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Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-11-2019, 07:34 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 1,984
Posted By dansmith65
What did you do to the fuel system before...

What did you do to the fuel system before storage? If you didn't do anything special then I would assume the carbs need to be cleaned.
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 05-11-2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 135
Posted By dansmith65
Yamaha Power Tour

Not sure if they do this in the states, but I just reserved a few rides with https://www.yamaha-motor.ca/road_power_tour/. I know there's a few Canadian members here, so I thought I'd give you a...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 03-30-2019, 08:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 218
Posted By dansmith65
This is from an 80 special; not the best, but if...

This is from an 80 special; not the best, but if you want a particular angle just let me know and I can take one.

http://permalink.dansmith65.com/xs11.com/2019/side-cover.jpg
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 parts for sale. 03-21-2019, 04:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 136
Posted By dansmith65
Just to clarify, I assume you're looking for this...

Just to clarify, I assume you're looking for this part?
http://permalink.dansmith65.com/xs11.com/2018/master-cylinder-rear-boot.jpg

I couldn't find it anywhere online, but got one from JSPayne...
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 parts for sale. 03-20-2019, 05:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 166
Posted By dansmith65
I must have been thinking of this post on...

I must have been thinking of this post on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/45693032324/permalink/10155097079107325/
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 parts for sale. 03-20-2019, 11:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 166
Posted By dansmith65
Standard bore pistons on eBay

I couldn't find the post, but I thought I saw someone looking for standard bore pistons a while ago. I just happened across some that I hadn't seen before on eBay:
...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 03-16-2019, 08:14 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,343
Posted By dansmith65
Thanks for the words of encouragement! I agree;...

Thanks for the words of encouragement! I agree; sometimes it takes a few failures until you get a "feel" for it. Like Bob said, in this case I just needed to walk away and try again another day!
...
Forum: Product Evaluations 03-16-2019, 12:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 443
Posted By dansmith65
Looks good! Thanks for sharing that.

Looks good! Thanks for sharing that.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 03-11-2019, 01:22 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,343
Posted By dansmith65
That did it! I got the countershaft assembly out...

That did it! I got the countershaft assembly out (after taking the oil pump off). In hind-sight, I think my problem was with the shift forks. Fork #2 needed to move out of it's slot, so it could move...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 03-11-2019, 12:42 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,343
Posted By dansmith65
Thanks for the feedback. I actually meant to ask...

Thanks for the feedback. I actually meant to ask about the oil pump, so I'm glad you mentioned it. I thought I would leave it in until it got in the way. At the moment, it's only slightly in the way...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 03-11-2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,343
Posted By dansmith65
It's been a while, but I finally worked on the...

It's been a while, but I finally worked on the bike again. Got it safely flipped over:
http://permalink.dansmith65.com/xs11.com/2019/tranny1upside-down.jpg

I also got one shift fork, 5th gear,...
Forum: Wanted to buy - XS and XJ1100 parts and bikes. 01-06-2019, 12:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 327
Posted By dansmith65
I went with button head socket screws, so the...

I went with button head socket screws, so the profile looked more like the factory JIS, but they used a hex key instead. Here's an example:...
Forum: Wanted to buy - XS and XJ1100 parts and bikes. 10-26-2018, 11:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 256
Posted By dansmith65
Sounds like you've got it sorted, but I thought...

Sounds like you've got it sorted, but I thought I'd add to this, for the next person who finds this post looking for how to orient their boots.

All boots have a little rounded nub on them and...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-27-2018, 06:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 430
Posted By dansmith65
Have you considered Backblaze B2...

Have you considered Backblaze B2 (https://www.backblaze.com/b2/cloud-storage.html)? The price is hard to beat. If you only used it for photo hosting on this site, it would probably never cost...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-04-2018, 11:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,132
Posted By dansmith65
Here's what I was considering for a headlight:...

Here's what I was considering for a headlight:...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-04-2018, 11:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 400
Posted By dansmith65
Here's the pics from when I took mine apart: ...

Here's the pics from when I took mine apart:
http://permalink.dansmith65.com/xs11.com/2018/master-cylinder-rear-1.jpg
http://permalink.dansmith65.com/xs11.com/2018/master-cylinder-rear-2.jpg...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-03-2018, 03:52 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,343
Posted By dansmith65
Thanks for the input everyone, I really...

Thanks for the input everyone, I really appreciate it! This project is on hold at the moment; I've been putting off household projects for too long and need to play catch-up a bit. Will post again...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-30-2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,477
Posted By dansmith65
That link doesn't work for me. Make sure you use...

That link doesn't work for me. Make sure you use the "share" feature to get a shareable link as the url to the file as you're viewing it only works when logged into your google account.

This is...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-29-2018, 08:09 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,343
Posted By dansmith65
Found it, thanks! ...

Found it, thanks! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0cnoA7TwOXA



That was my thinking as well.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-29-2018, 01:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 278
Posted By dansmith65
Are they glued in place or something? Personally,...

Are they glued in place or something? Personally, I think I would try removing one and see if the stock petcock could be re-installed. It's difficult to judge the threads by only looking at the head...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-29-2018, 12:18 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,343
Posted By dansmith65
When I said I was planning to flip it, I was...

When I said I was planning to flip it, I was referring to this: http://www.xs11.com/xs11-info/tech-tips/repairs/33/173-tranny-fix-1st-and-2nd-gears-dremmel-technique-a-pictorialwalkthru.html

I'm...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-27-2018, 11:21 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,343
Posted By dansmith65
I figured I should post an update before...

I figured I should post an update before everybody forget's about me. I've been slowly rebuilding this thing... I was originally hoping to be riding it this spring, but now I'm shooting for next...
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 parts for sale. 06-25-2018, 12:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 437
Posted By dansmith65
Glad to hear you found what you needed. One more...

Glad to hear you found what you needed. One more thing I'll point out is the HVC piston for the rear (https://hvccycle.net/yamaha-xs-brake-caliper-piston/) seems too small. They list it at 38mm, but...
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 parts for sale. 06-25-2018, 10:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 437
Posted By dansmith65
In case you haven't found the correct part yet,...

In case you haven't found the correct part yet, this is what I just bought for the front caliper on my 80 Special: https://hvccycle.net/yamaha-xs1100-brake-caliper-piston-hvc200106f/. It matches the...
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 parts for sale. 06-24-2018, 06:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 844
Posted By dansmith65
Do you still have the "rear master rubber boot"?...

Do you still have the "rear master rubber boot"? And does it look like this?

http://permalink.dansmith65.com/xs11.com/2018/master-cylinder-rear-boot.jpg

Any chance you have a rear caliper boot...
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