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  1. Africa Twin RD03 Conversion Value

    Africa Twin
    Hello all, I am in the middle of converting my US-spec Transalp to an Africa Twin RD03. The frame and most parts carry over to both models. I am using all original Africa Twin parts when possible and upgrade parts elsewhere. All parts are being powder coated or refurbished. In the end...
  2. Looking for parts for a Swiss RD03

    Africa Twin
    Hi all i’m in the middle of restoring a 1988 RD03 from Switzerland. looking for the square headlight cowl and a tank. both need to be in good condition and not in need of painting. I already have both parts but the bike has been given a crazy paint colour so it might cost me more to restore what...
  3. help needed with twisted/bent forks?

    Transalp
    Someone helpfully drove into me this week, they hit the very front of front wheel (from the side) i have slackened off the top and middle yokes, removed the fork brace and mudguard, and bashed the wheel against a lampost but I can't get it straight/true this photo was taken with the wheel...
  4. SLR, FX, FMX Swing-Arm

    Dominator / FMX
    I’m pretty sure all the above use the same basic frame, so the dimensions i’m after should be the same. Could someone with a Swing-Arm from one of these measure the front pivot width. That would be the outer width, i.e. the width required in the frame and also the inside width, i.e. the width...
  5. Parts list wanted.

    Africa Twin
    Hi Guys, I am in the middle of deciding whether to replace an output shaft on the AT, XRV750 - 2002. Can anyone give me a list of the parts I need to order, gaskets etc to do this job? - gonna use the VT750 shaft. Also is there anything else worth doing whilst I have the engine in pieces?
  6. Rear Caliper Sleeve

    Dominator / FMX
    I just made myself one of these sleeves out of stainless steel for the rear caliper on a 96 RD08 (part No14 in the link below) hoping i'll never have to replace it again. Its a cheep enough part but i wanted an excuse to use the grooving tool i bought :D I made two so have one spare if anyone is...
  7. Swing-Arm dimensions

    Dominator / FMX
    Does anyone have a Dominator frame and/or swing-arm handy that they could measure for me? I need to know the width across the front of the S/A i.e. along the pivot (or the width inside the frame where the S/A fits).I also would like to know the S/A length, i.e. from pivot to wheel axle (middle...
  8. For Sale: Africa Twin RD07 carbs and bash plate for sale

    For Sale / Wanted
    Has per the title rd07 carbs price £100 plus pp bash plate lh and rh no middle in excellent condition £90 plus pp
  9. Ordering bolts help

    Africa Twin
    I am using this site to try and order some bolts that I require to put the original backend on the bike https://www.fowlersparts.co.uk/parts/5157420/xrv750v-1997-e/seat-2 question I have is this, to order the bolts for the carrier(I have the collars) it shows bolt number 27 for the middle...
  10. Fuel cut off relay / wiring question

    Africa Twin
    Hi guys Quick question, The fuel cut off relay connector has 3 wires, what one is ground and what one is constant live or switched live ? I think the middle wire is ground and the two outer wires are switched lives, am I right ? And I should add that I want to wire a voltmeter clock to...
  11. XL650V lose power when driving in hard sidewind

    Transalp
    Hello everybody, and greetings from Finland! I have been reading a lot in this forums before, but today I decided to make my own profile. (Sorry my english) Today happened something that has happened to me once before. I drove my XL650V in hard sidewind. I think I can call it a storm. In the...
  12. Temperature gauge pointer mooves up and down!

    Africa Twin
    Hello from winter Norway! I have a question regarding the Temp gauge! When the needle points above the C or at low operating temp, the needle is "quiet" in other words does not moove like crazy up and down! When the temperator rises and the pointer passes the middle of the gauge, it starts to...
  13. honda xr 250 kick start idler gear HELP ME PLEASE

    XR
    Hi all im in desperate need o a kick start idler gear xr250 believed to be 1986 ive bought 2 ebay purchaces and both are wrong so what i need is the idler gear with 24 teeth 6 holes in the gear 67mm in diameter and a 20mm diameter hole in the middle Please can someone point me in the right...
  14. Tyre Wear

    Varadero
    My previous tyres were Bridgestone Battle Wings which lasted about 5000 miles. After consulting the great and wise on this forum I switched to running Metzeler Tourance Next which I'm pleased with. I have about 4000 miles on these at the moment and about 3 mm of tread on the front and back. I'm...
  15. Wanted: AT RD04 rear rim spokes

    For Sale / Wanted
    Looking for 5pcs of middle length spokes which are ~173mm (OEM number 426C0-MV1-000) If someone has the and is willing to post to Serbia please contact me on PM or here
  16. so i shaved the seat :)

    Varadero
    This is the 1st step :) i tried to sit on SpongeBob :) and it was comfortable even though that i took a lot from the middle
  17. Still not firing up right...

    Africa Twin
    Hi, I've started rebuilding a AT in the autumn, but when I've started the bike suddenly stopped on M25 in the middle of the night and didn't want to start again... after 2-3 day it started, but firing only the back cylinder and the front is ...somehow lazy and the bike is miss firing with...
  18. Drunk drivers!

    Chatter
    I was watching t.v. the other night (10.30) when i heard a what sounded like a bomb going off outside my house,i went outside to find my Transit van 20ft further up the road from where i had parked it and a Ford Fiesta at right angles to the road with n/s front ripped off and my van looking like...
  19. Transalp 700 de cat & after market cans.

    Transalp
    When i had my middle section of exhaust off to take the swinging arm off i was shocked by how heavy it was so it got me thinking about a de cat to save abit of weight,also the end can isnt light,has anyone done a decat on there 700 or just replaced the end can and if so has it improved how the...
  20. Transalp 700 abs brake fluid change

    Transalp
    Ive just been changing brake fluid front calipers alls gone well but ive noticed on the near side caliper there are two bleed nipples? One connected to off side caliper but the lower one is not,are these brakes linked and how can i bleed this nearside calipers lower nipple? Ive sent for a haynes...
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