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Forum: Beasts 05-05-2014, 04:19 PM
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Posted By Stormforce8
Jeez...........:baldy Some of us like stock...

Jeez...........:baldy

Some of us like stock bikes, some of us like pure custom built bikes, and some of us just like to bolt a few farkles on..ITS ALL GOOD!!! :feelgood

Why be so negative...
Forum: Beasts 04-25-2014, 04:45 PM
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Posted By Stormforce8
I have mine mounted on the risers. ...

I have mine mounted on the risers.

http://stormforce8.smugmug.com/CustomerBikes/Africa-Twin-Project-Morocco/i-Q56gb9q/0/X3/_C8_4227-X3.jpg
Forum: Beasts 04-24-2014, 01:12 AM
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Posted By Stormforce8
NRP Carb Specialist...

NRP Carb Specialist (http://www.nrp-carbs.co.uk/shop/index.php?route=common/home) would be a good place to try for new needles - they don't list everything they have, so worth dropping them an email....
Forum: Beasts 04-15-2014, 02:06 PM
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Posted By Stormforce8
The RD04 Honda Service Manual (Dec 1989) states: ...

The RD04 Honda Service Manual (Dec 1989) states:

Right and left crankcase mating surface - use Liquid Sealer.
Example: Three Bond #1207B manufactured by 3M. Co, LTD.

IMO if you feel you want...
Forum: Beasts 03-14-2014, 12:20 PM
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Posted By Stormforce8
Just dropping some info on this in here for...

Just dropping some info on this in here for future reference :1drink

Standard spring fitted to the Ohlins HO645 by default is the 1096-26Y which will be stamped on one of the spring coils - if you...
Forum: Ride reports 07-16-2013, 08:44 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 17,275
Posted By Stormforce8
I'm so in for this RR :clap:clap:clap Must...

I'm so in for this RR :clap:clap:clap

Must congratulate Monty for persuading me to be his 'virtual' mechanic/electrician/builder and actually building and completing a stunning Africa Twin...
Forum: Beasts 07-09-2013, 07:20 AM
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Posted By Stormforce8
More on this over on the XRV Forum...

More on this over on the XRV Forum (http://www.xrv.org.uk/forums/africa-twin/86650-manager-honda-italy-reveals-news-about-new-africa-twin-2015-a-3.html) and Austrian Africa Twin Forum...
Forum: Beasts 07-05-2013, 11:29 AM
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Posted By Stormforce8
What you need is the - LiMaCap-2...

What you need is the - LiMaCap-2 (http://www.fdweb.de/dload/limacap2_fly.pdf)

http://africatwin.com.pl/attachment.php?attachmentid=37641&stc=1&d=1360277383
...
Forum: Beasts 07-04-2013, 01:04 PM
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Posted By Stormforce8
Tserts - just want to throw something in here as...

Tserts - just want to throw something in here as well if you have your buddy with his 'running' Africa Twin - swap over your coils with him just to clarify they're not causing the issue.
Forum: Beasts 06-25-2013, 02:49 AM
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Posted By Stormforce8
Stunning - nice to see an immaculate 'original'...

Stunning - nice to see an immaculate 'original' RD03 :clap:clap:clap:clap
Forum: Beasts 06-13-2013, 10:47 AM
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Posted By Stormforce8
Jim - shocked to hear this - just very happy that...

Jim - shocked to hear this - just very happy that you and yours are all safe. Take care.
Forum: Beasts 05-29-2013, 12:55 PM
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Posted By Stormforce8
I thought y'all might like to see this one. :D ...

I thought y'all might like to see this one. :D

We started discussing the build back in February - and it was finally finished mid-May.:clap:clap

Built by fellow inmate KTMInduro (you might...
Forum: Beasts 03-28-2013, 10:37 AM
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Posted By Stormforce8
Jubillee clip, or cable tie to the fork...

Jubillee clip, or cable tie to the fork stanchion.

http://stormforce8.smugmug.com/Other/Miscellaneous/i-qsggrcw/0/X2/IMO-X2.jpg...
Forum: Beasts 03-04-2013, 11:48 AM
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Posted By Stormforce8
Very happy to finally see the bike landed in...

Very happy to finally see the bike landed in California :clap

A surprisingly painful journey to get the correct paperwork from Honda UK.............this was their hilarious first...
Forum: Beasts 02-24-2013, 09:33 AM
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Posted By Stormforce8
This is an RD03 shock that was completely rebuilt...

This is an RD03 shock that was completely rebuilt back to new by Clarence at PLR Suspension (http://www.plrsuspension.com/?page_id=88). Excellent chap who really knows what he's doing :thumb
...
Forum: Beasts 02-11-2013, 11:04 AM
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Posted By Stormforce8
Ermax...

Ermax (http://www.ermax.fr/modele2-AFRICA_TWIN_650-86.html) offer an original screen for the RD03 :thumb
Forum: Beasts 02-11-2013, 06:33 AM
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Posted By Stormforce8
The Africa Twin is one of the few bikes where...

The Africa Twin is one of the few bikes where this is virtually guaranteed :evil:evil
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-26-2012, 02:42 PM
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Posted By Stormforce8
Here's my Africa Twin in original Black / Gold...

Here's my Africa Twin in original Black / Gold before it had a complete makeover..........:evil
...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-21-2012, 09:12 AM
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Posted By Stormforce8
The bike was well used - day to day riding,...

The bike was well used - day to day riding, touring Europe - both on & offroad :D

Never dropped it at speed - just slow or static drops - you can see on the front bottom corner of the R/H pan nier...
Forum: Beasts 11-26-2012, 03:48 AM
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Posted By Stormforce8
Oh I dunno...............engine, tank, most of...

Oh I dunno...............engine, tank, most of the frame, heat shield, bashplate, :evil:evil

I kinda like it - just maybe a bit too angular for me - but then it's trying to merging the current...
Forum: Beasts 10-30-2012, 11:47 AM
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Posted By Stormforce8
Ignore my previous comment on kill switch - I've...

Ignore my previous comment on kill switch - I've just reread your post.

As well as the battery connections - check the earth strap to the starter motor is tight
Forum: Beasts 09-06-2012, 09:23 AM
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Posted By Stormforce8
According to Honda - my RD07A was built at the...

According to Honda - my RD07A was built at the Hamamatsu factory in Japan :evil

http://stormforce8.smugmug.com/Other/Miscellaneous/i-mHQb9qv/0/O/VIN-Identification.jpg

I agree that the RD03 had...
Forum: Equipment 09-03-2012, 04:17 PM
Replies: 16
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Posted By Stormforce8
We can't run modulators over here in...

We can't run modulators over here in England..........:cry

As they're LED I just wired them into the existing loom - they're spectacularly bright and VERY effective, adding visual width to...
Forum: Equipment 09-03-2012, 08:07 AM
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Posted By Stormforce8
I mounted a pair of Optronics STL78 LED...

I mounted a pair of Optronics STL78 LED (http://www.optronicsinc.com/oempages/stl78-new.html?height=600&width=800) lights to the back of my Zega panniers.

They're wired for tail and brake lights -...
Forum: Beasts 08-28-2012, 11:32 AM
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Posted By Stormforce8
Take a look at FAMSA...

Take a look at FAMSA (http://www.famsa.it/index.asp) - they have a seperate baseplate that remains on the bike, and you just unzip the bag and take it with you. Nice detail is a cutout for the fuel...
Forum: Beasts 07-14-2012, 03:11 PM
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Posted By Stormforce8
:lol3:lol3 Just come across this thread - nice to...

:lol3:lol3 Just come across this thread - nice to see your comments on my Africa Twin :D:D

Just to clarify the fuel capacity - 23 litres up front and 17 litres in the rear tanks, making a total of...
Forum: Beasts 07-09-2012, 01:35 PM
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Posted By Stormforce8
The Blue / Yellow one is an RD03 with a custom...

The Blue / Yellow one is an RD03 with a custom front fairing and lights, Marzocchi Forks, etc - I'm afraid I don't know anything else about this bike other than what you can see in the pictures.
...
Forum: Beasts 07-02-2012, 04:22 PM
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Posted By Stormforce8
I'm crap with Photoshop - so the best I can come...

I'm crap with Photoshop - so the best I can come up with is an existing Italian bike with the Guinness logo :D

http://stormforce8.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Italy-2011/i-t9tC8pG/0/XL/DSC06395-XL.jpg...
Forum: Beasts 06-28-2012, 01:24 PM
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Posted By Stormforce8
:clap:clap:clap:clap Are you going to make an NXR...

:clap:clap:clap:clap Are you going to make an NXR exhaust system:to go on it :evil:evil..........
Forum: Beasts 06-24-2012, 03:44 AM
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Posted By Stormforce8
Squily - great to see it finished - it's been a...

Squily - great to see it finished - it's been a long 18 months, but now both you and the Twin are ready to roll yet again. :thumb

Looking forward to seeing pics of your Africa Twin 'sand surfing'...
Forum: Beasts 06-14-2012, 04:34 PM
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Posted By Stormforce8
Now that is sweeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeet :super - amazing...

Now that is sweeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeet :super - amazing how current this looks for being at least 20 years old.

GP - you need a gallery to share all of your creations over the years :D
Forum: Beasts 05-24-2012, 05:34 PM
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Posted By Stormforce8
Yup - me likey mini indy's as well - especially...

Yup - me likey mini indy's as well - especially the really bright LED ones..........:D
...
Forum: Beasts 05-20-2012, 02:25 PM
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Posted By Stormforce8
The previous owner has been 'virtually slapped...

The previous owner has been 'virtually slapped and abused' - I knew it was in a poor state, which was extensively pointed out to him - hence, the bike was a 'steal' - despite it being worse than...
Forum: Beasts 05-20-2012, 02:10 PM
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Posted By Stormforce8
Hey Keith - still have plenty of Excel rims -...

Hey Keith - still have plenty of Excel rims - just not the 18" x 2.5" x 32 spoke - I've sent you a PM
Forum: Beasts 05-20-2012, 01:48 PM
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Posted By Stormforce8
http://stormforce8.smugmug.com/Other/Miscellaneous...

http://stormforce8.smugmug.com/Other/Miscellaneous/i-GcK56zh/0/X2/RD03-Rear-Bearings-X2.jpg
Forum: Beasts 05-18-2012, 03:44 PM
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Posted By Stormforce8
Well the latest project has arrived in the...

Well the latest project has arrived in the workshop another RD07A :D

It must be the most unloved example Ive ever seen in fact its that bad Im not going to put a full picture up just a...
Forum: Beasts 05-18-2012, 03:08 PM
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Posted By Stormforce8
:clap:clap:clap:clapYeehaaaaaaaaaawwwwwwwwwwww!!...

:clap:clap:clap:clapYeehaaaaaaaaaawwwwwwwwwwww!! welcome back :clap:clap:clap:clap you've been spending far too much time with that exotic Austrian mistress for far too long.........:lol3:lol3:lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 05-18-2012, 01:39 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,977
Posted By Stormforce8
+1 on the powdercoating - these are my TT Zegas...

+1 on the powdercoating - these are my TT Zegas that I had done after a couple of seasons - they're now 4 years in and still look like new :D
...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-18-2012, 01:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,113
Posted By Stormforce8
+1 - yes this really does work - obviously go for...

+1 - yes this really does work - obviously go for smooth..............
Forum: Equipment 05-18-2012, 12:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,173
Posted By Stormforce8
Just to add to this - I bought my PowerXross...

Just to add to this - I bought my PowerXross gloves a size up from what I would normally buy, on the advice of the retailer (big thumbs up to Dave at AdventureSpec), as apparently they do run on the...
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