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  1. Grimly replied to the thread Castles, bridges and other aspects of the Scottish Borders.

    I saw in interesting thing about 30 years ago, when the steering inputs of Stewart were measured against others. Stewart (and Clark,...

    Sep 22, 2020 at 10:00 AM
  2. WideAWAKE replied to the thread My XS2 gas tank , failed tank liner.

    We used to take our tanks to a local shop that rebuilt radiators. They would coat our tanks for about 30 bucks. Probably took over 100...

    Sep 22, 2020 at 9:59 AM
  3. Grimly liked Raymond's post in the thread Castles, bridges and other aspects of the Scottish Borders.

    Well, Kiwi, with a change in the weather later this week, decided to go for one last run and headed over to Duns. The Jim Clark Room...

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  4. Mailman liked YamadudeXS650C's post in the thread Castles, bridges and other aspects of the Scottish Borders.

    ....I was 12 at the time and unaware of the existence of F1. If only there was a time machine, to be sent back to see Mario Andretti,...

    Sep 22, 2020 at 9:53 AM
  5. Mailman liked YamadudeXS650C's post in the thread Castles, bridges and other aspects of the Scottish Borders.

    This is the F1 shot of Clark on the wall of my winter workshop near the sink, so I gaze at it frequently. [ATTACH] F1 cockpit...

    upload_2020-9-22_7-23-53.jpeg Sep 22, 2020 at 9:53 AM
  6. Mailman liked kiwi's post in the thread Castles, bridges and other aspects of the Scottish Borders.

    Thank you Raymond, much appreciated. Good to know the man is still remembered after all these years, a naturally talented driver whos...

    Sep 22, 2020 at 9:52 AM
  7. Mailman liked gggGary's post in the thread XS650 Craigslist postings depository.

    Your collection isn't complete if you don't have one of these! [ATTACH] https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/3236944243097887

    50 special.jpg Sep 22, 2020 at 9:51 AM
  8. Mailman liked willis's post in the thread Finding my standard....

    Yes, i forgot to mention that. Swapped the plug wires and the condition did not follow the wires. It is consistently on the right...

    Sep 22, 2020 at 9:51 AM
  9. Mailman liked willis's post in the thread Finding my standard....

    Still battling this misfire on the right side. The bike runs good under acceleration, but at idle and deceleration i can hear the miss....

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  10. Mailman liked jetmechmarty's post in the thread My XS2 gas tank , failed tank liner.

    I'm still going to have to see a failed Caswell liner for myself before I decide to use anything else. Plus, at room temperature it set...

    Sep 22, 2020 at 9:50 AM
  11. Mailman liked gggGary's post in the thread My XS2 gas tank , failed tank liner.

    Jay Leno as gospel......... Well there is the whole paid sponsors thing.:unsure: Wandered around the whole gas tank "shaker/stirrer"...

    Sep 22, 2020 at 9:50 AM
  12. Mailman liked MaxPete's post in the thread My XS2 gas tank , failed tank liner.

    Wow Bob - that rust looks pretty serious indeed. FWIW - I did a fair bit of research on this when I got Lucille in the winter of 2016...

    Sep 22, 2020 at 9:49 AM
  13. willis replied to the thread Finding my standard....

    Yes, i forgot to mention that. Swapped the plug wires and the condition did not follow the wires. It is consistently on the right...

    Sep 22, 2020 at 9:49 AM
  14. Downeaster replied to the thread Finding my standard....

    Have you tried swapping plugs side to side? Double-checked the float height on the affected cylinder?

    Sep 22, 2020 at 9:47 AM
  15. willis attached a file to the thread Finding my standard....

    Still battling this misfire on the right side. The bike runs good under acceleration, but at idle and deceleration i can hear the miss....

    8A2DE422-3356-4542-853A-05C5819EF0FB.jpeg Sep 22, 2020 at 9:44 AM
  16. jetmechmarty replied to the thread XS650 Craigslist postings depository.

    Google True Grits Fun Run.

    Sep 22, 2020 at 9:34 AM
  17. jetmechmarty liked gggGary's post in the thread XS650 Craigslist postings depository.

    Your collection isn't complete if you don't have one of these! [ATTACH] https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/3236944243097887

    50 special.jpg Sep 22, 2020 at 9:33 AM
  18. jetmechmarty replied to the thread My XS2 gas tank , failed tank liner.

    I'm still going to have to see a failed Caswell liner for myself before I decide to use anything else. Plus, at room temperature it set...

    Sep 22, 2020 at 9:32 AM
  19. YamadudeXS650C liked 5twins's post in the thread Carb Clean Idle circuit.

    Yes, the fuel/air mix from the pilot jet travels into the main carb bore through a small passageway. It enters into the main bore...

    Sep 22, 2020 at 9:20 AM
  20. NormsSpecial replied to the thread For Sale - Sump Filter Conversion.

    I would also be interested in this item, at least two of them. Residing in South Australia.

    Sep 22, 2020 at 9:19 AM
  21. andrew7dg replied to the thread Carb Clean Idle circuit.

    Awesome response! Very helpful I will charge up the air compressor and arm the carb cleaner and get back to you how this works

    Sep 22, 2020 at 9:17 AM
  22. andrew7dg liked 5twins's post in the thread Carb Clean Idle circuit.

    Yes, the fuel/air mix from the pilot jet travels into the main carb bore through a small passageway. It enters into the main bore...

    Sep 22, 2020 at 9:16 AM
  23. Raymond liked gggGary's post in the thread My XS2 gas tank , failed tank liner.

    early tanks a bit different. [ATTACH] LOL

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  24. Raymond liked GLJ's post in the thread My XS2 gas tank , failed tank liner.

    Sorry to see the troubles you are having with your tank. When I got my XS2 out of storage after 35+ years my tank looked far worse than...

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  25. YamadudeXS650C liked bikefreakjon's post in the thread My XS2 gas tank , failed tank liner.

    Never heard of Caswell. Sounds interesting. I don't advocate liners because of the difficulty in prep and inconsistent results....

    Sep 22, 2020 at 9:10 AM
  26. YamadudeXS650C liked GLJ's post in the thread My XS2 gas tank , failed tank liner.

    Sorry to see the troubles you are having with your tank. When I got my XS2 out of storage after 35+ years my tank looked far worse than...

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  27. YamadudeXS650C liked Jim's post in the thread My XS2 gas tank , failed tank liner.

    Steel, which is about 99% iron needs moisture and oxygen to form rust. Take away either and you stop the rust. The problem with poor...

    Sep 22, 2020 at 9:08 AM
  28. YamadudeXS650C liked Raymond's post in the thread My XS2 gas tank , failed tank liner.

    The tank that came with my bike, I sent to a professional tank restoration company. They specialise in tanks for very old bikes - flat...

    Sep 22, 2020 at 9:07 AM
  29. YamadudeXS650C liked Mailman's post in the thread My XS2 gas tank , failed tank liner.

    I just wanted to be clear, this is not the company that is re lining my tank. I just came across them online and thought their work was...

    Sep 22, 2020 at 9:06 AM
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