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Forum: Orange Crush 05-29-2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 600
Posted By Mud Missile
I just did it on my '08 and as you said, the back...

I just did it on my '08 and as you said, the back spark plug was easy but the front was a bit more complicated. I did not removed the right tank, only the left one. I disconnected the radiator,...
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2013, 09:52 AM
Replies: 96,410
Views: 18,189,647
Posted By Mud Missile
Cogent shock

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Got home, spent the day cleaning the grime off the airbox, suspension, etc, and then installing a fancy new Cogent rear shock with their special shaft assembly and a 7.5...
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2013, 01:29 PM
Replies: 96,410
Views: 18,189,647
Posted By Mud Missile
Finally bit the bullet and bought a CD "Mojave"shock

I have a 05 DR that I have been running mostly stock. I have taken it to places where it shouldn't have been, or so people say, and my main complain has been the suspension. So, after 3 years of...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-11-2012, 10:10 AM
Replies: 368
Views: 19,385
Posted By Mud Missile
1st friday

I'll put it on my calendar for next month, 5/4.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-15-2012, 10:02 AM
Replies: 2,068
Views: 177,999
Posted By Mud Missile
route to Peguis

JT, I saw the trails on google earth and was wondering how it was. I may try this short ride at the end of this month. I understand you guys are camping. I wish I had more time and join you.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-09-2012, 10:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 841
Posted By Mud Missile
BB in April

In addition to all the excellent advise previously mentioned, you can visit one of my favorite Texas State parks, David Mountain State park. The area is absolutely beautiful and it has some great...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-07-2012, 04:23 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,931
Posted By Mud Missile
Mpg

Well, all this conversation is calming my nerves. I was panicking this afternoon when I calculated my 08 990 was doing 30 mpg. Regularly, it was doing close to 40 mpg on non traffic riding. The last...
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2012, 02:22 PM
Replies: 96,410
Views: 18,189,647
Posted By Mud Missile
IMHO, you'll have at least a zero sum game here....

IMHO, you'll have at least a zero sum game here. Most likely the plastic tank will hold more gas than the metal one since it will be bigger. You will loose weight on the exhaust trade most likely....
Forum: Ride reports 01-25-2012, 09:01 PM
Replies: 1,707
Views: 874,505
Posted By Mud Missile
Riding Big Bend

Hi Big Al, and I thought you were done with your trip! I just got back from riding the BB area and it was awesome, as usual. If you wanna ride the park, try River road, Black Gap, as well as, Old...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-19-2012, 01:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 856
Posted By Mud Missile
beer meet

man, what happened ? are you still going? I'll be there to bring some tools left at the Ranch, if the owner is going.:freaky
Forum: Ride reports 01-03-2012, 06:33 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 115,131
Posted By Mud Missile
In

Subscribed! Let the adventure begin:rofl
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-13-2011, 12:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,153
Posted By Mud Missile
Another one bites the dust!

I am sorry to hear the news about Kathy's place. I guess we can blame it to the state of the economy. She fought a good fight but it was written on the wall. I have been going to Terlingua at least 4...
Forum: Ride reports 11-29-2011, 08:15 PM
Replies: 1,707
Views: 874,505
Posted By Mud Missile
Caught up

Well, I finally caught up with the RR after several days of intense reading. First of all, I got to thank you for keeping me entertain for the last few days. It saved me from buying another Grisham...
Forum: Ride reports 11-06-2011, 07:01 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,879
Posted By Mud Missile
Wishing I was there!

Great report Jason, I completely understand your frustration of eating Byron's dust. However, I understand even more the frustration of getting to an interception and no Byron in sight! :eek1 , being...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-25-2011, 01:55 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 12,183
Posted By Mud Missile
As of today I am in and camping. Ghost, I'll be...

As of today I am in and camping. Ghost, I'll be getting in Friday night so I'll pay the fees Saturday am, if it's okay with you. See you all there. :clap:freaky
Forum: Thumpers 10-24-2011, 06:53 PM
Replies: 96,410
Views: 18,189,647
Posted By Mud Missile
Throttle cable

I just adjusted the cables on mine after cleaning the carb. Each pull cable has a set of two nuts, one on top and one on the bottom. What I did was to loosen up the one on top to give me free play...
Forum: Thumpers 10-19-2011, 06:15 PM
Replies: 96,410
Views: 18,189,647
Posted By Mud Missile
Thank you Adv Grifter, I took the carb out and I...

Thank you Adv Grifter, I took the carb out and I am in the process of cleaning it. You are most likely right about having some sort of debrie some where. I will ask an expert mechanic to help me out.
Forum: Thumpers 10-19-2011, 10:10 AM
Replies: 96,410
Views: 18,189,647
Posted By Mud Missile
Peculiar carb overflowing

Okay, this is the scenario, riding along and taking some air as I encounter smooth erotion control bumps. They are spread along the road so I do as many as 6 or 7 within a mile or so. After the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-08-2011, 02:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,175
Posted By Mud Missile
Urban survival

Watchin this video reminds of riding in Caracas, Venezuela. Another city where just riding on the streets is a total adventure. Thanks for sharing the experience. Looking forward to the next...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-05-2011, 02:31 PM
Replies: 18,745
Views: 937,881
Posted By Mud Missile
Loco

My two cents, I rode there last Friday and Saturday from Mansfield. 1st day I was looking for dirt, second day rode all black top. Both days were hot, Saturday I hit Loco around 2:00pm, had lunch and...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-22-2011, 01:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,436
Posted By Mud Missile
bgt

Time to check the Magnolia Motor L out. I am in. C u all @ 8
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-31-2011, 02:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,503
Posted By Mud Missile
Texting

I have to add that regarding texting in school zones, I see my coworkers doing it as they come in to work or leaving from work. The irony is that they tell me to be careful when I ride my bike to...
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2011, 02:04 PM
Replies: 96,410
Views: 18,189,647
Posted By Mud Missile
I run 606's on both front and back and beside a...

I run 606's on both front and back and beside a little vibration at high speed, they have been great for what I do, mostly dirt, rocks, and sand. However, they hold their ground on twisties. I am...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-23-2011, 07:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 577
Posted By Mud Missile
riding

Hopefuly IPhorde and myself will be heading that way soon. :wink:
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-23-2011, 02:20 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,172
Posted By Mud Missile
Bgt

Me too, in.:freaky
Forum: Orange Crush 05-16-2011, 01:55 PM
Replies: 18,731
Views: 7,479,109
Posted By Mud Missile
I'll make sure he sends you the link!! :evil

I'll make sure he sends you the link!! :evil
Forum: Orange Crush 05-15-2011, 06:13 PM
Replies: 18,731
Views: 7,479,109
Posted By Mud Missile
new baby

The previous owner has too many bikes to put some miles on this baby, lucky for me. In three weeks, the former owner on a spanking new 2011 990 and I will be heading to do the WABCDR (Washington,),...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-15-2011, 01:17 PM
Replies: 18,731
Views: 7,479,109
Posted By Mud Missile
http://mudmissile.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/KTM990/i...

http://mudmissile.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/KTM990/i-FBX3F5V/0/M/KTM990-M.jpg (http://mudmissile.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/KTM990/17064535_G8KdJF#1292341848_FBX3F5V-A-LB)

Here are some pics of my new...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-13-2011, 08:30 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,405
Posted By Mud Missile
Riding Idaho

A buddy of mine and I will be heading that way in a couple of weeks or so from Texas in our way to do the ORBC. This report has really got my juices going and can not wait to spend some time...
Forum: Americas 05-09-2011, 07:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,956
Posted By Mud Missile
Riding

If you rode with Mr2Much, that's good enough reference for me. If you like taking long weekend trips, just PM me.
Mud missile
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-20-2011, 08:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,931
Posted By Mud Missile
Salibating!!!

Okay, you got my attention. Let's keep it coming. I am all :ear.
Forum: Orange Crush 04-08-2011, 08:39 PM
Replies: 18,731
Views: 7,479,109
Posted By Mud Missile
Epa locos!!! aqui esta otro caraqueno!!! En un...

Epa locos!!! aqui esta otro caraqueno!!! En un par de dias estoy recogiendo mi primera 990 adventure. Once I get it, I'll post some pictures.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-10-2011, 06:31 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 5,739
Posted By Mud Missile
BJ's

In
Forum: Ride reports 02-18-2011, 01:54 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 22,767
Posted By Mud Missile
Rr

Guys, thank you so much for sharing your experinces with all of us. I must definitely plan a trip to this region in the very near future, this summer if not next. :evil Keep it coming.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-28-2011, 01:00 PM
Replies: 18,745
Views: 937,881
Posted By Mud Missile
Uncles around the bend

Anyone from this group planning on going to uncles around the bend in February? If so, let me know.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-12-2011, 02:13 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,398
Posted By Mud Missile
Roll

I have exactly what you are describing, a roll type with pockets and a zippered bag to carry small items and sockets. I purchased mine from bikebandit for @$20.00 about 5 years ago and it is holding...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-11-2011, 12:47 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 10,099
Posted By Mud Missile
Practice drills

If you guys hold the clinic before Feb.24, we can practice the new learned skills in Uncles around the Bend ride at the end of February. Plenty of rocks to hump over.:clap
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-11-2011, 12:18 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,869
Posted By Mud Missile
If there is a stop near Marfa, don't forget to...

If there is a stop near Marfa, don't forget to check out the lights. You may get lucky and be able to see them. This is a night event by the way.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-11-2011, 12:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,338
Posted By Mud Missile
crossing at presidio

I did a couple of months ago and it was uneventful. I was by myself and did not hang out too long on the other side. However, many of my students came back from Mexico after the holidays and they...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-08-2011, 03:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,338
Posted By Mud Missile
Boquilla s crossing

According to NPR, my news source, the crossing won't be open till 2012 or 2013. The ferry will be a water worthy vessel not like the old one. I heard the report Friday 01/07/11 during morning...
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