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  1. Buddha replied to the thread HELP, first ride of year, bike tries to die when taking off from scratch and slow acceler..

    I agree, todays gas has a hard time staying fresh in a tank/carb over the winter or non riding season (the gas evaporates from the carb...

    Jul 25, 2021 at 12:07 AM
  2. Buddha attached a file to the thread New guy building a XS400 Softail Bobber.

    Out to the shop for a bit this afternoon, scratched, looked around and then decided to attack the rear wheel assembly. Stuck the...

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  3. spectra replied to the thread HELP, first ride of year, bike tries to die when taking off from scratch and slow acceler..

    Probably bad gas and the carbs could have varnish in them. I try to run only non ethynol fuel in my bikes and also all yard equipment....

    Jul 24, 2021 at 7:07 PM
  4. stephen2us posted a new thread.

    HELP, first ride of year, bike tries to die when taking off from scratch and slow acceler.

    Okay last year my petcock messed up and was leaking gas.. I fixed the petcock, replaced inline gas filter, and drained oil, replaced...

    Forum: The Garage

    Jul 24, 2021 at 5:42 PM
  5. Merle replied to the thread Help with ‘81 xs 400 Special 11, Minneapolis.

    Hey Colorado, I didn’t get your phone number or area code. Call again, I don’t have caller ID. Thanks, Merle

    Jul 24, 2021 at 3:24 PM
  6. JPaganel replied to the thread Help with ‘81 xs 400 Special 11, Minneapolis.

    Heh. That's hilarious. Mine isn't blue. But it was once...

    Jul 24, 2021 at 2:21 PM
  7. JPaganel liked cbu's post in the thread Help with ‘81 xs 400 Special 11, Minneapolis.

    Hi. Can I join the party? Another blue XS 400 in the Twin Cities . . . I have owned this and ridden it in St. Paul for about 20 years....

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  8. stillwater replied to the thread what powerband does the XS run?.

    Anyone know what the powerband is for a stock '79 XS 400-2 ?? Guess I could call Crower, they're gonna grind me a midrange power Cam for...

    Jul 24, 2021 at 3:39 AM
  9. cbu attached a file to the thread Help with ‘81 xs 400 Special 11, Minneapolis.

    Hi. Can I join the party? Another blue XS 400 in the Twin Cities . . . I have owned this and ridden it in St. Paul for about 20 years....

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  10. Buddha attached a file to the thread New guy building a XS400 Softail Bobber.

    After doing an AC recharge for one of my old co-workers 1987 Buick Regal turbo, committed more fabrication on the seat pan. I used the...

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  11. Buddha replied to the thread New guy building a XS400 Softail Bobber.

    Hey Bernie, thanks for replying! Like I told JP, I wish I had more shop space. My main shop is 16 x 32 with a 12 x 24 addition.

    Jul 23, 2021 at 10:42 PM
  12. Buddha replied to the thread New guy building a XS400 Softail Bobber.

    Hey JP thanks for the response! Yeah I guess I'm used to my Super 7 build forum where there's lots of activity when posting. Still good...

    Jul 23, 2021 at 10:40 PM
  13. spectra attached a file to the thread Maxim Build.

    Been a slow summer and other projects……picked up a KLR and enjoy riding it more than wrenching in a hot garage……but a few updated...

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  14. JPaganel replied to the thread New guy building a XS400 Softail Bobber.

    Yea, wish I had that much space...

    Jul 23, 2021 at 12:39 PM
  15. Berniesxs replied to the thread New guy building a XS400 Softail Bobber.

    Am following your progress closely. It looks fab so far and am really looking forward to seeing the finished bike. Am also a bit jealous...

    Jul 23, 2021 at 8:32 AM
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    Jul 23, 2021 at 6:10 AM
  18. JPaganel replied to the thread New guy building a XS400 Softail Bobber.

    It used to be much more active when I was first on here back in 2012. I'm guessing there are fewer of these bikes around, them being...

    Jul 23, 2021 at 1:56 AM
  19. Buddha attached a file to the thread New guy building a XS400 Softail Bobber.

    Managed to get out to the shop for a bit this afternoon. Looked at the frame and scratched. Then I scratched some more as I thought what...

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  20. Buddha attached a file to the thread New guy building a XS400 Softail Bobber.

    A small update. Over a period of ~42 years the points cover attachment holes on this bike got damaged. Previous owners get overly...

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  21. SKYWLKR replied to the thread XS400 Carb Question.

    What tank did you use?? Looks super dope

    Jul 21, 2021 at 12:25 AM
  22. JPaganel replied to the thread Help with ‘81 xs 400 Special 11, Minneapolis.

    Yeah, that was me. Phones are hard these days, too much spam.

    Jul 20, 2021 at 12:27 AM
  23. Merle liked JPaganel's post in the thread Help with ‘81 xs 400 Special 11, Minneapolis.

    Hey, Merle. I'm probably closer to you geographically than anyone else here. I am not going to be rebuilding my carbs, but I have...

    Jul 19, 2021 at 4:33 PM
  24. Merle replied to the thread Help with ‘81 xs 400 Special 11, Minneapolis.

    Hey xs’ers, Someone called my landline this weekend and left me a message to call back (was it Mike?) It was a poor connection and hard...

    Jul 19, 2021 at 9:57 AM
  25. JPaganel replied to the thread Help with ‘81 xs 400 Special 11, Minneapolis.

    Yeah, those screwdrivers are good for getting those funky screws out so you can replace them.

    Jul 18, 2021
  26. Merle attached a file to the thread Help with ‘81 xs 400 Special 11, Minneapolis.

    [ATTACH] Hello JP, Thanks for the note. When I first saw your reference to JIS screwdrivers I thought it was something unreal like a...

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