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  1. Brake Caliper Mounting Bolts

    Africa Twin
    Hi all According to the Honda Shop Manual the brake caliper mounting bolts (part 22 in the below picture) have to be replaced before reassembly. Anyone knows why this is the case? Personally I can think of only two reasons: 1) Honda want's to make sure the bolts are equipped with the correct...
  2. For Sale: Africa Twin alu radiator grills + brackets for secondary cooling fan

    For Sale / Wanted
    The parts will fit RD03. RD04 and RD07/a radiators. Protect your radiator with these lightweight anodized aluminum grills. You can transfer the rubber flaps from your old grills. Basic kit (without side baffles that keep air from escaping thru the sides). $60.00cad + shipping Kit with...
  3. Fuel petcock and tap

    How to.....
    Hi I want to replace the petcock and fuel tap on my AT. Previous owner repaired with a nail and some duct tape. Does anybody know whether another Honda model will fit an AT or is it best to buy an original part. They are quite expensive here in South Africa, but the tap is getting difficult...
  4. Red Loctite and assembly lube??

    Mechanical Advice
    Hi lads! When people talk about Red Loctite, which one are they referring to? I see about 20 different numbers at henkel's website ... I guess what I'm asking is, which Loctites would I need for an full rebuild and for general work on a motorcycle? Also, I saw a video about rebuilding an...
  5. That was close ......

    Africa Twin
    People , Just thought id better lube the chain on the bike , only to find all bar 1 of the sprocket studs nearly out 1 was just touching the swingarm WTF ... When i had the wheels done not SFX i might add the studs must of been removed for blasting and coating and whoever...
  6. cam bolts loctite

    XR
    hi just finished the top end rebuild on my xr and have used blue loctite on the cam sprocket bolts,is this strong enough or should i take em out and put red loctite on any thoughts on this (what have you used) cheers adam
  7. Loctite for screws and nuts

    Mechanical Advice
    Hi All, I'm going to fit handle bar risers to my bike this weekend and I was advised by a mate to use loctite on the screws. After having a look on the web it looks as though I should use loctite 243, is this the correct one? Anyone used it? Also, does anyone know what shops would stock...
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