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Author Topic: Project Shinjimei- 73 TX500  (Read 93162 times)

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Re: Project Shinjimei- 73 TX500
« Reply #420 on: May 17, 2018, 17:34:17 »
Cool, they have a horrible reputation here, tx750's being the worst. Apparently all balancer and oil froth issues can be solved though.
Yeah,  it's the TX handle that gives everyone fits,  and it's all because of the 750. The 500 had the balance shady up high,  above the transmission.  Only real issue was that it was difficult to adjust the tension on the chain driving the balance shaft on the early models,  and of course there was the cylinder head cracking issue on those as well.  '76 and later were really nice.

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Re: Project Shinjimei- 73 TX500
« Reply #421 on: May 17, 2018, 17:35:19 »
Well..... No going back now...

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Re: Project Shinjimei- 73 TX500
« Reply #422 on: May 18, 2018, 22:35:36 »
Yeah,  it's the TX handle that gives everyone fits,  and it's all because of the 750. The 500 had the balance shady up high,  above the transmission.  Only real issue was that it was difficult to adjust the tension on the chain driving the balance shaft on the early models,  and of course there was the cylinder head cracking issue on those as well.  '76 and later were really nice.

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Shaft. Balance shaft.
"I suppose I'd say.... BOLLOCKS! But that's pretty much a reflex for me."

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