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post #1 of 2 Old 11-25-2007, 02:54 AM Thread Starter
 
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Up Grading the Alternater on 08 KLR

I'm new to this forum and hope I make sense. I'm trying to locate someone to upgrade the alternater on the 08 KLR.
Its orginal output is 33 watts. I would like to bring it up to atleast 80 to 100 watts.
1. Is this possible?
2. Is there someone locale in the Fremont, Calif area?
I have tried to contact a Ricky Stature Manufacturing but my email was returned and the phnone number is no longer valid.
Any input would be greatly appreciated.
Thanks
Peter Ullmann
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post #2 of 2 Old 11-25-2007, 12:39 PM
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The older KLR's had about 70-75 watts of spare power to run extra's on. The 08 has more spare wattage than previous years. The only manufacter that I'm aware of is Electrosport and I wouldn't recommend them because that had serious quality control issues that can leave you stranded. Read here.
http://klrworld.com/forums/index.php?topic=4772.0
You can install LED lights in the dash and tail lights to gain more useable wattage for other things.
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