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  1. Dominator / FMX
    I bought a XR650R (thicker) 15T front sprocket, then I found out that on my FMX front sprocket is 14T. Which is original? 14T or 15T? BTW I found on the INTERNET that people are fitting XR650R front sprocket on XR650L to prevent it from cutting into sprocket splines. Please note that XR650L and...
  2. XR
    I have just bought a 05 xr125l it does however need a new carb. I have found carbs that will fit and work but none seem to have the heater like the stock one fitted. If I got a standard carb with no heater will it run ok or so I need one with the carb heater. thank you :)
  3. Dominator / FMX
    In the box of parts that came with the '89 NX650 that I just bought, I found the metal plate/sticker that shows the VIN, tire pressure info, model year, etc. Where does this thing belong on the bike? I want to glue it back on, but I can't find it on parts diagrams.
  4. Africa Twin
    I would like to replace my coolant hoses on my RD03. Honda parts are NLA. I was reviewing threads about the Samco or other aftermarket hoses and found threads that stated that some hoses were incorrectly sized. Those hose kits are pretty dear. Can't see paying that much for parts that are...
  5. Africa Twin
    So I bought a well used ‘89 XRV650 which I am rebuilding. The weels are corroded and I need to replace them. I’d like to keep the bike as original as possible so I’m looking to source original DID rims. I allready found a nice used rear wheel and now I’m searching for a front wheel rim (I will...
  6. Africa Twin
    Hi, did anyone try the rear shock of the CRF1000 on an RD07. First , will it fit dimensionally and how does it behave. I find the CRF rear suspension more comfortable and want to fit the shock on my RD07a. The CRF shock can be found relatively cheap as second hand, and saves the investment in an...
  7. 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...
  8. Dominator / FMX
    Hello! A quick question: are there any differences in the back-cover (most importantly in mounting points) of the speedoblock depending on the generation, i.e. are they identical and/or swappable? Happened to break the mounting ears on mine of a 1995 RD08 while carelessly tackling a motocross...
  9. Africa Twin
    Does anyone have the link to a gallery that stormforce collected of modified Africa Twins I found it once but cant find it now....thanks
  10. Transalp
    I've seen multiple people on this forum fit an AT sumpguard on their 650 Transalp's. But how? :o I don't think the mounting points line up. The AT one has 2 in the front instead of the TA's 1... I found a user named Tramp talking about a recent post he made where he explained it but i can't seem...
  11. 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...
  12. For Sale / Wanted
    Hi All, I bought a new battery for my 07 Transalp and found it was a charging issue and didn't need to fit it. It was bought online in May and i didn't get round to sending it back... Its still sealed in the box, genuine Yuasa YTZ12S looking for £40 would need to be collected ideally Based Nr...
  13. Dominator / FMX
    Hello, I guess this is my first post here. I hope to post more. I have bought an FMX 650 2006. There are no stickers on it, except one on front fender, and one on right gas tank side, but they are not original. I was wondering, is there any electronic version of stickers, whether they are...
  14. Transalp
    Anyone know where I can get a set of bolts and screws for my fairing? '87 Transalp 600 with original fairing? I have found this one online, but not sure it will fit my early bike? https://www.pro-bolt.com/aluminium-fairing-kit-honda-xl600-vr-vx-transalp.html Thanks!
  15. XR
    hi, i managed to leave my side stand spring in a forest in devon :/ a genuine honda spring i found for 4euros but with 18euro postage !! so im opting for a universal spring, the only thing is i dont know what length to go for. between the pin on the stand and pin on frame is about 170mm but...
  16. Transalp
    Hi All, so I just fitted a Givi top deflector, all good so far. Went for a spin and certainly it works very well, but I found I was getting wind in the chin/neck area, particularly on right hand side mainly Out with throttle hand , and it seems to be coming in from the hand guard / brake fluid...
  17. Africa Twin
    Hi guys, I wanted to restore the white paint for the dashboard light controls (Fuel, High-Beam...) of my RD03 (and I would not mind to do the same for the RD07). I thought my patience would have been enough but I found out the characters are too small for free painting, even with the thinnest...
  18. XR
    Having refurbished my rear brake callipers on my 1996 XR250R, I though the front callipers would be the same ..... BUT alas not. I discovered phenolic pistons in the front callipers ? Am wondering if they’re worth re-using, as i’ve never come across phenolic pistons before and I was...
  19. XL
    Hey all! I purchased a 1976 XL 250 recently, and it came with two engines, neither of them complete. I've been working on the 1972 engine, as it is in better and more complete condition. It was missing some covers, such as the valve adjustment covers and the alternator cover. I'm currently...
  20. Africa Twin Technical Specs
    I found and scanned my '88 RD03 JDM Africa Twin brochure. Click link for PDF
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