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  1. where should the cam cover breather route too?

    Dominator / FMX
    As above my dominator engine has a breather tube on the cam cover but it is open to the air,this seems wrong where did it go originally? Idont use the airbox from a dominator and wonder how it was connected
  2. Help installing Givi crashbars on XL600V(N)

    Transalp
    Hi, I finished installing a Givi panier rack on my 1992 XL600V. It was easy-peasy, so I decided to take on the Givi crashbars too. The included instructions are just a drawing. And it seems that I'm not able to interpret it correctly. There are 3 mounting points on each engine guard. One top...
  3. Fuel breather problem (?) and taps query

    Varadero
    I usually start my bike running (on sidestand) and then let it warm up while I'm donning togs. This morning as I went to get on I noticed a wet patch on the gravel under the bike (Vara 1000 carb), and upon closer inspection found that there was an obvious dripping from one of the breather pipes...
  4. can anyone confirm this?

    Africa Twin
    just read on another motorcycle based website that if you disconnect your earth terminal from the battery and then connect a multimeter to the battery earth and the other lead to the earth terminal, then the reading should be zero and any other reading shows that something is creating a constant...
  5. Are these two events connected?

    Varadero
    Went for a short ride on Friday evening towards the moors, when the showers had finally eased off and dropped the bike. I'd ignored one of those blue signs - not for motor vehicles - got distracted by a rabbit :toothy10::toothy10: (Yes, I know, a pathetic excuse, but this can happen) and lost...
  6. Help with my AT needed please

    Africa Twin
    Hi All A few months ago while out and about I stopped in a laybay for a smoke, when I tryed to restart the bike it tryed but then just clicked like the battery was flat, I ended up bumping it, I had to bump it all that day. I got back inspected the battery and the previous owner had scribed a...
  7. Increasing fuel range!

    Bodgers Corner
    Even before I bought the X Country, one thing that would be an issue for me is the measly 7ltr 'to reserve' tank - circa 110 to 115 miles but there was so much that I liked about the bike adding extra fuel capacity was not the end of the world. After a little thought here is the result - stand...
  8. Speedo & rev counter dies

    Mechanical Advice
    Just back after going to see my auntie 40 miles there 40 miles back. Left from work no issues. Get there and spent a couple hours, back on the bike start her up no issues head home. Stop off 5 miles short of the house to get some fuel, brim her start her up and head home no issues. Get to the...
  9. Aux 12V DC Socket failing

    Mechanical Advice
    So I have fitted a 12V DC aux socket to the bike ran direct from the battery with a fuse in one of the wires. I have connected up my sat nav cable and twice the fuse in the male end of the sat nav cable has blown, each time I checked in the car first no issues. Total loss what to do I am pants...
  10. Unconnected pipe mystery

    Africa Twin
    Hello, Just doing some general fettling on the AT last weekend which involved lifting the fuel tank. I spotted what looks like a breather pipe (photo below) which is only connected at one end, the other end has a clip on the end which suggests it should be connected to something - the Haynes...
  11. Just how much electrical equipment can you use at once?

    Mechanical Advice
    I have a Transalp 700. I currently have : Honda O.E. Heated grips. 12v Ciggie lighter socket mounted on h/bars and hard wired with fuse to battery (used for charging phone/ipod etc) when riding I wish to add: Either some SW-Motech Hawk Fog lights or Givi trekker spot lights. The givi lights...
  12. Sidestand switch, clutch switch or an another switch?

    Africa Twin
    Hi There. Hoping for some help :toothy9: I have a weird problem with my 94' XRV750, or maybe a combination of several problems? First: When my sidestand is down, the orange lights is on (this is normal) To start the engine I must have my sidestand up and the clutch lever in, orelse it wont...
  13. samsung galaxy to autocom

    Bike Comms & Audio
    Hi all, I have connected my Garmin satnav to the autocom 3.5mm lead and bluetooth my phone to it.I can listen to the Satnav instructions and also music from the Satnav.I can make a phone call through the Satnav and talk through the Helmet mic but i cannot hear the person talking back to me. P.s...
  14. samsung galaxy to autocom lead

    Varadero
    Hi all, I have connected my Garmin satnav to the autocom 3.5mm lead and bluetooth my phone to it.I can listen to the Satnav instructions and also music from the Satnav.I can make a phone call through the Satnav and talk through the Helmet mic but i cannot hear the person talking back to me. P.s...
  15. RD04: LED Indicator hell... stormforce, help me!

    Africa Twin
    Hey, I recently installed 4 shiny LED indicators on my RD04. I also added a LED flasher instead of the classic one. Now when I turn on the indicators, they all 4 lit up like a christmas tree. They are correctly connected! I did not add a resistor yet (!) because I'm not sure if I nee done or...
  16. Any ideas? 1993 Yamaha Super Tenere XTZ750 (bent) and sidecar (not bent)

    What's it worth?
    Warning: I think this may well end up being a pretty long post! So... I've always been impressed with the breadth of knowledge of the posters on these forums - however the following questions are so vague and open-ended that if you lot can answer them I will be looking forward to your future...
  17. Battery Problem

    Mechanical Advice
    My battery has let me down twice in the past few weeks so its time to change. Ive bought a new Yuasa one but have a problem with the wiring in the bike. I dropped the bashplate and noted a wire was not joined to where it should be. Theres 2 wires going into the negative side, and 1 going into...
  18. Dommie carb problems

    Dominator / FMX
    Hi took the carb of my dommie today for a strip and clean as it was not running right.I found the linkage on the side thats connected to the throttle by a lever is partially siezed,i have left it soaking in wd40.Its the part that lifts the slide by a fork arrangement under the top cover,has...
  19. help- hella foglamp fixing

    Transalp
    Hi folks, Im having a hella job trying to fix my hella foglamp. I recently bought a hella micro-de loglamp to fix on the side of my 03 650xl transalp. Has anyone else fitted one of these? Ive fitted the lamp but sorting the wiring out is causing a problem for me especially as im a bit crap at...
  20. Idiots guide to coils required!

    Dominator / FMX
    Evening all, I received the gift of a new coil for my 89 (f plate) domi for Christmas, it came from Ebay Cardiff motorcycles specified as being for 88 to 02 I'd managed to snap the aging HT lead on the way back from the MOT having just got the old girl back on the road after a gap of a few...
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