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    Adios my two wheel friends.

    Thanks for the good times. Weekendrider
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    2018 Vintage Yamaha Rally

    Just a thought. Any and all of the info could be includeded in a gallary album.
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    For Sale - Solid aluminum 35MM headlight ears (no bushings required)

    +1 on these being a nice item.
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    Make Offer - 2 bikes and a whole mess of parts.

    Pictures of the stuff you will ship?
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    2019 XS650 Calendar Thread - NOMINATIONS

    I ran this up the flag pole a couple of years ago and it didn't get much attention. At the time bobbers and trackers were getting the votes. Sooo we will try it again with plea to remember what mods have been done and how helpful they have been. 5Twins you have been nominated for the 2019 calendar.
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    New Server

    Still locking up for me. 8 yr. old Droid.
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    Help! I think I broke something.

    Hi Swarl. To edit your posts click on the three horizontal bars in the lower left corner. Just make sure you are working with the short thread duplicate. Not the long one
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    How do I test my stock alternator

    If you remove the brush holder(blk plastic housing) pay attention to which screws go to which holes. Some are different lengths.
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    Digging in for Starter Gear/Spring Repair

    Usually simply retensioning the spring will fix the problem. A gasket (just in case) and the aid of a scale will get r dun.
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    Odd Turn Signal Issue

    Isn't that just a matter of opinion? Not that I know anythang.
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    2019 XS650 Calendar Thread - NOMINATIONS

    Pete, we are still dippy, tree hugging hippys. :wink2: But the veneer is wearing a bit thin.
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    2019 XS650 Calendar Thread - NOMINATIONS

    Nice looking '75 willis. I'll second the nomination.
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    Accelerate problem

    Yes if the operator is doing their job.
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    Starter Turns Sounds Like Not Engaging

    Yes they are spacers set to index the depth of gear. I have had luck with a little grease in the grooves to hold the halves while I clip the washer in place.
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    Nice Find

    This has become a trend in the midwest also. Find and display as found. A few of the nicer ones get restored but mostly as found in their working clothes.
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