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  1. For Sale / Wanted
    My carbs are worn past the point of repair and the only option seems to be some secondhand carbs; have seen them on eBay Germany in the past but not for a while. Haven't posted here for years but thought it might be worth a try. Anyone got some RD03 carbs lurking in the back of the shed? Cheers
  2. Transalp
    Someone helpfully drove into me this week, they hit the very front of front wheel (from the side) i have slackened off the top and middle yokes, removed the fork brace and mudguard, and bashed the wheel against a lampost but I can't get it straight/true this photo was taken with the wheel...
  3. Transalp
    I've seen multiple people on this forum fit an AT sumpguard on their 650 Transalp's. But how? :o I don't think the mounting points line up. The AT one has 2 in the front instead of the TA's 1... I found a user named Tramp talking about a recent post he made where he explained it but i can't seem...
  4. Dominator / FMX
    I’m pretty sure all the above use the same basic frame, so the dimensions i’m after should be the same. Could someone with a Swing-Arm from one of these measure the front pivot width. That would be the outer width, i.e. the width required in the frame and also the inside width, i.e. the width...
  5. Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    Does anyone have a wiring loom from a XR650L for sale? Condition not important as it will likely be modified anyway so the cheaper the better, I'm just looking for a decent starting point.
  6. Transalp
    Hi all, I'd originally posted this thread on advrider.com before I was pointed over here as somewhere that might be able to give a bit more help. I'm going to simply copy and paste the first couple of updates from that thread over here and see if you guys can offer me a bit of guidance on how...
  7. Africa Twin
    Fuel pump playing up again, going to swap the points but would like to pick up a spare. RD03 pumps don't seem to be available but pumps for later models are. There looks to be quite a difference in list price which makes me wonder if they are very different, any one tried fitting a later OE...
  8. CRF - New Forum!
    just wondering if any one out there has tried put put a twin pipe of a 2013 450 on a 2005 . if so what mods needed , my thinking is that i would need to make a mounting point on the rear subframe for the can and a new panel to clear the can. any help please , and does it give any more power ?
  9. XL
    Updated with resolution - XL250s indicator / turn signals staying on and not flashing Hi. So the first problem has cropped up with the "new" XL. The indicators come on but do not flash so I suspect the flasher relay. Can anyone point me to the location of the relay please so I can do some...
  10. Dominator / FMX
    Hi. Can anyone point me in the right direction to find a replacement set of swing arm bearings to the Honda FMX. Genuine Honda one seem to be discontinued and are very very expensive. Are there any pattern parts out there ? Thanks. Jez
  11. Transalp
    Have a newly acquired 2008 700. Does anyone know the factory settings for damping and preload on a std shock? Its fine over big bumps (like speed humps) but a small, frequent sequence (like when the tarmac gets ripples in it - or rumble strips) feels like there's no suspension at all. I'm...
  12. XL
    Honda XL125 points conversion to later CDI? I notice that the engine cover is different and of course the head. Can the magneto/cover and flywheel be made to fit ? Swap heads and thats about it. Anyone done this?
  13. Dominator / FMX
    When i bought my 89 nx i noticed the idle screw cable was snapped off at the carb, the tosser i bought it off assured me he had a spare and would send it on. Well he didn't and i have no way of adjusting as the cable has snapped tight up to the point of entry, CSNL have none nor D S. does anyone...
  14. Transalp
    can anyone tell me the correct way up for the forked arm on the rear suspension of a 650 tranny. mine is fitted with the lower shock absorber mounting lug being lower than the pivot point but this photograph shows it the other way up ie with the shock mounting above the pivot
  15. Dominator / FMX
    Fixed my carb float needle with a new one, now looks like I need a carb bowl gasket as thats leaking:rolleyes::rolleyes: Anybody point me in the right direction, Dave Silvers or Wemoto dont seem to have any listed? Thanks in advance
  16. For Sale / Wanted
    Bike is a 1980 750 XRV Africa Twin. Have seen different styles of crash bars, also fixing points. Open to suggestions.
  17. Varadero
    Right guys after my first successful post on the forum I am back again in need of help! So I am well versed in carburettors however with all the tubing attached to the Varadero I am a bit bemused. Just started her up this afternoon and fuel began spewing out of one of the overflow pipes which...
  18. Varadero
    Hi guys, Just bought a 2001 Varadero 1000 which is an import from Europe, so my question is that I need a UK spec headlight and speedo, did Honda use a headlight from another bike on the Vardero or am I stuck with shelling big bucks out for a new one. If anyone can point me in the direction of...
  19. Dominator / FMX
    Hi everybody! After finally getting the right brake pads for my rear caliper I have since "finished" my scrambler in working order. However I still need to fit some gauges and I'd like to take a look at the pin-out or schematics for the original dash before tackling this job :) I would greatly...
  20. Africa Twin
    Hi I've heard about the fuel pump issues and was wondering if it's worth changing to a facet or just getting a points repair kit. I'm current rebuilding my rd04 and want it to be reliable when finished. The pump was working fine when the bike last run. Cheers
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