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Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-27-2019, 07:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 333
Posted By CaptonZap
Right you are Sid. When you put the two keys...

Right you are Sid.

When you put the two keys together with the bumps down, the grooves are on different sides, thus right and left handed.;)
CZ
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-27-2019, 07:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 333
Posted By CaptonZap
Right you are Sid. When you put the two keys...

Right you are Sid.

When you put the two keys together with the bumps down, the grooves are on different sides, thus right and left handed.
CZ
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-26-2019, 10:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 333
Posted By CaptonZap
Yamaha made right and left hand keys. There...

Yamaha made right and left hand keys.
There should be a number on the lock face, and if the locks, (ignition and cover), are original, the numbers should match.
If the key that goes in the ignition...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-13-2019, 09:32 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 1,989
Posted By CaptonZap
What kind of oil did you say you wanted on your...

What kind of oil did you say you wanted on your popcorn?:rolleyes:
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-07-2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 661
Posted By CaptonZap
And check for air leaks between the carbs and...

And check for air leaks between the carbs and head.
Propane torch style.
Someone here will explain.
Check it after it has warmed up and started to high idle
Expansion caused by heat is a sneaky...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-28-2018, 09:24 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,479
Posted By CaptonZap
It sounds like the bike was running on all four...

It sounds like the bike was running on all four when you checked it.
One other thing to remember is that coils sometimes get inoperative after they get warm. The coils expand, and the cracked wire...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 01-02-2018, 10:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 807
Posted By CaptonZap
One other thing to remember is that the TCI shuts...

One other thing to remember is that the TCI shuts off the current to the coils after some seconds, (depending on the condition of some internal components)
if it doesn't get a signal from the pickup...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-29-2017, 09:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,306
Posted By CaptonZap
Drain the oil, and heat it in a pan outside,...

Drain the oil, and heat it in a pan outside, using an electric heating pad.
Bring to a slow simmer, and measure the temperature with a candy thermometer. When it gets to 250 F, let it stew until it...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-22-2017, 08:21 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,366
Posted By CaptonZap
That only applies if the correct amount of grease...

That only applies if the correct amount of grease IS applied. One or two pumps isn't going to do much good.
When you look at a small one hand grease gun, and notice the size of the cartridge, you...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 10-28-2017, 07:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,144
Posted By CaptonZap
:(With apologies to The Old Philosopher,...

:(With apologies to The Old Philosopher, (http://www.madmusic.com/song_details.aspx?SongID=270),

You say you parked your XS11 for a few years, and when you took it out of the collapsed shed and...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 10-05-2017, 09:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,513
Posted By CaptonZap
http://www.xs11.com/forum/showthread.php?t=34518&h...

http://www.xs11.com/forum/showthread.php?t=34518&highlight=gas+cap+gasket

CZ
Forum: Wanted to buy - XS and XJ1100 parts and bikes. 09-30-2017, 07:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,150
Posted By CaptonZap
https://www.busfreighter.com/our-rates/rate-exampl...

https://www.busfreighter.com/our-rates/rate-examples/
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-30-2017, 08:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,455
Posted By CaptonZap
Hook your meter to the red with yellow wire on...

Hook your meter to the red with yellow wire on the TCI and ground, and turn the key on. You should see half a volt,+/-, less than the voltage at the battery. Push the start button, and you should see...
Forum: Members Lounge 09-26-2017, 07:46 PM
Replies: 3,219
Views: 341,787
Posted By CaptonZap
http://craigvetter.com/pages/Online_Store/Replacem...

http://craigvetter.com/pages/Online_Store/Replacement_Parts/Details.html#Anchor-Edging-28258
Forum: Members Lounge 09-07-2017, 08:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,909
Posted By CaptonZap
Try these guys. ...

Try these guys.

http://www.mainelymagnetos.com/magnetosredone.html

CZ
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-16-2017, 08:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,074
Posted By CaptonZap
How much do you want for the THICK shims? The...

How much do you want for the THICK shims? The ones nobody needs?
I have a surface grinder.;)

CZ
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-07-2017, 06:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 609
Posted By CaptonZap
Thanks, should be here by the 14th. A K&L, for...

Thanks, should be here by the 14th.
A K&L, for a few bucks less than anyone else and free shipping. Win,win.:D

CZ
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-07-2017, 11:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 609
Posted By CaptonZap
Brake cylinder rebuild kit question

I need a rebuild kit for the front master cylinder on an 80G.
Are there any vendors I should avoid?
Bike Bandit has a kit for about half of what Partzilla wants. Anybody have experience with Bike...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-29-2017, 09:08 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,564
Posted By CaptonZap
This, from another forum; Try this hack on...

This, from another forum;

Try this hack on the photo address.
After the .jpg before the [/img] put ~original
.jpg~original[/img]
This will get all the PB photos showing again, for the moment...
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 07-12-2017, 06:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 503
Posted By CaptonZap
Or, get one of these. ...

Or, get one of these.
http://www.ebay.com/itm/NGK-SPARK-PLUG-Wire-Cable-Splice-Connectors-7mm-Wire-/311196846125

CZ
Forum: Members Lounge 07-12-2017, 07:55 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,529
Posted By CaptonZap
BING "ceramic exhaust coating", and go from...

BING "ceramic exhaust coating", and go from there. There are a number of different brands.
Most of the coating outfits don't like to do used pipes, so check first with them.
Some will clean the...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-01-2017, 09:49 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,903
Posted By CaptonZap
With apologies to Tom Lehrer Plagiarize,...

With apologies to Tom Lehrer

Plagiarize, plagiarize, plagiarize, let nothing good evade your eyes.

3Phase was the one who posted that color diagram.
I think I lost the link when the computer...
Forum: Southwest 06-29-2017, 08:09 AM
Replies: 719
Views: 44,276
Posted By CaptonZap
http://ourodyssey.blogspot.com/2008/05/dispersed-c...

http://ourodyssey.blogspot.com/2008/05/dispersed-camping-on-public-lands.html

https://www.tripsavvy.com/dispersed-camping-in-natl-forests-503960
...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-27-2017, 07:25 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,692
Posted By CaptonZap
Another facet of that is that a retarded ignition...

Another facet of that is that a retarded ignition timing doesn't start the fuel burn soon enough to have it completed when the exhaust valve opens.
Can lead to the same bluing. So a timing check...
Forum: Members Lounge 06-17-2017, 08:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,177
Posted By CaptonZap
I'm sure you'll look dashing, but that's knot the...

I'm sure you'll look dashing, but that's knot the real you.

CZ
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