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  1. kshansen liked Jim's post in the thread Painting Tins. No really....

    ...and we're golden. 4 coats of silver, 4 coats of candy and 2 coats of clear. The last 2 coats of clear will go on after the stripes...

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  2. steelmaker3270 liked Jim's post in the thread Decompression.

    Click on the Forums button top of the page. Scroll down to Classifieds. Put a Wanted ad there and you'll get more exposure. Good luck....

    Jul 31, 2021 at 5:44 AM
  3. steelmaker3270 liked Mailman's post in the thread Decompression.

    Welcome to the forum, the right handlebar switch is available from the aftermarket, I’m running this on my XS2, It has the decompression...

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  4. steelmaker3270 liked Mailman's post in the thread Decompression.

    My cable is slack. It’s all there for the correct appearance, but no, I don’t actually use the compression release. I do start it by...

    Jul 31, 2021 at 5:43 AM
  5. steelmaker3270 liked 5twins's post in the thread Decompression.

    You don't really need it for the starter motor to operate, do you? Bob, is yours even hooked up?

    Jul 31, 2021 at 5:43 AM
  6. txxs liked gggGary's post in the thread GS650. Received.

    That's got a lot of miles left on it. both bevel cuts on the teeth still plainly visible. Might double check alignment when assembling....

    Jul 31, 2021 at 5:23 AM
  7. txxs liked Jim's post in the thread GS650. Received.

    Hard to say. Melting point of pure lead is about 650°. I don't recall if body lead is pure lead or if it had tin added to lower the...

    Jul 31, 2021 at 5:23 AM
  8. txxs liked T Rex NZ's post in the thread GS650. Received.

    I am so pleased that this bike went to the right person to restore it. You have done a fantastic job and so quickly. is it possible that...

    Jul 31, 2021 at 5:22 AM
  9. txxs liked RustiePyles's post in the thread GS650. Received.

    I wonder if that was done by Yamaha? I think that level of quality work was probably done at the factory and should go back on the bike...

    Jul 31, 2021 at 5:21 AM
  10. txxs liked RustiePyles's post in the thread GS650. Received.

    If that tanks been welded on I wanna meet the guy who did it, because he left zero trace of it on the outside... To me it looks like a...

    Jul 31, 2021 at 5:20 AM
  11. txxs liked Jim's post in the thread GS650. Received.

    Shine a light down the filler at the sides and see if there's any weld seams? If it's clean metal you got a real oddball there.

    Jul 31, 2021 at 5:19 AM
  12. txxs liked gggGary's post in the thread GS650. Received.

    :umm: Now there's a mystery!

    Jul 31, 2021 at 5:19 AM
  13. txxs liked BowlingSS's post in the thread GS650. Received.

    Just received my 1972 GS650. Good news is the frame and engine match, bad news is the cylinder does not have 750 stamped on it. Also the...

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  14. txxs liked YamadudeXS650C's post in the thread Painting Tins. No really....

    Gorgeous !

    Jul 31, 2021 at 5:14 AM
  15. txxs liked Mailman's post in the thread Painting Tins. No really....

    Man! That’s nice! :geek:

    Jul 31, 2021 at 5:14 AM
  16. txxs liked Paul Sutton's post in the thread Painting Tins. No really....

    That looks amazing Jim...:hump:

    Jul 31, 2021 at 5:13 AM
  17. txxs liked Jim's post in the thread Painting Tins. No really....

    ...and we're golden. 4 coats of silver, 4 coats of candy and 2 coats of clear. The last 2 coats of clear will go on after the stripes...

    D B gold.jpg Jul 31, 2021 at 5:13 AM
  18. txxs attached a file to the thread XS650 Model Identification/Year/VIN, Workshop Manuals, and Other Information.

    What is classed as verifiable information? I'm an owner of some so I assume that is more verifiable than information sourced on the web....

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