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  1. Steering bearing replacement advice needed

    Transalp
    Has anyone here replaced their steering head bearings? If so...how did you remove the bearing 'race' that is on the lower yoke? This thing... The internet suggests - using a chisel - using an angle grinder - using a dremel - using two screwdrivers - using some sort of special tool so...how...
  2. rear brake light switch issues

    Africa Twin
    The brake light switch unit that sits behine the frame, moves when | put the rear barke on and hence doesnt activet the light. it sort of moves backwards at an angle. If I hold it in place the light works but then stays on until I let it go. Any ideas on how to sort this? I thoght of a zip tie...
  3. FX650 on GoPro

    Dominator / FMX
    Video of the 650 earlier, mucked up the angle though! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_J6f4lIyevA&feature=youtu.be This one is for Bobn! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=caPltN1qmfI
  4. RD04 RHS Mirror

    Africa Twin
    So here's the thing..my RHS (driver's side :p) mirror seems to be set up for someone who's about 5'4" (I need to duck right down in order to use it) and I can't seem to get it into a better position. Is there a trick or technique that can be used in order to angle it up? The mirror rotates but...
  5. Dominator exhaust and off road mudguard added to the 650

    Transalp
    Hi guys, I added a dominator exhaust and off road mudguard to my TA last week. I think the mudguard ads a more aggressive look the machine. The exhaust was cheap but I do not think the link pipe is engineered to the correct angle as the exhaust was tight against the indicator. I have attached...
  6. ARD Case advise

    Varadero
    On Vara 2007 Which Rack - Holan ? Any pics What do the cases weigh ? Which size most suited for this bike ? Which angle ? H
  7. Exhaust melting number plate! Grr..

    Africa Twin
    Think I need to try and angle that exhaust away from the number plate!!! Didn't think it would do that as its a good distance from it!!
  8. Oh no , not another flat tracker.zzzzz

    Dominator / FMX
    Just bought this on ebay for €35 plus shipping with papers from a 1992 German dommie. Cant wait to get my angle grinder out. As the swing arm bearings are shot on my bike, I will just fix em and make my new frame into a rolling chassis.:cool::cool::cool: Watch this space.:compress:
  9. Boredom

    Dominator / FMX
    I got bored today and as the sun was shining , I painted this.:rolleyes: Sorry about the crappy picture from my non-smart phone , but after 30 minutes baking in the oven , it looks good enough to eat........................................ (With chips and gravy):thumbup...
  10. Cylinder base gasket

    Dominator / FMX
    What is the best way to soften up a 20 yr old base gasket to try and get it off? Solvent, flame thrower,angle grinder....lol This gasket is well hard and dont want to come off.
  11. XRV-Henge: Fire

    National Meets
    The first one I took. I like the sparks at the top... Nice one of fire master Hudders. Russ is looking a bit rough in this one. ;-) Different angle: V having a laugh. Hudders, you got the opposite half of that last one online somewhere? I have originals if anyone should want to...
  12. Bearing Cup drift... Headstock

    Transalp
    Hello, i'm trying to drift out the old bearing cups in the headstock so I can replace with Tapered bearings. 2001 XL650. Just can't get anything that I have on them... got loads of drifts and tried a tyre lever for the angle.... Problem is they are so tight up to the lip stop I can't seem to...
  13. Yellow Lights, beam benders, black tape or angle adjustment?

    Africa Twin
    Setting off on a 2 month trip around Europe and North Africa shortly on the Twin, and wondering what the best solution is to the old headlight problem. Thought about yellowing up oour Powerbronze Headlight protectors, but I'm not sure thats the best way. Can you just adjust the angle of the...
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