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Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 12-16-2009, 04:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,560
Posted By Athedra
Normal tie strap round the master cylinder does...

Normal tie strap round the master cylinder does the trick. When you are done doing everything just cut off the tie strap.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 12-16-2009, 04:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,429
Posted By Athedra
Hear what you are saying, but have you considered...

Hear what you are saying, but have you considered fuel starvation?

Have a look at your petcocks and tank filters. Once you are happy with your fuel supply, then check you vacuum advance.

I am...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 12-13-2009, 03:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,512
Posted By Athedra
Had a look at the system today. I havn't done the...

Had a look at the system today. I havn't done the carbs yet, but fitted temprary inline ball valves (Small chrome ball valves) into the system to save me some fuel until I can get to the root of the...
Forum: Members Lounge 12-13-2009, 02:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,427
Posted By Athedra
Think you just had a bad rain day. I use...

Think you just had a bad rain day.

I use Bones daily, and dont worry about the weather. I have a leather padded bikers jacket and my colour (Also leather with all my patches and badges on) over...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 12-13-2009, 02:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,512
Posted By Athedra
Hmmmm. Now that could be. They did fit a new...

Hmmmm. Now that could be. They did fit a new liner in the tank. My tank has that little pipe coming out the rear (seat side) of the tank. I will test it by opening the tank cap when it starts doing...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 12-12-2009, 03:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,512
Posted By Athedra
About a month ago (might be longer), I purchased...

About a month ago (might be longer), I purchased a secondhand set of 79 carbs (if I read the threads correctly) because the original set's air/fuel jets was broken off in the bodies. I fitted new...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 12-12-2009, 03:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,512
Posted By Athedra
Yes, even went as far as removing the T-pieces...

Yes, even went as far as removing the T-pieces joining the carbs. I got the impression that they where longer than what they should have been, so took them out completely. I left they holes open on...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 12-12-2009, 12:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,512
Posted By Athedra
1196 Big Bore Carburetors? or timing?

Do I need to re-jet for the 1196 big bore?

I found the following, and don't know if it is my carbs or my motor.

For about 10km she goes perfect. Then she starts battling to run on high revs (6k...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 12-10-2009, 02:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,836
Posted By Athedra
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Engine sounds as if it has more "umf" than the 1100, and believe me, it does have more "umf". I will take some pictures tomorrow.

Bones did her maiden voyage tonight from work to home. Twisting...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 12-10-2009, 11:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,496
Posted By Athedra
Things here in South AFrica don't come cheap....

Things here in South AFrica don't come cheap. When the word Bike, boat or plane is in the sentence, the price doubles up. Give you some examples, I can by a complete car engine for about R3500, Bike...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 12-10-2009, 11:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,768
Posted By Athedra
Sticky Float bowl cure - My way

Most of you know that I have had a bad 2nd Carburetor since I got the new set of carbs, and most of you know that I could not get it sorted until now. Here is what I did.

Firstly connected my...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 12-09-2009, 11:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,836
Posted By Athedra
Will ask the mechanic to check and see if he can...

Will ask the mechanic to check and see if he can find the cause of it all. Will let you guys know if he does.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 12-09-2009, 10:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,496
Posted By Athedra
Paid R8000-00 for the big bore with 1200km on it....

Paid R8000-00 for the big bore with 1200km on it. The PO tried to fit his bike on the back seat of a car. Didn't fit through the rear window, so stripped the motor out and got rid of the frame (aka...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 12-09-2009, 11:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,601
Posted By Athedra
LMAO, not really the answers I was looking for,...

LMAO, not really the answers I was looking for, but gave me a fairly good idea as to an answer to my question.

I basically just wanted to know if it is possible, and how important the carb to head...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 12-09-2009, 11:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,496
Posted By Athedra
Had a look. Dont see anything referring to Wind...

Had a look. Dont see anything referring to Wind jammer or vetter on the fairing. Unfortunately the big bore cost me more than expected, so will be skipping the touring kit for another time.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 12-09-2009, 10:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,836
Posted By Athedra
Motor arrived about lunchtime today. Still in...

Motor arrived about lunchtime today. Still in plastic wrap. To scared to open it :D

The tank is back from lining, and everything that stayed behind after the motor and tank got removed got checked...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 12-08-2009, 05:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,601
Posted By Athedra
Carb rubbers - Same old story...with a twist

Spoke to a guy today who mentioned the following:

You take your old rubbers and grind them off just before the aluminum base. The way I understood is that the aluminum base has a piece of pipe...
Forum: Members Lounge 12-08-2009, 05:05 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,719
Posted By Athedra
Yeah we kinda stick together. Maybe there is a...

Yeah we kinda stick together. Maybe there is a good explanation to it all. I don't like to be shafted by someone I thought I could trust, so don't like it when someone does it to a friend. If the...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 12-08-2009, 04:58 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 28,758
Posted By Athedra
Probably a dumb question The shaft on the...

Probably a dumb question

The shaft on the new swing arm, is it directly compatible with the XS or do you have to fit a different type of CV-yoke in there?

Nother question that got into my head....
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 12-08-2009, 12:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,836
Posted By Athedra
Well here is the results of my disappointment. ...

Well here is the results of my disappointment.

Tank:
Tank has a hole in it right nest to the seem. How it got there no one knows, but after my fuel theft I am wondering if someone didn't hit a...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 12-08-2009, 12:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,443
Posted By Athedra
yep 1200 big bore. Went to go look at it today....

yep 1200 big bore. Went to go look at it today. Getting it tomorrow. So Bones will breath after by about Thursday.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 12-08-2009, 12:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,053
Posted By Athedra
The round one that looks like a rubber washer at...

The round one that looks like a rubber washer at the front.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 12-08-2009, 11:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,496
Posted By Athedra
Had a look at them today. They have a Goldwing...

Had a look at them today. They have a Goldwing look to them. Apart from the brackets I need to make and bend, I think it will look good on the XS
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 12-07-2009, 02:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,496
Posted By Athedra
Will go there tomorrow, and try and get some...

Will go there tomorrow, and try and get some pictures of it. Just giving it to you the way I got it over the phone. I'm not that clued up on the old school bikes. Sorry.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 12-07-2009, 12:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,197
Posted By Athedra
Use a jack with a piece of wood on it. Place your...

Use a jack with a piece of wood on it. Place your bike on centre tsand. Jack up the front as high as possible. Dont go higher than your centre stand. do your thing with the front wheel. Then move the...
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