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    xs750 build step by tedious step, "build-along" with me

    ive been looking for the artical about "johns mod" to the oil pump, I found every articale mentioning it but Im looking for the actuall atep by step, I know ive read it before and now I cant find it, any help for the problem child :umm:
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    xs750 build step by tedious step, "build-along" with me

    I went ahead and finished up the bottom end, and went on to asembling the top end,,, when I went to instal the rings on the pistons the top and 2nd ring fit perfert, but the oil ring, well there isnt enuf of a gap (top to botom) to fit the 2 thin rings and the wave ring, not even unuf room to...
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    xs750 build step by tedious step, "build-along" with me

    that crosed my mind. it has been on the table for 2 full years...
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    xs750 build step by tedious step, "build-along" with me

    hey guys, im back again, this time looking for a little help. decided to clean the kitchen table by asembling the bottom end of the build, some of you know my plan was to document here the build every tep of the way, but My camera broke, and also life has been WAY overwhelming... so one day I...
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    how yamaha is the only one that made a cross plane crankshaft R1 info

    Ive been a mechanic for my entire life, came out of the womb with an adjustable spanner wrench (crescent wrench) and I have never seen one, EXCEPT! drum roll,,,,,,,...... when the rotary guys build a 3 rotor engine they add a crankshaft extension,,, except its actually a eccentric shaft... and...
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    how yamaha is the only one that made a cross plane crankshaft R1 info

    i do belive all automotive and all boat and all industrial... im sure someone will voice in with a answer on that ....i would assume someone like Ferrari or somebody like that would have also done something like this.. but according to the video's yamaha is the only one and the R1 is the only...
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    how yamaha is the only one that made a cross plane crankshaft R1 info

    very interesting video I found about yamaha being the only manufacturer of a cross plane crankshaft for the R1..... many interesting points in this video us xs650 guys will knowtice and even the RE phase guys will appreciate .... I knowticed the number 270 degrees while watching and then decided...
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    xs750 build step by tedious step, "build-along" with me

    very interesting, I forgot to mention that I was seeing higher than normal voltage, I use a factory solid state voltage regulator from a yamaha xs 650,,, I have had more than one go bad and they seem to allow over voltage when they go bad, Im curious when you seay that once you got your voltage...
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    xs750 build step by tedious step, "build-along" with me

    well it was the tyrtronics unit... at this point it works fine until the engine reaches temp for a while, then one of the sensors stops flashing, and sending a signal for the coil to spark.... If you push on it with your finger it stars working again... I wonder what the heat of 115 ouside temp...
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    xs750 build step by tedious step, "build-along" with me

    still undetrmined, Im going to test ride tomarrow with a new 12v source strait from key to iggyy.. gonna leave the cover off to, I would think that if the iggy was at failure the led timing lights wouldnt be flashing when its cutting out, and I can look down while riding as see.... I will update...
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    xs750 build step by tedious step, "build-along" with me

    no ofence GLJ but you are not suposed to use the same wire that is your HOT wire IE12vpositive to the coils... AND use that same wire to give 12v to the tytronics ignition. it actually says NONONO in the instructions from tyronics, as there is a situation where it will destroy the tytronics...
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    xs750 build step by tedious step, "build-along" with me

    yes I didnt try the directed air, but just a box fan in front of the bike for 15 minutes and shes right back to normal.... I do have a boyer mini, but like i said it was in the box of parts for my new 750 build thats supusosed to happen here very soon...ill try the directed air to the two...
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    xs750 build step by tedious step, "build-along" with me

    hmmmmmm, well this one starts right up once cooled down... I have yet to make sure it has a SOLID 12v dedicated wire going to HOT on the igy... I did make sure to not use the coil hot like the instructions... but i was taking power off the headlight on a chopper/bobber, so "key on" head light...
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    xs750 build step by tedious step, "build-along" with me

    so an update on the bike dieing yeaterday at th hottest part of the day, I pushed it home put a fan in front of it, and in 2 hours came back and it ran and rode but the same distance before the same problem, ripping down the fre way . vroom ka ka ka vrooom ka ka ka vrom ka ka... made it to my...
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