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  1. For Sale / Wanted
    I am in search of the lower exhaust heat shield for my ‘89 RD03, anyone has one laying around?
  2. Africa Twin
    I am in the process of rebuilding a ‘89 XRV650 and I want to have these covers powdercoated. Does anyone know which RAL color comes closest to the original bronze-ish color?
  3. For Sale / Wanted
    My carbs are worn past the point of repair and the only option seems to be some secondhand carbs; have seen them on eBay Germany in the past but not for a while. Haven't posted here for years but thought it might be worth a try. Anyone got some RD03 carbs lurking in the back of the shed? Cheers
  4. Africa Twin
    So I’m rebuilding a ‘89 XRV650 and I want to paint the engine. The side cases I removed and I want them to be powdercoated but I’m in doubt about the colour. Powdercoat can be done in most RAL colours. Anyone ever done this and know which colour comes closest to the original?
  5. For Sale / Wanted
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  6. Africa Twin
    So I bought a well used ‘89 XRV650 which I am rebuilding. The weels are corroded and I need to replace them. I’d like to keep the bike as original as possible so I’m looking to source original DID rims. I allready found a nice used rear wheel and now I’m searching for a front wheel rim (I will...
  7. 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...
  8. Africa Twin
    Hi all, I'm trying to work out what a couple of the electrical components on my RD03 are doing. I would like to carry spares for all of the 'game over' failure parts when touring. I don't understand why the indicator relays have two different part numbers, anyone got a clue? 38301KJ6743 -...
  9. For Sale / Wanted
    Hi looking for Africa twin Xrv650 RD03 rear panels left and right please pm if you have any
  10. Africa Twin Technical Specs
    I found and scanned my '88 RD03 JDM Africa Twin brochure. Click link for PDF
  11. Africa Twin
    My XRV650 RD03 needs its wheels replaced. It seems it was stored outside on grass for about 17 years. I have managed to get a Transalp 21" front in good condition and a ST1000 Pan European front left hand brake disk. Would a Dominator rear wheel fit? Good Dominator rear wheels are cheaper and...
  12. Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    As the title suggests I'm after the RD03 model. I'm looking for something that has been well looked after and as close to original build as possible. Im content with importing the right bike too but it would be a bonus if there was one in the UK.Im not a dealer but just a chap who likes old cars...
  13. Africa Twin
    Hi all, I want to do a compression test but can’t find the right PSI number for my bike. I have a Haynes Manual and that shows the numbers for the XRV750 and transalp but not the xrv650, I also have a manual for the xrv650 but it says 28 PSI and that’s not right. Can anybody tell me the...
  14. Africa Twin
    Hi, Planning on flushing the coolant, can’t make out if I should use OAT (silicate free, red colour) or IAT. The bike has green stuff in it now, but I believe silicates ruin the water pumps on some bikes. Anyone know what I need to use, my manual doesn’t say anything helpful on the matter...
  15. Africa Twin
    Just applying for a V5 and SORN on the RD03 as I didn't get one with the bike, checked online with the DVLA and its registered as a Honda Unknown Multi-Coloured. As they are all imported do any have the right model on the V5?, or is it because mines from Japan? Any idea if I can get this...
  16. Africa Twin
    Ok ,it's the middle of winter and before I go into a freekin' coma with this freeze-up. I though this might generate a bit of heat !! I need a PROPER XRV750 Replacement ! For some months now I've been excited by the prospect of a bike to properly stand tall on my AT side of the workshop. The...
  17. Africa Twin
    Does anyone have a reason for this? Did the site move? Can we contact the people who maintained the site to discuss alternatives? Regards Brinco Sent from my SM-N920C using Tapatalk
  18. Africa Twin
    Honda Africa Twin XRV 650 RD03 - Home
  19. Africa Twin
    A bit of advice/help would be gratefully received here. I'm trying to find front and rear discs for the XRV 650. I haven't had much luck finding anything good, my primary concern is most aftermarket discs are a single piece, where the OEM appear to be floating (perhaps due to a risk of...
  20. For Sale / Wanted
    For AT XRV650 RD03 mod.1988-1989. Original colors and sticker never painted before. It has a crack but it is well soldered as you can see in the pics. Pr.160 Euro.-
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