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  1. Transalp
    I’m on changing the output shaft on my 700 XL and having started it up after the rebuild I am getting a very light noise from the clutch side, my question is there anything that is peculiar to the clutch to make it noisy. When I pull in the clutch lever the noise disappears. , there is also a...
  2. Dominator / FMX
    My dommie’s tail light failed on the way home last night. The first clue was when a trucker flashed his lights at me after I passed him on the M25. A couple of others flashed but it’s remarkable how many of my fellow motorists didn’t! Also remarkable what a faff it is to get to the bulb. Both...
  3. Africa Twin
    I'm looking for some help on the mounting of the chain slider. I've been working on a restoration and it has been some time since I've been at it due to health reasons. When I went to put the slider on, the mounting point does not seem to be right. I'm wondering if one of the points has been...
  4. Transalp
    Hi Chaps, XL700VA, 2008 with 20K miles on the clock. Riding along a few weeks a go, on full throttle the engine cuts. Roll the throttle back off and it picks up again. Every time I open the throttle the engine dies, but picks up again when I roll it off. Bike is un rideable. No MIL . Turn it...
  5. Africa Twin
    Hi :) I have an RD04 from 1990 with 67000kms on the clock. The last couple of days I have started to notice a scratching sound from the engine when I pull the clutch and let I roll to a traffic light or something. Everything sounds perfect in neutral and when driving that's why I am worried...
  6. Africa Twin
    I really love the looks of the AT, but to me the rear light and plastic protector don't do the bike justice. So I relocated the rear light to sit flush with the fairing and removed the plastic protector (I know, not practical, but hey, stripe of dirt on the back adds to my image...) Original...
  7. Transalp
    Greetings, I'm hoping someone can shed some light on a little bump in the road I've come across in my build. As the title states I've thrown a NT650 / Bros 650 / Hawk 650 motor in a Transalp frame and my issue is the front cylinder's exhaust port isn't allowing me to get the Hawk's front header...
  8. Transalp
    Hello folks, I had an intermittent fault with my 700 for months now. Sometimes it would't start and then sometimes engine would cut out when handlebars were turned to the right. Yesterday I decided to have a proper look and after looking for frayed wires or something out of ordinary I pulled on...
  9. Africa Twin
    Hi guys, I wanted to restore the white paint for the dashboard light controls (Fuel, High-Beam...) of my RD03 (and I would not mind to do the same for the RD07). I thought my patience would have been enough but I found out the characters are too small for free painting, even with the thinnest...
  10. Africa Twin
    Can I use the rear sub frame, mudguard, reg plate holder and light from a RD04 to fit on my rd03 also Do rd04 side panels fit without to much hassle. Thanks
  11. Africa Twin
    Has anyone purchased these polycarbonate head light guards. Trying to see if there any good before I pick them up. This is the only place I can find selling this version for an RD07a. https://kkbike.it/en/headlight-protection/17-unicat-rd07a.html Failing that has anyone purchased from this...
  12. Africa Twin
    My first Post... I have just aquired an RD 03 vin # RD03 10004xx to keep my crf1000 dct company in the garage. It is 99% original but needs just a little care to make it excellent. Question.. Was this bike an early Japanese domestic build ? It does have a “speed” light and I think Japan...
  13. Chatter
    Thistles and Bah Humbug ! Frank Thomas glove, still nice and comfy, warm and waterproof after only eighteen months of light use, but has now started to wear thin, tear apart along the side of the index finger, with whatever the low quality outer layer material used in the construction failing...
  14. Africa Twin
    Hi Guys, sorry for first post and instant questioning :) Hope you gonne help me anyway... I just brought me RD07 from Germany to New Zealand and now I am about to get it road legal here. So I assume I have to change the head light. Because the bike was not used really the last years I am not...
  15. XL
    Hi everyone. I am about to receive my first XL, in fact my first Honda and I am very much looking forward to it. It’s a 1982 XL250SA and it is bought unseen by me so I am taking a big gamble but the bike is 200 miles away so a specialist courier is collecting it. I would like to know more...
  16. Africa Twin
    Hello there, Have recently bought a RD07A with some overheating issues, the problem was the radiators but i took the previlage and changed all the gaskets just to be sure. When i was waiting for the parts to arrive i did a horrible mistake. The bike had an alarm system but since i was not...
  17. Dominator / FMX
    Losing the will to live trying to find a relevant manual or wiring diagram for an RD08, problem I have is the neutral light comes on when holding the clutch in and goes out when released, and when using gearbox, neutral light comes on when changing gear up or down when dipping the clutch...
  18. Accessories
    Hi, I need to buy a replacement rear light lens for a 2006 Transalp 650XL. Two questions. where is best place to get a replacement and how do I remove the old broken on. Thanks
  19. Transalp
    So, on Friday night I parked my '07 650 TA in the garage, everything was fine. On the Saturday morning I tried to fire it up and it just spun on the starter with no hint of life. I then noticed the green 'key' light was not going out, so that is the HISS warning light. I've had the bike around a...
  20. Africa Twin
    just seen this online https://kkbike.it/en/africa-twin-xrv-650-750/99-fuel-tap-kit-with-led-light-for-africa-twin-07-07a.html. Unfortunately they dont ship to Spain so I cant buy myself. Gutted
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