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  1. xjwmx replied to the thread Corona Virus COVID-19.

    if he cries over a theoretical 5-year-old undergoing cancer treatment, i'd hate to see what he does when a st. jude's commercial comes...

    May 23, 2020 at 12:27 PM
  2. xjwmx replied to the thread Drained battery anyone know why?.

    The trick is to make it read about 14.2V at the battery terminals when it's revved to about 3K in neutral. Look for the thread Charlie's...

    May 23, 2020 at 9:33 AM
  3. xjwmx replied to the thread Corona Virus COVID-19.

    ^cheese going out the door!

    May 23, 2020 at 9:20 AM
  4. xjwmx replied to the thread Drained battery anyone know why?.

    It wouldn't matter which side they're soldered on. On my '81, I drilled a little hole in the brackets to push the brush wires through...

    May 23, 2020 at 9:01 AM
  5. xjwmx replied to the thread Corona Virus COVID-19.

    I assume they're they mean she worked with congestion or a fever. Truth is, you yourself are symptomatic at this very moment. If you...

    May 22, 2020 at 9:26 PM
  6. xjwmx replied to the thread A little help.

    i wonder if it's stripped and that's why the screw's gone. might turn out to be 6mm after all...

    May 22, 2020 at 6:37 PM
  7. xjwmx replied to the thread Corona Virus COVID-19.

    It's been pretty calm here. Restrictions have mainly been just suggestions. The only exception besides closing business is no groups...

    May 22, 2020 at 6:09 PM
  8. xjwmx replied to the thread Corona Virus COVID-19.

    The test in my state has a lot of false positives. I learned today that here if you test positive for antibodies, you're just called a...

    May 22, 2020 at 5:58 PM
  9. xjwmx replied to the thread Should this tire be repaired?.

    One time I had a tire slashed by a steel bracket off of something on a gravel road about 20 mi from the nearest house, at midnight, with...

    May 22, 2020 at 10:17 AM
  10. xjwmx replied to the thread A little help.

    probably 6mm? I'd buy an overly long one and cut it with my dremel until the spring felt right on it. likely a hardware store item in...

    May 22, 2020 at 3:19 AM
  11. xjwmx attached a file to the thread unexplainable parts from China.

    Do ypu ever google street view of the return addresses on your foreign packages? It is always interesting. I ordered a phone case on...

    Screenshot from 2020-05-18 14-46-08.png May 21, 2020 at 9:20 PM
  12. xjwmx replied to the thread No Spark no start.

    i'm not a points iggy guy, just a battery voltage guy :)

    May 21, 2020 at 9:07 PM
  13. xjwmx replied to the thread No Spark no start.

    If you mean literally 12 volts, your battery isn't charged. I would try to charge the battery. the difference between 12v and 13v is...

    May 21, 2020 at 8:49 PM
  14. xjwmx replied to the thread Corona Virus COVID-19.

    ^can you get antibody tests there?

    May 21, 2020 at 8:43 PM
  15. xjwmx liked Team Junk's post in the thread TCI Replacement 2020.

    Per Yamaha bulletin. Slotting the pickup to 17 degrees at idle gives 37 at max.

    May 21, 2020 at 7:01 PM
  16. xjwmx liked 5twins's post in the thread TCI Replacement 2020.

    As long as only 20° of timing advance works OK. The stock idle timing is 15° BTDC and once you add in the 25° of stock advance you end...

    May 21, 2020 at 1:19 PM
  17. xjwmx replied to the thread TCI Replacement 2020.

    right, but my point really was i don't see you interfering with each other, in response to your statement implying you might quit if...

    May 21, 2020 at 1:15 PM
  18. xjwmx replied to the thread TCI Replacement 2020.

    ^no reason you would hurt each other's business. i think you will find you're doing conversions where there's no tci to fix. But if...

    May 21, 2020 at 12:54 PM
  19. xjwmx replied to the thread TCI Replacement 2020.

    yep to all of above. but you can do this with them -- unplug the connector and hang the tci being tested in your left saddlebag. don't...

    May 21, 2020 at 12:19 PM
  20. xjwmx replied to the thread TCI Replacement 2020.

    fixing electronics can be very frustrating -- not the fixing per se, but what happens alongside. for example there's nothing wrong with...

    May 21, 2020 at 12:09 PM
  21. xjwmx replied to the thread TX650 valve adjust and decompression actuator..

    maybe a float valve issue. nothing else is dynamic enough to shut you down after a mile

    May 21, 2020 at 4:17 AM
  22. xjwmx replied to the thread Corona Virus COVID-19.

    But I have an anecdote for the other side too. Back when nobody had heard of the 19, the main city school across the street from me...

    May 21, 2020 at 3:42 AM
  23. xjwmx replied to the thread Corona Virus COVID-19.

    i doubt it was here that long, and the reason i think that is you didn't hear of nursing homes being wiped out at the time. of course...

    May 21, 2020 at 12:31 AM
  24. xjwmx replied to the thread TCI Replacement 2020.

    i think they compared advances and it was the same or very close. so it's very do-able. they may have to use a gn250 pickup and...

    May 20, 2020 at 9:55 PM
  25. xjwmx replied to the thread Corona Virus COVID-19.

    ^it's like every tv commercial. like all tv, really

    May 20, 2020 at 7:59 PM
  26. xjwmx liked madmax-im's post in the thread Corona Virus COVID-19.

    Pulled this off the ST-Riders forum... [MEDIA]

    May 20, 2020 at 7:53 PM
  27. xjwmx replied to the thread Corona Virus COVID-19.

    haha. it refers back to the ny post article somehow. must actually be the second story...

    May 20, 2020 at 2:34 PM
  28. xjwmx replied to the thread Corona Virus COVID-19.

    She said she was too hot to wear clothes. Probably slight mistranslation...

    May 20, 2020 at 2:21 PM