Repairing stripped out a foot peg - Kawasaki KLR 650 Forum
How To's & Tech Guides Post your mod how to's and tech guides here. Topics will be locked only to allow editing by original author.

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 3 Old 02-01-2012, 01:19 AM Thread Starter
4th Gear
 
Buildit's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: London, Ohio
Posts: 1,123
Thumbs up Repairing stripped out a foot peg

After high siding I found my foot peg had come off and it wasn't because I hadn't tightened the bolts. Upon further inspection I found the threads had stripped out from rust and corrosion. My answer was two fold....

*** KLR650, Tweeting long before your kids thought it was cool.

ADVFilmer videos of trails, reviews and other dual sport related stuff. http://www.youtube.com/user/advfilmer

Last edited by Tom Schmitz; 03-15-2012 at 03:44 PM.
Buildit is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 3 Old 03-25-2013, 11:04 AM
OverDrive
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Lander, Wyoming
Posts: 5,236
Buildit,
Sorry, but I have to suggest that the FOOT REST bracket NOT BE WELDED, at least not that completely.
Maybe a of couple tack welds, only.

My reasoning, If you ever have to replace the shift shaft seal, the lower chain slipper, or heaven forbid, remove the engine. You have got a lot of grinding to do in a very confined area.
pdwestman
pdwestman is online now  
post #3 of 3 Old 03-25-2013, 11:18 AM
4th Gear
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Pefferlaw,Ontario
Posts: 1,636
There may be some truth in that above post....lol.

Best way to fix the issue is to cut out the plate and weld in a thicker one with the enxt size up bolts and use stronger bolts and good old blue!

But to each their own. It's not a simple fix but if you have the skills not difficult either.

Willys
willys is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Kawasaki KLR 650 Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Stripped Oil Pan Bookem 2008+ KLR650 Wrenching & Mod Questions 21 09-13-2011 12:00 PM
Repairing a broken worm gear seat on a hub Buildit 1987 to 2007 Wrenching & Mods 2 02-23-2010 11:13 PM
Stripped! Lockjaw 2008+ KLR650 Wrenching & Mod Questions 18 01-05-2009 07:44 PM
Repairing cracked/broken shrouds on the 08 klr Irish John 1987 to 2007 Wrenching & Mods 4 04-02-2008 09:20 PM
STRIPPED DOO THREAD-Help willows 1987 to 2007 Wrenching & Mods 8 11-30-2007 08:28 AM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome