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  1. HELP - 6mm bolt snapped in the head

    Africa Twin
    Had a bit of a nightmare yesterday after installing new pistons reassembling the heads and getting the engine back in the frame quite nicely disaster struck. When torquing down the small 6mm bolt in the cylinder head it snapped like a bit of cheese. As usual this was the last bolt. To fit a...
  2. front sprocket shims???

    Africa Twin
    In the process of replacing front sprocket and wondering if there should be shims behind sprocket so that there is no slack when putting locking plate on? There is some play in and out once it is on. No spline wear and it is snug when moving back and forth. My KLR650 has the same type of setup...
  3. Fuse sizing?

    Africa Twin
    So how do you go about choosing a proper size fuse? I received my new 3 circuit setup and would like to get it installed now. One line is going to my gps and another to the rear trunk. is there a rule of thumb to use for figuring things out? Also for the switched circuits can I use a rear turn...
  4. Most effective brake pads

    Dominator / FMX
    Looking for recommendations on the best / most effective brake pads, with standard RD02 setup please Thanks
  5. RD03 gearing

    Africa Twin
    My current sprocket setup is -1 front and +3 in the rear. I like this, but I'd like to get better mileage on the road and I want an OEM 16T front for reduced wear on the shaft. Thinking of changing my chain and go to just +1 in the rear or should I go with the stock 46 tooth rear sprocket?
  6. Exaust tape/paste

    Africa Twin
    I finally ordered and recieved my new Arrow PD exhaust. Looking forward to getting it installed but Curious about what I call exhaust tape that is very similar to putty sort of. Does anyone use it over here? I notice a lot of folks using exhaust paste but that looks to be a messy setup. Any...
  7. Pelican cases on Givi racks

    Africa Twin
    Anyone done this? I'm looking at trying to find some brackets to get it done. Caribou cases brackets are $$$ as heck. Thought of trying Heavy duty case mounts. The Givi boxes I got are way too big 45ltr. boxes and my spare 1550 pelicans are to big as well. Trying to keep bike as close to bar...
  8. 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:
  9. Rear Sprocket on a Carbie blue

    Varadero
    Hi mates, its true the blue ones are faster :-) , but Im planing to change the rear sprocket to a 42 tooth for better fuel consumption on my 2002 Dero. Anyone has experience with this setup (16/42) for regular and touring ride? cheers
  10. For Sale: transalp 600 wavy front disc for sale

    For Sale / Wanted
    I have a wavy front disc for sale soon. as im fitting an xl600 tubless rim soon an it takes a different disc. a great improvment over standard setup. £35 plus postage.
  11. Wanted: XL700 Standard Screen

    For Sale / Wanted
    Looking for a standard XL 700 screen (or even a link to somewhere that sells them)... My XL700 came with an aftermarket that I'm not too fond of, so looking to get back to the standard setup. I'm located in SW London and happy to collect or pay postage. nathan
  12. RD07 fork oil with progressive springs

    Africa Twin Technical Specs
    Hi, I've looked everywhere hoping that somebody will give some information regarding how much oil i need to put in the forks of my RD07 AT... I've upgraded to a hyperpro progressive springs and the oil that they recommend is 15W but there is no mention of how much... anybody done this setup?
  13. How much extra power output

    Africa Twin
    Is there much extra power on an RD03 for lights etc? May be selling my concours c14 and would like to hookup the led driving lights it has on it to the AT. Also would like a couple accessories outlets . I have an eastern beaver fuse box setup I would run everything through. Thanks
  14. Nice touring 600 Alp on ebay

    Transalp
    1997 Honda XL600V Transalp | eBay Twin disc model, 31,000 miles, all setup for touring, with many extras Interesting...
  15. What's your fave filter / carb / exhaust set up?

    Dominator / FMX
    It'd be interesting to hear different folk's views . . . Are you happy with the stock configuration or are you searching for the perfect setup? Have you done Dave's carb mods? K&N vs Honda air filter? Anyone installed a dynojet kit? Airbox mods? After market pipe? pumper carb? cheers Philippo
  16. need suspension setup and dyno work done essex area

    Africa Twin
    Well lads any good recommendations for bike places local for this kind work?going fittin a secondhand ohlins and getting fork seals,progressive springs and new oil in the forks so want it all setup right together,fitting a can as well so would lie a rejet to gey the most out of it
  17. Taffy Dakar Booking

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    Booking online is available, Paypal has been setup so you can either pay your DEPOSIT or in FULL . Taffy Paypal If you would like register online, email [email protected], you will be sent an editable version which you can then fill in and return by email. Entries are starting to...
  18. xr 125 brakes?

    XR
    hi guys i know this may be pointless but ive been wondering how eist it would be to convert my xr's rear brake from drum to disk? i know il need a new 17" wheel and a disk brake setup and stuff like that but what would be the best way of mounting it all if it could be done and what disk and...
  19. Help for Transalp newbie about to do 10000 miles!

    Transalp
    Hi all, I am in Australia and I've just bought a 2001 Transalp with 50,000 kilometres in Ireland, which I will ship to Germany in April, 2014 and hopefully ride to Mongolia! My friend in Ireland will be able to do some work to the bike and he has a mechanic who can do anything he can't. I am...
  20. Camera setups on AT - what have you got?

    Africa Twin
    I want a camera setup, preferably front and rear and mounted out of sight on the bike somewhere that come on and record as soon as you turn the key. I would like something I can integrate with a microphone in helmet and a helmet cam if possible in the future. I know I'm going to be told a...
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