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  1. Quick question. Are the rd04 and rd07 rear shocks interchangeable?

    Africa Twin
    Will they physically swap over? Specifically will an rd07 fit an rd04? Mine is getting very tired and a bit bouncy but I am really tight on funds (kidney anyone?) So just trying to expand my options. Tia.
  2. New carbs - Options

    Dominator / FMX
    Hi All, I've tried searching but haven't managed to find a definitive answer. Is there a direct replacement carb that would fit a 1999 nx650? I was going to strip and rebuild mine as it's got the usual tickover issue but if there is a better replacement that could be used I may well just go...
  3. Rear Shock options

    Africa Twin
    Hi All. Long time no post. I do hope you're all well. My rear shock is getting a bit long in the tooth and I want to start looking to replace it. My bike is 100% road going these days so I would not be against a road set up rear shock, so does anyone know what fits? I know there are lots of...
  4. RD08 fairing options?

    Dominator / FMX
    Hello Honda Dominator riders! I've been looking which options there are for a rally type fairing for an RD08 Dominator model. Has anyone managed to fit a Boano fairing with an acerbis tank to a RD08 model?
  5. Dommie build - rear peg options

    Dominator / FMX
    Right, im looking for some ideas to mount rear pegs on my dommie project. Would prefer them to be removable, as they will only be fitted if i take my son for a ride. See photo below. The only idea i could think of, is two weld two nuts on the inside of the curved upright, so i could then bolt...
  6. Wanted: Looking for a place who does the "water dip" film process

    For Sale / Wanted
    Greetings! I have a '04TA and I would like to get a "Kevlar" film applied to the plastic "dashboard" piece (Honda calls it a Cowl). Does anyone know of a place that does the "hydrodip" process? I am an American living in Turkey and there just aren't many options or places here for custom work...
  7. Arrow exhaust manifolds

    Africa Twin
    Hi i was looking at my exhaust which is in good condition (from what i can see) but i was looking for alternative SS options are arrow the sole manufacturer of aftermarket manifolds ? Also if you have one are there any benefits over standard ? Weight ,performance etc
  8. SLR Rear shock recommendations

    Dominator / FMX
    I am looking to replace trhe rear shock on my 1999 SLR and am wondering what my options are without it costing an arm & a leg?? Thanks in advance Tom
  9. Gps on a xr with no battery.

    Accessories
    Hi guys. My xr250 is set up for expedition use. It doesn't use a battery. I'm looking into satnav gps options. The problem being I can't power anything from the bike. I have a small garmin bike unit which will last around 6 hours then need 8 hour charge. Not ideal was thinking of a solar unit...
  10. Seating options...

    Africa Twin
    Poxy seat on the rd07 is the most uncomfortable thing I've ever had the displeasure of sitting on, soooo what are my options? Wait for one to come up secondhand? Spend a fortune on Corbin or top sellerie? Has anyone used the polish lad on eBay that charges 90 quid? I've already got an...
  11. which oil for my 122.000kms Varadero???

    Varadero
    Hi mates, Ive been using lately the shell advance 10w40 ultra 4T. Last trip to Pyrennes I did 3500kms and I had to topup with 1/2lts . Last day of the tour I had a non-stop 800kms with arround 35-40 degress and my stator melted the isolation..., could it be cause of the lack of that 1/2lts...
  12. New sprockets and chain advice

    Dominator / FMX
    Hi all , looking a bit of advice . After 17000 miles and 16 years , I am looking to replace the front and back sprockets and chain on my fx 650 vigor . I see there are a number of options available with more teeth front and back on sprockets . I am probably going for a DID Vx chain . Anyone any...
  13. Vfr 800 FI into a RD03

    Africa Twin
    Just wondering what my options are for an engine swap. My RD03 (650) is comming on to 95000km and its time to replace cam chains & tensioners..... Can get my hands on a VFR 800 FI for a fair price (way less than what the cam chain adventures gonna cost)...........
  14. Gear pedal and and shaft

    Dominator / FMX
    Assume gear lever was worn, purchased new one, shaft also worn :( would it be ok to weld for now? I assume it's engine out and strip etc ? Any other ideas ? Could I drill through pedal and shaft tap it then add grub screw ? What options do I have Tia Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  15. Engine options for XL600LM w/ cracked heads

    XL
    I definitely want to buy a 650 LM. The only problem is that at around 50,000km, and often even less less, they all suffer from the cracked head syndrome. What are the options? Does Honda sells updated heads? Any other Honda engine will fit in replacement of the 600cc lump? Has a company found...
  16. Aftermarket gear lever and brake pedal ?

    Africa Twin
    Hi all need some info please . Anyone know aftermarket brake pedal for RD04 any options? And what about gear shifter ? I think CR80 will fit ? Val 2 bikes , twice is happy ?
  17. Xl600v

    Transalp
    Hi guys, been a tad windy today. Gust took out an oak in the field and also blew bike over onto car. Bugger. Now is there an aftermarket tank to improve range? Any options. Will a 650 tank fit? If not anyone got a decent tank? I await your wise words☺️
  18. What are the options for replacement wheeks?

    Transalp
    What are the options for replacement wheels? Hi The wheels on my 87 600 are starting to corrode. The spokes are very rusty and the rims are not that great either. Second hand ones are pretty rare and even then you dont know exactly the condition of what you are getting if buying off ebay...
  19. Options for rear shock

    Dominator / FMX
    My bike is in for mot tomorrow, last year they mentioned the shock was "scored" unsure what they will say tomorrow Anyway what are my options 88 rd02 So far Wiblers Ohlins Yss Any recommendations ? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  20. Current wheel options?

    Africa Twin
    Hi everyone, I need some new rims to replace the rotting gold ones on my RD07, any suggestions? Everything I've found by searching seems pretty out of date. Can anyone help please? Thanks!
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