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Forum: Members Lounge 07-30-2019, 05:54 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,147
Posted By Pat Kelly
My Wife found a Pacifico fairing in good shape in...

My Wife found a Pacifico fairing in good shape in Colorado. $200 and free shipping.
Previous owner(s) cut and drilled a lot of holes. Guess I'll be getting good at welding plastic.
Then to repaint...
Forum: Members Lounge 06-30-2019, 01:18 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,147
Posted By Pat Kelly
I'm still alive (suprisingly). Been living in...

I'm still alive (suprisingly).
Been living in AZ for a year now, still a truck driver for the same company.
Ironically got recognized for "1,000,000 miles accident-free". They put a decal on the...
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 parts for sale. 04-25-2018, 07:53 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 289
Posted By Pat Kelly
Last chance at a ton of free parts

We're moving from Central Valley in CA (Modesto) to AZ in June.
I have half a shed of XS1100 parts for my E & LG, along with some XS750 parts.
If anyone close by wants any or all of it please chime...
Forum: Members Lounge 09-09-2017, 04:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,082
Posted By Pat Kelly
I'm still around. Still have the same 2 XS's. ...

I'm still around. Still have the same 2 XS's.
Occasionally ride the E. The LG has been sitting under a cover for several years.
I'mean still driving truck, 3,200 miles each week, so I really don't...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 02-15-2017, 05:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,163
Posted By Pat Kelly
The interested party is a relative, sort of (a...

The interested party is a relative, sort of (a young woman that has been a "daughter" since she was 9 years old, 26 now).
I think she wants it to "flip" it.
As for running, it needs a battery and...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 02-15-2017, 12:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,163
Posted By Pat Kelly
Current selling price on Midnight Special?

I have a relative interested in buying my 1980 LG,

http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b12/wpode64/LG002.jpg (http://s16.photobucket.com/user/wpode64/media/LG002.jpg.html)
...
Forum: Product Evaluations 02-04-2017, 06:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,895
Posted By Pat Kelly
Update, Bike still running, just don't ride...

Update,
Bike still running, just don't ride very often anymore.
Bike now needs work done from sitting so much but no time or inclination to work on it.
But it sits, ready and able when asked.
Forum: Members Lounge 05-13-2016, 10:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 710
Posted By Pat Kelly
Thank you. It's just another day. Friday is my...

Thank you.
It's just another day. Friday is my NV, UT, WY day.
Dinner is Banquet salsbury steak microwaved in the truck.
Forum: Members Lounge 05-02-2016, 10:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 800
Posted By Pat Kelly
As I was listening to the program, they had a...

As I was listening to the program, they had a caller with "a 1978 and a 1981 Yamaha 1100".
It has to be someone from here.
Lol
Forum: Members Lounge 05-02-2016, 12:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 800
Posted By Pat Kelly
http://ignitionsecrets.com/

http://ignitionsecrets.com/
Forum: Members Lounge 05-01-2016, 07:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,530
Posted By Pat Kelly
Took a 3 week vacation last Oct. Rode the couch...

Took a 3 week vacation last Oct. Rode the couch and binge-watched TV.
Never found a buyer that wasn't on the east coast. Shipping killed the deals. I was selling both bikes and all parts. I have no...
Forum: Members Lounge 05-01-2016, 05:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,530
Posted By Pat Kelly
Two weeks ago I drove my 1,000,000th mile in a...

Two weeks ago I drove my 1,000,000th mile in a big rig.
It was 5 miles east of Winslow, AZ on I-40.
Managed to do it in less than 10 years.

Been spending what little spare time and money on bows...
Forum: Members Lounge 05-01-2016, 03:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 800
Posted By Pat Kelly
Plasma ignition on XS

Ok, who called in to Coast to Coast AM?
Forum: Members Lounge 04-19-2016, 11:55 AM
Replies: 3,249
Views: 349,480
Posted By Pat Kelly
Replaced the starter in the 78. Still on 2...

Replaced the starter in the 78.
Still on 2 wheels when not on 18 wheels.
Drove my 1,000,000th mile in a big truck last week, 5 miles east of Winslow, AZ. Did it in under 10 years.
Forum: Members Lounge 02-17-2016, 12:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,278
Posted By Pat Kelly
I too started riding full-time in late 70's,...

I too started riding full-time in late 70's, 1977.
Started with Honda CL175 then CB200, CB400 (1979 now) and started road racing. Next was a highly modified Suzuki TS185.
Took a hiatus from...
Forum: Members Lounge 10-30-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,760
Posted By Pat Kelly
I'm still truckin'. Next May I'll hit 1,000,000...

I'm still truckin'.
Next May I'll hit 1,000,000 miles in 9 1/2 years.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 10-13-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,130
Posted By Pat Kelly
Do a search on making your own windshield....

Do a search on making your own windshield. Several on here have done it usind a sheet of plexiglass or lexan. Cut to shape and heat in oven to get the curve needed.
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 10-01-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,467
Posted By Pat Kelly
Got the fairing off, also removed the gauges. ...

Got the fairing off, also removed the gauges.
I now need to find my offset phillips screwdriver to remove the m/c cover.
Heading to Nebraska so it will have to wait until next week (when 3 week...
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 09-30-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,467
Posted By Pat Kelly
The "spooge hole" on the XJ750 looks easier to...

The "spooge hole" on the XJ750 looks easier to get to than the XS1100, sort of. At least I won't have to remove the plastic/chalk resivoir to get to the hole.
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 09-30-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,467
Posted By Pat Kelly
Got the fairing off, can actually see the front...

Got the fairing off, can actually see the front master cylinder now. Can't access the screws to remove the cover, but I can see it.
So, cable from lever to master cylinder. Steel hard line to a...
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 09-30-2015, 05:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,467
Posted By Pat Kelly
Goofy front brakes on XJ750

Wife bought herself an 84 XJ750. It's been sitting for many years.
One of the problems is the front brakes, they won't release pressure. I'm guessing it's the same as our "spooge hole syndrome".
To...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-12-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,496
Posted By Pat Kelly
A larger windshield/fairing will cause a low...

A larger windshield/fairing will cause a low pressure area behind the windshield. This low pressure area sucks the slipstream of air into it causing buffeting.
One of the windshields for the...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 04-07-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,693
Posted By Pat Kelly
An OCD detail I add to my sync. I noticed when...

An OCD detail I add to my sync.
I noticed when syncing at idle, I get the carbs balanced. Twisting the throttle to raise the RPM would bring the carbs slightly out of sync.
I want my carbs synced...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 01-07-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,195
Posted By Pat Kelly
Replaced the springs. All is well again. Thanks...

Replaced the springs. All is well again.
Thanks Y'all
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 12-29-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,430
Posted By Pat Kelly
Why not use the centerstand?

Why not use the centerstand?
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