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Forum: Members Lounge Yesterday, 11:39 AM
Replies: 33
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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: 346
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: 346
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: 1
Views: 125
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: 295
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...
Forum: Members Lounge 11-08-2018, 02:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 295
Posted By jetmechmarty
I agree. Chain doesn't stretch must be why. ...

I agree. Chain doesn't stretch must be why. Please note timing belts in cars going away or gone.
Forum: Members Lounge 11-08-2018, 11:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 295
Posted By jetmechmarty
The chain drive is the most efficient. Even more...

The chain drive is the most efficient. Even more than a belt.
Forum: Members Lounge 11-05-2018, 04:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 295
Posted By jetmechmarty
I seem to remember it may have been the GS1100...

I seem to remember it may have been the GS1100 that unseated the XS1100 as quarter mile king.
Forum: Members Lounge 11-05-2018, 11:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 295
Posted By jetmechmarty
The GS1000 brings more money. The XS1100 is a...

The GS1000 brings more money. The XS1100 is a great value.

http://www.suzukicycles.org/photos/GS/GS1000E/1979_GS1000E_red_480.jpg...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-02-2018, 11:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 195
Posted By jetmechmarty
The owner is one of us. He's been bringing that...

The owner is one of us. He's been bringing that bike to VYR for at least a few years. He's a member of this forum. The bike has a few modifications. It looks like a fine machine to me.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-01-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 350
Posted By jetmechmarty
You're telling us about it. You can still walk. ...

You're telling us about it. You can still walk. It's all good. The bike, you can fix or replace.

I crash tested a helmet a couple years ago, myself. I still suffered concussion. I wouldn't be...
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 10-30-2018, 03:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 176
Posted By jetmechmarty
https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:AN...

https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcT3nDvz2quB0BUSx67og4Bxn7r5Z2SAvNJwHkxemnbpY7KsZ60Y
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 10-28-2018, 08:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 346
Posted By jetmechmarty
Weíre trying to help Ben. He isnít fixing fuel...

Weíre trying to help Ben. He isnít fixing fuel injectors or carburetors. The Royal Enfield is new. It has three year warranty. Itís relatively light weight. Itís metal, not plastic. $5700 for a new...
Forum: Members Lounge 10-20-2018, 09:19 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 931
Posted By jetmechmarty
I landed on my head a couple of years ago. I have...

I landed on my head a couple of years ago. I have no recollection of the accident. A blessing.

Do the right thing for yourself, Ben. Iím glad youíre going to be OK.
Forum: Southeast 10-19-2018, 10:30 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 11,629
Posted By jetmechmarty
They are Harley-Davidson mods.

They are Harley-Davidson mods.
Forum: Southeast 10-18-2018, 11:09 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 11,629
Posted By jetmechmarty
I have to admit I'm a bit envious of your...

I have to admit I'm a bit envious of your adventure. However, it would make for more interesting reading if your Yamaha was broken down. Oh, wait...

;)
Forum: Southeast 10-17-2018, 09:48 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 11,629
Posted By jetmechmarty
A little taste of what you missed. ...

A little taste of what you missed.

https://youtu.be/kE8AEFqSnso
Forum: Product Evaluations 10-10-2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 81
Posted By jetmechmarty
I never tried it. I use the epoxy from Caswell. ...

I never tried it. I use the epoxy from Caswell. I've never heard of it failing when properly applied.
Forum: Southeast 10-02-2018, 07:21 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 11,629
Posted By jetmechmarty
http://129photos.com will give you 15-20%...

http://129photos.com will give you 15-20% discount on your rally Dragon photos is you use the promotional code "Yamaha".
Forum: Southeast 09-25-2018, 08:38 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 11,629
Posted By jetmechmarty
You know how much crap weíre going to dish out to...

You know how much crap weíre going to dish out to you, right? That is, if that new bike gets you there.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-19-2018, 07:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,728
Posted By jetmechmarty
Yes. You can have one made if you have one to...

Yes. You can have one made if you have one to copy. What will it cost? I think the one on eBay would seem a good deal.
Forum: Southeast 09-16-2018, 07:16 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 11,629
Posted By jetmechmarty
It's good to have such a dealer network when you...

It's good to have such a dealer network when you need it.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-15-2018, 10:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,728
Posted By jetmechmarty
If that was what I needed to complete my bike, I...

If that was what I needed to complete my bike, I would have paid it. If they ever get reproduced (donít hold your breath), they will cost more than that.
Forum: Southeast 09-13-2018, 07:27 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 11,629
Posted By jetmechmarty
Well, it looks like this will cause you to win...

Well, it looks like this will cause you to win another long distance Rag Trophy! You can use it to polish your HD after the XJ gets you home.

I hope it all works out well for you.
Forum: Southeast 09-12-2018, 08:27 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 11,629
Posted By jetmechmarty
The VJMC bike show will be presented by Mike's...

The VJMC bike show will be presented by Mike's XS. :D
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