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  1. Paul Sutton liked Mailman's post in the thread Trippin' in Commando mode.

    What make ignition?

    Jul 6, 2020 at 6:57 AM
  2. Paul Sutton liked Mailman's post in the thread Trippin' in Commando mode.

    The hot cheerleaders little sister........ the nice one who knows how to cook.

    Jul 6, 2020 at 6:56 AM
  3. Paul Sutton liked jetmechmarty's post in the thread Trippin' in Commando mode.

    I agree, there are a few that speak to me the same way, including your Norton. [IMG] [IMG] [IMG] [IMG] I'm sorry for the hijack. I...

    Jul 6, 2020 at 6:55 AM
  4. Paul Sutton liked gggGary's post in the thread Trippin' in Commando mode.

    Like Raymondo sez owning a Norton is kinda like marrying that hot cheerleader from high school. Ooh La La! but It's high maintenance....

    Jul 6, 2020 at 6:54 AM
  5. Paul Sutton liked Mailman's post in the thread Charging issue.

    Those are some super sporty tires David! Look out neighbors! Here comes David! [ATTACH]

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  6. Paul Sutton liked Machine's post in the thread Charging issue.

    Nice ! Pirellis sure have a fine reputation. I'll bet they ride&roll very well. Hope you give us a very positive review later :cool:

    Jul 6, 2020 at 3:30 AM
  7. Paul Sutton liked David Toll's post in the thread Charging issue.

    Hello Randy, After consultation with the people at Gold Coast Motorcycle Tyres & Mechanicals, I settled on the 100/90/19 Pirelli Sport...

    Jul 6, 2020 at 3:30 AM
  8. Paul Sutton liked bikefreakjon's post in the thread Somewhat scared and apprehensive.

    That's a clever way to change valve guide seals. Not all engines even have seals! Extra lube for the stems, lol!

    Jul 6, 2020 at 3:28 AM
  9. Paul Sutton replied to the thread Somewhat scared and apprehensive.

    Mickster, I like the paint job. Makes me feel relaxed.

    Jul 5, 2020 at 1:28 PM
  10. Paul Sutton replied to the thread Somewhat scared and apprehensive.

    Here are the instructions from 650Central to go with the video: http://www.650central.com/smoking_due_to_worn_valve_seals.htm...

    Jul 5, 2020 at 1:21 PM
  11. Paul Sutton liked DogBunny's post in the thread Somewhat scared and apprehensive.

    People, including me and Pamco Pete, have used this technique to change XS650 valve guide seals for at least 10 years. Just sayin'....

    Jul 5, 2020 at 12:58 PM
  12. Paul Sutton liked Raymondo's post in the thread Somewhat scared and apprehensive.

    Not sure I'd try it that way. Just saying.

    Jul 5, 2020 at 12:57 PM
  13. Paul Sutton liked DogBunny's post in the thread Somewhat scared and apprehensive.

    You can replace valve guide seals without taking the engine out of the frame or disassembling it. There are a few threads on this. One...

    Jul 5, 2020 at 12:56 PM
  14. Paul Sutton liked Jim's post in the thread Somewhat scared and apprehensive.

    Smoke on decel is almost certainly valve guide seals. Although slightly harder than a pushrod engine... it's still a pretty easy top...

    Jul 5, 2020 at 12:56 PM
  15. Paul Sutton liked xjwmx's post in the thread TCI Replacement 2020 It Works.

    you guys are onto something great i think, but you need to fully understand it or it didn't happen... and when you fully understand it,...

    Jul 5, 2020 at 12:04 PM
  16. Paul Sutton replied to the thread TCI Replacement 2020 It Works.

    Thought 1: If you know someone with a GN250 put a scope on it to see what input signal the stock ignition was designed to work with,...

    Jul 5, 2020 at 11:51 AM
  17. Paul Sutton liked tcass's post in the thread 1972 xs2 Speedometer chrome cover removal.

    I have search for this but could not find it. Seems stupid, but how do you get the chrome cover to clear the odometer post so that the...

    Jul 5, 2020 at 11:11 AM
  18. Paul Sutton replied to the thread TCI Replacement 2020 It Works.

    Put a diode in line with the pickup coil to get rid of the negative peak. My thinking is the negative peak is too close in time after...

    Jul 4, 2020 at 4:47 PM
  19. Paul Sutton liked mike in idaho's post in the thread Charging issue.

    Could be, the voltage measured at the coil is a bit low and the plug is getting gas-fouled during startup.

    Jul 4, 2020 at 1:08 PM
  20. Paul Sutton liked gggGary's post in the thread Charging issue.

    points clean straight gapped condensers checked or replaced ditto coils wires, plug caps. Troubleshooting is best done by methodical...

    Jul 4, 2020 at 1:07 PM
  21. Paul Sutton liked gggGary's post in the thread Charging issue.

    A working charging system may cure all the ignition issues. Sounds like you are oil fouling the RH side. A stronger ignition may cure...

    Jul 4, 2020 at 1:06 PM
  22. Paul Sutton liked David Toll's post in the thread Charging issue.

    Hello Gary, I have standard points and coils in the SE along with a VR115 regulator and a solid state rectifier. Yes the plugs are a...

    Jul 4, 2020 at 1:05 PM
  23. Paul Sutton liked gggGary's post in the thread Charging issue.

    Yeah time to bend over for new or rewound rotor. What ignition? I'm big on drying plugs with a propane torch till any deposits are just...

    Jul 4, 2020 at 1:05 PM
  24. Paul Sutton liked gggGary's post in the thread 8 plate clutch.

    Believe it or not the Alto clutch plates have shipped! Any takers around yet? 8 plates n shipping about $90 (my cost) for early...

    Jul 4, 2020 at 12:57 PM
  25. Paul Sutton liked Ratranger's post in the thread 8 plate clutch.

    Stock steel discs, just 1 extra.

    Jul 4, 2020 at 12:56 PM
  26. Paul Sutton liked MaxPete's post in the thread 8 plate clutch.

    Forgive me if I missed it, but dId you use the stock XS650 steel discs or are the replacements thinner too?

    Jul 4, 2020 at 12:56 PM
  27. Paul Sutton liked MaxPete's post in the thread 8 plate clutch.

    This is a very useful modification - that extra disc represents nearly 15% more torque capacity over the stock seven disc unit, even...

    Jul 4, 2020 at 12:55 PM
  28. Paul Sutton liked Ratranger's post in the thread 8 plate clutch.

    Nice, thanks for that info. Here is a comparison of the APE fiber vs stock. I'm pretty sure the APE kit uses the alto discs....

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  29. Paul Sutton liked gggGary's post in the thread 8 plate clutch.

    Cool! I used the ippytatoo pack on madness and it has been torture tested for several years and thousands of miles, never a slip, glad...

    Jul 4, 2020 at 12:53 PM
  30. Paul Sutton liked Ratranger's post in the thread 8 plate clutch.

    I did not pioneer this set up, Ippytattoo used to sell the Alto 2.5mm friction discs as a drop in 8 plate upgrade and Hugh and a few...

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