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Forum: North Central (and Central Canada) 12-14-2019, 09:29 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 16,841
Posted By jetmechmarty
Early fall where these guys do it comes in August.

Early fall where these guys do it comes in August.
Forum: Members Lounge 12-10-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 150
Posted By jetmechmarty
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Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 12-09-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 332
Posted By jetmechmarty
I bought a junk bike from a shop in North...

I bought a junk bike from a shop in North Georgia. The odometer shows 20 thousand something miles. The needles have the correct part number on them for my SG. In other words, I had parts in my...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 12-08-2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 332
Posted By jetmechmarty
Talking OK. I replaced the slide needles and the...

OK. I replaced the slide needles and the emulsion tubes. I'm now at +- 40 mpg. Thanks all!

:D
Forum: Members Lounge 12-07-2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 150
Posted By jetmechmarty
TC has more pressing issues. We haven't seen the...

TC has more pressing issues. We haven't seen the last of him. Crazy Steve got a woman and moved on. He left us a lot of good stuff.

The forum here is in very bad shape. I expect it to...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-27-2019, 01:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 332
Posted By jetmechmarty
Thatís the size I have. Mine have six instead of...

Thatís the size I have. Mine have six instead of eight bleed holes. Thanks!
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-26-2019, 05:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 332
Posted By jetmechmarty
Thanks Motoman. I'm going to make sure the...

Thanks Motoman. I'm going to make sure the correct needles are installed this evening. I'll have to put it away for a couple of days.

I should see 5GL16 with a magnifying glass?
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-25-2019, 08:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 332
Posted By jetmechmarty
Done and done. Thanks!

Done and done. Thanks!
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-25-2019, 07:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 332
Posted By jetmechmarty
I assume you mean lower the fuel level in the...

I assume you mean lower the fuel level in the bowl? Or do you intend an increase to the level?

Also, these brass fittings. What are they and where do I get them?
...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-25-2019, 05:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 332
Posted By jetmechmarty
Black. Follow me and you'll smell gasoline. ...

Black. Follow me and you'll smell gasoline. Someone at VYR said I had the wrong slow jets. Beats me.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-25-2019, 02:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 332
Posted By jetmechmarty
That's what I have. 6 holes. 42.5 slow 110...

That's what I have. 6 holes. 42.5 slow 110 mains. 30 mpg at best. Pulling my hair out.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-25-2019, 12:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 332
Posted By jetmechmarty
XS1100SG which pilot jets

https://i.imgur.com/Uoaj1xt.jpg

Which one of these pilot jets is correct for my bike? I've been getting terrible fuel economy for some time and I'm running out of ideas. How do I get the correct...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-25-2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 295
Posted By jetmechmarty
I believe I'm at about 100,000 miles. I can push...

I believe I'm at about 100,000 miles. I can push it pretty hard. I've had the bike since 10,000 miles. Somewhere along the way I replaced 1st, 2nd, 4th, and 5th gear on the countershaft. I did the...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-24-2019, 08:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 295
Posted By jetmechmarty
UD, mine shifts like butter.

UD, mine shifts like butter.
Forum: Members Lounge 11-24-2019, 08:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 130
Posted By jetmechmarty
That's great news. I can't reach out to you...

That's great news. I can't reach out to you without the bad news, brother. Hang in there and take care of your health. Ride on!
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-23-2019, 06:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 350
Posted By jetmechmarty
I can not tell by scrutinizing mine whether or...

I can not tell by scrutinizing mine whether or not there is steel in them. I know there is in my XS650 covers and they're the same as the earlier XS1100. If mlew says they fit perfect, I think you...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-19-2019, 06:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 350
Posted By jetmechmarty
If you have new ones in hand, and the old ones...

If you have new ones in hand, and the old ones are trash, just cut them off. They're hooked bottom inboard if you want to try to save them. The new ones just slide on.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-13-2019, 09:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 268
Posted By jetmechmarty
The last issue of Motorcycle Classics has an...

The last issue of Motorcycle Classics has an interesting letter to the editor with two photos. The first one is from 70 years ago shows a very young man on his brand new Indian. The 2nd photo is...
Forum: Southwest 11-13-2019, 09:01 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 6,446
Posted By jetmechmarty
I'll message you on FB.

I'll message you on FB.
Forum: Southwest 11-13-2019, 11:16 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 6,446
Posted By jetmechmarty
Is there any contingency plan for this forum...

Is there any contingency plan for this forum going off-line?
Forum: In Memoriam 11-08-2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 366
Posted By jetmechmarty
I'm glad to have had the opportunities to ride...

I'm glad to have had the opportunities to ride with him and know him. He was a really fun guy to be around. His wit and humor were unsurpassed. He'll surely me missed. Ride on, HamJam.
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 parts for sale. 10-19-2019, 09:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 379
Posted By jetmechmarty
Keeping it going

Where is andreasweiss found if I wake up one morning and find this forum is gone?
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 10-15-2019, 08:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 503
Posted By jetmechmarty
Emergency flashers working means the grounds at...

Emergency flashers working means the grounds at signals are good. Right signal works, so the flasher is good. Try cleaning the switch. Take it off the bar and get after it with contact cleaner. ...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 10-12-2019, 02:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 352
Posted By jetmechmarty
It should be the same if just the coils. There...

It should be the same if just the coils. There was chat on XJBikes.com about using the entire XJ ignition system on an XS. It gets rid of moving parts.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 10-11-2019, 11:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 528
Posted By jetmechmarty
I know this isn't the issue, but I'll put it here...

I know this isn't the issue, but I'll put it here because of the thread title. The petcock and shutoff valve rebuilds kits have an o'ring on the diaphragm assembly that does not seal. A thicker...
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