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  1. Lost key

    hello, My friend and neighbor only had one key for his xl125v 2002 and has lost it,he has searched everywhere but no luck,he has a very active toddler who may have chucked it,anyway can anyone tell me where the key number is located on this model,would it be on the inside of the petrol cap?under...
  2. XL125V 2005 headlight adjuster screw

    I was adjusting the headlight on my 125 varadero (XL125V 2005) and the adjuster screw has wound out of the internal nut. Is the headlight a sealed unit? if i take it off will i be able to open it up and re-attach the spring and screw. At the moment the headlight is shining at my front mudguard...
  3. xl125v8 regulator/rectifier......

    Hi all, Can anyone let me know if there is another regulator/rectifier on the market which will fit my baby vara 125(2008 model) and not cause any problems ASWELL AS NOT BREAKING THE BANK!!?? I had a supposedly generic one fitted to her last year and now she's melting wires!!! I believe it is a...
  4. Slight oil leak from XL125V Varadero - Where from??

    Hey peoples I've got a very very small oil leak on my Honda XL125V. It will drip about 2/3 small drops per day so its not too bad. It appears to be coming from behind the starter motor but im not 100% sure. I've taken some pictures can anyone help determine where its coming from and also how...
  5. Best / Correct oil for XL125V V4

    What is the best oil and correct viscosity for the varadero 125 V4 please?
  6. haynes manual for vara 125

    looks like haynes finally got round to it!! FREEPOSTUK HAYNES HONDA XL125V VT125C NEW MANUAL 4899 | eBay Product: Honda XL125V & VT125C (99 - 11)
  7. Varadero XL125V Oil Pressure

    To all, I've had a look around this blog for a while and can't find anything on the subject so I thought I would raise it. In pretty much any car around, you have an oil pressure light that comes on with low oil pressure. Is there any reason that the baby vara doesn't have this and is there...
  8. XL125V 02 Exhaust, where can i get a sports one, new, or used?

    im trying to locate a sports exhaust for my bike. a second hand one would be good, if anyone knows of any around, or keep an eye on ebay. or where could you get a cheap one new, maybe a devil ? or which one do you think sounds good on the 125?
  9. xl125v 06 Idle Speed

    Manual says 1500rpm give or take 100. Mine needs 1900 to be happy or 2100 to feel nippy. MPG is fine - should I be concerned?
  10. Xl125v Varadero 2006 mpg fuel economy

    At risk of anorakness.... I'm getting 83.5mpg on 30/40/50 town roads (31mile round commute). I get 270 miles exactly before needing to go to reserve. Should be able to squeeze to 85mpg easily.:angel9: NB my tickover seems happiest at 1800-1900
  11. XL125V (06) Newbie's first oil change

    Mechanical Advice
    Based on other fourm info. I'm planning to use Halfords 10w40 semi-synth for my first oil change (at 800 miles since purchase and 7500 service). Questions therefore are.... what oil filter do I need (a link to where to buy would be cool) and what tool do I need for it's installation? Oh and...
  12. Honda Varadero XL125V manual where can i find one?

    Hi Does anyone know where i could find a manual for a Varadero XL125V year of bike 2008. As im finding it really hard to find one on the net? Any ideas....... Thanks
  13. Vadadero XL125V year 2008

    Good afternoon, This is all new to me but i have a couple of questions to ask about my bike. I,ve just noticed that the oil has gone milky when looking through the oil inspection class on the side of the engine. I did read some where on the site that it's condersation? Is there anything i can...
  14. new owner of a xl125v Varadero

    Hi, I am picking up my new bike tomorrow. It's a 2005 xl125v Varadero 6k on the clock. I have a few questions regarding the bike. I have noticed that the exhust pipe is quite exposed ( the front section ) what's the best way to protect this as the winter weather will soon be apon us. The...
  15. workshop manual XL125V

    does anyone know were i can get1? ive scoured ebay and nothing is there can anyone help?
  16. XL125V - Baby Vara - Prestwick to Paris

    Hello all, I bought a baby Vara as my first ever bike. I'd knocked around on a Suzuki before years ago when I worked summer vacation on a local farm. Anywho, my intention was just to get a put-put CB125 second hand and keep it at my folks for fun whenever I was home from France. But then I saw a...
  17. Thinking about acquiring a XL125V, advice needed!

    Dont worry, not selling my trust AT :D Want to get a very cheap, winter hack and was wondering if the XL125V would do the trick. Needs to be very economical on the fuel and be able to cruise in comfort at aroung 60'ish on the motorway which is where I do most of my commuting miles. Can...