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  1. Riderundead replied to the thread XS400 Special -82, Building a scrambler of sorts....

    Looks much better. I like the bars and the new rear lights. Planning something similar with mine. Ditto on the tire question. I...

    Jun 21, 2018 at 11:24 PM
  2. spectra replied to the thread Rough idle, hard start... Bad gas?.

    CLEAN THE CARBS.................... ok and yes the fuel is probably crap.......I try to use only non ethanol fuel in all my stuff if it...

    Jun 21, 2018 at 11:22 PM
  3. Riderundead posted a new thread.

    Rough idle, hard start... Bad gas?

    I brought home my xs400 in April, put fresh gas with stabilizer in it and started her up for the first time in 30ish years. Bike seemed...

    Forum: The Garage

    Jun 21, 2018 at 11:11 PM
  4. spectra replied to the thread Should I buy this XS400?.

    Welcome and well thats a Seca DOHC bike......a little different from the SOHC bikes. If it runs thats a good price. Good luck on your...

    Jun 21, 2018 at 9:53 PM
  5. short1 attached a file to the thread Give me a brake (front cable).

    The clutch cable has the right end but you'd still have to cut of the bar end to feed through the adjuster on the drum. I think i got...

    s-l1600.jpg Jun 21, 2018 at 7:06 PM
  6. spectra replied to the thread Carb drain screws? Feeling Defeated today..Story time!.

    Good to hear at least now someone else will know what to order.

    Jun 21, 2018 at 6:49 PM
  7. spectra replied to the thread Fork oil fill.

    Yes but you might as well replace the fork seals and pull it all apart and clean. It is hard to say how many years it has been since...

    Jun 21, 2018 at 6:47 PM
  8. spectra replied to the thread Give me a brake (front cable).

    I was wondering if a clutch would work as they made a few lengths over the years. I know I have 2 different lengths of clutch cables in...

    Jun 21, 2018 at 6:44 PM
  9. short1 posted a new thread.

    Fork oil fill

    Can I just fill the forks through the bolt holes on the bottom? Forks are off, top plugs are corroded, don't want to fight with them.

    Forum: The Garage

    Jun 21, 2018 at 5:43 PM
  10. short1 replied to the thread Give me a brake (front cable).

    Thanks me too

    Jun 21, 2018 at 5:40 PM
  11. short1 replied to the thread Carb drain screws? Feeling Defeated today..Story time!.

    The ones listed for the xs650 from mikesxs fit perfect

    Jun 21, 2018 at 2:12 PM
  12. xschris replied to the thread Tuning Issues.

    Running no mufflers or any air filters and intake pipes will cause lots of issues.

    Jun 21, 2018 at 12:51 PM
  13. short1 liked Lou Ranger's post in the thread How much Fork Oil?.

    Quantities are listed in the manuals and it depends on the model you have. SOHC models need either 4.4 or 4.8 US ounces (130/142 cm³)...

    Jun 21, 2018 at 12:06 PM
  14. Petew replied to the thread Give me a brake (front cable).

    Great! I hope it works for you!

    Jun 21, 2018 at 10:22 AM
  15. short1 replied to the thread Give me a brake (front cable).

    Found a front brake cable on ebay listed as a clutch cable, 14$ shipped! There's another one with the lever and perch for about 30$ if...

    Jun 21, 2018 at 9:30 AM
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