Somehow I missed the post while looking at the thread on my phone, carry on. I am following your progress.
Looking forward to it,
Any carb cleaning/ setting may be a moot point until you check your valve clearances.
or CBD treats
Are you still looking for the original headlamp? I may have one
Working on the bikes, not having kids
Thanks Moe, I see a few familiar faces are still around.
And back at it with a different aproach
And... back at it.
I have not been in the forum since... two children ago. My plans to restore a bike that was given to me turned into purchasing a second bike...
Have fun y'all
No mirrors and the fender is chopped... pristine, not quite.
That 900RK registry is looking more like a two column list:
a) owned by Hogdiffles
b) soon to be owned by hogfiddles
I can't wait for the grand opening of the XJ Museum near Utica ;)
The 650 seca was a one year bike in the US so parts can be expensive and hard to find. For the same reason you should save all the stock parts if...
Man, I wish I lived a bit closer. Elever Hr. drive is a bit over the edge unless this became a two day event :)
It looks like vintage riders on vintage bikes :)
11.5 seems low for a charged battery.
I emailed him and got a couple of emails before the end of the day. They are just 1/8 inch diameter by 1/2 long black aluminum rivets with washers...
I maanged to pop the rivets off the vetter saddlebags does anybody know what kind of rivets are the original ones? I have only measured them as...
I have three bikes and only 1.5 kids. I am not brave enough to hoard more kids without more room (for the bikes).
And... Once I was almost ready to get back to working on these projects we found out that we are expecting our second child.. yay!!! The bikes are...
What kind of oil are you using?
I give thanks for the XJ forum and my XJ family :)
Nothing that Kroil can't help to get loose before the swearing begins
Now you need to update your signature
The 650 seca is a one year bike in the US, if you are going to cafe it let me know, I would buy a couple of parts from you.
If you are gonna try...
I do, it is only the collector and mufflers
This is not mine but it looks like everything between tires fits the category of this thread:
People, keep it PG. Stop showing your parts :P
pile them up like french fries! :)
The title sum it all up. I have a 650 seca tank with gas cap but no key. I can't remember if I have it and can't find it or never got a key for...
I do have one with a couple of dings so it will need some body work but ht metal seems pretty solid.
Like K-Moe said that is not how it works... it's more like:
You have 30 plus bikes and you need a beach house, you sell your house and buy one...
If I had to guess it is an xj650 police model, does it match the pictures below?
I went out there and checked valve clearances... no wonder why the PO said it would run really rough until it didn't run. Here is...
That is awesome and encouraging
I have an entire exhaust system from a 1982 j750 maxim looking for a new home :)
Welcome, I am sure you will find all the info and parts you need on this site.
great, you can put it in neutral and turn the engine with a 19mm wrench if you remove the left side cover on the motor.
Welcome, it looks like you have a great project on hand. The fuse box looks like it is going to need replacement. You can try to short the relay...
I will offer a webcam with live feed as I work on it and take good care of it.:cool::cool:
@patmac6075, man I am glad to hear you are doing better but it good that you ended up in the hospital. I rode the maxim home and by the time I got...
And here it is, safe from the snow :)[ATTACH]
The. Headers are numbered, it may help if you post which ones you need
What size seca are you looking for, I have a 650 and a 550 on my driveway waiting to be worked on :)
Have a great time and remember the ones who will be looking out for pictures of the gathering since we are too far to attend. This is also my...
You should do a compression test to figure out if the engine is viable.
Handlebar is not stock, missing front fairing. Check the date stamped on...
The first thing you would need to make sure that your bike is running as it did when it came out of the dealer.
That will give you an ideal base...