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Forum: XS and XJ 1100 bikes for sale. 09-23-2015, 06:53 PM
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Posted By egsols
I sold it through kijjijji to some guy who wanted...

I sold it through kijjijji to some guy who wanted it as a project to restore. I don't think he understood what we mean with "parts" bike. Once he saw the amount of work needed he was reluctant....
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 bikes for sale. 09-13-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,730
Posted By egsols
Parts now gone. I will be removing the...

Parts now gone.

I will be removing the fairing and bags to put bike back to original. Will still include fairing and bags with bike but I will also list them for sale seperately.
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 bikes for sale. 09-12-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,730
Posted By egsols
Found some more parts

Cleaning up and found a bunch of parts, I they are from an 81 I had......wiring harness, starter, foot pegs, nuts, bolts, coils, etc. Added pictures.

https://www.flickr.com/photos/sckingsphotos/?
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 bikes for sale. 09-10-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 15
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Posted By egsols
Sold parts bike yesterday.

Sold parts bike yesterday.
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 bikes for sale. 09-08-2015, 05:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,730
Posted By egsols
I understand the distance issue and the timing...

I understand the distance issue and the timing could be better (spring time) Plus most of us already have multiple vehicles and adding another might aggravate relations with our significant others:D
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 bikes for sale. 09-07-2015, 08:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,730
Posted By egsols
I need to have the bikes gone by the end of the...

I need to have the bikes gone by the end of the month. I will give the parts bike away to any member on the site that can pick it up.

I will take any reasonable offers on my runner. I may remove...
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 bikes for sale. 08-26-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,730
Posted By egsols
Trying to make it as tempting as possible!;)

Trying to make it as tempting as possible!;)
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 bikes for sale. 08-23-2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,730
Posted By egsols
Added more...

Added more pictures.....https://www.flickr.com/photos/sckingsphotos/
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 bikes for sale. 08-23-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,730
Posted By egsols
My situation has changed and I would like to...

My situation has changed and I would like to offer any member the whole package for $1000. I would really like to see it go to someone that has experience with these bikes and appreciates them. I...
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 bikes for sale. 07-31-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,730
Posted By egsols
1979 XS11 Special for sale

It is with deep regret that I am selling my 79 specials. One complete and one for parts. I just posted them on kijiji in Barrie, ON. I have listed everything for $2500 but for anyone on this site I...
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 parts for sale. 01-31-2012, 05:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,023
Posted By egsols
At this time I prefer to sell everything in one...

At this time I prefer to sell everything in one shot. If it doesn't work, I'll break them up.
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 parts for sale. 01-27-2012, 06:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,023
Posted By egsols
Vetter Hard Bags and Box

Set of Vetter Hard Bags and Box plus an Emco screen and mount for bags (don't know what bike it fits, think I was told it came off a suzuki) anyway $100 for everthing.
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Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 10-11-2011, 04:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,611
Posted By egsols
Hey Mack, Where did you get good original...

Hey Mack,

Where did you get good original valves and seats. IIRC the last set I got were crap. I looked at them through a magnifying glass and the machining looked pretty rough, couldn't even get...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 10-10-2011, 03:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,611
Posted By egsols
I would have to agree with modern gas...

I would have to agree with modern gas contributing to problems. I know in my case everything worked fine until I parked the bike for a while. If the unknown in the equation is time, I would be led to...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 10-10-2011, 07:12 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,611
Posted By egsols
Hi Rob, I would highly suspect the lack of...

Hi Rob,

I would highly suspect the lack of daily use. I chased the same issue and was ready to toss everything when I realized that the flooding problems went away with daily riding. If I let the...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 10-09-2011, 02:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,611
Posted By egsols
When you changed the needles did you use new...

When you changed the needles did you use new seats? The OEM valves and seats could sometimes be fixed with a little lapping compound but I found the last sets I bought to be crap...that's why I went...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 10-09-2011, 07:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,214
Posted By egsols
FWIW I had a problem, front signals would light,...

FWIW I had a problem, front signals would light, no flash. Took apart everything, cleaned, new wires, the whole nine yards, still same problem.

Turns out it was the bulb. Brand new bulb but IIRC...
Forum: Members Lounge 10-09-2011, 07:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,587
Posted By egsols
I was going to try to formulate a witty remark,...

I was going to try to formulate a witty remark, however, I just couldn't find the energy it required.:D
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 10-09-2011, 07:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,611
Posted By egsols
Hi Rob, Have a look at this thread and see...

Hi Rob,

Have a look at this thread and see if it helps.

Ernie

http://www.xs11.com/forum/showthread.php?t=16615&highlight=viton&page=2
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 10-09-2011, 07:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,611
Posted By egsols
Hey Rob, Which carbs are you using....79's...

Hey Rob,

Which carbs are you using....79's or 80's? I had the same problem with my 79.

I switched to the viton tipped needles from the 920 virago and adjusted the float height. Seems to work.
...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-30-2011, 06:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 943
Posted By egsols
Check for free play at the throttle. If you...

Check for free play at the throttle.

If you have none, the tang that receives the cable at the carb end got bent when reinstalling the carbs. (Happens very easily) With the tang off just a bit,...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-30-2011, 06:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,256
Posted By egsols
kinks? see...

kinks? see http://www.xs11.com/forum/showthread.php?t=18505&highlight=compression+springs&page=2
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-30-2011, 06:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 681
Posted By egsols
Had the same problem, would light, no flash. Took...

Had the same problem, would light, no flash. Took apart everything, cleaned, new wires, the whole nine yards, still same problem.

Turns out it was the bulb. Brand new bulb but IIRC they were the...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-30-2011, 05:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,815
Posted By egsols
"Hi all, Yeah, I drilled a plug that I had and...

"Hi all, Yeah, I drilled a plug that I had and fitted it with a metal tube and hose so I could look at the float level"

Just a thought, on the bottom of the float bowls is there a drain plug or a...
Forum: Members Lounge 09-06-2010, 05:19 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,957
Posted By egsols
Fred, Not a bad idea bout the speedo, I've...

Fred,

Not a bad idea bout the speedo, I've got a spare that doesn't work but the mileage is within 1000k of my good one.....should throw it in the saddle bag and use as needed.:)

Nobody up...
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