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  1. XR400 which piston ring goes at the top?

    My shiny new piston and rings have arrived but which ring goes to the top? There is no edge profile to worry about but one ring clearly has a shiny edge and the other is dull. There is no marking to indicate which is the top either. So lets have a group guess shall we?????? Many thanks. Ben...
  2. Crimping

    Does anyone know which crimping tool has the right profile for the Furukawa terminals as used on the MOSFET Reg/Rect upgrade on the AT ?
  3. CB500X a new alturnative to the Transalp?

    I have a TA650 and have owned TAs most of the time since the early 90s because they suit me and they do most things well. I have not ridden the new CB500X but the impresson from the posts on many websites is they appear to be the new Transalp relative to the new Africa. They appear to be capable...
  4. Bluetooth Helmet/Headset Compatibility?

    It is time to replace my long serving helmet, and I'm thinking of investing in a Bluetooth enabled helmet. I like the idea of listening to a few tunes and podcasts when I'm sat on the motorway, and also on the sunny day each year I like the idea of having a chat with her on the back. But, due to...
  5. Looking for that special someone.

    Dominator / FMX
    I need help finding that special someone :D:D:D I am not looking for a date but someone who can re-cover my seat that is going on my flat tracker. I have made a base from an aluminium road sign and used some foam from another bike seat and a sleeping bag foam underlay and got the profile I want...
  6. XL500 race cam

    Hi, I'm looking for XL500 high lift cam. Megacycle 144-21 or 144-20 preferred... or Joy cam. Will accept a scrap one to copy profile. Thanks, Spike
  7. Tyre recommendation for Rd07

    Africa Twin
    Evening, Probably a question that has already been asked, I need to replace the rear on my @ and would like some advice from you all on choice! I currently have a endurance profile, which I like I do more road miles than off but a road tyre just wouldn't look right on the @. Please...
  8. Name change

    Lots of things have changed for me, no longer snapping for a living and far from being happy so "Snaphappy" just doesn't fit any more. Can one of the mods do the necessary and change my profile name to Nickel Arse thanks, Nick
  9. DaveS Happy Birthday I believe

    Ok I might be a day late (or half a hour) but I am sure that your birthday was just after mine. Noticed that you removed it from your profile too. Sneaky s**t:angel4: Happy birthday, even if I am late, and all the best...
  10. race cam profiles

    anybody got info regarding race cam profiles.lift and duration details. or has anybody replaced there cam with an after market item with good resaults? i have no interest in hot cams camshafts. web,hrc,megacycle or old whitebrothers etc.thanks.
  11. DOG LEG Clutch lever for 125 Varadero 06

    Trying hard tae find a mair dog legged or adjustable clutch lever for ma nearest and dearest other halfs 125 Varadero. Shes only got wee mitts and the span is jist on the limit o her reach making for the occasional dodgy take off! Ah see that the earlier model Vara125 clutch lever seems tae be...
  12. UK Drivers and Snow

    Why is that whenever it snows* in the UK (this is meant to mean south of the border, before anyone complains :D) and there are pictures on the news of drivers being "rescued", it is drivers of BMWs with wide low profile tyres that are always the ones getting into trouble? Are they really that...
  13. XR400 chain and sprockets

    Need to replace the chain and sprockets on my Y-reg XR400. I want to slightly undergear from standard, and I believe that the standard is 15-45 tooth sprockets with a 108 link, 520 profile chain. Should I go smaller on the front, say to a 14-45 (1:3.21) combination? Or should I go larger on the...
  14. K60 scout which one to fit on @

    Africa Twin
    Thanks for highlighting the differences I. The k60 scout depending on the profile and size Dilemma now is when I replace the rear on the @ with a K60 scout which to fit 150 or 140? I use the twin mostly for trail use but plan to use it more over winter for commuting. The centre strip, I...
  15. Profile Pics

    The Longest Day
    If you want a Profile Pic can you post it here please
  16. forced profile editting

    just had to fill out parts of my profile so that i could veiw the forum? what is this all about?
  17. Problems editing my profile

    Why am I getting I can not edit a profile when it is not my own errors when it is? Dont panic :shock: