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  1. Dominator / FMX
    It's been slow progress on this one. I get totally carried away with cleaning stuff, re-greasing and making it as good as a can.. It's starting to look like a bike now though. Well, kinda !!
  2. Varadero
    I am taking advantage of the Xmas holiday to service the bike. I have read the owners manual which says that I need to do oil and plugs, as well as checking chain, brakes and other obvious bits. Is there anything else I should be checking, lubricating, greasing etc? I use the Vara as a daily...
  3. Transalp
    Am I the only one who needs three hands to remove the seat on a 650 Transalp? Whenever I turn the key in the lock the seat is very difficult to remove but eventually does. Is there anything I can do to make it easier such as oiling or greasing something? Thanks in advance Graeme
  4. Africa Twin
    Hi lads I've been trying to get the rear linkage suspension greased up, but I can't seem to get the top to come apart. I can remove the bolt and rod, but after that it wont come loose from the swingarm. No hints in Haynes ... tried a little hammering, but to no avail, and I don't see any other...
  5. Africa Twin
    Has anyone done this?
  6. Mechanical Advice
    Having just struggled to remove a corroded bleed nipple from my front caliper I'm wondering if I should lightly grease the new stainless replacements or do I risk contaminating the fluid? Cheers
  7. Africa Twin
    How if often do people strip down their rear linkages and swing arm bearings? Is this a challenging task or fairly straightforward? Also how any people have had to replace any of the bearings? My AT (97 RD07a) has now covered 25,000 miles and I was wondering if it is time to do this. Cheers...
  8. Chatter
    Today I took the opportunity to remove and grease the caliper pins on my AT for the first time. Given all the tales of seized pins and pin 'plugs' I was expecting a long, protracted job. Not so. All cleaned, greased and replaced inside 20 minutes. Feeling lucky! :headbang:
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