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  1. Machine replied to the thread Standard bike, 16” rear fit?.

    When you did, was the rear end noticeably lower ? Any pics ? :)

    Aug 25, 2019 at 7:57 PM
  2. MaxPete liked gggGary's post in the thread 2019 Vintage Yamaha Rally.

    Link to order a shirt https://www.vintageyamaharally.com/shop-1

    Aug 25, 2019 at 7:55 PM
  3. XSLeo replied to the thread Broke a piece off my bike, can I still ride it??.

    If you remove the cap bolt, Clean the area very well, and I mean very well, It can be JB Welded to a near perfect repair. It needs to be...

    Aug 25, 2019 at 7:55 PM
  4. peanut liked Superjet's post in the thread Broke a piece off my bike, can I still ride it??.

    No one touches either of my bikes and for this exact reason. Too bad its busted up pretty good. Dont know how much damage until you...

    Aug 25, 2019 at 7:54 PM
  5. Jim liked MaxPete's post in the thread What have you done to your XS today?.

    No no no - it was all Lakeview and his skill, hard work and determination. All I did was stop by, give it a couple of squeezes and...

    Aug 25, 2019 at 7:51 PM
  6. gggGary liked Jim's post in the thread clurch damper springs.

    I don't think it would be a good idea. They're absorbing/dampening the crank pulses that are gonna go through the tranny if you remove...

    Aug 25, 2019 at 7:50 PM
  7. MaxPete replied to the thread What have you done to your XS today?.

    No no no - it was all Lakeview and his skill, hard work and determination. All I did was stop by, give it a couple of squeezes and...

    Aug 25, 2019 at 7:48 PM
  8. gggGary replied to the thread 2019 Vintage Yamaha Rally.

    Link to order a shirt https://www.vintageyamaharally.com/shop-1

    Aug 25, 2019 at 7:48 PM
  9. Jim liked gggGary's post in the thread clurch damper springs.

    https://www.mikesxs.net/yamaha-xs650-clutch-hub-cush-spring-repair-kit.html Springs breaking happens, but it's not super common.

    Aug 25, 2019 at 7:46 PM
  10. MaxPete liked lakeview's post in the thread What have you done to your XS today?.

    [ATTACH] New Tire - Old Wheel I thought I was being thrifty when I changed my mind about what wheel to put the new tire on, so after...

    20190825_120933-1.jpg 20190825_193631-1.jpg Aug 25, 2019 at 7:46 PM
  11. gggGary liked jetmechmarty's post in the thread 2019 Vintage Yamaha Rally.

    The shirt sale ends on the 31st. That means this is the last week to get one. Get on board now.

    Aug 25, 2019 at 7:43 PM
  12. gggGary replied to the thread clurch damper springs.

    https://www.mikesxs.net/yamaha-xs650-clutch-hub-cush-spring-repair-kit.html Springs breaking happens, but it's not super common.

    Aug 25, 2019 at 7:41 PM
  13. Jim replied to the thread clurch damper springs.

    I don't think it would be a good idea. They're absorbing/dampening the crank pulses that are gonna go through the tranny if you remove...

    Aug 25, 2019 at 7:38 PM
  14. gggGary liked Jim's post in the thread Mike's Swingarm pivot bolt threads.

    Count out 10 threads on the bolt (first thread is zero). measure the distance from the 0 (zero) thread to the 10 thread. Divide that by...

    IMG_20190825_183338.jpg IMG_20190825_184101.jpg Aug 25, 2019 at 7:34 PM
  15. Jim liked G_YamTech_314's post in the thread Yam_Tech314's official build thread.

    I used a pick, but did the same thing. Had a paper cup laying around, filled it with some spray paint and dripped it in to just about...

    Aug 25, 2019 at 7:31 PM
  16. Jim liked gggGary's post in the thread Yam_Tech314's official build thread.

    You can be real neat if you wrap one layer of fine rag (say pillowcase, tee shirt is too stretchy) on a stick add (not too much) solvent...

    Aug 25, 2019 at 7:31 PM
  17. Ratranger posted a new thread.

    clurch damper springs

    Something I've been wondering, could you make solid pieces and get rid of the damper springs if you have a cush on the rear wheel? I...

    Forum: The Garage

    Aug 25, 2019 at 7:31 PM
  18. gggGary replied to the thread Yam_Tech314's official build thread.

    You can be real neat if you wrap one layer of fine rag (say pillowcase, tee shirt is too stretchy) on a stick add (not too much) solvent...

    Aug 25, 2019 at 7:30 PM
  19. 59Tebo liked gggGary's post in the thread Yam_Tech314's official build thread.

    if it's laying flat I rattlecan in the can cap and paint brush it into the letters real heavy, makes a nice smooth glossy face.

    Aug 25, 2019 at 7:26 PM
  20. gggGary liked G_YamTech_314's post in the thread Yam_Tech314's official build thread.

    I used a pick, but did the same thing. Had a paper cup laying around, filled it with some spray paint and dripped it in to just about...

    Aug 25, 2019 at 7:25 PM
  21. gggGary liked Superjet's post in the thread Broke a piece off my bike, can I still ride it??.

    No one touches either of my bikes and for this exact reason. Too bad its busted up pretty good. Dont know how much damage until you...

    Aug 25, 2019 at 7:24 PM
  22. 59Tebo liked Mailman's post in the thread Yam_Tech314's official build thread.

    No no , not at all. Happy you shared your success. I’m enjoying your posts. :)

    Aug 25, 2019 at 7:24 PM
  23. 59Tebo liked G_YamTech_314's post in the thread Yam_Tech314's official build thread.

    Hopefully (although I never met him here, or in person) I've given most of you only good vibes! Did not mean to bring sadness to anyone....

    Aug 25, 2019 at 7:24 PM
  24. gggGary liked DogBunny's post in the thread Broke a piece off my bike, can I still ride it??.

    Hard to tell for sure from the pics, but it looks to me like the threaded hole was damaged and repaired with JB-Weld. Simplest fix...

    tranny.png Aug 25, 2019 at 7:23 PM
  25. 59Tebo liked Mailman's post in the thread Yam_Tech314's official build thread.

    Man Jim, We’re on the same wavelength. I was just looking at Part Deux , in fact I book marked it because I want to re read the whole...

    Aug 25, 2019 at 7:23 PM
  26. 59Tebo liked Jim's post in the thread Yam_Tech314's official build thread.

    I highly recommend Robins 2 bike threads. You'll learn a lot from them. On the road again at 40.............the bike that is On the...

    Aug 25, 2019 at 7:23 PM
  27. G_YamTech_314 replied to the thread Yam_Tech314's official build thread.

    I used a pick, but did the same thing. Had a paper cup laying around, filled it with some spray paint and dripped it in to just about...

    Aug 25, 2019 at 7:23 PM
  28. gggGary liked G_YamTech_314's post in the thread Yam_Tech314's official build thread.

    Back at it again with some of my spare time. Decided to just go all out on this guy all day today and got it looking pretty good. Can't...

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  29. Jim liked gggGary's post in the thread Yam_Tech314's official build thread.

    if it's laying flat I rattlecan in the can cap and paint brush it into the letters real heavy, makes a nice smooth glossy face.

    Aug 25, 2019 at 7:22 PM
  30. gggGary liked Jim's post in the thread Yam_Tech314's official build thread.

    Works good, Just make sure it's an "engine paint." Mask a rectangle around the letters, spray a coupls coats, then use a rag dampened...

    Aug 25, 2019 at 7:22 PM
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