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XS650 Model Identification/Year/VIN, Workshop Manuals, and Other Information

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by 650Skull, Sep 11, 2013.

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  1. 650Skull

    650Skull Dinosaur Lives Top Contributor

    Bike identification and workshop information
    This thread charts the XS650 from 70-83 with Brochures/Pics, ID chart and a workshop manual.

    Yamaha XS650B Service Manual with Yamaha XS650C/XS650D Service manual supplements.
    A link to the above B/C/D and SE-SH online manuals in PDF format

    The renowned, Engine Stripping/Rebuild. "Stripping Yamaha's 650 Twin", by Rob Gibson.

    Note* links throughout the Manual to compliment and enhance the chapters with both written and video, (where available), tips,
    There is a post at the end with links to threads to help the budget conscious and easy how to's

    All files are in JPEG format for easy down loading and printing


    ID Chart.
    Colored for easy identification for county/continent variations.
    Please contact me if you have any information or variances that differ from chart.

    PDF file will be upgraded as new information comes to hand.
    Jpg pics from the PDF file will be upgraded as changes occur

    original chart kindly given to me from TheXScafe
     

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    650Skull Dinosaur Lives Top Contributor

    Link to album. Click, or run mouse across pictures in the album for Information on the models and differences between each model. (Still to do on the 70 -78 pics, work in progress).

    1970-XS1 650

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    1971-XS1-B/F 650

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    1975-XS 650B

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    1979-XS650 Special II
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    1980-XS650G, (Special II).


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    1981-XS650H, (Special II).

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    650Skull Dinosaur Lives Top Contributor

    Frames;
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    78SE-83K/SK Special/Heritage Special
     
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    650Skull Dinosaur Lives Top Contributor

    Engine Rebuild. Stripping Yamaha's 650 Twin, by Rob Gibson.
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    Engine rebuild thread, by Airwolfie lots of good pics and discussion for tips and help.
     
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    650Skull Dinosaur Lives Top Contributor

    Workshop Manuals;
    Links to PDF's
    70XS1-74TXA Downloadable online Manual from The XScafe
    XS650B manual and C/D supplements with good pics. E/SE and all the later supplements as well but the photo-copying makes the pics/diagrams not so good.

    Parts Manuals;
    Biker.net

    Boats.net Click on the part no to match/cross reference part no's with other Yamaha year/models

    XS650B Service Manual. Part 1
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    From the German xs650 site.This has been written in 3 languages. English, German, French. Where some of the pages were just in German or French i left them out.

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    Chapter 3; Engine section
     

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    Chapter 3; Engine section
     

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    Chapter 3; Engine section
     

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    Chapter 3; Engine section
     

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    Chapter 3; Engine section
     

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    Chapter 3; Engine section
     

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