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  1. Only crappy when it rains

    Dominator / FMX
    My indicators pack up when it rains. The lights come on but don’t flash. Same whether left or right is selected. All bulbs working ok. I’m no electrician and wouldn’t know how to use a meter to trace a fault. But given that all four bulbs work, the problem occurs on both sides and the switch...
  2. Appreciated advice, CUTTING OUT .

    Africa Twin
    Hi everyone, I am a proud owner of a AT RD07A 1997 (Name TOTO) I experienced a bizarre moment this morning as was riding, Toto decided to cut out leaving me with no lights or ignition button working( dead ) 10 minutes later after waiting on the side of the road she started again ! Now I will...
  3. Hone for new rings

    Africa Twin
    Hi all, I have been lucky enough to be the new owner of an 96 XRV750. As we all know there are not many here in the US and I'm excited to get her on the road. I'm working on rebuilding the motor and I can not find info on what grit of hone to use to re-ring. I have factory rings and the bores...
  4. Digital Trip

    Africa Twin
    The digital trip on my 2003 07A has started to play games. The Clock works ok and the speedometer is fine. The digital trips work ok upto about 35 mph, then stops recording. When the speed drops it starts working again. I have checked all the plugs and sockets and opened up the trip meter and...
  5. Chain slider (lower front) on XRV650

    Africa Twin
    I'm looking for some help on the mounting of the chain slider. I've been working on a restoration and it has been some time since I've been at it due to health reasons. When I went to put the slider on, the mounting point does not seem to be right. I'm wondering if one of the points has been...
  6. technical question ...Fuel pump relay

    Africa Twin
    Does Anyone know if fuel pump should stop working when killing engine using kick stand ? As mine fuel pump working continuously after. Its not bypassed and start working properly when engine crank... Sent from my SM-G930F using Tapatalk
  7. XR400 Standard Indicator Relay

    XR
    Hi all, just joined here, need some help. Partners son has an xr400 that needs to get through an MOT. It has standard indicators with bulbs not LED ones and we are after locating a relay to get these working. For the life of us we can not locate one, can import one from Australia of all places...
  8. Hi guys

    I'd like to introduce myself....................
    I have a 2000 750 had it since sept been working on it for last 6 months and riding it really enjoying the bike I live near York
  9. Empty top oil resevoir. Okay to start bike?

    Dominator / FMX
    Greetings fellow dommie enthusiasts. I'd be grateful for some expert input on this question. My '99 dommie has not been started for several months. There is ample oil in the engine, but the top oil tank is bone dry. (Oil check valve isn't working as it should?) Is it okay to start the bike...
  10. Need help with voltage on a 650

    Transalp
    2001 650 Brand new "motobatt" battery fitted recently, all working fine, then one cold morning it only had enough power to turn the engine over twice, then went flat. Battery recharged from the mains. then all starts fine I suspect the Oxford heated grips are killing the battery. They are...
  11. 3D Printed choke valve guide for the RD07

    Africa Twin
    Hello and nice to meet you all! I have been experimenting with 3D printing for a while, and I have designed and printed those nasty choke adaptors that always break! I have printed them in a special type of ABS plastic durable to temperatures up to 140 celcius. Have them on the bike for 3 months...
  12. Headlamp Relay ...

    Africa Twin
    Hi chaps ... the main beam on my 96 RD7A has stopped working as in flick the switch on the bars and nothing also the flash button on the front of the switch gear does nothing .... were can i find the relay that controls this ... :thumbup:
  13. XL700 Footstand Extension Plate

    Transalp
    Hi,Can anyone recommend a good foot stand extension plate for the XL700?I've had a Cameltoe fitted for a couple of year and although it looked good I was not impressed with the way it bent with use and the bolts were continually working loose. So loose in fact that it now lies somewhere along...
  14. Neutral light and horn suddenly not working ??

    Dominator / FMX
    Hi all. Currently building a street tracker from my old FMX. Just re assembling it and yesterday had all the idiot and horn working. Come back to it today and have lost the horn and neutral light ? Can’t find any duff wiring etc and visually checked the fuses. Any suggestions ? Jez
  15. RD07 Dual Pulsar question

    Africa Twin
    Hi members. I'm working on a friends RD07 which he's trying to "bring back from the dead". Long story short. The original engine blew (or got blown) and he bought a new one from a stripped down bike. His bike is a RD07 XRV750 T which has onepick up/pulsar coil listed on the Haynes wiring...
  16. RD03 Front Brake Light Problem

    Africa Twin
    My brake light isn't working with the front brake. I was hoping a quick clean of the connections at the switch would fix it, but no joy. What else is it that might be the problem. I read one thread where a guy had a broken wire. I'm hoping that isn't what's wrong with mine. Brake light works...
  17. Smallest van to fit a 650 in

    Transalp
    I’m working down in Dorset and thinking of hiring a van to collect my bike one weekend, rather than spend 6 hours on the train and then 5 hours back mostly on motorways. It also means I can bring another suitcase of bits and pieces with me, I work at sea so spend months away at a time. Can I...
  18. 2004 Honda CB1300 speedo tacho and digital display playing up

    Other Bikes
    Hi, would really appreciate your help with my 2004 Honda CB1300 My bike clocks started playing up and stopped working. bike starts all good and all led lights on the clocks work but not the speedo , tacho , digital display and digital clock.Normally when you turn the ignition on , everything...
  19. Africa Twin RD07A starting problem

    Africa Twin
    Hello Mates, I got an issue on my Africa... It is a kind of strange starting issue: When I turn the key, I got lightes on an everything looks like working perfectly (lights, turn, etc..) Then I switch the start killer "on" and push the button to start. Nothing happens: no noise, no moves...
  20. Exhaust Manifold Flanges

    Bodgers Corner
    I'm working on a project with my VTR Firestorm getting some stainless steel split flanges fabricated in a small run. On the VTR v-twin the front pot gets hit by salty spray and heat and the OEM mild steel flange gradually disintergrates. Not helped that Honda set them as non removeable on the...
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