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  1. Suitable antifreeze for xl700?

    Transalp
    The manual says I need "High quality ethylene glycol antifreeze containingsilicate-free corrosion inhibitors" for my XL700. Can anyone recommend one that fits the bill as I can't seem to tell whether or not they contain silicates. Also, I'm buggered if I can see the max/min marks on the...
  2. RD03

    Africa Twin
    Hi all Stumped trying to refit the expansion tank in place. Can someone post a pic of the bracket that fits the bottle to the frame
  3. Radiator - over-filled expansion tank

    Africa Twin
    Typical noob mistake I guess - I noticed the coolest was on the low side - just touching the minimum so off I went and bought some more, poured it in, thought I was being conservative but nope - over-filled (see pic).. First thought - as the bike heats and the coolant expands it'll flush out of...
  4. De Cat Pipe and Centre Stand

    Transalp
    Transalp 700 - I have an OE centre stand and am wanting to fit the Leo Vince Decat pipe. Does anybody know if this will work as currently the stand ,when up, touches the large expansion tank under the bike and if this is removed will the stand foul the chain or anything else. Any help will be...
  5. Help - extra allen bolts left over!

    Africa Twin
    After Cifing the AT to within an inch of its life I appear to have two allen bolts left over? They have a shoulder on them, are they for the expansion tank or what have I left undone?:rolleyes: Top tip by the way the cream cleaner - well done whoever thought of that one:thumbup:
  6. Blowing out expansion pipes

    Mechanical Advice
    JUst want to see what experiences other people have have with blowing dents out of 2 stroke expansion pipes. I have a FMF Fatty pipe on the Gasgas and it had 2 mother F8888r dents on it. I took it to a mates shop for him to blow them out, "no problem" he said. He said normally he gets them done...
  7. Wanted: RDO3 coolant expansion bottle

    For Sale / Wanted
    Anybody got a spare coolant expansion bottle for an @ 650 that they could sell to me.:thumbup: I was wondering why I couldn't find it on my bike,someone must have dumped it at some stage in it's previous life because it wasn't there :( Any help gratefully appreciated
  8. Where's the expansion tank!?

    Varadero
    All, Quick question that could do with an urgent answer ... Where's the coolant expansion tank? I've sprung a leak somewhere this morning, and would rather not get the bike relayed back home. In order to see what kind of leak rate I'm getting, I'd like to check out how much water/coolant...
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