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  • Travis
    Travis replied to the thread New project - Yammy conversion.
    It's regional here. In some places, you can only get E10, but where I live, a lot of 91 octane and above is ethanol-free. A few gas...
  • drewpy
    drewpy replied to the thread New project - Yammy conversion.
    in the UK its mostly ethanol E10
  • CaptChrome
    Right on! +1 on this. Prep has to be extremely thorough for the sealer to last and work. I believe too many think sealers are the magic...
  • Travis
    Travis replied to the thread New project - Yammy conversion.
    I skip sealers and definitely skip any gas with any amount of ethanol! No E10 for anything other than our vehicles that we use regularly.
  • drewpy
    drewpy replied to the thread Control cable help?.
    not sure in Canada, but in the UK you can get cables made to order https://www.carrotcycles.co.uk/index.php?
  • drewpy
    drewpy replied to the thread New project - Yammy conversion.
    sealers only fail because the tanks were not prepped properly. I have two bikes with sealant in and no issues. That ethanol attracts...
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    thecurryman replied to the thread 77 xs400 starting problems.
    Thanks capt I will keep that in mind moving forward. Been kind of all over the place sourcing quality parts
  • CaptChrome
    CaptChrome replied to the thread 77 xs400 starting problems.
    Yup. They sell only OEM Yamaha parts - same as the dealers. I have used them all of the time after price shopping and never had a bad...
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    thecurryman replied to the thread 77 xs400 starting problems.
    Yeah that looks like the one I've got. Unfortunately I went through a local yamaha dealer and paid through the nose for two of them...
  • tstidham
    tstidham replied to the thread 77 xs400 starting problems.
    Near as I can tell, the yamaha part number is 2a2-14923-00 and partzilla claims to have 2 in stock...
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    Burdmando replied to the thread Control cable help?.
    After much digging I think I have found some extended throttle/clutch cables I hope. I’ve found a local bike shop that can do up the...
  • T
    thecurryman replied to the thread 77 xs400 starting problems.
    I thought that was your write up tstidham. Here's the one I got off a seller on ebay. Claims it worked when taken off the bike but we...
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  • JPaganel
    JPaganel replied to the thread Control cable help?.
    If we are talking a drum brake Special model, the front brake cable will be a problem. The one people sell on eBay tends to not fit...
  • CaptChrome
    CaptChrome replied to the thread Control cable help?.
    Welcome. You might get Yamaha cables to work from a different style of bike. I originally had buckhorn bars on my '81 XS400H Special...
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    patentgeek replied to the thread RD XS wheel compatibility.
    Looping back on this. I bought an XS400 wheel and test fitted it to my 1976 XT500. It mostly fits. I will need to trim a few...
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    Burdmando posted the thread Control cable help? in The Garage.
    Hello everyone! I recently bought a 400 that a guy had started turning into a bobber and got so far as throwing everything into a box...
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