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Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-10-2018, 08:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,517
Posted By Bartman
So tonight I started putting the fairing back on...

So tonight I started putting the fairing back on and also my key has been having a hard time turning for the last week or so. Once I had the lock apart and was looking at it closely I found that the...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-26-2018, 04:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,388
Posted By Bartman
I had taken my standard exhaust off a few years...

I had taken my standard exhaust off a few years back because the left side was starting to rip. Put a 4 into 1 on it and the bike started popping too. I knew that it was from an air leak around the...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-18-2018, 08:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,517
Posted By Bartman
My son had made me take the front fairing off...

My son had made me take the front fairing off before he took the bike to Kentucky, so all I had to do was take the front light off and then the key switch off the bike. Disassembled the switch and...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-13-2018, 12:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,517
Posted By Bartman
keep the key in

My son has had my bike up in Kentucky for the last few months and I just got my bike back the other week before he moved to Texas. Last night I thought that I would ride it around and make sure all...
Forum: Southeast 09-20-2017, 09:13 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 41,815
Posted By Bartman
Friday is our 15th anniversary and we're driving...

Friday is our 15th anniversary and we're driving the Mini up through Blue Ridge Parkway. Keep thinking about stopping by on the way home, will see how the time goes.
Forum: Southeast 09-20-2017, 08:58 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 41,815
Posted By Bartman
Hey everyone, I had a great time last year but...

Hey everyone, I had a great time last year but won't make it this year. My bike rolled over 50k a few weeks ago and is still going strong. Maybe next year. Everyone be safe and have a great time....
Forum: Southeast 09-30-2016, 11:50 AM
Replies: 377
Views: 73,313
Posted By Bartman
I took that picture going home Sunday morning, I...

I took that picture going home Sunday morning, I had left IH around 7:20 and was just up the road when the sun was trying to come over the mountain. I turned around real quick and jumped off the...
Forum: Southeast 09-26-2016, 08:41 PM
Replies: 377
Views: 73,313
Posted By Bartman
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B0RuLjdpy69_bWZRd...

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B0RuLjdpy69_bWZRdjRMTE1lOWs/view?usp=drivesdk

I had a great time riding and meeting everyone. I will plan on coming next year.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-15-2016, 09:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,403
Posted By Bartman
I assume that the MikesXS ones for the XS650 as...

I assume that the MikesXS ones for the XS650 as mentioned earlier by Marty have enough volume flow to not cause any fuel supply issues?
Forum: Southeast 09-13-2016, 07:20 PM
Replies: 377
Views: 73,313
Posted By Bartman
Pressure washed the bike Saturday and tonight put...

Pressure washed the bike Saturday and tonight put on the center stand and checked all oil levels. Then I pulled spark plugs to eye ball them and found that my recent valve cover gasket change is...
Forum: Southeast 09-06-2016, 08:14 PM
Replies: 377
Views: 73,313
Posted By Bartman
If it's not raining, I plan on coming Friday...

If it's not raining, I plan on coming Friday after work. But will have to come back home Saturday evening after the days ride. Will be good to meet everyone.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-22-2016, 10:41 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,037
Posted By Bartman
My father in law lives on the other side of Lost...

My father in law lives on the other side of Lost Mountain, very nice area. I am glad you are restoring your bike. I expect you are close and it will then be reliable.

I would check the pick up...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-22-2016, 10:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,302
Posted By Bartman
When cold I let it idle while getting my shoes...

When cold I let it idle while getting my shoes and gear on and then I push in the enrichment to drop the idle down to the 1100 rpm.

I then try and let off the brakes a moment before putting it...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-15-2016, 08:59 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 24,462
Posted By Bartman
I agree, that looks very nice. Good work Kurt

I agree, that looks very nice. Good work Kurt
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-03-2016, 04:47 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,999
Posted By Bartman
Yep, she has been in surgery today so I have had...

Yep, she has been in surgery today so I have had a day to play on the forum, sitting in the recovery room.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-03-2016, 02:21 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,999
Posted By Bartman
My wife hand painted the wheels and I have new...

My wife hand painted the wheels and I have new Avon tires mounted. I found that the balancing cones can press in on the inner wheel tubes and really mess with the balancing. I had checked the...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-03-2016, 08:10 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,967
Posted By Bartman
Update on the oscillation, I slowed down for 4K...

Update on the oscillation, I slowed down for 4K miles and wore out the back tire.
Replaced the back tire and hand balanced this time instead of paying someone else. All seems good now.
...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 03-26-2016, 08:31 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,482
Posted By Bartman
Very good write up, I have a moisture remover at...

Very good write up, I have a moisture remover at the filter, but I think I will get a small one at the gun like you showed too.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 03-20-2016, 09:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,257
Posted By Bartman
The o-rings might still leak for a minute until...

The o-rings might still leak for a minute until they swell. Several times I have had the carbs apart and back together and found leaking gas from this mod/fix. Give it 20 minutes before cussing and...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 03-03-2016, 07:39 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,999
Posted By Bartman
When I pulled the oil pan off the 82 Donor motor...

When I pulled the oil pan off the 82 Donor motor I found a small washer and snap ring laying in it.

Tonight I pulled the clutch pack out and found that the small upper oil pump gear was...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 02-24-2016, 05:04 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,999
Posted By Bartman
With all of the good welding that Kurt is doing...

With all of the good welding that Kurt is doing with those HD exhaust, he might not need them.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 02-23-2016, 07:47 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,999
Posted By Bartman
Sorry Half, The exhaust went to Kurt the other...

Sorry Half,
The exhaust went to Kurt the other week when he bought the wheels.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 02-22-2016, 06:46 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,999
Posted By Bartman
Sat. I got all wheel bearings changed and both...

Sat. I got all wheel bearings changed and both wheels shot blasted. Tonight I was able to get the donor motor out of the 82 XJ frame.

Anyone want a good XJ frame, wiring harness, forks and both...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 02-19-2016, 09:06 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 35,947
Posted By Bartman
Those look great.

Those look great.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 02-08-2016, 06:18 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,999
Posted By Bartman
My buddy at work took the swing arm and various...

My buddy at work took the swing arm and various parts to dip in an acid bath before painting. As I figured, the frame won't fit into his container.

He has a bearing press, so if my wheel bearings...
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