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  1. Africa Twin Fork Extensions Kits & Rear Lift Kits

    For Sale / Wanted
    Due to demand I have put into production a new batch of riser kits comprising of from fork extensions with valves and rear U bracket. I have received several requests through Facebook etc and am having 10 sets produced. There are at least 5 sets available so if anyone interested to reserve a set...
  2. How do I adjust carb slides xl350r

    XL
    HONDA XLX250R or XL350R Ive just pulled my carbs off & both slides nearly lift together Can someone tell me how to adjust them so the r/h slide lifts later thanks
  3. Xl650 rear lift

    Transalp
    Any one of you has tried to lift xl 650 rear suspension?
  4. Rear shock - A bit too soft?

    Transalp
    Hi. I have had my 99' TA 600 for a while now, and I want to make my bike a little less soft, and also try to lift the rear a bit. Is this possible just by modifying the original parts? Has anyone done this before? In the front I added a few mm. of fork-oil, and changed the viscosity. That...
  5. How can I rescue this Dominator?

    Dominator / FMX
    For the last three years I have come in by bike and essentially parked in the same spot. Each day I ride past a bike in the car park which is completely covered. Only a slight gold wheel exposed. Today I noticed the bike had been moved slightly with more of the front wheel exposed as well as the...
  6. Fuse sizing?

    Africa Twin
    So how do you go about choosing a proper size fuse? I received my new 3 circuit setup and would like to get it installed now. One line is going to my gps and another to the rear trunk. is there a rule of thumb to use for figuring things out? Also for the switched circuits can I use a rear turn...
  7. Front fork change questions

    Africa Twin
    So, I've got a Xrv750 - 96 and want to lift it and at the same time make it more offroad capable.. I've been reading a shit load about fork changes but in no thread anywhere does it mention how much lift the actual fork change made? I've read about Honda, yamaha and ktm Forks, all of them...
  8. RD07A Airbox fitting problem

    Africa Twin
    Hi Managed to get a few hours in the man cave before the big day and had issues fitting the OEM airbox on my RD07A. As noted by others the connecting rubbers from airbox to carb inlets can shorten with heat and fuel. The result is they are now too short :( These are the rubbers from another...
  9. Transalp 600 centre stand handle/lift

    Transalp
    Anyone know where the handle to help put a 1994 transalp 600 on the centre stand actually attaches to? If I had the handle here id figure it out,but I remember seeing a TA with one before but never paid an attention to how effective it was or where it bolted on as it was before I bought the...
  10. For Sale: Africa Twin Rsers Kits - Possible New Batch if enough Interest.......

    For Sale / Wanted
    I have a couple of interested buyers on another forum but need 3 more to make a new batch. Prices are as follows:- Front pair of slugs £80 pair Front slug valves £14 pair Rear riser shock bracket £75 each Recorded delivery within UK £3.95 European signed for delivery £14.95 Because of...
  11. Extra goodies with Catweasel's AT

    Africa Twin
    Hi, I've been going through my bro's stuff and found what seems to be modified front sprocket amd what I think is a lift kit. Can anyone tell me the benefits of these? Cheers, Stewart.
  12. Refitting Engine

    Dominator / FMX
    Need to temporary refit the engine back into the frame of my Dommie, so i can finish off custom subframe and exhaust mounts etc. ;Anybody got any tips on the easiest way of doing this ;I better eat some Wheatabix because i found it heavy to lift out
  13. For Sale: Motorcycle lift

    For Sale / Wanted
    Sold Draper 360 kgs lift only used few times here is link not at home to take pics at minute £375 Ono Draper Workshop 360kg Heavy Duty Steel Hydraulic Motorcycle / Bike Lift - 37058
  14. Facet fuel pump, this the right one?

    Africa Twin
    Hi guys, I'm new here, hi! I'm Wannes Elias, living in Bruges, Belgium. Bought my '96 RD07 week ago, with 43K KM on the clock, very good condition. ANyway planning a trip to Africa & want to avoid all typical issues. Can you guys pls advise if this link is the correct one? APS 12v Facet Cube...
  15. White smoke

    Transalp
    hi everyone i'm new to the forum! I have recently got hold of a transalp 650. Stupidly I dropped it on its right hand side while taking it off its centrestand. iT WAS a controlled drop not a sudden one. it lay there for about 1 hr before I could get help to lift it off again. When I restarted it...
  16. I've been a **** with my padlocks

    Transalp
    Hi All....Another speedo cable buggered up...When i park up i put 4 padlocks on the discs either side of the calipers...Two year ago some nice kind person tried to move the bike at the Southend shakedown and put raised edges on two holes on each disc...took a while to find and fix them...it was...
  17. Ignigtion switch jamming---

    Transalp
    ---on my 2008 Transalp 700. Lately when going to start the Alp I've noticed that sometimes I have to wiggle the key or slightly lift it up and down before it will turn the ignition on. Any idea anyone what's going on and a solution? Nick.
  18. Dominator Cylinder head removal query

    Dominator / FMX
    Hello all. I have a broken Dominator due to a seized engine. I have to replace the top part of the cylinder head as it's an early model, pre 95 engine but my bike is post 95 ( 1998) and the rubber inlet is slightly different. I have managed to lift of the rocker cover but I cant work out how to...
  19. Build project using an SLR motor

    Dominator / FMX
    Hi all, hope its ok to post about this here, I'm building a 60's race replica sort of thing using an SLR motor and would like some engine tuning advice! Hopefully it'll end up something similar to this.... But using relatively modern bits, from the SLR motor, headstock, yokes, wheel hubs and...
  20. SLR lean angle

    Dominator / FMX
    I have recently noticed that my SLR seems to be leaning over further than normal when on the side stand . When I stand the bike upright and put the side stand out ,If I put my boot under the stand I can lift it up about an inch. ie up and down movement. This inch makes a big difference to the...
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