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  1. Newbie with new XL350.

    XL
    Hi, just joined this forum as I have just bought a very nice imported ( USA ) 1972 XL 350 that was restored 11 years ago and not been used since. It has been part of a private collection including a Vincent Black Shadow. Plan to put oil down the plug hole for a few days and see how the engine...
  2. PD06 1996 engine in a 1987 Bike

    Transalp
    Hello all, My tranny just died while out in spain, the con rod snapped appaently! I have my eye on a 1996 PD06 engine to replace the old one. I hear that the 1996 engines had a "new whole electronic (TCI) ignition system (new ignition unit, new impulse ignition coils, new ignition advance...
  3. Correct fixings for wind shield

    Transalp
    Hi, Please would somebody tell me if the four silver fixings you can see that hold the wind shield to the headlamp cowl are the correct ones for a 1999 XL600V? Please see pictures. They came with the bike when I bought it new but seem too big and shiny? Thanks PC
  4. For Sale: Transalp 600 parts for sale 1991 model. plus 2000 rear rack

    For Sale / Wanted
    Cdi unit Tested on my 600. (carry a spare on your bike) £20. voltage rectifier Tested £15 speedo drive with cable £15 rear foot peg brackets with foot pegs £10 each. Belly pan £10. LH Radiator. No leaks. £15. Cooling fan. working. £15 Fork bottom legs From a 1989 model £15 each. rear rack. £15...
  5. Proud new owner XL1000 V5

    Varadero
    So just bought it its silver/black 2005 abs 22k on it,i have fitted a new front tyre(metzler tourance) have bought a new chain and sprockets and my question is,does anyone know the correct torque settings for the front sprocket and the nuts for the rear sprocket,i live in londonderry n.ireland...
  6. RD04 oil pump

    Africa Twin Technical Specs
    Hi to all members:thumbright: Help, need another oil pump for my xrv rdo4 part number 15100MV1000 unfortunately Honda do not make them any more and cant find one even David Silver and CMS no luck. However they can supply the oil pump for the rd07 part number 15100MY1010 but can not grantee that...
  7. water pump leaking coolant

    Transalp Technical Specs
    hi all i returned from a ride and noticed coolant coming out of small hole under water pump - i ordered some replacement seals but it has made no difference is this fixable or has the shaft worn so therefore a good seal impossible its a 35,000 miler 2001 model 650 TA i have priced a replacement...
  8. What paint to use on forks?

    Dominator / FMX
    Can anyone advise me as to which silver paint to use on the fork stanchions,should i wire brush them down paint and laquer? or is there any particular paint thats best? or any proven method of doing this job?
  9. Newbie without a bike.... at the moment...But.

    Transalp
    Hi and hello to you all Im currently looking for a 650 to do a European Tour on next year with a friend, we have narrowed the choice of bike to be a Transalp. I am looking at 2007 plate 20k miles in Black and was looking at the various models etc It turns out that this particular bike, although...
  10. Exhausts? Old XL250S

    XL
    Searching for new downpipes for my 79 XL250S and so far found one supplier David silver, are there any other makers of exhausts for these? or what have other people done when they rust through? Thanks for any help.
  11. CRF1000L - Silver GIVI Outback pannier frames

    Africa Twin
    I recently bought a set of secondhand GIVI Outback pannier frames that were in a poor state due to off-road use. So I stripped the powdercoating and got them re-coated in a bright silver (work done by Micro Fusion in Bedford) The alloy catches at the top were restored with alloy wheel paint and...
  12. For Sale: Arai rx7 gp

    XRV Swap Shop
    Arai rx7 GP for sale...SIZE XS 53-54 CM. Worn once ( other than that not used) spare helmet. Metallic silver. Comes with standard clear visor, spare race visor and helmet bag. Approximately £500...New...will accept £350... Or nearest sensible offer. Location....DURHAM. Can't upload photos...
  13. 4 Transalps

    Transalp
    Hi, new to forum. See attached pics of mine and 3 friends; all 650 Transalps, blue, silver, red, black! Recent seaside outing and the 2 adventurous ones went for a paddle in a river on the way home..
  14. XL250R 1983 chain guide rail (chain slipper)

    XL
    Does anyone know where I can get a chain guide rail/chain slipper for a 1983 XL250R? They are not available from Honda nor, at the moment, from David Silver. I have emailed numerous companies around the world who advertise this item on their websites but I don't think anything will come of it...
  15. Transalp paint codes

    Transalp
    Hi all I am trying to find the paint code for my bike I need the main Purple and silver used on the fairings Anyone know where to find these? (and no the sticker under my seat has long since gone!) These colours below
  16. Pillion foot peg rubbers

    Dominator / FMX
    Pillion foot peg rubbers on my Dommie are perishing and falling apart, currently held on with cable ties. Despite the fact I NEVER take a pillion, this has been bugging me so I bought new ones from David Silver. Does anyone have experience/ top tips for replacing those? It looks like it...
  17. Handlebar rubber mounts, can they be replaced?

    Dominator / FMX
    Hi everyone. I have a 96 Dommie that I use for all sorts of travel on and off road. I noticed recently that the bars are moving more in the rubber mounts. Can the rubbers be removed and replaced? I tried tightening the nuts under the top yoke but still they seem to wobble more than before. I...
  18. are early 600 transalps engines better?

    Transalp
    around 1991 honda started releasing the 600 transalp with silver engines (from 1986-1990 the engines were black) from what i can see the silver engined ones don't seem to age as well, they often seem tarnished/corroded apart from that, is there any difference in the engine itself? are the...
  19. 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...
  20. For Sale: off road helmet

    For Sale / Wanted
    cts off road helmet for sale in new condition still with the tags size small (56) in silver with red and white striping im taking genuine offers on it plus postage thanks
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