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This Message Board has been in use in its current form since 2006, with just a few minor tweaks during the intervening 13 years. However, the time has...
Graeme @ Hitchcocks 0 521 Social / Other 12:31pm, 26th February, 2019 No one has replied yet
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How To Kick Start A Royal Enfield Bullet 500 Classic Motorcycle With An Amal 930 Carb
I came across this video. Is this long winded starting method really necessary or is this and old April Fools Day video? How To Kick Start A Royal En...
Cov Lad 9 144 Technical 10:24pm, 21st March, 2019 11:39pm 22nd March, 2019 by Norm
Electra x electrical problem
Hi I have just fitted a new battery to my 2005 bullet Electra X, Engine starts great but when i switch it of with ignition key the engine continues ...
monkey hanger 19 299 Technical 04:43pm, 16th March, 2019 11:34pm 22nd March, 2019 by Norm
12v coil
2003, 500, once an ES now just kick and electronic ignition, will any type of coil be ok that MR H sells ? or is there a difference in coils, and doe...
RoSy 1 23 Technical 06:29pm, 22nd March, 2019 10:43pm 22nd March, 2019 by Adrian
Kick start lever moving under power
My 350 bullet has always done this occasionally. If you set off more briskly than normal, the kickstart lever will pivot itself down about halfway the...
stinkwheel 13 290 Technical 07:43pm, 17th March, 2019 08:27pm 22nd March, 2019 by John R
Electra clutch guidance needed
Having endured a dragging clutch for 18 monthes of ownership (Electra X 2007) I decided to do my best to improve it so dismantled it today. From what ...
ericpode 12 208 Technical 03:37pm, 20th March, 2019 08:07pm 22nd March, 2019 by ericpode
Meteor Minor forks
My forks feel over damped so I think someone may have put too thick oil in them. Does anyone know if it is possible to drain the oil without taking th...
Geoffrey 5 95 Technical 07:54pm, 21st March, 2019 03:53pm 22nd March, 2019 by Mark M
4 or 5 Speed Bullet 500
I understand that a 5 speed engine should be better than a 4, however is a 4 speed still worth considering as a purchase? Is re sale more difficult an...
Cov Lad 7 126 Technical 10:07pm, 21st March, 2019 03:15pm 22nd March, 2019 by Norm
AC voltage drop.
Hi, Sometime since I was last in here, but needs must! My 2000 year, Bullet 500, recently recomissioned, is trying my patience. Another check th...
Arry Enfield 0 39 Technical 09:44pm, 21st March, 2019 No one has replied yet
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FOR SALE Electra X
I have decided that my late 2005 Electra X must go, I need the space and as I never rode it last year due to other commitments and an iffy back I thin...
DickC 5 166 Bikes For Sale 09:06am, 20th March, 2019 12:51pm 21st March, 2019 by Adrian
No spark at ht lead
Hi, I have finally bitten the bullet and bought a 2016 EFI 500 with only 650 miles on the clock. However I hadd left it for a month after buying it in...
MrOG 11 209 Technical 12:36pm, 19th March, 2019 11:16pm 20th March, 2019 by Haggis
Spark plug
Hi does anyone know what spark plug i need for a royal enfield electra 2007 please
bumpkin 8 355 Technical 10:38pm, 19th January, 2019 02:19pm 20th March, 2019 by Cov Lad
To start a foghorn
Someone may be interested. How The Lizard Cornwall Foghorn used to be started up. Now it is just a "squeaker."
papasmurf 10 231 Social / Other 03:26pm, 17th March, 2019 10:36am 20th March, 2019 by Sticksy
Speedometer kmh showing wrong
Hi friends Been a while since I was in here so maybe this topic already has been discussed. Anyhow; my speedo is showing wrong spped. It's in kmh...
Bikerterje 24 525 Technical 07:31pm, 11th March, 2019 04:50pm 19th March, 2019 by Presto
612 bullet first ride.
Holy shit! I thought I MUST have mucked up my maths as I was fitting a 21t gearbox sprocket... Err, no. Even with a close-ratio gearbox it'll p...
stinkwheel 7 304 Technical 07:33pm, 17th March, 2019 11:42am 19th March, 2019 by Presto
Spark delay
Hi Has anyone used or recommend the Spark delay unit for the Electra X that Hitchcock sell. I understand it can help prevent damage to the Sprag bear...
monkey hanger 2 66 Technical 07:21pm, 18th March, 2019 11:19pm 18th March, 2019 by Adrian
Wanted please
Hi folks , I’m looking to buy an intercepter tt7 road scrambler and a fireball 250 scrambler , would anyone have these for sale please ? Can collec...
p11andy 7 253 Bikes For Sale 08:41pm, 14th March, 2019 01:34pm 18th March, 2019 by Cleggy
Electra Spark Delay Unit
I am aware of how misfire can damage the sprag clutch and fitting a hitchcock spark delay unit may prevent this. I wonder if kickback when using the...
Cov Lad 27 438 Bikes For Sale 09:18am, 14th March, 2019 11:17am 18th March, 2019 by Wheaters
Certificate of conformity
Hi everybody I live in France and I bought my second bullet, this time in Italy, but I only have got the Indian certificate of conformity (and the i...
PEK 6 236 Technical 06:30pm, 14th March, 2019 06:10pm 16th March, 2019 by Mark M
Himalayan front brake
Hi, Has anyone here tried replacing the front disc pads with the Ferodo item our hosts offer for the Himalayan? Was there any improvement in braking? ...
Paul 6 232 Technical 07:52pm, 9th March, 2019 09:04am 16th March, 2019 by Boxerman

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