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  1. xschris replied to the thread XS 400 cafe racer style...ish build.

    Avoid pleated type filters unless they are real K&N filters that are oiled. Even then you should use the stock intake pipe. Black foam...

    Mar 18, 2019 at 7:30 PM
  2. xschris replied to the thread First bike, first (hopefully) minor electrical problem.

    Ignition pickup and ignition coil testing/spec are in the manual which can be found on this site. There is no test for the ignition box.

    Mar 18, 2019 at 8:13 AM
  3. xschris replied to the thread XS 400 cafe racer style...ish build.

    I would replace those air pods with a set of black foam uni's if you must have pods. Those emgo pods are about the worst setup for...

    Mar 17, 2019 at 8:59 PM
  4. xschris replied to the thread First bike, first (hopefully) minor electrical problem.

    It's a very cut up and modified bike so figuring stuff out will not be easy. It's also not the best setup for one of these,...

    Mar 17, 2019 at 8:53 PM
  5. xschris attached a file to the thread New to XS member, project bike excited to wrench.

    You need those plugs or the bike will run poorly. 80-82 sohc xs400 had caps over the pilot mix screws and where preset from the...

    DSC03322.JPG Mar 17, 2019 at 8:40 PM
  6. xschris replied to the thread $100 parts bike find... and I have an electric start question.

    May just be better off getting the 400 fixed. Lots more power than the 360 and it will have an electric start. ;)

    Mar 17, 2019 at 4:13 PM
  7. xschris replied to the thread New to XS member, project bike excited to wrench.

    https://www.ebay.com/itm/Yamaha-carburetor-Carb-Passage-rubber-Plugs-plug-cap-rebuild-xs1100-xs650-xs400/391913430867?hash=item5b3fdc5f53...

    Mar 17, 2019 at 4:03 PM
  8. xschris replied to the thread New to XS member, project bike excited to wrench.

    https://www.ebay.com/itm/Carb-plugs-4-pack-Yamaha-XS650-XS1100/191790293421?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2060353.m1438.l2649...

    Mar 17, 2019 at 4:00 PM
  9. xschris replied to the thread New to XS member, project bike excited to wrench.

    The kit is missing the pilot jet plugs. Non-mikuni jets are not made as well and sizes can be off so keep that in mind.

    Mar 17, 2019 at 9:38 AM
  10. xschris attached a file to the thread Another new guy....

    These are the ones I am talking about. [ATTACH] XS400 carbs should have a 135 main jet, 42.5 pilot and a 155 air jet. That's for a...

    DSC03627.JPG Mar 17, 2019 at 9:31 AM
  11. xschris replied to the thread Another new guy....

    If you can get those carbs to fit, you will need to get xs400 needles and needle jets as the xs650 ones are not metered correctly for...

    Mar 16, 2019 at 5:00 PM
  12. xschris replied to the thread new and issues.

    You synced them with a manometer? A bench sync is just a starting point. Makes a big difference.

    Mar 16, 2019 at 4:29 PM
  13. xschris replied to the thread Another new guy....

    Welcome to the forum. That's a 82 sohc xs400 heritage special. I have the same bike but all stock. That looks like the frame has...

    Mar 16, 2019 at 4:27 PM
  14. xschris replied to the thread My XS400 "restore".

    If you needed one, I have plenty. Good idea to upgrade from your old one.

    Mar 16, 2019 at 4:24 PM
  15. xschris liked SoulMan's post in the thread My XS400 "restore".

    I just ordered one of the new ones. I have waited this long to put it back together a few more days wont hurt anything.

    Mar 16, 2019 at 4:23 PM