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  1. Introductions
    Hey Y’all! Sorry for the long post, just figured I’d get the gang all caught up on my recent happening so I could set the stage for any future conversations. As the title mentions, I’m new to the forum and new to motorcycles in general. My only prior experience is goofing off on my...
  2. Marketplace & Classifieds
    08 front fender, rear fender with tool box and working rail light, and two side panels. Great shape. $80+ shipping at cost.
  3. Marketplace & Classifieds
    08 gas tank, no scratches or dents. perfect shape with cap and key and petcock. $80 +shipping at cost. $0 for box and packing materiel, just UPS charge.
  4. 2008 through 2018 KLR650 Wrenching & Mods
    Hi, I am a new member and would appreciate some advice. I was riding around on the weekend, put about 500km on driving out to visit my parents, bike was running great. The next day I went for a quick evening ride and lost power on the highway - I couldn't maintain highway speed - I limped back...
  5. Introductions
    Hello everyone.....In the last couple of weeks I sold an 89 Yamaha XS1100 I had owned for Twenty years, a sidecar that was attached to it that I've owned since 1973 AND my last 750 Honda, a Rat/Mad Max creation, that I'd had for 23 years.....yeah, Housecleaning is the right word. My regular...
  6. 2008 through 2018 KLR650 Wrenching & Mods
    Hello, I live in golden colorado at 6000'. I am set up for supermoto/ mtn roads and canyons. 2008 klr 650 Two brothers valle pipe Airbox drilled Needle shimmed one washer Slide is drilled What jets should I use? How many turns out on air /fuel screw? I'm always down to ride if anyone is in...
  7. KLR & Other Motorcycle Related Discussion
    Is this 2008 KLR worth it? Hello everyone, I have been reading a lot on the klrforum and want to join in more but first i must buy one. I looked at a craigslist add and saw a good looking KLR with the following description: {2008 KLR 650. 12XXX miles. Runs great. Recent battery, engine...
  8. 2008 through 2018 KLR650 Wrenching & Mods
    I am having a couple of weird problems over the past month. Although I am not sure if they are related. I have a 2008 KLR650. First, I noticed black spots where I park as if something was leaking. I checked near the drain plug and it was wet with oil, although I can't seem to figure out if it's...
  9. KLR & Other Motorcycle Related Discussion
    So, I have heard a mix of things from different dealers and what not. I know that the Pre-2008s are supposed to be better in the dirt, but not so as good on highway. I was looking at a 2009 model and the dealer told me I wouldn't be able to take it in much dirt or anything other than gravel...
  10. Rider Reviews
    Hey, I just wanted to get everyones opinion. I am looking at buying a KLR and have heard really good things about the 2008+ models. However, I seem to be finding some cheaper deals with people advertising their 2006/2007 models. I think I am looking to do a lot of highway (70% or so), with a...
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