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  1. Africa Twin
    Hi guys I have a 1999(according to the Vin) and 2001 (First registration in South Africa) and the reg/rect has died. Reading here has kind of shown that you can maybe use a unit from another bike. Any one done this successfully. Waiting for delivery in South Africa is 3 weeks and I was due...
  2. For Sale / Wanted
    Hi guys, Does anybody have spare choke plungers+ springs for 95 RD07? From Honda dealer its a ripoff... And had anybody tried to mod this part, or somebody using manual choke (if it is, what is compatible)? I dont want to blank them, I did, and destroyed them, damn... BR Sandi
  3. Transalp
    I really need one of these for my Transalp XL600V 1998, its the part in this pic that has no number ( the three way knuckle ) im interested in any condition as long as its off the swingarm, the reason I need one is the problem you can have with getting the damn thing off the swingarm. ;);););)
  4. Transalp
    I got a bog standard rear Paddock Stand last week but when I used it at the weekend the damn thing opened up and as I was trying to get it off the bloody bike fell over ! Luckily the Crash Bars saved any problems but it made me very suspicious of using the stand again. So I'm looking at...
  5. For Sale / Wanted
    Its not new but cant have more than 100 miles on it check the pics £40 plus postage ono
  6. Chatter
    Well the damn thing can stay blown, because there is no way I'd be changing this one!!:puke: Stairway to Safety - Climbing to the top of a 1700 foot tall tower to change a light bulb - YouTube
  7. Mechanical Advice the washing machine. ;) Just been on-line to order some new bearings and seals for the Zanussi. Wish me luck for when they arrive. :D PS anyone got a set of bearing pullers that I can borrow? PPS Why is modern stuff so damn awkward to mend. Apparently (after the ubiquitous...
  8. Dominator / FMX
    this dommie (see previous threads ) this is day one ,fantastic laugh ,took hour to jet wash bike 2 hours to clean kit,2 hours to thaw out will i do it again damn right ps will post some pix later this is later
  9. Transalp
    had a look at some other threads am i correct in thinking i will have 3 wires coming off the switch and need to join the greens to deactivate the switch? damn thing packed up on me (again!) today,dont want it to happen again. the bike is a 1998 TA600 so i suspect the switch is original to the...
  10. Transalp
    Hi Gus .. long shot I know ...but has anyone fitted the Deauville 650 brake calipers to a honda transalp 650 ..front please.. as loads more parts on ebay for this model than the Alp..and a damn site cheaper too..
  11. Chatter
    Anybody watching this ??? Been following it all week, only to realise it's being filmed about 5 miles from here :confused: Beavers---- what's that all about then ?? Hold on, heard a little rumble at my back door :confused: Could it be a " beaver " ????? Nah, just my neighbour with a couple...
  12. Moto Guzzi
    2010 MOTO GUZZI STELVIO NTX 1200 w STAINTUNE MUFFLER - YouTube ive a funny feeling that a Stelvio will be in my future the damn things are growing on me more and more every day , now where's that ****in shotgun and hacksaw :toothy10::toothy10::toothy10::toothy10:
  13. Mechanical Advice
    A quick inspection pre-MoT revealed that one of the three bolts protruding from the bottom of the right fork to take the clamp plate around the front axle has sheared. Consequently the clamp plate is secured by the two others and the remaining bolt which screws into the fork. Is there any way...
  14. Africa Twin
    Hi All, Well its the final stages of rebuild time and I have been having terrible trouble getting the engine back in the frame after a engine rebuild. I have been using a trolley jack and a friend to assist me but I still feel I am missing a trick. All that the blooming Haynes says is the stock...
  15. Transalp
    Now I know alot of you rave about ACF but Iv'e not used it myself as yet. What I was wondering is could anybody tell me if when it dries on does it have a white-ish appearance. Thing is Iv'e just bought an old R80 thats been stood for years and on first appearance it looked like it might have...
  16. Africa Twin
    hi .. I have an AT 750 from 92 and I want to change the coolant, get all the old out and in with something new but, I do not know how to do it, are there an instruction in here, or maybe a video or pictures ? are looked on youtube and i found 2 clips, but not on AT , do AT also have...
  17. Africa Twin
    Is there a trick to get the box rubbers over the carb tops on a 93 AT?? Tried greasing 'em but the damn thing wont locate properly and there's no room to get my fingers in. Spent ages trying to sort it. It should be such a simple job!! Any (constructive) suggestions appreciated. :)
  18. Chatter
    New owner picked up the @ this morning. Hope he has as many good times on it as me. Was sad to see it go. Its been a great bike (and deep down I wish Id never riden a KTM.....damn FewTrees letting me have a go at Galloway:D) Using the cash to buy a 50cc for my 8 year old (thanks...
  19. Africa Twin
    I have the Powerbronze large screen on my RD04, granted it gives lots of protection etc but its so ugly its starting to really bug me now. It seems to come back over and gets too close to my head, i want something that stands more upright and straighter. I also want to paint it white and...
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