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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 04:23 AM
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Posted By Skapegoat
New 2002 Drz400e owner here, can anyone tell me...

New 2002 Drz400e owner here, can anyone tell me the Valve clearance measurement please?
I have a Haynes manual on the way but it hasn't arrived just yet.
Pics to follow, cheers.
Forum: Thumpers 11-12-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 3,990
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Posted By Skapegoat
Ok lads after selling my RD02 dominator and going...

Ok lads after selling my RD02 dominator and going looking for a Drz400 I then ended up with an RD08!

Its a clean low mileage RD08, but it has running issues.
At low revs its horrible and bucks...
Forum: Thumpers 11-12-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 3,990
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Posted By Skapegoat
Make sure the air pump that traces the throttle...

Make sure the air pump that traces the throttle body cam.
Sometimes these seize wide open and cause staling.
If it is take it apart wire brush off the corrosion and grease it all up then rebuild...
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 11,592
Views: 2,470,844
Posted By Skapegoat
Hi all, I am not sure that this is the right...

Hi all, I am not sure that this is the right place to ask but it seems as good as any.
I am looking at a 1996 KLX250 with only 16,000miles on it.
It looks all original and in good condition.
A lot...
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2014, 04:15 PM
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Posted By Skapegoat
I got it off ebay Germany, Dominators are popular...

I got it off ebay Germany, Dominators are popular there but these stands seem to be scarce.
I couldnt get one new so I snapped this up when it poped up.
Forum: Beasts 10-29-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 17,286
Views: 5,114,647
Posted By Skapegoat
Hi All, I have been doing a garage clearout and...

Hi All,
I have been doing a garage clearout and I have a few bits to sell.

This is an OEM Honda centerstand taken off a 1995 Xl600v but will fit all 600 models as far as I can tell....
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 3,990
Views: 967,721
Posted By Skapegoat
Selling a Dominator centerstand if anybodys...

Selling a Dominator centerstand if anybodys interested?
http://www.ebay.ie/itm/231374160998?ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1555.l2649
Forum: Beasts 09-13-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 17,286
Views: 5,114,647
Posted By Skapegoat
Yep I meant the screw settings! Here are the...

Yep I meant the screw settings!
Here are the settings for all years.
The 95 euro model is 1&3/4 turns out....
Forum: Beasts 09-10-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 17,286
Views: 5,114,647
Posted By Skapegoat
Anyone have the pilot jet settings for the xl600...

Anyone have the pilot jet settings for the xl600 PD06?

I have a 95 euro model...

Cheers men.
Forum: Beasts 08-17-2014, 01:40 AM
Replies: 17,286
Views: 5,114,647
Posted By Skapegoat
Cheers man, I'm going to be taking this transalp...

Cheers man, I'm going to be taking this transalp green laning.
What are the best mods for trail riding?
I think the dominator may have been better at trail riding as it was much lighter but the...
Forum: Beasts 08-16-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 17,286
Views: 5,114,647
Posted By Skapegoat
Hi I'm John and I'm a bikaholic! I had a Honda...

Hi I'm John and I'm a bikaholic!
I had a Honda dominator 650 until last week.. Now I have a 1995 Transalp 600.
Is this the best transalp thread for owners on Advrider?

Here is a pic,
Arrow...
Forum: Thumpers 08-09-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 3,990
Views: 967,721
Posted By Skapegoat
Well men I sold my dominator today, I nearly did...

Well men I sold my dominator today, I nearly did shed a tear.

The good news for you guys is I have a heap load of parts available .

I'll look in the shed to mo and see what's there but I do...
Forum: Thumpers 08-08-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 3,990
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Posted By Skapegoat
Yep, she's up for sale on Done deal. I have my...

Yep, she's up for sale on Done deal.
I have my eye on a gs650 but if she doesn't sell I'm not too worried.
I still like the bike and have good fun with it.
Forum: Thumpers 08-07-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 3,990
Views: 967,721
Posted By Skapegoat
Cowalla, in my experience 3 things can make the...

Cowalla, in my experience 3 things can make the dominator act like this.

First on the right hand side of the carb there is an air pumper arm that tracks along the throttle arm.
Make sure this is...
Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 3,990
Views: 967,721
Posted By Skapegoat
I have been looking at replacing my shock...

I have been looking at replacing my shock recently.
I have a 1993 euro RD02 dominator.
The ohlins(which I can't find which one fits? ) the Hagon, YSS and Wilber's are way out of my budget unless I...
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 3,990
Views: 967,721
Posted By Skapegoat
The common stalling issue on the nx650 can be...

The common stalling issue on the nx650 can be significantly improved by running an iridium spark plug.
An ngk dpr8ix or denso equivalent give a stronger spark witch reduces cutting out at idle and...
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2014, 01:35 AM
Replies: 3,990
Views: 967,721
Posted By Skapegoat
240kms on a standard 1993 RD02 before it hits...

240kms on a standard 1993 RD02 before it hits reserve.
That's nearly 150miles.
Not bad for a 14liter tank!
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2014, 02:20 AM
Replies: 3,990
Views: 967,721
Posted By Skapegoat
The carb arm traces along the throttle cam and...

The carb arm traces along the throttle cam and increases air into the carb.
Think of it as an air pump for the carb which changes accordingly to throttle position.

If it has seized open your...
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 3,990
Views: 967,721
Posted By Skapegoat
Have you painted any bits of the frame or engine?...

Have you painted any bits of the frame or engine?
If so you may not have the electrics earthed properly, you may need to file off some paint.
Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2014, 02:17 AM
Replies: 3,990
Views: 967,721
Posted By Skapegoat
Try ebay.de for parts. Forks and clamps ...

Try ebay.de for parts.

Forks and clamps
http://m.ebay.de/itm/111278928102?nav=SEARCH

http://m.ebay.de/itm/331124506410?nav=SEARCH

Triple clamps! ...
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 3,990
Views: 967,721
Posted By Skapegoat
Sorry it took so long Luke, I only just found it....

Sorry it took so long Luke, I only just found it.
It was hiding on me!
Pm me your address if its what ya need?...
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 3,990
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Posted By Skapegoat
Had a quick look will have a proper look this...

Had a quick look will have a proper look this weekend!
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2014, 03:11 AM
Replies: 3,990
Views: 967,721
Posted By Skapegoat
You don't have to take the spark plug out to...

You don't have to take the spark plug out to check spark.
If you have a spare spark plug just take the lead off and attach it to the spare plug.
Then ground it to the engine touching metal to...
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2014, 04:16 PM
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Posted By Skapegoat
I bought a replacement stand a while ago, I am...

I bought a replacement stand a while ago, I am not sure if it came with the springs but wil check the shed to mo evening for you.

If it's there you can have it, I'll post it.
Forum: Thumpers 12-26-2013, 04:11 PM
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Posted By Skapegoat
Weemoto.com ...

Weemoto.com

http://www.wemoto.com/bikes/honda/nx_650_n_p_r_dominator_rd02/92-94/

Great site that and they take paypal!
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2013, 02:31 PM
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Posted By Skapegoat
Threw it up on ebay if anyone is interested? ...

Threw it up on ebay if anyone is interested?

http://cgi.ebay.ie/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=231117097053
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2013, 02:39 AM
Replies: 3,990
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Posted By Skapegoat
Its is 100% new, still on the box, never used and...

Its is 100% new, still on the box, never used and has the Hagon tools.
I paid 235 for it but will take 200.
I'm not sure how much shipping will cost to the Ukraine though?
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2013, 12:39 PM
Replies: 3,990
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Posted By Skapegoat
Looks like the rd08 hagon is an inch longer than...

Looks like the rd08 hagon is an inch longer than my 20year old Showa from the rd02.
I'm guessing my one is very tired.
I need a replacement high tensile bottom bolt as the original is too short. ...
Forum: Thumpers 12-13-2013, 02:19 PM
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Posted By Skapegoat
Fair play Bounder, is there anything you dont...

Fair play Bounder, is there anything you dont know about these machines?
How much shorter?

I made a stupid mistake then and impulse bought a Hagon Shock with 5mins to go on ebay.
Its brand new...
Forum: Thumpers 12-13-2013, 01:05 PM
Replies: 3,990
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Posted By Skapegoat
Any one know if and RD08 shock will fit an RD02...

Any one know if and RD08 shock will fit an RD02 bike?:huh

Whats the difference between them?
Thanks!
Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2013, 02:22 AM
Replies: 3,990
Views: 967,721
Posted By Skapegoat
Check the idle screw adjuster. Have a look...

Check the idle screw adjuster.

Have a look at the carb, there is a carb pumper arm on the RHS which traces the throttle cable holders.
This can seize open and causes the bike to cut out.

A...
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2013, 09:08 AM
Replies: 3,990
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Posted By Skapegoat
Anybody have a sidestand big foot? I figure...

Anybody have a sidestand big foot?
I figure this may fit as it does fit Transalps?
http://m.ebay.ie/itm/111184923414?nav=SEARCH&sbk=1

And I have searched and found pictures of center stands...
Forum: Thumpers 10-07-2013, 04:12 PM
Replies: 3,990
Views: 967,721
Posted By Skapegoat
Thanks, yep it has right and left indicator...

Thanks, yep it has right and left indicator signals on the dash.



Cheers, its a GoPro hero 2. I had to reduce the quality a bit as my ancient PC couldn't handle the workload.




Mines 93...
Forum: Thumpers 10-07-2013, 05:56 AM
Replies: 3,990
Views: 967,721
Posted By Skapegoat
A video of my dominator in action at the paddy...

A video of my dominator in action at the paddy Dakar.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qRRPbmZb6eY&feature=youtu.be

Let me know if its viewable.
Forum: Thumpers 09-30-2013, 01:35 AM
Replies: 3,990
Views: 967,721
Posted By Skapegoat
This is Grumps Dominator! Looks very clean! ...

This is Grumps Dominator!
Looks very clean!

http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b33/skapegoat/E0B171F1-7E90-466C-9B8D-DC2428BEF5BC-1256-0000044A7744DD7B_zpse9ad0602.jpg
...
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2013, 05:00 PM
Replies: 3,990
Views: 967,721
Posted By Skapegoat
Hey Grump, I am glad you are happy with the...

Hey Grump,

I am glad you are happy with the Dominator.
They are an honest work horse alright and yours sounds like a gem.
Its perfect for running with the vintage lads.
That 2mm hole is a bit...
Forum: Thumpers 09-23-2013, 04:14 PM
Replies: 3,990
Views: 967,721
Posted By Skapegoat
Hey Grump! Welcome to Dommie land. I see...

Hey Grump!
Welcome to Dommie land.
I see your from Wicklow, I'm based in kildare myself.
I bought a Dominator last year in mediocre condition (1993) andthanks to the Guys here, especially Bounder...
Forum: Thumpers 09-14-2013, 05:32 AM
Replies: 3,990
Views: 967,721
Posted By Skapegoat
Hi Seppo, I have had Metzler tourance...

Hi Seppo,

I have had Metzler tourance before that were better for the pavement but not as good on dirt.
I find the mitas very loud, which I was expecting.
They are good enough in the dry but...
Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2013, 10:33 AM
Replies: 3,990
Views: 967,721
Posted By Skapegoat
Nothing wrong with red Seppo! :D After lots...

Nothing wrong with red Seppo! :D

After lots of work and parts she is ready for a weekend of off road next week. :clap...
Forum: Thumpers 08-24-2013, 04:34 AM
Replies: 3,990
Views: 967,721
Posted By Skapegoat
Have you any pictures of the carb?

Have you any pictures of the carb?
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