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  1. gggGary liked NashGTI's post in the thread Scary animals....

    I've seen that too, crazy to think that we as a population are unintentionally trying to make rattle snakes more dangerous. Couple...

    Apr 25, 2019 at 1:16 PM
  2. gggGary liked JRay77's post in the thread Just got a free xs650 with missing ignition, best option?.

    I didn't read through this whole thread.... Let me sound hillbilly and say: "If it ain't broke, don't fix it." So if you have the...

    Apr 25, 2019 at 1:14 PM
  3. gggGary liked xjwmx's post in the thread Just got a free xs650 with missing ignition, best option?.

    You never had a mechanical advance, and the original charging system has the best reputation. :D Sound like you cut a bunch of stuff...

    Apr 25, 2019 at 1:14 PM
  4. gggGary liked RC4MAN's post in the thread Old magazine article.

    Thanks, I believe that's the one.

    Apr 25, 2019 at 1:12 PM
  5. gggGary liked TwoManyXS1Bs's post in the thread Old magazine article.

    Could it be the Minton 1981 classic "Building a better twin"? http://www.biker.net/650/betterxs.html

    Apr 25, 2019 at 1:12 PM
  6. gggGary liked Griz's post in the thread What have you done to your XS today?.

    I like that XS1100!!! I have one too and it might be my all time fave. I got it because it also was too fast for the owner. I find it...

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  7. Moabite replied to the thread Moabiker's Tall Tales.

    ...yamaha it490 (in excellent shape supposedly) may be here soon for me to inspect and test out.... ...xr600 getting sandblasted today,...

    Apr 25, 2019 at 12:52 PM
  8. DADDYGCYCLES replied to the thread For Sale - 2 into 1 pipe.

    These pipes were blasted, sanded, and the grey primer is 750 degree heat paint for car headers. they need to be painted what ever color...

    Apr 25, 2019 at 12:16 PM
  9. Superjet liked pamcopete's post in the thread Mailman’s XS2 a full on restoration.

    Remember that the dual output coil produces a positive Voltage to one of the spark plugs and a negative to the other. The timing light...

    Apr 25, 2019 at 12:08 PM
  10. 5twins replied to the thread Vacuum to petcock.

    Use a hand impact on the screws to break them loose. I've tackled some tough ones but they all did come apart.

    Apr 25, 2019 at 12:04 PM
  11. Grimmith replied to the thread Vacuum to petcock.

    Well to be completely honest it was a bit of both things, it did leak from the Tee, your guy's advice worked and the seals just needed...

    Apr 25, 2019 at 10:13 AM
  12. Grimmith liked gggGary's post in the thread Vacuum to petcock.

    Unless you are putting in new throttle shaft seals or the fuel tee leaks badly there is no reason to remove those 4 screws. Just lttfa....

    Apr 25, 2019 at 10:09 AM
  13. osaki replied to the thread For Sale - XS2 parts for sale.

    pm send

    Apr 25, 2019 at 9:08 AM
  14. Superjet liked xjwmx's post in the thread Just got a free xs650 with missing ignition, best option?.

    You never had a mechanical advance, and the original charging system has the best reputation. :D Sound like you cut a bunch of stuff...

    Apr 25, 2019 at 8:54 AM
  15. Superjet liked JRay77's post in the thread Just got a free xs650 with missing ignition, best option?.

    I didn't read through this whole thread.... Let me sound hillbilly and say: "If it ain't broke, don't fix it." So if you have the...

    Apr 25, 2019 at 8:54 AM
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