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  1. weekendrider attached a file to the thread The 2017 Smoky Mountain Dogwood Rally.

    That would be a lot of weight to trailer. And I wasn't kidding about the sidehack hauler. It ain't no step. . . .for a stepper. [ATTACH]

    IMG_20140909_170954_098.jpg Feb 21, 2017 at 4:42 PM
  2. weekendrider liked gggGary's post in the thread HAAAAAAAHahahahahahahahaha!.

    The FJR has that 4 cylinder tingle from about 3500 to 4K, Simply UNACCEPTABLE. So I always race right through it.

    Feb 20, 2017 at 10:07 PM
  3. weekendrider replied to the thread Wanted - XS spoked front wheel.

    I have a 36 hole front from an 80/81, pm me your e-addie and I'll try to get you some pictures tomorrow (2/21) pm.

    Feb 20, 2017 at 10:05 PM
  4. weekendrider replied to the thread Carb advice/suggestion.

    The Y22 needle may be most of your problem.

    Feb 20, 2017 at 9:57 PM
  5. weekendrider replied to the thread Break Leaver ??.

    If that is the case then a bolt matched to the internal threads and a small plate stuck in the slot to protect perch should pull the...

    Feb 20, 2017 at 9:56 PM
  6. weekendrider replied to the thread Break Leaver ??.

    Wouldn't it be nice if we could run a disc defragmenter sometimes gggGary?

    Feb 20, 2017 at 9:01 PM
  7. weekendrider replied to the thread The 2017 Smoky Mountain Dogwood Rally.

    Put a sidecar cart on that ST and haul the XS down.

    Feb 20, 2017 at 4:37 PM
  8. weekendrider replied to the thread Dumb gauge question.

    The tach is cable driven from a gear mounted to the oil pump. The outlet is on the right front about 2 o'clock from the oil pump...

    Feb 19, 2017 at 8:50 PM
  9. weekendrider replied to the thread My 60th birthday present.

    I didn't appreciate 5twins fore thought either till I had one go bad. It now has a pigtail with flat spades to plug into the OEM socket...

    Feb 19, 2017 at 8:28 PM
  10. weekendrider liked gggGary's post in the thread April 13th – 15th, 2017. Ozarks Rally III, Mountain View, Arkansas.

    Awesome event Hope to be there again! But only if grumpy has a starter switch. Ain't getting shot at in no closed junkyards this year!

    Feb 19, 2017 at 8:23 PM
  11. weekendrider replied to the thread My 60th birthday present.

    You will like the clean look of hard wiring the plug to the regulator. Till the regulator goes out.

    Feb 19, 2017 at 6:47 PM
  12. weekendrider liked mrtwowheel's post in the thread Color choice for a stock 77 XS650.

    Get an extra tank and side covers, you'll have a set of both colors.

    Feb 19, 2017 at 7:39 AM
  13. weekendrider liked Paul Sutton's post in the thread Brake Lever Travel – Stock vs Smaller Master Cylinder.

    My record on straightening bent levers is very impressive and matches perfectly Fredintoon's last sentence.

    Feb 17, 2017 at 6:20 PM
  14. weekendrider liked fredintoon's post in the thread Brake Lever Travel – Stock vs Smaller Master Cylinder.

    Hi Gary, my experience in trying that method to return collision damaged levers to their proper shape is that with extreme care they'll...

    Feb 17, 2017 at 6:19 PM
  15. weekendrider replied to the thread Brake Lever Mystery.

    Yes for a brake switch. Look at the schematic for the 73 under "handle wire".

    Feb 17, 2017 at 4:15 PM