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Old 05-07-2013, 01:38 PM   #6361
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Better hurry and get that on before Dino run.
Trust me, I called him to see if it would be here before the tech day on Sat. he said it should be.
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Old 05-07-2013, 01:57 PM   #6362
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i would rethink the procycle kit. ...snip...
Procycle shipped me the wrong part on one of my orders, then when i tried to get the correct part they would not replace it with the correct part because i had tried to install the incorrect part.
Sorry you had a bad experience. Doesn't matter how customer focused a company is, there will always be something that ticks a customer or two off.

ProCycle is a stand-up company run by enthusiast's who always research a product extensively before offering it up to their loyal customers.

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Old 05-07-2013, 02:01 PM   #6363
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I'm all in on this thread Willys. Proud owner of a new KLR myself and loving it.
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Old 05-07-2013, 03:20 PM   #6364
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Glad you are here! Welcome! Willys doesn't live here anymore.... HA!
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Old 05-07-2013, 08:20 PM   #6365
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I'm all in on this thread Willys. Proud owner of a new KLR myself and loving it.
Are you Vanilla Ice per chance?
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Old 05-07-2013, 08:41 PM   #6366
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why would Vanilla Ice want a klr ?
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Old 05-07-2013, 08:44 PM   #6367
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Because there is no top so his hair can blow and plus all the girls that are on standby just waiting to say hi but he won't stop, he will just roll by!
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Old 05-07-2013, 08:47 PM   #6368
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Old 05-07-2013, 09:01 PM   #6369
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Thermobob final word.

If theres still a few holdouts who don't believe the TB is worth it...well....

8000 kms from +5 to -34c running on 0W30 oil - zero condensation issues and nearly zero oil buring from a stock motor with nearly 50,000 kms on it.

She warmed up quickly and the needle never moved below 190 degrees on the gauge no matter the temps. Just needed a shot of quickstart now and then.



http://youtu.be/ovwIx-tVV8A = part one

http://youtu.be/k5I-b5vZzv4 = part two



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Old 05-08-2013, 01:55 AM   #6370
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Sorry to ask a probably stupid question, but what is the TB and what does it do?
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Old 05-08-2013, 03:34 AM   #6371
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Sorry to ask a probably stupid question, but what is the TB and what does it do?
I think "TB" refers to the Thermo-Bob, a radiator bypass system with a higher-than-stock thermostat temperature setting.

The device stabilizes coolant more fully, and at a higher temperature, than the stock cooling system.
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Old 05-08-2013, 04:29 AM   #6372
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Because there is no top so his hair can blow and plus all the girls that are on standby just waiting to say hi but he won't stop, he will just roll by!
LOL, I don't know why he'd want one, but judging by the pics floating around, he has one.
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Old 05-08-2013, 05:09 AM   #6373
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I think "TB" refers to the Thermo-Bob, a radiator bypass system with a higher-than-stock thermostat temperature setting.

The device stabilizes coolant more fully, and at a higher temperature, than the stock cooling system.

To add to that comment - like all modern autos, the cold coolant is circulated within the water pump and cylinder until it is up to operating temp before the thermostat opens and releases coolant to the radiator. The stock system dumps hot water into the radiator (as it does not have the by-pass system) and lets coolant from the radiator at about 120degrees F in shutting the thermostat off. Instead of very large variations or swings in temperature as in stock, the TB system modulates the engine temp within a narrow band. It is an improvement on the stock system and more in line with modern cooling systems.
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Old 05-08-2013, 05:39 AM   #6374
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Are you Vanilla Ice per chance?
You are partially right, I am vanilla.
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Old 05-08-2013, 05:53 AM   #6375
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Front Sprocket Change

I read about making sprocket changes to increase more top end speed and I was wondering if any of you have done this. What kind of changes did you actually have afterward. I was thinking about changing the front sprocket from a 15 to a 16 tooth sprocket. I can only imagine that if I got more top end speed then I would lose power in my take off. Would there be an increase in mileage?
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