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  1. 650trader replied to the thread Clutch Cover Gasket - Is it Dodgy or Ok ?.

    The Curved oval part normally has a very small width of gasket at it's end and some makers had it down to about 1/16" or less. I sent...

    Dec 5, 2020 at 5:41 AM
  2. xjwmx replied to the thread Corona Virus COVID-19.

    ^I have no idea what spelling you're talking about, and my intent is never to demean or deflect. I wouldn't resort to that even if I...

    Dec 5, 2020 at 3:33 AM
  3. Triggerton III replied to the thread What have you done to your XS today?.

    what is the swing arm off Buzzword?

    Dec 5, 2020 at 2:24 AM
  4. Triggerton III liked buzzword's post in the thread What have you done to your XS today?.

    Still waiting on a tank so I can finish up the subframe fab... did manage to passably stick a couple brake hose guides on the Radian...

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  5. 5twins replied to the thread Clutch Cover Gasket - Is it Dodgy or Ok ?.

    Personally, I don't use any sealer here (or on most of the other gaskets either). I just put motor oil on it. That allows the cover to...

    Dec 5, 2020 at 2:14 AM
  6. 5twins replied to the thread An Adventure in Firsts: '83 XS650 Heritage Special Build/Rebuild.

    Yes, do the re-torque on the head bolts. There's a very good chance it will help and hopefully even fix the issue totally. Don't forget...

    Dec 5, 2020 at 2:07 AM
  7. Rasputin liked Machine's post in the thread 78E Standard Revival.

    [ATTACH] Lived for 56 years without ever using "liquid tape" now it is used occasionally for a variety of uses at home. In this case,...

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  8. Rasputin liked Jim's post in the thread 78E Standard Revival.

    Like these? :D [ATTACH]

    tank done.jpg Dec 5, 2020 at 1:53 AM
  9. Rasputin liked Machine's post in the thread 78E Standard Revival.

    [ATTACH] Lifted it up another 4"×4" high for the Rear Shocks, Triumph T120, 2019 era final install. [ATTACH] Rear Standard Rack at...

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  10. Rasputin replied to the thread Standard Rear Rack pics.

    Great result. It doesn’t get much better than that.

    Dec 5, 2020 at 1:46 AM
  11. Rasputin liked Machine's post in the thread Standard Rear Rack pics.

    Installation Completed [ATTACH] [ATTACH]

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  12. wernerv liked Bigibee's post in the thread um, newbie here, mixture screw?.

    Thanks all. Exactly the kind of info I was looking for. I was told this was a '78 but now I have no idea. Are these 34s? Is this an...

    1978.jpg rightsidecarb.JPG Dec 5, 2020 at 1:08 AM
  13. xjwmx replied to the thread Corona Virus COVID-19.

    There is no such thing as a "First National". Would be a good name for a bank though...................

    Dec 5, 2020 at 12:56 AM
  14. xjwmx replied to the thread Corona Virus COVID-19.

    He's not xeno-that word you were taught by your owners. He knows every nation which ever hand land gained it militarily We aren't...

    Dec 5, 2020 at 12:45 AM
  15. Jim liked MarieKaramazov's post in the thread An Adventure in Firsts: '83 XS650 Heritage Special Build/Rebuild.

    Alright! First, side note, if anyone was wondering, my key does have to go all the way to the tan impression that was left on it in...

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  16. Jim replied to the thread An Adventure in Firsts: '83 XS650 Heritage Special Build/Rebuild.

    Good to see you got the clutch sorted.:cheers: As far as the leaks, give it a retorque and see what happens. It might fix both leaks......

    Dec 5, 2020 at 12:37 AM
  17. Machine liked xjwmx's post in the thread Corona Virus COVID-19.

    I didn't say it's the only thing affecting the "electorship", I said it's the only problem. It's a matter of scale and impudence. I...

    Dec 5, 2020 at 12:36 AM
  18. xjwmx replied to the thread Corona Virus COVID-19.

    I didn't say it's the only thing affecting the "electorship", I said it's the only problem. It's a matter of scale and impudence. I...

    Dec 5, 2020 at 12:33 AM
  19. Machine attached a file to the thread Standard Rear Rack pics.

    Installation Completed [ATTACH] [ATTACH]

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  20. MarieKaramazov attached a file to the thread An Adventure in Firsts: '83 XS650 Heritage Special Build/Rebuild.

    Alright! First, side note, if anyone was wondering, my key does have to go all the way to the tan impression that was left on it in...

    IMG_1903.jpeg IMG_1905.jpeg IMG_1907.jpeg IMG_1909.jpeg Dec 5, 2020 at 12:01 AM
  21. MarieKaramazov liked 5twins's post in the thread An Adventure in Firsts: '83 XS650 Heritage Special Build/Rebuild.

    Normally, we screw the adjuster all the way in at the perch, then do the worm adjustment, then finish at the perch again for the final...

    Dec 4, 2020 at 11:31 PM
  22. MarieKaramazov liked Jim's post in the thread An Adventure in Firsts: '83 XS650 Heritage Special Build/Rebuild.

    Then it's most likely the clutch not fully disengaging (dragging). What you're referring to as a "housing" is called a "perch".... the...

    Dec 4, 2020 at 11:31 PM
  23. Machine attached a file to the thread 78E Standard Revival.

    [ATTACH] Lifted it up another 4"×4" high for the Rear Shocks, Triumph T120, 2019 era final install. [ATTACH] Rear Standard Rack at...

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  24. buzzword liked gggGary's post in the thread Garage Art.

    Couple old tools found in father in laws garage. I really like the file holder (never seen one like that before) that's going to get...

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  25. buzzword liked CaseyH's post in the thread My 1975 XS650 project.

    Neat before and after Why we do what we do[ATTACH] [ATTACH]

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  26. buzzword liked CaseyH's post in the thread My 1975 XS650 project.

    Got front end together new brakes and fork seals and some polishing. I need a good front fender. I have 2 but i is just a little less...

    XS650 44.jpg Dec 4, 2020 at 10:59 PM
  27. azman857 liked Mailman's post in the thread Rest in Peace Jake Norton.

    I just saw this, another good man gone :(. It sounds like he put up a heck of a fight. Thanks for letting us know Rhy and Jim. To Rhy,...

    Dec 4, 2020 at 10:37 PM
  28. MacMcMacmac attached a file to the thread Sportster Mufflers..

    Thanks folks, 5Twins. I have the exact same mufflers as in you first picture. I solved the mount for those by swapping the stock...

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  29. azman857 liked 2XSive's post in the thread Rest in Peace Jake Norton.

    It is always so sad to hear of someone's passing on this forum. Though most of us have never met in person, there is a kindred spirit...

    Dec 4, 2020 at 10:36 PM
  30. arcticXS liked Grimly's post in the thread What size AVON SM's will look right?.

    Be prepared to get used to the new, interesting handling and cornering the fat front tyre will bring to the party. Not saying it's...

    Dec 4, 2020 at 10:16 PM
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