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Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-12-2014, 04:28 AM
Replies: 469
Views: 104,035
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, 08:49 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 42,877
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, 03:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 952
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, 07:02 AM
Replies: 16,103
Views: 2,475,371
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, 02:11 PM
Replies: 16,103
Views: 2,475,371
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, 08:07 AM
Replies: 16,103
Views: 2,475,371
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, 01:18 AM
Replies: 16,103
Views: 2,475,371
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, 04:17 AM
Replies: 16,103
Views: 2,475,371
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, 08:09 AM
Replies: 474
Views: 82,972
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, 01:48 AM
Replies: 474
Views: 82,972
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, 04:52 AM
Replies: 16,103
Views: 2,475,371
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, 12:37 AM
Replies: 16,103
Views: 2,475,371
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, 02:31 PM
Replies: 16,103
Views: 2,475,371
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, 02:22 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 40,882
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, 05:06 AM
Replies: 474
Views: 82,972
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, 07:20 AM
Replies: 16,103
Views: 2,475,371
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, 04:36 AM
Replies: 474
Views: 82,972
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, 02:16 PM
Replies: 474
Views: 82,972
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...
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 16,103
Views: 2,475,371
Posted By MrPopples
hopefully, you seem alright :) roundabouts...

hopefully, you seem alright :)

roundabouts ... we damm know how to use them here ... there's one every 10 freaking meters! :puke1

I'll look around if I see a SR41 beak lying around.
You don't...
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 16,103
Views: 2,475,371
Posted By MrPopples
nice, I hope I can get down to that weight ;) ...

nice, I hope I can get down to that weight ;)
do you plan to sell this tank? or this was a one-off?
I guess you used vynilester resin?
seems vynilester is more resistant to fuel/ethanol and is...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-29-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 69,793
Posted By MrPopples
I'm really impressed by what you did with the...

I'm really impressed by what you did with the tank :clap
I'm going to do the same on my DR800 :)

subscribed ! (even though, I seem to be a bit late on this build :P)

good luck with your...
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 16,103
Views: 2,475,371
Posted By MrPopples
Congrats stefan :) you got me...

Congrats stefan :)



you got me interested here :D
is it a full kevlar fuel tank? or is it only covered in kevlar?

71HP ... well, I guess I need the flatside carbs ... badly :eek1

what's...
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2014, 02:33 AM
Replies: 16,103
Views: 2,475,371
Posted By MrPopples
I have a shop that can relocate the reservoir for...

I have a shop that can relocate the reservoir for not too much money.
I also plan to make an aluminium subframe on the rear ... and maybe change the dual carb for a big fat one with a pump :)
and...
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 16,103
Views: 2,475,371
Posted By MrPopples
long is the road young padawan :D ...

long is the road young padawan :D

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-yTFYdC5op9A/UOTI0Ar9LII/AAAAAAAABD8/Np3thJ4Ll6U/w958-h719-no/IMG_20120712_192031.jpg

Jackpot :D

I got all 6's too ... I...
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2014, 02:04 AM
Replies: 16,103
Views: 2,475,371
Posted By MrPopples
Wilbers shocks don't come cheap. I would try...

Wilbers shocks don't come cheap.

I would try to get a shock from a recent broken bike if I wanted something not too bad and cheap ;)
I fitted a aprilia rxv fork (that was long hard and painful...
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2014, 02:52 AM
Replies: 16,103
Views: 2,475,371
Posted By MrPopples
I need to re-jet the carb for the Produro...

I need to re-jet the carb for the Produro exhaust.

is it a good idea to get the carb in an ultrasonic bath? or since I'm changing the jets ... everything will be clean anyway? I guess it can't...
Forum: Road warriors 05-06-2014, 02:16 AM
Replies: 474
Views: 82,972
Posted By MrPopples
Well, I usually hate the look of the S2 ... but...

Well, I usually hate the look of the S2 ... but this one looks very nice :)
I usually saw them in black or white ... but this color suits her better :)

congrats, long live Buell ;)
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-30-2014, 01:34 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 40,882
Posted By MrPopples
Very nice bike(s) :) It's coming together...

Very nice bike(s) :)
It's coming together nicely.
I may have the opportunity to buy a used california 1000 or 1100 ... no idea if the frame would be a good starting point though ... I might do...
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2014, 04:13 AM
Replies: 16,103
Views: 2,475,371
Posted By MrPopples
I'm thinking about dropping the Acerbis 25Liters...

I'm thinking about dropping the Acerbis 25Liters tank for something else ...
I'd like to keep it really light (no metal/aluminium tank) and keep a bare minimum of 15 Liters?

I'm also thinking of...
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 16,103
Views: 2,475,371
Posted By MrPopples
I really like what you did with the wiring ... ...

I really like what you did with the wiring ...
I'll do the same for sure :D
Toni, What's the tank you fitted ? :)

This afternoon (aside from mounting the valves back on the buell and sorting the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 16,103
Views: 2,475,371
Posted By MrPopples
With the acerbis tank sitting way higher, I don't...

With the acerbis tank sitting way higher, I don't think I will lose any fuel capacity by removing the fuel pump. eveything is upper the carbs ... so it should be okay :)
I will check all the fuel...
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2014, 01:37 AM
Replies: 16,103
Views: 2,475,371
Posted By MrPopples
Well, exact same issue this morning :cry ... had...

Well, exact same issue this morning :cry ... had to take the bicycle :P
there's more than 15 liters in the tank ... so, probably not the clogged reserve ...
Do I still need the fuel pump with an...
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 16,103
Views: 2,475,371
Posted By MrPopples
DR Big + EFI? yes, done and redone ;) ...

DR Big + EFI?
yes, done and redone ;)

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=901800&highlight=dr800+injection...
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 16,103
Views: 2,475,371
Posted By MrPopples
great video :evil not sure I would be able to...

great video :evil
not sure I would be able to ride that fast/good :eek1
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2014, 01:37 AM
Replies: 16,103
Views: 2,475,371
Posted By MrPopples
the fuel level was low. I added 6 liters of new...

the fuel level was low.
I added 6 liters of new fuel and the DR runs like a charm ;)

so either the reserve is clogged or the fuel was too old.
if the reserve is clogged, I'll have the same...
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2014, 04:38 AM
Replies: 16,103
Views: 2,475,371
Posted By MrPopples
Today I tried getting the DR out after nearly a...

Today I tried getting the DR out after nearly a year without running :D

I started it yesterday, waited till it was hot on the choke and stopped it (don't want to piss the neighbourhood too much...
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 16,103
Views: 2,475,371
Posted By MrPopples
I can be your spiritual son :D

I can be your spiritual son :D
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2014, 05:19 AM
Replies: 16,103
Views: 2,475,371
Posted By MrPopples
In france you have a one time registration fee...

In france you have a one time registration fee for every change of owner.
It's a flate rate per "fiscal horse power".
usually they take the cc of the bike and divide by 100.
so, if your DR is...
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 16,103
Views: 2,475,371
Posted By MrPopples
some "basic" pictures here:...

some "basic" pictures here: http://imgur.com/a/lsH6X#5
I can make some close ups if you need or some specific pics.

I live in france ... so, shipping to Davis won't be cheap I fear :-/
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 16,103
Views: 2,475,371
Posted By MrPopples
For anyone interested. I'm selling some "spare"...

For anyone interested.
I'm selling some "spare" parts :)

-Front fork with brake/wheel (new pads, new disc, 80% front tire)
-all the SR43 plastics, in blue (lots of them are scratched)
-gas tank...
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