Anyone taken the oil strainer out of the bottom of their frame?
Tried removing it yesterday, so i could check it, and get frame ready for powder coat, but could not get it to undo.
Tried interlocking two spanners to get a higher torque, but still no joy.
Any tips on removal???
Please would somebody give me an advice on changing the exhaust downpipes?
I'm always worried I may shear off the lugs that screw into the cylinder heads when I'm undoing the domed nuts holding the flanges.
Also, is there a work around to not having the gasket between the downpipe and the...
Hi all, after about 2 hours in the garage fighting with it I still cant get the engine out of the frame. Has anyone got any tips/ photos or video of engine removal,surly it can't be so hard? And if i'm having this much trouble getting it out how do I get it back in?????
Im sure this has been done before; can you give me sign posting to instructions for fuel tank removal (and/or workshop manual) as want to send it away to Dream Machine for Rothmans paint job :)
I'm having a difficult time removing my 350's engine. I've followed the manual and have removed everything and I've even removed all the engine mounts. However, when I try to remove the lower left engine bolt it doesn't have enough room to come out before it hits the frame...
I want to change the handlebars on my xl700 as the bend on the standard bars does not suit me.
the throttle side is easy as it comes of with the tube.the clutch side has to come off to remove the clutch perch.
it is very well glued !! any tips on removal without destroying it ?
not sure if...
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.
I need to change my carb float needle as its leaking, is it possible to remove the bowl to get access or must I remove complete carb from bike which is a bit of a PITA
Any quick advice appreciated
So the racks arrived today, all nicely wrapped up and with a bar of Romanian chocolate included :)
I'm gonna have a crack at installing them (roadside) tomorrow and was wondering if there are any tips and tricks I should should know about or that you guys care to share?
I've got the fitting...
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?
Has anyone any suggestions on how to remove the oil seal from the right hand crankcase?
It's the seal part 11 on here: Genuine Honda Parts | Honda Cars | Honda Motorcycles | Honda Power Products | Lings Honda Motorcycle Parts selection | Honda Bike XL700VA9 | RIGHT CRANKCASE COVER
Time to change the air filter.....so the tank has to come off. Does the tank need to be completely drained of fuel? Should it be syphoned? Or can it be drained from the pet cock? OR, can some fuel stay in the tank or will it leak out when I remove the lines?
As you may know I've replaced the original silencers on my 2000 NX650 with the end cans off a Triumph Street Triple (see original post).
Now the winter nights are here I'd like to 'up' the main jet a bit as per comments on other people's posts about changing exhausts & air filters.
Took the plunge & debaffled my SLR today
What a difference in sound, now it sounds like a big single should(poor man's KTM I guess:-))
Will tackle the carb removal for rejetting next
Pictures tell the story, not the prettiest but who cares the sound is amazing!!
I have for sale original XR400 tail pipe and also a set of original headers in great condition - £90.00 ono
I also have a 2nd original XR400 tail pipe - 1 careful owner, but several less careful - £20.00 ono
1 set of used original steel handlebars - £5.00
I have a used barrel & piston 440cc...
Can any one confirm the following for me please:
Honda NX 650 front disc, what are the nut sizes? I think 14mm but the spanner seems a bit lose so want to double check. I have only tried one of the nuts and it already feels like its going to round off. I also tried to loosen the...
I wanted an ignition switched power supply in the top box with ciggy & usb point but also with the option of charging stuff overnight or when parked but didn't want the risk of depleting the bikes battery (unlikely) if charging multiple items when parked....
Also to cut down on the ciggy style...
Gear pedal pivot bolt sheered this morn, on the M60 - which was nice! I changed gear by hand and limped the last couple of miles
Anyway, Hunts had one and every bolt on the hanger cracked immediately making removal of the snapped stud a doddle. It literally turned itself out, drilling from...