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post #1 of 6 Old 03-20-2019, 04:26 PM Thread Starter
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New and Green...Brit!

Hi,

Due to a burst of na´ve enthusiasm, I have just become the owner of 2 KLR650s (both 1989), 3 engines, 1 engine in bits and box loads of spares. I've always ridden and tinkered with bikes (currently have a nice Yammy Fazer 1000) and thought I'd like a project...I suspect I've bitten off more than I can chew. However, I have nothing to loose other than space in my shed, skin on my knuckles and many hours.

I suspect I'll be seeking your advice!

Thanks in anticipation

Doug

PS - I'm a brit!
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post #2 of 6 Old 03-20-2019, 05:03 PM
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Sounds like you're gonna fit right in. Welcome!

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post #3 of 6 Old 03-20-2019, 06:28 PM
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Welcome to the forum, Doug.

Maybe you have read this already, if so review it again! https://www.klrforum.com/introductio...kes-avoid.html

But chances are you haven't yet found this, for your reading, viewing pleasure, https://www.souperdoo.com/stuff%20th...bout/doohickey

Read on, Ride On!

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post #4 of 6 Old 03-22-2019, 11:27 AM Thread Starter
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Thanks for the warm welcome and for the links - excellent and very informative.
The adventure begins...!
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post #5 of 6 Old 03-23-2019, 10:17 AM
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KLR650.com - Your Home for KLR 650 Parts and Accessories

Great place for parts!

Please do not lecture me on the effects of temperature and density altitude on an internal combustion engine -Thank you.

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post #6 of 6 Old 03-25-2019, 10:57 PM
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Welcome to the collective from another new member but an old rider. There is a lot of knowledge in this place. good luck with your project. Cheers!

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