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  1. teamWicked liked halfmile's post in the thread Sold / Found / Inactive - Two Trackers/Easy Projects.

    The buyer has arranged for a shipper to pick them up. They`ll be on the west coast soon.:thumbsup:

    Dec 6, 2021 at 3:22 PM
  2. bosco659 replied to the thread Wire terminals and electrical stuff.

    Who sells good quality crimp on ring terminal connectors? Looking for bare ones as I usually heat shrink tube them after crimping....

    Dec 6, 2021 at 3:21 PM
  3. gggGary liked Jan_P's post in the thread Valve cover fitment.

    Thinking out loud I have no reason to doubt Mr Pyles statement that they are machined as a pair But if I recall right there is a like...

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  4. gggGary liked RustiePyles's post in the thread Valve cover fitment.

    Because you're ultimately limited by the cam bearing bosses, so if you remove material from the mating surfaces that can cause the...

    Dec 6, 2021 at 3:16 PM
  5. gggGary liked lumbee's post in the thread Valve cover fitment.

    How so? I know my way around hand file :cool:

    Dec 6, 2021 at 3:16 PM
  6. gggGary liked RustiePyles's post in the thread Valve cover fitment.

    Indeed, it is possible to run mismatched pieces. I have mismatched head/rocker box on my chopper motor, I got lucky. Often times they...

    Dec 6, 2021 at 3:16 PM
  7. gggGary liked Jan_P's post in the thread Valve cover fitment.

    I have heard of Cylinder heads on Brit bikes ..getting the ?? Misuse Kan be of interest Having a flat surface like a glass pane...

    Dec 6, 2021 at 3:15 PM
  8. Mikey liked gggGary's post in the thread Just Ride..

    I like the risers, are they direct bolt on? I see some on E Bay for $18-$40 or so. Any year that doesn't fit? This Yamaha...

    Dec 6, 2021 at 2:55 PM
  9. YamadudeXS650C liked kshansen's post in the thread Valve cover fitment.

    I suppose in a perfect world they should be able to be swapped around but if say the one head or cam cover was the last one machined...

    Dec 6, 2021 at 2:32 PM
  10. Grimly liked Adamc's post in the thread Life is a lot of fun when you're as easily amused as I am..

    If shit was gold, a poor man would be born with no ass hole!

    Dec 6, 2021 at 2:29 PM
  11. YamadudeXS650C liked Jim's post in the thread Just Ride..

    Ooohh... Big Red rises from the ashes. :smoke:

    Dec 6, 2021 at 2:25 PM
  12. GLJ liked willis's post in the thread STANDARD issue…. a resurrection begins…..

    Who knows though... Maybe I will patch something fun together and then sell off the original parts to someone need to do a restoration...

    Dec 6, 2021 at 2:25 PM
  13. YamadudeXS650C liked Mailman's post in the thread Just Ride..

    This morning my wife said she needed something from Trader Joe’s market. I said “ Hey I’ll go! “. 8:30 AM and 52 degrees and sunny....

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  14. YamadudeXS650C liked jetmechmarty's post in the thread Just Ride..

    @Tinker Taylor, I have much or maybe most of my riding experience in your territory. The roads here in Mississippi aren't as exciting...

    Dec 6, 2021 at 2:24 PM
  15. YamadudeXS650C liked Mailman's post in the thread Just Ride..

    Hey Steve! Good to see you around here again! Your Victory seems like such a great bike, you absolutely nailed the sound capture with...

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  16. YamadudeXS650C liked gggGary's post in the thread Just Ride..

    Hey Steve; was starting to wonder if you had fallen off the earth! Great to see you are busy slaying dragons like only you can!

    Dec 6, 2021 at 2:23 PM
  17. YamadudeXS650C liked TwoManyXS1Bs's post in the thread Just Ride..

    Testing the audio and stabilization during hard acceleration. Got some distortion, more work... [MEDIA]

    Dec 6, 2021 at 2:22 PM
  18. YamadudeXS650C liked TwoManyXS1Bs's post in the thread Just Ride..

    How 'bout some ride videos? Got lost in the deep/dark labyrinth of action cams and microphones. Been obsessed about getting decent...

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  19. YamadudeXS650C liked Mailman's post in the thread Just Ride..

    Yesterday, I spent a little quality garage time tuning up my ‘77. I had already reinstalled my freshly cleaned carburetors, so I went...

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  20. RustiePyles liked willis's post in the thread STANDARD issue…. a resurrection begins…..

    Still got them, I am just playing around with different looks. I have multiple sets of body panels and fenders to choose from. Yesterday...

    Dec 6, 2021 at 2:20 PM
  21. RustiePyles replied to the thread Valve cover fitment.

    Because you're ultimately limited by the cam bearing bosses, so if you remove material from the mating surfaces that can cause the...

    Dec 6, 2021 at 2:18 PM
  22. Team Junk liked GLJ's post in the thread Motor Gasket Set Recommendations.

    Maybe 10 years isn't all that bad. The factory one leaked also. Some well before 10 years. LOL

    Dec 6, 2021 at 2:13 PM
  23. Adamc liked lumbee's post in the thread Valve cover fitment.

    How so? I know my way around hand file :cool:

    Dec 6, 2021 at 2:13 PM
  24. Adamc liked Jan_P's post in the thread Valve cover fitment.

    I have heard of Cylinder heads on Brit bikes ..getting the ?? Misuse Kan be of interest Having a flat surface like a glass pane...

    Dec 6, 2021 at 2:13 PM
  25. Adamc liked gggGary's post in the thread Valve cover fitment.

    I was going to mention filing but it's such a fine art, doing it properly is not all that common. You'll need to have the head back off....

    Dec 6, 2021 at 2:13 PM
  26. Adamc liked RustiePyles's post in the thread Valve cover fitment.

    Indeed, it is possible to run mismatched pieces. I have mismatched head/rocker box on my chopper motor, I got lucky. Often times they...

    Dec 6, 2021 at 2:12 PM
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