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  1. robinc liked gggGary's post in the thread On the road again at 40.............the bike that is.

    Yeah, to replace it you need to break it, unless the crankcase is split. But even if you are going to replace it's nice to have the head...

    Jul 22, 2017 at 5:03 PM
  2. pamcopete replied to the thread Bike runs great, then 1 cylinder dies, then great again?.

    The PAMCO drives the coil. There is only one coil. This coil feeds both spark plugs. Unless there is something wrong with the coil, both...

    Jul 22, 2017 at 4:42 PM
  3. gggGary liked xjwmx's post in the thread Mike's vavle Tappets.

    When you filed them you might have filed away some hardening. Possibility? But the adjusters from the VW Bugs work perfectly. Advance...

    Jul 22, 2017 at 4:38 PM
  4. TwoManyXS1Bs replied to the thread Mike's vavle Tappets.

    Hyde, thanx for the heads up. Soft, pointy tips? Really bad... http://www.xs650.com/threads/mikes-tappet-adjusters.24450/...

    Jul 22, 2017 at 4:30 PM
  5. gggGary replied to the thread On the road again at 40.............the bike that is.

    Yeah, to replace it you need to break it, unless the crankcase is split. But even if you are going to replace it's nice to have the head...

    Jul 22, 2017 at 4:29 PM
  6. gggGary liked robinc's post in the thread On the road again at 40.............the bike that is.

    Ok thanks gggGary. Will do tonight, haven't had a chance to get into that yet. Just figured that it might make sense to do the cam chain...

    Jul 22, 2017 at 4:25 PM
  7. Paul Sutton liked mrtwowheel's post in the thread Positive Rectifier To Battery Wire, Fused Or Not?.

    Yeah, I'll have a digital volt meter, permanent or temporary. I have the Fiat regulator and ebay rectifier with a digital volt meter on...

    Jul 22, 2017 at 4:24 PM
  8. lakeview liked Paul Sutton's post in the thread Positive Rectifier To Battery Wire, Fused Or Not?.

    A blown fuse will cut the power to the field winding and the alternator will stop working. In general terms that is true. However the...

    Jul 22, 2017 at 4:22 PM
  9. robinc replied to the thread On the road again at 40.............the bike that is.

    Ok thanks gggGary. Will do tonight, haven't had a chance to get into that yet. Just figured that it might make sense to do the cam chain...

    Jul 22, 2017 at 4:19 PM
  10. TwoManyXS1Bs liked jetmechmarty's post in the thread Vapor (Vapour) blasting - How does it hold up long term?.

    Once the process is done, you have unprotected metal. If it was pure aluminum, it would last a very long time. Aluminum gets a fine...

    Jul 22, 2017 at 4:05 PM
  11. azman857 replied to the thread For Sale - Parts for sale!.

    What diameter is that headlamp? Side or bottom mount? H-4?

    Jul 22, 2017 at 3:58 PM
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