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Forum: In Memoriam 02-07-2017, 04:11 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 115,875
Posted By egleaves
I just found out about Don by stumbling across...

I just found out about Don by stumbling across this old post.....I haven't logged into this site in a year or two.

So sorry to hear. Don and I rode around Cincinnati and turned wrenches together...
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 bikes for sale. 11-06-2012, 08:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,042
Posted By egleaves
'80 Special $700

Cincinnati Area

- Newer tires
- High voltage coil (from Mikes XS)
- Fuse box upgraded to blades
- Luggage rack
- Tall handlebars
- New clutch cable
- New clutch plates & springs
- Quad air...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 04-16-2010, 11:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,530
Posted By egleaves
I wasn't aware of this map. I just added myself...

I wasn't aware of this map. I just added myself and I can think of a number of people in the region who aren't showing up.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 04-16-2010, 11:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,187
Posted By egleaves
Doug, I'll make sure I ride fast on my way over...

Doug, I'll make sure I ride fast on my way over so that the extra airflow cools the engine before I get there.;)
Forum: Members Lounge 03-18-2010, 11:26 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 7,880
Posted By egleaves
Don, sorry to hear about your mishap. I'm...

Don, sorry to hear about your mishap. I'm especially sorry it took so long for me to find out about it.

I've been off of the board for awhile and just checked in today, only to find out that...
Forum: Members Lounge 01-28-2010, 12:57 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,258
Posted By egleaves
I got it too, but I'm still waiting on that check...

I got it too, but I'm still waiting on that check from the Crown Prince of Nigeria. As soon as that clears I'll look into what this guy is offering. ;)

For what it's worth, I think the Mods and...
Forum: Members Lounge 01-20-2010, 11:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,952
Posted By egleaves
Brittish Motorcycle Safety - 1960's Style

Brought to me today via Things You Wouldn't Know If We Didn't Blog Incessantly (http://tywkiwdbi.blogspot.com/):

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aLAVx19vOZw
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 01-16-2010, 08:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,060
Posted By egleaves
The intention isn't to use the resistor as an...

The intention isn't to use the resistor as an ignitor, but rather to fool the gas valve into thinking the ignitor is there. I would have to manually light the burner.

If the resistor gets that...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 01-16-2010, 06:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,060
Posted By egleaves
I'm trying to use the resistor as a stand-in for...

I'm trying to use the resistor as a stand-in for a broken hot surface ignitor until I can get a replacement part on Monday.

The ignitor is supposed to have 2-3ohms resistance normally, and up to...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 01-16-2010, 09:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,060
Posted By egleaves
Max Voltage To Resistor

Hey all, here's a question I haven't found the answer to anywhere else.

I'm wanting to use my old ballast resistor for a home-brew project completely unrelated to bikes. It has the resistance I...
Forum: Members Lounge 01-05-2010, 07:32 AM
Replies: 1,639
Views: 217,507
Posted By egleaves
From Fark.com (http://www.fark.com/): The...

From Fark.com (http://www.fark.com/):


The Top Twenty FARK Headlines of 2009:

20: Small plane rapidly plunges into bottom end of Virgin Islands, to be renamed Technical Virgin Islands

19:...
Forum: Members Lounge 12-31-2009, 10:16 AM
Replies: 1,639
Views: 217,507
Posted By egleaves
Show it to her??? Hell, I enrolled her in at...

Show it to her??? Hell, I enrolled her in at least half of them! :D:D
Forum: Members Lounge 12-30-2009, 04:02 PM
Replies: 1,639
Views: 217,507
Posted By egleaves
Spring Classes for Women at THE ADULT LEARNING...

Spring Classes for Women at THE ADULT LEARNING CENTER

REGISTRATION MUST BE COMPLETED
by Tuesday, May 11, 2010

NOTE: DUE TO THE COMPLEXITY AND DIFFICULTY LEVEL OF THEIR CONTENTS, CLASS SIZES...
Forum: Members Lounge 12-04-2009, 11:40 AM
Replies: 1,639
Views: 217,507
Posted By egleaves
A neutron walks into a bar and asks "how much for...

A neutron walks into a bar and asks "how much for a beer?" The bartender says, "for you? no charge."
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 12-04-2009, 08:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,367
Posted By egleaves
While you're in there, try this tip from Ivan: ...

While you're in there, try this tip from Ivan:

http://www.xs11.com/forum/showthread.php?t=22053&highlight=petcock+surface

Even with new rubber seals mine continued to leak until I gave them...
Forum: Members Lounge 11-27-2009, 10:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 852
Posted By egleaves
First place you should check is your ISP. ...

First place you should check is your ISP. Usually they will give you enough space for a small site at no charge. They most likely offer some basic building tools also. If you need more than what...
Forum: Members Lounge 11-25-2009, 12:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,495
Posted By egleaves
Well, that sums up the internet pretty well....

Well, that sums up the internet pretty well. :rolleyes:
Forum: Members Lounge 11-25-2009, 10:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,227
Posted By egleaves
Well, how long is the couch? :D Seriously...

Well, how long is the couch? :D

Seriously though, I'd say they were having a "conversation" that you weren't meant to hear.
Forum: Members Lounge 11-25-2009, 09:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,495
Posted By egleaves
I just learned this one recently, too. Well,...

I just learned this one recently, too. Well, actually a slightly different version:

intitle:"Index of /" mp3 "nirvana"

Just like Ivan's version you would replace nirvana with the group of...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-25-2009, 09:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,552
Posted By egleaves
Several people have said they needed to make...

Several people have said they needed to make minor modifications to mount the green coils, but I was able to get them to fit as a direct replacement on my '80 special. The wires end up being very...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-19-2009, 05:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,447
Posted By egleaves
Ok, I measured them and each segment is 12" long....

Ok, I measured them and each segment is 12" long. Any longer and stock cables would not quite fit.

I know I said I'd take a better picture. I was half right. I took a picture.
...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-19-2009, 03:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,591
Posted By egleaves
I plasti-dipped mine. They had some sort of...

I plasti-dipped mine. They had some sort of dried up adhesive all over them (another PO mystery) that wouldn't peel or scrape off. I mixed up a strong batch of some off-brand oxyclean, soaked them...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-19-2009, 08:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,447
Posted By egleaves
I'll write myself a note to measure them and take...

I'll write myself a note to measure them and take a better picture tonight, and then report back. I'm not really sure why I've never measured them before.:confused:
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-18-2009, 03:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 913
Posted By egleaves
I moved mine back to make it more visible. It's...

I moved mine back to make it more visible. It's a little crude and needs some refinement, but I used a couple of short pieces of slotted angle stock to fashion a bracket to mount the tail light to...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-18-2009, 09:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,447
Posted By egleaves
I have taller bars on my bike (like that when I...

I have taller bars on my bike (like that when I bought it) and I find them to be fairly comfortable. I haven't measured, but the look to be 12" or 14" tall and I'm using stock cables all around. I...
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