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  1. Exhaust
    Hi Everyone, Have a 2000 XVS650A. Had missed one thing when bought it - the exhaust cross link tube was cut and sealed by some previous owner. I have no idea what effect this brings to my bike. First season it was running average, but it is my first bike, so have no experience. But next...
  2. V Star
    Hi there. I have a Yamaha 2002 XVS650AP-G JYAVM01N72A005211 and I was told it's a Silverado (not 100% on if it is or not) It has a beauty red paint job with whispy ghost flames. I want to get a paint chipped fixed on the front fender and can not figure out if it's original paint or not. Any...
  3. V Star
    Hello. Bought XVS650 classic this summer, from 2000y. Need help to find out what bolt this was and how to replace it. Do I need washer there also? And which moment to tight. On attached image it is on the right side. Already searched in service manual and in Yamaha Online Parts Catalogue with...
  4. New Member Introductions
    Greetings from Texas. Recently acquired a 2005 Yamaha V Star 650. I have to say that I’m enjoying it. Currently going through essential maintenance every weekend, it’s nice to be back on two wheels.
  5. V Star
    Hi all, does anyone know the size of the screws/bolts for adjusting the headlight beam? The heads on mine are a bit damaged from previous owner and I need to adjust, don’t want them to round off and get stuck and certainly don’t want to pay yamaha price per bolt if I dont have to!
  6. Carb and Fuel
    Has anyone experienced starting issues when bike is lying on sidestand causing fuel starvation. On my XVS 650 Custom it’s really difficult to start when resting on the sidestand but starts readily when upright. runs sweetly once it’s running suspecting an issue with floats in the carbs but...
  7. V Star
    Hello all, first post here! I just bought a 2002 V-Star 650 yesterday and it has a Kuryakyn Hypercharger and drag pipes (I believe to be 2.5 inch roadburners, previous owner wasn't sure). It has no throttle response just above idle, if I roll onto the throttle the bike sputters and if I get...
  8. Carb and Fuel
    Hey! Been riding my Vstar for some time now and I've been modifying and bobber converting it! Recently been wanting to do the single carb conversion kit that KJS offers. It's almost a complete kit. I honestly don't really mind the performance increase it claims, I'm just trying to clean up the...
  9. V Star
    I received this bike as a non running project. Anytime I turn the key on it starts making this strange percussion noise. I think its the fuel pump activating but ive never heard one sound like this. I have posted a video on my YouTube if anyone would listen to it and tell me what their opinion...
  10. New Member Introductions
    Just thought I would stop in and introduce myself before I go too wild with this build. I'm from Poulsbo, WA and I scored a low mileage 2007 650 Classic with 4,300 miles on it last week. After a ton of research online, I decided to go ahead and build it into a bobber. I will be selling a...
  11. V Star
    Hey guys! recently picked up a sweet looking 650 custom from a friend. He had it sitting for a bit since 2014... it turns over and somewhat starts but dies right after starting for about 1-2 seconds. It can hold a better start if I spray some carb cleaner in the air vent. I have already taken...
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