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  1. valve o rings

    XR
    just doing the valves on my 99 xr400 and in the gasket kit are 4 o rings but when i took the valve stem caps of there is no o ring in the maunual there is a pic of the o rings but cant find any on mine anyone help
  2. Hone for new rings

    Africa Twin
    Hi all, I have been lucky enough to be the new owner of an 96 XRV750. As we all know there are not many here in the US and I'm excited to get her on the road. I'm working on rebuilding the motor and I can not find info on what grit of hone to use to re-ring. I have factory rings and the bores...
  3. Africa Twin XRV 650 ' RD03 piston(0.25) !!!!

    Africa Twin
    Hello, I am looking for a pair of pistons ( 0.25) for my RD03. ( 13102-MN8-305 ) So far, all websites with OEM parts doesn't have it anymore. Maybe somebody can help me with some info. I already bought the 0.25 rings, and prepared the cylinders, all I need is the pistons. Thank you.
  4. coolant tube o ring

    Transalp
    Hi all, my TA 700 as a coolant drip, from the tube between the cylinders, as anyone got any tips on changing the O rings !!
  5. Looking for recommended oil

    Dominator / FMX
    Hi guys I have just had a rebore on my 92 Donnie. What oil should I be using to bed the rings and bore. Should I stay away from semi synthetic?, Should I use some cheap oil for 500 miles then change filter and oil for some semi synthetic? Your thoughts please
  6. Dommie rebuild question

    Dominator / FMX
    Hello i'm planning to replace the piston rings , valve seals and sort the head along with replacing the timing chain set on my dommie. My question is , can all of that be done while the engine is in the frame?? thx
  7. XR400 which piston ring goes at the top?

    XR
    My shiny new piston and rings have arrived but which ring goes to the top? There is no edge profile to worry about but one ring clearly has a shiny edge and the other is dull. There is no marking to indicate which is the top either. So lets have a group guess shall we?????? Many thanks. Ben...
  8. What to replace when opening engine

    Africa Twin
    Hi all! 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...
  9. XL185 big bore kit

    XL
    I know it's a long shot but do you think this would work on an XL185? Piston 65.5mm Rings 250cc Big Bore Cylinder Kit for Honda ATC 200 XL200 223CM3 | eBay
  10. O-rings from the RD07 center stand

    Africa Twin
    I am curious. When I removed my center stand before the restoration, I didn't have these rubber o-rings. It seems my center stand has a little side-to-side play. I bought two from my ,ocal hardare store and they are smaller. They do fit the two sleeves/ pivots. Where do these o-rings go? I think...
  11. Exhaust collector's copper rings

    Africa Twin
    I sweared over and over last night when I reinstalled the RD07's collector. I tried fitting them using the copper rings and it was impossible. The collector would always be crooked. I tried half a dozen ways without success... I finally decided to reinstall it without the crush copper rings...
  12. Piston rings XRV 650

    Africa Twin
    Hi All I am currently renovating my XRV 650 and I need new piston rings for it. Unfortunately I am having a very tough time finding a new set of these. The pistons are an oversize allready (I was told it was a 0.5 piston I measured the diameter, and it was 78.5 mm if this information has any...
  13. Dominator piston rings dimensions

    Dominator / FMX
    Hello folks, me again :blob7::compress: Does anybody maybe know the correct dimensions of the Dommie piston rings in STD setup? (Inner diameter outer diameter and thickness of all three rings) Thanks! :thumbup::thumbup:
  14. Suzuki muffler on my RD07a

    Africa Twin
    My bike already had a Remus Revolution muffler. Nice and light, but also perhaps a bit too noisey even with the db killer. Seeing that the DR 650 crowd seemed to have experimented with GSXR / Hayabusa muffler with great success, I decided to to try something. Fit a Suzuki SV1000 muffler on my...
  15. valve stem seals

    Dominator / FMX
    Bike is starting to smoke quite a bit now so am having a top end refresh valve seats recut and valves.Having trouble obtaining genuine Honda valve stem seals are they still available ? I have been to the usual suspects Fowlers ,Dave Silver, Wemoto. Obviously I would like to fit best available...
  16. Piston and cylinder Info

    Dominator / FMX
    Does anyone know if the information in the RD02 manual for the Piston, rings and cylinder is the same for the RD08 i have the earlier manual but not the later one thanks in advance :thumbup:
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  18. For Sale: Varadero 1000 Wilbers rear shock

    For Sale / Wanted
    I purchased this last year...fitted it..done about a thousand miles took it off!! I fitted the original back on, preferred it. So it is time to sell it. If you have any questions please ask. I am looking for £240 ono for it. There are marks around the adjusting rings. I am having a problem...
  19. Help needed!!

    Dominator / FMX
    Suspected piston rings onway out!! Wen i come off the throtle wen slowing down the bike smokes an is buring oil. I was wondering if ther was a seal what mite of gone whats letting oil into the cilinder because it still has good cimpresion. Any infomation would be a great help
  20. new owner question

    XR
    hi guys,i recently purchased an xr400 that had been sat a few months with the top end off having just had the rings replaced and not put back together.i have built it backup and its low down on compression.my question is can someone explain how the auto decompression system works. I can see how...
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