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Forum: Members Lounge 09-04-2013, 01:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,561
Posted By dondons1984
rebuild

So, the words nobody wants to hear. My riding season may be over. I was riding yesterday and I came out to get on my bike when I noticed a little oil on the left side of my engine. I figured OK its...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-30-2013, 04:40 PM
Replies: 20
Mpg
Views: 1,840
Posted By dondons1984
sorry I get those two mixed up to much. Greg what...

sorry I get those two mixed up to much. Greg what could the factors be that would kill my MPG?
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-30-2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 20
Mpg
Views: 1,840
Posted By dondons1984
white and wet

white and wet
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-30-2013, 04:07 PM
Replies: 20
Mpg
Views: 1,840
Posted By dondons1984
new like they are getting to much gas

new like they are getting to much gas
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-30-2013, 03:54 PM
Replies: 20
Mpg
Views: 1,840
Posted By dondons1984
ok, I am going to go through all of that. I think...

ok, I am going to go through all of that. I think I am running a little rich so I have to do those adjustments. I did pull the spark plugs
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-30-2013, 02:43 PM
Replies: 20
Mpg
Views: 1,840
Posted By dondons1984
Mpg

SO I decided to see if I was being heavy on the throttle or not. I filled up my tank and reset the trip meter. I have been told we should get around 90 before we have the light come on and then 20...
Forum: Members Lounge 07-29-2013, 08:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,000
Posted By dondons1984
So, update on this. I have since gone to...

So, update on this.

I have since gone to the guy that hit me and we spoke. I showed him that my highway pegs are busted and that my helmet is damaged. I brought him the price of a new exact...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-29-2013, 07:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,885
Posted By dondons1984
You can never sync these monsters to perfection....

You can never sync these monsters to perfection. I was thinking at first that maybe you were running lean. did you ever do the spark plug check? But as for 90 miles on one tank before the light that...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-29-2013, 07:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,452
Posted By dondons1984
when you hit the start button or jumped it did it...

when you hit the start button or jumped it did it click? make any noise? If it didnt click at all I would check your connections to the starter solenoid and the fuses. make sure they are clean and...
Forum: Members Lounge 07-24-2013, 06:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,000
Posted By dondons1984
Oh he will. I'm going to be checking the bike...

Oh he will. I'm going to be checking the bike now. So far new highway bars and mirror
Forum: Members Lounge 07-24-2013, 06:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,055
Posted By dondons1984
Damn. That sucks. Nothing worse than warm beer. ...

Damn. That sucks. Nothing worse than warm beer. You don't have a generator?
Forum: Members Lounge 07-24-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,000
Posted By dondons1984
dumped bike

So yeah dumped the bike. I was riding to get gas and turning the final corner all clear and all of a sudden a freaking scooter hit my rear end and yeah he did a little dump on his across the...
Forum: Ride Reports 07-23-2013, 06:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 912
Posted By dondons1984
Walla Walla, WA to Kennewick, Wa

Yeah not a big ride but it was the first to see what my 79 xs1100s could do. started off by going to the gas station. While pulling up hit my kill switch and bam the thing goes all over. Greg...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-21-2013, 07:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,916
Posted By dondons1984
I used aluminum foil and rubbing alcohol once and...

I used aluminum foil and rubbing alcohol once and it worked pretty good.
Forum: North Central (and Central Canada) 07-20-2013, 12:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,923
Posted By dondons1984
I think that it would be something that a lot of...

I think that it would be something that a lot of us could really do. I know that day I will ride in memory of Gary. I may not be with the group in person but I can ride non the less and we can...
Forum: In Memoriam 07-19-2013, 11:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 22,424
Posted By dondons1984
sometimes flashing headlights and horns and all...

sometimes flashing headlights and horns and all dont get the attention of a car or truck. I am sorry for your loss WMarshy. I know I am attending a rally in hopes to raise enough money for a family...
Forum: In Memoriam 07-19-2013, 11:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 20,380
Posted By dondons1984
I posted to the first link. I know that a lot of...

I posted to the first link. I know that a lot of riders that are on this side wont be able to make it so I proposed an idea that during that day we all ride in memory of Gary. To show that he...
Forum: North Central (and Central Canada) 07-19-2013, 11:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,923
Posted By dondons1984
ok, so I know that this may be a long shot but I...

ok, so I know that this may be a long shot but I know we have riders all over that cant make this one. What would we think about doing a U.S. wide ride on the same day? All the riders from all over...
Forum: In Memoriam 07-19-2013, 10:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 20,380
Posted By dondons1984
I didn't know Gary but seeing and hearing how...

I didn't know Gary but seeing and hearing how much impact he had in this community I thinkgGreg is right. We should do a ride in his memory. To let him know he will never be forgotten.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-19-2013, 12:06 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 85,522
Posted By dondons1984
I think earlier in the thread he has his drawings...

I think earlier in the thread he has his drawings for it.
Forum: Members Lounge 07-18-2013, 09:35 PM
Replies: 3,273
Views: 474,137
Posted By dondons1984
today was an interesting day..... finished...

today was an interesting day.....

finished up the carbs minus sync. went for a ride :eek: and all 4 cylinders decided to start working so I hit a very very very high rpm :eek: :eek: in which i...
Forum: Members Lounge 07-18-2013, 09:32 PM
Replies: 3,273
Views: 474,137
Posted By dondons1984
Greg we are all addicts. you just have the funds...

Greg we are all addicts. you just have the funds and know how to find them. He just must over outbid you on them. bahaha :p:p:p:p:p
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-18-2013, 09:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,587
Posted By dondons1984
be careful with those pins. if you bend them let...

be careful with those pins. if you bend them let me know. I got some with my rebuild kit that I will send to you.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-18-2013, 09:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,191
Posted By dondons1984
I would check all the connections make sure they...

I would check all the connections make sure they are clean. If you dont get any sound from your starter or solenoid at all then also check the fuse. Trust me when I say it is a common mistake. If...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-18-2013, 08:18 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 11,654
Posted By dondons1984
Well took the bike out riding just now. fixed the...

Well took the bike out riding just now. fixed the pickup coil issue. Yes Greg both wires were messed up so they are fixed now. Then to top it off went for what I am going to refer to as ride #1:
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