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  1. Dominator / FMX
    Due to oil starvation to the top end, I need a new cam and rockers after I ran about 200ml dry at the top end (how do you know u ntil its knackered?!?!)...wondered why the tappets needed constant adjustment!! Now very badly worn. Anyway, looks expensive so am looking at getting some used parts...
  2. Transalp
    Anyone know where the handle to help put a 1994 transalp 600 on the centre stand actually attaches to? If I had the handle here id figure it out,but I remember seeing a TA with one before but never paid an attention to how effective it was or where it bolted on as it was before I bought the...
  3. Dominator / FMX
    Hi again On the left side of the carb on my Dommie there is a plastic bottle type container which I assume is part of the crank case breather. Certainly in the diagrams I have found, that appears to be what it is. Can I remove it and replace it with a bit of tube that does away with the bottle...
  4. XR Technical Specs
    Good Evening all Just watched a http://youtu.be/0U8wYB1QQNc where the guy quotes 2 different clearances 0.003 and 0.005.and in the comments there seem to be yet more differences. My manual for after 03' [L6] says 0.003 for both IN/EXH . Has anyone else got reference to two clearances,or,like...
  5. For Sale / Wanted
    Just bought a 2012 XL1000VA and I need a taller touring screen. I do like the look of the MRA X-CREEN TOURING - have these just came out ? anyone got any comments on them or recommendations welcomed
  6. Insurance
    I have received a pretty competitive quote for my 2 Honda's from Bikesure aka Adrian Flux, including Euro breakdown cover. Any comments or experiences on the quality and level of cover offered by this Breakdown add-on please?? Carole Nash breakdown was 100% when I killed a front wheel "near"...
  7. For Sale / Wanted
    As it says, anyone got a low seat for a Transalp 700?? or comments as to the Honda one, did it make any difference?
  8. Africa Twin
    Looking for advice on Boano Marathon Replica Tank (One cap or two?) RD03 Looking for some advice on the Marathon Replica tank that is available for the RD03. It comes in a couple of different versions I believe, and any pros/cons to the one cap version versus the two cap one would be...
  9. Dominator / FMX
    I tried a rear hugger from a zx6r but it just did not fit right I then read that a Yamaha TDR 250 would fit well it does your comments
  10. Chatter
    Has anyone ever used one of these type of things? SP18WSET: 1.8W 12v Solar Panel Caravan Car Battery Solar Trickle Charger Tester | eBay Any experiences or comments would be great thanks!
  11. Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    Hi all, I am currently seriously considering buying an old Honda Helix Scooter. I have had Silverwings before and currently have a new SH125 as my daily commuter, however I do fancy a Helix! Somas I am currently researching them I came across this Advert for the Helix from 1986! This has to...
  12. Chatter
    Hi, did anybody get fairings from slickfairings.co.uk? Any comments on their quality and how it fits on the bike? Thanks XRV750 RD07 Africa Twin 93-03
  13. Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    Hi everyone , once again im on the lookout for a big single , it would have to be good mechanically and ready for use so anything considered .If anyone has something tucked away not being used that they would consider selling then please let me know . I would welcome any reccomendations or...
  14. Dominator / FMX
    I am thinking of replacing my rear shock with a Wilburs Eco-line type 540 from Germany. Has anyone tried this shock and got any comments about it? :thumbup:
  15. National Meets
    Spent an hour in the garage last night making sure the old green girl was ready for next week, and got the urge to start packing! Is this too early? Should I seek proffesional help with this obsession with packing early? All useless comments gratefully received :thumbup: See you there people...
  16. Africa Twin
    Hi all, What are the options to get the clutch a bit softer? (new cable, route properly) - Gym - Softer clutch springs (which ones?) - Extend lever on case - ??? Interested to hear your comments. Alex
  17. Wheels, Tyres & Tubes
    Am I alone in thinking that my TA front tyre looks more like a bicycle tyre? I assume it is unadvisable and probably dangerous to put a bigger one on? Informed comments would be greatly appreciated. thanks
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  19. Travel
    I only briefly passed through BG a few years ago. Has anyone any experience of BG, especially living there? Any other comments on country/people/anything? All thoughts welcome, good or bad.
  20. Varadero
    I have been looking at pictures where the skinny 'ladies' have been where have you taken the 'big' girl???? (no sexist comments now)
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