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  1. Africa Twin
    Hi folks, Just a quick question. When I bought my beloved AT RD04 from 1991 in 1998 we had only gasoline super with lead in Portugal, so I used that on her. Now the only gasoline we can find is unleaded (in the octanes of 95 and 98). Since I'm a cheap son of a gun :D I use on it the unleaded 95...
  2. Africa Twin
    After and still having flooding problems with the bike and trying all sorts to clean them with fuel additives i'm going to bite the bullet and rebuild them. Also both tank taps don't shut off totally. Any recommendations for rebuild kits or any other advice on doing this would be...
  3. Mechanical Advice
    What are people's thoughts on using one of these fuel additives that is meant to clean out gunk in the carbs? Mine seem ok at the moment and I don't fancy stripping them down to clean them when they don't seem to need it but would like to do some preventative maintenance so was thinking of...
  4. Mechanical Advice
    I came across this on Ebay. http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&ih=005&item=150034313770&rd=1&sspagename=STRK%3AMEWA%3AIT&rd=1 Is it really as good as it's described? Has anyone used this (or similar) oil additives? This is allegedly a quote from the site: Dear Ametech. I...
  5. Africa Twin
    Has anyone ever put Slik 50 (motorcycle version) in their engine and if so would they recommend it .
  6. Africa Twin
    Just wondering about this: I was having a look around at the local motorcylce shop, and saw a shelf full of fuel additives. one to clean the carbs, one to dissolve the oil particles, one to remove burnt bits etc... :?: My question, I'm having trouble to believe all these "wonder" liquids...
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