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Forum: Members Lounge 03-07-2011, 03:45 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By wylie coyote
Yeah...looks like the weather is eventually on...

Yeah...looks like the weather is eventually on the upswing. (Sorry about sending it your way). The other thing that makes a huge difference is I started wearing full leathers again. Dropped them for...
Forum: Members Lounge 03-07-2011, 11:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 597
Posted By wylie coyote
finally got to ride today

Snow finally melted off enough and got some time and high 40 degree weather here. Unplugged the float charger, opened up the petcocks, fired it up and drove off for a 3 hr ride. Love those float...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-17-2010, 03:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,986
Posted By wylie coyote
Welcome- you came to the right place. These guys...

Welcome- you came to the right place. These guys got me lined out, and I haven't had any maint or running issues since. Catatonic bug has a link in his signature where you can download a manual. The...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-30-2010, 04:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 654
Posted By wylie coyote
And the good news...... is now you found an...

And the good news......
is now you found an issue that can be fixed instead of poking around in the dark, like is the case initially. The float thing with the tubes---I swear by it. Mine didn't even...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-29-2010, 01:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,701
Posted By wylie coyote
Okay- here's a thought. In order to isolate a...

Okay- here's a thought. In order to isolate a cable issue- after it's warmed up, disconnect the throttle cable and play with it- see if that matters. Maybe something like a leak is opening up from...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-29-2010, 01:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,701
Posted By wylie coyote
I just re read you initial post- you did do the...

I just re read you initial post- you did do the bench test for that it sounds like. oops. sorry.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-29-2010, 01:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,701
Posted By wylie coyote
Just a thought- I'm sure you covered this,...

Just a thought- I'm sure you covered this, but....when you did the float level, did you just do a measurement, or use the clear tubes for an actual level? I ran into this with mine. The float...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-25-2010, 01:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,787
Posted By wylie coyote
+1 with the vacuum leaks.

+1 with the vacuum leaks.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-14-2010, 02:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 639
Posted By wylie coyote
If you haven't checked out the carbs yet, you may...

If you haven't checked out the carbs yet, you may have the same issue I did. I rebuilt mine and set the floats per specs on the height, but it was still really screwed up (read high level on 2 of...
Forum: Members Lounge 06-09-2010, 11:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,966
Posted By wylie coyote
+1 on the Garmin. Use mine in the truck as...

+1 on the Garmin. Use mine in the truck as opposed to the bike, but it's great.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-05-2010, 08:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 574
Posted By wylie coyote
Couldn't find the thread

Re: Float setting. I am now wondering the float height for my carbs- I wanted to verify the measurement... I saw it somewhere, now can't locate it. (1980 sg). I set them at 23mm as I remember (w/o...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-03-2010, 04:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 772
Posted By wylie coyote
Sounds good psycho. I'm tied up at work for the...

Sounds good psycho. I'm tied up at work for the next few weeks, will send PM plenty ahead of time for a heads up. Thx
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-02-2010, 11:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 772
Posted By wylie coyote
Okay- let's see if my post goes this time... ...

Okay- let's see if my post goes this time...
The octy is gone.
I know it's a little fat, and the idle low, but it runs pretty well. I ended up out 2-3/4 idle screws- started 2- 1/2, then down to 2-...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-02-2010, 08:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 772
Posted By wylie coyote
hot start not so hot

Okay- one more thing... benched in good on the carbs at this point, ign all good, etc. Runs nice, power decent, idles good at about 800 (low, I know), and the plugs are showing a little fat, but it...
Forum: Members Lounge 05-29-2010, 07:47 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,419
Posted By wylie coyote
'80 soecial- $700 (cause it wouldn't start- was...

'80 soecial- $700 (cause it wouldn't start- was stored for years), which included extras like new helmet, cover, backrest, 4 into 2 header, fairing, new saddlebags---- then I bought the carb kits,...
Forum: Members Lounge 05-26-2010, 01:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 764
Posted By wylie coyote
Fairing/ windshield?

Well, I got the bike up and running pretty good. I left off the upper (fairing) that was on it, and bought a slipstreamer. Hardly ever rode with one, except on a beemer years ago. I initially had...
Forum: Members Lounge 05-22-2010, 10:16 PM
Replies: 3,230
Views: 346,479
Posted By wylie coyote
It snowed here again last night and some today,...

It snowed here again last night and some today, so I sat and stared at the bike, then went to work.......yee haw :(
Forum: Members Lounge 05-20-2010, 09:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,064
Posted By wylie coyote
psycho- check your IM. Wylie

psycho- check your IM.
Wylie
Forum: Members Lounge 05-20-2010, 05:29 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 9,920
Posted By wylie coyote
Quite a few years back, I was out 4 wheeling in...

Quite a few years back, I was out 4 wheeling in the mtns, and came across
a coyote that was was caught in a jaw trap. He hadn't been there long apparently, and seemed in good shape other than the...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-18-2010, 10:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,355
Posted By wylie coyote
Right on with the 'check in maint'. Mine was an...

Right on with the 'check in maint'. Mine was an identical thing- pipes were [U]black even, and the PO said it always ""ran hot"". Yeah, right. I bench set it the way described in the articles here,...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-07-2010, 03:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 749
Posted By wylie coyote
Here's a link for some altitude conversions I...

Here's a link for some altitude conversions I found regarding compression. I know some of us are pretty well up there.
I don't know if I pasted this in right, but you should be able to follow it by...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-05-2010, 11:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 749
Posted By wylie coyote
Compression?

Just curious...I hear a lot of discussion about checking the cranking compression, but I have yet to see any numbers that should be considered within range for decent shape. What is considered...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-01-2010, 01:30 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 405
Posted By wylie coyote
Up and running

So far so good. Haven't had time to take it out yet, but I got the carbs and all that junk done and fired it up. Sounds killer:D. Hopefully it will hang in there and run good as it sounds. I'll know...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 04-29-2010, 04:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 663
Posted By wylie coyote
Also- one other thing that isn't quite clear at...

Also- one other thing that isn't quite clear at this point--- when you measure the float setting, is it measured from the base of the carb body with, or without the gasket? i.e., measure from the...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 04-28-2010, 11:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 663
Posted By wylie coyote
Okay- I found another bad o ring on #4 idle...

Okay- I found another bad o ring on #4 idle screw, everything was clean, gonna bench set everything for now. Replaced the bad idle screw, started with them 2- 1/4 turns out for now. Nothing else...
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