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  1. Looking for some help/advise. XL600V frame w/ NT650 motor question(s).

    Transalp
    Greetings, I'm hoping someone can shed some light on a little bump in the road I've come across in my build. As the title states I've thrown a NT650 / Bros 650 / Hawk 650 motor in a Transalp frame and my issue is the front cylinder's exhaust port isn't allowing me to get the Hawk's front header...
  2. RD04 Fuel Level Sensor Repair

    Africa Twin
    Hi All Can anyone advise how i can go about repairing an RD04 fuel level sensor as per the type in the image. Is there a link available to buy the correct thermistor? I have seen the repair videos but seems this type is different?
  3. That was a bit scary/disconcerting.

    Transalp
    I just had my first go at logging in using my new smart phone and the tapatalk app, only to be confronted with at least 6 new posts that seemed to originate from me. I quickly signed out, and logged in with my tablet to get the view I'm used to, expecting to have to advise that I'd been hacked...
  4. What paint to use on forks?

    Dominator / FMX
    Can anyone advise me as to which silver paint to use on the fork stanchions,should i wire brush them down paint and laquer? or is there any particular paint thats best? or any proven method of doing this job?
  5. Oil Lose

    Africa Twin
    Hello all Proud owner of a RD7A I'm suffering for an excessive oil lose, I fill the reservoir up to the max mark on the dipstick and 200 miles later the oil is half gone The oil appears to be leaking from one of the overflow tubes whilst parked on the side stand (although this anecdotal...
  6. Oil pump dommie

    Dominator / FMX
    Has anyone rebuilt a dominator oil pump? I have 2 pumps neither one works. Is it a worthwhile to buy the new inserts? I have been looking for a replacement oil pump but after wasting more money On a second hand pump, I think either a new pump or new inserts is the way to go Your advise on this...
  7. PLEASE HELP! Over heating

    CRF - New Forum!
    Hi guys. My friend and I recently installed new gears in my CRF 250 R 2007. All works great apart from ive now noticed my bike seems to be getting very hot very fast. Literally within 10 seconds of starting it the pipe at the front is scorching hot! I rode it briefly mainly to test the gears and...
  8. 2010 700

    Transalp Technical Specs
    Hi all and thanks for having me here,I hope someone can advise my 700 has a slight hesitation feeling when there’s no load or very little load on the engine between 2000 to just over 3000RPMs it ticks over spot on at about 1200 RPMs, new air filter NGK plugs and caps and there’s no change, and...
  9. Correct colour of XL600v HONDA sticker on Headlight cowl with red paintwork

    Transalp
    Good Morning, Wondering if somebody could advise me please? I need to replace the front Honda badge on the headlamp cowl after a respray. It fits above the headlamp. Please can somebody tell me if the correct (factory) specification for this colour should match the Honda letters on the side...
  10. RD07 Dual Pulsar question

    Africa Twin
    Hi members. I'm working on a friends RD07 which he's trying to "bring back from the dead". Long story short. The original engine blew (or got blown) and he bought a new one from a stripped down bike. His bike is a RD07 XRV750 T which has onepick up/pulsar coil listed on the Haynes wiring...
  11. XL500 Petcock

    XL
    Hi Im doing a scrambler build using an 1982 XL 500 tank. Im just trying to find a petcock but struggling at the moment. The thread size looks to be 17mm x 1mm. Would anybody be able to advise where to get one from in the UK please? Many thanks Sam
  12. Transalp 650. Mudguard bridge (front). Which way round?

    Transalp
    Hello all, Just been doing a bit of work on the front of my bike. This involved moving the mudguard bridge. When I took it off I didn't notice which way round it was. The manual says it has an arrow telling you which way round it goes. Mine was too rusty to read any arrow! Please could someone...
  13. Ignition went dead after storage, no power

    Transalp
    Gi, just wanna post my experience with the TA600. Had it in storage in my +5C garage all winter and fired her up a couple of times. Then come spring, ready to ride, fire up, but no.. the dash lights flicker , then all dead. Suspected dead battery. Charge it with CTEK charger for motorbike ...
  14. Front Brake Upgrade Options! RD07A (1998 W Vin No)

    Africa Twin
    Hi Folks Re: RD07A (1998 W Vin No) Front Brakes Upgrade! Been quite a while since my last post and, I dare to raise this old chestnut again! BTW, I have searched the forum but, I'm hoping there may be more recent research and actual upgrades that someone may be kind enough to advise on. Last...
  15. 2006 fmx 650 surging / lunging

    Dominator / FMX
    Hello I'm new on here, I ride the fmx650 all year round all weather's to get to work and back anyway I have a problem, I obviously bought the bike second hand and it has remus system which was already on her, while I'm riding at around 30 or 60 or 70 with throttle stable it starts to surge bit...
  16. Xr125 won’t start?

    XR
    Hi all I’m new to this forum (hi) I’m looking for help/advise. My sons. Bike was running fine until it would cut out every now and then.then just wouldn’t start at all we tried so long the battery went flat .we got it charged up but still not starting so removed carb cleaned it all out. Jets...
  17. Xr125 won’t run?

    Dominator Technical Specs
    Hi all I’m new to this forum (hi) I’m looking for help/advise. My sons. Bike was running fine until it would cut out every now and then.then just wouldn’t start at all we tried so long the battery went flat .we got it charged up but still not starting so removed carb cleaned it all out. Jets...
  18. Hi and 'help' please

    XR
    Hi, last summer I bought a 2002 Honda xr 440 with electric start. Had total oil loss and engine completely ruined. 1. Can anyone advise if fitting the electric start to replacement engine would be difficult [for my mechanic] 2. any thoughts on using Honda trx quad engine as replacement 3...
  19. Xr600r stator

    XR
    Hi all Can someone please advise me my bike has no spark but lights come on when using kickstart have checked plug and cap all seam good I have looked at the stator coils and have seen a small amount of damage Is this enough to cause the problem Hope to attach a pic Thanks in advance Rich
  20. HELP! I need to replace Rear Brake switch on 650 Transalp 07

    Transalp
    My brake switch isnt working on the rear brake i have bought new switch but cant find anything about how to get to it? or how to dismantle it...? Anyone offer some advise or diagrams? Thanks in advace
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