lights?
Forum: Canada 04-21-2015, 08:19 PM
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Posted By Keating
I park downtown. No one has messed with my bike,...

I park downtown. No one has messed with my bike, bur I ride a KLR :rofl

I usually park in underground parkades, where I see folks leave their helmet on the seat, gloves on the dash, etc. Would be...
Forum: Canada 04-13-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 9,837
Views: 690,587
Posted By Keating
need something more reliable in your stable? :rofl

need something more reliable in your stable? :rofl
Forum: Equipment 04-12-2015, 09:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 410
Posted By Keating
The Gerbing controller is designed to shut off if...

The Gerbing controller is designed to shut off if battery power drops too low, to prevent killing the bike..
When you key up, the transmitter draws down the battery enough for the Gerbing controller...
Forum: Canada 04-12-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 9,837
Views: 690,587
Posted By Keating
Me too... err...well at least tools for stuff I...

Me too... err...well at least tools for stuff I own. LOL :D

And thanks. :wink:
Forum: Canada 04-11-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 9,837
Views: 690,587
Posted By Keating
Does any former KLR owner in town have an unused...

Does any former KLR owner in town have an unused set of doohickey tools (crowfoot wrench and rotor puller bolt) for a KLR, that they'd like to unload?
I've got a few offers to borrow a set, but I...
Forum: Ride reports 04-11-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 86,560
Posted By Keating
Hey, don't worry about it! You're doing this trip...

Hey, don't worry about it! You're doing this trip for yourselves, not for us couch jockeys following along from home! Enjoy!

We look forward to reading what you have time to write!

Cheers!
Forum: Ride reports 04-11-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 390
Views: 86,560
Posted By Keating
Man, I was so confused when I saw Blog Post 20...

Man, I was so confused when I saw Blog Post 20 posted.
I was sure I'd already read that post, but no one else said anything and I felt like I was pointing out the Emperor had no clothes.
I even...
Forum: Canada 04-10-2015, 09:06 PM
Replies: 9,837
Views: 690,587
Posted By Keating
Stoked to get some rain today to clean the roads....

Stoked to get some rain today to clean the roads.
Saw two street sweepers out around Kanata Centrum.

Packages rolling in. Late getting to it, but the bike is getting new brakes, tires, braided...
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2015, 08:31 AM
Replies: 16,995
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Posted By Keating
Which Cyclegear ones? I've got 14x LED short...

Which Cyclegear ones?

I've got 14x LED short stalk signals. Paid $3.50 a pair online with free shipping.
The local shop (who I try not to support, hoping they'll go out of business so we can get...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2015, 06:26 PM
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Views: 1,976,613
Posted By Keating
Yup, but if a new enricher nut doesn't fix it,...

Yup, but if a new enricher nut doesn't fix it, that sounds like a clogged pilot jet.
Forum: Equipment 04-08-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 795
Views: 99,274
Posted By Keating
More charging current creates more heat. More...

More charging current creates more heat. More heat slows charging.
Some devices' charging logic will stop charging when it reaches a threshold temperature as a safety measure.
So a 500mA charger...
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 16,995
Views: 1,976,613
Posted By Keating
The irony here is overwhelming.

The irony here is overwhelming.
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 16,995
Views: 1,976,613
Posted By Keating
Swap Harley parts onto your KLR and it'll go from...

Swap Harley parts onto your KLR and it'll go from burning oil to leaking oil. :rofl
Forum: Ride reports 04-04-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 2,912
Views: 1,603,987
Posted By Keating
Funny, I was just asking Mick and Tan...

Funny, I was just asking Mick and Tan (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=26487118&postcount=246) (two Aussies you may run into on your way south in Africa. They're heading North) about...
Forum: Ride reports 04-03-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 390
Views: 86,560
Posted By Keating
Thanks Mick. Appreciate the reviews as well. I...

Thanks Mick. Appreciate the reviews as well.
I thought Sena had a pretty good rep for service in NA.
Kinda bummed to hear about your experience.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-02-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 613
Views: 35,088
Posted By Keating
LOL I'm imagining a bunch of beer league...

LOL
I'm imagining a bunch of beer league softball buddies on oil-burning KLRs that haven't had the Tee-Mod done yet. :rofl
Forum: Ride reports 03-31-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 86,560
Posted By Keating
Hey Mick. Just curious what...

Hey Mick.

Just curious what earphones/buds/plugs you two are using?
Are they plugs with helmet speakers for the intercoms? or buds/earphones that connect to the intercoms? I've been looking at...
Forum: Ride reports 03-30-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 2,912
Views: 1,603,987
Posted By Keating
Well, this piece is called Lick My Love Pump....

Well, this piece is called Lick My Love Pump. :rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl
Forum: Australia 03-29-2015, 08:42 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,960
Posted By Keating
That's like buying new climbing boots and going...

That's like buying new climbing boots and going climbing mount kilamanjaro but saying saying "well, I guess I need to wear out these leather dress shoes before I can use my climbing boots."
If...
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 16,995
Views: 1,976,613
Posted By Keating
Leave it to a Baie Comeau Harley dealership to...

Leave it to a Baie Comeau Harley dealership to charge $120 impound fee. :csm
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 16,136
Posted By Keating
I like allen head bots, especially smaller ones...

I like allen head bots, especially smaller ones in awkward areas like that plenum tube, or whatever you call it.

A long, ball head hex driver lets you get a good purchase on the head, even when...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 5,322
Views: 1,413,168
Posted By Keating
I've never been able to get an air hammer to hit...

I've never been able to get an air hammer to hit that accurately.:eek1
I'd be lucky to get it to hit the damned drain plug more than once, let alone a tiny enough spot to be able to back the plug...
Forum: Ride reports 03-23-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 390
Views: 86,560
Posted By Keating
The standard tender harness and the...

The standard tender harness and the clips/connectors that come with the tenders aren't generally up to the task of boosting. The tender harness (what I'm calling the part that stays attached to the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 5,322
Views: 1,413,168
Posted By Keating
...and make sure the impact is set to the correct...

...and make sure the impact is set to the correct direction. :evil
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 16,995
Views: 1,976,613
Posted By Keating
Which way do you have the one way valve? I assume...

Which way do you have the one way valve? I assume it is to let air in, correct? other wise, you will get a vaccuum on the tank and fuel flow will stop.

However....if that's the case, filling your...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 16,995
Views: 1,976,613
Posted By Keating
You spilled gas. Probably got on the hot midpipe...

You spilled gas. Probably got on the hot midpipe and ignited. That area between your legs is also where the tank vent/overflow runs.

No big deal. Likely nothing wrong.
Forum: Ride reports 03-22-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 86,560
Posted By Keating
Great post! Truly captivating. Not to be...

Great post! Truly captivating.

Not to be Captain Obvious, with 20/20 hindsight vision, but I do the same thing. I have a capped SAE connector hanging outside the battery side cover on my KLR....
Forum: Ride reports 03-22-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 390
Views: 86,560
Posted By Keating
Loving the RR. Subscribed here and following on...

Loving the RR. Subscribed here and following on Facebook. Love engaging in a bit of conversation like chatting about tires...sorry "tyres" on FB the other day, and your Africa v. Europe conundrum.
...
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