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  1. bigfitz52 replied to the thread 650 RJ Wiring Harness.

    A 650 Seca harness will be just as easy to find as one from an '82 Maxim, possibly easier. Neither are commonly available, both both...

    Sep 24, 2020 at 9:06 AM
  2. bigfitz52 replied to the thread Parts ready for cleaning!.

    What you are stripping off in the pic is the very tough, original, silver engine paint. Most of the XJs had silver-painted upper...

    Sep 24, 2020 at 8:49 AM
  3. bigfitz52 replied to the thread Carb question.

    That would help. But before you start messing with the carburetors, have you checked the valve clearances? How many miles on the bike?...

    Sep 24, 2020 at 8:34 AM
  4. bigfitz52 replied to the thread Kickstand switch.

    The other facet of the safety circuit is the clutch switch, which will allow the bike to be started in gear, as long as the sidestand is...

    Sep 24, 2020 at 8:10 AM
  5. ecologito liked Franz's post in the thread Another bike for the stable.

    Polock should be Hogfiddles marketing manager :D

    Sep 24, 2020 at 6:15 AM
  6. ecologito liked Polock's post in the thread Another bike for the stable.

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    Sep 24, 2020 at 6:15 AM
  7. Rooster53 liked chacal's post in the thread Kickstand switch.

    You can do that, but then you risk driving off with the sidestand down (this is what the switch/relay is supposed to prevent), and the...

    Sep 24, 2020 at 4:40 AM
  8. biggo replied to the thread XJ900F poor running - Spark issues.

    Check what voltage you are getting to TCI unit and ignition coils with motor running .I had similar issue ended up being voltage drop...

    Sep 24, 2020 at 2:30 AM
  9. xHondaHack attached a file to the thread My rare 85 Maxim X 750 only 4700klms.

    Seems like it's in awesome shape, but I'd be cautious if the bike doesn't have legit documents. Here's a snap shot of a 700X I built...

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  10. k-moe replied to the thread Parts ready for cleaning!.

    Plese, please, please keep all posts about fixing your bike in one thread. The history of what you do really helps us all keep track of...

    Sep 23, 2020 at 8:15 PM
  11. k-moe replied to the thread Kickstand switch.

    Cleaning the sidestand switch is easy. They rarely actually fail. Remove the rubber boot from the switch housing. Spray contact cleaner...

    Sep 23, 2020 at 8:13 PM
  12. k-moe liked XJ550H's post in the thread Kickstand switch.

    you should fix it. ok got that out of the way you can pull the relay untill you fix switch or just unplug the black and white wire at...

    Sep 23, 2020 at 8:11 PM
  13. k-moe liked chacal's post in the thread Kickstand switch.

    You can do that, but then you risk driving off with the sidestand down (this is what the switch/relay is supposed to prevent), and the...

    Sep 23, 2020 at 8:10 PM
  14. ecologito liked hogfiddles's post in the thread Stolen XJ, maybe new XJ?.

    Yaaaaay!!! This is the third or so bike that has been found that I can recall. 1. One was in Texas (iirc), bike was stolen by a bunch...

    Sep 23, 2020 at 7:47 PM
  15. ecologito liked hogfiddles's post in the thread Another bike for the stable.

    I just picked up another 900rk for the stable yesterday....it was a gorgeous bike til the previous owner had to flop it quick because of...

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