My first bike is a 94 xj600?!?!

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Herbert Friendly
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Joined: Sat Jul 01, 2017 1:52 am
Region:: Portland, Oregon
Motorcycles:: 1994 xj600s seca ii
Location: Portland Oregon

Sun Jul 02, 2017 8:20 pm

I couldn't be more exited!
I know these bikes need a fair amount of reconditioning, I'm not afraid of the work, and I'm glad to have found a source of information such as this.

Through a trade I essentially got this bike for free!!! I got the carbs cleaned up, oil/gas is new, replaced the starter relay and rebuilt the starter, did some minor wiring and fabrication for the rear end, etc. I hand built a few seats for different conditions to keep my self busy as well.

I'll have to do the whole enchilada it seems, clutch basket is noisy, valves are noisy... I have an initial build plan while I do regular maintenance type work, and then a more aggressive visual rebuild once the bike is solid. For now it's a very loose naked conversion, pics to come.

I look forward to learning, growing and hopefully helping somebody with their xj some day.
1994 xj600 seca ii. Some where between street and cafe. Straight pipes, naked conversion with a custom rear end.
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Region:: Missouri, U.S.A.
Motorcycles:: 1997 Yamaha XJ600s Seca II
Location: Marble Hill, MO. U.S.A.
United States of America

Mon Jul 03, 2017 7:54 am

Hello and welcome to the site!
1997 Yamaha Seca II - mostly stock, Racetech upgraded forks, FZ6R rear shock, Oxford Adventure Style Heated Grips, Barkbusters Blizzard Cold Weather Handguards, a Scottoiler vSystem chain oiler. My Mileage Tracker Page.
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Region:: UK
Motorcycles:: '99 Yamaha XJ 600n
Location: Essex, England
Great Britain

Mon Jul 03, 2017 12:09 pm

Hi Herbert, Welcome to the forum :)
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Region:: Rocky Mountains
Motorcycles:: '92 XJR600, '92 Seca II
Location: Denver, CO
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Tue Aug 08, 2017 1:19 pm

Any photos, Herbert?
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Region:: Northwest, Liverpool, UK
Motorcycles:: 1992 Yamaha XJ600S (seca II)

Tue Aug 08, 2017 1:21 pm

That's brilliant :) welcome to the forum
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Region:: Seattle, Washington
Motorcycles:: 1993 Yamaha XJ600 SECA II, 1984 Honda Magna V30
Location: Seattle, Washington
United States of America

Tue Aug 08, 2017 2:53 pm

I feel it on the old, worn down XJ. I just picked up a 93 with the same noises.
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My Civic isn't a lawnmower, it's a weed whacker. Get it right, gosh.
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