my 1981 650 maxim has a 2.9 galon cap.
a small round window rigt next to the back brake lever
yes exact fit if the 82 is also a 650
A Yamaha Maxim 650 motorcycle has a 4-cylinder engine. The Yamaha Maxim 650 will hold 3.1 quarts or 2.65 milliliters of oil with the oil filter attached.
Originally the maxim was a cruiser and the xj a tourer. Later the xj 650 maxim was a bit of both. There are many through-the-ages examples on google images.
A Honda shadow sissy bar usually will not fit a Yamaha maxim 650. You will need to purchase the exact sissy bar fit from a Yamaha manufacture.
whats the float setting on a bst34 carbator
See the web site xjcd.org
It is under the seat...inside the "air box"...
To change look at your right hand side guard that says maxim. Pop this guard off and you'll find the battery casing.
One can be found on this page, Http://members.tripod.com/dave_jake
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Hypoid 80/90W. Check www.xjbikes.com
Look under the bike for the drain plug under the motor area.
Yes they are the same. The midnight maxim is an all black bike. exhaust and carbs are all black. same bike just no chrome on it.
To adjust the timing for a 1981 Yamaha Maxim XJ 650, remove the spark plug wires and remove both spark plugs counterclockwise. Then remove the cam chain adjustment cap on the back of the cylinders just below the carburetor to be able to adjust the timing.
If the bike is in decent shape, you should expect to get at least 50 MPG.
The flasher relay is located under the sear area on the right side of the bike
could possible be because there are gravity fed and the motor is gettin choked of fuel
It came from the factory with the Motorcraft BXT-65-650 battery ( that's BCI group size 65 and is 650 cold cranking amps )
A free wiring diagram of this bike and the UK and 750 modles can be found at, Http://members.tripod.com/dave_jack