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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-22-2015, 02:16 PM
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Posted By GSPD750
Thumb Looking good. Make sure that battery is fully...

Looking good. Make sure that battery is fully charged. It will be a sweet sound when it does come to life. :D
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-18-2015, 07:49 AM
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Posted By GSPD750
1st impression...fun. Fun to build and fun to...

1st impression...fun. Fun to build and fun to ride. Having said that I like my TA's stock out of the box? :D
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-12-2015, 01:45 PM
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Posted By GSPD750
She's beautiful. I want her. :D

She's beautiful. I want her. :D
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-06-2015, 01:58 PM
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Posted By GSPD750
Find a good welder and repair the original. They...

Find a good welder and repair the original. They weld up nice and strong....I know. :D
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-30-2015, 10:51 PM
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Posted By GSPD750
Welcome to the forums. May I suggest the ricor...

Welcome to the forums. May I suggest the ricor intimidators for a vast improvement of your forks.

http://store.ricorshocks.com/product_p/043-20-1001at.htm
Forum: Airheads 04-23-2015, 06:56 AM
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Posted By GSPD750
http://www.ebay.ca/itm/94-BMW-R100GS-R-100-GS-GSPD...

http://www.ebay.ca/itm/94-BMW-R100GS-R-100-GS-GSPD-100GS-Airhead-front-forks-fork-tubes-shocks-/400839573328?hash=item5d53e67f50&vxp=mtr

Need forks? Same ebay seller with the frame. Pick them...
Forum: Airheads 04-19-2015, 05:06 PM
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Posted By GSPD750
Hello Russ. He does not require the title and...

Hello Russ. He does not require the title and only requires a 'part' of the motorcycle in this case being a steel tubular frame. Your assuming it's bent and I'm assuming it's straight. :D
I would...
Forum: Airheads 04-19-2015, 05:00 PM
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Posted By GSPD750
It was 15 years ago when I replaced the frame so...

It was 15 years ago when I replaced the frame so I have forgotten what the actual price was but I believe it was around $1200 and maybe 1/2 the price BMW Canada wanted. I bought it new from a dealer...
Forum: Airheads 04-19-2015, 11:27 AM
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Posted By GSPD750
Judging from your pics I would start shopping for...

Judging from your pics I would start shopping for a new/used frame right away and be done with it. I've been there and done that when I owned a '93 GSPD and had to replace the frame after a car...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-14-2015, 07:35 AM
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Posted By GSPD750
:D ...

:D

http://gspd750.smugmug.com/photos/i-njHJfbG/0/XL/i-njHJfbG-XL.jpg
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-03-2015, 06:33 PM
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Posted By GSPD750
Don't forget to apply some tape around the...

Don't forget to apply some tape around the splines of the shaft prior to pushing in the new seal. This will prevent the lip on the new seal from being damaged.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-20-2015, 04:00 PM
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Posted By GSPD750
I take it the tool kit is lost. That's where you...

I take it the tool kit is lost. That's where you normally find it. :evil

Try here..

http://www.wemoto.com/bikes/honda/xrv_650_j_k_africa_twin/88-89/picture/plug_spanner/

Borrow one...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-20-2015, 09:24 AM
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Posted By GSPD750
:rofl

:rofl
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-11-2015, 12:19 PM
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Posted By GSPD750
I have the E07 on our Transalp but haven't racked...

I have the E07 on our Transalp but haven't racked up any miles yet to judge them.

I'm going to consider them for sure as the price is right too. Out of stock at the moment at MX1.
...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-11-2015, 11:31 AM
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Posted By GSPD750
It's -10 C here and bikes are hibernating. Bored...

It's -10 C here and bikes are hibernating. Bored so I went back into this thread and found this from member 'La Case' in France with a picture of his Queen. #12346...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-10-2015, 10:22 AM
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Posted By GSPD750
My thoughts on lubing the output shaft splines....

My thoughts on lubing the output shaft splines. FWIW I install my front sprocket on the output shaft dry and judging from my RD07A the splines still look good after 94 K kms. The countershaft splines...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-28-2015, 04:35 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 01-28-2015, 04:29 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, 09:58 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, 08:07 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, 10:25 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, 02:48 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, 09:56 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, 07:57 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 01-09-2015, 11:29 PM
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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, 12:00 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, 11:52 AM
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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, 03:00 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, 04:57 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, 02:06 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, 02:30 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, 03:16 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, 10:51 AM
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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, 10:47 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, 06:47 PM
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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, 05:26 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, 04:17 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, 12:33 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, 06:59 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, 01:52 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
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