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  1. Africa Twin
    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?
  2. 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:
  3. Transalp
    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...
  4. XR
    Hi all i need a lowering kit for my friends 2002 Honda XR250R does anyone have one to sell or knows who sells them please? [email protected] Thanks in advance.
  5. Africa Twin
    Mines gone a bit manky. All screwed up. Would be nice to change them.
  6. Transalp
    Hey all! 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 Cheers. adasilva
  7. XL
    HONDA XLX250R or XL350R Ive just pulled my carbs off & both slides nearly lift together Can someone tell me how to adjust them so the r/h slide lifts later thanks
  8. Africa Twin
    Hi, I intend blanking off the chokes on my AT. Will I remove the chokes completely, or fix them permanently in the open position? If I remove them, what will I use to cap the opening? Regards, Pat F.
  9. Africa Twin
    Well folks both my bulbs have blown so before i strip them out what should i be buying bulb wise H5 , H7'S ... :thumbup:
  10. Dominator / FMX
    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?
  11. Transalp
    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 :) List from lings site to help future readers front 6203 6303 30x56x7.5 seal 28x42x8 seal rear 6303 6304 6203...
  12. For Sale / Wanted
    Hi Any Condition will be considered as I can rebuild them, looking to put an AT Front End on a Cagiva Elefant 750 with a Ducati Monster 800 motor. Caveman
  13. Transalp
    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
  14. For Sale / Wanted
    I recently sold my Vara and still have the original silencers, with around 15k miles on them. Free for collection (York), or they go to the tip. Tim
  15. Transalp
    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 ?
  16. Africa Twin
    Can the rear footrest rubbers be used on the front footrests? cant quite tell and cant be bothered taking them off to check :-)
  17. For Sale / Wanted
    As it says really, one of my bar ends has gone AWOL, they were aftermarket things which I didnt really like anyway. Looking for a pair of standard ones if anyones got them spare, cash waiting etc
  18. 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...
  19. Transalp
    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.
  20. For Sale / Wanted
    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 http://www.vh-motorradtechnik.de/tieferlegung-honda-xl-650-v-transalp-75
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