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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-24-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 838
Posted By mdfehrmann
Back when I made the upgrade the Remus Ti exhaust...

Back when I made the upgrade the Remus Ti exhaust actually offered their lifetime warrantee even if you did the 2 into 1 modification. Not sure that is still true but mine has been rock solid for...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-13-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,111
Posted By mdfehrmann
The bars are mounted via rubber spacers/bushings...

The bars are mounted via rubber spacers/bushings through the top triples. You can blow out those bushings and the bars can be crooked when everything is straight. Check there, and order aluminum...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-24-2014, 11:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 554
Posted By mdfehrmann
Have your bike raised and tuned for your weight...

Have your bike raised and tuned for your weight and riding style.
Best upgrade I ever did, I used SuperPlush.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-24-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 28,935
Posted By mdfehrmann
I'm in!!! See ya'll there!

I'm in!!! See ya'll there!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-27-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 577
Posted By mdfehrmann
Yes it's true and I have the experience. The...

Yes it's true and I have the experience. The battery can become so flat that the bike will actually not run, even after a jump start.

Also I have experienced wiring strangeness from weak ground...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-01-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 897
Posted By mdfehrmann
Put the spring in a vice or pliers, zip-tye the...

Put the spring in a vice or pliers, zip-tye the spring while compressed, install the peg, pin and spring, cut the zip-tye. Works every time.

Matthew
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-03-2013, 05:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,105
Posted By mdfehrmann
If I understand it correctly you had to remove it...

If I understand it correctly you had to remove it for the old Recluse Z-Start pro clutch too, and plenty of people did that without issue. That's probably why the hard part comes without one.
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-26-2013, 05:53 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 111,685
Posted By mdfehrmann
Motorcyclist

Awesome Craig! Thanks again!
http://mdfeditions.wordpress.com/2013/11/26/motorcyclist-me-and-my-bike-with-craig-johnson-•cj-designs-llc•/
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-25-2013, 11:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,843
Posted By mdfehrmann
Yep, order the 990 part drill and tap the frame...

Yep, order the 990 part drill and tap the frame for the stop and all is well.
The cable might work as well but I never tried it.
They would both be simple enough
Matthew
Forum: Beasts 11-08-2013, 08:15 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 24,208
Posted By mdfehrmann
Here are a few more pictures from our September...

Here are a few more pictures from our September Colorado ride. Having ridden with oldhound59 a few times on his stock DL650 I can say this upgrade rocked the trail like never before. Everything...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-04-2013, 05:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 678
Posted By mdfehrmann
This is the one I use. Works great to deepen lug...

This is the one I use. Works great to deepen lug patterns, make gaps wider, refresh knob edges, and sipe. I use 2 blade widths depending on what I am doing.
http://www.idealheatedknives.com
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-02-2013, 08:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 678
Posted By mdfehrmann
Yep, I do it and a few others around here too. ...

Yep, I do it and a few others around here too.
It's also nice to get a tire knife and blades to cut
or recut knobs too.

Matthew
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-25-2013, 01:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 626
Posted By mdfehrmann
Well I am, and it looks like my question has been...

Well I am, and it looks like my question has been answered.
I guess I'm just slow.

Matthew
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-24-2013, 10:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 926
Posted By mdfehrmann
Thanks for the props on the photo

Thanks for the props on the photo
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-24-2013, 10:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 626
Posted By mdfehrmann
I'm not necessarily looking for the race but the...

I'm not necessarily looking for the race but the ride. I would do either though and if you are wondering what I'm talking about check these out.

-Leaf River...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-24-2013, 09:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 626
Posted By mdfehrmann
Enduro Rides In Ohio

Are there any organized enduro rides in Ohio? I keep ending up in Wisconsin to run em and want to find a few closer to home. Don't worry cheese heads, I will still come and ride with you anytime.
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-23-2013, 07:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,409
Posted By mdfehrmann
That might be illegal under copyright laws unless...

That might be illegal under copyright laws unless it's online somewhere and can be linked to this page.

Matthew
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-23-2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,409
Posted By mdfehrmann
I wish mine would get delivered so I could see...

I wish mine would get delivered so I could see it.
Congrats CJ!!!

Matthew
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-21-2013, 10:07 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,929
Posted By mdfehrmann
I'd be buying the filter on the right. Just...

I'd be buying the filter on the right. Just saying.
Matthew
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-21-2013, 09:56 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 111,685
Posted By mdfehrmann
"Taking Big Bikes Down A Whole New Road"

In case you missed this, here is a very nicely done interview and article by Outland Moto about the AWD 950 ADV from Craig at CJDesigns.
...
Forum: Beasts 10-17-2013, 05:27 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 24,208
Posted By mdfehrmann
Sun Rise, Northern Colorado with the CJD DL650 R...

Sun Rise, Northern Colorado with the CJD DL650 R :clap
http://www.matthewfehrmann.com/adv/DL650_14.jpg
Forum: Beasts 10-07-2013, 08:28 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 24,208
Posted By mdfehrmann
Some shots of some more custom bits in this kit. ...

Some shots of some more custom bits in this kit.

http://www.matthewfehrmann.com/adv/DL650_10.jpg
Temp Sender
http://www.matthewfehrmann.com/adv/DL650_11.jpg
Chain Guide / Roller...
Forum: Beasts 10-01-2013, 09:19 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 24,208
Posted By mdfehrmann
The images are going to be slow going for a...

The images are going to be slow going for a minute I have some deadlines that have to be met before I can get through the Colorado testing images. Here are some details of the custom parts...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-29-2013, 03:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,000
Posted By mdfehrmann
The 950's are getting to the age where the carb...

The 950's are getting to the age where the carb diaphragms are starting to fail. I've seen more than one at this point so that's an easy check and fix.

Matthew
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-29-2013, 06:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 492
Posted By mdfehrmann
I'm running ROX risers and different bars I found...

I'm running ROX risers and different bars I found the brake line too short
when I changed to the 265 travel.

Matthew
Forum: Beasts 08-28-2013, 02:06 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 24,208
Posted By mdfehrmann
Just 2 more picts until I return from Colorado...

Just 2 more picts until I return from Colorado photographing this bike.

All 10" of suspension flexing it's muscles. No bad noises, no deflections, no bottoming out, just a smooth landing....
Forum: Beasts 08-23-2013, 05:34 PM
Replies: 9,294
Views: 3,681,102
Posted By mdfehrmann
More info and photos of this build can be found...

More info and photos of this build can be found here.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=913007

Matthew
Forum: Beasts 08-23-2013, 05:32 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 24,208
Posted By mdfehrmann
More fun in the woods! ...

More fun in the woods!

http://www.matthewfehrmann.com/adv/DL650_03.jpg
Forum: Beasts 08-22-2013, 06:31 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 24,208
Posted By mdfehrmann
High Flying V-Strom

Too Cool :clap
http://www.matthewfehrmann.com/adv/DL650_02.jpg
Forum: Beasts 08-20-2013, 08:07 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 24,208
Posted By mdfehrmann
Dl650

This is an amazing build and I think I can say that having had a chance to ride it on some trails a few weeks back. It really has turned the DL into an off road capable machine. An interested DL650...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-18-2013, 09:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 464
Posted By mdfehrmann
If it's a 950 it's probably the carb inlet...

If it's a 950 it's probably the carb inlet connections. Each one has 3 o rings that get distorted with time and need replacing. Had to change mine last season.

Matthew
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-14-2013, 09:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 392
Posted By mdfehrmann
The axel should be just inboard of the lower axel...

The axel should be just inboard of the lower axel clamp when properly installed. There is a procedure listed in the manual on how to set the forks and axel after disassembly that should fix any...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-14-2013, 07:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,961
Posted By mdfehrmann
Now I've seen it all :huh Hi Geek!!! ...

Now I've seen it all :huh
Hi Geek!!!

Matthew
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-08-2013, 05:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,678
Posted By mdfehrmann
Yep :thumbup

Yep :thumbup
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-07-2013, 08:41 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,678
Posted By mdfehrmann
Practice = ability = muscle memory = less energy...

Practice = ability = muscle memory = less energy = confidence = speed. Maybe not for everyone, but it's true for this rider and maybe the OP.I thought Joe's description in the video above was...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-06-2013, 11:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,678
Posted By mdfehrmann
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<embed src="//www.youtube.com/v/j0gr5Ye0kWo?version=3&hl=en_US" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" width="560" height="315" allowscriptaccess="always"...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-26-2013, 09:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,491
Posted By mdfehrmann
That's not how they are on my 950 ADV. Better...

That's not how they are on my 950 ADV. Better have at look at your bike Cris and see how it's set up.
I run the ROX, high fender, and converted to 265mm from stock, and the stock (original) front...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-19-2013, 10:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,491
Posted By mdfehrmann
I went to the 265mm suspension on my Standard...

I went to the 265mm suspension on my Standard 2006 Adv.

I welded in 2" to my centerstand wish it was 2 1/2" when parked in the dirt.
take care to not have clearance issues with the centerstand...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-18-2013, 07:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,355
Posted By mdfehrmann
My insurance company lists mine as a LC8, I have...

My insurance company lists mine as a LC8, I have AllState if that helps.
I remember them trying back in 2008 to find it in their system and it took them a few tries but they finally got it.
I...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-05-2013, 05:12 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,890
Posted By mdfehrmann
I run and carry standard duty tubes on my 950adv,...

I run and carry standard duty tubes on my 950adv, 1 flat in 50,000 miles...I better knock on wood...

Matthew
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