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  1. Transalp
    It wont let me change my email address in "settings" It doesn't email me when I get a private message It doesn't email me when there is a reply to a thread I am subscribed to All this seems to have started a few days ago Is anyone else having these problems?
  2. 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.
  3. Other Honda
    Hi, I've just won this ebay auction for a CT90 needing a bit of work. I'm after peoples thoughts on if they think it's a good deal, and anything I should check when I go to collect? It was a bit of a last minute impulse buy. https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/372556173903 Thanks in advance, Rob
  4. Africa Twin Technical Specs
    Hi all, My Rear wheel of my 88 RD03 has serious rim rot and the bike won't get through an MOT. I've been trying to source a new rear wheel but had no luck. I have found a rear wheel from a 1998 model and wondering if it would fit? Thought I'd ask hear for advice. My other route is to get a...
  5. Africa Twin
    Hi, mt AT (Catweasel's) has barkbusters and they limit the steering. They hit the fairing before end of the normal range of movement and I think they are why my steering lock won't engage. Any tips before I start grinding bits away? Cheers, Stewart.
  6. Transalp
    used on the bike for about 50 miles it's 47 tooth. ie one less tooth than the standard 48 tooth. ie. revs will be slightly lower in the cruise £15 posted (it's currently in my dad's shed so wont be able to post it for a few weeks)
  7. CRF - New Forum!
    New to the group could do with a brain to pick please. just aquired a crf 450 xrl 65 plate the bike had done 29 miles when I purchased it in November after a full nights running fine it just started cutting out if I held the clutch and let the revs die down then won't start for about 5 mins. Any...
  8. For Sale / Wanted
    This is my 1991 RD04, the engine turns but won't start ... i think it's the fuel pump. It has a new back tire, new battery, new Trailtech Vapor. I have the old dash, but in km, lights and all the plastics with sticker bomb on them. I wanted to post it here before i go on ebay. Asking 500 for it...
  9. Transalp
    Hi all. My choke won't stay open on my bike. I can Pull it open revs pick up all perfect but it seems Like there is a bit of force pulling the lever back closed? Can't seem to work it out. Has anyone come across Is there anything to adjust? Your wisdom would be much appreciated. Cheers...
  10. Chatter
    I find myself in need of some assistance with my latest project. I am trying to get the rotor off of my project and I dont have the required tool if you go to 3min:14sec on this video you will see what I am trying to do. I need the size of the long socket required to remove the three stator...
  11. Transalp
    I am looking for a new aftermarket exhaust for my rebuild. I tried something I bought off ebay a while back but it was really really loud. Any suggestions for ones which wont shatter the neighbours eardrums or break the bank? Cheers
  12. XL
    Hi Guys need a bit of help, i have an Xl500r 1982 & i have had it for over ten years, but have since got the urge back to ride her again, no i was trying to kick her over after changing the CDI unit & gave her a freshen up with new plug & oil + filter etc etc, now this issue is when i went to...
  13. Africa Twin
    What do you guys use to undo the drain screw on the float bowl, only all my screwdrivers won't fit even the small ones, too little space, any advice please
  14. Varadero
    Hello mates, sometimes when I turn on the key the fuel light doesnt goes out and the bike wont start. What could be the problem? regards Vara 2002 carbs
  15. Transalp
    Has anybody found an aftermarket supplier for the needle roller bearings on the 650 shock link, I only want the two where the long link attaches to the swing arm but at Honda prices just over £30 each they are a bit dear! Iv'e found the same size bearing at bearing shops BUT they are the caged...
  16. Dominator / FMX
    HI i LAID MY DOMINATOR UP FOR THE WINTER AND NOW IT WON'T START. BATTERY HAS BEEN ON A TRICKLE CHARGER . CHECKED THE SPARK AND SEEMS OK. WHEN I LOOSEN THE DRAIN SCREW NOTHING COMES OUT. WHAT DO I DO NEXT? THANKS PHIL.
  17. Dominator / FMX
    So I went to see just how deep the rabbit hole goes and completely tore my dommie apart for a restoration. I'm currently rebuilding it, and I've changed the pads on the rear, but there is only a pin to secure them on one end, which means that the pads won't stay in the caliper! What am I...
  18. Dominator / FMX
    Hi Guys, I have replaced the rear piston and seals on my Nissan caliper. I cant get the dam thing to work now. I have tried to bleed but it wont seem to? Any tips??
  19. Africa Twin
    Hi all, I'm having trouble finding any suitable paint for the exhaust heat shields on an RD03. What have people used in the passed? As far as I know the colour is Magnesium Gold. Will regular paint work or will it need to be high temperature? I won't be painting the engine casings...
  20. Transalp
    I've taken the rear shock out of my 700 Alp and removed the standard spring. I'm sending it to Faulkners for them to make me a stiffer replacement. An off the shelf spring from them isn't an option as the standard one is tapered ( about 3-4mm narrower at the bottom ). Not sure what weight spring...
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