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  1. billy icon
    billy icon Steve C
    hello steve, Im "billy icon" but my name is Adam. Im also in portland, well Mt hood but im in porrtland every other day or so,
  2. kshansen
    kshansen chewblanca
    Knock knock! Are you there? Ths lathe parts should have been at your monday. Have not heard anything from you yet!
  3. RonXS
    RonXS ThatXS650Guy
    Hi Jim. I just posted a question on your XS500 rear wheel swap. It just dawned on me that you probably don't get a notification since you didn't start the 18/18 thread. Could you please take a look? Thanks Ron

    Here's a link
  4. azman857
    Going mental with this self isolation stuff.
  5. Grimmith
    ugh...relocating wires and switches is such a pain in the ass...
  6. popes11
    Not been on here in ages. Anyway, anybody have any idea what the original XS650 from the Haynes manual would be worth.
    1. OLD Biker Tez likes this.
  7. Grimmith
    All my bike parts came in 3 days early!! :D ...so suicide shifter done, then handlebars. clutch, rear and front sprocket. then boo.....vroom
    1. Hightower-Ash98 likes this.
  8. 2XSive
    There's at least one screw loose behind the handlebars.
  9. Muckroot
    Got the vin verification done by an old neighbor this morning at 7AM. Now all I have to do is run the gauntlet and I'll have a legit title.
  10. Muckroot
    Just finished getting the frame all apart today with my father, taking it to the shop in the "trunk" of a Ford Focus: for shame.
  11. MaxPete
    Still working on the 3-chicks build - should be ready for the CVMG Paris National Rally in June 2022!
  12. Downeaster
    Fat, Dumb and Happy. 2 out of 3 ain't bad...
    1. gggGary
      I'm think'n only happy fits you.
      Mar 5, 2020
    2. gggGary
      I'm think'n only happy fits you.
      Mar 5, 2020
    3. Downeaster
      I wish my doctor agreed...
      Mar 5, 2020
      gggGary likes this.
  13. TwoManyXS1Bs
    Do whutcha can to avoid this year's FLU...
    1. gggGary likes this.
    2. Paul Sutton
      Paul Sutton
      Feb 1, 2020
      TwoManyXS1Bs likes this.
    3. Paul Sutton
      Paul Sutton
      News just out: The bus drivers were told they did not require protective clothing. They now have to spend 14 days in isolation. Should I have confidence in the UK Authorities?
      Feb 1, 2020
      TwoManyXS1Bs likes this.
  14. fatman61
    under construction
  15. TwoManyXS1Bs
    1. gggGary likes this.
    2. gggGary
      Long as it's not the last one!
      Jan 13, 2020
      MaxPete and TwoManyXS1Bs like this.
    3. Paul Sutton
      Paul Sutton
      I to was wondering the same!
      Jan 15, 2020
      TwoManyXS1Bs and gggGary like this.
  16. rbirkey
    Currently working on a 1981 Yamaha XS650 Special
  17. vufromlu
    newbie question....can I run a timing light off a 12 v trickle charger or even a battery tender with alligator clip attachments?
    1. gggGary likes this.
    2. arcticXS
      I believe you can, as long as the - (neg) clip is also attached to bike ground. At least that is my experience from trying to power my timing light from a free standing car battery, while the bike was running from its own battery. This did not work, until I connected the free standing battery neg. to the bike ground.
      I would also suggest you post any future questions in the "Garage"
      Dec 27, 2019
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    3. gggGary
      Might be dicey Those might be an ugly pulsed DC not a solid constant 12 volts.
      Jan 2, 2020
  18. billy icon
    billy icon Jim
    hey Jim your avatar had had me curious since day one, looks like a photo from the Korean war erea, is that you , and how long ago/ old where you?
    1. Jim, Hightower-Ash98 and Mikey like this.
  19. billy icon
    billy icon gggGary
    hey gary have you reciveed your tytronics yet?
  20. G_YamTech_314
    I just saw snow for the first time this year today... I hate it.