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12-07-2013 06:24 AM
larry31
Merry Christmas

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Merry Christmas to you and to yours, justjeff! May Boxing Day fulfill your every wish!

(In Canada, you may safely wish, "Merry Christmas;" however, here in the USA, uttering "Christmas" in a greeting may get one picketed and sanctioned by the American Civil Liberties Union, perhaps charged with some alleged Constitutional violation, maybe fined, and sued for discrimination.)

Merry Christmas, anyway!
Dam the "Civil Liberties Union"
Have a happy, and safe holiday. Oh Ya!
MERRY CHRISTMAS.... http://youtu.be/EbIbvg9x1ZM
12-06-2013 11:03 AM
Damocles
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Merry Christmas....justjeff
Merry Christmas to you and to yours, justjeff! May Boxing Day fulfill your every wish!

(In Canada, you may safely wish, "Merry Christmas;" however, here in the USA, uttering "Christmas" in a greeting may get one picketed and sanctioned by the American Civil Liberties Union, perhaps charged with some alleged Constitutional violation, maybe fined, and sued for discrimination.)

Merry Christmas, anyway!
12-05-2013 11:56 PM
Bach245 That's good to know, thank you everyone . It's my first KLR(second bike) and comparing with my car the temp gauge on the klr acts awfully funny (constantly moving needle) where the car always stats in the middle. My first bike was air cooled and had no temp gauge, but did have a fuel gauge....
12-05-2013 10:53 PM
justjeff [QUOTE=
General comment, not directed at you, Bach245:

"History doesn't disclose its alternatives," but--I imagine, had Kawasaki installed an "idiot light," instead of a temperature gauge, Internet bandwidth would have been saved! [/QUOTE]

....Except people would be writing in to ask "How do I tell if my KLR is running too hot?" OR "Where Can I get a temp gauge kit for my KLR and will it work with my Thermobob?"

Merry Christmas....justjeff
12-05-2013 10:00 PM
Damocles
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That's a good point with the seat. On another note, my KLR runs cool (temp gauge is usually on the bottom half) but when she gets hot my fan doesn't kick on till the needle is almost in the red. Anyone else experienced anything like this?
Sounds awfully normal, to me!

As long as the temperature gauge needle stays out of the far-right red zone, fear not.

Fan kicks in at about 210 degrees F., IIRC; with a pressurized radiator, that's far below the boiling point of coolant.

"Don't worry, be happy!"

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General comment, not directed at you, Bach245:

"History doesn't disclose its alternatives," but--I imagine, had Kawasaki installed an "idiot light," instead of a temperature gauge, Internet bandwidth would have been saved!
12-05-2013 10:07 AM
Cliffmeister2000
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That's a good point with the seat. On another note, my KLR runs cool (temp gauge is usually on the bottom half) but when she gets hot my fan doesn't kick on till the needle is almost in the red. Anyone else experienced anything like this?
You might want to start a new thread on this, but my 2008 acts exactly the same way. I've only heard the fan go one once, while waiting for a train in 110 weather.
11-12-2013 11:53 AM
Bach245 That's a good point with the seat. On another note, my KLR runs cool (temp gauge is usually on the bottom half) but when she gets hot my fan doesn't kick on till the needle is almost in the red. Anyone else experienced anything like this?
11-11-2013 12:37 PM
planalp
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I'll give it a shot. I wonder if it will make a difference that I have a Corbin on though
Now, depending on where I might park it and leave it for awhile, I'd probably leave an expensive aftermarket seat bolted on. Chances of somebody grabbing a stock KLR seat are slim to none.



11-11-2013 11:59 AM
Bach245 I'll give it a shot. I wonder if it will make a difference that I have a Corbin on though
11-11-2013 10:30 AM
acidman1968
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I don't even put the bolts in my seat, so I don't have to take off the panels to remove it. It just kind of sits there. I guess the side panels aren't that big a deal since the only time I ever have to take them off is to get to my battery or air filter.
Ditto on leaving the seat bolts out. Hasn't caused any problems yet...
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