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Forum: XS and XJ 1100 parts for sale. 03-06-2012, 02:28 PM
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Posted By ambidextrous
oil filter bolt, and k&n oil filter

i just posted 2 auctions on ebay

hope its ok if i post the links here

the oil filter bolt

http://www.ebay.com/itm/220969842701

the k&n oil filter
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 02-29-2012, 05:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 763
Posted By ambidextrous
Thumbs up almost done ;) every project starts somewhere

almost done ;)

every project starts somewhere
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 02-25-2012, 09:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,478
Posted By ambidextrous
if you really like the way it looks you could...

if you really like the way it looks you could always mount it non-functional

i know you are trying to use it, but it seems like this might be a bigger pain than its worth
Forum: Members Lounge 02-16-2012, 02:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 931
Posted By ambidextrous
Thumbs up nice find, i love old pics thanks for...

nice find, i love old pics

thanks for posting the link
Forum: Members Lounge 02-10-2012, 08:04 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,793
Posted By ambidextrous
plus it frees up a lot of parts from the parts...

plus it frees up a lot of parts from the parts people cut off or remove

i sold a bunch of mine and probably helped others out

so it was win win, sort of :rolleyes:
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 02-10-2012, 08:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,721
Posted By ambidextrous
nice! this is something i need to do so...

nice!

this is something i need to do

so much newer and 'better' looking
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 02-10-2012, 07:58 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,132
Posted By ambidextrous
as far as clever fixes go, the PO of my bike...

as far as clever fixes go, the PO of my bike somehow drilled a tiny hole on an angle and inserted a trim nail into it or something

i wanted to snap a pic, but my hands were dirty and all i had was...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 02-10-2012, 07:55 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,596
Posted By ambidextrous
this is a great idea right here a 'try...

this is a great idea right here

a 'try before you buy' sort of thing
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 02-09-2012, 05:29 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,596
Posted By ambidextrous
as someone who rides a rigid XS, i can tell you...

as someone who rides a rigid XS, i can tell you from experience, it is way different and at times can be dangerous

one of the strangest feelings is getting on the back brakes and having it...
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 parts for sale. 07-12-2011, 02:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,188
Posted By ambidextrous
still have these carbs?

still have these carbs?
Forum: Members Lounge 04-13-2011, 09:24 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,452
Posted By ambidextrous
a year? that is a long time whats the...

a year? that is a long time

whats the alcohol percentage in that stuff?

i have a friend who brews often

he makes IPA type beers

dry hopped, and all that good stuff, and they taste good too
Forum: Members Lounge 04-13-2011, 09:21 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,001
Posted By ambidextrous
4.15 here in the chicago suburbs more in the...

4.15 here in the chicago suburbs

more in the city, but i refuse to buy gas in chicago

out in dupage, (farther west of the city), its about 4 bucks

terrible and frustrating
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 03-19-2011, 09:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,731
Posted By ambidextrous
sweet ride man i like the motor blacked out,...

sweet ride man

i like the motor blacked out, but a little color or chrome somewhere might not hurt

if you are thinking about painting the pipes, you could always wrap them with the black wrap,...
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 03-16-2011, 08:24 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 13,677
Posted By ambidextrous
looks awesome man! you've got some skills...

looks awesome man!

you've got some skills thats for sure
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 03-14-2011, 09:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 829
Posted By ambidextrous
at the auto parts store, they had a little lawn...

at the auto parts store, they had a little lawn and garden engine area

in that area they had 1/4 inch clear fuel line

i was gonna pick it up, but wasnt sure if it would melt or something

but...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 03-13-2011, 01:16 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 398
Posted By ambidextrous
tackled my oil filter bolt

today i did the deed i was dreading

2 years ago i sheared the bolt head off of my oil filter bolt

i knew it was shot, but i had a k&n filter in there and changed the oil more then i needed to...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 03-13-2011, 01:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 875
Posted By ambidextrous
youll know you found it when your hand starts...

youll know you found it when your hand starts burning

the price you pay for idle adjustments i suppose

id love a remote idle adjustment setup......
Forum: Wanted to buy - XS and XJ1100 parts and bikes. 03-11-2011, 10:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 767
Posted By ambidextrous
bottle where you at in Wisconsin? im located...

bottle where you at in Wisconsin?

im located just west of chicago and i have a lot of parts from my 1980 special you might want

i have the headlight ring, not in great shape if i remember...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-19-2010, 04:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 719
Posted By ambidextrous
one night i pulled the choke fully out, started...

one night i pulled the choke fully out, started her up, ran back into the house and i thought i was gonna blow all the rods and pistons out of the motor

it scared the heck out of me

now, i...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-19-2010, 04:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,963
Posted By ambidextrous
i bought some bridgestone spitfire S-11s from...

i bought some bridgestone spitfire S-11s from motorcycle superstore for around 135 bucks for both with free shipping

they shipped super fast, and i love the tires

the ride and handling improved...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-13-2010, 04:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 900
Posted By ambidextrous
when i first rode my XS i thought something was...

when i first rode my XS i thought something was wrong too

its just the way it is

shift like you mean it and hold on!
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-13-2010, 03:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 627
Posted By ambidextrous
have you tried turning the idle up? could be...

have you tried turning the idle up?

could be a simple solution to your problem, but there is probably other issues going on with the carbs
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-09-2010, 06:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,192
Posted By ambidextrous
is that extra red thats in there for the lighter...

is that extra red thats in there for the lighter on the fairing a switched hot?

not to thread jack, but im just curious
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-08-2010, 05:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,011
Posted By ambidextrous
im not sure if this is a very good first bike ...

im not sure if this is a very good first bike

this was my first bike ive owned, but had ridden many over the years, so i knew to take it slow at first

pretty heavy and a lot of power with not...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-07-2010, 09:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,619
Posted By ambidextrous
do it, and take a video! i want to hear...

do it, and take a video!

i want to hear these bikes with no pipes

it has to be ridiculous!
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