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Frnt Fender / MdGd NOS Painted
Rear Fender / MdGd NOS Painted
Rear Brake Lamp Surround NOS Painted
Last Call; XJ750 Mx / 900Seca Misc Parts unworthy of setting-out with trash.OEM Stuff. / Trim / Lights/ Carb Slides XJ900owner@aol.com
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I can't type much anymore.
Parkinsons Disease has crippled me.
I'm selling everything I own for XJ's that's in the shop.
This is my last hurrah.
My 900 leaves the garage with her new owner.
New DYNA Coils fitted to Stock Mounts (fabrication req.)
Perform a: "Clunk Test"
Refurbish and Polish the Diaphragm Piston Bores.
"Scrub" with ScotchBrite Pad (Gray)
Polish Bores with Dremel...
AutoZone has a Kit that is a New Sleeve --> NOT a HeliCoil.
The Kit comes with everything you need to...
You wouldn't dare go back-woods hiking wearing flip-flops, ...
Don't put cheap tires on anything you ride!
Because the faster you're going...
ColorTuning is "Finding Idle Mixture"
The BLUE indicates you have "Found" the IDEAL Idle Mixture.
Colortuning saves hit and miss Idle settings...
I think the Snorkel limits MAF (Mass Air Flow).
Regulates in a way.
The is a finite amount of air allowed in.
But I have seen both...
All good things must come to an end.
I sold my 750 Max.
The guy was so happy to buy a tuned-up, de-bugged, runner, ... he gave me $1250.00 and...
You're a half-hour away from World Headquarters.
9 Stafford Lane
Billerica MA 01821
I'm not doing so hot.
I'm being treated at the Lahey Clinic and the Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital.
I changed my Standard Bulb to a Sylvania SilverStar.
I also modified the adjuster at the bottom of the Bucket to allow for a few degrees more...
The Oil Filter Bolt has a generous "Shouldered" area just beyond the Flats.
You can remove the Headers and get a Pipe Wrench to grab that Shoulder.
Starting by setting the #-3 Carb snugly closed on the Feeler ( I use 3X5 Card strips ) is Key.
Match 4 to 3
Then do 1 and 2.
When this happened too me; I pulled the Head and Guides.
When I had it sorted-out,, ... I reused the Head Gasket.
"The Book" says NEVER Re-use...
If you still have the Cams in place ("think about removing the cam caps"), ...
you need to remove BOTH Cams before jacking-over the Crank by...
My first guess would be that the Timing Chain is stacked down at the Crank Sprocket.
Pull-up the Timing Chain removing all slack and see what...
Over-revving an engine is not a wise thing to do.
Over-revving an engine without a load is a stupid thing to do.
Even for an X-Bike, ......
This might work.
http://www.ebay.com/itm/82-Yamaha-XJ650 ... e2&vxp=mtr
But you'll need Lines, Platform and a Union Bolt.
Don't pay somebody a lot of money to get your bike tuned to run Pods.
Search the forums.
Read the remarks.
The consensus is that it is...
It's hard to tell:
I think the larger one belongs with a Screw from the back-side of the rack. Holding the body to the brace.
The small one...
Offering an alternative.
Worst Bikes ... ever.
I strenuously object.
I vote for the AMF Harley-Davidson.
Attempting to remove Intake Manifolds from the Cylinder Head has a VERY Serious down-side.
The Manifolds are fastened to the Head...
I treat the Rubber with Armoral.
I use Toothpicks to apply a tiny bit of Synthetic Grease in the Locating Channel.
To make it easy to replace...
Applying Electrical Current to troubleshoot wiring is risky business.
I use a 9-Volt Battery.
You can get a Test Jumper at any RadioShack ....
You don't have to worry about a Stainless Kit causing you trouble.
I've have Stainless Kits on both Bikes.
Serviced client Carbs substituting...
The OEM Fuse Block might very well be at issue.
Review this Post from back in 2006.
http://xjbikes.com/Forums/viewtopic/t=2 ... +bomb.html
You can get a complete Stainless set on Ebay.
Do you have the Original Fuse Panel?
That's where I'd look first.
After installing new Clutches, ... you have to do a COMPLETE Clutch Adjustment.
If you don't ...
Pull the plugs.
Make certain that you are NOT running "Critically Lean".
XJ-Bikes love to put-on the power when Lean.
But, ... too lean can...
For as critical the job is, having a QUALITY Chain-breaking Tool, is a big plus.
It might be a good idea to have our family get one and send it...
You adjust the Outside Diameter of the PVC Pipe, ... to fit the Inside Diameter of the Lower Fork where the Seal gets placed.
Resulting from some unsettling news regarding my health, ... I am selling my Bikes and wealth of 900 Parts.
The 750 is ready to roll.
Replace the Springs with New Progressive brand.
Measure the Oil.
Cut a slot in a 3-Inch length of PCV Pipe.
Use a Hose Clamp to close the...
I'll have to dig through boxes to find the lenses I bought and measure.
I'm not doing so-well, these days ... might take me a few...
You need to have the Cover removed from the Inst Panel.
The Sanding is messy plus you need room to do the work.
Trying to hurry the job will...
The Instrument Panel's Plastic "Lenses" can be replaced.
Flat or Domed Glass replacements lenses can be procured from the very nice people at...
That 2-Hole Plug looks like its not getting ANY Fuel to it.
The others indicate you need to do the Rack.
Since the 2-Hole looks so clean,...
http://www.ebay.com/itm/YAMAHA-XJ650-XJ ... db&vxp=mtr
I got these for both the 750 and 900.
YamaLube and Harley-Davidson Oil is a waste of good money.
Neither are in the Oil business.
What they are, ... is in the BOTTLE business.