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  1. For Sale: Transalp 600 parts for sale 1991 model. plus 2000 rear rack

    For Sale / Wanted
    Cdi unit Tested on my 600. (carry a spare on your bike) £20. voltage rectifier Tested £15 speedo drive with cable £15 rear foot peg brackets with foot pegs £10 each. Belly pan £10. LH Radiator. No leaks. £15. Cooling fan. working. £15 Fork bottom legs From a 1989 model £15 each. rear rack. £15...
  2. Hi all

    I'd like to introduce myself....................
    My name is Tom, been on the forum since while, decided to become formal member. Have 1999 TA 600 custom painted in Pearl White. Looking forward to met some of you on the road someday!
  3. NX650 Oil Strainer Removal

    Dominator / FMX
    Anyone taken the oil strainer out of the bottom of their frame? Tried removing it yesterday, so i could check it, and get frame ready for powder coat, but could not get it to undo. Tried interlocking two spanners to get a higher torque, but still no joy. Any tips on removal???
  4. Anyone want a free 600 exhaust silencer?

    Transalp
    i have this and it seems a shame to bin it genuine 600 exhaust muffler/silencer the 'bottom' end is is perfect nick, but there is rust and a 8mm hole on the rear - easy fix for someone who can weld or rivet a plate on top? collect north London or £10 postage (uk)
  5. RD07A Pod air filters mod

    Africa Twin
    Has anyone had any experience with pod filters such as those that can be used on the Honda Hawk https://www.hordpower.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=1_40&products_id=148&zenid=t9gtpas51iqqntkum9bdb167i5 My airbox has seen better days I think the snokel pipes have shrunk / degraded...
  6. Clicking noise from enginr

    Africa Twin
    Hello co-africans i have a problem. When mybike is on neutral and only on neutral and only when its cold and I pull the throttle I hear a clicking noise coming from the bottom right of the engine It stops after 10 minutes when the bike is better warmed. Should i worry cause i am frightened as a...
  7. new front end. transalp 600 wavy disc for sale

    Transalp
    Finally got round to fitting the new wheel and forks. xl600 fork bottom legs xl600lm Dakar front tubeless wheel. to match the rear wheel. less spokes. original wavy disc for sale in the sale section.
  8. Looking for XL600V headlamp cowl in original red colour

    Transalp
    Hi, I'm trying to restore my bike and the existing headlamp cowling was repaired and resprayed using rattle cans by the previous owner. Does anyone have one still in original red colour and with the right Honda sticker, that they are planning to sell at some point? If so, please message me...
  9. Crash Bars for XL650 V Transalp? Help please

    Transalp
    Hi all, i have been looking at getting some crash bars fitted to my XL650 v Transalp but was hoping for some advice as to what make or type to get. I have managed to find the following two makes which seem to offer good protection to the upper parts of the bike ( the expensive bits ) Does...
  10. XL600R engine parts

    XL
    I have a bottom end for a XL600R, it the red magnesium casing complete with crank and con-rod. Also have two pairs of cylinders and a complete set of dellorto carbs (two together) and wish to sell them off. WOuld rather offer them to the community instead of eBay. Will accept a reasonable offer...
  11. Torque settings for XRV 2001 Africa twin

    Africa Twin Technical Specs
    Does anyone have the torque settings for the bottom linkage bolts, below rear shocker, for the above, please. All I can find in my workshop manual is ' tighten the bolts securely '. ??
  12. 3 way bottom shock mount.

    Africa Twin
    Does any one have one of these for an RDO4 please ? the one i fitted for an RD07 is causing me a few problems. it fits on the bottom of the rear shock Also im after one of those stickers below for the front or know where i can get one please.
  13. For Sale: Wanted RD04 3 way bottom rear shock pivot mount

    For Sale / Wanted
    Wanted RD04 3 way bottom rear shock pivot mount, put a RD07 one on and it lifted the back end which is ok but the center stand now knocks on it so i think i might put the correct one on it.
  14. Wanted: RD07 or RD07A Wanted ASAP

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    Chasing a good RD07 or RD07A Please Message me if you have one or know of one for sale. Many Thanks Tom
  15. Changing headlight from European to UK spec

    Varadero
    Hi guys, Just bought a 2001 Varadero 1000 which is an import from Europe, so my question is that I need a UK spec headlight and speedo, did Honda use a headlight from another bike on the Vardero or am I stuck with shelling big bucks out for a new one. If anyone can point me in the direction of...
  16. engine cases

    XL
    Hi Guys i'm having trouble splitting the bottom engine case on my 82 Xl500r, i have to replace the kick start return spring, i have the engine upside down on the head & I've removed all the exterior screws, are there any internal screws i have to remove & what is the best way to separate them...
  17. Getting Stoned in Gloucestershire

    Great Roads/Routes
    Getting Stoned in Gloucestershire- A selection of historic locations to visit in Gloucestershire including boundary & standing stones,& ancient crosses. You visit them in your own time between 1st May and 30th September. At each location you will need to answer a clue/question about the stone...
  18. Mystery bolt help

    Africa Twin
    Hi again. At the bottom of the V on the right side of my XRV650's engine is a bolt, that will not tighten, what is it for? As usual, the bloody manual doesn't mention it...
  19. Car Sat Nav for Bike? Err..... Seems good value :)

    Africa Twin
    Hi all, Wondering around Tesco like a zombie as usual, I stumbled on this - Garmin Drive 50 LMT Travel Edition with Worldwide maps at £85. I know it wont be water proof and fiddly to use perhaps, but at £85 its a shed load cheaper than a bike Nav?:thumbright: Anyone tried this out? Perhaps in...
  20. Tansalp XL600VV forks

    Transalp
    I have damaged the left hand fork slider (bottom at the thread where the spindle screws in). I can get second hand ones from ebay but they are from the single disk model. Now, the single disk model has the disk on the l/h/s, good, I obviously need the mounts for the calliper, but are they the...
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