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  1. Slip-On Mufflers by Akrapovic for Honda CRF at MOTORCYCLEiD.com

    MOTORCYCLEiD
    The Akrapovic company, with its technologically advanced manufacturing facilities and highly-skilled specialists, is considered a pioneer in its field. The company was founded in 1991 by Igor Akrapovič, a racer who was pursuing perfection but couldn’t find suitable products for his bike on the...
  2. Oil Pressure and clutch Question

    Transalp
    I’m on changing the output shaft on my 700 XL and having started it up after the rebuild I am getting a very light noise from the clutch side, my question is there anything that is peculiar to the clutch to make it noisy. When I pull in the clutch lever the noise disappears. , there is also a...
  3. For Sale: Transalp 600 & XRV750 lift handle, rear lift link, Fuel silencer & link pipe

    For Sale / Wanted
    Transalp 600 & XRV750 rear lift link (Lift handle, silencer sold) Transalp XL600V 88-94 & XRV750 RD03/4 Extended Rear Shock link for raised ride height. I removed this lengthened link from a friends 1992 Transalp 600 as it was too tall for him. I now have that Transalp myself as he was...
  4. RD04 Scratching noise when pulling clutch

    Africa Twin
    Hi :) I have an RD04 from 1990 with 67000kms on the clock. The last couple of days I have started to notice a scratching sound from the engine when I pull the clutch and let I roll to a traffic light or something. Everything sounds perfect in neutral and when driving that's why I am worried...
  5. Ticking noise... Starter relay, fuel pump or Stator?

    Africa Twin
    Hi I've just bought an XRV750 Africa Twin after wanting one for a long time and very happy with it. It has developed a ticking noise which is drowned out when engine running but clearly audible when engine off but ignition on. It goes off completely when ignition is switched off. Noise is...
  6. New MOT rules exhaust noise???

    Dominator / FMX
    I'm hopeful to get the old Dominator back on the road this month, however a friend advised there are new MOT rules regarding the exhuast noise. His CBR300 recently failed a test with a modified exhaust. Now my Dominator has a single exhaust and its loud, not as loud as some bikes but I'm...
  7. Clutch rattle ..

    Africa Twin
    Clutch rattle is excessive it does quieten when i pull in lever but its excessive and i need to sort it !Now i am still not ready to pull it apart so i still dont know whether its just worn plates or more serious ..I was looking on you tube and i found a guy called [email protected] who can...
  8. Engine Noise

    Africa Twin
    Hi! I have this Africa Twin RD07 a -98 model. I bought it like 3 years a go and it had the knocking sound from then. I have replaced the cam chain tensioner and exhaust gaskets. Non off this did help. The sound is only there when driving when the engine get some resistance. When standing...
  9. Engine clicking / tapping noise. What could it be? Video

    Dominator / FMX
    Hi, I'm new here and have recently bought a 1997 Dominator in relatively original condition. I've just been sorting our a few bits before I'm going to strip it down and build a scrambler around it. It has started making this loud tapping / clicking sound that can only be described as sounding...
  10. Clicking noise from enginr

    Africa Twin
    Hello co-africans i have a problem. When mybike is on neutral and only on neutral and only when its cold and I pull the throttle I hear a clicking noise coming from the bottom right of the engine It stops after 10 minutes when the bike is better warmed. Should i worry cause i am frightened as a...
  11. Africa Twin RD07A starting problem

    Africa Twin
    Hello Mates, I got an issue on my Africa... It is a kind of strange starting issue: When I turn the key, I got lightes on an everything looks like working perfectly (lights, turn, etc..) Then I switch the start killer "on" and push the button to start. Nothing happens: no noise, no moves...
  12. Very faint ticking noise

    Dominator / FMX
    Hi all I have a very faint ticking noise coming from down near the oil filter area just wondering if it is normal, also it seems to feel like someone is now and again pushing against my bike as I'm going along, a few weeks ago I changed the oil etc and it was at the level at the time, I removed...
  13. clutch noises

    Africa Twin
    Hi all started my xrv for the first time since i bought it after fitting some led indicators (long story ).Any how on strting the idle had been set too high so once the bike warmed up i reduced the idle spped to a respectable 1200,as i was lowering the clutch noise became louder like the...
  14. Afx fx-41 ds

    Helmets
    After using my BMW enduro lid to the maxium amount of usage over years.. I was looking around for a replacement.. after reading many reviews.. settled on the AFX Fx-41 DS was about 170 euro.. got the gold mirrored visor with it.. which was about 30 euro off ebay I use ultimate ear molded ear...
  15. High pitched singing/whining noise above 80km/h - 50 mph

    Africa Twin
    Hello, Recently I started noticing a very high pitched singing/whining noise coming off the AT RD07A, can I can't seems to figure out where is it coming from. What I do notice is that it only appears above 80km/h - 50 mph and 4.5k RPM. Below that have not heard it. I also tried to pull the...
  16. front cylinder hammer noise

    Transalp
    Hi, my 16 yr old XL650 has a strange noise coming from the front cylinder bottom. It is audible when hot at idle rpm, it goes away when the rpm increases. The noise is NOT sharp(high pitched) like regular tappet noise , mine sounds like lightly knocking a hard object with a medium-light hammer...
  17. Best silencers replacement for '95 Domi?

    Dominator / FMX
    Hi, the silencers on my '95 Dominator are in good condition, but they've become quite loud and I'm looking for a way to make the bike quieter again. I tried opening them to renew steel wool inside but they appears completely welded - only the chrome cap comes off. I looked at replacement...
  18. CRF1000L ADV helmet - anyone got issues?

    Africa Twin
    Hi all, I am thinking of getting a Shoei Hornet ADV lid :D but I have seen the odd You Tube Vid and comment about ADV helmets vibrating or there's extra noise because of the "fork tunnel" on the AFrica Twin CRF1000L - basically wind / air streaming up through the forks that disrupts the 'peak'...
  19. XL500s Spedo noise

    XL
    Hi All Just rebuilt my Honda XL500s 1979 which I've had from new, first time back on the road since 1990 The problem I have is a noise from the spedo head, at first I though it was the drive then cable but with cable disconnected from the head unit the noise has gone, so I'm presuming it must...
  20. Varadero 1000 / Clutch noise / where is this bearing ??

    Varadero
    Hi. i have this known problem of clutch noise/knocking/rattleing on idle and when you pull the clutch the noise stops. so i read that this was fixed by changing the bearing?..question is where is this bearing ??? mine is 2004 ABS . the mileage is not correct but i assume it should be high.it...
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