So I’m rebuilding a ‘89 XRV650 and I want to paint the engine. The side cases I removed and I want them to be powdercoated but I’m in doubt about the colour. Powdercoat can be done in most RAL colours. Anyone ever done this and know which colour comes closest to the original?
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:
Hello, I was changing my main air filter over the weekend and decided to have a look at the "sub filter" too. part nr 17259-MCB-610, it pretty much disintegrated when i was cleaning it....
so have two question's
what does it do (i like to know these things)
what can I replace it with, as there...
Just wondering if anyone can give me some tips on which is the best touring windshield. I did a google search and i can see lots of them so just want a personal input which one should i get
Can anyone advise me as to which silver paint to use on the fork stanchions,should i wire brush them down paint and laquer? or is there any particular paint thats best? or any proven method of doing this job?
Does anyone know the dimensions or numbers of front and rear bearings and seals ?
I want to put some in my spares box before a trip and can normally source them through work :)
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Hi all, New to the forum so go easy on me... Just after some advice. I'm attempting to put some oil on my throttle cables but the cables are super tight and I'm struggling to release them. What am i missing? I have a 700. Cheers
trying to remove the headstock bearing outer race on my 2010 700 from the headstock but the inner diameter of the outer race is bigger than the shoulder it sits on :(
no edge at all to get to to knock them out.
Any tips or tricks ?
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...
I will be buying a new pair of tyres over the winter and have always stuck to tourances BUT been looking at maxxis (seem to be a big saving on the metzellers)) has anyone been using them what are they like in the dry/wet, what kind of mileage did you get any advice appreciated.
just bought a 2004 650 transalp .anyone got a low seat or suspension lowering kit for sale
Or know where to get them.I realise they are rare
edit seat found
lowering kit ordered from here