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Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion Yesterday, 07:44 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By jetmechmarty
That kit is available from XJ4Ever.com I just...

That kit is available from XJ4Ever.com I just received a kit for my 11 Special a few days ago and it leaves nothing to be desired. I'll give a report after installation.

I had a Moto Guzzi with...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 12-12-2017, 05:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 289
Posted By jetmechmarty
You might be opening a can of worms. XS1100...

You might be opening a can of worms. XS1100 calipers don't cross to XJ1100 unless the XS1100LH does. I'm not qualified to say. Linked brakes work well. You just get used to them.
Forum: Southeast 12-08-2017, 10:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,026
Posted By jetmechmarty
2018 flyer: ...

2018 flyer:
http://www.xs650.com/attachments/vintage-yamaha-2018-11-29-17-4-1-jpg.110519/

Thanks to XS650.com for hosting the photo.
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 bikes for sale. 12-06-2017, 03:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 159
Posted By jetmechmarty
Mark, Is it in your garage? I hope so!

Mark,

Is it in your garage? I hope so!
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 12-02-2017, 10:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 315
Posted By jetmechmarty
Battery voltage is ?? Voltage at coils is ?? ...

Battery voltage is ?? Voltage at coils is ?? You my be dropping some electrons along the way.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 12-02-2017, 01:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 126
Posted By jetmechmarty
When the brakes are stuck, loosen the banjo bolt...

When the brakes are stuck, loosen the banjo bolt at the master cylinder. If they release, the master cylinder is at fault. If they remain stuck, it's a caliper.

One of those Maxims had 11:1...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 12-01-2017, 07:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 458
Posted By jetmechmarty
Yes, those tees above the carburetors always have...

Yes, those tees above the carburetors always have fuel as the taps on the tank will always flow whether PRIME or ON. PRIME should be plumbed to allow you to bypass the shutoff valve.

I replaced...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-29-2017, 06:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 458
Posted By jetmechmarty
BikerPhil did that repair. I bought new brass...

BikerPhil did that repair. I bought new brass tees from Sirius Consolidated, Inc. BikerPhil is still active here, right?
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-29-2017, 05:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 458
Posted By jetmechmarty
It sounds like it might not be the shutoff valve....

It sounds like it might not be the shutoff valve. :confused: Fuel is supposed to always flow to, but not through the octopus. Unless, vacuum is pulling it open. Even if it fails, the float valves...
Forum: Members Lounge 11-28-2017, 07:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 431
Posted By jetmechmarty
OK. Get back to the Green Hornet and keep us...

OK. Get back to the Green Hornet and keep us posted.
Forum: Members Lounge 11-28-2017, 07:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 431
Posted By jetmechmarty
https://scontent-dft4-3.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/1521...

https://scontent-dft4-3.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/1521306_10152262874304384_1041794186_n.jpg?oh=4162ef0fde2f0642716b88e67dfcf324&oe=5A95D1C4

The second one looks like this:

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But, now I see...
Forum: Members Lounge 11-28-2017, 07:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 431
Posted By jetmechmarty
I'm using Chrome. I could not see images in your...

I'm using Chrome. I could not see images in your post. Only links. I'm not good at this, so I don't know what everybody else sees.

I put your links between these:
Forum: Members Lounge 11-28-2017, 07:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 431
Posted By jetmechmarty
https://scontent-dft4-3.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/2405...

https://scontent-dft4-3.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/24058899_10156196935619384_2795235690874895285_n.jpg?oh=ac15194327b53399c1c80ce71e15edce&oe=5AD34719...
Forum: Members Lounge 11-28-2017, 05:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 431
Posted By jetmechmarty
Yep, the poor thing needs some love! It's good...

Yep, the poor thing needs some love! It's good that she's back in your care.
Forum: Members Lounge 11-28-2017, 10:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 431
Posted By jetmechmarty
Greg, I hope you'll keep us posted on your...

Greg,
I hope you'll keep us posted on your progress. It's a good story. I think you can host photos on Facebook.
Forum: Members Lounge 11-25-2017, 08:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 308
Posted By jetmechmarty
His profile says he signed in yesterday. I hope...

His profile says he signed in yesterday. I hope that's all good news.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-24-2017, 08:27 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,268
Posted By jetmechmarty
There's a packing or o'ring holding it in. It...

There's a packing or o'ring holding it in. It fits into a groove both in the base and the plastic cup. You just pull it out, even though it won't come easy. That packing is not in the parts...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-22-2017, 02:10 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,234
Posted By jetmechmarty
If you measure the fuel level, instead of float...

If you measure the fuel level, instead of float height, the question will be answered. Somewhere in this forum is info on exactly where the proper fuel level is.
Forum: Southeast 11-19-2017, 09:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,026
Posted By jetmechmarty
The Iron Horse is on winter hours. You should...

The Iron Horse is on winter hours. You should have received an email from me. Someone will be in the office Monday after Thanksgiving.

Our list of sponsors is growing. Please visit the site and...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-18-2017, 02:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 598
Posted By jetmechmarty
The 20 AWG recommended by Mike should be more...

The 20 AWG recommended by Mike should be more durable than OEM. I believe that may have been 24 AWG. The weak point is where you solder it. I prefer to use an uninsulated butt splice (proper crimp...
Forum: Southeast 11-17-2017, 09:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,026
Posted By jetmechmarty
OK, it's early, but it's time to make a...

OK, it's early, but it's time to make a reservation for September. The team is working diligently to get the whole place booked by January. So, do it. Make a plan! Deposit is not due until 28 July.
...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-15-2017, 04:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 539
Posted By jetmechmarty
Tarozzi makes a brace for the XS1100 Sport. It...

Tarozzi makes a brace for the XS1100 Sport. It fits the Special.
http://www.fastfromthepast.com/media/catalog/product/cache/1/image/750x750/9df78eab33525d08d6e5fb8d27136e95/2/5/25-0036_zoom.jpg
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-12-2017, 02:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 386
Posted By jetmechmarty
Mine came from Parts-n-More several years ago. ...

Mine came from Parts-n-More several years ago. They've already passed the test of time.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-12-2017, 10:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 353
Posted By jetmechmarty
McMoto, Your bike is awesome! I love it! ...

McMoto,

Your bike is awesome! I love it!

Yes it can be done, but at what expense? Just because we can do it, does that mean we should? FJ's have nothing in common with the XS. BikerPhil put...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-11-2017, 09:33 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,234
Posted By jetmechmarty
https://bloximages.chicago2.vip.townnews.com/thein...

https://bloximages.chicago2.vip.townnews.com/theindependent.com/content/tncms/assets/v3/editorial/6/ae/6aea8b22-5b0f-11e6-b473-6fe782a5616b/57a492c978e7e.image.jpg

After this many years, wires and...
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