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Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion Yesterday, 11:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,873
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I had great luck with Kustom Krome in Texas. See...

I had great luck with Kustom Krome in Texas. See my discussion and example in http://www.xs11.com/forum/showthread.php?p=512429#post512429
Forum: Wanted to buy - XS and XJ1100 parts and bikes. Yesterday, 10:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 226
Posted By XSSIVEUS
Two items: Gold plating: Contact Eric at...

Two items:

Gold plating: Contact Eric at Kustom Krome Gold Plating in Texas at eric@kustomkrome.com. Eric does gold plating over base metal, gold over chrome, and gold powder coating. Each has...
Forum: Wanted to buy - XS and XJ1100 parts and bikes. 08-17-2019, 12:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 226
Posted By XSSIVEUS
Thanks for all the feedback guys. I reached out...

Thanks for all the feedback guys. I reached out to the guy in Australia about making these in black and gold. My 1980 came with all black and gold badges so I'd like to keep them that way. ...
Forum: Wanted to buy - XS and XJ1100 parts and bikes. 08-13-2019, 09:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 226
Posted By XSSIVEUS
I get a lot of my NOS from Speed and Sport, but...

I get a lot of my NOS from Speed and Sport, but they don't have these.

The stock Midnight Special "1100"s are gold on black.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-10-2019, 02:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 61
Posted By XSSIVEUS
2H7-14462-10-00 "Seal" for airbox

Hi Folks,

In rebuilding the airbox on my 1980 XS1100LG, I find that the "seal", P/N 2H7-14462-10-00, is missing. Looking over the parts lists it is depicted as a small cube. Could be anything...
Forum: Wanted to buy - XS and XJ1100 parts and bikes. 08-10-2019, 02:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 226
Posted By XSSIVEUS
4H3-1441K-00-00 "1100" Emblems

Hi Folks,

Does anyone have a lead on (2) NOS "1100" emblems that were on the metal side covers on the side of the XS1100 Midnight Special airboxes?

Thanks,

Glen
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 bikes for sale. 05-28-2019, 09:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 192
Posted By XSSIVEUS
Thanks for the tip. Reached out to the seller,...

Thanks for the tip. Reached out to the seller, but no response yet. It is in driving distance for me and could be a good short term project, swapping the battery and fluid, polishing up the cases. ...
Forum: Product Evaluations 05-28-2019, 07:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 436
Posted By XSSIVEUS
Paint

The Yamaha paint code is 006G (NYB). Apparently Yamaha painted, water sanded, repainted, water sanded, repainted and clear coated (hard to tell and info is sketchy) to get a final mirror like finish...
Forum: Product Evaluations 05-27-2019, 08:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 436
Posted By XSSIVEUS
I found it under "Gold Car Door Edge Guard Trim...

I found it under "Gold Car Door Edge Guard Trim 8' Full Size U Shape" on eBay. Seller is carbeyondstore. US$15.95 for 8', enough for several bikes and available in gold, chrome, black and clear. ...
Forum: Product Evaluations 05-27-2019, 01:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 436
Posted By XSSIVEUS
Replacement tank trim (gold, silver or black)

Hi folks,

Wanted to provide you an updated. I'm getting the tank for the 80 1100LG back together (already got the rebuilt front end on and the rear end is going back together as well) and wanted...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 04-13-2019, 10:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 158
Posted By XSSIVEUS
78 XS1100E decal

Does anyone have an original decal in good condition under their left side cover that shows the process to attach the wire tool for raising the swing arm prior to removing the rear wheel? I found a...
Forum: Wanted to buy - XS and XJ1100 parts and bikes. 03-16-2019, 01:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 83
Posted By XSSIVEUS
XS1100E left side cover decal - wire tool usage

Anyone have a source for a reproduction decal for the one located inside the left side cover that showed how to hook up the wire tool to lift the rear wheel for removal? I found a source in GB for...
Forum: Product Evaluations 03-15-2019, 10:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 436
Posted By XSSIVEUS
Replacement Tank Trim

Hi folks,

On this and other XS sites I've read threads asking about what to use to replacement the original metal edge trim used on fuel tanks such as the XS1100E and XS1100LG Midnight Special...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 02-23-2019, 07:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 395
Posted By XSSIVEUS
Update: I finally prevailed over the CA DMV. I...

Update: I finally prevailed over the CA DMV. I was able to purchase a replica (except for Yamaha logo due to TM laws) decal from VinLabelShop.com. A real professional job. While they were at it,...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 02-09-2019, 11:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 395
Posted By XSSIVEUS
That would be super Ray. I found a company that...

That would be super Ray. I found a company that produces reproductions but they need a picture of one. Much appreciated! :)
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 02-09-2019, 09:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 395
Posted By XSSIVEUS
Thank you Ian!

Thank you Ian!
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 parts for sale. 02-09-2019, 05:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 231
Posted By XSSIVEUS
Do you have the left side cover, and if so, does...

Do you have the left side cover, and if so, does it still have the Vehicle Emissions Control Information sticker on it? Thanks, Glen
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 02-09-2019, 05:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 395
Posted By XSSIVEUS
78 XS1100E Vehicle Emission Control Information

Hi Folks,
I'm trying to register an out of state XS1100E in CA (oh joy) and the DMV has their head in a dark place, again. This bike doesn't have the original emission control sticker on the inside...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 12-09-2018, 08:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 325
Posted By XSSIVEUS
Some good thoughts guys, especially the hot water...

Some good thoughts guys, especially the hot water deal. I found an old beat up mirror in one piece. Will try that approach though I hope it doesn't take more than one assembly to figure this out. ...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 12-08-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 325
Posted By XSSIVEUS
XS1100E rear view mirror disassembly

How do you disassemble a stock rear view mirror? I bought a NOS mirror on line, installed it, and after one ride something is loose inside. Sounds heavy whatever it is. I suppose there is a trick...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-04-2018, 09:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 723
Posted By XSSIVEUS
Sorry to hear about your misfortune. You walked...

Sorry to hear about your misfortune. You walked away from it and that's the important part. Other bikes are out there.
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 bikes for sale. 11-03-2018, 11:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 971
Posted By XSSIVEUS
It's nice to find these little gems and keep them...

It's nice to find these little gems and keep them going.
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 bikes for sale. 11-02-2018, 08:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 971
Posted By XSSIVEUS
Bike finally arrived from MN by HaulBikes. No...

Bike finally arrived from MN by HaulBikes. No damage. Bike runs tight and strong. It has (4) little defects which will get fixed this weekend thanks to some lucky NOS finds. Other than those, it...
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 bikes for sale. 10-03-2018, 08:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 971
Posted By XSSIVEUS
And yes, the engine was professionally rebuilt. ...

And yes, the engine was professionally rebuilt. Jeff took time and care to do things right.
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 bikes for sale. 10-03-2018, 08:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 971
Posted By XSSIVEUS
Bought this bike from Jeff. Runs great, tranny...

Bought this bike from Jeff. Runs great, tranny shifts smoothly, good operation, almost flawless restoration. Only a few details to address for which I have the parts on hand! Happy to be the next...
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