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Forum: XS and XJ 1100 parts for sale. 03-16-2018, 12:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 685
Posted By TruthHammer
SF headers on a SH?

Do you know if the SF headers are the same as the SH? I've got a frankenbike, and to be honest, I don't know which of the 2 headers are on it.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 12-05-2017, 09:47 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,827
Posted By TruthHammer
Thanks for all of the help, guys. Just a quick...

Thanks for all of the help, guys. Just a quick update on the state of my bike... I was banging my head against a wall with the front brakes ever since I got the new tires. Finally, I came across a...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-24-2017, 02:41 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,827
Posted By TruthHammer
Any tips for removing the front MC reservoir? I...

Any tips for removing the front MC reservoir? I removed the 4 long screws and turned it. When I tried prying it off, it doesn't seem to want to come. With as much fight as it's putting up, I'm a...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 10-22-2017, 01:57 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,827
Posted By TruthHammer
The rears are definitely toast, but the fronts...

The rears are definitely toast, but the fronts match what you're describing. This is good?

Left side:
https://i.imgur.com/ho4c71rl.jpg?1

Right side:
https://i.imgur.com/6J2uhxul.jpg?1
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 10-19-2017, 10:25 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,827
Posted By TruthHammer
Thanks for the replies, guys. I noticed while I...

Thanks for the replies, guys. I noticed while I was changing the tires that the brake pads were getting pretty worn. I was going to put it off to next season, but if I'm going to be doing brake work...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 10-18-2017, 08:41 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,827
Posted By TruthHammer
I got the issue with the seat temporary resolved...

I got the issue with the seat temporary resolved by flaring out the edge of the seat a little. You'd hardly notice, but it's given me enough clearance to not worry about it for now.

On to the...
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 bikes for sale. 10-12-2017, 02:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 321
Posted By TruthHammer
80 G in Dayton, OH

Not my bike.

The price is a little steep, but if it rides as good as it looks, it might be worth it.
https://dayton.craigslist.org/mcy/d/1980-yamaha-xs1100-gr/6332766950.html
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 bikes for sale. 10-10-2017, 07:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 632
Posted By TruthHammer
In Indiana, you can get a rebuilt title for a...

In Indiana, you can get a rebuilt title for a vehicle that has been repaired after having a salvage title.
https://www.dmv.org/in-indiana/salvaged-vehicles.php
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 bikes for sale. 10-09-2017, 08:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 632
Posted By TruthHammer
They dropped the price a bit. It still seems high...

They dropped the price a bit. It still seems high to me, but at least they're moving in the right direction.
Forum: Feature Testing 09-28-2017, 08:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,832
Posted By TruthHammer
If the "put it between tags" direction isn't...

If the "put it between tags" direction isn't totally clear, try hitting the quote button under one of the posts that had a picture. You'll see exactly how it's coded. Also, if you're using a site...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-25-2017, 12:23 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,827
Posted By TruthHammer
Thanks, Ray. I see he's got SH side covers. Any...

Thanks, Ray. I see he's got SH side covers. Any chance they'd mount on the SF frame? Possibly with a little modification? I know they're not cheap, but it might be easier than replacing the seat,...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-25-2017, 10:32 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,827
Posted By TruthHammer
I (finally!) got back to my bike this weekend....

I (finally!) got back to my bike this weekend. Everything's (mostly) put back together, and it seems to be running pretty well. I took it for a short ride, but didn't have time to get it out of town...
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 bikes for sale. 09-19-2017, 09:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 632
Posted By TruthHammer
79 Special - Not Mine

https://indianapolis.craigslist.org/mcy/d/1979-yamaha-xs-eleven-special/6309591726.html
Forum: Members Lounge 09-08-2017, 02:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,410
Posted By TruthHammer
I'm new here, so I can't comment on what the site...

I'm new here, so I can't comment on what the site used to be like, but we're talking about a forum dedicated to a bike that was only made for a few years almost 40 years ago. The fact that this site...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-05-2017, 05:32 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,827
Posted By TruthHammer
Hi Marty. I'm glad you jumped in here. I read...

Hi Marty. I'm glad you jumped in here. I read your solution in a few other threads and was going to ask you about the layout. Do the lower lines cross under the boots? Where are your Ts? Do you have...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-05-2017, 08:58 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,827
Posted By TruthHammer
Their parts and service department had a shared...

Their parts and service department had a shared desk and wasn't very large, so I'm not sure if the guy I talked to actually worked on the bikes, probably not. I'll make sure I talk to a mechanic when...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-05-2017, 08:51 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,827
Posted By TruthHammer
The place I got it from is a dealer...

The place I got it from is a dealer (http://www.tomwoodpowersportsindy.com/), and - I would have thought - a reputable business. Luckily, I have options where I live, so I'll head over to one of the...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-04-2017, 09:21 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,827
Posted By TruthHammer
Beats me. All this stuff's new to me. I just went...

Beats me. All this stuff's new to me. I just went to my local powersports dealer and asked for 1/4 inch motorcycle fuel line. I asked if they had a transparent one, and this is what they brought me....
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-04-2017, 07:48 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,827
Posted By TruthHammer
I finally got the carburetors back in, but I've...

I finally got the carburetors back in, but I've run into another problem. I can't get the new fuel lines to not kink up. They kink much, much easier than the old, black lines. For comparison......
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-01-2017, 10:33 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,827
Posted By TruthHammer
Thanks, guys. I stopped at the local cycle shop...

Thanks, guys. I stopped at the local cycle shop and picked up some transparent fuel line.
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 bikes for sale. 09-01-2017, 09:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,322
Posted By TruthHammer
I was just looking at that... She's a beaut....

I was just looking at that... She's a beaut. Where'd you get the bags?
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-01-2017, 09:32 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,827
Posted By TruthHammer
Thanks again, guys. Do you have any wise counsel...

Thanks again, guys. Do you have any wise counsel on fuel line replacement? Are the vac lines the same?
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-30-2017, 11:57 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,827
Posted By TruthHammer
Thanks again, DiverRay! And thanks to...

Thanks again, DiverRay!

And thanks to everybody else who has replied to this thread so far. I haven't always responded, but it's all been very helpful.
Forum: Members Lounge 08-30-2017, 11:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 902
Posted By TruthHammer
Thumbs up My parents and my brother live in Houston....

My parents and my brother live in Houston. Luckily, both are in the Northwest where they are faring pretty well. The streets flooded, but it didn't make it up to the houses. My parents are a little...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-30-2017, 11:08 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,827
Posted By TruthHammer
stupid question...

Alright, it's time for a really stupid question...

When I took the carbs apart, I found in a few recesses some little black bits that I judged by their general color and texture to be the...
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