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Forum: Vendors 07-18-2011, 06:54 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,699
Posted By Matttys
Any hope that I could have the promo code to try...

Any hope that I could have the promo code to try my luck at getting a discounted unit? I will try put on my big sad kitten eyes when I can the order and hope for sympathy that I missed the cutoff...
Forum: Equipment 05-23-2011, 10:17 AM
Replies: 410
Views: 123,453
Posted By Matttys
Cool, that looks perfect for my custom DR650...

Cool, that looks perfect for my custom DR650 street tracker application.
Forum: Vendors 04-23-2011, 08:47 PM
Replies: 421
Views: 53,570
Posted By Matttys
Any word on a Datel mounted top clamp? I talked...

Any word on a Datel mounted top clamp? I talked to Paul and it was in the works a few months ago.

Can you please include me on the 15% coupon list.

Thanks!
Forum: Vendors 02-23-2011, 11:27 AM
Replies: 288
Views: 48,144
Posted By Matttys
Paypal $$$ received. Thank you!

Paypal $$$ received. Thank you!
Forum: Vendors 02-23-2011, 06:17 AM
Replies: 288
Views: 48,144
Posted By Matttys
Jim - I noted ADVrider on the online order, but I...

Jim - I noted ADVrider on the online order, but I was still charged full price. Can you please let me know how the 10% rebate works?
Forum: Vendors 02-07-2011, 09:32 AM
Replies: 288
Views: 48,144
Posted By Matttys
Cool. My super 8-Bank charger can desulfate, but...

Cool. My super 8-Bank charger can desulfate, but that's only if I keep the charge activated overnight. If I turn the power on long enough to charge that battery the desulfate mode won't activate.
...
Forum: Vendors 02-07-2011, 05:53 AM
Replies: 288
Views: 48,144
Posted By Matttys
I'm looking to use one of these for a DR650 based...

I'm looking to use one of these for a DR650 based street tracker project.

How will the lithium ion batteries hold up to charging via a trickle charger? I've got a fairly nice DRS 8 bank charger...
Forum: Hacks 11-25-2010, 09:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,306
Posted By Matttys
Review of the completed Steerite product: ...

Review of the completed Steerite product:

It cost about $900 for the modification. . . I would have paid double that for how much the modification improved the handling of the rig. Please don't...
Forum: Hacks 10-26-2010, 05:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,306
Posted By Matttys
Just sent my trees out to Side Effects this...

Just sent my trees out to Side Effects this morning. I'm hoping to have them back in 3-4 week (given a week each way for shipping). I did a good bit of research and Pete was the only person that I...
Forum: Hacks 10-26-2010, 05:13 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 11,492
Posted By Matttys
I just sent my trees out to Side Effects in BC. ...

I just sent my trees out to Side Effects in BC. Riding the bike 150 in a straight shot was pretty terrible. The cost of the modded trees should easily be recouped in sale price (if I were to sell...
Forum: Hacks 10-24-2010, 12:22 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 11,492
Posted By Matttys
Here's mine. '04 Bonneville with Cozy sidecar. ...

Here's mine. '04 Bonneville with Cozy sidecar.

What are you guys using for the lead of the car tire? I bought the bike with 12" (20%) lead and I'm thinking that may be a little too far forward...
Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2010, 07:40 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 29,887
Posted By Matttys
Can anyone give me advice on the picture below...

Can anyone give me advice on the picture below for my 470. . .

I'm having trouble installing kickstart gear with the knotch in the 4 O'Clock position. When I go to stick the long end of the...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-08-2010, 06:03 PM
Replies: 69,013
Views: 5,522,232
Posted By Matttys
The stator is checking out OK with the AC...

The stator is checking out OK with the AC voltage, but the R/R only has one measurement that seems a little low. I just want to avoid the $140 R/R purchase if it's the stator. Ultimately Honda NW...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-08-2010, 05:20 PM
Replies: 69,013
Views: 5,522,232
Posted By Matttys
Hi guys, I'm in search of someone with a DRZ400...

Hi guys, I'm in search of someone with a DRZ400 in the Columbus area. Both of my buddies with DRZs have sold off and moved to other bikes.

I have a big bore, stroker, big valve, race gas, 13.5:1...
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2010, 07:49 PM
Replies: 44,852
Views: 8,681,861
Posted By Matttys
How can IMS get around not having a tank like the...

How can IMS get around not having a tank like the Safari and a perimeter frame?

Maybe something like this?

http://www.24mx.se/upload/products/084510-motocrossbransletankyamaha.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2009, 10:45 AM
Replies: 7,952
Views: 2,152,404
Posted By Matttys
I have them on my WR. I'm adding a rear rack...

I have them on my WR. I'm adding a rear rack this week and then will be doing a full write up on my mods. Look for that to show up next week.
Forum: Vendors 12-01-2009, 06:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,095
Posted By Matttys
Here's my WR. The Flexx bars are my control...

Here's my WR. The Flexx bars are my control panel.

http://matttys.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/WR250-R/WR-Controls/728511630_wzgei-M.jpg[/URL]
...
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2009, 11:45 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 10,187
Posted By Matttys
I have a 400SM and the WRR and I'll take the WRR...

I have a 400SM and the WRR and I'll take the WRR any day for comfort over the 400. Less vibration, decent pick up, seat is more comfy, the fuel injection is spot on and the alternator puts like a...
Forum: Equipment 09-30-2009, 11:33 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 15,860
Posted By Matttys
Is there any protection in the Scouts or are...

Is there any protection in the Scouts or are these pretty much AStars version of the Discovery?
Forum: Equipment 09-29-2009, 10:57 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 15,860
Posted By Matttys
Beyond Gore-Tex and $200, what is the difference...

Beyond Gore-Tex and $200, what is the difference between the Durban and Scout?

Scout:
http://www.alpinestars.com/store/productimages/regular/204700_black_l.jpg

Durban:...
Forum: Equipment 09-29-2009, 10:29 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 14,148
Posted By Matttys
It's discontinued, but if you can find the MSR...

It's discontinued, but if you can find the MSR Velo it is my top choice. . .

http://www.vwvagabonds.com/Bike/sitebuilder/images/AmandainTent1-418x308.jpg
Forum: Equipment 05-22-2009, 07:20 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 9,480
Posted By Matttys
Both of my 13w lights are being looked at by TT...

Both of my 13w lights are being looked at by TT right now for having water in the housing. Do the larger 4" lights have a different seal around the lens? I may upgrade as I have the clear rubber...
Forum: Thumpers 01-07-2009, 09:26 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 16,714
Posted By Matttys
To do a fender like that you just have to...

To do a fender like that you just have to relocate the horn. May need to fab an adaptor plate as the holes are a bit far apart for most skinny fenders.
Forum: Equipment 12-31-2008, 12:05 PM
Replies: 6,336
Views: 2,499,412
Posted By Matttys
Forget the kayak, check out that sweet Dakar...

Forget the kayak, check out that sweet Dakar right above it! Why are people posting pictures of my bike again!?
Forum: The Garage 12-31-2008, 11:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 697
Posted By Matttys
Whatever Millennium Technologies charges . . ....

Whatever Millennium Technologies charges . . . they've done great work for me in the past :evil
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-11-2008, 01:22 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 28,939
Posted By Matttys
Um, in pieces . . . the PO never washed the bike...

Um, in pieces . . . the PO never washed the bike and hasn't changed the coolant, plugs or done any other real maintenance (besides the oil and possibly the valves) in the last 15k miles. I tore the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-10-2008, 10:05 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 28,939
Posted By Matttys
Cool beans. You are Mr. First on every list for...

Cool beans. You are Mr. First on every list for anything related to the 800 aren't you :evil
Forum: Equipment 12-04-2008, 02:49 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,018
Posted By Matttys
Can you make your own Gerbing's Heat Troller?

I'm no electrician, but when I saw the $69 + shipping price tag on the Gerbing's Heat Troller I was ready to go into business manufacturing my own heat trollers. I'm sure this part only has $2 worth...
Forum: The Garage 11-26-2008, 01:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,349
Posted By Matttys
Looks like the right product for me. I will...

Looks like the right product for me. I will report back once I have a chance to test it out.
Forum: The Garage 11-26-2008, 11:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,349
Posted By Matttys
How to restore black faded engine/frame paint

I just purchased an 02 Triumph Tiger and the previous owner did not do a great job of cleaning the bike. As a result, the engine and various parts of the frame have become grey and chalky looking. ...
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2008, 07:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,120
Posted By Matttys
Everything on that bike is pretty much painted...

Everything on that bike is pretty much painted stock plastics with LED flashers added.
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2008, 06:52 PM
Replies: 26,207
Views: 3,182,328
Posted By Matttys
OK, I've got some random o-rings, plunger, spring...

OK, I've got some random o-rings, plunger, spring and new float coming. Hopefully the combination of all of these will make the carb work as new.

As a back up the fellow at Sudco did mention...
Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2008, 05:48 PM
Replies: 26,207
Views: 3,182,328
Posted By Matttys
A few pages back I posted about my pumper carb...

A few pages back I posted about my pumper carb issues and have since rebuilt the carb, but still am having overflow issues from the float bowl. I think the float bowl plunger is getting stuck in the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2008, 01:50 PM
Replies: 26,207
Views: 3,182,328
Posted By Matttys
Sounds good. I also talked to the guys at Sudco...

Sounds good. I also talked to the guys at Sudco and they seemed to think it would be the needle as well. I've got a new one on order with the necessary o-rings. I will update when I get the parts...
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2008, 08:57 AM
Replies: 26,207
Views: 3,182,328
Posted By Matttys
OK, I've already replaced the screw, but maybe...

OK, I've already replaced the screw, but maybe it's time to replace the float bowl as well.
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2008, 08:12 PM
Replies: 26,207
Views: 3,182,328
Posted By Matttys
Hmm, is there some other route for the gas to get...

Hmm, is there some other route for the gas to get to the drain besides going through the drain screw? The gas is definately coming from the hose on the bottom of the carb . . . does any other part...
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2008, 07:36 PM
Replies: 26,207
Views: 3,182,328
Posted By Matttys
I'm taking my DR to the Six Days of Michigan and...

I'm taking my DR to the Six Days of Michigan and have been going over it for weak points. On a test ride, I noticed that I need to go to on reserve after only 35 miles. When I came home I notice that...
Forum: Thumpers 06-21-2008, 09:51 AM
Replies: 26,207
Views: 3,182,328
Posted By Matttys
Bronco - thanks for the help. That was exactly...

Bronco - thanks for the help. That was exactly what I needed to make my decision. New tires are on the way.
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2008, 07:00 AM
Replies: 26,207
Views: 3,182,328
Posted By Matttys
Does anyone know the tread depth of the MT21...

Does anyone know the tread depth of the MT21 front tire? I bought the bike with the tires on it and haven't had a problem with the front, but am replacing the rear and would like to know...
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2008, 02:16 PM
Replies: 7,952
Views: 2,152,404
Posted By Matttys
Do you have any more links with info to this...

Do you have any more links with info to this bike? As in a price, parts availability? Is Jimmi the US distributor?
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