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  1. Wire size for mosfet battery side

    Africa Twin
    Last time I fitted a mosfet I got wiring kit from eastern beaver and with handling fees cost nearly fifty quid. This time I have ordered the fittings from uk but I need some advice on the battery to mosfet wiring size, this is what I was going to buy but would like someone with more knowledge to...
  2. Xrl250 baja decomp stuck?

    XR Technical Specs
    Hi all,I have a xlr250 baja md22. '92. As far as I know, it's quite close to xr250r, so I asking here.I don't like the auto decomp., so cable cutted. The bike stored for a year. With the usual (to me at least ;) start procedure, I push slowly the kick starter, find a compression, release and...
  3. For Sale: BMW F700GS 798cc 2013 £4500 18,449 miles

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted Low mileage well maintained example. Selling due to family bereavement. Next MOT due 05/04/2019. Part service history, ABS, centre stand, crash bars, crash bungs, electric start, heated grips, LED indicators, luggage rack. Grey, 1...
  4. my version of chain oiler

    This is my interpretation of a chain oiler. Initial ideea was a gravity based drip with some sort of auto-off when engine is not running. Materials used: Plastic bottle(preferably HDPE to withstand oil in the long run) 1/4 brass barbed connector 6MM gasoline hose 5mm copper brake pipe 1/4...
  5. NX 650 right exhaust valve adjustment

    Dominator / FMX
    Ok guys, i know i'm getting a bit annoying, but it's my first bike and i want to learn how to maintenance it. :D How do you set the infamous (auto decomp.) right side exhaust valve before you go adjusting the tolerance on it? What is the proper procedure to do this? Its a 1998. NX 650 W...
  6. new owner question

    hi guys,i recently purchased an xr400 that had been sat a few months with the top end off having just had the rings replaced and not put back together.i have built it backup and its low down on question is can someone explain how the auto decompression system works. I can see how...
  7. Be careful with rain trousers

    So this on facebook thought I would share. Im sure he not a happy chap Auto/Motor | Waarom evenwicht op de motor ontzettend belangrijk is
  8. right hand exhaust valve clearance setting

    Dominator / FMX
    can anyone please confirm correct procedure to check right hand exhaust valve clearance. do I check at top dead centre or slightly after due to auto decompressor. I set it at the T mark but still have a lot of noise and wonder if the auto decompressor was still lifting the valve. I have read you...
  9. Where to find and XR400?

    Hi, I am looking for an XR400 and wondered if anyone new of any, or had any other ideas on where to look. I have been trying the usual: ebay, gumtree, autotrader, mcn, here etc... I missed one local ish recently and am gutted as there are not many good ones around and the ones that come up are...
  10. Honda CG 125 79,860 miles

    Just been browsing Autotrader bikes for sale. Came across an advert for a CG125 2006 model. The seller is asking £700 for it and by the looks it has plenty more miles left. Good old Honda durability.
  11. Auto Electrician needed.

    Does anyone know an Auto Electrician who knows their way round these Transalp 650, in the London/Essex area? To sort out my indicator fault, obviously I expect to pay. Regards Pete
  12. Powercommander modell 2010 and newer

    I´m checking out the PC-page and there is pcV(16-006) and also Autotune AT-200 only for modell 2003-2009. Is there anybody who has fitted on newer or knows it´s the same for modell 2010 and newer Powercommander Varadero...
  13. Auto decompression system

    Dominator / FMX
    It is really necessary to instal auto decompression system on camshaft? If I not install it what will happen?
  14. FMX camshaft and auto-decompression mechanism

    Dominator / FMX
    Hello I need to buy new camshaft to my FMX 650 (marking R4). I have destroyed camshaft and also auto-decompression mechanism. Probably it is the same camshaft like in NX650 and XR650L. I found some on US ebay, Hot Cam. Price is very nice but it is aslo a note "Does not use auto-decompression...
  15. US Tax

    Africa Twin
    I had been in contact with the folks at ASH Hoses (also known as Auto Silicone Hoses or APMotorstore I think) about 5 weeks ago about their silicone hose sizes and ordering from the US. They told me to register with my US address on their site so as to not be charged the VAT. I have done this...
  16. Where best to sell a used bike?

    Forgive me, it has been a while since I have posted, mainly because I have been riding a Suzuki GSR750 the past two years... but I have seen the error in my ways, and am looking to sell the bike and put the pennies towards something shiny in the New Year (unless anyone has a reasonable 650...
  17. For Sale: Africa Twin RD07 at Blade Trade Swindon

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    had a run out today on the Scrambler and called into the Blade complex at Swindon. They had an AT 1995 RD07 @ £2799 47500 miles see Latest Used Bikes For Sale in Wiltshire - Blade Trade Centre rims had surface bubbles, had Chris Bailey scribed on the fairings, arrow silencer and some other...
  18. Hello from France

    I'd like to introduce myself....................
    Hi all, I'm Stéphane, living in south of France near the Spain border. I ride my Africa Twin 1996 mostly on off-roads. here are some vids about my last rides: Ultimate Off-road Ride in may 2014: By "Le Jardinier" Last winter in the snow...
  19. Disable all auto subscribe threads

    Please could you tell me how to turn off auto subscribe to threads as its driving me mad getting emails every time there is a reply!
  20. fitting GPS to XR 250 without a battery

    I'm planning on installing a GPS device (mobile phone) to my 1992 XR250 for use when green laning. It has no battery fitted, just two separate circuits, one for ignition, one for lights etc. I'm not sure which one is which but, one is ac and one dc. I obviously need to connect to the dc circuit...