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  Topic: guys running harley rear wheel
mo650chopper

Replies: 3
Views: 2703

PostForum: Did you say Bob? No I said Bobber!   Posted: September 20, 2009, 8:03 am   Subject: Re: guys running harley rear wheel
I believe a 140 is as wide as you can go.
  Topic: A St Louis Craigslist XS for Cheap?????
mo650chopper

Replies: 24
Views: 7060

PostForum: I'm just saying... you know   Posted: January 4, 2009, 2:25 pm   Subject: Re: A St Louis Craigslist XS for Cheap?????
[quote="deadsled54"]I offered her $200 just to see what she would say and she wrote me back stating "knock and cry to someone else I have a man". I am not even sure how to interpret this yet.[/quote]
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  Topic: A St Louis Craigslist XS for Cheap?????
mo650chopper

Replies: 24
Views: 7060

PostForum: I'm just saying... you know   Posted: January 2, 2009, 9:10 pm   Subject: Re: A St Louis Craigslist XS for Cheap?????
I've been in email contact with the seller. She really believes it will go 140MPH and is worth $6000. I offered her $60
  Topic: A St Louis Craigslist XS for Cheap?????
mo650chopper

Replies: 24
Views: 7060

PostForum: I'm just saying... you know   Posted: January 2, 2009, 8:56 pm   Subject: A St Louis Craigslist XS for Cheap?????
Shocked Shocked Shocked I need some of what this guy has been smokin Shocked Shocked Shocked

http://stlouis.craigslist.org/mcy/973471542.html
  Topic: First to Neutral
mo650chopper

Replies: 42
Views: 5833

PostForum: Drive   Posted: April 21, 2008, 11:31 am   Subject: Re: First to Neutral
My stock 77 XLCH would easily beat my stock 79 XS650 that I owned at the same time way back in 1980. I ran the hell out the Sportster without any major problems.

I also had an 87 Heritage Softail t ...
  Topic: left over screw?
mo650chopper

Replies: 15
Views: 1674

PostForum: Engine   Posted: April 9, 2008, 8:07 pm   Subject: Re: left over screw?
[quote="harleysmakegooddonorparts"]I wonder why Mikes XS didnt supply those with the lower hardware kit i ordered?[/quote]

I bought the kit from MikesXS I thought it came with mine? Or I had anothe ...
  Topic: left over screw?
mo650chopper

Replies: 15
Views: 1674

PostForum: Engine   Posted: April 8, 2008, 7:01 pm   Subject: Re: left over screw?
or neutral detent?
  Topic: left over screw?
mo650chopper

Replies: 15
Views: 1674

PostForum: Engine   Posted: April 8, 2008, 6:56 pm   Subject: Re: left over screw?
Not sure from the size by the picture but maybe is it the one that holds the tach drive in place?
  Topic: iridium spark plugs
mo650chopper

Replies: 7
Views: 6104

PostForum: Performance Parts   Posted: April 8, 2008, 6:48 pm   Subject: Re: iridium spark plugs
I put a pair in a few weeks ago. I don't know if I can "feel" a difference in power but my average mileage seemed to improve by 3 0r 4 MPG.
  Topic: back pressure
mo650chopper

Replies: 3
Views: 2941

PostForum: Exhaust   Posted: April 5, 2008, 12:51 pm   Subject: Re: back pressure
Check out the following thread on a baffle alternative. Made a world of difference on my XS with a better sound but still keeping back pressure for bottom end power.

http://www.650rider.com/index.p ...
  Topic: Painting Head
mo650chopper

Replies: 5
Views: 1183

PostForum: Engine   Posted: April 1, 2008, 7:59 pm   Subject: Re: Painting Head
a black painted motor should run cooler than an unpainted one. Black paint, as I understand it, reflects heat out of a motor as well as a black painted object absorbs more solar heat than an unpaintin ...
  Topic: Here it is now with the seat!!!
mo650chopper

Replies: 13
Views: 5125

PostForum: Did you say Bob? No I said Bobber!   Posted: March 30, 2008, 8:45 pm   Subject: Re: Here it is now with the seat!!!
I agree with Jayel try riding awhile with some struts before you go with the hardtail option.
  Topic: losing faith in the xs!
mo650chopper

Replies: 12
Views: 2013

PostForum: I'm just saying... you know   Posted: March 29, 2008, 8:11 am   Subject: Re: losing faith in the xs!
I'm pretty impressed with the XS650 myself. Easy to care for, repair. A blast to modify.

If there are oil leaks they should be a simple fix, at least from my experience.

Vibration is inherent t ...
  Topic: Brakes on the 81 model
mo650chopper

Replies: 4
Views: 747

PostForum: I'm just saying... you know   Posted: March 27, 2008, 10:34 pm   Subject: Re: Brakes on the 81 model
I thought it was available as an option. I think both disc and drrum where available for a few of the later model years.
  Topic: New Guy from Kansas City , MO
mo650chopper

Replies: 7
Views: 1178

PostForum: Introduce yourself to the community here   Posted: March 23, 2008, 9:59 pm   Subject: Re: New Guy from Kansas City , MO
Welcome aboard from a fellow Missourian! Like the whitewalls on the Roadmaster
  Topic: Clutch Nut Spring Washer
mo650chopper

Replies: 3
Views: 1431

PostForum: Drive   Posted: March 23, 2008, 8:37 am   Subject: Re: Clutch Nut Spring Washer
Thanks again 5twins. I'll have to double check my old parts I changed out but I sure thought they were both on mine.
  Topic: Argh!!..Stripped 6mm Valve Cover Stud..How Much To Open Out?
mo650chopper

Replies: 19
Views: 2760

PostForum: Engine   Posted: March 22, 2008, 10:16 pm   Subject: Re: Argh!!..Stripped 6mm Valve Cover Stud..How Much To Open Out?
[quote="jayel"]yes heli-coil it, the kit costs about $25 but its a permanet fix and you'll have extra coils for the next one that goes[/quote]

You don't happen to have a link to a online available ...
  Topic: Clutch Nut Spring Washer
mo650chopper

Replies: 3
Views: 1431

PostForum: Drive   Posted: March 22, 2008, 9:04 pm   Subject: Clutch Nut Spring Washer
Where does the "Clutch Nut Sping Washer go"? My manual not much help. I'm thinking it goes under the clutch nut locking tab??

I'm refering to MikesXS part # 39-6513
  Topic: Argh!!..Stripped 6mm Valve Cover Stud..How Much To Open Out?
mo650chopper

Replies: 19
Views: 2760

PostForum: Engine   Posted: March 22, 2008, 8:58 pm   Subject: Re: Argh!!..Stripped 6mm Valve Cover Stud..How Much To Open Out?
Are you refering to one of the three studs that hold the valve covers on? I have one stripped on mine so I'm interesteed in a solution as well, maybe a helicoil fix?
  Topic: clutch cushion springs
mo650chopper

Replies: 5
Views: 1535

PostForum: Drive   Posted: March 20, 2008, 10:46 pm   Subject: Re: clutch cushion springs
[quote="yyub"]I actually bit the bullet and ordered the repair kit from Mikes. I've got four XS's on the road and this is the only one that does this so I suspect they must be compressed ( I don't wan ...
  Topic: eBay Ignition
mo650chopper

Replies: 6
Views: 1554

PostForum: Electrical   Posted: March 19, 2008, 5:43 pm   Subject: Re: eBay Ignition
[quote="5twins"]The threads are actually stickied at the top of the Engine Electrical sub-category in the Engine section, not the Electrical section.[/quote]

Well that explains why I couldn't find ...
  Topic: eBay Ignition
mo650chopper

Replies: 6
Views: 1554

PostForum: Electrical   Posted: March 18, 2008, 10:24 pm   Subject: Re: eBay Ignition
[quote="Cooltouch"]Your instincts are accurate. Pamcopete, a regular over at the 650 Garage, developed a system and posted it for anyone to download over there. It's a "sticky" over in their electri ...
  Topic: eBay Ignition
mo650chopper

Replies: 6
Views: 1554

PostForum: Electrical   Posted: March 17, 2008, 10:05 pm   Subject: eBay Ignition
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&rd=1&item=160218306458&ssPageName=STRK:MEWA:IT&ih=006

Something tells me this nothing new. It has been done before? How well does it work?
  Topic: Anyone Build a smaller battery Box, how did you do it?
mo650chopper

Replies: 4
Views: 1243

PostForum: Electrical   Posted: March 15, 2008, 9:19 am   Subject: Re: Anyone Build a smaller battery Box, how did you do it?
I had to custom make mine due to the lack of room with the lowered seat height & smaller battery. I just made it out of 3/4" x 1/8" angle iron welded into the frame. Which also served as a base to mou ...
 
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