Any Honda Dominator NX650 owners out there ?

Discussion in 'Thumpers' started by KeithDommirider, Jul 31, 2007.

  1. equator

    equator Where's the U turn?

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    Hi folks, anyone knows where to get a bearings and seals kit for the shock linkage (other than the originals) ? Thanks.
  2. tractor4play

    tractor4play Been here awhile

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    what part of ireland are you from and were you at the paddy dakar?
  3. tractor4play

    tractor4play Been here awhile

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    can you explain what you mean by pulser bosses.this is very interesting as i thought nx,slr and fmx were very similar.
  4. scrambler66

    scrambler66 Been here awhile

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    They are actually almost identical except for the ignition. The boss pulsar I meant is part nr 14 on this image.

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    In the Dommie /XR650L (bottom left) it has a single “finger”, whereas the SLR650, FX650 and FMX650 got multiple fingers (bottom right) – as far as I know for taking the position of the throttle into account

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    So in order to use a SLR650 engine in a Dommie you have to switch the boss pulsars, too. I’m just about to try this, since by now it’s getting really hard to get a good Dommie engine with low mileage. And another good reason: the FMX already got the big oil pump :clap
  5. tractor4play

    tractor4play Been here awhile

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    yea i see what you mean.looks like a straight forward swap.let us know how you get on and thanks for the quick reply.
    i forgot to ask about the clutch cover as i am installing a kickstarter and the r/h casings from the kickstart bikes will not fit because of the larger oil pump.
    do you have any ideas to solve this issue?
  6. scrambler66

    scrambler66 Been here awhile

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    Not me, but some guy from our German XR forum had an idea :D. The middle part of the pump is 4mm thicker (since the rotor is 4mm thicker, too), so the part of the pump that bears the aluminum orifice has to be grinded off. The orifice itself has to be shortened and you have to use the oil pipe of the older models which runs behind the oil pump gear. Needless to say, working on an area crucial for the oil supply requires high precision work. Which I’m not able to, so I never tried this.

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    Bytheway, in case you are trying to put a kick starter into a formerly kickstartless engine – the main shaft is different and has to be swapped, too, if I remember it correctly.
  7. mcma111

    mcma111 Long timer

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    Not the main shaft but the counter shaft. The clutch side end of the XR600 shaft is machined to accept the kicker intermediate gear that interfaces with the clutch basket. As seen on this XR650l shaft:

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  8. Schelbi

    Schelbi Been here awhile

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    I think I should recognize this pic:D

    Is you NX running now with the FMX engine?
  9. tractor4play

    tractor4play Been here awhile

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    yea ill hopefully have a countershaft from an xr 600 by the end of next week.
  10. tractor4play

    tractor4play Been here awhile

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    i would avoid the crf forks unless you plan to be riding constantly at 100% (racing)
    its difficult to set crf forks for road riding in other words your arms will be shaken from your shoulders.very annoying.
    the crf fork upgrade seems to be done by many for the look cool factor in my opinion.
    if your serious about function go for xr650r forks.loads of adjustment and superb off road.also very comfortable on road.
    goodluck.
  11. dstriffler

    dstriffler Been here awhile

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    Took a ride today out to Robert Moses Park to see if it has been reopened yet since Hurricane Sandy. Everything is still under construction, so it must have been hit pretty hard. The weather has been above 40 degrees the past few days so I'm trying to put on some miles before it gets very cold again.

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  12. Bounder

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    Bike looks good, Honda build quality in the 80-90s was top notch.
    Too many potholes here from heavy rain to ride now.
  13. dstriffler

    dstriffler Been here awhile

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    I definitely miss my CBR900RR, but I can honestly say this is my favorite bike. I really think Honda hit their peak of quality and value in the 80's. I originally was looking for a XL600R when I stumbled across the NX, and I'm so glad I bought it.:D
  14. MartiniUp

    MartiniUp Long timer

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    Smart man here. Full agreement.
  15. Skapegoat

    Skapegoat Adventurer

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    From Kildare, no I haven't been to the paddy Dakar before.
    The reason I bought the dominator was to do that event so hopefully will get a chance this year.
    Was onto Paddy and he reckons it will be held on the 21st of September this year.

    I agree with you about the build quality Bounder, but not about the weather and potholes!
    I drive a blackbird mostly but I handles the potholes fine and the dominator makes you aim for them!:1drink
    It very mild this year, I'm getting more miles in than usual!
  16. Skapegoat

    Skapegoat Adventurer

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    PART WANTED! :clap

    Hi all,
    Has anyone out there have the rear brake light section of the loom from a 1990 dominator onwards? (Mines a 1993)
    It's the section that holds the bulb then connects to the wiring harness.

    My local dealer say its not available anymore.
    Can people search their local eBay too please?
    Thanks, skapegoat.
  17. Bounder

    Bounder ExternallyDisplaced

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    CMSNL.com have them for €77 +p=p
    http://www.cmsnl.com/honda-nx650-do...and_model3940/33704-my2-731-base_33704mn9711/
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  19. Skapegoat

    Skapegoat Adventurer

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    Thanks for that! It's not cheap is it?
    I will keep looking but may have to buy that if nothing more affordable comes up.:D

    Some pothole that!
    Hope there are no bikes lost in it? :rofl
  20. dstriffler

    dstriffler Been here awhile

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