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  1. Africa Twin
    Hello everyone. I have read mostly all threats and post about XRV choke and lean problems and haven't find solution for my running lean problem.. slowly dropping revs and hunting idle... and only air leak that i can find is from choke. I have reamoved choke cable and pushed choke valve/plunger...
  2. Transalp
    Anyone got any info or advice on the acceptable or expected oil pump drive chain slack when installed (or length between links if removed) for a 1994 XL600V? Engine casing off as we speak and im mid clutch replacement but when I look at the oil pump chain ,it just looks to me to be very loose...
  3. Transalp
    Discreetly watch second bike TA 650 going though its MOT and I know that chain brings out worst of tester's OCD as it was marked as loose in advisory last year. I know it's in perfect condition and correctly tensioned but for him it's a fail for too slack. So he kindly gets the tools out and...
  4. Transalp
    Hi,Can anyone recommend a good foot stand extension plate for the XL700?I've had a Cameltoe fitted for a couple of year and although it looked good I was not impressed with the way it bent with use and the bolts were continually working loose. So loose in fact that it now lies somewhere along...
  5. Transalp
    Was doing a routine check and found that the front axle holder was broken and the nuts on the studs were so loose that they could come off by hand. Anyway as I do not have torque wrench I managed to snap 1 stud off and then was trying to put a temporary support plate which caused the other stud...
  6. Transalp
    Thinking of buying a 600TA and have seen this one https://www.gumtree.com/p/cars-vans-motorbikes/honda-transalp-600-rally-touring/1294269216 The owner has sent me a photo of the frame number (looks exactly how it should) to check with hpi. However the bike is registered as blue, when I would...
  7. Transalp
    Dont want to loose my tubeless rear wheel. so looking at a conversion. anyone done this?.
  8. Other Bikes
    Hi, would really appreciate your help with my 2004 Honda CB1300 My bike clocks started playing up and stopped working. bike starts all good and all led lights on the clocks work but not the speedo , tacho , digital display and digital clock.Normally when you turn the ignition on , everything...
  9. Africa Twin
    Here’s one for ye, So I was cursing at 120kph and then the engine cut out, it was exactly like I hit the kill switch. The engine died instantly. I tough it was the CDI but there two of them and if you loose one you loose only one cylinder not two. Possibly both of the CDIs blew at the same...
  10. Dominator / FMX
    Does anyone have a solution to the handlebar height on the RDo2 ? I find mine very low and difficult to use especially when standing on the pegs, i have loosened them and pushed them up a little which is slightly better but causes the engine to race slightly on full lock so not ideal. I like the...
  11. Africa Twin
    Hi Folks Got a rattle going on somewhere on my RD04. I've ordered some new bash plate rubbers / collars etc and when they come I'll remove the bash plate as I know that seems to be the most common cause of noises. Today I was giving my chain a clean and lube, and in the process was pushing...
  12. Dominator / FMX
    Wondering just how well the Dominator handles offroad? And if anyone uses one as a greenlaning bike? Picked up a old beaten up bike that I am in the slow process of converting into a scrambler, but one that will actually cope with a bit of mud and green lanes. So just wondering how well they...
  13. XL
    Hi, just bought one of these as a project bike. Bike has been sitting since 1992. All the plastics (fenders, side panels, fairing) are full of cracks. The cracks are just on the white paint that these parts have. Paint is not loose or coming off, but it's not pretty. They can only be seen...
  14. Transalp
    (or) I wish I hadn't bothered but it had to be done lol My original standard silencer has some small holes in it so I decided to remove it and patch it up. It was a heck of a job trying to get it loose from the downpipe but it finally came away or so I thought. It had only taken the collector...
  15. Africa Twin
    My headlights stopped working because a wire came loose from the back of the fusebox.(see pic) Probably I can simply stick the wire back where it came from and squeeze the metal clamps tight again. As you can see on the pic the clamps (where the wire should be fitted) are visible in the...
  16. Transalp
    Had to retire, for now, the 600. Got myself a very nice condition 650. Couple of issues i've seen so far : The facia on the clocks is very difficult to take off, I need to change the indicator relay for LED one, not easy to get it off. I've taken all the screws that I can see out, have even...
  17. Africa Twin
    I have a 1989 RD03 and the front end feels like it's made of jelly. If I shake the bars when stationary the whole front end wobbles back up through the bars. This also happens when moving at low speeds (below 10mph) and when coming to a stop which throws the whole bike off balance. Once moving...
  18. Dominator / FMX
    HI i LAID MY DOMINATOR UP FOR THE WINTER AND NOW IT WON'T START. BATTERY HAS BEEN ON A TRICKLE CHARGER . CHECKED THE SPARK AND SEEMS OK. WHEN I LOOSEN THE DRAIN SCREW NOTHING COMES OUT. WHAT DO I DO NEXT? THANKS PHIL.
  19. Dominator / FMX
    please delete You can delete this one, sold the bike
  20. Africa Twin
    If you hold the handlebars and rocking back and forth is loose in the rubber that sits between. Is this common in XRV? it is possible to replace the rubber?
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