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Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion Yesterday, 06:45 PM
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Posted By motoman
Yup.....cept for the tank is even bigger and...

Yup.....cept for the tank is even bigger and also, the Venturer comes stock with the upswept Special exhaust. Those are just a few of the differences, considering the Venturer is based off the...
Forum: Southwest Yesterday, 06:33 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 13,441
Posted By motoman
Always great pics. Jeff!......we all...

Always great pics. Jeff!......we all like'm….keep'm coming:). Check out Roo in the front....has to be a VTX1800 grin if I ever saw one!
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion Yesterday, 01:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 374
Posted By motoman
A +1 0n Mike's suggestion! Even though never a...

A +1 0n Mike's suggestion! Even though never a fuel leak nor weep...ever, my Venturer sits in man-cave, on center-stand, bike cover over it AND a short piece of 2"x4" under front wheel. Like Mike...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-13-2018, 11:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 313
Posted By motoman
That was a 'duh' moment, sorry Brian. Actually,...

That was a 'duh' moment, sorry Brian. Actually, to totally remove or install headlite ears back on or off, bike on centerstand, block up under motor to keep front off of ground, remove front wheel,...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-13-2018, 07:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 212
Posted By motoman
Shock body black dbbrian.

Shock body black dbbrian.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-13-2018, 07:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 313
Posted By motoman
Possibly, but that would have required the top...

Possibly, but that would have required the top triple clamp to be removed in order to slide them up and off, then re-install the top triple clamp.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-13-2018, 03:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 313
Posted By motoman
Those headlamp ears were factory installed and...

Those headlamp ears were factory installed and folded inward on the Venturer ONLY. Also, the Venturer model was THE ONLY model XS11 that had fairing and hard case assembly FACTORY installed, as that...
Forum: Southwest 07-13-2018, 03:02 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 13,441
Posted By motoman
Good possibility Anita and I may 4-wheel it to...

Good possibility Anita and I may 4-wheel it to the Gunny KOA late Sunday afternoon towards evening for a visit with the rest of y'all…..Jose' Quervo s'mores soundin' good:D!......oops, gonna drive...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-13-2018, 01:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 212
Posted By motoman
Chrome shrouds and springs ARE original...

Chrome shrouds and springs ARE original for......81 Venturer. Also the KYB original shocks had one additional spring pre-load setting AND one additional position dampening clicker...A-N-D also had a...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-13-2018, 01:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 374
Posted By motoman
Likely fuel in oil caused from float needles not...

Likely fuel in oil caused from float needles not sealing off when bike is off....causinf float bowls to overfill and excess fuel running FORWARD from venturi into intake, and weeping past rings into...
Forum: Southwest 07-13-2018, 01:29 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 13,441
Posted By motoman
Cali crew left my place early this afternoon....

Cali crew left my place early this afternoon. Should be in Gunny around 4-5ish this afternoon.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-13-2018, 01:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 238
Posted By motoman
Tottally agree with Ray! For replacement coils...

Tottally agree with Ray! For replacement coils that are plug'n'play are the Honda VFR coils. have to watch and check ohms of them before replacement with a volt meter. some are 3ohm and some are 1.5...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-13-2018, 01:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 313
Posted By motoman
Incorrect....the two chrome headlite ears are...

Incorrect....the two chrome headlite ears are already mounted to front forks and just folded inward when fairing in installed. look, and you'll see them folded inward as they are mounted to upper...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-13-2018, 01:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 313
Posted By motoman
Incorrect......it DOES fit. The extra two holes...

Incorrect......it DOES fit. The extra two holes for the pop-in rubber bumpers on backside of seat will need to be moved to the rearward holes, then set seat on there and tighten up the two side...
Forum: Ride Reports 07-11-2018, 01:44 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 403
Posted By motoman
Y'all have a safe ride! With the high temps, I'd...

Y'all have a safe ride! With the high temps, I'd even consider a 4a.m. leave time from Mesquite to G. Junction.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-09-2018, 06:20 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 15,213
Posted By motoman
Correct Sid, Kawasaki uses same diameter shim.

Correct Sid, Kawasaki uses same diameter shim.
Forum: Ride Reports 07-09-2018, 06:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 403
Posted By motoman
Cattleman Days in Gunnison oughta' fulfil the...

Cattleman Days in Gunnison oughta' fulfil the rocky mountain oyster dinner craving Jeff:rolleyes:.
Forum: Southwest 07-08-2018, 11:45 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 13,441
Posted By motoman
For Jerry, makes for a short ride if he happened...

For Jerry, makes for a short ride if he happened to be at his property in South Park;).
Forum: Ride Reports 07-08-2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 403
Posted By motoman
Thanks for the 'heads-up' Greg!Temps. here...

Thanks for the 'heads-up' Greg!Temps. here supposed to droppin' off a bit to mid 90's by middle of week...at least some reprieve as it is 104.5F here right now at 3:30pm!.....and just 7%humidity.
Forum: Ride Reports 07-08-2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 403
Posted By motoman
Whatever route decided, going or coming your...

Whatever route decided, going or coming your ALWAYS most welcome for an overnite stay-over Greg;). If when going up to Billings, you most certainly could tag up with the Caly group for an overnite...
Forum: Southwest 07-06-2018, 06:40 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 13,441
Posted By motoman
Roo gave me a call today, and lookin' like the 4...

Roo gave me a call today, and lookin' like the 4 Caly riders may be rollin' into my place Thursday evening the 12th:).
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-06-2018, 06:25 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,925
Posted By motoman
+1 what Ray stated. As for a constant cruising...

+1 what Ray stated. As for a constant cruising RPM, these ole' motors are real "happy" at 4,000rpm. But of couse, when they were designed and built, 55mph was the nation wide speed limit. Rode mine...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-06-2018, 06:08 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 15,213
Posted By motoman
Answer to first statement...…….relative to shim,...

Answer to first statement...…….relative to shim, highest point of cam lobe NEEDS to be at top of travel, in other words, 180degrees relative to shim/ bucket assembly. Right angle as you stated is...
Forum: Southeast 07-05-2018, 07:49 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,424
Posted By motoman
Mike, highly likely the shifter return spring(...

Mike, highly likely the shifter return spring( under the shift cover and overtop of shift-shaft) has either come unhooked on either end or coil portion is broke. Either case is most likey the issue...
Forum: Southwest 07-05-2018, 07:13 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 13,441
Posted By motoman
Good ride!......that was direction(114)...

Good ride!......that was direction(114) John(JWHughs3), Greg(BA80), Tod and Bob(XJOK2Play) came through when they all stayed at my place overnite when on their way through Utah and a couple headed...
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