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  1. Dominator / FMX
    My indicators pack up when it rains. The lights come on but don’t flash. Same whether left or right is selected. All bulbs working ok. I’m no electrician and wouldn’t know how to use a meter to trace a fault. But given that all four bulbs work, the problem occurs on both sides and the switch...
  2. Transalp
    I was told it was intermittent when I bought the bike, and had been checked out and nothing seen to be wrong. So, investigations were made, and I soon discovered it barely reached the contact point inside the gearbox. I’ll probably order a new one, maybe, and I didn’t want to leave the copper...
  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. Transalp
    any idea where one can get one from for a reasonable price?. or better still anyone know the thread size, so i can look into a gauge kit.
  5. Transalp
    Well, I’m back! First post for over two years. Been away from Honda, big mistake. Let me just say that Transalps are superb. Oh, a pain to work on the engine but..... :D Picked up Suki yesterday, a new to me 09 plate. Ahhhh, lovely ride. Anyway, back to tech... The rear brake pedal is 8 feet...
  6. Africa Twin
    Hi chaps ... the main beam on my 96 RD7A has stopped working as in flick the switch on the bars and nothing also the flash button on the front of the switch gear does nothing .... were can i find the relay that controls this ... :thumbup:
  7. Transalp
    Hi I'm on a 2003 650 Transalp. Not owned it long, I've noticed a small hole in the Exhaust down near where the Exhaust fit's onto the big Metal box underneath (is this the CAT)?? After the clamp so the hole is on the muffler part. Anyway's I've got original Stock Honda Muffler on. I'm not...
  8. Dominator / FMX
    Can anyone tell me what the microswitch on the Clutch Lever is for? And the best way to remove/bypass it?
  9. Africa Twin
    The brake light switch unit that sits behine the frame, moves when | put the rear barke on and hence doesnt activet the light. it sort of moves backwards at an angle. If I hold it in place the light works but then stays on until I let it go. Any ideas on how to sort this? I thoght of a zip tie...
  10. Africa Twin
    My brake light isn't working with the front brake. I was hoping a quick clean of the connections at the switch would fix it, but no joy. What else is it that might be the problem. I read one thread where a guy had a broken wire. I'm hoping that isn't what's wrong with mine. Brake light works...
  11. Dominator / FMX
    So, last time I had the carb apart I put in a 55 slow jet As it turns out or seems atm a 55 is a little too much. Seems to run ok but tickover still a bit erratic Anyway, see if you can answer this If I leave it ticking over and then switch off the fuel, it seems to smooth out and the tickover...
  12. 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...
  13. Africa Twin
    Hello Mates, I got an issue on my Africa... It is a kind of strange starting issue: When I turn the key, I got lightes on an everything looks like working perfectly (lights, turn, etc..) Then I switch the start killer "on" and push the button to start. Nothing happens: no noise, no moves...
  14. Dominator / FMX
    Hello, I`m new to this group but wondered if anyone could help me with a problem with my 1999 Dominator indicators please? The set on the right side work immediately when the switch is activated but the left hand side have a delay of between a couple of seconds - to not working at all ! I have...
  15. Dominator / FMX
    Hello Gents, If I wanted to use an earth fed switch (momentary push type) to kill the ignition, which wire do I need to feed the earth to? The standard Domi kill switch just cuts the power to the CDI, but I am trying to simplify the wiring and switches. Many thanks Jim
  16. For Sale / Wanted
    Does anyone have a good 1980 honda xl500s left hand switch they are prepared to sell please?...and a word of warning: NEVER, EVER, take one apart...EVER!! Sent from my GT-N7105 using Tapatalk
  17. 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...
  18. Transalp
    Hi I have got most things working following my rebuild. The only niggling thing I seem to be left with is that the engine will turn over and start when the start button switch is in the off position as well as the on position. I must have a wire crossed over somewhere, but I have checked...
  19. Transalp
    My brake switch isnt working on the rear brake i have bought new switch but cant find anything about how to get to it? or how to dismantle it...? Anyone offer some advise or diagrams? Thanks in advace
  20. XL
    Has anyone got a neutral switch rotor for an '82 XL250RC or know where to get one?
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