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Old 05-06-2008, 09:54 AM   #11
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ok thanks, so the overflow is ok to be hanging under the bike right? Cause thats where it is. Its under everything. I will post some pics tonight of everything. Thanks
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Old 05-06-2008, 10:12 AM   #12
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Has anyone mentioned that the kill switch might be on? That's usually on the right hand grip, and kills the engine in a pinch?
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Old 05-06-2008, 11:31 AM   #13
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bbtowns, good call. When sparkplugs are a new concept overlooking the obvious might not be so obvious... I got bit by that once just due to never using it. A friend accidentally flicked it trying my bike on for size once. Doh...
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Old 05-06-2008, 12:03 PM   #14
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Has anyone mentioned that the kill switch might be on? That's usually on the right hand grip, and kills the engine in a pinch?
Thanks but I always make sure i set the switch to RUN.
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Old 05-06-2008, 12:17 PM   #15
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The kill switch may be on.
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Old 05-06-2008, 12:20 PM   #16
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I accidentally hit the kill switch on my Shovel at a gas stop and kicked the bike about 200 times before I found it. I nearly died from exhaustion! Probably happens to everyone at some time
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Old 05-06-2008, 12:55 PM   #17
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Kill switch meaning the red switch on left handlebar?
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Old 05-06-2008, 12:58 PM   #18
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When I first got my KLR I was spinning and spinning after filling up at a gas stop. Then I remembered the kickstand safety switch... Amazing how easily it started after I lifted the kickstand.
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Old 05-06-2008, 01:06 PM   #19
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Kill switch meaning the red switch on left handlebar?
It's on the RIGHT handlebar! The throttle hand. Or at least it should be . . .
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Old 05-06-2008, 02:26 PM   #20
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Ok i came home from work threw the freshly charged battery in it and started it with the choke on and made sure the gas switch was on and she started up, I made sure i let it idle with the choke on for a little while then took her out for about a half hour ride, now all i need is an oil change Thanks for all the help
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