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  1. Ezetman liked Sam mcd's post in the thread Xs400 ignition coils.

    I've just received 2 new ignition coils for my 78 xs400 but I've notice the new ones only have one small input wire instead of the 2...

    Oct 19, 2019 at 10:03 PM
  2. YamahaRider replied to the thread For Sale - 1982 xs400RJ Seca for sale or part out.

    they appear to use all the same length.

    Oct 19, 2019 at 9:10 PM
  3. NewHavenMike replied to the thread German guy and American XS 400 say hi!.

    You should be able to do 150-160kph no problem on the US bike. Seems like some of the bikes we got here were purposely fitted with...

    Oct 19, 2019 at 8:12 PM
  4. holyroad replied to the thread German guy and American XS 400 say hi!.

    This model's name is 14V. Yes, surely looking forward to getting the cam to work. The speedo is one thing I'm hazy about, because...

    Oct 19, 2019 at 8:00 PM
  5. xschris replied to the thread Which oil?.

    I have been running Valvoline 20w-50 for wet clutches for many years in all my bikes without any issues. It costs around $4.50 a quart...

    Oct 19, 2019 at 7:36 PM
  6. NewHavenMike replied to the thread German guy and American XS 400 say hi!.

    Well, im pretty sure the US spec cam will make more power than the euro versions. Most of the differences between the specs will...

    Oct 19, 2019 at 6:11 PM
  7. NewHavenMike replied to the thread Which oil?.

    I dont use my bike from November to March so its stored all winter. If your temps go below 50 degrees, you should use 10w40 weight. I...

    Oct 19, 2019 at 6:07 PM
  8. khizer replied to the thread Which oil?.

    also do you know will the yamalube 20w-50 will affect the motor during winters of Texas? and anything happens to your motorcycle while...

    Oct 19, 2019 at 5:14 PM
  9. khizer replied to the thread Which oil?.

    hey thanks for the reply. Would you recommend me using yamalube all purpose oil for 4 stroke motor 20w-50? I found a gallon for 26$ on...

    Oct 19, 2019 at 4:48 PM
  10. NewHavenMike replied to the thread Which oil?.

    Whatever you use, you need to make sure that it is specifically for motorcycles. I do not use synthetic oils in my bikes because they...

    Oct 19, 2019 at 4:45 PM
  11. khizer replied to the thread Which oil?.

    hey ya'll, I need help finding which oil should i put in my 1978 yamaha XS400 2e. The manual says for 20w/50 but when I google it all...

    Oct 19, 2019 at 2:39 PM
  12. holyroad posted a new thread.

    German guy and American XS 400 say hi!

    Hi people! I'm Martin, in my mid-30s and from Germany. I've had one or the other 2A2 in my hands over the past few years, without...

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    Forum: The Garage

    Oct 19, 2019 at 2:16 PM
  13. KorunRaa replied to the thread For Sale - 1982 xs400RJ Seca for sale or part out.

    Thank you for looking. Do you happen to know if they're all one length? I thought I read somewhere that there are 2 different lengths,...

    Oct 19, 2019 at 9:49 AM
  14. YamahaRider replied to the thread For Sale - 1982 xs400RJ Seca for sale or part out.

    I can't seem to find them.

    Oct 19, 2019 at 9:43 AM
  15. BBS360 replied to the thread Does the hot/red wire coming from the battery also recharge it?.

    .01mA is probably far less than the resolution of your meter. It might not be leaking at all.

    Oct 18, 2019 at 10:17 PM
  16. Gra900 replied to the thread Does the hot/red wire coming from the battery also recharge it?.

    Hi Leo, Cool thanks, I just remeasured the current drain and it’s 0.01mA I’m losing, with a 12 Ah battery it will last for 37 years.

    Oct 18, 2019 at 2:33 PM
  17. XSLeo replied to the thread Minor oil leak on lower part of engine (83 Maxim).

    If and when you replace the head gasket is a good time to check a few things. Piston to cylinder wall clearance, Ring end gaps, timing...

    Oct 18, 2019 at 11:02 AM
  18. XSLeo replied to the thread First Bike!.

    www.amckayltd.com/carbguide.pdf was written by the carbs gurus over on XS650.com. The later BS34 carbs are vey similar to the XS400...

    Oct 18, 2019 at 10:48 AM
  19. XSLeo replied to the thread Does the hot/red wire coming from the battery also recharge it?.

    Yes the red wire stays connected to the battery positive at all times. The rectifier is a set of 6 diodes that convert the AC output of...

    Oct 18, 2019 at 10:38 AM
  20. bricks replied to the thread Minor oil leak on lower part of engine (83 Maxim).

    Wow, thanks for the diagram! The leak is pretty minor at the moment so I'll probably just let it ride. The bike runs great so just...

    Oct 18, 2019 at 6:54 AM
  21. SWEDE_XS400DOHC attached a file to the thread Minor oil leak on lower part of engine (83 Maxim).

    That is one of the stud bolts for the cylinder itself, and it is your cylinder head gasket that needs to be replaced. See part no 5 in...

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  22. tostentr replied to the thread New guy from texas here.

    Howdy! Nice bike!

    Oct 18, 2019 at 3:58 AM
  23. tostentr replied to the thread First Bike!.

    Can't wait to see how it turns out! Good luck!

    Oct 18, 2019 at 3:56 AM
  24. tostentr liked AViciousCorgi's post in the thread First Bike!.

    I am finally getting around to working on this bike! I am ordering parts tonight, carb rebuild kits (probably from mikesxs) and bigger...

    Oct 18, 2019 at 3:56 AM
  25. tostentr liked AViciousCorgi's post in the thread First Bike!.

    Hello everyone, I recently got my first bike which is a 1978 xs400. So of course like all people, I searched the internet looking for...

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  26. bricks posted a new thread.

    Minor oil leak on lower part of engine (83 Maxim)

    After cleaning up the engine I noticed a little oil leak up front on the lower fins and assumed it was the head gasket, but after...

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    Forum: The Garage

    Oct 17, 2019 at 9:35 AM
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