Honda XRV Forum banner


  1. Fork Rebuild

    Dominator / FMX
    Hi Guys, Later in the year I will be rebuilding my front forks with progressive springs, in respect of the seals do I need to order one of these kits: Kit Contains: 2 Oil Seals 2 Dust Seals 2 Retaining Clips 2 Inner Bushes 2 Outer Bushes Or can I just order the seals? Also what fork oil...
  2. Progressive fork springs/spacers

    Hello, I'm fitting Wirth progressive fork springs to a 2006 Transalp and wanted to know if I should discard the washers which are acting as spacers when I fit the new springs. I believe the Transalp didn't have spacers installed from stock? The bike is second hand and this is the first time I've...
  3. RD07A Spring identification.

    Africa Twin Technical Specs
    Hello, just got to stripping the forks on my new-to-me 2000 Africa Twin. when taking the springs out, I notice they are progressive wound, Is this standard fit for year/model? Just so I can work out a baseline for oil height before I ride (didnt measure the existing height, but I believe with...
  4. RD07A Spring identification.

    Africa Twin Technical Specs
    duplicate, sorry sorry duplicate thread can't see how to delete<br>
  5. Advice needed re: TA 600 progressive springs

    1989 TA 600, 55,000 miles. I ride in London, so it's pot hole and speed hump heavy, the bike seems to to have developed harsh front suspension, it really crashes and bangs over the bumps, almost like it's not soaking up the bumps like it used to (unless the potholes have got worse) Would...
  6. Hyperpro Progressive Springs - Install Questuin

    Africa Twin
    Hi all, The instructions for the Hyperpro progressive springs install are a little surprising to me as anyone I've seen install progressive springs on YouTube doesn't remove the forks. They do this simple remove the cap...drop in the spring deal... Is removal really necessary? Thanks, Dar
  7. RD07 fork oil with progressive springs

    Africa Twin Technical Specs
    Hi, I've looked everywhere hoping that somebody will give some information regarding how much oil i need to put in the forks of my RD07 AT... I've upgraded to a hyperpro progressive springs and the oil that they recommend is 15W but there is no mention of how much... anybody done this setup?
  8. intimators or prog springs

    Africa Twin
    whats the general consensus on progressive springs? or would i be better to fit intimators? fitting a new wilbers rear shock soon so want to do something with the front as well
  9. need suspension setup and dyno work done essex area

    Africa Twin
    Well lads any good recommendations for bike places local for this kind work?going fittin a secondhand ohlins and getting fork seals,progressive springs and new oil in the forks so want it all setup right together,fitting a can as well so would lie a rejet to gey the most out of it
  10. fork oil

    Africa Twin
    I could do a search but I'm a lazy fekker and there are not enough recent posts any how :rolleyes::D RD04 fork oil, I'm getting conflicting recommendations from SAE 5W to 10W, I've still got 15W from the Varadero I'm not planning on rally stuff but worry 15 may be too viscous. Got progressive...
  11. fork springs

    Thinking of fitting some progressive fork spring to my o8 varadero. has any one done the same & did it make any differance ? Allso what make did you go for , Thanks, Ian:thumbup:
  12. TA Forks

    Mechanical Advice
    Hi ya all, I need a little advice if you can. I have a 1999 600 TA, the front forks seem to be twisted a little,, where the previous owner came of it at some time. I also have a 1994 600 TA single disc on the front, the forks are in better condition and have up rated progressive springs...
  13. Varadero xl125 forks help

    Hi I have a honda varadero xl125 2005 however the forks are so soft I've been told I can get progressive springs however after many hours searching the net I'm unable to find them
  14. Intiminators with Progressive Springs RD03

    Africa Twin
    Anyone run this set up? Any advice on which set to buy? I already have the springs.
  15. New fork springs?

    Hi everyone, My fork seal has just started weeping on my 1999 vara 1000, it needs doing so I want to change the fork springs and oil at the same time. I've seen Hagon progressive's which were less than £90 with oil, which seems a good price, but has anyone got any suggestions before I take the...
  16. Test of hfs progressive fork suspension system

    Mechanical Advice
    Track test of HFS progressive fork suspension system Hi, Long time without posting here ... I just wanted to share with you a test on HFS that has been done in an enduro track here in Spain. This is the link. Sorry because original article is in spanish; I will try to translate into english...
  17. XL650 - Progressive Springs (Hagon)

    Transalp Technical Specs
    I have copied below the box label and installation instructions for a set of progressive springs from Hagon. These are Hagon part No. 400-160-04. They are not listed on their website but if you call, they are in their catalogue for the XL650 and they recommend a fork oil of 5sae with an air gap...
  18. Progressive fork spring fitting - which way up?

    I've just bought a pair of Hagon fork springs (used) and although I fitted the same to my previous TA I can't remember which way up they're supposed to be fitted - can someone remind me please? I'm guessing the only difference this makes is to the air gap - closer coils at the bottom will...
  19. For Sale: Hagon Progressive Fork Springs for Dominator

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    I have a pair of brand new, unused and still boxed Hagon Progressive fork springs[/B][/B] for sale. The info on the box says they are for Honda NX650 Rd 02/08. When I bought my domi last year I got a box of new parts to turn the bike into some kind of Mondo Enduro monster - previous owner had...
  20. progressive springs

    Mechanical Advice
    Just a quickie, can anyone tell me do the tight coils go at the top or the bottom when you fit progressive springs,the instructions were missing from the set I recently bought and any text is in bosch. Also can you just undo the top nut and remove the standard springs and replace with the new...