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  1. Africa Twin
    The digital trip on my 2003 07A has started to play games. The Clock works ok and the speedometer is fine. The digital trips work ok upto about 35 mph, then stops recording. When the speed drops it starts working again. I have checked all the plugs and sockets and opened up the trip meter and...
  2. Africa Twin
    My 1994 RD07A is intermittently missing a beat at idle? It does need some carb work and is idleing a little high. But every once in a while it seems to have a little hiccup. There is a mechanical “click” sound then a miss in the RPMs. It’s just for an instant, then returns to normal. This...
  3. Transalp
    I can not seem to find out where the rear stop switch spring attaches to the rear brake lever. Can anyone enlighten me with words, pictures or video?!! Many thanks in advance
  4. Africa Twin
    Does Anyone know if fuel pump should stop working when killing engine using kick stand ? As mine fuel pump working continuously after. Its not bypassed and start working properly when engine crank... Sent from my SM-G930F using Tapatalk
  5. XR
    Hi All, I've just recently aquired an 93' XR650L and it didn't run well initially. Symptoms where popping once in a while while driving, but also when standing still, dropping gas to idle, it ran for around 15 secs and then one pop in the exhaust and boom stop :-) I reckoned it was running to...
  6. Transalp
    I've just had to have my XL700 Transalp in for a service. They've informed me that the main stand is knocking against the frame and the cat because it is missing a "bump stop". Must admit that I recall it banging when you put it up but think it has done that since the day I bought it. Could...
  7. Dominator / FMX
    Good evening all, I'm having problems wondering whether the fmx sparkplug should be a short plug as each time I renew the plug it never seems to go in all the way, I clean threads and put plug in until I feel it stop hard and I can see the crush washer still isn't home, it's been like this since...
  8. Transalp
    I’m a strong believer in less is more when it comes to touring speed, a rider can withstand more hours at 65mph for example than 75, especially if they stop every hour for 10 mins rest. I’m riding 250 miles on Friday but in no particular hurry, so thought it might be fun to try a programme of...
  9. Transalp
    Hello all, What is you experience after the decat, do you get blue header pipes colors? Did runs the bike not more the 20in without the O2 sensor elinator, could that be the reason? With the lambda/O2 sensor, would the blue coloring stop? Cheers Mike
  10. Transalp
    just if anyone is interested, over the winter i changed the complete front end of my TA700 with the USD front end from a 97/00 Aprila pegaso, and it was quite an easy swap, just had to change the bearings on the yoke shaft, modify the top yoke to accept the ignition switch & hiss, and fabricate...
  11. Transalp
    I took my 2008 700 Alp out today for a 30--40 miles run seeing as the sun was shining, at last. After a not too hard a thrashing whilst heading home I rode through the local town. Whilst amongst the slow traffic I thought it sounded a bit lumpy once or twice. A quick blip of the throttle seemed...
  12. Transalp
    My 700 has always run a bit hot. I am thinking about swapping those 2 tiny radiators for a single large one. My question is would it be a simple swap or is there anything there to stop me doing it, some technical reason? I guess radiators are pretty simple but would like to hear from someone who...
  13. Africa Twin
    Hi, failed the MOT yesterday :cry: due to uneven braking at the front. I can feel that the braking is uneven (as you apply slight pressure to come to a stop it feels like the disc is warped) but didn't really feel it was an issue. The MOT man did... So...what to do? I removed both discs and...
  14. Africa Twin
    I'm getting some pannier frames powder coated for my new CRF1000L so thought I'd give the RD03 back end a limited refurb. Main aim it to stop the rot of the rear subframe. Couple of non-standard plates on the rear rack for the GIVI top box and exhaust bracket need removal/replacement.
  15. Dominator / FMX
    Hello My indicators work when the ignition is on and also when the motor is turning and in neutral. As soon as I put it in gear, even with the clutch in, they stop working. Also, perhaps related; - the headlight dims when I am driving and the revs pick up - the neutral gear cut switch (can't...
  16. Transalp
    I'm having a problem with my 2009 XL700 cutting out on me. It runs great when ridden BUT the problem is with the idle speed. It won't stay at around the 1200rpm level that it should! So when you start it you have to keep revving it and when you stop in traffic, at junctions, etc you have to rev...
  17. Transalp
    Hi folks....I managed to track down an original centre stand for my TA. It's in pretty good shape. I've not fitted it yet, but I've a question for anyone in the know: on the microfiche parts pic, along with the stand & springs etc. it shows an additional 'arm' and a couple of 'clips'...I'm...
  18. Transalp
    Hi I am trying to find a way of adjusting the rider foot pegs position on my XL700. The stock footpegs are in my way when I stop at the traffic light and I want to move the 2-3 cm to the front or to the back. I know that SW-Motech had some pricey kits for the XL700, but are not available...
  19. Varadero
    Hi mates, Ive been using lately the shell advance 10w40 ultra 4T. Last trip to Pyrennes I did 3500kms and I had to topup with 1/2lts . Last day of the tour I had a non-stop 800kms with arround 35-40 degress and my stator melted the isolation..., could it be cause of the lack of that 1/2lts...
  20. Travel
    Hi are there any GPS experts on the forum? I am planning a trip around the coast of Ireland this year, I'm plotting my route using the on line satmap xpedition software and downloading as GPX Tracks. All well and good so far, after sorting the glitch with satmaps format I import them to...
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