Any Honda Dominator NX650 owners out there ?

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  1. Pablo83

    Pablo83 Sleep, Wrench, Ride

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    I think this was posted here a while back, but it deserves to get reposted at least once a year.

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  2. Pablo83

    Pablo83 Sleep, Wrench, Ride

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    Just to consolidate some things a few people have already stated here: the JT countershaft sprocket is thinner than the OEM one and it will cause accelerated wear on the countershaft (yes, you should replace it). If you have an '88 NX then you have a 6 spline countershaft so you cannot use the XR650R sprockets, so stick with the OEM one. If you have an '89 or newer NX then you have a 13 spline countershaft and you can use XR650L and XR650R sprockets on it.
  3. Pablo83

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    I saw this video last month when reading the entire thread. I'm still working on the bodywork and relieved to find no yellow paint. :D
  5. Pablo83

    Pablo83 Sleep, Wrench, Ride

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    I wonder what happened to those bikes. It think it would be cool to find one.
  6. MartiniUp

    MartiniUp Long timer

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    Thank you VERY much Pablo. I was just about to order a sprocket for an XR650 to put on my '88. I appreciate the info on the splines. :clap
  7. Honda Scoot

    Honda Scoot My First Gold Chain

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    I spoke with a guy years ago about Honda factory race bikes. I was told that most return to the factory.

    A few were given to racers or other team members over the years. If / when those few bikes change hands, there is great effort unleashed by the factory to regain "their property". No idea if this is factual, but it was a good story.
  8. MartiniUp

    MartiniUp Long timer

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    Replacement/upgrade shock for the NX??? Anyone?
  9. Pablo83

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  10. Honda Scoot

    Honda Scoot My First Gold Chain

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    Previous posts on the rear shock

    http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=8974323&postcount=215

    http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=10841489&postcount=354

    http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=9511162&postcount=16

    http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=12360865&postcount=656

    Edit: Added for prosperity http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=32109

    Hagan M61065 replacement shock: http://www.hagon-shocks.co.uk/catalog/partdetail.aspx?partno=M61065 http://www.davequinnmotorcycles.com/

    Wilbers Shock: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=12299805&postcount=1

    Responce from Hyperpro, March 2013: Thank you for your interest in the Hyperpro springs.
    Your email to the factory was forwarded to us at EPM Performance as the US
    importer and distributor for Hyperpro products.
    Yes, we do have a replacement spring for the OEM rear shock of the NX 650
    Dominator.
    The part number is SP-HO06 SSB 034 at $ 139.00 in Purple (our standard)
    color, or $ 149.00 in Black.

    Please call the office in NJ at 732-786-9777 with your order.

    Regards

    Klaus Huenecke
    EPM Performance Imports
    Email: info@epmperf.com
    Phone/ Fax: 732-786-9777
    www.epmperf.com

    Looks like this

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    There has been no response to someones question on the spring rate of the stock NX650 rear shock spring.

    A SV650 rear unit or just the spring may work as it has for me on the NX250 and NX125.

    99-02 SV650 337mm 510# <<<====stock 1st gen

    http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=20207771&postcount=248
  11. Pablo83

    Pablo83 Sleep, Wrench, Ride

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    I've searched extensively for that answer and never been able to find it.
  12. dstriffler

    dstriffler Been here awhile

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    Where can I find a front sprocket? I checked partzilla and a few other places and they're saying its obsolete.:huh
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    I bought my insulator from these in Germany(i live in dk) http://zsf-motorrad.de/ they seem to have all original parts but also expensive, my 1992 dommy sucks btw,120km/h with wind and sun in the back, I think there is something wrong with it, it has cost me close to 1600$ in repairs already, and it has yet to gain my trust :( gonna try to restore it next winter, but I can't figure out if mine is a German downtuned model, does anyone know where I can see it?
    [​IMG] nice 90'ies colour eh! Hehe
  14. MartiniUp

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    Thanks Honda Scoot. I'll buy the next round!
  15. MartiniUp

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    Any professional susp shop should have a spring tester to determine the rating. Just have them test the old stock shock spring. The rate never changes.
  16. dstriffler

    dstriffler Been here awhile

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    The dealership can't order the OEM sprocket from Honda either. It seems to be obsolete here in the US as far as I know. I did find that Sunstar makes the countershaft sprocket, but I'm not sure if this will be different from the JT sprocket I currently have on there. I know that Sunstar made Honda's sprockets for years so is it possible it is the same as an OEM?


    http://sunstar-mc.com/searchresults.aspx?All=True&DD0=STREET&DD1=HONDA&DD2=NX650&DD3=1988
  17. MartiniUp

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    Maybe send them an email? I can't think of a good reason they would make the sprocket smaller/thinner than the oem if they made the sprockets for Honda originally. Seems they would use the same specs. Please report what you find.
  18. Bell driver

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    @aadal

    Please post your VIN (no need for the last 4 digits)
    Or find the applicable data here
    http://honda.de/service/motorraeder/service_leistungsumruestung.php

  19. Starchamp

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    Have you tried ebay? Usually a pretty good selection of mechanical parts to be found there, since the bike was sold mostly overseas.
  20. dstriffler

    dstriffler Been here awhile

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    I looked on ebay a little; the problem is shipping and exchange rates can get pricey, so I was hoping to find something here in the states. I sent an email to Sunstar to see if it is basically OEM. I'm thinking I'll just buy the Sunstar and compare it to the JT one. Its the only sprocket I can find available for the 88!




    On another note, I installed the new CDI, ignition coil, and kill switch today. While doing so I found the actual problem was not a malfunctioning CDI, it was a faulty wire from the ignition coil. :eek1 I assumed that since I saw the ignition coil actually working, that is was working at the plug end as well. So now I have a perfectly good backup CDI and kill switch, just in case.