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  1. Dominator / FMX
    Hi All, I've tried searching but haven't managed to find a definitive answer. Is there a direct replacement carb that would fit a 1999 nx650? I was going to strip and rebuild mine as it's got the usual tickover issue but if there is a better replacement that could be used I may well just go...
  2. Transalp
    Photos of my Alps strip down, clean, oily rag refurb & rebuild . . . Before . . . . on the day of purchase actually Don't you just luv a nice clean rim? :rolleyes: 10k / 20 years miles of chain crud Front end work commences Front end rebuild in progress Heavy Duty crash...
  3. Africa Twin
    Hi, My 2001 AT has 18,000 miles on it. It runs poorly and stumbles and vibrates a lot. Over the winter I think a carb strip and rebuild is in order. Any thought as to have far should I go? Remove carb?. Strip? Fit new jets, gaskets, etc? Ultrasconic cleaning? Replace diaphragms (if fitted)...
  4. Africa Twin
    Well folks both my bulbs have blown so before i strip them out what should i be buying bulb wise H5 , H7'S ... :thumbup:
  5. Africa Twin
    Hi All, So my bike is 30 years old next year, It just passed the 100,000km mark last month and it also took me and my wife on a 60,000km tour over the last year and half so it deserve a bit of attention :) My plan is to strip the bike down, repaint the frame, service the engine. Then...
  6. Dominator / FMX
    Assume gear lever was worn, purchased new one, shaft also worn :( would it be ok to weld for now? I assume it's engine out and strip etc ? Any other ideas ? Could I drill through pedal and shaft tap it then add grub screw ? What options do I have Tia Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  7. Africa Twin
    When putting my bike back together I found the fuel tap is leaking when in the off position, I had lost my patience in the excitement of hoping it was going to start, to open up the tap and see what was wrong. So anyway the bike fired up as normal :p but it looks like I have a sticking float...
  8. Transalp
    Hi I started the long awaited complete strip down of my 87 TA the other day and noticed a switch mounted under the rear mudguard. It is attached to an orange relay(?) with 6 connectors (only 2 of which are used). Any idea what it is? Cheers David
  9. XL
    Can anyone tell me how to remove the bushes either side of the swing arm? I want to strip everything out before paint and I want to renew the bearings anyway. There was a little bit of play I could feel. Here is a pic: Thanks, Adam.
  10. Other Honda
    Hi Just picked up a pitbike non runner for free Engine was very tight so decided to strip top end off to inspect as bike has been abused badly Barrel make red and piston ruined. Not to fussed as it was for free for my kids to play on and bits are cheap as chips. My problem is the gudgeon...
  11. Africa Twin
    Hi guys! Here is the video of my noisy RD07. I changed camshaft tensioner becouse of this noisy sound, double check valve clearance, check exhaust gasket. Is this normal sound. Firend of mine said that probably its crankshaft bearings or something with valves....? I need you opinions before i...
  12. For Sale / Wanted
    Krauser panniers K2 LH 25 litre RH 30 litre rack and brackets £130 A pair of Krauser K2 panniers LH 25 litre and RH 30 litre with the ‘universal’ fitting brackets and rack. NOTE you will need to buy/make the fittings to connect the universal parts to your machine. I have the homemade fittings...
  13. Varadero
    I noticed after a very long ride on a muddy/dirt road that my rear shock was getting plastered with mud. Quick and easy fix was to install a small strip of rubber, using a single zip tie. Works well, cheap, and only minutes to install. BEFORE AFTER
  14. Dominator / FMX
    Hi, just wondering if anyone has any exploded diagrams of the engine internals, there is a tapping/knocking noise when the engine runs cold, just wondering what it might be before i strip it down. Cheers Chris
  15. Africa Twin
    The previous owner of my RD04 had fitted a new exhaust, shiny shiny etc. but the side panel was resting on the exhaust mount, and has developed a split. If you close it it is almost invisible. I have played with panels years back with various glues and not had much joy. I am thinking of trying...
  16. XRV Swap Shop
    Afternoon All, I've got one of these http://www.amazon.co.uk/Hyundai-HY2000Si-Leisure-Inverter-Generator/dp/B00992ELC8 in the garage doing nothing. It's had very little use due to the fact that if it didn't start first pull it used to foul the plug then was a complete arse to get going I''ve...
  17. XR
    Hi I have a import 250 with the upside down forks and elec start. I have just had to strip the forks as the seals were burst and now ready to put back together. My question is how much fork oil do I put in. I can't find any workshop manuals out there that tell me anything on these forks, I have...
  18. Africa Twin
    Right so the wife is going away for a week in July .... so its time to strip the bike down so I can get the frame blasted and powder coated .... Any advice or tips ..... :thumbup:
  19. XR
    As above I have the elec start model with the upside down forks. I can't find a manual in the UK that has these forks. Looking to strip them as the seals are leaking and need to know how to do it, plus how much fork oil to use. Any info guys Thanks
  20. Varadero
    Hey all I'm stripping down my engine as the big ends are knocking. Having taken the heads and cylinders off I have noticed so much of it is rusty. Even the crank and cams...... Looks like it was recently honed as well as I can still see the marks. Guess it was sitting in pieces for a while...
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