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Forum: ADVrider annual rallies Yesterday, 08:45 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 6,682
Posted By Metrotexual
edited for vehicle code ...

edited for vehicle code


Matt-MetroTEXual-TR3-D3-KTM950

Group site inside the corral with Pointman and friends. Thanks
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-27-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 2,832
Views: 196,392
Posted By Metrotexual
I'm leaving in a few hours. A little bummed out...

I'm leaving in a few hours. A little bummed out that I can't bring the Trials bike to have some fun this trip. Leaky fuel tank, damn Sherco.

:)
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-22-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,307
Posted By Metrotexual
I plan on riding this again, my fourth or fifth...

I plan on riding this again, my fourth or fifth year i believe i've raise something like $3K over the years. I see the layout and format of the fundraising page changed from firstgiving to their own...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-06-2013, 12:49 PM
Replies: 2,832
Views: 196,392
Posted By Metrotexual
Please add me in. I'm 100% locked on to go. I...

Please add me in. I'm 100% locked on to go. I guess I'm in the waiting list. Matt
Metrotexual
TR3 D3 (3 nights, 3 dinner
KTM 950A
Forum: Thumpers 10-25-2012, 05:50 PM
Replies: 2,542
Views: 246,084
Posted By Metrotexual
Any thoughts on the best year 300? I'm on a 2007...

Any thoughts on the best year 300? I'm on a 2007 XC-W now, but want to get a newer bike, either brand spankin new or a one or two year old? Are the new ones any better or worse than the 11's and...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-23-2012, 08:56 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 14,992
Posted By Metrotexual
I just installed this one. Love it! ...

I just installed this one. Love it!

http://metrotexual.smugmug.com/photos/i-9gZvv8k/0/M/i-9gZvv8k-M.jpg
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-23-2012, 05:06 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 9,691
Posted By Metrotexual
Ride was great yesterday. Had a wonderful time. ...

Ride was great yesterday. Had a wonderful time. It was good to see some other guys out there on the big bikes. I lost my nice riding scarf. Anyone pick or see a nice white silk scarf???
Forum: Equipment 02-20-2012, 02:50 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,969
Posted By Metrotexual
What do ya'll think about the north face "Cats...

What do ya'll think about the north face "Cats Meow"? Anyone have one that can speak from experience these bags?
Forum: Trials 11-12-2011, 08:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,064
Posted By Metrotexual
This same thing happened on my 2.9 Well, almost...

This same thing happened on my 2.9 Well, almost the same. The plastic where the petcock mounts to the tank got all weak and flimsy. I tried many different things, then eventually schlepped some JB...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-11-2011, 09:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,535
Posted By Metrotexual
I was really looking forward to this ride. ...

I was really looking forward to this ride. Sadly, I can't make it due to other last minute issues. I would like to get the roll chart or tracks for this event. Does anyone know of a chance of that...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-30-2011, 10:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,426
Posted By Metrotexual
I made this this up in like 5 minutes and it...

I made this this up in like 5 minutes and it stays in my tool chest for the next time. I did my gearbox a couple years ago with mostly home made stuff like this. Works fine.
...
Forum: Trials 02-01-2011, 11:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,876
Posted By Metrotexual
Awesome Gents. Thank you! I've rewarded...

Awesome Gents. Thank you!

I've rewarded your kind reply with a photo of my scoot. It's an 02, and i paid two thousand for it a while back. Now i have made the time for trials and some...
Forum: Trials 01-31-2011, 08:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,876
Posted By Metrotexual
Sherco Gas Mix. 80:1???

Guys. or er.. ladies...

I just picked up an 02 2.9. Thing is, the manual that I have states the mix should be 80:1. That seems really lean to me. Any reason why this is so? i was hoping to...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-03-2011, 01:42 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 16,545
Posted By Metrotexual
I just ordered a LFX-18A1-BS12 from the the...

I just ordered a LFX-18A1-BS12 from the the wingstuff.com people. Turns out, the 950's take the same battery as the older gold wings.
Forum: Orange Crush 01-02-2011, 09:37 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 13,531
Posted By Metrotexual
I've been looking at those F150's. Will a 950...

I've been looking at those F150's. Will a 950 fit in the bed of that truck? Thing is, I thought they only came in 5.5 foot bed lengths. I'll be looking at some super duty's tomorrow, but that F15O...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-29-2010, 09:21 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,674
Posted By Metrotexual
My Wife got me one of these! ...

My Wife got me one of these!

http://metrotexual.smugmug.com/photos/1140564766_CGBHt-L.jpg
Forum: Orange Crush 12-28-2010, 12:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,442
Posted By Metrotexual
I've also got my tender plugged into a powerlet...

I've also got my tender plugged into a powerlet that I snuck into the glove box. So far, I've killed 3 Batteries in 5 years. The only thing that Ive got wired to the always hot is the powerlet on...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-19-2010, 10:47 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 8,306
Posted By Metrotexual
I'll take this one. ...

I'll take this one.

http://metrotexual.smugmug.com/photos/1131362548_sVu5U-S.jpg
Forum: Orange Crush 10-04-2010, 04:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,434
Posted By Metrotexual
How

Jonnas,

Try this link. Save it, read it thoroughly, It's full of very good info. There is a section just for Carburation.

http://www.ktm950.info/
Forum: Orange Crush 10-04-2010, 04:41 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,380
Posted By Metrotexual
Great Job. Better you than me though. My time...

Great Job. Better you than me though. My time in Africa sucked balls.
Forum: Orange Crush 10-04-2010, 04:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,331
Posted By Metrotexual
My bike is having very similar symptoms at the...

My bike is having very similar symptoms at the moment. Runs fine below 50 or so, then runs like crap, bogs down and acts like it wants to cut out. I'm going to go in straight to the carbs as my...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-23-2010, 09:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,466
Posted By Metrotexual
Deer Dies after Motorcycle Crash

Gee, Sorry about the deer but what about the rider?


http://www.ocregister.com/news/deer-267785-incident-montoya.html
Forum: Orange Crush 09-10-2010, 03:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,302
Posted By Metrotexual
I run the Amsoil products in everything we have...

I run the Amsoil products in everything we have that has an engine. that's 8 engines. 20W50 for 950 Adv.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-13-2010, 04:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,081
Posted By Metrotexual
My bike is actually doing the same thing at high...

My bike is actually doing the same thing at high rps as well. above 70 in 6th it seems to be a little jerky. I am working on diagnosing the problem, and don't think it is carb related. FYI I...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-24-2010, 01:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,051
Posted By Metrotexual
Well, I had a shift roller failure but that was...

Well, I had a shift roller failure but that was at 19K. Never heard of such a new gearbox going south. Did you go ahead and pull the entire clutch cover first and look inside around the shift drum?...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-23-2010, 11:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 586
Posted By Metrotexual
Got MedJet Coverage?:D I figured out that It...

Got MedJet Coverage?:D I figured out that It gets quite lonely up there. Some days you won't see many people at all. I can't imagine being out all alone in trouble, on a single track someplace.......
Forum: Orange Crush 06-17-2010, 10:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,794
Posted By Metrotexual
I've been thinking about this for a couple of...

I've been thinking about this for a couple of days now. If it were me I would go ahead and pull the engine. Although you may be able to get at it by pivoting it down, I think it's the piece of mind...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-16-2010, 04:49 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,995
Posted By Metrotexual
Ooops. How'd that last one get in there?? :evil

Ooops. How'd that last one get in there?? :evil
Forum: Orange Crush 06-16-2010, 04:45 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,995
Posted By Metrotexual
I noticed that the mnsty bike has a RB like mine....

I noticed that the mnsty bike has a RB like mine. I installed the Cycra guards on the OEM Moose Racing Alum. As you can see, I do have a little bit of clash with the bar mount smacking the Roadbook...
Forum: Racing 06-14-2010, 01:00 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,232
Posted By Metrotexual
The Jackrabbits host the first race of the year...

The Jackrabbits host the first race of the year in Jan that is pretty gnarly. To me, at least. I DNF'd this year after losing the bike down a sadistic downhill section that was backed up with...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-08-2010, 11:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,507
Posted By Metrotexual
Dang dude, I think just the opposite really, at...

Dang dude, I think just the opposite really, at least on my 950. Best tire for the bike cept the Scorp. I run the 908/606 combo for everything from single track to fire road, and even a little...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-04-2010, 08:24 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 385,340
Posted By Metrotexual
FYI I have had the Evo for about two years and...

FYI
I have had the Evo for about two years and 5K miles and no issues.
Forum: Orange Crush 05-24-2010, 04:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 896
Posted By Metrotexual
I have heard of and seen pics of this. The guy...

I have heard of and seen pics of this. The guy that this happened to used to jump his bike often though. It was a blue bike with orange flames. Sorry I don't have anything more specific for you.
Forum: Orange Crush 05-18-2010, 02:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 990
Posted By Metrotexual
KTM replaced the tanks on my 2004 last summer.

KTM replaced the tanks on my 2004 last summer.
Forum: Orange Crush 05-18-2010, 11:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 990
Posted By Metrotexual
This problem is covered by KTM. Have your dealer...

This problem is covered by KTM. Have your dealer go to bat for you and get the tanks replaced.
Forum: Orange Crush 05-12-2010, 02:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 943
Posted By Metrotexual
You might want to go ahead and replace all those...

You might want to go ahead and replace all those "Oeticker" style hose clamps with regular automotive "Ideal" style hose clamps. You might be having a leak from a connection on one of the hoses that...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-12-2010, 02:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 751
Posted By Metrotexual
2004 I brought in a 950 non S from Chicago. The...

2004 I brought in a 950 non S from Chicago. The bike had 1700 miles on it when I rode it to the DMV, and rode away with CA plates. I just had to give them the Frame and Engine numbers and they do a...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-10-2010, 04:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 623
Posted By Metrotexual
My Gearbox Rebuild

Just a quick note to sincerely thank all of the inmates below for the help they provided me earlier this year during my Gearbox-Shift Roller Repair, and other wise complete engine overhaul. The bike...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-24-2010, 08:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 749
Posted By Metrotexual
Sorry to be tardy with this, it's 10nm.

Sorry to be tardy with this, it's 10nm.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-18-2010, 09:32 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,377
Posted By Metrotexual
I'm stoked that my 950 did well today. I rebuilt...

I'm stoked that my 950 did well today. I rebuilt the gearbox recently and this was my first ride on it in a few months. Good ride!
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