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Forum: The Garage 05-10-2013, 10:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,792
Posted By two40two
Very neat, I have a few things to try this on...

Very neat, I have a few things to try this on...
Forum: The Garage 05-10-2013, 07:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,792
Posted By two40two
Best of luck with this. Do you have a quality...

Best of luck with this. Do you have a quality extendable small magnet? Have you pulled the side cover off yet? I'm worried about debris in the crank case. A magnet may at least get the bolt fragments...
Forum: The Garage 05-10-2013, 07:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,792
Posted By two40two
Is this a DR or KLR? Replace it- looks very...

Is this a DR or KLR? Replace it- looks very eph'd. In addition to the metal fragments everywhere and inside i imagine- it looks like there is a hefty crack/fracture right before the first thread....
Forum: Road warriors 04-19-2013, 07:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,830
Posted By two40two
Lots of tasks completed since the last post... I...

Lots of tasks completed since the last post... I soaked the disassembled carbs and all non-rubber components in Pinesol with great success. After assembly and install- the bike ran! But the carbs...
Forum: Road warriors 03-28-2013, 08:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,830
Posted By two40two
Juice it up! Got it. I was surprised at how...

Juice it up! Got it. I was surprised at how quickly the battery drained after a few attempts at starting it. Thirsty electrical system.
I guess I'll break down and do the valves while I'm at it....
Forum: Road warriors 03-27-2013, 11:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,830
Posted By two40two
Thanks for the confirmation on the kill switch....

Thanks for the confirmation on the kill switch. They are both 600s.
I'll have to double check the plug routing.
I might swap the ignition module thingamajig whose name I cant recall right now that...
Forum: Road warriors 03-27-2013, 11:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,830
Posted By two40two
I stumbled upon this thread about pinesol:...

I stumbled upon this thread about pinesol: http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=560117

I'll pull them out on Friday or Saturday and report the results after a good rinse and spray out....
Forum: Road warriors 03-27-2013, 12:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,830
Posted By two40two
Seems to have enough compression to continue. I...

Seems to have enough compression to continue. I disassembled/separated the carbs and have them soaking in pine-sol. I'll reassemble after a 3 day soak.

Anybody have recommendations for tools and...
Forum: Road warriors 03-26-2013, 09:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,830
Posted By two40two
So- spark plugs have a nice blue spark emitting. ...

So- spark plugs have a nice blue spark emitting.
Replaced cracked fuel filter. Fuel pump clicks/thumps to the touch when start button is pressed.
Removing fuel line to carb allowed a more than a...
Forum: Road warriors 03-25-2013, 10:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,830
Posted By two40two
Carb, not efi. Thanks for the info. Looks...

Carb, not efi. Thanks for the info.

Looks like I'll be overhauling the switch assy for peace of mind.


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Forum: Road warriors 03-25-2013, 08:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,830
Posted By two40two
CBR troubleshoot questions

I'm in the process of making one good CBR from two not so good models. (1987 & 1989) A couple days of work later and suspension/swingarm/forks/brakes/cooling system etc has been put on the road...
Forum: Road warriors 09-27-2012, 10:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,383
Posted By two40two
Ding ding ding. I put 3 or 4 hours on the 1125cr...

Ding ding ding. I put 3 or 4 hours on the 1125cr today. It's cool and all but I equate it to a boat. Good to know someone who has one but not so good to use and maintain everyday. Way too fast for me...
Forum: Road warriors 09-26-2012, 07:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,383
Posted By two40two
I'm not stoked to do valve adjustments either....

I'm not stoked to do valve adjustments either. I'm thinking the extra 40 horses will make up for the issues. The stator was replaced under recall. I suspect that means it got a new Rotax part instead...
Forum: Road warriors 09-25-2012, 11:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,383
Posted By two40two
I put new NGK 8E non-iridium plugs in this...

I put new NGK 8E non-iridium plugs in this evening. More or less the same story , It might get a little closer to 4k before problems arise. Nothing looked to be out of place or damaged. At this point...
Forum: Road warriors 09-25-2012, 07:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,383
Posted By two40two
Thanks for input y'all. I'll do an oil change and...

Thanks for input y'all. I'll do an oil change and plug change tonight just to make sure everything is in order before I'm stuck with the bike. I'm thinking a compression test might not be a bad idea....
Forum: Road warriors 09-24-2012, 07:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,383
Posted By two40two
Need Some Help with an 07 Buell XB12STT

Howdy Inmates.. I just picked up an 07 Buell XB12 Super TT today. Rode it from the dealer to work approximately 30 miles in town and on highway without a hiccup. Leaving work it started up quickly...
Forum: Latin America 05-17-2008, 11:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,253
Posted By two40two
So is the Turtle's Head still rockin' along? I'll...

So is the Turtle's Head still rockin' along? I'll be in Quito in about 72 hours and I'd like to stop by for a brew or 2 or 3... :beer
Forum: Vendors 02-28-2008, 07:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,547
Posted By two40two
:spam :fyyff ...

:spam :fyyff


http://www.mositesmotorsports.com/pre_owned_list.asp
Forum: Ride reports 11-19-2007, 09:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,026
Posted By two40two
Hey Oldtimer. It's ironic you post this- the day...

Hey Oldtimer. It's ironic you post this- the day after this ride I rode the KLR up to Longview of all places. You aren't by chance the rider on the '83 R100RS that I bumped into in Nacogdoches? Of...
Forum: Ride reports 11-17-2007, 08:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,026
Posted By two40two
Emma Long it is.

Emma Long it is.
Forum: Ride reports 11-16-2007, 11:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,026
Posted By two40two
Quick RR: Horrible Friday in Austin

Today I was forced to wake up late and go for a motorcycle ride. The weather absolutely sucked. It had to be at least 60-70 degrees outside and the lack of clouds and deep blue tint to the sky was...
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2007, 03:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,644
Posted By two40two
Haha... I know that feeling all to well. I seem...

Haha... I know that feeling all to well. I seem to feel it a lot more these days. :baldy

Anybody got any info on the woodruff key while I'm slaving away to the man here?
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2007, 10:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,644
Posted By two40two
In regards to the woodruff key- does anyone have...

In regards to the woodruff key- does anyone have the dimensions or part number for it? I can't seem to find any info on it and I'm at work today so I can't get to it. Both of the dealers near me are...
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2007, 09:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,644
Posted By two40two
It's pretty well jammed in there. I tried tapping...

It's pretty well jammed in there. I tried tapping with a variety of different screwdrivers and chisles without luck. The key is simply deforming as opposed to moving up/out. Any recommendations for...
Forum: Thumpers 11-09-2007, 11:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,644
Posted By two40two
Yep, it was the gear not being able to move apart...

Yep, it was the gear not being able to move apart from the rotor. Now I have to get the damn woodruff key out. That sucker is jammed in there pretty well- probably one of the contributing causes to...
Forum: Thumpers 11-09-2007, 09:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,644
Posted By two40two
:uhoh Did not check that. 1993...

:uhoh Did not check that.



1993 indeed. Rotor bolt: didn't use a torque wrench, really really tight by the hand guage. I did not check to see if the gear could turn independently of the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-09-2007, 08:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,644
Posted By two40two
Update: I pulled the outer cover off and then...

Update: I pulled the outer cover off and then removed all the screws from the inner cover and put the short screw where it belongs. I also checked the bearing and washer positions for the starter...
Forum: Thumpers 11-09-2007, 05:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,644
Posted By two40two
Jump starting did not help at all. I also noticed...

Jump starting did not help at all. I also noticed that the headlight dims a lot, almost to the point of losing all power when I press the starter button.:scratch
Forum: Thumpers 11-09-2007, 05:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,644
Posted By two40two
I'm not sure about the battery, I'm about to go...

I'm not sure about the battery, I'm about to go out and give the jump start a try. It was down for three weeks after all. Hopefully that will solve it.

I believe the gears are in correctly- I...
Forum: Thumpers 11-09-2007, 05:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,644
Posted By two40two
KLR starting woes after doohickey install

I need a little help here figuring out what I missed. I just installed a new Eagle lever and spring yesterday and now the bike is not starting.

What it's doing: Key is in "On" position, lights...
Forum: Thumpers 10-05-2007, 09:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 693
Posted By two40two
Yep, I just pulled the upper one and cleaned it...

Yep, I just pulled the upper one and cleaned it up a bit and jammed it back together. Problem fixed immediately. I put some more miles on today commuting around town in mixed conditions with zero...
Forum: Thumpers 10-04-2007, 09:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 693
Posted By two40two
Relay was the culprit, all is well now. :clap...

Relay was the culprit, all is well now. :clap :slurp
Forum: Thumpers 10-04-2007, 07:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 693
Posted By two40two
I just jumpstarted the KLR and the same thing...

I just jumpstarted the KLR and the same thing happened. Lights are on, pressing the starter button did nothing.

Back out to the garage to examine the starter relays...... Thanks Gramps!
Forum: Thumpers 10-04-2007, 06:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 693
Posted By two40two
Both switches have been bypassed. I have...

Both switches have been bypassed. I have bumpstarted it several times and I don't believe that would be allowed if the switches were still installed/not bypassed.



Like I stated in my...
Forum: Thumpers 10-04-2007, 04:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 693
Posted By two40two
KLR Starting Issue

My '93 KLR 650 is having some issues. I finally got it road legal yesterday and took it out for a little shake down run. In total I racked up 100 miles or so of some highway, some neighborhood and...
Forum: Thumpers 08-07-2007, 11:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 618
Posted By two40two
Nope. The build date on the frame is 12/92, but...

Nope. The build date on the frame is 12/92, but the '91 and '93 models have the same paint schemes as far as I can tell. The seat cover is from a different year model though.
Forum: Thumpers 08-07-2007, 07:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 618
Posted By two40two
I paid $2k. I'm not exactly looking to change...

I paid $2k. I'm not exactly looking to change vehicles right now and I'm pretty happy with this one. And afterall, I've only had it one week...
Forum: Thumpers 08-07-2007, 03:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 618
Posted By two40two
And so it begins...

After eons of researching and waiting, last week I finally found a clean KLR in my price range. It's a '93, stock aside from some footpegs, shifter and a tall windscreen. The PO was courteous enough...
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