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post #1 of 20 Old 10-17-2006, 11:04 AM Thread Starter
 
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Green ones are hard to find

I have decided to buy and I am looking for a green one, I have decided to find a used one someone has put some time into to see how I like it. I may eventually get a new(er) one but it all depends on what I find. They are hard to find at dealerships here in NE GA
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post #2 of 20 Old 10-17-2006, 11:15 AM
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Man go with a red one. It's a well known fact that they're faster!

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post #3 of 20 Old 10-17-2006, 11:16 AM
 
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Yeah, but the girls dig the green ones!

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post #4 of 20 Old 10-17-2006, 11:33 AM
 
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Are you looking for the olive drab green or the highlighter kawasaki green? I lucked out and got mine from a guy at cycletrader.com. Ended up driving 5 hours each way (allentown to pittsburgh), but i got exactly the one I wanted.
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post #5 of 20 Old 10-17-2006, 11:37 AM Thread Starter
 
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I want to match my ninja 250 so the trditional kawa green is for me, the green produces less drag making it faster :wink:
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post #6 of 20 Old 10-17-2006, 11:38 AM
 
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Don't forget Craigslist. There's often a lot of KLRs on there at any one particular time.

OR... Get any bike you can for a good price, and get the plastics off of E-Bay. Seller KLRCountry takes the plastics off new uncrated bikes and sells them cheap. So, any year you get you can have a brand new looking one for a few hundred bones!
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post #7 of 20 Old 10-17-2006, 11:45 AM
 
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Sweet! With all the knowledge on this board you can't go wrong. A new bike opens up a whole new style of riding.
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post #8 of 20 Old 10-17-2006, 11:52 AM
 
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Don't forget Craigslist. There's often a lot of KLRs on there at any one particular time.

OR... Get any bike you can for a good price, and get the plastics off of E-Bay. Seller KLRCountry takes the plastics off new uncrated bikes and sells them cheap. So, any year you get you can have a brand new looking one for a few hundred bones!
+1 on the plastics off of Ebay. You do painting, right Jason? So gas tank is not an issue.
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post #9 of 20 Old 10-17-2006, 12:15 PM Thread Starter
 
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Oh yea, if I get one you can bet it will have the trickest paint of any KLR on the road. Already have the paint btw :wink:
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post #10 of 20 Old 10-17-2006, 12:27 PM
 
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Well, don't invest too much time into painting a sub $5k bike that's made for scratching and dropping on the the trail. You'll be heart broken at the first scratch.
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