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  1. Jim liked CanadianSteve's post in the thread Crankshaft wobble - freshly rebuilt engine.

    Hey guys not sure if this helps but the oil pump doesn’t look too bad. There are some indentations from the larger metal pieces that...

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  2. Jim replied to the thread Crankshaft wobble - freshly rebuilt engine.

    Not sure about shipping, but I just checked on Ebay and you can pick up the whole pump for 15-25 bucks. there's lots of 'em to pick...

    Apr 3, 2020 at 10:49 PM
  3. Jim liked AndersJ's post in the thread Heavy Metal. Rust Removal and plating.

    ...I'm down to seven. :whistle: Only one xs650 though, so for the purpose of this forum I only have one.

    Apr 3, 2020 at 6:18 PM
  4. Jim liked Mailman's post in the thread Bushyboy's build thread.

    I really like the look of your new front tire/ wheel/ brake combo! Nicely done! :thumbsup:

    Apr 3, 2020 at 5:36 PM
  5. Jim liked Bushyeyed1's post in the thread Bushyboy's build thread.

    I wasn't intending for my bike to replicate the thruxton R, but it is very similar now that I have seen this picture. [ATTACH]

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  6. Jim replied to the thread Corona Virus COVID-19.

    Google map of covid-19. Shows rate per million people. https://www.google.com/covid19-map/

    Apr 3, 2020 at 5:07 PM
  7. Jim replied to the thread Corona Virus COVID-19.

    You're allowed to go for groceries. No one said you couldn't take the "long way" to get there. ;)

    Apr 3, 2020 at 3:54 PM
  8. Jim liked MaxPete's post in the thread Painting Tins. No really....

    The other UK-er who has had a pretty paint job recently is Raymondo - you might want ask him about his painter...

    Apr 3, 2020 at 3:01 PM
  9. Jim liked Bewarethemoon's post in the thread Painting Tins. No really....

    I haven’t Pete no, but I definitely will check him out! Thank you for the suggestion. I’ve had this local guy recommended to me...

    Apr 3, 2020 at 3:01 PM
  10. Jim liked MaxPete's post in the thread Painting Tins. No really....

    BtM: Have you ever run across MackieBass of Cambridge Pinstriping? I don't know exactly where he is - but he is in the UK... I doubt...

    Apr 3, 2020 at 2:57 PM
  11. Jim liked MaxPete's post in the thread Painting Tins. No really....

    Excellent - Jim's gallery of beauties will grow!

    Apr 3, 2020 at 2:57 PM
  12. Jim liked Bewarethemoon's post in the thread Painting Tins. No really....

    If I lived in the US I’d be nagging you to paint my tank Jim! I’ll just have to settle for watching this thread, which is one of my...

    Apr 3, 2020 at 2:57 PM
  13. Jim liked cra-z1's post in the thread Painting Tins. No really....

    Sounds good

    Apr 3, 2020 at 2:12 PM
  14. Jim replied to the thread Corona Virus COVID-19.

    Sue just got back from the grocery store. There was a stock boy there, stocking with gloves on. Wiped the snot off his nose and went...

    Apr 3, 2020 at 1:52 PM
  15. Jim liked Greyandridin's post in the thread For Sale - The Ultimate "Polished Turd".

    You can't polish a turd But you can varnish it (Keith Richards ?)

    Apr 3, 2020 at 1:47 PM
  16. Jim liked CanadianSteve's post in the thread Crankshaft wobble - freshly rebuilt engine.

    Side cover was good off to adjust starter bendix tension anyway while the oil was drained. Will disassemble the oil pump tonight and let...

    Apr 3, 2020 at 1:47 PM
  17. Jim liked Bushyeyed1's post in the thread XS650 charging issues and battery lifespan....

    I am going to be the devil’s advocate and say get a lithium battery. They are smaller weigh a lot less and hold a charge when the bike...

    Apr 3, 2020 at 1:46 PM
  18. Jim replied to the thread Painting Tins. No really....

    Soon as I get Pete's done @cra-z1 , I'll get with you and we'll go from there.

    Apr 3, 2020 at 1:45 PM
  19. Jim liked Greyandridin's post in the thread Painting Tins. No really....

    I'll have to pass this year on the paint job But Thanks !!

    Apr 3, 2020 at 1:43 PM
  20. Jim liked Mailman's post in the thread Painting Tins. No really....

    Oh man! That little red ‘73 RD350 Was my first bike! [ATTACH]

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  21. Jim liked Wordman's post in the thread Corona Virus COVID-19.

    Well, I hope he's right!

    Apr 3, 2020 at 1:07 PM
  22. Jim liked gggGary's post in the thread For Sale - The Ultimate "Polished Turd".

    Now in the classies!

    Apr 3, 2020 at 12:50 PM
  23. Jim replied to the thread For Sale - The Ultimate "Polished Turd".

    I bet @gggGary can help with that... ;)

    Apr 3, 2020 at 12:12 PM
  24. Jim liked timbeck's post in the thread For Sale - The Ultimate "Polished Turd".

    If you are selling this bike place the ad in the CLASSIFIED section. It will get more attention there..... tim

    Apr 3, 2020 at 12:11 PM
  25. Jim liked Tiesco's post in the thread Painting Tins. No really....

    It's mostly small stuff like brackets and the kickstand/center stand

    Apr 3, 2020 at 11:59 AM
  26. Jim replied to the thread Corona Virus COVID-19.

    Dr Fauci said the other day that his bet is on being immune after. Said he's almost certain of it.

    Apr 3, 2020 at 11:59 AM
  27. Jim replied to the thread Painting Tins. No really....

    Will do.

    Apr 3, 2020 at 11:35 AM
  28. Jim replied to the thread Painting Tins. No really....

    I've owned a bunch of RD's. You send me that one and ima' keep it. ;) Mike (Grayandridin) expressed interest in a paint job earlier, so...

    Apr 3, 2020 at 11:29 AM
  29. Jim replied to the thread XS650 charging issues and battery lifespan....

    Since you're running the original TCI iggy, you'll need to replace that also if you go PMA since the trigger is on the rotor. It'll get...

    Apr 3, 2020 at 11:16 AM