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Forum: Travel Log & Trip Reports   03-05-2019, 10:37 AM
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Posted By radiohead
Colorado Backcountry Discovery Route Trip video - 2013

Hello fellow KLR riders! Almost 7 years since I packed up some camping gear on my KLR and headed out for my first adventure ride into the Colorado back country! It feels like only yesterday, I can...
Forum: KLR & Other Motorcycle Related Discussion   03-03-2019, 01:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,695
Posted By radiohead
CBDR trip video - Summer 2013

Hello adventure riders! I know this follow-up is way overdue but I finally have a video to share of my CBDR trip! This winter has been brutal and has kept me inside for the most part. With the...
Forum: KLR & Other Motorcycle Related Discussion   06-24-2013, 06:28 PM
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Views: 6,254
Posted By radiohead
Thank you, for some reason could not find that...

Thank you, for some reason could not find that online.
Forum: KLR & Other Motorcycle Related Discussion   06-24-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,254
Posted By radiohead
2001 klr 650 rear axle nut size?

Im in the process of switching tires. I know the chain side axle nut is a 19mm, hope I said that right.
The other side is either a 25 or 26mm I think. Anyone know for sure before I go out and by the...
Forum: KLR & Other Motorcycle Related Discussion   06-15-2013, 12:01 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,695
Posted By radiohead
Hey All! Well I got the Motech bars and Happy...

Hey All!
Well I got the Motech bars and Happy Trail skid plate on, after few hours of frustration. Motech directions leave a lot of room for error.
If your find yourself getting this setup make...
Forum: KLR & Other Motorcycle Related Discussion   05-29-2013, 05:34 PM
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Posted By radiohead
Thanks for the recommendations, I am thinking of...

Thanks for the recommendations, I am thinking of going with d606 and mount them myself and use the tubes on now as spares. Would like to get that jack that Planalp mentioned.
Still debating the skid...
Forum: KLR & Other Motorcycle Related Discussion   05-26-2013, 02:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,695
Posted By radiohead
Thats a good idea but I could use that money for...

Thats a good idea but I could use that money for some tools. I think with some plastic shims I'll be alright.
Wondering if it would be better to go tubeless with d606 and bring tubes as a backup.
...
Forum: KLR & Other Motorcycle Related Discussion   05-26-2013, 10:17 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,695
Posted By radiohead
The bike did sit for a while before I got it but...

The bike did sit for a while before I got it but its running great now after working on it. The chain is probably ok and if I change tires myself I think I will leave it alone. The bike should look...
Forum: KLR & Other Motorcycle Related Discussion   05-25-2013, 03:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,695
Posted By radiohead
I thought about changing them myself but what...

I thought about changing them myself but what about balancing? The shop recommended a new chain as well which Im not sure how hard that is to replace. They said they could throw it on with tires for...
Forum: KLR & Other Motorcycle Related Discussion   05-25-2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,695
Posted By radiohead
Thanks for the replys, you guys are super helpful...

Thanks for the replys, you guys are super helpful and this forum rocks.

Sounds like I could get by with a 50/50 tire adjusting the pressure,but without knowing what to expect on the trails I am...
Forum: KLR & Other Motorcycle Related Discussion   05-24-2013, 10:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,695
Posted By radiohead
Tires! Cant Decide!

Im looking for some tires that will get me from Kansas City to Steamboat Springs, CO. From there nothing but trail to south colorado with softsand and probably little bit of everything else. Then...
Forum: Other KLR's - 250, 600, Tengai, C Models, KLX...   05-04-2013, 02:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,694
Posted By radiohead
I am thinking of putting led turnsignals on the...

I am thinking of putting led turnsignals on the klr, I havent had any since I took all the stock ones off to pass a safety inspection here in MO. The bike has a bit of a makeover with new paint and...
Forum: 1987 to 2007 Wrenching & Mods   05-03-2013, 11:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 14,244
Posted By radiohead
Update

Thanks Willys and Justjeff,
I went ahead and got the tank sealed for $150, a place that specializes in and where the local motorcycle dealerships take theirs. They used the redkote stuff and I think...
Forum: Mid-West Riders   05-01-2013, 09:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,426
Posted By radiohead
I just ordered garmin 60cs off ebay and looking...

I just ordered garmin 60cs off ebay and looking for some good off road tracks that could be loaded into it upon arrival. I also live in KC so looking for some where within 4 hour drive.
I have seen...
Forum: 1987 to 2007 Wrenching & Mods   04-14-2013, 02:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 14,244
Posted By radiohead
Rust in tank, IMS

Well it was running like a champ. I think the issue is with some crud in the tank.The bike runs great and then it bogs down out of nowhere, it would run like crap for a couple miles and then ride...
Forum: 1987 to 2007 Wrenching & Mods   04-12-2013, 11:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 14,244
Posted By radiohead
Talking Bike is running like a champ now, the problem was...

Bike is running like a champ now, the problem was with the mechanic, I didnt put the spring and piston from the OEM choke on the new choke plunge from steadengineering Doh!:character00271: Still...
Forum: 1987 to 2007 Wrenching & Mods   04-11-2013, 10:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 14,244
Posted By radiohead
I found the pine sol trick on another forum:...

I found the pine sol trick on another forum: www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=560117

A very smart man I work with makes the choke plunge mod.
You can check it out here:...
Forum: 1987 to 2007 Wrenching & Mods   04-11-2013, 09:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 14,244
Posted By radiohead
I ended up using the spark plug boot grease that...

I ended up using the spark plug boot grease that was recommended in the video on previous page.

Well I got everything back together but it seems to idle high and bogs sometime when turning the...
Forum: 1987 to 2007 Wrenching & Mods   04-11-2013, 04:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 14,244
Posted By radiohead
I picked up the Harley diaphragm slide yesterday...

I picked up the Harley diaphragm slide yesterday and have the carb taken apart.
Everything fits good I just wanted to get some advice on sealing and setting rubber diaphragm. This is how I tore the...
Forum: 1987 to 2007 Wrenching & Mods   04-01-2013, 10:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 14,244
Posted By radiohead
"Nah, Bike Bandit's Part # 43028A, "Diaphragm,...

"Nah, Bike Bandit's Part # 43028A, "Diaphragm, Valve," is the whole assembly. You do NOT want 43028, the air cut (or coasting enricher, or "backfire preventer") valve diaphragm."

Just to clarify,...
Forum: 1987 to 2007 Wrenching & Mods   04-01-2013, 10:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 14,244
Posted By radiohead
Thanks, I will run with that. You can...

Thanks, I will run with that.

You can purchase just the slide diaphragm at bike bandit but they want around 150 for it.

I will see how much they want for the complete vacuum system at Harley...
Forum: 1987 to 2007 Wrenching & Mods   04-01-2013, 08:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 14,244
Posted By radiohead
Thanks Tom for the quick reply, I need the real...

Thanks Tom for the quick reply,
I need the real diaphragm - the one with the slide attached to it that the needle goes into.

The rubber piece tore when I first attempted to clean the carb last...
Forum: 1987 to 2007 Wrenching & Mods   04-01-2013, 07:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 14,244
Posted By radiohead
Carb Diaphragm for KLR650

Does anyone know if this carburetor diaphragm from CV performance will work for 01 klr 650? Its titled Accelerator Pump Diaphragm Kit on the site. Unable to post link.

Description says diaphragm...
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