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Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2013, 12:02 PM
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Posted By XJHero
Anyone use prestone coolant in their bikes? I...

Anyone use prestone coolant in their bikes? I was looking into it, and the prestone 50/50 and concentrate blends are silcate free, just wondering if anyone had experience using these. Thanks
Forum: Thumpers 03-13-2013, 07:14 PM
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Posted By XJHero
I wasnt trying to jury rig it, i was talking...

I wasnt trying to jury rig it, i was talking about using a gasket, and sealant together for the water pump gasket. I heard that using just the gasket with no sealant can be the cause for a leak due...
Forum: Thumpers 03-13-2013, 08:24 AM
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Posted By XJHero
Anyone have a decent write up on this? I wanted...

Anyone have a decent write up on this? I wanted to know if you needed to use sealant with the gasket to stop the leak, or if thats overkill and just throw a new gasket in.
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2013, 03:12 PM
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Posted By XJHero
Hi, got a 03 KLX 400R, and had a few issues that...

Hi, got a 03 KLX 400R, and had a few issues that I wanted to resolve before riding season kicks off. First was a weeping water pump, seems to be coming out of the bottom where the gasket is. I...
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2013, 06:40 PM
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Posted By XJHero
So I figured out what my issue was....bad gas....

So I figured out what my issue was....bad gas. After confirming spark, I drained the tank, drained the carb bowl, filled it up with some new gas, and it started right up. Sometimes its just...
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2013, 12:19 PM
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Posted By XJHero
Alright, that makes sense. That is usually what...

Alright, that makes sense. That is usually what the prime function is on most small engines. I didnt even read the switch, just so used to the up position being reserve, and since the tank was...
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2013, 12:11 PM
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Posted By XJHero
Thanks for the tips buls4evr. Im pretty sure I...

Thanks for the tips buls4evr. Im pretty sure I heard a few other guys talk about that petcock mod, as well as the external fuel screw. I will be looking into both these mods as will most likely be...
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2013, 08:03 AM
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Posted By XJHero
I honestly dont know if its cali or not...its had...

I honestly dont know if its cali or not...its had a few mods done to it already, 3x3, K@N, Yoshi pipe, might have deleted the emission stuff already if it did come with it. Which o ring and seat are...
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2013, 05:38 AM
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Posted By XJHero
Yes actually, i didnt realize that this was a...

Yes actually, i didnt realize that this was a prime position, thought it was a reserve, and my tank only has a gallon or so in it. Didnt think it mattered...on that note, what exactly is the prime...
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2013, 02:42 PM
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Posted By XJHero
Yes, ive been using the choke to try to start it....

Yes, ive been using the choke to try to start it. Previous owner said it would fire right up, even in cold weather with just the choke, no throttle. I have tried without the choke a few times just...
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2013, 02:06 PM
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Posted By XJHero
Thanks for the response MotoBoss. A fuel issue...

Thanks for the response MotoBoss. A fuel issue does seem like it could be a problem, maybe even a flooding issue. I know i flooded it the first time i tried starting it by checking the plug(fuel...
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2013, 11:50 AM
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Posted By XJHero
03 KLX 400R No start

Hey guys, first time poster here, was looking for some help with my new purchase...recently brought home an 03 klx 400r. When i went to look at bike, owner started it up no problems with a cold...
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