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Forum: Equipment 09-24-2010, 05:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,484
Posted By Ploddit
Thanks for your replies maybe as Ohlins have such...

Thanks for your replies maybe as Ohlins have such a good reputation when one dies we all hear about it.
Forum: Equipment 09-22-2010, 12:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,484
Posted By Ploddit
Are Ohlins tough enough for adv travel use?

I am an Ohlins junkie on my streetbikes.

I am preparing a travel bike and am having second thoughts about the famous Yamaha owned Swedish Brand.

I am hearing more and more cases of Ohlins...
Forum: Ride reports 09-22-2010, 12:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 579
Posted By Ploddit
Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2010, 06:30 AM
Replies: 418
Views: 234,897
Posted By Ploddit
Distech, Zipper. Thanks guys just i'm in...

Distech, Zipper.

Thanks guys just i'm in France and quality work is very hard to find. Looks like I'll have to find a mixed bag of rubber stoppers somewhere.

Yes Distech flush flush and flush...
Forum: Ride reports 09-16-2010, 12:53 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 17,320
Posted By Ploddit
Good trip and pics Jochen, good you went on you...

Good trip and pics Jochen, good you went on you own and camping too!

Its nice with others but also nice alone....
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2010, 12:29 PM
Replies: 25,183
Views: 3,000,335
Posted By Ploddit
Peatrich, Probably burning it through the...

Peatrich,

Probably burning it through the bores. If you know someone with a compression tester good, if not take of the cylinder and look.

Re-bores vary from a simple 0.5 or 1mm oversize up to...
Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2010, 11:56 AM
Replies: 418
Views: 234,897
Posted By Ploddit
Great report - fills me with fear about doing my...

Great report - fills me with fear about doing my DR350 though.

One question, I had a bike shop with a sandblaster and have blasted alot of engine parts, even with extensive air blasting at 6.0 bar...
Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2010, 01:52 PM
Replies: 25,183
Views: 3,000,335
Posted By Ploddit
Afaik Identical except motor size as 350 ...

Afaik Identical except motor size as 350

Easy to get parts and rejet it to standard, its probablly worth finding an original pipe too, just check if the PO has opened up the airbox, if you want it...
Forum: Ride reports 09-12-2010, 02:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,322
Posted By Ploddit
Yes, i too crossed over the alps round San...

Yes, i too crossed over the alps round San Bernard in mid August and the rain was unforgettable, however the return around the end of August was very hot.
I live near there and yes this August was...
Forum: Ride reports 09-12-2010, 02:04 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 130,274
Posted By Ploddit
I like this RR Cheap bike, cheap equipment -...

I like this RR

Cheap bike, cheap equipment - a very honest RR, love your sleeping arrangments!

Makes all the €/$25000 bike and kit gang think abit?
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-07-2010, 06:13 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,635
Posted By Ploddit
I would love to do the same with my boy, but over...

I would love to do the same with my boy, but over here in France if the cops catch him/us (no license or insurance) they can and would seize his bike and I'd get a world of problems too.

Well done...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Europe, Africa, & Middle East 09-06-2010, 02:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,173
Posted By Ploddit
On the Italian French border around 'Tende' there...

On the Italian French border around 'Tende' there are pleasant tracks with the abandoned forts to sleep in.

It's true that because of idiots the law is enforced more now, but IMO, if you're legal...
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2010, 02:22 AM
Replies: 25,183
Views: 3,000,335
Posted By Ploddit
http://www.tankcareproducts.co.uk/

http://www.tankcareproducts.co.uk/
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2010, 02:09 AM
Replies: 25,183
Views: 3,000,335
Posted By Ploddit
I am a bike painter andçin regard to stickes on...

I am a bike painter andçin regard to stickes on plastic tanks.

With virtually all plastic tanks (except very modern ones) the fuel vapour gets absorbed and goes through the pastic tank pushing of...
Forum: Thumpers 09-01-2010, 11:29 AM
Replies: 25,183
Views: 3,000,335
Posted By Ploddit
Whats this? ...

Whats this?

http://cgi.ebay.fr/Amortisseur-Suzuki-350-DR-/300289965196?pt=FR_JG_Moto_Pi%C3%A8ces
Forum: Thumpers 08-31-2010, 12:34 PM
Replies: 25,183
Views: 3,000,335
Posted By Ploddit
OK getting a bit confused with shox and I need to...

OK getting a bit confused with shox and I need to sort something out.

I read here that the 'enduro' model shock is better having compression damping, but isn't the screw on the remote reservoir...
Forum: Thumpers 08-31-2010, 08:11 AM
Replies: 25,183
Views: 3,000,335
Posted By Ploddit
Someone asked about a strainer, yes under the oil...

Someone asked about a strainer, yes under the oil pump:

http://www.pieces-suz.com/suzuki-recherche-bike-pieces_n.php?compteur=423&PartsListID=150312
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2010, 12:08 PM
Replies: 25,183
Views: 3,000,335
Posted By Ploddit
Peatrich, I read somewhere here there is a...

Peatrich,

I read somewhere here there is a strainer in one of the hard pipes that leaves the frame, also every motorbike afaik has a strainer on the oil pick up in the sump, but as the DR is a dry...
Forum: Europe 08-30-2010, 05:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,263
Posted By Ploddit
A have french registered to ex UK BMW's ...

A have french registered to ex UK BMW's

Change headlight glass (K1100 its easy)
Get 'attestation' from BMW dealer that headlight is correct and that speedo has kms on it.
Get Européen certificat...
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2010, 04:28 AM
Replies: 25,183
Views: 3,000,335
Posted By Ploddit
Thanks Bob, So anyone want a half knackered...

Thanks Bob,

So anyone want a half knackered CV with 1 used and 1 new set of cables?
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2010, 03:19 AM
Replies: 25,183
Views: 3,000,335
Posted By Ploddit
Another new DR owner

To say hi and introduce myself.

I finally got the old 92 S out of the garage to start on it, I bought it for €500 years ago.

I had to resolder the neutral switch.

The air mixture screw on...
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