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  1. Tim Meaders posted comment on media 78DB887D-A916-48E8-ACD6-C1D469154877

    I'm a sucker for 81's, probably cause I have one. My first fav is the Blue 73 TX650.

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  2. Tim Meaders liked Fawksey's media 78DB887D-A916-48E8-ACD6-C1D469154877 in the category XS650 Originals and Restorations

    New to me: 1981 XS650 Special. Imported from the US to the UK in 1996

    78DB887D-A916-48E8-ACD6-C1D469154877.jpeg Aug 23, 2019 at 7:24 AM
  3. Tim Meaders replied to the thread XS650 Craigslist postings depository.

    Except for the tank it looks like it just came off the dealers showroom, at least in pictures. Seems like a reasonable price all things...

    Aug 23, 2019 at 7:22 AM
  4. Tim Meaders liked fishandchips's post in the thread What have you done to your XS today?.

    Made a battery tray. Looking around for inspiration I found the old 530 sprocket. I seem to be adding all the weight I lost. [ATTACH]...

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  5. Tim Meaders liked Jim's post in the thread Why are our clutches so troublesome, a theory..

    That's been my experience too. Current bike has original plates, springs, 2pc pushrod and Motion Pro cable. Hot or cold it never drags...

    Aug 19, 2019 at 12:28 PM
  6. Tim Meaders liked DogBunny's post in the thread Why are our clutches so troublesome, a theory..

    kevski, your theory might be sound. However, I have had dozens of XS650s pass through my hands, mostly resurrections, and I have never...

    Aug 19, 2019 at 11:07 AM
  7. Tim Meaders liked lakeview's post in the thread What have you done to your XS today?.

    [ATTACH] Almost Done! [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] Starts on the button and I drove it around the back yard. Clutch need adjustment...

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  8. Tim Meaders liked Ratranger's post in the thread What have you done to your XS today?.

    Well here is the 8 plate clutch. Using the APE gs1000 kit I listed above you just need an extra steel. Drops right in, might need...

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  9. Tim Meaders liked kevski's post in the thread What have you done to your XS today?.

    Got mine fired back up today after 4 month re-furb, frame painted along with all tinware, piggy back shocks, forks rebuilt, new tyres,...

    20190816_124133.jpg Aug 19, 2019 at 9:14 AM
  10. Tim Meaders liked MaxPete's post in the thread What have you done to your XS today?.

    I left my XS in the garage as I had some stuff to deliver out to the Earl of North Buxton and there was supposed to be a he!! of a...

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  11. Tim Meaders liked madmax-im's post in the thread What have you done to your XS today?.

    XJ1100 Maxim..I had one for 30 yrs... [IMG]

    Aug 19, 2019 at 9:12 AM
  12. Tim Meaders replied to the thread Why are our clutches so troublesome, a theory..

    My 81 had 3680 miles on it when it was parked in 1986. I brought it back in 2018 and once it had the proper oil and a clutch adjustment...

    Aug 19, 2019 at 9:03 AM