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Old 10-29-2012, 07:21 AM   #11761
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OK, now you guys a scaring the crap out of me, at $600 plus for a used CDI from hamart and who know the condition, is probably enough to scare the crap out of anyone.

Ujeni, you said one of the cdi's my bike only has one so swapping isn't going to be a possibility. As far a getting another one from someone that also isn't going to be possible so I don't know what I'm going to do???

Ladder, thank you for the write up I will have to look at my situation after I figure out what I'm going to do about this possible cdi issue.

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Go to this site and download the chart. Carefully, walk your way through the troubleshooting guide in case we misguided you on the CDI.(hopefully Ujeni and I are wrong) . At least you'd eliminate everything else

http://www.electrosport.com/technica...-finding-guide
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Old 10-29-2012, 07:38 AM   #11762
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@dreamer, can this help?

http://www.ebay.de/sch/i.html?_odkw=...n+cdi&_sacat=0

ebay.de is a very good source for used AT parts...

You can also check these guys here: http://www.ignitech.cz/english/aindex.htm
They offer replacement CDIs, including for the AT. Maybe you can ask them whether they can repair yours?

I hope it's not the CDI, but have you had any reg/rec problems with your AT?
The reg/rec is a well known weak spot for the AT together with the dreaded fuel pump... and it's not the 1st time I've seen a reg/rec-fried CDI due to overvoltage...

I hope things turn out OK and it's just a simple thing...

Good luck
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Old 10-29-2012, 01:38 PM   #11763
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frame-question

Hey AT-people,

I just left my garage where I just finished preparing my RD03 frame, to take it to the powder-coater.
As far as I can remember, I never saw anybody do reinforcements on these frames, in a way like HPN does them on BMW-frames.
Has anyone ever seen this or has pics of it.

Greetz, Ronny.
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Old 10-29-2012, 03:58 PM   #11764
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I never saw anybody do reinforcements on these frames, in a way like HPN does them on BMW-frames.
I know exactly what you are talking about. Swingarm gussets, steering head boxing in and backbone triangulation. I have done those BMW frames and am happy to say it is not necessary on the AT. Not yet anyway.
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Old 10-29-2012, 04:33 PM   #11765
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10K...reserve not met.

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Old 10-29-2012, 04:36 PM   #11766
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I know exactly what you are talking about. Swingarm gussets, steering head boxing in and backbone triangulation. I have done those BMW frames and am happy to say it is not necessary on the AT. Not yet anyway.
I agree. Sounds like you owned a 'rubber cow' at one time Jim...AKA R100GSPD. An Africa Twin frame is about as rigid as you can get. Never heard of an AT frame cracking either.
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Old 10-29-2012, 04:49 PM   #11767
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What?!?!?

That's crazy. No matter how much I love my AT, if someone offers me 10k, it's gone. Asking that much (or expecting it) is worse than the BMW brigade (IMO)
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Old 10-29-2012, 05:16 PM   #11768
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I agree. Sounds like you owned a 'rubber cow' at one time Jim...AKA R100GSPD. An Africa Twin frame is about as rigid as you can get. Never heard of an AT frame cracking either.
I've built a few beemers, taking perfectly good road going ones and making them dirt worthy.





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Old 10-30-2012, 12:17 AM   #11769
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Old 10-30-2012, 06:46 AM   #11770
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I've had a suspension kit from Boano, and the variation in quality is staggering. The CNC milled yokes are beautiful, whereas the fibreglass fender was terrible and I never got it to fit, let alone look good. Also the kit is promoted as a 'bolt on', but doesn't have several critical parts. I would hesitate to buy from them again.

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...a massage from -> iswoolley?

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Old 10-30-2012, 09:19 AM   #11771
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Hi all, I'm looking for some advice on an electrical problem,After a run yesterday (where the bike performed flawlessly) I washed bike to get rid of all the autumn crap that covers our roads,when I tried to start the bike all I got was a click from the starter relay,I charged the battery, no difference,I 've had the usual reg/rectifier problems in the past so kind of suspected something similar this time,but nothing is burnt ,I tried another r/r and starter relay ,still the same,I've now cleaned and checked all connecters,I should also say that nothing else is working either ,indicators won't flash,headlights won't come on ,horn is very faint,all symptoms of a flat battery but the battery reads 12.5 v on the meter,which is I believe ok,but its like full 12v isn't reaching other components,also when I turn on the ignition switch the neutral light etc take a couple of seconds to come on.Anybody got any suggestions on what I could test next,I'm wondering about the ignition switch itself? any help would be much appreciated,thanks.
(its a 91 RD04)
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Old 10-30-2012, 09:44 AM   #11772
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Start simply.....something you did affected the currents path.

Begin with all grounds (earths). Start at the battery and work from there. Pull main fuse etc. WD40 is your friend here since it's supposed to displace water from electrical stuff.
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Old 10-30-2012, 09:57 AM   #11773
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Thanks Ladder ,but I have tried all that you mention,bike was running perfectly,all I did was switch it off ,wash it ,try to start it again, so I did suspect dampness or a bad connection so I have cleaned and sprayed all the connectors.
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Old 10-30-2012, 11:45 AM   #11774
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Check if the battery cables are properly tightened at the battery posts...
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Old 10-30-2012, 11:47 AM   #11775
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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
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