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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-22-2015, 06:24 AM
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Posted By nonamehorse
Thanks for that, very impressive! Makes one...

Thanks for that, very impressive! Makes one wonder how tall we can eventually build. A very nice write up on the history of skyscrapers here:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Early_skyscrapers

Ride...
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 16,649
Views: 1,904,234
Posted By nonamehorse
I'm not sure how the older model windshields...

I'm not sure how the older model windshields attach, but on 2008+ they are secured with rubber well nuts. They eventually dry out, but last years and remain secure. I'm sure you can adapt them to...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-20-2015, 10:54 AM
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Posted By nonamehorse
Bummer getting your bike impounded, let us know...

Bummer getting your bike impounded, let us know how it goes. Has anyone here been ticketed or impounded strictly on an aftermarket pipe?
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2015, 08:26 PM
Replies: 16,649
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Posted By nonamehorse
The words Plastic + nut should never be used...

The words Plastic + nut should never be used together. But yeah, those will work just fine. [emoji6]
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 16,649
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Posted By nonamehorse
Just got to feel the pain once. LOL

Just got to feel the pain once. LOL
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 16,649
Views: 1,904,234
Posted By nonamehorse
Stead Engineering. ...

Stead Engineering. http://www.steadengineering.com
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2015, 06:55 AM
Replies: 16,649
Views: 1,904,234
Posted By nonamehorse
Although the aftermarket horns may not live up to...

Although the aftermarket horns may not live up to their rated decibel output, just a 10db increase over stock is twice as loud. That gets you noticed, mine does and saved my bacon a couple of times.
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2015, 09:03 PM
Replies: 16,649
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Posted By nonamehorse
Ouch indeed!

Ouch indeed!
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2015, 08:31 PM
Replies: 16,649
Views: 1,904,234
Posted By nonamehorse
KLR650 Only Thread......

Been using the PIAA 115db horn. Works great on my 08. Plugs right in stock position, no new wiring or relay required.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-29-2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,293
Posted By nonamehorse
Yep, back in the day CB 750s were all over the...

Yep, back in the day CB 750s were all over the place on NYC mean streets and super cheap. I picked mine up for $350, parked it curbside, rain, snow, knockdowns, kick-overs, seat slashed, fuel lines...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-27-2015, 06:43 AM
Replies: 25,779
Views: 1,833,356
Posted By nonamehorse
About 15 years ago, I got a ticket for a) not...

About 15 years ago, I got a ticket for a) not having a windshield on my bike & b) not having my registration sticker attached to said windshield. :eek1 I fought it showing my registration was on the...
Forum: Ride reports 03-21-2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 26,642
Posted By nonamehorse
:eek1 Jeez! Now, that's an adventure! Glad you...

:eek1 Jeez! Now, that's an adventure! Glad you made it out ok & hope you heal up quick.
Forum: Ride reports 03-18-2015, 01:59 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 26,642
Posted By nonamehorse
Damn, good to hear you're ok. You still earned...

Damn, good to hear you're ok. You still earned your beers!
Forum: Ride reports 03-18-2015, 07:09 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 26,642
Posted By nonamehorse
My Beta & I are probably ill-prepared for Baja

...and looks like he back tracked a ways. Hope he's ok.
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2015, 05:51 PM
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Posted By nonamehorse
Sno Dawg, sounds like fun. Bet your dog is gonna...

Sno Dawg, sounds like fun. Bet your dog is gonna love that Sputnik! Enjoy.
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2015, 05:23 PM
Replies: 16,649
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Posted By nonamehorse
Nice ride Sno Dawg! How's it handle power wise?

Nice ride Sno Dawg! How's it handle power wise?
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,333
Posted By nonamehorse
If the new Honda Africa Twin ever materializes...

If the new Honda Africa Twin ever materializes and manages to live up to the hype, my KLR might have to live with a mistress. :evil
Forum: Ride reports 03-17-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 26,642
Posted By nonamehorse
Hell yes! That's one trip that's in my bucket. If...

Hell yes! That's one trip that's in my bucket. If you're up for it, PM me when you get back and I'll buy you a beer or two, or three! Good luck.
Forum: Equipment 03-17-2015, 11:58 AM
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Posted By nonamehorse
Whenever the application allows, I'll switch the...

Whenever the application allows, I'll switch the screw out in favor of an allen head socket or button. Think the last time I used a screw driver was jets in the carb.
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2015, 07:08 AM
Replies: 16,649
Views: 1,904,234
Posted By nonamehorse
Sounds like your tank is building vacuum and not...

Sounds like your tank is building vacuum and not venting properly. Make sure your tank vent & your carb vacuum lines are not clogged or pinched, also if you haven't taken apart your fuel cap and...
Forum: Ride reports 03-15-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 42,239
Posted By nonamehorse
WOW! I usually don't bring a camera along because...

WOW! I usually don't bring a camera along because I feel it distracts from the ride and just take an iPhone photo when the mood hits. But I've got to say, your thread is inspirational and I'll be...
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 16,649
Views: 1,904,234
Posted By nonamehorse
Mtnrubi, funny you should mention what the dollar...

Mtnrubi, funny you should mention what the dollar component brings in to play psychologically. My other ADV vehicle is a Chevy Tracker (rebranded Vitara). They get about as much respect in...
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 16,649
Views: 1,904,234
Posted By nonamehorse
I'd have to agree. The simplicity of the KLR...

I'd have to agree. The simplicity of the KLR inspires owners to get elbow deep inside their motors. A lot of threads I've read over the years involved problems and complications brought on by OPs...
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 16,649
Views: 1,904,234
Posted By nonamehorse
Good one. Going into my bag of tricks. Thanks!

Good one. Going into my bag of tricks. Thanks!
Forum: Equipment 03-14-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 390
Posted By nonamehorse
Not sure about helmet lining kits being...

Not sure about helmet lining kits being available, but you should at the very least check the production date inside that lid if it's still there, at the very least you'd want some back story on it's...
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 16,649
Views: 1,904,234
Posted By nonamehorse
If you're sure you seated everything properly,...

If you're sure you seated everything properly, the only thing I can think of is the tiny o-ring on the shaft; if you're not extra careful sliding it on, it can tear on the threads. Wrapping the...
Forum: Vendors 03-14-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 2,555
Views: 875,058
Posted By nonamehorse
Need one for the ADVehicle. Order up!

Need one for the ADVehicle. Order up!
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2015, 02:05 PM
Replies: 841
Views: 115,389
Posted By nonamehorse
Always enjoy following your thread Gas Gas....

Always enjoy following your thread Gas Gas. That's one very nice KLR ADV you've put together. :thumb
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-09-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 25,779
Views: 1,833,356
Posted By nonamehorse
Man, it was great being out today thrashing it!...

Man, it was great being out today thrashing it! :clap
Have fun everyone and stay safe, supposedly a dangerous week to be out due to daylight savings time change.
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Forum: Equipment 02-26-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,031
Posted By nonamehorse
DOT certification is a Federal regulation. Not...

DOT certification is a Federal regulation. Not sure how lax the rest of the country is, but if you are stopped in NY state and especially NYC it will be enforced. In NYC your visor must also be down...
Forum: Thumpers 02-26-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,446
Posted By nonamehorse
Though a fuel injected KLX650 style bike would be...

Though a fuel injected KLX650 style bike would be great, it would probably fall into the KLE650 price point. Probably too much overlap for KAW to see profitability of either platform. They'll...
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 16,589
Posted By nonamehorse
That dude has serious cojones and that KLR's got...

That dude has serious cojones and that KLR's got heart!
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 16,589
Posted By nonamehorse
Did anyone say KLR race? :huh ...

Did anyone say KLR race? :huh

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d99TZLRxjn8
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 16,589
Posted By nonamehorse
Same here Tsotsie, love mine. My dreaded '08 has...

Same here Tsotsie, love mine. My dreaded '08 has never failed to start, has never left me stranded, takes it's NYC knocks & does double duty camping, will cruise comfortably at 75 all day long with...
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2015, 06:41 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 16,589
Posted By nonamehorse
^^^This is correct. Stronger Euro 2 and Euro 3...

^^^This is correct. Stronger Euro 2 and Euro 3 emission standards around that time pretty much killed off all carbed bikes. Though not considered true dual sports KLE500, and it's evolution KLE650...
Forum: Ride reports 02-19-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 26,656
Posted By nonamehorse
Bring it! It never ceases to amaze me what people...

Bring it! It never ceases to amaze me what people are capable of riding on those monsters. :eek1
Forum: Ride reports 02-16-2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,532
Posted By nonamehorse
Very nice! Man, what I'd give for some of that...

Very nice! Man, what I'd give for some of that weather & scenery right around now.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-13-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 25,779
Views: 1,833,356
Posted By nonamehorse
:rofl

:rofl
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 16,649
Views: 1,904,234
Posted By nonamehorse
Your best bet on a used OEM shock is probably...

Your best bet on a used OEM shock is probably eBay. There's always a handful up in the $150.00 -200.00 range, but buyer beware. If at all possible and money allows upgrade to an aftermarket shock,...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-13-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 25,779
Views: 1,833,356
Posted By nonamehorse
Much respect gents! Stay warm & safe. I...

Much respect gents! Stay warm & safe. I personally follow Clint's number one rule...
http://i1319.photobucket.com/albums/t677/lfcabrer/age6ezy3_zpssikpjklt.jpg...
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