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  1. Africa Twin
    I'm in the process of stripping down the bike I've recently bought (well, stripping it down as far as I feel confident as a newbie - though it's hard showing restraint and for a moment there I was contemplating taking the engine out and having the frame powdercoated :shock:). I've taken the...
  2. Africa Twin
    Hi Tried to get stand off today armed with just a pair of pliers. Put bike on side stand,that was easy (I didn't disconnect the 2 return springs off lug because it seemed very difficult and i thought once the pivot shafts were out they would be easier to get off)....straightened pins and slide...
  3. XR
    Hi there, managed to snap the kickstart shaft in two on my xr 250 r. Is this a usual trait? Iit's a nightmare trying to get replacement shafts. Many thanks Mike
  4. Africa Twin
    Think of the deepest darkest corner in the engine of a '99 XRV750W. Yup, the dreaded output shaft (final) bearing. That's where I'm going. I actually noticed a certain amount of radial play from the front sprocket when I was 2000 kms from home on a recent trip to the Yukon Territory. I tried...
  5. Africa Twin
    Probably something "all" bikers know already, but most of my previous bikes had shafts or belt so I am in doubt. I bought the bike 2nd hand, no idea how many miles it has seen (bike had 35.000 mls in total, probably on its 2nd or 3rd chain?). The bike is on 41.000 mls now (Scottoiled) and the...
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