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Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2012, 05:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 436
Posted By nevadadirt
new generation klr handle bar question

hello all again,

i have a quick question. i have some bent handle bars on my 2008 klr650. i want to replace the bars. would the pro taper se series 7/8" standard bar fit, like it does on the old...
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2012, 08:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 545
Posted By nevadadirt
Reving issue and boiling gas

Hello all,

Please someone help me!


I'm in mexico on a 2006 klr650. I'm having issues with reving. The bike was running fine, until i had problems with dirty gas, so i cleaned the carb...but i...
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2012, 09:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 697
Posted By nevadadirt
klr been sitting, cold

2008 klr was sitting for a few months here in MA. it's been freezing for a month or two now...

i didn't do anything to winterize it. i charged the battery and i can get the bike started with...
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2011, 08:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 714
Posted By nevadadirt
Question about changing chain on klr

Hi everyone,

I'm riding through mexico, on a 2006 klr with about 15k miles...

I recently noticed the chain is starting to go...the bike felt like it was dragging a little bit, like something...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 07-27-2011, 10:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 684
Posted By nevadadirt
looking for a good shop in tampa bay

hello inmates-


i'm down here visiting a buddy...and i need a few things done on my '06 KLR650...

any suggestions for good, affordable motorcycle service shops around st.pete /tampa...
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2011, 08:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 509
Posted By nevadadirt
Handlebar question 2006 klr650

Hi everyone,

I bent my handlebars and now I'm in the market for some new ones....

Any suggestions?


I do have the handlebars from a 1997 r1100gs BMW, but it seems to be wider than the stock...
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2011, 12:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 295
Posted By nevadadirt
Questions after crashing '06 klr650

I fell hard and the bike got messed up, but it's salvageable ...

Here's what I broke or bent or needs replacing:

Handlbar-
Left hand signal/choke unit-
Right hand starter/kill switch unit-...
Forum: Latin America 04-12-2011, 04:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,451
Posted By nevadadirt
crossing into mexico, TVIP

i have some questions:


i rode to brazil back in 2006 and i forget all the details of entering mexico...

i also forget if i left correctly and now i have this fear i'm on that list, of...
Forum: Airheads 04-10-2011, 04:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 974
Posted By nevadadirt
thank you

thank you guys for the advice on the brakes, pads, lines, ....

i'll check out your thread on the calipers.
Forum: Airheads 04-10-2011, 11:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 974
Posted By nevadadirt
GSPD brake pads and general questions...

Hello all-

1993 r100gs/pd .


Mine is all beat up, I feel like it's leaking everywhere. Bough it with 80k, now 90k....

I have some basic questions....I would love the advice...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-03-2011, 09:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 854
Posted By nevadadirt
Still lots left

Lots left on this 1997 BMW r1100gs to sell



Call 617.599.3090 for prices. Or PM me.

Everything I will sell for cheap. Just ask!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-29-2011, 12:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 854
Posted By nevadadirt
Parting out r1100gs in Reno, NV

Parting out my black 1997 BMW r1100gs

85000 miles.

Broken clutch

Ohlins rear shock ($800 new only 10k miles on it)

Avon distanzia tires with lots of tread still
Forum: Road warriors 08-16-2010, 10:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,008
Posted By nevadadirt
k1100lt rear shock SWAP??? short4stock

i bought a 1993 k1100lt without realizing the bike had been lowered for a short rider.....


there is a short rear shock absorber installed, 14" instead of the stock 15.5"(i believe those are the...
Forum: Road warriors 06-20-2010, 06:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 827
Posted By nevadadirt
thank you jdiaz!

thank you jdiaz!
Forum: Road warriors 06-19-2010, 04:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 827
Posted By nevadadirt
'93 K1100LT questions????

hello all!

i have a few issues with my 1993 k1100LT, with @80K miles.

1.)my abs doesn't turn on anymore, the flashing "abs" lights that used to go off once i hit the brake for the first time -...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-26-2009, 05:40 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,646
Posted By nevadadirt
new guy

hello all -

i see you have a little beer drinkin, motorbike talkin, riding club thing going here and i'd like to introduce myself and ask for a seat at the parties.

my name's christian, aka...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-13-2009, 06:51 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 488
Posted By nevadadirt
93 r100 gspd dash bulbs and flashers

hello all!

ok, i posted a thread a couple weeks ago about the 4-way flasher switch and a few of you graciously answered my question. thank you!

now i have another a couple more.

the neutral...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-05-2009, 05:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 410
Posted By nevadadirt
PD flashers?

hello all,

it's a 1993 r100 gs/pd. it has the 4-way flashers button, but if you take the side fairing section off you can see there's nothing behind it - no wires, no switch mechanism....

is...
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2009, 05:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 549
Posted By nevadadirt
KLR650 turn signal sticking!

so the left turn signals (and the yellow light in the instrument panel) will light up but they won't blink. sometimes. sometimes they work fine.


can anyone give me an idea of the problem? is...
Forum: Thumpers 08-16-2009, 02:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 690
Posted By nevadadirt
lol, i don't feel so bad now!

lol, i don't feel so bad now!
Forum: Thumpers 08-16-2009, 12:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 414
Posted By nevadadirt
mounting HT teton boxes on 2006 KLR650

hello all,


another quick question for you helpful cybermotofriends,


i'm mounting my new HT teton boxes, but i didn't spend the $40 for the pre-drilled holes....but now that i'm about to do...
Forum: Thumpers 08-16-2009, 12:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 690
Posted By nevadadirt
epoxy!

it's on there with epoxy, we'll see how long it lasts. probably will end up with a zip tie down the road....

thanks for the advice all.
Forum: Thumpers 08-16-2009, 10:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 690
Posted By nevadadirt
thanks!

thanks for the advice some mook.
Forum: Thumpers 08-16-2009, 05:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 690
Posted By nevadadirt
DOOOOH! broke some plastic!

new thumperer here. just bought a 2006 klr 650.

in the process of taking off the tank for the first time, i broke the little friction piece of the left side, fairing (the piece that says "KL" and...
Forum: Thumpers 08-16-2009, 05:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,184
Posted By nevadadirt
06 klr 650 for your 1200gs

let's trade, straight up!

:)


i'd stay with the GS. or have both. but don't dump the beemer for a klr...you'll regret it.
Forum: Thumpers 08-16-2009, 05:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 689
Posted By nevadadirt
thanks guys!

i'm gonna try it JVs way first before i go cutting wires....

i appreciate the help!
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2009, 07:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 689
Posted By nevadadirt
reroute them how? do you mean move the wires...

reroute them how?
do you mean move the wires under the rear fender and under the seat? how would you do this? would you still use the original hole cut into the fender?
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2009, 06:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 689
Posted By nevadadirt
Thanks!!

thanks for the write up and the photo! i really appreciate it!
Forum: Old's Cool 08-15-2009, 10:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 483
Posted By nevadadirt
ok thanks guys for the starting points.... ...

ok thanks guys for the starting points....


i checked for the clicking noise and didn't hear anything....

both low and high beam don't work.

BUT the turn signals are acting weird, now that...
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2009, 09:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 689
Posted By nevadadirt
Lengthening turn signals on KLR650

hello all motoheads!

i have just installed the new racks for some happy trail side boxes for my 2007 klr650. but now it's necessary to lengthen the turn signal cables.

i know it's a basic...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-11-2009, 09:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 483
Posted By nevadadirt
ELECTRICAL ??? lights out!

hello,

i have a 1993 r100gspd. my front and back lights don't work all of a sudden. the brake light works when the brakes are pressed (both front and back brakes), but the steady red and daytime...
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2009, 07:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 625
Posted By nevadadirt
stock dog bone link

so i called the kawasaki place here and the guy told me to just put back the stock dog bone link....is this easy?

also, could the previous owner have lowered the front forks too? is this easy to...
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2009, 11:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 625
Posted By nevadadirt
lowered KLR650 ?? about to buy a used KLR

hi everyone,

i'm about to buy a '06 klr650 that's been lowered. i'm 6 feet, 205lbs, so i'm pretty sure i have to raise it back up. but i start reading online and it looks like i have a few options...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-14-2008, 11:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 369
Posted By nevadadirt
where can i find bag mounts and bags for a r100 gs 1993???

i just bought a 1993 gs/pd but it doesn't have the bag mounting brakets or side cases....does anyone know where i can find some??/


thanx...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-26-2008, 10:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 396
Posted By nevadadirt
hazard lights on 97 1100gs don't work

is this a simple fuse issue? if so, can anyone tell me which one i should look for...

i'm a moron right?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-23-2008, 12:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 609
Posted By nevadadirt
MA service..BMW mechanics??

i was hoping someone could suggest a good BMW mechanic around the Boston area...i'm not a big fan of the bmw guys in arlington...i was hoping there's someone who runs a little operation out of his...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-29-2008, 10:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 422
Posted By nevadadirt
fuel filter broken?

1997 R11OO GS.


a high pitched noise is coming from inside my tank i think. is it the fuel filter?
i replaced it at 48k miles and it has 78k miles now.
should i replace it right away? does...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-18-2008, 02:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 912
Posted By nevadadirt
turn out it was a cut wire to throttle sensor

turns out it was a cut wire that leads into the throttle sensor(the square looking electronic gizmo on the left side that is below the fuel injection unit. it had been exposed and i wrapped it in...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-17-2008, 04:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 912
Posted By nevadadirt
thank you for the advice guys.

thank you very much JVB and Bruce and GSbiker. i'll get to the bottom of this...and i'll let you know how it goes...
but i have a good idea of where to look now...


here's some more info on the...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-17-2008, 03:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 912
Posted By nevadadirt
what about spark plugs?

could it be a spark plug problem? if i take them out, what would i look for?

retardly yours,
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