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Forum: Road warriors 04-13-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 59,737
Posted By fotoduda.com
Hey, it worked! :clap I took the starter out,...

Hey, it worked! :clap I took the starter out, gave it an eye inspection and found nothing wrong with it. The brushes had still a plenty of material, the contacts where not damaged. No clue. Than I...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-13-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 41,435
Posted By fotoduda.com
Well I had to put the shocks in the original...

Well I had to put the shocks in the original position during the trip to Albania, because I was bottoming it out at a slightest bump. Now I'm thinking about putting in shocks from a DDR's MZ ETZ 250....
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-08-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 41,435
Posted By fotoduda.com
[QUOTE=TUCKERS;23883386]Got one of those...

[QUOTE=TUCKERS;23883386]Got one of those Touratech rear brake master cyclinders

Now, where did I put that garden hose...
Forum: Road warriors 04-02-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 59,737
Posted By fotoduda.com
build update...

build update (http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=23832618&postcount=104)

http://fotoduda.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/DUD_7641.jpg
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-01-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 41,435
Posted By fotoduda.com
Here’s how the finished product from the previous...

Here’s how the finished product from the previous post looks like. Much better than the previous one, now I can pivot the bike on it.

http://fotoduda.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/DUD_7631.jpg
...
Forum: Road warriors 03-17-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 59,737
Posted By fotoduda.com
So I found a XL600 front calliper that fits right...

So I found a XL600 front calliper that fits right into the rear brake bracket, plug and play. The only difference is that it has slightly larger (like extra 5mm) pistons. I coupled it with a CBR600...
Forum: Road warriors 03-11-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 59,737
Posted By fotoduda.com
Didn't know I could open it. I hope it's that...

Didn't know I could open it. I hope it's that easy.
Forum: Road warriors 03-11-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 59,737
Posted By fotoduda.com
Another question, my stater gives me headaches....

Another question, my stater gives me headaches. It behaves weird. On a given day it works perfect for the first 3-4 starts. After that if I push the button it tries to turn over but disengages...
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,223
Posted By fotoduda.com
Has anybody actually done it, or is it just an...

Has anybody actually done it, or is it just an urban legend? I was thinking about that concept cause my starter motor gives me headaches.

What about the ignition? The FT has a CDI, and the dirt...
Forum: Road warriors 03-08-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 59,737
Posted By fotoduda.com
Thanks for the tip man, I found a VT500 front...

Thanks for the tip man, I found a VT500 front calliper that looks like it's gonna fit.
Forum: Road warriors 03-08-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 59,737
Posted By fotoduda.com
My FT500 Ascot rear brake calliper got completely...

My FT500 Ascot rear brake calliper got completely stuck, the cylinders don't move at all, can't even take them out to change the seals, the master cylinder is shot as well. The weather is already...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-07-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 41,435
Posted By fotoduda.com
Welding skills progress. I was fixing my...

Welding skills progress. I was fixing my motorcycle stand today. On the right last year attempt, no penetration, big blob of shit. Plus the metal bracket was to thin and it went all sideways. On the...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-03-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 41,435
Posted By fotoduda.com
The starter begin to fail only 2 days before I...

The starter begin to fail only 2 days before I left for the trip :D I didn't tell anybody the date, so I have no idea how he knew...
Since than it's usable only 3-4 times a day. It poses some...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-03-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 41,435
Posted By fotoduda.com
Continental TwinDuro TCK80, tubeless. I just...

Continental TwinDuro TCK80, tubeless. I just bought another one for the back. At the back thou I put an inner-tube inside. After spinning the wheel in deep sand and mud, little grains of sand can get...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-10-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 41,435
Posted By fotoduda.com
Yes, I believe it's 110, or 100. It's performing...

Yes, I believe it's 110, or 100. It's performing really well off road, even in sand. And on tarmac you don't even notice you're riding a knobby until it rains. It's a great 50/50 tire, maybe even...
Forum: Ride reports 09-05-2013, 04:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,796
Posted By fotoduda.com
The idea to visit Albania emerged in my head when...

The idea to visit Albania emerged in my head when I couldn't find any map or travel guide about it in the book store. I got more and more convinced that it's a good idea by people's reactions to it:...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-02-2013, 03:17 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 41,435
Posted By fotoduda.com
It made it! :D 3700km in 2 weeks, 2up. ...

It made it! :D
3700km in 2 weeks, 2up.

I'll be posting the ride report here (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=916660).

http://fotoduda.com/wp-content/gallery/albania/dud_6141.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 09-02-2013, 03:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,796
Posted By fotoduda.com
Albania or bust! 2up on a 30 year old 500cc thumper

Just returned from a 2 weeks and 3700km trip around the Balkans. The unlikely mean of transportation was my 1982 Honda FT500 that's in the middle of the scrablerization project...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-16-2013, 12:41 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 41,435
Posted By fotoduda.com
More shitty phone photos everybody've been...

More shitty phone photos everybody've been waiting for!

I found some leftover curtain hanging pipes (or whatever they're called) in my garage and turned them into a luggage rack. It was 3 days of...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-30-2013, 05:48 AM
Replies: 1,602
Views: 1,127,649
Posted By fotoduda.com
my FT scrambler in the dual sport trippin' setup,...

my FT scrambler in the dual sport trippin' setup, somewhere in the Czech Republic on my way from Poznań to Munich.

http://fotoduda.com/wp-content/gallery/munich/dud_5870.jpg
...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-29-2013, 04:25 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 41,435
Posted By fotoduda.com
I know I haven't post any updates lately, but I...

I know I haven't post any updates lately, but I was busy with other things. Like making a knife...

http://fotoduda.com/wp-content/gallery/knife-making/sg208401.jpg

more about it here...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-29-2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 41,435
Posted By fotoduda.com
PM me, I have one in PDF to spare :evil

PM me, I have one in PDF to spare :evil
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-14-2013, 10:14 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 41,435
Posted By fotoduda.com
Does the Pope shit in the woods?:wink:

Does the Pope shit in the woods?:wink:
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-09-2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 41,435
Posted By fotoduda.com
new K&N filter and new rear loop for the Honda

Believe it or not, last Saturday I lost the air filter on my bike. It fell out somewhere on the rough dirt road, 40km from home, I never saw it again. Almost bought a new stock one, but I've found a...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-20-2013, 03:52 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 41,435
Posted By fotoduda.com
I'm only 300km into the new piston brake-in, so...

I'm only 300km into the new piston brake-in, so no high speed cornering for me now ;)

I usually go 120km/h tops, once pushed it to like 150 and that was it. The engine was already begging for...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-20-2013, 02:55 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 41,435
Posted By fotoduda.com
Rember when I said the suspension is perfect now?...

Rember when I said the suspension is perfect now? Turns out I was lying to you and to myself. Last Sunday I took a nice 100km ride mostly thru the woods, and the bike got a little beat up. It was so...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-16-2013, 01:57 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 165,401
Posted By fotoduda.com
I thought I'll post a little update on my...

I thought I'll post a little update on my scrambler build (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=810396&page=5). As you can see I'm working hard to make it look anything but the stock FT. And I...
Forum: Road warriors 06-16-2013, 01:51 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 59,737
Posted By fotoduda.com
A little update on my scrambler build...

A little update on my scrambler build (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=810396&page=5). As you can see I'm working hard to make it look anything but the stock FT. And I will succeed, or...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-15-2013, 07:14 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 41,435
Posted By fotoduda.com
Last month I had big fuck up. Doing 100km/h I...

Last month I had big fuck up. Doing 100km/h I suddenly lost power, stopped on the side of the road and the engine died on me. Turned out there was no oil in the motor. I topped it out some 800km...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-24-2013, 02:17 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 41,435
Posted By fotoduda.com
I've seen that jack switch on Corpses From Hell...

I've seen that jack switch on Corpses From Hell (http://corpsesfromhell.blogspot.com) on one picture and there were no instructions.

First of all I got rid of all unnecessary from the original...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-23-2013, 03:58 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 41,435
Posted By fotoduda.com
I went for a ride thru the woods on (Any) Sunday...

I went for a ride thru the woods on (Any) Sunday and lost the side stand. The new shocks are a bit too stiff.

http://fotoduda.com/honda/IMG_0968.JPG

http://fotoduda.com/honda/IMG_0969.JPG

...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-15-2013, 11:44 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 41,435
Posted By fotoduda.com
that was today: fuck it, let's ride :D ...

that was today:

fuck it, let's ride :D

http://fotoduda.com/honda/IMG_0964.JPG


I put the new shocks on and rode it around the city with this half finished (or half destroyed) seat. Just...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-14-2013, 04:16 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 41,435
Posted By fotoduda.com
Poznan Motor Show

BTW here's a nice FT500 from RedHotChiliCustoms:

http://fotoduda.com/wp-content/gallery/poznan-motor-show-2013/dud_4942.jpg
...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-14-2013, 04:11 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 41,435
Posted By fotoduda.com
that was last week: ...

that was last week:

http://fotoduda.com/honda/global-warming.jpg

you can see the global warming in full swing :P

I the meantime I ordered the cheapest MIG welder the money could buy, it was...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-21-2013, 03:28 AM
Replies: 361
Views: 165,401
Posted By fotoduda.com
I love the way this guy puts it ...

I love the way this guy puts it
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zibj7KnjClk
Forum: Old's Cool 02-20-2013, 01:42 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 165,401
Posted By fotoduda.com
Can someone explain me what is the point of a...

Can someone explain me what is the point of a 11,500 quid scrambler? Cause trashing it in the woods doesn't seem like it ;)
Forum: Road warriors 02-15-2013, 10:04 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 59,737
Posted By fotoduda.com
What vibration? It's a Honda :)

What vibration? It's a Honda :)
Forum: Road warriors 02-07-2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 59,737
Posted By fotoduda.com
And now for something completely different: a...

And now for something completely different: a FT500...

I'm in the middle of making a scrambler out of it.

http://fotoduda.com/wp-content/gallery/great-escape/dud_4889.jpg
...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-05-2013, 02:27 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 41,435
Posted By fotoduda.com
Here's some more. I'm using original seat...

Here's some more.

I'm using original seat pan as a base, although this is not one of those modifications that you can just reverse and get back to the factory spec. First I cut the sides off so...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-27-2013, 05:18 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 41,435
Posted By fotoduda.com
little progress

Shocks arrived last week, but the bike is still under a feet of snow and it's -7*C outside.

http://fotoduda.com/wp-content/gallery/honda-2013/img_0928-2.jpg

But I managed to get the seat off...
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