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  1. hogfiddles replied to the thread 84 XJ750RL with hooks on the Tank.

    Reg— I have a small 750rl addendum to the USA 900rk database. According to that, I already have the #000160 entered.... check your...

    Oct 31, 2020 at 6:38 PM
  2. hogfiddles replied to the thread Is there a 84 XJ750RL owners list or section for these bikes.

    Yes, I hold the registry for the USA 900’s, and I keep a small abbreviated addendum for the 750rl— I also posted a reply to your other forum

    Oct 31, 2020 at 6:23 PM
  3. JPaganel replied to the thread 85 BMW K100LT.

    Replacement injectors are actually really cheap, if you need them. Couple more things you want to pay attention to: Vacuum hose to...

    Oct 31, 2020 at 4:23 PM
  4. bensalf replied to the thread Valve shim measuring....

    cam lobe should be pointing away from the shim, so you're measuring the greatest gap, then the engine is turned to measure the others...

    Oct 31, 2020 at 3:25 PM
  5. k-moe replied to the thread 81 xj550j help.

    Just drain it. Being cold only makes it take longer to drain. IMO you need to tackle the filter bolt before putting new oil in her. My...

    Oct 31, 2020 at 2:31 PM
  6. jag3 replied to the thread Is my caliper salvageable?.

    Thanks. I've tried cleaning the seal grooves with a wire brass brush and cant seen to get them any better.

    Oct 31, 2020 at 2:06 PM
  7. k-moe replied to the thread 82 xj650 revival.

    That won't be a problem. Some condensation will accumulate inside the engine no matter what you do short of preparing it for multi-year...

    Oct 31, 2020 at 1:45 PM
  8. k-moe replied to the thread start button delay before firing.

    Also a likely cuprit. Replacing your starter motor brushes w/ pics But I would not jump to that conclusion just yet. The starter...

    Oct 31, 2020 at 1:35 PM
  9. k-moe replied to the thread Is there a 84 XJ750RL owners list or section for these bikes.

    @hogfiddles runs the registry for the 900. I'm not sure if he's keeping track of the 750 since it ws never officially imported to the...

    Oct 31, 2020 at 1:34 PM
  10. JPaganel replied to the thread Pod Filters?.

    I am a little late to this party... Pods, especially the cheap eBay ones, are terrible filters. They will keep out sand and gravel,...

    Oct 31, 2020 at 1:30 PM
  11. JPaganel attached a file to the thread 85 BMW K100LT.

    Probably a chewed up harness or corrosion in connectors. Dashboards on these things can be wonky, but replacing them is not trivial....

    K-bike.jpg Oct 31, 2020 at 1:00 PM
  12. hogfiddles replied to the thread The XJ Relay II - "The Bag".

    Guess that depends if it shows up here —- lol

    Oct 31, 2020 at 12:50 PM
  13. JPaganel replied to the thread Is my caliper salvageable?.

    That's not "OMG terrible", but still kinda bad. Old Yamaha brake pistons are made of fairly soft steel and chromed. Nicks in the...

    Oct 31, 2020 at 12:44 PM
  14. Yammaat replied to the thread start button delay before firing.

    Startermotor brushes?

    Oct 31, 2020 at 11:53 AM
  15. jag3 attached a file to the thread Is my caliper salvageable?.

    This is what the pistons look like. The one on the left and pictured by itself are from the caliper pictured and the piston on the right...

    20201031_121414.jpg 20201031_121510.jpg Oct 31, 2020 at 11:21 AM
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