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    Rectifier mounting

    It mounts on the rear fender left side front on the outside along with fender mount
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    Carbs not pulling gas

    Just drill the heads off; take the petcock off and you should be able to get vicegrips on what's left of stem
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    Making a two ramp points cam for single points conversion.

    Thanks I undestand now.
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    Making a two ramp points cam for single points conversion.

    MR Toglhot when you say scribe a line under the points heel I assume you mean the piece of fiber that rests on the point cam. Since you cant scribe a line directly under the fiber which side of fiber do you scribe on right or left?
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    My degree wheel setup for a Powerdynamo/ Vape (Only PMA in this case (

    When I used my piston stop I backed off my valve adjusters so valves wouldnt open
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    71 xs1b cam chain master link

    Thank you
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    71 xs1b cam chain master link

    I get 2 different part numbers for cam chain master link 94690-02021 & 94610-01001-00 yamaha part numbers. Will either of these work with original chain?
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    Broken Intake manifold bolt

    Easier to weld a washer to stud first and then a nut to washer. The double heating helps.
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    Intake manifold question.

    Use a heat gun to warm rubber
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    seat cover

    I think I got it . I have a sg with a special 11 seat. I think
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    seat cover

    Who would have thought a lousy seat would have started a war?
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    seat cover

    The bare foam seat was on bike when i got it. I bought the other seat because it had the same seat mounting pan. Mabey only difference in years is seat covering.
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    seat cover

    I have a 80 650sg. I need to get a pre sewn seat cover. It looks like all specials from 80 on have the same seat. Am I correct? Mine has the rear latch. Anybody bought a cover lately that they like?
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    Little Help Please

    thank you
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    Little Help Please

    Where did you get your tt pipes?
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    minton mods

    No hurry. Will try lighter weight oil in the meantime.
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    minton mods

    Looks like the 2 washers with holes in them are a one way check valve to control compression and the upper holes control rebound. Outside of lighter weight oil not sure what I can do to get a smoother ride. Not much room to enlarge holes in washers.
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    minton mods

    Enclosed is a photo of my damper rod from what i think are 73-74 forks. I have 2 large holes at the bottom and 2 small holes at top. Am i correct in adding 2 larger holes at bottom drilled to no 1 metric bit and drilling 2 smaller holes to number 45 bit ?
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    Kick back on starting when hot

    REPLY TO Two Many xs1b s Put new batt in meter. Leads shorted reads 00.4 ohms. Coil reads4.6 ohms . After riding coil reads 5.3 Sound normal? Coil supposed to read 4.5.
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    Kick back on starting when hot

    I have a 1971 xs1b that has a BOYER BRANSON micro digital system that calls for a 4.5 ohm primary coil. Bike starts easily when cold but kicks back and hard starting when warm. my coil reads 5.5 ohms when cold and up to 8.0 ohms when heated with a heatgun.I think I have a bad coil. What is your...
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