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  1. For Sale: xr 400 forks

    For Sale / Wanted
    these are in vgc , straight with no rust or pitting , not sure what year 1998 i think £80 ono
  2. Pitting on forks

    Accessories
    I have some pitting/ discoloration on my front forks, the general stuff brought with age, looking to bring them back to life and protect them. What would you suggest?? Cheers
  3. RD02 Domie top end

    Dominator / FMX
    I've been having a few problems with my RD02 domie. I bought it unseen as a bit of a punt as a non runner. I've had the carb cleaned and had to replace the CDI and it runs. Hurrah I hear you cry. We'll yes but it sounds like a bag of spanners. The valves are spot on, but it still sounds...
  4. NX650 Bad Cam! What a surprise...

    Dominator / FMX
    Well, I got bit. I've posted before about my '95 RD08 NX650 having a popping sound like leakage from a valve. Finally got around to pulling it down and Lo and Behold, the cam is bad. DUH!:mad: Turns out the arm closest to the decompressor is worn and the lobe is pitting. Evidently thats the...
  5. Various RD03 Parts

    What's it worth?
    Still in the process of doing my KTM front end swap. But, I have various bits and bobs that I can probably part with: Original forks with progressive springs: completely straight, seals are in good shape Front fender: no cracks, but will definitely need some paint for someone's restoration...
  6. For Sale: Africa Twin Front Wheel in Silver

    For Sale / Wanted
    Ok so thanks to this Forum and sourcing my gold front wheel I have a silver one surplus to requirements. Good condition but slight marks (pitting) to polished finish on rim that can be seen in pics (not rust) - usable tyre Located in London £100 if anyone needs it or I shall keep it in my...
  7. For Sale: Varadero 1000

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    SOLD
  8. High milage Africa Twin

    Africa Twin
    I've just read the Swedish Motorcycle magazine Motorrad/Offroad Special edition, april-june 2012 A German Guy by the name of Harry Spielvogel have had the engine from his 1988 RD03 dismantled. Nothing exciting about that, but the engine done long gruelsome miles...
  9. For Sale: XL650V 2001 front end bits, forks, wheel, calipers....

    For Sale / Wanted
    Hello, I am converting a transalp into a rally - tourer - overlander bike and i'm replacing the complete front end so its all up for sale to help fund the main project. This is all form an XL650V 2001 Transalp Forks complete and straight no leaks 35mm damping NEW 10w Fork oil good condition...
  10. Sad but it may be going, whats it worth xl25s

    What's it worth?
    :( Been doing my xl250s for two years (i dont get much free time) and as i have not long brought a house and doing it inbetween working, i just dont have the time to finish it, so another year without a bike looks grim. I'm thinking of selling it just to get somthing to ride (well when i have...
  11. 'Bout that time again! xr 250 top end rebuild

    XR
    Some of you may remember that I rebuilt my bodged together xr250 over the summer, during its time with a previous owner it has sustained some serious damage and had been rather badly repaired. I rode it a couple of times and was out with some friends when they pointed out that it was churning...
  12. For Sale: Honda forks

    For Sale / Wanted
    I have a set of forks, wrongly sold to me last year for an Xl125, believed to be from a CR80, drum brake models, 87cm Long 32mm Stantions Stantions have little pitting to the tops but travel areas look to be fine and not leaking, although would suggest new seals before fitting £40 ono...
  13. Maintenance/service time!

    Transalp
    The Alp has had a leaky rear rocker gasket for a while now, the replacement has sat in a bag in the garage for the last 9 months..... It is not unusual for these to start leaking with use/age - normally at the rear of the rear cylinder. The gaskets are not bad at about £14 (inc vat) I took an...
  14. fork seals gone after only 3000 miles !!!!

    Dominator / FMX
    hi my fork seal has given up the ghost after only 3000 miles !!! made for quite an adventerous ride home tonight in strong winds too bike has fork gators fitted when i lifted the left hand side at work almost a half a cup full of oil greeted my foot from the fork theres no pitting on the fork...
  15. XR125 Forks.... HELP!!!!!!!!!!!

    XR
    Hello all, I've been really struggling to find a set of replacement forks for my XR125. Basically the top part of the tubes are pretty badly pitted and need replacing. The RHS is leaking a bit of oil - was tempted to replace the seals, but no doubt it won't last long due to the pitting. Any...
  16. fork legs

    Transalp
    hello all, Just bought an 08 alp that has been standing for a while, unused. I notice some light rust and slight pitting on the forks, I have used some engine oil on a light cloth and the bulk has come off. There are a few tiny specs that remain. Has anyone any ideas on how to remove them...
  17. dominator engine rebuild

    Dominator / FMX
    hi, im in the middle of a full engine rebuild on an 88 domi with about 45000 miles. it was running pretty much fine before apart from burning a fair amount of oil. i just wanted to open it up to replace a couple of things (snapped gear change shaft) and to check what condition its in before i...
  18. What Forking Forks Have I Got???

    XL
    Peeps who know more than me (so that's pretty much anyone really!!!), I have leaking forks on my XL500R. They are NOT XL500R Forks. I believed them to be XL600, they have a disc brake, and 39mm stanchions. Can anyone confirm or deny as I am trying to get replacement stanchions for them - mine...
  19. For Sale: 2002 Africa Twin (RWB)

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    SOLD - 2002 Africa Twin (RWB) After being made redundant and going self-employed in March last year my faithful old RWB AT has done less than 100 miles (hence my long absence from this forum). So, rather than letting it sit any longer gathering dust, I feel it’s time it was found a new home...
  20. For Sale: xl600lm and lmf stuff

    For Sale / Wanted
    I have a set of LMF forks in good condition, some very light pitting at the top (no in the travel) fork seals were ok when bike stripped just over a year ago. Genuine manual, brought but no wiring diagram in, 1found one in German had it translated and blown up 4x. Forks £45 plus post Manual...
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