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    XS650 Craigslist postings depository

    For sale on VFT. That is one good lookin BSA.:yikes: Howsabout it JP? One more for the collection?
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    WTF pictures

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    For Sale - ‘82 XS 650 Very Low Mileage Immaculate Condition

    Are the rear shocks upsidedown or are they made that way?:umm:
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    '76 XS650C Build / tracker-scrambler / Need help/ Newbie with xs650

    Welcome to the Forum. Your bike looks like it will make a good Scrambler-Tracker. Lots of info on this site and several build threads on the same. Where is "PR" and you used the word "budget"?? what is that? I don`t think I`ve ever heard that word before.:laugh:
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    Painting Tins. No really...

    Back in the 70`s we sold a "Sun Gun" that was a incandescent bulb that was supposed to show true color. I think it was about 1500W and could only be on for about 10 seconds. There were also true color (sunlight) bulbs for inside the paint booth. I couldn`t tell much difference.:shrug: BTW is...
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    XS650 Craigslist postings depository

    This is a really god deal for someone.:thumbsup: Odd little rear shock lower mounts.:umm:!:D
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    Gary Hoos just announced it

    Man I`m really sad to see him go. He was my first choice go to source for all my carb, exhaust and engine parts. I`m glad I finished my trackers while he was in business. First Johnny Isaacs and now Gary Hoos.😢😢 I hope Jerry Cheney doesn`t call it quits. I`m not done building XS650`s yet.
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    XS650 Craigslist postings depository

    That seat material is diamond stitched crushed velvet from Grampa Munster`s coffin. Very rare and almost impossible to obtain.:yikes:
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    XS650 Craigslist postings depository!%3AD
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    Painting Tins. No really...

    Try some Disco next time you spray.:thumbsup: I`ll come down and help you scrape out the runs and sags.:laugh:
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    Attempt #8 Bleeding Brand New Brake MC and New Caliper/Pads

    Did you bench bleed the MC? Are the caliper and MC OEM Yamaha?
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    Attempt #8 Bleeding Brand New Brake MC and New Caliper/Pads

    Raise the caliper and all lines above the MC then bleed.
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    Interesting Posts Today

    It was filmed on a sound stage and used computer generated images, you now kinda like the moon landing.:laugh::laugh:👽
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    Brake disc lock washers

    Socket head cap screws with a stainless internal lock washer, Loctite, and stainless safety wire.:thumbsup:
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    XS650 Craigslist postings depository

    Today on Wichita FB!%3AD
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    XS650 Craigslist postings depository

    Looks like the Standard I posted on here Mar 12. (Post # 4008) It was $2000 on FB. If it`s the same guy I guess he`ll just have to settle for $8450 instead.:shrug: Took a closer look. Not the same bike. No mirrors and a lot nicer bike.:thumbsup:
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    For Sale - 1972 XS2, $3,500, 51K miles

    Miles and price?
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    Just out of curiosity - Airplane Guys

    On my road trip to Kansas City this week I finally got to see the Coffee shop DC3. Unbelievable!:yikes:
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    Motorcycle Racing Then & Now

    I had posted about my friend and neighbor and fellow classmate in HS, Ken Pressgrove before on this site but can`t find it. Anyway a birthday tribute to him on VFT today.:thumbsup::thumbsup:
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    Battery Box & Electrical Tray for Cafe Racer

    The box was TIG welded inside and out so that the box could be smoothed and polished. You need to drill a (stop hole) at the base of each joint before bending into shape. Since I built the box for the Scrambler pictured I`ve built boxes to use a Lithium Ion battery. Very compact.:thumbsup: