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Forum: Old's Cool 01-01-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,484
Posted By teledan
Awesome story! Since owning the bike I have run...

Awesome story! Since owning the bike I have run into a number of people who have some sort of connection to an XT/TT500.
Forum: Old's Cool 12-31-2013, 08:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,484
Posted By teledan
I started the bike up so I could get a feel for...

I started the bike up so I could get a feel for what it will sound like, I think it is just about perfect sounding. Noticeably quieter than my old pipe :)
Forum: Old's Cool 12-31-2013, 08:23 AM
Replies: 520
Views: 140,749
Posted By teledan
Here are a few from this past Bonneville Vintage...

Here are a few from this past Bonneville Vintage GP:
...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-28-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,484
Posted By teledan
Thank you! Hope it works well.

Thank you! Hope it works well.
Forum: Old's Cool 12-26-2013, 06:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,484
Posted By teledan
Here's the muffler mocked up: ...

Here's the muffler mocked up:

http://i587.photobucket.com/albums/ss319/teledan/My%20XT500/21E9A3C6-2CF3-43F3-8774-68937FD1CE5D_zpsztqdxlpq.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-04-2013, 09:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,484
Posted By teledan
Hey Brewil, I had them bore to .0035" clearance. ...

Hey Brewil, I had them bore to .0035" clearance. So far so good! I also ended up getting a new header/midpipe from Flow:
...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-04-2013, 11:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 981
Posted By teledan
Maybe try searching "XT500" instead of "XT 500"? ...

Maybe try searching "XT500" instead of "XT 500"? Here is my thread:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=877524&highlight=xt500

Or maybe check out the xt500.co forum.
Forum: Old's Cool 07-05-2013, 09:00 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 40,497
Posted By teledan
Thanks, i'll give it a shot.

Thanks, i'll give it a shot.
Forum: Old's Cool 07-05-2013, 07:58 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 40,497
Posted By teledan
Interesting, thanks. I couldn't get the bike to...

Interesting, thanks. I couldn't get the bike to run right with the 6DH3 needle and P8 jet (I even tried the 6DH3 needle with the Q5 jet and it still wasn't running well) so I put the Q5 and the 6FJ6...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-05-2013, 07:55 AM
Replies: 2,513
Views: 1,206,296
Posted By teledan
I saw that too. Definitely not a flat track bike...

I saw that too. Definitely not a flat track bike but it looks like fun.
Forum: Old's Cool 07-03-2013, 10:50 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 40,497
Posted By teledan
It's just a normal P8 needle jet. What do you...

It's just a normal P8 needle jet. What do you mean by cut down? I am going to try the bottom notch on the needle and see how she runs. I have to put the motor back in first though :) there is...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-03-2013, 09:55 AM
Replies: 2,513
Views: 1,206,296
Posted By teledan
Headlight :) Heres my Contribution, DJ...

Headlight :)


Heres my Contribution, DJ sent me this pic of him:
...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-03-2013, 09:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,697
Posted By teledan
I think the dunlop k180s are really hard to find...

I think the dunlop k180s are really hard to find nowadays, at least in the states. Goldentyre makes a flat track tread. You might also check out the Heidenau K34's
Forum: Old's Cool 07-02-2013, 09:26 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 40,497
Posted By teledan
What position is the clip on your jet needle? I...

What position is the clip on your jet needle? I just put in the same needle and jet and had the clip in the middle notch but it was running pretty lean. I am going to try the bottom notch and see...
Forum: The Garage 06-24-2013, 09:29 AM
Replies: 1,464
Views: 172,716
Posted By teledan
Did the "Grub screw" repair on my XT500. This is...

Did the "Grub screw" repair on my XT500. This is where you drill and tap some holes in the Rocker box and use set (grub) screws to pin the rocker shafts in place because they start to rattle around...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-16-2013, 09:51 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 40,497
Posted By teledan
Awesome! I bought a pair of xs750 fork tubes and...

Awesome! I bought a pair of xs750 fork tubes and they are also 36mm so they should slide right in, I should be able to use a wheel from an xs650 and have everything bolt right up. We'll see though.
Forum: Old's Cool 05-16-2013, 05:25 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 40,497
Posted By teledan
I apologize if you mentioned it already but are...

I apologize if you mentioned it already but are you running the tt500 triple trees with those fork tubes?
Forum: Old's Cool 04-15-2013, 07:59 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 40,497
Posted By teledan
Man, I would have too. I usually check the...

Man, I would have too. I usually check the ksl.com classifieds at least once a day and there was a TT500 for $500 the other day and it was marked as Sold before I even saw it. Where did you end up...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-14-2013, 02:16 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 40,497
Posted By teledan
Was that the one on ksl.com?

Was that the one on ksl.com?
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2013, 11:43 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,242
Posted By teledan
Bike looks mean! nice work.

Bike looks mean! nice work.
Forum: Old's Cool 04-12-2013, 08:07 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,096
Posted By teledan
Nice! I would love to get the dents out of my...

Nice! I would love to get the dents out of my tank and polish it up.
Forum: Old's Cool 04-12-2013, 08:04 AM
Replies: 2,594
Views: 742,144
Posted By teledan
Well, I wanted a bike to do a bunch of mods to...

Well, I wanted a bike to do a bunch of mods to and the 80 was just too cherry to molest so I sold it and decided to use the money on the 81. I am sure I could have gotten more out of it but I don't...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-12-2013, 08:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,484
Posted By teledan
I am on a SUPER tight budget with this bike so I...

I am on a SUPER tight budget with this bike so I don't think i'll be getting anything from vintage spoke :) I am thinking about this high pipe from Flow:
...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-11-2013, 10:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,484
Posted By teledan
Thanks! Yes, it is VERY loud. I am actually...

Thanks! Yes, it is VERY loud. I am actually thinking about running something else, maybe a high pipe with a Cone Eng. muffler. This pipe is just a bit too loud for the street. Anyone want to buy...
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2013, 03:02 PM
Replies: 706
Views: 256,423
Posted By teledan
Nice looking bikes here! Here's my 1981 XT500: ...

Nice looking bikes here! Here's my 1981 XT500:

http://i587.photobucket.com/albums/ss319/teledan/My%20XT500/FF97BB9A-4D81-46F2-96E5-DC3F837F48E7-7843-000017431737736E_zps0be194d1.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-11-2013, 02:48 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,096
Posted By teledan
Another XT500 owner here. I am liking the bike...

Another XT500 owner here. I am liking the bike man! Here's mine:

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=877524
Forum: Old's Cool 04-11-2013, 08:56 AM
Replies: 2,594
Views: 742,144
Posted By teledan
Picked these babies up for $750 last summer. ...

Picked these babies up for $750 last summer.

http://i587.photobucket.com/albums/ss319/teledan/My%20XT500/PhotoJul0130859PM.jpg

I sold the one on the left for $1000 :wink:
Forum: Old's Cool 04-10-2013, 08:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,484
Posted By teledan
Thanks! I am digging your TT flattrack bike. I...

Thanks! I am digging your TT flattrack bike. I am curious to see how your jetting will turn out. This is what I am running right now:

30 Pilot
2.0 Air jet
2.5 slide
6FJ6/3 needle (raised...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-09-2013, 09:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,484
Posted By teledan
I figured it would, I am running led signals and...

I figured it would, I am running led signals and am planning on switching the brake light to an led. I would rather not run a battery and have the dim lights at idle than use a battery. At least...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-09-2013, 02:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,484
Posted By teledan
Sorry, I forgot to answer your question about the...

Sorry, I forgot to answer your question about the battery. I am actual running a battery eliminator.
Forum: Old's Cool 04-09-2013, 02:02 PM
Replies: 2,513
Views: 1,206,296
Posted By teledan
A few of my favs ...

A few of my favs

http://i587.photobucket.com/albums/ss319/teledan/Motorcycles/Yam%20500/42F95190-E72A-4F0E-A0C4-C0B2491FB203-1746-000003C68A88925C_zps5d835e99.jpg
...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-09-2013, 01:11 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 40,497
Posted By teledan
Great looking (and sounding) bike!! Let us know...

Great looking (and sounding) bike!! Let us know what you end up doing with the jetting, I am working on getting my XT500 tuned up with a new VM36. Ive got it pretty close but still not quite there.
Forum: Old's Cool 04-09-2013, 01:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,484
Posted By teledan
Nice! I saw your post on xt500.co great looking...

Nice! I saw your post on xt500.co great looking TT!
Forum: Old's Cool 04-09-2013, 01:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,484
Posted By teledan
I pieced together my own kit like Rex's...

I pieced together my own kit like Rex's Speedshop. Right after I got it all done he came out with his kit or else I would have just bought it from him. It seems to work well, the only issue I am...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-09-2013, 10:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,484
Posted By teledan
Teledan's XT500

Hey everybody, just joined so I thought I'd post some pics of my 81 Yamaha XT500. This is how she looked when I brought her home:
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