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    Why is it so "expensive" to build a Yamaha XS500??

    I like the xs750 triple although it is not immune from initial design issues. Plannn be on changing the primary drive chain and you need a 32mm deep socket to remove the clutch. I used to bore them to fit the XS1100 pistons but you could use CS850 pistons, rings and head gaskets. They respond...
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    Why is it so "expensive" to build a Yamaha XS500??

    So here are some issues I have run into trying to remake a 75 XS500. I had a 73 TX500 When they first came out and I worked in a Yamaha shop in High School. It had a head gasket leak shortly after I started using it. Turns out, the early engines have a 2 piece head where the Cam shafts have...
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