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Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2014, 08:10 PM
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Views: 514,233
Posted By Knobster
:eek1 WOW!!!... EXCELLENT!. According to a...

:eek1 WOW!!!... EXCELLENT!. According to a Motorcyclist article by Ari Henning, comparing 2013 KLR, the Husky TR and KTM 690R?, The $10k+ (U.S.) KTM has 48.90hp and 38.3 lbs, torque at the rear...
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 3,332
Views: 514,233
Posted By Knobster
Here is where I was going to start. Please keep...

Here is where I was going to start. Please keep us informed. I wish to do this Mod as well... http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=137647
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 3,332
Views: 514,233
Posted By Knobster
pegs

I have a set, send me a PM.

Cheer's,
Tom.
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 3,332
Views: 514,233
Posted By Knobster
SA-WEET!, Bike looks pretty unmolested. Have fun...

SA-WEET!, Bike looks pretty unmolested. Have fun becoming... Chester the Molester.
Forum: Thumpers 01-19-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 3,332
Views: 514,233
Posted By Knobster
1/4 turn throttle

I would love to find a 1/4 turn throttle that doesn't cost big $. I can have motion pro make one...there's the big $. Anybody have a solution?.

Cheer's,
Tom.
Forum: Thumpers 12-28-2013, 06:52 AM
Replies: 3,332
Views: 514,233
Posted By Knobster
I just installed the HPT skid plate. They got one...

I just installed the HPT skid plate. They got one of the oil drain bolts right. There is not enough room to work for the rear. I had to cut open a half-moon radius about 5cm x 3cm for easier access...
Forum: Thumpers 11-17-2013, 09:48 AM
Replies: 3,332
Views: 514,233
Posted By Knobster
KLR exhuast "fits"

http://i1032.photobucket.com/albums/a403/mytype247/DGKLX.jpg

That's what I did. Really wasn't too hard to massage in to place. 1 1/8" DB killer with the spark arrestor is around 96db.

Cheer's,...
Forum: Airheads 08-27-2013, 06:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 818
Posted By Knobster
No problem... I'm have a good buddy that is an...

No problem... I'm have a good buddy that is an HVAC guy.

Cheer's,

Tom.
Forum: Airheads 08-27-2013, 03:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 818
Posted By Knobster
Bought the coils from Re-Psycle. Since the...

Bought the coils from Re-Psycle. Since the symptoms are the same I will try the freeze/cool down on the dyna, as it will be the easiest. I'm hoping to have time this weekend.

New Bosch coils are...
Forum: Airheads 08-26-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 818
Posted By Knobster
R90/6 miss fire

Hey,

My 74'R90/6 miss-fires, cuts out, as soon as she gets warm. swapped coils with a buddy's bike...and she ran fine. ( A short test ride). After I bought some used coils? same deal.

So I was...
Forum: Thumpers 08-23-2013, 06:57 PM
Replies: 3,332
Views: 514,233
Posted By Knobster
With today's "fuel" it is tough to tell if my...

With today's "fuel" it is tough to tell if my bike is too lean or too rich by just pulling the spark plug, unless it is way off...IMHO. I live in Illinois and we have nothing but Crap-in all...
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2013, 06:39 PM
Replies: 3,332
Views: 514,233
Posted By Knobster
I "thought" that the C seat may not work with the...

I "thought" that the C seat may not work with the R tank?. FYI...I can mod the C seat (front mount) with no worries.

Cheers,
Tom.
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2013, 07:09 PM
Replies: 3,332
Views: 514,233
Posted By Knobster
Acerbis 4.5 R tank

Question; Has anyone mounted a Acerbis 4.5 Gal. R-model tank on a C-model?. From what I've read the C seat will not fit, and that is all I know at this point.

Cheers,
Tom.
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2013, 07:43 AM
Replies: 3,332
Views: 514,233
Posted By Knobster
Excellent build! It's beautiful and looks quite...

Excellent build!
It's beautiful and looks quite expensive. Will it ever get dirty? :nod:nod

Tom.
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2013, 05:10 PM
Replies: 3,332
Views: 514,233
Posted By Knobster
Question WOW!, Any info on this build?. The bike has a FMF...

WOW!, Any info on this build?. The bike has a FMF powerbomb header. I would REALLY like to know how that was done.

Cheer's,

Tom.
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2013, 07:03 AM
Replies: 3,332
Views: 514,233
Posted By Knobster
I have a C model and did the loop hose fix with a...

I have a C model and did the loop hose fix with a clear pvc fuel filter. I ran the hose up and over to the right side of the frame. I had to use a brass (plumbing) reducer to fit the filter. It looks...
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2013, 06:14 PM
Replies: 3,332
Views: 514,233
Posted By Knobster
Your cam timing may be off. I have 94 C, and my...

Your cam timing may be off. I have 94 C, and my bike does not ping on 89.


Note to all: I live in Central Illinois... we can't buy gas. We can only buy what the station "calls" gas. I'm trying...
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2013, 05:51 PM
Replies: 3,332
Views: 514,233
Posted By Knobster
Check Fee-bay every other day, one will come up...

Check Fee-bay every other day, one will come up from a "real" owner. I paid $29.00.

Cheers,
Tom.
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 3,332
Views: 514,233
Posted By Knobster
VERY well done!.

VERY well done!.
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2013, 12:01 PM
Replies: 3,332
Views: 514,233
Posted By Knobster
http://s1032.photobucket.com/user/mytype247/librar...

http://s1032.photobucket.com/user/mytype247/library/Slimey%20Crud%202010/KLX650%20Project

My 94' C. Project. Just a few more things left. KACR removel SOON!.

Cheer's,
Tom.
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2013, 06:59 PM
Replies: 3,332
Views: 514,233
Posted By Knobster
nice!!

nice!!
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2013, 06:33 PM
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Views: 514,233
Posted By Knobster
Nice!!!!!!!!!!

Nice!!!!!!!!!!
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2013, 11:13 AM
Replies: 3,332
Views: 514,233
Posted By Knobster
Manual on Flea-bay

This is NOT mine. I just thought somebody might need one.
Search;
Item number
150978121525
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2013, 10:45 AM
Replies: 3,332
Views: 514,233
Posted By Knobster
The rack from a C-model is what might work. I...

The rack from a C-model is what might work. I just looked at a 03' kdx200 frame on flea-bay and the rear cross brace is not threaded. The rack on my 94' C threads into the cross brace and two...
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2013, 06:04 PM
Replies: 3,332
Views: 514,233
Posted By Knobster
Yo Jura?

So?... How goes it with your build?
Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2013, 05:50 PM
Replies: 3,332
Views: 514,233
Posted By Knobster
Your very fortunate to start with a clean, well...

Your very fortunate to start with a clean, well taken care of bike. Hard to tell from the video, but the can seems pretty quite...which is not a bad thing.

Cheers,

Tom.
Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2013, 04:59 PM
Replies: 3,332
Views: 514,233
Posted By Knobster
WOW!!! That will be a SWEET bike!. Nice work. ...

WOW!!! That will be a SWEET bike!. Nice work.

Prost!,
Tom.
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2013, 06:09 PM
Replies: 3,332
Views: 514,233
Posted By Knobster
Myway has a point. I have owned and wrenched on...

Myway has a point. I have owned and wrenched on bikes for 35 years. My current project is a 94 C model. It has been my experience that... "If it ain't broke...don't fix it". Not to say that...
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2013, 05:50 PM
Replies: 3,332
Views: 514,233
Posted By Knobster
THANKS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Coolest pics...

THANKS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Coolest pics EVER!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2013, 05:46 PM
Replies: 3,332
Views: 514,233
Posted By Knobster
Excellent work. I'm doing the DRZ shock swap. I...

Excellent work. I'm doing the DRZ shock swap. I posted the progress on the KLX yahoo group in an album. It is under motorsickletom if anyone is interested. Many have said a good rear shock vastly...
Forum: Thumpers 01-03-2013, 07:15 AM
Replies: 3,332
Views: 514,233
Posted By Knobster
Hey guy's, Did any one use the oem (Kaw)...

Hey guy's,
Did any one use the oem (Kaw) exhaust gasket when attaching your after market exhaust to the header?.

Thanks,
Tom.
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2012, 06:19 PM
Replies: 3,332
Views: 514,233
Posted By Knobster
Ummmm?... No. The KLX C model header is much...

Ummmm?... No. The KLX C model header is much larger at the point where the mid-pipe attaches to it.
Forum: Thumpers 12-29-2012, 12:10 PM
Replies: 3,332
Views: 514,233
Posted By Knobster
The rear mount matches up on my DG O-series. I...

The rear mount matches up on my DG O-series. I took it off my KLR. The KLX header flange is much larger than the DG mid-pipe. I think I have it whipped. I'm using a emgo muffler reducer. I've bolted...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-09-2011, 02:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 775
Posted By Knobster
Suzi GT550

I'm looking for chambers for my 73' GT550 at "reasonable price". Few seem to like the 3-1 header. Including me. any ideas/links?

Cheer's,
Tom.
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2011, 03:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,325
Posted By Knobster
Actually, the best dmv in the state is in Clinton...

Actually, the best dmv in the state is in Clinton Il. Just down the road. These ladies like their job and saved me $ in the past, I'll start there. So,,,,Is your KX "on the street?"
Forum: Thumpers 09-01-2011, 07:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,325
Posted By Knobster
I'm thinkin' that would raise a red flag. the #...

I'm thinkin' that would raise a red flag. the # may turn up competition only.
Forum: Airheads 09-01-2011, 06:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,279
Posted By Knobster
Get with your Air Marshall and you will be fine....

Get with your Air Marshall and you will be fine. NOTE: "Some" AirHeadz are partial to locally made handcrafted Ales and lagers. I'm just sayin'.

Good luck and keep the rubber side down.

Tom.
Forum: Thumpers 09-01-2011, 06:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,325
Posted By Knobster
Street legal KX 500

Please respond if you know the answer. I have an opportunity to pick a KX500. Can it be street legalized in Illinois? (I'm well aware that this is insane)
I'm cool with the baja designs stuff...Will...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-27-2011, 06:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 696
Posted By Knobster
Talking Peace in the valley Indeed! Thanks Man. So what...

Peace in the valley Indeed!
Thanks Man. So what do the 40's fit?...R100's?
Forum: Old's Cool 06-27-2011, 09:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 696
Posted By Knobster
DANG, I was hoping to swap. Of course I'm...

DANG, I was hoping to swap. Of course I'm assuming my R90 is 40mm.
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