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Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2015, 02:22 PM
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Posted By MrPopples
had a bit of time this evening (really 15 minutes...

had a bit of time this evening (really 15 minutes :P).
I changed the sparkplugs to new ones (irridium, they were on sale :D) and the bike doesn't stop anymore when hot.
There's still an issue, the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2015, 04:20 AM
Replies: 16,552
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Posted By MrPopples
can you tell us more about that? is it custom...

can you tell us more about that?
is it custom made with a CNC?
or is it a gsxr swing arm that has been extended to fit the BIG?

or???

I'm a bit curious about it ;)


Though ... didn't have...
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 16,552
Views: 2,797,183
Posted By MrPopples
I don't think there's any difference between...

I don't think there's any difference between SR43A and SR43B.

I have a caliper from a 93 SR43A if you can't find one locally. (no idea how much is postage from france to sweden)
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-06-2015, 06:46 AM
Replies: 591
Views: 78,864
Posted By MrPopples
looks like the front fork has been taken from a...

looks like the front fork has been taken from a moped on this '12' :rofl


keep up the nice work, always a pleasure to see an update in this thread.
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2015, 02:43 AM
Replies: 16,552
Views: 2,797,183
Posted By MrPopples
Sadly, didn't have time to work on the issue :( ...

Sadly, didn't have time to work on the issue :(

I recently bought a house ... and I have lot of stuff to do in the garden.
The garden is 3000 square meters and hasn't been properly maintained for...
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2015, 04:34 AM
Replies: 16,552
Views: 2,797,183
Posted By MrPopples
"Sign-up to see more..." well ... fuck...

"Sign-up to see more..."


well ... fuck you pinterest :boid


to add something constructive here : http://drmania.free.fr/galerie.htm
some pictures from the french owners, all kind of DRs,...
Forum: Road warriors 02-19-2015, 02:40 AM
Replies: 556
Views: 105,572
Posted By MrPopples
btw, some friends wants to check how the Czechs...

btw, some friends wants to check how the Czechs have fun : http://lifewithtintoys.blogspot.it/2015/02/buellive-2014-part-1-saturday-14-june.html

I'm thinking of a nice trip to go there ... but I...
Forum: Road warriors 02-18-2015, 05:48 AM
Replies: 556
Views: 105,572
Posted By MrPopples
not enough XBs here ... restoring the balance :D ...

not enough XBs here ... restoring the balance :D


https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-twCtoMt8ffM/UY_VTtKrcbI/AAAAAAAAAoU/rJPXYwIgGMk/w1165-h874-no/P1000078.JPG

A friend (taking the picture)...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Europe, Africa, & Middle East 02-16-2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,305
Posted By MrPopples
anything marked as a "GR" is forbiden to motor...

anything marked as a "GR" is forbiden to motor vehicles.

Any sign mentioning "forbidden for motorcycles and/or ATVs" are not legal.
just ignore these signs.

it's either forbidden to all motor...
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 16,552
Views: 2,797,183
Posted By MrPopples
I think you cannot colour any acerbis tanks :-/ ...

I think you cannot colour any acerbis tanks :-/
I know, the previous owner of the plastic tank I have tried.
I tried everything and asked everyone, but there's nothing you can do.

Acerbis...
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2015, 04:04 AM
Replies: 16,552
Views: 2,797,183
Posted By MrPopples
I'll try to rule out other issues before...

I'll try to rule out other issues before considering it's a cracked head :P

I like your "OGIO" coils, where did you find them?
Since my coils might be dead ... :D

No, I'm not searching for...
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 16,552
Views: 2,797,183
Posted By MrPopples
Yes, you can source all the parts of the 750 :) ...

Yes, you can source all the parts of the 750 :)
It has a manual decompressor and it mounts on the Big.
There must be a wire to ground somewhere so that the bike actually start... I think it has...
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2015, 03:38 AM
Replies: 16,552
Views: 2,797,183
Posted By MrPopples
Nice page, I don't see where I fucked. I did...

Nice page, I don't see where I fucked.
I did everything as the guy did... I even put back exactly the same allen screws :)

The only thing I didn't mention is the brass tube on the right of both...
Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 16,552
Views: 2,797,183
Posted By MrPopples
back on the DR issues :P I'm putting the...

back on the DR issues :P

I'm putting the showers issues at rest for now ...
until the wifey decides the color of the shower anyway ...


So,
I still have this problem where the DR stops when...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-09-2015, 06:42 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,015
Posted By MrPopples
Well, fuck, I might have allergies too. ...

Well, fuck, I might have allergies too.

Congrats mate, any more pictures and stories? :)
Forum: Road warriors 02-09-2015, 03:34 AM
Replies: 556
Views: 105,572
Posted By MrPopples
well, that's mostly the same thing :lol3

well, that's mostly the same thing :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 02-06-2015, 03:12 AM
Replies: 556
Views: 105,572
Posted By MrPopples
Cant comment on update to cams but there was a...

Cant comment on update to cams but there was a crankshaft update in 2008.[/QUOTE]

Yeah, you are right, I meant crankshaft for both.
English is not my native language, I mixed the two terms :-/
...
Forum: Road warriors 02-05-2015, 04:42 AM
Replies: 556
Views: 105,572
Posted By MrPopples
I understand there's two revisions of the engine....

I understand there's two revisions of the engine.

the first engine in 04
then they updated the camshaft in 07
then they updated the camshaft AND oil pump in 08+
(correct me if I'm wrong here)....
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-30-2015, 06:04 AM
Replies: 591
Views: 78,864
Posted By MrPopples
I really like it, it's nice and clean. Mine is...

I really like it, it's nice and clean.
Mine is just a mess.
I used a flat plate too, made the paper thing until I was almost satisfied with it ...
then I proceeded at drawing the paper on top of...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-29-2015, 01:29 AM
Replies: 591
Views: 78,864
Posted By MrPopples
last week I tried making a mount for my speedo...

last week I tried making a mount for my speedo ...
Couldn't get anything looking straight/symmetrical ...

it looks so easy when you do it :)
Congratz, you got taste and skills :freaky
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2015, 06:32 AM
Replies: 16,552
Views: 2,797,183
Posted By MrPopples
good to know ... because I have a similar issue...

good to know ...
because I have a similar issue right now :cry
Bike starts fine, idles fine ... then dies!
looks like the bike won't start again properly until cold...

oh well ... I have so...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-15-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 29,070
Posted By MrPopples
Again, great photographs, thanks for all the...

Again, great photographs, thanks for all the advice too ;)

I bought a camera a year ago, a dmc fz62... and I understand now why having the possibility to shoot in RAW is important!

It's a nice...
Forum: Europe 01-14-2015, 02:47 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,958
Posted By MrPopples
Well, another "rosbeef" in the Gers :D I'm...

Well, another "rosbeef" in the Gers :D

I'm in Cologne (Yes, in France, Gers, not Germany!)

Trails are authorized unless specified otherwise ...
Lots (most?) of the trails are forbiden sadly.
...
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2015, 12:15 AM
Replies: 16,552
Views: 2,797,183
Posted By MrPopples
Right now, more than time and money, I need...

Right now, more than time and money, I need skillz :D

first attempt at making a speedo mount for the vapor trailtech ...
a disaster!
...
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2015, 06:05 AM
Replies: 16,552
Views: 2,797,183
Posted By MrPopples
@Leo: very nice DR :) I have a similar...

@Leo: very nice DR :)

I have a similar project actually ... and I can't even produce a nice picture :lol3
Forum: Vendors 01-08-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 24,252
Posted By MrPopples
Thanks, I'm in fear, in great fear, I hope...

Thanks,
I'm in fear, in great fear, I hope France will not succumb to fascism ... but that's another story.



And that's exactly what I'm trying to do.
I won't try to convince anyone, I'm just...
Forum: Vendors 01-07-2015, 06:49 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 24,252
Posted By MrPopples
yeah, I'm taking numbers out of my ass :) ...

yeah, I'm taking numbers out of my ass :)
http://www.association-aide-victimes.fr/calcul-prejudice-corporel-AAF.htm

Again, this is stricly related to french legislation.
Toy with the calculator...
Forum: Vendors 01-06-2015, 11:59 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 24,252
Posted By MrPopples
Can I just step in to say that "denial of...

Can I just step in to say that "denial of insurance" can cost you a life worth of money?
If you injure someone, it can easily cost you more than 500 000 euros in France.
Search for "pretium...
Forum: Trip Planning 01-05-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,694
Posted By MrPopples
rich idea. I quickly copy/pasted a new sheet...

rich idea.

I quickly copy/pasted a new sheet to change it to SI units and euros :D

here (http://advrider.com/forums/darkebola.free.fr/priv/mctrip.xlsx)

Warning: I edited it with libre...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-05-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 29,070
Posted By MrPopples
amazing pics :) Thx for sharing! :clap

amazing pics :)

Thx for sharing! :clap
Forum: Thumpers 12-29-2014, 04:45 AM
Replies: 16,552
Views: 2,797,183
Posted By MrPopples
Happy holidays to all of those who have holidays...

Happy holidays to all of those who have holidays :D




Actually, I ride the Buell if I want to ride on the road for long stretches :)
so, I would probably be ok for a trade to a DR350 :)
(I...
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 16,552
Views: 2,797,183
Posted By MrPopples
@Rob: A clown entertain peoples on purpose I...

@Rob: A clown entertain peoples on purpose I guess.
I guess I'm just a bad mechanic (or ... a learner? :))

@ghulst: depends on what is your budget.
I think the DR800 is an overall good bike....
Forum: Vendors 12-17-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 24,252
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 12-16-2014, 03:02 AM
Replies: 16,969
Views: 10,703,769
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, 06:27 AM
Replies: 16,969
Views: 10,703,769
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, 09:12 AM
Replies: 16,552
Views: 2,797,183
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, 03:53 AM
Replies: 16,552
Views: 2,797,183
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, 03:51 AM
Replies: 16,552
Views: 2,797,183
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, 06:18 AM
Replies: 16,552
Views: 2,797,183
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, 01:43 AM
Replies: 16,969
Views: 10,703,769
Posted By MrPopples
I was more thinking about "Motorhead - Jailbait"...

I was more thinking about "Motorhead - Jailbait" :D
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