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  1. Need some new calipers or refurb

    Africa Twin
    Hi all! Been a while since i last posted.. moved house, got a car, started a family etc, so the rebuild of the RD07A was put on hold... until now :) I am in need of either... some new (second hand) brake calipers (front and back) or info on where i can send my ones for a full refurb etc...
  2. 600 Alp No 2 - Oily Rag Refurb in photo's

    Photos of my Alps strip down, clean, oily rag refurb & rebuild . . . Before . . . . on the day of purchase actually Don't you just luv a nice clean rim? :rolleyes: 10k / 20 years miles of chain crud Front end work commences Front end rebuild in progress Heavy Duty crash...
  3. Engine hesitation at open throttle

    Dominator / FMX
    Hi there, I have a 99' fx650 which I purchased to refurb and modify. I do not know how it ran before it was dismantled. It was only started. I have now rebuilt after refurb and I'm having trouble with engine hesitation with throttle open. I have put a larger main jet (175) as it has a custom...
  4. Gold wheel refurb

    Africa Twin
    Anyone know who does this and how much? Thanks
  5. RDO2 Pilot Jet

    Dominator / FMX
    Has any one got a pilot jet for a carb fitted to a RD02 to hand, or happen to know the length? Just stripping the carb and the current pilot jet that was fitted is 24mm in long, however the refurb kit for the carb came with one that was 28mm long. Any clues on which one is correct? The 24mm...
  6. The Refurb has begun

    Dominator / FMX
    Just tried to post and lost the thread, here goes the second attempt. Have some good parts to go on Can this be cleaned up in the frame? I really want to keep the engine in the frame. Go gentle on me. I'm no expert, basic tools, small space to work in and a tight budget...
  7. RD07A Tripmaster Refurb.

    Africa Twin
    Just a quick note to relay my experience with my tripmaster repair. My 2002-reg RD07A Tripmaster started to show "ghost" characters. As well as the true LCD character displayed I was also seeing the remaining elements of the character in the display - very confusing and difficult to distinguish...
  8. RD03 - Rear subframe in need of TLC

    Africa Twin
    I'm getting some pannier frames powder coated for my new CRF1000L so thought I'd give the RD03 back end a limited refurb. Main aim it to stop the rot of the rear subframe. Couple of non-standard plates on the rear rack for the GIVI top box and exhaust bracket need removal/replacement.
  9. Down sizing from AT

    Africa Twin
    I finally passed my driving test a few weeks ago and have bought a car, A pig ugly Fiat Doblo. So bike is no longer my only transport. A mate has been nagging me to buy a smaller dirt bike to use in The Brecon beacons. Which makes sense, summer commuting and having fun. My AT is tired...
  10. Crank case breather bottle?

    Dominator / FMX
    Hi again On the left side of the carb on my Dommie there is a plastic bottle type container which I assume is part of the crank case breather. Certainly in the diagrams I have found, that appears to be what it is. Can I remove it and replace it with a bit of tube that does away with the bottle...
  11. For Sale: 1992 honda honda dominator for sale

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    for sale my 1992 Honda dominator,just after full refurb including frame blasted/painted etc,engine overhauled new tyres,battery etc.more details on is located in northern Ireland and will need collected.£1500 ono sorry im unable to load a picture.
  12. Polishing advice

    I want to buy a 220v lekky motor to to use for polishing bike bits. My battery in my drill needs replacing so I need another way of polishing.:(:(:( What size motor should I get and what type? There should be loads on ebay.:rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes: May as well be prepared for when jnr gets...
  13. 1999 Honda Transalp Before and after

    This 1999 Honda Transalp has had a total Refurb by TAReburb WOW and passed MOT first time NO advissories
  14. I need some help please

    I need some help for my trusty 1999 Transalp, I am doing a refurb to get her back to how she should look, I am in need of a suspension linkage complete with good bearing already inserted if possible. or if any other TA lovers out there now of another compatible linkage that fit straight on the...
  15. RD04 Carb Kits

    Africa Twin
    Does anybody know a supplier for refurb kits for the @T carburettors? Had a look at RR website but can't see anything listed. Tried phoning them but got no answer! Cheers, Mike
  16. I need rubbers

    Africa Twin
    Now that I have your attention. Having finished refurb'ing my carbs I need to put everything back together. However, Honda are no longer making the two front filter box too carb rubbers, so original units are out, which leaves me with a dilemma! Are there any aftermarket suppliers for these...
  17. 1992 RD04 (misfire) Carb refurb and set-up

    Africa Twin
    Just cannot find the source of the misfire on this bike so going with basics and process of elimination. Having the cdi, coils, leads and caps tested hopefully. Waiting for a friend to come back with contact details. Regarding the carbs. Any of you guys/gals able to point me to a company with a...
  18. Front brake seizing

    Hello all My front brakes are seizing! The wheel turns, but there is a lot of resistance. I intend to strip and refurb the entire bike, but i need to ride it tomorrow to its winter home/workshop. is there a quick fix (short of oiling the discs!) to fix this, can the pads be adjusted to give...
  19. Suspension cushion refurb

    Hi, I am in the middle of refurbing a 1998 Transalp and I am struggling to find the collars for the suspension. I can source the bearings and dust covers but not the collars. The existing ones are totally knackered so no choice but to renew. Honda originals I get get but at a price, any...
  20. Nice 1990 RD04 Restoration in CMM magazine

    Africa Twin
    Picked the Sept. issue of Classic Motorcycle Mechanics mag up the other day, and there's a good report on a chap in Wales who's done a nice resto on an RD04L. Mostly a standard refit and refurb, but a cracking livery conversion from "shell-suit" to HRC R/W/B :) All that's best in modern...