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Forum: Old's Cool 12-22-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,153
Posted By CalsXS2
I can ask him. We actually trade work. So it...

I can ask him. We actually trade work. So it would not be for free. Not that I'm saying you would expect it free. :D

I kinda had to beg him to get to it. He's the kind of guy that bitches about it...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-17-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,153
Posted By CalsXS2
OK John. Here's what I did. I mounted the...

OK John. Here's what I did.

I mounted the caliper just like a normal install. Except I way over torqued the hell out of that mounting bolt. It held fine.

I then took the test bolt to the vise....
Forum: Old's Cool 12-17-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,153
Posted By CalsXS2
No I did not. But I will go do it now....

No I did not. But I will go do it now. :1drinkThanks for the idea. I have to make sure this is safe. But this has every bit of steel mounting threads that the lower bolt does.

So I think if you're...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-17-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,153
Posted By CalsXS2
As far as holding the pads in, I used some blue...

As far as holding the pads in, I used some blue painters tape. Then removed after the install.

Here's something new I just came up with. :evil What do you think about this idea.

I have the...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-06-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 353
Posted By CalsXS2
Video... Easy way I buffed my hubs. And painted.

As some of you might remember I kinda trashed my hubs by bead blasting them with too coarse of media.

Pics here. Post #9

http://www.xs650.com/forum/showthread.php?t=38641

I tried to buff...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-29-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,906
Posted By CalsXS2
I ran across this old pic. I kinda like the...

I ran across this old pic. I kinda like the stance in the first pic.



http://i479.photobucket.com/albums/rr153/Col_Cotton_Hill/Yamaha%20TX750/oldpictures279_zpsfb819988.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-27-2014, 01:01 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,153
Posted By CalsXS2
Did you come up with the proper metal line that...

Did you come up with the proper metal line that connects to the caliper or did you just re-bend one from the other side. I think you can do that?
Forum: Old's Cool 10-26-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,153
Posted By CalsXS2
John. Did you use factory rubber brake...

John.

Did you use factory rubber brake lines, or did you go stainless.
Forum: Old's Cool 10-25-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,153
Posted By CalsXS2
What vender did you see that at. Thanks for...

What vender did you see that at. Thanks for finding it for me.
Forum: Old's Cool 10-24-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,153
Posted By CalsXS2
I can't find any part # for the left side line...

I can't find any part # for the left side line holder. If you have time, could you have a look.

That's a good tip about the gold wing master. It looks identical. Now if I can find one that doesn't...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-22-2014, 11:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,153
Posted By CalsXS2
So John. Do you think it was worth the expense...

So John. Do you think it was worth the expense and effort to do this conversion.

I have the dual line splitter. But I would still need a master cylinder, line, clamp[you got a part number], and...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-30-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,016
Posted By CalsXS2
Will these Koyo bearings be alright.

My 73 Yamaha TX750 calls for 6303 front wheel bearings. I've read on the forum to upgrade to the 6303 2RS, which is the rubber shields.

So I buy some off of ebay for what I thought was a great...
Forum: The Garage 08-30-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,527
Posted By CalsXS2
I can't remember the exact sizes, and I'm at work...

I can't remember the exact sizes, and I'm at work so I can't go look. But mine were small compared to yours. I mounted the metric equivalents to 3.50x19 and 4.00x18.

My biggest problem besides ...
Forum: The Garage 08-24-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,580
Posted By CalsXS2
Did you fix this yet. If so, what was it. If...

Did you fix this yet. If so, what was it.

If not, I would break one bead and see if the tube is folded over, or something along those lines. Then before putting the tire back on I would put some...
Forum: The Garage 08-10-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 1,069
Views: 200,288
Posted By CalsXS2
I just set up the motorcycle tire changer. ...

I just set up the motorcycle tire changer.

With a few mods it is great. I also added the mojo blocks and mojoe lever. I'm very pleased with the set up. :D
...
Forum: The Garage 08-10-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,938
Posted By CalsXS2
I just finished setting up a Harbor Freight unit....

I just finished setting up a Harbor Freight unit. It does need some mods out of the box though. You need mojo blocks, and a mojo lever. I don't know how much it costs to get all the No-Mar stuff,...
Forum: The Garage 08-10-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,527
Posted By CalsXS2
Harbor Freight tire changer. Video's from a first time user.

Well, after loosing my free tire mounting guy, and not at all happy with the last shop I paid, I decided to get set up to change my own tire's.

Frankly, I have a shiity job and don't make much...
Forum: The Garage 06-26-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,832
Posted By CalsXS2
Here's what I ended up with. It's a Harbor...

Here's what I ended up with.

It's a Harbor Freight/Marc Parnes special edition with custom C.G. Wallace mod's. :D Now I just have to finish polishing my hub's and do a little lacing. Then I can...
Forum: The Garage 06-23-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,832
Posted By CalsXS2
Doesn't the thing need to be perfectly level. I...

Doesn't the thing need to be perfectly level. I would guess that would be hard to do with jack stands. Or is it not that critical. Just askin.

Dose the Marc Parnes shaft move any side to side. He...
Forum: The Garage 06-23-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,832
Posted By CalsXS2
Umm, that's exactly what I did was buy the HF...

Umm, that's exactly what I did was buy the HF deal for a stand. :D
Forum: The Garage 06-22-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,832
Posted By CalsXS2
Harbor Freight wheel balancer mod. Marc Parnes

Well guy's, I live right between 2 Harbor Freight stores. Between the 2 stores I looked a no less than 6 wheel balancers. There was no way I could bring myself to buy one. And I wanted one bad. ...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-22-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,906
Posted By CalsXS2
Forum: Old's Cool 06-14-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,906
Posted By CalsXS2
Yamaha TX750 owners check in!!

I've noticed some new guys popping up in threads, yet they don't have a thread of their own. I'd like to see just how many of us are out there. Old members and new.

So come on guys. Let us know...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-08-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,839
Posted By CalsXS2
So where ya at and how long will it take ya to...

So where ya at and how long will it take ya to get here. Looks like I'm buyin beer and piazza,,, lol.
Forum: Old's Cool 06-08-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,839
Posted By CalsXS2
You ever feel like you're getting no where on your build!!

Well let me tell ya. It's took me 3 years to get to where I'm at in the picture below. Now mind you I have done a lot of work.

I've went from cutting all the bracketry out to make a bobber, to...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-08-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,153
Posted By CalsXS2
Hey John. What clamp did you use to hold left...

Hey John. What clamp did you use to hold left side brake line to the fork?

Got any pic's of your install of the dual disc set up.
Forum: Old's Cool 05-23-2014, 01:17 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 16,537
Posted By CalsXS2
Is the TXDU site you mention the Australian site...

Is the TXDU site you mention the Australian site tx750 down under?
Forum: Old's Cool 05-23-2014, 12:33 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 16,537
Posted By CalsXS2
Whats this about a starter chain tensioner. ...

Whats this about a starter chain tensioner.

Is it like the one in this thread.
Forum: Old's Cool 04-19-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 689
Posted By CalsXS2
This is a pic test.

This is a pic test.
Forum: Old's Cool 04-19-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 689
Posted By CalsXS2
No I don't see a sig line. But is that a taptalk...

No I don't see a sig line. But is that a taptalk logo on the pic.
Forum: Old's Cool 04-19-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 689
Posted By CalsXS2
When ever you make a post, doesn't it...

When ever you make a post, doesn't it automatically add a sig say something like ''Posted from my android", or something like that.
Forum: Old's Cool 04-17-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 689
Posted By CalsXS2
Anyone using taptalk

Sorry. But I really didn't see a place for this. I think I'm using taptalk but not sure. So this is a test?

any of you other guys using it
Thanks.

well i thought it would say something at the...
Forum: Equipment 03-23-2014, 01:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,260
Posted By CalsXS2
So did you get this thing built. I want to see it...

So did you get this thing built. I want to see it as I'm about to do the same thing.
Forum: Old's Cool 02-27-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 887
Posted By CalsXS2
What are you using for a jack/lift. My tire...

What are you using for a jack/lift.

My tire guy is going to want both wheels at the same time. I wonder if one of the smaller sciccor jacks will hold the bike. What do ya think.
Forum: Old's Cool 02-27-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 887
Posted By CalsXS2
Thought those were splitsville on ya.

Thought those were splitsville on ya.
Forum: Old's Cool 02-27-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 887
Posted By CalsXS2
Yamha TX750 Guy's. What tire's are you running..

I'm about to pull the trigger and order tire's. What "MODERN" tire's are you guy's running.

Pic's would be great. And size's.

Did you get new tube's as well. Thanks
Forum: Old's Cool 01-24-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,848
Posted By CalsXS2
WOW!! That's clean!:1drink

WOW!!

That's clean!:1drink
Forum: Old's Cool 01-22-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,848
Posted By CalsXS2
Post up some pic's of your bike.

Post up some pic's of your bike.
Forum: Old's Cool 12-20-2013, 06:23 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 16,537
Posted By CalsXS2
Welcome!! Yup. Ya gotta post some pic's for...

Welcome!!

Yup. Ya gotta post some pic's for us. We love the pic's here. :1drink

If you're into facebook, there's a group there. Just type in "yamaha tx750". There's a lot of guy's from Aus on...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-21-2013, 03:09 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 16,537
Posted By CalsXS2
Wow. Those should cover the demand. :D

Wow. Those should cover the demand. :D
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