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Forum: Road warriors 12-20-2013, 11:38 PM
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Posted By mxboy96
Absolute beauty in action. Your a lucky guy

Absolute beauty in action. Your a lucky guy
Forum: Road warriors 11-25-2013, 07:18 PM
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Posted By mxboy96
Oh you can afford to keep the Feejer. You for...

Oh you can afford to keep the Feejer. You for sure won't be disappointed with a Tenere, I can personally vouch for that though. It's always handy/nice to have one of each, street and offroad;)
Forum: Road warriors 11-18-2013, 06:46 PM
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Posted By mxboy96
fairing frustration

How come nobody told me all you have to do to get the fairing off is take out the four headlight screws and it practically falls off? lmao. I'm trying to get to the backlights on the instrument panel...
Forum: Road warriors 11-09-2013, 05:15 PM
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Posted By mxboy96
Tires?

I know you guys are gunna say 'that's an overrated topic that gets discussed way too much', but what do you guys prefer for tires on your FJR? Mines needin new rubber and I don't know if I should go...
Forum: Road warriors 10-26-2013, 07:08 PM
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Posted By mxboy96
Upper end ticking noise

Hey guys. I need your input on the upper end 'ticking' noise we all know all so well if you own a gen1. Mines an '05 with 35K on her. She's making the ticking noise pretty prominently now, especially...
Forum: Road warriors 09-28-2013, 08:35 AM
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Posted By mxboy96
So true

[QUOTE=jules083;22424498]Ummmm.....

My PR2's are wearing weird. The front is cupping pretty good, it is smooth going straight but I can feel it as soon as I start to lean. I'll likely stick with...
Forum: Road warriors 09-25-2013, 07:09 PM
Replies: 4,262
Views: 696,480
Posted By mxboy96
We need to get some conversation goin here guys,...

We need to get some conversation goin here guys, haha. Have any of you guys ran Royal Purple through your engine or gearbox? I tried it in my automotive applications, but not in my bike yet. I'm...
Forum: Road warriors 08-31-2013, 08:09 AM
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Posted By mxboy96
I agree with you on that Mark. The best product...

I agree with you on that Mark. The best product I've seen for cruise/throttle assist is a Go Cruise Throttle Assist. They sell them on whitehorsegear.com. $20 and it's the niftiest little thing I've...
Forum: Road warriors 08-08-2013, 10:28 PM
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Posted By mxboy96
new owner!

So I decided to go with the 05 I was lookin at guys. I love it!! I can't even compare my old KLR and the FJR on the same planet. First things first, I'm going thru and giving her a full service and...
Forum: Road warriors 08-04-2013, 03:58 PM
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Posted By mxboy96
fjr side cases?

Alright, now that I've got all that good input, can you guys tell me this. Does the FJR/was it suppose to come with side cases from the factory? From what I've seen I'm assuming it did come factory...
Forum: Road warriors 08-01-2013, 08:24 PM
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Posted By mxboy96
wanna be 1st time FJR owner! Help me out guys!

Hey guys. I'm looking to purchase my first FJR soon. I love the bike and what it's capable of, and want some opinions from actual owners. The one that's close by I'm thinking of is an '05, blue,...
Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2013, 11:58 AM
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Posted By mxboy96
Lmao. And here we thought this was a motorcycle...

Lmao. And here we thought this was a motorcycle forum, you guys crack me up
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2013, 07:03 PM
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Posted By mxboy96
KLRx5

So I finally got to ride a '12 Super Tenere a customer brought in our shop today. He noticed I was drooling all over, hehe, and told me to take her out after I was done servicing it and give her some...
Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2013, 07:01 AM
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Posted By mxboy96
[QUOTE=Flyfishingnut;21697324]Short story: I got...

[QUOTE=Flyfishingnut;21697324]Short story: I got noise in the tranny:
Long story: I bought my first motorcycle last month and chose a KLR 650. My new toy and main means of transportation to work is...
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2013, 09:06 PM
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Posted By mxboy96
You should get a vid for us of the Leo Vince. I'm...

You should get a vid for us of the Leo Vince. I'm interested in one but don't want to buy it and then not like it, ya know?
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2013, 09:05 PM
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Posted By mxboy96
KLR oil burn issue...again

Hey guys. I'm aware of the KLR oil burning problem, but I'm curious if anyones ever come up with anything as to why? Isn't it the rings that are the main problem? My '12 is already starting to use a...
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2013, 09:13 PM
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Posted By mxboy96
KLR's rule

Yea a CBR might go fast and fun, but we're not limited to the less than 1% of this country covered in pavement, right guys?? We can go anywhere we please! KLR's rule
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2013, 09:28 PM
Replies: 14,883
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Posted By mxboy96
Tank bag anyone?

I need help guys! I'm wondering if someone out there makes a model specific tank bag for a gen 2 KLR? I know kawa does themselves but I'm more or less looking for something for my Garmin. What do you...
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2013, 03:40 PM
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Posted By mxboy96
The suspension seemed good, but even so, I have a...

The suspension seemed good, but even so, I have a lot more respect for anyone who rides such a giant bike in the dirt.
I think you guys are nutz!

Do these bikes handle the dirt better then I...
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2013, 09:13 PM
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Posted By mxboy96
[QUOTE=SkiBumBrian;21407756]That might have been...

[QUOTE=SkiBumBrian;21407756]That might have been an option but I don't think a truck will make it up that road in a lot of places. we had no equipment of any sort and we struggled for half an hour in...
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2013, 09:00 AM
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Posted By mxboy96
thermobob problem

hey guys. Wonderin if any of you that have done the thermobob mod have had issues with it? Mine stays warmer like it's suppose to, but it's constantly 'oscillating'. It will get up to temp just fine...
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2013, 07:41 AM
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Posted By mxboy96
Um...yea. You got urself a nice project for sure....

Um...yea. You got urself a nice project for sure. From what you've stated, I would have to guesstimate that so much dirt got in the thing that it took out the rings for sure, thus why it came up on...
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2013, 07:35 AM
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Posted By mxboy96
Looks alright. Is that the stock seat you did...

Looks alright. Is that the stock seat you did that too? And why are you farting around with a KLR if you've got a perfectly good Bemmer sittin back there? lol, just sayin
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2013, 08:31 AM
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Posted By mxboy96
Haha. So what your saying is Sylvester finally...

Haha. So what your saying is Sylvester finally killed tweety? Mine's never 'tweeted' yet, but I cut out the baffle soon after I bought her anyway so don't have to worry about it.
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2013, 05:02 PM
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Posted By mxboy96
I personally love the looks of the Anakee 3 and...

I personally love the looks of the Anakee 3 and thing it's about the best tire for the KLR there is. The only issues are the price is a little steep(so I would hope to get at least 7000 out of it),...
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2013, 04:58 PM
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Posted By mxboy96
I'm only 5'7" so I feel your pain. I started with...

I'm only 5'7" so I feel your pain. I started with adjusting the rear suspension a little softer so she sets a little lower. But the main thing I do is put the kick stand down first, then just keep...
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2013, 08:53 AM
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Posted By mxboy96
I've been studing and reading a blogging all...

I've been studing and reading a blogging all about KLRs for awhile now, but beings they're a bullet proof machine 95% of the time, I've never torn down my engine yet. My first question for you: is...
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2013, 08:41 AM
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Posted By mxboy96
If ya don't mind me askin fella's why do you want...

If ya don't mind me askin fella's why do you want to decrease throttle response by closing up the hole??? That's one of the best mods you can do to a KLR. After doing it to mine I wouldn't go back...
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2013, 06:47 AM
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Posted By mxboy96
Somebody's special....lol, jus kiddin. Looks...

Somebody's special....lol, jus kiddin. Looks good. Is that a model specific or generic? My GPS bag is flat on bottom and of course the KLR tank is anything but.....
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2013, 06:38 AM
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Posted By mxboy96
Lmao! so did she say yes or tell you to get dirty...

Lmao! so did she say yes or tell you to get dirty with a KX or something? haha
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2013, 05:50 PM
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Posted By mxboy96
cold cold go away

I don't know about you guys, but I'm getting sick and tired of this freakin cold in the Midwest. Aprils suppose to be 'get out and ride' month, not get out, feel the air, and turn right back around...
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2013, 06:37 PM
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Posted By mxboy96
All hale the KLR!!

So you guys got the lastest edition of Cycle World and seen the Adventure Series shootout? Know who won even compared to the Super Tenere, 800XC, and KTM? The KLR 650. Go figure huh? Lol. Just...
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2013, 08:14 PM
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Posted By mxboy96
Heidenau's anyone?

Hey guys. Wonderin if any of you have tried the new German Heidenau tires? Specifically the K60 Scouts. They look like the ultimate 50/50 tire for our KLR's. They are kinda pricey as where I could...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2013, 08:32 AM
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Posted By mxboy96
Go ride in April

April is 'AMA go ride!' month guys. So get out there and rack up the miles!!
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2013, 08:31 AM
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Posted By mxboy96
If your looking for a good 50/50 bike, either...

If your looking for a good 50/50 bike, either generation will do. But yes, if your doing more dirt, I'd recommend a first gen bike. The second gen's like mine are still good machines, but a little...
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2013, 08:42 PM
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Posted By mxboy96
I have just the thing for you!! I've a '12 model,...

I have just the thing for you!! I've a '12 model, and I wanted the same thing:a little better sound and a less restrictive muffler. I bought a good metal cutting holesaw to cut out the end...
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2013, 08:51 AM
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Posted By mxboy96
Jeathrow, I just did my '12 not just 3 days ago,...

Jeathrow, I just did my '12 not just 3 days ago, so funny you should ask, haha. Mine was fine, but the spring was too long as usual. The second gens(08 up) are a one peice and much better doohickey....
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2013, 07:50 AM
Replies: 14,883
Views: 1,610,095
Posted By mxboy96
All hale the thermobob!

hey hooligans. Just thought I'd give my two cents about the Thermobob mod from watt-man.com. Just got her installed last night and must say I'm quite impressed. For those of you who don't know of it,...
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2013, 08:11 AM
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Posted By mxboy96
True dat brother. True dat.

True dat brother. True dat.
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2013, 08:05 AM
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Posted By mxboy96
i also suffer from freak paranoia after doing...

i also suffer from freak paranoia after doing anything major mechanically. always over analyze every single little sound thinking i F'd it up!

I think in general though that the klr pre-doo...
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