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  1. Transalp
    Hi All I've got a 600v E "88" its now had 3 batteries, I've checked and sorted out the wiring, I put on the new battery today and headed out for a ride did about 50miles and the battery was flat! do you think it's the Regulator or rectifier! Any help would be grateful. Many Thanks TTB1 Dan
  2. Africa Twin
    Does anyone have one of these in their shed that they haven't binned yet? I'm off to Morocco in three weeks time and want to do something creative with a spare regulator I have from a GSXR1000 and I need the AT plugs to solder onto the GSXR regulator before I go. I don't want to do this on the...
  3. Africa Twin
    Hi, Since we now have 2 RD07's I am starting to get spares for things that will go wrong with the bike, and as I am customed with...always far from home :-(...so I searched a bit on the net for RR : here is what I found today.... For UK owners: Honda XRV 750 P/R/S/T 93-94-95 Regulator /...
  4. Mechanical Advice
    OK so I spoke too soon. My 1988 XL600V occasionally cut out and re-started, but was not charging. I used the excellent flowchart from electrosport to try to find the problem, but in reality, its use was to give me the confidence to start pulling the bike apart, whereupon I discovered the...
  5. For Sale / Wanted
    I'm after a knackered RD04 regulator rectifier that has got okay plugs on it (I just want the plugs). If you've replaced yours and not binned the old one, can I grab it please :)
  6. Africa Twin
    Is anybody aware of a replacement for the stock reg/rectifier on the AT . Iv'e heard of a good after market replacement for the item by the name of something like Motec . Incidentally has anybody noticed the reg/rectifier on the new BMW F800GS ,it looks a lot like the AT unit ,I wonder if its...
  7. Transalp
    A while ago, chatting to my local friendly dealer, I was waxing lyrical about the reliability of TAs. He sadi that *ALL* Hondas have a prob with the regulator and rectifiers, and I'll be in for a repair soon - at about 2 years old. I see there's been a few threads on here about them (a couple...
  8. For Sale / Wanted
    Wanted: Regulator/Rectifier - any Africa Twin Anyone got a regulator/rectifier knocking about? The connectors don't matter as the loom on the bike is a mess and will be rebuilt so RD04 or RD07 or anything that has wires coming out of it rather than a built in socket will do the trick. Here is...
  9. Africa Twin
    Got the XRV out the shed a few weeks ago. Got it started, all lights were super bright end most of the bulbs popped. Bought new reg/rect, fitted it and this one seems to be dead too. Bought another spare and this one seems dead also. My battery seems pretty shot. Could a duff battery being...
  10. Africa Twin
    HI what is the maximem charge as ive just fitted a new one on my @t and its charging at just over 14.8 is that high. cheers
  11. For Sale / Wanted
    SORRY ITEM SOLD Brand new in the box RD07 Honda Africa Twin (2003) Regulator/Rectifier carried as a spare on a 4 week trip round Morocco but was not needed thankfully. This item is a TourMax high performance and not genuine Honda but is a pattern replacement and identical in spec size etc...
  12. Africa Twin
    working the other day on the @ with the seat off and engine running, touched the rectifer/regulator and it was hot to the touch, like 'ouch', hot mug of tea hot. thought it might be on its way out. have contacted peter, technical guru at electrex 01491 682369 who sell replacement electrical...
  13. Africa Twin
    After buying an aftermarket Reg/rec it did not solve my problem, cooked 2 batteries so decided to buy genuine Honda replacement - voltage, lights battery ok now but new regulator getting hot after bike running on tickover for only around 5-10 minutes - not sure if it should get hot at tickover...
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