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Forum: Thumpers 11-17-2012, 05:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,294
Posted By Dan Stark
I'm pretty familiar with the charging system on...

I'm pretty familiar with the charging system on that bike. I'll see if I can dig up some info for you. Do you have the shop manual for it? If so, there is some good trouble shooting tips in there.
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Forum: Equipment 03-05-2012, 08:25 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,161
Posted By Dan Stark
Where did you get the rain gear from? I have...

Where did you get the rain gear from? I have Frogg Toggs now, but the pants won't go over my Motoport bottoms. The jacket will stretch over jacket. If all goes well, I'm ordering the RC on Thursday....
Forum: Equipment 02-25-2012, 05:53 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 11,543
Posted By Dan Stark
+1. Have a Hi Viz set called Road Toads or...

+1. Have a Hi Viz set called Road Toads or something. Great piece of gear, and can stretch over my Motoport stuff so I don't have to take it all off and get it underneath.

I do want to say though...
Forum: Equipment 02-25-2012, 12:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 818
Posted By Dan Stark
What do you have in mind? I have a pair of top...

What do you have in mind? I have a pair of top loading pelican 1430's and an HT rear rack I'd consider parting with. PM me if your interested.
Forum: Equipment 02-25-2012, 08:53 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 15,071
Posted By Dan Stark
Would A 500 likely fit the same as the 400 model?...

Would A 500 likely fit the same as the 400 model? I've had my 400 for four years now and want to get a new helmet. I can't find one locally, but I'm thinking the a large 500 should fit nearly the...
Forum: Equipment 02-20-2012, 05:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,161
Posted By Dan Stark
:thumb Thanks. I filled out sizing request on...

:thumb Thanks. I filled out sizing request on thier website tonight. I'll see what they have to say.
Forum: Equipment 02-20-2012, 04:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,161
Posted By Dan Stark
This is the conclusion I'm coming to. It's...

This is the conclusion I'm coming to. It's getting more and more difficult to get out on the bike just to ride, so commuting and errands are becoming my ride time. I don't think I'll be out too much...
Forum: Equipment 02-20-2012, 09:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,161
Posted By Dan Stark
The mesh Motoport is indeed true mesh. I do like...

The mesh Motoport is indeed true mesh. I do like it in the spring and fall, but in the late summer months here in AL it is F'n hot. Just constant hot air blowing on you which is one of the reasons I...
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2012, 05:03 PM
Replies: 13,557
Views: 1,342,980
Posted By Dan Stark
I rode an 08 bike for 20K miles. I say go for it....

I rode an 08 bike for 20K miles. I say go for it. In many respects the upgrades to the bike over the gen I KLRs are pretty nice. This is just my opinion though. Others have a huge distain for the gen...
Forum: Thumpers 02-14-2012, 07:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,212
Posted By Dan Stark
Do you think you got them hot? My 04 200 brakes...

Do you think you got them hot? My 04 200 brakes would get mushy after alot of hard use. I would replace all of the fuid and ensure it was well bled. It's probly no good anymore.
Forum: Equipment 02-14-2012, 09:01 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,161
Posted By Dan Stark
I figured as much. I do find sometimes the air...

I figured as much. I do find sometimes the air mesh jacket is too cold in the winter though and after layering inside it gets very bulky. The summers here can be very hot even in that jacket until...
Forum: Equipment 02-14-2012, 06:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,161
Posted By Dan Stark
How does the armor fit in the RC? Does it fit...

How does the armor fit in the RC? Does it fit nice and tight and do you feel reasonably protected like you do in the Motoport? I don't doubt the abrasion resistant qualities of the RC just curious...
Forum: Equipment 02-13-2012, 07:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,161
Posted By Dan Stark
I understand what your saying about the...

I understand what your saying about the protection. That is one of my reservations about the RC as I do not believe they have the coverage that Motoport offers.

I may expand my research to a...
Forum: Equipment 02-13-2012, 05:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,161
Posted By Dan Stark
Motoport to Roadcrafter

I have a very nice Motoport Kevlar mesh jacket and stretch pants which I like very much and really don't have any complaints with. But I'm thinking of selling them and trying a Roadcrafter. I have...
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2012, 05:40 AM
Replies: 13,557
Views: 1,342,980
Posted By Dan Stark
Fuel petcock. You may also have a vacuum problem...

Fuel petcock. You may also have a vacuum problem in the tank. I had that issue on my '08. Sometimes jimmying the fuel lever will help or opening the filler cap. You can also look up the hurrican...
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2012, 06:19 PM
Replies: 13,557
Views: 1,342,980
Posted By Dan Stark
I would recommend not spending more than 3000, or...

I would recommend not spending more than 3000, or 3100 if you just have to have it. There are some nice bikes out there and well sorted for that kind of money.

Be patient, good luck.
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2012, 06:25 PM
Replies: 13,557
Views: 1,342,980
Posted By Dan Stark
Sounds reasonable if not a little low. Post up...

Sounds reasonable if not a little low. Post up what the next tank gets for milage. You should be getting close to 50 mpg soon as long as you aren't flogging it. My 08 got 48 at it's lowest and that...
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2012, 03:22 PM
Replies: 13,557
Views: 1,342,980
Posted By Dan Stark
No sweat. We both got a good deal on the seat we...

No sweat. We both got a good deal on the seat we wanted... except while we are waiting on seats we don't have one. :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2012, 02:32 PM
Replies: 13,557
Views: 1,342,980
Posted By Dan Stark
Shock, not seat.

Shock, not seat.
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2012, 10:47 AM
Replies: 13,557
Views: 1,342,980
Posted By Dan Stark
Well, the seat's gone. I made a trade in the flea...

Well, the seat's gone. I made a trade in the flea market. I thought about putting something in this thread, but I didn't want to break any rules.

I do have a stock rear shock for sale, which I...
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2012, 07:35 AM
Replies: 13,557
Views: 1,342,980
Posted By Dan Stark
I am trading a Corbin flat for a 09 stocker...

I am trading a Corbin flat for a 09 stocker believe it or not. I am not a fan of the Corbin and I like the seat that was on my 08. The only thing I might add would be a walmart pad or a sheepskin for...
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2012, 06:52 AM
Replies: 13,557
Views: 1,342,980
Posted By Dan Stark
I haven't been on mine lately. Finally got a seat...

I haven't been on mine lately. Finally got a seat deal in the works, so I'm seatless right now.

I did want to say that after posing the question about wind buffeting on my 06 with the tall...
Forum: Thumpers 01-02-2012, 05:28 PM
Replies: 13,557
Views: 1,342,980
Posted By Dan Stark
Sounds like a good bit of trial and error to...

Sounds like a good bit of trial and error to solve every one's different buffeting problems. I appreciate all the input. I installed a tank bag today as well. I read in another thread via google...
Forum: Thumpers 01-02-2012, 06:20 AM
Replies: 13,557
Views: 1,342,980
Posted By Dan Stark
Did you have to shim the bottom of the windshield...

Did you have to shim the bottom of the windshield to get it to tilt forward? I'll look at how this on is set up, but this sounds like a pretty good solution as well.
Forum: Thumpers 01-01-2012, 07:31 PM
Replies: 13,557
Views: 1,342,980
Posted By Dan Stark
Sweet, thanks for the info.

Sweet, thanks for the info.
Forum: Thumpers 01-01-2012, 05:23 PM
Replies: 13,557
Views: 1,342,980
Posted By Dan Stark
It does look a bit funky. But I did consider...

It does look a bit funky. But I did consider taking it off to see what it felt like without one at all. I wonder if an old clear face shield from my helmet could be fabbed up (read:cut) to make a...
Forum: Thumpers 01-01-2012, 04:43 PM
Replies: 13,557
Views: 1,342,980
Posted By Dan Stark
Can you still buy an Gen 1 KLR windshield? The...

Can you still buy an Gen 1 KLR windshield? The tall one on my 06 creates so much buffeting that it blurs my vision. :lol3 Before I hack it up, I'd like to try a shorter one.
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2011, 11:08 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,169
Posted By Dan Stark
I'll give the Corbin a fair shake before passing...

I'll give the Corbin a fair shake before passing judgement. I haven't ever tried a sheepskin. They are certainly KLResque. :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2011, 08:21 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,169
Posted By Dan Stark
I'm not crazy about the Corbin seat that is on...

I'm not crazy about the Corbin seat that is on it. It's pretty wide. I'll ride it for a while and make my decision, but I'm inclined to get an 08+ seat and stick it on there. I liked my 08 seat quite...
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2011, 08:19 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,169
Posted By Dan Stark
The shock has the screw type top, so I can back...

The shock has the screw type top, so I can back that down and soften the preload a hair. I'll also put the stock links in and see how that is. I can always go back then. I'd just like to try one...
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2011, 07:07 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,169
Posted By Dan Stark
I have the stock links I can put back under it...

I have the stock links I can put back under it pretty easily if you think that would help. The height does not bother be, there just isn't any give. I may ride it a 100 or so miles and then decide on...
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2011, 04:53 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,169
Posted By Dan Stark
First thing I need to do is sort the suspension...

First thing I need to do is sort the suspension for me. With the Progressive rear shock and raising links, she's a little tall for me and does not have much sag when I sit on it. I think the front is...
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2011, 04:08 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,169
Posted By Dan Stark
update

Bike's in garage. Got a new to me 06 parked where the 08 sat. :clap

Thanks all, I'm happy with the purchase.
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2011, 07:19 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,169
Posted By Dan Stark
few miles

Your guess is as good as mine. My inclination is that I'd rather have a well taken care of bike with a few miles than one that's been sitting with none.

I was hoping for someone to weigh in with...
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2011, 11:39 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,169
Posted By Dan Stark
May go with this instead. ...

May go with this instead.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=746706
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2011, 07:02 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,169
Posted By Dan Stark
Asking $3100. Bit on the high side, but it is a...

Asking $3100. Bit on the high side, but it is a clean slate.
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2011, 06:47 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,169
Posted By Dan Stark
07 KLR 200 miles - buy or no buy?

Any reason not to purchase an 07 KLR with only 200 miles? It's been sitting, and it's not broken in. PO has it under a tarp in a garage. She's a little dusty but other than that looks new.

I'm...
Forum: Thumpers 11-24-2011, 06:23 PM
Replies: 98,687
Views: 18,820,796
Posted By Dan Stark
I think so too, and I am a capitalist. :lol3 I've...

I think so too, and I am a capitalist. :lol3 I've never made money on a bike either. You gotta pay to play the game I guess. That's true for just about everything.
Forum: Thumpers 11-24-2011, 03:27 PM
Replies: 98,687
Views: 18,820,796
Posted By Dan Stark
It's bone stock with less than 2,000 miles. So...

It's bone stock with less than 2,000 miles. So I'm starting from farkle scratch.
Forum: Thumpers 11-24-2011, 03:18 PM
Replies: 98,687
Views: 18,820,796
Posted By Dan Stark
price check

Coming back off of a new generation KLR, I'm thinking about trying the DR650 again for my commuter. Is a like new 2006 worth $3100 today? I was kinda set at $3K but $3100 will make the deal. :ear
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