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  1. Big thanks

    Dominator / FMX
    Hi guys I have been an avid member of this site for a few years now. Suddenly and for no reason the site refused entry. I have been in contact with a really helpful and patient admin guru called Kevin who after a lot of messing about for him sorted my it issues Big up for Kevin thankyou
  2. Mystery indicator problem... Electrical guru required... :o)

    Africa Twin
    Morning all, It's been a while... life and the bike are now both back on track following some major changes in the last 12 months, including a move to Dartmoor... Bike is ready for an MOT save for one very strange niggle... Engine off. Headlights OFF. Indicators work perfectly... Engine off...
  3. 1988 NX650 Problem... running super hot!

    Dominator / FMX
    I'm trying to restore a 1988 NX650.. the bike used to run great years ago and it still runs great. The only problem is the exhaust pipes get cherry red within 10-20 seconds of starting... I measured the temperature with my temp gun and it shows 700f + What could be causing this? Could it be...
  4. Its alive....

    Dominator / FMX
    I finally got my Flatside sorted and fitted onto my scrambler with the help of Nick from Brummingham ,our resident flatside guru.:thumbup: Now it sounds like a beast that just wants to eat small children and scare old ladies.:D:D:D I havnt been for a test ride yet as the foot pegs are getting...
  5. Oil cooler

    Dominator / FMX
    This time last year I asked about fitting an oil cooler on my Dommie but got side tracked as I was having clutch and flatside issues and lack of funds to finance an oil cooler. Anyhoo ,the clutch was replaced and now works as it should and my flatside is dialled in now with the help of our...
  6. Damage assessment by Insurance companies

    Whealie, you have a pm re the contents of the title of this thread. Everyone else - I'll let you all know whats what once the Insurance GURU has spoken :thumbup: Steve T :cool:
  7. SLR /Dommie interchangeable Bits n Bobs

    Dominator / FMX
    HI Guys, i have a SLR, an id like to know if stuff is interchangable from the dommie to the will the dommie wheels fit straight on a slr.??? will the Forks fit, ? as they are 2inch longer, what im after, not really caring about geometry as I wont be flying doin track days,,its fur the...
  8. Oil pump cover captives

    Oil filter cover captives Looking for a guru here chaps. The other day I was doing a full oil change on the XR and when refitting the oil filter cover, it felt as though the bolts were about to round the threads off. I stopped immediately and so far after a short ride, all is good. There was...
  9. Weird Electrical Problem

    Africa Twin
    Happy New Year to all. Been having this strange electrical thing going on. Start bike in morning and allow to warm up. Start riding with headlight on, next thing temp gauge needle almost falls off the face of the dial, bike stutters and dies. After that bike drains battery trying to start...
  10. I tune Computer Gurus

    Anyone clueed up on IT here?? Because Im useless OK... I have an old tower comp that is running crap, its over 6 years old, if not more. However my I Tunes is on there, for mine my wifes and my daughters i pods an i phones. I have about 3 days worth of continuous music on there, stuff I have...
  11. To Beaver or not to Beaver

    Africa Twin
    Ok i have a 3 way fuse box but with way want set it up i dont think will fil neatly i want make under seat storage my full tool box so it wont fit in there if i fit tools So do i hard wire in gps, road book and the 12v socket??? i am thinking joine all thee them up into 1 positive wire and 1...
  12. question? strange sound comming from the front cilinder

    Africa Twin
    last year i heard a zumzum (like a bee) from the front cilinder! i suspected the radiator guard this winter i have changed the guards and checked the valves(all ok, proof what the former owner said to me). now i hear another sound...something like tzac tzac tzac, and it-s rithmic with the engine...
  13. Question for RD03 Guru's!!!

    Africa Twin
    OK folks, I am sort of in the process of stripping an RD03 for restoration (although I haven't had a chance to do anything for almost two weeks) but have come across an anomally that I hope some of you heroes might be able to answer (BobA calling Kjell Lyndberg...come in Kjell!!!!!) The frame...
  14. Broadband Guru Help

    I have 6 Mb broadband speed when the laptop is wired to my router, when running wireless I DROP 4 Mb :(. When running a wireless speed test I am 0.5 M from the router :rolleyes:. Contacted the broadband provider and they said it was interference from something in my home or from outside...
  15. Question for the IT guru's

    Right a question for the IT guru's. My microsoft office seems to be missing from my pc,I had it wiped and re-xp'd about 18 months ago and the pc has sat in the office upstairs unused but for occasionally. It has now had to come down into the living room to make way for the impending arrivals new...
  16. Help!!! 2 storke guru needed

    Mechanical Advice
    Hi everyone, I have been having problems with my mtx125 and last night on my way home from work i had just changed up a gear and was accelarating up for another gear change when some thing went on my bike ( was sounding like narrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr and suddleny went...
  17. Any Excel Guru's about?

    Do we have any Excel guru's about with time on their hands? I trying not to resort to VBA to do this, but can't see a way using normal Excel functions. The problem is quite simple. I have a column of data that will be a mixture of text. I need to total the column in certain circumstances and...
  18. Mr honda zen guru

    Recommended Dealers/Service Providers/Campsites
    If you have a Honda this feller can get you spares, His shop is like Mr Ben's I won't say too much but he sends lots of stuff to the people you buy your spares from. And he is patient!!!!!