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Forum: Members Lounge 11-26-2022, 06:28 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 31
Posted By Ranger_xs1100
Testing...Testing...

So, they say this site is no longer active.

I've decided to test that theory by offering a FEW copies of my eBook "Project XS11" for FREE. It's all about Yamaha motorcycle restoration projects......
Forum: Members Lounge 03-06-2021, 11:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,935
Posted By Ranger_xs1100
New site is back on.

Just an FYI, the new site xs11.club is back on-line! Thanks to nezzer and all others involved.
Forum: Members Lounge 03-05-2021, 07:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,935
Posted By Ranger_xs1100
.club

Hey, does anyone know what happened to the new site?

Yesterday and today I've been getting this message:

This page isn’t working right now
xs11.club can't currently handle this request.
HTTP...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-14-2020, 02:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,562
Posted By Ranger_xs1100
MaximPhil, I use Postimage.org... Works very...

MaximPhil, I use Postimage.org... Works very similar to photobucket. It's free and pretty easy to use...Just drag and drop the image to upload and then click on share the link.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-14-2020, 01:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,562
Posted By Ranger_xs1100
Here's a picture of the standard kickstart and...

Here's a picture of the standard kickstart and the mounting bracket, if that helps and is what you were looking for.

https://i.postimg.cc/XYd8WjwL/P1040585.jpg
...
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 parts for sale. 06-01-2020, 12:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 608
Posted By Ranger_xs1100
Too Many Wheels!

Making room in the shed again!

XS1100 special front and rear wheels.
XS1100 17” standard rear wheel.
XJ 1100 front and rear wheels. (curved spokes)
XS850 front and rear wheels.

Any...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-27-2020, 06:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,894
Posted By Ranger_xs1100
Yes, what 3phase said... The centerstand...

Yes, what 3phase said...

The centerstand bracket welds on my 81 were cracked before I got the bike, so I don't know when or what caused that to happen. I've read that sitting on the bike while...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-10-2020, 01:49 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,498
Posted By Ranger_xs1100
needle jet?

The last time I had a cold cylinder due to fuel problems, I found the needle jet was clogged up. The parts list calls it the main nozzle. It is that tube with 6 or 8 holes in it. Sometimes guys...
Forum: Members Lounge 05-01-2020, 04:14 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,818
Posted By Ranger_xs1100
having fun!

68 years old! Started riding Honda’s while in high school in the 60’s. Graduated, went into the Army, came home, got married, raised a family and went bikeless for 30 years… got the middle age itch...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 03-27-2020, 04:34 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 22,455
Posted By Ranger_xs1100
shocks

You made me curious about the 2 different shocks so I checked mine just to see if they were the same or not. My 81LH shocks are both the same type, (linear as you defined it). However, my 80LG has...
Forum: Wanted to buy - XS and XJ1100 parts and bikes. 08-17-2019, 03:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,082
Posted By Ranger_xs1100
gold plating

I'd appreciate their contact information to inquire about re-plating my gold airbox covers. Thanks.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-12-2019, 08:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,170
Posted By Ranger_xs1100
Steve, I have an extra one here that I can...

Steve,
I have an extra one here that I can send to you if you want to PM your address.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-07-2019, 06:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 686
Posted By Ranger_xs1100
airbox removal

I'm in the final stages of restoration on my LH and from the very beginning, one side of the airbox has been less than desirable. So for purely cosmetic reasons and since I have not been able to find...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-29-2019, 05:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,607
Posted By Ranger_xs1100
Dean, My OEM double holed banjo bolt has a 12mm...

Dean,
My OEM double holed banjo bolt has a 12mm head which is the same size as all of the other banjo bolts on my bike.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-29-2019, 04:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,607
Posted By Ranger_xs1100
pictures

Here ya go Dean...

This would be the view if you were standing in front of the bike...also notice that the lower banjo bolt has 2 holes, ONE may be clogged, causing the problem you described.

...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-29-2019, 02:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,607
Posted By Ranger_xs1100
I couldn't get a picture because it is behind the...

I couldn't get a picture because it is behind the fork cover, but Maybe this will help:

https://www.partzilla.com/catalog/yamaha/motorcycle/1980/xs1100sg/front-master-cylinder
Forum: Members Lounge 06-25-2019, 07:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 969
Posted By Ranger_xs1100
Is this it? ...

Is this it?

http://www.xs11.com/forum/showthread.php?t=11278&page=71
Forum: Members Lounge 06-24-2019, 07:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,091
Posted By Ranger_xs1100
Oh Yeah!, You're right Phil...Thanks for catching...

Oh Yeah!, You're right Phil...Thanks for catching my mistake.
Forum: Members Lounge 06-23-2019, 09:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,091
Posted By Ranger_xs1100
They are still pretty easy to find.... here...

They are still pretty easy to find....

here is one example at a very reasonable price:
...
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 parts for sale. 06-22-2019, 09:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 611
Posted By Ranger_xs1100
Free XJ1100 parts

Right and Left handlebar controls and most of the electrical parts (except the TCI). I probably have a few other misc parts too ...free for the cost of shipping. PM if you can use any of it.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-19-2019, 01:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,420
Posted By Ranger_xs1100
Looks great! Did you use the 2k clear coat...

Looks great!
Did you use the 2k clear coat spray can from the same company? (kustom Cans)
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-09-2019, 06:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 815
Posted By Ranger_xs1100
I wondered about that. Their formats appear to be...

I wondered about that. Their formats appear to be identical. Thanks Radioguylogs for the info.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-08-2019, 07:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 815
Posted By Ranger_xs1100
It looks like partzilla and boats.net has them: ...

It looks like partzilla and boats.net has them:

https://www.partzilla.com/product/yamaha/2A2-14923-00-00

https://www.boats.net/product/yamaha/2A2-14923-00-00
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-07-2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,336
Posted By Ranger_xs1100
I don't know why they say not to check spark by...

I don't know why they say not to check spark by holding the plug against the engine, I have been doing it that way for years without any problems.

However I have discovered a much easier way to...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-06-2019, 10:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 941
Posted By Ranger_xs1100
Patrick, I have found that stuck floats is...

Patrick,
I have found that stuck floats is pretty common after re-installing the carbs. That has happened to me frequently. The floats don’t like all of that maneuvering and twisting and turning...
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