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Forum: The Garage 09-22-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 309
Posted By Hybridchemistry
I bought a whole manual petcock from a reputable...

I bought a whole manual petcock from a reputable guy on eBay, works fine. Keep it simple, silly.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-20-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 792
Views: 112,479
Posted By Hybridchemistry
Kawasaki KLR 650 - $1000

http://orangecounty.craigslist.org/mcy/4667914528.html



can ya say, deal!?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-20-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 319
Posted By Hybridchemistry
Sorry to hear it man, gotta get a chain next...

Sorry to hear it man, gotta get a chain next time!
I'll keep my eyes peeled in SF and Oakland.
Forum: The Garage 09-20-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 966
Views: 168,501
Posted By Hybridchemistry
Smart! What was your total cost?...

Smart!





What was your total cost?


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Forum: The Garage 09-19-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 2,130
Views: 276,976
Posted By Hybridchemistry
And time, and will make you incredibly jealous of...

And time, and will make you incredibly jealous of some people.

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Forum: The Garage 09-18-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,169
Posted By Hybridchemistry
Alright, I get it, diffrn't strokes for diffrn't...

Alright, I get it, diffrn't strokes for diffrn't folks, but why wouldn't you just save your self the hassle and buy a Miata?
Trunk space, check.
Air through your hair, check.
5 speeds, hugs the...
Forum: Australia 09-16-2014, 12:34 AM
Replies: 1,233
Views: 137,168
Posted By Hybridchemistry
Sorry to hear that your doctor doesn't want you...

Sorry to hear that your doctor doesn't want you to get better like we do! Heal up fast, there's plenty more trails to travel!

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Forum: Thumpers 09-14-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 13,627
Views: 1,359,803
Posted By Hybridchemistry
Ugh, so much for reliable transportation. At...

Ugh, so much for reliable transportation. At least my DRZ is back up and running.
Maybe today I'll have time to look into it.

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Forum: Thumpers 09-14-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 13,627
Views: 1,359,803
Posted By Hybridchemistry
Do yesterday I did a much needed oil change on my...

Do yesterday I did a much needed oil change on my 97 with about 42k on it. It was a back yard find/ressurection, and so far has been really great, despite the fact that it drinks oil and used to spit...
Forum: The Garage 09-14-2014, 01:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 458
Posted By Hybridchemistry
If it was a KLR, I'd say just wrap some duct tape...

If it was a KLR, I'd say just wrap some duct tape over the top and around the sides and call it good enough till you get a replacement. But I don't think you BMW guys are up for that.


:|
Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 13,627
Views: 1,359,803
Posted By Hybridchemistry
I've heard of guys sanding off the glaze and...

I've heard of guys sanding off the glaze and getting a bit more use out of them.

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Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 13,627
Views: 1,359,803
Posted By Hybridchemistry
Did you get the clutch actuator arm back in...

Did you get the clutch actuator arm back in right? I believe there is a specific way it has to go in so that everything works properly.

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Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 414
Posted By Hybridchemistry
I've been wanting to do this to the KLX I own,...

I've been wanting to do this to the KLX I own, but that would have to be after I get it running :(

I was planning to use a second set of wheels I have and lace them onto some sumo rims I picked up...
Forum: The Garage 09-10-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,839
Posted By Hybridchemistry
I've heard good things about the TruckLite 7",...

I've heard good things about the TruckLite 7", the old version can be had as well, but it runs on 24v I believe.
Forum: The Garage 09-10-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 966
Views: 168,501
Posted By Hybridchemistry
Well, that sells me, nothing worse than feeling a...

Well, that sells me, nothing worse than feeling a 12 point starting to slip around a bolt head.

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Forum: The Garage 09-09-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 2,130
Views: 276,976
Posted By Hybridchemistry
It's like watching ants devour a rotting carcass...

It's like watching ants devour a rotting carcass and then put it all back :huh

Good times :clap
Forum: The Garage 09-09-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,677
Posted By Hybridchemistry
+1 and all my jealousy. Question: is it...

+1 and all my jealousy.

Question: is it going to be a PITA to get stuff between the second and first story?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-09-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 2,184
Views: 112,475
Posted By Hybridchemistry
Its okay, she already knows that guys who ride...

Its okay, she already knows that guys who ride KTMs are compensating for one thing or another
:twofinger:
:)

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Forum: The Garage 09-08-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 2,130
Views: 276,976
Posted By Hybridchemistry
Sounds like I'll have to stop by Pyramid Brewery...

Sounds like I'll have to stop by Pyramid Brewery before next weekend.

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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-08-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 2,184
Views: 112,475
Posted By Hybridchemistry
I've been wanting to make this as well, might...

I've been wanting to make this as well, might have to be next time though, don't think the gf can handle an hour+ of moto talk :laughing

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Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 13,627
Views: 1,359,803
Posted By Hybridchemistry
Sounds like its time for a leak down test, any...

Sounds like its time for a leak down test, any "KLR budget" solutions?

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Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 13,627
Views: 1,359,803
Posted By Hybridchemistry
Alright, I'll fess up, I might have overfilled by...

Alright, I'll fess up, I might have overfilled by about an eighth to a quarter liter last time. It was an accident and I did it because it had been drinking oil before, quite a bit of it. Rings could...
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 13,627
Views: 1,359,803
Posted By Hybridchemistry
Thoughts KLR650 Only thread?

Thoughts KLR650 Only thread?
Forum: The Garage 09-08-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 2,130
Views: 276,976
Posted By Hybridchemistry
Sucks. Decent compression tester options? HF?...

Sucks.
Decent compression tester options? HF? Amazon? Looks like I gotta nip the KACR to do a proper test as well.

I'll nip this here and take it to the KLR650 thread.
Forum: The Garage 09-08-2014, 01:10 AM
Replies: 2,130
Views: 276,976
Posted By Hybridchemistry
This weekend: made a mess. Started out with...

This weekend: made a mess.
Started out with wanting to do an oil change on the KLR, but ended up with me tilting the subframe and pulling the air box to drain about 30ccs of oil :huh

Looks like...
Forum: Australia 09-08-2014, 12:54 AM
Replies: 1,233
Views: 137,168
Posted By Hybridchemistry
Hey Fogo et al, I've come across a similar issue...

Hey Fogo et al, I've come across a similar issue that the KLX's have with blowing oil out the crank case/cam cover vent and making a mess of things. Did you end up with any nifty fixes for the 700 or...
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2014, 01:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 436
Posted By Hybridchemistry
As long as the bolts are tight on the rotor to...

As long as the bolts are tight on the rotor to the hub and the bracket to it's mount, I wouldn't be worried. I would be more worried if you were spacing the rotor from the hub with a bunch of...
Forum: The Garage 08-30-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 2,130
Views: 276,976
Posted By Hybridchemistry
Reminds me I need to apply a second layer of JB...

Reminds me I need to apply a second layer of JB on my DRZ patch, and then the plan is to clean up the fairings on the KLR. We'll see how that goes.

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Forum: Australia 08-30-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 1,233
Views: 137,168
Posted By Hybridchemistry
+1 Glad to hear you're getting back into things...

+1
Glad to hear you're getting back into things :)
Forum: The Garage 08-26-2014, 01:08 AM
Replies: 2,130
Views: 276,976
Posted By Hybridchemistry
If I only had the space, time, and money... think...

If I only had the space, time, and money... think of all the balls I could have....


wait, what?
Forum: Thumpers 08-25-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 36,143
Posted By Hybridchemistry
Much bueno, fantastic job, wish I had the...

Much bueno, fantastic job, wish I had the talent/time to do something like this for the GF

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Forum: Thumpers 08-25-2014, 02:15 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 36,143
Posted By Hybridchemistry
It's all done and there's one glamour shot with...

It's all done and there's one glamour shot with it in the background? Show us the money shots!
Forum: Road warriors 08-24-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 588
Posted By Hybridchemistry
+1 Not sure what bumping a 1L bike is like,...

+1

Not sure what bumping a 1L bike is like, but that's usually one of my diagnostics. If it can bump and start, and continue to run, sounds like just something in the starting system, if it...
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 647
Posted By Hybridchemistry
Is your water pump working? How's the thermostat?...

Is your water pump working? How's the thermostat?

There's also a full million post long thread all dedicated to the KLR650, in the Thumpers section.

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Forum: The Garage 08-21-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,839
Posted By Hybridchemistry
Beauty, what was the total hour count start to...

Beauty, what was the total hour count start to finish?

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Forum: The Garage 08-20-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 2,130
Views: 276,976
Posted By Hybridchemistry
MADNESS, MADNESS I SAY! So where's the...

MADNESS, MADNESS I SAY!


So where's the pics/write up?:evil
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2014, 12:37 AM
Replies: 3,455
Views: 540,736
Posted By Hybridchemistry
:O Hope you're feeling okay and they're...

:O

Hope you're feeling okay and they're giving you the good meds! Heal up soon!
Forum: The Garage 08-20-2014, 12:14 AM
Replies: 2,130
Views: 276,976
Posted By Hybridchemistry
Refitted my fancy but scuffed up Leo Vince pipe...

Refitted my fancy but scuffed up Leo Vince pipe on the KLR, should clear the tire now when it's fully loaded down. Hopefully fixing that bottoming out will be next. Anyone want to trade a 1" lower...
Forum: The Garage 08-19-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 595
Posted By Hybridchemistry
Well, gee, I'd trade you a stock KLX650 rear...

Well, gee, I'd trade you a stock KLX650 rear shock with about 20k miles on it for that silly old thing you have there... :evil
Forum: The Garage 08-17-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 6,085
Views: 2,667,934
Posted By Hybridchemistry
It's beautiful D: Also, any more details on...

It's beautiful D:
Also, any more details on that XR super moto? Color scheme makes it look almost like a KLX650 :lol
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