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  1. 2nd gear rattle.

    Africa Twin
    Hello! I did a quick search in the forum but didn't find anything similar to my issue. My 2nd gear rattles quite a lot when I open the throttle throughout all the rev range. The rattle occurs only in 2nd gear and only during aceleration. I'm sure it comes from the gearbox and it's not something...
  2. doesn't start Nx 650

    Dominator / FMX
    Hi, My Dominator doesn't start when its oil temperature is between 60-80 C. I did the valve clearance but the problem didn't disappear. What could be the problem? Thanks
  3. Carb idle screw asembly

    Dominator / FMX
    When i bought my 89 nx i noticed the idle screw cable was snapped off at the carb, the tosser i bought it off assured me he had a spare and would send it on. Well he didn't and i have no way of adjusting as the cable has snapped tight up to the point of entry, CSNL have none nor D S. does anyone...
  4. Wanted: Transalp 700 bar ends wanted

    For Sale / Wanted
    As it says really, one of my bar ends has gone AWOL, they were aftermarket things which I didnt really like anyway. Looking for a pair of standard ones if anyones got them spare, cash waiting etc
  5. Dommie Handle Bar mounts

    Dominator / FMX
    Does anyone know what size bolts are used, to attach handlebar mounts to the triple clamps. Im looking to buy new mounts, I measured the length of bolt but didnt check bolt diameter, and looking on net, some use M12 bolts but some use M10
  6. Oil Pressure sensor wire connector?

    Africa Twin
    can somebody assist with this please? got a new oil pressure sensor as the old one didnt look great, but when I degreased the cable from the wiring loom and peered inside whatever type of connector was in there is snapped off.. when I look at the parts fiche it just seems to be part of the...
  7. Anyone tried Seafoam?

    Dominator / FMX
    Hello. A while back I had the head off my SLR and the piston had quite a bit of carbon on it but I was in a hurry to try and get the thing back together so didn't do anything about it. I have seen on you tube this product Seafoam that is meant to clean your engine and was wondering if anyone...
  8. Toolkit for TA700

    Hi, I didn't get a toolkit with my TA and would like something under my seat for emergencies etc. I can make up a set from spare tools but would prefer original if available but can't find one on the internet. Questions: Does anyone know where I can buy an original? Can some kind person list...
  9. Oh what a lovely morning

    Hi, I rode the TA to work today and just didn't want to stop. Hope we start to get some good riding weather :D TE looks sad outside waiting for me;) Paul
  10. Crunchy!

    What are peoples thoughts on crunchy first to second gear changes? I read "They all do that" but mine didn't (07 Fi) and it does now. The clutch appears to be working as it should, although it has a fair few miles on it. I read some people prime the lever before 1st to 2nd and yes that works...
  11. Misfiring at 3000 RPM

    Africa Twin
    Hello, I am New to the forum. And I have been looking for misfiring problems in the posts. Didn't find anything. It's an XRV from '95, starts easy, drives good, but around 3000rpm it misses a beat every now and than. Any suggestions, are there Things I can check without buying loads of New...
  12. Urgent STAN

    Didn't realise I'd wiped Stan's number,now I need to bell him Really Really urgent like. Cen someone get him to bel me (he has my number) ThanX soho
  13. Leaking float needle

    Africa Twin
    Hi All, Recently put new needles into carbs in the hope of resolving a flooding and leak issue on the left carb of my RD07. Didn't work, carb still leaks:sad11:. Is there any (other) way to try get the needle to seat without leaking? I'm dubious about trying anything abrasive. Cheers Steve
  14. Exhaust melting number plate! Grr..

    Africa Twin
    Think I need to try and angle that exhaust away from the number plate!!! Didn't think it would do that as its a good distance from it!!
  15. For Sale: Camoflage Gortex jacket.

    For Sale / Wanted
    Camoflage Gortex jacket. Never worn. I thought it'd fit with body armour underneath, but it didn't £30 posted within the UK. Item in Baildon, near Bradford, West Yorkshire
  16. Warning ! (insurance) pass it on.

    I sold my bike but didn’t cancel my insurance | White Dalton Solicitors Blog
  17. Reee sult!

    Africa Twin
    Ebay, 108 sqids, front wheel! Bit mottled, some valve hole rot but better than me current one! Apologies if whomever reads this are the other snipers what didn't get it, but I really REALLY need one :) Propa gold!
  18. Who would have thought...

    Everything Orange - KTM
    ...that a trip to B&Q would be so much fun. Why didn't I buy a KTM 990 years ago? It's f**king mental!
  19. 650 Key and HISS

    When I bought my 650 last month I only had 1 key with the bike, can I just get another key cut like I did with my 600s. Silly Q I know but I didn't know if the HISS system on the ignition has anything to do with keys and things
  20. Didn't take long...

    Less than a week after joining I'm now the proud owner of a 2001 XR400. More to follow once I've picked it up :blob5: