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  1. Raising AT RD04, sudden clutch slip

    Africa Twin
    Hi guys. I don't see how this makes sense ... but let me ask! After installing kitpeds raiser kit (+6cm front and back) & removing db killer, my clutch slips. Before I had no issue whatsoever (RD04 from 1992 with 87000km). I checked for free play on the clutch lever and there is more than...
  2. honda fmx 650 rear wheel rim broken

    Dominator / FMX
    HI guys. This is my rear wheel broken. I can't tell for sure if it broke before or just after I bought the bike. I can't find any other used FMX wheel anywhere on the internet. I found some front wheels but not rear. Oddly front is 36 and rear is 32 spokes. Wtf is this and why? :mad::mad: Rear...
  3. Blanking Choke?

    Africa Twin
    Hi, I intend blanking off the chokes on my AT. Will I remove the chokes completely, or fix them permanently in the open position? If I remove them, what will I use to cap the opening? Regards, Pat F.
  4. Small hole in Exhaust

    Transalp
    Hi I'm on a 2003 650 Transalp. Not owned it long, I've noticed a small hole in the Exhaust down near where the Exhaust fit's onto the big Metal box underneath (is this the CAT)?? After the clamp so the hole is on the muffler part. Anyway's I've got original Stock Honda Muffler on. I'm not...
  5. HELP!

    Transalp
    So my 650 TA v4 has developed a lumpy 'pulsing' tickover and has started to backfire on startup a bit. It doesn't stall and runs fine when going though- still pulls well and mpg does not seem to have been effected.I thought I might be unbalanced cabs but I have checked them with a set of gauges...
  6. Free: Powerbronze RD07A screen - painted black

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    Hi all. Anyone needs a touring screen to muck about / fix buffeting / experiment to find a good way to mount accessories? I got a screen to play with to get the airflow right, but it is NOT for an RD07A. [RD07, I think] So no use to me... I believe that it is one of these: Powerbronze...
  7. Anyone want a free 600 exhaust silencer?

    Transalp
    i have this and it seems a shame to bin it genuine 600 exhaust muffler/silencer the 'bottom' end is is perfect nick, but there is rust and a 8mm hole on the rear - easy fix for someone who can weld or rivet a plate on top? collect north London or £10 postage (uk)
  8. Design Fault with Front wheel Axle Holder

    Transalp
    Was doing a routine check and found that the front axle holder was broken and the nuts on the studs were so loose that they could come off by hand. Anyway as I do not have torque wrench I managed to snap 1 stud off and then was trying to put a temporary support plate which caused the other stud...
  9. RD03 Front Brake Light Problem

    Africa Twin
    My brake light isn't working with the front brake. I was hoping a quick clean of the connections at the switch would fix it, but no joy. What else is it that might be the problem. I read one thread where a guy had a broken wire. I'm hoping that isn't what's wrong with mine. Brake light works...
  10. Paint Chips Advice

    Africa Twin
    Hey Folks - hope you're all managing to get in some riding in these colder times... Could do with some advice on how best to fix some paint chips on the front left side fairing. As you can see from the photo, 90% if the chips are on the red decal - the rest on the blue. To be honest I can live...
  11. XR250S Metal Tank

    XR
    Hi, Does anyone have an XR250s metal tank for sale (around 1996)? its an MD30 and has the single bolt at the back of the tank to fix and two grooves on the inside of the tank that slide onto rubbers attached on the frame. Part number 17520KCZ000ZA If not - is there any other tank that fits -...
  12. For Sale: RD03-04-07 and 07a radiator and oil cooler protection grills. Exhaust shield.

    For Sale / Wanted
    I have been out of stock of radiator grills for awhile. Now they are back. Introducing a new oil cooler protection grill as well as an exhaust shield to keep you from burning your pants when installing an aftermarket muffler without the original protection. Grills and heat shield are...
  13. Fuel tap

    Africa Twin
    When putting my bike back together I found the fuel tap is leaking when in the off position, I had lost my patience in the excitement of hoping it was going to start, to open up the tap and see what was wrong. So anyway the bike fired up as normal :p but it looks like I have a sticking float...
  14. RD07A fuel leak and fix

    Africa Twin
    Hi everyone, I noticed my Africa Twin has been smelling of petrol somewhat lately but I just ignored it as I had no time to look but I was forced to when I had to fill the tank 30 miles earlier than I expected. The leaks had become serious and there were petrol stains on the engine. Fuel was...
  15. CRF1000L ADV helmet - anyone got issues?

    Africa Twin
    Hi all, I am thinking of getting a Shoei Hornet ADV lid :D but I have seen the odd You Tube Vid and comment about ADV helmets vibrating or there's extra noise because of the "fork tunnel" on the AFrica Twin CRF1000L - basically wind / air streaming up through the forks that disrupts the 'peak'...
  16. Dragging front brakes

    How to.....
    Hello, I am Dorus and I am new here to the forums. I recently bought a Honda XRV750 RD07 as my first bike. I noticed that my front brakes are dragging and I am worried that it really impacts my fuel economy. I've looked around the internet and found some videos how fix it. Do you guys think it's...
  17. XRV 750 Carburation Revalation

    Africa Twin
    Ok so my AT was running a bit lumpy, dodgy starting and dicky tick over. Had a look through the forums and most suggested carb balancing, however I found one who I must thank when I find it again that suggested when the linkage connecting the 2 carbs becomes clogged up it can make one of the...
  18. I need big favour.

    Chatter
    Christmas greetings from Denmark. My son has just finished a contract where he was sent to a motorbike workshop on a work experience type of deal paid for by the Danish government as part of his education as a motorbike mechanic. He starts back at technical college in january for some book...
  19. Tubed tyres and punctures - Is there a good product that works?

    Africa Twin
    My last bike (600 Alp) and my new AT both have tubed tyres, and it was always in the back of my mind "What happens if I get a puncture?" I've literally no idea how to change the inner tubes, even though I must have watched a dozen You Tube Videos on 'how-to'. Plus, I really dont fancy the...
  20. Headlight dip switch

    Africa Twin
    Hi all, just got my AT delivered and noticed that the push button for the main/dip beam sticks in, have any of you had this? Is there an easy fix or is it a new switch, I tried a spray of penetration fluid but made no difference Thanks in advance JTP
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