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  1. neil_ervin replied to the thread For Sale - 1975 XS650 in Knoxville, TN.

    Thank you for the detailed response! All of that was really helpful, as I'm essentially clueless about most of this. Kind of makes it...

    Apr 5, 2020 at 6:09 PM
  2. neil_ervin liked jetmechmarty's post in the thread For Sale - 1975 XS650 in Knoxville, TN.

    Your price point may or may not be OK, depending upon the market in East Tennessee. Keep in mind, you're preaching to the choir here....

    Apr 5, 2020 at 6:06 PM
  3. neil_ervin liked Norton7d's post in the thread For Sale - 1975 XS650 in Knoxville, TN.

    Original engine, have you checked the serial numbers? How is the mileage known considering those are not the original gauges? Do you...

    Apr 5, 2020 at 6:06 PM
  4. 5twins replied to the thread Introduction.

    Yes, if you rode 180 miles straight in one shot with those rototiller bars then God bless you, lol.

    Apr 5, 2020 at 6:06 PM
  5. fredintoon replied to the thread Introduction.

    Hi 'Ray and welcome, like they said, nice bike, don't "improve" it. OK, check the tires' age stamp, check if the dreaded PO swapped in a...

    Apr 5, 2020 at 5:58 PM
  6. Tiesco replied to the thread What have you done to your XS today?.

    Showing their age? That thing is spotless. Especially compared to mine.

    Apr 5, 2020 at 5:40 PM
  7. Johnnny13 replied to the thread Need help with 34mm for seal instal.

    I have a long extension so reaching it isn’t a issue. I feel like what I made should work. I’ll try again tomorrow. I’m just filing it...

    Apr 5, 2020 at 5:36 PM
  8. tzimmerm replied to the thread What have you done to your XS today?.

    My camera really makes everything look better than it is. I am digging the new look but I am missing the chrome buckhorns. I may switch...

    Apr 5, 2020 at 5:31 PM
  9. fredintoon replied to the thread I've embarked on another anti-shackwhacky project - wanna see?.

    Hi 2Many, how about this one? [MEDIA] Claims to be the world's biggest.

    Apr 5, 2020 at 5:30 PM
  10. YammieBruh attached a file to the thread right side gasket.

    talk about bringing a post up from the dead. But here is a bunch of templates from a 78. Sorry about the right hand side one its...

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  11. Ratranger replied to the thread Just want to rant for a minute.

    The triumph triples get up and move very well. I test rode a daytona 675, take off from a light and you were breaking every speed limit...

    Apr 5, 2020 at 5:26 PM
  12. gggGary liked Jim's post in the thread Corona Virus COVID-19.

    Every day we're inundated with hundreds of ads for drugs... so some of 'em are gettin' through. ;)

    Apr 5, 2020 at 5:24 PM
  13. gggGary liked xjwmx's post in the thread Corona Virus COVID-19.

    if there's some doubt about safety or efficacy, just make it appropriately hard to open the bottle

    Apr 5, 2020 at 5:24 PM
  14. gggGary liked TwoManyXS1Bs's post in the thread Corona Virus COVID-19.

    I recall reading an article about the stringent FDA (and other) standards and testing. Unanimous agreement that Aspirin wouldn't make...

    Apr 5, 2020 at 5:24 PM
  15. gggGary liked JAX71224's post in the thread Corona thank you.

    So.......Where is a longer sdroke crank available? And how can u make id work?

    Apr 5, 2020 at 5:23 PM
  16. gggGary liked Jim's post in the thread unexpected observation regarding XS1 front fender.

    Don't remember if this is off a 1 or 1B, but so signs of asymmetry. bolt centers are the same distance to the end. [ATTACH]

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  17. gggGary liked DogBunny's post in the thread unexpected observation regarding XS1 front fender.

    Definitely a production issue. The holes are straight and properly placed. The sheet metal is where the problem is. The fender ends...

    Apr 5, 2020 at 5:21 PM
  18. gggGary liked Mailman's post in the thread unexpected observation regarding XS1 front fender.

    That’s interesting. My XS2 front end is asymmetrical also, but in a slightly different way. I first realized it when I was doing...

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  19. nj1639 liked thuban's post in the thread For Sale - 82 XS650 Special parts.

    Yep, Hahaha It looks adjustable. I found one on ebay that looks just like it for a 750. Cracked and not all there. The time it would...

    Apr 5, 2020 at 5:15 PM
  20. nj1639 liked jetmechmarty's post in the thread For Sale - 1975 XS650 in Knoxville, TN.

    Your price point may or may not be OK, depending upon the market in East Tennessee. Keep in mind, you're preaching to the choir here....

    Apr 5, 2020 at 5:14 PM
  21. DogBunny liked Jim's post in the thread unexpected observation regarding XS1 front fender.

    Don't remember if this is off a 1 or 1B, but so signs of asymmetry. bolt centers are the same distance to the end. [ATTACH]

    IMG_20200405_163410.jpg Apr 5, 2020 at 5:10 PM
  22. DogBunny attached a file to the thread unexpected observation regarding XS1 front fender.

    Yep, yours is straight. [ATTACH] Here's the underside of mine showing the folded-over edge. I assume yours is the same. Also, another...

    DSC00001.jpg Apr 5, 2020 at 5:10 PM
  23. 5twins replied to the thread 79 Special II RestoCustom "Doomy".

    The switch housings grounding to, and transferring the ground through the handlebars has nothing to do with the turn signal switch. That...

    Apr 5, 2020 at 5:09 PM
  24. Team Junk liked willis's post in the thread Ignition switch help.

    [ATTACH] [ATTACH] here it is mounted on my 78

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