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  1. Dominator / FMX
    Hey all After about 3 years, I'm about to kick off the build of my SLR650 scrambler/tracker. I'm looking to get a 17" front wheel & am looking at fitting a 120/70/17 up front with 150/70/17 rear Continental TKC80's. Now after some research, I'm not sure if these will fit on the current wheel...
  2. Transalp
    My "front-end" saga continues with the discovery of seized brake caliper pistons and brittle caliper piston seals (that have been in there since 2001) Having never done this before.....Is this piston good for re-use? It seems to slide in and out of the bore ok, but looks a bit pitted/scored?
  3. Africa Twin
    Does Anyone know if fuel pump should stop working when killing engine using kick stand ? As mine fuel pump working continuously after. Its not bypassed and start working properly when engine crank... Sent from my SM-G930F using Tapatalk
  4. Dominator / FMX
    Gents, just a quick one; I have an SLR650 with Continental Twinduro TKC 80 multi use tyres. F - 110/80 19 R - 120/90 17 whats the best pressures? I know the manual says 22/22psi but its too low. Nothing on Continental website specifically to say what pressures although couple of interesting...
  5. Africa Twin
    I'd be interested to know what average running temperature you guys have. I went for a 150 mile ride yesterday and the temp reached 107. The road conditions were dry, 19C and an average speed 80-90, continuous for 2hrs or so. The temp gauge showed two marks below red so nowhere near boiling but...
  6. Transalp
    Hi,Can anyone recommend a good foot stand extension plate for the XL700?I've had a Cameltoe fitted for a couple of year and although it looked good I was not impressed with the way it bent with use and the bolts were continually working loose. So loose in fact that it now lies somewhere along...
  7. Transalp
    I am new to this forum. I have a honda Transalp 700 2010 model from last year..Enjoying riding it. Getting old so needed a comfortable bike. Any trips planned..please let me know.:rolleyes: Thats my baby
  8. XL
    Hi all, my XL250S has started blowing the dip filament as soon as it is turned on. The main beam is fine with no issues. When I checked with a multimeter I found the white wire has continuity to earth when the lights are switched on. Has anyone any ideas what might be causing it or what to...
  9. How to.....
    Any opinions yet for best road only tyres for the CRF 1000? I was thinking of Conti Trail Attack or Road Attack, which worked well on my BMW, but that did not have a 21 inch front wheel.
  10. Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    For Sale - 2000 Model NX650 Dominator - Recently re-commissioned with new gel battery, Rear Shock, Front & Rear Brakes serviced with new braided lines, and pads - Continental Twinduro Tyres, and Arrow alloy rear tailpipe - Datatagged - Fully serviced and ready to go - £1500.00 O.N.O.................
  11. Transalp
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  12. Africa Twin
    Hello. I am writing to learn if any XRV750 owners may have learned of premature countershaft or output shaft wearing and continued to ride while monitoring the wear rate. The first image reflects approximately a 30-40% reduction in the width of the splines. Also, please note the condition of...
  13. Africa Twin
    Hello, Recently I started noticing a very high pitched singing/whining noise coming off the AT RD07A, can I can't seems to figure out where is it coming from. What I do notice is that it only appears above 80km/h - 50 mph and 4.5k RPM. Below that have not heard it. I also tried to pull the...
  14. XL
    I am currently restoring a 1980 xl185 and have managed to get a voltage at the input to the coil. I have connected my multimeter to the spade connector from the CDI and the needle bounces about to a maximum of 5v when the bike is kicked over. I guess this is what I should be seeing? I have no...
  15. Africa Twin
    The last few days I noticed when I start and stop the bike (for example at a shop) the fuel starts clicking to bring fuel back into the lines . This happens sometimes but not every time. But today about 3-4 times the pump has been clicking as soon as you turn on the ignition and keeps on...
  16. Dominator / FMX
    Looking for advice I want to replace my exhaust system on my 2001 Dommie I have seen lots of what is out there, b4 I commit Does anyone have any experience with GPR Exhaust? Should I continue my search Laser Produra? Arrow? As always your ideas are always appreciated
  17. Transalp
    Hello, I recently bought a 1997 Transalp XL 600 V. Today I ran out of gas after ~280 km (173 mi), so I switched to reserve, and continued riding another 15 km (10 mi) before reaching a gas station. When I stopped, I switched back on to the main fuel tank, and started refueling. I was surprised...
  18. Transalp
  19. Dominator / FMX
    Having recently replaced the Bridgy BT45 tyres on my Dommie with a more dirt-friendly Conti Escape, I took a detour off road today. Nothing strenuous, I don't have the skills for it, just some marked Byways around Hertfordshire. Good fun, and a useful escape route if I'm ever a fugitive on the...
  20. Dominator / FMX
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