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Forum: Parallel Universe 02-18-2013, 06:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,747
Posted By FatMatt
Hardwiring GPS

Ran into a prob hardwiring a Garmin Montana 600 on a snowmobile (via AMP rugged cradle)....wanted to make you aware if you haven't already discovered the same....prob / fix described from an earlier...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-13-2008, 07:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,344
Posted By FatMatt
swapped the OEM Metz KarooT's for the...

swapped the OEM Metz KarooT's for the Sahara's....all road time / very nice ride...no good wear info (only have ~500miles on the new sneakers), but I like 'em alot
Forum: Equipment 05-27-2008, 08:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 805
Posted By FatMatt
++ on 530HCx

Have both the 120s and 530Hcx; used extensively on fall hunting trips in Maine (US)...

In short - major improvements across all fronts...FRS / GMRS radio is 2X in power....gps tracking in canope...
Forum: Equipment 05-17-2008, 07:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,319
Posted By FatMatt
Sidi Vertigo-Mega

....real nice stuff...comfortable (armor / black leather / waterproof (gortex) / easy on / great protection....

check 'em out on the web....there's also a good demo video on YouTube

I wear...
Forum: Equipment 05-14-2008, 09:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,599
Posted By FatMatt
goggles / glasses

If you're willing to spend some dough, check out Rudy Project goggles and get a prescription insert from your optometrist....the snap-in insert allows you to ditch the glasses...
Forum: Face plant 05-13-2008, 08:24 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,506
Posted By FatMatt
ouch

...you might want to get that shin looked at (soon)...google "compartmenting injuries" and you'll understand the concern...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-13-2008, 03:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 564
Posted By FatMatt
My loose wire comes from the harness and looks...

My loose wire comes from the harness and looks like it connects to the orange / black stripe wire just below your screwdriver, coming up from the corner of the white plastic block...looks like the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-12-2008, 07:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 564
Posted By FatMatt
950SE - Unconnected wires near headlamp

Hey guys,

I was changing out my OEM headlamp for a PIAA, being very careful not to disrupt the adjacen wiring harness connections...when I removed the rubber boot, the lip of the boot pulled what...
Forum: Equipment 05-10-2008, 07:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,582
Posted By FatMatt
+1 for the Sidi Vertigo Mega's

a great design for protection + comfortable
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-01-2008, 08:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,502
Posted By FatMatt
Ditto

new must have...
Forum: Equipment 04-24-2008, 09:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,023
Posted By FatMatt
PodMX...http://www.podmx.com/ $600 for the...

PodMX...http://www.podmx.com/

$600 for the pair....outstanding.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-23-2008, 07:36 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,797
Posted By FatMatt
Newly ATGATT

...after a winter's worth of watching crash videos on LiveLeak and YouTube, and studying the foresnics of the victim being thrashed, I'm a believer....spent a fair amount of time and money to outfit...
Forum: Equipment 04-22-2008, 03:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,811
Posted By FatMatt
...take a look at the Jabra...

...take a look at the Jabra BT3030.....essentially a two-line (or two device) wireless hub with a stereo audio jack....just got mine the other day and it works real well...I have a bberry phone and a...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-22-2008, 03:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 628
Posted By FatMatt
...didn't look to me like the H# or H7 bulbs were...

...didn't look to me like the H# or H7 bulbs were drawing the same as the stock bulb...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-22-2008, 11:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 628
Posted By FatMatt
H4 PIAA Plasma Headlights vs Stock Halogen

Anybody experience any problems substituting the PIAA H4 GT-X headlight bulbs for the original halogens?....both have the same draw (H4 - 55/60W), but the PIAA's radiate light more efficiently and...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-15-2008, 08:01 PM
Replies: 5,747
Views: 1,770,418
Posted By FatMatt
:evil

:evil
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-15-2008, 08:00 PM
Replies: 5,747
Views: 1,770,418
Posted By FatMatt
:clap

:clap
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-15-2008, 07:59 PM
Replies: 5,747
Views: 1,770,418
Posted By FatMatt
Tks Jim (Renazco)!!

New seat is the balls!!
Forum: Equipment 04-14-2008, 08:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,642
Posted By FatMatt
Jabra BT3030

How did you orient the mic in-helmet?...I have an mx style shoei...thinking I'll mount the 3030 to the right or left of the mouthpiece, point the 3030 mic backwards (toward my ear) to keep as much of...
Forum: Equipment 03-19-2008, 07:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,969
Posted By FatMatt
Pod MX (cont'd)

forgot the URL:

http://www.podmx.com/
Forum: Equipment 03-19-2008, 07:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,969
Posted By FatMatt
Pod MX

Painful coin ($300 ea) but the best non-customs I've seen...carbon fiber structure...outstanding hinge assembly...just bought a pair - feel great will rpt after first ride next wk...
Forum: Equipment 03-17-2008, 09:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 400
Posted By FatMatt
Helmet Lock for 950SE

...any good ideas for a frame or tail rack mounted helmet lock.....have a pair of chrome key locks mounted to a sissy bar on my cruiser bike...work well, but a bit much for an SE

tks
Forum: Equipment 03-10-2008, 10:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 618
Posted By FatMatt
..believe they may be Sennheisser...perhaps an...

..believe they may be Sennheisser...perhaps an early CX, i.e., CX100 or 200

...you might try to core out disposable foam earplugs obtained from your local sporting goods / gun store.

I have...
Forum: Equipment 03-03-2008, 01:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,312
Posted By FatMatt
aw come on..just pokin...:D {actually...

aw come on..just pokin...:D

{actually though..the jo momma turd expose' has truely scarred me....}
Forum: Face plant 03-03-2008, 12:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,268
Posted By FatMatt
fk the Energizer bunny...Oldbuck wins... ...

fk the Energizer bunny...Oldbuck wins...

...what the hell kind of helmetcam set-up do you have...

bulletproof.
Forum: Face plant 03-03-2008, 12:24 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 19,367
Posted By FatMatt
I hate like hell asking this, but I'm really...

I hate like hell asking this, but I'm really trying to understand the physics vs physiology of these types of crashes...

..believe you said you "low-sided" the initial slide...what actually...
Forum: Face plant 03-03-2008, 12:24 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 19,367
Posted By FatMatt
I hate like hell asking this, but I'm really...

I hate like hell asking this, but I'm really trying to understand the physics vs physiology of these types of crashes...

..believe you said you "low-sided" the initial slide...what actually...
Forum: Equipment 03-01-2008, 07:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,312
Posted By FatMatt
google?....I looked it up and they said something...

google?....I looked it up and they said something about a "search engine"... ....do they mean like the LC8 on an Adventure?...


:asshat
Forum: Equipment 03-01-2008, 02:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,312
Posted By FatMatt
tks

tks
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-01-2008, 02:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 964
Posted By FatMatt
ps...the best software for digital topo mapping...

ps...the best software for digital topo mapping is made by maptech...(not easy to find)....DeLorme's is also very good.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-01-2008, 02:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 964
Posted By FatMatt
I'm sure by now you know this, but the Mapsource...

I'm sure by now you know this, but the Mapsource City Navigator DVD included with your Quest provides you with great capabilities to move map and route/waypoint data back and forth from your...
Forum: Equipment 03-01-2008, 01:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 739
Posted By FatMatt
Boots for wide feet / calfs?

been looking all over for protective boots that work for an 11.5 (US) / 46 (Euro) in EE width with large calfs...maybe 16.5 - 17.5" circumference for boots 13" - 14" tall.

Looks like the only...
Forum: Equipment 03-01-2008, 01:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,312
Posted By FatMatt
Lingo Check; ATGATT?.....205?

sorry...(...must've missed a mtg...)

Appreciate if someone would educate me on the acronym ATGATT and its origins...

also, believe "205" is an internet ref describing a dead thread...not...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-25-2008, 05:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,941
Posted By FatMatt
jet kit...(assuming previous owner dumped the...

jet kit...(assuming previous owner dumped the canister / SAS)...I have the akra's + jetting on my '07, no SAS...runs like a freakin' airplane engine...
Forum: Equipment 02-20-2008, 07:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 718
Posted By FatMatt
Big & Tall Armor

ok..ok...so I'm a another old fart / fat ass on a tricked 950 SE ...

Anybody know of a source of armor for true XXL's....50-52 chest, 48" waist..

looked at the Rockgardn Flakjacket on their...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-29-2008, 07:48 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,524
Posted By FatMatt
One of five finalists in a movie making contest...

One of five finalists in a movie making contest sponsored by Delta airlines...check out the other 4 shorts at www.delta.com/flyinmovies ...pretty cool films...

Also...interesting dedication to...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-22-2008, 07:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 755
Posted By FatMatt
tks all...will give the direct approach (allen...

tks all...will give the direct approach (allen key removal) soon as it warms up a bit...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-21-2008, 11:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 755
Posted By FatMatt
950 SE Carbon Fiber Clutch Cover Install

Anybody have a good cheat for gettin the rear break pedal out of the way why I glue on the carbon fiber applicae?...Thought initially about removing it, but the cotter used to secure the pedal looks...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-21-2008, 11:06 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 15,799
Posted By FatMatt
Very nice!...(where'd ya get the small Dakar Man...

Very nice!...(where'd ya get the small Dakar Man decal on the front faring?)
Forum: Equipment 01-17-2008, 06:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,480
Posted By FatMatt
First season with the 950 SE was late last...

First season with the 950 SE was late last summer...sprung for a Shoei VM-T ("now called VM-T "Status") off-road helmet to replace my old Sheoi street bucket....the orange looks very cool with the...
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