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Let's See The XS's

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by XS650RR, Nov 13, 2009.

  1. Liftedzuki

    Liftedzuki XS650 Addict

    One more before I dropped compression in one cylinder. I'll have to get more pics when it's back together. It always bugged me the engine was the only untouched part. Now it'll be all shiny.

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  2. resto

    resto XS650 Addict Top Contributor

    Not mine (unfortunately), but looked at this pic for a while and realized it had an XS650 engine. Nice build.
  3. GLJ

    GLJ Never go faster than your guardian angle can fly. Top Contributor

    Yes she has!
  4. ThatXS650Guy

    ThatXS650Guy More Sparky than Speed Racer XS650.com Supporter Top Contributor

    North GA
    That carb set-up seems less than efficient.
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  5. timbeck

    timbeck XS650 Junkie XS650.com Supporter

    It's a show bike, I've seen show cars with lots of chrome and go fast equipment but NO crank,rods or pistons.....

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  6. willis

    willis xsive compulsive disorder XS650.com Supporter Top Contributor

    Is that a Lectron carb?
  7. Machine

    Machine Race the wind Top Contributor

    Yup, manual choke :lmao:
  8. scanney

    scanney XS650 Enthusiast

    In the basement waiting for spring here in Minnesnowta.

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  9. Mailman

    Mailman Hardly a Guru Top Contributor

    Beautiful! :geek:
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  10. scanney

    scanney XS650 Enthusiast

    Thank you. After seeing your work that's quite a compliment.
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  11. spacetiger110

    spacetiger110 Fashionably sensitive, but too cool to care.

  12. kawabunga

    kawabunga XS650 Addict

    It's almost riding season here in Minnesota!

  13. Chad McSpeed

    Chad McSpeed XS650 Member

    Hi folks,
    just signed up after many years lurking in the wings. Here's my 1980 XS chop. Had her for many a year but finally getting her ready for the road once the winter here in Scotland passes.

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  14. itsmattyc

    itsmattyc Chase The Sunset

    Awesome Bikes!

    Where did you hide the battery/capacitor? on the XS?
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  15. bosco659

    bosco659 XS650 Junkie XS650.com Supporter Top Contributor

    Great photo!
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  16. kawabunga

    kawabunga XS650 Addict

    There isn’t a battery and the capacitor is where the starter used to be. Kickstart only.
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  17. daeb181

    daeb181 XS650 New Member

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  18. ShaggyMech

    ShaggyMech Socal Mechanic.

    I've been slowly resto-modding this 82 heritage fir about a year now. 20210227_165846.jpg 20210227_165729.jpg
  19. ShaggyMech

    ShaggyMech Socal Mechanic.

    I have many photos of it and my TX750A survivor but they are to large to upload. Not sure how else to share them and the videos of them running.
  20. jetmechmarty

    jetmechmarty What should I put here? XS650.com Supporter Top Contributor

    I haven't seen an '82 since it was new and at the dealer. Congratulations on maintaining both lower covers! Very nice!

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