1. Dismiss Notice
  2. Hey Facebook people... We've created a group for XS650.com members to connect. Check it out!
    Dismiss Notice

Jim's Recent Activity

  1. Jim liked Raymondo's post in the thread Hello from new member.

    After a bit more work: [ATTACH]

    PICT2024.JPG Jan 21, 2020 at 9:17 AM
  2. Jim liked Raymondo's post in the thread Hello from new member.

    And that's the method I went with: [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] Hardly the hi-tech aerospace technology we're...

    PICT2016.JPG PICT2017.JPG PICT2019.JPG PICT2020.JPG PICT2023.JPG Jan 21, 2020 at 7:53 AM
  3. Jim liked Raymondo's post in the thread Hello from new member.

    Looks like I would have been better off with one of those! One reason it will need rubber grommets is that I'll have to hack a hole...

    Jan 21, 2020 at 7:52 AM
  4. Jim liked gggGary's post in the thread What have you done to your XS today?.

    pics? Caliper/pad assembly is straightforward, no special tools needed. http://www.xs650.com/forum/showthread.php?p=417294

    Jan 21, 2020 at 5:49 AM
  5. Jim liked Mailman's post in the thread xS2 motor installation.

    Photos from my build, http://www.xs650.com/threads/mailman’s-xs2-a-full-on-restoration.51520/ [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH]...

    027E532B-0902-4FF3-85D9-66AD065415DE.jpeg 3B815C67-04E7-4AC5-9982-87DA8740B2AB.jpeg A434E3B3-AB0F-43D5-8F00-F16B50AB7719.jpeg 77E3E71A-7849-4256-BDD0-77A82DE2CF16.jpeg FD50D220-54BF-4A06-A522-930ECC872660.jpeg 8B68F2D4-1F37-44BD-A75B-6B0056595451.jpeg 91680D5B-BE0D-4D2C-8BDA-56D4A058E94C.jpeg BEDCA7BA-0B05-44EF-B87D-351756D85C1E.jpeg B1BA59C5-5E4A-4B81-A43D-7ADF9B81EB90.jpeg 49000C3D-6460-44F3-ABB0-1C4776720AE3.jpeg 8C56C78E-9BFF-43C2-8369-859FE10C1F30.jpeg 5546F75E-EFA3-4640-AABA-339FB86B52DD.jpeg E5BFB632-519A-4107-83E2-458CE4D582BD.jpeg Jan 21, 2020 at 1:36 AM
  6. Jim replied to the thread Double check my wiring.

    I'll give you an analogy I used to give my students... The faucet in your sink has 'potential' energy. There's about 15-20psi of water...

    Jan 20, 2020 at 9:01 PM
  7. Jim liked Alienation420's post in the thread Looking for engine dimensions.

    Thanks Lakeview. But I just need some more power out of it for an upcoming trip. The frame will handle alot more power that comes with a...

    Jan 20, 2020 at 8:29 PM
  8. Jim liked lakeview's post in the thread Looking for engine dimensions.

    The picture of your bike as is looks nearly perfect. Will the frame support the additional output of the 650 motor (40 - 45 hp?)

    Jan 20, 2020 at 8:29 PM
  9. Jim liked kawabunga's post in the thread Double check my wiring.

    Jim, thank you!!! That helps me so much. I really appreciate it!

    Jan 20, 2020 at 8:18 PM
  10. Jim liked kawabunga's post in the thread Double check my wiring.

    I’m not up on my terminology. I put my test light to a chassis ground and touched the red wire coming from the rec/reg and it lit up...

    Jan 20, 2020 at 7:37 PM
  11. Jim attached a file to the thread Double check my wiring.

    Yes, that's normal if you wired it as suggested. Here, I doctored your original diagram. [ATTACH]

    doctored.png Jan 20, 2020 at 7:36 PM
  12. Jim liked kawabunga's post in the thread Double check my wiring.

    So, looking at that diagram, the red wire from my reg/rec goes between the fuse going to the battery positive and the ignition switch....

    Jan 20, 2020 at 7:19 PM