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Forum: Wanted to buy - XS and XJ1100 parts and bikes. 01-02-2019, 10:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 837
Posted By Prothec
You just need to buy 4 sets and 2 more XS11s....

You just need to buy 4 sets and 2 more XS11s. Problem solved. :cool:

Like packs of hot dogs and hot dog buns.
Forum: Product Evaluations 08-08-2018, 12:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,133
Posted By Prothec
Thanks for the heads up. Hopefully this saves...

Thanks for the heads up. Hopefully this saves others from disappointment.
Forum: Product Evaluations 08-25-2017, 05:44 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 33,134
Posted By Prothec
http://www.xj4ever.com Here's the link to...

http://www.xj4ever.com

Here's the link to the brakes lines in his catalog:

http://www.xj4ever.com/catalog/j-6-lines.html

The rubber lines and stainless lines aren't listed together, so you...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-17-2017, 06:23 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,475
Posted By Prothec
Here's the link to his catalog: ...

Here's the link to his catalog:

http://xj4ever.com/catalog/j-6-lines.html

Search the page for XS1100, there is a section for rubber lines and a separate section for braided stainless lines.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-16-2017, 06:45 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,475
Posted By Prothec
You have a number of options for brake lines. ...

You have a number of options for brake lines.

Chacal from XJBikes.com:
http://www.xs11.com/forum/showthread.php?t=38453

I have techna-fit lines:...
Forum: Members Lounge 08-13-2017, 09:48 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 10,273
Posted By Prothec
The Chrome extension worked for me. I mean,...

The Chrome extension worked for me.

I mean, not for those who already deleted their accounts :rolleyes:
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 02-27-2017, 01:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,468
Posted By Prothec
To clarify my earlier post, I highly recommend...

To clarify my earlier post, I highly recommend them and will use them on future projects. If it's between JBM and NOS, I'd pick the JBM ones. If it's between JBM and oem-style, I'd still personally...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 02-25-2017, 07:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,468
Posted By Prothec
I have the JBM Industries diaphragms in my 81SH....

I have the JBM Industries diaphragms in my 81SH. Before I cut the rings, I tried to remove just the diaphragms. They ended up tearing and leaving behind lots of material. What I didn't do is soak...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 02-14-2017, 06:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,038
Posted By Prothec
Found the larger image in my stash of documents: ...

Found the larger image in my stash of documents:

http://i.imgur.com/Pt7sGPt.jpg
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-14-2016, 06:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,608
Posted By Prothec
:eek: They put it in a red box above everything...

:eek: They put it in a red box above everything else!!!! Couldn't they have made it more obvious???? :rolleyes:

Perhaps the key is to use it once to clean up the chrome and no need to go back for...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-13-2016, 06:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,608
Posted By Prothec
I haven't seen anything that says don't use it on...

I haven't seen anything that says don't use it on chrome. They just give the blanket disclaimer for use on "all polishable metals" and to try it in an inconspicuous area. If it doesn't leave a black...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-11-2016, 07:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,608
Posted By Prothec
I get the best results cleaning up chrome with...

I get the best results cleaning up chrome with aluminum foil and water. It's aggressive enough to remove the oxidation and rust from the tiny pits, but soft enough to not damage the chrome. The...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 10-22-2016, 11:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,886
Posted By Prothec
I prefer leaving my YICS tool out after syncing....

I prefer leaving my YICS tool out after syncing. It probably doesn't make that much of a difference day-to-day, but I figure leaving it out helps compensate for slight imbalances. I feel like it very...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 10-21-2016, 07:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,067
Posted By Prothec
On my 81SH I had some issues with a sticking idle...

On my 81SH I had some issues with a sticking idle around 3500, just needing a little extra throttle to cause it to climb. For me it seemed to be due to carb balance issues. If I manually retarded the...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 10-17-2016, 06:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,067
Posted By Prothec
Don't sweat the starter not engaging yet. It...

Don't sweat the starter not engaging yet. It needs to grab a shaft to start turning it. Using the wrong oil, cold oil, or weak battery can cause it not to grab. If your oil is right and battery is...
Forum: Members Lounge 10-14-2016, 07:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,467
Posted By Prothec
On new hardware, Windows 10 works very well. Not...

On new hardware, Windows 10 works very well. Not so much on older hardware. Think about the updates that Microsoft produces, though.. the simple fact is they do not make money developing updates to...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 10-02-2016, 04:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,667
Posted By Prothec
:eek: I've never seen that before... maybe I...

:eek: I've never seen that before... maybe I should go pull my air filter. Come to think of it, I've never changed my XJ air filter.... I've been meaning to do the K&N filter element hack.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 10-01-2016, 08:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,481
Posted By Prothec
I put these on my 81SH and really like them,...

I put these on my 81SH and really like them, replacing a crunchy, worn out set of the grips that TC mentioned. They are really soft and grip very well.

Pro Grip 842 Gel Duo Density...
Forum: Members Lounge 09-21-2016, 06:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,012
Posted By Prothec
Thumbs up A happy YICS Eliminator owner here. Happy...

A happy YICS Eliminator owner here. Happy birthday, Larry!
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-19-2016, 09:24 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 31,555
Posted By Prothec
Ladybugs being good luck (and killing one bad...

Ladybugs being good luck (and killing one bad luck) is one of those superstitious folklore/spread around the school yard kind of thing that some people grow up hearing.

Edit: Maybe you're saying...
Forum: Members Lounge 09-19-2016, 10:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,089
Posted By Prothec
The joke's on them... you put 4 in and have one...

The joke's on them... you put 4 in and have one extra, so you have to buy another bike.. and the cycle continues. :rolleyes:
Forum: Members Lounge 09-19-2016, 07:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,089
Posted By Prothec
Yep, everywhere I've looked lists this K&L part...

Yep, everywhere I've looked lists this K&L part number as a 5-pack. Maybe it's like the old hot dog to bun package quantity debate? :D

Edit: Maybe someone will chime in who has bought this..
Forum: Members Lounge 09-19-2016, 07:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,089
Posted By Prothec
K&L 18-8944 5-pack for $28.63 ...

K&L 18-8944 5-pack for $28.63

https://www.amazon.com/Supply-18-8944-Float-Needle-M4-Mikuni/dp/B001KO0WEE


Georgefix on e-bay 4-pack with bowl gaskets for $35.99
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Forum: Members Lounge 09-15-2016, 06:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,240
Posted By Prothec
That is pretty cool... It'd be nice to see clips...

That is pretty cool... It'd be nice to see clips shot with a high speed camera :D
Forum: Members Lounge 09-11-2016, 09:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,352
Posted By Prothec
Those Battery Mart batteries look remarkably like...

Those Battery Mart batteries look remarkably like the "Super Start" batteries from O'Reilly Auto Parts. I have one from O'Reilly in my XJ and it's over 4 years old now and still strong.

I have...
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