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Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 12,744
Views: 1,211,213
Posted By XpressCS
This is why I use PJ1 Blue Label. Dirt doesn't...

This is why I use PJ1 Blue Label. Dirt doesn't seem to stick to it like other chain lubes (less than ATF) and it cleans with relative ease.
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 12,744
Views: 1,211,213
Posted By XpressCS
O-rings dry and wear out, keeping proper lube on...

O-rings dry and wear out, keeping proper lube on them (NOT WD-40/SIMILAR DEGREASERS) keeps the o-ring seal working properly and will extend the life of the chain. Even if the lube doesn't slip past...
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 12,744
Views: 1,211,213
Posted By XpressCS
We call that the Tweaker diet around here.

We call that the Tweaker diet around here.
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 12,744
Views: 1,211,213
Posted By XpressCS
I simply hate people, all day, every day, and...

I simply hate people, all day, every day, and here's why:

Casually riding my KLR, like I have always done, in familiar areas that I frequent all the time. Crazy old lady walking her dog decides...
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 12,744
Views: 1,211,213
Posted By XpressCS
Who here has fancy schmancy upside down forks?:ear

Who here has fancy schmancy upside down forks?:ear
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 12,744
Views: 1,211,213
Posted By XpressCS
Absolutely!!! Not only do you get WAY more light...

Absolutely!!! Not only do you get WAY more light per watt, you also get the added advantages of power savings, DURABILITY, and longevity!

It's worth it to spend the few extra bucks and buy a...
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 12,744
Views: 1,211,213
Posted By XpressCS
I have the same. One died after a few months. The...

I have the same. One died after a few months. The other is still working strong.
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 8,269
Views: 1,929,350
Posted By XpressCS
I had a drop in bulb from SuperBrightLEDs, it...

I had a drop in bulb from SuperBrightLEDs, it wound up breaking into pieces after about 6 months though. Not durable enough.

I would like to put another blinking tail light in there though, will...
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 12,744
Views: 1,211,213
Posted By XpressCS
I got my 04 with 14,500 on the clock for $1700,...

I got my 04 with 14,500 on the clock for $1700, PO did all highway miles on it.
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 12,744
Views: 1,211,213
Posted By XpressCS
The only real mod I've done to my KLR is...

The only real mod I've done to my KLR is headlight relays and auxiliary lights. And I pulled the airbox snorkel, but that's it and I've put almost 13K miles on it since I bought it. Never had one...
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 12,744
Views: 1,211,213
Posted By XpressCS
If I remember correctly, the UNI OEM replacement...

If I remember correctly, the UNI OEM replacement dual stage wraps around the base of the plastic piece so the plastic butts the filter element up against the airbox to make for a solid seal. My...
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 12,744
Views: 1,211,213
Posted By XpressCS
Got a drop in UNI here, no aftermarket bolt...

Got a drop in UNI here, no aftermarket bolt needed. Oil it up, shove it in, bolt it down.
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 12,744
Views: 1,211,213
Posted By XpressCS
Uh KLR guys might find this video cool :ear ...

Uh KLR guys might find this video cool :ear

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VTlXttQL_Yk
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 8,269
Views: 1,929,350
Posted By XpressCS
http://imageshack.com/a/img839/2669/t890.jpg ...

http://imageshack.com/a/img839/2669/t890.jpg

Getting up there!!
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 427
Views: 54,507
Posted By XpressCS
x2. Definitely feels like a larger/taller bike...

x2. Definitely feels like a larger/taller bike than my 04 does.
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 12,744
Views: 1,211,213
Posted By XpressCS
I have an E700 up front on mine and the tire is...

I have an E700 up front on mine and the tire is starting to cup pretty badly. Doesn't help I have a leaking fork.

Preliminary reports sya that it handles good. The whole bike wants to dip over...
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 12,744
Views: 1,211,213
Posted By XpressCS
Got some new tread!!!! ...

Got some new tread!!!!

http://imageshack.com/a/img838/7968/jf6x.jpg

Kenda 270. Seems to handle great sofar- lacks stopping power my Shinko E700 had...
Forum: Road warriors 04-26-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 7,520
Views: 1,111,354
Posted By XpressCS
I know most of you here probably aren't into...

I know most of you here probably aren't into anything with more than 2 wheels but I've had my eye on one of these for a while...
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 17,587
Posted By XpressCS
I like mine because it's simple. I've ridden my...

I like mine because it's simple. I've ridden my buddies KTM525SX and that thing is just stupid, but it's no adventure bike.
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,919
Posted By XpressCS
For starters... Might want to pick up one of...

For starters... Might want to pick up one of those 100 piece kits from Sears or wherever... Make sure it has allen key sockets..
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 12,744
Views: 1,211,213
Posted By XpressCS
Says it's for 08 KLR's.... Would it fit 1st gen...

Says it's for 08 KLR's.... Would it fit 1st gen or no?
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 12,744
Views: 1,211,213
Posted By XpressCS
^^I wonder if that actually works or he's just...

^^I wonder if that actually works or he's just bs'ing to sell them.



Maybe you didn't get all of the gunk out :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 12,744
Views: 1,211,213
Posted By XpressCS
So could this help fix a slow leak? Mine is...

So could this help fix a slow leak? Mine is leaking just slightly, enough to build up some sludge around the fork below the boot...
Forum: The Garage 04-16-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 1,816
Views: 229,614
Posted By XpressCS
This inmate doesn't get the pleasure of owning a...

This inmate doesn't get the pleasure of owning a garage... Does a driveway still count? :ear:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 12,744
Views: 1,211,213
Posted By XpressCS
Guys I think something is wrong with me.... ...

Guys I think something is wrong with me....


I haven't ridden my KLR once today and I don't feel like riding it either...

:huh
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 8,269
Views: 1,929,350
Posted By XpressCS
So lets see. He claims it's a honda. Has a KLR...

So lets see. He claims it's a honda. Has a KLR seat. With Yamaha badges.

So it's a Hondayamasaki?
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,242
Posted By XpressCS
I like my KLR. It is a great road bike, handles...

I like my KLR. It is a great road bike, handles turns surprisingly well, and I can venture off paved roads if I need to. The more you ride it the more offroad capable you get :clap
Forum: The Garage 04-07-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 546
Posted By XpressCS
That's what I thought. Plus I figured touch...

That's what I thought.

Plus I figured touch ups would be easy.
Forum: The Garage 04-06-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 546
Posted By XpressCS
Plasti dip a frame?

I have an old motorcycle I'm trying to breathe new life into since it's been beat up for 30 years. I had wanted to powdercoat the frame before but I've not been able to get a better quote than $250...
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 12,744
Views: 1,211,213
Posted By XpressCS
Good tire, I like it a lot: ...

Good tire, I like it a lot:

http://imageshack.com/a/img10/4932/f0m1.jpg

I can't seem to find its breaking point on the road, it just grips and goes. Handes great offroad for me :evil
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 8,269
Views: 1,929,350
Posted By XpressCS
Who around here has used plasti-dip on their...

Who around here has used plasti-dip on their plastics? Lets see some pics.. :ear
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,187
Posted By XpressCS
My 04 KLR650 has just over 42,000km (26,300...

My 04 KLR650 has just over 42,000km (26,300 miles). It runs strong as an ox. My doo has not been done, no problems sofar. I will eventually do my doo for peace of mind. There are KLR owners with well...
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 12,744
Views: 1,211,213
Posted By XpressCS
I have an 84 Kawasaki Tecate, with a set of red...

I have an 84 Kawasaki Tecate, with a set of red and green plastic. They both oxidized pretty badly, nothing like my Honda 200X's. Must be something Kawki doesn't ut in their plastic.
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 12,744
Views: 1,211,213
Posted By XpressCS
Only way to delete oxidation on plastic is to...

Only way to delete oxidation on plastic is to remove it with heat, a razor blade (scraping) or by your newly discovered method of blastic it with high pressure.

Rubbing compound will only polish...
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 12,744
Views: 1,211,213
Posted By XpressCS
You're just blasting away the oxidation. :ear

You're just blasting away the oxidation. :ear
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 12,744
Views: 1,211,213
Posted By XpressCS
Who here has Plasti-Dipped their plastics? :ear

Who here has Plasti-Dipped their plastics? :ear
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 12,744
Views: 1,211,213
Posted By XpressCS
Right on par. I'm averaging closer to 45 with...

Right on par. I'm averaging closer to 45 with highway miles.
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 5,218
Views: 1,216,495
Posted By XpressCS
It's sure looking sweet :wink::freaky

It's sure looking sweet :wink::freaky
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 12,744
Views: 1,211,213
Posted By XpressCS
Tell me about it.. Not one I'm going to take...

Tell me about it.. Not one I'm going to take alone that's for sure.

Also not sure how i'm going to fund it :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 12,744
Views: 1,211,213
Posted By XpressCS
I think I've finally managed to figure out what I...

I think I've finally managed to figure out what I want to do for my first real KLR adventure, and that is to ride across the United States to various theme parks 17 to be exact:

1. Knotts Berry...
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