How to Build an XS650 Bobber?

Answer The Yamaha XS650 was a 650CC Yamaha motorcycle that was made between 1968 and 1985. You can purchase a running XS650 motorcycle and convert it to a bobber for very little money. A bobber is a strip... Read More »

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How to Replace XS650 Brakes?

The Yamaha XS 650 is a cruiser-style motorcycle with a 599-cc engine. This bike uses disc brakes on the front and rear. Both sets of brakes are replaced the same way. The disc brake calipers are in... Read More »

How do I change an XS650 oil filter?

Changing an XS650 Oil FilterDrain the motor oil into an oil pan, using a socket wrench to remove the drain plug from the bottom of the crankcase. Wipe the drain plug clean before reinserting it int... Read More »

How to Wire a Yamaha XS650?

The Yamaha XS650, a motorcycle made from 1968 to 1985, must be properly wired before it can be used. Though wiring can refer to many motorcycle parts, it typically refers to connecting the regulato... Read More »

How to Easily Remove the Engine From a Yamaha XS650?

Yamaha's XS650 has proven itself as a solid foundation for a custom motorcycle build, quickly becoming the bike of choice for many street tracker, bobber or cafe racer projects. Unfortunately, 30-p... Read More »