I am very interested in it for the near future. With the extreme angle of the swingarm you have to run the chain very very loose when unloaded to keep from killing the chain or rear bearings or the countershaft. Read the riders' comments at the bike's. For the torque and power they have, they're very light and manuverable. The Duramatic automatic transmission has dynamic engine braking with Low, High, Neutral and Reverse with an automotive-style, console- mounted parking brake. Easiest way to do this is with the engine idling, spray easy start around the intakes. This is all a last resort, though.
Link to project: Here are some pictures of before and after: Before: Midway: Currently: had an 82 the cdi was toast, got an aftermarket one off of ebay that worked good. How do you rate this product? This is a great first bike! And check out the bike's Show any on our Bikez. The fuel level should be within spec 5 - 8mm check against manual for that figure tho If you are still having problems, you'll need to strip the carb further. I can say that the torque increase is awesome. Check the vent in front hasn't corroded closed a bit. The times in the sixties where big singles touched the heart of enthusiasts were not forgotten! To the specifics, the bike has less than 10k miles, most of which were ridden on 7-8 trips which were mostly highway or mountain roads. They are easy to find new ones in Finnland.
I decided to use that engine. From the sound of the road test, Yamaha didn't get the counterbalancer thing right on their first try. Owned 3 of them, nice bike in its' day. Category - Engine - Posted Over 1 Month I have a 1982 xt 550 for sale. .
Test resistance of cool side of coil orange to black against spec. Change Oil Filter: Every 5,000 miles; Make sure to check downtube strainer at the same time! Rocks, mud, you name it. I think we've gone backwards in some ways. It replaced the and was itself quickly replaced by the. Looks fun to ride, how much better was the rear shock swap? All the electronics live in a vintage astronaut lunch box under the seat. Either way, great ingenuity with that bike! What is the front end? My name is Dustin Audet.
So here is that thread, on this wonderful forum, for just that! No faults yet from it. Check all cable connectors are making firm contact. The bike became an instant success and was produced until 1981 when it was replaced by four-valve engines. Here at RideNow Powersports in Peoria we have the following brands for sale; Yamaha, Honda, Suzuki, Kawasaki, Victory, Indian, Polaris, Can-Am, Sea-Doo, and pre-owned Harley Davidson products serving; Phoenix, Scottsdale, Goodyear, Peoria, Surprise, Avondale, Glendale, Anthem, Chandler, Mesa, Gilbert, Apache Junction, Casa Grande, Tucson, Yuma, Payson, Sedona, Prescott, Kingman, Flagstaff, Quartzite and the rest of Arizona, New Mexico, Nevada, California, Colorado, and surrounding states. Although the tail light bulb will need replacing. You'll need a multimeter, and an electrical schema wouldn't go too far amiss either - here's one in italian - First thing to do is to check the kill switch. I picked one up last year.
If I decide to go, it goes. Check for continuity between the kill switch contact where the black and white wire runs in on the socket and the frame. Looks fun to ride, how much better was the rear shock swap? It is the full responsibility of the end user to determine if these products are suitable for their application in their respective area. Are they same as this 550 orginal. All parts such as the and were produced in Japan. It has 8900 miles and is in pretty good shape. But they raved about how fast the bike was on twisty pavement.
A little bit street tracker, a little bit curb jumper, a little bit wheelie machine. Old tech: it has drum brakes front and rear. I abuse my poor bike. I had to rebuild the rear wheel, I had a cracked rim and several busted spokes. I modified the frame and added a 6-pack rack. That cant be right I however found a black wire that wasnt connected?? If I had to pick one build element, I really like the built-in 6-pack rack.
Now the ignition switch key. It sits inside the rear hoop, its pretty neat. It is now at 5 gallons. I also need some better mirrors. Not everything is still available, but amazingly much though.
You can list all and also sign up for e-mail notification when such bikes are advertised in the future. More information about Arctic Cat and its products is available on the Internet at. Bikez has a high number of users looking for used bikes. I am in the hospitality business and own a coffee shop, a restaurant and a liquor store, all in Denver. The suspension is par for the time period, that is, sucks. From Arkansas Ozarks It didn't take long to figure out that my choice of riding was not its favorite thing to do.