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Forum: Members Lounge 03-19-2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 35
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Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 03-11-2019, 10:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 282
Posted By bikerphil
You may want to run some fuel filters, should...

You may want to run some fuel filters, should never have that much crud in there. :eek:
Nice you got her running again.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 03-05-2019, 07:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 538
Posted By bikerphil
I still think it had something to do with the...

I still think it had something to do with the single dash indicator which is unique to the 79 Special.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 03-05-2019, 08:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 538
Posted By bikerphil
Awesome, glad it was as simple as that. :)

Awesome, glad it was as simple as that. :)
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 02-27-2019, 07:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 538
Posted By bikerphil
Ok, if you disable the single dash indicator does...

Ok, if you disable the single dash indicator does the system operate normally? If so, I believe you would then need to run a diode(s) to that bulb to separate the left and right current. I have not...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 02-26-2019, 07:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 538
Posted By bikerphil
It seems he is running some kind of brake light...

It seems he is running some kind of brake light turn signal combo for the rear, how that exactly works we don't know.
Forum: Wanted to buy - XS and XJ1100 parts and bikes. 02-26-2019, 06:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 162
Posted By bikerphil
Mike, the 79 Standard uses H4 bulb, only the 78...

Mike, the 79 Standard uses H4 bulb, only the 78 has the sealed beam bulb.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 02-25-2019, 07:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 192
Posted By bikerphil
Mike, I have a good clip you can have over here...

Mike, I have a good clip you can have over here if you didn't already find something.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 02-25-2019, 06:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 192
Posted By bikerphil
Mike, I'll take a look around here, I may have...

Mike, I'll take a look around here, I may have one in usable condition.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 02-24-2019, 06:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 241
Posted By bikerphil
Yes, several have done this. If you type...

Yes, several have done this. If you type 'Megasquirt' in the search box, you will get plenty of hits.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 02-20-2019, 01:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 538
Posted By bikerphil
OK, keep us posted, good luck.

OK, keep us posted, good luck.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 02-20-2019, 06:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 538
Posted By bikerphil
Yes, any 2 prong electronic flasher for LED will...

Yes, any 2 prong electronic flasher for LED will work, when you plug into the 3 prong plug on the bike, do not use the green/yel wire.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 02-19-2019, 06:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 538
Posted By bikerphil
If you still have the original flasher installed,...

If you still have the original flasher installed, it won't flash LED bulbs. Get an electronic 2 prong flasher from auto parts to resolve this. As for them all flashing at once, not real sure.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 01-31-2019, 05:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,829
Posted By bikerphil
My 79F originally had progressive wound fork...

My 79F originally had progressive wound fork springs. This is with the non-air assist fork and no touring package.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 01-09-2019, 06:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,369
Posted By bikerphil
I would remove bottom of airbox, remove the air...

I would remove bottom of airbox, remove the air filter and then take her for a quick test ride. I have run into cheap quality replacement air filters that restrict air flow not allowing the engine to...
Forum: Southeast 01-07-2019, 09:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,162
Posted By bikerphil
Sounds good to me, count me in.

Sounds good to me, count me in.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 12-29-2018, 03:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 757
Posted By bikerphil
Yamabond #4 (semi-drying) is what the OEM manual...

Yamabond #4 (semi-drying) is what the OEM manual says to use on engine cases.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 12-22-2018, 05:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 305
Posted By bikerphil
Bro, maybe Cycle Gear over on Military Tr. has a...

Bro, maybe Cycle Gear over on Military Tr. has a universal type, the one for your Special is a fairly common bar mount type. I have a small Slpstreamer Spitfire shield on my Special you could borrow,...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 12-18-2018, 06:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,369
Posted By bikerphil
Good for you, nice when she's up and running...

Good for you, nice when she's up and running again. Ride safe. :)
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Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 12-09-2018, 02:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 279
Posted By bikerphil
If you need to pry the glass out, carefully do so...

If you need to pry the glass out, carefully do so with a plastic putty knife and by NO means use anything metal or you will looking for another glass, BTDT.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 12-02-2018, 08:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 702
Posted By bikerphil
Yep, 36 is max pressure for a fully loaded bike...

Yep, 36 is max pressure for a fully loaded bike and/or a heavy rider. You likely won't need that much, but you never know especially on those bumpy dirt roads.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-29-2018, 10:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 409
Posted By bikerphil
The gasket may have shrunk over time with...

The gasket may have shrunk over time with thousands of heating/cooling cycles allowing an oil leak.
If they don't respond with the torque wrench set at 25ft/lb, they may be stuck from not being...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-28-2018, 10:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 409
Posted By bikerphil
Yep, I have the same problem, have to tighten...

Yep, I have the same problem, have to tighten mine up too, kinda on the back burner though.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-28-2018, 07:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 409
Posted By bikerphil
They are either 12 or 14 MM, the early motors...

They are either 12 or 14 MM, the early motors were 12 and the later 14 IIRC.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-28-2018, 02:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 409
Posted By bikerphil
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