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Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-19-2019, 04:09 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By motoman
Face plant......BTDT, as you well know

Face plant......BTDT, as you well know
Forum: Southwest 11-19-2019, 04:06 PM
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Posted By motoman
Will do Howard.

Will do Howard.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-19-2019, 04:03 PM
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Views: 91
Posted By motoman
Sounds like possibly over-revved or too loose a...

Sounds like possibly over-revved or too loose a cam chain and piston hit grounding leg of spark plug. Good luck diagnosing the issue.
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 bikes for sale. 11-19-2019, 03:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 72
Posted By motoman
Looks to be a nice scoot, with low miles. Also,...

Looks to be a nice scoot, with low miles. Also, gotta like the spaghetti head pipes;).
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-19-2019, 03:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 188
Posted By motoman
I would HIGHLY recommend using 75-140w synthetic...

I would HIGHLY recommend using 75-140w synthetic oils in both middle drive and final drive as opposed to the old school recommended oils. I found years ago that the 75-140w syn. reduced final drive...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-17-2019, 10:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 201
Posted By motoman
IMO, you've talked yourself into the best choice...

IMO, you've talked yourself into the best choice Greg;).
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-16-2019, 10:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 201
Posted By motoman
For you and your riding style Greg, stick with...

For you and your riding style Greg, stick with the earlier model engine. Cam timing advance and losing that through the use of the 4RO set-up would also save from having to change those components,...
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 parts for sale. 11-10-2019, 12:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 117
Posted By motoman
Welcome....and replace the floatneedles so fuel...

Welcome....and replace the floatneedles so fuel doesn't over fill the float bowls and run into crankcase. Also, float bowl fuel levels have to be same height in all four carbs at 3mm down from carb...
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 parts for sale. 11-09-2019, 05:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 117
Posted By motoman
Remove diaphragm assemblies off top of carbs and...

Remove diaphragm assemblies off top of carbs and put a few drops of Kroil around slide assemblies and let sit for a bit. Then try and work slides up and down a bit before removing them;).
Forum: Members Lounge 11-07-2019, 10:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 230
Posted By motoman
Answer to first question: Maxim Phil had it...

Answer to first question: Maxim Phil had it correct, Bridgestone. Least that's what came on my Venturer when I purchased it new May 1981.
Although, at that time, they were conventional size not 90...
Forum: Members Lounge 10-25-2019, 03:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 304
Posted By motoman
Good to hear you've got all moved and settling in...

Good to hear you've got all moved and settling in Ray:).
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-19-2019, 01:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 238
Posted By motoman
BTW, plug-in for stop/run switch is under fuel...

BTW, plug-in for stop/run switch is under fuel tank against right top frame rail.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-19-2019, 01:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 238
Posted By motoman
I suggest starting with battery. P,ut a 1amp...

I suggest starting with battery. P,ut a 1amp charger on batt. for a few hours, then check batt. voltage. should be at 12.8-13.1 volts. If that checks out good, key on, no running bike, unplug and...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-14-2019, 11:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 406
Posted By motoman
Yep....missin' a couple volts to coils will...

Yep....missin' a couple volts to coils will definitely make it run rich. 110 mains across all four carbs as long as carbs are original Special carbs having the 5GL16 metering rods,(factory correct)...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-14-2019, 12:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 406
Posted By motoman
Lilely worked okay for ya Marty, if that's on the...

Lilely worked okay for ya Marty, if that's on the same bike I sat on when you, I, Jeff and Brent met for lunch that time, halfway between Atlanta and Columbus Georgia;).
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-12-2019, 11:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 213
Posted By motoman
Nope, shown o-ring IS correct. Clean those...

Nope, shown o-ring IS correct. Clean those splines and final drive spines.....re-lube them with the special Moly for that application, which you can purchase from your local Honda dealer;). BTW,...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-12-2019, 11:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 386
Posted By motoman
Excellent choice dbbrian, with chosing to go with...

Excellent choice dbbrian, with chosing to go with the 15w fork oil. As the older and usage of these ole' bikes get, upping the anne from factory 10w oil usage to 15w compensates for the teeny...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-12-2019, 09:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 406
Posted By motoman
For Texin and you alls information, the Specials...

For Texin and you alls information, the Specials ONLY uses 5GL16 metering rods...numbering/lettering found on side near top of metering rods. Venturers use a different numbering metering rods. Also,...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-05-2019, 02:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 386
Posted By motoman
Load rating of the tires IS inmaterial, as this...

Load rating of the tires IS inmaterial, as this is determined to be higher by manufacturer than necessary for liability reasons;). BTW, same goes for speed rating, as this is determined at a...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-05-2019, 02:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 345
Posted By motoman
As Jeff stated, pilot jets ARE restricted....

As Jeff stated, pilot jets ARE restricted. Metering hole in them is even too small to insert a point of a needle through. Inspect them internally using a magnifying glass. Internally, they are...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-03-2019, 09:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 386
Posted By motoman
Highly recommend your last choice listed....

Highly recommend your last choice listed. Conti-Go is on both front and rear of my Venturer(81H). Over a 38yr., have run bout every tire brand on market on my Venturer. The Continential Go have found...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-11-2019, 02:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 226
Posted By motoman
First suspect would be one of the ignition module...

First suspect would be one of the ignition module wires is broken internally. Using both hands, pull every ignition module wire every inch trying to separate wire which will determine where internal...
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 parts for sale. 07-12-2019, 11:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 158
Posted By motoman
IIRC, the original seat base had an extra set of...

IIRC, the original seat base had an extra set of holes at rear of seat base in order to re-locate and insert the rubber pad which raised rear portion of seat and doesn't interfere with sidecovers.
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 parts for sale. 07-12-2019, 11:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 225
Posted By motoman
Nice set-up!......which originally came on the...

Nice set-up!......which originally came on the 81Venturer from factory.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-11-2019, 11:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 619
Posted By motoman
Oh yes Jeff, lots of fun and BTDT....once was...

Oh yes Jeff, lots of fun and BTDT....once was enough after getting holder tab soldered back on, after which I switched to a blade type fuse panel.
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