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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-28-2012, 10:46 AM
Replies: 1,393
Views: 64,007
Posted By great08
Just some FYI.... I now live in Chesapeake,...

Just some FYI....

I now live in Chesapeake, VA.


If any of you guys find yourselves exiting out the the Northern end of the Outer Banks in need of a place to stay or an oil change just let...
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2012, 10:39 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 26,288
Posted By great08
08' with 32k miles on her so far. Just...

08' with 32k miles on her so far.

Just moved to a location that requires an hour commute every day.... so the miles are going to start adding up quickly.

Everything is stock. That being...
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2012, 08:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,928
Posted By great08
I actually had everything pretty much complete...

I actually had everything pretty much complete with the conversion. I got the bike running(just idleing) on FI. However, I needed a ton of tuning before the bike would be ready for commuting every...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-02-2011, 11:34 PM
Replies: 1,393
Views: 64,007
Posted By great08
I can't. My bike is in a million pieces out in...

I can't. My bike is in a million pieces out in the garage.

Doing the fuel injection conversion finally. I can only work on it about 30 mins a week. lol

Should possibly be able to finish...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-10-2011, 07:16 PM
Replies: 1,393
Views: 64,007
Posted By great08
Nice. It's always a good thing to get out and...

Nice. It's always a good thing to get out and take a ride for a day. It's like a mini vacation.

I like that bike!

Marty
Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2011, 03:55 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,183
Posted By great08
no problem there... mine is a blk and grn 08'. ...

no problem there... mine is a blk and grn 08'.

However, my email address looks eeerily similar to your forum name!

:clap
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2011, 08:04 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,183
Posted By great08
mmitchell57... Just wanted to share that my...

mmitchell57...

Just wanted to share that my name is M. Mitchell as well. lol

I too own a KLR.

My first name is Martin/Marty.

Just thought I would share that since the title of your...
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2011, 08:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,928
Posted By great08
My immediate goal would be... No Worse than...

My immediate goal would be... No Worse than stock. :lol3


After that I can tweak it. I am pretty sure the carb is set to be rich-n-safe since it is blind and can't adjust it'self under...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-10-2011, 03:25 PM
Replies: 1,393
Views: 64,007
Posted By great08
It was a beautiful day for a ride. That's for...

It was a beautiful day for a ride. That's for sure.
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2011, 03:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,928
Posted By great08
Fuel Injected KLR possibly on the way...

that is... if I am successful @ doing it myself. :lol3

.


I have been able to successfully adapt the LTR450 FI throttle body to fit to my KLR. My choke cable plugs right up to the hot-start...
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2011, 08:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,378
Posted By great08
Just an update. I have been able to...

Just an update.


I have been able to successfully adapt the LTR450 FI throttle body to fit to my KLR. My choke cable plugs right up to the hot-start slide on the LTR throttle body... and the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-10-2011, 07:35 AM
Replies: 1,393
Views: 64,007
Posted By great08
I spent the whole day yesterday getting my dash...

I spent the whole day yesterday getting my dash area stratened up for the FI project I have been doing. I now have the microsquirt processor, gauge cluster, microsquirt wiring harness, and home made...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-25-2011, 08:31 PM
Replies: 1,393
Views: 64,007
Posted By great08
Nice. Looks like you are almost ready for an...

Nice. Looks like you are almost ready for an around-the-world trip. Errr... at least to Alaska and back. Would be about 14k miles.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-21-2011, 03:04 PM
Replies: 1,393
Views: 64,007
Posted By great08
I do like the sound of that. I think it's a good...

I do like the sound of that. I think it's a good idea. :freaky
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-12-2011, 07:50 AM
Replies: 1,393
Views: 64,007
Posted By great08
I am actually taking a single day of leave for...

I am actually taking a single day of leave for the 20th...

But it is so I can watch the baby for a day while the wife goes in for training @ work... and I will have some family in town. So I...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-06-2011, 08:45 PM
Replies: 3,645
Views: 1,572,763
Posted By great08
Nice! My wife was born in Seoul,...

Nice!


My wife was born in Seoul, Korea.

Do you have any pics of the area so I can see what it is like there? I would like to go visit some day maybe. Neither of us have a clue of what it...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-06-2011, 08:40 PM
Replies: 1,393
Views: 64,007
Posted By great08
That was a nice dinner there guys. We should do...

That was a nice dinner there guys. We should do that a little more often. Kind of gets me in the spirit to go and do a little ridin'.

I usually just "wing it" and take an hour or two to do some...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-06-2011, 03:14 PM
Replies: 1,393
Views: 64,007
Posted By great08
I'll be there... See you in a few hours.

I'll be there...

See you in a few hours.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-04-2011, 08:56 PM
Replies: 1,393
Views: 64,007
Posted By great08
For sure... Where was it @ again? JK

For sure...


Where was it @ again? JK
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-02-2011, 06:53 PM
Replies: 1,393
Views: 64,007
Posted By great08
At least you know you will always be... cool. ...

At least you know you will always be... cool. :deal
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-02-2011, 03:30 PM
Replies: 1,393
Views: 64,007
Posted By great08
I am pretty flexable. Whatever you guys choose......

I am pretty flexable. Whatever you guys choose... I'll probably be there.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-01-2011, 04:51 PM
Replies: 1,393
Views: 64,007
Posted By great08
SOUNDS AWESOME! Lol. Sorry for not...

SOUNDS AWESOME!

Lol. Sorry for not responding till now. I read your post but forgot to come back and respond. I am a little spacy sometimes.

Marty
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-28-2011, 07:00 PM
Replies: 1,393
Views: 64,007
Posted By great08
+1 Although... forrestrider- since you are...

+1

Although... forrestrider- since you are officially a chef now and all... are you going to be personally whipping us up something?

JK!!! A resturaunt down on the causway sounds pretty nice...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-28-2011, 10:32 AM
Replies: 1,393
Views: 64,007
Posted By great08
Hey Aaron. :freaky Cool to hear there...

Hey Aaron. :freaky


Cool to hear there are more riders in the area. I keep seeing dualsports around my neck of the woods almost every day. Maybe they will slowly find this site.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-27-2011, 03:05 PM
Replies: 1,393
Views: 64,007
Posted By great08
It is called "Biker Blowout". ...

It is called "Biker Blowout".

http://www.gulfportmemorialdayblowout.com/main.htm

Also, I am not going now! :deal :lol3

It turns out I will have some company over for a week starting Sat....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-24-2011, 07:40 PM
Replies: 1,393
Views: 64,007
Posted By great08
Always nice to know that there is another rider...

Always nice to know that there is another rider lurking around out there. Thanks for stepping up and saying hey.


My problem is that I have always just live by the "winging it" way of life. So...
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2011, 05:25 AM
Replies: 1,223
Views: 143,427
Posted By great08
Sounds awesome. Can't wait to see the final...

Sounds awesome. Can't wait to see the final product.
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2011, 08:22 PM
Replies: 1,223
Views: 143,427
Posted By great08
They also make 125/250cc diesel engines... along...

They also make 125/250cc diesel engines... along with their 800/1600cc diesel engines.

That demonstrator bike had the first gen motor and a 107 cubic inch engine. Still gets a claimed 70-80mpg...
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2011, 07:29 PM
Replies: 1,223
Views: 143,427
Posted By great08
Here is a small cc diesel engine maker I found...

Here is a small cc diesel engine maker I found today. Have no clue if they are for real or any good though. Someone could give em' a shot though perhaps...
...
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2011, 03:11 PM
Replies: 1,223
Views: 143,427
Posted By great08
I'd be willing to drop 3g on just the engine......

I'd be willing to drop 3g on just the engine... without the bike. As long as it is a direct-bolt-in replacement... or has adapters.

That route would be Sooooo much cheaper than getting a whole...
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2011, 08:04 PM
Replies: 1,223
Views: 143,427
Posted By great08
:eek1

:eek1
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-15-2011, 08:01 PM
Replies: 1,393
Views: 64,007
Posted By great08
Sounds like you guys had some fun. It sure was a...

Sounds like you guys had some fun. It sure was a beautiful day today. I thought all of the cool sunny days were behind us... and now it looks like we get to enjoy a whole week of it! :clap


My...
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2011, 07:49 PM
Replies: 1,223
Views: 143,427
Posted By great08
Jeese... that is the KLR though for sure. ...

Jeese... that is the KLR though for sure.

I wonder what has stopped them from bringing it to the states... errr... well... caused them to ship it out of the states and not sell them to...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-13-2011, 07:38 PM
Replies: 1,393
Views: 64,007
Posted By great08
I am officially riding out to Baton Rouge, LA...

I am officially riding out to Baton Rouge, LA tomorrow. Heading out in the late morning after I get off of work. Are you interested? Sorry for the late response! lol
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-06-2011, 03:17 PM
Replies: 2,114
Views: 572,069
Posted By great08
That is impressive right there. I always...

That is impressive right there.

I always hear of others speaking about 650s being to big for real dirt. I just look at is as being something that is more than capable... if the rider is capable....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-01-2011, 08:52 AM
Replies: 1,393
Views: 64,007
Posted By great08
:clap Yep. That is one beautiful bike! ...

:clap


Yep. That is one beautiful bike!



Would you be willing to tell us some of the things you like about it?... and some of the farkles you have planned for it? I know you've got...
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2011, 09:30 PM
Replies: 8,533
Views: 2,091,564
Posted By great08
I know what your doing. :y0! Been...

I know what your doing. :y0!


Been trying not to say and ruin it though. lol
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2011, 07:57 PM
Replies: 8,533
Views: 2,091,564
Posted By great08
Nice Find.

Nice Find.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-22-2011, 04:13 PM
Replies: 1,393
Views: 64,007
Posted By great08
Deals Gap is a wonderful region! Endless curvy...

Deals Gap is a wonderful region! Endless curvy dirt roads with lots of campsites. If it were up to me I would retire up there some day. I would love to go to that! I can't though. I just used a good...
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2011, 08:34 PM
Replies: 8,533
Views: 2,091,564
Posted By great08
Nice bike!

Nice bike!
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