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    cv-vm pcv nono fuel line no gogo

    Hello all, hope everyones alright. I been on hiatus because my job during summer i cant really do anything working up to 16 hours a day. But im back at it i bit the bullet and purchased vm34s . Not bad easy to put them on and take off and look good. I still have an issue with a sucking noise on...
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    Air leaks up the wazoo

    Hey guys back again haven’t posted here on a while been trying to just read more and answer my own question instead of repeating all the questions that are already asked, but now I’m at my wits end so here I am. I have a 73tx650 stock everything except my carbs are 76s, podfilters and step up...
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    The ol Mystery machine

    what up guys back again with another wierd mystery thing with this engine. So I ride a couple of times it was alright done all the basic maintence sugesstionsvalce timing camchain tension point timing blabla. I have an issue now bike starts fine still has the strange no idle on side stand with...
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    Back at it ://

    Thought my bike was ready to go I took a ride an hour from my house and back was fine was preparing for strange days than on my way over my tx started to idle pretty high and when I pulled into a parking lot it just died. I tried to start it but when it would idle it would boggle out and just...
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    Correct pilot jet?

    gotmy 73tx running been riding around no oil leaks after I replaced the gaskets again and I had some leakage from the pcv but I blocked one side off and routed a hose out the other as well as put the new proper amount of oil in so it’s not over full. Using that tsb. The only problem I have is...
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    Strange days 8!

    yeoo what’s up wanted to see who’s goin to strange days 8 and if you guys got any advice for what to bring what’s needed and what to check out while I’m there. Gonna be first sort of moto camp shindig thing I’m going to and first real ride. It’ll take me probably about and hour 10 min to get to...
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    Valve questions

    So took my head off cause left cylinder wasn’t firing and when I did leakown test I found that the left side I take valve was leaking. It’s all apart now I lapped the valves as well and cleaned the whole area. I put water On the valves let it sit for a bit. I come to check it and there’s leakage...
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    What carbs are these?/ how to identify carbs

    mybuddy bought a XS650 it’s rephased got it cause he said with my “knowledge” I would help him with what he needs. Right now were cleaning his carbs just wondering what year and kind these are I think bs38s but the idle screws look kind of funky and the guy has 2 different ones so just wondering...
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    All the necessities none of the amenities.

    im back with same ol bike sort of diffeeent problem. I got new dealer floats they’re in tip top shape. Set to the correct spec the carbs are all blown out for the 15+ time. I also replaced the coils with new ones cause old ones went bad. I have spark on both sides air and fuel or so I think I do...
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    When bike leans to the side with choke off it stalls

    Welp here we are again. I thought i was in the clear had everything set but there one final problem im trying to chase down I don't understand what it could be. I have a 73TX650 all stock parts. (minus a mufffler on the right side because my buddy is welding the baffle on the inside) When I...
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    Sneaky one

    I got a tx650 with a sneaky problem. Originally it wouldnt idle and would only stay on with the throttle bieng held. I tore down carbs everything was up to spec. Did compression test was low on both wet and dry test so i did a overhaul. changed the rings and the exhaust valves. When i put the...
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    Multiple choice

    Sup guys been a while. I took my tx650 engine out and apart replaced rings,valves camchain guide and gaskets from the versah gasket set. When I put the camshaft in I placed the punch mark on the right side (threaded part on the right) of the engine at 12 0'clock relative to topdeadcenter. Its...
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    Engine type?

    I have a 73tx650 I tore the engine apart a because of a problem with no idle and came to the conclusion that it was the rings upon inspection I also realised the exhaust valve on the left side wasn't seating. I got new valves those are in and now Im searching for piston rings but not sure which...
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    Locking Nut and oil delivery bolt

    wellwell well after going through my head questioning whether or not I should go in the engine finally got around to it. I believe my piston rings are shot considering the numbers I get with dry and wet compression test. So my goal is to switch them out. Some questions I have are what else...
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    Trade - TX650A XS650B XS650C serivce manual manual

    I accidentally bought this service manual in a drunken stupor not realising its tx650a not tx650 silly me. If anybody wants this manual and wants to trade for the proper one I need would be cool offers will also be accepted so I can actually buy the one i need. and no the copy i have isnt in...
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    Idles for 30 seconds strongly then just dies out

    Hot dam well I'e been working on this beast for a while now I've done a bunch of stuff related to the carbs and leaks that I fixed. I cleaned carbs out once again then bought a chemical dip for them left em in there for about 15 hours took them out and they looked crispy also did this too all...
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    Carb clogged¿?

    whats up guys as some of u know been trying to get my bike up and running in proper condition I got the timing down it still needs some loving tho waiting for my light to come in so while doing that figured I go in the carbs and figure out why I have basically no idle. First I took left carb...
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    conundrum

    I recently got my 73 tx650 to run after I got the timing right or so i thought i did. I rode it just locally but it usually would just die when I wouldnt ugas it no gas = dead bike (no idle bascially) it would completely turn off and it leaks a lot of gas im not quite sure where from but the...
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    Scratching my head so bad I'm gonna start bleeding soon Won't stay running

    so i bought a 1973 tx650 on ebay like a dumbass for my first motorcycle unfortunately some people suck and sell things to you by lying and saying they work when they don't. The dude said it ran and drove just fine but when it got turned on it kicked over but defiantly did not go into 1st anyway...
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