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Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2013, 07:09 AM
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Posted By p3dro
No such luck! I'm ready to throw the towel in,...

No such luck!
I'm ready to throw the towel in, the garage have had it for 2 months now and they are out of ideas. I went to see them yesterday and they said they were going to give the 'readings'...
Forum: Thumpers 05-31-2013, 02:27 AM
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Posted By p3dro
Thanks Jim, I'm a total novice with electrics so...

Thanks Jim, I'm a total novice with electrics so could you please tell me where that would be to check? I'm guessing the 'kill' switch on the throttle controls? I'm going to ask the garage what they...
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2013, 02:11 AM
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Posted By p3dro
Thanks Bamabi, I'm going to get a full list of...

Thanks Bamabi,
I'm going to get a full list of the things the garage say they have tested this weekend to try and eliminate a few causes!

Thanks Ausibatla,
Personally I agree with you, but it's...
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2013, 07:27 AM
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Posted By p3dro
the saga continues...

1 month to the day, and the garage I use are still struggling to get her started.
Replacement CDI and re-wound Generator fitted - still no spark!

Can anybody recommend a garage / mechanic in the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2013, 06:55 AM
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Posted By p3dro
Thanks mait, got it & emailed it to the garage. I...

Thanks mait, got it & emailed it to the garage. I hope this helps them....
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2013, 05:14 AM
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Views: 2,446,532
Posted By p3dro
RE: Slowly losing the will to live...

Thanks for the words of encouragement guys!

It's totally dead, no turn now after new cdi and re-wound generator.

Work at the garage has stopped as they are waiting for Suzuki to post them a...
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2013, 03:50 AM
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Posted By p3dro
I'm slowly losing the will to live...

My DR800 has been at the Garage for 2 and a half weeks now.
They're still not able to get it to spark.
The generator was re-wound but no change. Next they suggested we change the cdi, I found one...
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2013, 06:53 AM
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Posted By p3dro
thanks robmoto.

thanks robmoto.
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2013, 06:10 AM
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Posted By p3dro
CDI Unit help!!!

Hello all,
Apparently my starting problems are due to a faulty CDI unit - does any one know where I can get one, where I can get mine repaired, or have a working one for sale?
DR800 SR43A
The...
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2013, 09:51 AM
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Posted By p3dro
starting problems!!

Hello all,
I am having starting problems on my DR800 (SR43)
It's been running fine until this morning - tried to start, turns over but won't fire!
The AA have just left and the man said it is...
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2013, 12:14 PM
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Posted By p3dro
missing rubber seals...?

Hello friends!
My front brake was sticking this morning, and it made me fall over on some wet road-markings. So I took the calipers apart and, correct me if I'm wrong, but should there be rubber...
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2012, 10:57 AM
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Posted By p3dro
We did it!

A massive, massive thanks to Ladder106, RobMoto and TimGuyUK -
My carbs are clean as a whistle with new rubbers in them and back on the bike - fitted with no more leaks!
I also changed the air...
Forum: Thumpers 06-08-2012, 03:26 AM
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Posted By p3dro
Hi Ladder106, As always, thanks for taking...

Hi Ladder106,

As always, thanks for taking the time to help out.

The replacements have now arrived so tomorrow is D-Day!



This is from a previous Oil Leak I believe.
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2012, 04:53 AM
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Posted By p3dro
Carbs

Hello again guys,

So I got my carbs out this morning - followed Ladder106's guide - took 2 hours including set-up and clean-up after, and wasn't very difficult at all - so thanks very much for...
Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2012, 01:22 AM
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Views: 2,446,532
Posted By p3dro
Hi ladder106, To be honest I couldn't smell...

Hi ladder106,

To be honest I couldn't smell petrol but the oil level was full - think you're right, best to changes the oil & filter to be safe, plus my sense of smell is sh*t.

Thanks for that...
Forum: Thumpers 05-31-2012, 01:03 PM
Replies: 16,073
Views: 2,446,532
Posted By p3dro
OK, just found this: ...

OK, just found this:

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=120762650705#ht_500wt_969

Think I'll order 2 of them and do both carbs while I'm there....

Cheers,

P
Forum: Thumpers 05-31-2012, 12:54 PM
Replies: 16,073
Views: 2,446,532
Posted By p3dro
Great link, thanks for that RobMoto! Thanks...

Great link, thanks for that RobMoto!

Thanks Ladder106, that's really helpful! I'll start tracking down those o rings, and in the meantime follow your instructions to remove the carbs...

Ah yes,...
Forum: Thumpers 05-31-2012, 05:20 AM
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Posted By p3dro
Thanks RobMoto, I'll start there! All...

Thanks RobMoto,

I'll start there!

All the best,

P
Forum: Thumpers 05-31-2012, 04:09 AM
Replies: 16,073
Views: 2,446,532
Posted By p3dro
Carb Problems...?

Hi guys,

So I think I may have Carburettor problems and need to take them off & clean them (if I can - never tried before)

I came out this morning to find petrol dripping from the bottom of the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2010, 01:13 AM
Replies: 16,073
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Posted By p3dro
Thanks bluesman!

Thanks bluesman!
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2010, 06:32 AM
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Posted By p3dro
In need of replacement exhausts...

Hi all,
Apologies for going off topic here but my stock exhausts have rotten away and I need to repalce them if I want an MOT....
Does anyone have any 2nd hand stock or aftermarket cans and...
Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2010, 01:20 PM
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Posted By p3dro
That's great, thanks Chris, I'll get on to 'em! ...

That's great, thanks Chris, I'll get on to 'em!

P.s. You should see the state of my pressure washer Ladder106 :eek1

Cheers guys,
Pete
Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2010, 09:52 AM
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Posted By p3dro
Hi Chris, and all! So I bought a choke cable...

Hi Chris, and all!
So I bought a choke cable from Vilguy with the pull-knob on the end to attach up near my controls. I removed the tank to fit it today and it seems the parts on the carbs to accept...
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2010, 10:40 AM
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Posted By p3dro
Thanks Gabor, I'm in Ealing too! ....well,...

Thanks Gabor, I'm in Ealing too! ....well, Hanwell so only down the road....
I'm getting one from Vilguy - hopefully it will be obvious (famous last words)

Pete
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2010, 09:15 AM
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Posted By p3dro
Great, How much would you like for it?

Great, How much would you like for it?
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2010, 02:01 PM
Replies: 16,073
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Posted By p3dro
Hi Paul, I'd still be interested in the Choke...

Hi Paul, I'd still be interested in the Choke actuator if you have it?
Forum: Thumpers 01-10-2010, 09:38 AM
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Posted By p3dro
Thanks Chris, I'll get in touch with them. ...

Thanks Chris, I'll get in touch with them.

Thanks Paul, I'm in London, could I buy one from you? Do you have an ebay account maybe we could do it through??

Cheers,
Pete
Forum: Thumpers 01-10-2010, 04:45 AM
Replies: 16,073
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Posted By p3dro
Thanks Chris, that's really helpful, I'll get the...

Thanks Chris, that's really helpful, I'll get the tank off and take a proper look.
I have seen some choke cables for sale on Ebay but they don't come with the controls...does anyone where I can get...
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2010, 10:27 AM
Replies: 16,073
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Posted By p3dro
Thanks for your reply Vilguy! The DVLA have...

Thanks for your reply Vilguy!

The DVLA have it as a 1992 model but looking at some pictures of DR800's, it looks exactly like the 1991 model, not the 92 one (graphics etc)
I'm in West London, UK....
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2010, 07:15 AM
Replies: 16,073
Views: 2,446,532
Posted By p3dro
Dr800 Newbie Choke question - please help!

Hi all,
First post here and just got a DR800 so please forgive my ignorance!
The recent snow here in the UK means I didn't ride for 2 weeks and the sub-zero temperatures mean when I tried to start...
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