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  1. 2nd gear rattle.

    Africa Twin
    Hello! I did a quick search in the forum but didn't find anything similar to my issue. My 2nd gear rattles quite a lot when I open the throttle throughout all the rev range. The rattle occurs only in 2nd gear and only during aceleration. I'm sure it comes from the gearbox and it's not something...
  2. Fixed my neutral switch....

    I was told it was intermittent when I bought the bike, and had been checked out and nothing seen to be wrong. So, investigations were made, and I soon discovered it barely reached the contact point inside the gearbox. I’ll probably order a new one, maybe, and I didn’t want to leave the copper...
  3. For Sale: XL125 / 185S 1982 Parts

    For Sale / Wanted
    I have a collection of spares for both XL 125 and 185S models from around 1982 accumulated by may Father over the last 10 years that I feel deserve a better home than the corner of the garage Parts include: 185 Drum Forks 125 Disc Forks Front and rear wheels with Drum Brake Front Wheel with...
  4. Wiring Diagram for RD08.

    Dominator / FMX
    Losing the will to live trying to find a relevant manual or wiring diagram for an RD08, problem I have is the neutral light comes on when holding the clutch in and goes out when released, and when using gearbox, neutral light comes on when changing gear up or down when dipping the clutch...
  5. gearbox oil

    CRF - New Forum!
    hi all , i have posted this before but with no answer so i thought i try again , any advice on what oil to use in a gearbox on a 2005 crf450x:joker:
  6. what oil to use

    CRF Technical Specs
    hi all , i an new to the forum and have a question , what oil do you recommend on the gearbox for the crf 450 2005 any help thanks
  7. Wanted: Rd07a gearbox sprocket cover

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    I'm after a gearbox sprocket cover for my 2002 AT. If anyone's got a spare in any condition (except totally trashed!) please let me know and what it would cost including P and P. Thanks.
  8. sprockets for 88-89 motor

    Dominator / FMX
    I currently have a 1990 ish motor (without kickstart) that is in need of a rebuild. I have found a good 1988 motor.I believe the early motors had different splines on the gearbox shaft. I am asking because I currently have a 14 tooth sprocket fitted because the motor is in a sidecar that I...
  9. Gearbox (Check gear output shaft)

    Africa Twin
    Hi guys, ..just a short question pls - is it the same procedure to open the gearbox as it is for the Transalp (3 screws only) Want to see if the gear output shaft is ok on a first sight... cheers Mike
  10. Chinese Bike with XR400 Clone - Shifting issues

    Hi all, I am getting a bit nervous. Seems I have a gearbox issue. Fail to shift in 2nd --> always goes to neutral. The bike is called Shinereay X5. Its an XR400 Motor Clone. What I checked to far: - clutch is good, disengaging properly - shift star is good (can shift through all gears...
  11. My latest project

    Greetings from Denmark from the forums favourite scouse person...:D:D:D Now my son has finished his XS 400 which he wouldnt let me go near I decided I needed a project of my own.. I collected a 1970 Triumph TR6 Tiger 650 from an old German mate who is seriously ill with alcohol related...
  12. Transalp 650 2007 Gear Selector need to re align??

    Hi All Maybe a stupid question im a new rider just bought myself a TA650 love it but the gear selector needs adjusting as its too low for me... ive looked online without much joy as to how to adjust? can anyone help me please? Thank you in advance
  13. 1984 xl600r

    What's it worth?
    XL600R in fairly standard nick. Red. Twin carb kickstart model. A hoot to ride, especially when that second carb kicks in! ;) Not immaculate condition but not a tatty old dog either. No hard to find bits are missing (like side panels for instance, ask me how I know that!). Engine fully rebuilt...
  14. Gearbox problems - Second gear

    Africa Twin
    Hi. New member from Sweden to this forum and a new AT owner. Found a teared down AT -98 through a friend and gave an very low offer that was accepted. During this winter season I have put all the pieces together and toke my first ride today. Everything is working just as it should and I think...
  15. RD07 high Mileage machines. What's your mileage and what have you had to do to it ??

    Africa Twin
    I've bought my fourth Africa Twin. I just couldn't live without one. Again !! But it's also the highest mileage one I've had at 76,000 miles. I know they're good for a lot more. I've rebuilt one at 55,000 miles for a customer and I really wouldn't have bothered. It looked and rode like new...
  16. For Sale: 1980s XL250 Parts

    For Sale / Wanted
    I hope this is OK to list here but i have a lot of 1984/85 XL250 USED parts for sale. There are too many to list here but i have many engine parts from complete engines to barrels, heads, crankcase covers, clutch and gearbox parts, electrics, carbs, cables plus many more parts. Let me know if...
  17. XRV 650 RD03 Gearbox

    Africa Twin
    Hello Friends! Am lost in my africas gearbox.. maybe somebody have a photo or diagram how the forks of gearbox should be fited?
  18. Introduction from a new member

    Africa Twin
    Hi, Thought it would only be polite to introduce myself ... My name is Craig, I'm a Brit living in France and I recently bought this RD04 for a trip to Morocco in October. This is my first Japenese bike, my other mounts being Italian. But, having run through the list of Italian possibles -...
  19. Caponord Rally 2015

    Anyone here owning a Caponord 1200 Rally? Comparing the prices for a brand new 2016 with the new Africa Twin, the Aprilia comes out as a better deal when looking at what's included. Okey, so no Automatic gearbox, but I did not whant that anyway.
  20. Bearing source

    Can anyone advise where to source new crank and gearbox ball bearings for the XL500 range. In particular those with the grooved outer race that locate in the casings.