Can anyone tell me wether the engine takes semi-synthentic or fully synthetic oil?
I can see that it takes 10w40 but what do people reccomend on here?
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Hi all, and thank you for your welcome. Can you carb synchronizing gauges, ones that have whatever is needed to connect to the carbs. Also, where is the take off for gauges on the carbs?
I have just had a rebore on my 92 Donnie.
What oil should I be using to bed the rings and bore.
Should I stay away from semi synthetic?,
Should I use some cheap oil for 500 miles then change filter and oil for some semi synthetic?
Your thoughts please
Hello guys. Okay as you are all aware this bike has been a part of this forum for many years. Not only have I owned it for 4 years it belonged to another forum member before me and I hope it can continue it's long tie with XRV?
My beloved XRV750 RD07A in the fastest R/W/B colours...
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XL650V 2001 Now sold
Honda Transalp XL650V 2001 Full Year MOT Expires 12/04/2017
Excellent Condition For Age. Genuine honest bike, no nasty surprises.
Mileage is 38800 approx, which is nothing for these bikes.
Starts first time and runs very well.
There are no leaks or nasty noises. Does not...
Hi guys, . Have brought myself a 1993 mtx 125, im using it for a little commuting and green lanes. Having loads of fun on it but a few annoying issues have popped up. Firstly, it kicks over and starts well. But then dies off and stops shortly after starting and once this has happened she's a pig...
I filled my tank two days back, 55 miles ago.
Got on the bike today and after a few minutes I could see both fuel lights winking on and off in sync with each other every now and again.
I also noticed the indicator flashing at high speed. I know this normally shows that one bulb is not working...
What is the difference between mineral and synthetic 2 stroke oil and which is the best for my sons 1986 DT125LC?
We are going to start his bike up at the weekend after its winter hibernation and I will be using a remote tank of fuel as I am not sure if the oil pump is working.
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Anyone had experience with using Smith & Allan oil in their (old) Africa Twin?
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Seems to meet all the right standards, etc., but at less than £3 per litre when delivered in a 20 litre...
So I got the XRV650 Tested on a Dyno,
There was two issues according to the results & also what the Dyno instructor told me.
1: The main jet is running rich.
So from 50kph - 120kph it ran ok but from
120kph onwards it gets richer.
The Dyno instructor said it will need a new main...
Rebuild is almost finished and engine is back in one piece and in the frame so its time for the oil, going to use 10/40 but not sure whether to use mineral, semi synthetic or fully synthetic, as the oils about at the time of production were mineral based thought I'd use that but open to...
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Has anyone got a better price for the Honda original gators. ...they are horrendously expensive...around 40 eur each!!
Does anyone have an alternative solution...I will consider anything as long as it keeps the forks clean
Is there any way at all of installing something which does not...
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Done about 800 miles on a fresh oil and filter change done by the previous owner.
The oil is still looks as good as new but it needs a small top up but the previous owner cannot remember what oil he used.
So not sure if it was mineral, semi or fully synthetic.
What oil should i...
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