The Africa Twin XRV650 & XRV750 thread

Discussion in 'Japanese polycylindered adventure bikes' started by iswoolley, Aug 23, 2004.

  1. mark vb

    mark vb n00b

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    We're presently heading through Italy, from UK, in our '02 RD07A + Ural. Glad to have the chair brake for the hairpins on the SS46 near Lake Garda ☺
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  2. nhadjinikolov

    nhadjinikolov Adventurer

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    Hey guys,
    I am stuck in Slovenia with a destroyed sprocket bearing of a Rd07, because of a missing bearng spacer(not the one between the two hub bearings).. Can someone give me the spacing part width? Or the overall width. I know it should be 20mm od and 17mm Id.
    I hope I can find a lathe here and make it.
    Thank you!
  3. mark vb

    mark vb n00b

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    If no luck here, try www.xrv.org
    Is it the T shaped spacer which sits inside the hub bearing?
    Unfortunately I can't get to mine right now.
  4. mxersraz

    mxersraz Adventurer

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    Hello @ lovers!

    As my xrv750 rebuild project comes to an end, I'm prowdly presenting (showing off) to you my beloved one...

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    Greetings and best wishes from south Crete!

    Orestis

    :beer
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  5. plumer1kt

    plumer1kt Adventurer

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    Nice work συντεκνε!
  6. mxersraz

    mxersraz Adventurer

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    Haha! Thank you σύντεκνε!
  7. Andreim92

    Andreim92 Adventurer

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    Please do film yourself doing some small jumps and things that show that suspension working. Would be really cool to see. Are those the new Sachs from Boano? The new ones? Did you buy them new?
    And BTW what brake discs and brake lines do you use? Are those standard RD07 276 mm discs?

    Please post all the accessories here.
  8. mxersraz

    mxersraz Adventurer

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    A video might come soon.
    Yes, the forks are the new Sachs 48mm, developed by Boano. The bike is also fitted with a Niton-pro series shock, drilled airbox, K&N airfilter (will change that soon though), carb mods, full exhaust, etc etc..
    The disks are the "Atrax" stock diameter. They didn't increase the braking power noticeably but are much lighter than stock ones (if I would buy new ones atm I would go with the "Galfer").
    The brake lines are the ones that came with the Boano fork kit, slightly longer than stock, necessary for the conversion.

    :beer
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  9. Andreim92

    Andreim92 Adventurer

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    Awesome, cant wait to see how it goes an sounds. Hint: Put someone to film you, dont do an onboard haha.
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  10. Ladder106

    Ladder106 It's a short cut, really

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    Interesting place to stop for a photo shoot. Pretty steep ! I'd probably not have done that cause momentum is important going through that stuff.

    Also......here in the western US, the K&N filters have pretty much fallen out of favor since they seem to let the very fine sand and dust through rather than filtering it out. From those two photos, it looks like you'd be in a similar dusty environment. I'd reconsider the K&N.
  11. mxersraz

    mxersraz Adventurer

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    I moved her back 2m and passed no problem afterwards. With the new suspension setup everything also is much easier!
    For the K&N, that's the reason that I mentioned on my above post that I'm about to replace it.

    :beer
  12. Andreim92

    Andreim92 Adventurer

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    Whats the safest filtre to use then ? A paper one ? Mine has dynojet and i heard they recommend a K&N.
  13. mxersraz

    mxersraz Adventurer

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    I'm also still in search of that too... K&N might provide better breathing but indeed lets very fine dust through...
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  14. ROYMACNIC

    ROYMACNIC Been here awhile

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    Very nice bike! love that colour scheme
  15. Gian

    Gian dreamer

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  16. plumer1kt

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    I threw away the K&N and now i have a UNI foam 3/8″ sheet filter with BARDHAL oil for my TA.
    Better aspiration compared to K&N and needs service ever 10000 km's (you know our mountains in the summer).
    If you can find one for your bike go for it.Or perhaps mod your oem like i did.
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  17. Andreim92

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  18. Ladder106

    Ladder106 It's a short cut, really

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    WHO DOES THAT ??
  19. Ladder106

    Ladder106 It's a short cut, really

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    I can't think that sitting dry for 31 years is doing anything good to the inside of that engine.
  20. 2old2Bbold

    2old2Bbold was 2bold2getold

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    Be interesting to see what it sells for.