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Forum: Beasts 07-31-2014, 02:02 AM
Replies: 702
Views: 69,280
Posted By jeeves
5'10", 32"inseam KLV1000, stock suspension, stock...

5'10", 32"inseam KLV1000, stock suspension, stock seat.

Wouldn't mind if the seat was an inch lower, but still ok.

Had to put LSL up and back risers to get the handlebars closer, was leaning...
Forum: Beasts 07-08-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 3,026
Views: 533,705
Posted By jeeves
I' paying 7.30$ per gallon (1,93$/liter). :becca

I' paying 7.30$ per gallon (1,93$/liter). :becca
Forum: Beasts 05-15-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 561
Posted By jeeves
Have a set of TA2 on my bike (KLV1000) for about...

Have a set of TA2 on my bike (KLV1000) for about 5000km.

Was a little skeptical when I bought them due to bad thing I heard about the TA1 front tire wobble. The front TA1 were made in S.Korea,...
Forum: Ride reports 04-08-2014, 04:36 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 44,524
Posted By jeeves
Excellent report!!! :clap Haven't read such a...

Excellent report!!! :clap Haven't read such a good ride report for a long time.

Makes me wanna buy a Tenere seeing all the abuse Ed's bike survived :muutt






:lurk
Forum: Beasts 03-29-2014, 12:24 AM
Replies: 3,026
Views: 533,705
Posted By jeeves
The way Suzuki should have made the front end of...

The way Suzuki should have made the front end of the new Strom

A spy photo of a new BMW touring bike, 1000ccm, 160hp, 17" front...Tiger 1050 territory
...
Forum: Beasts 03-19-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 3,026
Views: 533,705
Posted By jeeves
I really don't understand why a 100hp bike needs...

I really don't understand why a 100hp bike needs TC :dunno
It just looks like a last minute add on from Suzuki to make it another selling point when you come in to the dealer to check out the bike.
Forum: Ride reports 08-04-2013, 12:34 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 32,591
Posted By jeeves
It is weird that you could not find any suitable...

It is weird that you could not find any suitable accommodation until Split.
It's 200km from Dubrovnik to Split, and literally every village along the way has at least a few rooms or apartments for...
Forum: Beasts 07-30-2013, 12:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,981
Posted By jeeves
You could buy a Power Commander, but it would be...

You could buy a Power Commander, but it would be easier and cheaper if you could find someone who has a Yosh box, or even better a Teka SFI programmer to richen up the fuel input. There has to be...
Forum: Beasts 07-27-2013, 03:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,981
Posted By jeeves
True...TPS is not that cheap. It's around 100...

True...TPS is not that cheap. It's around 100 here where I live.
Forum: Beasts 07-27-2013, 12:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,981
Posted By jeeves
I agree that the above checks should be done, but...

I agree that the above checks should be done, but the symptoms don't point to the fuel pump or air filter or bad gas.

Had problems withe the fuel pump, and did the high pressure filter bypass, and...
Forum: Beasts 07-26-2013, 01:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,981
Posted By jeeves
99% that your TPS needs to be replaced. Had...

99% that your TPS needs to be replaced.

Had the same problem with the same symptoms. Got the TPS changed - problem solved.


A lot of info on the subject :...
Forum: The Garage 07-17-2013, 09:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,190
Posted By jeeves
WebBikeWorld did the only compatibility test that...

WebBikeWorld did the only compatibility test that I know of, and it seems that intercoms from different companies are not compatible.
...
Forum: Beasts 06-11-2013, 03:11 AM
Replies: 3,026
Views: 533,705
Posted By jeeves
:lol3:lol3:lol3 That must be the 2014 pale blue...

:lol3:lol3:lol3 That must be the 2014 pale blue american eagle color.
Forum: Ride reports 12-10-2012, 06:31 AM
Replies: 4,860
Views: 3,243,319
Posted By jeeves
Sounds like a faulty throttle position sensor...

Sounds like a faulty throttle position sensor (TPS)...? :ear

Great ride report :bow Been checking this thread for updates 7-8 times every day for the last week. :thumb:thumb:thumb
Forum: Beasts 11-14-2012, 11:49 PM
Replies: 3,026
Views: 533,705
Posted By jeeves
Current KLR owner? Sent from my GT-S5570I

Current KLR owner?

Sent from my GT-S5570I
Forum: Beasts 11-14-2012, 01:02 PM
Replies: 3,026
Views: 533,705
Posted By jeeves
You probably have a Pontiac Aztek, don't you?...

You probably have a Pontiac Aztek, don't you? :lol3

Yes, if I'm lucky enough to be buying a new bike in the next few years it definitely won't be the new Strom.
The new Aprilia Caponord looks...
Forum: Beasts 11-13-2012, 02:50 PM
Replies: 3,026
Views: 533,705
Posted By jeeves
This "new" Strom has nothing (beside the engine...

This "new" Strom has nothing (beside the engine block) to do with the "old" Strom.
It would make more sense if it was called DR BIG II or something like that. They took the most recognised part of...
Forum: Beasts 11-13-2012, 12:30 PM
Replies: 3,026
Views: 533,705
Posted By jeeves
The only way to fix the "looks" of this concept...

The only way to fix the "looks" of this concept bike is to trow it under a 50 tonne press, give the Suzuki designers a clean sheet of paper so they can start over again and make it look similar to...
Forum: Beasts 10-02-2012, 12:26 PM
Replies: 3,026
Views: 533,705
Posted By jeeves
If this is true now I know whats not gonna be my...

If this is true now I know whats not gonna be my next bike :puke2


http://www.nieuwsmotor.nl/motornieuws/11618-suzuki-toont-dl-1000-concept.html...
Forum: Beasts 09-11-2012, 11:37 PM
Replies: 3,026
Views: 533,705
Posted By jeeves
Here is an interesting image that started...

Here is an interesting image that started circulating the net.
On this picture it still has two pipes

http://img404.imageshack.us/img404/5172/vstrom1000new.jpg
Forum: Beasts 04-06-2012, 11:09 PM
Replies: 9,190
Views: 3,586,055
Posted By jeeves
So far I have bought 2 chain kits (chain+sprocket...

So far I have bought 2 chain kits (chain+sprocket pack), both were DID 520VM2, and both were for the DL1000. The chain in the kit has 112 links. Never considered taking a link out.
Forum: Beasts 04-06-2012, 06:28 AM
Replies: 9,190
Views: 3,586,055
Posted By jeeves
Is it just me or does your new chain look kinda...

Is it just me or does your new chain look kinda short? How many links?
Forum: Europe 08-07-2011, 10:59 PM
Replies: 685
Views: 77,256
Posted By jeeves
In Austria you will have to buy a vignette if you...

In Austria you will have to buy a vignette if you plan on driving on motorways. A 10 day one for a motorcycle is 4.5 Euro (at least it was last year).

In Slovenia, on motorways you have to buy a...
Forum: Beasts 07-06-2011, 03:36 PM
Replies: 1,684
Views: 256,503
Posted By jeeves
We were shown that it's possible to toggle...

We were shown that it's possible to toggle between km/h and mph.
I presume the the odometer switches automatically when the speedo is changed from km to mi.
Don't know if the the temp changes...
Forum: Beasts 07-06-2011, 05:56 AM
Replies: 1,684
Views: 256,503
Posted By jeeves
This is the special Suzuki Holy-Strom NUN650...

This is the special Suzuki Holy-Strom NUN650 limited edition :1drink
Forum: Beasts 07-06-2011, 03:05 AM
Replies: 1,684
Views: 256,503
Posted By jeeves
http://i304.photobucket.com/albums/nn167/djivok7/n...

http://i304.photobucket.com/albums/nn167/djivok7/novi%20650/PV2N0900.jpg



Viewpoint Kamenjak. Vransko lake is in the foreground , the body of water in the background with the islands
is the...
Forum: Beasts 07-06-2011, 02:50 AM
Replies: 1,684
Views: 256,503
Posted By jeeves
I was one of five lucky riders from the Croatian...

I was one of five lucky riders from the Croatian V-Strom forum www.v-strom.hr that had the opportunity to ride the new DL650 during the official presentation held in Split, Croatia a few days...
Forum: Beasts 07-05-2011, 07:34 AM
Replies: 9,190
Views: 3,586,055
Posted By jeeves
I have a Vee (KLV 1000 to be precise), but I've...

I have a Vee (KLV 1000 to be precise), but I've ridden the now old Wee a couple of times.
This was one of the test bikes that I was lucky enough to take for a ride along with a few other members of...
Forum: Beasts 07-05-2011, 07:04 AM
Replies: 9,190
Views: 3,586,055
Posted By jeeves
New DL650 :wink: ...

New DL650 :wink:

http://i304.photobucket.com/albums/nn167/djivok7/novi%20650/03072011_004.jpg
Forum: The Garage 06-16-2011, 11:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,028
Posted By jeeves
Your high pressure fuel filter could be clogged...

Your high pressure fuel filter could be clogged up.
I had similar symptoms that were intermittent at first, but got worse.

You can do an easy fuel flow check to see how much fuel is passing...
Forum: The Garage 06-05-2011, 09:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,074
Posted By jeeves
How do you protect the outside of the tank? Is...

How do you protect the outside of the tank? Is masking tape good enough?
Forum: The Garage 06-05-2011, 06:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,074
Posted By jeeves
Thanks for the all feedback :thumb Another...

Thanks for the all feedback :thumb

Another question -
since my tank has a 22 liter capacity (5.8 US gallons), and the medium POR15 tank repair kit is up to 20 liters (5.2 US gallons) I bought...
Forum: The Garage 06-01-2011, 02:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,074
Posted By jeeves
Por 15

I have a rusty tank that I tried to fix using electrolysis LINK (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=645389)
,but since I didn't seal it with anything after the procedure, the rust came...
Forum: Beasts 05-03-2011, 07:22 AM
Replies: 9,190
Views: 3,586,055
Posted By jeeves
The welds would break at the forward mounting...

The welds would break at the forward mounting point, but Givi fixed this design flaw a few years ago. Kappa makes identical crash bars as Givi, and they are a little bit cheaper than Givi's (at...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-05-2011, 11:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,836
Posted By jeeves
Had similar symptoms on my Kymco Agility City 125...

Had similar symptoms on my Kymco Agility City 125 scooter last year. Turned out that a mouse chewed a couple of holes in the vacuum tube.


Almost all Chinese made 50, 125 and 150ccm scooters use...
Forum: The Garage 01-11-2011, 12:46 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,948
Posted By jeeves
I did clean the donor rod about every 48 hours,...

I did clean the donor rod about every 48 hours, when the bubbles stopped forming, and would use a grinder to clean it. I think my battery charger wasn't very strong, so there was no point in cleaning...
Forum: The Garage 01-11-2011, 12:15 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,948
Posted By jeeves
First of all thanks to everybody for all the...

First of all thanks to everybody for all the useful advice :thumb


So last week finally bit the bullet, and started the electrolysis procedure. Ended up doing it 6 days!

Donor metal rod
...
Forum: The Garage 12-18-2010, 12:19 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,948
Posted By jeeves
Removing rust from fuel tank?

I've been having some running issues lately - on the last ride the fuel pump got very loud, and above 5000 rpm the bike started cutting out. When I filled the tank again (at a different gas station),...
Forum: Beasts 10-27-2010, 09:31 AM
Replies: 9,190
Views: 3,586,055
Posted By jeeves
Yup.

Yup.
Forum: Beasts 10-27-2010, 04:37 AM
Replies: 9,190
Views: 3,586,055
Posted By jeeves
:D Kawasaki KLV1000 - basically a re-badged...

:D
Kawasaki KLV1000 - basically a re-badged V-Strom 1000 that was in production 2004 & 2005, and sold only in Europe (I think...).
The only difference is the color scheme (it only came in this...
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