https://www.hughshandbuilt.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/Engine-Standin.jpg 1600 1200 Hugh Owings https://www.hughshandbuilt.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/white-logo-shadow.png Hugh Owings2011-03-06 20:26:522015-01-19 21:09:00Another Rephased Engine – For an XS650.com member.
Another Rephased Engine – For an XS650.com member.
277 Rephase, stock bore, stock head, Mikuni VM 34MM Roundslide Carbs, Stock Headpipes, Pamcopete Ignition XS1 Camshaft. This is a Kick Only engine, we deleted the starter and all the related shafts and gears.
Still needs to be broken in, fully tuned, camchain re-tensioned, head re-torqued and such, but this is a great running engine. The ticking you head is the valves, I run them very loose while breaking in an engine, at .006-.007″ so that I can guarantee everything is getting oiled properly before final tuning and install.
Notice that this thing is SUPER loose on my test stand (only 1 bolt holding it tight), but idles smoother than any stock XS650 engine you will find.