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  Topic: clutch cable adjustment
BklynMatt

Replies: 3
Views: 3813

PostForum: All the rest   Posted: November 18, 2009, 9:11 am   Subject: Re: clutch cable adjustment
Thank You both,
for replying to my problem.
Sincerely
Matt D.
  Topic: clutch cable adjustment
BklynMatt

Replies: 3
Views: 3813

PostForum: All the rest   Posted: November 17, 2009, 10:05 am   Subject: clutch cable adjustment
Because Murphy was beside me (and my haste to reassemble) when I gasketed & applied silicone sealant to my engine left side case cover. I had connected theClutch Cable on the lower end, without attac ...
  Topic: ANOTHER GEAR CHANGE ISSUE
BklynMatt

Replies: 5
Views: 4212

PostForum: Drive   Posted: November 12, 2009, 8:36 am   Subject: Re: ANOTHER GEAR CHANGE ISSUE
I work in engineering, drawings(CAD) are usually done in caps, as is all of our computer file entry, mayby it seems strange but the appearance on a drawing is better. Thanks for your advice, I just r ...
  Topic: ANOTHER GEAR CHANGE ISSUE
BklynMatt

Replies: 5
Views: 4212

PostForum: Drive   Posted: November 10, 2009, 9:46 am   Subject: Re: ANOTHER GEAR CHANGE ISSUE
Alright that sort of makes sense, except How do you get to Neutral to start up if the gears need to be in motion?
(Sorry about the caps in my post, I use only caps at my job,)
Matt
  Topic: ANOTHER GEAR CHANGE ISSUE
BklynMatt

Replies: 5
Views: 4212

PostForum: Drive   Posted: November 9, 2009, 5:00 pm   Subject: ANOTHER GEAR CHANGE ISSUE
I JUST DID A VALVE JOB TO MY 81 650XS, WHILE THE ENGINE WAS OUT WE WERE ABLE TO GO THROUGH ALL THE GEARS TURNING THE CRANK.
nOW I 'M RE-TIGHTENING ALL THE PARTICULARS & I'M GOING THROUGH A FINAL APPR ...
  Topic: engine id
BklynMatt

Replies: 6
Views: 3429

PostForum: Top End Work   Posted: August 31, 2009, 12:04 pm   Subject: Re: engine id
Thank You all
  Topic: engine id
BklynMatt

Replies: 6
Views: 3429

PostForum: Top End Work   Posted: August 31, 2009, 6:48 am   Subject: Re: engine id
the specs call for .15mm on all exhausts,R.G., are you in english" or metric ?
  Topic: engine id
BklynMatt

Replies: 6
Views: 3429

PostForum: Top End Work   Posted: August 30, 2009, 11:39 am   Subject: engine id
There is a site that tees you how to ID your engine
I'm doing the valve adjust & The manuals give specs according to tx650
xs650 c etc
I have an 81 & I cant find any correlation to these types
...
  Topic: Head Cover seating
BklynMatt

Replies: 11
Views: 4856

PostForum: Top End Work   Posted: August 24, 2009, 10:40 am   Subject: Re: Head Cover seating
Boats .net didn't have it or their site isn't set up for E-commerce, there was a message saying Yamaha didn't support the part, They had a wish List and a phone #, no ordering. But they had a price po ...
  Topic: Head Cover seating
BklynMatt

Replies: 11
Views: 4856

PostForum: Top End Work   Posted: August 24, 2009, 10:36 am   Subject: Re: Head Cover seating
thanks for the tip VK , I found 2 from a NW vintage on the west Coast, they are processing the Order now,
This is the Best Forum I ever used, You guys are the Best
  Topic: Head Cover seating
BklynMatt

Replies: 11
Views: 4856

PostForum: Top End Work   Posted: August 24, 2009, 9:48 am   Subject: Re: Head Cover seating
not the dowel pin, mikes has those the sleeves item#7
Thans for the diagram
  Topic: Head Cover seating
BklynMatt

Replies: 11
Views: 4856

PostForum: Top End Work   Posted: August 24, 2009, 7:12 am   Subject: Re: Head Cover seating
Good Morning R.G.
Right now the bushing is jammed in the Head Cover, I did a real Rookie mistake & forced it in. This is one of the 4 bushings (roll formed I suspect )with the o-ring that goes on t ...
  Topic: Head Cover seating
BklynMatt

Replies: 11
Views: 4856

PostForum: Top End Work   Posted: August 23, 2009, 4:31 pm   Subject: Head Cover seating
I lost my Mentor who was guiding me through the Valve Job I was doing on my 81 XS650, I sent the head out & reassembled the Head & cam Chain & then (this is the point I lost my Mentor) I attempted pl ...
  Topic: Timing chain masterlink
BklynMatt

Replies: 10
Views: 4677

PostForum: Top End Work   Posted: August 13, 2009, 7:03 am   Subject: Re: Timing chain masterlink
Thank You everyone, I do appreciate your answers,
sincerely
Matt
  Topic: Timing chain masterlink
BklynMatt

Replies: 10
Views: 4677

PostForum: Top End Work   Posted: August 11, 2009, 7:38 am   Subject: Re: Timing chain masterlink
I'm sorry, I wasn't yelling, I work with the cap lock on,(engineering related field, everything gets enterred in caps,
Thanks for all your help, I wish I could find that thread about setting the riv ...
  Topic: Timing chain masterlink
BklynMatt

Replies: 10
Views: 4677

PostForum: Top End Work   Posted: August 10, 2009, 3:47 pm   Subject: Re: Timing chain masterlink
WAS THAT AN OPTION? THE HAYNES MANUAL INSTRUCTED TO BREAK IT,
  Topic: Timing chain masterlink
BklynMatt

Replies: 10
Views: 4677

PostForum: Top End Work   Posted: August 10, 2009, 9:57 am   Subject: Re: Timing chain masterlink
NO i HAD IT IN MY POCKET iT PROBABLY HOOKED ONTO SOMETHING i PULLED OUT.
tHE ONLY LINKS mIKE HAS ARE SWAGE TYPE NO CLIP ONS, hAVE YOU EVER APPLIED ONE OF THIS TYPE? cAN i JUST SET IT WITH A HAMMER & ...
  Topic: Timing chain masterlink
BklynMatt

Replies: 10
Views: 4677

PostForum: Top End Work   Posted: August 10, 2009, 7:32 am   Subject: Re: Timing chain masterlink
thanks for your reply, I appreciate it. Yeah I guess I was a little anxious, I posted before I looked, It's hard to believe that all these parts are so available fo such an old machine, Glad I bought ...
  Topic: Timing chain masterlink
BklynMatt

Replies: 10
Views: 4677

PostForum: Top End Work   Posted: August 9, 2009, 6:01 pm   Subject: Timing chain masterlink
I just pulled the Head from an 81 x & dremmelled of the connecting link , as things turned out I lost it, Does anyone know where I can get a maste link. Or does anyone know the specs of the chain? It ...
  Topic: OIL PLUG
BklynMatt

Replies: 3
Views: 1270

PostForum: Engine   Posted: May 26, 2009, 11:07 am   Subject: Re: OIL PLUG
Thanks for responding, I'm surprised it isn't a metric size, 1-1/16 is not even close to one.
  Topic: OIL PLUG
BklynMatt

Replies: 3
Views: 1270

PostForum: Engine   Posted: May 26, 2009, 9:34 am   Subject: OIL PLUG
Can any one trll me the actual size of the oil plug? I'll need to buy a wrench, the closest I can see it measures 1-1/8" will this work?
  Topic: 81 XS650 coil
BklynMatt

Replies: 5
Views: 1693

PostForum: Electrical   Posted: September 26, 2008, 8:08 pm   Subject: Re: 81 XS650 coil
Thank you R.G I actually ordered a stock part from "CHEAP PARTS .com"
Although they weren't Cheap(they being C.P) but it is a YAMAHA part, toughest part was looking up thye Factory p/n, (had to regi ...
  Topic: 81 XS650 coil
BklynMatt

Replies: 5
Views: 1693

PostForum: Electrical   Posted: September 26, 2008, 10:19 am   Subject: 81 XS650 coil
Does anyone know of another coil that will substitute for an 81 xs This bike
has a TCI unit which goes to a single coil with 2 leads.
I tried mikes & he is out of stock He referred me to speed & spo ...
 
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