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Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion Today, 12:48 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By cajun31
Thanks for the response.

I understand what you are saying and did a little research on the subject. Our vehicles are too old for the CanBus, however what is really needed is a resistor to fool the older technology. I...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion Today, 12:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 268
Posted By cajun31
After DiverRay's explanation

I understand that our vehicles are too old for the CanBus technology. However, I have found this today and maybe it is the solution needed. ...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion Yesterday, 09:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 42
Posted By cajun31
anybody tried one of these

With the new led style headlights; has anyone tried one of these to fool the bike into thinking all is well? ...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion Yesterday, 09:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 268
Posted By cajun31
resistor

I would love to know if this works to alleviate all your problems with the new style lights....
Forum: Members Lounge 02-25-2019, 04:23 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,591
Posted By cajun31
I haven't been able to login since last fall. ...

I haven't been able to login since last fall. Finally messed with it today and was able to work around to get in. Any updates?
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 01-18-2019, 09:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,733
Posted By cajun31
my experience

I just recently ran into this very problem after letting my bike sit for a while. I thought I had done enough preventative maintenance and stored the bike properly. Ethanol ... that evil component...
Forum: Links 09-19-2017, 01:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,302
Posted By cajun31
Billy Rok

This is the right paint for the Midnight Specials. http://www.colorrite.com/product/yamaha-006g-new-yamaha-black-nyb-1833.cfm
Forum: Links 09-19-2017, 01:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,302
Posted By cajun31
Todd

I am the original owner of a 1980 Midnight special. There is no gold sparkle in the paint and never was any. I have researched the paint and colorite is the only company I found that actually...
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 bikes for sale. 07-25-2017, 12:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 828
Posted By cajun31
It sure does

And in Colorado. Probably is.
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 bikes for sale. 07-25-2017, 12:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 748
Posted By cajun31
Billy

What a novel idea. Wonder where you came up with that?
Forum: Members Lounge 07-24-2017, 11:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,974
Posted By cajun31
Mack

Women... go figure. Doesn't make any difference what you do. Once they make up their mind that's it. Mine left me after 30 years. Never really gave me a good reason. Hit me with that line of I...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-24-2017, 11:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 783
Posted By cajun31
Lockhart, or kerker

I had one on my bike when I first bought the bike. The only reason I took it off was because I had to change my pipes and no longer had the clearance to keep it on. If you will search Ebay for...
Forum: Members Lounge 06-12-2017, 04:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,343
Posted By cajun31
Bonz

1900 for that bike is a smoking good deal. Someone needs to jump on that offer. All they would have to do is ride.
Forum: Members Lounge 06-11-2017, 08:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,343
Posted By cajun31
bonz

the nada on good for your sg is 1495.
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 bikes for sale. 06-08-2017, 01:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,188
Posted By cajun31
Ian

He must have seen your post.... it is now listed at 1400.00.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-08-2017, 12:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,911
Posted By cajun31
Hat off to you

Padre,

Great job. That bike looks like it just came off the showroom floor. Refreshing to see one brought back to it's original glory versus all the cafe attempts we see lately.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-07-2017, 12:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,834
Posted By cajun31
It's all good

Coyote,

This site most often gets into some spirited info sharing. It is however in most cases very informative. You just need to pick through the suggestions for what best suits your needs. I...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-06-2017, 05:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,834
Posted By cajun31
Correction

I messed up the link on my previous post for a source of paint. it was supposed to be http://www.colorrite.com/product/yamaha-006g-new-yamaha-black-nyb-1833.cfm. The new Yamaha black paint code...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-06-2017, 04:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,834
Posted By cajun31
waste of money on these bikes

to use synthetic. Could be enough said.... but many on this forum have reported that it does cause clutch slippage. Your call though. As frequently as you will need to change the oil on these...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-05-2017, 10:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,834
Posted By cajun31
coyote

Welcome to the fold. I too am the proud owner of this very bike. I bought mine new in 1980. If you want to maintain the value of the bike, of course not knowing how much you paid for it, I would...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 04-26-2017, 10:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 794
Posted By cajun31
spoke to soon

I just noticed that you have an F model not an SF. That gasket is no longer available from Yamaha and I could not find it on Mikes XS. The part number you are looking for is 437-24612-00-00. Maybe...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 04-26-2017, 10:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 794
Posted By cajun31
38 years

yep... you found your problem. that thing has to be very hard and brittle. fortunately you can still get them. Check Mikes XS website.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 04-26-2017, 09:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 903
Posted By cajun31
Caliper paint

That is what I used on my calipers by last go through. It does hold up slightly better then normal paint, however I do think that powder coating would hold up better. I wish I could help you with...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 04-26-2017, 03:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 903
Posted By cajun31
Ranman

you have to just continue using even force on both sides. There is a large O ring that fits around the bottom of the reservoir plastic. It snaps into place in a groove within the metal bottom. ...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 04-26-2017, 02:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 794
Posted By cajun31
you might

want to check to make sure you don't have gas in your oil. Your carbs may be overflowing when parked. Could just be an occasional problem with a float sticking open. Check your oil level to...
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