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  1. magoo66

    75b Frontend redo and deep clean

    Alas’,ready for some spokes.
  2. magoo66

    75b Frontend redo and deep clean

    Fastened adjustable radiused strap holds rim vertical as needed.
  3. magoo66

    75b Frontend redo and deep clean

    Wheel is in the clamps ready for prep cleaning before the polishing begins.Then it’ll get relaced.Ready to button up the wiring.
  4. magoo66

    Brake line bracket location Tx 650/ Xs650A 1974 model

    Yes,you got it.
  5. magoo66

    74TX 650 Cinnamon Brown

    Cinnamon Brown.GM has a close one.At least there is no one lately that has a match.
  6. magoo66

    74TX 650 Cinnamon Brown

    🧐.Tuffest match of all to share here the formula? I certainly will.🤝
  7. magoo66

    For Sale - 71 xs650 chopper project many extras

    Wo Did he repost with pictures from October?🤷‍♂️Seem to remember one🤷‍♂️
  8. magoo66

    75b Frontend redo and deep clean

    Ordered 75b front spoke kit from XS650 Direct on 2/14/24.Arrived today 2/20/24.Fantastic service!18per set,correct length and correctly pitched.19-0061 is front spoke kit.(Note;Ring washers are not included in kit).$44.08/kit. The lower brake hose is 29-6518.$22.02.Very pleased with spoke kit...
  9. magoo66

    75b Frontend redo and deep clean

    I knew I’d blow it trying to make the point about the roloc disc working well for this particular type of cleaning.Thank you for the clarifications.👍
  10. magoo66

    75b Frontend redo and deep clean

    I use this method if painted with a rattle can to re-expose the aluminum border.The 3” Roloc discs work well.Red first,then green.Paint it all after minimal taping. If using a 2part system through a spray gun it’s to hard after curing and risks side chips and/or splintering when removing. I tape...
  11. magoo66

    75b Frontend redo and deep clean

    I’ve noticed this product for a long time.Never had a reason to use until now.The whole concept, and appearance and easy to keep clean.Glad I noticed Half miles sharing.😁👍
  12. magoo66

    75b Frontend redo and deep clean

    Warm tires are so much easier to remove.Especially at this age.Snip-snip!Only removed 2 correctly to save in case the order is wrong for reference.Used to save them all.LolBlasting inner hub and trying Half miles idea I’d noticed in one of his threads a while back using the hammered finish on...
  13. magoo66

    75b Frontend redo and deep clean

    Lotta back and forth trips from the shop to the house this weekend while she’s gone to K/C. I could still heat the big part of the shop but I don’t.$$$$.Thought I’d use the 68degree kitchen a bit while she’s away to clean and let dry some smalls.Thinking I’m probably not the only one here...
  14. magoo66

    75b Frontend redo and deep clean

    Been there done that.😂
  15. magoo66

    75b Frontend redo and deep clean

    Forks reassembled and back on.Waiting on brake lines before reinstalling headlight bucket and reconnecting wires.Spokes on order for wheel.Polishing rim and hub while spokes are out.Using a spare wheel with same pattern to refer to as needed while relacing.
  16. magoo66

    75b Frontend redo and deep clean

    Thank you,It’s enjoyable
  17. magoo66

    75b Frontend redo and deep clean

    each of us play a part. I was young collecting Studebaker cars and parts.Didn’t get good marks on the report card for;Plays well with others.Wasn’t fun. O-ring is just enough to snug it lightly. I’m happy with this.
  18. magoo66

    75b Frontend redo and deep clean

    .028 gap between the upper triple tree and chrome top ring of headlight ear is evident and noted after the All Balls Racing part #22-1015 Steering taperedbearings kit.3rd finest of 11 Yamaha 1975 XSb’s gets an O-ring.Not a bad thing,I suppose,YET.I’m not the best conveyor of today’s world of...
  19. magoo66

    Wanted - Spokes or info

    Yes,for sure.
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