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  1. XR
    Ok guys 4 questions for you 1/ what is is 2/what does it do 3/ can I get rid of it 4/how do I remove I will start with a clue its mounted left side under the front of the Tank. it has 2 tubes that bolt into the barrel and some more that disappear towards the air box.
  2. Dominator / FMX
    I have just completed an upgrade of the rear shock spring, and have gone thru the complete dismantling of the bikes rear end. During this mammoth outting I was astounded with the difficulty of access to the carby due mainly to the enormous and cumbersome airbox, and in turn, the need to remove...
  3. Dominator / FMX
    I need some expert advice on how to proceed with my dominator plastic surgery/rebuild. I am about to take the engine out of my 94 Dominator RD02 and have a couple of questions. I want to get rid of the fairing and was wondering where the best place to re-locate the fuse box and other electical...
  4. Transalp
    Hi All, Thanks for the hints so far. Since last time...I found that the crank case was completely full of petrol so I have drained and changed this back to oil!. With new plugs the bike starts with the air box off. I am using a plastic bottle and a tube as a tank. When inverted, then fuel...
  5. Transalp
    Hi Guys... Here is the story... Transalp parked up with birth of new baby in July 2012. Ran monthly till august. Forgotton till feb. Need a jump start but ran fine...last ran 3 weeks ago... Today... New battery and insurance paid...time for the summer Would not start....attatched the...
  6. Africa Twin
    I have assembled the tools read the manual, looked here and the weather has warmed up. Last excuse gone. I checked the valves, changed the plugs oil and filter. I was glad I did the research first. The jobs are all quite straightforward but accessing them is a nightmare. I lashed out on a Honda...
  7. Dominator / FMX
    any-one got any experience of running thier dommie with out the oil seperator i was considering by passing it and run crack case straight into air box.?? any one got any thoughts. oh my reason for doing it was to shed un-needed stuff. preping her for morrocco trip
  8. Dominator / FMX
    POLL QUESTION Would you fit an Arrow Stainless steel exhaust can on your Dommie? Would i have to rejet,take out air box, fit ram air filter? Would the arrow increase bhp and performance would it pass my local MOT inspector, noise? Should I hold out and buy another aftermarket exhaust...
  9. Varadero
    Being its winter and half a meter of white powder outside I decided to do some service on my beloved Hippo, a 06 FI dero. During this effort I have encountered a problem which I would like to hear if any of you guys know. While wanting to inspect the air filter I removed the fuel tank...
  10. BMW
    Got into Airheads a few years ago when I picked up my first one an R100 GS PD, since then I've been lucky enough to find a few of the things including 2 R80 g/s pd's and an R80 GS Basic, change in circumstances has made me decide that the stable has to be reduced so I took the Basic and the...
  11. Transalp
    I notice some people have fitted Africa Twin sump guards on their TA650, wheeliebin's looks like a RD03/4 3 piece guard. Any particular fitting problems, assume not as early AT frames are very similar to TA frames. just make a 2 point front mount and put it on or is there loads of triming to...
  12. Dominator / FMX
    just managed to get a vid up on youtube its not great but it makes the sound at 5 and 21 secs http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0vmdWJbHlGY&feature=youtu.be hi again folks the last few days ive been having this weird problem were some times my bike wont idle its intermittent but its been...
  13. For Sale / Wanted
    I have for sale; Fuel tank, Head light assembly with all the dials and frame work, air box with new air filter, all the fairing parts,fork and brake covers, side panels, rear mud gaurd with tail light assembly and indicators. All in red from a 1989 Dominator. The tank is in good condition...
  14. Dominator / FMX
    hi all.i'm sober for this post so i hopefully will be able to spell and not repeat to much as i did on my last post.i have now drilled my end cans out(2x22mm holes on each can.the holes overlap and look like a pair of tv binocular vision thingy.......dont know if that makes sense) and re-riveted...
  15. Dominator / FMX
    hi all.i just bought a k+n filter.i'm going to fit it in the original air box.has anyone done it and do you think i will need to re-jett.i know how to set the slow jet and i will definatly know at that point whether it needs a bigger jet.has anyone just put one in and never changed the jet.what...
  16. XR
    Hi. I have a xr250r, and am in the process of sorting out the head bearings, forks etc. The wiring loom that is behind the headlamp cowl doesn't seem to be in the right place. There are two looms coming from the back. One for the engine electrics, and one for the indicators etc. The bike is...
  17. Dominator / FMX
    Hi I am a newbie to the site...so hello all, its a great forum. I have purchased a 95 Dommie which has been converted to a sort of Super Moto using 17" gsxr Suzuki wheels. When I tried to ride it for the first time I discovered it was running very rich with Black smoke coming from the exhaust...
  18. XL
    hi, recently purchased a 6sigma jet kit, the instalation instructions say to leave the pilot standard, shimmed needles, 135 in primary, 132.5 secondry, and tried a 65 pilot but i couldnt get it to idle properly at all, so i tried a 55 and it runs better and starts easier, then i find out my...
  19. Africa Twin
    ;)Well as some of you may know I have a new toy in the garage an RD03 XRV 650 courtesy of Kitped of this parish which I went over to pick up last weekend and having got some decent mileage on her I'm going to do a bit of a strip down and rebuild, but seriously don't want her off the road too...
  20. XR
    Long time lurker, haven't posted much at all but...... Ladies and gentlemen, I present to you Project Frankenbike! I hurt my arm a couple of months back and the xr was left in the garage as I couldn’t ride, it hasn’t been started since then so 416cc has generously offered some workshop...
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