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Some tools do both riveting and removal, does yours? If you are unsure or not confident I would fit the usual joining link (should be supplied with the new chain) and take it to a bike shop and get them to rivet it. This would be far cheaper than buying the right tool, and you dont want the chain to come apart when riding.

2008 Honda XL... | Answered on Aug 04, 2010


take off the gear lever look under it you will see a engine bolt that wen you remove is very close to the gear lever then u know thats the wright one mount the fittings for the stand with the alan key bolts they can be a bit fiddley put the springs on the stand then mount it with the shaft you will have to pull the stand a bit then wen you have it on move the right exhaust clamp round so it doesnt hit the stand.and re fit the gear lever

2008 Honda XL... | Answered on Oct 08, 2009


What's the problem? Your battery sounds like it is in tiptop condition. Any load....lights, starter etc, will make the voltage drop as some of the power is being used.

Honda XL 1000 V... | Answered on Oct 07, 2015


https://www.louis.eu/rund-ums-motorrad/bike-datenbank/honda-xl-1000-v-varadero/sd01/0898

Have a look at this link, it has other capacities/settings and says
3.4 Litres without and 3.6 Litres with new filter of SAE 10W-40

Honda XL 1000 V... | Answered on Mar 11, 2015


if the engine turns over with no spark and you put a new plug in thenlook deeper, ignition coil/armiture/magneto. this coil will have to create a charge to produce a spark if it does not work correctly then you will have no spark. also another cause of this would be the ignition switch. make sure the key is activating the ignition coil.

Honda XL 1000 V... | Answered on Aug 18, 2011


I found one at Haynes manuals.. Could not find one at clymers.com The link should take you directly to the manual..

http://www.haynes.com/products/productID/329

Honda XL 1000 V... | Answered on Nov 24, 2010


The starter motor uses a lot of current. There could be a poor connection at the battery, or the battery could be too weak. Most auto parts stores have battery testers and they will check it for free.

Honda... | Answered on Feb 10, 2021


First get the battery load tested at any Interstate Outlet. It takes 3 minutes and is free.

If the battery is good, you need a good auto-electrician. Parasitic draw is difficult to diagnose, but you have something draining to earth.

Or your battery is just worn out and not holding the charge. Average life on a motorcycle / scooter is 4 to 5 years due to bad maintenance and bad winter storage plus vibration.

Honda... | Answered on Feb 02, 2021


a real manual costs real money. get it from a dealer.

Honda... | Answered on Jan 27, 2021


Do you need a seat for Honda vario 125? Or is it an introduction to repair? You can find user help on the honda vario 125 page of this Indonesian car website.

Honda... | Answered on Jan 27, 2021


i have searched the web , as i'm sure you have to, and can not find anything relating to this issue, i would contact honda motorcyle dealer and either get them to do it or get a driver's manual or just live with it,sorry could'nt have been more helpful

Honda... | Answered on Jan 25, 2021

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