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Forum: Members Lounge 01-21-2019, 10:39 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By Radioguylogs
Carb clean and new pipes is a light year? ...

Carb clean and new pipes is a light year?

Whew. You do need a break from wrenching.
Forum: Wanted to buy - XS and XJ1100 parts and bikes. 01-16-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 133
Posted By Radioguylogs
You have at least 5 bikes to choose from! We'd...

You have at least 5 bikes to choose from! We'd love to see them (and you). Folks are friendly, so you will meet people easily.
Forum: Wanted to buy - XS and XJ1100 parts and bikes. 01-15-2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 133
Posted By Radioguylogs
Hope

Don't know if they are common with with XS11, but if they are, Andreas would have them

http://www.xs11.com/forum/showthread.php?t=47508&highlight=andreas

We have a junkyard in Michigan that...
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 01-14-2019, 09:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 525
Posted By Radioguylogs
Thumbs up My first reaction was , "Wow, how does one manage...

My first reaction was , "Wow, how does one manage a 9700 mile trip?" Then I understood.

You probably already know it, but the 1st gen Vmax clutch slave is harder to access than the V65, but still...
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 01-13-2019, 11:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 525
Posted By Radioguylogs
Curtis! Nice to hear from you. No snow...

Curtis!

Nice to hear from you.

No snow tires, but fortunately there has been no snow this year so far.

I did have to rebuild the clutch slave because I found it was leaked horribly after I...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 01-08-2019, 11:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 972
Posted By Radioguylogs
Ideas

Sticky carb slide(s)?

Vacuum advance hose is attached in the correct place and has a good seal?

Gas tank vent?

Don't know which model you have, but octy or vacuum petcocks opening correctly?...
Forum: Members Lounge 01-04-2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 312
Posted By Radioguylogs
BIG Plans

I'm in the middle of a frame swap on my Honda V65. As I completed the project last winter, I realized the frame was bent. Now I have to back up and do it over.

I found a donor bike.

I have...
Forum: Wanted to buy - XS and XJ1100 parts and bikes. 12-30-2018, 11:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 227
Posted By Radioguylogs
Should be called XS750 carb screws. ;)

Should be called XS750 carb screws. ;)
Forum: Wanted to buy - XS and XJ1100 parts and bikes. 12-27-2018, 01:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 227
Posted By Radioguylogs
Socket Head Cap Screw (Allen wrench).

Socket Head Cap Screw (Allen wrench).
Forum: Members Lounge 12-24-2018, 11:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 233
Posted By Radioguylogs
Blessed and Merry Christmas to all! (I think...

Blessed and Merry Christmas to all!

(I think I hear Santa now)
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-29-2018, 09:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 335
Posted By Radioguylogs
Hey Sid: I don't disagree your method is a...

Hey Sid:

I don't disagree your method is a good approach and has sound logic, but on the other hand, if the bolts must be broken loose, then they probably never moved in the first place. Loosening...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-28-2018, 03:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 335
Posted By Radioguylogs
Easy Job

If you have a 1/2" torque wrench, and preferably 6 point socket(s), you can check the head bolt torques with little effort and no risk. The biggest effort is removing the gas tank to get to all the...
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 bikes for sale. 11-27-2018, 01:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 511
Posted By Radioguylogs
No, I didn't buy the other one. I have decent SF...

No, I didn't buy the other one. I have decent SF already.

Thought that SG might be interesting, but.......nevermind :)
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 bikes for sale. 11-27-2018, 10:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 511
Posted By Radioguylogs
Anodder One

Consolation prize for Ian or XS11Lover:

https://porthuron.craigslist.org/mcy/d/1980-yamaha-xs1100g/6730406176.html

Nice exhaust, good cosmetics, and 6k miles.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-27-2018, 12:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 972
Posted By Radioguylogs
So far, I'm using the original adjusters on my...

So far, I'm using the original adjusters on my XS11's. I did use a file to remove detents on the plunger from previous over-tightened settings, so the new setting doesn't want to slip into a previous...
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 bikes for sale. 11-18-2018, 11:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 511
Posted By Radioguylogs
Mmmmmm

That hot fudge Sunday is going to taste good:

http://i1346.photobucket.com/albums/p691/Radioguylogs/XS%20for%201500_zpsjqhs2qst.jpg...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-17-2018, 03:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,137
Posted By Radioguylogs
I have an XS750SF grab grab bar and I have an...

I have an XS750SF grab grab bar and I have an XS11SF.

I took a look. The rear mounting hole on the XS750SF grab bar mounts to a hole rearward of the turn signal.

When I hold it next to the...
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 bikes for sale. 11-15-2018, 11:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 511
Posted By Radioguylogs
Good deal! 3 Days left on the auction.

Good deal!

3 Days left on the auction.
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 bikes for sale. 11-15-2018, 04:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 511
Posted By Radioguylogs
Two Against One

....my chance to double down :D
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 bikes for sale. 11-15-2018, 10:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 511
Posted By Radioguylogs
I'll Take that Bet

Phil:

I'll take your bet, but I don't drink beer anymore.

I can offer you a beer if it clears $2000, but you have buy me a hot fudge sunday at the Iron Horse this fall if it sells for less than...
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 bikes for sale. 11-15-2018, 09:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 511
Posted By Radioguylogs
Agree!

That certainly is a great find for someone who prefers a project with less effort.

It's in my neighborhood, but I have a nice SF already.

How do you know the reserve? You contacted the buyer?
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 11-13-2018, 10:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 525
Posted By Radioguylogs
Makes me think about pilot jets. Dealership...

Makes me think about pilot jets.

Dealership said they rebuilt the carbs. The actual mechanic said he installed a carb kit and blew carb cleaner through the passages.

Or it might might be...
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 11-13-2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 525
Posted By Radioguylogs
Thumbs up VMAX Handles Well

Phil:

Well, I was only able to ride the VMAX twice before it snowed here in Michigan.

My impression about the handling was good. I found it was quite stable….it doesn’t bounce, or wobble or...
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 parts for sale. 11-08-2018, 11:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 175
Posted By Radioguylogs
Touche'

Hey Phil...I think you are off topic. :p

Anyone remember the Grab Bar?
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 11-08-2018, 11:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,330
Posted By Radioguylogs
It's Close!

Hi Kurt!

Keep up the good work. We'll be looking an an RD350 report soon.

Yes, Louann has also been a doll to me about my bikes. She actually pushed me to get the V65 and the VMAX when she knew...
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