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  1. Dominator / FMX
    Hi all. Currently building a street tracker from my old FMX. Just re assembling it and yesterday had all the idiot and horn working. Come back to it today and have lost the horn and neutral light ? Can’t find any duff wiring etc and visually checked the fuses. Any suggestions ? Jez
  2. Dominator / FMX
    Hi all. I’m building a scrambler / flat tracker from my FMX 650. My standard carb has two sets of electrical connections on it. What are these electrical connections for, what do they do??? I have a Keihen FCR flatslide carb to go on the bike when I’m finished the build but this carb doesn’t...
  3. Transalp
    Hi Im building a bike from my 2000 AT and a 600v Transalp frame and wanted to know if anyone has managed to fit the petrol tank from an RDO7a onto a transalp. I think the frame on the transalp is wider so the tank sits higher?? Cheers Cam
  4. Dominator / FMX
    Hi guys, just wondering if a 120/70 dunlop sportmax tyre will fit onto my front end? I am re building the wheel so rim sizes are not a problem, i can adjust to fit. Could i go with 3" rim on the front and the dunlop mutant tyres? I know other people have used the TKC80 tyres at 120, so in...
  5. Mechanical Advice
    Building a 20mm box bender. Hi guys, I am in the process of building a flat tracker from a Varadero frame. I'll post a thread up when I get a chance, but here's a picture of the project. At the moment though I need some 20mm box section bending so I can fabricate a rear subframe. Here are...
  6. Dominator / FMX
    Hi all, I'm looking to give the engine on my shed of an '89 Dommie a thorough overhaul before building her back up into something. Not a job I can do myself so am looking for some recommendations from you lot. Are there any Dominator specialists near Oxford? Thanks in advance for your...
  7. Dominator / FMX
    just took delivery of the roughest fmx ive ever seen , will spend the next few months stripping ,repainting and building something I really want ,don't know myself what that is yet... Will try and get some pics up of it now , and as it progresses .
  8. Mechanical Advice
    great videos series on building an engine https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kYX-bOG9vR4
  9. XR
    Just bought a Honda XR 125. Have a full manual - service, parts and user if anyone wants a copy via pdf. I'm planning on re-building and doing a few modifications as I go on. I'm a mechanical fitter / machinist by trade so will see what I can do once I take it apart :) anyone know if the xr200...
  10. Chatter
    I am getting ready to test fire my dommie but before I do I want to clean the tank out and seal it with a resin compound so I dont get crap sucked into my carb. Any suggestions. I have used something called Petseal a few years ago but I am sure technology has moved on while I have been building...
  11. For Sale / Wanted
    Hello folks a wanted from a newbe,im looking for a xl/xr/nx single engine for a bike im building for a lifelong friend as a gift.i just need an engine now i would consider anything. Thanks in advance Jon
  12. Dominator / FMX
    Hi Folks, I`m building up an XR650L and am in need of a usable cylinder head, is there anybody out there who can help, this is an air cooled engine, I don't have year for it. Cheers, Dirtrideralan.
  13. Mechanical Advice
    Hi there, I am currently building a Honda SLR scrambler/tracker (what ever is the right term for it, I'll find out once I've finished it). I need to clean the engine, because it has 18 years worth of dirt and grim on it, and looks as though some one has spray canned it silver in the last few...
  14. XL
    Building a hybrid engine with an Atc200 top end Xl185 crank and 125r gearbox and cases. I have been told 125 and 185 stators are different but will a mix work with the original 125s harness.
  15. Africa Twin
    Rumour: Royal Enfield building an ADV bike - Canada Moto Guide
  16. How to.....
    Like to build a Scramble bike, from a xr600 or Dominator. Please come with ideas wich bike is best and other ideas an tips and trix before I start :-) Where to find proper parts and so on... Pictures of your own bikes :-)
  17. For Sale / Wanted
    Now that the bikes left the building, I have for sale the following bits:- Rear shock absorber - SOLD Continental headlights - replaced with UK spec items after being on the bike for 20k miles. Great condition. £65 plus P&P PM me if interested Steve T :cool:
  18. Ducati
    Ducati 750 sport Been offered a 750 sport for cafe racer project I'm thinking of building what are they like ?? What goes wrong what sort of performance :thumbup:
  19. Africa Twin
    help ! I am building an RD07A from parts of two bikes. Does anyone have photos of all the rubber pipework and where to connect it. Also photos of the wire attachments to the coils , just to make sure I dont wire up wrong. Finally I have a small metal part about 50mm long ,looks like a bracket...
  20. Dominator / FMX
    I went to the job centre today to try and get myself one of them job thingies. :clown::clown::clown: The guy in the job centre said sorry as he didnt have any that would suit my skill set and he asked me what would I like to do if I found my dream job. I told him that I would love to build bikes...
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