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  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. Chain length AT swing arm on XL600 v

    Hi i was just wondering if anyone knew what length chain i would put on my Re-build. I have put an AT swingers onto an 87 Transalp frame, I think the AT had a longer chain than the TA due to the longer swingarm but no sure about this combo...
  4. PD10 shock in PDO6 frame

    Hi i tried this today, Im not sure if it works on the road but it sits almost the same as my AT did. I fitted the swingarm from my 2000 AT onto my XL600v frame, The AT shock was too long but i tried the shock from a 650 TA and it slid straight in. It does look slightly lower than a pic of an AT...
  5. For Sale: Varadero 1000 swingarm bearing kit

    For Sale / Wanted
    I have a Genuine swingarm bearing kit for the Varadero 1000 I never used Cost me £65 from Silvers Selling for £50 posted PM me if interested Cheers
  6. Rat Bike/Tracker project nearing completion

    Well we have gone from this to this then... and to and.. Frame, yoke, swingarm and wheels all powdercoated. Engine sprayed matt black. Tank stripped and clear lacquered. I know it wont be to everyone's taste on here, but I am pretty happy with it so far. There are a few...
  7. 600 centre stand question...

    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...
  8. swingarm collar

    Dominator / FMX
    Hi guys. I bought a Dominator a few months ago because I want to improve my mechanical skills and a Domi should be simple and cheap. So far so good. The bike is in pieces right now - all according to plan. The collar in the swingarm is in bad shape and I don't want to re-use it. It has a lot...
  9. What to do while the engine is out?

    Hi I have just stripped my transalp down and had the frame, swingarm and wheels powder coated. I will be starting to put it all back together soon. The engine was running 'ok' before I removed it, but while its out what (easy-ish) jobs should I be considering? Its done about 41,000 km Cheers
  10. SLR650 project

    Dominator / FMX
    please delete You can delete this one, sold the bike
  11. For Sale: SLR/FX 650 parts

    For Sale / Wanted
    I've broken 2 bikes for my project and basically used the engine, swingarm, electrics and wheels from each one, so have quite a few parts spare if anyone is interested? One came with a new hagon rear shock too!
  12. 140 tyre on a Dmmi

    Dominator / FMX
    Does anyone know if a 140/80 17 will fit on the dominator i know it will go on the wheel but not sure if it will fit in the swingarm without rubbing I want to try a Mitas E10 and since the spare domi wheel is almost bald i was thinking of fitting one on there to try it out Mitas E10 Adventure...
  13. My quandary.

    Africa Twin
    Hello peeps, this is the third time of trying to post, The chain snapped on my transalp. last week, got away with it, but the sprocket cover bracket bent so a new cover required.My quandary is, l have a complete replacement Africa twin swingarm, wheel and brake, should I upgrade...
  14. Re-build of 89 shock & swingarm linkage

    Dominator / FMX
    Looking for some help, I've taken off swing arm and linkage + rear shock, all nicely painted and putting it back together now. Issue I have is it seems the bike has shrunk or the shock has grown - I'm about 2in out at the bottom. Original shock and parts all being reused. Anyone know what...
  15. Build project using an SLR motor

    Dominator / FMX
    Hi all, hope its ok to post about this here, I'm building a 60's race replica sort of thing using an SLR motor and would like some engine tuning advice! Hopefully it'll end up something similar to this.... But using relatively modern bits, from the SLR motor, headstock, yokes, wheel hubs and...
  16. Replacement swingarm

    I have a 1989 transalp xl600 with the drum brake on the rear, I would ideally like to upgrade to a disc brake however looking at firstly the availability and secondly the cost of a swingarm, wheel and caliper mount etc. I was wondering does anyone know of a straight swap out rear end from...
  17. Need Help Sourcing RD03 Swingarm Linkage

    Africa Twin
    my mechanic is rebuilding the Swingarm linkages and is having trouble sourcing the kit, does anybody know where to get them? We have tried Dave silver , all balls racing and Wemoto. Honda might have them but would prefer not to pay Honda prices. I have read on an old thread that the RD04 has...
  18. AT swingarm £150

    Africa Twin
    Whilst browsing, found ... Honda Parts Search | Genuine Honda Parts | Honda Cars | Honda Motorcycles | Honda Power Products | Lings Honda Share and Enjoy !
  19. Rebuild 2 complete!

    Africa Twin
    Haven't been on much at all recently as the bike was parked up around a year ago and has been undergoing a sporadic upgrade/restoration. Here are a few pics (99% of what you see was supplied by Rugged Roads!) The swingarm was painted by Sudden Impact in Essex who did a fantastic job.
  20. Wanted: Cushion strut/arm for Swingarm on the TA XL600V 1998

    For Sale / Wanted
    Need the 3 way knuckle called the cushion strut/arm. for my Transalp xl600v 1998