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Forum: 1987 to 2007 Wrenching & Mods   Today, 02:52 PM
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Posted By pdwestman
Eric Swoyer, Unscrew the spark plug cap from...

Eric Swoyer,
Unscrew the spark plug cap from the coil wire & hold its bare tip about 7-8mm away from valve cover Bolt, to check spark Strength.

The system needs more strength when under...
Forum: Introductions   Today, 02:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 101
Posted By pdwestman
Maybe them 4 are part of Toms in-depth expos-ay?...

Maybe them 4 are part of Toms in-depth expos-ay? https://www.souperdoo.com/stuff%20that%20i%20think%20about/doohickey
Forum: Introductions   Today, 11:56 AM
Replies: 10
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Posted By pdwestman
If most of a KLRs rides are 20 minutes or less, a...

If most of a KLRs rides are 20 minutes or less, a Thermo-Bob will help get the engine & is engine OIL up to a reasonable operating temp quicker. So the engine oil will lubricate better and reduce the...
Forum: Introductions   Yesterday, 08:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 101
Posted By pdwestman
Welcome to the forum, 59panman. The big bore...

Welcome to the forum, 59panman.

The big bore kit was probably done to eliminate excessive oil consumption which plagued a large number of 2008 & 2009 units. They may not have actually gone that...
Forum: Other KLR's - 250, 600, Tengai, C Models, KLX...   Yesterday, 08:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 163
Posted By pdwestman
Guys, I'm afraid that that poor bike has got more...

Guys, I'm afraid that that poor bike has got more problems than you have got money & skill to deal with.

Tom is correct, it sounds and appears to have ZERO engine compression. The KLR600 does not...
Forum: Other KLR's - 250, 600, Tengai, C Models, KLX...   02-15-2020, 08:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 163
Posted By pdwestman
I would like to read Daniels replies before...

I would like to read Daniels replies before adding any diagnostic input.
Forum: 2008+ KLR650 Wrenching & Mod Questions   02-15-2020, 08:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 54
Posted By pdwestman
Being that the 3rd (rearward) mounting point is...

Being that the 3rd (rearward) mounting point is at the lower sub-frame mount, the rearward loops might be tucked in too close. But I do Not Know for fact.
Forum: 2008+ KLR650 Wrenching & Mod Questions   02-15-2020, 03:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 334
Posted By pdwestman
I'm surprised that Tom S. did not re-iterate to...

I'm surprised that Tom S. did not re-iterate to NOT fill those 2 cavities completely full with grease. It can come out of unexpected places.
Forum: 2008+ KLR650 Wrenching & Mod Questions   02-15-2020, 11:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 77
Posted By pdwestman
Sounds to me as if there is an air bubble up high...

Sounds to me as if there is an air bubble up high in the system.

With the reservoir about half full & the cap installed and the front wheel turned Left, compress the caliper piston back into the...
Forum: 1987 to 2007 Wrenching & Mods   02-14-2020, 06:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,518
Posted By pdwestman
I would re-route the alternator & ignition wires...

I would re-route the alternator & ignition wires Straight UP and then across, rather than Across then Up to get them completely away from the chain & sprocket.

I would separate the green Neutral...
Forum: 1987 to 2007 Wrenching & Mods   02-14-2020, 03:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 64
Posted By pdwestman
Maybe you might like a Short Harley Davidson...

Maybe you might like a Short Harley Davidson 'Sportster' Choke Cable, remote mounted? And the little parts are probably also identical, on the HD CV40 Keihin carb.
...
Forum: 1987 to 2007 Wrenching & Mods   02-14-2020, 03:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 64
Posted By pdwestman
Arctic Cat parts, 22 thru 26. ...

Arctic Cat parts, 22 thru 26. https://www.arcticcatpartshouse.com/oemparts/a/arc/54f5f6b887a86515f8dca79e/carburetor
Forum: 1987 to 2007 Wrenching & Mods   02-14-2020, 11:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 64
Posted By pdwestman
Yes, but they will only have the choke cable, but...

Yes, but they will only have the choke cable, but not the plastic (nut) ferrel, spring or plunger. https://www.motionpro.com/c/black-vinyl-cables?v=3755

Numerous Kawasaki models use those small...
Forum: KLR & Other Motorcycle Related Discussion   02-14-2020, 11:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 963
Posted By pdwestman
I think that you will find that the Happy Trails...

I think that you will find that the Happy Trails center stands have pretty firm return springs to keep flopping to a minimum.
Forum: 2008+ KLR650 Wrenching & Mod Questions   02-14-2020, 11:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 334
Posted By pdwestman
Another little bit of advise, either thread those...

Another little bit of advise, either thread those 2 Stoopid holes in the back-side of that large lower frame pipe for 5mm screws with Loc-Tite or simply apply a blob of RTV to each of them, to keep...
Forum: Other KLR's - 250, 600, Tengai, C Models, KLX...   02-14-2020, 10:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 155
Posted By pdwestman
Need to be substantially harder rubber than the...

Need to be substantially harder rubber than the fuel tank bushings.
Stiff rubber discs, cut from reinforced rubber items, various thicknesses 1/4, 3/8 & 1/2 inch. 1 to 1&1/2 inch diameter.

Used...
Forum: Introductions   02-13-2020, 08:45 PM
Replies: 734
Views: 1,906,156
Posted By pdwestman
Welcome to the forum Art W.. Have you read this...

Welcome to the forum Art W.. Have you read this yet? https://www.klrforum.com/introductions/58921-dpelletiers-common-new-klr-owner-mistakes-avoid.html
Forum: Other KLR's - 250, 600, Tengai, C Models, KLX...   02-13-2020, 07:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 155
Posted By pdwestman
I use rubber donut holes, hole-sawed from...

I use rubber donut holes, hole-sawed from mud-flaps, conveyor belting or even non-steel belted tires to put between frame & skid plates. A stack of flat washers or a larger nut could properly space...
Forum: 2008+ KLR650 Wrenching & Mod Questions   02-13-2020, 06:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 334
Posted By pdwestman
And again I will strongly suggest that your...

And again I will strongly suggest that your problem is the bottom rear engine mount, partially hidden by the footpeg brackets, brake pedal & sprocket cover.

That would technically be a 6th bolt.
Forum: Other KLR's - 250, 600, Tengai, C Models, KLX...   02-13-2020, 05:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 155
Posted By pdwestman
It's aesthetic. Maybe some passive cooling on...

It's aesthetic. Maybe some passive cooling on the case but not much

Couple drain holes on the bottom might be a good idea[/QUOTE]

Cool, yeah, I've got a big one for the oil drain. Will add...
Forum: 1987 to 2007 Wrenching & Mods   02-13-2020, 04:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 215
Posted By pdwestman
Well they have the same part number Pre-Fix,...

Well they have the same part number Pre-Fix, 23007. The rest of the -C series number is -1325. So yes they are different.
(you need to scroll down to read full part numbers) ( or hold cursor over...
Forum: Other KLR's - 250, 600, Tengai, C Models, KLX...   02-13-2020, 03:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 55
Posted By pdwestman
Poorly worded on my part, Richard. I meant...

Poorly worded on my part, Richard.

I meant can you View It & use it to cross-reference parts against other models & years.

The search function is only going to show fitment on what were or are...
Forum: Other KLR's - 250, 600, Tengai, C Models, KLX...   02-13-2020, 12:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 55
Posted By pdwestman
I think it might be a slightly shorter cable, but...

I think it might be a slightly shorter cable, but similar end fittings.

Can you use this parts site from across the pond?
...
Forum: Other Bikes   02-13-2020, 12:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 66
Posted By pdwestman
He will need at least 2 more postings (15) to...

He will need at least 2 more postings (15) to earn the privilege of Relatively Easily Posting Pics.

Anti-Spammer measure.
Forum: 1987 to 2007 Wrenching & Mods   02-13-2020, 12:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 215
Posted By pdwestman
Can you use this parts site to compare to a...

Can you use this parts site to compare to a European Kawasaki KLR650-C parts site and compare part numbers of the oem focusing hardware between the A & C models?
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