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  1. Hi guys, what is sprockets tooths numbers on an FMX

    Dominator / FMX
    I bought a XR650R (thicker) 15T front sprocket, then I found out that on my FMX front sprocket is 14T. Which is original? 14T or 15T? BTW I found on the INTERNET that people are fitting XR650R front sprocket on XR650L to prevent it from cutting into sprocket splines. Please note that XR650L and...
  2. Oil Pressure and clutch Question

    Transalp
    I’m on changing the output shaft on my 700 XL and having started it up after the rebuild I am getting a very light noise from the clutch side, my question is there anything that is peculiar to the clutch to make it noisy. When I pull in the clutch lever the noise disappears. , there is also a...
  3. Appreciated advice, CUTTING OUT .

    Africa Twin
    Hi everyone, I am a proud owner of a AT RD07A 1997 (Name TOTO) I experienced a bizarre moment this morning as was riding, Toto decided to cut out leaving me with no lights or ignition button working( dead ) 10 minutes later after waiting on the side of the road she started again ! Now I will...
  4. For Sale: Transalp 1992 600 cowl & screen, dash, RH side panel, front bracket

    For Sale / Wanted
    Transalp 1992 600 cowl& screen, dash, RH side panel, front bracket More bits from my ‘naked’ TA project look at the pictures Dash panel £6 Front bracket (bit bent see pics) £5 Cowl & standard size screen £25 RH side panel £25 (LH side panel was cut up for project but not used! ) Collect from...
  5. Honda FMX 650 / dominator / etc... exhaust question

    Dominator / FMX
    Hi. I have bought an FMX. Currently I have more important problems solve with it, but in future I would like to at least upgrade exhaust + carb jet + air filter. I have done exhaust manual rework for my suzuki gs500 in past. I just cut off old can and welded new straight can onto it. Also...
  6. Varadero - speedo healer

    Other Honda
    I've recently changed front sprocket down from 16t to 15t. The rideability is dramatically improved around town, but it throws out the speedo. 80mph indicated is in fact 70mph. This is something I can deal with, but the odometer is also out, throwing of total mileage the bike has covered (extra...
  7. XL 700 starting troubles

    Transalp
    Hello folks, I had an intermittent fault with my 700 for months now. Sometimes it would't start and then sometimes engine would cut out when handlebars were turned to the right. Yesterday I decided to have a proper look and after looking for frayed wires or something out of ordinary I pulled on...
  8. dashboard lights mask for painting

    Africa Twin
    Hi guys, I wanted to restore the white paint for the dashboard light controls (Fuel, High-Beam...) of my RD03 (and I would not mind to do the same for the RD07). I thought my patience would have been enough but I found out the characters are too small for free painting, even with the thinnest...
  9. Cafe racer build

    Dominator / FMX
    Greetings from Denmark.. I havnt been on here for a while because I have been busy building other bikes... I want to build a cafe racer from a Dommie with a single sided swing arm and usd forks like this one I found on the net. I have bought a single sided swing arm from a VFR 750 F with a pair...
  10. Modifying the rebound spring of the XRV750 fork

    Africa Twin
    Hello guys, I have some evil thoughts about cutting in half the rebound spring or even more - ordering custom ones to be made if all is OK with the shorter length. I am talking about part number 10 here Now this is because I have good sag set up now, but when I put fork emulators they will...
  11. rim tape

    Africa Twin
    Im getting a wheel respoked for my @ and want to use the best rim tape so I have looked on ebay and it looks very thin. I have some used pieces of rubber membrane I used to waterproof a roof and it was way more expensive than I thought and very good quality. Will this be better to use than £1.99...
  12. 1998 RD08 Wheel Offset

    Dominator / FMX
    Hi, I'm in the process of rebuilding both front and rear wheels on my 1998 RD08, problem is I've only got the 88-89 manual. According to this manual the front wheel offset is given as 22.25mm from the disk to the rim, this is probably ok for my '98 as nothing much changed from the RD02 model on...
  13. Trip meter. Anyone ever replaced the glass?

    Africa Twin
    Mines gone all crackeled. Seems like many have done the same. Hoping someone has some advice before I start cutting it up!!
  14. Idle 'tick-over' & mixture adjustment screw

    XR
    Hi, this is my 1st post as i'm totally new to this forum having bought a fairly 'tatty' 1996 XR250 a week ago. (my 1st dirt bike) :happy7: The bike starts quite easy, & the engine sounds really good. (my main reason for paying a good price for the bike) But I have suspicion that carb jetting...
  15. Honda transalp 700Va9 front pads

    Transalp
    im on my 3 rd set of pads thought i knew what i was buying i bought EbC FA388, NOW THE PADS ARE DIFFERENT on the one im taking out the hole for the pin is at one end there is a square end for were i meets it resting place ,now the new pads have a cut out on the square end can still use these...
  16. New XR400 Owners seeks gasket kit

    XR
    Evening gents! As the title suggests I am the new owner of a 03 xr400, which to say the least...needs some work! my biggest hurdle at this time is the gear shift assembly (just the past that slides on and off) was broken and the previous owner decided to weld it bad on to the point that you can...
  17. Another mint one being cut up ! but what Rims ??

    Dominator / FMX
    Hello guys , bought my first Domminator a VERY tidy 1989, one owner from new with only 7500 miles , yes i know if to nice to turn into a scrambler but sorry the angle grinder is coming out:toothy8: if any one wants redundant OE parts give me a shout . Would like to get it...
  18. Have I f

    Africa Twin
    Alri Lads, My stater to Reg/Rec cable fried. I cut the melted plug off to show to my local hardware/mechanic to get a new part. My dumb ass forgot to label the wires before I cut it off. So Now I dont know which wire goes where. I dont think it matters which goes where but I'd like to see...
  19. Xl250 degree

    XL
    Hi all just brought a xl250 degree and have got a running problem which is u cant go flat out as it cough and splutters (getting to much fuel) as when i take the air filter out and side panel off runs absolutely fine but if i leave air filter out and just put side panel on it starts to cough and...
  20. Lost key

    Varadero
    hello, My friend and neighbor only had one key for his xl125v 2002 and has lost it,he has searched everywhere but no luck,he has a very active toddler who may have chucked it,anyway can anyone tell me where the key number is located on this model,would it be on the inside of the petrol cap?under...
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