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  1. New slipper chain - DIY job

    Just in case anyone else in the UK needs one of these parts and does not want to pay the stupid price of £32 :disgust: ........ (these are only $15 in the states) I just made & fitted today, seems OK. Cost me about £2 & 1/2hr effort. (I bought a 25mm thick hard rubber dapping block on eBay)
  2. Dominator piston rings dimensions

    Dominator / FMX
    Hello folks, me again :blob7::compress: Does anybody maybe know the correct dimensions of the Dommie piston rings in STD setup? (Inner diameter outer diameter and thickness of all three rings) Thanks! :thumbup::thumbup:
  3. Do 2mm leather jackets exist?

    Hi guys I am looking quite hard online for 2mm leather jackets but it seems the 1.1-1.4mm range is mostly in fashion. Anyone knows of a good brand that makes leather thickness higher than that range please? Thanks
  4. Wanted: honda xr 250 kick start idler gear

    For Sale / Wanted
    wanted asap xr 250 kickstart idler gear must be 24 teeth 68mm in diameter with a 20mm hole or the shat and 10mm thick ive bought several rom ebay to no avail please please help me
  5. Silly question, I'm sure ...

    Africa Twin
    I'm looking at getting some new rings for the AT, but I see 3 sets available. What is the number they're defined by? Is it the gap at the opening of the rings, or the thickness? And what's the practical difference between them? Have a look...
  6. TA 700 leovince decat pipe, where to get gaskets?

    Just got a decat pipe 2nd hand but the guy didn't send the gasket sleeves for fitting into the headers, The original Honda ones are only about 3mm thick washer type where as the pics of the Leo Vincent ones are more like a tube so anyone know where I can get some?
  7. Newbie with stupid question...

    I nearly bought a Transalp when they first came out. But didn't. Loved the look of it though. Now, I've just bought a 2004 Transalp. Question: does old style bodywork from the original fit a 2004 or has the frame changed as well as the bodywork on the later ones. It's not such a stupid question...
  8. 600 for sale on Gumtree

    they're coming thick and fast now... Honda Transalp XL600v | United Kingdom | Gumtree
  9. big end shell bearings

    Africa Twin
    hi can anybody tell me what shell bearings i need ? my old rods are marked A2. I have two new (secondhand ) con rods that have been cleaned and the markings are vauge i think i can make out an A on one and the lower half of a two on the other? my crankshaft is marked with A ................ 2...
  10. Plastic for wear points

    Hi all, not sure if Chatter is the right place but ho hum, you never know might get shifted. Anyone got any experiences or recommendations for the thick plastic you get to put on the wear points on the bikes frame. Kawasaki don't appear to spend too much on a thick layer of paint so when I've...
  11. Lord Vader or any German Speakers

    Hi everyone i think the origin of this Medal/award is in Recognition of Sporting excellence awarded to either German Troops or German People.My Father brought it back with him after getting liberated from a POW Camp in Poland.The Medal/Award is 50mm Diameter and 3mm thick.Does anyone know any...
  12. uploading pics

    sorry if i'm thick but I just been trying to upload some pics and cant seem to do it! :( told you I was stupid :D anyhows... I pressed the image button but it only giving me the option to enter url but the photos are on a memory card.. I tried copy and paste but it wont paste neither.. best I...
  13. Clutch pushrod xr500 xl500

    I have a 1982 xr 500 project and the motor runs fine but its missing the clutch push rod,i am guessing that one from an xl500 would be the same? Anybody know if it would. Has one for sale or can measure one up length and thickness and I will get one made up . Thanks in advance
  14. Happy birthday Bazza

    has someone started this already...? Birthdays coming in thick and fast in January!! Have a great one!:king:
  15. Oil filter help

    OK... on the R45 I have in my possession a new oil filter, big o-ring, shim and paper gasket I've dropped the dropped the oil and removed the old filter being really careful to note what came out and what order. Behind the three bolt cover is a big o-ring and the filter. No shim or paper...
  16. Well goodbye Patrick

    I used to like old Patrick for his wacky looks, thick accent , waistband up at his neck -and the monocle.:D He's been around so long he was like part of the furniture, spying through his garden telescope and generally being an eccentric which is good -we need more of them around. But. Then I...
  17. Choke

    Hello. I've just got a new (to me at least) 2001 650 and for the life of me, I can't find the choke button. Does it have one or am I being thick?
  18. Urgent help required

    Africa Twin
    Hi guys, in the **** a little. Stripping the clutch and i've found there is no thrust washer at the bottom of the basket, urgently require the thickness and outer dia of the washer if anyone knows?? Not to concerned with the internal dia as i'm thinking all it has to do is clear the shaft. Need...
  19. Fork oil

    Trannie says 5W, has anyone used 10W? Is it too thick? Or preferable using 5W and increasing quantity a tad? Too much can blow seals, I know. Cheers guys
  20. Long Shot

    Hi All Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. I'm looking fo a small piece of aluminiun tube/bar, it needs to be 2.5" OD and if tube a wall thickness of around 5mm, I only need around 3" length to make a carb spacer, tried a lot of stockists and they want to sell me great big lengths. Cheers for...