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Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-15-2016, 10:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,259
Posted By Orange4
It was probably the rectifier. I swapped it with...

It was probably the rectifier. I swapped it with my 79 erstwhile parts bike and it works now.

Guess I need a new rectifier for when I finally get the 79 going.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-14-2016, 12:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,259
Posted By Orange4
Opposite problem

I have the opposite problem. My headlight relay is now always energized. Drained my battery. Headlights remain off until ignition on though. Have not checked charging with a volt meter but it seems...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 04-01-2016, 07:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,113
Posted By Orange4
I shifted under seven grand and I still beat him....

I shifted under seven grand and I still beat him. I used to drag race when I was a young-un. Had a bored/stroked, lightened VW bug. I used to eat 5L Mustangs for lunch but big blocks would catch me...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 04-01-2016, 06:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,113
Posted By Orange4
They do translate into High Profits tho.

They do translate into High Profits tho.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 04-01-2016, 05:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,113
Posted By Orange4
Wink This happened yesterday evening so if he was...

This happened yesterday evening so if he was fooling he was early.

Yeah. The VR1000 superbike only had 150hp. I'm beginning to think the guy just was either full-o-bull and/or is mechanically...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 04-01-2016, 12:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,113
Posted By Orange4
I'm maybe $1600 into my bike, max. Dude paid...

I'm maybe $1600 into my bike, max. Dude paid $16000 for his. I like that math.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 04-01-2016, 11:21 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,113
Posted By Orange4
Took a Supposedly 200+HP Harley Nightrod

Was on the ferry last night after a ride to a local island. Ended up beside a good guy with a Modified Nightrod. Good lookin' bike. Had a good conversation about riding and bikes. He also owns some...
Forum: Members Lounge 12-21-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,365
Posted By Orange4
Hi Rod. Glad to see you here! I'm the guy...

Hi Rod.

Glad to see you here! I'm the guy you bought the Mac pipes from. I'll post the pic you sent me so we can let the guys here live vicariously. Can't wait to see this gem in person.
...
Forum: Wanted to buy - XS and XJ1100 parts and bikes. 12-14-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,357
Posted By Orange4
I'm looking to convert a 78e standard. Did I read...

I'm looking to convert a 78e standard. Did I read that right that one has to convert to special "ali brackets"? Then you need a shifter and short brake lever.

List of parts: Peg mounts, brackets?,...
Forum: Feature Testing 12-14-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,032
Posted By Orange4
link test

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/qcZlUcU4IBwtIvOlJkdsZ1j5cNEFVGylkpnIK9J7OG7NmoUcCmSrn-SBLT8iDCm2p4jWY4KnQQTEUqnNdBqgeYfvyUA-waImV_b1mIZ80wzSm2amH4VP5m92zt03XTFtPV0GTf_V1Ygq3f0bLZM68V0Li-1Urfmk49kLHh...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 12-12-2015, 09:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,700
Posted By Orange4
I paid $85 US. Free shipping. I almost don't want...

I paid $85 US. Free shipping. I almost don't want to use it. That's the curse of NOS.

Where is there room for the Yamaha on the bottom?

BTW, what do you do about exhausts on your restorations?...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 12-05-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,700
Posted By Orange4
Did someone mention NOS speedos...

Did someone mention NOS speedos (http://www.ebay.com/itm/NOS-YAMAHA-1980-1981-XS1100-XS-SPEEDOMETER-SPEEDO-METER-GAUGE-220KM-3W5-83570-E0-/351485143451?hash=item51d625a99b:g:MTIAAOSwd0BV03wz&vxp=mtr)?
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 12-05-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,700
Posted By Orange4
Nothing like NOS parts to empty your wallet but...

Nothing like NOS parts to empty your wallet but fill your moto-heart. I keep my branded packaging but then I'm crazy like that.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 12-04-2015, 08:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,700
Posted By Orange4
Yeah. It makes me feel like I cheated on my wife....

Yeah. It makes me feel like I cheated on my wife.



There are couple out there but they are more than I paid for my bike!
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 12-04-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,700
Posted By Orange4
Early Christmas. (NOS porn)

Found this lovely on ebay. Been looking for 2 years. I feel so lucky.

http://i.imgur.com/88XORsm.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/fsPjmDa.jpg
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 10-25-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,671
Posted By Orange4
What grit of hone did you use? Your oil...

What grit of hone did you use?

Your oil light should never flicker or stay on while the engine is running. Stop the motor and add oil immediately if this happens. The fastest way to kill an engine...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 10-01-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,099
Posted By Orange4
Another thing you might want to do is run some...

Another thing you might want to do is run some lead substitute for a few tanks. I know it's been claimed on this forum that these bikes don't need seat lube, but my valve train begs to differ....
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 10-01-2015, 12:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,887
Posted By Orange4
Yeah. That's a complicated way to charge. I...

Yeah. That's a complicated way to charge. I regularly top up my battery because it almost never has a float charge after riding. It needs a float to survive long term which takes a few hours at...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 10-01-2015, 12:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,099
Posted By Orange4
Further to bikes that sit, when I got mine...

Further to bikes that sit, when I got mine running this year, after it sat at the PO's for years, it was burning a lot of oil. I rode it for a few hundred miles on expensive LUCAS motorcycle oil and...
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 09-19-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,410
Posted By Orange4
Yeah. I wonder if it's not tuned properly. Maybe...

Yeah. I wonder if it's not tuned properly. Maybe the carbs are out of sync.
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 09-18-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,410
Posted By Orange4
XV1100 Virago test ride. I'm spoiled by my XS11.

Had a chance to try out my brother in law's '92 XV1100 virago. Was bought new by his girlfriend's dad and he's passed it on. My first time on a cruiser. I was expecting it to be more powerful than it...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-05-2015, 11:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,154
Posted By Orange4
Another supercharger option is one from a Toyota...

Another supercharger option is one from a Toyota Previa. I'm pretty sure it's draw through. Also, bonus silly factor would be the minivan supercharged XS11.
Forum: Members Lounge 06-27-2015, 01:33 AM
Replies: 299
Views: 29,266
Posted By Orange4
Just checked into the site and saw the thread....

Just checked into the site and saw the thread. Terrible. My thoughts are with you, Motoman and family. Dammit. This just sucks so much. I'm not religious but I'll pray anyway.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-08-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 303
Posted By Orange4
Second Gear Ritual: Grinding the Dogs

Well, My second gear on my girl is now officially thrashed. Time put the shiny side down:( At least she does not have to wear the cone of shame after. Speaking of dogs...

I have a question about...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-05-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,576
Posted By Orange4
I like your bearing cleaning advice but I would...

I like your bearing cleaning advice but I would make sure its ethanol free gas because the ethanol tends to makes rubber swell. Not good for seals.

Awesome rescue thread! That bike is in pretty...
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