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Old 07-28-2008, 07:09 AM   #61
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Will a 120/90-606 fit on a KLX300?? Anybody ever try it?? I just tried a pirelli MT21 since I didn't think the dunlop would fit, and got 3 pinch flats on one ride. The sidewall on the MT 21's is way to soft. I was runing over 20 psi in it as well. I would really like a DOT knobbie on it though, since its plated. I'm open to non dot suggestions at this point, if the 606 won't fit.
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Old 07-28-2008, 08:28 AM   #62
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Jajajaja, Cool!

Is that rack an original part for the KLX 250S? Do you know if it would fit the 07 KLX 300?
The 250s rack will not fit the 300 rear frame as the 250 has way different mounting brackets, I guess you could weld in some brackets but it would not be a piece of cake.
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Old 07-28-2008, 08:40 AM   #63
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Will a 120/90-606 fit on a KLX300?? Anybody ever try it?? I just tried a pirelli MT21 since I didn't think the dunlop would fit, and got 3 pinch flats on one ride. The sidewall on the MT 21's is way to soft. I was runing over 20 psi in it as well. I would really like a DOT knobbie on it though, since its plated. I'm open to non dot suggestions at this point, if the 606 won't fit.
I tried one years ago, Not the 606 but a 120, it was too much tire, the 300 works much better with a smaller rear tire, You need to be able to spin it,
That is what I found out
I don't worry about DOT, as here in NV they don't care, but when I ride in CA I might have a problem???
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Old 07-28-2008, 08:53 AM   #64
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Will a 120/90-606 fit on a KLX300?? Anybody ever try it?? I just tried a pirelli MT21 since I didn't think the dunlop would fit, and got 3 pinch flats on one ride. The sidewall on the MT 21's is way to soft. I was runing over 20 psi in it as well. I would really like a DOT knobbie on it though, since its plated. I'm open to non dot suggestions at this point, if the 606 won't fit.
I have done the 120 thing and ,as stated,it sucks a lot of the "hit" out of this bike.Go with a 110/100 at the largest.I had been running the 110 for 2 years now and just switched back to a 100..It spins up much more easily with the 100 on. Have you tried the Kenda k760? I swear by them...inexpensive,relatively long wearing (on a small bike) and boy do they hook up! I have yet to pinch flat one but and I run 15psi with a standard tube.
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Old 07-28-2008, 10:29 AM   #65
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I have a kenda trackmaster on the back of my 300 right now (120) and it seems to work ok. I raced a "flat MX" (dirt surface no jumps) in praire loam on it worked pretty well with the bikes geometry ,I thought.

One of the best tires I have found so far is the Maxxis cross IT. Hooked up pretty well in most conditions (except mud, it cleans OK but not really well) and wears like iron. Not DOT though.
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Old 07-28-2008, 10:35 AM   #66
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Thanks for the info guys. I just ordered a Trackmaster 2.
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Old 07-28-2008, 11:51 AM   #67
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The 606's are great, I run them on the longer trips where I know I'm going to be doing some highway sections.

For dirt only trips, 739's.
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Old 07-30-2008, 08:03 AM   #68
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Well I already ordered my Trackmaster 2, but next time I'm gonna try this.

http://www.mandhtires.com/store.php?...on=show_detail

It looks beautiful especially on the video.
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Old 09-10-2008, 06:49 PM   #69
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Capels Lake trail
9-6-08

With my son Malcolm on his 310 Husky and me on my
300KLX

It was fun, We had to take a break and drain the water out and then the fun began again

The 300cc thumper is a great size for nasty trails like this, I would have hated to ride these on my ol'610 , Oh you could do it it just wouldn't have been as much fun











Do to the High water ( they are draining a lake up above)

Malcolm wanted to cross on the Log, Scared the Crap out of me, No way
I could do it. So went looking for a shallower place to cross



Below Malcom tested the water, "We can Cross Here"




Err a little help ,, Please!



Another fine switch back, 










The KLX is a fun little Tight trail bike and now that it has the magic button, it is a blast
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Old 09-13-2008, 03:52 PM   #70
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rwamf,

That trail looks like its a blast.

How long did it take to dry out the husky??

That was some serious swimming!
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Old 09-13-2008, 06:28 PM   #71
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Wholly CRAP! cross on the log?!!!!!

That takes cajones to big for a wise man...
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Old 09-13-2008, 06:45 PM   #72
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Soooo where was this thread when I was trying to figure out what DP bike to buy?
I think I made the right choice. Its an 02 owned by a little old man up in Michigan I bought it right after I'd had Hernia surgery so the initial "test"ride was a bit brief, but the price was good and it was already plated. So I jumped in with both feet. THis is my first dirt bike in 20 years so I'm a bit rusty and have yet to hit any trails here in California.... no clue how to ad a pi but here it is...
http://www.flickr.com/photos/jeremy_vaughan/2854155505/
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Old 09-13-2008, 08:29 PM   #73
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When did you buy your bike?? This thread strarted 6/28/08.
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Old 09-14-2008, 10:34 AM   #74
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May 21, 2008!Figures, and I only bought it because the XR650 I'd looked at the previous week got dropped on the highway and was a loss....
Originally I bought the KLX to put on a trailer and bring it out here to Cal to use as a tool for looking for a new place for the wife and I. The old Quattro gets 22mpg on the highway and since I knew I'd be bombing up and down the Peninsula looking for a house in San Jose and staying at my bro's place in San Francisco.... the $2k was money well spent!

NOW I need to upgrade the electrics. I put turn-signals and a horn on and have a small battery tucked into the airbox that I charge every night... but that is getting pretty old...
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Old 09-14-2008, 05:26 PM   #75
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That trail looks like its a blast.

How long did it take to dry out the husky??

That was some serious swimming!
Yes it took awhile to get the water out of both of the bikes, I took my 300 across first and it was a little deeper where I crossed,(No Pics) and the water came over the top of the seat, We just took the sparks plugs out, ringed out the filters and rode on, Had to stop and drain the carbs a couple of times then they cleaned up,
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