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Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2013, 03:01 PM
Replies: 14,464
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Posted By xrmattaz
I went with the smaller size. Will be same as...

I went with the smaller size. Will be same as the Pelican 1550'$.
Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2013, 12:21 PM
Replies: 14,464
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Posted By xrmattaz
Hey, gang. Quick question.... ordering up...

Hey, gang.

Quick question.... ordering up Pelican type cases today.

Should I go 22"x17x8.5 or 20"x16x7.5?

Tanksa bunch.
Forum: Thumpers 09-28-2013, 07:23 AM
Replies: 14,464
Views: 1,495,824
Posted By xrmattaz
Thanks, folks! This is exactly what I was...

Thanks, folks!

This is exactly what I was thinking could be done, as I'm 70% sure one of the PO's changed the Doo. Will get off my lazy arse and open her up next day or two. Was concerned about...
Forum: Thumpers 09-25-2013, 01:06 PM
Replies: 14,464
Views: 1,495,824
Posted By xrmattaz
Can someone please try to answer the questions I...

Can someone please try to answer the questions I aksed last two days?
Forum: Thumpers 09-24-2013, 05:48 PM
Replies: 14,464
Views: 1,495,824
Posted By xrmattaz
2000 model year. BNG.

2000 model year. BNG.
Forum: Thumpers 09-24-2013, 11:01 AM
Replies: 14,464
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Posted By xrmattaz
Question. Used KLR I just picked up had lotsa...

Question. Used KLR I just picked up had lotsa good stuff done to it, but the guy I got it from (not first owner) knows nothing about the Doo.

Can I simply remove the left outer case to see if...
Forum: Thumpers 09-23-2013, 08:54 AM
Replies: 14,464
Views: 1,495,824
Posted By xrmattaz
Any ideas where to get stock green wind...

Any ideas where to get stock green wind deflector/"hand guard" thingies?

Could go aftermarket, but I like those big'ol elephant ears. ('00 model)
Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2013, 02:37 PM
Replies: 14,464
Views: 1,495,824
Posted By xrmattaz
What are the dimensions of yer boxes?

What are the dimensions of yer boxes?
Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2013, 11:29 AM
Replies: 14,464
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Posted By xrmattaz
If I ever go boxes, will Doo the $100. Nanuk...

If I ever go boxes, will Doo the $100. Nanuk 940's.
Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2013, 09:12 AM
Replies: 14,464
Views: 1,495,824
Posted By xrmattaz
Excellent points! I'll save my money and...

Excellent points!

I'll save my money and stick with the Wolfman bags I already have.
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2013, 04:59 PM
Replies: 14,464
Views: 1,495,824
Posted By xrmattaz
This is my grocery-getter and day tripper, only. ...

This is my grocery-getter and day tripper, only.

The RoadSofa is the touring bike.
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2013, 03:34 PM
Replies: 14,464
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Posted By xrmattaz
Can anyone talk me out of ordering up a pair of...

Can anyone talk me out of ordering up a pair of Happy Trail Cascade panniers before I Doo it?
Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2013, 05:45 AM
Replies: 14,464
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Posted By xrmattaz
I'm only on page 57, rereading all the posts.... ...

I'm only on page 57, rereading all the posts....

Before I search any further, can ya'll give me recommendations for wider/longer/beefier/teethier replacement foot pegs?

Looking for best dollar...
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2013, 03:13 PM
Replies: 14,464
Views: 1,495,824
Posted By xrmattaz
I really really like the olive green aluminium...

I really really like the olive green aluminium night vision goggle box as a top box.

Found 'em for $40. shipped.
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2013, 08:06 PM
Replies: 14,464
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Posted By xrmattaz
I just want some hard locking bags, as I will use...

I just want some hard locking bags, as I will use this bike primarily as a commuter and grocery getter. 90% sure I'm going to bolt up some Pelicans or similar.
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2013, 01:04 PM
Replies: 14,464
Views: 1,495,824
Posted By xrmattaz
I won't be removing these, ever, so won't have...

I won't be removing these, ever, so won't have those issues. Am planning on permanently mounting using bolts and fender washers from the inside.

I have an extra pair of HD inner bags that will...
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2013, 12:35 PM
Replies: 14,464
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Posted By xrmattaz
http://s180.photobucket.com/user/xrmattaz/media/20...

http://s180.photobucket.com/user/xrmattaz/media/20130904_151253.jpg.html?sort=3&o=0
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2013, 12:21 PM
Replies: 14,464
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Posted By xrmattaz
Tots, that's what I have. The rack attaches to...

Tots, that's what I have. The rack attaches to the foot pegs, subframe and one or two other places. It wraps completely around the back of the bike, as well. It's a big 'old monstrous thing, don't...
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2013, 09:47 AM
Replies: 14,464
Views: 1,495,824
Posted By xrmattaz
Back in the saddle

Hey, kids.

FINALLY returning to KLR glory after a semi-long hiatus.

Just picked up a nice '00 model with 15K miles....my 6th KLR since 1988. Already basically farkled with Motech engine...
Forum: Trials 11-02-2012, 12:53 AM
Replies: 336
Views: 70,926
Posted By xrmattaz
Have to sell my Raga. I *should* be down south...

Have to sell my Raga. I *should* be down south with the bike this Sunday at the trials event.


http://phoenix.craigslist.org/nph/mcy/3361833271.html
Forum: Trials 11-02-2012, 12:46 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,259
Posted By xrmattaz
I'm gonna bring the family down to watch. ...

I'm gonna bring the family down to watch.

New pain specialist forbids me from riding ever again, secondary to severe spinal stenosis (sucks). So.....I'm planning on bringing the '06 GasGas Raga...
Forum: Trials 04-13-2011, 07:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,279
Posted By xrmattaz
THIS is exactly what mine did, after I put taller...

THIS is exactly what mine did, after I put taller bars/bar risers on it. The throttle cable was fine until I turned the bars all the way to the right, then the cable housing would pull from the top...
Forum: Trials 04-03-2011, 09:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,808
Posted By xrmattaz
Laugh Can you imagine Burt Munro on that bike? I...

Can you imagine Burt Munro on that bike?

I bet Burt would be kicking some azz.
Forum: Trials 02-14-2011, 08:29 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 11,040
Posted By xrmattaz
And my '06 Raga 300, it will be with me until one...

And my '06 Raga 300, it will be with me until one of us dies.

I just turned 50 years old, and am the youngster in my riding group! The fellers who taught me last year are 65 and 72....and are...
Forum: Trials 01-29-2011, 08:09 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 18,552
Posted By xrmattaz
Yur supposed to mold it with a screwdriver...

Yur supposed to mold it with a screwdriver handle, as previously mentioned.

Why do you think the Europeans gods invented screwdriver handles or ball peen hammers?
Forum: Trials 01-11-2011, 08:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,602
Posted By xrmattaz
It's been done before, DAMHIK. Had an old...

It's been done before, DAMHIK.

Had an old TS-185 Suzuki freeze up on me, mid-summer (Phoenix) back when I was in high school......65mph on the freeway.
Forum: Trials 01-08-2011, 05:44 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 18,552
Posted By xrmattaz
Talking Oh, mine was soft as can be after a ride or...

Oh, mine was soft as can be after a ride or three....the other fellers take their helmets off during rest breaks, I leave my Shiro ON....it's very very comfy.
Forum: Trials 01-07-2011, 02:53 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 18,552
Posted By xrmattaz
I have a long oval XL Shoei hed. Mandy sent...

I have a long oval XL Shoei hed.

Mandy sent me an XXL Shiro, which was MUCH too "round" for me nugget at first.

Five minutes with the round handle-end of a screwdriver fixt that, I just...
Forum: Trials 12-29-2010, 06:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,602
Posted By xrmattaz
What gas/oil ratio are you using? What idle...

What gas/oil ratio are you using?

What idle speed, if you were to guess (or can you measure?).
Forum: Trials 11-30-2010, 05:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,491
Posted By xrmattaz
Should be able to find your answer here...... ...

Should be able to find your answer here......


http://www.gasgas.com/tech.htm
Forum: Trials 11-22-2010, 05:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,126
Posted By xrmattaz
http://www.betatrialuk.com/content/view/90/51/ ...

http://www.betatrialuk.com/content/view/90/51/


I would imagine 5wt. oil.
Forum: Trials 11-20-2010, 06:58 AM
Replies: 147
Sticky: Poll: Getting into trials?
Views: 41,938
Posted By xrmattaz
Agreed, 100%.

Agreed, 100%.
Forum: Trials 11-17-2010, 05:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,332
Posted By xrmattaz
I've been on the USPS to give me a 96"x96" flat...

I've been on the USPS to give me a 96"x96" flat rate box for years, I'll keep at 'em.
Forum: Trials 11-16-2010, 06:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,332
Posted By xrmattaz
Oh, and what's RYP's videos, if I may?

Oh, and what's RYP's videos, if I may?
Forum: Trials 11-16-2010, 06:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,783
Posted By xrmattaz
We run 91 pump gas and 80/100:1 good synthetic...

We run 91 pump gas and 80/100:1 good synthetic oil up here in P-town, as do most of the locals I've spoken with that come up from Phoenix.

I bought in to the race gas thing at first, but my Raga,...
Forum: Trials 11-16-2010, 06:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,332
Posted By xrmattaz
Since my last injury, which sent me to the ER...

Since my last injury, which sent me to the ER with a couple of broken ribs and bruised lung, I've vowed (to myself) to take it easy on the trials bike....never intended to compete anyway.

These...
Forum: Trials 11-15-2010, 07:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,332
Posted By xrmattaz
My advice is to find a buddy or two that are...

My advice is to find a buddy or two that are somewhat experienced, and learn.

I also plonked around for several months before I found some locals to show me the ropes, and quickly gained much...
Forum: Trials 08-28-2010, 12:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,227
Posted By xrmattaz
Good point. Around here, we all change our...

Good point.

Around here, we all change our tranny fluid about once a month....only takes fifteen-twenty minutes.
Forum: Trials 08-27-2010, 04:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,227
Posted By xrmattaz
You can go here... ...

You can go here... http://www.carlsalter.com/motorcycle-manuals.asp

and copy the 1999 Beta 250 manual, but they don't have the 1995. Wonder if the bikes were pretty much the same, as far as...
Forum: Trials 08-27-2010, 04:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,227
Posted By xrmattaz
Yes to all the above. I run 90:1 in my...

Yes to all the above.

I run 90:1 in my GasGas, engine seems to like that even better than 80:1, and a GOOD quality synthetic is paramount, as Neil stated.

Contact the manufacturer, or give...
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