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    For Sale - 1983 Yamaha XS650 Bobber w/extras - Atlanta, GA

    Came down on the price. Let me know if you're interested.
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    For Sale - 1983 Yamaha XS650 Bobber w/extras - Atlanta, GA

    Yes it is. Lots of great rides with her.
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    For Sale - 1983 Yamaha XS650 Bobber w/extras - Atlanta, GA

    I'm selling my 1983 Yamaha XS650. It's a beautiful custom bobber that was assembled by a knowledgeable local Yamaha engineer. I've owned it for a little over a year and have really enjoyed riding it. I'm moving and unfortunately can't bring it with me. Along with the bike I'm including an...
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    83' XS650 suddenly excessive vibration 1-3 gears

    Awesome suggestions. I'll wait for this tornado to pass and get on it this weekend. Thanks guys. I asked him "what would you do if this was your bike?" he replied, "I'd sell it and make it someone else's problem". What a guy!
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    83' XS650 suddenly excessive vibration 1-3 gears

    Just an update. Took the bike to the shop in hopes of getting this vibration fixed. He did find a missing top mount bolt and replaced it. However, that didn't do too much. I'll go through and check what ggggary suggested (drive sprocket nut, broken drive cushion spring(s), Various bearings going...
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    83' XS650 suddenly excessive vibration 1-3 gears

    On my ride home yesterday I swore the thing was going to rattle apart. When I got home I checked the oil again, and it was really low. Refilled that. I'm going to check everything you guys suggested and we'll see what works. It's now on the disabled list until it gets fixed. Thanks for the...
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    83' XS650 suddenly excessive vibration 1-3 gears

    I went for a 100mi ride a month ago, I noticed the bike was starting to vibrate a bit. By the time I was 30mi from home my body started to ache from it. I had to pull over to stretch my ass out. Didn't ride it until today, just to work. In gears 1-3 it sounds like someones shaking sheet metal. I...
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