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  1. gggGary liked YamadudeXS650C's post in the thread The ergonomic experiment.

    Lookin' good, Bob !! :popcorn:

    Feb 25, 2020 at 2:35 PM
  2. gggGary liked kshansen's post in the thread The ergonomic experiment.

    Bob that brake hose should be fine if you only make left turns!:laughing:

    Feb 25, 2020 at 2:35 PM
  3. gggGary liked GLJ's post in the thread The ergonomic experiment.

    Won't matter, see post 27.:whistle:

    Feb 25, 2020 at 2:35 PM
  4. gggGary liked 59Tebo's post in the thread The ergonomic experiment.

    Good. That way, your foot won't. :yikes:

    Feb 25, 2020 at 2:34 PM
  5. gggGary liked Mailman's post in the thread The ergonomic experiment.

    You mean rotate them so , if they had to, they’d go up and back? Yeah they could do that, they can rotate 360 degrees. :thumbsup:

    Feb 25, 2020 at 2:34 PM
  6. gggGary liked Jim's post in the thread The ergonomic experiment.

    A suggestion Bob.... note the angle of the original footpeg hinges? Will the highway ones adjust to that angle? They'll fold up easier...

    Feb 25, 2020 at 2:34 PM
  7. gggGary liked MaxPete's post in the thread The ergonomic experiment.

    This one rates....:popcorn::popcorn::popcorn:

    Feb 25, 2020 at 2:34 PM
  8. gggGary liked Mailman's post in the thread King Kenny.

    Yup! British bikes used to rule the tracks, Gary Nixon won a lot of races on a Triumph, and who remembers Alex Jorgensen racing this...

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  9. gggGary liked MrBultaco's post in the thread King Kenny.

    Went to the Astrodome in 1975. Got a press pass once and shot a lot of slides. Here's Kenny/ Gary Scott and Skip Aksland (Roberts'...

    King Kenny.jpg Feb 25, 2020 at 1:38 PM
  10. gggGary liked Marlin72xs's post in the thread King Kenny.

    I was at Daytona in 73 on the infield area, and saw Gary on his Kaw. I have vivid memories of him coming off the front straight to the...

    Feb 25, 2020 at 1:37 PM
  11. gggGary liked Signal's post in the thread King Kenny.

    [ATTACH]

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  12. gggGary liked Marlin72xs's post in the thread Making fork stiffer.

    Interesting. The shop manual that came with my 72 is for XS1 and 1B. I also have an addendum manual that explains the disc brake and...

    Feb 25, 2020 at 1:24 PM
  13. gggGary liked Mailman's post in the thread Making fork stiffer.

    You wouldn’t believe how low tech I went with the fork oil on my XS2. Walmart 30 weight hydraulic oil. Less than $4 for a qt. I did it...

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  14. gggGary liked YamadudeXS650C's post in the thread Long time comin'... '82 Heritage restomod.

    Welcome back, FB ! Looking forward to seeing your latest update.

    Feb 25, 2020 at 11:06 AM
  15. gggGary liked MaxPete's post in the thread Long time comin'... '82 Heritage restomod.

    Glad you are back FB - you and your family have certainly been through the mill. Pete

    Feb 25, 2020 at 11:06 AM
  16. gggGary liked Jim's post in the thread Long time comin'... '82 Heritage restomod.

    Good to see you're still kickin' about. Welcome back.

    Feb 25, 2020 at 11:06 AM
  17. gggGary liked FB71's post in the thread Long time comin'... '82 Heritage restomod.

    Well, I guess its about time I get back to work on this... :) Spent the last year helping care for my inlaws. Last Feb, my MIL was...

    Feb 25, 2020 at 11:05 AM
  18. gggGary liked TX650A919 Van Islander's post in the thread What year carburator is this BS38?.

    Thanks very much - you guys are so helpful. And yes, we are spoiled for our riding on the island!

    Feb 25, 2020 at 11:04 AM
  19. gggGary liked Mailman's post in the thread 79 Special II Resto Cafemod "Doomy".

    Wow Randy, You are making such good progress in your bike! For some reason I quit getting alerts on your posts and I missed a bunch....

    Feb 25, 2020 at 9:46 AM
  20. gggGary liked Machine's post in the thread 79 Special II Resto Cafemod "Doomy".

    79 Wiring harness questions go about here. Although the 79 will remain very close to original in the wiring, here is where I am asking...

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  21. gggGary liked Machine's post in the thread 79 Special II Resto Cafemod "Doomy".

    [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] While wiring this XS is becoming a "thing to do", I scored on these NGK LZFH zero resistance spark plug caps...

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  22. gggGary liked MaxPete's post in the thread 79 Special II Resto Cafemod "Doomy".

    Man, thats a lotta dog Randy! I guess if he wants to wander off...well, who's going to stop him? Pete

    Feb 25, 2020 at 9:45 AM
  23. gggGary liked ThatXS650Guy's post in the thread 79 Special II Resto Cafemod "Doomy".

    Awesome. I love Malamutes. We had a purebred years ago before kids. His name was Bogdan and he was 150 lbs. Best. Dog. Ever. RIP Old...

    Bogdan.JPG Feb 25, 2020 at 9:45 AM
  24. gggGary liked Machine's post in the thread What year carburator is this BS38?.

    K&N in the airbox, original type replacements. Is what I'm trying to describe..

    Feb 25, 2020 at 9:45 AM
  25. gggGary replied to the thread What year carburator is this BS38?.

    I (and many others) use UNI filter foam on the stock (bare) filter frames. :thumbsup:

    Feb 25, 2020 at 9:45 AM
  26. gggGary liked Machine's post in the thread What year carburator is this BS38?.

    Van Islander, Cool Bike and what a great place you have to ride eh ? Hey, in the Seattle Craigslist "motorcycle parts" there is that guy...

    Feb 25, 2020 at 9:43 AM
  27. gggGary liked 5twins's post in the thread Making fork stiffer.

    If you have an XS2 like your moniker implies then I don't have a clue. All the above info pertains to the '77 and newer 35mm forks. You...

    Feb 25, 2020 at 8:03 AM
  28. gggGary liked jamesgs4's post in the thread Making fork stiffer.

    the yamaha manual says to use 10 wt fork oil. some people use transmission oil or motor oil, but fork oil is readily available at any...

    Feb 25, 2020 at 8:03 AM
  29. gggGary liked Marlin72xs's post in the thread Making fork stiffer.

    I have a 72 and I used 5w-20 synthetic. I works great!

    Feb 25, 2020 at 8:03 AM
  30. gggGary liked GLJ's post in the thread Making fork stiffer.

    Had to split the cases to have a crack welded. Plus a normal top end rebuild.

    Feb 25, 2020 at 8:02 AM