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Old 10-31-2013, 03:19 PM   #2896
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Sorry boys, yeah that was a while ago. and like most things I failed to follow up on the post.
so here are some more pics. The 4 legs were bolted into place before taking it into town to get someone to alloy weld it in place with out moving them.


All KLX sub frame will crack over time from either jumping the bike or humping a load, You must provide rubber mounts to where it attaches to the frame. I carry about 40 to 50 kg on both my bikes rear guards and they have never cracked also with subframe strengthening.
Drill an 8mm hole straight through the seat mounting hole and bolt the rubber mounts on the outside with the bolt going through from the inside after you bore some plastic outta the way, tight area, use allen head screws.


Seat mount bolt area.


Rear mount at rear blinker / indicator area.


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Old 10-31-2013, 03:26 PM   #2897
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KLX700 project coming along nicely









See thread here
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showt...php?p=22488478

Cheers Fogo...
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Old 10-31-2013, 04:18 PM   #2898
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Now I see where your best post go . Great project.
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Old 10-31-2013, 07:36 PM   #2899
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Now I see where your best post go . Great project.

Don't forget about the TEAM KLX homepage,

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=850765
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Old 11-01-2013, 09:03 PM   #2900
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New KLX650C Owner

Hey guys, I'm a sportbike rider at heart, with two First Gen R6's and a little collection of CBR and R6 motors littering my garage. I've been craving a dualsport in the upper range for adventuring, just picked up this guy for a small sum.



Not a whole lot of info from the previous owner, he claimed he was going to pull the motor and put it in a Honda Odyssey (the gokart not the van) But never got around to it. Sold as a non runner. What a mess.. the whole bike was partially disassembled but he had all the important parts so I took the plunge.

She's undergoing restoration. lucky me the motor was sealed up and rotates smoothly with good compression. Only seems to have a hand full of electrical gremlins from a haphazard harness removal attempt.



One thing I'm curious about, is the front wheel rim has jukyard paint pen markings "KX500" and the forks are blue... I know my ignition doesn't mount to the triple clamps so I'm lead to believe that the bike was wrecked and repaired with a KX500 front end (43mm Forks). As I have no idea what modifications were done to make it work out, any one want to chime in on advantages/disadvantages of this swap?

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Old 11-01-2013, 10:51 PM   #2901
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They are KYB forks used in 92-96 era KX 125/250/500 2 stroke dirt bikes. Have adjustment for compression and rebound. The stock forks don't.

They were used on much lighter bikes, so unless sprung for weight and revalved, they probably need work.
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Old 11-02-2013, 03:34 AM   #2902
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Great fairing, FOGO. I would be interested in one of them if you mould and copy some!
I am on a klx650r rally build too, but have no idea about what to do with the fairing. I was looking on dual headlights like the buell's mod, but i'll wait for some other ideas

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Old 11-02-2013, 04:05 AM   #2903
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Great fairing, FOGO. I would be interested in one of them if you mould and copy some!
I am on a klx650r rally build too, but have no idea about what to do with the fairing. I was looking on dual headlights like the buell's mod, but i'll wait for some other ideas
Yeah. the plan is to cut and shut and grind and bog until it fits over the KLX650R Acerbis tank and then make a mould of it.
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Old 11-02-2013, 04:08 AM   #2904
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Hey guys, who had the part number for the Kibblewhite 1mm oversize valves?
I want to put them in the 700 head.
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Old 11-02-2013, 10:15 AM   #2905
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Just a quick note here regarding whether or not a KLX650 footpeg mount (right side) will work on a KLX250. It will - bolts right on. More info over on the KLX250s Long Term Review thread. But here's what it looks like:




Thanks fellas for your assistance in measurements and pictures!
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Old 11-03-2013, 05:27 PM   #2906
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Just a quick note here regarding whether or not a KLX650 footpeg mount (right side) will work on a KLX250. It will - bolts right on. More info over on the KLX250s Long Term Review thread. But here's what it looks like:




Thanks fellas for your assistance in measurements and pictures!
Excellent, glad it worked out like you hoped.
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Old 11-08-2013, 03:04 AM   #2907
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KLX700 crank has gone together!

see over at the KLX700 project thread.
Cheers Fogo...
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Old 11-10-2013, 05:49 PM   #2908
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Tomorrow is reassembly time, just have to let the paint on the frame cure just a little bit longer.

but I'll share some progress.









Going to visit my friends at the local dealership and get some replacement clutch/throttle cables, I've tried cleaning the ones I got with it but even after the oil cleared up on the throttle cables they still didn't actuate as smooth as I'd like and the clutch cable looked like some one let it rub on the exhaust.
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Old 11-10-2013, 11:58 PM   #2909
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My almost finished work

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Old 11-15-2013, 07:52 AM   #2910
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Is the muffler from a KLX650R (dirt version) a direct bolt on to a KLX650C (dual sport)??

If so I want one.
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