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Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 02-09-2018, 09:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,866
Posted By Geezer
The snorkel is only there to quiet the intake...

The snorkel is only there to quiet the intake roar. Most people don't notice a difference if it's left off...

Tony
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 01-30-2018, 10:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,228
Posted By Geezer
I was a real stick in the mud about using only...

I was a real stick in the mud about using only the factory specs for tire pressure until I had a chance to talk to someone that actually knew why tires should be inflated to max pressure listed on...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 01-30-2018, 01:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,228
Posted By Geezer
I was told by a tire company rep to always run...

I was told by a tire company rep to always run the max treasure listed on the side of the tire. Bike tires somewhere along the way were changed from bias ply to semi radial design and the semi...
Forum: Members Lounge 01-22-2018, 09:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,213
Posted By Geezer
There's really nothing magic about it. I'm been...

There's really nothing magic about it. I'm been stumped for years why OEM units lag behind my OMP brand regulators.

It's not just on Yamahas either. All brands of bikes I've worked with (the big...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 01-22-2018, 04:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 829
Posted By Geezer
I rewired a throttle assembly from an SR250 for...

I rewired a throttle assembly from an SR250 for my XS11. If you can find one, they have a much better designed starter button and you only have to solder 3 or 4 wire connections to make it work...
...
Forum: Members Lounge 01-22-2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,213
Posted By Geezer
Some eager beaver engineer decided to incorporate...

Some eager beaver engineer decided to incorporate the ignition curve into the electronic ignition box. Unfortunately this makes that ignition box a lower production item and therefore a part that's...
Forum: Members Lounge 01-20-2018, 12:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,213
Posted By Geezer
I have 3 more for that price. One is ready to...

I have 3 more for that price. One is ready to ship and the other 2 are ready to go into paint. For those with other bikes, I have 2 for Pre78 SOHC 4 Hondas and one for the XS650 all at $40 off the...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 01-20-2018, 12:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,153
Posted By Geezer
That sounds like an out of balance front wheel...

That sounds like an out of balance front wheel and worn out fork bushings.

Geezer
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 01-18-2018, 09:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,153
Posted By Geezer
I would avoid letting grease touch the inside of...

I would avoid letting grease touch the inside of a caliper. The seals will swell in contact with mineral based lubes.

It's better to used compressed air to pop the piston out of a caliper. I put...
Forum: Members Lounge 12-11-2017, 04:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,213
Posted By Geezer
OK, the 14.2v unit is spoken for. I'm...

OK, the 14.2v unit is spoken for.

I'm opening up the deal to include Reg/rec units I make for other bikes.

A few on the list...
1969~1978 Honda CB fours,
Yamaha R5, DS7, RD250 and RD350 2...
Forum: Members Lounge 12-11-2017, 02:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,213
Posted By Geezer
I've now shipped the last unit on thew previous...

I've now shipped the last unit on thew previous special deal. I have 2 more units on hand that are not spoken for so I'm extending the deal for these two. One is ready to go set for the standard...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 12-11-2017, 02:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,675
Posted By Geezer
I don't like faring because all of them are too...

I don't like faring because all of them are too low and make wind buffeting worse. Extra tall windshields cost too much for me to bother trying.

Tony
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 12-02-2017, 05:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,153
Posted By Geezer
I've also seen corrosion in the caliper causing...

I've also seen corrosion in the caliper causing the pistons to stick and it can be worse when warm. Take the caliper apart and clean out the grove where the seal goes.

Tony
Forum: Members Lounge 11-19-2017, 10:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,213
Posted By Geezer
Have you ridden at night since you installed it? ...

Have you ridden at night since you installed it? Pardon the pun but that's where it really shines. The headlight won't dim as much at idle and will recover sooner with RPM...

Tony
Forum: Members Lounge 11-16-2017, 07:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,213
Posted By Geezer
I didn't get it. Please try again.... Geezer

I didn't get it. Please try again....

Geezer
Forum: Members Lounge 11-07-2017, 08:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,213
Posted By Geezer
The one I had on special has been spoken for. ...

The one I had on special has been spoken for.

Now I'm going to offer an even better deal but there's a catch. This next deal you would have to pay now but I haven't built the part yet and I won't...
Forum: Members Lounge 11-07-2017, 04:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,213
Posted By Geezer
Special deal

I'm running a special on Oregon Motorcycle Parts regulator/rectifier units. This will only be listed here. Right now I have one and only one VRREM3XS for the XS11 for $40 off.

PM me if you're...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-02-2017, 08:27 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,476
Posted By Geezer
A tiny bit of fresh grease on the cleaned spot...

A tiny bit of fresh grease on the cleaned spot where you connect the ground wires will keep it from corroding. You don't have to use dielectric grease but it wouldn't hurt...

Geezer
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-02-2017, 08:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,308
Posted By Geezer
I didn't say I was giving up but Oregon...

I didn't say I was giving up but Oregon Motorcycle Parts just isn't paying the bills like it used to...

Geezer
Forum: Wanted to buy - XS and XJ1100 parts and bikes. 11-02-2017, 08:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 644
Posted By Geezer
Here's the seat... ...

Here's the seat...

http://www.oregonmotorcycleparts.com/images/XS11spSeat1.JPG

http://www.oregonmotorcycleparts.com/images/XS11spSeat2.JPG

Let me know what it's worth to you and remember...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-02-2017, 06:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,308
Posted By Geezer
A lot of it is the guys that are into bikes don't...

A lot of it is the guys that are into bikes don't have the kind of spending money they used to. I'm thinking I need to branch out into something else...

Tony
Forum: Wanted to buy - XS and XJ1100 parts and bikes. 11-02-2017, 06:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 644
Posted By Geezer
I'll send you the pix ASAP... Geezer

I'll send you the pix ASAP...

Geezer
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 10-31-2017, 11:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,308
Posted By Geezer
It wasn't about you. I told a friend on the...

It wasn't about you. I told a friend on the sight to wait for me to help him install the new cam chain tensioner, but did he wait, nope and he bent 7 valves.

It's one of those things that if you...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 10-31-2017, 11:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,502
Posted By Geezer
I'll look it over later. I'm running low on...

I'll look it over later. I'm running low on energy at the moment. I thought it would be nice to add some XS11 help pages to my sight so they're easier to find for more people...

Tony
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 10-31-2017, 10:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,506
Posted By Geezer
This is the best advice you can give to anyone...

This is the best advice you can give to anyone getting an old bike. It's amazing how many problems are caused by weak or bad connections.

I once bought a really nice bike cheap because it had no...
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