TechNeck, That sounds odd coming from you after the posting of yours which I read earlier.
no doubt.... well even if i have to pull out to repair... often... it always gets me home.... I have a pretty big tool kit and reserve of parts and fluids though...
My KLR suffers greatly from POS (previous owner syndrom) and all the factory faults possible of a 2008.
"Life is a series of small victories; connected by strings of catastrophe"