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Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-20-2010, 10:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,435
Posted By yozzie
+1 on the enrichment jet in the carb bowls. I've...

+1 on the enrichment jet in the carb bowls. I've been bit on ass from not cleaning those well enough. Sometimes heating the bowl with a propane torch helps soften up whatever is hardened in there. ...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-11-2010, 11:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,959
Posted By yozzie
Be careful using an EZ out, since they are...

Be careful using an EZ out, since they are tapered the more you turn it in the more the mixture screw and surrounding carb will try and expand. I watched a guy try and get a mixture screw out of one...
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 08-31-2010, 02:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 14,360
Posted By yozzie
I had this same bike and same high idle problem. ...

I had this same bike and same high idle problem. Back out the idle mixture screws a bit at a time to provide extra fuel at idle. These bikes do not like to run lean at idle, makes the idle hang....
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-10-2010, 10:17 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,396
Posted By yozzie
I somewhat agree, my 82 xj1100 is very reliable,...

I somewhat agree, my 82 xj1100 is very reliable, starts instantly everytime hot or cold, never had an electrical problem, just a great all around bike.
But in terms of smiles per mile, my 78 xs1100...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-09-2010, 03:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,151
Posted By yozzie
Somewhere I found the measurement specs for new...

Somewhere I found the measurement specs for new rings for my 78 and my top rings were really worn. Plus on one cylinder the two top rings gaps were almost on top of eachother when I pulled it apart....
Forum: Wanted to buy - XS and XJ1100 parts and bikes. 07-28-2010, 07:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,038
Posted By yozzie
ok, so do you want to sell them? and if you do,...

ok, so do you want to sell them? and if you do, how much? thanks
Forum: Wanted to buy - XS and XJ1100 parts and bikes. 07-13-2010, 11:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,038
Posted By yozzie
depends what type of shape Freddys are in. I...

depends what type of shape Freddys are in. I would still be interested in a good shape set as well. Crazcnuk, so you were never planning to sell yours or what's the deal with that?
Forum: Wanted to buy - XS and XJ1100 parts and bikes. 07-13-2010, 08:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,038
Posted By yozzie
Hi Freddy667, I'll take that deal. I'll be up...

Hi Freddy667, I'll take that deal. I'll be up there this thursday for work, send me a pm with your contact info and i'll give you a call.
thanks!
Forum: Wanted to buy - XS and XJ1100 parts and bikes. 07-12-2010, 01:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,038
Posted By yozzie
I think i need some better pics. can't see what...

I think i need some better pics. can't see what kind of shape they are in.
Forum: Wanted to buy - XS and XJ1100 parts and bikes. 07-12-2010, 01:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,038
Posted By yozzie
I would be interested, the locks work? no cracks...

I would be interested, the locks work? no cracks or holes?
send me a pm with what you are thinking for price.
Forum: Wanted to buy - XS and XJ1100 parts and bikes. 07-11-2010, 09:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,038
Posted By yozzie
pm sent....

pm sent....
Forum: Wanted to buy - XS and XJ1100 parts and bikes. 07-10-2010, 07:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,038
Posted By yozzie
saddlebags for '78 wanted

I am looking for some hard saddlebags for my '78 XS11. Anybody have anything? thanks
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-03-2010, 11:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 995
Posted By yozzie
I really like that color too, nice job. Those...

I really like that color too, nice job. Those straight pipes? Pretty loud?
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-11-2010, 02:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,505
Posted By yozzie
Cool bike, I've always wanted a side car, but the...

Cool bike, I've always wanted a side car, but the cost has always be a stopper for me. How does SGI plate it Fred? Just like a single motorcycle?
Oh, the emblems on the tank look great, did you...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-10-2010, 09:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,115
Posted By yozzie
my XJ came with K&N pods from the PO. They...

my XJ came with K&N pods from the PO. They looked good in the beginning, nice shiny chrome. After three seasons they look like sh*t. The chrome covers on 2 of the filters flew off while driving and...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-10-2010, 08:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,276
Posted By yozzie
That's what I thought too, I have the floats...

That's what I thought too, I have the floats about 1mm lower than spec, but it didn't make a difference. The needles really smartened it up. With 58,000 on the clock the needles are probably worn a...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-10-2010, 08:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,331
Posted By yozzie
When revving an engine or accelerating and there...

When revving an engine or accelerating and there is oil smoke its usually rings in my experience. It can smoke all the time when they are really worn. When valve seals are gone I've seen smoke on...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-09-2010, 07:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,276
Posted By yozzie
Yup, this bike is quiet. Got a bit of a growl at...

Yup, this bike is quiet. Got a bit of a growl at low rpm, then almost hisses when you get on it. When I finally got it into driving condition I had an issue with it "blubbering" when trying to...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-09-2010, 12:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 883
Posted By yozzie
Could you make new rubbers so the tank drops a...

Could you make new rubbers so the tank drops a bit lower? I did that on an old honda cb to lower and move the tank forward. Just depends where you drill the hole in the rubber for where the frame...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-09-2010, 11:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,276
Posted By yozzie
Lol, whoa guys, this is the "after pic." ...

Lol, whoa guys, this is the "after pic." Although the photo makes it appear nicer than it is, it was in some dire need of attention when i bought it.
The P.O. just didn't do much in the way of...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-08-2010, 10:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,276
Posted By yozzie
pic (maybe) of my 78

Well, I know everybody likes pics, so I'm going to try and paste a pic of my recently aquired 78. Lots of maintenance and cleaning needed to be done, plus a top end rebuild so hopefully this shows...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-01-2010, 08:45 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,997
Posted By yozzie
Hi Jamak, so you are saying after 500 miles your...

Hi Jamak, so you are saying after 500 miles your oil level goes from the full line to the low line or is not in the window at all? That's a lot of oil to disappear in that amount of mileage. I just...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-20-2010, 10:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,191
Posted By yozzie
I bought my XJ with the first gear machine gun. ...

I bought my XJ with the first gear machine gun. I fixed the gears without flipping the bike over. I ran the front tire up onto a high wood block and then used a ceiling hoist in my shop to lift the...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-18-2010, 11:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,287
Posted By yozzie
Both the odometer and trip quit working on my XJ....

Both the odometer and trip quit working on my XJ. Took it apart and the worm gear that drives the whole thing is worn out. Frozen it time forever at 33,000km. But that gear kills everything. Just...
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 05-13-2010, 10:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,380
Posted By yozzie
:confused:. Wow.

:confused:. Wow.
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