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  1. Africa Twin
    So I’m rebuilding a ‘89 XRV650 and I want to paint the engine. The side cases I removed and I want them to be powdercoated but I’m in doubt about the colour. Powdercoat can be done in most RAL colours. Anyone ever done this and know which colour comes closest to the original?
  2. XR
    Hi all ive just bought a Honda XR400 believe to be a 1997 i have the frame and engine numbers but how do i get the reg number and V5? Help please?
  3. XL
    does anyone know if a 83 xl250r cylinder and piston off a md03e engine will fit my 78 xl250s and could i use the 78 head on it
  4. Africa Twin
    In case anybody is interested https://www.motorrad-magazin.at/motorrad-magazin.at/artikel/1/85/3931/Honda+Africa+Twin+2020:+Mehr+Power,+Kurven-ABS,+TFT-Touchscreen+?fbclid=IwAR0Pi1HQcXnkOO74R_gvfdh77ASADOH3wqL0i-u2Gi5p9x3JQhfmuJ34_yo
  5. Transalp
    Just wondering if this is normal on a 650 Alp - there seems to be a serial / engine / VIN number party visible on the clocks - Not sure what or why it’s like that you’d think the entire number should be seen????
  6. Africa Twin
    Hi, Can anyone tell me wether the engine takes semi-synthentic or fully synthetic oil? I can see that it takes 10w40 but what do people reccomend on here? Thanks Stewart Sent from my SM-G960F using Tapatalk
  7. For Sale / Wanted
    Looking for a cheap project/spares repair type bike. Engine not important but the more complete it is the better.
  8. Transalp
    Hi, Looking for recommendations for a set of Handguards for my 2011 Transalp 700, don't really want to spend £100+ on barkbusters as I'm after engine bars and panniers fails as well Cheers Iain
  9. Africa Twin Technical Specs
    I have a year 2000 RD 07a that has a hairline fissure in the engine case. I am looking for an engine. I just wondered why the engine code states rd04 while the frame is RD07. Are the crank cases the same on both models? Richtwin
  10. Transalp
    Hi all, my TA 700 as a coolant drip, from the tube between the cylinders, as anyone got any tips on changing the O rings !!
  11. eBay - Dominator
    https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.co.uk%2Fulk%2Fitm%2F153266700456 Cheers Min
  12. Dominator / FMX
    Look in For Sale section at my link for this engine please. Cheers Min
  13. Transalp Technical Specs
    Hi all and thanks for having me here,I hope someone can advise my 700 has a slight hesitation feeling when there’s no load or very little load on the engine between 2000 to just over 3000RPMs it ticks over spot on at about 1200 RPMs, new air filter NGK plugs and caps and there’s no change, and...
  14. Africa Twin
    Hi all! My bike is leaking coolant from the little joining pipe between the 2 barrels - can it be fixed in situ, or is an engine out job? Usually Google is my friend, but I need help in a hurry!thanks for any / all replies TA!
  15. What's it worth?
    hi , what would a 46k miles rd04 engine with a stefter conversion be worth ? ( on ebay ) and what price would a rd04 uk frame be worth ? thanks guys dave
  16. Africa Twin
    Hi! I know there is a thread somewhere but i couldn't find it. Which is the maximum height of risers one can add without changing all the cables? And can someone recommend me some? Thanks in advance
  17. For Sale / Wanted
    Hi All Anyone have a Transalp 700 bashplate/engine guard to replace the plastic one out there? Thanks in advance. Regards Simon W.
  18. Africa Twin
    Hi all, after about 2 hours in the garage fighting with it I still cant get the engine out of the frame. Has anyone got any tips/ photos or video of engine removal,surly it can't be so hard? And if i'm having this much trouble getting it out how do I get it back in????? thanks
  19. Dominator / FMX
    Hello i'm planning to replace the piston rings , valve seals and sort the head along with replacing the timing chain set on my dommie. My question is , can all of that be done while the engine is in the frame?? thx
  20. Africa Twin
    Does anyone know if a 2001 engine will swap straight into a 1990 model ? Regards, Tim.
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