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  1. XL600V NoX Emmisions / ULEZ

    Transalp
    Hi All, I have been looking at the requirements for ULEZ bikes, and I cannot work out if my 600 will pass or not? I called Honda and they cannot give me a CoC for the bike (too old). Has anyone had the emissions (I think it is only the NoX output that they care about?!) tested? Am I able to get...
  2. XL700V - flashing oil warning with no oil loss

    Transalp
    How do I'm after some help/advice about the oil warning lights on the 700. Riding in to work today - second day back after a week or so off - and one of the red lights on the dash starts flashing. Initially it blinked a couple of times, but then came on and off under acceleration and braking...
  3. Looking for parts for a Swiss RD03

    Africa Twin
    Hi all i’m in the middle of restoring a 1988 RD03 from Switzerland. looking for the square headlight cowl and a tank. both need to be in good condition and not in need of painting. I already have both parts but the bike has been given a crazy paint colour so it might cost me more to restore what...
  4. Only crappy when it rains

    Dominator / FMX
    My indicators pack up when it rains. The lights come on but don’t flash. Same whether left or right is selected. All bulbs working ok. I’m no electrician and wouldn’t know how to use a meter to trace a fault. But given that all four bulbs work, the problem occurs on both sides and the switch...
  5. For Sale: Transalp XL600V 87-99 Givi Crash Bars

    For Sale / Wanted
    A set of Givi (I think!) crash bars that fit all 600 Transalps (according to EBay sellers) They are used and have scratches and a small dent (filled) They have been given a coat of black paint to preserve them. They were removed from a 1992 TA (pictured) as I am making a naked TA. To be...
  6. Wanted: 1996 blue/Navy transalp fairings

    For Sale / Wanted
    Hi, This is a long shot but I figured I would give it a shot. I have a 1996 transalp in the blue/navy colour combo. I have badly damaged my front cowl and offside front side panel. Would anyone happen to have any fairings in this colour combo that they can sell? If not I will have to suck...
  7. Another dead RD07...

    Africa Twin
    OK, so I got home the other day, put bike away as normal, no problems, but next day...nothing. No lights, nada, dead. Getting in there with my multimeter, I diagnosed a knackered ignition barrel, swapped it for a new one from David Silver and the bike started first time, roared into life. Great...
  8. XL700V - temperature gauge going bananas

    Transalp
    Hello folks I'm hoping you can help me pinpoint the cause of a peculiar looking issue with the 700. A bit of background; I've had the bike for a couple of years and recently had the engine rebuilt by a Honda dealer to repair a stripped output shaft. The splines the sprocket mounts onto had...
  9. RD08 Dommie & M-unit wiring

    Dominator / FMX
    Im just about to start wiring my dommie project. I have created a wiring diagram, and was hoping someone could give it a quick look over and give me feedback on any mistakes. Also thought it may be handy for other people to use, (if its correct)
  10. Recommissioning a TA 650

    Transalp
    Hi all, I'd originally posted this thread on advrider.com before I was pointed over here as somewhere that might be able to give a bit more help. I'm going to simply copy and paste the first couple of updates from that thread over here and see if you guys can offer me a bit of guidance on how...
  11. RD07 GFK rear tank fuel line

    Africa Twin
    Greeting from Austria! Since i saw many Twins with rear tanks in this forum, i got to ask you a few questions. Short story: I bought a modified RD07 1995 last year which needed some love, stripped it this winter, removed everything the previous owner built, checked and overhauled pretty much...
  12. Parts list wanted.

    Africa Twin
    Hi Guys, I am in the middle of deciding whether to replace an output shaft on the AT, XRV750 - 2002. Can anyone give me a list of the parts I need to order, gaskets etc to do this job? - gonna use the VT750 shaft. Also is there anything else worth doing whilst I have the engine in pieces?
  13. Suitable tyres

    Transalp
    Hello, I am wondering which tyres others use that would give good onroad and offroad performance. I apologize that I cant tell you what's on her now as i didn't look when i bought her recently though they are road tyres.... I did a small spin up a forest track last week and was quite impressed...
  14. Which dual tyre

    Wheels, Tyres & Tubes
    Hello, I am wondering which tyres others use that would give good road and offroad performance. I apologize that I cant tell you what's on her now as i didn't look when i bought her recently. I did a small spin up a forest track last week and was quite impressed, but i felt a little bit more...
  15. Leaking fuel VA5

    Varadero
    Help please! Bike immaculate,, tank gets damaged but worked fine, full fill ups etc. Tank gets repaired, cracking job. Bike given back with fuel light on???? Got home, decided to go to garage to fill up--- bike cuts out. Put 3 gallons in, still would not start--no smell of petrol. Dropped...
  16. 1998 RD08 Wheel Offset

    Dominator / FMX
    Hi, I'm in the process of rebuilding both front and rear wheels on my 1998 RD08, problem is I've only got the 88-89 manual. According to this manual the front wheel offset is given as 22.25mm from the disk to the rim, this is probably ok for my '98 as nothing much changed from the RD02 model on...
  17. Transalp Rebuild.. What to replace?

    Transalp
    Hi All, Yesterday I stripped my bike down to give it a freshen up, below is a list of jobs i'm planning to do, is there anything obvious i've missed? I'm hoping to have the bike back together and running in 3 weeks time for MMM at Haggs bank. I'm going to prioritise the engine as that's the...
  18. Barney bodget pannier brackets part deux

    Transalp
    This might not interest anyone, except those with some spare Nonfango panniers. It might not interest them either, but hey! :D Just received my newly ordered Givi pannier brackets for my new to me 700. as I had the nonfango panniers, the made up brackets as well and these were last fitted to my...
  19. flat spot

    Transalp
    My 600 (1987) developed a flat spot this afterrnoon, around 4,500 revs she bogs down momentarily before picking up again. It feels like fuel starvation, except that she'll then shoot round to the red line with no problem. So, given that 90% of carburetor problems turn out to be electrical...
  20. Recovered alp rebuild project

    Transalp
    Following the theft and subsequent recovery last March of my old transalp 600 (in pieces). I'm now gearing up for a project. I have most big parts from my alp here with a frame from a bike a friend broke for spares. As this will never be/feel like the same bike it was, I'm planning a few...
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