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Forum: Wanted to buy - XS and XJ1100 parts and bikes. 01-22-2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 9
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Posted By jetmechmarty
It's probably for a 79 Special (XS1100SF).

It's probably for a 79 Special (XS1100SF).
Forum: Wanted to buy - XS and XJ1100 parts and bikes. 01-16-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 133
Posted By jetmechmarty
Our lock on all the space at the resort expired...

Our lock on all the space at the resort expired yesterday. It is advisable to get on board immediately. You can cancel without penalty into late July.
http://ironhorsenc.com Reservation advisable...
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 01-14-2019, 11:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 525
Posted By jetmechmarty
Welcome back!

Welcome back!
Forum: Southeast 01-05-2019, 02:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 613
Posted By jetmechmarty
Yes, I do! New job. Too little vacation. ...

Yes, I do! New job. Too little vacation.

The issue is that due to our chosen venue, plans have to be made early. Also, it would be nice to attract some new blood.
Forum: Southeast 01-05-2019, 01:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 613
Posted By jetmechmarty
https://memegenerator.net/img/instances/60808274/c...

https://memegenerator.net/img/instances/60808274/crickets-chirping-awful-quiet-round-here.jpg
Forum: Southeast 01-05-2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 613
Posted By jetmechmarty
10 days!

We have a hold on the entire resort for 10 more days. Here's a winter project idea. Make an Iron Horse reservation. Make a plan to attend VYR 2019. Don't assume there's always next year. Make...
Forum: Members Lounge 01-04-2019, 11:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 312
Posted By jetmechmarty
My bike is in a storage facility at a location...

My bike is in a storage facility at a location unknown to me. By the time I get it back, it will be spring.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 01-01-2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 239
Posted By jetmechmarty
I believe JeffH has the info you seek. He’s...

I believe JeffH has the info you seek. He’s running a small lightweight battery in his dressed E. Contact him.

I run with a Deka AGM in the standard size. They’re inexpensive, made in...
Forum: Wanted to buy - XS and XJ1100 parts and bikes. 12-28-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 108
Posted By jetmechmarty
Are you aware that new ones are available from...

Are you aware that new ones are available from Yamaha? Partzilla and others have them at a reasonable price.
Forum: Members Lounge 12-24-2018, 12:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 233
Posted By jetmechmarty
have a cool yule, y'all!

have a cool yule, y'all!
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 12-20-2018, 03:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 560
Posted By jetmechmarty
The air seals are the ones under the fork caps....

The air seals are the ones under the fork caps. The ones on the lowers are oil.
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 bikes for sale. 12-19-2018, 08:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 240
Posted By jetmechmarty
It looks unbalanced. Not a good execution, IMHO....

It looks unbalanced. Not a good execution, IMHO. He can ask whatever he wants.
Forum: Southeast 12-13-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 613
Posted By jetmechmarty
If you wait, all that happens is you get older.

If you wait, all that happens is you get older.
Forum: Southeast 12-12-2018, 07:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 613
Posted By jetmechmarty
Will XS11 continue to anchor this thing?

XS650.com is catching up!

For the Vintage Yamaha event, the following is all that remains available:



The 4 bedroom Hawg Hideaway cabin, $560.00/night (if this cabin is not rented as 1...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 12-12-2018, 05:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 613
Posted By jetmechmarty
I got mine from Parts-n-More. That was more...

I got mine from Parts-n-More. That was more years ago than I remember. They still look as new.
Forum: Southeast 12-11-2018, 09:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 613
Posted By jetmechmarty
What are y'all waiting for? We aren't getting any...

What are y'all waiting for? We aren't getting any younger. Let's do this! Sellout by 15 January is our goal. After that, it goes to the chrome crowd! Do you really want a BMW in your parking spot? Or...
Forum: Members Lounge 12-04-2018, 11:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 286
Posted By jetmechmarty
No, Greg. Set it for 100! 70 will be here...

No, Greg. Set it for 100! 70 will be here tomorrow. Life is like a roll of toilet paper. The closer you get to the end, the faster it goes.
Forum: Members Lounge 12-03-2018, 09:24 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,257
Posted By jetmechmarty
You sir, may not leave. You are the longstanding...

You sir, may not leave. You are the longstanding guru of gurus. You are the one with the answers.
Forum: Members Lounge 11-29-2018, 07:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,257
Posted By jetmechmarty
I won't pretend to know how forums work. I'm on...

I won't pretend to know how forums work. I'm on several of them since XS Southeast turned into Vintage Yamaha Rally. I like XS650.com. Photos are hosted there. There may be an advertising banner....
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-18-2018, 08:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 560
Posted By jetmechmarty
Try setting the oil level at 130 mm from the top...

Try setting the oil level at 130 mm from the top with the spring removed and the fork collapsed. That’s the Race Tech spec. Adjust 10 mm up or down from there.
Forum: Members Lounge 11-12-2018, 11:39 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,597
Posted By jetmechmarty
YAMAHA removed the fiche for the XS1100SF. ...

YAMAHA removed the fiche for the XS1100SF. Unless you find someone who saved it, it's gone.
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 11-10-2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 480
Posted By jetmechmarty
Maybe even more like a Benelli 650 Tornado. ...

Maybe even more like a Benelli 650 Tornado.
https://www.motorcyclespecs.co.za/Gallery/benelli%20650%20tornado%2071%2002.jpg

These were all cool old bikes. Now, they're mostly old junk. RE can...
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 11-10-2018, 11:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 480
Posted By jetmechmarty
Kind of blew them off at first. I gave them a...

Kind of blew them off at first. I gave them a 2nd and closer look at Barber. I threw a leg over it. It left me wanting one. I met someone who is a dealer. He said they aren't coming back for...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-10-2018, 11:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 287
Posted By jetmechmarty
Replacement frames are just as you describe. I...

Replacement frames are just as you describe. I have a 1981 XS650 with one. The neck is blank.
Forum: Members Lounge 11-08-2018, 05:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 411
Posted By jetmechmarty
IAW...

IAW https://autoportal.com/articles/chain-drive-vs-belt-drive-vs-shaft-drive-9253.html, loss with chain is almost 3%, loss with belt is 9%, and loss with driveshaft is 25%. Take those numbers with...
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