Hello guys, I am Nikola from Bosnia and I am in the process of restoring old AT 650 and the job is nearly done so I've decided to share this with one of the biggest Africa Twin cummunities.
For now I will share with you link to a Serbian moto-forum,BJBIKERS, where I post everything I do on my...
i’m in the middle of restoring a 1988 RD03 from Switzerland.
looking for the square headlight cowl and a tank.
both need to be in good condition and not in need of painting. I already have both parts but the bike has been given a crazy paint colour so it might cost me more to restore what...
Ok so I've just got an 88 TA and will be sripping and restoring it over the next couple of months. What i am wondering is, is it possible to change the TA headlight mounting frame, headlight and top fairing and fit the AT headlight frame headlights and top fairing without too much trauma? Love...
I've recently acquired a 1972 Honda XL250 Motosport and am currently restoring the bike. Before breaking the bike down, I noticed when kick starting the bike that it would make a sound (something like a crude click) and almost feel like it 'gave way' or was 'stripping/slipping' (for lack...
Please can somebody tell me:
I am repainting the aluminium rack as the paint had flaked off. Should it be gloss black or mat black? Gloss would match the plastic top part as it's shiny but maybe gloss will be too shiny?
Same question for the black handle bars- should they be mat black or...
Barn find/project picked her up a couple of years age with the intention of restoring, put a lot of money in her but still a lot of work to do, have no time or spare money so I think it's time she went to a good home, bad bits : windscreen missing, front indicator stems broken repaired for show...
I’m restoring my RD03, I have just taking the entire bike apart and will start with the frame and engine.
The engine was burning about 1L oil for 2,500km and most of the seals are leaking so I will replace all the seals and put some new piston rings in.
My question to ye is what...
I am currently restoring a 1980 xl185 and have managed to get a voltage at the input to the coil. I have connected my multimeter to the spade connector from the CDI and the needle bounces about to a maximum of 5v when the bike is kicked over. I guess this is what I should be seeing? I have no...
Hi has anyone got a pair of AT front engine mountings for sale or know where to get some from ,I'm currently restoring a RD07 which has been unused for a couple of years.
I could also do with the exhaust heat shields ,get in touch if you can help ,Cheers
I am looking for the right hand number board/seat side panel for a 1987 XL600 LMF. Its the model with the three slots by the number board section. Condition not to important as I can repair most things. Also any info on useful sites to get cables and small service items from as I am restoring...
Hi , new here , restoring a 1986 XL185 , just completed new fork seals , does anyone have
the manual for this bike or similar year to get the correct fork oil capacity for both forks
thanks in advance cheers
New to the forum
Just purchased a Honda xr80 1987 and I'm looking for parts, help and advice with restoring it
Any info, links or help really appreciated.
I'm located in Nottinghamshire
Thanks in advance
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I've been restoring these Dommies for a while now and the biggest pain in the arse is the Aluminium engine brackets. They're all rotten, perished and degraded now.
And from Honda DISCONTINUED ! AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH :(
The ones Honda made are crap anyway. Low grade aluminium...
well guys and girls ive got a shed load of parts here ive sold a few bits on ebay but have decided to log back in to my old account and offer them to you guys although not all are in pristine condition more like cosmetically tatty they have to be needed by someone??
i bought 2 bikes plus a...
i´me restoring an rd04 . opened the engine to change the output shaft . today i started it for the 1st time but it has a strange rattling noise that seems to come from the back of the engine between the rear head and the starter motor , only does it when on the side-stand and if i...
I couldn't help myself :p
After having so much fun restoring my first RD03, I decided to import two more into California. I'll begin restoration soon with plans to sell them.
My restored bike is closest...:thumbup:
I have been restoring and rebuilding old Hondas for many years - mainly SOHC4's. Now is the time to have a project with a XRV650 RD03 from 1988. I have the opportunity to buy and 1989 AT XRV650 RD03 with 91000 kms on the clock.
I have absolutely no experience with XRV's og XLv's so before...