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Forum: Orange Crush 05-27-2011, 04:07 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 46,711
Posted By Mfed
Just to jump in here... these are my points at...

Just to jump in here... these are my points at just under 13k on a '06 950SM. Needless to say I replaced them.
Forum: Orange Crush 04-18-2011, 09:06 PM
Replies: 10,624
Views: 2,221,072
Posted By Mfed
Definitely worth the read - I highly recommend it...

Definitely worth the read - I highly recommend it
:D

http://collider.com/wp-content/uploads/zombie_survival_guide_book_cover_01.jpg
Forum: Orange Crush 11-28-2010, 06:34 PM
Replies: 10,624
Views: 2,221,072
Posted By Mfed
It's got the Arrow chip to match the pipes -...

It's got the Arrow chip to match the pipes - little snatchy down low but once it's out of the hole it's smooth sailing up to redline. Plus it idles... :lol3
Forum: Orange Crush 11-28-2010, 06:10 PM
Replies: 10,624
Views: 2,221,072
Posted By Mfed
Got her a stablemate

She seemed a bit lonely there all by herself, so...

http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y228/ZRXpilot/Falco/stablemate1.jpg
Forum: Orange Crush 11-28-2010, 09:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,343
Posted By Mfed
I haven't had much time for this lately, but I'll...

I haven't had much time for this lately, but I'll post up details/pics next time I have the tank off.
Forum: Orange Crush 11-07-2010, 02:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,343
Posted By Mfed
To be continued....

Proof of concept is encouraging. Need to finalize the wiring and mounting, but I'd say it's almost ready for prime time.

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Forum: Orange Crush 10-23-2010, 07:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,343
Posted By Mfed
Not sure how far I can get with this project this...

Not sure how far I can get with this project this weekend. I'm trying to get the darn bike to run right to begin with, so finishing the tach is 2nd priority. I've hooked mine up and tested it and it...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-22-2010, 09:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,343
Posted By Mfed
I'm finishing up my 950sm tach project this...

I'm finishing up my 950sm tach project this weekend - I'll take some pics and post up details. I haven't seen the wiring on the ADV tach specifically, but the #6 pin on the KTM ECU is the rev...
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2010, 04:17 PM
Replies: 98,697
Views: 18,824,228
Posted By Mfed
Putting the word out

If this is verboten, I apologize...not trying to get myself banned, just to sell a bike.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=627706
Forum: Orange Crush 10-09-2010, 12:04 AM
Replies: 10,624
Views: 2,221,072
Posted By Mfed
A bit of bling - carbon "bookend" for the Wings I...

A bit of bling - carbon "bookend" for the Wings I guess.

http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y228/ZRXpilot/KTM/carbonmask1.jpg

http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y228/ZRXpilot/KTM/carbonwing.jpg
Forum: Orange Crush 09-23-2010, 09:41 PM
Replies: 10,624
Views: 2,221,072
Posted By Mfed
:rofl:lol3:rofl I'll keep an EAR...

:rofl:lol3:rofl




I'll keep an EAR out...
:hide
Forum: Orange Crush 09-23-2010, 09:29 PM
Replies: 10,624
Views: 2,221,072
Posted By Mfed
Rhymes with drool...

Ok, it doesn't rhyme with drool, but it should. :tb

Like my neighbors don't hate me enough already... :evil

http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y228/ZRXpilot/KTM/IMG_0386-1.jpg
Forum: Orange Crush 09-23-2010, 11:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 990
Posted By Mfed
The OP mentioned hearing loss, not armed...

The OP mentioned hearing loss, not armed rednecks. The best way to address potential hearing loss on any motorcycle is to always wear ear plugs. In your case I'd recommend a gun rack and a cell phone...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-23-2010, 11:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 990
Posted By Mfed
I'd suggest ear plugs. Why screw around with the...

I'd suggest ear plugs. Why screw around with the symptom when you can fix the problem right at the source? Safe, easy, and cheap.
Forum: Thumpers 08-26-2010, 12:40 PM
Replies: 98,697
Views: 18,824,228
Posted By Mfed
I've got one - PM me your email addy and I can...

I've got one - PM me your email addy and I can send you some pics tonight. It's in good shape - shows some use but not abused or trashed.

You'll need to supply your own mounting screw/washer tho...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-22-2010, 11:53 AM
Replies: 2,323
Views: 298,016
Posted By Mfed
I just click the "Vocab" button in the Google...

I just click the "Vocab" button in the Google toolbar...works like a dream. Checks spelling, grammar, and automatically replaces words like "poopy" with words like "recalcitrant."

:wink:
Forum: Orange Crush 08-21-2010, 09:17 PM
Replies: 2,323
Views: 298,016
Posted By Mfed
You guys ride that motor IN THE DIRT!!?? :eek1 I...

You guys ride that motor IN THE DIRT!!?? :eek1 I test rode a 950sm today and can't even fathom trying to keep that thing under control without the benefit of HIGH FRICTION asphalt and STICKY tires....
Forum: Orange Crush 08-09-2010, 12:04 AM
Replies: 2,323
Views: 298,016
Posted By Mfed
Good taste often leads to bad decisions....

Good taste often leads to bad decisions. Unfortunately, I am blessed with excellent taste. I've learned to live with it. :lol3
Forum: Orange Crush 08-08-2010, 11:27 PM
Replies: 2,323
Views: 298,016
Posted By Mfed
I can think of worse reasons to get a 3rd job......

I can think of worse reasons to get a 3rd job... :wink:
Forum: Orange Crush 08-08-2010, 12:50 PM
Replies: 2,323
Views: 298,016
Posted By Mfed
:hide lurking...

:hide lurking...
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2010, 09:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,320
Posted By Mfed
Cylinder was never honed, or at least re-honed...

Cylinder was never honed, or at least re-honed after the factory, as far as we know.

Ring end gaps were checked and within spec prior to assembly.

Compression should be around 10.5:1 according...
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2010, 11:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,320
Posted By Mfed
Here's what we found: - the top of the...

Here's what we found:

- the top of the piston is fine, no damage, no evidence of contact, no weirdness (or burrs), no pictures

- the left-rear quadrant between 1st and 2nd rings have some very...
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2010, 06:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,320
Posted By Mfed
Premium fuel in it - check. Current jetting...

Premium fuel in it - check.

Current jetting wouldn't cause this noise, but we are rejetting back up to a 155 main from a 150 this evening - check.

Piston/deck clearance - don't remember the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2010, 07:40 PM
Replies: 98,697
Views: 18,824,228
Posted By Mfed
155 seems pretty rich for that altitude. Drop a...

155 seems pretty rich for that altitude. Drop a main jet size or 2 and close your fuel screw to 1 turn out.
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2010, 08:19 PM
Replies: 98,697
Views: 18,824,228
Posted By Mfed
Yup, to replace the spring you don't need to...

Yup, to replace the spring you don't need to screw around with the nitro charge at all - no need to even touch the schrader valve.
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2010, 07:08 PM
Replies: 98,697
Views: 18,824,228
Posted By Mfed
The bike, more specifically the rear wheel, needs...

The bike, more specifically the rear wheel, needs to be on a stand and off the ground to remove the shock. You can use the relevant parts of this guide to do the actual spring replacement - pretty...
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2010, 11:14 AM
Replies: 98,697
Views: 18,824,228
Posted By Mfed
Pretty shady outfit if you ask me. I mean, what...

Pretty shady outfit if you ask me. I mean, what farkle dealer in their right mind doesn't carry purple-anodized brake reservoir covers for a DR??!! Red yes, but no PURPLE?? sheesh... :huh
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2010, 08:39 PM
Replies: 98,697
Views: 18,824,228
Posted By Mfed
Blame it on sleep deprivation. ...

Blame it on sleep deprivation.








That and lots and lots of sugar. :wink:
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2010, 08:05 PM
Replies: 98,697
Views: 18,824,228
Posted By Mfed
Peanut butter and chocolate - let's do it. I'll...

Peanut butter and chocolate - let's do it. I'll pm you details. :beer
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2010, 06:27 PM
Replies: 98,697
Views: 18,824,228
Posted By Mfed
Spring has sprung!

So, with all this 'bike frame' and 'rolling chassis' and 'bike parts' stuff flying around, would anyone want to swap their .47 Eibach springs for my .50's? Not looking to sell mine, just a straight...
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2010, 05:19 PM
Replies: 98,697
Views: 18,824,228
Posted By Mfed
Someone else will probably jump in here, but as...

Someone else will probably jump in here, but as long as it's running fine I'm sure it's ok. Probably like the O2 masks on airplanes..."The bag will not inflate, but oxygen WILL be flowing..." :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2010, 04:56 PM
Replies: 98,697
Views: 18,824,228
Posted By Mfed
Cool, can you PM me so I can keep track of...

Cool, can you PM me so I can keep track of interest for the owner? If we can get interest in the bulk of the bike I think he'll part it out. :thumb
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2010, 04:46 PM
Replies: 98,697
Views: 18,824,228
Posted By Mfed
It starts a page or 2 before this, but the whole...

It starts a page or 2 before this, but the whole story is here http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=556240&page=10
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2010, 03:26 PM
Replies: 98,697
Views: 18,824,228
Posted By Mfed
The bike now looks the exact same, but without a...

The bike now looks the exact same, but without a motor. Anyone looking to buy a well-farkled complete roller? Or parts? One big bummer is the 20-inch cut in the Corbin seat, everything else is in...
Forum: Ride reports 03-19-2010, 12:10 AM
Replies: 1,952
Views: 625,642
Posted By Mfed
I have a cylinder head, cam (no sprocket), piston...

I have a cylinder head, cam (no sprocket), piston and pin if you need them. Some other parts laying around as well - no cam chain tho. I'm in SF proper - PM me if you think any of this stuff may be...
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2010, 01:40 AM
Replies: 98,697
Views: 18,824,228
Posted By Mfed
:D ...

:D

http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y228/ZRXpilot/DR650/img1268071078246.jpg

It's freaking San Francisco, man. If I had a normal silver frame I'd be kindly asked to please move to Oakland. :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2010, 01:33 AM
Replies: 98,697
Views: 18,824,228
Posted By Mfed
No internet in the garage... :evil ...

No internet in the garage... :evil

http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y228/ZRXpilot/DR650/headache1.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2010, 01:14 AM
Replies: 98,697
Views: 18,824,228
Posted By Mfed
You likely know the traffic in this city is...

You likely know the traffic in this city is colorblind. I'd highly recommend getting more comfortable on the bike before encountering the most dangerous situation in the city - a red light.

On...
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2010, 12:10 AM
Replies: 98,697
Views: 18,824,228
Posted By Mfed
Yeah, the rex is sorta in limbo at the...

Yeah, the rex is sorta in limbo at the moment....maybe we should form a Moto-support group. :lol3

This is how I see it - if I could have a lovely wife and a supermodel girlfriend I imagine I'd be...
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2010, 11:23 PM
Replies: 98,697
Views: 18,824,228
Posted By Mfed
Dibs on the....erm.... on the.... ...

Dibs on the....erm.... on the....




:huh



I think we're tied, neck and neck, right down to the extra front fenders! :rofl
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