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  1. Washable oil filter - anyone?

    Dominator / FMX
    Hello. I have being lately doing some maintenance to my dominator and in this opportunity is time for the oil filter. I was browsing online that there are some washable oil filter, basically a oil filter that you could clean and reuse like the k&n air filter, made from stainless steel...
  2. Africa Twin having a Tantrum

    Africa Twin
    My 1993 AT does a couple of thousand dry miles a year and has done so for the last 6 years (I know .....fair weather and all that). A few weeks ago I went to work on it in glorious sunshine and retuned later after a torrential downpour to find it thoroughly soaked and hard to start. I...
  3. Oil change

    Dominator / FMX
    Alrite lads I'm going to change my oil and oil filter today could any tell me exactly how much oil to put in
  4. Questions on Prep. for long adventure on unknown Transalp 600 in India

    Transalp
    Hi there, Firstly a Big Hi from India. I bought myself a 1998 TA600 (PD10) with 67000 Kms on the clock. I am hoping that the Guru's in the forum can throw some light on the motorcycle. Here's where I am at.. My current motorcycles are XR650L and an indian imitation of the CRF230L. I got...
  5. Dominator Cylinder head removal query

    Dominator / FMX
    Hello all. I have a broken Dominator due to a seized engine. I have to replace the top part of the cylinder head as it's an early model, pre 95 engine but my bike is post 95 ( 1998) and the rubber inlet is slightly different. I have managed to lift of the rocker cover but I cant work out how to...
  6. oil filter leak alp700

    Transalp
    just had 32k service at dealer, oil leak on filter , took it back fixed started to leak again after 50 miles, they had to nip it up 1/4 turn , normally have only tightened by hand before...going to spain soon anybody got a fix?
  7. For Sale: XL650V 2001 for sale.

    eBay - Transalp
    XL650V 2001 Now sold Honda Transalp XL650V 2001 Full Year MOT Expires 12/04/2017 Excellent Condition For Age. Genuine honest bike, no nasty surprises. Mileage is 38800 approx, which is nothing for these bikes. Starts first time and runs very well. There are no leaks or nasty noises. Does not...
  8. CRF DCT owners: Please take note

    Africa Twin
    Hi All I need to share an experience with you in case my issue is wider. Not trying to frighten people, just sharing what for me was a frightening experience CAUTION: DCT owners PLEASE take note Bike had its first service today (579 miles). I drew the dealer's attention to the sticking...
  9. New (old) RD04 service tasks

    Africa Twin
    I suddenly realised I have been riding my recon RD04 for 12,000 miles. Effectively that is 12,000 miles from new (even though the engine had done 65,000 before the recon). I have changed the oil and oil filter three times in that 12,000 miles but done nothing else - just abused it. I'm going...
  10. changeing oil

    Dominator / FMX
    is it a simple job on these and any pictures of where the two drain plugs are please noticed the oil filter is on the side case looking at a fmx on youtube
  11. which oil filter

    Dominator / FMX
    which oil filter we going for on the vigor please a cheap mandp or or a k&n filter this seems a good deal Honda FX 650 Y2 Vigor 2002 Silkolene Super 4 Oil 5L and K&N Filter | eBay
  12. AT RD07 Running rich after fuel pump replacement + service

    Africa Twin
    Good day all! After getting a lot of info on this forum re the FACET fuel pump replacement, I went ahead and did this mod. Replaced the fuel pump on my RD07 with a FACET 40105 and gave the AT a service - fuel filter (not OEM), plugs, oil filter and oil. I did not do the air filter (yet) as...
  13. For Sale: 1991 xrv750 rd04

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    Hi there, when I relocated from Switzerland back to the UK last Year I brought my trusty old Africa Twin with me. Unfortunately some things changed and I simply have no time space and use for it any longer. I never got around to get it MOT'd and registered over here, so it is still on a Swiss...
  14. Clutch Issues

    Dominator / FMX
    Haven't really used the bike this year due to work and other commitments but managed to get out on it a week ago for a gentle run only to discover the clutch was slipping if you pushed on a bit. I went out again last night to try a few things out and sure enough its still slipping, so got it...
  15. Crash bungs - a great example of stupid

    Dominator / FMX
    Have a look at this: Honda fmx 650 | eBay See the crash bungs? If the bike goes down on the right it's going to smash the clutch cover and oil filter housing. One of the great things about big singles and these Honda big singles in particular is that the engines are so narrow that you can drop...
  16. FX650 oil filter housing problems

    Dominator / FMX
    Evening All I've been running an FX650 Vigor for 4 years without any problems. The mileage is low at 8500, and consequently most components are pretty well as new. The bike had one previous owner, with a dealer service book showing regular services. Carrying out a routine oil change this week...
  17. For Sale: 1998 xr400

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    XR400 14890 km (9319 miles), 12 months MOT and taxed to July 2016. The bike has been my trail bike for the last year or so and has never let me down. Trail Tech TTO (tach/hour) fitted when I bought it, now showing 61 hours. Just bought a new bike hence sale. The bike is white with Acerbic...
  18. 600v cdi wanted

    Transalp
    hi all ive bought a 1994 transalp a few months ago but i don't really like so decided to sell ive changed the oil and oil filter new spark plugs and put new clutch plates and chain and sprockets all was going good but went out yesterday and the rev counter stopped working and lost power ...
  19. Touring Europe And Getting Strange High Millage On My Africa Twin

    Africa Twin
    Hi All, I have a Africa Twin RD03 and am touring France, Italy and Switzerland at the moment. So long story short, on the first day i arrived in france i put some RedEx into the fuel tank and got bad results, black smoke, plugs were miss firing and the bikes performance was very poor. So i...
  20. Service stalled......

    Transalp
    Got the service kit this morning so set about the bike ready to get it done. Took the right fairing off only to find this.... Carp.....now need to buy a new set as the other side is very badly rusted and barley makes a connection. Then noticed the rubbers mounts for the fairings are all kaput...
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