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Forum: Some Assembly Required Yesterday, 03:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,983
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: 49
Views: 2,105
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: 35
Views: 4,073
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: 16,205
Views: 2,557,604
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: 16,205
Views: 2,557,604
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: 16,205
Views: 2,557,604
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: 35
Views: 4,073
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: 15,890
Views: 9,360,549
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: 16,205
Views: 2,557,604
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: 16,205
Views: 2,557,604
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: 16,205
Views: 2,557,604
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: 16,205
Views: 2,557,604
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: 16,205
Views: 2,557,604
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: 849
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: 499
Views: 88,977
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: 499
Views: 88,977
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: 16,205
Views: 2,557,604
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: 16,205
Views: 2,557,604
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: 16,205
Views: 2,557,604
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: 5,325
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: 16,205
Views: 2,557,604
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: 13,249
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: 106,912
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: 46,952
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: 1,224
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...
Forum: Thumpers 08-26-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 16,205
Views: 2,557,604
Posted By MrPopples
If you have the sources for the schematics (I...

If you have the sources for the schematics (I dunno, photoshop or whatever?) I could edit/translate one or two to english I guess.

I don't speak german (at all), but it should be do-able :)
Forum: Thumpers 08-25-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 16,205
Views: 2,557,604
Posted By MrPopples
I have the diagram on paper, I'll cross-check :) ...

I have the diagram on paper, I'll cross-check :)

I can answer for a and b:
a: yes, this is the Ground, usually taken on the frame of the bike.
b: this is a DC motor, a circle with a M in it....
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 16,205
Views: 2,557,604
Posted By MrPopples
Who was searching for some red plastics already? ...

Who was searching for some red plastics already?
http://www.leboncoin.fr/equipement_moto/554482974.htm?ca=16_s

on the french "craigs' list" :)
Forum: Thumpers 08-19-2014, 02:18 AM
Replies: 16,205
Views: 2,557,604
Posted By MrPopples
so, how come a 250crf which has less filing (3...

so, how come a 250crf which has less filing (3 times less) and an idle at nearly the same rpm can work fine with a FCR 40? (or, at least, that's what I read...)

some things do not add up in my...
Forum: Thumpers 08-18-2014, 05:17 AM
Replies: 16,205
Views: 2,557,604
Posted By MrPopples
yesterday evening I was a bit bored and I...

yesterday evening I was a bit bored and I wondered ... "why has Suzuki used 2 carbs on the DR800?"

I don't think it has to do with a filling issue, as Harley always have used one carb and not so...
Forum: Road warriors 07-24-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 499
Views: 88,977
Posted By MrPopples
though, for those who really want to go to the...

though, for those who really want to go to the Alps and switzerland, there's a Buell meetup there starting 24th of august: http://buell.actifforum.com/t38844-swiss-buell-days

it's in french... If...
Forum: Road warriors 07-24-2014, 02:48 AM
Replies: 499
Views: 88,977
Posted By MrPopples
"we" get to organise de annual french buell rally...

"we" get to organise de annual french buell rally next year, near Toulouse :)

and I think we should talk Mr Hughlysses :freaky

If the buell meeting were "really" in the alps ... I could have...
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 16,205
Views: 2,557,604
Posted By MrPopples
well, crap, It's always a pain to sell a bike so...

well, crap, It's always a pain to sell a bike so modified :(
mait, if you decide to sell some cool bits ... I could probably buy some ... like the Mikuni carbs :evil
I could even send the original...
Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2014, 01:37 AM
Replies: 16,205
Views: 2,557,604
Posted By MrPopples
hey there :) I'm sure it is somewhere on...

hey there :)

I'm sure it is somewhere on that topic ... but I can't find it :(
what jetting setup do you put on a SR43A with stock air filter, a +3mm manifold and a street legal Produro ?

I'm...
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 16,205
Views: 2,557,604
Posted By MrPopples
also impressed with what you did mait! where...

also impressed with what you did mait!
where did you put the fuel? :)
give us more details :D




too bad it conflicts with the annuel Buell days in france.
Maybe next year I'll come visit...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-05-2014, 03:22 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 52,778
Posted By MrPopples
I've fitted an RXV fork to my DR800 (don't ask...

I've fitted an RXV fork to my DR800 (don't ask why :P)
anyway, for parts, I lurk here: http://www.apriliaforum.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?29-Aprilia-Parts-and-Accessories-for-Sale

it's a bit...
Forum: Road warriors 06-01-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 499
Views: 88,977
Posted By MrPopples
Usually, friends with tubers are more often in...

Usually, friends with tubers are more often in the garage to fix their bikes ...
but we, with the XB, spend more time in the garage since any minor issue is hours of work to access the engine :lol3...
Forum: Thumpers 05-31-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 16,205
Views: 2,557,604
Posted By MrPopples
we have the usual "left priority roundabouts"...

we have the usual "left priority roundabouts" where you give priority to those in the roundabout.
but we also have the confusing "right priority roundabouts" where the priority is given to people...
Forum: Road warriors 05-31-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 499
Views: 88,977
Posted By MrPopples
Motul 7100. The oil is a dark red. It explains...

Motul 7100. The oil is a dark red. It explains the color of the water ;)
Forum: Road warriors 05-30-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 499
Views: 88,977
Posted By MrPopples
if you still think an oil catch can is not...

if you still think an oil catch can is not necessary ...

this is what I "collected" after a 80km little ride
http://i.imgur.com/eMZwCcw.jpg

don't worry, this is a temporary catch can, I'm...
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