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  1. XL600 LMF Original Tyres

    Hi All Im new to the forum so if I ask a silly question forgive me! Im just bought a 1986 XL600 LMF, a little ruff round the edges, but original UK twin headlight version, Im going to try and bring it back to original so need a few things, one thing I was looking for were the original tyre...
  2. Fork seals.....

    Africa Twin
    Fork seals, OEM or pattern parts? If pattern which ones are recommended?
  3. genuine honda nx650 clutch cable

    Dominator / FMX
    Bought a pattern clutch cable(false economy I know) It is a little shorter than my original cable. I have tried to source a genuine cable but to no avail where if possible can I get one?
  4. nx650 carb to head rubber mount

    Dominator / FMX
    hi looks like i need a new carb to head rubber as mine is cracked ...will this be a honda only part only... or has anyone got pattern part before i pay a crazy dealer price thank you
  5. Michelin Anakee 3

    Wheels, Tyres & Tubes
    Anybody tried these out ?? Went to order new boots for the old girl today, don't do Anakee 2's any more got this new Anakee 3 tyre. Looks like a fekin slick :( Completely different pattern. Supposed to be 90% road , 10% off ??? Not sure about this, been with Michelin for a while, ok the last...
  6. universal silencer?

    Anybody had any experience with any of the universal type silencers for 650 Transalp? Specific versions are extortionate but pattern universal seem one fifth of the price... Not interested in performance but a bit more bark for when filtering might be nice to avoid the SMIDSY syndrome... Regards
  7. Wanted: Africa Twin Screen, left mirror and Fuel Tap thingy ??

    For Sale / Wanted
    As above. RD07 AT. Standard or touring screen, not really bothered, as long as its in good nick and not yellow !! Mines discoloured and looks ****e. Left mirror preferably an original, not pattern ( Are they reversable, cant remember ). And the fuel tap attachment on mine has broken, need one of...
  8. Varadero Igniton key switch

    My key switch is playing up at the moment i disconnected the connection block on the bottom of the key switch and put a screwdriver in the slot and the electrical side of it is working fine appears the tumblers in the key switch are u/s. Just bee, quoted £101.82 for a new one from David Silver...
  9. xr600 kickstart interchangeability

    Hi all - about to pick up a 1989 bike but with no kickstart arm. The splined adaptor is still there and I hope someone could tell me if the other similar bikes have the same arm or not. It looks like the whole assy is unique to this bike? I see new pattern levers for £25 - 30 in the U.S. but...
  10. help needed in identifying which transalp this engine guard is for??

    loving the ta-deti transalp poges, this page: shows a pattern for an engine guard via big greg aldis would anyone know if this was for the 650 transalp?. I have a mate who welds and could make me one but need to know its for the right bike. cheers :thumbup:
  11. consensus on dommie oil filter change 2k or 4k miles? + genuine filters worth it?

    Dominator / FMX
    I think the manual suggests oil every 2k miles and filter every 4k miles . Is it worth doing the filter every 2k also or is that really a waste of money ( not that it's a lot I know) Finally is it really worthy paying the extra for genuine honda filters or are the pattern ones from the likes of...
  12. Can't wait for Thursday

    Some people may know i had my shift pattern changed to 3137, well at the moment i'm on my off days. I go back on thursday and can't wait it's 27 degrees down here and the last few days i've been ripping paths up at my mothers and relaying them. Thursday i will be back in the ice box and can't...
  13. Rear Shock

    Hi, Has anyone got a knackered rear shock for an XL650 V-Y they can sell me cheap. I'm trying to get a Nitron shock built and they've yet to build one for the TA so want one as a pattern. I'm loathe to give them the one off my bike because of the down time involved as I use the bike almost...
  14. which gaskets to use?

    Africa Twin
    Planning a countershaft swap on my 750L as the splines are dead. I priced up the shaft which was not too expensive but the gaskets for the whole job if I use Honda oem are approx £180+ vat - the supplier said they can get pattern ones for around £65+ vat per set. Anybody got any views on oem...
  15. engine mount plates

    Dominator / FMX
    does anyone know if they do a pattern engine plate mount.i just took mine off(top and bottom) and what seems like everything on my dommie,they have oxidised and are practically dust.opened a can of worms i have.
  16. Sava tyres

    Wheels, Tyres & Tubes
    Got a pair of Sava MC24 Will get them fitted next week and let you know how I get on They look good, nice deep pattern.
  17. wemoto pattern brake seals - Experiences ??

    Africa Twin
    Im rebuilding my calipers as they are filthy and the pistons are sticking and some of the dust seals are poking out... Now, i've always used genuine seals as I used to get them all at cost or sometimes even free ;). Well, now im paying for them myself I begrudge paying £8.30 per piston for...
  18. Headlight beam pattern

    HI, I have just done a massive night ride At first I thought I was suffering from a lack of horses compared to the Busa's, fireblades and other 1l + sports bikes. But no, I could happliy leave them for standing in the corners (go...
  19. Pattern choke cables: Good idea?

    Africa Twin
    Hello, Just discovered a rather cheap choke-cable on 8 quid, that's about £30 less than OE :shock: It is not listed as pattern but I reckon it is, looking at the "un-Honda-like" part-number. I am actually not sure if it is...
  20. pattern reg rec any good

    Africa Twin
    yep in need of an new rec reg does any one no off a good pattern one and if there any good . or maybe i should buy a orignal one . :?