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  1. Tool for float bowl rdo7

    Africa Twin
    What do you guys use to undo the drain screw on the float bowl, only all my screwdrivers won't fit even the small ones, too little space, any advice please
  2. No Fuel

    Dominator / FMX
    HI i LAID MY DOMINATOR UP FOR THE WINTER AND NOW IT WON'T START. BATTERY HAS BEEN ON A TRICKLE CHARGER . CHECKED THE SPARK AND SEEMS OK. WHEN I LOOSEN THE DRAIN SCREW NOTHING COMES OUT. WHAT DO I DO NEXT? THANKS PHIL.
  3. changeing oil

    Dominator / FMX
    is it a simple job on these and any pictures of where the two drain plugs are please noticed the oil filter is on the side case looking at a fmx on youtube
  4. Locks, alarms and security

    Transalp
    Hi, I'm fairly new to biking, so far i've never let the bike out of my sight on a ride which obviously isn't ideal. Please can you advise what solutions you have? I have a motorbike chain but it weighs 12+kg so I dont know how best to transport it? Seem to think the rear rack is only rated to...
  5. New legal tender!

    Transalp
    In comparison to gold, this could be legal tender.https://www.dropbox.com/s/gnoufv43jsc1rq2/2015-12-12%2012.52.00.jpg?dl=0 It's more expensive, at £2.75 each.:mad: Honda are ridiculous for their prices for small items. They wanted £2.80 for one the tiny copper washer at the bottom of the front...
  6. Drain carb or not ?

    Africa Twin
    I'm having to leave my AT in storage until April, is it wise to drain the carb before doing this ? Thanks for any advice :thumbup:
  7. petrol tank storage

    Mechanical Advice
    heya, I'm just about to start work on the AT and I'm doing it in stages which means the tank'll be off for a few weeks. It'll be stored in a friend's garage - is there anything I should be aware of? A best practice for storing it? Maybe drain the tank? Or isn't it a significant issue? My main...
  8. Fuel leaking from breather/drain pipe

    Varadero
    Just noticed I've got a drip of fuel from one of the breather pipes. When I started her up the drip became a steady flow. I'm guessing something has given up in the carb. Fortunately its booked into workshop on Tuesday. Any ideas?
  9. Tank at the back

    Africa Twin
    How do I drain the coolant out of the tank behind the side panel
  10. Help needed fitting heated grips (TA 700)

    Transalp
    I am about to fit some heated grips to a TA 700. So I need to find an 'ignition controlled' live power source. Can anyone tell me where I can find one? It needs to be ignition controlled (ie not direct to battery) as if the grips are left on with the ignition off, they will drain the battery.
  11. draining radiators

    Africa Twin
    hi whats the best way to drain the rads without getting into a mess
  12. how to drain the fork oil on my SLR ??

    Dominator / FMX
    Hi all, can anyone tell me if you can drain the fork oil through the allen bolt at the bottom of the fork leg ????? also is 535ml the right amount of oil to go back into each fork. many thanks to anyone who can let me know cheers philo. :confused:
  13. Amount of spare power?

    Africa Twin
    I have bought a heated seat pad from German ebay item no 270676479986 and in the description is says it uses 35watts How much spare wattage is available with engine running and lights on? I also have heated grips and don't want to over drain the battery during the winter months
  14. battery problem - flat in 2 days

    Transalp
    the battery was flat 2 days ago, left it on an overnight charge, just went to try it out and flat as a pancake. i changed the battery 4 months ago so its new. can anyone help with suggestions as to what the cause may be. i have added extra driving lights and a USb socket but i cant imagine it...
  15. size of main jet removel spanner

    XR
    I've ordered some alternative main jets for altitude. In the XR400 Haynes manual it says the main jet can be removed via the drain plug on the float bowl. Honda don't supply whatever type spanner is used for this, does anybody know what size and type of spanner fits?
  16. water pump

    Africa Twin
    hi lads got a leak on the water pump casing and what i need to no is if i take the water pump off do i need to drain the oil and is it a hard job to do.... also could the casing be alloy welded along the hairline crack... or has anyone got a quick guide in stages to taking the water pump off...
  17. Water coolant drain plug torque setting

    Transalp
    Anyone with an idea about the torque setting of the water coolant drain plug on the water pump. Bike is XL650V5 Thanks for any replies!
  18. Dommie rotor

    Dominator / FMX
    Can anyone tell me the size of the flywheel/rotor on the dominator, The bolt has come loose and before I drain the oil and remove the cover to tighten it I need to get a holder of the right size. thanks Ashley
  19. Problem starting 650v after not used for two years

    Transalp
    Hiya Been pulling my hair out whats left as my 2006 transalp wont start. I have checked for spark and thats good so wondering if its the old fuel in the carb. How do I drain it or could it be something else? Help me please really would like to play again :(
  20. URGENT: Carb breather pipes

    Mechanical Advice
    RD07A... Hi guys. I'm putting the bike back together and want to know where the carb breather pipe goes. There is a T piece by the fuel tap that goes from both carbs. The pipe goes down to the bash plate to drain and there is a loose pipe up under where the tank goes. Is this just supposed to be...
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