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  1. Hi everyone !

    I'd like to introduce myself....................
    Hi ! I'm a new member from France (in Auvergne, in the center of the country) First of all, I want to apologize for my poor english (kind of a french tradition, I think...) I ride a 1988 gold honda dominator, I keep it as a "collector". I also love VW bugs (I own a 1303 super beetle), and old...
  2. Getting hot ... water pump ?

    Africa Twin
    Ok so over the last 4 years and 30k this time of year the old girl runs about 55-65 degree according to me RR KATO digi temp sensor to the point were i cover the rads up to get it to around 80 in winter. Now all of a sudden it upto 80-90 degrees with nothing covering the rads :???: Now the...
  3. Transalp 600 1998 Headlight replacement

    Transalp
    My mates got a 1998 french import (600VW) and needs to replace the headlight unit but he can't find one. Does anyone know if any others can be made to fit poss from another make of bike or from an earlier 600??? Help appreciated (Parts link undernoted) Cheers...
  4. Shipping Car From Germany

    Chatter
    Hi everybody. i'm moving out of the country for a short while and that i wish to require my cars with American state. They are 1. 2000 Toyota above atomic number 11 with greedy exhaust 2. 1975 VW minibus I am curious to understand, however am i able to check if my above can pass their...
  5. RD04, RD07 Wheels

    Africa Twin
    Nothing to do with me, but just noticed a pair of Africa Twin RD04/7 wheels on eBay. £400 or offer Honda xrv 750 africa twin wheels | eBay Bob
  6. Lowering SLR650

    Dominator / FMX
    I think I'd like the SLR I'm picking up to be a bit lower so have been looking at how to do it. This lowering block: Honda SLR 650 RD09 1996 MFW Lowering Kit Drop 30mm | eBay - pic below - looks like a good start for the rear shock but not yet having the bike I'm not sure how it fits. I'm...
  7. another new scrambler exhaust , to boldly go

    Dominator / FMX
    been busy making up another exhaust for the constantly evolving scrambler , not quite finished yet but the majority of the fabrication is done , quite pleased with this one , made up a muffler box which has one inlet which splits into two perforated tubes and twin exits linking to two vw beetle...
  8. 700 speedo readings

    Transalp
    Tried a speedometer app on my phone, don't know know accurate it is, so tried it in the car. My VW Golf, driven at 70mph displays 67mph on the app. My Transalp 700 at 70mph displays 63mph on the app !!!!, at 80mph it displays 72 !!!!!!!!!!!
  9. vw maryland

    Other Bikes
    Cook Volkswagen of Bel Air is a new Volkswagen and used car dealer located at 2110 Bel Air Road, Fallston, MD 21047, serving Maryland Call 1 888 524 4630 for sales, service, parts and financing.
  10. ADVScotland, sort of ride report

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    This seems like a better idea than trying to post loads of photos.....
  11. No more VW hippy vans - sad?

    Chatter
    VW campervans: Health and safety rule changes in Brazil stop production of 1960s iconic vehicle | Mail Online End of an era?
  12. VW Beetle Exhaust Tip for the XR 400

    XR
    Anyone had any experience fitting them? Are they difficult to fit? Are they fairly quiet too? Cheers.
  13. In Denial?

    Chatter
    In Denial? (And I'm not talking about what the Muslim that fell in to a big river said!) At the beginning of the week, the front coil spring on my VW Golf snaps, with the bottom of the spring hanging out of the cup on the strut, and a sharp end millimetres away from the tyre. I hadn't gone...
  14. Transalp in a VW Van - Dimensions question

    Transalp
    I may have to collect a Transalp 700 and I'm wondering if I can get it in a VW T4 Van What I know so far - Bike height overall 51.4 inches Height in the back of a van 55" ( Not sure how accurate that is I can't measure the van right now) In theory it should work has anyone done it and is...
  15. For Sale: TA 98 600 EBay

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    spotted a 98 Transalp 600 on ebay spares or repair 1998 HONDA XL600VW | eBay
  16. Where to purchase vw beetle exhaust tip?

    XR
    Baffle out of stock exhaust and running better but too noisy. Have read about the VW exhaust tip. I followed the link to the vw heritage site but cannot find the actual part - can anyone post the direct link?
  17. Wanted: VW Polo workshop manual

    For Sale / Wanted
    My son has bought a 2000 polo as a winter run around and there are a couple of little jobs that need doing. Before I shell out a bunch of money at Halfords or ebay does anyone have an unused and unneeded Haynes or Clymer manual that they would part with.
  18. VW Exhaust Insert

    XR
    Re: XR400 all parts for sale - Big end gone Hi, what can you tell me about this VW exhaust insert mod, haven't heard anything about that mod before so maybe it's usefull to others to know. Thanks. Wayne
  19. VW exhaust insert - Jetting

    XR
    I've just done the vw insert mod (I have to say for the money it's seems brilliant!!!) and am looking at the jetting. What are the guys that have got this mod using? I'm running 158 / 60 and it seems a little lean on the pilot? Is anyone running 162/62 like the stock 96/97 machines? thanks
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