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  1. Patmanbbe

    No spark - new coils - old CDI

    Greetings guys, Yea I know its me again... I just finished wiring up my bike's ignition and charging system. I havent wired up the guages or lights yet but those are on a seperate circuit anyway. I get the starter to crank when I push the start switch and I also verified power to the coils...
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    yamaha rubber intake boots

    Greetings, I am hoping to fins some intake boots for my 1984 Yamaha fj600. It is the rubber part that bolts to the engine than clamps onto the carbs. I think that the intake boots form the following bikes would be compatible also: Fz600 xj600 yx600 I am not sure but I think the carb boots...
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    What bike did you learn to ride on?

    I have fond and also painful memories of learning to ride from my dad as a 13 year old kid. Here is a pic of the bike he taught me on. This is not the actual bike but it is darn close to what I rode. This bike taught me to keep my butt off the seat when riding and use my legs. The seam...
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    Shinko 230 Tour Master

    I am shopping for tires for my '84 Yamaha fj600. It has 18 inch wheels front and back which I am finding are a pain to shop for. So far it seems the best value has been the Shinko 230 Tour Master. It gets great reviews online from what I have seen. Can anyone speak to these tires and their own...
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    SR500 gas tank for sale

    Hey guys. I got this tank from a local guy here in southern california. It doesnt fit my frame and it is in way too nice shape to cut up or modify to fit. No dents one small ding and a coupl eof light scratches. minimal rust inside a light acid wash will clean it up just fine. I paid $100 bucks...
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    Replacement ignition coils

    My service manual lists the primary resistance for my ignition coils as 2.7 Ohms I am looking to replace them as the plug wires have been completely ripped out and I don't see a way to repair them. From my understanding I need a coil that either matches or exceeds the Ohms. So for my application...
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    DIY A123 battery pack

    Greetings! I was hoping to get some feedback as I have seen a few people build them on this site. I am planning out how to build my battery pack using the a123 battery cells. I am not sure how many cells I should use in my pack. I have seen a couple builds using 6 and a couple using 8. I found...
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    Universal Rectifier Regulator

    Greetings, I was hoping to get some feedback from the forum on what they used to replace the old R/R on all the project bikes that roll through the forum. It is for 1984-85 Yamaha FJ600 and I need to purchase a universal Rectifier/Regulator. I am planning on using a Ballistic 8 cell evo 2...
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    1982 Yamaha Virago XV920 parts

    Hey guys I am cleaning out my garage and have a few bits and pieces left after selling my Virago xv920. Tail light $10 Turn Signals $10 per pair Headlight with housing $15 (light works and is brand new) Fork trim peices $25 each peice Airbox cover $15 Virago decorative trim peice $25...
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    Simplified wiring diagram 1984 fj600/xj600

    Greetings, I am starting in on my bike project. I need a simple wiring diagram to just make the engine run. I need to get some parts sourced and ordered as well. I am missing the CDI and Rectifier/Regulator. Anyone have a good source for these parts and perhaps even just a conceptual diagram...
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    simplified diagram

    Hey guys, I am looking for a simplified wiring diagram for the '84 Yamaha XJ600. I have a low-res copy of the complete wiring diagram but it is hard to read some and impossible to read the small print. If any one has a link to a hi-res copy of the diagram that would be awesome! I plan to...
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    '84 FJ600 build

    Greetings all! I just picked up a 1984 Yamaha FJ600 and will be rebuilding it from the frame up. I got a killer deal on the bike and will be working on a limited budget. The engine will need to be completely gone through as it was sitting in an open garage with no carbs on or any exhaust on...
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