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  1. RD04 Carb Repair

    Africa Twin Hi All I am trying to get a severely corroded RD04 running, The carbs have completely seized and it appears to be due to external corrosion. Is there a good resource available to understand...
  2. Wanted: RD03 rear wheel hub

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    Has any one got one for sale or a wheel as my one a has corroded around the spokes. Does any other Honda hub fit ? Thanks Steve
  3. TARefurb

    TARefurb is now open for business, renovation of mainly Transalps 600 based in Newport South Wales we also have a spray booth for those broken panels that need TLC, if your wheels are corroded and you don't want to pay for a new rim contact us, we can also be found on Facebook under TARefurb...
  4. Xr 250 exhaust header .

    . Hi . The header brackets that hold the pipe into the head on my 2002 xr 250 are shot .. corroded .The pipe moves and leaks . Very soon it will fall off . It looks like these are not seperate ltems that one can buy .. so where can I get spares or a replacement . I have seen front pipes for the...
  5. NX650 2000 exhaust front pipes...???

    Dominator / FMX
    With out putting to much though into it, I bought a pair of stainless steel?? down pipes off of eBay for my 2000 Dommie, had a very quick play with them tonight and I think they might be for a different model..?? Are there more than one combination for our NX650s...?? also they are supposed to...
  6. Wanted: XL 600 LMF gold rear wheel please

    For Sale / Wanted
    As above, has anyone got one or a pair of silver ones please? My rear is badly corroded. Thanks Mud
  7. Rear wheel for 600

    Hey folks. The rear rim of my 600 is corroded. Is anyone selling a rear wheel with a good rim? Please pm me if you are. Thanks
  8. ...varadero engine block colour

    ...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. a question of rims and finishings

    Africa Twin
    Clearly the STD Honda surface finish for their did rims is or was a bit rubbish, given the reports of corroded rims. So what's the alternative? Rims from other manufacturers that don't corrode? Powder coating? I just don't know.... Anyone?
  10. ngine casing restore?

    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...
  11. Does SLR650 rear wheel fit NX650?

    Dominator / FMX
    Hello forum, I've been a long time lurker. I've enjoyed and benefited greatly from the great knowledge base from the great folks on XRV. I'd be grateful if anyone who knows could let me know . . . My RD08 rear wheel is kaput. The spokes are corroded and loose. A wheel re-build is looking...
  12. WANTED: Radiator RD07A - RHS

    Africa Twin
    Stopped at the garage to buy some beer and noticed coolant dripping onto the floor. Got home and took bash plate off and have traced the leak to the underside of the radiator. It seems to be bubbling out of the bottom. I will take the rad off and see if it's either corroded through or whether...
  13. Wanted: XRV750 RD07 Front Wheel

    For Sale / Wanted
    Need to replace my corroded front wheel rim. Looking a for a gold one but anything in good condition considered. Live in the Bristol area but Courior can be arranged for collection. Thanks John
  14. Radiator and oil cooler repairs

    Africa Twin
    Hi all, Getting nearer to completing the rebuild on my RD07, one major stumbling block is the radiators and oil coolers require re-coring. One rad has a leak and the fins on all are soft and badly corroded. Anyone had these overhauled and who by and what cost? New items are out of the...
  15. XRV650 rear wheel

    Africa Twin
    Hi, Posting from Ireland. Need a rear wheel for my xrv650, old one is corroded. If none available maybe somebody can tell me where I can get it repaired. Thanks.
  16. Exhaust removal problem

    Hello folks I'm having trouble getting exhaust off as it has a hole in it and needs replacing. Problem is piping is corroded that fits onto next section is behind the hanger so I cannot get to it to knock it upward and out. Any ideas on how to get it out without having to take hanger off?
  17. 1990 rear wheel on a 1996 Transalp

    Im wondering if anyone knows if a 1990 rear wheel for the transalp fits the 1996 model,.. its tricky to get hold of a non corroded wheel these days,.. and I may just have found one!!:p
  18. Painting Switchgear

    Mechanical Advice
    The upper switchgear castings on the old beemer are looking pretty bad. they're corroded and a previous owner has smoothrited them but they still look crap. Any suggestions as to what would be a good protective matt black paint that works well straight from the can?
  19. Transalp 600v

    Hi all can anyone help. I am after a cheep fix for my transalp 600v 1993. The rear wheel on my much loved winter hack is badly corroded and i am looking to replace it but they are like rocking horse poo to find. Does anyone know if a wheel of any other bikes fit without to much messing around...
  20. corroding aluminium

    Mechanical Advice
    Hi there, One of my tripods which i have not used for some time has aluminium fixtures which are used to extend the legs and lock them in place. The powder coating has flaked off and the aluminum underneath has started corroding with a loose white gray powder on the surface. i have brushed...