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  1. Africa Twin XRV 650 RD03 1988 Re-build restoration

    Africa Twin
    Hello guys, I am Nikola from Bosnia and I am in the process of restoring old AT 650 and the job is nearly done so I've decided to share this with one of the biggest Africa Twin cummunities. For now I will share with you link to a Serbian moto-forum,BJBIKERS, where I post everything I do on my...
  2. Fixed my neutral switch....

    Transalp
    I was told it was intermittent when I bought the bike, and had been checked out and nothing seen to be wrong. So, investigations were made, and I soon discovered it barely reached the contact point inside the gearbox. I’ll probably order a new one, maybe, and I didn’t want to leave the copper...
  3. Parts list wanted.

    Africa Twin
    Hi Guys, I am in the middle of deciding whether to replace an output shaft on the AT, XRV750 - 2002. Can anyone give me a list of the parts I need to order, gaskets etc to do this job? - gonna use the VT750 shaft. Also is there anything else worth doing whilst I have the engine in pieces?
  4. 600 plastics for sale....

    Transalp
    https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Honda-XL600V-Transalp-Misc-Parts-Job-Lot/192883531087
  5. New slipper chain - DIY job

    XR
    Just in case anyone else in the UK needs one of these parts and does not want to pay the stupid price of £32 :disgust: ........ (these are only $15 in the states) I just made & fitted today, seems OK. Cost me about £2 & 1/2hr effort. (I bought a 25mm thick hard rubber dapping block on eBay)
  6. What paint to use on forks?

    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?
  7. XRV 650 leaking coolant between barrels

    Africa Twin
    Hi all! My bike is leaking coolant from the little joining pipe between the 2 barrels - can it be fixed in situ, or is an engine out job? Usually Google is my friend, but I need help in a hurry!thanks for any / all replies TA!
  8. pug caps transalp 700

    Transalp
    hi lads finally fitted the NgK plug caps, im now an expert on removing the right hand panel , after fitting and removing it 3 times Pity the left hand side diidnt have as much care the previous owner must have broken the lug that holds the panel in , blue tack was doing the job, ill be on the...
  9. SLR Fuel tank paint job - removal

    Dominator / FMX
    Gents, Im sure this has been done before; can you give me sign posting to instructions for fuel tank removal (and/or workshop manual) as want to send it away to Dream Machine for Rothmans paint job :) thanks kimosabby
  10. Do you live near Hull?

    Transalp
    Cheap TA 600 parts for £80 https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/HONDA-TRANSALP-600-SPARE-PARTS-ASSORTED-PARTS-TO-CLEAR-JOB-LOT/302615414581?hash=item467548c735:g:MucAAOSwGllaafck
  11. Transalp 650 clutch cable change

    Transalp
    Hey all, My clutch cable snapped last week (luckily once I was home and parked) and I just swapped it out the other day. It took me longer than expected to free the old cable, purely because there was a little cable clip on the rear of the main upright. Difficult to see or feel, but once I had...
  12. For Sale: Transalp 600 Engine

    For Sale / Wanted
    I have a spare engine for sale It came with a job lot of parts, I only needed the other parts so this engine is redundant It has apparently 30k on it, there is some wear on the output shaft, other then that it looks to be in decent condition Obviously I haven't run it so can comment on its...
  13. Pin-out for the Dash

    Dominator / FMX
    Hi everybody! After finally getting the right brake pads for my rear caliper I have since "finished" my scrambler in working order. However I still need to fit some gauges and I'd like to take a look at the pin-out or schematics for the original dash before tackling this job :) I would greatly...
  14. What's it worth?

    Africa Twin
    I have an RD04 in the lovely Benneton colours. Just under 70k miles, scruffy cosmetically but all there. Starts and runs fine, clucth and brakes are fine electrics all fine, rims corroded, SS exhaust, crash bars. Either a ride as it job or ready for a cosmetic makeover. New tyres and the chain...
  15. Siezed Shock Link

    Africa Twin
    Mine is siezed good and proper, at the end that bolts to the frame. It is going to need attacking with extreme prejudice, but before I get the really big hammer out, I need to know if the bolt that attaches the link to the frame is held in place just by the nut on the bolt, or alternatively it...
  16. Recommended engine rebuilder near Oxford

    Dominator / FMX
    Hi all, I'm looking to give the engine on my shed of an '89 Dommie a thorough overhaul before building her back up into something. Not a job I can do myself so am looking for some recommendations from you lot. Are there any Dominator specialists near Oxford? Thanks in advance for your...
  17. Any Belgium locals?

    Africa Twin
    Any folks local to Belgium on here? I will be heading there on Monday for a job I have taken. Hoping to hook up with some folks while I am there the next few years. Will be on he hunt for a nice RD04 I think as I have an RD03 here in the states. Let me know if anyone in the general area. Thanks
  18. Presentation from Spain and painting question.

    Dominator / FMX
    Hi, I´m Sergio, from Spain, I´ve got an ´97 Rd08 Domi,bought last year with 50000 km. Now, it´s dissasembled to change the starting clutch.I¨ll make an tutorial with photos about the job, now I´m waiting the piece and relative cover´s gasket. My question is about painting the alternator cover...
  19. Dommie seat

    Dominator / FMX
    The covering on my original Dommie seat has finally given up. It has a split which is letting rainwater in to wet the foam. If any of you customisers or flat trackerers or cafe racerers has an original RD08 seat going spare, please let me know here. Even if it's not in the best of nick, it...
  20. new guy

    I'd like to introduce myself....................
    hi im skyrider from preston I originally posted my greetings I think in the wrong place and now I have found this one :rolleyes: so anyway im on the look out for an xr 250. at the moment I have a 225 serow and a cb 500 Honda. and the honda which im trying to swap for an xr so hopefully it will...
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