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  1. amc49 replied to the thread Carb Mount Advice.

    There's always something to be done but whether or not it is constructive is another thing. We make things as hard or as easy on...

    Jan 18, 2021 at 8:43 PM
  2. BBS360 liked rschabo's post in the thread Help Identifying Bike.

    Good to know. I just picked up a XS400 and the VIN started 2L0. I was told it was an 84 but when I started looking into it I figured it...

    20210118_140225.jpg Jan 18, 2021 at 6:09 PM
  3. BigMacDouble replied to the thread Carb Mount Advice.

    So the solution would be to buy stock carbs and airbox? Nothing i could do with what i have?

    Jan 18, 2021 at 6:07 PM
  4. amc49 replied to the thread Carb Mount Advice.

    'Can i make the swap and then just tune them ?' Yours and do as you will. Join the thousands that self create problems. CVs do NOT like...

    Jan 18, 2021 at 6:03 PM
  5. thekinggrim liked Spitfire_X24's post in the thread Gooseneck Chopper.

    I'm all over it. Keep it going! I get the same feeling on mine. Although, I am doing it for myself as much as anyone on here, I want to...

    Jan 18, 2021 at 5:46 PM
  6. thekinggrim liked drewpy's post in the thread Gooseneck Chopper.

    I'm following bud, just taking in your efforts without comments. Keep it up

    Jan 18, 2021 at 5:46 PM
  7. amc49 replied to the thread circlips over snaprings? or....

    There's more than that, a lot more. The pistons using circlips have grooves cut circular, snapring grooves MUST be square cut and they...

    Jan 18, 2021 at 5:43 PM
  8. rschabo attached a file to the thread Help Identifying Bike.

    Good to know. I just picked up a XS400 and the VIN started 2L0. I was told it was an 84 but when I started looking into it I figured it...

    20210118_140225.jpg Jan 18, 2021 at 5:09 PM
  9. The Mighty Don Allan attached a file to the thread circlips over snaprings? or....

    Found an answer..[ATTACH]

    InShot_20210118_110713846.jpg Jan 18, 2021 at 3:23 PM
  10. The Mighty Don Allan posted a new thread.

    circlips over snaprings? or...

    Heyo, Im in the middle of a teardown, is there a reason that we shouldnt use snaprings instead of circlips to secure the wrist pins when...

    IMG_20210118_104405.jpg

    Forum: The Garage

    Jan 18, 2021 at 12:53 PM
  11. BigMacDouble attached a file to the thread Carb Mount Advice.

    I dont have the stock airbox , figured pod filters would be the cheapest option since im on a bit of a budget. Can i make the swap and...

    engine mockup.png Jan 18, 2021 at 9:51 AM
  12. Spitfire_X24 replied to the thread Gooseneck Chopper.

    I'm all over it. Keep it going! I get the same feeling on mine. Although, I am doing it for myself as much as anyone on here, I want to...

    Jan 18, 2021 at 9:32 AM
  13. amc49 replied to the thread 78 XS400 Right Cylinder Excessive Tapping Noise.

    If that valve lock is truly sticking up it is out of place or possibly pulling the groove loose, either one of which can easily drop a...

    Jan 17, 2021 at 7:18 PM
  14. amc49 replied to the thread Carb Mount Advice.

    Mainly the pressed in parts like the air jets are going to be trouble if they are not matched to fuel jets, you can really get into a...

    Jan 17, 2021 at 7:09 PM
  15. BigMacDouble replied to the thread Carb Mount Advice.

    I have some parts for a 650. If I get the ones on the right fully built could i not use them since theyre dohc?

    Jan 17, 2021 at 6:48 PM
  16. BigMacDouble attached a file to the thread Carb Mount Advice.

    These are the two carbs I have

    FF0DCD3F-034B-40FB-B278-19BC9DA1DC47.jpeg Jan 17, 2021 at 5:30 PM
  17. BigMacDouble replied to the thread Carb Mount Advice.

    How can you tell the differnece between sohc carbs and dohc carbs

    Jan 17, 2021 at 5:23 PM
  18. Peter Ronney replied to the thread 78 XS400 Right Cylinder Excessive Tapping Noise.

    No I didn’t, I’m assuming that’s a gasket material. It doesn’t leak atm but I’ll keep it in mind.

    Jan 17, 2021 at 4:01 PM
  19. drewpy replied to the thread Gooseneck Chopper.

    I'm following bud, just taking in your efforts without comments. Keep it up

    Jan 17, 2021 at 2:56 PM
  20. BigMacDouble posted a new thread.

    Carb Mount Advice

    I’m having an issue getting the carbs to fit on my engine . I have two that came with the kit I bought . One is too narrow to fit on the...

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    Forum: The Garage

    Jan 17, 2021 at 1:51 PM
  21. Peter Ronney replied to the thread 78 XS400 Right Cylinder Excessive Tapping Noise.

    I wouldn’t be surprised if the rocker was knocking it like it was. The clearances are in spec so I won’t worry about it for now. I could...

    Jan 17, 2021 at 9:09 AM
  22. thekinggrim attached a file to the thread Gooseneck Chopper.

    Not sure if I'm pissing in the wind still updating this thread but even if nobody's following it give me a good place to track the build...

    IMG_20210116_185513_656.jpg IMG_20210116_185513_653.jpg 20210116_183526.jpg Jan 16, 2021 at 7:56 PM
  23. Maxim-umm replied to the thread 1982 Maxim 400 NO SPARK PLZ HELP dohc.

    Poor bike, I hope you're able to bring him back. Throwing this out there; have you checked your ignition coils? Also, I'm just...

    Jan 16, 2021 at 7:00 PM
  24. amc49 replied to the thread 78 XS400 Right Cylinder Excessive Tapping Noise.

    It could all be tricks of light and oil distortion but I would swear that one of the valve locks is not properly fully down in place and...

    Jan 16, 2021 at 6:45 PM
  25. Peter Ronney attached a file to the thread 78 XS400 Right Cylinder Excessive Tapping Noise.

    The nut is just to the left of the valve, got it all back together and it’s running as it should

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  26. amc49 replied to the thread Seal Replacement Overhaul/Cam Chain removal.

    http://www.xs400.com/threads/yamaha-xs400-manuals.4503/ Post 2 there and you want part 1 download which has cam in it. Then section 7,...

    Jan 16, 2021 at 3:02 PM
  27. amc49 replied to the thread 78 XS400 Right Cylinder Excessive Tapping Noise.

    Possibly.

    Jan 16, 2021 at 2:49 PM
  28. Peter Ronney attached a file to the thread 78 XS400 Right Cylinder Excessive Tapping Noise.

    Update, I think this is the problem

    F631113B-F36D-40C5-BC40-3E08662D6024.jpeg Jan 16, 2021 at 1:34 PM
  29. analley4 posted a new thread.

    Seal Replacement Overhaul/Cam Chain removal

    I'm currently replacing the engine seals due to a major oil leak from where the head meets the lower. I have the cam cover off, and stud...

    Forum: The Garage

    Jan 16, 2021 at 1:31 PM
  30. opcracer212 replied to the thread Gearing.

    My Maxim runs about 11mph per 1000 rpm in 5th gear. So, 55mph at 5000 rpm. My speedo reads high, but I got the true speed using a...

    Jan 16, 2021 at 5:25 AM
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