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  1. Blown bulb

    Dominator / FMX
    My dommie’s tail light failed on the way home last night. The first clue was when a trucker flashed his lights at me after I passed him on the M25. A couple of others flashed but it’s remarkable how many of my fellow motorists didn’t! Also remarkable what a faff it is to get to the bulb. Both...
  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. Tps sensor

    CRF - New Forum!
    Does anyone know what the affects of the tps wiring being snapped would have on the running of a crf 450x 2005 :confused::confused::confused::confused::confused:
  4. RD04 Carb Repair

    Africa Twin
    https://i1367.photobucket.com/albums/r784/adamnightingale/DT200R%20Restoration/Capture_zps1u7mvupa.jpg Hi All I am trying to get a severely corroded RD04 running, The carbs have completely seized and it appears to be due to external corrosion. Is there a good resource available to understand...
  5. HELP - 6mm bolt snapped in the head

    Africa Twin
    Had a bit of a nightmare yesterday after installing new pistons reassembling the heads and getting the engine back in the frame quite nicely disaster struck. When torquing down the small 6mm bolt in the cylinder head it snapped like a bit of cheese. As usual this was the last bolt. To fit a...
  6. Swingarm adjuster snapped

    Mechanical Advice
    Hi all, (newbie) , just done a post on the crf page but think posting here may get more response, iv recently purchesed a 2014 crf 450r, on adjusting the chain I found a seized adjuster and yes like a t**t I snapped it trying to undo, iv tried several metal drill bits to drill out without...
  7. Crf swingarm adjuster

    CRF - New Forum!
    Hi all, iv recently purchesed a 2014 crf 450r, on adjusting the chain I found a seized adjuster and yes like a t**t I snapped it trying to undo, iv tried several metal drill bits to drill out without success, my question is can anyone recommend a drill bit that will get through the snapped...
  8. Left side Switchgear

    Dominator / FMX
    Anyone chopping up their bike and no longer need the left side switchgear? My indicator switch has just snapped inside and could do with a replacement. Thanks!
  9. hand gaurds for the 2005 traqnsalp 650?

    Transalp
    Can anyone recommend hand guards for the above bike. Snapped my hand brake lever ( but managed to manufacture a mock-up for now) Looking at the twist grip there doesn't seem to be provisions for fixing a two point gaurd, which I would prefer (more solid) It seems to be a closed off tube...
  10. 1998 XR400R bogs and runs rough past 1/4 throttle

    XR
    Hi. I've had my 1998 XR400R for about a year now, and it's been running perfect. One day I was riding it hard, and it felt like something changed all of a sudden. Very fast, it was not gradual. Now the bike runs really rough pretty much past 1/4 throttle and completely dies at WOT. To add, the...
  11. Did zvmx124 chain

    Africa Twin
    DID Chain - 525ZVMX124 Super-Street ZVM-X-Series Heavy Duty Black Hi haven't been on on here for a while ,but purchased one of the above to fit to my RD07A having snapped a JT chain last year which took out the water pump in its haste to exit the front sprocket ,I thought I would buy the best I...
  12. Carb idle screw asembly

    Dominator / FMX
    When i bought my 89 nx i noticed the idle screw cable was snapped off at the carb, the tosser i bought it off assured me he had a spare and would send it on. Well he didn't and i have no way of adjusting as the cable has snapped tight up to the point of entry, CSNL have none nor D S. does anyone...
  13. RD03 Restoration

    Africa Twin
    RD03 Rebuild New to here, just bought my first big bike to rebuild and restore while I take my direct access. an E-Reg 88 Jap import RD03 Africa Twin. Needs a bit of work, back rim is badly corroded so bought a Transalp 650 wheel to replace it. Frame could do with powdercoating and it need a...
  14. 2006 fmx 650 front sprocket

    Dominator / FMX
    Hello troops thanks for the previous help much appreciated, now I'm wondering is the front sprocket meant to have some play in it, and what is the correct way round please im guessing the flat side has the retaining clamp as the way I found it other day it had the ridge facing out with the clamp...
  15. Transalp 650 clutch cable change

    Transalp
    Hey all, My clutch cable snapped last week (luckily once I was home and parked) and I just swapped it out the other day. It took me longer than expected to free the old cable, purely because there was a little cable clip on the rear of the main upright. Difficult to see or feel, but once I had...
  16. Chain warning!

    Mechanical Advice
    I'm just going through my new to me Transalp 700, fitting a scottoiler and have discovered a major defect in the chain. PO stated chain and sprockets were about 1k old, no discerable wear on sprocket and chain could not be pulled away from the rear sprocket teeth and plenty of adjustment left, I...
  17. Transalp 650 Rear Indicators upgrade to LED???

    Transalp
    I need to replace my rear indicators on my 07 Transalp 650 as I have snapped one off when I dropped bike (Doh). i was thinking of upgrading to LED whats peoples thoughts? is it easy to do? need some advice?
  18. Replacement indicators - Tip

    Transalp
    Hi Guys, I thought I'd just share a tip. Something I came up with today which has worked really well. I was looking for some new indicators for my 650. I wanted something the same size. Very hard to get it seems. I can of course order originals at £20 a peice. I've broken mine off _so_ many...
  19. kick starter

    XL
    Hi Guys need a bit of help, i have an Xl500r 1982 & i have had it for over ten years, but have since got the urge back to ride her again, no i was trying to kick her over after changing the CDI unit & gave her a freshen up with new plug & oil + filter etc etc, now this issue is when i went to...
  20. Rd04 - changing dials from kph to mph and footpegs

    How to.....
    Hi, this may have been covered but I see on ebay that a company do a pretty decent inlay for the speedo/dials for the RD04 anyone ever split these dials open to replace them? Could really do with swapping the KPH to MPH and the dials are faded pretty badly. any advice would be greatly...
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