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  1. Fuel overflow lines - where to connect?

    Africa Twin
    Hi everyone! I recently remove the tank, airbox and carburators to change the main jets after changing to a more open exhaust. Know putting everything back I have a small problem... There is several fuel overflow or drain lines connected together to one main line that dumps excess fuel it...
  2. Most common fuel hose ID

    Africa Twin
    Looking to replace all the fuel lines on my RD03 as a couple more leaking a bit nowadays. Rugged roads has 4or5 sizes. What is most common I would need? I plan on buying some bulk lengths. They have 4.5, 5.5, 7.3 and 8mm ID. Mine are so old going to be hard to determine sizes. I know I have used...
  3. Removing brake caliper pistons with a bicycle pump......A BODGE

    Africa Twin
    Yesterday I started on the brake re-build for my RD03. This bike had been sitting for a few years with the brake systems drained and partially disassembled. Problem: How to remove the old crusty brake pistons from the caliper while not destroying them in case they can be cleaned up and...
  4. RD07a Fuel pump

    Africa Twin
    Hi all, I am having a few problems with the AT, cuts out noot long after start up when riding cold, leave it 19 minutes and it starts again with no more problems!! I have serviced it, changed plugs, fuel filter, fuel lines etc but still happening. only thing left is the fuel pump, it runs with...
  5. Name that noise?

    Dominator / FMX
    Apologies for yet another possible carb issue / tickover problem post but before I go and take the bike for some dyno time and tweaking I've been trying to make sure everything else is ok. Work so far including recent work by the previous owner - new CDI carb clean and rejet to 60 pilot...
  6. Another mint one being cut up ! but what Rims ??

    Dominator / FMX
    Hello guys , bought my first Domminator a VERY tidy 1989, one owner from new with only 7500 miles , yes i know if to nice to turn into a scrambler but sorry the angle grinder is coming out:toothy8: if any one wants redundant OE parts give me a shout . Would like to get it...
  7. No front brakes

    Africa Twin
    Was hoping someone could help with a braking issue (front) on my 1991 AT RD04. I've rebuilt the calipers and fitted the master cylinder repair kit, bled the brakes and fitted new pads but there's absolutely no build up of pressure at the brake lever. A couple of times I've managed a very slight...
  8. RD04 throttle cable problem - help please

    Africa Twin
    Hi All. The throttle on my bike recently became stiff to the point it would stick open. Before this it was working fine and there were no changes to the routing of the cables etc. I took it apart and it all looks ok. I put oil down the lines and they are totally free. I cleaned the carb end...
  9. !st ride on my 98 AT

    Africa Twin
    Weather finally arrived so with some new insurance and a shiney new registration plate i ventured out ! The weight of the bike was really noticeable on moving her around the garage and i was beginning to think i had enter'ed one of those it's a knockout competitions when i tried to get her off...
  10. Looking for Front Disks replacement ideas! (Fork service Kit also)

    Africa Twin
    Hi all, I'm mid rebuild of my RD07a and I need to buy new front brake disks. My current disks have huge gouges/grooves in them from the prev owner. I was hoping to buy OEM ones 2nd hand. Does anyone have any spare or have a link to a pair? If not I was going to buy these Brembo ones from...
  11. Problems fitting Rugged Roads Crash Bars

    Africa Twin
    Hi Folks I know there's a post on this from quite a few years back- but just wanted to see if other people have had the same problem as me and what solutions worked for them. I'm trying to fit the RR crash bars to my RD04 - got all the brackets fitted - but when it comes to attaching the bars...
  12. Advice Needed on Unusual Fuel Pump Failure

    Africa Twin
    Hi all, On my RD03 I have the original Mitsubishi fuel pump, I changed the contact points after 70,000km as part of a service even tho they where in working condition. Now there is about 20,000km on the new points. The problem is twice the pump has stopped working for a unknown reason, once...
  13. Braided lines? Yay or Nay? If yay, which ones?

    Africa Twin
    Alright lads, I'm giving the brake calipers and the brake system a good cleaning and service. All I have to replace are a few rubber boots. Happy days. NOW, I want to get braided performance brake lines. I hear with new disks, pads and braided lines the bike stops great! Is it as simple as...
  14. For Sale: For Sale - 2000 Model NX650 Dominator

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    For Sale - 2000 Model NX650 Dominator - Recently re-commissioned with new gel battery, Rear Shock, Front & Rear Brakes serviced with new braided lines, and pads - Continental Twinduro Tyres, and Arrow alloy rear tailpipe - Datatagged - Fully serviced and ready to go - £1500.00 O.N.O.................
  15. Fuel Pump Clicking Continuously

    Africa Twin
    The last few days I noticed when I start and stop the bike (for example at a shop) the fuel starts clicking to bring fuel back into the lines . This happens sometimes but not every time. But today about 3-4 times the pump has been clicking as soon as you turn on the ignition and keeps on...
  16. Fitting race lines - HEL ONES - how do I back bleed?

    Africa Twin
    Need to fit new Hel lines. Read a few reviews on here where people have had some problems fitting them, so wondered what is the easiest option to fit these? If I reverse bleed do I fill one line up to the reservoir then move on to the other one...then what?
  17. HeavyDuties 60mm risers with FatBars ?

    Africa Twin
    Hi all, Has anybody fitted the "HeavyDuties" 60mm bar risers with Renthal FatBars ? I have HEL brake lines so they should be fine but what about speedo, clutch & throttle cables ? Bike is an RD03 and front end is stock apart from the brake lines. Traveling The World Two Up on a 1989...
  18. RD04 Fuel

    Africa Twin
    Hi, I have some troubles with my fuel lines on my RD04. Wich INNER diameter should I use? it seems the tank outpunt diameter is not the same as the input/output for the fuel pump and the inlet for the carburetor. what diameter of tube should I use. I had never problems fitting those, but with...
  19. Water Pump Coolant Leak

    Africa Twin
    Hi, I recently noticed a coolant leak coming from the inspection hole on the water pump. About a teaspoon of coolant everyday. Discovered the leak after cleaning some engine areas, maybe it was already leaking for some time, not being noticeable because the hole was covered with grease. Any...
  20. TRANSALP 2002 Brake lines

    Transalp
    Recently acquired this bike and wish to upgrade the front brake hoses as the original ones are showing signs of age. Checked out Venhill (2 hose race kit): Goodridge (2 hose race kit): Wemoto (3 hose standard set up). Confused as to which I should go for. Doesn't the standard system go thro' a...
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