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  1. Steering bearing replacement advice needed

    Transalp
    Has anyone here replaced their steering head bearings? If so...how did you remove the bearing 'race' that is on the lower yoke? This thing... The internet suggests - using a chisel - using an angle grinder - using a dremel - using two screwdrivers - using some sort of special tool so...how...
  2. Manual

    XL Technical Specs
    Hi I'm new to the XL, I have what I thought is a 1989 XL250R, when I've searched the internet the R model seems to have stopped production in 1987 and was replaced with the NX250, can anyone confirm this. Thanks
  3. Trip meter. Anyone ever replaced the glass?

    Africa Twin
    Mines gone all crackeled. Seems like many have done the same. Hoping someone has some advice before I start cutting it up!!
  4. crf1000 wheels on rd07a

    Africa Twin
    so I own both a crf1000 and rd07a. My crf1000 is having its wheels replaced under warranty due to spoke errosion. Question I have is could the old wheels be respoked to the rd07a hub as I love the gold wheels? Obviously assuming that the dealer will sell me the old wheels
  5. RD04 1990 : where does this screw go??

    Africa Twin
    Hi guys I'm Marco from Belgium. I have an RD04 from 1990. It's a great bike, but has had some bad owners that didn't maintain it. :( I have replaced the rubber inlet seals, valve cover seals, fuel hoses, blablabla... =) Now i am left with one part: a screw, a tiny washer and something on...
  6. Rejetting carb for pod filter.

    Dominator / FMX
    Hi all, so Iv'e replaced the air box with a Ramair pod filter and fitted a 2 into 1 exhaust. The bike starts ok but as it warms up it coughs a bit, almost like a missfire, can't quite decide if the cough is back into the carby or through the exhaust. Can anyone tell the go to jet size for a...
  7. Faulty mileometer

    Transalp
    Hi does anyone know how to repair the mileometer on my 98 Transalp, the speedo works perfectly but the mileometer doesn't. I have replaced the complete instrument panel with one I bought off e bay but that one doesn't work either. Any suggestions would be appreciated. Thanks
  8. Cant bleed brakes - new piston rear

    Dominator / FMX
    Hi Guys, I have replaced the rear piston and seals on my Nissan caliper. I cant get the dam thing to work now. I have tried to bleed but it wont seem to? Any tips??
  9. CRF1000L Heated grips - any news anyone????

    Africa Twin
    Wondering if there is a definitive answer to the heated grips issues on the new AT - Has anyone had these fixed, replaced, or some compensation? :confused: I am hearing all kinds of odd stories: Some say they got a refund, others say Honda are not going to do anything :( I'm confused......
  10. R/R swap, SH for FH (Mosfet)

    Africa Twin
    Replaced the SH with an FH at the weekend. SH Reg / Rec generator plugs..... A good source of 'tails' for the MOSFET http://www.easternbeaver.com/Main/main.html I get my FH's 'used' via Ebay. The States & Germany is usually best for price, even after postage on any of FH 01, 09, 010, 012 0r...
  11. Hiss problem

    Transalp
    Bike 650 trannie.Headlight bulb replaced,now HISS light stays on all the time with ignition on.Flicking the kill switch on off makes no difference.Will crank over till doomsday with no results.Fiddled around with wireing under the clocks but no luck,What have i displaced.Any suggestions...
  12. Wanted: gold rear wheel wanted

    For Sale / Wanted
    My rear wheel has a bad case of wheel rot and needs to be replaced .The numbers on the side are as follows j 17xmt 3.00 11 94 dot . DiD Japan 82 2611 1315. I hope all those numbers mean something to someone and maybe there is a wheel lying in a shed that might be of use to me. I would welcome...
  13. Rear WHEEL WANTED

    Transalp
    My rear wheel on my 1999 TA is in need of being replaced, has anyone or does anyone know of one for sale?? please inbox me Thanks
  14. Weird Clutch problem

    Varadero
    Hello , I have a problem with the clutch ( 2004 ABS ) 1st , it's hard to engage the 1st Gear i have to move the bike forward and backward to engage ( this one i have seen in many bikes before ) when it engages . i get the 1st gear then up 2nd ,3rd, 4th... it doesn't go to the 5th I move it...
  15. Steering bearings replacement. TA 650 2001

    Transalp
    Has anyone replaced both the top and bottom steering bearings on their TA 650? My one will fail the MOT evidently, so looking to replace them myself. Looks fairly straight forward. Are there any major problems with the job. Be great to hear from someone who has already done this. Regards Pete
  16. LED Backlit Instrument Panels?

    Africa Twin
    Hi all, Hope you're enjoying the festive season. Wondering if anyone has replaced the standard bulbs on the instrument panels to LED? I find my instrument panels quite dark, so I'm considering upgrading the bulbs to bright white LEDs to make them stand out more. Many thanks, Dar
  17. Transalp 700 de cat & after market cans.

    Transalp
    When i had my middle section of exhaust off to take the swinging arm off i was shocked by how heavy it was so it got me thinking about a de cat to save abit of weight,also the end can isnt light,has anyone done a decat on there 700 or just replaced the end can and if so has it improved how the...
  18. CRF250L Exhaust question

    CRF - New Forum!
    I see lots of CRF250L bikes for sale that have had the original exhaust replaced. These are quite new low mile bikes just used for commuting/gentle green lane riding. Why would so many people choose to replace the exhaust?
  19. JT chains

    Africa Twin
    Hi has anyone had any experience of JT 525 X1R chain ,just had one fitted to my RD07A ,replaced the DID chain because there was 10 k on it . I hadn,t really heard any reviews on them and was curious if anyone new anything about them . Cheers In advance
  20. Swing arm chain slider

    Dominator / FMX
    Howzit from South Africa! The bottom half of my chain slider has broken off, and finding body parts here is a bit of a task. Has anyone replaced theirs with an aftermarket model or another Honda model, and if so any advice? Thanks inmates!
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