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Forum: Airheads 12-23-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 242
Posted By tennessee thumper
Happy Holidays Everyone!

and thanks the ADV for all they do.

We are fortunate to have the problems discussed here.
Forum: Airheads 12-18-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,418
Posted By tennessee thumper
Tearing into the dash is the one chore I don't...

Tearing into the dash is the one chore I don't care for at all with the PD.

Triple check all connections, bulb fittings, etc.....then check them once more before the whole things gets buttoned...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-17-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 2,000
Views: 343,243
Posted By tennessee thumper
Maybe spend some time here...you'll probably find...

Maybe spend some time here...you'll probably find alot of answers to questions you've yet to ask.

http://www.xs650.com/forum/index.php (http://www.xs650.com/forum/index.php)
Forum: Airheads 12-12-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,199
Posted By tennessee thumper
New bike fever, nothin like it. Enjoy!

New bike fever, nothin like it. Enjoy!
Forum: Airheads 12-10-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 674
Posted By tennessee thumper
Ordered rebulid parts for my PD below...can't...

Ordered rebulid parts for my PD below...can't recall part #'s but I can dig up the receipt if needed. The link is from a Ducati parts website.

F08 is the model, as I recall. You can probably get...
Forum: Airheads 12-08-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,910
Posted By tennessee thumper
There are also these... ...

There are also these...

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1021102&highlight=leather+tool+roll (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1021102&highlight=leather+tool+roll)

Pretty...
Forum: Airheads 12-08-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,187
Posted By tennessee thumper
If there is another style or make available, I am...

If there is another style or make available, I am not aware of it.

Odd that you have this issue.

Seems there maybe something else causing this? Sure you have looked at this a million time...
Forum: Thumpers 12-07-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 22,684
Views: 2,879,332
Posted By tennessee thumper
http://i297.photobucket.com/albums/mm215/bremoit/M...

http://i297.photobucket.com/albums/mm215/bremoit/MC%20Wrenchin%20%20Nov%2014/DSCN5074_zpsb5baed01.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-07-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 2,000
Views: 343,243
Posted By tennessee thumper
Congrats...money in pocket + bike you want do not...

Congrats...money in pocket + bike you want do not always line up. Good for you.

Not a fan of the hack and tack jobs on these bikes either but whatever, guys like doing it and have fun with it,...
Forum: Airheads 12-05-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 672
Posted By tennessee thumper
Fiddling around is half the fun of owning a bike,...

Fiddling around is half the fun of owning a bike, that being said...

you might have just removed the windshield from the PD dash and had all the air flow you wanted?

Done it many times when...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-02-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 2,000
Views: 343,243
Posted By tennessee thumper
Old School BMW Tank Bag on XS

Don't have a lot of XS knowledge yet but I do have a bit on this style BMW:
http://i297.photobucket.com/albums/mm215/bremoit/Yamaha%20XS%20650/DSCN5018_zps5a30d62d.jpg...
Forum: Airheads 12-02-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 7,246
Views: 1,446,781
Posted By tennessee thumper
PD Tank Bag On an XS air-cooler

Bag from this bike
http://i297.photobucket.com/albums/mm215/bremoit/Yamaha%20XS%20650/DSCN5018_zps5a30d62d.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-27-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 2,000
Views: 343,243
Posted By tennessee thumper
RFG...Great tip on the Duro, thanks. Not...

RFG...Great tip on the Duro, thanks.

Not sure how I missed that one on the MSS website?

http://www.motorcycle-superstore.com/14941/i/duro-hf-904-median-dual-sport-rear-tire

They offer a...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-27-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 2,000
Views: 343,243
Posted By tennessee thumper
Totally with you, there will be no hack job on...

Totally with you, there will be no hack job on this.

You are right, a fellow in St. Louis did the resto back in 2011 with 11,000 miles on the clock. He dropped a dime on parts and did the labor...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-27-2014, 04:25 AM
Replies: 2,000
Views: 343,243
Posted By tennessee thumper
Thanks fellas, been waiting for a good one to pop...

Thanks fellas, been waiting for a good one to pop up in my area for sometime now.

Hinged seat, yes, kind of like a hood stay on a car. It's a neat design touch that keeps the seat from slamming...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-26-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 2,000
Views: 343,243
Posted By tennessee thumper
Funny, so we are learning on opposite ends of the...

Funny, so we are learning on opposite ends of the spectrum here. You got a BMW airhead?

One thing I noticed right off was the smell of the Yamaha was markedly different than the BMW.

Both...
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 22,684
Views: 2,879,332
Posted By tennessee thumper
New E Start

Kudos to BaWa for building this e-start kit.

It's a void in the market and done right, I think folks will pay for a good product that works.

Keep up the good work, looking forward to seeing...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-26-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 2,000
Views: 343,243
Posted By tennessee thumper
Pre-she-ate the comments on highway/crash bar...

Pre-she-ate the comments on highway/crash bar fitment gents. Any pics one might post of that two piece style ( I am refrencing) mounted on a bike would be nice.

The bike in question below; it...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-24-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 2,000
Views: 343,243
Posted By tennessee thumper
Parts Check

Can anyone confirm these are proper case/crash guards for a 79 model?

http://www.ebay.com/itm/121256457676?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&fromMakeTrack=true
Forum: Old's Cool 11-22-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 2,000
Views: 343,243
Posted By tennessee thumper
Thanks for the comments. Stands to reason a...

Thanks for the comments.

Stands to reason a Pro Taper would be tapered I suppose.

I'm looking at mounting a Evo CR high set, like I run on my XR-R Honda. New bars do come with mounting adapters...
Forum: Thumpers 11-21-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 22,684
Views: 2,879,332
Posted By tennessee thumper
http://i297.photobucket.com/albums/mm215/bremoit/X...

http://i297.photobucket.com/albums/mm215/bremoit/XR%20650R/IMG_7487copy2_zps27abbbfe.jpg (http://s297.photobucket.com/user/bremoit/media/XR%20650R/IMG_7487copy2_zps27abbbfe.jpg.html)
Forum: Vendors 11-21-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,328
Posted By tennessee thumper
12/2/14 Taking orders, more leather in...

12/2/14

Taking orders, more leather in stock ready to roll!
Forum: Old's Cool 11-21-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 2,000
Views: 343,243
Posted By tennessee thumper
Gents, Wanting to go Pro Taper Evo 1 1/8"...

Gents,

Wanting to go Pro Taper Evo 1 1/8" handlebars on a XS.

Will the stock controls fit on these bars? Not thinking they will.

L/R controls and throttle tube seem they would need to be...
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 22,684
Views: 2,879,332
Posted By tennessee thumper
All ears on Rekluse comments....

All ears on Rekluse comments....
Forum: Vendors 11-19-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,328
Posted By tennessee thumper
Thanks for the thought. I saw Union Garage...

Thanks for the thought.

I saw Union Garage in NYC did a similar canvas roll with grommets for hanging.

No reason that could not be an option as each of these are made to order.
Forum: Airheads 11-18-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 737
Posted By tennessee thumper
False Alarm

Hey,

I just searched high and low for the guards but no dice. I was certain I had these but I don't. Sorry for the false alarm. I refunded the paypal you sent for shipping.

If I come across...
Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 22,684
Views: 2,879,332
Posted By tennessee thumper
I've wondered about the Rekluse on the R as well...

I've wondered about the Rekluse on the R as well and how it will effect the type of riding I do on this bike. Maybe when I put the mini Evel Knievel suit up in the closet, I'll give it a whirl?
...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-18-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 2,000
Views: 343,243
Posted By tennessee thumper
Gents, Considering a late model XS for...

Gents,

Considering a late model XS for purchase, 1983 to be exact, and wondering a few things.

What is considered a high mileage bike, all things equal?

Can earlier model (mid 70's) seats...
Forum: Airheads 11-18-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 737
Posted By tennessee thumper
Yep, should work fine for your application. ...

Yep, should work fine for your application.

Happy to pass these on as they are just taking up space in a parts box right now.
Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 22,684
Views: 2,879,332
Posted By tennessee thumper
Right ON! Way to get up and get down on...

Right ON!

Way to get up and get down on the R!

Love it.
Forum: Airheads 11-16-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 737
Posted By tennessee thumper
I have a pair of the original ones that came on...

I have a pair of the original ones that came on my PD. They were white, I painted them with a black plasti-dip sort of coating and now sit in a box, never to be used again.

They could be sanded...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-14-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,137
Posted By tennessee thumper
Leather Tool Roll For Sale

UPDATE: 11/14/14

All prices include shipping

Standard size $65

Supersize $75.

Black or Brown leather
Forum: Airheads 11-14-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,384
Posted By tennessee thumper
All, Without benefit of the diagram and...

All,

Without benefit of the diagram and also reading previous posts, I want to say I beleive there is a stock relay on the 88-95 R100's?

I know there are two identical relays that are inline...
Forum: Airheads 11-13-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,384
Posted By tennessee thumper
Duly noted on the relay set up...I'll check it...

Duly noted on the relay set up...I'll check it out.
Forum: Airheads 11-13-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 8,053
Posted By tennessee thumper
New pics of Leather Tool Rolls

UPDATE: 11/14/14

All prices include shipping

Standard size $65

Supersize $75.

Black or Brown leather
Forum: Vendors 11-13-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,328
Posted By tennessee thumper
Thanks fellas, glad you are enjoying the rolls. ...

Thanks fellas, glad you are enjoying the rolls.

New pics added, standard size now available.
Forum: Airheads 11-13-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,384
Posted By tennessee thumper
Wiring follows stock horn leads...green and...

Wiring follows stock horn leads...green and brown. Those are extended and run to on connector of each horn, then another line runs in series from one horn to the other....I think. I followed the...
Forum: Airheads 11-13-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,384
Posted By tennessee thumper
Cool pic above. Here is what I used to...

Cool pic above.

Here is what I used to replace the dual tone fiamm's when they crapped out. I mount them to the 13mm bolt on the forward part of the crash bar or splash guard, cant remember which...
Forum: Airheads 11-13-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 451
Posted By tennessee thumper
Sharp GSPD for sale on IBMWR

Just a heads up....

Saw the ad a few days ago and had the seller email me a photo just for kicks. Bike is pretty sharp and priced to sell.

Almost thought about getting it to flip for a few...
Forum: Airheads 11-13-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 474
Posted By tennessee thumper
Duly noted and thanks for the update. I'll give...

Duly noted and thanks for the update. I'll give it a whirl myself. It has a been a few years since I lubed that whole mechanism there.

Cheers
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