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  1. Imported TA insurance?

    Hi all, This is my first post, so please let me know if it is in the wrong place! I am looking at importing a TA from France, via a friend of mine. Will this massively affect the price of insurance? If I save £500 on getting it here and taxing / registering it, will I end up paying that anyway...
  2. Pressing crank bearings

    Africa Twin
    Hi all, Greeting from the west coast of the US. I have been lucky enough to import a 1997 TA. The motor was blown and I'm starting the rebuild process. I need to press the crank shells out of the case and I was wondering what people are using or any tricks. I was planning on turning a pressing...
  3. Transalp 600 1998 Headlight replacement

    My mates got a 1998 french import (600VW) and needs to replace the headlight unit but he can't find one. Does anyone know if any others can be made to fit poss from another make of bike or from an earlier 600??? Help appreciated (Parts link undernoted) Cheers...
  4. Changing headlight from European to UK spec

    Hi guys, Just bought a 2001 Varadero 1000 which is an import from Europe, so my question is that I need a UK spec headlight and speedo, did Honda use a headlight from another bike on the Vardero or am I stuck with shelling big bucks out for a new one. If anyone can point me in the direction of...
  5. Dominator Identification

    Dominator / FMX
    I'm in the process of bringing back to life, after five years of hibernation, a 2000 year registration Dominator, but have encountered a few issues while sourcing parts. My frame number is ZDCRD08AOXF321107. Is there a way of breaking down the frame number to identify model year, import model, etc ?
  6. RD03 - PDF or similar wanted

    Africa Twin
    Hi, I'd like to get as many RD03 related documents together as possible. I think it would come in helpful as I work my way through the servicing, and I'm big on reading through all of workshop manuals/wiring diagrams. My RD03 is a French import but I'll take anything I can get. If anyone...
  7. XR 250R Value?

    I have an XR250R grey import registered in UK 2003 but on an M plate. Recent service and MOT the mechanic told me he believed that such bikes had gone up in value and that I should make sure I got what it was worth if I were to sell it. The bike has done 2300 miles on the odometer, I bought it...
  8. In or out?

    Are you guys voting to leave Europe or stay in? I just realised that if you leave Europe,I will have to start paying 25% import tax and vat on my bike parts if I order them from blighty.:(:(:( What are you going to vote, in or out and do you believe all the bow locks the politicains are talking...
  9. How to import an old motorcycle from France (or another EU country) to the U.K. NOVA

    I just thought this information might be useful to anyone who has bought or is thinking of buying an old Honda or whatever from France or elsewhere in the EU and registering it in the UK. There are two stages to this. One is satisfying HMRC (Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs) that you have paid...
  10. Info needed on this import bike

    Other Honda
    Hi everyone. I have acquired a Honda CL400 and very pleased with it so far. There is hardly any info available on the web so at the moment I have no manual or even a handbook. The engine is apparently the same as that in a XR400 (or KR400?) so I should be able to service the engine OK. - but the...
  11. AT for sale at my local Honda dealer

    Africa Twin
    Don't know if anyone's in the market for an old AT but I saw this at my local Honda shop... Firstline Motorcycles Ltd Honda Motorcycles Specialist in Arnos Grove Says registered 2000 but R-reg would be 1997? Grey import if odo is in KM. Nice looking bike though. Anyway, too toppy for me at £4k...
  12. Velocity stack

    Dominator / FMX
    Does anyone know where I can get hold of an aluminium velocity stack/ bellmouth with an inside diameter of 55mm or 2 1/4 inch for you old school chaps. Its for sucking small children and little old ladies into my Keihin FCR-MX flatside carb. I can only find them in the states and the price...
  13. RD04 750..

    What's it worth?
    I haven't joined that long ago but I need a XRV in my life! I thought I'd get a little more info from the forum of forums [emoji6] I need to find out what sort of money I'd have to pay for a 1991 XRV750 RD04 import with 80k Cheers Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  14. Convert speedo from kph to mph

    Does anybody know how to reset the digital speedo on a xr 250 (2001) from kph to mph the bike is an import I've had a look on other threads on different bikes on here but none seem to work
  15. Hot Cam

    Has anybody fitted a hot cam or a 250r cam in a 250L dual sport bike. I am told the jap import 250L has a softer cam in for emissions. I have contacted hot cams but they don't list the L version only the R. and not sure what year 250r cam will fit in my 2004 L. Thanks for any help
  16. 280 big bore kit

    Hi I am after a 280 kit for my Xr 250 l 2004. Can anybody tell me the best kit to buy and where from. Would rather buy from UK if poss but will import if need be. Thanks
  17. Advice on 'Certificate of Conformity'

    Africa Twin
    Hi I'm moving to Portugal from the UK and need a 'Certificate of Conformity' so that I can import my 2003 Africa Twin .Honda won't issue on the grounds that it's too old and off road . Any ideas how I can get round this ? Thanks very much :-)
  18. Collectible XLV750 for £2995

    Africa Twin
    HONDA XLV 750R RARE COLLECTABLE IMPORT MACHINE, | eBay not really...... it's a 1985 Rf with the 1983 Rd tank, mudguards and plastics... for this money it should be in good condition and original, this is a hybrid so a guess it is rare hope it makes this money as I have 4 in the garage...
  19. Xr250 md30 2004

    Hi I have a import 250 with the upside down forks and elec start. I have just had to strip the forks as the seals were burst and now ready to put back together. My question is how much fork oil do I put in. I can't find any workshop manuals out there that tell me anything on these forks, I have...
  20. Another gear?

    Africa Twin
    Hi all, just acquired an @, rear wheel is buggered but my thoughts are about the sprocket size, the bike really wants to go, but it seems like l need to change up another gear, hence the title, (see what l did there) anyone got any ideas on this? The bike is a silver German import, would that...