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Forum: EMEA Today, 10:24 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 15,303
Posted By MrPopples
Totally agree with that ... it has to be a very...

Totally agree with that ... it has to be a very good friend if you are planning to ride a bike insured in his name...

It seems the bike is in France ... and as a French guy (with no experience...
Forum: Old's Cool Yesterday, 04:02 AM
Replies: 16,132
Views: 9,601,418
Posted By MrPopples
:rofl Ok, I admit, this is not my mum......

:rofl
Ok, I admit, this is not my mum... thougth that would be obvious.
at that time, she was riding a red 125 TS, not a Solex :)

But all the other points are still valid :D
Forum: Old's Cool 12-15-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 16,132
Views: 9,601,418
Posted By MrPopples
Hortensia is the same in french and spanish. ...

Hortensia is the same in french and spanish.
but tulipes and roses is only in french ;)

Plus, the prices are in 'Fr' which are Francs (old currency).
Also, this is a "Solex", which is a french...
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 16,252
Views: 2,597,334
Posted By MrPopples
leak found, understood and fixed :clap So,...

leak found, understood and fixed :clap

So, it wasn't coming out of overflow ... it was dripping from the "T" that get's the fuel to the carbs (part 50).

So, I changed both seals (part 49) and I...
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2014, 04:53 AM
Replies: 16,252
Views: 2,597,334
Posted By MrPopples
exiting only on the right carb'. I'll check the...

exiting only on the right carb'.
I'll check the drain screw, good idea.

drain screws have been removed for cleanup ... might have been damaged or not screwed tight enough.
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2014, 04:51 AM
Replies: 16,252
Views: 2,597,334
Posted By MrPopples
Yes everything is new and fuel is comming out of...

Yes everything is new and fuel is comming out of overflow.
but "drop" by "drop". it's not pissing fuel :D



What do you call "play" in the floats?
I paid a lot of attention at setting the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 16,252
Views: 2,597,334
Posted By MrPopples
The thing is, everything is new in there ... and...

The thing is, everything is new in there ... and it leaks :(
Cannot find anything wrong with the assembly. everything looks fine and is clean.
Forum: Old's Cool 12-08-2014, 02:43 AM
Replies: 16,132
Views: 9,601,418
Posted By MrPopples
I was more thinking about "Motorhead - Jailbait"...

I was more thinking about "Motorhead - Jailbait" :D
Forum: Thumpers 12-02-2014, 03:05 AM
Replies: 16,252
Views: 2,597,334
Posted By MrPopples
right, that makes sense to me :) Thanks. ...

right, that makes sense to me :)

Thanks.
I'll sort out the wiring someday ...
When I will have resolved my leaky carburetor ... I forgot to close the fuel and the carb leaked :-/
There was more...
Forum: Thumpers 12-01-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 16,252
Views: 2,597,334
Posted By MrPopples
nice mods :) any plans for the "piss colored"...

nice mods :)
any plans for the "piss colored" acerbis tank?
There's just no way to paint them and trying to get them white again seems impossible without patience ...

hope to get something...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-30-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 736
Views: 131,741
Posted By MrPopples
Wicked Yeah, exactly my thought :)

Yeah, exactly my thought :)
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-28-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 78,267
Posted By MrPopples
Some nice pics here, really enjoyed reading some...

Some nice pics here, really enjoyed reading some pages :)
(I admit I didn't read it all...)

let me contribute :D

http://i.imgur.com/ykI0kcA.jpg

must be around 1993.
and yes, ATGATT ... mum...
Forum: Thumpers 11-27-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 16,252
Views: 2,597,334
Posted By MrPopples
Sunday, I put back together my carbs :D ...

Sunday, I put back together my carbs :D

remember, 2 month ago I started cleaning them.
They are now cleaner than new :lol3... Ok ... no ... I'm just working so slowly :cry

I put back the tank,...
Forum: Thumpers 11-23-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 16,252
Views: 2,597,334
Posted By MrPopples
In france, don't expect to sell a running DR800...

In france, don't expect to sell a running DR800 for more than 1500 euros.

Maybe if it's in perfect condition with low mileage, you could ask for 2000 euros.

Also, don't sell in the winter ......
Forum: Ride reports 11-22-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,143
Posted By MrPopples
I'm not going to start a "touring agency", but I...

I'm not going to start a "touring agency", but I can suggest roadbooks, tent spaces ... or whatever you need in france.

being a french guy, that might be easier for me than for fred :)
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-20-2014, 03:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,185
Posted By MrPopples
that looks like a lot of work ... but the story...

that looks like a lot of work ... but the story behind it makes it worth it :evil
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-19-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,053
Posted By MrPopples
remove the damm ABS :D it's useless, it adds...

remove the damm ABS :D

it's useless, it adds "brake lines" everywhere and it weights at least 5Kg ...

also, subscribed. :freaky
Forum: Ride reports 11-06-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,143
Posted By MrPopples
Dammit, I gotta get out of my cave more often...

Dammit,
I gotta get out of my cave more often :D

I'll try to catch up on this tunisian tour :)

GB: you might want to use 'grosses' instead of 'grandes' :)
grand translates to tall.
Forum: Thumpers 11-05-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 16,252
Views: 2,597,334
Posted By MrPopples
The 750 and 800 are not in production anymore. ...

The 750 and 800 are not in production anymore.
The 650 and 400 are not sold in europe anymore (can't pass the european anti pollution norm: don't even think importing/plating one ... nightmare...
Forum: Thumpers 11-05-2014, 03:06 AM
Replies: 16,252
Views: 2,597,334
Posted By MrPopples
totally not on purpose :) Automatic? really?...

totally not on purpose :)

Automatic? really?
I don't see how that can work. especially with a big/heavy bike... but wait and see :)

now, let me ask: what will suzuki do to counter the "africa...
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 16,252
Views: 2,597,334
Posted By MrPopples
and what bike has honda today to replace the...

and what bike has honda today to replace the africa twin? :D
Forum: Ride reports 11-03-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,143
Posted By MrPopples
awesome :) I still couldn't make it for this...

awesome :)

I still couldn't make it for this year ... and now this is all over :cry

Well, I head the guys behind the DDMT is planning something in Tunisia for next year ...
That might worth...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-02-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 16,132
Views: 9,601,418
Posted By MrPopples
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YcSKlY6RMJg ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YcSKlY6RMJg


There you go: https://www.facebook.com/lequipeeparis

couldn't find any other website than this facebook crap ... but that would be good enough :)
...
Forum: Thumpers 10-24-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 16,252
Views: 2,597,334
Posted By MrPopples
was for the Buell. That's the only part sold...

was for the Buell.
That's the only part sold actually :D
Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 16,252
Views: 2,597,334
Posted By MrPopples
it's not a dead cat ... it's a lazy cat ... ...

it's not a dead cat ... it's a lazy cat ...
don't get fooled by the awful smell, it's alive and always complaining about a lack of food in its plate :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 16,252
Views: 2,597,334
Posted By MrPopples
Guys, I'm moving soon ... and I still have all...

Guys,
I'm moving soon ... and I still have all this on my hands: http://imgur.com/a/lsH6X#5

I'm not planning to use it anymore (I want lightweight :P) and I can't put that to the bin ...
I need...
Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 16,252
Views: 2,597,334
Posted By MrPopples
I'm always amazed by your airbox mait :) ...

I'm always amazed by your airbox mait :)

about my brass tubes on the mikuni carbs ... I used "cold welding" bi component epoxy resin on them. looks like shit ... but I hope it will hold!
Forum: Thumpers 10-17-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 16,252
Views: 2,597,334
Posted By MrPopples
Ok ... I think I broke something ... who...

Ok ...
I think I broke something ...
who said *again!?* in the back? :ear

See the little brass tube outside the carbs for idle?
Well, both are broken at the bottom.
I'm not sure I broke them...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-16-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 923
Posted By MrPopples
I don't know if they sell any of these ... ...

I don't know if they sell any of these ...

no idea what the frequency would be out of the alternator ...
but with just a diode and maybe a frequency divider ... you could have a turn-light...
Forum: Road warriors 10-13-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 502
Views: 91,519
Posted By MrPopples
Real bad luck with the oil pump drive gear :( ...

Real bad luck with the oil pump drive gear :(
was the replacement the "golden" one?

The golden ones are said to be "for the life of the bike".
Though, I have my doubts ...
I'll check it again...
Forum: Road warriors 10-13-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 502
Views: 91,519
Posted By MrPopples
I don't know what you call a long trip. But I...

I don't know what you call a long trip.
But I made it across france on my Buell (2500 km) ... with a dozen other Buell and only one X1 didn't make it.

The X1 had a bad battery which resulted in a...
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 16,252
Views: 2,597,334
Posted By MrPopples
Thx Stefan :) I tend to avoid checking your...

Thx Stefan :)

I tend to avoid checking your shop ... since I might buy the flatside carbs by mistake :D
glad to know you have all the mikuni parts we can dream of, I'll check if my local dealer...
Forum: Thumpers 10-12-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 16,252
Views: 2,597,334
Posted By MrPopples
thx, exactly what I need :) didn't know that...

thx, exactly what I need :)
didn't know that website.

though, I'll try to find them elsewhere ... 7 euros of gasket ... 18 of shipping :eek1
The ref' will help :)

also, another stupid...
Forum: Thumpers 10-11-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 16,252
Views: 2,597,334
Posted By MrPopples
ok. I have a stupid question right now :D I...

ok. I have a stupid question right now :D

I disassembled my carbs and found out some gaskets are worn out.
but I can't find any reference or name for this part...
...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-01-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,948
Posted By MrPopples
http://i1020.photobucket.com/albums/af325/JagLite/...

http://i1020.photobucket.com/albums/af325/JagLite/4131%20Shop/IMG_0964_zps5b6900b7.jpg

camouflage dog :lol3

great build ;)

now, get back to do amazing stuff ... like the AJS DR650 :)
Forum: Thumpers 09-25-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 16,252
Views: 2,597,334
Posted By MrPopples
nice vid' ... Hungary looks awesome :D

nice vid' ... Hungary looks awesome :D
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-25-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 13,747
Posted By MrPopples
Ok, you got me interested ... subscribed :) ...

Ok, you got me interested ... subscribed :)
also, where do you find those? :D
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-12-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 469
Views: 107,882
Posted By MrPopples
http://scrapheap.smugmug.com/Other/Scrapheap-2014/...

http://scrapheap.smugmug.com/Other/Scrapheap-2014/i-MpKzMtR/0/O/FZWhy.jpg

can I be the first to say: "this looks f*cking weird ... but I actually dig it" :evil
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-10-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 48,235
Posted By MrPopples
a bit late on this one ... but subscribed anyway...

a bit late on this one ... but subscribed anyway :P
Forum: Equipment 08-27-2014, 04:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,304
Posted By MrPopples
why would you hardwire it? that's a pain in the...

why would you hardwire it? that's a pain in the ass ...
just use a small coax connector. they are standard, small, dirt cheap and freaking easy to solder.

plus, you might even find some that are...
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