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Forum: GS Boxers 01-21-2015, 08:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 466
Posted By whisperquiet
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=16...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=169468
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-17-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,043
Posted By whisperquiet
They must have bought the paint from BMW. ...

They must have bought the paint from BMW.

2013 BMW R1200GS Adventure.

http://i.ytimg.com/vi/dF9ewXtxCY0/maxresdefault.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 01-15-2015, 09:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,687
Posted By whisperquiet
Super deal with the factory luggage.

Super deal with the factory luggage.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-13-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 747
Posted By whisperquiet
Send the bike to anger management class.

Send the bike to anger management class.
Forum: Road warriors 01-11-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 3,267
Views: 933,756
Posted By whisperquiet
Best Looking Bike

http://i1046.photobucket.com/albums/b464/mick52/klr/001_zpsc52d7432.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 15,391
Views: 1,683,584
Posted By whisperquiet
OEM KLR650 shock rebuild info: ...

OEM KLR650 shock rebuild info:

http://calgarydualsport.tripod.com/klr650shock/procedure.html
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-02-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 26,498
Views: 5,121,986
Posted By whisperquiet
I wired my Symtec heated grip liners on my 2012...

I wired my Symtec heated grip liners on my 2012 and 2013 using the factory plugs (used for the OEM Yamaha heated grip kit) as described in this thread.
...
Forum: Thumpers 12-29-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 497
Posted By whisperquiet
Get new black ones. F650GS tire threads: ...

Get new black ones.

F650GS tire threads:

http://advrider.com/forums/search.php?searchid=39572805
Forum: Thumpers 12-28-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 542
Views: 90,039
Posted By whisperquiet
I have owned 8 different KLRs since 1991....and...

I have owned 8 different KLRs since 1991....and always keep one no matter what else I currently own (2013 Super Tenere). I've ridden one to the Arctic Circle and on the Trans Labrador Highway.
...
Forum: Thumpers 12-28-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 512
Posted By whisperquiet
I would ride it 5-10 minutes and change the oil...

I would ride it 5-10 minutes and change the oil again...repeat a few times.
Clean the air filter and visually check the airbox for debris, mud, sand, etc.
Pull the electrical connectors apart,...
Forum: Thumpers 12-28-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 462
Posted By whisperquiet
True-true...........I did insulate the wiring...

True-true...........I did insulate the wiring harness on my 2010 KLR at every possible rub spot due to this possibility. Others may know that this will involve removing all of the body work, tank,...
Forum: Thumpers 12-27-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 462
Posted By whisperquiet
It is the temperature sending wire...your water...

It is the temperature sending wire...your water temp gauge on the dash will not work without it attached/connected.

It sounds like your vacuum operated petcock is about to fail totally. Mine...
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 380
Posted By whisperquiet
If Gerbing won't replace it, try a Warm and Safe...

If Gerbing won't replace it, try a Warm and Safe controller the next time.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-05-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 10,237
Posted By whisperquiet
I'll weigh in on the S10 vs. R1200GS debate as...

I'll weigh in on the S10 vs. R1200GS debate as I've owned a 2007 GSA, a 2012 S10. and currently a 2013 S10 with 28,000 miles.

Pros on the R1200:
Very easy to work on..valves, fluid changes,...
Forum: The Garage 11-19-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,184
Posted By whisperquiet
http://davesinclairford.com/ In south St...

http://davesinclairford.com/

In south St Louis County right off I255 and I55. I bought two Rangers and they were the easiest to deal with at the time as they are a volume dealer with lots of...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-16-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 10,225
Posted By whisperquiet
Ride a KLR first....then ride the new R1200GSW. ...

Ride a KLR first....then ride the new R1200GSW. You'll be sold!
Forum: GS Boxers 11-15-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 559
Views: 66,184
Posted By whisperquiet
And your name, SSN, and DOB.

And your name, SSN, and DOB.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-31-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,318
Posted By whisperquiet
Are the handlebars centered? Or, are they locked...

Are the handlebars centered? Or, are they locked left or right?
Forum: Thumpers 10-27-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,156
Posted By whisperquiet
I'll step into the "doohickey" controversy as I...

I'll step into the "doohickey" controversy as I have owned 8 different KLRs since 1991. Doohickey and spring failure/inoperative problems as follows:

1990 KLR650 never opened up or replaced in...
Forum: The Garage 10-24-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,185
Posted By whisperquiet
Just throw your old uncharged battery in the...

Just throw your old uncharged battery in the ditch/creek behind your house...BAM..you are in compliance.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,429
Posted By whisperquiet
Maybe it is the right oil in the wrong bike.

Maybe it is the right oil in the wrong bike.
Forum: Thumpers 10-18-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,570
Posted By whisperquiet
Unintended acceleration with my KLR650 is unheard...

Unintended acceleration with my KLR650 is unheard off......it would be a good thing.:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 10-12-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,570
Posted By whisperquiet
Unintended acceleration is the term...

Unintended acceleration is the term used.....Toyota and Audi paid dearly for alleged unintended acceleration..
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-24-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,065
Posted By whisperquiet
This ^^^^^^^^^ we rode Black Bear and...

This ^^^^^^^^^ we rode Black Bear and Poughkeepsie today. Black Bear was overrated as to difficulty in my opinion and Poughkeepsie was much, much tougher .... And, we rode it downhill. Lots and...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-20-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,418
Posted By whisperquiet
Good deal...great bike...have fun.

Good deal...great bike...have fun.
Forum: Road warriors 09-16-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,910
Posted By whisperquiet
The new WR450R......

The new WR450R......
Forum: The Garage 09-15-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 989
Posted By whisperquiet
THIS...I measure the plate to roller gap with a...

THIS...I measure the plate to roller gap with a feeler gauge and set the master link appropriately......usually it results in a .010 flare from the pin diameter un flared.
Forum: Road warriors 08-30-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,694
Posted By whisperquiet
It is CHROMED....that is what really matters.

It is CHROMED....that is what really matters.
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,311
Posted By whisperquiet
The OEM radiator might even be of Chinese...

The OEM radiator might even be of Chinese manufacture. Just a thought.

My 2010 had the same radiator failure and could not be repaired by the local radiator shop. I bought a new EBay Chinese...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-20-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 26,498
Views: 5,121,986
Posted By whisperquiet
I owned three ST1300 bikes and have owned a '12...

I owned three ST1300 bikes and have owned a '12 and '13 S10......I have never noticed a heat problem with the S10. The ST 1300 was the hottest bike I have ever owned.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-20-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 26,498
Views: 5,121,986
Posted By whisperquiet
Your "space" is correct as shown.

Your "space" is correct as shown.
Forum: The Garage 08-18-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,313
Posted By whisperquiet
Laugh Everyone is overlooking the simplest solution. ...

Everyone is overlooking the simplest solution.

1. Drain the oil into a fresh container.
2. Go here. www.klr650.net
3. Advertise and sell the "like new" used oil to a thrifty KLR owner.
4. ...
Forum: The Garage 08-09-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,019
Posted By whisperquiet
"If there was one thing I'm disappointed in on...

"If there was one thing I'm disappointed in on the NoMar, its the actual tire changing tool you use to take the tires off and put them back on. The removal part is fine, but I'm still struggling...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-07-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 18,044
Posted By whisperquiet
The reason I bought a 2009 Stratoliner was...

The reason I bought a 2009 Stratoliner was various forum threads that identified 06/07 Strats/Roadliners with transmission and countershaft problems. I did check the countershaft retention plate...
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 41,281
Posted By whisperquiet
I sat on a new 2014 at Moto Europa in St Louis,...

I sat on a new 2014 at Moto Europa in St Louis, Mo. today.
Forum: Road warriors 07-30-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 4,181
Views: 489,360
Posted By whisperquiet
Where is the Motus?

Where is the Motus?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-28-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,725
Posted By whisperquiet
I like the Tiger a lot....the ergos just did not...

I like the Tiger a lot....the ergos just did not work for me...
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,165
Posted By whisperquiet
Read this before you install the new counter...

Read this before you install the new counter sprocket.

http://www.thumpertalk.com/topic/540670-counter-shaft-sprocket-loctite-fix/
Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,996
Posted By whisperquiet
It takes me LESS than five minutes to balance a...

It takes me LESS than five minutes to balance a rear wheel/tire combo on any bike and it seems most need some balance weights. I just feel better knowing both wheels are balanced.
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,568
Posted By whisperquiet
Keep the KLX250 and buy one of the like new/used...

Keep the KLX250 and buy one of the like new/used Super Teneres that are for sale.......plenty roomy for two and can do light off-roading on gravel/two-track.
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