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  1. Only crappy when it rains

    Dominator / FMX
    My indicators pack up when it rains. The lights come on but don’t flash. Same whether left or right is selected. All bulbs working ok. I’m no electrician and wouldn’t know how to use a meter to trace a fault. But given that all four bulbs work, the problem occurs on both sides and the switch...
  2. Wanted: Longshot! XRV650 RD03 Carbs wanted

    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
  3. Chain slider (lower front) on XRV650

    Africa Twin
    I'm looking for some help on the mounting of the chain slider. I've been working on a restoration and it has been some time since I've been at it due to health reasons. When I went to put the slider on, the mounting point does not seem to be right. I'm wondering if one of the points has been...
  4. Fixed my neutral switch....

    Transalp
    I was told it was intermittent when I bought the bike, and had been checked out and nothing seen to be wrong. So, investigations were made, and I soon discovered it barely reached the contact point inside the gearbox. I’ll probably order a new one, maybe, and I didn’t want to leave the copper...
  5. Wanted: XR650L Wiring Harness

    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. 2005 crf450x twin exhaust

    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 ?
  7. hand gaurds for the 2005 traqnsalp 650?

    Transalp
    Can anyone recommend hand guards for the above bike. Snapped my hand brake lever ( but managed to manufacture a mock-up for now) Looking at the twist grip there doesn't seem to be provisions for fixing a two point gaurd, which I would prefer (more solid) It seems to be a closed off tube...
  8. Getting hot ... water pump ?

    Africa Twin
    Ok so over the last 4 years and 30k this time of year the old girl runs about 55-65 degree according to me RR KATO digi temp sensor to the point were i cover the rads up to get it to around 80 in winter. Now all of a sudden it upto 80-90 degrees with nothing covering the rads :???: Now the...
  9. Chain and sprocket life

    Transalp
    My 04 650 alp has clocked 31,400 miles from new and is still on the original chain and sprockets, I know the green zone wear indicator will only be a guide to chain life but in the five mil. width the green has I still have one point five mil. left. Also the difference in chain play only varies...
  10. XL250s indicator / turn signals staying on and not flashing

    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...
  11. Starting Issue

    Africa Twin
    Hello there, Have recently bought a RD07A with some overheating issues, the problem was the radiators but i took the previlage and changed all the gaskets just to be sure. When i was waiting for the parts to arrive i did a horrible mistake. The bike had an alarm system but since i was not...
  12. Where to?

    Africa Twin
    I have a rd07a that i commute on but I do 555km a week and it will kill the bike if i keep pileing on the km's. So the missus has signed off a trip to the UK to buy a crf1000 to ride back to Spain to use as my daily mile muncher. last time I did the route a few years back ( link to some pics...
  13. Fuse sizing?

    Africa Twin
    So how do you go about choosing a proper size fuse? I received my new 3 circuit setup and would like to get it installed now. One line is going to my gps and another to the rear trunk. is there a rule of thumb to use for figuring things out? Also for the switched circuits can I use a rear turn...
  14. For Sale: Givi bags, topcase and rack for sale RD07A

    For Sale / Wanted
    Looking to sell my Givi 45L bags, small topcase and rack. I plan on switching to my pelican cases and a new rack and use my larger topcase. No plans on separating them at this point , nor shipping. Located in Mons, Belgium area. I have 4 keys for the sidecases and 2 for topbox. It will not...
  15. RD04 throttle cable problem - help please

    Africa Twin
    Hi All. The throttle on my bike recently became stiff to the point it would stick open. Before this it was working fine and there were no changes to the routing of the cables etc. I took it apart and it all looks ok. I put oil down the lines and they are totally free. I cleaned the carb end...
  16. C90 v Dominator

    Dominator / FMX
    Can someone explain to me why the price of a Honda C90 on ebay on most cases seems to be a lot more than a Dominator? I know people are customising both bikes but there seems to be a massive demand for the C90 at the moment. Considering its the best selling bike ever I would have thought there...
  17. Swing arm bearings

    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
  18. 700 Rear Ssuspension

    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...
  19. Carb idle screw asembly

    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...
  20. Looking for XL600V headlamp cowl in original red colour

    Transalp
    Hi, I'm trying to restore my bike and the existing headlamp cowling was repaired and resprayed using rattle cans by the previous owner. Does anyone have one still in original red colour and with the right Honda sticker, that they are planning to sell at some point? If so, please message me...
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