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Old 24 Sep 2006
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Hey Luuk,

I guess it's not really bad, just really annoying. If it did it through the whole rev range I would be worried, but it doesn't, just at 3,000rpm. Because it vibrates just in one spot it make me think it is easily fixed with some adjustment somewhere. I can't imagine Kawasaki would produce a machine with a quirk like this... There's another KLE for sale in a bike shop in town, maybe I will take it for a ride to compare.

I just realised I sort of hijacked this thread from its original topic.... sorry!

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Hi guys,
Seems this manual is very hard to find, I am waiting for my new KLE to arrive. Ordered it last week, I like to do all my servicing myself so if you dont mind I would really like that manual too if it is not too much trouble. My email address is redron@gibtelecom.net. This is a great forum for a new motorcyclist like myself who can learn from the more experienced biker!

Hi guys, sorry for being a pain in the ass but can someone please please send me the manual email address above.

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mANUAL KLE 500 PLEEEEEASE!

HELLO EVERYONE AND THANK YOU FOR READING THIS LETTER.
I JUST BOUGHT ONE KLE 500 FROM ENGLAND AND HAVE IT BROUGHT IN GREECE, THE CONDITION IS NOT GOOD I AM AFRAID (IT DOSN'T MATTER I LOVE THIS BIKE I 'LL FIX IT) AND ENYONE WHO CAN SEND ME THE MANUAL FOR THIS BIKE WILL BE IN MY PRAYERS EVERY NIGHT.

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Thank You Kumuya!!

Dear Claudiu I Really Appreciate That You Sent Me The Kle Manual Many Many Thanks..

Take Care And Have Fun With Your Kle

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No problem!!!! As I said allready on first pages of this topic I received this manual from Luuk who allready helped others and I should do the same!
Especially because we are few owners of this bike .... and resources on net are limited!

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i found the manual on a dutch allroad site, it's them we should really thank. site was in dutch so thats probably why not many people found it. nice to see the KLE fraturnity is growing
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kle 500 (2006)

hi all just found this site, great for info on kle,s as have just ordered two from dealers, one for me one for the wife, ideal size for me 6.1" a little high for the wife 5.4" having her seat reduced, and forks lowered by 1".test drive went well,has anyone got an up to date service manual i could have a copy of as we hope to do some touring after christmas many thanks ASH email is sales@anti-crime.co.uk
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Me too please

If I may impose, could you post a copy of the KLE manual to cmayo2@nc.rr.com.


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hi all just found this site, great for info on kle,s as have just ordered two from dealers, one for me one for the wife, ideal size for me 6.1" a little high for the wife 5.4" having her seat reduced, and forks lowered by 1".test drive went well,has anyone got an up to date service manual i could have a copy of as we hope to do some touring after christmas many thanks ASH email is sales@anti-crime.co.uk
as far as I know there aren't major differences between years of constructions - mine in 1994 model and still the 2005 model manual applies sao if Luuk or others hadn't supplied it yet ..I will send it tomorow
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receipt of manual

thanks kumuya, a lot of bedtime reading to be had.
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Cool Greetings to all

Hi guys! first, let me introduce myself! I'm the proud owner of a KLE500 (my second KLE). My first bike was...guess...KLE500. LOL. Currently my 2005 model is being submited to some structural changes, mainly for dirt roads (i'love climbing muddy hills with this motorcycle). Since i live in Azores, right in the middle of the atlantic ocean, rain as been converted into my best friend. Whenever i get the chance, i travel to Europe (costly, but a must do every year). It's very hard to find a service manual for my bike, especialy where i live. So, i would like to ask all members of the site if you PLEASE can send me one in pdf format to NFCRUZ@SAPO.PT
my first KLE was from 1991 and is still on the road with 96000 KM.
I want take my present bike to the 300 000km by the end of 2014 (don't ask, just a crazy bet with a friend who ownes a KTM Duke).
Thanks in advance. By the way, if anyone is going to Austria next summer, we'll meet for sure... if not on the road, at Vienna Police Dpt. lol
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Hi all. Picking up my first KLE500 ('94) this Saturday after what 'looks' like a bargain purchase on Eb*y and I have found this site after a search for info.

Now my wife previously had a Kawa EN500 - same engine as the KLE or 'as-near-as' so most things there look bullet proof. But........wait for it.........any chance I could also have a copy of the KLE500 service manual?

I suppose to save individual bandwidth this could be posted somewhere so we could just give a link address? If someone sends one over I'll do it

email ---> pjboomeratfreeukdotcom

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Hi everybody
I'd just bought a KLE year 1999, don't know if the manual you're talking of fits on my bike or not (I guess the engine is the same on the new model?) but it could be useful for me having a manual. Can you please send it to my mail?


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No one has a manual they can link/send? Pleeeaaase...

OK, anyone know the valve clearance setting for a KLE and method of checking them?

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