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Forum: XS and XJ 1100 bikes for sale. 01-19-2019, 02:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,022
Posted By Aches n Pains
'79 special in Pittsburgh

Interesting looking '79 in Pittsburgh.

https://pittsburgh.craigslist.org/mcy/d/allison-park-1979-yamaha-xs1100-special/6793265227.html
Forum: Members Lounge 01-13-2019, 08:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,186
Posted By Aches n Pains
Log In Help

Need some help.

I am having a very difficult time logging onto the site. I get the "login failed" page every time I try to sign in.

I have gone the "change your password" route three times. ...
Forum: Wanted to buy - XS and XJ1100 parts and bikes. 01-10-2019, 02:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 552
Posted By Aches n Pains
Carb parts

Hi guys,

Restoring an old set of carbs for a friend and he's short a few parts.

1978 E
Need one Diaphragm Assembly (slide, diaphragm and needle)
Need all three plates that bolt to the caps...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-17-2018, 07:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,035
Posted By Aches n Pains
Thanks Don, that would be great! Give me your...

Thanks Don, that would be great! Give me your Paypal address and I'll put $10 in it to cover shipping.

Doug
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 bikes for sale. 11-15-2018, 11:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 823
Posted By Aches n Pains
Damn nice looking bike. Wish Iwas closer.

Damn nice looking bike. Wish Iwas closer.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-15-2018, 08:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,035
Posted By Aches n Pains
Maybe this picture will be easier to pick up ...

Maybe this picture will be easier to pick up
...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-14-2018, 01:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,035
Posted By Aches n Pains
I would be happy with any setup from a '78/'79. ...

I would be happy with any setup from a '78/'79.

This is what I'm looking for

https://pix.sfly.com/9M-bEz
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-12-2018, 07:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,035
Posted By Aches n Pains
Didn't realize there is a number on the...

Didn't realize there is a number on the slide/diaphragm part. Can't find one on any of the three I do have.

Where should I look?
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-11-2018, 08:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,035
Posted By Aches n Pains
78 carb slide/diaphragm/needle

Hey guys,

Working on a set of carbs for a friend and we're missing the slide/diaphragm/needle and spring from a bank of 1978 carbs.

Anyone have a spare setup they would like to sell?
...
Forum: Members Lounge 10-20-2018, 02:23 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 10,191
Posted By Aches n Pains
Just donated $50. It would break my heart if all...

Just donated $50. It would break my heart if all the links I have saved were gone. Hit me again if things get desperate.

Aches n Pains (Doug)
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-30-2018, 07:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 697
Posted By Aches n Pains
Agree with Skids. Looks like a Pingle adapter. ...

Agree with Skids. Looks like a Pingle adapter.

They would take them to put on another project or sell. My recollection is that they run about $110 apiece.
Forum: Members Lounge 07-26-2018, 12:10 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 37,359
Posted By Aches n Pains
I'm on the site every day and have had no...

I'm on the site every day and have had no problems until this morning when I tried to log in to respond to the survey. First time. Will keep you posted if it happens again.
Forum: Members Lounge 07-19-2018, 07:47 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 31,061
Posted By Aches n Pains
Got my patches a few days ago. Fabulous job

Got my patches a few days ago. Fabulous job
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 06-07-2018, 11:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 912
Posted By Aches n Pains
Electrical issue

Hi guys. A friend of mine rides a mid 80's Honda 750. When he gets on the throttle the tail light goes off. Any thoughts?

Thanks,
Aches n Pains (Doug)
Forum: Members Lounge 06-04-2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 41
Sticky: XS11 Patches
Views: 62,075
Posted By Aches n Pains
Hi Nate, Thanks for doing this. Just sent...

Hi Nate,

Thanks for doing this. Just sent you $10 for two patches.

Doug McNair
1144 Meadowlook Ct
Reston, Va 20194
Forum: Members Lounge 05-25-2018, 09:10 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 31,061
Posted By Aches n Pains
Thanks

Really nice, Darrell. Thanks for all your work - these kind of things are a real PIA.

Doug
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-18-2018, 07:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,491
Posted By Aches n Pains
If the 81 is the same as the 79, you might...

If the 81 is the same as the 79, you might consider removing the octys and re-plumbing the carbs. Whole setup might cost $10 - $20.

fter removing the Octy, this is how I route the fuel lines on...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 04-14-2018, 02:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,934
Posted By Aches n Pains
Thanks Phil. Can always count on this site. ...

Thanks Phil. Can always count on this site.

Doug
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 04-14-2018, 06:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,934
Posted By Aches n Pains
I suspect that a new blog site would lose all the...

I suspect that a new blog site would lose all the links i have created over the years. I'm 75 and not sure my heart could take it. If everybody kicked in a little would we be able to store new...
Forum: Members Lounge 03-28-2018, 07:58 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 31,061
Posted By Aches n Pains
Now that really hits the mark. Put me down for...

Now that really hits the mark. Put me down for two and thanks for all your effort. These types of projects can be a huge PITA and you are holding up great.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 03-24-2018, 07:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,754
Posted By Aches n Pains
McMaster Carr. Search for tap 6mm .5 pitch. ...

McMaster Carr. Search for tap 6mm .5 pitch. Best choice is the tap designed for aluminum and brass. Must be hand turned.
Forum: Members Lounge 03-19-2018, 07:41 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 31,061
Posted By Aches n Pains
Thanks, Darrell, for taking this on. Sign me up...

Thanks, Darrell, for taking this on. Sign me up for a couple. I do like the idea of Maroon with white letters and icons.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-10-2017, 07:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,748
Posted By Aches n Pains
John Parham (S&S Cycle) Barn Find Auction

You all are probably aware that John died a while back. Part of his barn find collection is being sold at auction. A few days to go until things are closed but prices are looking interested. I...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 10-31-2017, 01:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,129
Posted By Aches n Pains
After removing the Octy, this is how I route the...

After removing the Octy, this is how I route the fuel lines on my '79 Special. Solved a bunch of problems related to leaking, overflow, gas in the sump, etc.
...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-22-2017, 09:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,373
Posted By Aches n Pains
Carb Cleaning

Marc,

Just noticed that Crazy Steve's post of "Carb Cleaning 101 - Revised" is missing all the photos (probably because of the Photobucket rip off). I had pulled that whole post down and put it...
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