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  1. Superjet posted a new thread.

    Timing light

    What brand/type of timing light has most been using? I would like to purchase one. I had one when I had my 77 but sold it to a friend...

    Forum: The Garage

    Jul 10, 2020 at 7:52 PM
  2. Superjet liked 5twins's post in the thread What have you done to your XS today?.

    Well, I went back in and modded the baffles I put in my Peashooter mufflers. As I mentioned, with the full end cap they were just too...

    Jul 10, 2020 at 1:24 PM
  3. Superjet liked Mailman's post in the thread What have you done to your XS today?.

    Thanks JC! I appreciate that. :)

    Jul 9, 2020 at 8:24 PM
  4. Superjet replied to the thread What have you done to your XS today?.

    Bob, I have to say your collection of both your 72 and 77 is something to be proud of. They are both show bikes in my mind and do...

    Jul 9, 2020 at 7:47 PM
  5. Superjet replied to the thread What have you done to your XS today?.

    Cool bike real nice! These bikes are best to have as a second bike and not a first. But yet again, my 77 was my first and made out ok...

    Jul 9, 2020 at 5:19 PM
  6. Superjet replied to the thread XS650 Craigslist postings depository.

    Saw a nice white one on my way home from work. Was a nice loud one with peashooters!

    Jul 9, 2020 at 4:15 PM
  7. Superjet replied to the thread Holy smokes.

    I gotta agree with you guys, the pads need something to grip. Not much left there. Best be looking ahead and not rubber neckin around...

    Jul 9, 2020 at 4:10 PM
  8. Superjet replied to the thread Pics of my new to me xs650.

    You would have a cap to remove. While running and warm, back off the large lock nut and adjust until plunger is flush with end. Back off...

    Jul 9, 2020 at 3:50 PM
  9. Superjet liked jdvorchak's post in the thread Pics of my new to me xs650.

    When I first saw the bike and bought it. The license plate says 1987. [ATTACH] Lots of rust pitting and it was a spider condo!...

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  10. Superjet liked Jimbo W's post in the thread Let's See The XS's.

    Couple of phone pics from my 60 mile rumble around rural East Devon last week. Bike running great & looking lovely if I say so...

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  11. Superjet replied to the thread Ballistic Batteries.

    I have a Shorai and works good. Got one big enough to run e-start and its still small to fit under the seat. 3rd season and never let me...

    Jul 8, 2020 at 4:50 PM
  12. Superjet liked lakeview's post in the thread What have you done to your XS today?.

    [ATTACH] Kickstart Reassembly Success!! Hats off to a former contributor here, retired gentleman, who took the time in March of 2013...

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  13. Superjet liked rjohn13's post in the thread What have you done to your XS today?.

    Got this bad boy to fire up after 20-25 years of sitting. Slowly breathing life back into it.

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  14. Superjet liked lakeview's post in the thread What have you done to your XS today?.

    No Picture/Caption Today Just over 4 hours today used up in dismantling clutch to address the slipping starter gear #4 including finding...

    Jul 7, 2020 at 8:17 PM
  15. Superjet liked Greyandridin's post in the thread XS650 Craigslist postings depository.

    :laughing:

    Jul 7, 2020 at 7:27 PM
  16. Superjet liked halfmile's post in the thread XS650 Craigslist postings depository.

    You just gotta love this ad.:sneaky: https://detroit.craigslist.org/okl/mpo/d/hazel-park-1981-yamaha-xs650/7154658469.html [IMG]

    Jul 7, 2020 at 7:26 PM
  17. Superjet liked yamahama's post in the thread What have you done to your XS today?.

    Tomorrow, quick bonzi run to Tampa...pick up parts drop off tank...tempted to do it in candy red like the painter's retro blue '75...

    Blue Bike.jpg Yamaha XS 650 by Bill Becker 09.jpg Jul 7, 2020 at 6:18 AM
  18. Superjet replied to the thread TCI Replacement 2020 It Works.

    Thanks Jim gonna wire up once I get a chance to and report back. JC :D

    Jul 6, 2020 at 5:06 PM
  19. Superjet liked Jim's post in the thread TCI Replacement 2020 It Works.

    Yup... A to F continuity means it's a grounded trigger.

    Jul 6, 2020 at 5:04 PM
  20. Superjet liked jetmechmarty's post in the thread XS650 Craigslist postings depository.

    So, if you bought that in 1982, for maybe $1600, assuming you were a dealer, then stored it in a climate controlled environment for 38...

    Jul 6, 2020 at 4:59 PM
  21. Superjet attached a file to the thread TCI Replacement 2020 It Works.

    Guys I just got my box in the mail today. Readings look to be trigger is grounded as showing continuity. Please confirm. JC [ATTACH]

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  22. Superjet replied to the thread Lazy Charging..

    5twins it usually climbs up 14.3 or 14.4 once after a push button start and stays. There are no auxiliary safety devices in my wiring....

    Jul 6, 2020 at 3:50 PM
  23. Superjet replied to the thread Lazy Charging..

    I agree Gary but so far have 1300kms on it and hasnt budged. Keeping an eye on it via voltmeter and have a backup plan/parts.

    Jul 6, 2020 at 9:00 AM
  24. Superjet replied to the thread Lazy Charging..

    5twin I have a Fiat regulator installed with a Windy nation rectifier. I have led front and rear lights but standard filament turn...

    Jul 6, 2020 at 7:50 AM
  25. Superjet replied to the thread Somewhat scared and apprehensive.

    Too bad the video isn't closer to the action. Just looks like he is muckin around in there. JC

    Jul 6, 2020 at 7:29 AM
  26. Superjet replied to the thread Regulator rectifier swap to auto parts?.

    +1 with 5twins comment. I had new XS650direct (Canadian Mikes) and was seeing voltage fluctuations up and down. Changed to OEM and very...

    Jul 6, 2020 at 7:26 AM
  27. Superjet liked 5twins's post in the thread Regulator rectifier swap to auto parts?.

    As the brushes wear shorter, their springs don't push them into contact with the rotor as well as before and eventually you start losing...

    Jul 6, 2020 at 7:23 AM
  28. Superjet replied to the thread XS650 Craigslist postings depository.

    Auction ended last night. 42 bids and was won for $7600 US. Looks like it met reserve. Wow is all I can say! :eek:

    Jul 6, 2020 at 6:25 AM
  29. Superjet liked Mailman's post in the thread What have you done to your XS today?.

    Really nice work Angus! Just in time for summer riding! [ATTACH]

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  30. Superjet liked GLJ's post in the thread What have you done to your XS today?.

    Very Nice!!:thumbsup::bike:

    Jul 6, 2020 at 6:17 AM