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Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 10-07-2013, 01:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,009
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Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-23-2013, 07:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,740
Posted By petejw
hey don, if all else fails, try bouncing the...

hey don,
if all else fails, try bouncing the tyre and rim (with air)
on the ground, with the part of the tyre that hasn't popped
hitting the ground, hopefully you'll hear it pop.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-13-2013, 12:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,374
Posted By petejw
no, theyre still running rich, have a look at...

no, theyre still running rich,
have a look at the link I just posted,
Cpl of reasons why they are different,
mixture screws could be set incorrectly,
the sync could be out,
float levels not set...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-12-2013, 11:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,374
Posted By petejw
yeah, those plugs are way rich, the 3rd pic...

yeah, those plugs are way rich,
the 3rd pic looks best but its still rich,

check this site out for reading plugs...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-12-2013, 08:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,374
Posted By petejw
id recheck your fuel heights and that you have...

id recheck your fuel heights
and that you have them set correctly for the model carbs
you have fitted. (theres 2 different settings for older and later model carbs)
sounds like u may have them...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-21-2013, 03:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,556
Posted By petejw
the other thing I can think of is the length of...

the other thing I can think of
is the length of the wires coming from
the switch blocks.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-20-2013, 09:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,037
Posted By petejw
any seal that u fit should have a small smear of...

any seal that u fit should have a small smear of rubber grease on the seal
and shaft, also check that they are the correct size
apparently they come in 2 sizes, the last time I bought
some they...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-20-2013, 08:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,727
Posted By petejw
heres a Cpl of pics of the rh they sit a little...

heres a Cpl of pics of the rh
they sit a little further back and higher
than the other versions.

http://i31.photobucket.com/albums/c370/petejw/16072008083.jpg...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-30-2013, 01:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,980
Posted By petejw
jat, have u checked the valve clearances? ...

jat,
have u checked the valve clearances?
just because u have good compression doesn't mean
the valves are adjusted correctly.
what do the spark plugs look like after a good run?
and fwiw if ur...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 04-20-2013, 02:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,551
Posted By petejw
hi George, ive had those jets before and as u...

hi George,
ive had those jets before and as u mentioned
the size of the orifice is larger I measured it
at .50 much using jet bits,
bigger than 42.5 which it should be.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 04-19-2013, 01:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,086
Posted By petejw
tilt the head on its side and pour some fuel...

tilt the head on its side and
pour some fuel down both the ports
and see if the others are leaking/seaping
before you strip the head down. jat.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 04-10-2013, 01:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,190
Posted By petejw
if u decide to take the head off sit it on its...

if u decide to take the head off
sit it on its side and fill the ports with fuel
youll see quick enough if the valves are leaking/seeping.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 02-21-2013, 12:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,752
Posted By petejw
hey george, were you by chance running your...

hey george,
were you by chance running your float levels
on the lean side?

the ony time i had any heating problems on the xs was when i was
playing with fuel heights, anything more than half a...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 02-14-2013, 03:18 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,869
Posted By petejw
lol never had the intention of doing that, ...

lol
never had the intention of doing that,
just a lot of cases with slipping clutches
have the wrong oil in the engine
was jat.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 02-12-2013, 12:46 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,869
Posted By petejw
what oil are you running? any type of "energy...

what oil are you running?
any type of "energy conserving" oil will cause
it to slip, u want to run cheap sg rated oil.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 02-06-2013, 01:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,789
Posted By petejw
suck on the end of the vac advance and hold ur...

suck on the end of the vac advance and hold ur tongue
to block it, it shouldnt move, if it does its no good.

dont go elongating the holes in the pick up,
elongate the holes that hold the timing...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 01-31-2013, 06:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,912
Posted By petejw
phil makes a good point, i also remember...

phil makes a good point,
i also remember reading a cpl of years back
there was something going on with some1s oil filter bolt,
cant remember exactly i think the ball getting stuck/being pushed up...
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 01-31-2013, 06:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,107
Posted By petejw
thanx guys, brian, one of the xs boys on the...

thanx guys,

brian, one of the xs boys on the aussie forum has an
xjr1300 along with his xs, we ride together occassionaly
they are a beautiful bike as well.

Shacknasty, hahaha kanji is...
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 01-24-2013, 05:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,107
Posted By petejw
my gen 2 hayabusa

not sure if any of u guys are interested
but i thought id post a cpl of pics of my busa

http://i31.photobucket.com/albums/c370/petejw/slipons_zpsb668ec39.jpg
...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 01-24-2013, 04:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,912
Posted By petejw
hi yard dogg, id be real careful in putting ...

hi yard dogg, id be real careful in putting
anything in front of the original oil screen
could cause a restriction, if ur oils clean
and regulary changed then u shouldnt have a problem.
...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 01-23-2013, 11:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,696
Posted By petejw
also a good reason to have ur neg cable from...

also a good reason to have ur neg cable
from the battery grounded to a bolt on the starter motor as well as the frame.
glad u got it sorted.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 01-23-2013, 09:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,472
Posted By petejw
there was a large write up on the uk site, i...

there was a large write up on the uk site,
i think it was shapps, the bearing colours only came
into play when the engine was new,
from memory they did a check using plasti guage
with the...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 01-23-2013, 08:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 722
Posted By petejw
the rear brake lite switch near the pedal is...

the rear brake lite switch near the pedal is adjustable
with a lock nut, that could be causing the problem.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 01-23-2013, 08:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,696
Posted By petejw
sounds like not enuff juice, if u want to...

sounds like not enuff juice,

if u want to bypass the starter switch
have the ignition on and grab a screwdriver
and jump the 2 studs on the solenoid, if it turns over
then ur switch is the...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 01-16-2013, 04:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 956
Posted By petejw
your a champion wildkat, thats the one, thanx.

your a champion wildkat,
thats the one, thanx.
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