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  1. Hey guys what is the 'locktite solution' for out put shaft wear?

    Africa Twin
    Question is in the title... what is the 'locktite solution' for out put shaft wear?
  2. New front end but not KTM or Honda ....

    Africa Twin
    My previous bike was a Suzuki Drz i had that for 10 years and put 43000 miles on it. The only thing left standard was the frame and bottom end of the engine. Now i had 2 sets of suspension one for Super Moto in the summer and the other Enduro both re valved to suit. So you can see were this is...
  3. those 2 little bolts that hold the sprocket keeper plate ..anything special?

    Dominator / FMX
    have resused the bolts a few times and keep thinking I should pop some new ones in . Just wondered whether any bolt of the right length/pitch/size should be fine with a bit of locktite or best to order the OE ones ? your advice please? thanks Bill
  4. 650 Alp coolant change ( along with clutch renewal )

    Great site - have been flicking through various posts etc Ive not long purchased the 05 Transalp and has no service history ( imported to NZ from Ausy ) One question I have - Im replacing the clutch plates and springs etc as have noticed a bit of slippage thats starting to increase - 105,000...
  5. Stripped thread rear brake disc - best way to fix?

    Hi, I'm sure I did not put that much pressure on , but one of the four holes holding the rear disc plate on is now stripped (grrrr 40 Nm it said in the book). I contemplated a few drops of locktite and ignore, but the consequences are dire. I'm know getting long in the tooth, but still too...
  6. When screw extractors go bad

    Africa Twin
    Grrr, Bloody brake pad pin covers!!! Mine wouldn't budge so after carfully following the advice on hitting it with a bloody great hammer and boiling it alive I had to break out the power tools. Drilled out the little bugger and got to work with a screw extractor, which ended up cracking the pin...
  7. I am a gatecrasher on a Honda VFR :-)

    Mechanical Advice
    Hello May I ask for your patience before I begin ! I to own a Honda motorcycle - all be it it is a VFR 800 1998. I was carrying out a web search for 'copper grease' and low and behold I picked up on a link in this forum (Transalp) about using copper grease on the front drive shaft splines to...