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Forum: Thumpers 09-14-2014, 06:01 PM
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Posted By amf4399
Thanks, that did the trick. When its cold it...

Thanks, that did the trick. When its cold it starts right up and will probably run all day. Now its a real bitch to start once its warmed up, actually impossible. If I take the spark plug out and...
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 13,442
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Posted By amf4399
Yeah, the carbs were all cleaned up so they...

Yeah, the carbs were all cleaned up so they should be ok. I like the fuel tap and filter ideal. That's the only thing I haven't touched. Thanks. wish me luck. Hopefully this solves my problem. Once I...
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2014, 04:16 PM
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Posted By amf4399
I hate to follow up with another starting problem...

I hate to follow up with another starting problem but I am desperate. I have had this bike for a long time. Getting it starting in the past really wasn't an issue. Pretty much in the order that...
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2013, 08:25 AM
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Posted By amf4399
I have watched his videos also. I learned a lot...

I have watched his videos also. I learned a lot from him. For one I have learned that the 86 carbs are different from the 83 carbs. I saw his video on carbs and the 86 has a low speed mixture screw....
Forum: Thumpers 12-04-2013, 02:13 PM
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Posted By amf4399
New! Honda xl600r heavy duty 200w stator alternator generator 1983-1987

Has anybody purchased one of these off ebay? I did and I was hoping it would basically be a plug and play. Not exactly. The new one has five wires (2) white, yellow, Green, and blk/red. Any buddy how...
Forum: Thumpers 11-17-2013, 05:02 PM
Replies: 13,442
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Posted By amf4399
I don't know why it is but I have no free play at...

I don't know why it is but I have no free play at all. Driving me crazy. Thanks.
Forum: Thumpers 11-17-2013, 06:50 AM
Replies: 13,442
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Posted By amf4399
Is there a trick to installing the throttle...

Is there a trick to installing the throttle cables? Turning out to be a real bitch. Searched around on here and seems some have had the same problem. I started from the carbs first and hate to think...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-23-2013, 06:11 PM
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Views: 1,921
Posted By amf4399
Thanks. Saw the preview. Looks pretty good. is it?

Thanks. Saw the preview. Looks pretty good. is it?
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2013, 06:01 PM
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Posted By amf4399
I have something different for some reason. looks...

I have something different for some reason. looks like I need (3) 8mx100 and (3) 8mx70. I have the originals but they are shot.
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2013, 02:12 PM
Replies: 13,442
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Posted By amf4399
I have searched everywhere. Where can I find...

I have searched everywhere. Where can I find replacement cylinder head bolts. 8m x100 1.25 and 8m x 70 1.25. At the dealer I am looking at about $50. I hoped to do better somewhere else if possible....
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2013, 02:33 PM
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Posted By amf4399
Thanks

Thanks
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2013, 06:11 PM
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Posted By amf4399
Very nice. I just started striping down my 85...

Very nice. I just started striping down my 85 TT600. How hard was it to add the lights or make it an Xt? Any threads on that? Thanks
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2013, 06:30 PM
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Posted By amf4399
Great thanks.

Great thanks.
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2013, 06:14 PM
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Posted By amf4399
I hate to ask this question because for those...

I hate to ask this question because for those that know what they are doing will know this answer. I omit that I don't know what I am doing but I am learning as I go.

Is 101.00mm the stock...
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2012, 06:02 AM
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Posted By amf4399
Hi Moparmanpete, Actually in the Italian version...

Hi Moparmanpete, Actually in the Italian version that you sent me it says something different. It says 30.85mm not 31.85mm which makes more sense. I think its a typo in the American manual.
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2012, 05:48 AM
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Posted By amf4399
On my 83 Xl600r. The specs for my Camshaft lobe...

On my 83 Xl600r. The specs for my Camshaft lobe height reads

Specification 31.023mm

and the wear limit is 31.85mm.

How can the wear limit be larger should it be smaller?
Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2012, 03:18 PM
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Views: 140,793
Posted By amf4399
Anybody know of any free on line pdf manuals for...

Anybody know of any free on line pdf manuals for the 85 Yamaha tt600?
Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2012, 02:49 PM
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Posted By amf4399
Hey Thanks. I had a manual but having an one in a...

Hey Thanks. I had a manual but having an one in a pdf makes my life a little easier. If you know where I can find one for a 85 Yamaha tt600 that would make my day. Can't find a free version.
Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2012, 02:41 PM
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Posted By amf4399
I don't think so but I will get back to you if I...

I don't think so but I will get back to you if I get bad news. thanks
Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2012, 02:40 PM
Replies: 13,442
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Posted By amf4399
Thanks, I found my manual and looked it up. In...

Thanks, I found my manual and looked it up. In other words I got off my lazy ass.
Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2012, 02:07 PM
Replies: 13,442
Views: 1,349,941
Posted By amf4399
A little help

I had a Friend of mine drop my cam off at a Cam shop and I was asked a question that I wasn't sure own. Are the intake and exhaust lobes the same? I have a 83Xl600r
Forum: Thumpers 11-03-2012, 01:48 PM
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Views: 140,793
Posted By amf4399
I have used the hammer before but this is the...

I have used the hammer before but this is the first time I had to use a air hammer. I bought this bike for parts but after sitting a year I decided to give it a try and see if I can restore it. I...
Forum: Thumpers 11-01-2012, 11:37 AM
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Views: 140,793
Posted By amf4399
What a bitch. Never had such a hard time getting...

What a bitch. Never had such a hard time getting a bolt out. Combination air hammer and sledge hammer did the trick. The only damage was the nut.
Forum: Thumpers 10-31-2012, 01:53 PM
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Views: 140,793
Posted By amf4399
Pissed Any tricks to removing the shaft pivot ? Mine...

Any tricks to removing the shaft pivot ? Mine won't budge. I am going to try an air hammer tomorrow and if that doesn't work it looks like drilling maybe. I hate to ruin the shaft , 50-60 bucks.
Forum: Thumpers 12-01-2011, 08:04 PM
Replies: 13,442
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Posted By amf4399
I am trying to find those pictures. The heat gun...

I am trying to find those pictures. The heat gun worked great. I had some scratches that the gun smoothed out. Not sure how bad the cracks are but one possibility would be , and I saw this on...
Forum: Thumpers 12-01-2011, 06:40 PM
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Posted By amf4399
heat gun and peanut butter

heat gun and peanut butter
Forum: Thumpers 12-01-2011, 06:36 PM
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Posted By amf4399
Some plastic work

Making slow progress on my xl but its coming along. Tried some things on my plastic rear fender which was really shot. I sanded it with 1000 grit , peanut butter and heat gun. The heat gun really did...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-16-2011, 04:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 14,895
Posted By amf4399
I can't make it so please post your pictures. At...

I can't make it so please post your pictures. At least I can see want I am missing.
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2011, 06:04 PM
Replies: 13,442
Views: 1,349,941
Posted By amf4399
I wish you success. I am also working on some...

I wish you success. I am also working on some products myself. Getting my pottery studio up and running again and hopefully have something to show soon and have been working on some soft luggage...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-03-2011, 08:57 AM
Replies: 515
Views: 142,168
Posted By amf4399
I hope you don't have a lot of chrome.

I hope you don't have a lot of chrome.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-03-2011, 08:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,347
Posted By amf4399
A good friend of miine is from Greece. She wants...

A good friend of miine is from Greece. She wants more photos !
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2011, 02:53 PM
Replies: 13,442
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Posted By amf4399
Yes its an 83. I like your idea of updating to a...

Yes its an 83. I like your idea of updating to a newer style intake boot and gasket. Is that all there is to it?
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2011, 07:11 AM
Replies: 13,442
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Posted By amf4399
Here is a picture of the left

Here is a picture of the left
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2011, 07:09 AM
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Posted By amf4399
This is my first real tear down so I am learning...

This is my first real tear down so I am learning a lot. Attached is a picture(s) of the intake. The left intake looks to me the way it should be but the one on the right looks like there is a lot of...
Forum: Ride reports 12-30-2010, 07:22 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 17,439
Posted By amf4399
You can almost turn this thread into a nice...

You can almost turn this thread into a nice coffee table book. Nice Photos
Forum: Thumpers 12-29-2010, 07:08 PM
Replies: 13,442
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Posted By amf4399
The Bike sat for a while so I pulled the carbs...

The Bike sat for a while so I pulled the carbs and cleaned them. Once I reinstalled them I couldn't get the acc cables hooked up. I tried everything. I was looking for a excuse to redo the bike...
Forum: Thumpers 12-29-2010, 01:00 PM
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Posted By amf4399
I have a question. My bike has over 12,000 miles...

I have a question. My bike has over 12,000 miles on it and I have pretty much have it torn down. Ran fine before I took it apart except I got frustrated with the accelerator cables which lead to this...
Forum: Thumpers 12-28-2010, 09:58 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 20,257
Posted By amf4399
I just came acrossed then same problem. I put a...

I just came acrossed then same problem. I put a few drops of penetrating oil tapped it a few times then pulled. Came right out. whew
Forum: Thumpers 12-25-2010, 06:24 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 35,536
Posted By amf4399
I just want to say thanks Duffman for the airbox...

I just want to say thanks Duffman for the airbox install instructions. Still was a PIA but it made it a lot easier. I hate to think want it would of been like without your instructions. I had to go...
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2010, 06:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,167
Posted By amf4399
Isn't there a thread on here somewhere where...

Isn't there a thread on here somewhere where someone has done that mod? If not can you take some pictures of the mod. I might try the same thing.
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