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Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-12-2018, 01:57 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By motoman
Slide needle numbering/lettering is at top of...

Slide needle numbering/lettering is at top of needle on the side of it where clip is positioned. Likely need a magnifying glass in order to read that designation.
Forum: Members Lounge 11-05-2018, 08:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 302
Posted By motoman
That it was Marty, till the introduction of the...

That it was Marty, till the introduction of the Honda V-65 Magna/Sabre, then on to the introduction of the Yamaha V-Max.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-02-2018, 08:58 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 28,444
Posted By motoman
With floats installed, would check that each one...

With floats installed, would check that each one is parallel with carb boby as there is minimal clearance room. This causes many a float to hang up a bit dragging on float bowl.
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 11-02-2018, 03:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 207
Posted By motoman
Eagle Tom......also known as the "crash test...

Eagle Tom......also known as the "crash test dummy" from the Caly Rally of 2010.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-02-2018, 03:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 203
Posted By motoman
Nice lookin' scoot.....cept for the rear tail...

Nice lookin' scoot.....cept for the rear tail trunk carrier rack and adjustable sliding back rest has been changed to accept the pictured tail trunk.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-02-2018, 03:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 357
Posted By motoman
A huge +1 on that!

A huge +1 on that!
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 10-31-2018, 12:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 207
Posted By motoman
3Phase mentioned this to me when he was here at...

3Phase mentioned this to me when he was here at my place Sun. the 28th:).
Forum: Southeast 10-29-2018, 03:05 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 11,671
Posted By motoman
Well y'all, Scott made it to my place on his HD...

Well y'all, Scott made it to my place on his HD yesterday afternoon for overnite stay. He and bike ae doing well. Early this morning, he was headed for Mesquite for overnite and is on his way...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 10-28-2018, 03:10 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 905
Posted By motoman
No, haven't. The foam Uni-Flow sprayed with PJ-1...

No, haven't. The foam Uni-Flow sprayed with PJ-1 filter oil IS the best bet for a replacement air filter;).
Forum: Members Lounge 10-22-2018, 12:48 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 939
Posted By motoman
That possibility may exist.

That possibility may exist.
Forum: Members Lounge 10-21-2018, 09:40 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 939
Posted By motoman
May wanna give one a try.....

May wanna give one a try.....
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 bikes for sale. 10-21-2018, 09:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 568
Posted By motoman
Well, the seat you eluded to IS the original...

Well, the seat you eluded to IS the original Venturer seat:).
Forum: Members Lounge 10-21-2018, 09:30 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 939
Posted By motoman
If the 'something else' be the option, I'd...

If the 'something else' be the option, I'd seriously have a look/ride with the Yamaha Super Tenere of 2012 or later vintage. Still gots the shaft-drive propelling it and have heard makes for a nice...
Forum: Members Lounge 10-19-2018, 08:53 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 939
Posted By motoman
Agree with Ray's last statement, as that's what...

Agree with Ray's last statement, as that's what it's all about cept for the ride to and from;)
Forum: Members Lounge 10-19-2018, 12:24 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 939
Posted By motoman
Glad you were able to post Ben! Don't blame ya'...

Glad you were able to post Ben! Don't blame ya' for not trying for a third wreck. Myself, after twice having T-bone accidents on the ST1100, decided 50+ yrs. riding was enough also;). The Venturer...
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 parts for sale. 10-14-2018, 11:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 283
Posted By motoman
Have a plastic gallon jug of distilled water from...

Have a plastic gallon jug of distilled water from Wally World or the like for a couple bucks sittin' around would be the better oprion.
Tach and light issue, I'd suggest for starters, unplug and...
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 parts for sale. 10-14-2018, 02:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 283
Posted By motoman
FWIW, never set an otherwise good lead-acid wet...

FWIW, never set an otherwise good lead-acid wet cell on a concrete floor for any length of time, as this will kill the battery. Always set battery on a block of wood if needed to be left on a...
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 parts for sale. 10-14-2018, 01:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 283
Posted By motoman
To add, if water ever is added to bring to...

To add, if water ever is added to bring to correct level, use distilled water ONLY. Tap water or otherwise WILL shorten battery life due to by-products in water! I normally get 7-10yrs. use of a...
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 parts for sale. 10-14-2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 283
Posted By motoman
Battery hold down IS important with all...

Battery hold down IS important with all circumstances. Movement and bouncing around of a lead-acid battery will flake off pieces off the lead and build up in bottom of battery till it reaches the...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 10-12-2018, 09:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 187
Posted By motoman
Good reminder Sid. If possible, get the two allen...

Good reminder Sid. If possible, get the two allen bolts WITH the auto adjuster, as they are the correct length.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 10-12-2018, 08:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 187
Posted By motoman
For winter, first order of business IMO would be...

For winter, first order of business IMO would be to 'scrap' the stock cam chain tensioner. Poor design and the what's called the tensioner lock bolt will NOT hold tensioner in place. Too much load...
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 bikes for sale. 10-12-2018, 11:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 568
Posted By motoman
That WAS the std. model for 1981...….Venturer...

That WAS the std. model for 1981...….Venturer 1100, and I remember that one well, set up naked and in Venturer form.
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 bikes for sale. 10-12-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 123
Posted By motoman
Cept for the yr. model represented....pic IS an...

Cept for the yr. model represented....pic IS an 81 Venturer.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 10-11-2018, 11:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 189
Posted By motoman
Crazy......yep, cold.....just the normal back...

Crazy......yep, cold.....just the normal back then:).
Forum: Southeast 10-11-2018, 10:36 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 11,671
Posted By motoman
.whatever it takes to keep the ride an...

.whatever it takes to keep the ride an 'adventure':).
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