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Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2014, 12:04 PM
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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, 03:52 AM
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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, 12:35 AM
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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, 01:20 AM
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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, 03:20 PM
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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, 01:17 AM
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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, 12:07 PM
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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, 03:43 PM
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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, 02:11 AM
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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, 03:16 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, 03:11 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, 01:31 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, 01:39 AM
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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, 11:39 AM
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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, 01:19 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, 12:05 PM
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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, 01:22 AM
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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, 08:08 AM
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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, 03:12 PM
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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, 04:56 AM
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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, 12:35 AM
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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, 04:00 PM
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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, 03:14 PM
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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, 04:32 AM
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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, 09:33 AM
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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, 03:34 AM
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Posted By Skapegoat
Have you any pictures of the carb?

Have you any pictures of the carb?
Forum: Thumpers 08-19-2013, 09:29 AM
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Posted By Skapegoat
Check that the carb pumper arm on the right hand...

Check that the carb pumper arm on the right hand side of the carb is moving freely and returning properly.
You can see it working off the throttle housing like its using it as a cam.
If they seize...
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2013, 02:42 PM
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Posted By Skapegoat
Well I'm slightly embarrassed but at least I...

Well I'm slightly embarrassed but at least I don't need a CDI anymore.
Turns out my carb arm had seized open again and I failed to notice it.
Bike sorted now, and I'm €140 better off.

Now are...
Forum: Thumpers 08-09-2013, 05:22 AM
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Posted By Skapegoat
Anyone know if ignitech.cz are still in...

Anyone know if ignitech.cz are still in buissness?
2 emails and no reply yet???:huh
Forum: Thumpers 08-07-2013, 05:31 AM
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Posted By Skapegoat
Haven't tried that yet, will later. I have used...

Haven't tried that yet, will later.
I have used acf 50 on all connections.
Forum: Thumpers 08-07-2013, 12:50 AM
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Posted By Skapegoat
Howdy Bounder, bad news sealing up the carb...

Howdy Bounder, bad news sealing up the carb insulator made no difference.:cry
I put it all back together and she is doing the exact the same thing.
It won't idle when cold, hesitates or hiccups...
Forum: Thumpers 07-31-2013, 02:37 AM
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Posted By Skapegoat
Well I think I have gotten to the bottom of my...

Well I think I have gotten to the bottom of my cutting out problem.
I posted on another forum and it was suggested that the carburetor insulator tends to split underneath in the recess.
It's a bit...
Forum: Thumpers 07-30-2013, 02:29 AM
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Posted By Skapegoat
I got mitas E09's, just waiting to get them...

I got mitas E09's, just waiting to get them fitted. :D
They may inspire me to go off road more, the Blackbird gets most of the road mileage.
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2013, 03:55 PM
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Posted By Skapegoat
Well, new spark plug, ht lead, plug and coil but...

Well, new spark plug, ht lead, plug and coil but the problem persists.
I am going to check all the wiring for resistance etc but at this stage I feel its the cdi.
Think I have one set up for to...
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2013, 03:10 AM
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Posted By Skapegoat
Thanks for the info Bounder, was that cdi plug...

Thanks for the info Bounder, was that cdi plug and play? Or did you have to wire it to the old connector block?
I have been looking at doing the carb mod too, would you need to remove the emmisions...
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2013, 12:33 AM
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Posted By Skapegoat
Thanks bounder, new ht lead, plug cap ànd coil on...

Thanks bounder, new ht lead, plug cap ànd coil on the way so hopefully that sorts it.
If not where would reccomend to buy a cdi?

I see some New cdi's on eBay Germany for 140e delivered.

I'm...
Forum: Thumpers 07-24-2013, 11:37 AM
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Posted By Skapegoat
Well Dominator owners, I have an issue which I...

Well Dominator owners, I have an issue which I need help with.
My Dominator started cutting out alot lately.
It would be purring away On tick over then a loud click an it would cut out.
This...
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2013, 03:28 PM
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Posted By Skapegoat
Check the clutch switch. There is a small unit...

Check the clutch switch.
There is a small unit beside the clutch with two connectors.
Make sure both connectors are plugged in if so chase those two wires looking for a break.

It should start...
Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2013, 02:03 AM
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Posted By Skapegoat
Nice work Bounder! :clap Sweat has been pumping...

Nice work Bounder! :clap
Sweat has been pumping off me while spannering in this heat!
New chain and sprokets half on and I am dehydrated as hell.
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2013, 03:30 AM
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Posted By Skapegoat
I have been to Sagres and I have drank lots of...

I have been to Sagres and I have drank lots of Sagees beer too!
Sounds like a great trip but there are some great roads and trails on the south coast too.

With off road Tyres the dominator will...
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