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  1. Shock Absorber

    Varadero
    I bought one of the last Varas in 2014, made in 2011 I believe. I’ve done three long European rides (3K to 4K miles) and it’s been brilliant. It’s now done nearly 41K miles and in preparation for another long ride around Europe I’m thinking I should change the rear shock. Just looking at Haynes...
  2. Raising AT RD04, sudden clutch slip

    Africa Twin
    Hi guys. I don't see how this makes sense ... but let me ask! After installing kitpeds raiser kit (+6cm front and back) & removing db killer, my clutch slips. Before I had no issue whatsoever (RD04 from 1992 with 87000km). I checked for free play on the clutch lever and there is more than...
  3. NX650 Oil Strainer Removal

    Dominator / FMX
    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???
  4. 2000 model NX650 Linkage Bearings

    Dominator / FMX
    After doing a bit of research, and removing the actual bearings im a little confused. Found on forums that linkage bearings were TA1720Z (O.D 24mm, I'D 17mm, Width 20mm) The ones i removed from bike were BM172417-1 (O.D 24mm, I.D 17mm, Width 17mm) Any idea which is the correct bearing to go...
  5. removing headstock outer race

    Transalp
    trying to remove the headstock bearing outer race on my 2010 700 from the headstock but the inner diameter of the outer race is bigger than the shoulder it sits on :( no edge at all to get to to knock them out. Any tips or tricks ?
  6. Front Axle, what's missing ?

    Transalp
    Hi, I've just bought a '93 xl600 transalp and when removing the front wheel found the nut to be very stiff and the wheel binding in the calipers. Took the wheel off and on replacing found that as I was tightening the axle it started to get very tight but the forks were not yet touching the wheel...
  7. pug caps transalp 700

    Transalp
    hi lads finally fitted the NgK plug caps, im now an expert on removing the right hand panel , after fitting and removing it 3 times Pity the left hand side diidnt have as much care the previous owner must have broken the lug that holds the panel in , blue tack was doing the job, ill be on the...
  8. Rd03 rear hub.

    Africa Twin
    First big problem on my rd03 restoration the casting on the hub broke away when removing the very stuck bolts. I was going to rebuild the wheels anyway. So I need A hub Or wheel Or transalp 600 hub Or wheel Or dose any one know of any other wheels fit. Sent from my SM-G955F using Tapatalk
  9. 84 XR 350 engine removal.

    XR
    Hello everyone, 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...
  10. removing heated grips

    Transalp
    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...
  11. Speedo Cable problem

    Africa Twin
    I'm having trouble removing the inner speedo cable on my AT. It broke about 30cm from the top and I am trying to push the old one up from the hub end and it doesn't budge. I've been somewhat forceful and no go. it spins however. Also worth noting that I have spayed a bunch of WD40 in the casing...
  12. RD04 fuel line cut.

    Africa Twin
    Some wag has cut the line from the left fuel tap and drained my tank of my RD04 Africa Twin. Very nice of them. I am thinking of taking the bike to my workshop and fixing it there. Question1, If I turn the left fuel tap off can I run the bike on the right tap or do I need to replace the hose...
  13. Wanted: Xl700 cat/collector box section /// and hard panniers + mounting rack

    For Sale / Wanted
    Just repairing my Cat C purchase and after a few bits. Previous owner de-catted by removing the collector box and using an older through pipe without the junction so I need the full section from 2-->1 join including box back to where it joins the tail pipe. Also after some luggage, ideally hard...
  14. Fuel tank leaking when removed to replace air filter

    Transalp
    Hello, I changed my air filter last night to a new K&N one (old one was grubby!) When removing the tank, I removed all of the hoses / fuel sensor cable. Where the smallest tube on the right side of the bike attached, I had fuel coming out. Is this normal? I was sure that no fuel would come out...
  15. Ooh er! Hole in exhaust - advice needed

    Transalp
    So I failed an MOT on an exhaust hole I didn't notice had formed. Fast forward to today and a bit of the wire brush and I have a lovely hole and surrounding rust. I guess I can patch it somehow but not sure of best way. Someone mentioned a sleeve but if I can avoid removing the whole system...
  16. Wanted: Anyone have a spare front calliper for an RD07?

    For Sale / Wanted
    Hello! I'm hoping someone can be my saviour... I'm in need of a replacement left front calliper for an RD07. After a somewhat long and stressful fiasco removing the calliper pin, the thread in the calliper is partially damaged. The pin tightens up but I don't trust how strong the thread is...
  17. centerstand Five Stars

    Dominator / FMX
    Hello guys I recently bought an used centerstand five-stars brand, i basically found it online and it was cheap enough because the SW-MOTECH one was extremely expensive Anyway, I'm encountering a few problems to installed, the main problem is that i cannot remove the right front footrest...
  18. NEW Honda XR600R Service Manual: English-ONLY, User Friendly

    XR
    Good evening ladies. I have done all you XR600R owners a noble deed by removing all of the french and german BS, making the PDF searchable, and aggregating the multiple files into one PDF. Total pages reduced from 535 to 261. ENGLISH ONLY! I say unto you, spread this PDF far and wide, from the...
  19. Removing and refitting the fairing...

    Transalp
    How do you remove and refit the fairing on a 06 model? ??
  20. Speedo drive problem

    Transalp
    I have a 2005 Transalp with 52k miles on the. Clock. The speedo drive stopped working yesterday and I thought it would be the plastic drive wheel that was worn as I have had to replace it previously. In fact I actually had one ready that had ordered a while ago expecting it to need replacing...
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