Rod Morris – Gently Blown A-13 Transmission

Rod Morris – Gently Blown A-13 Transmission

In a previous article we reported a blown 4-dog gear on the main shaft of Rod’s KL-A13. He was about to transport the transmission, crankcases and a piece of aluminum knocked out of the crankcase, for inspection. All internal parts and the crankcases including the bearings were carefully examined. Fortunately the crank and gear box […]

KLR Engine Top End Failure

KLR Engine Top End Failure

I recently had a customer call about getting a new piston for his 2007 KLR650. During the discussion I asked what had happened and he told me that the piston seized. That usually happens when the engine overheats due to lack of oil. He continued that when he pulled the clutch cover and checked the […]