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Forum: Northeast (and Eastern Canada) 05-25-2018, 08:27 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,436
Posted By Schming
Aired up, Fueled up, Oiled up, and Squeeelless :p...

Aired up, Fueled up, Oiled up, and Squeeelless :p Packin' the bike now, should be leavin' by noon at the latest. :)
Forum: Ride Reports 05-24-2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,020
Posted By Schming
This link to drilled brake rotors by Ken Talbot...

This link to drilled brake rotors by Ken Talbot is where I got the pattern.
I doubled it 'cause I liked the look but all show no go.

I don't think others had any problems with Ken's original...
Forum: Ride Reports 05-23-2018, 06:23 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,020
Posted By Schming
Squeeeelllesss !!!

After rounding all sharp corners on the pads the rear brakes were better but still squealed so I changed the disc rotor to a good stock one and "The Squeal is Gone and The Thrill is on :p:D

Note...
Forum: Members Lounge 05-22-2018, 07:33 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,319
Posted By Schming
Great job !!!

Patches are perfect :cool:

They look really good, thanxs for gettin' this together.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-20-2018, 07:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 198
Posted By Schming
Hey Greg, I dipped my XJ 750 Midnight Maxim...

Hey Greg,

I dipped my XJ 750 Midnight Maxim carbs in straight Pine-Sol for three days and upon removal, the paint, in places, peeled off so you may not want to soak 'em that long ;)
Forum: Members Lounge 05-16-2018, 05:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 73
Posted By Schming
Happy birthday Kurt B.

Happy Birthday Kurt !!!
Forum: Members Lounge 05-14-2018, 02:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 169
Posted By Schming
https://s9.postimg.cc/lmykjvgj3/Tom_B_odo.jpg...

https://s9.postimg.cc/lmykjvgj3/Tom_B_odo.jpg (https://postimages.org/)

Brand new bike now :cool:

You didn't get lonely and pet the sheep did ya :p:D
Forum: Ride Reports 05-12-2018, 04:09 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,020
Posted By Schming
That's Racoon Lake, Jeff. We camped there one...

That's Racoon Lake, Jeff. We camped there one Autumn and found out why it's named that, little SOB's stole the burger buns off the table as I was grillin' on the other end.

Sanded the pads down...
Forum: Ride Reports 05-11-2018, 09:11 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,020
Posted By Schming
I'll give that a try before I change out the disc...

I'll give that a try before I change out the disc to a stock one.

Two coats of CRC disc brake quiet spray didn't help a bit.
Forum: Ride Reports 05-11-2018, 12:48 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,020
Posted By Schming
55 mile shake down

Took a day off to get the "G" ready for XS East and inspected.

Think I drilled too many holes in the discs, the rear is unbearably squeelly and grabs at slow speeds.

...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 04-21-2018, 06:28 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,388
Posted By Schming
Here's a link that may interest you: ...

Here's a link that may interest you:

http://www.badgereplicas.com.au/badges_yamaha.htm

(scroll to bottom for the seat badge)
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 04-17-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 573
Posted By Schming
I owe you an apology Mike, sorry to confuse you....

I owe you an apology Mike, sorry to confuse you. I forgot you were working on an XS 650. I haven't dug into mine yet so I can't be of any assistance but it looks like your in good hands with...
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 04-16-2018, 07:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 573
Posted By Schming
If you have a stock CCT still, you are adjusting...

If you have a stock CCT still, you are adjusting it wrong.

If you have an ACCT, there is no adjustment needed.

So what type of tensioner do you have ?
Forum: Northeast (and Eastern Canada) 04-16-2018, 02:29 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,436
Posted By Schming
. . . e'rybody needs sumbuddy to lean on . . ....

. . . e'rybody needs sumbuddy to lean on . . . Lean on Me :p

Called Kristi and straightened my reservation out today, good to go :cool:
Forum: Northeast (and Eastern Canada) 04-13-2018, 08:49 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,436
Posted By Schming
You can add John and Linda to the list, Marty. ...

You can add John and Linda to the list, Marty.

We made our reservation on 3-6 ;)
Forum: Members Lounge 03-27-2018, 07:23 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,319
Posted By Schming
That's "TITS" Great Job Darrell !!! ...

That's "TITS"

Great Job Darrell !!!

I'll take two please :)
Forum: Members Lounge 03-25-2018, 02:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 278
Posted By Schming
Happy Birthday MPittma100 !!!

Happy Birthday Mike !!!

Have a Great Day !!!
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 03-25-2018, 09:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 418
Posted By Schming
You'll have to click on the images to enlarge...

You'll have to click on the images to enlarge them.

https://s6.postimg.org/rndumr5vx/DSC02601.jpg (https://postimg.org/image/rndumr5vx/)

https://s6.postimg.org/wm1d1a1z1/DSC02602.jpg...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 03-24-2018, 05:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 418
Posted By Schming
Exactly how I modded my '80G's center stand,...

Exactly how I modded my '80G's center stand, heated it red with oxy - acetylene torch and bent it out. Been good for 24 yrs. and still is. ;)
Forum: Northeast (and Eastern Canada) 03-23-2018, 09:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,171
Posted By Schming
Just sent funds for two short sleeve large shirts...

Just sent funds for two short sleeve large shirts plus shipping ;)

Thanxs :)
Forum: Members Lounge 03-23-2018, 09:18 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,319
Posted By Schming
May I suggest: "Yamaha" should be...

May I suggest:


"Yamaha" should be centered at 12 o'clock then rotate the years centered around ten o'clock and XS1100E appropriately spaced around two o'clock

Center "40th Anniversary" at 6...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 03-22-2018, 09:17 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,388
Posted By Schming
Nice find. Try power buffing the grab bar...

Nice find.

Try power buffing the grab bar with some ivory colored rouge first.

You may not have any chrome left in that area but it will shine.
Forum: Northeast (and Eastern Canada) 03-22-2018, 08:43 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,436
Posted By Schming
Huh ? I called Janet back on 3-6 to cancell my...

Huh ? I called Janet back on 3-6 to cancell my reservation at Newton.:confused:

I'll give her a shout tomorrow to confirm.

Thanxs for the heads up Pete
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 03-17-2018, 09:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,094
Posted By Schming
There are tapered, square extractors that come in...

There are tapered, square extractors that come in various sizes that will work well if the remainder of the banjo bolt is too stuck for the flat blade screwdriver ;)



Make sure the copper...
Forum: Northeast (and Eastern Canada) 03-14-2018, 08:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,171
Posted By Schming
Works fine for me also, BUT i installed the...

Works fine for me also, BUT i installed the P-Bucket embed fix that was in a post in the lounge section.
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