I got mine out with compressed air.
I have this seat from my 79f standard. It has the older cover sitter so the pan was shortened slightly. White Yamaha on back. Make offer.
I have 2 new rims, still in boxes, and 2 SS spoke kits. Stainless spokes are much better than zinc spokes, and more expensive! Everything new...
Anyone else use the shell rotella 15 40 deisel oil in the 5gt jugs? I heard it has no additives or friction modifies. It's also cheap.
Those have nowhere near the following. The following of the xs650 with forum's etc is what makes it so popular.
I use she'll 15 40 rotella deisel oil. Get it in the big container.
Yamaha xs650 bikes are prettmuch the Pinnacle of Japanese 70s era bikes. Other like the cb 350s and cb750s are a close second.
How well did the xs650 do back in those days? Was there a lot of gold medals won with it?
I think it's still a good bike. A cracking head? That seems a little far-fetched even if it's happened before. How often does it really happen?...
I feel like it would look amazing with making a cafe racer out of it. Very similar to a xs50. I feel like the 500cc size is great for a twin. It's...
Ok, why are parts hard to find? Not as much of a following? Is this motor a lot worse than the 650? Is the xs650 a much better bike to begin with?...
It looked like the Mercury got around how gloves and on his skin?
I just paid $150 for this. I realize that is a good deal even though the engine is seized.
However is there a good following with this bike? How...
Warm soapy water, 320, 500, 1000, buff with a polishing wheel!
To powder coat the case did you have to tear it down all the way?
X2 let it sit. It will earn you more money than in a bank over the years.
3 to 3.5k is reasonable locally. Put it on ebay and get 5k maybe
Wow I imagine that be snatched up asap
I must agree. A lot of high prices for the CB and cl 350s and 360s.but the xs650 is better is almost everyway. It's got a longer wheelbase and...
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