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  1. Africa Twin
    Took the bike for its MOT today. Called in at the local Shell garage to juice up, after I'd filled it the cap wouldn't click back in the tank and the key was stuck solid. I asked the guy behind the counter for some WD40.......sorry mate we dont sell it. What a garage with no freeing oil...
  2. Africa Twin
    After a successful final drive bearing replacement and a cursory check of all bearings etc, engine back in frame, fired up and off we go! Then the rumbling started, when the oil warmed up. Nothing I'd heard before the surgery, so WTF? Ride for a while hoping it will clear...stupid I know, I've...
  3. I'd like to introduce myself....................
    Just joined the site,, in a pickle. My Transalp just seized up. Its a 1999 anniversary model and in good condition. Trying to find an engine but no luck so far. Oh wot to do!!. Should I sell it for parts or replace the engine, but that will cost a few bucks as I can't do it. Found a good...
  4. Africa Twin
    in the unlikely event that any AT owner hasn't had their choke plunger sieze up (bad running at low revs, poor idle, poor fuel economy), have a quick look at this thread: http://www.xrv.org.uk/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?t=4693 The replacement parts from Honda cost about 46 pounds per choke. But one...
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