2020 July

KLR Subframe Mod

By: AdvWisdomTitle: KLR Subframe ModSourced From: advwisdom.com/a/klr-subframe-mod/Published Date: Mon, 20 Jul 2020 01:13:39 +0000 KLR650 Subframe drill thru step by step walkthru Enclosed is a step-by-step process for the replacement of the stock KLR650 �sub-frame� fasteners. 2x kits are available. I did not know both kits accomplish the same task, so I ordered both. One… read more »

LC4 Water Pump Rebuild

By: AdvWisdomTitle: LC4 Water Pump RebuildSourced From: advwisdom.com/a/lc4-water-pump-rebuild/Published Date: Mon, 20 Jul 2020 01:01:41 +0000 Rebuilding the LC4 Mechanical Water Pump THE PROBLEM If your water pump is leaking coolant into your engine, it�s time to replace your water pump seal and bearings right away. Coolant is corrosive to various internal parts of an engine,… read more »

Oilhead Fork Seal Replacement

By: AdvWisdomTitle: Oilhead Fork Seal ReplacementSourced From: advwisdom.com/a/oilhead-fork-seal-replacement/Published Date: Mon, 20 Jul 2020 00:52:37 +0000 Replacing Fork Seal (oilhead) I’ve busted another (it’s the 2.nd in 4 months) fork seal and I intend to replace it myself. I’ve searched the wisdom here and it looks simple. Just to make sure, can the wrench gods confirm… read more »

Oilhead Starter Mod

By: AdvWisdomTitle: Oilhead Starter ModSourced From: advwisdom.com/a/oilhead-starter-mod/Published Date: Mon, 20 Jul 2020 00:41:11 +0000 Retrofitting Jump Starting Post to Oilheads Hi everyone. I just added a positive battery jumper post to my 1999 R1100S. I wrote up a brief “how to” for the R1100S board, but those of you with pre-2004 GS’s or other R… read more »

Oilhead Timing the easy way

By: AdvWisdomTitle: Oilhead Timing the easy waySourced From: advwisdom.com/a/oilhead-timing-the-easy-way/Published Date: Mon, 20 Jul 2020 00:36:05 +0000 Timing Adjustment – No Tools Needed Well ok, not really no tools, but only two wrenches. NO electronic tools needed, and NO electrical knowledge. AND no need to remove the fuel tank. Setting the timing uses a ‘feature’ of… read more »

Pennytech side cases w/pics

By: AdvWisdomTitle: Pennytech side cases w/picsSourced From: advwisdom.com/a/pennytech-side-cases-w-pics/Published Date: Mon, 20 Jul 2020 00:14:19 +0000 Build your own side cases hondo Enthusiast Joined: Aug 2006 Location: Denver, Colorado Posts: 968 I need to get the fixed hinges bent, and need to get to the rivets holding the top of the hinge to the can. So… read more »

KLR DIY LED Aux Lights

By: AdvWisdomTitle: KLR DIY LED Aux LightsSourced From: advwisdom.com/a/klr-diy-led-aux-lights/Published Date: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 03:03:58 +0000 Homemade LED Auxiliary Lights for the KLR650 DIY Enclosed are the step by step instructions I used to make custom LED auxiliary/running lights. The intent of the lights are to supplement the KLR650 headlight. The advantages of this lighting… read more »

KLR Alternator Mod

By: AdvWisdomTitle: KLR Alternator ModSourced From: advwisdom.com/a/klr-alternator-mod/Published Date: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 02:58:24 +0000 Enclosed are step by step detailed instructions for installation, lessons Learned, and review of the new whiz-bang 400 watt Electrosport stator and regulator . Since I’m  way there, I’ll be swapping out my Doo Hicky and cleaning my oil screen also…. read more »

Iron Butt Wisdom

By: AdvWisdomTitle: Iron Butt WisdomSourced From: advwisdom.com/a/iron-butt-wisdom/Published Date: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 02:51:12 +0000 Long Distance Riding Wisdom From The Masters. 1. Know your limits and plan your trip around them. If the longest ride you have ever taken is 300 miles in a day, don’t plan a trip with a string of endless five-… read more »

DIY Motorcycle tools

By: AdvWisdomTitle: DIY Motorcycle toolsSourced From: advwisdom.com/a/diy-motorcycle-tools/Published Date: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 02:49:29 +0000 The wrenches are axle wrenches obviously. I mainly did them for me and buddies with KTM so 32mm & 27mm. But then a bunch of my local buddies wanted them for DR650, DRZ, XRLs, KLR etc. I made whatever people wanted…. read more »