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  1. Tickover problems - Cure is here.

    Dominator / FMX
    My most recently acquired SLR650 had a tickover problem and tickover has been discussed on this forum of late so I thought I'd share what I've learned. The bike came to me running, but with a knackered sounding starter motor, despite only 17K on the clocks (believed genuine). The bike would not...
  2. XLR250 baja Carburettor problem

    Hi All, I know this is a common issue with these bikes, I would however appreciate some thoughts on the following. Mine is a 1990 xlr fitted with the single Keihin carb. The issue is it starts fine, but if you try and rev it briskly it dies. If you slightly put the choke on, it works fine. I...
  3. Choke Cable /Connection to Carby

    Dominator / FMX
    Greetings Pommie Dommies from sunny 'Stralia, you must be getting excited at summer biking weather in the offing soon eh!:cool: Have been lurking on here for a while now, lots of good info and a great community, which has helped me in the process of tidying up an old red Dommie, must be old cos...
  4. For Sale: Harley 2005 Sportster 883 XL retro style rubber carburettor Evo wire wheels

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    To help fund a new acquisition, a 1990 Harley FLHTP, I have decided to sell my Sportster. It is a Harley Davidson 2005 Sportster 883, a rubber mounted motor (no vibes) and carburettor fuelling (simple adjustment) with spoked wire wheels and simple minimalist retro styling. The bike is taxed...
  5. slow running jet adjustment

    Dominator / FMX
    hi. i have tried a search on the forum so i dont ask an already covered question but no joy, so: am i right in assuming the slow running jet on keihin cv carbs are on the fuel circuit meaning anticlockwise to richen or is it the air circuit which anticlockwise is to lean off. i just trying to...
  6. metal mule panniers and mounting frames for honda varadero 06

    hi just bought new to me a tri colour 06 varedero with 11000 miles on the clock. rode it home from huddersfield all i can say is what a great bike for the money leaps ahead of my africa twin. great fun.. what kind of things do i need to look for eg maintenance on the bike it has a full service...