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  1. Piston replacement

    Dominator / FMX
    Hi all. Just picked up a FMX 650 that’s had a replacement engine. It came with the old engine that’s got a shagged piston but apart from that it’s in good shape. I’m looking to buy a new piston and rebuild the old engine. My question is can I use the same diameter 100mm piston from the XR650L...
  2. Rev counter question

    Transalp
    On the 600 transalp it says on the rev counter X 1000/min - 1 I.e. To the power of minus 1 Why does it say that? Surely it should just say x 1000/min? Ie when the needle is at 4, that means the engine is doing 4000 revs per minute If you raise the revs or the minutes to the power of...
  3. Varadero "jack up kit"

    Varadero
    Does anyone know of a "jack up kit" to raise the height of a Varadero XL1000 ? Thanks
  4. Wanted: Wanted AT bar risers

    For Sale / Wanted
    After a set of cheap bar risers for the rd04 22.2 mm bars.Don't want more than 25mm rise. Any ideas, quite happy with universal ones of any colour, new / used, nothing fancy just something to raise the bars a bit. Cheers Bob.
  5. Rear suspension ride height adjusment

    Africa Twin
    Hi all, Just purchased a 2001 Africa Twin for a guy who had it professionally lowered as he was very short. I am very tall and want to put the rear suspension back to it original height or even raise it slightly. Do anyone have a standard rear 'U' shaped link or know where I can buy an...
  6. Rear shock absorber help required

    Dominator / FMX
    Do any of you gentlemen know of any rear shocks that will fit my dommie flat tracker. I need to raise the rear end by about two inches. I am using the one from my RD02 but it sits way too low. Any suggestions about alternative shocks or hightening kits? :thumbup:
  7. For Sale: TA650 old seat required to increase height

    For Sale / Wanted
    Hi everyone, from a newbie, that sounds ridiculous considering l'm 67, (how about old newbie) anyway, l've just sold my NX 650, and bought a 650 TA, mainly because the TA will be virtually vibration free compared to the dominator, but l need to raise the seat height, I'm 6' 5'', so if anyone has...
  8. Happy 10th Birthday to XRV

    Chatter
    Yep, it's 10 years since XRV came to life thanks to Dave so everyone raise their glasses please...
  9. For Sale: Sealey PP40 Plasma cutter

    For Sale / Wanted
    HI I am trying to raise funds for an Africa Twin, so my wife said i have to sell all my stuff if I want one. I have a Sealey PP40 Plasma cutter for sale It works fine just needs a new nozzle and electrode. It will cut 12mm plate all day long. Looking for £250.00 Regards wizard
  10. Found: 1999 Dommie Clutch lever bracket

    For Sale / Wanted
    Item ordered, admin please delete / deal as required (unsure how myself). Hi Having just dropped me bike I'm looking for a clutch lever bracket. I'm not completely out of options as Honda dealer wants £28 which isn't a lot but I just thought I'd give someone a chance to raise some beer...
  11. Question - How much to raise the rear end

    Africa Twin
    OK, I have figure out what the height differance between new front end and old one is. just by pushing forks through clamps and getting faily rough idea i think the forksa are 1.5 inch longer. So if front is 1.5 taller how much do i raise the rear? Seen as shock is angled and is on a...
  12. centrestand springs

    Transalp
    Hello I have a '97 TA600 with a centrestand fitted. It is the type that has 2 u-bends for feet and you can raise from either side of the bike. It has only one spring fitted which allows the stand to sag and scrape the road sometimes when cornering. I guess there should be 2 springs? Also its a...
  13. White Peak Half Marathon - Derbyshire, Leicestershire and Rutland Air Ambulance

    Chatter
    As some of you know I'm running another half marathon in a couple of weeks and I wanted to try and raise a few £££s for the Derbyshire, Leicestershire and Rutland Air Ambulance again. if anyone would like to make a donation please do so via my Just Giving website www.justgiving.com/Ian-Porter2...
  14. bar risers or different bars

    CRF - New Forum!
    hi all, first decent ride on the CRF and although its a dream compared to the Husky i do need to raise the bars a touch. I have renthals std on at the moment but i could do with a piont in the right direction??? im 6'4'' Thanks, dom
  15. Raise seat height.

    Yamaha
    I want to raise the seat height of my XT600E by an inch or two without changing the shock. Has anyone successfully done this with a spacer?
  16. strange idea to raise money for charity

    The Longest Day
    Guys Guys Guys, I have a great idea, why dont we get a load of us together, set a route that we could do within a cetain time restriction, maybe visit a few monuments on the way and have our pictures taken, we can all vote on what route we take, what the time restriction is and then where...
  17. Book Auction to raise funds for The Longest Day Ride

    Chatter
    Mods Ive put this here as it might get more traffic - if you want to move it to the charity forum please do and apologies The incredible Lois Pryce of loisontheloose fame has agreed to donate a signed copy of her new book Red Tape and White Knuckles, out on June 5th, to help raise funds for...
  18. Simon and Phoenix climbing BEN NEVIS to raise money

    Chatter
    Hi all, Simon and I are taking part in a sponsored climb of Ben Nevis during St. Partricks Weekend 16th-18th March, to try and raise funds for the charity I work for in Northern Ireland. :thumb: The Link Family and Community Centre came into being in January 1997. It was an attempt to make a...
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