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  1. pillowmaster50 replied to the thread Hey you old guys' kness hurt?.

    I'm 5'11". maybe I just need to stop dragging my knees like Valentino Rossi ;)

    Mar 23, 2019 at 1:26 AM
  2. k-moe replied to the thread Hey you old guys' kness hurt?.

    Not me, but I'm at the age where everything hurts all the time. How tall are you?

    Mar 22, 2019 at 11:47 PM
  3. pillowmaster50 posted a new thread.

    Hey you old guys' kness hurt?

    When I get off my XJ after I get to or from work, about 40-45 minutes, my knees are sore and stiff. I walk in the door shuffling like...

    Forum: Hangout Lounge

    Mar 22, 2019 at 11:31 PM
  4. k-moe liked Polock's post in the thread Crankcase cover screws.

    drill the heads all the way off with a 3/8 bit, then pull the cover and have at the studs

    Mar 22, 2019 at 9:34 PM
  5. tabaka45 replied to the thread Pine Sol Carb Soak?.

    use what ever water you drink. It is mainly to heat the carbs and melt the varnish. I took the slides out--did not boil them-- all the...

    Mar 22, 2019 at 8:29 PM
  6. k-moe replied to the thread 1983 XJ900 Lights & Indicators On Together.

    In which case there is probably a bare wire somewhere in the harness, or a "clever" PO rewiring. IMO this is worth investigating and...

    Mar 22, 2019 at 7:38 PM
  7. tabaka45 replied to the thread Pine Sol Carb Soak?.

    boil the carb bodies and that will remove the varnish. Then you can blow it out with carb cleaner and air and it should be good as far...

    Mar 22, 2019 at 4:08 PM
  8. k-moe replied to the thread 1983 XJ900 Lights & Indicators On Together.

    Hopefully without becoming stranded alongside the road.

    Mar 22, 2019 at 3:34 PM
  9. eightyeinstein replied to the thread Crankcase cover screws.

    Thanks guys, it's pretty stripped. I think they over did it with a drill and I can't even grip the edges. I'll send chacal a message

    Mar 22, 2019 at 2:36 PM
  10. chacal replied to the thread 1983 XJ900 Lights & Indicators On Together.

    Coordinates/controls the action of all the various safety switches and relays in the electrical system.

    Mar 22, 2019 at 2:09 PM
  11. k-moe replied to the thread '83 XJ650 Parts.

    Yep. Those are the prices I was seeing in 2007. Rarely do you find an engine listed for less than $300 anymore.

    Mar 22, 2019 at 12:35 PM
  12. k-moe replied to the thread 1983 XJ900 Lights & Indicators On Together.

    That's the diode block. It is a component of other circuits, not just the signals. You will need a replacement.

    Mar 22, 2019 at 12:33 PM
  13. k-moe replied to the thread Portland, OR.

    Honda did not make the Seca. Yamaha did. Typo?

    Mar 22, 2019 at 12:31 PM
  14. k-moe replied to the thread Carb holder gasket/sealant to cylinder head?.

    Yep. Cardboard won't catch fire until just shy of 500ºF, so you're good with using it as a gasket material (except on the exhaust)....

    Mar 22, 2019 at 12:29 PM
  15. saftie replied to the thread Got a new to me bike.

    Huh, look at that. I was also looking at eBay ads and other images to compare but didn't come across any. Thanks for sending

    Mar 22, 2019 at 11:28 AM
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