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  1. Bodgers Corner
    No doubt been done before, they are very effective in this bitter weather :o Required materials; 2 x 2L Semi Skimmed Milk countainers 6 x Zip Ties 1 x Pair of scissors Result;
  2. Product Reviews
    After all the positive reviews I suppose its time for a negative one. I bought this low price (£16) torque wrench from Clarke tools at Machine Mart a year or so and while it doesn't get a huge amount of use, as I have a better one for the higher torque settings, it as still seen a fair bit of...
  3. Product Reviews
    This is a great piece of kit that I bought whilst in the States a couple of years ago for $45 (about £30 at the time) but it is available online. Basically it’s an additional fuse box that enables you to quickly and easily power any additional accessories you want to put on your bike. I...
  4. Discounts / Deals
    For anyone who's interested Aldi special offers for 31st January includes a 500kw Cable hoist. Here's the link Lift heavy work pieces and materials with greater ease and safety. Superb quality Electric Hoist with maximum lifting capacity of 250kg Remote lifting control switch for...
  5. B+Q

    Mechanical Advice
    stores are now stocking a small selection for flat plate strips, box section, and tube, in ali and steel in 2m lengths:cool::cool: at least the one near me in chelmsford are:D handy if you playing around in the garage knocking somthing up and need materials on the quick:cool::cool::cool...
  6. Chatter
    First Aiders Please read the below carefully :D I am waiting on payment from 2 people still. Just a polite reminder :rolleyes: Also, Ive had no reply from several PM's to LOIC. Does anyone know the guy or have a contact for him. Im just getting a bit worried as there's been no response from...
  7. Mechanical Advice
    Hello i know quite a few of you have made racks and frames for panniers! how easy/hard would it be to make something like this out of tubular or square section steel to mount on the rear rack? and where can one obtain the raw materials for such an enterprise? Z
  8. Africa Twin
    Hello Bikey Peeps. Just looking at my rear brake disk , looks like a lot of surface cack, light rust dust, and also snags just a little. Does anyone have any suggestions for cleaning materials for the disk and the brake calipers/ pads. TA
  9. Mechanical Advice
    Well guys & gals, spent an couple of hours in the garage playing (as we do!!) spent less than £10 on materials and come up with this prototype. We'll call it mark one for the time being. If anyone is interested let me know and I'll tell you what and where you need to order the bits from...as I...
  10. Africa Twin
    Hi All, I have been searching through threads relating to brake hoses,and came across this, http://www.xrv.org.uk/forums/image.p...ine=1172312831 Jenna make your own pipes up fron fittings and hose bought per...
  11. Transalp
    Saturday I washed my Transalp, yes, I´m going through some weird phase :confused2: I´ve been riding without the plastic "Bashplate", so had the chance to look where I usually don´t, to find corrosion on the left engine cover. I´m pretty pissed at it, there´s some smaller bits starting to...
  12. Transalp
    Hi. My lovely new bike that needs doing up has some rusty and corroded bits. Can someone tell me what can stay and what should go The chain is rusty but moves fine with no sticking links. It is fairly new and the bike has a scottoiler fitted. The brake discs are the tiniest bit rusty too in...
  13. Mechanical Advice
    Currently the selection of panels I have will result in a somewhat bizarre colour scheme which ranges from Black,Red,Green,Silver,Blue to White. So this week I went in to the local Car Body Shop which does lots of odd things like Trikes etc.. They certainly know what they are doing and the...
  14. Dominator / FMX
    Hi everybody Just incredible that a forum dedicated to Dominator exists in the web :shock: I own one ot those very good machines so called Honda Dominator, mine is from 1991, Japan made, and im really happy with it. No latest technology, no latest image, but reliability good quality of...
  15. Africa Twin
    I've been in contact with Touratech USA, but finding a photo of the way it mounts is going to be difficult. I haven't even seen the actual RD03 crash bars either. Does anyone know of some photos showing these crash bars and how they mount up? I've found that the way they mount is just as...
  16. Chatter
    Would you lot be interested if I set up an affiliate link with a parts supplier that 95% guaranteed that they would have in stock what you need for servicing, would ship next day, mail on sending the goods, and generally gave a good service to AT, TA, etc bike riders? I'm not quite sure how it...
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