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  1. 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...
  2. Africa Twin
    Hi I have an rd7a (2003) and im in the process of a carb overhaul. Can't get the friggen needle out of the needle holder (black slide block that's attached to the diaphragm) The heinz manual say insert a 4mm screw, and then just pull. The screw goes in happy, but the needle holder seems...
  3. Africa Twin
    Hello lads. So today I found that my RD07 has a new trick up her sleeve. Cruising to a stop in first gear and then wanting to tap up into neutral is impossible. The gearlever feels well and truly welded into first gear. Cut the engine and she slides into N like butter. Am I missing something...
  4. Africa Twin
    So here's the thing..my RHS (driver's side :p) mirror seems to be set up for someone who's about 5'4" (I need to duck right down in order to use it) and I can't seem to get it into a better position. Is there a trick or technique that can be used in order to angle it up? The mirror rotates but...
  5. Africa Twin
    What is the trick for getting the filter box into the frame? From left or right side or from the back? Don't want to take more things apart than nessesary.
  6. Africa Twin
    All, Since getting my RD07 a few weeks back, I have not been able to successfully put the bike in the centre stand once! It looks to me like the 'lever' part that you press down on is missing, so you have nothing to put your foot onto! I've had plenty of heavier bikes before and never...
  7. Africa Twin
    What's the process for removing rocker covers to RD04 1993 with carbs removed and engine still in frame. Had a go this pm but no joy. Have searched the forum but nothing immediate shown - somebody must have had a go at this so what's the trick. Regards Linward
  8. Africa Twin
    So far, so good - everything on my bike is stock apart from the battery (Motobatt) and chain. A LOT! of new Honda bits from Ling's, and very little else; one or two things that you'd have to look closely to spot ;) I guess, I can't keep this up, I'm going to have to go with modern parts and...
  9. Dominator / FMX
    The Dominator is fighting me at every turn! :( Now two of the exhaust studs have broken off leaving about 1cm clear of the head - actually everything exposed beyond the nut just crumbled away at the slightest touch. Not sure what to do next as there is not enough clear to even contemplate...
  10. Chatter
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  11. Triumph
    Triumph Bonneville T100 Sondermodell Will a change in colors do the trick?
  12. Chatter
    Calling rickskye and the other ugly one Yo rick and john:angel5: You guys remember the campsite we stayed on at the last Haggis run. Does that still exists? Or would you know of a even better one? Must say I did enjoy the site even if the walk to or more like from the pub was a bit of a mission...
  13. Chatter
    I used to like old Patrick for his wacky looks, thick accent , waistband up at his neck -and the monocle.:D He's been around so long he was like part of the furniture, spying through his garden telescope and generally being an eccentric which is good -we need more of them around. But. Then I...
  14. Chatter
    Kids today!!! I'm posting these vids because I am so impressed with my 14 year old nephew, who has taught himself to drive diggers. This is just a titchy mini-digger, but he has also been driving humungous car crusher types! Mini Digger Vs Egg - YouTube Mini Digger Glass Bottle Trick -...
  15. Transalp
    I've bought a taller windscreen for my 1992 PD06 Transalp (along with some other accessories). It looks like an easy job to replace the original windscreen by simply unscrewing the 4 screws and the reverse order with the new windshield. The screws don't seem to come out, though. They seem to...
  16. Africa Twin
    I have my stand ready to go. Is there any trick or way around removing the entire exhaust system to install? I've had one of my rusty clamps soaking in penetrating oil for two days, but it looks like it isn't going to break free (first one from the head).
  17. Mechanical Advice
    When you have fasteners that are seized what's the best way to undo them while minimising the risk of shearing them? Taking heat and penetrating fluid out of the equation I can either use the windy gun and hope the repeated short sharp shock does the trick or should I get the really long...
  18. Wheels, Tyres & Tubes
    Hello. I'm looking to get a set of tyre levers. Could anyone point me in the right direction please. Also a puncture repair kit? I'm no mechanic so the easier to use the better.:cheers: Thanks, in advance. Rick. (Deano)
  19. Africa Twin
    Thanks to the folk who replied. Thunders tip did the trick - much appreciated.
  20. Africa Twin
    Is there a trick to get the box rubbers over the carb tops on a 93 AT?? Tried greasing 'em but the damn thing wont locate properly and there's no room to get my fingers in. Spent ages trying to sort it. It should be such a simple job!! Any (constructive) suggestions appreciated. :)
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