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  1. Best supplier for good spares.

    Evening all, recently joined the forum after buying myself a ‘93 Transalp. It needs very little doing to it but I’d like to plan some repairs and basics. So, been asked before no doubt, but what’s the best source for buying spares and consumable, cables, electric parts, bearings etc. First off...
  2. Honda 1972 SL350K2

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    Honda 1972 SL350K2 £2400 £2400 The SL350K2 is the last of the Honda 350 twin dirt bikes with no electric starter, pressed aluminium mudguards, 21” front wheel, 18” rear wheel Honda 1972 SL350K2 speedo 7643 miles, free tax & MOT, last expired May 2019, UK reg May 2018. Running condition...
  3. Honda 1987 XBR 500H cafe racer SOLD

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    Honda 1987 XBR 500H cafe racer with/without fairing
  4. Wanted: Honda 600/650 RFVC single engine. Electric start if possible...

    For Sale / Wanted
    I want an electric start engine to replace my XL600R motor. Anything considered, but a complete engine would be preferred. Failing that, has anyone got a good 600R cylinder head for sale?
  5. Alternative Facet fuel pump

    Africa Twin
    Question for the gurus please. I found this Facet pump: "Facet FEP04SV Posi-flo Electric Fuel Pump 1.5-4 Psi Includes Clamps fittings" The psi is 1.5-4 and flow is 25Gph. Will ot work as a replacement to the oem pump?
  6. XR400R electrical accessory power socket

    Hi, I have a 2004 XR400, the model without a battery (are they all like this?) bought in the UK. I want the facility to charge a mobile phone or sat-nav whilst riding. The alternator appears to produce an unrectified but regulated output of around 12v AC for the lights. Is there a means to...
  7. Hi and 'help' please

    Hi, last summer I bought a 2002 Honda xr 440 with electric start. Had total oil loss and engine completely ruined. 1. Can anyone advise if fitting the electric start to replacement engine would be difficult [for my mechanic] 2. any thoughts on using Honda trx quad engine as replacement 3...
  8. RD04 Signal turn relay whereabouts

    Africa Twin
    Hi, I'm a newcomer to Africa Twin's world. But i'm already loving it! Just bought a RD04 1990 and my first problem is that the turn signals are out. I assume it is the relay but... can't found it! Can anyone help?
  9. honda xr 600 elecrtic start.

    is it possible to fit electric start to a 1993 xr600r.
  10. Engine Identificatio

    Mechanical Advice
    So I have a OHC Honda engine with no identification number this was brought from a police auction. Can anybody help me identify it from the pictures attached it looks like an electric start and is currently sat in a Honda xr frame not sure if these are the same bike or not. If I can identify the...
  11. Honda Engine XR125/200?

    Hi, I brought a basket case from a police auction sold as a Honda XR. So with it being from a police auction there are no identity marks on the frame or engine I have attached a few pictures of the engine in the hope that someone will be able to tell me if it is in deed a XR engine. I have...
  12. Honda xr 125 wiring

    XR Technical Specs
    Hi, I have been given a xr 125 field bike no engine number frame number etc. The bike is a basket case and i am slowly getting it back together the engine is electric start not kick start could somebody point me in the direction of a suitable wiring diagram for this bike please. Worth...
  13. 250s electrics

    Hi folks, I'm trying to sort the electrics out on my recently acquired 79 plate 250s, mainly the lights and switches. On opening up the right hand switch most of it fell out onto the floor and then when opening up the headlight it was just as bad with so mutch black tape and spliced in...
  14. XRV750 RD07 digital trip meter clocking up miles ways too fast - Help Please

    Africa Twin
    Evening all... I have a strange thing going on with my bike. I lost the speedo etc so have replaced the plastic drive wheel on the front wheel and all is turning nicely and the speedo is now working again at the correct speed. However, the digital trip meter seems to have had a mardy fit and...
  15. Black smoke from a 98 Dominator :/

    Dominator / FMX
    Good friends, I have a problem with my 98 dominator. I have tried my best to solve it myself but my mechanic skills are fare from good. When I bought the bike it started pretty well but it looked that the carburetor was clogged with something. In low revs it makes some black smoke and stalls...
  16. Recommissioning 2008 Transalp 700

    Chaps After a long absence from this site, I have returned to the fold, and keen to ride the bike. However, the bike has had long lay up - some 18 months or more - in the shed, with no use whatsoever. I am well aware this is disgraceful behaviour, and am also aware to check out brakes, tyres...
  17. Problem with ABS

    hi ;) One quick questions... on my vara 2007 abs light flashing sometimes ,not always. when abs light dont blinking ,abs work normaly... the diagnose is: code 14.. that means something on electric... any ideas ?... i was chek the charging system and works normaly. Thanks
  18. For Sale: Honda xr250 electric

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    Honda xr250 electric now sold Bridgestone gritty ed2 rear Trailmax front . Split but with a spare plus innertube Mot 08 04 Kyb rear shock Renthal bars Pro grip grips Digital clocks Rear battery cover gone missing stored in a dry place for ten years Needs tank cleaning inside before running...
  19. 1996 XR250s Compression Test

    Hello All! So I've bought myself a compression tester and I am about to attempt doing a cylinder compression test for the first time. I've been looking on here at a number of posts trying to get an idea of what kind of numbers I should be looking at getting. I have an XR250s Baja which is a...
  20. xr200 ignition

    I have an xr200 with electric start. Question do I need an ignition barrel as well or can i bypass this? New to motorbikes sorry if this is a bit of a basic question. Thanks in advance fro any help offered