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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-21-2009, 05:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,048
Posted By MotoMatt
I don't think a filter will stop the fine powdery...

I don't think a filter will stop the fine powdery component of the crud, but there was also a white gelatinous component as well as an burnt-orange chunky component too! Once the bike was torn down,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-19-2009, 02:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,048
Posted By MotoMatt
Got it all back together and running. Man, what a...

Got it all back together and running. Man, what a mission. I ended up putting a see through fuel filter in-line between the pump and carbs. Anything to help prevent this from happening again. To that...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-18-2009, 03:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,048
Posted By MotoMatt
Thank you for the reply. Great info. I've got...

Thank you for the reply. Great info.
I've got the carbs sparklin' again and have been flushing the tanks with a combination of Shell gas and fuel injector cleaner. Shaking a gallon around, dumping...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-18-2009, 06:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,048
Posted By MotoMatt
I got the Crud

My '04 950 Adventure recently started running like crap and not idling. I suspected blocked jets in the carbs and after tearing them off I was right. I found lots of crud, sticky yellowish crud, in...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 08-04-2006, 05:38 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 25,359
Posted By MotoMatt
I'm out. :cry Fam Damily stuff. Thanks for...

I'm out. :cry

Fam Damily stuff. Thanks for the invite, and have a great time! :freaky
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 08-04-2006, 05:33 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 25,359
Posted By MotoMatt
I'll try to make it up from Miami. Send...

I'll try to make it up from Miami. Send directions, details.
Thanks!
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2006, 06:32 PM
Replies: 11,768
Views: 2,525,722
Posted By MotoMatt
Sounds great! I'm on it. I love this bike!...

Sounds great! I'm on it.
I love this bike! :rofl
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2006, 05:50 AM
Replies: 11,768
Views: 2,525,722
Posted By MotoMatt
YYY-Guy, I'd like to hear the sound clips of...

YYY-Guy, I'd like to hear the sound clips of before and after the drilling. I'm about to take the drill to mine so this is timely.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-10-2006, 07:05 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 14,391
Posted By MotoMatt
Check out the TourMaster Sport tail bag....

Check out the TourMaster Sport tail bag. http://www.tourmaster.com/product.html?sku=82-417
Inexpensive and easy-on easy-off. Real convenient and nicely built. Looks good on the bike too.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-14-2006, 03:11 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 12,223
Posted By MotoMatt
Odyssey doesn't make one to directly fit the 950...

Odyssey doesn't make one to directly fit the 950 according to the local Odyssey dealer. Impressive batteries, hopefully they'll offer one soon. They refer to them as "dry cells", anyone know what...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-13-2006, 05:02 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 12,223
Posted By MotoMatt
Replacement Battery Options

My original ('04) battery died with nary a warning. I charged it once and it lasted about a week. Anyone try a non Yuasa battery as a replacement? The local shop wants $133 plus tax etc. for a new...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-09-2006, 05:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 983
Posted By MotoMatt
I just installed the FMFs. Bought them primarily...

I just installed the FMFs. Bought them primarily for the weight loss, and I liked the USFS SA. If you are a member of ktmtalk.com, you get a nice discount from Munn racing.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-16-2006, 08:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 546
Posted By MotoMatt
I appreciate it furndog. I went for it, and...

I appreciate it furndog. I went for it, and overtightened one side. Bent the flange. Pretty hokey fit if you ask me, why not just copy the stock dimensions?? :huh Are you listening FMF?
Anyway,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-16-2006, 07:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 546
Posted By MotoMatt
Need help now with FMF install!!

I'm in the process of installing my FMFs on my '04 (orange!) adventure. Got the stock mufflers off and picked out the gaskets. The thickness of the gasket is such that it completely fills the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-29-2005, 11:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,573
Posted By MotoMatt
S Won, that's a mighty nice price for the FMFs!...

S Won, that's a mighty nice price for the FMFs! Mind telling us where you bought them? The best I have found is about $520 after discounts.

Thanks
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-01-2005, 05:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 640
Posted By MotoMatt
H & H KTM out of Atlanta? Never bought a bike...

H & H KTM out of Atlanta? Never bought a bike there, but they have been a good supplier of parts for me for years.

www.ktmworld.com (http://www.ktmworld.com)
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-07-2004, 02:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,098
Posted By MotoMatt
Skinner, you da man! I'd love to see the logs and...

Skinner, you da man! I'd love to see the logs and other nasties. More pics if you have 'em please.
Oh, and what tires are you runnin'?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-24-2004, 05:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,563
Posted By MotoMatt
Thanks Tim. You're right, it doesn't look like it...

Thanks Tim. You're right, it doesn't look like it will fit. Glad to know it will.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-24-2004, 05:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 895
Posted By MotoMatt
I did the same damned thing about a week after...

I did the same damned thing about a week after picking up my 950! Riding between the rails, over canal crossings, blipping over missing ties and then ..... a switch. Oh shizzle! :eek1 I was able to...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-23-2004, 08:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,563
Posted By MotoMatt
Do you have to break the chain to remove it when...

Do you have to break the chain to remove it when installing the 16T, or will the 17T sprocket and chain come of the countershaft together?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-22-2004, 05:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,373
Posted By MotoMatt
Crash, Trust us, you don't need to chop or...

Crash,

Trust us, you don't need to chop or yank. As others have said, in first gear, at about 4000-4500 rpm, just roll on the throttle hard. If it only lifts slightly, give it more throttle the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-21-2004, 06:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,545
Posted By MotoMatt
lamb in her lip, lamb in her lip, lamb in her lip

lamb in her lip, lamb in her lip, lamb in her lip
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-14-2004, 07:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 855
Posted By MotoMatt
Congrats. Have fun, it keeps getting better and...

Congrats. Have fun, it keeps getting better and better! :thumb
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-12-2004, 05:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 956
Posted By MotoMatt
Read that clean, shiny manual dude, all answers...

Read that clean, shiny manual dude, all answers will be revealed. It's in that super trick briefcase thingy. Can I have your pen?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-12-2004, 05:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,878
Posted By MotoMatt
Try www.cmmachine.com (http://www.cmmachine.com)...

Try www.cmmachine.com (http://www.cmmachine.com) to download a shop manual.
Forum: Old's Cool 09-11-2004, 07:06 PM
Replies: 8,256
Views: 3,283,046
Posted By MotoMatt
1971.5 OSSA Pioneer 250. Old school dual sport!

1971.5 OSSA Pioneer 250. Old school dual sport!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-01-2004, 03:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,345
Posted By MotoMatt
Helluva turn-around there rc. I'm happy for ya.

Helluva turn-around there rc. I'm happy for ya.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-30-2004, 06:25 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,689
Posted By MotoMatt
I'll never be as big a tool as you! :rofl and...

I'll never be as big a tool as you! :rofl and never half as clever.

I love you man!

I was thinking some about the differences in thermal conductivity of Ti, Al and SST. Ti (6-4) has a thermal...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-27-2004, 07:32 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,689
Posted By MotoMatt
Super Rat invites his buddies over to calculate...

Super Rat invites his buddies over to calculate whether or not the Enterprise could take out the Death Star given only three photon torpedoes and Scotty with one arm tied behind his back.

After...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-25-2004, 05:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,333
Posted By MotoMatt
I used to light my cigars on my R1100RS head...

I used to light my cigars on my R1100RS head pipes! Dull cherry red at idle at night.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-24-2004, 07:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,333
Posted By MotoMatt
Deep Purple

This look familiar?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-24-2004, 04:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,083
Posted By MotoMatt
Mine's sort-of erratic too. When first started...

Mine's sort-of erratic too. When first started it's a bit low, 1100 or so. After warm-up it's 1400. When hot, and after a bit of a ride, it's 1800 or so for 15-30 seconds and then back to 1400.
...
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2004, 06:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,464
Posted By MotoMatt
I'm with skwidd. Happened to me once with a...

I'm with skwidd. Happened to me once with a friend's Hodaka Wombat. Bike would run perfectly until warm and then die. Once cool it would run perfectly again until warm. Turned out to be a cold solder...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-20-2004, 05:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,791
Posted By MotoMatt
The suede looks so killer, but how is it in the...

The suede looks so killer, but how is it in the wet??

Hey mcbride, what material is yours made from?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-14-2004, 06:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,648
Posted By MotoMatt
Will do, soon as I get the beast back from the...

Will do, soon as I get the beast back from the 1000 K service. As an aside:
just heard from the service dept. yesterday, the guy I spoke to had no idea of any of the service bulletins. He ensured me...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-13-2004, 05:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,648
Posted By MotoMatt
Ed, I live in Miami and I recommend that you go...

Ed, I live in Miami and I recommend that you go see Todd (Sandoval) at Palmetto Motorsports in Hialeah. Talk to Todd, he runs (owns) the place. He's a great guy and will give you a fair deal. He sold...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-11-2004, 06:38 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,611
Posted By MotoMatt
Nice work fixing the broken arrow! It had to...

Nice work fixing the broken arrow!

It had to be a thrill taking it for a ride for the first time. You are an inspiration to those of us who may have bailed on the project. I guess it really is the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-09-2004, 07:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,362
Posted By MotoMatt
Thanks Ricardo. I think grinding .04" off of...

Thanks Ricardo.

I think grinding .04" off of the caliper bolts would be a good idea too. There is no reason for them to stand so proud of the caliper mount.

My friend's bike has the same issue....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-09-2004, 04:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,362
Posted By MotoMatt
Groovy front brakes!

Anyone have these grooves in either front brake disc? Mine are only in the right hand side disc. They line up suspiciously well with the caliper bolts. Funny thing is, there is clearance between the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-02-2004, 05:28 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,729
Posted By MotoMatt
The stockers are ridiculously heavy. Too bad...

The stockers are ridiculously heavy. Too bad Austria had to ship all that extra weight across the pond! My buddy bought the Akras. He told me the stockers weighed about 12 lbs. apiece and the Akras...
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