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      Oldnwiser replied to the thread Engine Crankcase Breather.
      I used a pintle valve the breathes in half of what it allows out, run it into a small plastic jar with a hole in it and down to the chain
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      Oldnwiser replied to the thread XS650 Top End Buildup.
      I found one that had a Y shaped 2 outlet baffle and it really pulled down the crankcase, you could push the kicker down easily and the...
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      Oldnwiser replied to the thread XS650 Top End Buildup.
      Btw, I aimed an oil drain hose from the treservior I made to the chain to be a passive chain oiler. It worked pretty well.
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      Oldnwiser replied to the thread XS650 Top End Buildup.
      I made a PCV of sorts for mine , I had the baffle in , but I put a check valve in and used a small reservoir to store vacuum and pulled...
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      Oldnwiser replied to the thread Power.
      Naa, I still stop and listen when I hear a 360 or 270!twin. I fell in love with the XS2 42 years ago, and ironically today is my...
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      Oldnwiser replied to the thread Power.
      I’m sorry, I meant 1 carb per cylinder. The port would be like the 3V engines with a divider running down to the split into two valves...
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      Oldnwiser replied to the thread Power.
      I just listened to a podcast with Darin Morgan and I am convinced that a two valve intake system with the valves making a straight shot...
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      Oldnwiser replied to the thread Power.
      I was studying a cylinder head from a 447 that I had as a spare . That was a long time ago. If I had a 533 case and 880 block and even a...
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      Oldnwiser replied to the thread Power.
      I wish that a U.S. company would reproduce the XS2 with the 533 engine and a modern head configuration. The engine could easily support...
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      Oldnwiser replied to the thread Happy New Year.
      I have hope that we can get back to having fun and all this foolishness in the world can end peacefully. Hoist a glass 🥃 to good sense...
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      Oldnwiser replied to the thread Power.
      I like that strategy, even the early Hemi suffered mixture speed changes that affected fuel atomization. The use of squish to keep the...
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      Oldnwiser replied to the thread Power.
      The valve lift is a big limitation of the original design. If I had .500 to work with I definitely would fill in the SSR and widen it...
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      Oldnwiser replied to the thread Electric vs Kick start.
      That cheap later arm should have been outlawed. If you kick it all the way down even it is still in kick back territory and the arm...
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      Oldnwiser replied to the thread Power.
      I don’t want to be contrary, I apologize for being so. I appreciate all good information. I won’t be spreading bad information. That was...
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      Oldnwiser replied to the thread Electric vs Kick start.
      I almost dislocated a knee half hearted kicking a 1000 Sportster and it kicked my knee right into that F’d up handlebar set they had. I...
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      You also have a neutral safety switch. There should be a green light when it is in neutral and it should turn off if you place it in...
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