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Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2013, 04:15 AM
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Posted By OldUKBikerGuy
I'm glad it wasn't just me that was finding...

I'm glad it wasn't just me that was finding Derek's pedantry rather tedious!
Well done to Slartidbartfast for initially responding, and so politely too.

After all, there's a fine line between...
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2013, 01:27 AM
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Posted By OldUKBikerGuy
Well spotted - I hadn't noticed that! We got...

Well spotted - I hadn't noticed that!

We got the black bikes here before 2000, but yes, they should still have the better forks fitted. I wonder what else isn't quite right?

And DEFINITELY not...
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2013, 09:07 AM
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Posted By OldUKBikerGuy
Dr350s look like good investments.....

Just seen this on the UK Ebay site:

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Suzuki-DR350-SE-/281154324198?pt=UK_Motorcycles&hash=item41761a86e6

Looks like a lovely bike, but that must be about $3750 in your...
Forum: Thumpers 08-19-2013, 04:15 PM
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Posted By OldUKBikerGuy
Bit of a long shot here, but are you SURE the...

Bit of a long shot here, but are you SURE the noise is coming from the engine?

I had a similar problem with my 1997 350SE a few months back and it eventually turned out to be the drive chain...
Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2013, 10:30 AM
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Posted By OldUKBikerGuy
Something a bit different?

Hi Guys,

I thought you might be interested in my re-worked 1997 DR350SE, first seen posted in it's originally tatty state back in January this year (post 14177).

Since then, I've stripped the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2013, 01:28 AM
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Posted By OldUKBikerGuy
Talking Yep, I've got a pair of exactly the same mirrors...

Yep, I've got a pair of exactly the same mirrors on my bike and find them perfect for street riding - even over here, on the 'proper' side of the road! :d

I've got mine set wider and lower,...
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2013, 03:42 AM
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Posted By OldUKBikerGuy
Just happened to notice that there is an oil...

Just happened to notice that there is an oil cooler set for sale on UK Ebay right now - currently on 99p ($1.50?)

The buyer says UK post only, but it might be worth asking him anyway.
If all...
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2013, 02:35 PM
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Posted By OldUKBikerGuy
Rear shock restoration

While restoring my whole bike, I've got my rear shock in bits and wonder if it's OK to get the spring powder-coated?

Obviously when riding, the metal will flex a bit, but enough to cause a...
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2013, 04:11 AM
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Posted By OldUKBikerGuy
After the problems I had with my upper bearing, I...

After the problems I had with my upper bearing, I discovered the lower one was completely missing anyway. I'm in the middle of a frame-up rebuild now, but I'm just going to run the bike without...
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2013, 04:12 AM
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Posted By OldUKBikerGuy
When I said 'sidewall', I of course meant 'bead'....

When I said 'sidewall', I of course meant 'bead'. My bad. :doh
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2013, 03:56 AM
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Posted By OldUKBikerGuy
I have yet to take my tyres off, but I guess the...

I have yet to take my tyres off, but I guess the screws are just long enough to get a grip into the sidewall, yet not right through, for obvious reasons.

The tyre should be thick enough at this...
Forum: Thumpers 03-13-2013, 05:33 PM
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Posted By OldUKBikerGuy
When I picked up my '97 DR350SE last year, the PO...

When I picked up my '97 DR350SE last year, the PO had removed both rim locks and fitted some self-tapping screws through the rims and into the tyre walls; apparently it was an old trials-riding mod...
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2013, 04:26 PM
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Posted By OldUKBikerGuy
Just wanted to add to Rugged Exposure's note that...

Just wanted to add to Rugged Exposure's note that this thread has now reached its epic 1000th page!

I've worked my way through every one of them, and I have learned an incredible amount about the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2013, 10:01 AM
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Posted By OldUKBikerGuy
I emailed him from the UK a couple of months ago...

I emailed him from the UK a couple of months ago about ordering a pumper carb kit; his wife said that they weren't doing any international shipping anymore. Maybe that has changed now?

Still, it...
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2013, 04:46 AM
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Posted By OldUKBikerGuy
I've been thinking about putting one of these on...

I've been thinking about putting one of these on my 98DR350SE.
Here's a link to another current seller on Ebay; not sure of your conversion rate but it looks a bit cheaper?...
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2013, 06:25 PM
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Posted By OldUKBikerGuy
You did say 'plastics', but I've just bought a...

You did say 'plastics', but I've just bought a pair of these for my steel tank and I was impressed with them at such a bargain price.
...
Forum: Thumpers 01-19-2013, 08:02 AM
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Posted By OldUKBikerGuy
Great 'snow' pictures, BobOneLeg; I'm SO jealous!...

Great 'snow' pictures, BobOneLeg; I'm SO jealous!

Not very far away, here on the South Coast, we just got slushy crap.
(Enough excuse to close the schools though...)

Good to see you out having...
Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2013, 05:18 PM
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Posted By OldUKBikerGuy
Yeah, people keep filling it up with irrelevant...

Yeah, people keep filling it up with irrelevant stuff....er, like this! :D
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2013, 10:32 AM
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Posted By OldUKBikerGuy
Mmm, I noticed that, a while after I bought the...

Mmm, I noticed that, a while after I bought the bike and then read on here that the 'later 98 -99 forks were the ones to have'.

Although my bike is technically a 98, it was registered early in...
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2013, 10:22 AM
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Posted By OldUKBikerGuy
Yes, that makes sense! Virtually all my riding is...

Yes, that makes sense! Virtually all my riding is on tarmac, and we have the preload set about mid way which gives a wonderfully smooth ride under most conditions.
I can't see me ever derailing the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2013, 09:37 AM
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Posted By OldUKBikerGuy
Many thanks to 2Bold2GetOld for the prompt...

Many thanks to 2Bold2GetOld for the prompt response and great photos!

http://roycecochran.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Givi-top-mount-mod/i-gZRsCx4/0/S/dr350%20lower%20chain%20roller-S.jpg

Now I can...
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2013, 08:05 AM
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Posted By OldUKBikerGuy
Another 'mystery noise' solved....!

Just before Xmas, I took my 98DR350SE on a 'Mistletoe Run' charity bike ride, here in the UK.
With my girlfriend on the back, we set off for the rendezvous point, but soon became aware of an ominous...
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2012, 04:43 AM
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Posted By OldUKBikerGuy
Thanks for all the input, guys; clearly it's a...

Thanks for all the input, guys; clearly it's a common thing with DRs, even if not everyone hears it.
I had thought maybe this was because it was only on the SEs, but perhaps not, if Mark doesn't...
Forum: Thumpers 12-19-2012, 06:30 PM
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Posted By OldUKBikerGuy
UK Newbie's mystery noise.....

Thanks for that, MrPulldown; it's very reassuring to know I'm not the only one then!
Interesting that Markk900 apparently hasn't heard it though?

He asks 'how loud?', and I would say it's a bit...
Forum: Thumpers 12-19-2012, 07:15 AM
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Posted By OldUKBikerGuy
UK Newbie with a question

Hi everyone,
After reading right through the first 600+ pages of this thread so far, I was persuaded to buy my first DR350 (a 1998 SE) and it is already one of the best bikes I've ever had (out of...
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