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  1. cg82 replied to the thread choke cable issue (stupid problem but a problem none the less).

    i bought a motion pro cable off ebay AND a cable from chacal. both were exact same length.

    Oct 23, 2018 at 7:33 PM
  2. cg82 replied to the thread valve clearance increasing??.

    ok, let me clarify what ive done haha. i have the shim tool. I have changed all of the shims so am aware of the procedure. it works best...

    Oct 23, 2018 at 7:31 PM
  3. mlew replied to the thread valve clearance increasing??.

    I am curious on what method you used to hold the valve open to get the shim out. Zip tie or hold commercial hold down tool. Be aware if...

    Oct 23, 2018 at 7:04 PM
  4. cg82 replied to the thread valve clearance increasing??.

    done and done. still had the issue

    Oct 23, 2018 at 12:12 PM
  5. FJ111200 replied to the thread Three cylinder XJ550.

    I had a similar problem on my XS1100 and it turned out to be too much air getting sucked in through the side of the carb to head rubber...

    Oct 23, 2018 at 12:00 PM
  6. a100man replied to the thread Three cylinder XJ550.

    Which of the exhaust headers are getting hot?

    Oct 23, 2018 at 12:00 PM
  7. Joris posted a new thread.

    Three cylinder XJ550

    My 81 XJ 550 SECA only runs on three cylinders. I have checked a number of things and found no obvious causes. Can you help to define...

    Forum: XJ Technical Chat

    Oct 23, 2018 at 10:34 AM
  8. cg82 replied to the thread choke cable issue (stupid problem but a problem none the less).

    i think it somehow must be the handlebar controls. i bought one of those kits to shorten the cable, i just really hate having to do...

    Oct 23, 2018 at 10:32 AM
  9. cg82 posted a new thread.

    valve clearance increasing??

    Hey Guys, So i've been working to get my valve clearances good. on the #1 exhaust clearance, It started tight at a .007 i believe...

    Forum: XJ Technical Chat

    Oct 23, 2018 at 7:58 AM
  10. oireda moved from London, England to Tadworth, England.

    Oct 23, 2018 at 3:58 AM
  11. joejr2 replied to the thread cleaning valves and pistons.

    Thanks, I have both items on hand

    Oct 22, 2018 at 10:17 PM
  12. k-moe replied to the thread choke cable issue (stupid problem but a problem none the less).

    That's where I got my cables, and they were both Motion Pro brand.

    Oct 22, 2018 at 9:49 PM
  13. k-moe replied to the thread Rake and trail?.

    yamaha_xj750_maxim 82.htm

    Oct 22, 2018 at 6:59 PM
  14. k-moe replied to the thread cleaning valves and pistons.

    50% Automatic Transmission fluid, 50% Acetone. Soak overnight and brass brush the next day. Repeat if needed. There's other stuff that...

    Oct 22, 2018 at 5:00 PM
  15. k-moe replied to the thread choke cable issue (stupid problem but a problem none the less).

    OK. It's not a routing issue. I have the same cable and it fit fine, so maybe Motion Pro messed up. [EDIT] By same cable, I mean the...

    Oct 22, 2018 at 4:43 PM
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