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Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 02-16-2018, 10:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 580
Posted By TopCatGr58
Hey Dan, To save you some teardown time/$$...

Hey Dan,

To save you some teardown time/$$ this year, they also make a rubber seal conditioner that can be added to the OIL to help re-soften rubber seals like the valve seals to possibly help...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 02-11-2018, 09:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 580
Posted By TopCatGr58
Well, I'm not so sure about the need for less...

Well, I'm not so sure about the need for less turbulent air into the snorkel as much as possibly a bit cooler from back there vs RIGHT BEHIND the engine. Also stays dryer in the rain. Dan, see those...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 02-11-2018, 09:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 298
Posted By TopCatGr58
Your in LUCK

Hey Dan,

Okay, Diver has your 280's, and I've got your 265 and 275, just had 1 of each, all of the rest of mine were 280+.

So...send me a PM with your snail mail for USA, and I'll get them...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 01-27-2018, 09:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 354
Posted By TopCatGr58
Now that's funny right there, I don't care who...

Now that's funny right there, I don't care who you are! ;)

I know the bubble is to protect him and keep him from jumping out, but I like the images of folks that ride with DOGS wearing goggles...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 01-20-2018, 04:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 997
Posted By TopCatGr58
It wasn't just the 81H, my 81SH also had the...

It wasn't just the 81H, my 81SH also had the yellow chain/lock.

For what it's worth, the chain was really useless, was so small/thin that it wouldn't take a little push to snap the chain using the...
Forum: Members Lounge 01-15-2018, 08:55 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 33,529
Posted By TopCatGr58
Hey there, Like Marty said, if you lower the...

Hey there,

Like Marty said, if you lower the rear too much, the angle of the driveshaft will be to much and put undue stress on the u-joints. A fellow in my town/area hardtailed his 11, and I've...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 01-08-2018, 09:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 859
Posted By TopCatGr58
Hey Ian, How about a second battery just to...

Hey Ian,

How about a second battery just to run the vest. Don't have it connected to the charging system. Just plug it in to a charger once you get back home in the garage? JAT.

I'm thankful...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 01-04-2018, 10:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 859
Posted By TopCatGr58
Hey Ian, Are you running old 55W halogens...

Hey Ian,

Are you running old 55W halogens for your AUX/FOG lights, or LED? The LEDS I put on mine only draw 1 amp each vs. the 4+ of a 55W halogen. Marty, he has a LED headlight/bulb and it...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 01-04-2018, 10:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 919
Posted By TopCatGr58
I was just "back" into my tranny for a 2nd Dremel...

I was just "back" into my tranny for a 2nd Dremel fix on my 1st gear that past summer. I had done my original repair in 2000. I shift using the clutch, the later model years WITHOUT the kickstarter...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 01-04-2018, 09:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 423
Posted By TopCatGr58
Late to the party, You said no ballast...

Late to the party,

You said no ballast resistor, harness redone. With an OEM harness with aftermarket 3.0 ohm coils folks have to BYPASS the resistor by putting a jumper across the ballast...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 12-15-2017, 11:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,061
Posted By TopCatGr58
Hey Gene, A little late to the party, but a...

Hey Gene,

A little late to the party, but a few more notes. The XJ's rear MC is metered and split, I can't recall the exact values of pressure output, but it's like 60% rear and 40% front(Or vice...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 12-15-2017, 11:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 890
Posted By TopCatGr58
Hey again, Okay, No Pods, OEM Mikuni jets,...

Hey again,

Okay, No Pods, OEM Mikuni jets, ignition parts under side cover working.?
The timing plate movement with the vac. adv. is just one part of the timing advance process. The other is the...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 12-03-2017, 04:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 890
Posted By TopCatGr58
Hey there, Can't recall any intake mods you...

Hey there,

Can't recall any intake mods you have, like pod filters vs. OEM airbox? But if you DO have pods, try taking them off and see if you can get it above 5K easily, if so, then you have...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-25-2017, 10:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 805
Posted By TopCatGr58
Just be careful with the searches, there's an...

Just be careful with the searches, there's an NKIA 5904 that says Needle Bearing, but it's got roller ball bearings on one end/side compared to the NA5904 that is total needle bearings as it should...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-25-2017, 10:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 616
Posted By TopCatGr58
According to Google, Billings is at 3,123 feet,...

According to Google, Billings is at 3,123 feet, or about 3/5's a mile up.
Therefore, atmospheric pressure it down about 3 inches of mercury vs. Sea level, and about 1.5lbs per sq inch as well. So...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-23-2017, 02:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 616
Posted By TopCatGr58
Hey Schming, The OEM airbox has both the...

Hey Schming,

The OEM airbox has both the small hose ports for the early model carb vent tubes, but also a larger port for the crankcase vent hose to do just that, recirculate the blow by gases to...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-19-2017, 09:21 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,597
Posted By TopCatGr58
Glad to hear there's no leaks, however, I would...

Glad to hear there's no leaks, however, I would still at least LAP the valves since you'll be taking the springs off to replace the seals, you can get the lapping compound and tool quite cheaply. ...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-19-2017, 09:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 805
Posted By TopCatGr58
Hey Jeff, Have you checked the large/wide...

Hey Jeff,

Have you checked the large/wide left side rear bearing to make sure it's still good, smooth? It's available, here's one on AMAZON:

THIS LISTING IS FOR 1 PIECE - NTN NA5904 MACH RING...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-19-2017, 08:55 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,906
Posted By TopCatGr58
Congrats on ensuring that it would at least fire...

Congrats on ensuring that it would at least fire and run. If it's going to take a long winter nap, I would put a bit of oil down each spark plug hole and hand rotate the engine a couple of cranks to...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-16-2017, 07:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,157
Posted By TopCatGr58
Hey folks, Thanks for the info/update. I...

Hey folks,

Thanks for the info/update. I updated the Parts by members forum advert to reflect this info and the alternatives offered/shown here.

T.C.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-16-2017, 07:22 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,508
Posted By TopCatGr58
Hey Again, Okay, you've already been under...

Hey Again,

Okay, you've already been under the timing cover fixing the PU Coil wires. Sorry it wasn't suggested to take apart the mechanical timing parts ie. centrifugal advance and clean/lube...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-12-2017, 09:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,906
Posted By TopCatGr58
Hey Ian, Congrats on the safe assembly. As...

Hey Ian,

Congrats on the safe assembly. As to the comp levels, remember, the rings are not seated/broken in, and so of course you'll have some pressure leakage past them, therefore less than spec...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-12-2017, 10:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 631
Posted By TopCatGr58
I second this, and not necessarily preventable...

I second this, and not necessarily preventable even when cool. Mine pulled out totally cold, had to reinsert and used some SEAL ALL when I put it back in.
YMMV.

I just reviewed my eBay purchase...
Forum: Members Lounge 11-12-2017, 10:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 871
Posted By TopCatGr58
Second childhood? :confused: I never grew up! :p ...

Second childhood? :confused: I never grew up! :p



Don't worry Greg, you too will grow up someday!

Thanks everyone,

Well, no surprise that I've been enjoying driving it back and forth...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-10-2017, 09:10 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,508
Posted By TopCatGr58
Hey, The primary resistance is a bit beyond...

Hey,

The primary resistance is a bit beyond spec, but could be due to corrosion of connectors. I would first try cleaning them, and then retesting. You could also expose a little bit of fresh wire...
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