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Forum: Wanted to buy - XS and XJ1100 parts and bikes. 06-27-2020, 11:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 840
Posted By gareth
Thanks to Mike for following through with a...

Thanks to Mike for following through with a perfect replacement part..

Gareth
Forum: Wanted to buy - XS and XJ1100 parts and bikes. 06-11-2020, 09:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 840
Posted By gareth
Chrome exhaust header clamp.

I need one of the chrome clamps that cinch the header pipes into the head. Somehow, I seem to have lost one for the xs750 triple I've been slowly working on. I have all the nuts, flanges etc..just...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-18-2018, 11:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,039
Posted By gareth
When I saw TC's post, I got a bit nervous that...

When I saw TC's post, I got a bit nervous that some previous owner might have swapped out the wheels at some point.
When I checked, the spokes are clearly marked suitable for tubeless. I hadn't...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-16-2018, 09:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,039
Posted By gareth
New tires front and rear, New 5W fork oil and...

New tires front and rear,
New 5W fork oil and clean air in the XJ rear air shocks that I added.
Bike feels like a new bike.
The old tires were on their last legs, literally through the rubber on...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-16-2018, 08:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,979
Posted By gareth
Wow.. Just $104..? There's a lot of machining...

Wow..
Just $104..?
There's a lot of machining in that thing for a bit over a Benjamin. I was going to make up something in my shop to get a working brace since they seem to show up so rarely.
I...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-15-2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,039
Posted By gareth
Thanks, Jeff.. I just did the front tire...

Thanks, Jeff..

I just did the front tire and had a similar experience.
The tire seats, then slides off when the air is removed.
I'm working in hot, bright sunlight today.. The heat seems to...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-15-2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,039
Posted By gareth
seating tire bead

I'm changing the tires on my 79 Standard today.
I'm fitting a 130-90/17 Dunlop DO4 to the rear..
I got the old tire off, and cleaned and scrubbed the rim with scotchbrite and got it looking...
Forum: Wanted to buy - XS and XJ1100 parts and bikes. 07-20-2018, 03:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 580
Posted By gareth
Great, That's two good leads.. Let me know,...

Great,
That's two good leads..
Let me know, Jerry...
If you can't find it, I will reach out to Andreus..

Gareth
Forum: Wanted to buy - XS and XJ1100 parts and bikes. 07-19-2018, 06:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 580
Posted By gareth
Factory oil cooler

Anyone got a factory oil cooler setup for sale?
This is the one with the combination solid/braided lines, left/right adapter plate connection, and y-shaped mounting tabs to the frame downtubes.
I...
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 parts for sale. 05-29-2018, 08:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 532
Posted By gareth
Luggage rack and backrest.

I have a luggage rack with built-in adjustable backrest listed on ebay.
If you do a quick search over there, it should show up. It's for a 1978/79 Standard, and despite some minor pitting, is in...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 04-30-2018, 11:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 767
Posted By gareth
Relocate Regulator?

I lost both tach and headlights a few days ago. I checked all the connections/grounds, including the ones behind the fuse box and everything was really clean. The bike only has 5k and is in great...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 03-07-2018, 10:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,398
Posted By gareth
I was wondering if somehow the spinning gear was...

I was wondering if somehow the spinning gear was generating an airflow that caused the groan after the whirr..
It's a very odd sound.
Like the goose was about to say something then hicupped.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 03-07-2018, 02:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,398
Posted By gareth
Cold start Whirr and Wheeze..?

Its very distinctive...
It only happens when starting a very cold bike.
A slow crank from the starter and then a short combination of sounds like a quickly strangled goose.

I was wondering what...
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 bikes for sale. 10-21-2017, 11:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 791
Posted By gareth
79 special, NYC

https://newyork.craigslist.org/que/mcy/d/1979-yamaha-xs1100-special/6355586257.html


Not mine, just noticed it and figured it might be a good deal for someone. Put the airbox back on, etc...
Forum: Wanted to buy - XS and XJ1100 parts and bikes. 08-27-2017, 10:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,008
Posted By gareth
After thinking this through a bit, I bought the...

After thinking this through a bit, I bought the cheapest complete set of 78/79 carbs on the Bay just to have spares of everything..
I had a look at what replacement diaphragms, floats, assorted...
Forum: Wanted to buy - XS and XJ1100 parts and bikes. 08-27-2017, 08:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,008
Posted By gareth
Yep, I saw those, shipping from Japan.. The...

Yep, I saw those, shipping from Japan..
The price is right, but unless someone can vouch for the quality, I would sooner just stick with a couple of spares from the late '70's.

G.
Forum: Wanted to buy - XS and XJ1100 parts and bikes. 08-27-2017, 07:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,008
Posted By gareth
79F Brass carb Foats

Need 1, 2, or 3 brass floats for a 79F.

Took the carbs off today chasing a major carb flooding issue.
I didn't notice anything until I started to check float level.
Float number 3 wasn't ...
Forum: Members Lounge 07-11-2017, 07:46 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 10,289
Posted By gareth
Hey, Ben.. Swamp Thing looked great with...

Hey, Ben..

Swamp Thing looked great with that fairing. ..Last time I saw it, Randy was still riding it with the small windshield. .


G.
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 parts for sale. 07-09-2017, 07:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,245
Posted By gareth
Sold to Guru Don... Thanks...

Sold to Guru Don...

Thanks...
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 parts for sale. 07-08-2017, 11:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,245
Posted By gareth
The jets are stock from the 1200 zrx.. I can...

The jets are stock from the 1200 zrx..
I can include some leftover jets and springs etc from a jet kit that I purchased to make some changes to the setup. I don't remember what I finally settled on,...
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 parts for sale. 07-08-2017, 02:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,245
Posted By gareth
Zrx1100/1200 Carbs for sale.

I bought these because they were such a boost for my SF back in the day (there are lots of posts in the archives about these. .)
Anyway, long story short, the low mileage F that's my daily runner...
Forum: Members Lounge 07-02-2017, 03:50 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 10,289
Posted By gareth
I opened a Photobucket account a few weeks ago....

I opened a Photobucket account a few weeks ago. It had been years since i had used them, but it was a decent service back in the day. It was just to send email links to a gallery detailing the...
Forum: Members Lounge 06-27-2017, 02:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,304
Posted By gareth
If he had just done a little extra work and took...

If he had just done a little extra work and took out the xs11 engine, and put an R1 engine in there, that would really be something. Give him a lot more rear wheel HP..
Forum: Members Lounge 06-13-2017, 12:55 AM
Replies: 3,273
Views: 539,600
Posted By gareth
Smile Lovely plumage, though...

Lovely plumage, though...
Forum: Members Lounge 06-11-2017, 11:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,452
Posted By gareth
Sometimes in New York, the DMV will use the NADA...

Sometimes in New York, the DMV will use the NADA value when they add the sales tax at the counter when I'm registering a bike. I bought a non-running cb750 on Craigslist last year for $100, but the...
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