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  1. DogBunny liked TwoManyXS1Bs's post in the thread XS1B Texas Resurrection.

    I have an original rear view mirror and some rear brake shoes that I can donate to the cause...

    Jan 26, 2020 at 10:16 PM
  2. DogBunny liked Beags64's post in the thread XS1B Texas Resurrection.

    That's the fun part!

    Jan 26, 2020 at 10:15 PM
  3. DogBunny attached a file to the thread XS1B Texas Resurrection.

    Thank you very much. Will definitely take you up on this. No rush, can wait until I see you. The MotoGP and Handbuilt Show are the...

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  4. DogBunny replied to the thread How can I test the starter while it's in the bike?.

    You do need an offset wrench to get that last bolt out. The one in the set from Harbor Freight works. There are two different styles...

    Jan 25, 2020 at 9:43 AM
  5. DogBunny replied to the thread How can I test the starter while it's in the bike?.

    My bad. Yeah, I forgot, you do NOT have to take the motor out of the frame.

    Jan 25, 2020 at 9:41 AM
  6. DogBunny replied to the thread How can I test the starter while it's in the bike?.

    What Gary said. When you get the engine out of the frame, test it again to make sure.

    Jan 25, 2020 at 9:36 AM
  7. DogBunny attached a file to the thread XS1 used carb head intake plug set.

    Here's another solution. https://www.lowes.com/pd/SoftTouch-4-Pack-1-1-8-in-Black-Rubber-Tips/3032995 One $3 pack does all four ports....

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  8. DogBunny replied to the thread How can I test the starter while it's in the bike?.

    You just did. Direct cable form the terminal on the starter to the battery positive. If nothing happens, starter is bad.

    Jan 25, 2020 at 9:19 AM
  9. DogBunny replied to the thread Yamaha XS1 lamp stay packing.

    You may never find the right part number. I looked at three different XS1 parts catalogs, all were wrong. I still think the packing in...

    Jan 25, 2020 at 8:16 AM
  10. DogBunny replied to the thread For Sale - Parts Wanted: Late Model Breather Box and BS38 Carb Bowls.

    Are your overflow plastic fittings broken at the elbows? You can't just take bowls with overflow fittings and swap them for bowls that...

    Jan 24, 2020 at 11:13 PM
  11. DogBunny replied to the thread Yamaha XS1 lamp stay packing.

    Ant, the external diameter of the ear can't possibly be 32mm. That would be smaller than the fork tube, which is 34mm. I think maybe...

    Jan 24, 2020 at 11:05 PM
  12. DogBunny liked 5twins's post in the thread heads up on vintage Sha-Ke-Da grips on eBay.

    Yes, they are a copy of the Italian Granturismo grips. Many of the used bikes I've acquired over the years came with them fitted, and...

    Jan 24, 2020 at 12:36 PM
  13. DogBunny replied to the thread heads up on vintage Sha-Ke-Da grips on eBay.

    Good info. I knew someone would know what the originals were. 130mm about equals 5" which is what the Titties are. That's pretty short...

    Jan 24, 2020 at 12:36 PM
  14. DogBunny attached a file to the thread Yamaha XS1 lamp stay packing.

    [ATTACH] What is the interior diameter and exterior diameter of your part # 19, and what is the diameter of your part # 20 where it...

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  15. DogBunny posted a new thread.

    heads up on vintage Sha-Ke-Da grips on eBay

    A small cache of vintage Titty grips recently came up on eBay at a pretty good price:...

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    Forum: The Garage

    Jan 23, 2020 at 10:18 PM
  16. DogBunny liked Mailman's post in the thread XS1B Texas Resurrection.

    Well done! That’s a nice little nugget of information. :thumbsup:

    Jan 23, 2020 at 9:51 PM
  17. DogBunny liked Jake650's post in the thread XS1B Texas Resurrection.

    DogBunny, this is really helpful information as I will be using linked carbs on my XS1B build that is using a late model electric start...

    Jan 23, 2020 at 9:51 PM
  18. DogBunny attached a file to the thread XS1B Texas Resurrection.

    [ATTACH] So, I got to thinking about how the layout of the 256 intake ports is identical to those on the 447. I reasoned that the later...

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  19. DogBunny attached a file to the thread XS1B Texas Resurrection.

    I found out the answer to this question for myself. [ATTACH] Here, and below, are linked carbs on a 256 engine on a 1971 frame. There...

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  20. DogBunny attached a file to the thread XS1B Texas Resurrection.

    [ATTACH] Rear drum with de-laminated brake shoes. This is not that unusual. Good example of the white aluminum oxide powder I just...

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  21. DogBunny liked Jake650's post in the thread XS1B Texas Resurrection.

    DogBunny, you must have a rich history with vintage motorcycles to have seen worse. My reaction to seeing that would have been...: :yikes:

    Jan 22, 2020 at 6:20 PM
  22. DogBunny replied to the thread XS1B Texas Resurrection.

    Two or three years ago I was parting out either a 70 or a 71. It was super-rusty and rough. Apparently had been in a space where there...

    Jan 22, 2020 at 6:20 PM
  23. DogBunny attached a file to the thread XS1B Texas Resurrection.

    [ATTACH] Right side exhaust port, the side that had the rusted-out muffler. This is nothing, I've seen much worse. [ATTACH] "Ran...

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  24. DogBunny liked GLJ's post in the thread XS1B Texas Resurrection.

    You are right. I had a 76 I bought in 77. Drove it till 81 when I got an 80. Drove that one until about 98. They worked great for...

    Jan 22, 2020 at 4:01 PM
  25. DogBunny liked Mailman's post in the thread XS1B Texas Resurrection.

    Yeah same here. My bike is cosmetically an original XS2 but I’m not a slave to originality. I’ve got a lot of non original equipment in...

    Jan 22, 2020 at 4:01 PM
  26. DogBunny liked Jake650's post in the thread XS1B Texas Resurrection.

    DogBunny, congratulations and looking forward to following your resurrection thread.

    Jan 22, 2020 at 4:00 PM
  27. DogBunny liked 5twins's post in the thread XS1B Texas Resurrection.

    ..... and SR500 fork legs are pretty much the same as XS650 fork legs.

    Jan 22, 2020 at 8:57 AM
  28. DogBunny liked motormike's post in the thread XS1B Texas Resurrection.

    [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] My 64' Elky.. ( long ago sold :( ) got it with a 6 banger.. 3 on the tree.. toss'd the six..stuff'd a 8...

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  29. DogBunny liked GLJ's post in the thread XS1B Texas Resurrection.

    DogBunny I was just teasing you a little. I agree with what you are doing. I resurrected my 72, it's not pure stock. Nothing has been...

    Jan 22, 2020 at 8:56 AM
  30. DogBunny replied to the thread XS1B Texas Resurrection.

    You should have never gotten rid of your ElCo. In addition to the 1980 (5th gen) in the first post I also have a 1974 (4th gen), but...

    Jan 22, 2020 at 8:55 AM