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  1. Transalp
    My 600 (1987) developed a flat spot this afterrnoon, around 4,500 revs she bogs down momentarily before picking up again. It feels like fuel starvation, except that she'll then shoot round to the red line with no problem. So, given that 90% of carburetor problems turn out to be electrical...
  2. Africa Twin
    Hello there! I was rebuilding my carbs while looking at the Honda fiches, and saw that a gasket on my carb is positioned differently. On the fiches, the order is: 28-1-15, so the metal collar (15) sits on the carb, the gasket (1) sits on the metal collar, and the plastic plate (28) sits on the...
  3. Africa Twin
    Hi! I'm struggling (failing) to find throttle slides for RD04 anywhere, anyone know. Do i have to search for it using any particular measurements? not finding anything when searching for slides for RD04!? does the RD07's fit? Also looking for a main jet needle. Appreciate the help
  4. XL
    For a 74 xl350e any experience or suggestion on which carb to use I am having a hard time locating exactly which carb to use. There seems to be a few variations of the mikuni vm38 and the 38 mm one from kelhin I don't need to use the original choke cable. I just can't afford the 200-300 original...
  5. XR
    Hi, can anyone recommend a workshop in the UK where I can get my XR600R's carburetor checked and tuned up? Preferably near Central London but happy to travel if they're good. Thanks, Gio
  6. Transalp
    Hi I am trying to find the product number of the carburetor air cut valve for the transalp XL400V. model 95-96 Can somebody help me with that? Thanks in advance
  7. Dominator / FMX
    Hey NX650 from 1988. Have a jet kit in the mail and planning on doing Dave's mod. I wanted to take the carburetor apart and clean it up before hand, but having trouble getting two of the screws in the float chamber out - seem very soft and I don't want to ruin them. I have PH and PZ...
  8. Transalp
    Hi, Anyone know where I can get a carb rebuild kit in the uk for my xl650? Something like this HONDA XL600V TRANSALP 600 NEW KEYSTER CARBURETOR MASTER REPAIR KIT KH-1347 | eBay would be perfect. 600 ones seem common, but not 650. Not sure if there is significant difference, but 650 models...
  9. Africa Twin
    Hi, I have some troubles with my fuel lines on my RD04. Wich INNER diameter should I use? it seems the tank outpunt diameter is not the same as the input/output for the fuel pump and the inlet for the carburetor. what diameter of tube should I use. I had never problems fitting those, but with...
  10. XR
    Hi, I am a complete newbie to motorcycling and I am looking for help. I have been given a Honda xr 125 with electric start, I have now sourced a carburetor which was missing and a battery. The problem is I have a rats nest of wiring and I don't have a clue where to start, the few wiring...
  11. Dominator / FMX
    Anyone managed to find a source for the diaphragm in the air cut off valve (just above throttle cable on right of carb) I have a slightly damaged one and baulking at the £110 Honda want for one Part #9 on Genuine Honda Parts | Honda Cars | Honda Motorcycles | Honda Power Products | Lings Honda...
  12. Dominator / FMX
    does any1 know where I can get the original choke cable assembly for a 1988 nx650? is there a way to eliminate this. For example just plug the portion of the carburetor?
  13. XL
    Hello, im new to the forum and had a question about a bike i started rebuilding, the bike is a XL500 R Paris-dakar edition (1983 i think?) when i got the bike it was in regular condition, not running as some parts where missing, unluckily the carburetor is one of them. After checking around the...
  14. XR
    Just found this and thought it worth sharing as indeed the gentleman who made it did. Hope it is of use to someone.:thumbup:
  15. Africa Twin
    Hey Gang, Going to try and replace my carbs on my AT due to broken and lodged choke plunger on left side but no luck with ebay except for ones for a '90 and a 2001 model. Anyone know if either of those are the same as a '97 or know where I might source one? thx for any insight. Wayne
  16. Africa Twin
    I just found out I might have swapped these so need confirmation on marks on front and rear needle. Only info I found in this thread http://www.xrv.org.uk/forums/africa-twin/78824-rd04-original-carburetor-needle-size.html so would like another confirmation if possible. It says in the thread...
  17. XR
    I've ordered some alternative main jets for altitude. In the XR400 Haynes manual it says the main jet can be removed via the drain plug on the float bowl. Honda don't supply whatever type spanner is used for this, does anybody know what size and type of spanner fits?
  18. Dominator / FMX
    Following a liitle mis hap while sorting my carb out (dropped the bloody slide and bent the needle) I needed a new needle<br><br>NRP Carbs in Manchester sorted me out, they are doing a full carb kit cheaper than a new needle would be. Top guys who can sort different jets etc should you...
  19. Africa Twin
    Hello from Austria, I'm searching for a carburetor in good condition / low mileage for my 98 Africa Twin. Please contact me if you have one to offer. Regards Christopher
  20. Africa Twin
    Does anyone know the sizes of the original carburetor hi and idle/low speed jets?? and where you might find a parts manual for this bike?? thanks in advance for any help you can give me. Steve
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