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  1. Africa Twin
    Eh, Saturday evening treat, with an intermittent click, and a desultory quarter turn on the starter motor :rolleyes: I pulled the Motobatt, which was showing a healthy 12v and change, and put it on the Optimate, about an hour to a full charge and the same thing... I'm sort of hoping the relay...
  2. For Sale / Wanted
    Looking for a healthy aftermarket rear shock for, my one and only, RD04. Nitron, Wilberts etc.
  3. Chatter
    Happy New Year. Have a healthy and prosperous year and ride safe out there. All the best Mike :thumbup:
  4. Africa Twin
    I got my carbs back a few days ago and fially go around to fitting them this morning. I started the bike up and now its peeing oil from the chamber under the airbox. I can hear oil sloshing around inside the air box. Does this mean I need a new airbox or would a healthy dose of araldite fix it...
  5. Chatter
    Happy New Year's wishing you all a healthy and prosperous 2014 with lots of time for riding :occasion7: :occasion7: :sunny: Xx
  6. Chatter
    Seasons greetings ! Unfortunately I've been off the plot again for a while. I'm not overly religious but It's not a bad time of year for just ? .......... Well,wishing friends all the very best. So, Happy Hol's to you all. Be healthy and ride safely into 2014 ! :thumbup: ( Those of you...
  7. Chatter
    Just found this video and thought I'd share it. Pretty good idea if you ask me! Enjoy. - How To Turn A Beer Can into The Only Stove You Will Ever Need
  8. Chatter
    Just had a call from my mother-in-law, her husband died this afternoon. She got home from work to find him in the bedroom, appears he suffered a heart attack. He normally met her at the door when she got home from work, this everning nothing!! she went in and found him in the bedroom on the...
  9. Africa Twin
    So last season ended with dead headlights. Neither high nor low beam works. Everything else works perfectly, including city lights and rear lights. My bike is a 1993 RD07 WITHOUT the relays at the front. I have measured a healthy voltage at the fuse. There is no voltage in the connections at...
  10. Chatter
    Wishing everyone in XRV land a prosperous, healthy and Happy New Year :sunny: Xx
  11. Chatter
    I'm in for another op on my leg next week (that will be the ninth) so wish me luck. This will mean 3/4months of no bike riding as it will take that long before I can get my prosthetic leg back on. I will be relying on you folks to keep me entertained over the winter so I want to see lots of...
  12. Mechanical Advice
    Just removed yesterday my Iridium spark plug for inspection. It works for two years , and the engine did about 5700 km . I call this spark plug healthy , do you ? :cool: There is some carbon deposits , around the thread , but nothing in it. I was use , to use common NGK and it was...
  13. Transalp
    Bit of a cough just before i switched the ignition off yesterday. today its wet, damp and cold hope i dont have any starting problems. no choke first thing. slightly open for air, ignition. now as i let it tick over i can pour in a bit of additive to wake the engine up. okay so thats me out...
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