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  1. cds1984 replied to the thread Pistons: 1 at a time or all 4?.

    Probably got a lot do with having to align the cams once the head goes on. Can see it being more fiddly jostling everything upside down...

    Jul 18, 2024 at 7:51 AM
  2. cds1984 liked k-moe's post in the thread Pistons: 1 at a time or all 4?.

    I set the pistons up so that the inner two are slightly higher than the outer two. That makes it a one-person job (for me anyway). I...

    Jul 18, 2024 at 7:44 AM
  3. cds1984 replied to the thread Dies after start and random plug.

    The wires to the coils come straight from the tci so unless power to the tci is affected by that wire it hasn't any importance in...

    Jul 18, 2024 at 7:40 AM
  4. Fuller56 replied to the thread Engine guards..

    They look like the ones from a Honda CX500.

    Jul 17, 2024 at 1:00 PM
  5. k-moe liked Aurel's post in the thread Xj750rh port polish.

    I didn't mean to yell at all, sorry you took it that way, I didn't intended to...

    Jul 17, 2024 at 11:46 AM
  6. k-moe replied to the thread Pistons: 1 at a time or all 4?.

    The pistons need to go into place before putting the cylinders on. This isn't a car engine.

    Jul 17, 2024 at 11:46 AM
  7. k-moe liked Franz's post in the thread Pistons: 1 at a time or all 4?.

    I do the same two inside pistons first and use wooden sticks to get the rings into the bores with the blocks below the pistons. Broke a...

    Jul 17, 2024 at 11:43 AM
  8. hogfiddles replied to the thread For Sale 81-83 XJ900 Seca Airbox.

    Xj900rk was not available in 1981-1982......

    Jul 17, 2024 at 8:06 AM
  9. hogfiddles replied to the thread Engine guards..

    No clue. Never saw those before. Actually, they LOOK like someone figured out another way to use saddlebag guards......

    Jul 17, 2024 at 8:05 AM
  10. a100man replied to the thread Replacing Cylinder Barrels/Jugs with existing Pistons and Rings..

    welding probably safer but not as much fun. I agree that seating the liner again so they are all within a couple of thou' would be...

    Jul 16, 2024 at 5:00 PM
  11. a100man replied to the thread Clutch drag.

    Dont ignore the consequences of an old stretchy cable..

    Jul 16, 2024 at 4:51 PM
  12. Oblivion replied to the thread Re-re-reviving my '81 Seca 750.

    I have wondered about a loose or grounding wire, but ran out of time to run that down this weekend.

    Jul 15, 2024 at 12:09 PM
  13. Oblivion liked minimuttly's post in the thread Re-re-reviving my '81 Seca 750.

    The saying is with the Vmax - if you're not making the oil light come on you aint riding it right...

    Jul 15, 2024 at 12:09 PM
  14. a100man replied to the thread Replacing Cylinder Barrels/Jugs with existing Pistons and Rings..

    Ive seen Millyard heat up cylinders on his BBQ and drop/knock the liners out. If you'r bravee you could try that i.e. swap them over....

    Jul 15, 2024 at 9:23 AM
  15. hogfiddles liked Brhatweed's post in the thread What did you do to your Yamaha today?.

    The knowledge on this forum can't be measured by the weight of gold, some really sharp cookies in this jar. Personally I've been on...

    Jul 15, 2024 at 6:24 AM
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