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  1. Vara 1000 Seat required

    Varadero
    Following some moronic behavious by a deckhand on Irish Ferries earlier in the week, I now need a replacement seat for my 2005 Vara! XL1000 V4 The stupid eedjit overtightened the ratchet strap in spite of being told not to.... and snapped the base plate so that it does not take my weight...
  2. eBay: Metal mule rack - modified

    eBay - Africa Twin
    Modified metal mule rack - extra ratchet strap points welded on... Honda Africa Twin XRV 750 RD07 metal mule rear rack luggage | eBay
  3. 81 xl185 kick start slipping

    XL
    Now I think I know the answer here, but I'll ask, just in case there's a pleasant surprise awaiting... The kick start quite often slips on the xl, luckily it's a good starter. Is it likely to be the shaft or the ratchet gear that's knackered and how much of a job is it to put right? I'm...
  4. Help with plug removal on AT and TA

    Bodgers Corner
    I have read the legends of what a **** of a job this can be so I lashed out on a pivoting ratchet spanner, about six quid on fleabay to go with the standard Honda box spanner. Damn glad that I did, I lose track of which was the most painful left front I think. A standard ring spanner would have...
  5. Bargain alert... (Halfords Pro Ratchet Spanners)

    Chatter
    A 7 piece kit, for £15 at the till. These are £13ish for each spanner individually, or £80 for the 10piece kit.. Picked up the only set they had at my local store, and they are very good indeed (and the Pro range has a lifetime guarantee..)
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