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  1. hogfiddles replied to the thread Are you OLDER than your XJ?.

    That's for if you're HOTTER than your xj.....or maybe if your COOLER than your xj....

    Nov 20, 2017 at 5:36 PM
  2. Newb21 replied to the thread XJ550 swing arm mods.

    I thought about making up brackets for the calipers not sure if my fabricating skills are good enough for something that important....

    Nov 20, 2017 at 5:35 PM
  3. hogfiddles replied to the thread Are you OLDER than your XJ?.

    Yep.....by 20yrs +/- depending which bike I'm on at the moment

    Nov 20, 2017 at 5:35 PM
  4. hogfiddles replied to the thread valve clearances way too tight.

    29mm.... but before you buy, check the shim pool. Funny-- I can buy metric feelers as easily as SAE feelers in the middle of NY

    Nov 20, 2017 at 5:27 PM
  5. tabaka45 replied to the thread Oil API ratings.

    As I understand it diesel oil has no "energy saving" friction modifiers and is heavier on the zinc than normal oil. Both apparently...

    Nov 20, 2017 at 2:24 PM
  6. XJOE550 replied to the thread Anyone do the VT registration loophole?.

    I have gone through it for one of my bikes. You have to pay approx. $44.00 for the registration which includes a one year plate (they...

    Nov 20, 2017 at 11:56 AM
  7. hogfiddles replied to the thread valve clearances way too tight.

    OP is in Toronto

    Nov 20, 2017 at 8:14 AM
  8. cgutz replied to the thread valve clearances way too tight.

    Be sure to buy true metric feeler gauges. You will be glad. I tried to use "English" feeler guages that were marked for "metric", and...

    Nov 20, 2017 at 8:10 AM
  9. a100man replied to the thread XJ550 swing arm mods.

    Yes but OP will still have the wheel mis-match issue.. IMO your time would be better spent on fabricating some spacers and caliper...

    Nov 20, 2017 at 6:02 AM
  10. Newb21 replied to the thread XJ550 swing arm mods.

    Ha cheers fella. Yeah its going slow. I'm a few years in. Had to stop for a while & I'm in the process of building a new wiring harness,...

    Nov 20, 2017 at 2:12 AM
  11. Newb21 liked LarryMc's post in the thread XJ550 swing arm mods.

    I got you, dude. Don't mind the post I made while under the influence. Good luck with your restoration and post some pictures of your...

    Nov 20, 2017 at 2:09 AM
  12. Ribo replied to the thread Did Yamaha ever launcher the 125 Resonator?.

    Yeah it was a concept in 2015 - just wondering if it ever made it or will make it to prod

    Nov 19, 2017 at 7:50 PM
  13. xHondaHack replied to the thread Smoother shifting mod.....

    Similar mod to the Factory Pro kit that's not available for us XJ owners: http://www.factorypro.com/products/shift_kit,Factory_Pro.html...

    Nov 19, 2017 at 7:47 PM
  14. chacal liked LarryMc's post in the thread Smoother shifting mod.....

    I had an issue with my shift shaft spring snapping on me, replaced all three springs associated with the mechanism, an easy fix. While...

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  15. dowski68 liked Wintersdark's post in the thread What did you do to your Yamaha today?.

    Hit 6 degrees today, so braved the new snow for a ride, fill with ethanol-free juice. Like @dowski68 above, just can't bear not riding...

    Nov 19, 2017 at 6:43 PM
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