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  1. Oil Pressure and clutch Question

    Transalp
    I’m on changing the output shaft on my 700 XL and having started it up after the rebuild I am getting a very light noise from the clutch side, my question is there anything that is peculiar to the clutch to make it noisy. When I pull in the clutch lever the noise disappears. , there is also a...
  2. RD07 Standard seat clean

    Africa Twin
    Bit of a strange ask but here goes. Anyone any ideas on how to clean off oil (might be ACF50) that I spilt on the standard seat? Got a couple of marks. Tried hot soapy water. Also some bike cleaner but the stains are still there on the rough bit of the saddle. Did not want to be too aggressive...
  3. CRF250 Rally Overheated

    CRF - New Forum!
    Hi guys. First of all, warning: I am not very good in motorcycle repairs and maintenance :) Around three years ago I have purchased brand new CRF250 Rally here. Until not long ago everything was just fine. But last month I have noticed that my bike start to become very-very hot - and much...
  4. For Sale: RD0X and Transalp auxiliary fan brackets

    For Sale / Wanted
    Brackets for auxiliary fan are back in stock. You can now run two fans. Ideal for sand and mud riding in hot climate. You can spot weld them or use a special aluminum glue. 50$ cad a set. Includes bolts. Only 20 sets available.
  5. Honda FMX 650 smokes when very hot

    Dominator / FMX
    Hi to all, I am currently facing an issue with my FMX. While it does not smoke not at all (at least not visibly) when it warms up (very hot) it starts to smokes (mainly from the right exhaust). This however does not happen every time that the motor warms up, so the occurrence is irregular. I...
  6. Getting hot ... water pump ?

    Africa Twin
    Ok so over the last 4 years and 30k this time of year the old girl runs about 55-65 degree according to me RR KATO digi temp sensor to the point were i cover the rads up to get it to around 80 in winter. Now all of a sudden it upto 80-90 degrees with nothing covering the rads :???: Now the...
  7. Cover from Generator very hot

    Varadero
    Hi Folks, my Vara has a very hot Cover from the Generator ( 90 °C ) and the Cover from the Clutch has 67°C ( after 30 min driving ). Is this normal ? Could someone help me ? Best regards Markus
  8. PLEASE HELP! Over heating

    CRF - New Forum!
    Hi guys. My friend and I recently installed new gears in my CRF 250 R 2007. All works great apart from ive now noticed my bike seems to be getting very hot very fast. Literally within 10 seconds of starting it the pipe at the front is scorching hot! I rode it briefly mainly to test the gears and...
  9. For Sale: TCX infinity gortex boots size 45 uk 11/11.5

    For Sale / Wanted
    SOLD TCX infinity gortex boots size 45 uk 11/11.5 100% waterproof leather gortex boot in excellent condition and up to now best boots I have had. Easy to walk in and light. They work well in summer and winter neither to hot or to cold and since buying these have never had wet feet. I dont think...
  10. Sluggish clutch

    Africa Twin
    I recently bought my first RD04 from 92. I’ve been happy wit it. A couple of weeks ago I went on a longer trip round trip app 400km. Both ways during slow moving traffic i expirenced that when the engine got hot, my clutch leaver went sluggish and did not bite before half pressed and thus did...
  11. Running Naked

    Dominator / FMX
    I have been running mine, testing etc, with out any fairing or sump guard and I like it Bike still gets amazingly hot and I can feel more heat on my legs than before I am hoping that's due to more airflow wafting around the engine I am thinking a simple nose cone cowl only would be ample for...
  12. titanium heat wrap tape for exhaust

    Africa Twin
    has anyone tried to wrap titanium heat tape on africa twin 750 rd07A?? . it's says is ok up to 650 Celsius...from mine experience africa twin exsaust is can be really hot....
  13. radiator question

    Transalp
    My 700 has always run a bit hot. I am thinking about swapping those 2 tiny radiators for a single large one. My question is would it be a simple swap or is there anything there to stop me doing it, some technical reason? I guess radiators are pretty simple but would like to hear from someone who...
  14. Intermitent indicators

    Dominator / FMX
    Hello, I`m new to this group but wondered if anyone could help me with a problem with my 1999 Dominator indicators please? The set on the right side work immediately when the switch is activated but the left hand side have a delay of between a couple of seconds - to not working at all ! I have...
  15. Engine temp

    Dominator / FMX
    I just got back from a 50 mile brap, mainly fast country roads with a little town work towards the end. An hour later i put my hand on the clutch cover and it feels really hot, an hour later. Now by hot i mean putting my hand on the cover and leaving it on, it was uncomfortable to say the least...
  16. Oil consumption

    Transalp
    Hi, my TA650 (80000km on the clock) has high oil consumption on the higway. When I returned from France (1500km, at 120km/h, 3 panniers) it used 0,7l. It seems a lot to me. My theory is too high oil temperature. It was really hot (engine case), compare to brothers Tiger 1050...So I am...
  17. 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...
  18. Temp Question

    Africa Twin
    Went out for a ride today and it was a nice 40C, so of course since I just got it back from the dealership and have done some.... preventative maintenance. Of course the fuel pump took a dump. Yes, I know I should have/will change it to a facet eventually just need it on the road for now. But I...
  19. Dominator: Problem with battery drain and relay wount klick / start

    Dominator / FMX
    I think it is a model 1996 or around. When out riding, suddenly nothing happened when I pushed the start button. Push start no problem. So: I noticed that the starting relay makes only a very little sound ( should sound more when working korrekt ) And there is a quite big current drain because...
  20. Rd 04 idle problem

    Africa Twin
    Hi all, I have an rd04 runs and rides really well,the choke and idle adjustment works has they should. The problem i have is if the idle is set around the 1200-1250 rpm region from time to time the bike cuts out when idling. Having the idle set nearer the 1500 rpm the bikes revs will suddenly...
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