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  1. Dominator gauge-block differences on diff. generations

    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...
  2. RD07 Thermostat/ cooling issue.

    Africa Twin
    OK so I'm on a roll now asking questions! Bike warms up lovely when stationary, temperature gauge showing where it should be however, as soon as I start riding gauge drops to zero. I'm guessing that either a/ Thermostat knackered b/ Thermostat doesn't exist. If either a or b I need to replace...
  3. 600 oil pressure switch wanted

    any idea where one can get one from for a reasonable price?. or better still anyone know the thread size, so i can look into a gauge kit.
  4. Front exhaust valve too tight to callibrate.

    Africa Twin
    Hello, Balam from Mexico here. I have undertaken the task of calibrating my valves. All went well with rear cylinder, but my front cylinder has a problem. Intakes valves are good. Exhaust valve is waaaaay too tight. I can get no feeler gauge in! What's going on? Is my timing chain off? Is the...
  5. Running Temperature

    Africa Twin
    I'd be interested to know what average running temperature you guys have. I went for a 150 mile ride yesterday and the temp reached 107. The road conditions were dry, 19C and an average speed 80-90, continuous for 2hrs or so. The temp gauge showed two marks below red so nowhere near boiling but...
  6. Oil Temperature Gauge

    Dominator / FMX
    Hi Folks! I just looking for Oil Temperature Gauge for my '93 RD02. I found lot of them at ebay around 30 EUR for rd08, and 65 eur for rd02. As far as I know, the thread size is different: RD02 has around 29mm, and RD08 has 20x2.5mm. But, the rest of the stick is same? If this is true, I...
  7. Temperature gauge pointer mooves up and down!

    Africa Twin
    Hello from winter Norway! I have a question regarding the Temp gauge! When the needle points above the C or at low operating temp, the needle is "quiet" in other words does not moove like crazy up and down! When the temperator rises and the pointer passes the middle of the gauge, it starts to...
  8. Temperature gauge.

    Hi all, After fitting a new engine I now have a problem with the temperature gauge, it's stays on 1 bar. The engine runs 100%, the water pump and thermostat are fine. I have a spare temperature senser so I pulled off the wire from the bikes sensor and plugged in the spare one and put it in a...
  9. Anyone know where I can get carbs balanced around Bristol?

    Africa Twin
    Hi all! Would like to get my carbs balanced on my RD07a. Something I would do myself but need the vacuum guages. Can anyone recommend somewhere I could go or does some nice person have a gauge I could borrow? Thanks very much, John
  10. 200 mile trip...

    Transalp Technical Specs
    Had my first long ride on my 650 today. .. 200 mile round trip from South Wales to Aberystwyth to visit my son in Uni and back... filled the tank to the brim and reset my trip meter, kept an eye on the fuel gauge and was just touching the red when I got back to my front door... 201 miles.... and...
  11. Idle speed..1.2..seems bit high ??

    Hello , In my 2004 ABS Vara the idle speed was around 1000. i read in the manual it should be 1.2 ..So i adjusted it almost up to the 1st mark after the 1 in the gauge using the screw on the right so its 1.25 or less.. but i feel it's too high?? is it sounds high or there is something wrong...
  12. Reserve light on transalp 700.

    What does the display show when the bikes on reserve? The lowest ive had the fuel gauge is one segment or block left at 150-160 miles,what does the gaude show after one block or segment left?.cheers.
  13. Tapping sound insde my petrol tank ?

    Ive had the transalp 700 out today for a short run and alls well apart from theres something in my tank tapping on the front right hand side of the inside of my tank,its the first time its done this with me and it wasnt doing it untill after the ride out today,ive taken all the plastics of from...
  14. Tranny 700 fuel gauge instructions

    I have no handbook for my Transalp, can anyone just run me through the fuel gauge, I know the bars drop off as you use fuel, I have been down to one bar remaining, what happens next? Or do I just splutter to a halt...:lol: Also if anyone has an owners manual they don't want, I'm after...
  15. Transalp model revisions

    Hi! Could anyone tell me what year the Transalp got a fuel gauge?? Thanks in advance BG1
  16. RD04 Cockpit Bulbs

    Africa Twin
    Hi, Can anyone confirm that the water temperature gauge on the RD04L should be illuminated? I noticed yesterday evening when riding home that I couldn't see the gauge. The speedo and rev counters are lit up. Thanks Daddio
  17. Thermostat/Temp gauge issues.

    Advice please if you will: Yr 2000 Vara 1000, seems like the temp guage has stopped working. Coolant levels fine, bike running fine, but the gauge seems to have stopped working. Done the test in the Haynes manuel, but I'm still not convinced. A brief search here flags a thermostat issue, with...
  18. Speedo going nuts

    Africa Twin
    Hi all, I've encountered a strange problem lately. I notice that when I'm cruising around town and I pull to around 100 km/h, release the throttle, my speedo needle won't react or very little at all. Then, when I pull the clutchlever, rev the engine up, the needle falls to around the speed I'm...
  19. Big girl passes MOT

    Well totally forgot the MOT was due :cyclopsani: obviously garaged until booked in :rolleyes: All good apart from the rear disc has an advisory "slightly juddering brake" I cannot feel in day to day riding but shows in the brake test gauge. Will look to replace over the winter, any suggestion...
  20. How to fit this?

    How to.....
    What's the best way to fit one of these? I want to fit it so it is similar to the trip computers that come on RD07's and later RDO4's- i have an early RD04. It's a 5 function voltmeter, i thought it would be good to have a temperature gauge for travelling as well as a voltmeter.