700S (Maxim)

TCI Identification

The following is a guide to determing if a used TCI is appropriate for a given machine:

 

Cleaning the Hitachi Carb

This series assumes you took the carbs apart, and are trying to figure out how to put them back together again. If you haven’t taken them apart yet, it’s a good idea to skim through this first anyway. Address any questions to: xj-owners@micapeak.com, and we’ll try to talk you through it.

 

Pictures and text by Dwayne Verhey

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Maximized X

The Maxim X tank is a little on the small side. So when I had to repair a big dent as part of a restoration project anyway, I thought I'd address the size too.

I didn't want to ruin the classic lines of the X tank, so after much debate, I decided to widen it a few inches, leaving the profile intact. The first step was to layout the planned cut with narrow masking tape. Normally used for things like pinstriping, it follows curves quite nicely.

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HAP'S Stainless Steel BRAKE LINE GUIDE

Applies to

1985/86 Yamaha XJ700X / XJ750X Maxim-X

1985/86 Yamaha XJ700 Maxim

----- 3-PART BRAKE LINE GUIDE ------

Upper Brake Line

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HAP'S Stainless Steel BRAKE LINE GUIDE

Applies to

1985/86 Yamaha XJ700X / XJ750X Maxim-X

1985/86 Yamaha XJ700 Maxim

----- 3-PART BRAKE LINE GUIDE ------

Upper Brake Line

Quantity

HAP'S Stainless Steel BRAKE LINE GUIDE

Applies to

1985/86 Yamaha XJ700X / XJ750X Maxim-X

1985/86 Yamaha XJ700 Maxim

----- 3-PART BRAKE LINE GUIDE ------

Upper Brake Line

Quantity

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Emergency Guidectomy (stuck in first gear, won't shift up past neutral)

Emergency Roadside Guidectomy

Pins of forks engage grooves of drum