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Old 08-09-2012, 02:39 PM   #1
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Okay, time to start planning the Autumn tech day.

I'm leaning toward September 15th. That work for anyone?

Plenty of time to order parts; early enough to get some nice, cool riding in before the witch of November comes stealin'.
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Old 08-09-2012, 03:01 PM   #2
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Works well for me, but then I'm just goin' along to git along!
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Old 08-10-2012, 09:21 AM   #3
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That day works for me, what do I need to buy to do a valve check/adjustment ?
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Old 08-10-2012, 10:36 AM   #4
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Damn, I have some work to do, but Robert and I are in Salida that weekend
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Old 08-10-2012, 04:54 PM   #5
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I've been looking forward to one of your tech days SgtMarty.

I too am interested in learning how to do a valve adjustment and bringing along any shims y'all need for your sets.

I might be doin the bolt upgrade with the drill through too.
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Old 08-10-2012, 06:57 PM   #6
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Everyone is welcome. For the valve checks, I'll swap my shims for yours, so that comes out even. Hopefully, I'll have any shim that might be needed. Nothing else is needed for just a valve check, and I have all the tools.

The drill-through subframe bolt just takes some time to drill. If you got the whole kit with the drill bits, we'll use yours, otherwise I have some drill bits that might be a bit dull from previous uses.
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Old 08-14-2012, 04:18 PM   #7
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I'm planning of making your TD. I also would like see the valve check and adjustment done.
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Old 08-14-2012, 08:14 PM   #8
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Yup. Pretty typical for 2-3 doos and a couple valve jobs.
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SgtMarty. I'm about to purchase a KLR any day now, probably a 2008 completely stock so not sure if there is anything I need to do right now. Good news is I live in Palmer Lake so I think we're in the same area. I'll make it the 15th, just not sure if I'll have anything to do but maybe pick a few ideas. Look forward to the new adventure. Joe
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No problems, Joe. There will be bikes there you can look at and see what they've done. Bring a beverage or three and just hang out.
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Thanks, I'll do that. It turns out I'm going for an 09 model that have a lot of the important upgrades. I go get it up in Wyoming in the morning. I'm getting excited!
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Old 09-07-2012, 09:53 AM   #12
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For those in and around the Denver area, I will be riding down to the tech day and any are welcome to join. I usually leave around 8-8:30, and in this case I think I will be having B-fast at the Denny's on 104th & Grant St's just East of I-25 at 7 am.
Usual route is I-25 to Sante Fe (85) and on to Sedalia, so I can 'pick up' any along that route if you don't wish to go North. Eta around 9-9:30 at Marty's.
Yay!
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Old 09-14-2012, 04:45 AM   #13
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Yay!
Just incase I miss kawioops on his way down could you pm me the address to your home.

480394 1 five five five. Thanks.
I will also be caging it down from the highlands area/ sloans lake if someone needs a ride or if I can help with some parts transport.

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Old 09-14-2012, 03:45 PM   #14
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Anyone heading up from the Springs I will be leaving the KMART parking lot at 0830 ish I have the dir. and I've made the journey once.Green 03 klr with a ma deuce ammo can bolted on the back, super hiviz helmet. Cheers.
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Old 09-14-2012, 03:47 PM   #15
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That would be the KMART at Fillmore & Nevada.Opps.
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Dang. Wife and I are going to the Wine Fest in Palisade now. I'll have to meet and greet another time. You guys have fun!
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I'm going to try to make it. It's been awhile.
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