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Forum: XS and XJ 1100 parts for sale. Yesterday, 07:54 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By Schming
No backrest on mine, Garrett. Your bike's...

No backrest on mine, Garrett.
Your bike's Saaweet !!!
What's the kicker from ?

The seat for sale would be in my garage if I didn't already have one, good find!

The SF seat will work on a...
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 parts for sale. 11-15-2018, 01:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 89
Posted By Schming
Looks like a Corbin cover, almost same as mine. ...

Looks like a Corbin cover, almost same as mine.

https://i.postimg.cc/T10tN0GJ/Seca-Shocks-003.jpg (https://postimg.cc/V0S9djJJ)

https://i.postimg.cc/FzNPx8tK/Seca-Shocks-004.jpg...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-15-2018, 01:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,836
Posted By Schming
Bar None Done !!!

Don't Grab yer needle at the Bar :p;):D
Forum: Northeast (and Eastern Canada) 11-10-2018, 03:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 129
Posted By Schming
Ok, here we go, Linda and I are in !!! :)

Ok, here we go, Linda and I are in !!! :)
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 11-10-2018, 03:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 353
Posted By Schming
If you leave your readers where ya left 'em or...

If you leave your readers where ya left 'em or fer ya youngin's, jus squint a little
and cock yer head to the side of choice, looks real sim'lar to a pre '78 XS 650 ;):D
Forum: Members Lounge 11-09-2018, 07:26 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 34
Posted By Schming
Happy Birthday Tenorman !!!

Happy Birthday Jim !!!

Hope You get to Eat, Drink, and Ride what and where You like on your Milestone Day !!!
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-05-2018, 06:21 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 28,467
Posted By Schming
From what you stated in the previous post: ...

From what you stated in the previous post:

"Lets check for compression pulled #1 plug put finger over the hole cranked it over nothing, nothing WTF checked 2,3,4 and nothing. I have no...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-04-2018, 07:22 AM
Replies: 295
Views: 28,467
Posted By Schming
Lots of threads that answer your question here: ...

Lots of threads that answer your question here:

http://www.xs11.com/forum/search.php?searchid=2858700

Bottom line is that, yes they will work and seems like folks have the best results with...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-03-2018, 05:37 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 28,467
Posted By Schming
Seems like you found the culprit. Checking...

Seems like you found the culprit.

Checking the threads, looks like the XV920 float seats and viton tipped needles with the plastic floats are the way to go in the early carbs.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-03-2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 295
Views: 28,467
Posted By Schming
Valve Adjustment ?

Fearthepack, have you checked the valve shim to cam lobe clearances ?

IMHO this should be the first step in the tuning process, 'cause it affects how well the carbs will work.

I just reread the...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-01-2018, 07:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 362
Posted By Schming
Sooo . . . glad you're able to post about it !!! ...

Sooo . . . glad you're able to post about it !!!

God Speed to your recovery !!!

Like Garret, I have parts collecting dust here when you're ready. ;)

Were you wearing a full face helmet ?
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 10-28-2018, 09:39 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 916
Posted By Schming
The Uni filter is washable and reusable. ...

The Uni filter is washable and reusable.

Just bought one for my '83 Honda 650 Nighthawk and looks to be good quality.

Warm water and Dawn dish soap and let it air dry,then re-oil ;)
Forum: Members Lounge 10-20-2018, 06:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 613
Posted By Schming
Just sent $ 11.00 for The Eleven Update :)

Just sent $ 11.00 for The Eleven Update :)
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-16-2018, 03:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 140
Posted By Schming
Parts for sale forum

http://www.xs11.com/forum/showthread.php?t=47389
Forum: Members Lounge 09-12-2018, 06:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 442
Posted By Schming
Get the cash in hand from the guy in Jersey go to...

Get the cash in hand from the guy in Jersey go to the notary so everythings legit, and bobs your uncle ;)
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 09-03-2018, 02:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 95
Posted By Schming
1983 Honda Nighthawk 650

Picked up this gem this past Saturday :)

Browsing through C-List, as I often do, it had a $200.00 price tag and I scooped it up, with title :D

The owner purchased it in 1990 with 34.1k on the...
Forum: Members Lounge 08-26-2018, 05:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 176
Posted By Schming
Happy Birthday madmax-im !!!

Happy Birthday Ben !!!
Forum: Members Lounge 08-25-2018, 10:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 108
Posted By Schming
Happy Birthday Eveready1100 !!!

Happy Birthday Errol !!!
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-22-2018, 05:58 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 17,455
Posted By Schming
The fifth pic down in this thread shows the...

The fifth pic down in this thread shows the passage from the main to the pilot tower. The later carbs get a rubber plug in the pilot tower.



http://www.xs11.com/forum/showthread.php?t=35964
Forum: Members Lounge 08-19-2018, 12:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 84
Posted By Schming
Happy Birthday Mrs. Jones !!!

From the owner of Book #357 :cool:

Happy Birthday Karla !!! :)
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-03-2018, 07:43 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 770
Posted By Schming
Reg/Rec

Along with all the above suggestions, cleaning and so forth, the absolute best mod for these bikes is from one of our members "Geezer" ;)

This link takes you to his site :
...
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 07-29-2018, 09:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 318
Posted By Schming
Looks comfy, Mark !!! Congrats on your new...

Looks comfy, Mark !!! Congrats on your new acquisition !!!

Should be easier on the knees.

I didn't think I'd like a full dressed bike but the trade off for the extra weight of ample storage...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-17-2018, 06:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 943
Posted By Schming
The speed bleeder or a stock bleeder, when using...

The speed bleeder or a stock bleeder, when using the MV, should be treated the same.

This is the way I bleed my calipers.

1) Top off the MC with brake fluid (leave cover off to monitor level)
...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-16-2018, 06:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 509
Posted By Schming
Not so good news, I have a set of Standard forks...

Not so good news, I have a set of Standard forks that the uppers are scuffed badly and one looks like someone used a pipe wrench on or vise marks. :rolleyes:
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-16-2018, 05:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 509
Posted By Schming
Standard uppers

I think I have a set in the garage Mack, I'll check tonight.

I'll let ya know asap.

P.S. HF has a decent wheel chock for the trailer
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