Recent content by Dman1952

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    Master cylinder

    The piston in my 72 XS is not working the notch in the rubber I’m assuming that is the problem. Probably not going to find a replacement.
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    Banjo bolt

    Which way does the spring go in the master cylinder it popped out before I saw it. Little or big end towards the banjo bolt.
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    Banjo bolt

    Does the banjo bolt have only one crush washer that is put on the bolt on the shoulder next to the bolt head
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    Brake hose/tank screws

    I was thinking Greece to make them slide easier. Does brake fluid get around the outside of the piston.
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    Brake hose/tank screws

    I got my caliper apart now the pucks are stuck I’ve sprayed on blaster letting them soak. I’ll assume there not going to fall out so you guys who done this I appreciate your thoughts. Hopefully with success do I put some grease around the outside of the puck for ease of sliding when I put them...
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    Brake hose/tank screws

    Very impressive
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    Brake hose/tank screws

    Any supplier you know of on the Internet. I know I need a hose I need one banjo bolt and then I need like a fitting that goes into the caliper. I guess you would call it a double male fitting. One definitive caliper and the other one to take the other into the hose.
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    Brake hose/tank screws

    Jim you’ll have to excuse me I’m old and forgetful. An example is I wrote a request for handlebars on a Facebook XS page Forgot all about it and order some from Mike’s now a guy respond it said he has an original pair with decent chrome is what I’d really like to have. So Jim I don’t even know...
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    Brake hose/tank screws

    Has any on run a single brake hose on a 72. Also what size screws for the tank emblems screws.
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    What to do.

    Starting to clean up still a lot to do. Ordered up some parts so waiting on that. Anyone know the size of the tank emblems screws.
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    What to do.

    Would like to know what my headlight is off of I’ll take some close ups of it, perhaps a later CSX it has a strange tall rectangular knob on top with three lights facing the rider b
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    What to do.

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    What to do.

    Your is very clean. Sharp bike. Are those the bars at Mike’s XS that are like $45.00. If not where did you get yours. They remind me of my first 72 I had. Nice job how many miles on her.
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    What to do.

    I’ve been cleaning up the rust and my new $100 seat showed up today. Advice on best way to clean up the motor. I’ll be replacing all the cables. Plug wires are junk. Took off the brake caliper and all the bolts are frozen soaking with PB Blaster. I will need a one piece hose for the brake. I was...
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    What to do.

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