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Forum: Old's Cool 05-24-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 8,114
Views: 3,177,018
Posted By appiebroomer
My '73 TX750 Yamaha

url=https://flic.kr/p/nA4owi]https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7421/14168914093_e08024a00c_b.jpg[/url]long muffler 1 (https://flic.kr/p/nA4owi) by albaljeu (https://www.flickr.com/people/11059421@N07/),...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-15-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 14,431
Posted By appiebroomer
TX750's WANTED

All makes and models welcome.

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Grand-Bends-Vintage-Bike-Days/204561802964090


https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7336/14004778969_e69dc3f12d_b.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-15-2013, 06:45 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 22,741
Posted By appiebroomer
Before and after pics

Before and after pics can be seen on my tx750 Yamaha facebook page

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Yamaha-tx750/577360362288325
Forum: Old's Cool 11-14-2013, 03:29 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 14,431
Posted By appiebroomer
Date code

The tire was made in the 38th week of 2009 (3809). Not that old.
Forum: Old's Cool 11-13-2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 22,741
Posted By appiebroomer
Concours, here is the TX project I bought from Gary I.

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2858/10842559736_6b7574be56_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/11059421@N07/10842559736/)
Father (http://www.flickr.com/photos/11059421@N07/10842559736/) by albaljeu...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-13-2013, 08:37 PM
Replies: 15,426
Views: 8,946,470
Posted By appiebroomer
Michelle Ann Duff

http://www.michelle-duff.ca/webphotos/ra97iom07.jpg
Michelle Ann Duff (born Michael Alan Duff on December 13, 1939 in Toronto (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toronto)) is a former Grand Prix...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-10-2013, 03:44 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 14,431
Posted By appiebroomer
[QUOTE=CalsXS2;22071861]Did your set screw that...

[QUOTE=CalsXS2;22071861]Did your set screw that you put on the gear come loose. BTW. What size did you use. I want to do mine too.

tight, checked it. #10 32tpi
Forum: Old's Cool 08-10-2013, 12:00 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 14,431
Posted By appiebroomer
http://i479.photobucket.com/albums/rr153/Col_Cotto...

http://i479.photobucket.com/albums/rr153/Col_Cotton_Hill/Yamaha%20TX750%20starter%20clutch%20mod/YamahaTX750starterclutchmod037copy_zpsa64b8252.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-10-2013, 08:48 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 14,431
Posted By appiebroomer
After reading about your temperature concerns...

After reading about your temperature concerns regarding the use of UHMW for the chain tensioner and after completing a 150 mile ride, the last 25 miles at 85 plus MPH, I thought I'd had better take a...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-08-2013, 06:32 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 14,431
Posted By appiebroomer
Cal, about the popping. Have you checked for...

Cal, about the popping. Have you checked for tight exhaust valves? I think the factory spec of .002 is a little tight, I run mine at about .004
Forum: Old's Cool 08-08-2013, 06:28 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 14,431
Posted By appiebroomer
Here's what I did. The tensioner is made out of...

Here's what I did. The tensioner is made out of one piece of UHMW. It sits in a depression in the engine case and gets sandwiched between the engine case and the alternator cover to hold it in place....
Forum: Old's Cool 08-08-2013, 05:29 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 14,431
Posted By appiebroomer
Above the chain is not good. When the starter is...

Above the chain is not good. When the starter is cranked it would put too much pressure on the tensioner. Bottom is the only place.
Even though the chain is not turning when the engine is running it...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-07-2013, 10:45 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 14,431
Posted By appiebroomer
Popping from exhaust

Cal, that popping is that from one side only ? If it is, it's likely a synchronization issue. Are you running stock exhaust ? I found by going to a larger pilot jet that the popping is also...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-06-2013, 07:26 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 14,431
Posted By appiebroomer
Cal, You had me wondering about that noise on the...

Cal, You had me wondering about that noise on the left side and the galling on the rotor and stator so I took mine apart today. I made up a chain tensioner out of a piece of Ultra high molecular...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-06-2013, 05:22 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 14,431
Posted By appiebroomer
Cal, yes my rotor and stator also have that...

Cal, yes my rotor and stator also have that damage. I also checked one of my spare sprocket wheels and the bushing is also pushed out a bit. These conditions may also be the source of some of the...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-05-2013, 07:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,067
Posted By appiebroomer
Check out this parts list for the starter chain....

Check out this parts list for the starter chain. It shows the tensioner/guide I was talking about.


http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2874/9446480437_f444cbcd49_o.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-05-2013, 07:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,067
Posted By appiebroomer
Cal, when you get yours apart, take note of the...

Cal, when you get yours apart, take note of the amount of slack in the starter chain, also if you look at the inside of the cover you'll see where the chain has been rubbing (or more like slapping)...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-05-2013, 02:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,067
Posted By appiebroomer
Cal, about that noise on the left side, I have it...

Cal, about that noise on the left side, I have it too. I'm suspect it's something inside the alternator case. It might be the starter motor chain slapping the case. The chain naturally has slack in...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-05-2013, 06:12 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 14,431
Posted By appiebroomer
Nice Job Calvin. Thanks for posting. How did you...

Nice Job Calvin. Thanks for posting. How did you find Argo ?
Forum: Old's Cool 07-24-2013, 06:10 PM
Replies: 7,303
Views: 3,332,219
Posted By appiebroomer
No, I don't mind. In fact, I'm glad you like it....

No, I don't mind. In fact, I'm glad you like it. You can also visit my "tx750 Yamaha" facebook page to see more tx750 Yamaha's. https://www.facebook.com/pages/Yamaha-tx750/577360362288325
Forum: Old's Cool 07-23-2013, 01:01 PM
Replies: 7,303
Views: 3,332,219
Posted By appiebroomer
Evening Sun

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7460/9354327196_844ef0fc4c_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/11059421@N07/9354327196/)
tx mountain (http://www.flickr.com/photos/11059421@N07/9354327196/) by albaljeu...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-19-2013, 07:56 PM
Replies: 7,303
Views: 3,332,219
Posted By appiebroomer
Evening sun

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7282/9178187949_705ebacb7e_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/11059421@N07/9178187949/)
20130625_210601[1] (http://www.flickr.com/photos/11059421@N07/9178187949/) by...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-24-2013, 06:11 PM
Replies: 688
Views: 100,111
Posted By appiebroomer
Black Cafe

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7226/7331394964_a062d4b16b_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/11059421@N07/7331394964/)
1973 TX750 YAMAHA (http://www.flickr.com/photos/11059421@N07/7331394964/) by...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-17-2013, 05:59 PM
Replies: 318
Views: 48,957
Posted By appiebroomer
The TX750 Yamaha

IMHO this much maligned, short lived (only built em for 2 years), Yamaha was one of the best looking UJM"s of all time. Handsome motor, beautifully shaped gas tank, simple clean lines, twin cylinder,...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-11-2013, 03:35 PM
Replies: 15,426
Views: 8,946,470
Posted By appiebroomer
In the spirit of this thread. Love these bikes....

In the spirit of this thread.
Love these bikes.
Help me find one of these TX750 Yamaha's. I'm looking for a project.

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8095/8465686073_6801c8f966_b.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-10-2013, 06:11 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 22,741
Posted By appiebroomer
I never rode the bike before I drilled the...

I never rode the bike before I drilled the rotors, so I don't know, but I would think there would be an improvement in the rain, the stock front brake was notoriously poor in the wet. Drilled rotors...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-10-2013, 03:52 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 22,741
Posted By appiebroomer
17

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Forum: Old's Cool 02-10-2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 15,426
Views: 8,946,470
Posted By appiebroomer
Like this ? ...

Like this ?

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8527/8461757011_37d075ceb5.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/11059421@N07/8461757011/)
0001-30~Old-Racing-Posters copy...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-10-2013, 11:44 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 22,741
Posted By appiebroomer
yeah, that's a 36t, replaced the stock 33t. I had...

yeah, that's a 36t, replaced the stock 33t. I had a 38 on it but ran out of gears to quick.
Forum: Old's Cool 02-10-2013, 06:18 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 22,741
Posted By appiebroomer
Help me find another one.

I'm trying to find another TX750 to build like the one I photoshopped below.
Anybody have one available ?

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8189/8449794254_f46b6518ac_b.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-10-2013, 06:13 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 22,741
Posted By appiebroomer
Concours, if yours is a 73 , looks like you have...

Concours, if yours is a 73 , looks like you have the oil cooler and deep sump upgrade. I believe the 74 had those mods done at the factory.
Did you repaint yours or is that original paint ?
Forum: Old's Cool 02-10-2013, 12:15 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 22,741
Posted By appiebroomer
Canada only got the single disc. I converted mine...

Canada only got the single disc. I converted mine to dual.
Forum: Old's Cool 02-09-2013, 05:51 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 22,741
Posted By appiebroomer
Homemade pipes, crossover eliminated, removed a...

Homemade pipes, crossover eliminated, removed a heat source.
Converted to dual discs using ZX6R master cylinder, stops real good now.
From Sarnia Ontario Canada.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-09-2013, 04:04 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 22,741
Posted By appiebroomer
Thats a Legandary Motorcycles fiberglass tank, a...

Thats a Legandary Motorcycles fiberglass tank, a Gus Kuhn Norton replica tank.
Forum: Old's Cool 02-09-2013, 12:32 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 22,741
Posted By appiebroomer
1973 TX750 Yamaha

Here's mine. I really enjoy riding this bike, smooth torquey engine. Not something people see everyday.

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7139/7559286638_b7de880a8c_b.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-12-2012, 06:47 PM
Replies: 7,303
Views: 3,332,219
Posted By appiebroomer
just another cafe

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7139/7559286638_b7de880a8c_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/11059421@N07/7559286638/)
ypsi 006 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/11059421@N07/7559286638/) by albaljeu...
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