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Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2013, 08:37 PM
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Posted By Brash1
running hot

into the red. But, pull into a small road or trail and will cool down into the mid to high range on the temp gauge. Havent tried burping the radiator, guess ill give that a shot this weekend.
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2013, 07:41 PM
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Views: 265,809
Posted By Brash1
ive got the opposite problem

My 94 klr only runs hot at highway speeds ( 50mph+). Any ideas on the cause of that? This is a unfamiliar bike to me. Bought it a few months ago and had a carb issue. Got that fixed, but when i took...
Forum: Americas 04-18-2013, 11:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,294
Posted By Brash1
hoping for some info!

I'll be watching this thread! I'm planning a two week ride/fish for my son and I in August. traveling around colo. and maybe other adjoining states if I hear of some great spots. Come on fishermen, I...
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2013, 05:51 PM
Replies: 1,948
Views: 265,809
Posted By Brash1
Problem solved

My hard starting klr Barbie is a one kicker now! After all the carb cleaning, it turns out I hadn't cleared the starter jet:( Thanks for the helpful tips guys! This forum has been a real money...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2013, 07:41 PM
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Views: 265,809
Posted By Brash1
I'm back with my carb problem

Been working from can to cant lately. But im back with my problem. Klr still won't crank cold without a shot of ether/carb cleaner or something flammable! Took the carb and stock choke cable (with...
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2013, 07:18 PM
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Posted By Brash1
Clear too

Thanks rube. But those are clean too.
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2013, 05:19 PM
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Views: 265,809
Posted By Brash1
Still trying

Removed carb again. Anybody in central alabama need a carb off your klr, I'm the man! I've had plenty of practice.
Checked everything again. Pilot circuit is clean. I ran wire through the jet and...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2013, 03:37 PM
Replies: 1,948
Views: 265,809
Posted By Brash1
Yep

It's what I'm leaning toward too. I've had it apart twice and cleaned and sprayed. Ill break her down again tomorrow evening and try to run some wires through every hole I can:)
Ill let you know if...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2013, 02:35 PM
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Views: 265,809
Posted By Brash1
I'm ready to torch this thing

I know this subject has been beat like the proverbial "dead horse". Beat it like a dead horse, maybe that's the answer:)
Seriously, I'm at my wits end with my latest purchase(1994 klr250. 1000...
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2013, 09:46 PM
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Views: 265,809
Posted By Brash1
Wish you were closer stevemd

That's just the bike I'm looking for close to birmingham al. I've got an 88 I've fixed up and want a match for a tat trip with my son this summer.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-02-2011, 08:41 PM
Replies: 1,576
Views: 100,569
Posted By Brash1
Alright!

If my parts all come in, I'll be back on the road by Monday! Look out taggers the "kick and go" will be "back in black".
Forum: Thumpers 02-28-2011, 07:47 PM
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Views: 265,809
Posted By Brash1
lookin for part

Where can I get a gasket/o-ring for a petcock? Mine leaks and when i took it apart it had a tear in the gasket.
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2011, 08:39 PM
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Views: 265,809
Posted By Brash1
LED lights

Changed my stock blinkers out for some LED I made up myself. Problem is they dont blink anymore. Relay? Anyone familiar with this problem?...
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2011, 06:33 PM
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Views: 265,809
Posted By Brash1
Agreed

Valve adjustment cleared up my hard start problem on my 88
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-29-2011, 10:51 PM
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Posted By Brash1
Bullpen Restaurant

Don't know exact hours of operation, but I always go on a Fri or Sat night. Hear that everything is good, Bar-b-q, chicken, hamburger steak, etc. I would'nt know, I'm a steak man...and they have...
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2011, 09:13 PM
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Views: 265,809
Posted By Brash1
Thanks

3Dchief and outwardbound, appreciate the advice. I'll post up some pics when I get it done.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-25-2011, 09:08 PM
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Posted By Brash1
way to go motomark

i'll be out of the tag business for a few weeks, KLR strewn about the basement getting a makeover and some much needed TLC. Yall keep it rollin in this frigid weather:)
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2011, 08:58 PM
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Views: 265,809
Posted By Brash1
Racks

Thanks 3dchiefs, you've sold me on the sprocket set-up. I've got my bike spead out all over the basement. Doing a winter re-furb:) Lookin for some ideas on a rack for the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2011, 08:44 PM
Replies: 8,232
Views: 2,281,241
Posted By Brash1
Racks

I'm refurbing my 88 klr 250. lookin for some ideas on a rear rack. something I can fab up myself, I'm a decent welder and fitter. I'm going to mount a box on top but want something that looks decent...
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2011, 10:14 PM
Replies: 1,948
Views: 265,809
Posted By Brash1
sprockets

How does the 14 tooth change your mpg's? Have'nt really thought about changing, I currently run a 16 tooth counter. Do you know what stock is?
Forum: Thumpers 01-07-2011, 09:55 PM
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Posted By Brash1
chain

Thanks 8gv. Are your sprockets steel, aluminum,combo or......? I think I'll order me one of those chains.
Forum: Thumpers 01-04-2011, 09:16 PM
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Views: 265,809
Posted By Brash1
Sprocket set

Where's the best place to order a chain and sprocket set for my 88 klr250? Any suggestions on steel or aluminum? O-rings worth the $$$? Also needing a taillight lens.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-02-2011, 03:48 PM
Replies: 1,576
Views: 100,569
Posted By Brash1
New tag

http://i1181.photobucket.com/albums/x436/gbrasher1/photo2.jpg

http://i1181.photobucket.com/albums/x436/gbrasher1/photo.jpg
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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-01-2011, 09:36 PM
Replies: 1,576
Views: 100,569
Posted By Brash1
thanks cahoona7

i dont think this is the first time you've had to school me on the techno mysteries:)


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Forum: Ride reports 01-01-2011, 09:02 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 21,413
Posted By Brash1
mileage

Enjoying your report Tavis. You dont mention mileage each day, when you do it seems to be in the 200 or so range. Has that been fairly consistent? Saw you were down one day for repairs and one day...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-01-2011, 08:19 PM
Replies: 1,576
Views: 100,569
Posted By Brash1
need help with technical issues

as you noticed i had to email a photo to dirtroad to get my tag posted. problem is in attaching photo to post.
this is what im doing:
1. taking photo via iphone
2. uploading to photobucket via...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-01-2011, 03:36 PM
Replies: 1,576
Views: 100,569
Posted By Brash1
Tag

will post new tag tommorow. Started late and threw my chain while i was...
Forum: Thumpers 11-28-2010, 08:25 PM
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Views: 265,809
Posted By Brash1
front brake

Drizzt,
My 88 KLR front brakes have a nice easy pull with decent stopping power. You better dig in and look for a problem. I'd like to find me another cheap deal on a KLR, get her running and...
Forum: Thumpers 11-27-2010, 09:51 PM
Replies: 1,948
Views: 265,809
Posted By Brash1
Aftermarket tank

Is there a aftermarket (larger) tank for a 1988 klr 250? would love to get more mileage between fill-ups. Read somewhere someone had mounted a 650 designed tank on one.
Forum: Americas 11-15-2010, 09:06 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 12,090
Posted By Brash1
Stupid

Oops. Just saw your link Pax.
Forum: Americas 11-15-2010, 09:02 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 12,090
Posted By Brash1
Thanks

Did you do a RR Pax? I ve done some riding and camping on the klr. Just didn't know if the 250 would be underpowered in the west. I know the Wr has more giddyup. Don't know much about the 225...
Forum: Americas 11-13-2010, 09:03 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 12,090
Posted By Brash1
250 Tat?

Anyone done the TAT on 250's? I'm looking to take my son when he graduates (2 years of planning time). I've got a klr 250 thats a blast to ride. I'm a self proclaimed minimalist( me and my gear are...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-17-2010, 02:40 PM
Replies: 1,576
Views: 100,569
Posted By Brash1
New Tag

http://i1181.photobucket.com/albums/x436/gbrasher1/93b1252f.jpg

Alright, Dirtroad sport and I went and got the tag and brought it back to Jefferson County. Someone get out there and enjoy a ride...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-17-2010, 02:35 PM
Replies: 1,576
Views: 100,569
Posted By Brash1
Tag

http://i1181.photobucket.com/albums/x436/gbrasher1/7bbc4752.jpg
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-24-2010, 09:45 PM
Replies: 1,576
Views: 100,569
Posted By Brash1
campin

we were going for a overnight to Bankhead but had to postpone. Did yall camp in that area on your mississippi to georgia route?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-21-2010, 09:06 PM
Replies: 1,576
Views: 100,569
Posted By Brash1
Hey Dirtroad

You about ready for that campng trip? Checked my range on that ride today, gettin 65 mpgs :)
Hope someone else grabs that tag. I know most of your haunts.:D
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-21-2010, 12:28 PM
Replies: 1,576
Views: 100,569
Posted By Brash1
New Tag!

http://i1181.photobucket.com/albums/x436/gbrasher1/2c21989a.jpg
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-21-2010, 12:22 PM
Replies: 1,576
Views: 100,569
Posted By Brash1
Tag

That road has more twists on it than I remembered! Hot riding weather, but I still enjoyed it.


http://i1181.photobucket.com/albums/x436/gbrasher1/fa99d484.jpg

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Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2010, 08:34 PM
Replies: 8,232
Views: 2,281,241
Posted By Brash1
Little KLR project

I'm new to the forum and really new to the whole idea of minimalist touring. I've rode dirtbikes most of my life( currently destroying my body with a yz450f), but I kinda accidentally am getting into...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-18-2010, 08:12 AM
Replies: 1,576
Views: 100,569
Posted By Brash1
Oh ya!

Pick a good tag. I need to put some miles on my new tire.( the wobble was the tire after all)! Trying out a trials tire on it.
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