Search results

  1. Sowiuk1

    46mm L&R Fuel Cocks

    Hi all, In need of 2 Fuel cocks left and right with an internal length between fixings of 46mm. Preferably non-vacuum. Does anyone have any they may wish to part with or could point me in the direction of new ones. Ordered some off yambits however too narrow and will be returning. Based in...
  2. Sowiuk1

    Why won’t my XS Start

    So I’ve got a 77 xs. I’ve just had the carbs fully stripped cleaned and rebuilt. Put them back on, kick it over and I get loads of back pressure to the point where the carbs pop off. They’re even clamped on! The valves look clear. They open and close and the exhaust isn’t blocked. Does anyone...
  3. Sowiuk1

    Spark Plug Resistance

    So I just installed a PMA CDI ignition system onto the XS. However I’m not getting any spark. I’ve tested the spark plugs and they gave continuity but no resistance. Upon research I should have around 5000 OHM resistance through the spark plug whoever I only have 3 OHM. (I made sure the...
  4. Sowiuk1

    Aftermarket throttle, and cable?

    So I purchased a domino single pull throttle for my XS and for obvious reasons the XS 650 standard throttle cable does not fit with the metal bend. Any suggestions for aftermarket cables that would fit a low bar XS or is there an option to build your own?
  5. Sowiuk1

    BS38 Mikuni Carb 1977 XS

    Hi All. Stripped my Mikuni BS38 carbs apart this evening off of my 77 xs650, ready for the ultrasonic cleaner. Where can I get replacement parts, and what should I replace now it’s all disassembled? And how do I learn what sizing the jets are etc. Thanks for any help. Pictures attached.
  6. Sowiuk1

    1977 BS38 Carb Rebuild

    Hi All. Stripped my Mikuni BS38 carbs apart this evening off of my 77 xs650, ready for the ultrasonic cleaner. Where can I get replacement parts, and what should I replace now it’s all disassembled? And how do I learn what sizing the jets are etc. Thanks for any help. Pictures attached.
  7. Sowiuk1

    Left hand engine cover

    Hello folks, New to the XS650 world. My 1978 Yamaha XS650SE is currently being transported to me as I write this. It is however missing a left engine cover. Does anybody have one spare, know of someone selling one, or where they might be readily available. I'm not having much luck online...
Top