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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan Yesterday, 05:35 PM
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Posted By GSPD750
That is some major gunk in those carbs. What type...

That is some major gunk in those carbs. What type of air cleaner are you running and is it even sealed properly? Those pics can be seen from outer space by the way. :D
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan Yesterday, 05:29 PM
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Posted By GSPD750
http://www.jesuslifetogether.com/Letters/images/36...

http://www.jesuslifetogether.com/Letters/images/36885_We_Do_What_We_Can.jpg

torque is 12 Nm or 108 in lbs

Tighten them evenly in a criss-cross sequence.

...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-27-2015, 10:58 AM
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Posted By GSPD750
Following from my '96. ...

Following from my '96.

http://gspd750.smugmug.com/Other/Transalp/i-h5bBxcS/0/XL/IMG_9289-XL.jpg
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-25-2015, 09:07 PM
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Posted By GSPD750
I see your point and what 2bold2getold is also...

I see your point and what 2bold2getold is also saying by eliminating the connector altogether and just solder/heat shrink the 3 yellow phase wires. I know the old Gold Wings had the same problem and...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-24-2015, 11:25 PM
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Posted By GSPD750
As Ladder106 has mentioned already...if it checks...

As Ladder106 has mentioned already...if it checks out serviceable then continue to use it. It's not unusual to see them discoloured like that and still work fine.

With a good multi-meter you can...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-18-2015, 03:48 PM
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Posted By GSPD750
I have to assume your using engine assembly lube...

I have to assume your using engine assembly lube liberally. :wink: Could it be dry explaining the excessive force? I'm curious...what brand of sealant are you using when you mate the cases?

...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-17-2015, 10:56 AM
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Posted By GSPD750
May I recommend the Giant Loop Diablo as seen on...

May I recommend the Giant Loop Diablo as seen on my 600.

The Fandango comes in a bit larger if your looking for more space.

I especially like the way it unzips for qwik removal and access...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-11-2015, 08:57 AM
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Posted By GSPD750
http://www.ebay.de/itm/Nockenwelle-hinten-Honda-XL...

http://www.ebay.de/itm/Nockenwelle-hinten-Honda-XL600V-Transalp-PD06-/351279120325?pt=DE_Motorradteile&hash=item51c9ddffc5

Not sure if it's applicable to your model or not but the price seems...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-10-2015, 12:29 AM
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Posted By GSPD750
Be prepared to pay top $ for a Genuine OEM Honda...

Be prepared to pay top $ for a Genuine OEM Honda starter relay...and that goes just about anywhere in the world. P/N for an RD07A is 35850-MR5-007 with the aftermarket pattern one's on ebay for only...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-24-2014, 01:00 PM
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Posted By GSPD750
Yes...A Merry Xmas to All. :D ...

Yes...A Merry Xmas to All. :D

http://gspd750.smugmug.com/photos/i-SmmV7bf/0/O/i-SmmV7bf.jpg
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-24-2014, 12:52 PM
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Posted By GSPD750
I can only speak for the install on a RD07A in...

I can only speak for the install on a RD07A in which their is just one spring in each fork.

Intiminators for the AT are 43mm. The tubes that come with the kit are 35mm which I did not use.
...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-20-2014, 04:00 PM
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Posted By GSPD750
:D Your bringing back memories for me...

:D

Your bringing back memories for me when I split the cases on
my AT. I remember the difficulty trying to pull that wedge up to take the tension off the cam chains and ended up grinding down...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-12-2014, 05:57 AM
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Posted By GSPD750
Thumb After looking at your route on the map you posted...

After looking at your route on the map you posted I would have the same big smile. Have a great trip.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-11-2014, 03:06 PM
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Posted By GSPD750
Absolutely something to match the rims or being...

Absolutely something to match the rims or being close to it IMO.

If you like the orange check out the following for an idea.



...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-10-2014, 03:30 PM
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Posted By GSPD750
Hamart. ...

Hamart.

http://www.hamart.at/shopG/product_info.php?info=p10007145_fork-bridge-africa-twin-xrv-750-rd07-second-hand.html
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-04-2014, 04:16 PM
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Posted By GSPD750
Good job! :clapIt's been great following your...

Good job! :clapIt's been great following your labour of love. What's your decision on paint again?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-30-2014, 11:51 AM
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Views: 960,086
Posted By GSPD750
Patience dude...like Xmas it will come. :D

Patience dude...like Xmas it will come. :D
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-30-2014, 11:47 AM
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Posted By GSPD750
The word Adventure has been synonymous with Honda...

The word Adventure has been synonymous with Honda for quite some time and already seen on the AT. Why not use it again on the new one?

...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-29-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 17,533
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Posted By GSPD750
Those are my sentiments too. It looks like Alien...

Those are my sentiments too. It looks like Alien blood. :D

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-XoglyMGmbWs/UfVvIT27tNI/AAAAAAAAFko/e3nIjjLCxpU/s1600/alienacid.jpg

Seriously... I would want to know the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-26-2014, 06:26 AM
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Posted By GSPD750
RIP Jim. He was true gentleman.

RIP Jim. He was true gentleman.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-24-2014, 05:17 PM
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Posted By GSPD750
I've only seen them on ebay Australia. ...

I've only seen them on ebay Australia.

http://www.ebay.ca/itm/Fork-Gaiters-Blue-fits-Honda-XL600-Transalp-87-99-/321088215432?pt=AU_Motorcycle_Parts_Accessories&hash=item4ac2595988&vxp=mtr
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-24-2014, 01:33 PM
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Posted By GSPD750
I'm off topic here...but who isn't. With the 15...

I'm off topic here...but who isn't. With the 15 year rule here in Canada importing is not really a problem. All that's required is bill of sale and the original title for Canada Border Services.

I...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-20-2014, 07:59 AM
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Posted By GSPD750
Unless you have a laser cutting machine in your...

Unless you have a laser cutting machine in your garage that you could fab one out.....:D

Yes, it looks well worth it to me. Are you putting a GIVI top case on it?

Other wise it looks like...
Forum: Ride reports 11-12-2014, 02:52 PM
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Posted By GSPD750
The obligatory picture beside the sign. Good job....

The obligatory picture beside the sign. Good job. :clap
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-01-2014, 04:33 PM
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Posted By GSPD750
Aside from Jim being the founding member of NAATS...

Aside from Jim being the founding member of NAATS Jim is also one of the original posters on this thread. I know Jim had been trying to organize another NAATS....and around here that can be like...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-29-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 48,193
Posted By GSPD750
You just may be right. After all Milan was...

You just may be right. After all Milan was everyone's first choice on the rumour mill last year when it was announced.

A lot of sarcasm on the what appears now to be numerous threads on the "...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-29-2014, 06:19 PM
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Views: 48,193
Posted By GSPD750
<iframe width="560" height="315"...

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/bufTna0WArc" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-27-2014, 10:26 PM
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Views: 1,660
Posted By GSPD750
A beautiful part of the world indeed. It's been...

A beautiful part of the world indeed. It's been 20 years since my wife and I visited Cape Town and surrounding area. Thanks for the memories and for putting up those pics.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-27-2014, 04:04 PM
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Posted By GSPD750
Ahhhh......the '99 Anniversary Edition with the...

Ahhhh......the '99 Anniversary Edition with the gold rims. The last of the 600's. That's a keeper.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-27-2014, 03:49 PM
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Posted By GSPD750
Did a world wide ebay search and only found this...

Did a world wide ebay search and only found this one out of Italy.

http://www.termoli.tv.it/directory/africa_twin/sx/rd07/opti/12.JPG

...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-27-2014, 01:12 PM
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Posted By GSPD750
Do you think it may be repairable? ...

Do you think it may be repairable?

http://www.ebay.de/itm/Repair-Manual-for-Honda-Africa-Twin-XRV-Tripmaster-Tripmeter-Trip-Computer-/111483830520?pt=DE_Motorradteile&hash=item19f4f440f8
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-27-2014, 07:34 AM
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Posted By GSPD750
The Professor is right. :D It's not...

The Professor is right. :D It's not applicable...at least not to an RDO7A.


http://www.bike-parts-honda.com/pieces-honda-detail-6046-13MY1P41-XRV750W-1998-E__0700-AFRICA+TWIN+750.html
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-27-2014, 07:29 AM
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Posted By GSPD750
It looks like it went to a good home Jim. :thumb

It looks like it went to a good home Jim. :thumb
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-25-2014, 07:07 PM
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Posted By GSPD750
As mentioned earlier you may want to bypass the...

As mentioned earlier you may want to bypass the filter and pump via a stand alone hose so that you have direct delivery to the carbs from the petcock. That should give you the necessary head pressure...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-25-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 586
Posted By GSPD750
It's easy providing it's 15 years or older. I...

It's easy providing it's 15 years or older. I imported a '96 Transalp from Germany last year. You will need a bill of sale and the original bike title to provide to Canada Border Services in which...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-25-2014, 05:24 PM
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Posted By GSPD750
Hmm...could the pump be intermittent and not...

Hmm...could the pump be intermittent and not getting the req'd 12 vdc at all times. Faulty fuel cut off relay maybe? See trouble shooting below. You can cut to the chase and jumper that relay so that...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-25-2014, 04:17 PM
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Posted By GSPD750
Sure sounds like fuel starvation. Is the Facet a...

Sure sounds like fuel starvation. Is the Facet a 40105? Are all fuel delivery lines to the carbs fore and aft of the pump OEM and of the proper size diameter with no sharp bends of kinks?

For...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-13-2014, 09:31 AM
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Posted By GSPD750
Another excellent vid from danyila. :clap ...

Another excellent vid from danyila. :clap

You guys play hard with those bikes off road...great to watch. :D

Interesting that their were no pre-2000 TA's in your group. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-05-2014, 09:55 AM
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Posted By GSPD750
Ahhhh yes...your right, I recognize and have...

Ahhhh yes...your right, I recognize and have admired that beauty before. It's worth another look for sure...good job. :thumb
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-04-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 17,533
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Posted By GSPD750
Sure sounds like the battery is shy of cranking...

Sure sounds like the battery is shy of cranking amps. Is it a China battery?
They seem to be only good for 2 years. Maybe put some jumper cables to it from another good battery and see if it turns...
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