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  1. slr fmx

    Dominator / FMX
    heres my slr/fmx ive not been on here for a while just fired the bike up today its been stood for 2 years.
  2. Honda xlr125 no spark

    XL
    Hi ,I have rebuilt my Honda xlr125 after it had been stood 6 years , everything electrical works but I have no spark at the plug,I have checked the obvious things but still no spark any ideas. Regards Spunkdaddy
  3. Worth importing?

    Africa Twin
    Hi, Im new to this forum but not biking. Im just back from 2 weeks biking around Mozambique and South Africa. My mate brought me a 1988 XVR650 for the trip. Its in good original shape with about 60,000 kms on the clock. He wants US 1500$ for it. I understand they are fairly rare so is it worth...
  4. Battery dead after being stood for a while

    Transalp
    94 Translap Had her stood for a couple of months while I slowly worked my way through a service - valves etc Battery was putting out 4v yesterday . . .. Haven't been able to charge the battery yet but did get enough in it to get her up to 10 or so volts - at this voltage you could hear the...
  5. For Sale: Armstrong 500MX for sale

    For Sale / Wanted
    armstrong 500mx for sale all complete not been used for a long time turns over with log book 1988 will need going through as been stood for a long time. miss the airbox message or call rob 07891020445 offers
  6. Admiring the AT

    Africa Twin
    Went for a ride last weekend and stopped to get fuel. Came out and there was a guy stood looking over my @t. He'd been refuelling his Ducati monster. Said he'd always loved the twin and quoted "if the world went wrong and imploded on itself, there'd always still be an @T on the go" and I...
  7. Wanted: Wanted rd07 fairing

    For Sale / Wanted
    Anyone got a fairing/panels for an rd07? Bought Jason's AT & now starting to get it sorted after being stood, I can get the fairing repaired or pick up another and get it painted. So what's out there?
  8. running on one cylinder!

    Varadero
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  9. What Bike lift are you using

    Chatter
    What bike lift or paddock stands are people using to work on the @?, I have got one of the red manual lifts but cannot get it to go low enough to get it under the belly pan (grinder has been put to work) and it fell off the paddock stand I have (lucky on to the side stand and I was stood next to...
  10. 600 Shock Rebuilt, Spartacus?

    Transalp
    Welp, further to learning that I can't fit a 650 shock to a '98 600, here is the next shocking question: Has anyone here got first-hand experience of having a 600 shock rebuilt in the UK? I've searched, and there are a few people who have heard of it being done or heard of firms that offer a...
  11. A little camp?

    Chatter
    Disaster... I've run out of coffee. OK not too much of a disaster but I do like a cuppa and the coffee I thought I had in the cupboard is not there so we are out. Well almost. I've found a bottle (yes a bottle) of Camp Coffee which is a rare Scottish delicacy form about 100 years ago. No...
  12. RD03

    Africa Twin
    Here is my Rd03(still on french plates) It might be up for sale as work commitments no time to restore paint work(surface rust on frame) It been stood in a barn for a year ..We put fresh fuel in it, it ran but i would clean carbs out if interested pm me
  13. Oil pressure light

    Africa Twin
    Right seem to have the fuel pump power feed sorted , so with the ing on there is no oil light showing on the dash. Its has been running and there is no problem with pressure. Ive mailed the owner before me and all was fine when is was stood up 6 years ago. Wear is the pressure switch all the...
  14. ACF-50?

    Transalp
    Now I know alot of you rave about ACF but Iv'e not used it myself as yet. What I was wondering is could anybody tell me if when it dries on does it have a white-ish appearance. Thing is Iv'e just bought an old R80 thats been stood for years and on first appearance it looked like it might have...
  15. xr 250

    XR
    Mate of mine has just bought a xr 250 1999 bought it round today for check over everything is fine except in oil filler in frame there is emulsified oil if it was water cooled you would say its head gasket, bike has been stood for 18 months any way drained oil and fitted new filter , anyone come...
  16. Drain Fuel TA 650

    Transalp
    Hello, I have taken the fuel tank of to replace the spark plugs and im considering a re-spray, bike has also been stood for a while and I want to drain the fuel. Have taken the tank off but the only way I can see to fully drain the fuel is to remove the petcock / fuel diaphragm. Any other...
  17. xlr125rw

    XL
    i,ve bought my son a xlr125rw to pass his test on,i bought it in august and we,ve been going out for short rides as and when time allows. its been running fine up to approx 3 weeks ago,it was stood for a fortnight and now althought its starts first time it won,t idle off choke. give it half...
  18. clutch switch - RD07a - confirm my thoughts...............

    Africa Twin
    .............. That if the neutral lamp on the dash lights up between gears or when stood still - but only with the clutch lever pulled in that its the clutch switch under the lever............... Anyone stripped one to 'fix' it?.............. Cheeeeeers dudes.......... Bri
  19. poor wee fella never stood a chance !

    Chatter
    after my wee trip to scotland at the weekend the bike was a bit grubby so out it came for a crub up this evening:D and found this:eek christ know how fast the inpact was but it was well packed in there and took some rooting out not much left of the wee fella:( any ideas if he was scots or...
  20. XR been stood for 3yrs

    XR
    I brought a XR400 97 the weekend from a chap who has owned the bike from new and has been well maintaned. However as the bike has been stood for about 3 years, we think the fuel has evaported with the carb and has caused the slow jet to become blocked through varnishing. The bike starts fine...
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