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  1. For Sale: RD03-04-07 and 07a radiator and oil cooler protection grills. Exhaust shield.

    For Sale / Wanted
    I have been out of stock of radiator grills for awhile. Now they are back. Introducing a new oil cooler protection grill as well as an exhaust shield to keep you from burning your pants when installing an aftermarket muffler without the original protection. Grills and heat shield are...
  2. RD07 high Mileage machines. What's your mileage and what have you had to do to it ??

    Africa Twin
    I've bought my fourth Africa Twin. I just couldn't live without one. Again !! But it's also the highest mileage one I've had at 76,000 miles. I know they're good for a lot more. I've rebuilt one at 55,000 miles for a customer and I really wouldn't have bothered. It looked and rode like new...
  3. Just in time

    Africa Twin
    Fitting a MOSFET Reg/Rect has been on my to do list for some time. All the bits arrived from the USA a few days ago so decided I would do the upgrade even though (I thought) the OEM was fine. I'm glad I did because the Alternator connector was showing signs of burning even though it was perfect...
  4. Charging Voltages.

    Africa Twin
    Due to the manky weather I've been in the garage tinkering and thought I'd check whether the bike has got the original reg/rec,it seems it has and I checked the plug connections for burning etc and all seemed fine.I started the bike from cold and let it tickover and checked charge at the battery...
  5. Austin Vince

    Chatter
    I'm off this evening to see Austin Vince of Terra Circa, Mondo Enduro and other jolly japes. I'm sure it will be a smashing night but while I have his ear what is the one burning question you would like to ask the man?
  6. Wanted: Africa twin header heat shield

    For Sale / Wanted
    As it says on the tin, need the heat shield that goes on the headers, fed up burning holes in the bottom of my Kevlar jeans on the way to work! Anyone have one for sale as really don't like the carbon effect aftermarket ones? Thanks in advance
  7. CRF 250X Burning oil

    CRF - New Forum!
    My lad has had his bike about 4wks now and 500miles later, drained the oil and only 100ml came out. Are we looking at rings or is there something common with these. The bike dealer in preston gave it a full service before he took it. Any ideas would be much appreciated. The bike is an 04 Cheers...
  8. my TA600 is running very rich what could be the cause?

    Transalp
    my 98 TA600 is running very rich,does not seem to be oil burning so what else to look for? I am thinking sticky choke? anyone have experience of this and how to fix it?
  9. DR350 Air filter change

    Suzuki
    What is all that about?!!!!! :mad: I thought when I was taking it off that it was gonna be a bit awkward refitting. What a bloody understatement....I gave up and walked away a couple of times.....nearly phoned Bob in Bristol...considered burning the p*xy thing! Did it in the end but that's...
  10. Those crazy Norwegians

    Chatter
    From the BBC - Norway's NRK broadcasts 12-hour wood burning programme. But like the man said - "Fire is the reason we're here, if there was no firewood, we couldn't live in Norway, we'd freeze. :D 100% free webcam site! | Awesome chicks and it is absolutely free! | Watch free live sex cam -...
  11. £28 Bargain

    Chatter
    Just in case anyone has £28 burning a hole in their pocket, check out this bargain, "condition C" (I wonder what the C stands for???) Hard to get Africa Twin part!!!! £28........ Really...
  12. New plastics and engine bits

    XR
    I am going to restore my XR400 over the winter and fancy a new set of plastics including tank. Any leads on getting them? It's also burning oil so I was going to do the top end. What's needed and supplier?
  13. National Photos- The rest

    National Meets
    I've added the last of the photos I took at the national to my photobucket album Most of the best (read embarrassing) ones I've already posted but there are a fair few of folk doing the slow-mo and such like. And for those that were asking 260 seems to be the number of photos I took. If...
  14. End Cans on an AT

    Mechanical Advice
    I've got a standard can on my AT at the min, but I'm thinking of lightening the load a bit by gettin a lighter, louder, deeper sounding can. :cool: There are so many versions out there. Venom seem to be a favorite. I want something that sounds the dogs, gets better MPG, looks good, saves on...
  15. 5 or 6 gears?

    Transalp
    Hi folks, I am currently doing some research into buying a second hand Transalp and have a burning question. Is the XL700 5 speed, 6 speed or both? I have seen 2007 - 2010 versions advertised with 5 speed & 6 speed, even by Honda dealerships. Can someone please shed some light on this for...
  16. killed my domie?

    Dominator / FMX
    yesterday i drove on het highway, 120-130km/h. when i came of my domie died at the trafficlights. i couldn't get het running again. when i opened the choke and tried it again the motor run but died under 4000 revs. trie pulling away above 4000 revs in the rain!... nice! when i got home i gave...
  17. Mystery oil burning

    Africa Twin
    Hi from cape town Sorry it has been so long since i have written any thing but we have been very out of contact (playig wiht cheetahs and leopards --NO JOKE!!). Any way i have a mystery on my hands. I am burning oil at a alarming rate. (1300ml in 200k!!!!). I have ripped the engine out and the...
  18. Oil Burning Mystery

    Dominator / FMX
    Hello, I have an SLR650 and I am very happy with it apart from poor quality forks (pitted) and an annoying problem whereby oil seems to be getting burnt withing the engine, but is only emmited via the one of the silencers, not both. The bike has only done around 9500 miles and I would not have...
  19. mystery burning niff !!

    Transalp
    hello all.......stiffened up preload a few turns last night ....also checked condition of front sprocket as will be renewing full set imminently ( looked in reasonable condition.... didnt remove it though. ) cleaned out gunk ........including embedded gravel :mad: from inside cover and replaced...
  20. Burning Oil?

    Dominator / FMX
    Hi everyone. Just been out on a ride, on a big road (:p), at 60-70mph , and noticed when I slowed down, to turn, there was some blue/grey smoke behind the bike. When I got home it wasnt smoking... Not a problem with the bike is it? Or is it a common thing on a big, air cooled single? EDIT...
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