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Forum: XS and XJ 1100 bikes for sale. 10-15-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,241
Posted By mainlylinux
Bike is pending ownership transfer now

Thanks everyone for the interest, Mac is coming to get the bike Friday.



Dan
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 bikes for sale. 10-15-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,241
Posted By mainlylinux
1978 XS needs a good home - Battle Creek MI

I'm in Battle Creek Michigan. I have a 1978 XS11 that was fully functional more than a few years ago :-)

I may not have all of the parts but I have a lot of them. This bike has been stored...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-29-2007, 09:48 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,471
Posted By mainlylinux
Not sure - I've never messed with the Dyna...

Not sure - I've never messed with the Dyna ignition, but it sounds good. Would it work on the late model bikes, the ones with no mechanical advance?

Dan
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-29-2007, 09:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,114
Posted By mainlylinux
The yamaha is a shaft drive, not sure about the...

The yamaha is a shaft drive, not sure about the honda. The yamaha is a smooth bike with an electric motor like feel to the engine and drive train (my opinion), with a nice pronounced power band...
Forum: Members Lounge 05-29-2007, 09:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,117
Posted By mainlylinux
I didn't see it - who did he fight? Dan

I didn't see it - who did he fight?

Dan
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-18-2007, 01:54 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,471
Posted By mainlylinux
Thanks Randy, believe it or not I'm still working...

Thanks Randy, believe it or not I'm still working on this, albeit slowly.

I'm trying to come up with something practical that doesn't cost an arm and a leg.

Recently I've been working with a...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-18-2007, 01:48 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,976
Posted By mainlylinux
Chop, looks nice. Instead of paper, the XS...

Chop, looks nice.

Instead of paper, the XS is your canvas.

Dan
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 01-18-2007, 07:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,215
Posted By mainlylinux
mine does it too, and the motor runs great. I...

mine does it too, and the motor runs great. I don't know what the spec is supposed to be.


Dan
Forum: Members Lounge 01-18-2007, 07:31 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 11,178
Posted By mainlylinux
Update

Saturday there was another shooting, about 2 blocks away. One person was shot.

2 other shootings the same day, but further away. Saturday my wife and I are going over to talk to my mother in law...
Forum: Members Lounge 01-11-2007, 09:26 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 11,178
Posted By mainlylinux
There was another incident

There was another incident Tuesday this week.

This time it was about 4 blocks from my house. This time somebody was shot - a 16 year old.

The police verified that at least 20 shots were fired...
Forum: Members Lounge 01-05-2007, 08:05 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 11,178
Posted By mainlylinux
Thanks guys for all the suggestions. Here's...

Thanks guys for all the suggestions. Here's probably what I'll be doing in the immediate future:

Move temporarily to a relative's house. This gives me time to get away from the situation without...
Forum: Members Lounge 01-05-2007, 02:23 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 11,178
Posted By mainlylinux
jeffe - I think that's what's going to happen for...

jeffe - I think that's what's going to happen for me. I'm not sure how quickly at this point, but it's a chance I'm not willing to take with my family.

Real bummer too, because I just got the...
Forum: Members Lounge 01-05-2007, 01:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,324
Posted By mainlylinux
Ok - I got a reply from the company for more...

Ok - I got a reply from the company for more wheels. If I get 10 at a time, the price drops down to around to just below $30 bucks each. I can handle that!


Cool!

Dan
Forum: Members Lounge 01-05-2007, 11:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,324
Posted By mainlylinux
No, I hadn't contacted him about it. I'd like to...

No, I hadn't contacted him about it. I'd like to hear about it though.


I guess if I have to I'll pull the trigger on the $125 one.

Dan
Forum: Members Lounge 01-05-2007, 09:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,324
Posted By mainlylinux
Need help machining a part for the XS/XJ

Can anyone on here build me something like this:


http://img408.imageshack.us/img408/5043/wheel602oj9.jpg (http://imageshack.us)

It's for an XS :-)

I got pricing for a prototype from a...
Forum: Members Lounge 01-05-2007, 09:15 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 11,178
Posted By mainlylinux
Yep, the 5 shot soviet model. Has the soviet...

Yep, the 5 shot soviet model. Has the soviet hammer and sickle on it. Problem is that its projectile is very penetrating, which could lead to collateral damage if I ever had to fire it from within...
Forum: Members Lounge 01-05-2007, 08:57 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 11,178
Posted By mainlylinux
By the way, my wife is pregnant. I did take...

By the way, my wife is pregnant.

I did take a M44 Rifle into my basement with me, but I wouldn't shoot unless there was no alternative (not sure what a rifle bullet does when it hits 10 inch...
Forum: Members Lounge 01-05-2007, 08:45 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 11,178
Posted By mainlylinux
Gunfire near my house

Sorry to broadcast this out, but Iím looking for feedback from anyone who has any ideas on how I can solve this problem - my wife and I am terrified to leave our house at night.


Two nights ago,...
Forum: Members Lounge 12-31-2006, 07:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,426
Posted By mainlylinux
TC - there is a program called Acronis True Image...

TC - there is a program called Acronis True Image that works very well for doing what you want to do. It will create a "clone" image CD/DVD that doesn't need to be bootable because the Acronis...
Forum: Members Lounge 12-30-2006, 05:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,426
Posted By mainlylinux
I would also contact dell and even pay to get the...

I would also contact dell and even pay to get the disks. I have to disagree about getting the pirate version; they usually get broken eventually by Microsoft and you might not be able to run windows...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 12-28-2006, 08:29 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,995
Posted By mainlylinux
Electric valves

That's the ticket - where do I sign up?
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 12-27-2006, 07:52 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 35,413
Posted By mainlylinux
Hi Chop, here's my take on the battery. I...

Hi Chop, here's my take on the battery.

I just put a lawn tractor battery on mine, they are smaller than a car battery, come in various cranking amp ratings, and in the spring are extremely...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 12-20-2006, 11:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,725
Posted By mainlylinux
From what I've read the "bowl" area is usually...

From what I've read the "bowl" area is usually the lowest hanging fruit (easiest to improve on) for most cylinder heads I've read about. also sometimes the chamber can be "unshrouded" to help flow...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 12-20-2006, 09:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,290
Posted By mainlylinux
and for mileage, how about not just having...

and for mileage, how about not just having electronic fuel control but also spark control that is "integrated" with the fuel control? That way when you make jetting changes you are able to have the...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 12-20-2006, 09:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,645
Posted By mainlylinux
I'd actually love to have my own foundry. I...

I'd actually love to have my own foundry. I think billet parts are awesome, but to me there is beauty in a casting. I used to work in foundry way back when, so maybe that is why I feel that way.
...
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