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  1. Africa Twin
    Hi all, Some of you might have a vague memory of a post I put up over 2 years ago entitled; "I Was Sold A Lemon" Long story short, the engine in my 'new to me' 1991 RD04 had an oil leak, was discovered the sump had a crack which was filled, dealer bought me a replacement engine, I had it...
  2. Africa Twin
    Hi all, I'm having trouble finding any suitable paint for the exhaust heat shields on an RD03. What have people used in the passed? As far as I know the colour is Magnesium Gold. Will regular paint work or will it need to be high temperature? I won't be painting the engine casings...
  3. For Sale / Wanted
    Hi. Have got the rack the rearmost plastic cowl stator engine case and the other side case as well and the rear light. All for sale at sensible prices. I can see what they're worth on fleabags but make a sensible offer and we can sort something out. You can message here or call 07986 ---- 298...
  4. Africa Twin
    i am looking at a xrv rd07 over the weekend...i dont mind deep cleening..not so keen on touching up blistered or oxidised engine cases...certainly dont want any deep engine rebiulds...so with this in mind i would appreciate any tips on what i should be looking for,,i think i understand the...
  5. XL
    Can anyone advise where to source new crank and gearbox ball bearings for the XL500 range. In particular those with the grooved outer race that locate in the casings.
  6. For Sale / Wanted
    I have some used XR400 parts for sale. Pair of Yokes, £25 plus £7.00 p&p Rear Shock, £40 plus £7.00 p&p Front brake caliper complete with brake line and master cylinder, £25 plus £5.00 p&p Rear axle, £10 plus £3.00 p&p Carb, the spring on the plate at the rear of the main body is...
  7. Africa Twin
    Looking at repainting engine casings that bronzy goldy colour. Available in spray can ?
  8. Varadero
    ...anyone know what colour the main engine block is on the varadero thou? got a bit of a corroded one here that requires a new paint job. side casings are getting partly polished and painted matt black. ...and has anyone re-routed them bloody awful looking brake pipes? there defo getting...
  9. Dominator / FMX
    Hi again oh knowledgeable ones Here is my next issue that needs attention. The left hand engine casing is corroded and pitted. I can sort that out easily enough but the finish on my casings looks to be a grey brown tint. Is this a spray paint finish or liquor? Can I get that same finish? I know...
  10. Dominator / FMX
    My Dommie is leaking oil from where the oil lines fit into the engine casing :(:(:( On the oil lines there is a 10mm oil ring and the price to get two of em sent over from CMS to Denmark is €22. Are these made out of some special space age material or would any 10mm oil ring be ok,maybe copper...
  11. For Sale / Wanted
    P reg. Genuine 23500 miles (with MOT's) 3 Owners I have TKC's fitted as I prefer them to road tyres,but the bike will be sold with it's original wheels that have road tyres on as shown. Usual AT casings :( Everything else is just minty :thumbup: My NX650 sold yesterday to an ABR member.so I'll...
  12. Africa Twin
    Hi, So I am rebuilding my AT RD04 Engine after a strip and repaint and have hit a bit of a problem: I replaced the crank journal bearing shells and took what I thought was reasonable trouble to identify the correct sizing for these (as you have a couple of options depending on the sizing stamp...
  13. Africa Twin
    On my newly acquired A/T the clutch and gen casings have a bit of corrosion on them and I'm thinking of stripping them and repainting them,are the casings the same for all the 750 models as I've seen some cheap ones come up on ebay from time to time and was thinking of getting a pair to...
  14. Transalp
    hi guys just joined the forum I NEED SOME HELP :confused: can anyone shed some light on this problem I have come across I have just stripped down a 1999 UK transalp 600 engine to replace the final output shaft bearing & to repair the oil pressure switch casing (broken casting due to cross...
  15. Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    I've decided to sell my AT, it has done 57183 miles and is on a 95 plate. I have owned the bike for nearly 18 months and I bought it off this site. It was previously owned by 2 members from this site (trusty Triumph and DOD), so you can buy with confidence. :thumbup: I have only done 3k miles...
  16. Africa Twin
    Hi All I have just bought a 1997 R d07 Africa Twin and I would like to ask where am most likely to find a centre stand and as this must be an import (its in kilometres) are there any major differences.What I would really like to do is sort out the engine casings as they are corroded and I would...
  17. Africa Twin
    Hi All I went for a few hours of DAS training today and the instructer showed me a 2003 AT with only 4300 miles on it. It belongs to an ex Welsh rugby international who parked it up there a few years ago and hasn't touched it since. The paint work is in good nick but the engine casings have...
  18. Dominator / FMX
    Just kidding. My engine is done and ready to drop back into the frame and before I put it back in I have decided to polish the engine casings instead of painting them. I have started with 220 grit sand paper and work my way through 600 then 400 wet and dry but its I long and tedious task. I have...
  19. Dominator / FMX
    Hi Me dommie is dead and missing a spark, I have measured the coil - OK, on checking the pulse generator feed cables (across the cables and also down to earth on each) I notice I have an open circuit so I'm assuming its caput. My question is how hard is it to replace? I can do easy maintenance...
  20. Ducati
    polish motorcycle engine casings and wheel hubs - YouTube been polishin it ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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