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  1. buztabuzt liked xschris's post in the thread New bike for a friend.

    I would just wipe up as much as you can.

    Jun 19, 2019 at 2:36 PM
  2. buztabuzt liked SoulMan's post in the thread New bike for a friend.

    xschris is this your forum? You are the man on here! :rock:

    Jun 19, 2019 at 2:36 PM
  3. SoulMan liked xschris's post in the thread My XS400 "restore".

    Clears can peal and or turn yellow. It's just how things are when you deal with aluminum. It's the reason why the later bikes had a lot...

    Jun 19, 2019 at 1:25 PM
  4. xschris replied to the thread My XS400 "restore".

    Clears can peal and or turn yellow. It's just how things are when you deal with aluminum. It's the reason why the later bikes had a lot...

    Jun 19, 2019 at 1:13 PM
  5. SoulMan replied to the thread New bike for a friend.

    xschris is this your forum? You are the man on here! :rock:

    Jun 19, 2019 at 1:12 PM
  6. xschris replied to the thread idle question.

    How long of a ride was that?

    Jun 19, 2019 at 1:08 PM
  7. SoulMan replied to the thread My XS400 "restore".

    I saw where someone mentioned painting them with a clear coat so I was thinking about doing that. I don't know if that will help but yeah.

    Jun 19, 2019 at 1:08 PM
  8. xschris replied to the thread New bike for a friend.

    I would just wipe up as much as you can.

    Jun 19, 2019 at 1:07 PM
  9. xschris replied to the thread My XS400 "restore".

    The only problem with having them that polished is that if they ever get wet or go through a warm and cold cycle they will end up all...

    Jun 19, 2019 at 1:04 PM
  10. SoulMan replied to the thread My XS400 "restore".

    I actually used a 120 grit roloc ceramic bristle pad on them to remove the initial layer of oxidation and followed it up, on my bench...

    Jun 19, 2019 at 12:50 PM
  11. SoulMan attached a file to the thread My XS400 "restore".

    Thanks xschris. I will look into that definition before the tank is going to be refinished. I have been working on my fork tubes. I'm...

    20190609_091137.jpg 20190619_124537.jpg Jun 19, 2019 at 12:47 PM
  12. SoulMan attached a file to the thread New bike for a friend.

    Well. I decided to try the razor blade and to my happiness there was a gasket down there. Once I started to get under the gasket I...

    20190619_102955.jpg 20190619_103354.jpg Jun 19, 2019 at 10:37 AM
  13. NewHavenMike replied to the thread idle question.

    I think those look OK, slightly lean perhaps. This is just about what my plugs usually look like.

    Jun 19, 2019 at 10:34 AM
  14. SoulMan attached a file to the thread New bike for a friend.

    Got a new o-ring for the filter housing. Started looking to put everything together and I went to get the gasket off of the bottom...

    20190619_100649.jpg Jun 19, 2019 at 10:19 AM
  15. sandmanred replied to the thread idle question.

    Here are the plugs. Left and right. [IMG]

    Jun 19, 2019 at 9:27 AM
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