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  1. Handy wiring looms

    Transalp
    As a newbie here I was looking around and thought I would share a solution I have used on numerous occasions when wiring extra lights, heated grips, auxiliary lights, power outlets etc. for other people. Most people have a very basic knowledge of wiring but I have been using a very simple, and...
  2. New UK member - just saying hello

    CRF - New Forum!
    I looked for the introductions forum but there doesn't seem to be one so here we go. I've lurked here for a while but now, with the new CRF Forum, I thought I'd join in. UK folks will see me on other forums too maybe - same username. I'm in the UK and I have a fair bit of experience with the...
  3. Alarms pitfa

    Chatter
    Week before last the alarm on my mates Falco packed up and locked on couldn't deactivate it so the bike couldn't be run or started. He bought a couple of new batteries and put them in both blippers then it wouldn't allow them to be reprogrammed. He asked me to check to see if he was doing it...
  4. value of AT engine and other bits

    Africa Twin
    hello AT'ers after a long drawn out process my box of bike parts has finally arrived in darwin AU but I'm having problems with customs they say i can't bring them in as personal items and i need to declare how much they are worth.does anyone have an idea what an RD07A engine with 60000 miles...
  5. Netherlands, Germany & ITT 2011

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Better late than never..... I started uploading the pics some time ago, got disrupted mid way & never got any further, so here we go! Vanessa had been working nights, we set of for the Hull/Rotterdam ferry midweek last errr June. Heading over the M62, I noticed cars slowing & looking then...
  6. Front loom placment

    XR
    Hi. I have a xr250r, and am in the process of sorting out the head bearings, forks etc. The wiring loom that is behind the headlamp cowl doesn't seem to be in the right place. There are two looms coming from the back. One for the engine electrics, and one for the indicators etc. The bike is...
  7. Wireing /connector suppliers

    Recommended Dealers/Service Providers/Campsites
    I just found another supplier with loads of japanese bike connectors and a big selection of wire in colours to to match looms and I will list the others for reference Automotive and Marine Cable, Motorcycle Wiring Connectors, Plugs, Terminals and Diagrams just found this one through Ebay...
  8. looking for a replacement wiring harness

    Africa Twin
    Hi All, Im contemplating the need to replace my wiring loom as Ive found a series of small faults in it, in various systems. As the whole lot is now rather degraded I thought about replacing it. Davis silvers is quoting £300.:( Does anyone know of anyone who will make up looms for bikes. besides...
  9. A little help for a Newbie

    XR
    Hi Guys, I have done a little searching and found a whole host of info, However I would appreciate some advice. I bought an immaculate XR 250 from a friend about a year ago, due to work and family commitments I have only managed to get it muddy twice. I love the bike however the local...
  10. honda heated grips - how much !!!!!!!!!

    Africa Twin
    hi all i was in the local honda dealers yesterday and ended up buying a set of genuine heated grips, they were the ones with the new 3 button led control box but they had a couple of sets with the old dial type control, he asked in the workshop if the old control unit was compatible with the new...
  11. Gel seat?

    Dominator / FMX
    Hi all.. My Spain trip looms closer and I'm finalising all the 'optional extra' stuff. My Italy trip last year I had a gel pack that is for wheelchair users, which I velcroed to my seat. It was a god send, but did shift around alot. So what I'd like to do this year is either put on alot of...
  12. Squeal

    Mechanical Advice
    Morning all, Just done a HID conversion on my AT, and after some head scratching got it all located nicely in place. :wav: Only one question has arisen, other that why are there no bike wiring looms for these kits, is are tey meant to give out a high pitched squeal? Its not a problem, I...
  13. Oxford Hotgrips wiring question

    Transalp
    Went and bought some Oxford Hotgrips for my 'Alp yesterday. I've studied the wiring diagram which looks fairly simple even for an electrical novice like me! However I noticed that it says that it's better to wire them so that they switch on/off with the ignition rather than run them straight off...
  14. Lookout !! Tarka has arrived !!

    Chatter
    Hi everyone....I`ve just joined up by SPECIAL INVITATION 8) (There`s a very good reason why...and I`ll tell you in a moment ) I hope you`re sitting comfortably,because this may be the longest introduction you`ve ever read !! Who am I ?? -- I`m known to just about everyone as 'Tarka' , so...
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