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  1. For Sale / Wanted
    Hi, I have a 1995 Honda transalp for sale, good condition for age, 35 k, 12 months mot, blue, front and rear suspension just overhauled and new Honda pads, engine just fully serviced including 4 plugs, tap pets and fresh anti freeze, runs great, slight cosmetic damage to top fairing,£1350 o.n.o...
  2. Transalp
    Hi, question regarding camshaft installation and ignition timing: Is it possible to get the Camshaft installed 360 degees wrong or does the transalp fire on every TDC? Given the assumption that the front and rear cylinder are correct installed in relation to each other (Rear (RT) 232 degrees...
  3. Dominator / FMX
    having finally got my dominator engine running i have found it wet sumps when left for a short while. I am used to this on my old british bikes but does the nx650 motor have a anti drain valve anywhere?Is this a common problem when the motor is running I have good pressure to the cams and good...
  4. Transalp
    Hi all, the front brakes are squealing when used.should they have anti squeal shims in .or could it be something else making them make this noise .:happy6:
  5. Transalp
    ...but the manual is not clear here. To lower the beam, must the adjustment know be turned clockwise or anti-clockwise? Thanks,
  6. Dominator / FMX
    Hi i have been reading some post and a few people have been mentionin removing the somg canister. Can some one give me some infomantion on removing this like what benifits is ther? And how to do it Will i need blanking plates can i also ask some more mod questions What size sprokets do u guys...
  7. Transalp
    I've been out today on the local Easter Egg charity run and although got a bit wet I enjoyed getting out on the bike and meeting up with old mates:thumbright: However on returning home and bedding down the Transalp I noticed that the HISS red light didn't show after removing the ignigtion key. 2...
  8. For Sale / Wanted
    As title, mine came with some gash pit bike bars on so after some standard bend, either OE or Renthal etc Also exhaust end can / system, either standard or aftermarket as long as it's not too loud (mine has straight through Arrow which, while funny, is pretty anti-social!) cheers Jon
  9. Dominator / FMX
    bit of a brake service yesterday and noticed that the brake shim had one of its retaining clips broken off. . i've looked locally and tinternet but i cant find one listed for dominator brembo calipers. one for ktm's and ccm's look excatly the same but are they? anyone have any ideas...
  10. XR
    Another question...... Xr 250, 1992. I've pulled out my kickstart shaft but can't seem to put it back together correctly. I have the genuine manuel and clymer one also. I have followed the procedure, turning the shaft anti-clockwise to engage the rachet behind the metal bar to the left of the...
  11. For Sale / Wanted
    22mm to 22mm these are £135 new ..... grab yourself a bargain .£ 70 posted
  12. Africa Twin
    Hi I'm trying to adjust the preload on my RD07 rear shock and having bother moving the castle nut at the top. I know it's probably a stupid question but before I do any is anti clockwise to loosen this nut isn't it ? Cheers
  13. Chatter
    I used to like old Patrick for his wacky looks, thick accent , waistband up at his neck -and the monocle.:D He's been around so long he was like part of the furniture, spying through his garden telescope and generally being an eccentric which is good -we need more of them around. But. Then I...
  14. Chatter
    I just stopped for a zebra crossing - yes I know, how very quaint of me - only to be alerted by the typical dud-dud-dud-dud-dud sound of anti-lock brakes behind me, followed by a gentle prod forwards of about 1 inch. On turning around I found a very large mercedes up against my numberplate with...
  15. Chatter
    Or has anyone else had a problem with ABR forum. Just tried to log on and my Anti virus software is blocking the site stating there is a threat from "Blackhole exploit"????:confused: Andy.
  16. Africa Twin
    hi all, I have just registered for the royal british legion 1000 mile in 24hours charity ride, all funds rasied will be for the poppey appeal its takes place weekend 22, 23 & 24th of june i will be riding the clock wise southern route anybody on here doing it ? :thumbright: if so i would...
  17. XR
    hello all , just bought a 97 xr250 with a gear selector problem so need to split the engine and have got as far as splitting bottom end , could anybody tell me which direction the clutch nut goes as i cant see any thread ,is it clockwise or anticlockwise . any help appreciated
  18. Mechanical Advice
    Hi All Has anyone got any experience of this product? Does it work etc?
  19. Chatter
    Hi, I'm pretty slow on these things so thought I'd ask if anyone can help with my PC The AVG anti virus is no longer free so I'll be after a replacement Is it worth buying the AVG 9 now or is there a better product? On advice from this site some while ago my PC is using Mozilla Firefox. Would...
  20. Mechanical Advice
    I want a pair for my TA, any recommendations please anyone? I find that after a couple of hours at M'way speed, I get tingle fingers :) Not nice!