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  1. Dominator / FMX
    I have rebuilt my dominator and some how now its all back together have lost the VALVE SET, STARTER Part # 16046-MY6-770 and cant find one for sale that not mad money anywhere, any help or if anyone has one it would be very much appreciated . cheers Ewen .
  2. Africa Twin
    Hi All, It’s been a while since I was last here. I have a RWB 03 XRV 750 that has lived in a bush for the last 10 years. I know serious neglect but this weekend I have had it shipped to my new address. Seat off, jump leads out, phew not seized it turns over on the starter motor and tried to...
  3. Dominator / FMX
    It would seem that my starter sprag clutch has started to spit the dummy and wondered if anyone on here knew of a supplier ? Fleabay has several but a heck of a price :(
  4. Africa Twin
    Quick question, My starter Relay needs replacing, I'm not close to any motorcycle shops etc. Can I use a car Relay if it looks the same ? Or has anybody any ideas of what can be used ? Thanks :) Traveling The World Two Up on a 1989 Africa Twin 650. Updates Here...
  5. For Sale / Wanted
    I have a spare engine for sale It came with a job lot of parts, I only needed the other parts so this engine is redundant It has apparently 30k on it, there is some wear on the output shaft, other then that it looks to be in decent condition Obviously I haven't run it so can comment on its...
  6. 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...
  7. Dominator / FMX
    I have an electrical problem which is getting progressively worse. It started off not wanting to start on the odd occasion - unless i turned the lights on and then off again - then starter would run. then it did it all the time. Have to flash the lights before starting. Now indicators wont...
  8. Transalp
    Hi My 87 TA has developed a problem when trying to start. Basically when you press the start button, there is a 'pop' and sometimes a small puff of smoke near the starter solenoid area. This in turn seems to discharge the battery. I have replaced the solenoid but its still doing it. I have the...
  9. Dominator / FMX
    Hi Guys, I have a 2000 NX650 which I am in the throws of making it look like an old CR250 Elsinore... Would like to have a kick starter... Can it be done...? I hoping it's just a case of using earlier parts..? Cheers, db.
  10. Africa Twin
    Hi, there has been some talk about starter motor repairs earlier, but I couldn't find a good (reasonably priced) source for the starter motor bearings in Europe. The US repair kit is still available, but to me it seems a bit pricey (200+ USD), and I don't need all the parts supplied with it...
  11. Africa Twin
    Hi Just a question on the starter button..just put my tank bag on..and started the bike..when moving the bike outside the garage i touched the starter button with tank bag , starter motor this right..or is there a switch faulty... Thanks.karl:thumbup:
  12. Africa Twin
    Hi all, I would like the ability for the bike to start in-gear (with the clutch in). My 1998 VFR has this ability - I found it handy to be able to leave the bike in-gear with the engine off to hold on a hill when stopping momentarily, then to be able to re-start straight away by just pulling in...
  13. Dominator / FMX
    Hi guys, I'm rebuilding my starter motor as it went caput, stripped it all down put new brushes on and cleaned up the commutator and output shaft, and got all the bloody oil out of it. The problem I'm having though is sourcing the internal bearing and oil seal that sits in the end of the...
  14. XR
    Just bought bike. started fine when being shown bike 3 hours later would not start turned over a few times - then Nhhhh sound only ( not firing/ turning over at all ) Lights seem bright Voltage on battery was 18 ( on 20v range - I don't have a 12v range on my multimeter! ) Is the starter...
  15. Africa Twin
    Eh, Saturday evening treat, with an intermittent click, and a desultory quarter turn on the starter motor :rolleyes: I pulled the Motobatt, which was showing a healthy 12v and change, and put it on the Optimate, about an hour to a full charge and the same thing... I'm sort of hoping the relay...
  16. Dominator / FMX
    Has anyone rebuilt a starter motor? The ebay item below will fit but has anybody used one? Or does anybody know of an alternative source of parts? Starter Kit Fits Honda Motorcycle NX650 XR650L NX XR 650 644 | eBay
  17. Dominator / FMX
    when in situ which way does the starter motor pinion rotate mine is going clockwise, is this correct? Can a starter motor have its polarity changed ? when I took the cover off to sort a starting problem I started the engine no spark. ALL Electrical components parts are working, and checked to...
  18. XR
    When I first bought the bike the manual decompressor wouldn't do anything, you could pull it and the cable would move the arm on the crank case but it wouldn't decompress at all. Since doing the valves (albeit one too tight) this started working and I could decompress and kick all day long...
  19. Africa Twin
    Hi guys, I have a 96 model AT and have the following issue. The bike won't start on the starter button ,I can bump it and she runs . I have fitted a new starter /stop button switch , still no joy. I have checked the starter solenoid and it cranks the motor over,there seems to be no power coming...
  20. XR
    looking for a pumper carb that will fit on my 2004 xr250l (the one with the starter motor) mine has the mikuni 88 CV carb because of the starter the carb bowl cant be too low. any ideas.
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