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  1. front sprocket shims???

    Africa Twin
    In the process of replacing front sprocket and wondering if there should be shims behind sprocket so that there is no slack when putting locking plate on? There is some play in and out once it is on. No spline wear and it is snug when moving back and forth. My KLR650 has the same type of setup...
  2. Transalp 650. Mudguard bridge (front). Which way round?

    Transalp
    Hello all, Just been doing a bit of work on the front of my bike. This involved moving the mudguard bridge. When I took it off I didn't notice which way round it was. The manual says it has an arrow telling you which way round it goes. Mine was too rusty to read any arrow! Please could someone...
  3. bugger lug

    Transalp
    Was out on me sunday run when suddenly i saw the left hand fairing panel moving .when i stopped on investigation the top lug underneath that slides on has broken ,stuck it withe double sided tape for now , that will have to do, till i come up with a solution Neil
  4. Wanted: PD10

    For Sale / Wanted
    Hi can anyone tell me which other model xl`s wheels will slip straight into my 1999 xl600v PD10 twin disc, ive been emailing ebay sellers for the diamentions of their wheel rims and will they fit a PD10, all i get back over half the time is a simple no and alot of tyre sizes. Can someone tell me...
  5. Shipping Car From Germany

    Chatter
    Hi everybody. i'm moving out of the country for a short while and that i wish to require my cars with American state. They are 1. 2000 Toyota above atomic number 11 with greedy exhaust 2. 1975 VW minibus I am curious to understand, however am i able to check if my above can pass their...
  6. Gearchange activating mainbeam??

    Transalp
    As the title, when I'm driving with a dipped headlamp sometimes this will switch to mainbeam when I change gear. This will only last for a second and reverts back to dipped once the gearchange is completed. It does not happen with every gearchange and can occur in any gear moving up or down the...
  7. africa twin 1998 starter motor

    Africa Twin
    Hi Just a question on the starter button..just put my tank bag on..and started the bike..when moving the bike outside the garage i touched the starter button with tank bag , starter motor ran..is this right..or is there a switch faulty... Thanks.karl:thumbup:
  8. Wanted: Wanted for latest rebuild parking light loom, pillion pegs RD07a

    For Sale / Wanted
    Latest project moving at snails pace just wondered if anyone has lurking in the shed the twin parking light sub loom for Africa twin. Also looking for a set of pillion footrests for RD07a, dont need the aluminium hangers just pegs. Cheers Jon
  9. Transalp 700 2009 ABS 20k - £2595.00

    Transalp
    Sorry to be leaving you guys but I'm moving over to the dark side of BMW so my Transalps up for sale all details are here - Honda Transalp 700 - XL700A ABS 20K | eBay
  10. For Sale: Honda NC 750s

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    Hi all, My brother is selling his Honda NC 750, its a great bike - anyone interested please PM me. Popped it on here as the family are moving house hence the sale. Hoping this will help him out. Bike in Newport on Tay, nr Dundee or if it helps, I can get the bike to Newcastle. Link...
  11. leaning front cylinder

    Africa Twin
    Hi guys, quick question (again). Can I lean out my RD07A front cylinder somehow (moving needle depth, air screws...)? The spark plugs are pitch black and she hammers along at 120km/h. It sounds impressive pulling strongly through the gears but i'm sure it's not the best. Any info is really...
  12. Advice on 'Certificate of Conformity'

    Africa Twin
    Hi I'm moving to Portugal from the UK and need a 'Certificate of Conformity' so that I can import my 2003 Africa Twin .Honda won't issue on the grounds that it's too old and off road . Any ideas how I can get round this ? Thanks very much :-)
  13. For Sale: RD04 exhaust shield.

    For Sale / Wanted
    Moving house and found this – been kickin around in the shed a while. Think its for RD04 anyway I never bothered to fit it to my RD07a  for some reason (prob general laziness) So Thought id post it here first or will ebay it at some point in the future. £Dunno? Fiver? Offers? +£2.80 p&p PM...
  14. Front cylinder spark plug removal !!

    Africa Twin
    Hi folks, I always struggle :( with changing that front spark plug even moving the radiator doesn't really help that much. My main problem is initially trying to remove the spark plug cap , last time I ended up pulling the lead out of the cap (as I can't get my fingers far enough...
  15. Talk me in or out of it!

    Chatter
    Well after me up and coming annual flit over the bridge and blast around S.Wales I'm toying with moving my Bandit on! I fancy something I've not had before and currently thinking of either: Honda Dullville and an older DR350, and yes I know two very different tools for different jobs (and prob...
  16. Free: XLs stuff

    For Sale / Wanted
    Just been having a look in the shed and there's stuff here I'm never going to use as my last Xl has gone. Most of this is xl250s Wheels, forks, and swing arm are 500s. and some of each here. I want it out of the way so if you see something you want let me know. I don't want to be...
  17. XLs stuff

    XL
    Just been having a look in the shed and there's stuff here I'm never going to use as my last Xl has gone. Most of this is xl250s Wheels, forks, and swing arm are 500s. and some of each here. I want it out of the way so if you see something you want let me know. I don't want to be...
  18. How long should steering bearings last?

    Aprilia
    My daughter's peggaso zip went in for a service yesterday, apparently the steering bearings are shot and Peggaso consider bearings as consumables, the dealers trying to argue my case for a warranty repair, the bikes ten months old and has done three thousand miles, surly there must be some...
  19. Rear shock query

    Africa Twin
    Hi I'm trying to adjust the preload on my RD07 rear shock and having bother moving the castle nut at the top. I know it's probably a stupid question but before I do any damage.........................it is anti clockwise to loosen this nut isn't it ? Cheers
  20. AT on the M4 heading to Wales?

    Africa Twin
    Thought there was a 'was it you' type thread but can't find it so apologies if this requires moving! Coming back from our weekly Bristol to Abergavenny Oasis Café (bacon bap and cup of tea) then onto Tintern/chepstow run and saw another AT on the M4 whilst heading back just before Bristol. Think...
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