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      Junkyard Jake replied to the thread First Time Build Thread.
      Ahh okay, good to know about the air filters. I assumed that was going to have a bigger impact. I forgot to mention that the left side...
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      Junkyard Jake replied to the thread First Time Build Thread.
      Thanks for the great info and tips as always Jim! The bike didn’t have the air box or filters when I got it. I imagine that is going to...
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      Junkyard Jake replied to the thread First Time Build Thread.
      Put the old needle and seat back in and it is no longer dumping fuel and is firing on that side now. Sounds and revs pretty good with...
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      Junkyard Jake replied to the thread First Time Build Thread.
      I will dig into the carb guide and get the real parts needed to properly rebuild them. I’m thankful to have found the forum as I want to...
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      Junkyard Jake replied to the thread First Time Build Thread.
      I used this kit from Mikes. I purchased prior to reading the forums thoughts on them...
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      Junkyard Jake replied to the thread First Time Build Thread.
      Thanks guys, glad to be here! I was eyeballing a swap to a black and gold tank from a 75 but the blue is growing on me for sure.
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      Junkyard Jake replied to the thread First Time Build Thread.
      Thanks for the tip! It was the right side that wasn’t firing. I opened up the petcock to find it was gunked up. I cleared out the...
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      Junkyard Jake replied to the thread First Time Build Thread.
      Thanks guys! After getting a new battery in place we officially have some life.
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      Junkyard Jake replied to the thread First Time Build Thread.
      Thanks James, excited to be here. I just had the battery charged and tested at O’Reilleys and it has a bad cell. That’s what I get for...
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      Junkyard Jake replied to the thread First Time Build Thread.
      Lucky for me there's a parts store right next to where I'm working on the bike. I'll take the battery by there tonight
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      Junkyard Jake replied to the thread First Time Build Thread.
      Thank you gentlemen for the warm welcome! I’m excited to learn and soak up as much knowledge as I can. The red wire attached to the...
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      Hello all! New member and first time XS owner. I bought this '76 a couple of weeks ago and have been tearing into it little by little...
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