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  1. Anyone tried the Inexpensive fuel pumps

    Africa Twin
    There seem to be quite a few very inexpensive Mitsubishi style fuel pumps all over the internet of late. I’m assuming they are Chinese Has anyone tried one yet?? if so please post your thoughts as to fit and function. thanks
  2. Help identifying right colour panel

    Transalp
    Hi, I have a red 1999 XL600V Transalp with a damaged headlamp cowl. I have found a replacement cowl online which is red but I'm not sure the colour will match. Does anyone know if there were different shades of red used on this model/year? I've attached a picture of my bike. It's quite an...
  3. Wanted: Wanted - Transalp fork springs

    For Sale / Wanted
    Hi, I'm looking to get some stiffer springs for a project bike (with unknown forks) and it could get expensive if I end up buying lots of different springs & rates new. It's been a little while since I had a Honda Transalp but think they might be suitable, so anyone got any old Transalp fork...
  4. High compression piston for Dominator?

    Dominator / FMX
    I'm hoping to build a special dominator motor with a high compression piston - say 10.5:1 No problem I thought, as Wiseco do them for the XR650L - which is the same as the Dominator right? Does anyone know 100% for sure if this is true of all XR650L motors because the Wiseco catalogue does not...
  5. rim tape

    Africa Twin
    Im getting a wheel respoked for my @ and want to use the best rim tape so I have looked on ebay and it looks very thin. I have some used pieces of rubber membrane I used to waterproof a roof and it was way more expensive than I thought and very good quality. Will this be better to use than £1.99...
  6. Shock choice

    Dominator / FMX
    My winter project is coming along nicely and I like it so far The rear shock at present is from a zx6r but I think it is to soft. I have seen 3 other shocks I am interested in. Hagon Wilbers ( no preload) Wilbers more expensive but has a dial( able)setting I know it's a personal choice but do...
  7. Vstrom 650 or Tracer 700 or NC750X??

    Transalp
    I am looking for a "do it all" bike, to replace the Transalp (London ULEZ has kiboshed it's use) and the R1200RT. I am looking at the Vstrom 650, the Tracer 700 or the NC750X I have ridden the NC750X recently and it was good. I rode the VStrom a while back, but can't remember anything about...
  8. Replace rear shock with another one from another Model

    Varadero
    Hello guys , i was just wondering if anyone tried to replace the rear shock from another model Honda/Yamaha..etc ? the aftermarket is too expensive and new OEM as well . i see a lot of good rear shocks in good condition and cheap as well from other bikes any idea ? thanks speaking about...
  9. Swing arm bearings

    Dominator / FMX
    Hi. Can anyone point me in the right direction to find a replacement set of swing arm bearings to the Honda FMX. Genuine Honda one seem to be discontinued and are very very expensive. Are there any pattern parts out there ? Thanks. Jez
  10. Piston replacement

    Dominator / FMX
    Hi all. Just picked up a FMX 650 that’s had a replacement engine. It came with the old engine that’s got a shagged piston but apart from that it’s in good shape. I’m looking to buy a new piston and rebuild the old engine. My question is can I use the same diameter 100mm piston from the XR650L...
  11. For Sale: Givi Monokey Topbox

    For Sale / Wanted
    This is my Givi topbox, black. Not sure of size though. It came with my latest bike. It is a Monokey system.[ATTACH=CONFIG]126209[/ATTACH Excellent condition apart from what I have shown in the photo. Would prefer pickup as postage can be expensive. I am looking for £65 for it. Any questions...
  12. Africa Twin RD07a Front wheel

    Africa Twin
    Hi all, I have a question would a Transalp XL 650 V 2000-2002 front wheel fit my Rd07 AT ? It looks the same IE twin disc and same diameter etc but I am not sure :( Mine needs to be replaced as the valve came out of rim with the corrosion !! I found the Transalp wheel on Ebay and its close...
  13. >30mm Risers?

    Transalp
    Handlebar risers for transalp 600. And 20 mm its to short. To expensive on ebay £46 ! ridiculous... Do anyone know where to get them cheaper? or anyone has a milling machine? a garage or something...
  14. For Sale: Transalp 650 air filters

    For Sale / Wanted
    I have a Hiflo (quality aftermarket) airfilter. Unused, in original packaging £18 posted* Genuine Honda airfilter, new in original packaging £22 posted* Fit all 650 Transalps. * Postage free unless you are privileged enough to live in the arse end of nowhere/expensive to post to then...
  15. Transalp Centre stand wanted.

    Transalp
    Hi - is it me, or are centre stands either a. Rediculously expensive. B. Like gold dust second hand? Does anyone know where I can get one at a fair price? Thanks Transalp XL600V 1999
  16. EBC HH pads vs stock

    Varadero
    Hello friends, anyone has any updated feedback regarding the EBC HH vs stock one for Vara ABS ? Is the material really too hard that consume the rotor faster than stock? how far faster ? 10k faster? more/less ? i bought it as it was more than 30% cheaper didnt install it yet.. but the rotor is...
  17. MX Boots and shifter

    Varadero
    Hello friends , another selly question from a noob :) i just bought Oneal boot and its too bulky but nice..problem is.. i tried on and got on the bike. no way to shift up no way to put ur toe under the padal the padal is already high..not too high anyway but i mean no further adjustments i...
  18. Rd04 fuel taps

    Africa Twin
    Evening all, Both my taps on the Xrv don't shut off ! So rather than buy expensive replacements or repair kits I thought about getting and fitting in some other in line shut off taps. Firstly what diameter are the fuel pipes from the petcocks and does anyone have any other ideas or thoughts ...
  19. inked Brake System. Fit All Three Sets At Pad Change

    Varadero
    Hello , was looking for rear pads for my bike where i found this note on EBC ,linked Brake System. Fit All Three Sets At Pad Change Do i really need to change the 3 of them same time ? this is bit expensive for me due to shipping.
  20. Where to buy Varadero crash bars?

    Varadero
    Hello just wondering where the best place is to buy some crash bars for a 59 plate varadero? There are loads on eBay but seem very expensive £100 plus. Is this the going price or can anyone recommend somewhere cheaper. Cheers Charlie
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