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  1. Raising AT RD04, sudden clutch slip

    Africa Twin
    Hi guys. I don't see how this makes sense ... but let me ask! After installing kitpeds raiser kit (+6cm front and back) & removing db killer, my clutch slips. Before I had no issue whatsoever (RD04 from 1992 with 87000km). I checked for free play on the clutch lever and there is more than...
  2. 84 XR 350 engine removal.

    Hello everyone, I'm having a difficult time removing my 350's engine. I've followed the manual and have removed everything and I've even removed all the engine mounts. However, when I try to remove the lower left engine bolt it doesn't have enough room to come out before it hits the frame...
  3. Wanted: PD10

    For Sale / Wanted
    Hi can anyone tell me which other model xl`s wheels will slip straight into my 1999 xl600v PD10 twin disc, ive been emailing ebay sellers for the diamentions of their wheel rims and will they fit a PD10, all i get back over half the time is a simple no and alot of tyre sizes. Can someone tell me...
  4. Clutch slip fmx650

    Dominator / FMX
    Wen the engine is cold i dont get any clutch slip but wen the engine is hot i get clutch slip can any1 advise me on what i shud do to solve this problem. I was going to buy new friction plates an see if thats solves the problem. Also will i need any special tools to change the clutch?
  5. Exhaust slip on options for a quieter life? '97 XR600

    Currently have an Arrow exhaust can fitted along with the standard headers. I've fitted an after market dB killer which has quietened it down a little but it's still fookin raw loud when revved. If I start that thing up when I'm on the early shift the neighbours will go ape! What are you lot...
  6. Wanted: Link pipe for RD07

    For Sale / Wanted
    Link pipe for RD07a I understand it might be a long shot, but perhaps somebody has a destroyed slip-on muffler with a good link pipe for an RD07. Must be Ø54mm OD fo my Leo Vince slip-on. Something like what RuggedRoads used to offer. Pipe and springs. Don't really need the bracket. Or if you...
  7. Slip on Cans

    Being a tight Yorkshireman I was wondering if anyone had fitted any generic slipon end cans such as: Carbon fiber Color Exhaust Muffler w/ Movable Silencer DB Killer Motorcycle Pipe | eBay
  8. Car versus motorcycle oil

    Dominator / FMX
    Hi all I have searched the forum but can't find an answer to my query. I have a '99 SLR650 which I intend to give regular oil changes, however motorcycle specific oil is much more expensive than car oil. I have always used car oil in my BMWs and British bikes but have read dire warnings of...
  9. Handgurd fitting - the last one !

    Hi all, Thanks so much for the help with the left guard :D:D:D That's sorted !!! It just 'clipped' on !! Just need a bolt for the top with washer, I am sure I will have one somewhere. Guard 2...... throttle side:confused: Tried this morning to fit it and although this seems really obvious, the...
  10. new to forum ...

    Dominator / FMX
    Just bought a 2007 FMX 650... Mods 15/ 39 sprockets. Arrow slip on cans.
  11. xr 650r tail pipe

    what end can are people using? looking to use my bike more as a dual sport than a laner so noise not too much of an issue is any one using a slip on from a road bike any info be great...
  12. Sticky clutch under acceleration

    Africa Twin
    AT has 32k miles on it Noticed on my last ride (Ypres 300 miles there) and on the rides before then that when changing gear if I have been riding for a few hours or accelerating hard it won't go into the next gear, I have to roll off the throttle and try again This isn't every gear change just...
  13. XL700 with Leo Vince can

    Decided today to take the dB killer out of my Leo Vince LV One Evo II slip-on, sounds better so I thought I'd leave it out. But I was reading the little booklet it came with and it says :- 'in case of use of the exhaust in the open version (without dB killer), it is necessary to remove the...
  14. How loose is your seat?

    Africa Twin
    I was just having a fiddle with my new to me RD907A and found that the seat is quite loose at the tank end,don't get me wrong it's secure but if you grab it at the tank end you can rock it from side to side a bit,all the rubber blocks are present on the bottom of the seat but I have noticed...
  15. Why is it...

    Why is it that I run into ALL the student drivers and pensioners in the area on the one night when I'm nursing the bike home on a one-strand clutch cable that won't quite disengage the clutch anymore? Never ceases to amaze me how spooked some people seem to get from something as simple as a...
  16. Clutch adjustment

    Is there a definitive way of adjusting the clutch? Since changing the cable I cannot get it set right for correct engagement of the gears. When I start the bike I let her warm up for a minute or two and then engage 1st to start off and nearly always feel as if the gears dont quite mesh right...
  17. another MOT pass today too

    Africa Twin
    ol' Dumbo back on the road, failed on a rear tyre, 1 side light, & binding brake (not moved for a while) the mot station put her as a xlv1000 on the slip, told him to change it, he said couldn't go back 2days, he'll do it next year... eh. feels like a wallowing pig compared to the now stolen...
  18. Wanted: DR350S exhaust or slip on

    For Sale / Wanted
    Anyone got one of these around?
  19. XR250r 4 Exhaust

    I have a Honda xr250r 4 2004. I'm after a FMF Powercore 4 slip-on exhaust or something similar for it. I can't find anything in the UK from searching online in the usual places (Ebay :rolleyes:). I assume that four stroke slip-on's aren't universal and that it would be made to fit a specific...
  20. Wanted: Fork guards for an RD07 (latest, 2003 model)

    For Sale / Wanted
    I am looking a pair of white front lower guards that connect to the front mudguard and slip down over the bottom section of the forks. Don't need to be in great condition.