General Electrical Issues

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newBookmarkLockedFalling yamaha xs2
chazzer 0 634 by chazzer
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newBookmarkLockedFalling starter solinoid
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newBookmarkLockedFalling Mikes Xs Pamco
motormike 7 2,197 by grizld1
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newBookmarkLockedFalling Pamco Ignition not sparking
micahdsmith 1 975 by xsleo
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newBookmarkLockedFalling possible charging issue
billychop 26 1,998 by xsleo
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newBookmarkLockedFalling Ken Maxwell CD
lidirtrider 2 736 by lidirtrider
Aug 19, 2011 23:12:44 GMT -5
newBookmarkLockedFalling HELP push button kill switch ?
dbeck 2 876 by dbeck
Aug 13, 2011 22:02:14 GMT -5
newBookmarkLockedFalling spark plug cap for pamco ultimate coil
jcap 1 712 by pamcopete
Aug 7, 2011 18:53:11 GMT -5
newBookmarkLockedFalling horn relay wiring
Chuckwagon 9 1,055 by preston
Aug 3, 2011 9:02:57 GMT -5
newBookmarkLockedFalling pamco bursts into flames
dpmulvan 2 1,340 by garbln
Aug 2, 2011 17:32:49 GMT -5
newBookmarkLockedFalling Harness Chop/Stupid Trick of the Week Prevention
mistermoe 3 739 by ShakerNorm
Jul 19, 2011 18:20:48 GMT -5
newBookmarkLockedFalling Dual coil resistance - I think the manual is wrong
dogbunny 3 957 by dogbunny
Jul 12, 2011 11:47:43 GMT -5
newBookmarkLockedFalling testing the oem CDI unit
dougthepostie 2 627 by pamcopete
Jul 11, 2011 19:17:26 GMT -5
newBookmarkLockedFalling Alternator wiring harness
ShakerNorm 8 1,206 by ShakerNorm
Jul 4, 2011 22:04:25 GMT -5
newBookmarkLockedFalling Starter stopped working
markarnold 1 639 by 5twins
Jun 17, 2011 16:13:48 GMT -5
newBookmarkLockedFalling Starter motor seals
markee 2 866 by 5twins
Jun 14, 2011 11:47:44 GMT -5
newBookmarkLockedFalling Headlight flickering, engine stuttering at speed
FreddieF 4 922 by xsleo
Jun 8, 2011 1:42:58 GMT -5
newBookmarkLockedFalling testing the pamco ign
jamestheissen 5 2,122 by xsleo
Jun 7, 2011 18:54:49 GMT -5
newBookmarkLockedFalling 1979 yamaha xs 650, starter stopped working after
dpl3 2 882 by xsleo
Jun 7, 2011 18:37:57 GMT -5
newBookmarkLockedFalling Where is the safety kill switch/clutch on a 79 xs
dpl3 6 1,009 by xsleo
Jun 7, 2011 18:27:36 GMT -5


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motormike: Good Day ...just a FYI.. Wild Cat is this Labor Day weekend. Still go'n on. A few 650's still make the scene. Various rides at different skill levels each day.. awards dinner sunday eve. BS in the park'n lot after dinner. :) Aug 23, 2016 7:57:01 GMT -5
lsettle: First post in over 6 years! Aug 28, 2016 19:45:17 GMT -5
kardon: Wow quiet here, where did they all go. Oct 7, 2016 2:18:13 GMT -5
gggGary: LOL Feb 16, 2017 20:49:02 GMT -5
buell88: Anybody have any idea who built the xs650 tracker used in the Draggin Jeans Ad on Pipeburn? May 16, 2017 16:24:09 GMT -5
joshua: The regulator/rectifier unit I got from Mikes PMA has closer hole spacing than original. Are we supposed to mill the holes to fit? Jun 7, 2017 19:25:58 GMT -5
joshua: My bad. I found the bracket they supplied to mount the rectifier/regulator... Uh oh. How is this meant to work? Which way is it meant to mount? Looks like I have to use some spacers or something. Good instructions would be nice. Jun 7, 2017 22:09:52 GMT -5
craig8johnson: Not sure if this is the right spot or not but oh well... Jul 11, 2017 18:04:15 GMT -5
craig8johnson: I'm checking the charging system. I'm afraid I might have fried the last battery. With the solid state regulator (after market) what should it be charging at. The book says, I think, 15 volts. I'm hitting 17 when revved. Is that too high? Jul 11, 2017 18:06:19 GMT -5
gggGary: Yes 17 volts is too high, about 14 volts is max, sounds like you don't have the right regulator or it's wired wrong. Jul 13, 2017 6:54:33 GMT -5
dean: Just saying Hello, new member who is going to fix up a 79 XS650 that has seen its better days. I will definitely have lots of questions coming up. Jun 23, 2018 16:45:32 GMT -5
tt650: Trying to breathe life into a 1980 that's been stored (indoors) for 25 yrs. Air filters are dry rotted. Have cleaned carbs but she only runs briefly on choke then stops. Need jet setting info and other ideas that might help her idle and rev. Jul 3, 2018 19:15:19 GMT -5
trix13: Hey everyone! New to the forum and am fighting those gremlins!! New charging system, ignition switch, coil and fuse box. Resistance is higher than normal on the ignition pick up so I'm trying to find one. No such luck yet. Aug 16, 2018 8:50:48 GMT -5
trix13: Also, even though all of my connections are clean, I cannot seem to find out why , when at higher rpms, I hit the signals and the rpms pulse with the signals...hahah. same with the brake light. I appreciate all input!! Aug 16, 2018 8:55:08 GMT -5
bob99: how do I post a question. I am new to the forum Jun 6, 2019 10:52:10 GMT -5
adlpc: Hello all! Been enjoying your edifying posts and discussions - and as a fan of the XS650 since my early teenage years happy that I now own a 1980 Special which I plan to turn into a vintage half faired racer. Thank you all for being here! Oct 1, 2019 0:58:56 GMT -5
jimothyj: Hello everyone, I just joined & wish would have known about this site in 2014 when I brought my 1974 TX650A back from the grave. I have spent a good deal of $$ and alot of time on it. Just painted it and working on electrical, I will post pics soon, Apr 10, 2021 2:14:13 GMT -5
louisvan: trix13 - I had a problem with my 1975 SX650. When I got to highway speeds, the engine lost power. The problem was in the connectors. At a certain vibration and the wind pushing on the wiring loom, the connector lost continuity. A bad crimp to the wire. May 20, 2021 1:19:09 GMT -5
deadlykittin: Hey guys,. i have a 82 xs650 special, super new rider, with almost no knowledge on bikes. So was just riding it, getting used to the clutch and all that. But i was noticed its really hard to get the bike to start, using electric start. And the kick pump--- Aug 4, 2022 17:09:55 GMT -5
deadlykittin: loses compression after the first kick. Ontop of that, i noticed it 1, wont go into neutral when sitting still. and now it dies after getting it started in neutral and going into gear Aug 4, 2022 17:11:01 GMT -5
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