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Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 13,985
Views: 1,413,491
Posted By Hybridchemistry
It's supposed to be a drain for the airbox I...

It's supposed to be a drain for the airbox I believe, check it and you'll probably see a nipple that's missing a hose.
Forum: The Garage 10-22-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 322
Posted By Hybridchemistry
A certain KLR 650 forum website has a good thread...

A certain KLR 650 forum website has a good thread on a SV650 caliper upgrade, requires a bracket to be made, but has had good results with a 320mm rotor.

I'm planing (but it's slowly fading to a...
Forum: The Garage 10-21-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 640
Posted By Hybridchemistry
Fluid is fluid and pressure is pressure, I would...

Fluid is fluid and pressure is pressure, I would use it and just make sure the slack stays out of the way.

-Another KLR owner ;)

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Forum: The Garage 10-18-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,434
Posted By Hybridchemistry
If you have the property/space for it, some...

If you have the property/space for it, some people have had good success with large 40'(?) shipping containers.
Forum: The Garage 10-16-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 501
Posted By Hybridchemistry
Was on sale as of 4 days ago on their email...

Was on sale as of 4 days ago on their email flyer, if you can wait a week or two, it'll go on sale again

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Forum: The Garage 10-16-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,876
Posted By Hybridchemistry
That's fair, it's your garage, it should fit your...

That's fair, it's your garage, it should fit your needs not ours :P

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Forum: The Garage 10-15-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,876
Posted By Hybridchemistry
+1 I thought you'd have more of a view :huh

+1 I thought you'd have more of a view :huh
Forum: The Garage 10-14-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,089
Posted By Hybridchemistry
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=70...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=701077
Forum: The Garage 10-14-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 357
Posted By Hybridchemistry
Probably the whole part that fits in the tank is...

Probably the whole part that fits in the tank is the screen. It looks like you have a reserve option on there, which usually shows up as a shorter of two 'straws' sticking up from the petcock proper,...
Forum: The Garage 10-13-2014, 10:59 PM
Replies: 2,211
Views: 291,256
Posted By Hybridchemistry
Checked the valve shim clearences on the KLR, all...

Checked the valve shim clearences on the KLR, all won't fit a .008" feeler, and that's the lowest in my new set :baldy
Tomorrow I'll have to pick up a better feeler gauge set and see if I can't pick...
Forum: The Garage 10-11-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 2,211
Views: 291,256
Posted By Hybridchemistry
Changed out the front tire on the KLR for a...

Changed out the front tire on the KLR for a slightly less shitty one, swapped over my IMS shift lever and then promptly dropped the bike after a short test ride. I'm going to call it two wins and one...
Forum: Thumpers 10-06-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 13,985
Views: 1,413,491
Posted By Hybridchemistry
SBLED's is the /go to/ place for LEDs based on my...

SBLED's is the /go to/ place for LEDs based on my research, but they are dammed expensive :(
I ended up replacing my burned out running tail light with a cheap 1157 LED stack I got off eBay a few...
Forum: The Garage 10-06-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,322
Posted By Hybridchemistry
I've barely gotten any use out of this one :( I...

I've barely gotten any use out of this one :(
I hear what you're saying though about battery drain.

Speaking of which, is it okay to leave batteries constantly on the stock charger? I assume it's...
Forum: The Garage 10-06-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,322
Posted By Hybridchemistry
DeWalt Cordless replacement batteries?

About a year ago I picked up a fairly new DeWalt drill that uses an 18v XR2 DW9095 battery. Unfortunately for me, the deal was not as good as I had thought and the battery is basically crap and dead....
Forum: The Garage 10-05-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 2,211
Views: 291,256
Posted By Hybridchemistry
Replaced my tail light bulb because the runner...

Replaced my tail light bulb because the runner light portion was burned out. LED replacement is alright, but some cheap eBay one.

It's the little victories that count.
Forum: The Garage 10-04-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 2,211
Views: 291,256
Posted By Hybridchemistry
Is anythings specific? I was going to grab one...

Is anythings specific? I was going to grab one from amazon: http://www.amazon.com/EcoPlus-740610-Syringe-100CC-ML/dp/B002JLJDQ0/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1412446452&sr=8-2&keywords=150ml+syringe
Forum: The Garage 10-03-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 2,211
Views: 291,256
Posted By Hybridchemistry
Damn that's a niftier trick than a quick bleed or...

Damn that's a niftier trick than a quick bleed or mitivac!! Going to have to get me a shop syringe.



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Forum: The Garage 09-22-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 885
Posted By Hybridchemistry
I bought a whole manual petcock from a reputable...

I bought a whole manual petcock from a reputable guy on eBay, works fine. Keep it simple, silly.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-20-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 794
Views: 114,440
Posted By Hybridchemistry
Kawasaki KLR 650 - $1000

http://orangecounty.craigslist.org/mcy/4667914528.html



can ya say, deal!?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-20-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 369
Posted By Hybridchemistry
Sorry to hear it man, gotta get a chain next...

Sorry to hear it man, gotta get a chain next time!
I'll keep my eyes peeled in SF and Oakland.
Forum: The Garage 09-20-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 979
Views: 175,792
Posted By Hybridchemistry
Smart! What was your total cost?...

Smart!





What was your total cost?


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Forum: The Garage 09-19-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 2,211
Views: 291,256
Posted By Hybridchemistry
And time, and will make you incredibly jealous of...

And time, and will make you incredibly jealous of some people.

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Forum: The Garage 09-18-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,274
Posted By Hybridchemistry
Alright, I get it, diffrn't strokes for diffrn't...

Alright, I get it, diffrn't strokes for diffrn't folks, but why wouldn't you just save your self the hassle and buy a Miata?
Trunk space, check.
Air through your hair, check.
5 speeds, hugs the...
Forum: Australia 09-16-2014, 12:34 AM
Replies: 1,236
Views: 140,866
Posted By Hybridchemistry
Sorry to hear that your doctor doesn't want you...

Sorry to hear that your doctor doesn't want you to get better like we do! Heal up fast, there's plenty more trails to travel!

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Forum: Thumpers 09-14-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 13,985
Views: 1,413,491
Posted By Hybridchemistry
Ugh, so much for reliable transportation. At...

Ugh, so much for reliable transportation. At least my DRZ is back up and running.
Maybe today I'll have time to look into it.

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Forum: Thumpers 09-14-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 13,985
Views: 1,413,491
Posted By Hybridchemistry
Do yesterday I did a much needed oil change on my...

Do yesterday I did a much needed oil change on my 97 with about 42k on it. It was a back yard find/ressurection, and so far has been really great, despite the fact that it drinks oil and used to spit...
Forum: The Garage 09-14-2014, 01:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 534
Posted By Hybridchemistry
If it was a KLR, I'd say just wrap some duct tape...

If it was a KLR, I'd say just wrap some duct tape over the top and around the sides and call it good enough till you get a replacement. But I don't think you BMW guys are up for that.


:|
Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 13,985
Views: 1,413,491
Posted By Hybridchemistry
I've heard of guys sanding off the glaze and...

I've heard of guys sanding off the glaze and getting a bit more use out of them.

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Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 13,985
Views: 1,413,491
Posted By Hybridchemistry
Did you get the clutch actuator arm back in...

Did you get the clutch actuator arm back in right? I believe there is a specific way it has to go in so that everything works properly.

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Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 512
Posted By Hybridchemistry
I've been wanting to do this to the KLX I own,...

I've been wanting to do this to the KLX I own, but that would have to be after I get it running :(

I was planning to use a second set of wheels I have and lace them onto some sumo rims I picked up...
Forum: The Garage 09-10-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,976
Posted By Hybridchemistry
I've heard good things about the TruckLite 7",...

I've heard good things about the TruckLite 7", the old version can be had as well, but it runs on 24v I believe.
Forum: The Garage 09-10-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 979
Views: 175,792
Posted By Hybridchemistry
Well, that sells me, nothing worse than feeling a...

Well, that sells me, nothing worse than feeling a 12 point starting to slip around a bolt head.

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Forum: The Garage 09-09-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 2,211
Views: 291,256
Posted By Hybridchemistry
It's like watching ants devour a rotting carcass...

It's like watching ants devour a rotting carcass and then put it all back :huh

Good times :clap
Forum: The Garage 09-09-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,876
Posted By Hybridchemistry
+1 and all my jealousy. Question: is it...

+1 and all my jealousy.

Question: is it going to be a PITA to get stuff between the second and first story?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-09-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 2,206
Views: 116,556
Posted By Hybridchemistry
Its okay, she already knows that guys who ride...

Its okay, she already knows that guys who ride KTMs are compensating for one thing or another
:twofinger:
:)

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Forum: The Garage 09-08-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 2,211
Views: 291,256
Posted By Hybridchemistry
Sounds like I'll have to stop by Pyramid Brewery...

Sounds like I'll have to stop by Pyramid Brewery before next weekend.

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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-08-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 2,206
Views: 116,556
Posted By Hybridchemistry
I've been wanting to make this as well, might...

I've been wanting to make this as well, might have to be next time though, don't think the gf can handle an hour+ of moto talk :laughing

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Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 13,985
Views: 1,413,491
Posted By Hybridchemistry
Sounds like its time for a leak down test, any...

Sounds like its time for a leak down test, any "KLR budget" solutions?

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Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 13,985
Views: 1,413,491
Posted By Hybridchemistry
Alright, I'll fess up, I might have overfilled by...

Alright, I'll fess up, I might have overfilled by about an eighth to a quarter liter last time. It was an accident and I did it because it had been drinking oil before, quite a bit of it. Rings could...
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 13,985
Views: 1,413,491
Posted By Hybridchemistry
Thoughts KLR650 Only thread?

Thoughts KLR650 Only thread?
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