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  1. Superjet liked Signal's post in the thread Let's See The XS's.

    Yes they are transponders. Almost instantly after a race you can see lap times on a phone, and there are also graphics to show how...

    Dec 6, 2019 at 10:16 PM
  2. Superjet attached a file to the thread Let's See The XS's.

    What would those red boxes be? [ATTACH]

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  3. Superjet liked vtwinsrgood's post in the thread Let's See The XS's.

    A few more from InnnstaaaahGra[ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH]

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  4. Superjet liked MaxPete's post in the thread 1973 TX 650 Rebuild.

    Just the dinners Gary. Christmas, as well as Thanksgiving, is right on time up here. hehehehe.

    Dec 5, 2019 at 10:09 PM
  5. Superjet liked billy icon's post in the thread Electronic Ignition for xs650.

    finally! [MEDIA]

    Dec 5, 2019 at 5:39 PM
  6. Superjet liked lakeview's post in the thread New to me xs650, and the first question of many..

    Superjet, that sounds like it would give just enough slack to get those bolts in without breaking a sweat! What a great shop tip!

    Dec 2, 2019 at 8:42 PM
  7. Superjet liked GLJ's post in the thread New to me xs650, and the first question of many..

    quarters work well also [IMG]

    Dec 2, 2019 at 8:42 PM
  8. Superjet liked Machine's post in the thread 79 Special II Cafe Rescue.

    Huge font above lol :rolleyes: idk what happened ? Anyway, the shocks were found and modified for my 78 Standard but this fine 79 Cafe...

    Dec 2, 2019 at 11:00 AM
  9. Superjet liked Machine's post in the thread 79 Special II Cafe Rescue.

    The 2017 Triumph Speed Twin shocks are approx 13-3/8 in length eye center to eye center. The bushing mods I posted awhile back in this...

    Dec 2, 2019 at 11:00 AM
  10. Superjet liked Jake650's post in the thread An introduction and question.

    Well, how about a quick Thanksgiving update. With the engine apart and the initial round of soda blasting done, today was spent...

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  11. Superjet liked Jake650's post in the thread An introduction and question.

    Raymondo, way ahead of ya on the filter thing. We had a few miserable cold and wet days last week, so I spent them in the shop working...

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  12. Superjet replied to the thread 79 Special II Cafe Rescue.

    Those shocks are beauties! What length are they eye to eye? Making great progress and work space is real neat. :thumbsup: JC

    Dec 2, 2019 at 5:52 AM
  13. Superjet liked Machine's post in the thread 79 Special II Cafe Rescue.

    Yes, Triumph shocks fit with Yamaha XS bottom bushings squeezed right in there. Top mounts required very thin Teflon impregnated Nylon....

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  14. Superjet liked wrenchjohns's post in the thread But mom, it followed me home!.

    The baster is up, the most of the engine parts are here and I'm waiting for the case paint. Beyond that, I'm looking at paint colors and...

    Dec 2, 2019 at 5:46 AM
  15. Superjet replied to the thread New to me xs650, and the first question of many..

    I usually install fender washers in the slots of the spring to lengthen it. Makes for an easier job when installing it once stand is...

    Dec 2, 2019 at 5:44 AM
  16. Superjet liked MaxPete's post in the thread 1973 TX 650 Rebuild.

    Indeed - it is a lot more gentle than just wailing away with a mallet and the chances of the parts getting cocked in the bore is much...

    Dec 1, 2019 at 11:17 AM
  17. Superjet replied to the thread 1973 TX 650 Rebuild.

    I like that idea and will use that when time comes to swap out.Thanks!

    Dec 1, 2019 at 7:52 AM
  18. Superjet liked lakeview's post in the thread 1973 TX 650 Rebuild.

    The threaded rod acted more as a stabilizer for the old races which I used to tap in the new one.

    Dec 1, 2019 at 7:51 AM
  19. Superjet replied to the thread 1973 TX 650 Rebuild.

    Is that a cheap man’s press with rods, nuts and fender washers lakeview? If it is I guess would go in smooth and straight. JC

    Nov 30, 2019
  20. Superjet liked MaxPete's post in the thread 2020 XS650 Calendar PROOF & PRE-SALE link.

    Hey Hey - guess what turned up today! One for the office at home and one for school plus a set of those cool LED turn signals for the...

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  21. Superjet liked willis's post in the thread My flat tracker.

    Here’s how mine look. I stripped them and painted with a “stainless” color with the edges and rim lips taped off for a rough polished...

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  22. Superjet liked Downeaster's post in the thread My flat tracker.

    Another possibility for the cast wheels: Sandblast/Strip them to base metal and leave them natural. I've seen it done here and REALLY...

    Nov 30, 2019
  23. Superjet replied to the thread Gasket Kit Price.

    I had no problem with Athena head gasket when installing the new cam chain. Did as per tech section and used a few sockets as spacers...

    Nov 30, 2019
  24. Superjet liked GLJ's post in the thread Gasket Kit Price.

    Has anyone ever measured the thickness of the gaskets after they have been torqued down? Might be interesting to check used ones and see...

    Nov 30, 2019
  25. Superjet liked 5twins's post in the thread Gasket Kit Price.

    Honestly, I didn't notice much difference when I rebuilt mine with an Athena head gasket. It definitely didn't perform worse, but new...

    Nov 30, 2019
  26. Superjet liked Jim's post in the thread Bushyboy's build thread.

    1+ on that. Gives you that old school Bonnie look. Like Bob's 77D [ATTACH]

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  27. Superjet liked mrtwowheel's post in the thread Bushyboy's build thread.

    Cover, no graphics, no badges, no decals.

    Nov 30, 2019