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  1. Regulator connector

    Africa Twin
    When stripping out the underseat tray I separated the square(ish) connector on the regulator and found the connections to be burnt looking! Should I be worried about this? Should I replace the connectors and if so where from? Help anyone? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  2. Heat wrap headers

    The exhaust headers on the transalp, are a sight for sore eyes. Surface rust galore! I've been considering heat wrapping the headers, which I've done previously on car exhaust manifolds. If I was to heat wrap the bike exhaust, with it being open to the elements, if it gets soaked from rain...
  3. AT RD 07 1993 - 20amp fuse of starter/headlights burnout regulalrly

    Africa Twin
    Since 3 weeks ago I have had to replace a burnt out 20amp fuse (for starter motor and headlights) several times. The fuse burns out ONLY when I run with the headlights, which is all the time (DRLs). I have checked the relays for the starter and the headlights; they work fine. Any suggestions to...
  4. Heat wrapping for exhausts

    Mechanical Advice
    If you bought stainless header pipes and they dont allow the fitment of the original heat shields, to stop the leg from getting burnt in a spill I see many bikes seem to be getting heat wrap put on them almost like a bandage. If I remember rightly it was a popular mod on the likes of rally cars...
  5. Coast to....hmmmm, not coast

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Just back from Coast to Coast trip with Al (Tendays) and a couple of ABR's. Reports over on ABR.... Coast to....hmmmm, not coast Ended in disaster for me with a burnt out clutch...lots of falls. And we failed to achieve the mission. Just means a new trip......and we will succeed. Great fun
  6. GSA Burnt clutch

    Was riding with a lad from ABR who burnt his clutch on his GSA. Anyone any estimates of how much it will cost? I said Id ask as I know a few XRV'ers ride them. thanks.....
  7. burnt wiring

    Africa Twin
    My battery keeps going flat when running the bike.On close investigation i have found that the wiures from the r/r have melted the 3 pin plastic connector block. So 2 questions, can i buy a new connector block and rewire it? And secondly what could cause this to happen?Would it just be as...
  8. Burnt out starter relay

    Africa Twin
    Well i could smell a bit of burning last week while riding the Black Rat Charity ride out so i stopped and the smell went so figgered it was the bike in front, turned the bike on and the clocks reset so figgered they may be a problem but it started and i got back to the start. When i went to go...
  9. No more burnt holes !

    Africa Twin
    Finely sorted out my problem of melted winter trousers , by fitting a Rugged Roads heat shield . Lovely piece of kit ! Well made , looks the part ( goes great with the bash plate ), and very easy to fit , although included jubilee clips slightly small for Remus link pipe , trip to pumbers...