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Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2007, 09:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,217
Posted By Muzungu
I'm about 13 miles south of Portland and will...

I'm about 13 miles south of Portland and will keep my eyes open as well, will also keep an eye on Craigs List.
Don't know the 05 Dakar that well, what colour am I looking for?
Scum Bags
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2006, 08:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,437
Posted By Muzungu
If the "pop" rivets are sheering, I would sugest...

If the "pop" rivets are sheering, I would sugest trying "Cherry Max" or "Cherry Lock" rivets.
They are FAA approved "pop" rivets and far superior to anything else out there. You can still pull them...
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2006, 08:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,748
Posted By Muzungu
It seems to me that your master cyl. has an air...

It seems to me that your master cyl. has an air bubble that you can't get moving.
Try back bleeding.
I used to use a small oil can/pump with the clear tubing. Filll the can/pump with 5.1 and pump...
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2006, 12:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 856
Posted By Muzungu
Pissed NO BMW here

I have had my fill of the BMW ass holes in Germany, granted I was dealing with the automobile division, but you would expect some service when you are talking $100+G fully armored 740AIL :baldy
...
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2006, 10:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 856
Posted By Muzungu
Thanks for the opinions. That is the...

Thanks for the opinions.

That is the hardest thing I have found moving back to the States........all the selection and choices of good quality products one has:norton It is so hard choosing the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-12-2006, 09:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 856
Posted By Muzungu
Laugh Please help, advice needed

I really need some help here, been hashing over this one ever since I had to sell my KTM 640E before moving back to the good old <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns =...
Forum: Thumpers 11-01-2006, 09:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,225
Posted By Muzungu
What do you think the rest of the world uses,...

What do you think the rest of the world uses, except for maybe Canada, Europe, Japan the Ausies and Kiwies?

Not everyone has the selection that one has in the US or Europe, and those bikes run...
Forum: Thumpers 10-26-2006, 07:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,506
Posted By Muzungu
I tried the Sylvania Silver, Super, Star what...

I tried the Sylvania Silver, Super, Star what ever as well and found them to be not much better than a regular H4 halogen bulb, and yes they were also 55/60 watt rated.

The PIAAs however, are also...
Forum: Thumpers 10-25-2006, 10:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,506
Posted By Muzungu
Is the DR head light an H4 type? If so why...

Is the DR head light an H4 type?

If so why not run a PIAA replacement bulb that draws the equivilant of 55/60W but puts out the light of 100/130W? The bulb even comes with a DOT sticker of...
Forum: Latin America 10-23-2006, 12:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,464
Posted By Muzungu
"Each year 350-500 million cases of malaria occur...

"Each year 350-500 million cases of malaria occur worldwide, and over one million people die."

In Africa at least, people die because they can not afford the drugs to cure malaria. Or wait too...
Forum: Latin America 10-18-2006, 10:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,464
Posted By Muzungu
Don't take anything untill you feel like you...

Don't take anything untill you feel like you mignt be getting a cold or flu like symptoms, then take what ever a good local drug store or pharmacy tells you to take. There are differant types of...
Forum: Thumpers 10-07-2006, 10:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,414
Posted By Muzungu
For years I have said that Big Gun is a shitty...

For years I have said that Big Gun is a shitty system. Worst I ever had in 25+ years of trying differant exhaust systems on bikes.
Forum: Thumpers 09-27-2006, 10:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,405
Posted By Muzungu
Can you please let us know why you think the cam...

Can you please let us know why you think the cam chain jumped.
Was it on the crank end or the cam end of the chain, or was it too far off to tell???

I do not know the KLR engine, but it seems...
Forum: Equipment 04-10-2006, 06:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,715
Posted By Muzungu
If weight is a factor for on the bike tire irons....

If weight is a factor for on the bike tire irons.

Get the titanium ones, they even come with a neat little neoprene sock to keep them from ratteling or wearing holes in stuff. The ones I have...
Forum: Equipment 03-23-2006, 05:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 660
Posted By Muzungu
I gess all the battery charger experts are still...

I gess all the battery charger experts are still sleeping:nod
Forum: Equipment 03-23-2006, 02:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 660
Posted By Muzungu
Question CTEK Battery Chargers?

Does anyone know if these battery chargers are any good?

What do y'all use for a "Pulse" type charger, or is there something else/better out there to help extend the life of a lead acid battery?...
Forum: Thumpers 01-03-2005, 02:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,613
Posted By Muzungu
All the horsepower in the world won't do you any...

All the horsepower in the world won't do you any good in an enduro if you don't know the quirks of your bike, and how to ride it.

Besides all the mods mentioned, go ride the thing, ride it a lot,...
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2004, 10:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,828
Posted By Muzungu
Hi Swampy! What a trip to hear from someone...

Hi Swampy!

What a trip to hear from someone in Swahili :eek1 !

Next time I'm out at Carnivore (hopefully this time they'll have crocodile, since it's my favorite) I will tell them Kiboko from...
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2004, 05:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,828
Posted By Muzungu
Maybe too much :dutch is causing the stinkin...

Maybe too much :dutch is causing the stinkin headache :rofl

Just joking.

Actually there maybe an overheat problem if you are loosing soo much coolant. My 2001 doesn't spit out of the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2004, 02:38 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,686
Posted By Muzungu
Just a thought: Is it at all possible...

Just a thought:


Is it at all possible that some of you who are breaking spokes, are running them too tight? Or running the tire pressure too low and impacting the rim too hard??

After the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-02-2004, 10:27 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,277
Posted By Muzungu
OOps, I forgot to mention that I find it helps to...

OOps, I forgot to mention that I find it helps to pump up the tube before trying to lever the tire back over the rim. Patch the hole, stuff the tube back into the tire/rim, pump up the tube just...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-29-2004, 09:58 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,277
Posted By Muzungu
Pantah: Don't worry about a flat so much! As...

Pantah:

Don't worry about a flat so much! As I read some where on this site " if they can do it in a 3rd world country, we can sure do it":evil Or something like that.

Actually, it seems to me...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-24-2004, 03:03 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,277
Posted By Muzungu
Something I really have not seen at all in the...

Something I really have not seen at all in the States, but is manditory out here if you wish to do any kind of off road competition: Paint or stencil the first letter of your name, your full last...
Forum: Thumpers 11-23-2004, 10:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 577
Posted By Muzungu
I suspect that the crack is right next to the...

I suspect that the crack is right next to the factory weld.

Any aluminium welding that I have ever had done seems to crack right next to the weld bead, which leads me to belive that some re-heat...
Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2004, 11:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 805
Posted By Muzungu
Since you managed to ride the bike for 30 miles...

Since you managed to ride the bike for 30 miles with the choke on, do you really think you OR the bike will notice if your oil is contaminated??????

Unless you're due for an oil change anyway,...
Forum: Thumpers 09-30-2004, 07:18 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,570
Posted By Muzungu
Mine's Full, forget the half part:slurp When it's...

Mine's Full, forget the half part:slurp When it's empty, I know where to re-fill:wink:

I wish you ALL a good weekend:freaky
Forum: Thumpers 09-29-2004, 10:52 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,570
Posted By Muzungu
Are we (YOU) relaxed yet?????:evil Can we be...

Are we (YOU) relaxed yet?????:evil
Can we be buddies now?????:rogue

If I may comment, I think you guys living on the North American contenant, in Europe, Australia, and N-Zeland have it pretty...
Forum: Thumpers 09-29-2004, 10:38 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,570
Posted By Muzungu
Hey Duc Am I pissing you off yet??????:rofl...

Hey Duc

Am I pissing you off yet??????:rofl
Chill out man......or what ever you are :lol3

Alls ya have to be is smarter than that pile of parts:huh
Forum: Thumpers 09-29-2004, 10:34 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,570
Posted By Muzungu
psychotic tendency to ride exotic Italian crotch...

psychotic tendency to ride exotic Italian crotch rockets - 916, 748, 900SS's, 888s, etc. At my peak, had 4 of the beasties in my garage


You prolly have an "I LOVE ME" room thats big enough to...
Forum: Thumpers 09-29-2004, 01:47 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,570
Posted By Muzungu
Hey DUC, Relax man. You think it's hard...

Hey DUC,

Relax man.
You think it's hard getting parts for the KTM in Canada? Try East Africa! If you even know where that is:rofl
Then think about shipping.....you poor sap:lol3
Take a hand...
Forum: Thumpers 09-23-2004, 01:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 816
Posted By Muzungu
Good lookin bike there Flanny:nod GT, don't...

Good lookin bike there Flanny:nod

GT, don't know about your 640 carb, but mine has a little plastic fine screen filter in the carb inlet tube. Maybe try to carefully pry that out and see how much...
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2004, 02:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 572
Posted By Muzungu
Could be easy, could also be not so easy:lol3 ...

Could be easy, could also be not so easy:lol3

Chains with a master link are real easy, that is if you got the correct leingth replacement chain, it's also easier to cut a chain that's too long,...
Forum: Thumpers 09-20-2004, 06:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,648
Posted By Muzungu
You're not by any chance talking about the prop...

You're not by any chance talking about the prop nuts on a C-130 or a P-3 are you?

Anything that takes 2000lb/ft of torque seems to me that they better be new hardware, with an AN, MIL or NAS...
Forum: Africa & Mid East 09-20-2004, 04:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,041
Posted By Muzungu
You do realise that November can be as hot a "H"...

You do realise that November can be as hot a "H" don't you?

If you need a contact in Windhoek PM me, my little brother lives there and is in to bikes big time, he one of the top enduro riders in...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-08-2004, 07:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,731
Posted By Muzungu
FN in MT and Eurobiker, thanks for the links and...

FN in MT and Eurobiker, thanks for the links and the quick reply!

This site is great! Kinda makes me wonder how we ever got along with out the internett:nod

Thanks again
Forum: Old's Cool 09-08-2004, 05:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,731
Posted By Muzungu
Some help needed with an R80GS.....Please!

Will someone please send me in the right direction to find out how to make the homemade carb sync tool using ATF. I have spent the past couple of hours searching on this forum and only came up with...
Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2004, 02:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,497
Posted By Muzungu
Thanks Popsicle, it is good to be back. I...

Thanks Popsicle, it is good to be back.

I supose some people will notice what they think has something to do with a "tuned" airbox, maybe even putting the bike on a dyno will show something or...
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2004, 12:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,497
Posted By Muzungu
For what it's worth to anyone. Flanny and I...

For what it's worth to anyone.

Flanny and I went over this a couple of years ago and it is was suprising what he found worked and what I found worked on basically the same engine. (LC4-640)
My...
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2004, 11:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,394
Posted By Muzungu
Gaspipe- Thanks for the picture and the...

Gaspipe-

Thanks for the picture and the explination on how to make your puller. Was wondering what the PVC pipe was for when I read the other threads.
I can see why everything would need to be...
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2004, 01:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,394
Posted By Muzungu
Gaspipe, What did you use to make up your...

Gaspipe,

What did you use to make up your bearing puller?
I've read a couple of threads on KTMtalk about home made pullers, and was just wondering what you came up with and how it worked.
My...
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