This time it is me offering an apology.:sick:
I was concerned awhile back when you said that you "put a gallon of gas in tank".
Wondered if/when you would run out of gas.
Your symptoms suggest...
I agree. Doing a compression test will only open up a bad can of worms. I suggest that you forget about it.
Recommended Priority: Ride the bike for awhile, relax, have some fun and appreciate all the hard work you've done. :bike:
If we give in to our impulse to just replace everything, this world of ours will quickly collapse.
Your gaskets (or o-rings) might still be OK to re-use.
Proper order of tuning operations for our '83's:
Cam Chain adjustment > Valve adjustment > Carb tuning
Although the PO claimed to have cleaned the carbs, they might have missed something, done something wrong, used a wrong jet, etc. But before...
Interestingly, this Bonney didn't leak, but about 5 years after placing it in the living room, it did begin to weep a drop or two from below the...
Two more photos, detail.
Always glad to accomodate a request for more pics.
I had a '68 Bonneville when I was about 18, then a '69, both of which I chopped (that was "the...
With those tins, you could join a band !
.....but I'm not sayin' that all vintage paint jobs are worth saving .....
Seat cover repro companies usually provide a strap, even if the seat didnt originally have one.
Therefore, I've got extra ones layin' around.
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I'm not kidding when I say that these wild tins are absolutely fabulous.
I vote for you to polish them up, clean the interior,...
Hey, It was so long ago that I was riding the '69 Bonney, but I recall it being similar to the XS650. I rode it to Boston from Syracuse and...
You may recall that I had a 1974 DT360 back in the 90's. I really loved that bike and rode it often in my back lot.
Here's a picture:
You are probably ok with the torque you applied. The alternative to the wobble is to use a longer extension bar, as you mentioned.
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OMG. I'm speechless.
Hang in there, Bob. We're here to support you.
You deserve an apology.
If JRay77 isn't going to offer you one, I will, on behalf of the XS650.com community.
I'm sorry that you were exposed to...
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