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X-75 Resurrection #788810 11/01/19 6:26 pm
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Hello All
New guy here. I'm starting to resurrect my Hurricane. I bought it around 1983 give or take a year. Rode it some for a few years and then it got parked. Life/work got in the way. I've decided to get it running again. I'm sure I'll have some question as I go along.
Please note this is a resurrection not a restoration. I want it looking nice but showroom condition is not what I am after. Then again I'm not going to harm it to where someone couldn't do that after the key is pried out of my cold dead hand.
Thanks in advance for any help I may get from this forum.
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Re: X-75 Resurrection [Re: GLJ] #788818 11/01/19 7:35 pm
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Couple of questions.
First would it be better to start a new thread for each question or just post them in this thread?
Second how do I get a picture to display instead of the link?

Re: X-75 Resurrection [Re: GLJ] #788858 11/02/19 1:53 am
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I vote for keeping it all here...

The forum will not show a picture that doesn't end in a graphics extension like ".jpg".

Try a free account at flickr. You can right click and save the location of pictures you post there and past them into the link editor here and they will show up.

That's a nice looking treasure you have there.

TG

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Re: X-75 Resurrection [Re: tg4360] #789356 11/06/19 7:27 pm
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Originally Posted by tg4360

That's a nice looking treasure you have there.

TG

Thank you.

Getting ready to remove the engine. Made some lifting tools. Do these look OK? Is there a better way? I've never removed a engine from a triple before.
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Re: X-75 Resurrection [Re: GLJ] #789358 11/06/19 8:25 pm
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Originally Posted by GLJ
Is there a better way?


Remove more parts first.



Re: X-75 Resurrection [Re: L.A.B.] #789360 11/06/19 8:41 pm
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Originally Posted by L.A.B.
Originally Posted by GLJ
Is there a better way?


Remove more parts first.




I understand that. I'm trying not to get too much stuff torn apart at once.

Re: X-75 Resurrection [Re: GLJ] #789364 11/06/19 9:37 pm
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If you have another person that is enough but it would be 10 pounds or so lighter if you removed the primary drive, inner primary case and clutch. Easier to remove the gearbox sprocket now too.
It could be stripped to just the cases with the crank, rods and cams.
If you do not have an engine stand it makes it easier to do this now.

Re: X-75 Resurrection [Re: GLJ] #789367 11/06/19 9:52 pm
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I will have help. I am building an engine stand. It will be done before I pull the engine.

Re: X-75 Resurrection [Re: GLJ] #789368 11/06/19 9:53 pm
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What I was really wondering was if anyone sees a problem with the lift points?

Re: X-75 Resurrection [Re: GLJ] #789373 11/06/19 11:13 pm
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Re: X-75 Resurrection [Re: GLJ] #790273 11/16/19 8:22 pm
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Bike is apart. Frame and assorted parts at the powder coater.
Yolks cleaned up.
[img]http://www.xs650.com/attachments/upload_2019-11-14_18-56-10-png.154091/[/img]
Forks apart, cleaned and waiting on parts.
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Front wheel apart. Rim polished, working on hub. Hope new spokes get here soon.
[img]http://www.xs650.com/attachments/rim3-jpg.154196/[/img]
[img]http://www.xs650.com/attachments/rim5-jpg.154198/[/img]
Have a small problem with oil tank. Should have it solved next week.
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Question. Has anyone re-laced a Borrani rim? If so is there anything different about it compared to other rims?


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