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  1. Mechanical Advice
    ok guys, help me out here... i am really not mechanically experienced and am learning to take care of my bike as i go along.:D My chain is adjusted as per manual (xl650v 2006). and the pinch test on the back sprocket can only move the chain slightly(1-2mm...nothing close to have half the...
  2. XL
    Hi all, I have an XL600LM which I bought off a garage who then had it back because of a problem with 5th gear jumping. Long story short I got the bike back after 3 months and then it ran ok for a further 4 months then siezed. Took apart and the pain started. One cam lobe was almost round and...
  3. Africa Twin
    hi all i've recently posted about a misfire on my RD03, i've eliminated coils/cdi and was going to take the carbs off/apart next weekend. i was lookind around things today looking for kinked fuel pipes etc, when i noticed a "y" piece with no pipe attatched coming from the fuel pump. It may be...
  4. Africa Twin
    Hi all, I removed the front sprocket as i've heard horror stories of stripped splines on the output shaft and even some being welded on !!. My splines look good but when i look at my sprocket all the teeth dont look that worn but looked slightly kinked over (see pic), also on one side there is...
  5. Africa Twin
    Hi all After a recent off in Morocco the bars got bent followed by another off that just so happened to straightened them back,but another couple of offs have got me thinking its time i got some after market bars.The last off bent the bars so much that the rubber sleeve that inserts into the top...
  6. Africa Twin
    Successfully installed a new universal kit on the @ yesterday, but have a question about the flow rate. I have the adjustment dial up to 9-MAX and it is only dropping out at about 1-2 drops per minite, timed both at the garage and at home this morning, is this usual? Is it because it's a new...
  7. Transalp
    had the TA out last week end for a long cold and dirty ride over to Tomintoul via the Lecht ski resort.. no snow but very cold.. stopped in the Old fire station cafe for a warm.. some tea and a nice bacon roll.. First bike they have had this year.. very nice folk and biker friendly car park at...
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