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  1. Faulty mileometer

    Hi does anyone know how to repair the mileometer on my 98 Transalp, the speedo works perfectly but the mileometer doesn't. I have replaced the complete instrument panel with one I bought off e bay but that one doesn't work either. Any suggestions would be appreciated. Thanks
  2. Accessory Bar for 650 Transalp

    Hi all, Been doing a bit of research but no luck as yet, looking for an accessory bar for the 650 TA. Specifically a high bar above the instrument cluster, behind the (tall/touring) windscreen. Keep the sat nav higher up in view. Does anyone know of anyone who has made one/seen one/bought one...
  3. Weird electrical problem

    Dominator / FMX
    I have an electrical problem which is getting progressively worse. It started off not wanting to start on the odd occasion - unless i turned the lights on and then off again - then starter would run. then it did it all the time. Have to flash the lights before starting. Now indicators wont...
  4. Brass nuts

    Dominator / FMX
    Nothing to do with cold weather! On the back of the headlight surround on the Dommie there are four nuts set into the plastic, into which the instrument / surround screws go. They're like short brass barrels with a threaded hole, and they're machined / knurled on the outside to help them grip...
  5. Instrument panel light colour

    Mechanical Advice
    Some of the bulbs have blown and I'm considering replacong them with LEDs - which enables me to pick a colour. I'm aware that red is least detrimental to night vision but is also one of the hardest colours for seeing details. For those of you who went down the coloured road, what colour did...
  6. The hunt for new parts it is on.

    Africa Twin
    Hello AF riders. After I crashed my bike last august and had an early and bad end to my season I'm now trying to find parts. It is an RD04 90 model. I need all the plastic covers and side covers at the front off the bike. Looking for new indicators back and front. New speedometer clock (maybe...
  7. LED Backlit Instrument Panels?

    Africa Twin
    Hi all, Hope you're enjoying the festive season. Wondering if anyone has replaced the standard bulbs on the instrument panels to LED? I find my instrument panels quite dark, so I'm considering upgrading the bulbs to bright white LEDs to make them stand out more. Many thanks, Dar
  8. Clock / instrument surrounds

    Africa Twin
    Mine are looking pretty shabby. I plan to stick with an OEM look but am keen to see what people havd done to smarten things up? Sent from my GT-P7510 using Tapatalk
  9. Speedo has packed up again and I'm sick of it -- what's a good replacement?

    Africa Twin
    So I bought a new speedo gearbox from David Silver in 2011. Since then the plastic drive has been chewed up three times. That equates to £60 for the gearbox + 3 x £20 for plastic gears. I'm not spending more money on that nonsense. What are some good, simple and robust replacements? A complete...
  10. eBay: cockpit dash

    eBay - Africa Twin
    cockpit dash and two 12V sockets - 3mm aluminium... Honda Africa Twin XRV 750 RD07 cockpit instrument dash with 2x 12v sockets | eBay
  11. Bloody Wildlife! AT vs Pheasant - 85mph

    Africa Twin
    Just got my '97 AT running really beautifully, and went and had a 85mph head on with a bloody fat pheasant on Saturday. Why did I make that last overtake!? Why didn't I have another fag? Bloody gutted and not an experience I wish to got through again, felt the suspension actually lift on...
  12. Battery ?

    Hello all ! ... it's been a while ! Are we still contributing the the site upkeep ? Anyway, I guess we're still allowed to call on the vast amount of expertise the forum can offer ? The XL650VY has been idle for about a week. Rode 5 miles to a garage for a fill up. Put the key back in after...
  13. Wanted: Instrument surround

    XRV Swap Shop
    Hi anyone know where I can purchase instrument surround for 1998 Africa twin.
  14. Instrument surround

    Africa Twin
    Anyn one any idea where I can purchase an instrument surround for 1998 model.
  15. XL650 headlight doesn't work (not fuse or bulbs) - please advise

    I realised my head and side lights didn't work the other day so have checked the fuses (all fine) and replaced both side and headlight bulbs. The side light now works but the headlight doesn't. Not dipped or full beam. The blue 'full beam' instrument light doesn't illuminate either when I try...
  16. Electrical xr 250 r 1996

    Help. I'm due an mot but my bike has decided to not work. The problem I'm having is the horn sounds weak checked and only have a couple of volts and the tail light goes dull, the instrument panels din. So I guess there's a fault some where but not sure where to start. It seems intermittent. Some...
  17. Instrument cluster bulbs

    Is there an easy way to access these? The Haynes manual basically has you stripping the whole top fairing. Is it not possible to remove the shroud around the instrument cluster and reach behind to gain access? Thanks MAC
  18. Replacement plastic shield for instrument cluster ~xr250

    1999 model, has a separate cover that sits on top of the headlight, held on by 4(?) plastic hooks. Unfortunatley it blew off whilst bike being transported on a bike rack for the first time :), didn't think to strap it down!! Anyone know of a cheap aftermarket replacement, can't seem to find...
  19. RD07 Instrument panel bulbs -- all T10?

    Africa Twin
    Are all the bulbs in the instrument panel T10 wedge? Are there T5's or some other type in the indicator array to the left? Thanks, Andreas
  20. Change of lightbulb in the instrument panel.

    Oh dear my bike is fightning hard with me now. Almost as if it doesn't wan't to go on the trip.. So a lightbulb died in the instrument panel, now when driving in the dark the lightbulb that is supposed to give light to my speedometer is no more. When I get up to 80 km/h then the other bulb...