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Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-22-2020, 02:09 PM
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Posted By johnstewart
Holy cow... I fired up the bike.... and it WORKS!...

Holy cow... I fired up the bike.... and it WORKS!

I started it up with the blue wire disconnected and noticed the light/oil warning came on.

So I plugged the blue wire back in and it works!
...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-22-2020, 01:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,279
Posted By johnstewart
More info - definitely nothing to do with the...

More info - definitely nothing to do with the socket.

I connected a voltmeter to the black and blue wires, no socket or light connected.

When I then connect these to a bulb (holding it against...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-22-2020, 12:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,279
Posted By johnstewart
Also, brand new battery, too.

Also, brand new battery, too.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-22-2020, 12:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,279
Posted By johnstewart
Fuses all good, by the way... not that it would...

Fuses all good, by the way... not that it would matter since I'm seeing 12V at the socket.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-22-2020, 12:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,279
Posted By johnstewart
WTF Brake Light Issue?

In my continuing saga of random problems this past week, I got the bike running, but the tail light went out. Brake light is fine, but no running light.

Okay, maybe a burned bulb, so I got a...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-22-2020, 12:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 12,975
Posted By johnstewart
Thanks, motoman, good idea! It's working for now,...

Thanks, motoman, good idea! It's working for now, so leaving carbs alone for the moment, but will keep this in mind for the eventual full carb cleaning/rebuild.

Right now debugging a totally...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-21-2020, 08:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 12,975
Posted By johnstewart
So, I had to pull the carbs back off. It's...

So, I had to pull the carbs back off. It's definitely easier the second time. Likewise putting them back. Still like giving birth in reverse though.

I eventually decided, from some other forum...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-20-2020, 05:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 12,975
Posted By johnstewart
I sorted out the throttle. Had bent the thing so...

I sorted out the throttle. Had bent the thing so it wasn’t swiveling. I got it back to at least working. Still no slack but not revving.


So it turns out the carb I monkeyed with is not getting...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-20-2020, 04:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 12,975
Posted By johnstewart
Wow, took me at least two hours to get those...

Wow, took me at least two hours to get those carbs back on. It's like giving birth in reverse!

And... it worked! No leaking carb on my initial test!

What did I f*** up this time? Well, the...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-20-2020, 03:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,131
Posted By johnstewart
Thanks, Seth! Are those parts available or...

Thanks, Seth! Are those parts available or unobtanium at this point?

I'm in Madison, WI; where are you?
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-20-2020, 11:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 12,975
Posted By johnstewart
Wow! You're saying this Andy Youtube guy did the...

Wow! You're saying this Andy Youtube guy did the weld for you?
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-20-2020, 10:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,131
Posted By johnstewart
And if I'm going to f*** it up myself, this is...

And if I'm going to f*** it up myself, this is the kit to get?

https://www.mikesxs.net/keyster-premium-nencho-carb-kit-xs1100f.html
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-20-2020, 09:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,131
Posted By johnstewart
Carb Refurb

So I've messed up one of my carbs pretty good ('nother thread).

I've got a spare set ('79 Mikunis), came off a good running bike, but sitting on my shelf for 20 years (wow).

I know there was...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-20-2020, 07:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 12,975
Posted By johnstewart
Ack! Tell me more about this; what happened? I...

Ack! Tell me more about this; what happened? I guess the float bowl overflowed?
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-19-2020, 11:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 12,975
Posted By johnstewart
I can see now why people get rid of the stock...

I can see now why people get rid of the stock airbox just to make it easier to get to the carbs, holy cow. Seems like going back in, go in with octo disconnected would be easier and then hook up all...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-19-2020, 07:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 12,975
Posted By johnstewart
Sounds good; going to (gulp) try to pull the...

Sounds good; going to (gulp) try to pull the carbs off tonight.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-18-2020, 07:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 12,975
Posted By johnstewart
I'm looking through carb posts now (like this...

I'm looking through carb posts now (like this Cleaning 101 post: http://www.xs11.com/forum/showthread.php?t=35974), and I think I'm with you to this point.

Once I get the needle out, then what?...
Forum: Members Lounge 08-18-2020, 07:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,852
Posted By johnstewart
Nezzer - just saw this thread today. I am a...

Nezzer - just saw this thread today. I am a long-time, but infrequent, poster here (I'll admit it, it's when something's wrong with my bike!).

I was terrified when I couldn't log into my account...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-18-2020, 06:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 12,975
Posted By johnstewart
Well, I went to go dig in tonight... I was going...

Well, I went to go dig in tonight... I was going to delete it, and try to find out why I was getting a leak.

I had a spare set of carbs I pulled off the shelf to look at to see why I couldn't move...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-18-2020, 11:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 12,975
Posted By johnstewart
Octopus Woes - My Journey

Dang, I love this bike. I have to say that before speaking badly of it, but yeah it's been a great bike. Have close to 40k on it after buying it with 11k, holy cow close to 20 years ago now! 1979...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-18-2020, 11:16 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 785
Posted By johnstewart
ignore

Ignore. Bad post; I don't see how to delete, so just ignore me. =)

Crap, see http://www.xs11.com/forum/showthread.php?t=47902
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-28-2019, 06:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,415
Posted By johnstewart
T.C. - so, three years and a thousand-ish miles...

T.C. - so, three years and a thousand-ish miles later, I finally went to work on it. I acquired some years back the Barnett springs and a gasket. This last trip I did a few weeks ago, it was getting...
Forum: Ride Reports 09-08-2016, 12:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,303
Posted By johnstewart
Hah, holy cow. I was riding through the same...

Hah, holy cow. I was riding through the same weekend they were out. Nice.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-08-2016, 08:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,415
Posted By johnstewart
All good stuff, thanks, gents! When I finally get...

All good stuff, thanks, gents! When I finally get back to XS11 digging, it will be with this thread in hand.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-07-2016, 07:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,415
Posted By johnstewart
I thought it did seem a little odd, too, yes. ...

I thought it did seem a little odd, too, yes.



Wow, you know, I don't know what the heck a throwout rod adjustment is... but I do recollect now that you mention it, that years ago when I did...
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