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I completely spaced taking any pics, but I got a set of the bronze outer bushings for the swingarm. Installed them, and the swingarm.
Headed out to the garage now to get the new tire mounted and installed. Then get the headlight on and maybe a putt around the block.
No pics to post, but after testing, it is putting out 11.6 VAC at idle and goes up 20VAC at 2000rpm and 23VAC at 2500.
Didn't rev it any higher, but that should be enough to keep the lights on.
I noticed some play in the rear end, wheel bearings and swing-arm bushings are going to nee...
I picked up a digital multi meter and the numbers look better. Tomorrow is a huge Charity ride benefiting local kids, sxo thats what I will be doing.
Sunday I will do a running test and see what the AC output is and go from there
So, I've been putzing around with the XL.
Couldn't get the clutch adjusted so it would fully disengage or not slip, it was either one or the other.
Pulled the adjusting plug, which had been replaced with a brass plug, held in by RTV and a screw. That's when I noticed the shaft would move every...
I'll have to go over the wiring diagram again. Previous owner started to build a new wiring harness. There is no battery but it runs, so that makes me think it has a magneto for the ignition, separate from the alternator.
Picked this up a couple of weeks ago. Have most of the missing pieces, wiring harness is a mess, but it runs.
Planning on a period Baja/Cross Country build, Vesco tank, Petty style fenders, brighter/bigger lights.
Does anyone know if I can convert the electrical/charging system to 12v and leave...