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  1. weekendrider replied to the thread My 1977 has a vibration/over-reving problem.

    A heads up. Mikes replacement springs didn't have a very good reputation. It has been awhile since anyone has posted about them but the...

    Apr 23, 2017 at 7:44 PM
  2. weekendrider replied to the thread The 2017 Smoky Mountain Dogwood Rally.

    Seems to be so. BWHAHAHAHA none hurt, but from the one foto of Hoop, some were tweeked? Does he always carry wrenchs in his cargo pants?

    Apr 23, 2017 at 11:16 AM
  3. weekendrider replied to the thread The 2017 Smoky Mountain Dogwood Rally.

    @ ThatXS650Guy is the far right in the second the same as the far right in the third? I wish you all would learn how to stage bikes...

    Apr 23, 2017 at 10:46 AM
  4. weekendrider replied to the thread The 2017 Smoky Mountain Dogwood Rally.

    @ Hoop how is your bike running? Was the wire swap the golden ticket? Grizld1 you could probably answer that also. Jus wondering. . . I...

    Apr 23, 2017 at 10:39 AM
  5. weekendrider liked jetmechmarty's post in the thread The 2017 Smoky Mountain Dogwood Rally.

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  6. weekendrider replied to the thread Ignition is shot. Upgrades?.

    My limited experience this is a worse problem than spring tension, very visible if you ride at night. Much like the response of the...

    Apr 22, 2017 at 1:19 PM
  7. weekendrider replied to the thread Ignition is shot. Upgrades?.

    It is what it is?

    Apr 21, 2017 at 8:51 PM
  8. weekendrider liked 650Skull's post in the thread Ignition is shot. Upgrades?.

    hey Daniel, maybe its time to stop questioning these guys motives and changing their minds on replacing these parts. Its getting to the...

    Apr 21, 2017 at 8:50 PM
  9. weekendrider replied to the thread Crankcase Breather Tubes.

    Mikes tubing wasn't made specifically for the XS650, it is for later models. Look at the item on his site and click the fit and fitment...

    Apr 21, 2017 at 8:45 PM
  10. weekendrider replied to the thread Crankcase Breather Tubes.

    Cut it to fit. The twin tubes from earlier models were shorter than the single tubes from the later models.

    Apr 21, 2017 at 5:44 PM
  11. weekendrider replied to the thread Front Brake Master Cylinder Reservoir Oring?.

    Although this has come up in the past I don't think anyone has found a direct "you need this one" solution. From another thread the...

    Apr 20, 2017 at 4:14 PM
  12. weekendrider liked YamadudeXS650C's post in the thread what's that tiny side plate called ?.

    I had a heck of a time finding a replacement for one of mine for my'83. A nice Canadian fellow (they all seem to be, eh?) finally sent...

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  13. weekendrider liked gggGary's post in the thread Need Help.

    Bought a 1.5 belt drive Campbell Hausefield from Farm and Fleet in 1975, I've welded rust holes in the tank shut a few times, replaced...

    Apr 19, 2017 at 8:29 PM
  14. weekendrider replied to the thread Tail of the Dragon.

    Golf balls or ball bearings could be attributed to you by LEO's. But old scuffed up lug nuts, that is just road debris.

    Apr 19, 2017 at 4:22 PM
  15. weekendrider liked Paul Sutton's post in the thread Engine Crankcase Breather.

    I just checked and there was only a dribble of oil in the tubes directly below their entry into the carburetor. I blocked one tube and...

    Apr 19, 2017 at 4:07 PM