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CaptChrome's Recent Activity

  1. CaptChrome liked tstidham's post in the thread Has anyone else had this problem?!?!.

    Good find but ouch. The other method I've seen for those is to peen the threads that stick through the throttle shaft so that even if it...

    Feb 19, 2024 at 7:46 PM
  2. CaptChrome liked Mango's post in the thread Has anyone else had this problem?!?!.

    Butterfly screw in the cylinders?! My first time ever working on motorcycles and it’s been so much fun. When I bought my 79 xs barn...

    IMG_2274.jpg IMG_2273.jpg Feb 19, 2024 at 7:46 PM
  3. CaptChrome replied to the thread Pilot Jet Type Identification And Rebuild Kit Questions.

    You have to be really careful with any generic rebuild kits for carbs and petcocks. I definitely wound not use any jets that came with...

    Feb 17, 2024 at 8:15 PM
  4. CaptChrome replied to the thread Can I do straight carb swap with KZ400 carb?.

    If it were me, I would first perform a compression test of the cylinders. That will tell you if the rings or the valves are an issue. If...

    Feb 14, 2024
  5. CaptChrome replied to the thread Can I do straight carb swap with KZ400 carb?.

    That looks about as close as it comes to finding a ganged up pair of carbs that will fit. It looks like the spigot diameter is 35mm or...

    Feb 14, 2024
  6. CaptChrome liked RamiroMoran's post in the thread What did you do with your XS today?.

    I will use them as throw-over bags and will tie them with shocks and license plate to stabilize them.

    Feb 14, 2024