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  1. Stalls When Breaking After Carb Service

    Africa Twin
    Evening all, I’ve recently observed some strange behaviour on my old lady (RD03 AT with RD04 motor): After I’ve got her back from receiving some routine service incl. carb cleaning and a new choke cable she tends to stall when breaking somewhat stronger whilst simultaneously pulling the...
  2. Carb Cleaning (Blocked Jets) - Need some top tips!!

    Africa Twin
    RD07A is running like a dog, pretty sure it's blocked jets. I have read up, and it seems like it's going to be a total b1tch to try and get the carbs off and clean them up. Before I do so, are there any other top tips that might I might be able to try? I have tried carb cleaner and Redex and...
  3. Africa Twin not run for four years!

    Africa Twin
    I've had a bit of a 'tarpaulin' find. A mate of mine has an S-reg AT, with just 7500 miles on it that hasn't run for four years since he had knee surgery. He's given it to me to get back to working condition - I'm basically buying it for a song! But want to use this bike, not simply sell for a...
  4. Cloths...Cloths...

    Chatter
    Just went down to reception and they are binning old workwear, but removing labels. I grabbed a bunch:thumbup::D I'm so emotional... no seriously... can't see for the tears... cloths..cloths cloths. I was running out in the shed following last night's oil change. Some are great polishing...
  5. Carb mechanism problem, also new to to the forum and the AT, hello everyone!

    Africa Twin
    Carb mechanism question Hello! New on the forum and newbie Africa twin owner, but alredy made 10000 KM this summer, through germany, on a swedish island and down south in Sweden I'm at work now, but will be adding a picture of the bike to the post when I get home. I have a few questions...
  6. xr 250

    I'd like to introduce myself....................
    hi my name is deats, am new to this forum i have a 1985 xr 250 RFVC, was looking for a bit of advice, bike is an absolute pig to start it wont seem to draw any fuel for the initial starting once running purrs like a kitten and runs fine, tried the normal carb cleaning new fuel rejetting etc, any...
  7. ultrasonic carb cleaning

    Mechanical Advice
    Not quite sure where too put this, but i recently acquired a decent ultrasonic cleaner at a good price, so if you have a grotty carb/carbs you want cleaning you can post em too me if ya want or turn up with em in ya pocket and will do em for ya need to cover return post electric etc, but thats...
  8. Help!. Running problem on xr650r. fuel coming out of overflow

    XR
    Some help would be gratefully appreciated. my XR650r has developed a problem,(and pushing it 3 miles back home has given me a back problem - lol). i was running along a straight road low revs when Bang! and the bike engine stops. wont start again and when i do kick it over fuel is running...
  9. Fuel pump on its way out?

    Africa Twin
    Hi, After the "What is it this time?" topic, I checked all the ignition stuff, and all was well. Next, I put a bottle of carb cleaner in my tank, this didn't solve the problem of the irregular running... While riding with the carb cleaning stuff, I gave the bike a proper beating, by doing more...
  10. Carb Cleaning agents

    Africa Twin
    Hi. I've bored you all with tales of fitting engines, so I'm not going to do that with this post... I now have a new (sigh) problem. When the engine is under medium to full load, it has a serious misfire and power loss. To improve its running, I have temporarily removed the air filter, which...
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