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Old 06-15-2010, 09:11 AM   #1006
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Will this help, early Swiss pollution model may be the same as the US.
Only the California models had this system in the US. The 49 state model was much simpler.
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Old 06-15-2010, 09:14 AM   #1007
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Thank's for the reply. Brad,
Have you completed the Mod / Conversion yourself ?
I'd like to hear from a Conversion / Mod expert or Victim ? ?
I'd like to get some inside info. on what's good or Bad ??
What year part's are Best !
I think a conversion from an European NX would give a better front/rear brake balance, but see post #52 and 53 in this link.
http://www.thumpertalk.com/forum/sho...d.php?t=735533
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Old 06-15-2010, 02:55 PM   #1008
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I think a conversion from an European NX would give a better front/rear brake balance, but see post #52 and 53 in this link.
http://www.thumpertalk.com/forum/sho...d.php?t=735533
Hmmm, the posts don't seem to be numbered on TT now.
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Old 06-15-2010, 03:07 PM   #1009
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Convert rear brake? Bummer. You'd need a new swingarm, brake system including pivot, new wheel hub with spacer and bearings, new spokes (or just a new wheel). Brake system means everything from the pedal and its mounts to the caliper and its own mounts.

Wheel = 100e - 120e
Swingarm = 50e-100e
Rear brake system = ~100e
Various brackets = ~20e

Total: 300e give or take 50e


Very approximate prices. Haven't been on a parts hunt in a while.
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Old 06-15-2010, 03:29 PM   #1010
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Hmmm, the posts don't seem to be numbered on TT now.
They're number when I look at them? Upper right corner of each post.

But here are the two posts concerning brakes:
http://www.thumpertalk.com/forum/sho...6&postcount=52
http://www.thumpertalk.com/forum/sho...8&postcount=53
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Old 06-15-2010, 07:54 PM   #1011
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Ortlieb Dry Panniers

They arrived today!

I ordered a set of Ortlieb Dry Pannier bags from Aerostich and they arrived today, got stuffed and mounted.



What I like best is that the bags are independent of one another. Rather than strapping over the seat and rear rack they each clip on to the pannier rack loop. They can be removed independent of one another and carried by thier duffle bag style handle or with a shoulder strap like a messenger bag.

Each bag is 1400 cubic inches or 24L.
I look forward to seeing how they perform!



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Old 06-15-2010, 07:58 PM   #1012
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Also,
An update of the fuel can.

It's been sitting, mounted, full of fuel in 100+ degree heat for a couple of days. So far so good, no leaks and hardly any smell of fumes however it certainly looks a bit swolen and deformed in spots.







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Old 06-15-2010, 08:35 PM   #1013
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Not to steal the thread

But I am wondering if the guage cluster from the NX could be made to work on an XL600? Am most interested in whether or not the tach could be made to work.
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Old 06-15-2010, 08:43 PM   #1014
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But I am wondering if the guage cluster from the NX could be made to work on an XL600? Am most interested in whether or not the tach could be made to work.
It is not difficult to get it to work with the XR650L so I am guessing it won't be a problem for the XL600 either. The tack runs off of the signal wire from the CDI to the coil so you will just need to splice a new wire off that wire and run it to the gauge. I'd be kind of surprised if the speedo cable didn't screw right in.
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Old 06-15-2010, 08:59 PM   #1015
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It is not difficult to get it to work with the XR650L so I am guessing it won't be a problem for the XL600 either. The tack runs off of the signal wire from the CDI to the coil so you will just need to splice a new wire off that wire and run it to the gauge. I'd be kind of surprised if the speedo cable didn't screw right in.
OK thanks.
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Old 06-19-2010, 12:03 PM   #1016
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Honda Dominator centre stands, from UK

Hi Guys/Gals
Am looking into the manufacture of all hardware for the RD02 Dommie 92-98, that's Engine crash bar,Centre stand and a sturdy pair of panniers with boxes made to measure,. if anybody is interested from anywhere in the world please get in contact at hess_168@hotmail.co.uk for further info
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Old 06-19-2010, 09:10 PM   #1017
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Ok....found the problem. When we rebuild the carb, we messed up the bowl. It is fixed and no gas leaks.

Here is what I did with the gas lines.

"A" was just run back under the seat, open to the environment.
"B" and "C" were connected with a Y and vented under the engine.

The bike is running very, very good.

The only thing that seems a little weird is the "recoil to idle". That is what I am calling it...."recoil to idle". In other words, when I rev up the engine, it seems it takes a little too long to decrease RPM's back to idle. Anyone have any thoughts here?




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Old 06-19-2010, 09:26 PM   #1018
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"A" was just run back under the seat, open to the environment.
"A" is a manifold vacuum reference hose. It should be connected from the nipple on engine side of the carb to the air cutoff valve cover (2) on the side of the card.

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The only thing that seems a little weird is the "recoil to idle". That is what I am calling it...."recoil to idle". In other words, when I rev up the engine, it seems it takes a little too long to decrease RPM's back to idle. Anyone have any thoughts here?
This is referred to as a "hanging idle". It is most commonly caused by a lean carb condition. This can either be created by lean jetting or by an air leak between the carb and engine. In your case it is being caused by your manifold vacuum line being routed to atmospheric pressure. Fix hose A and the problem will go away.
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Old 06-20-2010, 01:41 AM   #1019
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Hi Gang,

Thought I'd share a few pics of my Aussie release 1995 Domi.

I've done a few basic mods such as:

- up/forward bar risers
- new ProTaper bar and Progrip grips
- Acerbis hand guards
- HiFlow filters
- Mitas E-09's front and rear
- resprayed the exhaust system when I did a suspension rebuild recently
- temporary tail box while I design a more permanent tailbag/pannier rack.







Cheers.

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Old 06-20-2010, 06:51 PM   #1020
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I had a 1988 a while ago. I miss it. Should have never sold it. My KTM is probably a more capable off-road bike - but the NX was a fantastic all-around bike - and was one of the nicest dual-sports to ride when you are "stuck" on twisty road (no dirt).

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