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  1. mrtwowheel replied to the thread Crankcase Breather Tubes.

    With a modern Oring chain (RK Xring) there is no necessity to have that cesspool of oil and grime. Wash the chain and sprocket when...

    Apr 24, 2017 at 3:29 PM
  2. Herndon18 replied to the thread For Sale - 1979 Special with two parts bikes $1400, Virginia.

    Sold

    Apr 24, 2017 at 3:28 PM
  3. fredintoon replied to the thread Crankcase Breather Tubes.

    Hi 5twins, while some oils fling off chains quicker than others they ALL fling off to a certain extent. If you want a bike that stays...

    Apr 24, 2017 at 3:05 PM
  4. ThatXS650Guy liked jetmechmarty's post in the thread The 2017 Smoky Mountain Dogwood Rally.

    [MEDIA]

    Apr 24, 2017 at 3:02 PM
  5. TimeMachine replied to the thread diy manometer vs. hands behind exhaust pipes.

    Bob, ya so much water ! Unbelievable.. k your on sync project ! -RT

    Apr 24, 2017 at 3:01 PM
  6. 5twins replied to the thread Crankcase Breather Tubes.

    And who wants regular oil on their chain anyway? It's not thick enough to stay there, it just flings off and makes a mess. Now, instead...

    Apr 24, 2017 at 2:59 PM
  7. fredintoon replied to the thread Crankcase Breather Tubes.

    Hi Scott, surely you exaggerate? Your namesake ScottOiler works better than the engine's oily acidic damp breath but running the chain...

    Apr 24, 2017 at 2:58 PM
  8. Bob Kelly III replied to the thread diy manometer vs. hands behind exhaust pipes.

    5T : I never got one of those they wanted way too much for them at the time, but the shop had one .... the manager wanted me to use...

    Apr 24, 2017 at 2:58 PM
  9. Bob Kelly III replied to the thread diy manometer vs. hands behind exhaust pipes.

    Pm sent Timemachine.... are you STILL getting rain up there ? man I want sunshine and warm wether so bad I can taste it ! ..... it hits...

    Apr 24, 2017 at 2:52 PM
  10. jurgenkoppen replied to the thread Oozing oil through the head gasket, re tighten the bolts?.

    I love that kind of response.....I let it serve me as well. Facilitates ongoing sharing of ideas.

    Apr 24, 2017 at 2:51 PM
  11. xs2-John liked TwoManyXS1Bs's post in the thread XS1, oil cooler removal.

    I've never seen one done that way. But, given a choice, that's the way I'd do it. Snagged a copy of your pic for my files. You'll need...

    MainOilGallery.jpg Apr 24, 2017 at 2:51 PM
  12. 5twins replied to the thread Oozing oil through the head gasket, re tighten the bolts?.

    Most of us just use copper or brass washers, soft enough to seal the oil in but hard enough to hold the nut's torque. Many other bikes...

    Apr 24, 2017 at 2:50 PM
  13. jurgenkoppen liked xjwmx's post in the thread Oozing oil through the head gasket, re tighten the bolts?.

    If you say so :) If you say so...

    Apr 24, 2017 at 2:50 PM
  14. jurgenkoppen replied to the thread Oozing oil through the head gasket, re tighten the bolts?.

    Also, Master Fred remaining in toon, I noticed in your bike blurb that you use xs11 bars. So you are pointing to the little engine...

    Apr 24, 2017 at 2:48 PM
  15. Mackels liked Crashomon's post in the thread What have you done to your XS today?.

    Modified license light holder to become new stoplight/ license light. Retains all stock mounts so I can restore to stock easily....

    left-view-new-taillight-seat-april-2017.jpg right-view-new-taillight-seat-april-2017.jpg rear-view-new-taillight-seat-april-2017.jpg taillight-original.jpg Apr 24, 2017 at 2:44 PM
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