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  1. gggGary liked Ratranger's post in the thread Modern Maintenance.

    Lol, all modern bikes except the naked ones can be a right pain to work on. And even then there can be quirks. Got the tiger back...

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  2. gggGary liked grizld1's post in the thread Modern Maintenance.

    Good to know--what a change from the old days, when it seemed that the mission of Triumph engineers was to carefully conserve known...

    Nov 22, 2019 at 6:00 AM
  3. gggGary liked Ratranger's post in the thread Modern Maintenance.

    Thankfully they updated the design so you are supposed to be able to replace it without splitting the cases. Plus from reafing the...

    Nov 22, 2019 at 6:00 AM
  4. gggGary liked grizld1's post in the thread Modern Maintenance.

    Just wait till you have to replace the starter clutch on that Trunch, Ranger. You'll have lots of fun pulling the motor and splitting...

    Nov 22, 2019 at 6:00 AM
  5. gggGary liked Ratranger's post in the thread Modern Maintenance.

    Yeah. I actually had a spare set of heads for the ducati. I would adjust all 16 rockers on the bench and swap heads when it was...

    Nov 22, 2019 at 6:00 AM
  6. gggGary liked Ratranger's post in the thread Modern Maintenance.

    The 748 I had took a pretty good beating, but it by far took more maintenance than anything else I've owned. Checking everything and...

    Nov 22, 2019 at 5:59 AM
  7. gggGary liked Mailman's post in the thread Modern Maintenance.

    There was a time I wanted a Ducati badly, I even took a Hyper Motard for a test ride ( which impressed the hell out of me )! What...

    Nov 22, 2019 at 5:59 AM
  8. gggGary liked billy icon's post in the thread Electronic Ignition for xs650.

    I recived the three kits from Tytronics today and they will be shipped to those that wanted them tomarrow morning … first class USPS,...

    Nov 22, 2019 at 5:58 AM
  9. gggGary liked timbeck's post in the thread What have you done to your XS today?.

    Hammer heads....... tim

    Nov 22, 2019 at 5:40 AM
  10. gggGary liked billy icon's post in the thread What have you done to your XS today?.

    I drug home a bed full of stuff today too, Ill post some photos tomarrow, but I got a dished penut tank , a factory tank a set of bs38...

    Nov 22, 2019 at 5:36 AM
  11. gggGary liked Mailman's post in the thread What have you done to your XS today?.

    Yup! That’s gotta be it. Fox shocks? Pretty rare. Edit: Oops Redwing, not Fox. [ATTACH]

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  12. gggGary liked Jim's post in the thread What have you done to your XS today?.

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  13. gggGary liked Jim's post in the thread What have you done to your XS today?.

    'K.... give us a hint. :whistle:

    Nov 22, 2019 at 5:35 AM
  14. gggGary liked Machine's post in the thread Master Cylinder Rebuilding.

    [ATTACH] "Special" master cylinder angle is very suitable for these adjustable clubman type cafe handlebars. The adjustability in...

    20191121_192249.jpg Nov 21, 2019 at 10:39 PM
  15. gggGary liked 5twins's post in the thread Master Cylinder Rebuilding.

    The ones I'm using are original Yamaha units, probably Nissin, just slightly smaller than the stock one. They work much better, giving...

    Nov 21, 2019 at 10:38 PM
  16. gggGary liked 5twins's post in the thread Master Cylinder Rebuilding.

    You're going through an awful lot of trouble and expense for a MC that is best replaced with a slightly smaller one. It took some...

    Nov 21, 2019 at 10:38 PM
  17. gggGary liked RadMax's post in the thread Master Cylinder Rebuilding.

    Thanks for all the help and the detailed pics! I’m swapping my 1980 XS650 Special to a front master from a ‘77 Standard. I bought a...

    Nov 21, 2019 at 10:38 PM
  18. gggGary liked ckassu's post in the thread Master Cylinder Rebuilding.

    Well that piston is also different looking, but it doesn't matter, just have to be sure it is 16mm? My piston looks like this and it...

    IMG_20190816_170114.jpg Nov 21, 2019 at 10:37 PM
  19. gggGary liked DogBunny's post in the thread Master Cylinder Rebuilding.

    No, 1A0-W0041-00-00 is NOT correct for you. You want 1A0-20000-10-00 or 360-20000-10-00. Also search without the last two numbers,...

    Nov 21, 2019 at 10:37 PM
  20. gggGary attached a file to the thread What have you done to your XS today?.

    Dragged it home [ATTACH] No title, kicks over with scant compression. That about what I know so far. Won't come out of the van til...

    20191121_221325.jpg Nov 21, 2019 at 10:35 PM
  21. gggGary liked 59Tebo's post in the thread But mom, it followed me home!.

    Bummer, about the compressor. But, sometimes, ya just gotta do what you can do, when you can do it. As anxious as you are about your...

    Nov 21, 2019 at 10:29 PM
  22. gggGary liked Scottrt's post in the thread I think I screwed the pooch (front tire).

    This is good to hear, now I can rest easy and just wait for my tire to arrive. The 230 gets really good reviews, do you like yours?

    Nov 21, 2019 at 10:28 PM
  23. gggGary liked mrtwowheel's post in the thread I think I screwed the pooch (front tire).

    I've read that Shinko Customer Service is very helpful when asked what size to order for different bikes. They know what stock sizes of...

    Nov 21, 2019 at 10:28 PM
  24. gggGary liked azman857's post in the thread I think I screwed the pooch (front tire).

    I'm running a Shinko 230 Tour Master, 100/90 19 on the front of the SG. No problems

    Nov 21, 2019 at 10:28 PM
  25. gggGary liked mrtwowheel's post in the thread I think I screwed the pooch (front tire).

    Yep, Shinko's run bigger than most other brands. I have them on four different bikes, three different models, all the stock size. The...

    Nov 21, 2019 at 10:28 PM
  26. gggGary liked jetmechmarty's post in the thread I think I screwed the pooch (front tire).

    Here’s a 110 wide ancient Yokohama tire on my standard. It fits, but not well. It looks too big. [ATTACH]

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  27. gggGary liked wrenchjohns's post in the thread But mom, it followed me home!.

    I fixed the blast cabinet hose on my dime and then the compressor went down, no blasting tonite. The owner is fixing the compressor...

    Nov 21, 2019 at 6:27 PM
  28. gggGary liked lakeview's post in the thread 1973 TX 650 Rebuild.

    [ATTACH] The 5% Solution Swing arm pivot bolt was badly seized and had to be cut off each side and pressed out. There was a remnant of...

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  29. gggGary liked Mailman's post in the thread Pentagram Star Wheels.

    I’m lovin it already! :thumbsup:

    Nov 21, 2019 at 3:08 PM
  30. gggGary liked 5twins's post in the thread TX650 clutch cover gasket and oil level..

    A note on how much oil you put in. There were owner complaints on the early models of too much oil and/or oil mist coming out of the...

    Nov 21, 2019 at 2:40 PM