In the box of parts that came with the '89 NX650 that I just bought, I found the metal plate/sticker that shows the VIN, tire pressure info, model year, etc. Where does this thing belong on the bike? I want to glue it back on, but I can't find it on parts diagrams.
Has anyone successfully got TFL to exempt their bikes from the new ULEZ charge?
In Dec TFL said my XL650 was exempt from the charge and their "database would be updated to reflect this".
So....The ULEZ charge starts in just 3 weeks and their database still shows my bike as being liable for...
Anybody know how much fork oil inthe 1986 xl600 LMF forks, XR 600 shows arouns 455ml, so i am thinking the same althoug the forks are a different construction, also best weight of oil for Uk (north climate)
Any help appreciated
I need a bit of specialist advice regarding my sons Yamaha DT 125 LC project so if Nick in Brum shows up in any of the posts could you kindly ask him to PM me or send me his e mail address..We are having electrical issues and Nick knows about these bikes...I have sent a PM to him but he hasnt...
I want to do a compression test but can’t find the right PSI number for my bike.
I have a Haynes Manual and that shows the numbers for the XRV750 and transalp but not the xrv650,
I also have a manual for the xrv650 but it says 28 PSI and that’s not right.
Can anybody tell me the...
I am using this site to try and order some bolts that I require to put the original backend on the bike
question I have is this, to order the bolts for the carrier(I have the collars) it shows bolt number 27 for the middle...
The first thing to say is that my Dommie is very much a winter hack, ridden in all weathers, rarely cleaned, not a concours show bike by any stretch... so it’s not a massive surprise to see some corrosion on an 18 year old bike. Question is: what to do about it!
The pic attached shows a hole in...
A bit of advice/help would be gratefully received here.
I'm trying to find front and rear discs for the XRV 650. I haven't had much luck finding anything good, my primary concern is most aftermarket discs are a single piece, where the OEM appear to be floating (perhaps due to a risk of...
can anyone tell me the correct way up for the forked arm on the rear suspension of a 650 tranny.
mine is fitted with the lower shock absorber mounting lug being lower than the pivot point but this photograph shows it the other way up ie with the shock mounting above the pivot
I have a strange problem. My battery has been running down(new battery)
I have removed the aftermarket alarm but that's not cured it.
With the negative lead disconnected if I put a 12v tester(not a multimeter) between the lead and battery post I get 5v with the ignition off. It's a graduated...
Hi folks....I managed to track down an original centre stand for my TA. It's in pretty good shape. I've not fitted it yet, but I've a question for anyone in the know:
on the microfiche parts pic, along with the stand & springs etc. it shows an additional 'arm' and a couple of 'clips'...I'm...
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...
I'm trying to restore a 1988 NX650.. the bike used to run great years ago and it still runs great. The only problem is the exhaust pipes get cherry red within 10-20 seconds of starting...
I measured the temperature with my temp gun and it shows 700f +
What could be causing this? Could it be...
Well with the old Vara now gone I have the following bits available for free
SW motech luggage racks with most the fittings
Crash bars with no fittings
Both are rusty/scratched/dented/very well used
Could be brought back to life with a good wire brush and a tin of Hammerite!
I can't be...
Do any of you guys have any experience in setting up a Mikuni VM26 carb?
My sons Yamaha DT 125 LC3 does not want to tick over without cutting out.
On further inspection of the carb we have different jets in it. and I think that might be the problem.
As you can see in the photo its supposed to...
i have this known problem of clutch noise/knocking/rattleing on idle and when you pull the clutch the noise stops.
so i read that this was fixed by changing the bearing?..question is where is this bearing ???
mine is 2004 ABS . the mileage is not correct but i assume it should be high.it...
Two sealed packs of genuine Honda/Nissin front pads.
A quick cross reference with the EBC equivalent shows they fit a whole host of bikes like:
DRZ400, CRF250, XR400/650 aswell as 600/650/700Transalps and various 750 Africa Twins.
They are correct for all 650 Transalps so please check they are...
I am reassembling a 1975 tl250 and the holes for dowels that retain the crank bearings are different on
the cam drive side is much smaller than the clutch side.
the standard dowel fits the clutch side but not the cam drive side
the parts book shows both the same part number