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Forum: Members Lounge 04-14-2018, 06:12 AM
Replies: 134
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Posted By wingnut
Patch

I would like 3 please.
Forum: Wanted to buy - XS and XJ1100 parts and bikes. 03-25-2018, 07:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 406
Posted By wingnut
Standard MC

Looking for a rebuildable or serviceable front brake master cylinder. If you have one PM me

Dave.
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 03-22-2018, 04:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,681
Posted By wingnut
Very true but can you think of a more fun thing...

Very true but can you think of a more fun thing to do than build a old bike back to its former glory then spend the next 6 months learning to ride it well? There are better places to air out a 650...
Forum: Members Lounge 03-20-2018, 09:13 AM
Replies: 134
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Posted By wingnut
Id like 3 when they are ready

Id like 3 when they are ready
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 03-20-2018, 09:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,681
Posted By wingnut
Brought my XJ650 to the last meet I attended a...

Brought my XJ650 to the last meet I attended a few years ago. Its a special but it was a blast to ride on the dragon with that brand new set of E3s. Think you will enjoy it once you get it road...
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 parts for sale. 03-19-2018, 08:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 902
Posted By wingnut
Front brake master cylinder

Do you have the front brake master cylinder and clutch leaver pedestal from a standard? If do PM me

Thanks

Dave
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 10-25-2016, 03:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,604
Posted By wingnut
High side

Ok I had my first lay down in over 25 years. If I had to pick a place to go off the high side of a corner I couldn't have found a better place. Soft dirt,8 inch long grass and no rocks. I'm ok but...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 10-05-2016, 12:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 895
Posted By wingnut
I have them on my 81. Put them on about a year...

I have them on my 81. Put them on about a year ago and like the smoother idle and it is smother thru the power band. Mounting was done with L brackets and it is tight on a special. The Accell wire...
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 09-09-2016, 10:44 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,450
Posted By wingnut
So I have put 150 miles on the bike. Glad to...

So I have put 150 miles on the bike. Glad to report all is well. Have to get the seat recovered and find a XJ750 tank as I'm using one of my 650 tanks and 2 quarts means a bunch more miles. So if...
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 08-30-2016, 08:01 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,209
Posted By wingnut
So if you pull the plug after trying to start it...

So if you pull the plug after trying to start it is it wet or dry? Also I'd check the spark by removing the plug and laying it on the head. Is it a nice fat blue white spark or a weak yellow one. ...
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 08-30-2016, 07:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,450
Posted By wingnut
Engine is back in the frame. So I put the carbs...

Engine is back in the frame. So I put the carbs back on which were working fine when I removed them. Hooked up the test tank and turned the fuel on. It started raining fuel from every joint on the...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-16-2016, 11:44 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,127
Posted By wingnut
Sweet find for a great price. Those 79 carbs...

Sweet find for a great price. Those 79 carbs will work just fine so that is done. A little time and $ and you will have a runner. Next step is to get it running so you can test the trans before...
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 08-13-2016, 07:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,450
Posted By wingnut
Checked the valves and all is well. Also checked...

Checked the valves and all is well. Also checked the cam timing which looked spot on. Touched up the paint on the frame and we are ready to put the engine back in.
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 07-31-2016, 02:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,450
Posted By wingnut
Well the hyvo chain guide was replaced and...

Well the hyvo chain guide was replaced and everything else looked really looked good. So it went back together. I'm going to do a valve clearance check before I pit it back in the frame.
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 07-24-2016, 07:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,450
Posted By wingnut
Lump of coal

So I found the lumps of coal in the oil pan that are what is left of the hyvo chain guide. http://i45.photobucket.com/albums/f62/wingnut325/image_8.jpeg...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-18-2016, 01:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 945
Posted By wingnut
Maybe its not voltage related? Could just be a...

Maybe its not voltage related? Could just be a loose connection that's picking up the vibration from the engine or the road?
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-22-2016, 03:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 988
Posted By wingnut
Welcome

The madness is progressive. Once you get it dialed in you will love it even more. You said this is your first bike ever? Beware of this beast as it has more power than stop. Go take the motorcycle...
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 06-22-2016, 03:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,450
Posted By wingnut
So as I was changing out the low oil level switch...

So as I was changing out the low oil level switch I had to drop the oil pan to get at the wiring. I found lumps of coal in there. Seems as the primary chain guide is coming apart. Engine is coming...
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 06-20-2016, 05:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,450
Posted By wingnut
Progress report, got the turn signals mounted and...

Progress report, got the turn signals mounted and working. None of my instrument lights worked and we had some issues with the safety system. I had to hunt down a 7 wire diode block which was missing...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-13-2016, 02:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,332
Posted By wingnut
The green and yellow are from the front brake...

The green and yellow are from the front brake switch and there is a mate for it in the harness.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-06-2016, 09:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,203
Posted By wingnut
Bark, I've seen these things do the hang in RPM...

Bark, I've seen these things do the hang in RPM trick if they are running lean. It will make you think its a sync issue but its not. Now that you have put a heat cycle or 2 on it make sure that all...
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 06-06-2016, 09:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,450
Posted By wingnut
Thought I'd post a before picture. This was...

Thought I'd post a before picture. This was taken just after the fire was put out

http://i45.photobucket.com/albums/f62/wingnut325/Fire.jpg...
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 06-06-2016, 08:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,450
Posted By wingnut
Its coming along

Got the front end mostly sorted out. Used the upper triple tree from a XJ650, which had been exposed to 20 min on my buffing wheel, the fork ears and lower triple tree cover from a XS 750. I was...
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 parts for sale. 06-03-2016, 11:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,222
Posted By wingnut
Front brake joint and bango bolts

need a front brake line joint and the banjo bolts that hold the hoses on for this 750 project. Do you have one in your stock?
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 06-03-2016, 09:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,450
Posted By wingnut
Update

All wiring has been sorted and everything works. She runs :D Now its time to fab the parts for the XS front end. Looks like I will need to source the brake line manifold from a 1100 special to...
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