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Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2008, 01:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 684
Posted By Craig Connor
2008 KLR 650 R. turn signals

Both of my rear turn signals have broken. Not sure how to word this. To attach the signals it looks like you just shove the rubber part through the signal holder. The outside part that has the lens...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-17-2008, 08:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,339
Posted By Craig Connor
2008 are different must be a miss print in...

2008 are different must be a miss print in catalog. 08 Kawasaki changed the brakes and rotors. KLR650.com are suppose to be overnighting some pads for me. We'll see what happens. The first pair a...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-16-2008, 07:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,339
Posted By Craig Connor
11,160 miles in less than 10 months r tire in...

11,160 miles in less than 10 months r tire in 5,500 miles just replaced f tire 11,070 miles which I thought I would have a harder time finding than brake pads. I talked to headquarters at Kaw. they...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-16-2008, 04:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,339
Posted By Craig Connor
Bike is 2008 in title every try rideing 1500...

Bike is 2008 in title
every try rideing 1500 miles without using your front brake especially the way I ride and riding through very heavy deer populations not worth the risk just using a wimpy back...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-16-2008, 03:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,339
Posted By Craig Connor
I'll give them a call. Unfortunatly when I left...

I'll give them a call. Unfortunatly when I left Ca. I thought I could make it to Mt and maybe back to Ca. figuring pads would be no problem to get if needed. Well they are impossable to find. No...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-16-2008, 02:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,339
Posted By Craig Connor
2008 KLR 650 front brake pads needed

I know this is out of the blue. But does anyone in the Bittorroot area of Montana have a 2008 KLR 650 that they don't use much. I could buy your front pads. If you don't use your bike much you could...
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2008, 11:13 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 316
Posted By Craig Connor
KLR 650 F. Sprocket help

Any one around Laguna Niguel have a air Impact driver I could swing by and borrow. I can't get the sprocket off in fact I broke my torch wrench trying to get the sprocket off. I am trying to put on...
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2007, 01:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,344
Posted By Craig Connor
I can adjust the chain myself but I noticed it...

I can adjust the chain myself but I noticed it before I even left the dealer with it. Even though the mechanic and I saw him adjust to spec he would not go any loser due to warrenty and specs he...
Forum: Thumpers 09-21-2007, 05:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,344
Posted By Craig Connor
2008 KLR 650 chain

I just bought a 08 KLR 650 and when I sit on the bike the chain seems to be very tight no free play at all. I had the dealer fix it and they just tell me they adjusted it to spec. However it is still...
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2007, 10:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,344
Posted By Craig Connor
2008 KLR vs. 2007 and older

This maybe a little early but has anyone have or rode both bikes? Is the new 08 that much better or is it worth buying a new 07 for around $4,000?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-17-2007, 01:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 677
Posted By Craig Connor
Elmer

With your 16 -45 do you find in loose rocky or really sandy conditions that you get excess wheel spin. It seems like you have more control on hard surface and great for single track but loose soil it...
Forum: Racing 08-12-2007, 10:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,232
Posted By Craig Connor
Pyndon and I are looking for someone who is going...

Pyndon and I are looking for someone who is going to Vegas Reno who has room in their truck or van for non running KTM950 Bike is in Laguna Niguel.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-23-2006, 12:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 345
Posted By Craig Connor
Transportation to Montana needed

I am in Laguna Niguel, Ca. I am planning on moving a couple retired motorcycles and some other items to Montana, (Missoula area) and in need a way to get them there as I only own a motorcycle. U-haul...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-15-2006, 12:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,589
Posted By Craig Connor
For what it is worth I had the stock x ring chain...

For what it is worth I had the stock x ring chain brake on me outside Albaquerque in the dark so I couldn't find the chain so I had to be towed into town and have a new chain put on. Fortunatly they...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-07-2006, 04:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 520
Posted By Craig Connor
Ya it just happened to me just outside Boise, Id....

Ya it just happened to me just outside Boise, Id. June 26. Coming back to Ca. from vacation in MT. I had to overnight some spokes to get fixed to get back to work on time.The dealer in Boise told me...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-26-2006, 05:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,071
Posted By Craig Connor
Thanks for all the advice. I did get the bike...

Thanks for all the advice. I did get the bike back with the lower fork bolts loose and kinked gas tank vent I hoped that was the problem but no. I have tried steering bearings tighten, took wheel...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-26-2006, 12:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,071
Posted By Craig Connor
No I didn't raise my triple clamps. not sure what...

No I didn't raise my triple clamps. not sure what else could be.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-25-2006, 10:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,071
Posted By Craig Connor
High fender problem

I just installed a high fender on my silver and black 950 and also the touratech skidplate with the tool box on the front. I now have a head shake real bad around 45mph. but noticable all the time....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-25-2006, 09:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,377
Posted By Craig Connor
I tried a pair of http://adventure-motorcycle.com...

I tried a pair of http://adventure-motorcycle.com pipes. They are SuperTraps pipe. They are good pipe I just didn't like them and sold them to someone on this forum a year or so ago they were just to...
Forum: Equipment 03-28-2006, 06:48 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,772
Posted By Craig Connor
Cylce Gear well let you bring back a helmet in 30...

Cylce Gear well let you bring back a helmet in 30 days in new condition in original box. I tried a couple helmets before I found one I liked. I told them when I brought them back they were too noisy...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-21-2005, 11:55 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,699
Posted By Craig Connor
mountain bike rack pics

If someone can PM me their email address I can send a pic so they can post
I can't seem to get a pic posted.
I have a good system that I have traveled long distances and traveled around S. Ca....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-30-2005, 10:09 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 513
Posted By Craig Connor
wings exhaust

I am looking at either the FMF or Wings exhaust I was wondering if there is anyone in S. Orange County Ca. that has them. I would like to hear how they sound.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-19-2005, 01:31 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,598
Posted By Craig Connor
d37Rider

Which dealer do or is your new dealer I am in Laguna Niguel and am trying to find a good dealer.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-07-2005, 06:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 869
Posted By Craig Connor
Super Trapp Exhaust

I have a set of Supertrapp exhaust that I am selling for my 950.
They are in great shape right side has a little smudge that I can't remove. I think something may have melted on it. They are half...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-18-2004, 10:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 870
Posted By Craig Connor
Hey Greg that was my bike you rode. I tried...

Hey Greg
that was my bike you rode. I tried the bike with 8 discs. and it performed even better especially bottom end. but is too loud. I removed the pipes and put the stock ones back on when I...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-05-2004, 11:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,328
Posted By Craig Connor
KTMCare

I just bought the KTMCare warrenty as I was almost at the 12,000 mile mark coming home from over a 10,000 mile trip. I was the dealers first one and we both learned from it. First off there is a mark...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-20-2004, 09:41 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,278
Posted By Craig Connor
Greg I think you should go ahead and buy the...

Greg
I think you should go ahead and buy the 2nd bike and then trade me the plastic. That way you can have a orange and a silver. rather than two orange. As you know we found out the silver is...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-05-2004, 09:32 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,747
Posted By Craig Connor
Greg What are your plans this weekend? I...

Greg

What are your plans this weekend? I would like to maybe meet you someplace and compare pipes. I was torn between getting the FMF and Supertrapp. I went with the Supertrapp since they were in...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-02-2004, 10:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,041
Posted By Craig Connor
NWRider I just got my replacement 950 and...

NWRider

I just got my replacement 950 and live in Laguna Niguel.
If you are looking for a S model Mission Motorsports (Yamaha) in Mission Vejeo has one. Also may want to try Rockets in San Diego...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-22-2004, 09:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,064
Posted By Craig Connor
check your PM

check your PM
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-11-2004, 01:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 656
Posted By Craig Connor
I am not sure exactly where the leak was but...

I am not sure exactly where the leak was but because I was travelling at the time and the first seal or grommet didn't fix the problem so rather than take a chance with a second one and trying...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-10-2004, 09:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 656
Posted By Craig Connor
Sounds just like the problem I had. You can try...

Sounds just like the problem I had. You can try and put some sealant around the seal (what KTM recomended to my dealer) or may have to replace the cases like I had to. Mine leaked quite a bit more....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-07-2004, 09:15 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 11,322
Posted By Craig Connor
vgstef The first problem was a oil leak on the...

vgstef
The first problem was a oil leak on the left side leaking into the mag and down the outside of engine. KTM had to replace the cases to fix the problem. The seal they put in at first didn't...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-07-2004, 12:47 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 11,322
Posted By Craig Connor
Doc sorry to hear about your problem. Let me...

Doc
sorry to hear about your problem. Let me know if you needs some numbers to get ahold of KTMNA. I had a problem with my bike and it took a lot of time and hassle. I was in the process of hiring...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-27-2004, 11:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,623
Posted By Craig Connor
RAD I'll make it short. I developed a leak...

RAD

I'll make it short.
I developed a leak in the left side case leaking into the magneto back in early March (bought bike in middle Feb)Dealer told me to waite for 600 mile tune up could most...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-27-2004, 09:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,623
Posted By Craig Connor
KTM Corp needs improvement

I have run into some major problems with Corporate KTM reguarding repair work. I won't go into the long story.

I think everyone who has a 950 or is considering the Duke when it comes out, needs to...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-03-2004, 10:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,468
Posted By Craig Connor
JediBri Did you trade your silver 950 in or did...

JediBri
Did you trade your silver 950 in or did you work out some sort of deal since you were having problems with your silver bike. I am just curious as I am having problems with my left case seal...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-28-2004, 08:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,455
Posted By Craig Connor
GMAC Ins. I have had them for several yrs. on...

GMAC Ins.
I have had them for several yrs. on my Tiger. They would not or well not cover any bike that is taken off road. So before you buy from them make sure you have a bike that won't be taken...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-12-2004, 08:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 786
Posted By Craig Connor
Rex My oil leak is covered by the warrenty I...

Rex

My oil leak is covered by the warrenty I only had a couple hundred miles on the bike when it started to leak but the dealer thought we could fix it with the 600 mile tune up. So I am now...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-10-2004, 09:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 786
Posted By Craig Connor
Just making sure the oil is coming out the clear...

Just making sure the oil is coming out the clear tube. My bike was leaking near the tube but not coming out. Found out it is coming from a leaking seal up in the left side cover. The oil becomes dark...
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