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Forum: Beasts 03-03-2008, 02:57 AM
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Posted By fschuen
CDI issues

Hi there,

defective CDIs occur every so often, but I have never heard of a failing crank position (whatsitsname?) sensor. For diagnosis, watch your speedometer when a cylinder cuts out. If it...
Forum: Beasts 02-11-2008, 04:56 AM
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Posted By fschuen
Hi NorCalDave, Some other, it is....

Hi NorCalDave,



Some other, it is. Mine, to be exact :evil - good to know it was useful.

Thanks for your PMs, but I stopped buying these things on ebay. I do not have to pay for it...
Forum: Beasts 02-07-2008, 01:26 AM
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Posted By fschuen
Sales brochure

Sorry for being a bit off-topic, but I am looking for a scan of the sales brochure featuring the 1990 US models (red and moonstone). I am not even sure it exists, so any info is appreciated.
...
Forum: Beasts 11-26-2007, 05:22 AM
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Posted By fschuen
Grand journey, more like. Quick and dirty...

Grand journey, more like. Quick and dirty translation of the text (looking at the pictures, I know you guys like it quick and dirty :evil ):

The grand journey is the profession of the Honda NXR...
Forum: Beasts 10-16-2007, 06:09 AM
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Posted By fschuen
Mine are from ebay.at, but I am sure there are...

Mine are from ebay.at, but I am sure there are many sources for White Lights on your side of the pond. They fit CBR600 or Transalp rear indicators. The front indicators have the same lens shape, but...
Forum: Beasts 10-15-2007, 09:11 AM
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Posted By fschuen
New mod: White indicators. Felt like it ... ...

New mod: White indicators. Felt like it ... :wink:

http://www.f-ms.de/ta/indl.jpg

Cheers Manfred
Forum: Beasts 09-20-2007, 09:10 AM
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Posted By fschuen
Sorry, forgot to attach the pic ... (old age...

Sorry, forgot to attach the pic ... (old age symptom?)
Forum: Beasts 09-20-2007, 09:08 AM
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Posted By fschuen
Taillight pimping

I used a polycarbonate screen to add a few LEDs to the rear light. Unlike the board shown above I leave the bulb in place, therefore no extra light for the licence plate is needed and it is legal in...
Forum: Beasts 09-06-2007, 08:35 AM
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Posted By fschuen
This is really cool! Some questions from the...

This is really cool! Some questions from the other side of the pond: Does it have an E number (like an E in a circle)? Is it only H4 (hi and low beam) without parking light? Which US cars is the set...
Forum: Beasts 07-04-2007, 09:28 AM
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Posted By fschuen
Here are the winners of the UGLY contest:

Here are the winners of the UGLY contest:
Forum: Beasts 07-04-2007, 09:27 AM
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Posted By fschuen
Talking Actually, you are not quite alone. I had people...

Actually, you are not quite alone. I had people vote for the best/worst stock TA design on a Transalp meeting :freaky and the anniversary model came out first. The brown 1988 model - not sold in US...
Forum: Beasts 06-18-2007, 06:52 AM
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Posted By fschuen
Should be no problem. Any 12V fan for computers...

Should be no problem. Any 12V fan for computers should do. I use a small one (4 cm, or 1.575 inches for you guys) on the RR unit to resolve battery water issues.

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Forum: Beasts 04-20-2007, 02:56 AM
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Posted By fschuen
Final Mod

Added the 320 mm brake disc including caliper adapter thingy from HE Racing (Germany) to my '91 Transalp. Works great, probably much like the Hawk disc mod described somewhere above. In Germany the...
Forum: Beasts 03-15-2007, 08:44 AM
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Posted By fschuen
Be assured that they don't sell much of it in the...

Be assured that they don't sell much of it in the UK either. If you check the Transalp model history at http://www.transalp.de/technik/modellgeschichte/ - no changes in 2007 to 2006 - you see that...
Forum: Beasts 02-19-2007, 02:37 AM
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Posted By fschuen
Wasn't really tight then :wink: Anyway,...

Wasn't really tight then :wink:

Anyway, something you *really* should do (if you have not already done it): Add an extension to your rear fender. Seat cover, rubber boot - anything soft,...
Forum: Beasts 01-25-2007, 01:47 AM
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Posted By fschuen
Yes it does, and I think it should apply to most...

Yes it does, and I think it should apply to most other bikes as well. The only change I am aware of is the new indicator relay ("Blinkerrelais") of the RD models (year 2000 onwards), which has only...
Forum: Beasts 01-24-2007, 06:45 AM
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Posted By fschuen
Hi there, we recently discussed hazard...

Hi there,

we recently discussed hazard lights on the far side of the pond and came up with the attached circuitry. Maybe someone's interested. The black part will bridge the turn switch, the...
Forum: Beasts 10-18-2006, 01:59 AM
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Posted By fschuen
If you want to go the easy way, I recommend to...

If you want to go the easy way, I recommend to hook the grips to the radiator fan. Light also works, but if you use the passer with light and grips on you might blow the fuse. The radiator fan is...
Forum: Beasts 10-11-2006, 04:37 AM
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Posted By fschuen
Unfortunately it isn't. That's the "olde" 2006...

Unfortunately it isn't. That's the "olde" 2006 model still on sale (only nobody's buying it). A new TA - completely new - may come next year, but no pics nor specs have ever appeared anywhere.
...
Forum: Beasts 08-23-2006, 02:04 AM
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Posted By fschuen
Fact: 2006 is the last model year of the current...

Fact: 2006 is the last model year of the current Transalp. Rumor: In 2007 we will see a completely different looking bike, which will still be called Transalp. Maybe it has the engine already seen in...
Forum: Beasts 08-22-2006, 07:13 AM
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Posted By fschuen
The headlight of the Suzuki Alto car from the 80s...

The headlight of the Suzuki Alto car from the 80s fits, and was often reported to be a lot brighter. Part numbers are Hella-Nr. 1AE003427-021 or Bosch-Nr.: 0301019101.

Cheers Manfred
Forum: Beasts 08-16-2006, 09:01 AM
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Posted By fschuen
Hi Craypot, I have never seen a Transalp...

Hi Craypot,

I have never seen a Transalp like yours. In case it was green before, just take my compliments for an excellent paint job, but if the colour is genuine, I would be most interested in...
Forum: Beasts 07-27-2006, 10:24 AM
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Posted By fschuen
With a clean drum and good pads, the drum is...

With a clean drum and good pads, the drum is sufficient to block the wheel on any road - and no more can you expect from a disc. To get a disc you will need: Swingarm and rear wheel of a 91-99 model...
Forum: Beasts 09-28-2005, 04:47 AM
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Posted By fschuen
<img...

<img src="http://www.f-ms.de/ta/pics/alpen05/e81-134l.jpg">

Another example of a 14T sprocket TA (look sharp), and yes, it is fun. That's Friaul, northern Italy. I pity you for your poor choice of...
Forum: Beasts 09-19-2005, 09:05 AM
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Posted By fschuen
Changing the springs is a good idea. Any kind of...

Changing the springs is a good idea. Any kind of progressive springs is better than the original, and there are little differences. Buy the cheapest you can get. Beadlocks are only necessary if tyre...
Forum: Beasts 06-08-2005, 09:27 AM
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Posted By fschuen
Feldberg

That's on top of the Feldberg near Frankfurt. Usually the place is crammed with the guys who call themselves "bikers" in Germany - I think the english term is squids, I call them assh*les. The kind...
Forum: Beasts 06-08-2005, 03:34 AM
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Posted By fschuen
First time post

Hi there,

my name is Manfred and I live in Darmstadt near Frankfurt, Germany. My Transalp is a 1991 European model:

<img src="http://www.f-ms.de/ta/topcl.jpg">

Sorry, image is not really...
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