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  1. Bjorn

    For Sale - Complete XS front end incl. Modern Brembo brake setup (plug&play) €450

    Hi! Tinkering is in my blood and since my XS now has a front end of a R6, my old setup is available. I have ran this setup for > 5 years without any issues. I ran it with XS spoked wheels, cast might work, not sure. It includes the following: Late XS forks including triple clamps XS axle...
  2. Bjorn

    Help save my trip! Bike doesn't run when warm

    Hi guys, I could really use some help fixing my bike. I plan on going for a trip next Friday with some friends. I've been building my bike for way to long and trying to get it running. Here is the situation. Bike starts fine, runs strong for anywhere between 15 and 45min, after that it starts...
  3. Bjorn

    Winter project: upgrading time! (R6 forks and more...)

    Since I enjoy reading about all the XS650 modifications as much as the next guy, I plan on sharing some of my winter upgrade-stories here. The list is long, but I want to start with the '00 R6 fork conversion. I have been running a Ducati rotor with calliper set-up for almost ten years now...
  4. Bjorn

    Not reaching top speed

    Never realised I wasn't reaching top speed until i used my GPS last year. Turns out that my bike for the last several years has not been able to reach what i believe is its top speed. It tops out at 125 kmh (77 mph). I always though my tacho was off and thought the needle just didn't pass 5k...
  5. Bjorn

    Elusive electrical problems (solved)

    Hi guys, The last year I have been having all sorts of electrical troubles with my bike. It is really starting to get annoying and expensive. The past year I have run into: No spark (faulty TCI / repaired) Not charging (faulty stator / replaced) Fried coil .... The fried coil is the last...
  6. Bjorn

    Stator Rebuild?

    Hi, I have got some charging issues with my 1980 XS. I have used gggGarys charging system thread to narrow it down a bit. I cant find anything wrong until I measure the stator. The resistance between the 3 white wires is between 0,3 - 0,5 ohm. Measured at the connector (unplugged). If i measure...
  7. Bjorn

    Charging gremlins

    Hi! Rebuild my bike 4 years ago, always ran great until now. It's not charging and I could really use some help. Running the bike >2000 RPM results in 12,0 V. I have red multiple topics on this forum trying to solve it, but no luck so far. Below a summary of the things I have tried/tested...
  8. Bjorn

    Scrambler rebuild engine with a tick

    Hello everybody, Let me introduce myself in my first post here on the board. Im Bjorn, 21 years old and im from the Netherlands (Europe). I have been building my own scrambler from April this year. And I have found a lot of tips and tricks on this forum, by mainly just reading old...
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