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A few weeks ago I picked up my 99 KLR. The owner before me has had it since it was new and has ridden it very reponsibly. But it does have 20,000 on it. Should I replace the Doohickey? Someone let me know. Thanks
 

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It's a $40 service item that seen bad at as low as 3000 miles. Others have seen it bad at much lower mileage than that. Responsible owner or not, it doesn't matter.. Change it for peace of mind, if nothing else.
Mine was fine at 4000 miles, but now I can ride all I want and not worry about it. That was worth $40 to me, easily.
 

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Thanks for the advice. Where is the best place to find a new one??
Several places have them, but PLEASE REMEMBER not to just install a stock lever and spring in the bike.. It's those parts that are bad straight from the factory. What you're after is the quality aftermarket replacement lever and spring.

Arrowhead Motosports is one location http://www.angelfire.com/ut/moab/index.html

And if you look at the bottom of this page, there's procedures for performing the task. http://www.angelfire.com/ut/moab/eagle.html
 

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Several places have them, but PLEASE REMEMBER not to just install a stock lever and spring in the bike.. It's those parts that are bad straight from the factory. What you're after is the quality aftermarket replacement lever and spring.

Arrowhead Motosports is one location http://www.angelfire.com/ut/moab/index.html

And if you look at the bottom of this page, there's procedures for performing the task. http://www.angelfire.com/ut/moab/eagle.html
Thanks for the advice once again. I want a good aftermarket part. After doing some research and seeing the bad quality in the factory version its the only way to go.
 

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