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  1. Steering bearing replacement advice needed

    Africa Twin
    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. 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...
  3. Dommie Flat track wheels for sale

    Dominator / FMX
    Newly built on 17" 2.5 Gold DID rims with new OEM Discs and bearings H/D stainless spokes laced to high gloss powder coated hubs. used for only 1500 miles and mint.£550 collect from W1W or PE19 post code.(Rear tyre worn, front OK,I'll chuck in a brand new TKC 17"150 for £75 with the sale if...
  4. Best supplier for good spares.

    Transalp
    Evening all, recently joined the forum after buying myself a ‘93 Transalp. It needs very little doing to it but I’d like to plan some repairs and basics. So, been asked before no doubt, but what’s the best source for buying spares and consumable, cables, electric parts, bearings etc. First off...
  5. Hi from new member

    I'd like to introduce myself....................
    Hi Decided it was time to join the forum, I've owned a '86 XL 600R that due to being laid up for a few years I've started to recommission, but as it was (and is) still off the road when the summer started I brought a '96 NX 650 Dommie that was ready to ride. Problem is I'm spending all my spare...
  6. 1998 RD07A rebuild

    Africa Twin
    Hi all, Started the rebuild process last week at last! Thought I would start a tread about it as I do like to read a good rebuild post and happy to receive any suggestions that go along with it. Happy with my progress so far but I think this is going to take a long time before it's back on the...
  7. For Sale: 1987-89 drum brake model rear Honda Transalp xl600v PD06 wheel FOR SALE

    For Sale / Wanted
    1987-89 drum brake model rear Honda Transalp xl600v PD06 wheel FOR SALE After an engine malfunction I’m now parting out my ’87 Transalp. My original rear rim rotted away (as they all do), so a few years ago a professional wheel builder (Paul Jackson, near Huddersfield) laced the oem Honda hub...
  8. Headstock Reassembly XRV750 RD04?

    Africa Twin
    Hi Fellow XRV enthusiasts. Most of you are probably on your bike today as glorious weather but hopefully someone around to ask:) Replaced Headstock bearings on my RD04 (AT) and failed to make sufficient notes for reassembly. If anyone has a reassembly diagram then grateful, if not then good...
  9. stolen crf 450x 2005

    CRF - New Forum!
    Had my crf 450x stolen last night , if you are going to look at any for sale in the future mine had a few one of marks, deep scratch on the frame near the weld on the left side , one off led headlight, home made stand headlight board had been repaired the a blue plastic piece to hold it to the...
  10. Transalp Rebuild.. What to replace?

    Transalp
    Hi All, Yesterday I stripped my bike down to give it a freshen up, below is a list of jobs i'm planning to do, is there anything obvious i've missed? I'm hoping to have the bike back together and running in 3 weeks time for MMM at Haggs bank. I'm going to prioritise the engine as that's the...
  11. For Sale: Africa Twin RD07 for sale in Manchester, UK

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    My brother is selling his Africa Twin RD07 1998 which has done 54,888 kms or 34,300 miles. He bought it off a mate in France so has kilometre clocks but it has been reregistered in the UK. It has been very well maintained and has things like the head bearings and swing arm bearings stripped...
  12. Pressing crank bearings

    Africa Twin
    Hi all, Greeting from the west coast of the US. I have been lucky enough to import a 1997 TA. The motor was blown and I'm starting the rebuild process. I need to press the crank shells out of the case and I was wondering what people are using or any tricks. I was planning on turning a pressing...
  13. For Sale: XRV 750 Front wheel hub and brake discs

    For Sale / Wanted
    Brand new never used front wheel hub. Complete with bearings and seals. 2 front brake discs (used). 150 Euros for the complete kit, including shipping anywhere in Europe.
  14. For Sale: RD04 - Heartbroken Sale (from Singapore)

    For Sale / Wanted
    Due to the new regulations banning pre-2003 motorcycles in Singapore, I have to part with my beloved AT within the next 20months. Though there is an underground protest movement by the classic/old bike enthusiasts, I don't have much confidence that any changes will happen. Hence, I'm looking...
  15. Wheel bearings and seals 2010 700

    Transalp
    Does anyone know the dimensions or numbers of front and rear bearings and seals ? I want to put some in my spares box before a trip and can normally source them through work :) List from lings site to help future readers front 6203 6303 30x56x7.5 seal 28x42x8 seal rear 6303 6304 6203...
  16. KTM fork conversion fitting Rugged roads adaptor help

    Africa Twin
    Does anyone know how to remove the lower triple clamp from a set of ktm 950 forks? I have the bearings off but the steering tube is stuck solid and my finger cant't take another whack with the lump hammer. Also when I get this off how do I fit the adaptor back in? Thanks
  17. 2000 model NX650 Linkage Bearings

    Dominator / FMX
    After doing a bit of research, and removing the actual bearings im a little confused. Found on forums that linkage bearings were TA1720Z (O.D 24mm, I'D 17mm, Width 20mm) The ones i removed from bike were BM172417-1 (O.D 24mm, I.D 17mm, Width 17mm) Any idea which is the correct bearing to go...
  18. XL600R front axle issue.

    XL
    Hi all A couple of months ago I bought a 1984 XL600R which seems to have had a hard life. The idea being to strip it down, clean it up and sort it out so that I have a decent looking bike that I can enjoy getting dirty again. My latest problem has got me stumped and I'm hoping someone will be...
  19. Fork seals

    Transalp
    Any prefered brand ? 2010 700 a bit out of touch with who make quality product these days. front end is coming out as i have a slight weep on one leg and the headrace is a little notchy. got new koyo bearings and motul syntetic 10w oil just need some seals now. quite like the look of these...
  20. who was asking about speed wobbles a while back?

    Transalp
    I remember a post recently about front end wobble on a TA....more specifically, I think it was on a 700, and various owners seemed to think it was almost inevitable... Anyway, in the interests of security I have two U Locks- one is a Kryptonite New York mini, which weights in at a shade over...
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