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  1. Wulfbyte liked Mailman's post in the thread What have you done to your XS today?.

    Looking good TZ! You’ve made yourself a great looking bike. As far as the bearings go....well it’s all a learning experience. On my...

    Feb 22, 2020 at 12:07 PM
  2. Wulfbyte liked azman857's post in the thread What have you done to your XS today?.

    Been running real lean, so I ordered bigger mains for the SG.

    Feb 22, 2020 at 12:07 PM
  3. Wulfbyte liked tzimmerm's post in the thread What have you done to your XS today?.

    [ATTACH] [ATTACH] Alright, mission accomplished. 50.00 and a week later, and I successfully seated new wheel bearings in the rear hub...

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  4. Wulfbyte liked tekk220's post in the thread What have you done to your XS today?.

    Snapped the bolt that holds the tank down. Drilled tapped and fixed

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  5. Wulfbyte liked Raymondo's post in the thread What have you done to your XS today?.

    Truly, road followed by builder of old motorbike not an easy one, Grasshopper. Just read your latest two posts and I can fully relate to...

    Feb 22, 2020 at 12:05 PM
  6. Wulfbyte liked tzimmerm's post in the thread What have you done to your XS today?.

    Okay, I just figured it out- maybe I learned something new that can help folks out in the future- the dust cap os actually two pieces-...

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  7. Wulfbyte liked tzimmerm's post in the thread What have you done to your XS today?.

    Okay, I’m back at it again- this time with a proper bearing driver set, new bearings, and the old bearings to compare. I even bought a...

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  8. Wulfbyte liked TwoManyXS1Bs's post in the thread What have you done to your XS today?.

    Have a read thru this... http://www.xs650.com/threads/springers.53186/

    Feb 22, 2020 at 12:04 PM
  9. Wulfbyte liked Old Okie's post in the thread What have you done to your XS today?.

    I will tinker with this MC a little more before I give up on it. You got a good deal there, a kit costs more.

    Feb 22, 2020 at 12:04 PM
  10. Wulfbyte liked Machine's post in the thread Hi I'm new to this group, hope to find answers and help here.

    Star Black ? Please do a bike thread on that Black Beauty ! :cool:

    Feb 20, 2020 at 4:55 PM
  11. Wulfbyte liked 59Tebo's post in the thread Hi I'm new to this group, hope to find answers and help here.

    I think that was it, Machine. And, Niels, don't worry about the rubber bits. Those are (relatively) easy to obtain, whether OEM or...

    Feb 20, 2020 at 4:55 PM
  12. Wulfbyte liked Niels B's post in the thread Hi I'm new to this group, hope to find answers and help here.

    So that’s what it’s called ? Is there anywhere the colors and the names for the paint can be looked up ? I like the star black - didn’t...

    Feb 20, 2020 at 4:55 PM
  13. Wulfbyte liked Niels B's post in the thread Hi I'm new to this group, hope to find answers and help here.

    Yes I do have JIS bits and even a few screw drivers - I came over from Denmark and brought my metric tools back then - some were JIS...

    Feb 20, 2020 at 4:55 PM
  14. Wulfbyte liked Jim's post in the thread Hi I'm new to this group, hope to find answers and help here.

    That paint is base black with the metallic in the clear coat. Should be pretty easy to duplicate. And yes, it is indeed called Star...

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  15. Wulfbyte liked Brassneck's post in the thread Hi I'm new to this group, hope to find answers and help here.

    Nice find... looking forward to the build thread, perhaps the Honda can wait? :P

    Feb 20, 2020 at 4:54 PM
  16. Wulfbyte liked 59Tebo's post in the thread Hi I'm new to this group, hope to find answers and help here.

    That's great news, Niels! :thumbsup: As a wise man once said: "...it's only original once...." And many say the '75 was the best...

    Feb 20, 2020 at 4:54 PM
  17. Wulfbyte liked Niels B's post in the thread Hi I'm new to this group, hope to find answers and help here.

    got it - ordered the owner manual - thanks

    Feb 20, 2020 at 4:54 PM
  18. Wulfbyte liked Jim's post in the thread Hi I'm new to this group, hope to find answers and help here.

    Yamahapubs.com is back up. Musta been a technical glitch.

    Feb 20, 2020 at 4:54 PM
  19. Wulfbyte liked 59Tebo's post in the thread Hi I'm new to this group, hope to find answers and help here.

    Wow, Niels! That bike is really complete (except for the exhaust), and not in that bad a shape at all! For a good read, check out...

    Feb 20, 2020 at 4:54 PM
  20. Wulfbyte liked Niels B's post in the thread Hi I'm new to this group, hope to find answers and help here.

    although new to Yamaha restoration (and Honda) i have restored one or two bikes in my life, as recent retired i finish a '42 Harely WL...

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  21. Wulfbyte liked JRay77's post in the thread Hi I'm new to this group, hope to find answers and help here.

    Well shit, you got this down to a science. Haha! I took a screenshot of this.

    Feb 20, 2020 at 4:52 PM
  22. Wulfbyte liked wrenchjohns's post in the thread Hi I'm new to this group, hope to find answers and help here.

    Try this for a manual...

    Feb 20, 2020 at 4:52 PM
  23. Wulfbyte liked jetmechmarty's post in the thread Hi I'm new to this group, hope to find answers and help here.

    650 Central Sumo Rubber Cruzin Image Yamaha Parts House Lowbrow Customs Deadbeat Customs TC Bros. Heiden Tuning Omega Racer Orient...

    Feb 20, 2020 at 4:52 PM
  24. Wulfbyte liked ThatXS650Guy's post in the thread Hi I'm new to this group, hope to find answers and help here.

    Welcome. I use Partzilla for my OEM parts. You will get them PDQ in your location.

    Feb 20, 2020 at 4:52 PM
  25. Wulfbyte liked 650trader's post in the thread Hi I'm new to this group, hope to find answers and help here.

    as far as oem new old stock goes see - Speed and sport inPa. they are under yamatopdog on the net

    Feb 20, 2020 at 4:51 PM
  26. Wulfbyte liked 59Tebo's post in the thread Hi I'm new to this group, hope to find answers and help here.

    Hi Niels! Welcome to the party! Joining this site is almost as good as having a live-in mechanic! You'll find all the help you need...

    Feb 20, 2020 at 4:51 PM
  27. Wulfbyte liked jetmechmarty's post in the thread Hi I'm new to this group, hope to find answers and help here.

    Hopefully, it's a glitch. Last time I visited, you could order a reprint of any owner's manual or service manual. The link is still on...

    Feb 20, 2020 at 4:51 PM
  28. Wulfbyte liked gggGary's post in the thread Hi I'm new to this group, hope to find answers and help here.

    Most is very similar except the front brake, still drum on the 70. The service manuals are easier to find and generally contain...

    Feb 20, 2020 at 4:51 PM
  29. Wulfbyte liked Niels B's post in the thread Hi I'm new to this group, hope to find answers and help here.

    is there significant differences between the '70 and the '75 ?

    Feb 20, 2020 at 4:51 PM
  30. Wulfbyte liked Niels B's post in the thread Hi I'm new to this group, hope to find answers and help here.

    didn't know about this web page - however don't have any ;luck opening it either :-(

    Feb 20, 2020 at 4:51 PM