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Forum: XS and XJ 1100 bikes for sale. 09-15-2019, 11:03 PM
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Posted By TexinMaine
1981 Midnight Special?

Not my bike but may be of interest to someone here.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/496495847575820/
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-14-2019, 08:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 164
Posted By TexinMaine
They were a little dry. There was small traces of...

They were a little dry. There was small traces of grease but not really coated. I cleaned and then packed the final drive cup(?) full of molly as well as around the drive shaft spline. There were...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-14-2019, 01:04 PM
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Views: 164
Posted By TexinMaine
Thanks guys. Motoman, I had read some where on...

Thanks guys. Motoman, I had read some where on this site that to properly lube the splines the final drive had to come off. At any rate they are well lubed now and I will remember your advise at the...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-11-2019, 09:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 164
Posted By TexinMaine
Final drive seal?

Took final drive off to clean and grease and found some sorta goop. It looks like there were trying to seal something. Everything I have looked at doesnt mention a gasket. So anyone have a idea what...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-10-2019, 07:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 322
Posted By TexinMaine
This is what I was using as a guide to main jet...

This is what I was using as a guide to main jet sizes. It in the "maintenance" section.

http://i217.photobucket.com/albums/cc24/TexinMaine/Screenshot_20190908-160934_Chrome_zpsgca9poek.jpg...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-09-2019, 08:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 322
Posted By TexinMaine
I think even the specials call for 110 and 120.

I think even the specials call for 110 and 120.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-09-2019, 08:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 322
Posted By TexinMaine
Thanks Marty. I am ordering 115 and 120's right...

Thanks Marty. I am ordering 115 and 120's right this moment. Then gonna check Ebay for the ball bearing.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-09-2019, 07:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 322
Posted By TexinMaine
Carb questions

I did a search and dint come across my predicament. I have an 81 Venturer. It has stock air filter and exhaust. When I purchased it the PO said he had just cleaned the carbs but after it didnt seem...
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 bikes for sale. 04-28-2019, 08:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 514
Posted By TexinMaine
Thank you Phil I will certainly keep that in...

Thank you Phil I will certainly keep that in mind. I am hoping that once I look into it that may still be in the holes. If I recall they didn't jut out too far.
Forum: Northeast (and Eastern Canada) 04-27-2019, 09:24 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,786
Posted By TexinMaine
Bummer. I was hoping to do this. my wife and I...

Bummer. I was hoping to do this. my wife and I visit Barre quite often and I was looking forward to the new routes. Well I have the maps and the time I may still make a weekend out of it. not to...
Forum: Northeast (and Eastern Canada) 04-26-2019, 06:13 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,786
Posted By TexinMaine
What would be the latest to sign up? If I can get...

What would be the latest to sign up? If I can get the Venturer up and running I would love to go.
Forum: Northeast (and Eastern Canada) 04-21-2019, 09:53 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,786
Posted By TexinMaine
I have stayed at the Hallow Inn. Not a bad place....

I have stayed at the Hallow Inn. Not a bad place. The owners name is IJ.
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 bikes for sale. 04-20-2019, 07:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 514
Posted By TexinMaine
Thanks, I have one down the road. Now are there...

Thanks, I have one down the road. Now are there also small springs under the bearings?
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 bikes for sale. 04-19-2019, 09:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 514
Posted By TexinMaine
Thanks! I pull out the choke and place the spark...

Thanks! I pull out the choke and place the spark plug between the choke handle and carb body. It snaps shut and holds the spark plug in place and open enough to activate the choke.
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 bikes for sale. 04-17-2019, 09:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 514
Posted By TexinMaine
81 Venturer for sale

New battery. Starts and runs but rough idle. PO took carbs apart and lost bearings for choke. I just use an old spark plug.Front brakes are stuck. Other than that not in bad shape. Tires have little...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-31-2016, 03:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,608
Posted By TexinMaine
Thanks for the replies and tips everyone. I...

Thanks for the replies and tips everyone. I figured it would be more that just a sync. I do have a box of extra parts for the carbs and brakes and the are all K&L. I'm not sure if he changed the jets...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-27-2016, 09:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,608
Posted By TexinMaine
Rough idle

Just purchased a 1981 XS1100H. The PO said he did a rebuild on the carbs and that they just needed syncing. The problem is at low rpm's it runs horrible, chugging, popping, etc. Over about 3000 rpm...
Forum: Wanted to buy - XS and XJ1100 parts and bikes. 04-30-2016, 10:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,307
Posted By TexinMaine
Too bad I'm about a thousand miles away. Got a...

Too bad I'm about a thousand miles away. Got a couple project bikes.
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 bikes for sale. 04-30-2016, 10:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,661
Posted By TexinMaine
Well not having much luck on here or local ads so...

Well not having much luck on here or local ads so who knows they may still be around in July.
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 bikes for sale. 04-28-2016, 09:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,661
Posted By TexinMaine
I was hoping to use both as trade for another...

I was hoping to use both as trade for another bike but I figured the value of the 78 at $400 and the 80 at $600.
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 bikes for sale. 04-27-2016, 03:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,661
Posted By TexinMaine
Sorry just realized it's not stated in my info. I...

Sorry just realized it's not stated in my info. I live in Norway maine.
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 bikes for sale. 04-24-2016, 11:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,661
Posted By TexinMaine
Okay I figured out the pic thing. First is a...

Okay I figured out the pic thing. First is a video of the 1980 running.

http://i217.photobucket.com/albums/cc24/TexinMaine/th_20150413_174318_zpsnjuhldtl.mp4...
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 bikes for sale. 04-24-2016, 10:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,661
Posted By TexinMaine
1978 and 1980 XS1100

Two great projects up for trade. My desire to get these two great bikes back on the road greatly outweighs my mechanical ability to do so. First is a 1978 XS1100 with Pacifico fairing with hard bags...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-01-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,601
Posted By TexinMaine
I just did the same thing Ian, but the gaskets...

I just did the same thing Ian, but the gaskets coming with mine look like a blue fiberglass material. Is this Yamabond #4 stuff common? There is a local Yamaha dealer I may check tomorrow and see if...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 04-27-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,486
Posted By TexinMaine
The book say's 115 for 1&4 and 120 for...

The book say's 115 for 1&4 and 120 for 2&3.
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