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  1. KBM posted a new thread.

    Machined tank badge.

    Got the bike running, thanks for the help! '83 had it since I was 17, 30th anniversary. Thought I'd give it a paint job and new rubber....

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    Forum: The Garage

    May 8, 2021 at 12:09 AM
  2. Julien89 liked Specdog's post in the thread Confusing float height.

    I think the Haynes manual is mistaken setting the plastic floats to 32mm. You would have to bend the tang at an incredible angle to...

    May 7, 2021 at 7:10 PM
  3. David Houston posted a new thread.

    Mikuni bs34 . Pilot air jet

    [ATTACH] Hi guys I have a pair of mikuni bs34 carbs for my 1977 xs400. Could anyone tell me the diameter of the hole in Air Pilot Jet ....

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    Forum: The Garage

    May 7, 2021 at 1:31 PM
  4. nosebag liked xschris's post in the thread xs400 identification help..

    4g5 would be 80-83 se or u.s. custom for the uk. Very close to the u.s. 80sg model but yours would have points ignition. The bars and...

    May 7, 2021 at 10:35 AM
  5. nosebag liked spectra's post in the thread xs400 identification help..

    Yep I had an 81 and looks really close to what I had.

    May 7, 2021 at 10:35 AM
  6. spectra replied to the thread xs400 identification help..

    Yep I had an 81 and looks really close to what I had.

    May 7, 2021 at 7:55 AM
  7. Berniesxs replied to the thread Maxim 400 parts.

    I know this is an old thread but just seen it. Try yambits in the UK. They seem to have most parts.

    May 7, 2021 at 2:52 AM
  8. Berniesxs replied to the thread xs400 identification help..

    Hi. It's either an 80 or 81. If it is a preproduction model then it's 80. It's in nice shape. Good luck with it.

    May 7, 2021 at 2:38 AM
  9. jakes400 moved from Michigan to Germany.

    May 6, 2021 at 10:21 AM
  10. jakes400 posted a new thread.

    What model is this XS400 exactly?

    Hey everyone, I'm buying this XS400 https://www.ebay-kleinanzeigen.de/s-anzeige/motorrad-yamaha-xs/1722732712-305-7444 . It looks like...

    Forum: The Garage

    May 6, 2021 at 10:20 AM
  11. Berniesxs liked JPaganel's post in the thread I couldn't stay away... XS400 Heritage special resurrection.

    Aaaaand... It runs. I have rewired the stator, re-sleeved the field coil harness, put on a new chain, cleaned everything along the...

    May 6, 2021 at 2:49 AM
  12. nosebag attached a file to the thread xs400 identification help..

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  13. JPaganel posted a new thread.

    That thing where your starter doesn't work with painted bars

    The right hand control on the XS400 grounds through the bars. Weirdly, it doesn't even ground to the bars, but to the left control. I...

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    Forum: The Garage

    May 5, 2021 at 11:14 PM
  14. Forcefed attached a file to the thread Started building this bike I got in a box for free. Then I found this forum..

    Pump came today. Time to test it all.[ATTACH]

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  15. Berniesxs attached a file to the thread The start of a very long road.

    A photo of the transplant donor before surgery. It won't look as good again by the time I'm finished.

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  16. Berniesxs replied to the thread The start of a very long road.

    Always said it was better to be born lucky rather than good. Having said that, I do remember after my brother bought the bike, he...

    May 5, 2021 at 9:01 AM
  17. motoTrooper liked JPaganel's post in the thread I couldn't stay away... XS400 Heritage special resurrection.

    Aaaaand... It runs. I have rewired the stator, re-sleeved the field coil harness, put on a new chain, cleaned everything along the...

    May 5, 2021 at 7:51 AM
  18. motoTrooper liked JPaganel's post in the thread I couldn't stay away... XS400 Heritage special resurrection.

    Big day yesterday. New fork seals and oil, new brake shoes in the front, shiny new brake cable. Also new shocks in the rear. They are...

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  19. motoTrooper replied to the thread The start of a very long road.

    You lucky duck! Wow, people actually know what to do with grease nipples on your side of the pond.

    May 5, 2021 at 7:40 AM
  20. motoTrooper liked Berniesxs's post in the thread The start of a very long road.

    Moto Trooper. Removed swing arm from frame, slid out like it was put in there yesterday. All greased up and shiny like new.

    May 5, 2021 at 7:36 AM
  21. Berniesxs replied to the thread The start of a very long road.

    Moto Trooper. Removed swing arm from frame, slid out like it was put in there yesterday. All greased up and shiny like new.

    May 5, 2021 at 5:45 AM
  22. JPaganel posted a new thread.

    Choke detent

    So, my choke just moves in and out freely. My guess is that whoever was poking at the carbs last lost the ball and spring. Holy...

    Forum: The Garage

    May 5, 2021 at 12:19 AM
  23. JPaganel replied to the thread I couldn't stay away... XS400 Heritage special resurrection.

    Aaaaand... It runs. I have rewired the stator, re-sleeved the field coil harness, put on a new chain, cleaned everything along the...

    May 4, 2021 at 11:56 PM
  24. Forcefed attached a file to the thread Started building this bike I got in a box for free. Then I found this forum..

    Changed to a symmetrical intake manifold with a 39mm fcr pumper carb. Beautiful N/A runabililty when adjusted. Boost refrenced with no...

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  25. Forcefed replied to the thread Started building this bike I got in a box for free. Then I found this forum..

    Havent given up on it. Broke it back out, changed some things to benefit it. It takes longer than you think when you have more than one...

    May 4, 2021 at 6:41 PM
  26. Forcefed attached a file to the thread Started building this bike I got in a box for free. Then I found this forum..

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  27. spectra replied to the thread Mikuni bs34 carbs . Parts required..

    Try www.jetsrus.com not sure if they have them but they stock a lot of parts........

    May 4, 2021 at 6:38 PM
  28. spectra replied to the thread xs400 identification help..

    Post a pic of the bike.

    May 4, 2021 at 6:34 PM
  29. Yolandamaha liked XS400's post in the thread Yamaha XS400 Manuals.

    Service manual for the 1982 XS400 in English, French, and German. Large download. Should be good for all DOHC models. Chapter 1 -...

    May 4, 2021 at 4:07 PM
  30. nosebag posted a new thread.

    xs400 identification help.

    hi everyone, ive recently purchased an xs 400. The bike is on a uk q registration and the logbook only recognises it as a red yamaha 400...

    Forum: The Garage

    May 4, 2021 at 10:28 AM
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