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  1. arcticXS replied to the thread XS1 carb tuning.

    I believe you need to list ALL jet sizes, including needle jet, needle size and slide cutaway. And carb size (32/34/36/38?) Some...

    Dec 10, 2019 at 11:17 AM
  2. arcticXS replied to the thread XS1 carb tuning.

    I wonder how much the properties of pump gas has changed over the last 50 years. Surely it has changed enough to require subtle (or not...

    Dec 9, 2019 at 8:01 PM
  3. arcticXS liked Punkskalar's post in the thread MikesXS Stainless Valves - Anyone else having trouble with them?.

    Listen you guys, if you are gonna get all internet warrior here and piss of Jack to where he doesn't come back, then we are gonna lose a...

    Dec 9, 2019 at 1:18 PM
  4. arcticXS replied to the thread XS1100 (BS34s) Guzzles Gas, Runs Rich.

    Easily. I experienced severe needle jet wear in a Ducati with the stock 38 mm Mikuni flatslide downdraft CV carbs, after approx. 40 000...

    Dec 8, 2019 at 7:03 PM
  5. arcticXS replied to the thread How-To: Rebuild XS650 Forks / Install Lowering Kit.

    Have you tried to measure laden sag? In other words how much the forks compress from fully extended, when you sit on the bike in a...

    Dec 7, 2019 at 4:12 AM
  6. arcticXS replied to the thread How-To: Rebuild XS650 Forks / Install Lowering Kit.

    A top out spring would definitely prevent the knock you experience. More rebound damping would also help. Shortening a spring actually...

    Dec 6, 2019 at 6:53 PM
  7. arcticXS liked weekendrider's post in the thread Installed a new LED headlight bulb,Results!.

    RG when the VR115 was developed you still had the option of using no lights? Saying daytime lights had not been mandated then. So what...

    Dec 6, 2019 at 1:50 PM
  8. arcticXS replied to the thread Installed a new LED headlight bulb,Results!.

    Add heated grips, and the issue should be solved. On the other hand, I would believe that the stock VR should be able to cope with...

    Dec 6, 2019 at 1:41 PM
  9. arcticXS liked Paul Sutton's post in the thread where are the M9 bolts ?.

    There are many thread diameters and pitches available but industry tries to minimize the stock they carry. M9 is classed as a 2nd choice...

    Dec 3, 2019