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Werloc's KLX250
   OK, So, I ended up selling my Yamaha TW200 for $500 more than I paid for it, after removing and keeping all the extra stuff I added to it. I was not happy with the old, outdated 6" travel suspension it had, noisey air cooled engine, and it being a very slow 200cc smaller scaled bike. It just wasn't doing it for me anymore, or holding up that well for my type of riding. So, I bought a 2009 Kawasaki KLX250S for the same price I sold the 2009 TW200 for. Whoo Hoo, Yeah man....!! Now, it's a better match for the WR's, and DRZ's I ride with, not that I needed it. But now, I can ride the way I want, with much better suspension, and more power. Plus, it will be better for my back. The bike has all of the mods I wanted to do, so that's great. I'm now back to my roots. It all started at 6 years old, riding mini bikes. But when I was 11, I got my first real motorcycle with shift and clutch which was a 1974 Kawasaki MC1 90, and yeah, it was red too. So maybe this was meant to be? Kawasaki's should not look like Honda's.

Current Mods on the bike are:

- FMF Powerbomb Header &
- FMF Powercore 4 Muffler
- Dynojet Jet Kit
- Opened Airbox
- UNI Filter air filter
- Pivot Pegz Mark 3 Foot Pegs
- Cycle Pro Factory Works Full Suspension Revalve & Setup with
   Heavier RaceTech Springs & Gold Valves Front and Rear
- Ricochet Skid Plate
- Dunlop D606 Front Tire
- Kenda K760 Trakmaster II Rear
- DRC Edge2 Tail Light Kit
- IMS 3 Gal Tank
- Manual Cam Chain Tensioner
- 14/48 Gearing
- Lowering Link (-3/4")
- Renthal Bars
- Bike Master Risers
- Moose Racing Handguards
- Renthal Full Diamond Soft MX Grips
- Braided SS Brake Lines
- USB Power Port
- iPhone Mount
- Ken Sean Folding Dual Sport Mirrors
- UFO KX450F Rear Fender
- Motion Pro Vortex Throttle (1/8 twist)
- Shaved Seat
- Enjoy Mfg. Gripper Seat Cover
- Moose Racing EZ3 Clutch Assembly (Easy 1 finger pull)
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These are the pictures from the ad in craigslist.
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One I took the night I got it home, and the other was the next day.
   This is after removing the plastics from my bike, and after a good cleaning. Ready for a thorough once over, then get it back together. Replace the bars with my ProTaper SE Factory Suzuki/KTM Bend that I prefer. I'll also install Acerbis Pro Rally Handguards, Renthal Full Diamond MX Grips, KS Folding DS Mirrors, USB Power Port, and my iPhone Mount so I have the GPS to navigate the NJ Pine Barrens. Also just ordered a rear lowering link so it sits 2" inches lower on seat hight. It's kinda tall for me to get on it right now with my bad back and leg. After that, setup the suspension by first setting the sag, then test ridind and fine tuning the damping. After it's all dialed in, front and rear, it will be back to ride ride ride. Green plastics are after that. Kawasaki's shouldn't look like Honda's, period.
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   So, while going over the bike, I found a hole melted in the bottom of the airbox. Looks like the rear mount bolt fell out and box dropped touching the exhaust pipe. So I patched it up, and now everything is good. I also removed the air injection system which will lower the temp of the header. They inject clean air into the exhaust port to help burn off extra unburned gasses before exiting the exhaust. EPA crap. This made my exhaust header very hot, so I removed it. No state inspection for motorcycles here in my state. I also picked up a nice little 5X8 enclosed trailer to haul the bike around. Man, does this make life easy. Hitch up and go. No more installing the hitch carrier, load and strap on bike. The best part is after getting home from a long day of hard riding, I pull in my driveway, get out of my truck, and walk into the house, Done. No more unloading. Plus the bike is safer if I ever stay anywhere overnight. I now carry extra chairs, big cooler, canopy, extra gear, gas, etc. It's the only way to go. It has lettering on it that I'm pealing off. Since the paint is new under the decal lettering, I have moto decals to try to coverup some of the ghost lettering that you can still see. Hopefully that will make it less noticeable.
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   Did more to the bike. Sold the black 3 gallon tank, and bought the same 3 gallon IMS Tank in Natural color so I can see the gas level through it. No more guessing how much fuel I have left and taking a chance of running out in the middle of nowhere. I also removed the clean air injection system, and plugged the wholes. The exhaust is much cooler now. I also picked up a white rear fender, and a Motion Pro Vortex quick throttle that I still need to install. I'll wait a few weeks until the weather cools a little. It's to damn hot to work on the bike. I'm getting there. After that, that's all that needs to be done, except green radiator shrouds IF I find someone that will sell, or trade for my red ones.

   These are at my local trails under a mile from my house. And an abandon factory in town.
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   OK, So I installed a normal looking rear fender from a KX450F. It took some cutting and trimming to make it fit, but well worth the effort. The stock 2 piece, 2 color fender looked like SHIT. I also mounted up a new rear tire.
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   A lot of guys ask me about my mirrors. So here are pics of my Sean Ken Folding Dual Sport Mirrors. I love these mirrors. As you can see, they fold out of the way while on tight trails. They are beefy and cheap, like $12.00 bucks a piece on Amazon. Much nicer than the 60.++ dollar all plastic (Double Take I think?) ones in my opinion. I've had these on other bikes.
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   OK, So here's some pics from out riding with the bike pretty much done. You can see a LOT more of my riding pictures and videos HERE. I'll be adding detailed pics of when I shaved my seat down, and intalled a Motion Pro 1/8 turn Vortex Throttle, with the Start/Run switch removed. Major improvement over the stock long twist throttle.
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   I hated the long twist of the stock throttle, and the fact that the housing was plastic. So I installed a Motion Pro 1/8 turn Vortex Throttle, and removed the stock Start/Run replacing that, with a kill button wired to use as my start button. Now I just use the key to kill the bike. Major improvement over the stock long twist throttle. The throttle is at full open with only 1/8 turn. It's very touchy now, just the way I like it.
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   Here we are, Spring, the beginning of the 2016 riding season. As you can see, I did a few things to my bike over the Winter. New green plastics, installed a Moose Racing EZ3 Easy Pull Clutch lever and perch assembly (Wow, what a huge difference, 1 finger pull now), Enjoy Mfg Gripper Seat Cover, New Battery, etc. For riding pictures and videos Click HERE.
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Thanks for Looking. I'll be updating this page with more Pics and Vids as I take them.


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Bob (aka: Werloc)