on the back side of the carbs in the throat there are 2 holes that go directly to the bowls. air compensaters to allow air to escape when bowls...
you could check and see if the 750 gears are different and swap the trans guts
what are you trying to get out of it?
there was someone here who...
sounds like you have a 650?
Years & Models: 1980-1 XJ650 Maxim, Midnight Maxim, and XJ650RJ and RJC Seca Canadian models
you get a voltage spike when you let off the starter button t.hats why you get a better spark.
have you ohmed out your ignition coils? you could...
it is a 550 notice the signal mounted to headlight bucket.
also location of clutch lever on motor
attaches at the ignition coils mounting bolts
600 about 8 hp more than the 400
4U8 so it is a XJ550 seca?
at solenoid there is a small connector blue white wire connects to starter button red/white wire...
4V800 = 1981 XJ550
when short vin is put in this link
from way down on the tech topic...
chain off of the starter clutch?
yes it is an oil jet tensioner it gets worn down when the chain guides fail. I do not know what page of the...
from a suzuki rebuild tutorial
Starting in 1980 (in the US market anyway) all
GS bikes adopted Mikuni BS (CV) carburetors.
• These carburetors...
yes it will
maybe that aluminum "welding" stick will work . the one you see then patching holes in a can with
mine snicker at me when I get the snowblower.
got about 8 inches of fluffy snow sat night through sunday morning
this is how i ask incase you forgot to change oil.;) 10.4 oz per leg?
did you do any work on the antidive? there is an adjusting screw on...
[IMG] right is oem tee left is , FZ, YX, 600 Radian tee...
oem tee for 550 has no replacable o rings it is aluminim covered in plastic with ridges
xj4ever sells tees or look for a 600 tee on ebay
rust in tank dump some bbs in it they are steel covered in copper then add pb blaster or fluid...
not needed with min wiring.
you would need a diode for oil light bulb test when starter button is pushed . you will need a resistor to make oil...
there looks like there is a rod on side of carbs with thr rubber boots.
looks like the hose is hooked to overflow
tee between carb 2 and 3 is...
a shot of starting fluid into carbs will see if motor starts or fires . when you add fuel to carbs check for leaks. rap carb bowls when filling to...
Headlight comes on when motor spins fast enough to close relay.
the tee may have to be replaced if it is leaking it would be a good pratice to...
battery should have a frame ground. possible battery connects to motor then a strap from motor to frame to make frame ground.
did you paint or...
hats and bowls with enrichment circuit on side look like suzuki carbs.
i hope the letters jb on the bowls does not meen JB weld posts
RJC so you have the YICS motor?
what did you use for fork oil
there are a few posts on fixing the post
if you pick up a ebay rack you may want to fix the ebay set or just look for a carb body.
must still be working or hunting;)
i sit with mine in the morning and have a cup of coffee while wondering if they are warm enough under their blankets.
it will be -11F tomorrow...
plates are a smaller diameter than carb throat. the reason you want to see a cresent of light is so you know plate is centered on shaft
good idea let it sit for a while before turning motor to let it sink into rings
rotella is 14$ a gallon
seafoam can be added to oil it will help clean out crud.
I add a little before oil change run it a few hundred miles...
thats how you know they are installed correctly a sliver of light.
now you need to bench sync them
1 all 3 years of xj550 maxim parts are interchangable
2 stripe paint use brass wire brush and buff corrosion spots
4 speedos are not accurate...
if you have the vin we have the decoder.
short or long vin
run short vin from motor too.
TECH TOPIC: Model ID and VIN's
Ill probaly be down there wishing I was up here
https://www.allballsracing.com/ has that info on its web sight under fork swaps
your rings could be frozen may un freeze or may need some help.
a little oil in each cylinder will help tell you. if pressure goes up with oil...
unless it is pristine or fully factory restored the low number does not factor in
how long has the oil been out of the bike?
batterys are not expensive at wall mart and ebay
a gallon of Rotella T4 oil is 15$ that...
if i read correctly it will also fit a 650 seca to expand your buyer pool.
may be in info overload or xj4ever catalog
the vents make the fuel swirl as it goes into combustion chamber for more efficent burning
the chamber sucks in air and fuel that is remaining in...
video camara in car shows 66mph
I have seen a few ads for the suits
buckets and brackets...
the standard 7 inch bucket can be made to work if you can find a midnight maxim 750 headlight it will be black and possibly a gold headlamp ring...
that was a tiny road even if he were left of center he did not have any place to go except off the road .
no guess on speed but a 60 mph your...
the flange presses onto the spacer it is there so the spacer does not drop when axle is pulled or installed. it keeps 1 end up far enough to lift...
for the new rider you want them to develop the mussel memory of appling rear then front brake. if he panic stops and just crushes the front brake...
there is a video in this thread where if you look closley at the 10:00 position on the wall you will see the small holes
YIKES!: ALL ABOUT THE...