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Forum: In Memoriam 07-16-2017, 04:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 12,235
Posted By yamtom
Thanks Rick for that Stunning Quote

Thanks Rich for that Stunningly Beautiful Quote.


She has moved to the state of our future... she has not left but simply rearranged herself to be seen in view's we don't naturally see with...
Forum: In Memoriam 07-16-2017, 04:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,529
Posted By yamtom
Loss of a child.

At 67, Ive seen some heartbreak, but none really compares to the loss of a child at all. Cobia, he will always be with you. Ive never had a son, but what youve experienced has to be a special kind...
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 07-12-2017, 05:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 491
Posted By yamtom
Zuki, plug wire B12 first gen

Looks like the PO jerry rigged a plug wire on number one cyl, and the pipe there isnt getting hot at idle. Ive taken the wire off, plugged it into a spark plug outside and started the engine, and it...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-27-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,773
Posted By yamtom
sporty muffs?

I have sporty muffs on my MNS, cant tell the difference from stock. No adjustment with jets either.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-26-2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,121
Posted By yamtom
messed up mains, clogged

Hey Scott,

I did not read the whole array of responses so I may be repeating something. I once bought a 79, that had almost exactly the same problem, it was clogged up main jet holders, cant...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-26-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,521
Posted By yamtom
the problem is,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,

If a battery fails, often the voltage is not high enough to fire the ignition. I know ten volts is too low, but maybe there is a need for volts to be as high as 12 for the tci. Guys that use the...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-26-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 461
Posted By yamtom
dear puskrat

Take a look at the seat, about two thirds of the way back, there are a couple of bolts there hanging down from the seat base. Loosen the nuts up, maybe three turns, there is a bolt on each side of...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-18-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 819
Posted By yamtom
are you talking early or late carbs

Edit, I see now that you have an 80, so it should be the late carbs which are the ones I have springs material for. There is unlikely to be substantial air flowing past screws, the spring is there...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-12-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 12,629
Posted By yamtom
po said what??

I dont know how well you know the po, but its a foregone conclusion, that many motorcycle sales are completed by po s that tell tales. If he says something, you must prove it correct before you rely...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-28-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 42,813
Posted By yamtom
nice work Kurt

That really looks great, nice handiwork. I have Sporty muffs on my MNS, I love the sound and they look right at home too.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-28-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,172
Posted By yamtom
you tube vids of cleaners

What do you think Ray, do those youtube vids provide any good ideas for making a cleaner up.????? I really would like to make a big one, plastic basket cleaner,, and I have a jitterbug sander...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-27-2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,172
Posted By yamtom
ultrasonic cleaner

Is there anyone on the list that has an ultrasonic cleaner??? I am thinking this may be the best solution to these tiny channels that apparently wind their way in such a way that no wire is gonna...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-27-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,172
Posted By yamtom
no where is where it took me

Ok TC, So you are saying that it communicates with the kind of large angled hole downstream of the throttles. The angle large hole is open at some point since spray goes thru that. And I have the ...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-27-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,172
Posted By yamtom
jet cleaning wires

Ok, I do have the official jet cleaning wires, so will try that and B12 and see where that takes us.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-27-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,172
Posted By yamtom
more info

re the brass tube,,,,Is this an item, that is safe to put a wire into to clear it.????? Since these carbs were soaked for three days in pine sol, and the brass tubes are still totally plugged, maybe...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-27-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,172
Posted By yamtom
I knew it had to be sumpin

Ok, well, all four of them are plugged solid apparently, since absolutly nothing is going anywhere but out that hole at the base of the tube.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-26-2015, 11:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,172
Posted By yamtom
ok so the tube doesnt do anything,,,but,,just asking

ok so the tube doesnt do anything but transfer pressure of fuel from the base of the bowl, and transfer it to the area near the meeting points of the bowl and the carb,,,,,,,,that tube does not...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-26-2015, 11:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,172
Posted By yamtom
yes thats why ive torn them down again

I saw from another post that its called the enrichener pipe.

My T fittings are flowing for sure.

My needle and seat are clean , cleaned, and seem to be working alright but, then again I dont...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-26-2015, 10:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,172
Posted By yamtom
I read that thread,,,,,,????

I still dont know if that brass tube communicates with anything other than ,, the hole at the base of it. Do I need to do anything more with it, or is the flow at the base, the end of it.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-26-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,172
Posted By yamtom
carbie problem

Hi All, Ive got a carb situation with my 80 mns, I cleaned the carbs or should I say triple cleaned them, and now have them back apart since cyls one and two would not run. I have good spark. Ive...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-20-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,157
Posted By yamtom
all I needed was a spring

Well thanks Bonz. All I really needed was a spring, the one that holds the fuel screw into its position. It was lost somehow when I had the carbs apart. The same day I made the order to...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-20-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,157
Posted By yamtom
fix from george

Perhaps I was a bit intense about the problem, however, we were going back and forth in email prolly eight to ten times, and he was not recognizing the problem. I was quite specific about what was...
Forum: Product Evaluations 07-19-2015, 09:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,311
Posted By yamtom
george did a refund

Georgefix , George Hoffman, e bay parts supplier ended up doing a refund. I dont know what happened to my package, maybe never will. He made no explanation. This is a satisfactory conclusion to this...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-19-2015, 09:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,157
Posted By yamtom
update , georgefix refunded

He refunded, I dont know what happened to the package, maybe never will. This is a satisfactory end to the transaction above.
Forum: Product Evaluations 07-19-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,311
Posted By yamtom
already done all that

Hi,

I ve already done everything like youve suggested. To further elaborate, I am accustomed to purchasing from him thru ebay. I requested a special part, and he sold it to me OFF ebay ,,this...
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