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Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-11-2019, 09:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 572
Posted By BillyRok
I believe it's # 11/23 in the diagram of the SG...

I believe it's # 11/23 in the diagram of the SG front caliper...this is from Partzilla.
https://www.partzilla.com/catalog/yamaha/motorcycle/1980/xs1100sg/front-brake-caliper
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-08-2019, 07:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 490
Posted By BillyRok
Hmm, the link to the thread I referred to in my...

Hmm, the link to the thread I referred to in my last post didn't work...try it again.
http://www.xs11.com/forum/showthread.php?t=45785
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-07-2019, 05:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 490
Posted By BillyRok
Ray, I guess it does. The service manual says to...

Ray, I guess it does. The service manual says to replace them after the first 8,000 miles and then every 10,000 after that. No telling how many miles the current ones have on them.

I'm a professed...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-07-2019, 06:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 490
Posted By BillyRok
Service manual says generated voltage at 2,000...

Service manual says generated voltage at 2,000 rpm should be 14.5 volts + or - .3 volts so it appears my numbers are low.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-06-2019, 05:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 490
Posted By BillyRok
Talking I followed DiverRay's suggestion (command!:D) and...

I followed DiverRay's suggestion (command!:D) and pulled the 2 ground wires and shined up both ends, also shined up the frame and engine where the wires fasten. Then I took the 3 wires loose that...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-04-2019, 08:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 490
Posted By BillyRok
Well I hooked up jumper wires from my pickup to...

Well I hooked up jumper wires from my pickup to the XJ to see if the bike would fire, still no luck. Truck battery reads 12.7v without the motor running, 14.7v when it's running...it's less than a...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-03-2019, 07:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 490
Posted By BillyRok
Thanks for all the replies. I got thinking about...

Thanks for all the replies. I got thinking about what Motoman said...



So I went out and checked the battery again and got 12.83v with the key off. That drops to 11.3v with the starter turning...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-03-2019, 04:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 490
Posted By BillyRok
Yes the ports in the carb bowls are clean,...

Yes the ports in the carb bowls are clean, spraying carb cleaner through the little red straw into them sends spray squirting across the room.

Is it possible to have spark when grounding the plug...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-02-2019, 06:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 490
Posted By BillyRok
Some further details... I have the synch...

Some further details...

I have the synch gauges hooked up to the bike and am running a temporary fuel supply to the carbs so the octy is bypassed right now, and I do have inline fuel filters. Did...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-02-2019, 04:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 490
Posted By BillyRok
Can't get my XJ to run

It's been almost two years since I've put any real time in riding my XJ. My last trip I had troubles restarting the bike after gas stops, it wanted to backfire on occasion, hard enough once that the...
Forum: Members Lounge 04-18-2019, 05:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 624
Posted By BillyRok
This will probably be of interest to you -- ...

This will probably be of interest to you --
https://www.ebay.com/itm/YAMAHA-1981-XS1100-VENTURE-TANK-DECALS-GRAPHICS-SET/300487125505?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2060353.m1438.l2649
...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 03-09-2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 350
Posted By BillyRok
OK, thanks for the replies. Looks like chrome is...

OK, thanks for the replies. Looks like chrome is the better way to go. Got a couple quotes, pretty pricey and not many places that do it. If I spend this money I'll never be able to complain to my...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 03-07-2019, 04:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 350
Posted By BillyRok
Chrome vs Nickel Plating

I'm looking at re-plating some parts, specifically the frame for the hard bags and a luggage rack / back rest combo. I've sent photos to some plating shops in my area and am waiting for quotes. ...
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 bikes for sale. 03-05-2019, 04:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 232
Posted By BillyRok
1981 XS1100H Venturer Project

I have a Venturer that I picked up last year if anyone is interested in a restoration project. Near Rochester, NY. Was last inspected in 2013. Seller was the 2nd owner, had it for 20 years, last...
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 parts for sale. 03-03-2019, 08:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 687
Posted By BillyRok
This tank is about 30 miles east of me. It was...

This tank is about 30 miles east of me. It was listed before and I contacted the seller and made arrangements to meet him and look at the tank, I was curious to see what a NOS Venturer tank looked...
Forum: Members Lounge 03-03-2019, 08:15 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,365
Posted By BillyRok
Some Thoughts

Here's my 2 cents on all this (which by definition isn't worth a nickel!):)

First of all, a huge thank you to everyone who has contributed to this site over the years, moderators and members...
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 parts for sale. 01-01-2019, 05:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 179
Posted By BillyRok
2 exhaust systems

Have 2 complete systems in good shape for sale. One is a Jardine spaghetti with mufflers having the cross over pipe. One of the mufflers needed some welding just after the collector. Here it is on...
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 parts for sale. 01-01-2019, 05:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 125
Posted By BillyRok
3 KG Backrest/luggage racks

I have 3 KG backrests for sale, one was bolted up to my XJ for several years. Just looking to get my money back out of them, $50 each plus shipping. If interested, PM me an email address so I can...
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 09-09-2018, 05:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 710
Posted By BillyRok
Congrats on the new addition Ian, hope you get...

Congrats on the new addition Ian, hope you get her dialed in to your liking.



I knew you had quite a few bikes but WOW!! It's probably a topic for another thread but I bet there's a lot of us...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-04-2018, 09:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 182
Posted By BillyRok
Scrambling to get the LG ready for VYR in NC

I'm trying to get my 1980 Midnight ready for the Vintage Yamaha Rally in NC at the end of the month. This is the bike I bought 4 years ago in Idaho and then flew out there and rode it home (here is...
Forum: Wanted to buy - XS and XJ1100 parts and bikes. 09-04-2018, 10:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 290
Posted By BillyRok
Ok, thanks guys, I'll wait to hear something.

Ok, thanks guys, I'll wait to hear something.
Forum: Wanted to buy - XS and XJ1100 parts and bikes. 09-03-2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 290
Posted By BillyRok
Carb Parts

Have carbs from my 1980 LG torn down for cleaning / repairs. Looking for the butterfly shaft for #2 and a carb body for #1, late model carb. Thanks.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-12-2018, 05:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 389
Posted By BillyRok
My XJ is naked again.

My XJ hadn't moved under its own steam since late Sept last year. I decided in the spring to take the WJ V and bags off of it, put the stock final drive back on, and the stock signals. Was certain...
Forum: Members Lounge 08-12-2018, 06:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 223
Posted By BillyRok
I sent Steve a pm a few months back, just to wish...

I sent Steve a pm a few months back, just to wish him well and thank him for all he contributed to the site over the years. Never heard anything back so I can't comment but you hope for the best. ...
Forum: Members Lounge 08-10-2018, 04:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 473
Posted By BillyRok
Just a Hobby?

Mack, here in the states we call what you have an obsession!:D

Dave, if you get tired of messing with those carbs, take Mack up on his offer...they'll be perfect when you get them back. But the...
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