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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-20-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 13,975
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Posted By XDragRacer
Not exactly, as in . . . hardly! :lol3 ATV...

Not exactly, as in . . . hardly! :lol3

ATV tracks indicating a bypass around the gate. Started to follow them, in search of a more lucrative tag target, but . . . someone might have considered...
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 16,989
Views: 1,974,404
Posted By XDragRacer
South African Wotnext just completed his...

South African Wotnext just completed his 45,000-mile ride, "through the Americas," without any significant reliability/durability problems on a Generation 2 KLR650:
...
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 167
Posted By XDragRacer
If so, why not a tee connector and an...

If so, why not a tee connector and an alternate-path breather hose segment, open end higher up than the stock scheme (as Little Red Toyota suggests above)?
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 16,989
Views: 1,974,404
Posted By XDragRacer
A replacement BRASS elbow may be available from...

A replacement BRASS elbow may be available from your local Harley dealership or independent chopper emporium.

I saw some brass carburetor fuel input elbows at one of the latter, when searching for...
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2015, 06:36 AM
Replies: 16,989
Views: 1,974,404
Posted By XDragRacer
Originally posted by bluestar:As others have...

Originally posted by bluestar:As others have posted, re-routing and/or adjusting cables (including handlebar hardware) may be necessary to accommodate handlebar risers.

No problem with 1-1/2"...
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2015, 06:15 AM
Replies: 16,989
Views: 1,974,404
Posted By XDragRacer
A common malfunction resulting from improper...

A common malfunction resulting from improper front wheel mounting is: Bent tabs on speedometer drive washer. If the tabs are not seated properly in their slots in the drive mechanism, the tabs can be...
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2015, 07:18 AM
Replies: 16,989
Views: 1,974,404
Posted By XDragRacer
Tsotsie's bike: ...

Tsotsie's bike:

http://i1183.photobucket.com/albums/x466/NVTrailRider/IMG_0322_zpsv82z858x.jpg (http://s1183.photobucket.com/user/NVTrailRider/media/IMG_0322_zpsv82z858x.jpg.html)

...
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 2,057
Views: 308,057
Posted By XDragRacer
Then, my error! I knew the coolant reservoir was...

Then, my error! I knew the coolant reservoir was in that vicinity; bracket looks like it has a cutout in its lower center, I thought, for coolant hose . . .

My '03 (non-California) has no such...
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2015, 05:00 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,182
Posted By XDragRacer
Easier said than done. Pick up a KLR600 clutch...

Easier said than done. Pick up a KLR600 clutch basket and a few other parts while you're at it, necessary for a successful kick-starter installation.

The idea of a kick-starter implant crossed my...
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2015, 04:50 AM
Replies: 2,057
Views: 308,057
Posted By XDragRacer
Aye, that it was! The coolant reservoir.

Aye, that it was!

The coolant reservoir.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-15-2015, 03:52 AM
Replies: 7,493
Views: 390,967
Posted By XDragRacer
Not sure how things are now, but . . . some years...

Not sure how things are now, but . . . some years ago, US Armed Forces personnel in Japan (under Status of Forces agreement) were EXEMPT from Japan's rigorous automobile inspection scheme.

Thus,...
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2015, 06:23 AM
Replies: 16,989
Views: 1,974,404
Posted By XDragRacer
No apology needed! Clymer (p. 140,...

No apology needed!

Clymer (p. 140, 1987-2003 Service Manual) says, seven friction plates and six clutch plates were used up to 1996 models; eight friction plates and seven clutch plates from...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-13-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,108
Posted By XDragRacer
Thanks for the clarification, Voyager II! ...

Thanks for the clarification, Voyager II!

Must try 601 some day, and--may you ride Route 16 in better times!

:clap

Along the lines of excellent routes close to more famous ones, NC...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-13-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,108
Posted By XDragRacer
Just curious, Voyager II: Not impressed with the...

Just curious, Voyager II: Not impressed with the back of the dragon, compared to what? That is, what expectations of yours were denied?

No value judgment on my part; just wondering what you felt...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-08-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 7,493
Views: 390,967
Posted By XDragRacer
Order of airborne formations, from The Washington...

Order of airborne formations, from The Washington Post:

http://i1183.photobucket.com/albums/x466/NVTrailRider/VEFlyby002_zpsilqhfgqi.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 05-07-2015, 09:44 PM
Replies: 948
Views: 143,285
Posted By XDragRacer
Thanks for the rundown, Peter! Looking forward...

Thanks for the rundown, Peter! Looking forward to hearing more from you personally, when we meet again.

Have a loaner KLR650 fueled and ready for you when you visit!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-07-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 13,975
Views: 717,358
Posted By XDragRacer
:clap:clap:clap A very under-tagged area;...

:clap:clap:clap

A very under-tagged area; nice one, RocketMan!
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2015, 06:06 AM
Replies: 16,989
Views: 1,974,404
Posted By XDragRacer
http://i1183.photobucket.com/albums/x466/NVTrailRi...

http://i1183.photobucket.com/albums/x466/NVTrailRider/KenSeanMirror2_zpsnwcygnuf.jpg (http://s1183.photobucket.com/user/NVTrailRider/media/KenSeanMirror2_zpsnwcygnuf.jpg.html)

(From...
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 2,057
Views: 308,057
Posted By XDragRacer
Big-bore kit, I suppose! I commend to...

Big-bore kit, I suppose!

I commend to you, "Four-stroke Tech," specialists in hopping up Mojave ATVs (similar motor). http://www.fourstroketech.net/#!__home

OOPS! Mojave no longer...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-06-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 13,975
Views: 717,358
Posted By XDragRacer
Grab, but . . . not without some complexity! ...

Grab, but . . . not without some complexity!

At tag site (Quarry Road, off Liberia Avenue, Manassas, VA), found no "A" as shown in tag picture, but . . . this:
...
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2015, 04:55 AM
Replies: 16,989
Views: 1,974,404
Posted By XDragRacer
Since Rotella is JASO-approved, conforming with...

Since Rotella is JASO-approved, conforming with recommended API Service Codes, and bracketing recommended viscosities, one wonders at the molecular mechanisms at play disrupting clutch operation . ....
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 16,989
Views: 1,974,404
Posted By XDragRacer
In your research, I doubt you'll find any...

In your research, I doubt you'll find any KAWASAKI proscriptions on "friction modifiers," "energy-conserving," etc. The recommended API (American Petroleum Institute) Service Code and ambient...
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 16,989
Views: 1,974,404
Posted By XDragRacer
Not a KLX300 choke implant, but . . . a Harley...

Not a KLX300 choke implant, but . . . a Harley "Shorty" (Drag Specialties) choke cable, mounted through a hole in the sidestand switch cover:

...
Forum: Ride reports 04-23-2015, 06:24 AM
Replies: 948
Views: 143,285
Posted By XDragRacer
+ 1! Yes, Peter; what worked well, what...

+ 1!

Yes, Peter; what worked well, what not so much; things you would change or do differently, were you repeating your journey now.

The scope of your posts, and the quality of your...
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2015, 10:41 PM
Replies: 16,989
Views: 1,974,404
Posted By XDragRacer
Well, we did, but actually some days after...

Well, we did, but actually some days after Tsotsie's flame-out. He drew his fuel from the non-ethanol pump, while I ignorantly coasted up to the "10 % ethanol" nozzle.

As we then traveled down...
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 16,989
Views: 1,974,404
Posted By XDragRacer
Indeed! Several days after Tsotsie's 4-hour...

Indeed! Several days after Tsotsie's 4-hour roadside stand-down, I rode with him a ways through western Virginia, en route to West Virginia. However, cold, fog, and monsoon-quality rain showers...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-21-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 13,975
Views: 717,358
Posted By XDragRacer
Meal was great; roast chicken burrito, Tuesday...

Meal was great; roast chicken burrito, Tuesday special . . .

Except . . . Ali began singing, in a very loud voice, a Marty Robbins ballad:

"Out in the west Texas town of . . . "

...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-18-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 13,975
Views: 717,358
Posted By XDragRacer
With no images, your Bruce did not happen,...

With no images, your Bruce did not happen, rgc1248!

:rofl
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-15-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 13,975
Views: 717,358
Posted By XDragRacer
Tag: Wondering where to go next, Ali stopped...

Tag:

Wondering where to go next, Ali stopped these People on the street, asking for a suggestion:
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-15-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 13,975
Views: 717,358
Posted By XDragRacer
How true! Grab, Lot K, Patriot Center,...

How true!

Grab, Lot K, Patriot Center, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA:

http://i1183.photobucket.com/albums/x466/NVTrailRider/P4152518_zpsbojvmrfp.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 16,989
Views: 1,974,404
Posted By XDragRacer
Reckon it's possible, but . . . haven't heard of...

Reckon it's possible, but . . . haven't heard of stator/pickup coil/neutral switch wires becoming ensnared in the drive chain. Grommets play a role in cable routing, IIRC.

Of course, should...
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 2,057
Views: 308,057
Posted By XDragRacer
Not I; however . . . a CV carburetor...

Not I; however . . . a CV carburetor automatically compensates to some degree for elevation changes; I doubt you'd need to re-jet from sea level.

If any starting/idle problems occur, you might...
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2015, 01:31 AM
Replies: 16,989
Views: 1,974,404
Posted By XDragRacer
http://i1183.photobucket.com/albums/x466/NVTrailRi...

http://i1183.photobucket.com/albums/x466/NVTrailRider/Kawasaki-KLR650-Venezuela-600x400_zpstzxgzpae.jpg...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-04-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 13,975
Views: 717,358
Posted By XDragRacer
:clap:clap:clap, vonT! Been there; nice...

:clap:clap:clap, vonT!

Been there; nice little climb to the top of the hill IIRC; worth the effort. Remarkable views and signage, reflecting the gruesome Union slaughter.

This war...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-03-2015, 06:48 AM
Replies: 13,975
Views: 717,358
Posted By XDragRacer
I wasn't whining, bwalsh! Don't want to...

I wasn't whining, bwalsh!

Don't want to exceed your attention span, but . . . DANG! Did it already!

:rofl
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-02-2015, 09:58 PM
Replies: 13,975
Views: 717,358
Posted By XDragRacer
From Post # 1 (emphasis added): "Rule #2 One...

From Post # 1 (emphasis added):

"Rule #2 One tag at a time and county roads are acceptable (no dirt) but the tag must be findable. No whining . . ."
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2015, 10:24 PM
Replies: 16,989
Views: 1,974,404
Posted By XDragRacer
I'm unfamiliar with 2-jet fixed-venturi...

I'm unfamiliar with 2-jet fixed-venturi carburetors; a CVK40 may indeed be an upgrade over such a design; however . . . the absence of an accelerator pump on a CVK40 may still be a disadvantage for a...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-01-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 13,975
Views: 717,358
Posted By XDragRacer
Grab; Hillside Circle at Watson Road, Lenah, VA: ...

Grab; Hillside Circle at Watson Road, Lenah, VA:

http://i1183.photobucket.com/albums/x466/NVTrailRider/P4012497_zpsp4b6g8sf.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 16,989
Views: 1,974,404
Posted By XDragRacer
I think significant differences exist between the...

I think significant differences exist between the Keihin 40 mm carbs used on Harleys and on KLR650s.

To the best of my knowledge and belief, DU, the Harley Keihin CV40 (NOTE: No "K" in CV40)...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-31-2015, 08:15 AM
Replies: 13,975
Views: 717,358
Posted By XDragRacer
Elementary, my dear Tgiby3! :rofl ...

Elementary, my dear Tgiby3!

:rofl

[OOPS! Snopes tells me I allude to, well, a false, yet popular, allusion!]
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