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Old 13 Dec 2011
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KLE 500 second hand parts

Hello my name is Marty. A year ago a couple of friends & I decided to plan a trip around the south island of New Zealand. About two months ago we set off, unfortunatly a week & half into it I had a head on collision with a van.
Stupidly I didnt get insurance for the bike & im regreting it. So hopefully ill be able to put her back together with second hand or new parts.
So is there any one out there that knows of good second hand parts suppliers close to NZ?
Any help will be very apreaciated.

My 2007 KLE500

Pretty much will need front forks, all front fairings, headlight assembly & speedo cluster.
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KLE 500 second hand parts

Where are you?
In Chch try Jap Mo'cyle dismantlers,
Phone us or you can Fax us ... +64 3 314 3324
In Hamilton try
ATV City, Te Awamutu
Bike Busters Motorcycle Wreckers (07) 824 7705
somewhere just north of Hamilton, nr Ngaruawahia.

I just bought a writ-off KLE400 from Chch, has light damage... and will be taking off the fairing but not for a month or 2.

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Im in Hamilton, havnt tried bike busters lately will give them a call.
Will be in touch, are kle400 parts the same as 500s?
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Yep, 400 is same as 500, except for smaller pistons.
I see other forums, guys swapping standard forks for KLX or KLR, gotta be way more common than KLE, in NZ. U might need to swap triple clamps too.

Insurance wouldn't'a helped repairs, I bought a 'write off', it needs one front brake lever and 2 indicator lens, the foot brake straightening and repainting. The plastic is scratched and cracked here'n there but that doesn't affect ridability :-) Of course the money woulda helped.

Also wreckers in Rotorua, Te Awamutu. Or get yr forks straightened and after market lights to cable-tie on...

happy Xmas
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