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  1. Speedometer overlay

    Africa Twin
    Any opinions on the speedometer overlays I have seen? I’m back in states with rd07a and would like to change speedo over to mph now from kph . This is a lot cheaper option versus full speedo replace. How hard if someone has done
  2. Most common fuel hose ID

    Africa Twin
    Looking to replace all the fuel lines on my RD03 as a couple more leaking a bit nowadays. Rugged roads has 4or5 sizes. What is most common I would need? I plan on buying some bulk lengths. They have 4.5, 5.5, 7.3 and 8mm ID. Mine are so old going to be hard to determine sizes. I know I have used...
  3. piston ring set

    XR
    hi i have an XR400 standard bike, i live in portugal and parts are hard to get, i am looking for piston ring set and top half gasket set with valve seals any idea where to get them in uk thanks kevin.:cool:
  4. Wanted: NX650 Airbox Snorkel

    For Sale / Wanted
    The part number and description are 17253-MAN-600 TUBE,AIR CLEANER CONNECTING Mines got old, hard, and has a crack now. Cant seem to find any online.
  5. Honda NX650 Dominator

    Dominator / FMX
    Does anyone out there have any experience of fitting a Keihin FCR41 Flat Slide Carb to a Dominator? I was told by a carb specialist that this would be an improvement and a little more power. If so, how hard is it and what would I have to do .? Thanks in advance Ian Melrose
  6. Getting a 700 onto the mainstand!!!!!!

    Transalp
    I’ve had a number of bikes, big, small etc and I’ve never had a bike as hard to put on the main stand as the 700. ive strained my shoulder. strained my foot. Airhead Beamers, heavier bikes... easier. sports bikes with main stands.... easier. 650 Trannie..... don’t remember this being hard...
  7. New slipper chain - DIY job

    XR
    Just in case anyone else in the UK needs one of these parts and does not want to pay the stupid price of £32 :disgust: ........ (these are only $15 in the states) I just made & fitted today, seems OK. Cost me about £2 & 1/2hr effort. (I bought a 25mm thick hard rubber dapping block on eBay)
  8. wrapping rather than respray

    Africa Twin
    Has anyone on here has any experience of having a bike/bike panels wrapped? Has anyone done a diy wrap? seen some sites offering unusual wraps and was wondering how hard they are to apply and what the final look is like? cheers https://www.wrapdirect.com/motorcycle-wrap-kits/
  9. wrapping rather than resprAY

    Africa Twin
    Has anyone on here has any experience of having a bike/bike panels wrapped? Has anyone done a diy wrap? seen some sites offering unusual wraps and was wondering how hard they are to apply and what the final look is like? cheers
  10. 700 Rear Ssuspension

    Transalp
    Have a newly acquired 2008 700. Does anyone know the factory settings for damping and preload on a std shock? Its fine over big bumps (like speed humps) but a small, frequent sequence (like when the tarmac gets ripples in it - or rumble strips) feels like there's no suspension at all. I'm...
  11. Is there no CRF1000 chat on this Forum

    Africa Twin
    Am I not looking hard enough or is there no section for CRF 1000 on this forum ? The other dedicated CRF 1000 forum Iv'e found seems to be tailored to the USA rider. Wheres the best place to discuss on this side of the pond ?
  12. 650 Replace the Gaiters

    Transalp
    So my Transalp Gaiters have more holes than swis cheese and look unsightly. So a few questions 1. Can I just remove them and not replace? Alternatives available? 2. How hard is it to remove the forks and put them back properly? 3. How hard is it to align them once back in? do they just 'fall...
  13. RD07a engine removal WTF??

    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
  14. For Sale: RD07 Xrv750 1997 full bike with two open engines for sale canada west coast

    For Sale / Wanted
    I have an intact frame of my beautiful 1997 XRV 750 First original Engine is out and and open (by pro mechanic Donner engine from Netherlands also out and open. Many good parts. all plastics there 2 x skid plate Heppco and Becker hard case frame and crash bars selling all as parts location in...
  15. Rubber pads for comfort seat

    Africa Twin
    Hi all I need rubber pads for underside of Top Sellerie comfort seat as all but one have come unstuck. I could concoct something similar to the hard rubber pads but wondered if anyone knows of or has some laying around. I thank yous all.
  16. Aftermarket carburetor question

    XL
    For a 74 xl350e any experience or suggestion on which carb to use I am having a hard time locating exactly which carb to use. There seems to be a few variations of the mikuni vm38 and the 38 mm one from kelhin I don't need to use the original choke cable. I just can't afford the 200-300 original...
  17. CRF 1000 - another cracked rear rack

    Africa Twin
    This one belongs to my friend. Max weight is 22lbs on that rack (so says the sticker). He had 17lbs of "survial tools and equipement". He went for medium off-roading. Nothing hard. Did a small jump over a ridge and... crack !!! Would you bring less for a day of off-roading ?
  18. NX650 RD08 Issues

    Dominator / FMX
    My 2001 Dommie is really hard to start and dies really easy when idling. Almost like it misfires every 10th time or something like that. Oil-level is good, spark plug changed last year to an Iridium spark plug from NGK and the batteri is fully charged. I can't really figure out what could cause...
  19. Xl 600 lm for first big bike ?

    XL
    Hello everyone This is my first post on here and would like your advise on buying a 600 LM I don't get my full licence until next feb and would love to get the XL for my first big road bike. I've been a fan of this bike since I was a kid. I just find it hard to come across a good clean one for...
  20. Wanted: Xl700 cat/collector box section /// and hard panniers + mounting rack

    For Sale / Wanted
    Just repairing my Cat C purchase and after a few bits. Previous owner de-catted by removing the collector box and using an older through pipe without the junction so I need the full section from 2-->1 join including box back to where it joins the tail pipe. Also after some luggage, ideally hard...
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