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Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-31-2018, 09:52 PM
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Posted By GtrMn
0-60 times

Anyone remember what the cycle magazines were saying back when? For some reason I remember 3.2 seconds but that seems too fast.
Forum: Members Lounge 07-15-2018, 10:54 PM
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Posted By GtrMn
I bought one new in 1980 sold it in '86. The one...

I bought one new in 1980 sold it in '86. The one I have now bought a while ago serial number 4H3001396. Seems there is a lot more than 250 '80 models.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-01-2018, 10:47 PM
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Posted By GtrMn
Cool! Looks like either way will work!

Cool! Looks like either way will work!
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-01-2018, 05:52 PM
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Posted By GtrMn
The tie down finally worked after I got the...

The tie down finally worked after I got the ratcheting part in the right place....damn all day job again..haha.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-01-2018, 05:32 PM
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Posted By GtrMn
Front tire bead.

Just changed out the tires and am having a heck of a time re-seating the front tire bead after letting the air out to put the wheel back on. Any suggestions? Trying a ratcheting tie down around the...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 10-15-2007, 09:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,909
Posted By GtrMn
Ditto that! Sounding like a fuel line or...

Ditto that!

Sounding like a fuel line or fuel line connection problem from what you've said so far.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 10-14-2007, 08:48 PM
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Views: 1,909
Posted By GtrMn
Where is this "drip" happening?

Where is this "drip" happening?
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 10-14-2007, 11:03 AM
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Views: 976
Posted By GtrMn
No go on the black MNS pipes...I wish I could...

No go on the black MNS pipes...I wish I could find a NOS set too. :( The only option I've found so far would be to take a set of aftermarket headers and have Jet-hot do a gloss black...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 10-13-2007, 11:09 AM
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Posted By GtrMn
Don't forget pics! :D

Don't forget pics! :D
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 10-13-2007, 10:23 AM
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Views: 976
Posted By GtrMn
Electrical gremlins on these bikes can be tough. ...

Electrical gremlins on these bikes can be tough. One of the first things I did was replace the fuse block assembly. It was brittle and corroded. also, with the key on...check to see if your hazard...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 10-12-2007, 08:20 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,078
Posted By GtrMn
Yeah that cush drive is a pretty cool...

Yeah that cush drive is a pretty cool design...Basically a big torque shock absorber I would guess...either accelerating or downshifting. Didn't realize Guzzi's had them too. wonder what other...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 10-12-2007, 12:19 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,078
Posted By GtrMn
Haven't checked that yet. I did look at the cush...

Haven't checked that yet. I did look at the cush drive from another transmission...would say there's virtually no way in my case that's it. Way too much torque to make that spin. Plus, once it...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-25-2007, 07:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 719
Posted By GtrMn
If I remember right the price difference was...

If I remember right the price difference was around $600. In december of '80 The list price was $4200 for the MNS...I got it for $3800...'cause it was cold! haha. Still rode quite a bit in the...
Forum: Member Locations 09-19-2007, 05:16 PM
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Views: 5,431
Posted By GtrMn
FORUM HANDLE: GtrMn Name: Tom Fowler Area...

FORUM HANDLE: GtrMn
Name: Tom Fowler
Area Code: area703
Zip Code: zip22152
City, State: Springfield, Virginia
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-19-2007, 05:07 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,078
Posted By GtrMn
Hmm sounds like another couple of possibilities....

Hmm sounds like another couple of possibilities. Just got a set of tranny parts today...learning how everything engages and what not.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-18-2007, 09:07 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,078
Posted By GtrMn
Oh yeah T.C. I copied the pics before and put...

Oh yeah T.C. I copied the pics before and put them in a slide show...cool stuff.

Today I intentionally tried to do the Ka-Klunk thing in 5th gear. Doing about 35 up a bit of a hill...rolled...
Forum: Members Lounge 09-18-2007, 07:52 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,126
Posted By GtrMn
Even though I mentioned Cream and Skynyrd on the...

Even though I mentioned Cream and Skynyrd on the other thread..(still 2 of my personal favorites) I still have to say as far as "bands" go the all time number one still has to be The Beatles. There...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-18-2007, 08:44 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,078
Posted By GtrMn
Just curious here....What is happening when you...

Just curious here....What is happening when you hit the false neutral in between 4th and 5th gear shift. Is the gear not moving over far enough? In other words...5 going into 8?
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-18-2007, 08:34 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,078
Posted By GtrMn
http://members.cox.net/southernfury/TrannyParts.gi...

http://members.cox.net/southernfury/TrannyParts.gif

Can't wait to get the tranny parts so I can see what slides and engages into what... :D
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-17-2007, 10:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,085
Posted By GtrMn
What a great commute!

What a great commute!
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-17-2007, 09:54 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,078
Posted By GtrMn
http://houseofmotorcycles.bikebandit.com/partsband...

http://houseofmotorcycles.bikebandit.com/partsbandit/assets/schematics/Yamaha/YA4152_28.gif

Ok guys...let me know if I have this right. Looks to me like part #'s 5 and 6 are the two that come...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-17-2007, 09:25 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,078
Posted By GtrMn
Yeap it is ONLY 5th gear acting up...and then...

Yeap it is ONLY 5th gear acting up...and then only with a bunch of throttle. It'll do it riding 2 up more so though at lower speeds and not as much throttle. Wish I could get it to do the same...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-17-2007, 09:15 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,078
Posted By GtrMn
And thanks Yamanatic for your input...Still...

And thanks Yamanatic for your input...Still wondering one thing though...why wouldn't it do the same thing in 4th gear...with a bunch of throttle say at lower speed...:confused:
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-17-2007, 09:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,078
Posted By GtrMn
Thanks for the pics T.C! Wow..I 've never even...

Thanks for the pics T.C! Wow..I 've never even seen some of these! Time to do some studying..:D
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-17-2007, 05:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,954
Posted By GtrMn
Aaah...Already did that ..Thanks!

Aaah...Already did that ..Thanks!
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