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  1. MaxPete liked gggGary's post in the thread Interest in 8 plate clutch conversions?.

    Cool I haven't heard anything yet I'll call em next week.

    Feb 17, 2020 at 10:26 PM
  2. MaxPete liked 59Tebo's post in the thread New to XS650’s (and Yamaha) Build.

    That's a great look, Hoser! :thumbsup: Maybe yellow/brass tuning forks? :twocents:

    Feb 17, 2020 at 10:26 PM
  3. MaxPete liked Mailman's post in the thread New to XS650’s (and Yamaha) Build.

    That paint reminds me of one Ive been looking at on a bike that’s for sale on Craigslist in Los Angeles. I like the color and the gold...

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  4. MaxPete replied to the thread New to XS650’s (and Yamaha) Build.

    Very smart colour scheme Hoser!

    Feb 17, 2020 at 5:01 PM
  5. MaxPete liked Hoser59's post in the thread New to XS650’s (and Yamaha) Build.

    Thanks guys! I’ve been working on mock ups for a paint scheme, I’m thinking of a take off on the DT3 tank decals, but with gold...

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  6. MaxPete liked fredintoon's post in the thread The great 2M BBQ hunt.

    Hi TJ, serious question from the frozen Prairies, WTF is a hushpuppy? And not so seriously, a principal runs the high school, whether...

    Feb 17, 2020 at 1:20 PM
  7. MaxPete liked Mailman's post in the thread do these intake silencers even exist?.

    Oops, I thought the metal box with the holes in the end was the silencer you referred to, like some kind of resonance chamber. [ATTACH]...

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  8. MaxPete liked DogBunny's post in the thread do these intake silencers even exist?.

    Thanks everyone. I can imagine them getting crusty and turning to dust. Not exactly what you want getting sucked through your carbs....

    Feb 17, 2020 at 12:17 PM
  9. MaxPete liked Team Junk's post in the thread do these intake silencers even exist?.

    Both my 74 and 75 had them. One of them was in my tool chest and turned to dust over the years.

    Feb 17, 2020 at 12:17 PM
  10. MaxPete liked gggGary's post in the thread do these intake silencers even exist?.

    Yes unlike hens teeth they DO exist, AFAICT were always fitted from the factory. I've only seen a couple, fewer yet that were intact,...

    Feb 17, 2020 at 12:17 PM
  11. MaxPete liked Downeaster's post in the thread do these intake silencers even exist?.

    Yes it is/was foam. Can't speak to current availability.

    Feb 17, 2020 at 12:16 PM
  12. MaxPete liked DogBunny's post in the thread do these intake silencers even exist?.

    [ATTACH] [ATTACH] Thanks Mailman. This is a left-side 1977 airbox (with the filter door removed), the exact same part that you have the...

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  13. MaxPete liked Mailman's post in the thread do these intake silencers even exist?.

    Sure, I’ve got em on my ‘77. In this photo, it’s the part with the K +N sticker on it. :) [ATTACH]

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  14. MaxPete liked gggGary's post in the thread Hi I'm new to this group, hope to find answers and help here.

    1970 owners manual in individual jpg's http://www.xs650.com/threads/cool-find-today-original-xs-1-owners-manual.28407/#post-284336

    Feb 17, 2020 at 12:15 PM
  15. MaxPete liked jetmechmarty's post in the thread Hi I'm new to this group, hope to find answers and help here.

    Did you try YAMAHAPUBS.com ?

    Feb 17, 2020 at 12:15 PM
  16. MaxPete liked 5twins's post in the thread Hi I'm new to this group, hope to find answers and help here.

    Yamaha actually still has many of the parts. MikesXS has many cheap repops so ask here about anything you think of buying. Some items...

    Feb 17, 2020 at 12:15 PM
  17. MaxPete liked Niels B's post in the thread Hi I'm new to this group, hope to find answers and help here.

    looking for a 1975 owner handbook, got the Clymer workshop manual, however would like to have a copy of the handbook that came with...

    Feb 17, 2020 at 12:14 PM
  18. MaxPete liked 5twins's post in the thread Wherein I either make a seat or a fool of myself, and also other things with the bike.

    As I mentioned earlier, I've run pretty much nothing but pods for many years and never had any carb support issues. Just make sure you...

    Feb 17, 2020 at 12:13 PM
  19. MaxPete liked NashGTI's post in the thread Wherein I either make a seat or a fool of myself, and also other things with the bike.

    Something of actual substance today, made a tray to hold the new battery and finally cut the grab bar tabs from the back of the frame....

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  20. MaxPete liked Brassneck's post in the thread New to XS650’s (and Yamaha) Build.

    Nice!! Reminds me of a youtuber in Australia, he did something similar...but I think yours looks better. :)

    Feb 17, 2020 at 3:38 AM
  21. MaxPete liked Mailman's post in the thread New to XS650’s (and Yamaha) Build.

    That’s a terrific job, done well with simple tools. Congratulations!

    Feb 17, 2020 at 3:38 AM
  22. MaxPete liked 59Tebo's post in the thread New to XS650’s (and Yamaha) Build.

    Congratulations, Hoser! I love it! It's an example of a perfectly good replacement part fabricated in the "Stone Age Garage"! :rock:...

    Feb 17, 2020 at 3:38 AM
  23. MaxPete liked Jim's post in the thread New to XS650’s (and Yamaha) Build.

    Nicely done. :)

    Feb 17, 2020 at 3:37 AM
  24. MaxPete liked Hoser59's post in the thread New to XS650’s (and Yamaha) Build.

    Made a pin for the seat latch out of a bolt I had laying around. I don’t have a ton of tools in my little garage shop but it turned out...

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  25. MaxPete liked 99problems's post in the thread Sv650 rear wheel?.

    Well this info changes everything.

    Feb 16, 2020 at 1:25 PM
  26. MaxPete liked gggGary's post in the thread Sv650 rear wheel?.

    yup

    Feb 16, 2020 at 1:25 PM
  27. MaxPete liked 99problems's post in the thread Sv650 rear wheel?.

    Wow is the radian swingarm a direct fit!?

    Feb 16, 2020 at 1:25 PM
  28. MaxPete liked gggGary's post in the thread Sv650 rear wheel?.

    with a 17" rear you will be using a smaller rear sprocket to make up for the smaller tire OD. That also impacts curb and cornering...

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  29. MaxPete liked gggGary's post in the thread Sv650 rear wheel?.

    [ATTACH] [ATTACH] I had to turn a bit off the outside of the sprocket at the bolt circle so the nuts clear the inside of the swingarm....

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  30. MaxPete liked gggGary's post in the thread Sv650 rear wheel?.

    IMHO and after a LOT of searching the GS500 rear wheel is your best bet, stock it runs a 140/80/17 tire, bolt circle works down to 32...

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