1. S

    '77 XS360 Backfiring above 5000 rpm + other issues

    EDIT: I think I found the issue, the new battery I installed is bad. For the life of me I cannot figure this out. Sorry for the long read but I feel like I should include everything I did, which is a lot. I recently replaced the coils on my Yamaha (1977 XS360) because the bike didn't really...

    Wanted - 1977 XS360 CARBS NEEDED

    Found, thanks
  3. Spiffarino

    Help with kick start install

    I just put my XS360 engine back in the frame after a top end rebuild. The engine turns over just fine with a socket wrench but the kick starter sticks and won't turn the crank. I've read the manual a couple of times but it's not making a lot of sense to me and the photo is useless. Any...
  4. Bury Me In Smoke

    For Sale - Parting Out 1976 XS360 & XS 400 Engine

    Selling everything I'm not using for a build Side Covers - $40 each Rear Turn Signals - $30 each Both Front Turn Signals w/ Headlight Mount - $70 Chain Guard - $15 Tool Box (no tools) - $15 Front and Rear Fenders - $30 each Battery Box - $25 Rear Inner Fender - $25 Seat (no tears) & Seat Pan -...
  5. J

    Really struggling here...

    Hey guys, having trouble getting my bike to run smoothly, or at all. Some back story... Ive got a 77 xs360 with Mikuni BS38's. ive owned the bike for about two years and done fairly minor work on it, mostly just cafeing it. I usually commute about 10 minutes to work on it and never have any...
  6. Kawakaze

    Carb. identification & gaskets help

    Hey ya'll, So I'm in the process of restoring a 1977 XS360, this is my first project bike and so far I've found this forum to be extremely informative and I'm very grateful to have found it. I'll get straight to the topic here. Im having some trouble identifying which Mikuni carburetor...
  7. Spiffarino

    Should I rebuild?

    I just got a donor bike with a running 400 engine. Now I'm trying to decide whether to rebuild my old 360 motor to have as a spare or to sell. Is it worth the trouble and expense?
  8. Daniel Lombana

    Is there any difference between a 1977 Yamaha XS360 and a XS360-2

    Hello guys! I just got my first bike. Is a 1977 Yamaha XS360 and I'm looking for certain parts but in some websites are asking me in the criteria if the model is a XS360-2. are there any difference between those two? Thanks
  9. J

    Cant for the life of me figure this out.. XS360 LED Conversion

    So, im trying to switch my 77 xs360 over to leds. right now, with the stock relay the lights turn on, but dont flash. Ive tried flasher relays from advance auto with no success. I tried using a three prong and grounding it with no success, it does however click at a really fast rate if the bike...
  10. J

    For Sale - 75-79 XS250/360/400 SR500 rear master cylinder seals/ rebuilt 4 sale

    After having many customers asking me about these parts, i finally have them all available to sell. My direct email address will get you the quickest response. We are located in Payson Utah USA and will ship anywhere in the world. junkboy64@gmail.com All parts are made in Japan out of modern...
  11. dpgraham4401

    For Sale - Haynes SOHC service manual

    New in wrapping Haynes service manual. for models xs400 xs250 xs360 1975 - 1984 Here's a link for it on MikesXS https://www.mikesxs.net/yamaha-xs650-haynes-manual-xs250-360-400.html?gclid=Cj0KCQjw3KzdBRDWARIsAIJ8TMQaQU3_4fh_yHs5osHqv1Zl26U1nw__o9hDK7RkCSkGePRty8u7VHMaAuadEALw_wcB Bought it...
  12. aus_xs360

    XS360 Pilot Jets

    Hey fellow xs'ers I've just installed some K&N oval pods and some open pipes and now preparing to re-jet to suit. my problem is, where the hell do you find xs360 pilot jets!!!!! these things seem to just not exist! I've read a couple threads here on the forum of people going up from the #17.5 to...
  13. Gray

    XS 360 "Chopper" simplified wiring diagram

    Hey folks, I'm trying to help a good friend get a bastardized '76 XS360 back on the road, and the last hurdle to jump is the wiring (of course). I rebuilt the motor crank-up a couple years ago, but it's all been sitting since then. Time to get this thing going. I'm looking for a simplified...
  14. dwray

    1977 XS360 won't start

    Okay so about a week ago I bought my first yamaha... a xs360, I've had a few other bikes and am relatively familiar with the process of fixing them and within a week or two i'll be riding down the road. However, this story's a bit different. I can't get it to pop at all with the kick starter...
  15. Greasey Fingers

    My XS360 build finished....finally!!!

    Greetings all! I finally finished my xs360 build, shes up and running and registered and on the road.....I was nearly over it at the end stages with all the fiddly crap (especially carbs) but got there in the end. This took a long time but I was in no hurry and I got most things the way I wanted...
  16. BBS360

    Hello from Vancouver Island! Newbie with an XS360C

    Hello everyone, My wife and I just recently bought a '76 XS360. It is my first motorcycle but she has some experience on two wheels. It needs some work: The previous owner seemed to think glue and silicone would be a good way to keep it running. The rear turn indicator was held on...
  17. P

    resistance ok? but still no spark! please assist?

    hi everyone, been reading this forum a lot in the past few months hoping to catch a clue as to what exactly my electrical problem is... no such luck for me. so I thought I might try and get a few personal responses? first things first... I have no spark. and its honestly puzzling me, because I...
  18. K

    1976 xs360?? for sale, advise

    Ok, I am not 100% positive if this is an XS360 or not, the carbs are a tad smaller than my 77XS400, so I assume, it says 1976 on the collar. Below are the pics of the bike I am interested in selling. I would like some ideas of what it might be worth to put a starting price on Ebay? I was...
  19. K

    Hello XS community….I have parts I am going to be selling in upcoming posts!

    Hello, I got involved with the Yamaha XS models by chance. A friend had 2 bikes in a barn (literally) that I bought…one had a title and one didn't…. I really didn't know what I was buying and did little research, but it has worked out well. The 1977 XS400 has a title and I have worked to...