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  1. For Sale: Transalp XL600V 87-99 Givi Crash Bars

    For Sale / Wanted
    A set of Givi (I think!) crash bars that fit all 600 Transalps (according to EBay sellers) They are used and have scratches and a small dent (filled) They have been given a coat of black paint to preserve them. They were removed from a 1992 TA (pictured) as I am making a naked TA. To be...
  2. Cat-Converter for free.

    Transalp
    My 700 Alp has now been gone for 4 months and during a clean out of the garden shed I came across the original cat box that I removed. I also have the Honda touring screen that came with the bike. If anyone is interested in taking these off my hands then they are yours for free. They will need...
  3. short brake/clutch levers

    Transalp
    Hi can anyone recommend some short clutch and brake lever sets. i'm taking my 600 off road and find the levers awkward and think shorter ones would be better. anyone fitted some? were they any good?
  4. RD04 Scratching noise when pulling clutch

    Africa Twin
    Hi :) I have an RD04 from 1990 with 67000kms on the clock. The last couple of days I have started to notice a scratching sound from the engine when I pull the clutch and let I roll to a traffic light or something. Everything sounds perfect in neutral and when driving that's why I am worried...
  5. Standard carb clamp sizes

    Dominator / FMX
    Sorry folks, I'm asking for help again. I'm going to hopefully be cleaning and stripping the carb this weekend and while its out i will be replacing parts as i go. Does anyone know the sizes of the carb manifold clamps for both the air filter and inlet manifold rubbers? I would try and...
  6. Honda transalp 700Va9 front pads

    Transalp
    im on my 3 rd set of pads thought i knew what i was buying i bought EbC FA388, NOW THE PADS ARE DIFFERENT on the one im taking out the hole for the pin is at one end there is a square end for were i meets it resting place ,now the new pads have a cut out on the square end can still use these...
  7. 2018 Honda Africa Twin Adventure Sports Owners Manual

    Africa Twin
    I'm taking delivery of a new 2018 Africa Twin Adventure Sport this afternoon but I won't be getting the owners manual until later next week. Do you know where to get an electronic copy of the owners manual and also how do you run-in the engine on the new bike. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
  8. back brake problem RD07a

    Africa Twin
    Bike was running perfect and I decided to fit rugged roads snail cam chain adjusters which only involves taking long bolt out etc. Went out on bike today and brake performance not good. The rear brake used to be very good and I didnt think I lost a spacer but what have I done wrong?
  9. strange clicking sound

    Dominator / FMX
    i have just rebuilt my 92 dommie top end new followers,oilpump disaster. I have fitted everything back as itshould be however when turning the motor over on the crank to find the T mark. As i rotate the crank i can hear a "click" is this the cam actuating the decrompression plunger? should i be...
  10. Fmx 650 sparkplug

    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...
  11. Front brake calliper clips/shims

    Transalp
    After taking my calliper apart to clean the pistons and bores and to replace the seals I made the error of not taking photos of where the two clips/shims go !! I've ordered a manual but until it comes can anybody help? It's a twin piston calliper off a '93 transalp and there are two stainless...
  12. RD07A Water pump weep hole

    Africa Twin
    Hi fitting new chain/ oil change etc yesterday have noticed that I have a very small ,really small weep of coolant from weep hole .It would be only a single drip gathering at the lowest part of the waterpump casing over a 24 hr period ,have placed kitchen roll below area and nothing over night...
  13. footrest rubbers interchangeable

    Africa Twin
    Can the rear footrest rubbers be used on the front footrests? cant quite tell and cant be bothered taking them off to check :-)
  14. Transalp 650 gaiter replacement

    Transalp
    How easy is it to take the front forks off to replace the gaiters- mine are in a sorry state. It's not so much the taking off as putting back correctly so as not to muff up the handling?
  15. What to replace when opening engine

    Africa Twin
    Hi all! I’m restoring my RD03, I have just taking the entire bike apart and will start with the frame and engine. The engine was burning about 1L oil for 2,500km and most of the seals are leaking so I will replace all the seals and put some new piston rings in. My question to ye is what...
  16. Touratech pannier frames for RD07 wanted

    Africa Twin
    I'm looking for pannier frames. Touratech seem to be taking a long time.
  17. 1995 600 size of collector outlet

    Transalp
    (or) I wish I hadn't bothered but it had to be done lol My original standard silencer has some small holes in it so I decided to remove it and patch it up. It was a heck of a job trying to get it loose from the downpipe but it finally came away or so I thought. It had only taken the collector...
  18. So is this enough or to much

    Dominator / FMX
    Hi All, Complete new Dominator owner here so bear with me. So I thought I'd check the oil today but ended up a little confused. The dipstick has a thermometer on it as you can see from the attached pics. But it doesn't have any markings on the stick to say high or low oil level. So any...
  19. RD03/04 engine rebuilding possibly

    Africa Twin
    Well I've been in Europe 6 months now and yet to get a bike. I've been looking for an RD 04 since I have been here as I have an RD03 stateside already and wanted something different. Everything seems to be to far away or I just don't get to it in time coupled with the fact I was looking for a...
  20. Project help required

    Chatter
    I need some advice. I have been offered a Yamaha TZR 250 from a mate as a project for jnr when he heads back to Technical College to start his third year of his bike mechanic education in september. I would like to know if there are any usb cameras available on the market that can be used to...
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