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Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-18-2020, 10:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,046
Posted By MarkD
- One of the best parts of this forum-- help is...

- One of the best parts of this forum-- help is just a few keyboard strokes away. I am indebted to all who helped me years ago on using genuine Mikuni rebuild kits and other help in solving a...
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 05-10-2020, 09:58 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 28,959
Posted By MarkD
I actually think the seat looks pretty cool....

I actually think the seat looks pretty cool. Sorta adds a little 'personality'. Fairly subtle, but adds a little zip to the overall look.
Forum: Members Lounge 05-08-2020, 10:29 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,471
Posted By MarkD
Just a little more info ( 64 yrs old) -...

Just a little more info ( 64 yrs old) - remembering past lives here. :) Rode a minibike at 13. Got my first motorcycle at 15- a Harley 125 Rapido ( in my signature). Painted an old license plate...
Forum: Members Lounge 04-30-2020, 09:35 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,471
Posted By MarkD
I'm 64, and 6'4".When the guy who sold me his...

I'm 64, and 6'4".When the guy who sold me his RD400 offered to sell me his XS1100 F, I took it. It had 7,000 original miles on it in 2009. I sold it ( like a dang fool), due to stupidity. Then a...
Forum: Members Lounge 04-25-2020, 09:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 745
Posted By MarkD
It's always fun to read what the reviewers...

It's always fun to read what the reviewers thought of our bikes back in the day. Too bad they sorta choked down the performance, same with the Corvettes back in '80. But, these bikes are still the...
Forum: Members Lounge 04-03-2020, 09:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,192
Posted By MarkD
tcoop- Glad you're doing better. Life is a bit...

tcoop- Glad you're doing better. Life is a bit unpredictable to understate it. +1 on Mike's advice, get the old body in a strong position, these thing are a little on the heavy side, of course once...
Forum: Members Lounge 04-01-2020, 09:03 PM
Replies: 3,273
Views: 497,637
Posted By MarkD
Finally.

I finally took the time today to lube the splines. I am locked down in MI, so I thought I'd have a look at the driveline. I zerked some grease into it last year, and was pleasantly surprised to see...
Forum: Members Lounge 02-27-2020, 09:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 804
Posted By MarkD
I posted in another thread, but just keep using (...

I posted in another thread, but just keep using ( and write down) the temporary password, don't reset it to something else.
Forum: Members Lounge 02-27-2020, 09:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,232
Posted By MarkD
Not sure if I've had the same problems as others,...

Not sure if I've had the same problems as others, but when I was 'blocked/ locked out', I was sent a 5 digit /character temporary password to log in. I used that to get back in business, then kept it...
Forum: Members Lounge 02-18-2020, 09:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 858
Posted By MarkD
+1 on SFerinTEXAS. Top Cat, you have helped many,...

+1 on SFerinTEXAS. Top Cat, you have helped many, me included. We all appreciate you, and hope all is well with you and yours. Happy Birthday!
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 01-11-2020, 08:56 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 28,959
Posted By MarkD
Looking good, Kurt! That bike will be a real...

Looking good, Kurt! That bike will be a real beauty. Bet it'll be fast, too. :)
Forum: Members Lounge 12-30-2019, 09:44 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 21,688
Posted By MarkD
Not much to add here, only a big 'thank you guys'...

Not much to add here, only a big 'thank you guys' for looking into keeping this forum viable. :):)
Forum: Members Lounge 12-10-2019, 09:24 PM
Replies: 3,273
Views: 497,637
Posted By MarkD
+1, Bonz. I had the same idea, winterize, put on...

+1, Bonz. I had the same idea, winterize, put on center stand, and admire from a distance. My thought on the occasional start-up without getting it up to temp, is it will put moisture in your exhaust...
Forum: Members Lounge 12-06-2019, 09:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 873
Posted By MarkD
Not seen anything from TC for quite a while. He...

Not seen anything from TC for quite a while. He was super helpful to me when I got my 2nd F, when I was having carb issues. I think the site has had a lot of log-in issues, and maybe some members...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-24-2019, 08:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,815
Posted By MarkD
My first F had 7,000 miles on it, and my current...

My first F had 7,000 miles on it, and my current F has 28,800 miles on the odometer. Both shift the same, fair to moderate pressure on the foot to shift, and have only had two false neutrals in...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-20-2019, 08:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,119
Posted By MarkD
Done, I did the same this fall, add the lube and...

Done, I did the same this fall, add the lube and check with the dipstick that was in my original tool kit. I made sure the bike was on the level and standing straight.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-09-2019, 09:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,220
Posted By MarkD
Not sure if you are the oldest, Rover, but good...

Not sure if you are the oldest, Rover, but good on you! Way to go! Looks like most of us have a target to aim for. :)
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 parts for sale. 10-19-2019, 09:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,113
Posted By MarkD
PM sent- if it goes through. I will send a check...

PM sent- if it goes through. I will send a check for the seat to frame mounting items, Thanks!
Forum: Wanted to buy - XS and XJ1100 parts and bikes. 10-02-2019, 09:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 961
Posted By MarkD
I have one I just put together today, and it's a...

I have one I just put together today, and it's a much improved version of my first attempt. It will do for the time being, and seems fairly secure-- Thanks
Forum: Wanted to buy - XS and XJ1100 parts and bikes. 09-29-2019, 03:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 961
Posted By MarkD
Seat nut and bolt-Wanted

You know the one, the 'stay in place' bolt, with the 15mm bolt that's a heavy long one, that keeps the seat in place on the 1979 F. Mine was missing, and I cobbled one together, bit it's a gonner...
Forum: Members Lounge 08-31-2019, 08:30 PM
Replies: 3,273
Views: 497,637
Posted By MarkD
For sure Phil- I plan on some good rides. A...

For sure Phil- I plan on some good rides. A couple of years back, I did ride across the Mackinac Bridge, and what a thrill it was. You can't beat the view while on a bike.
Forum: Members Lounge 08-30-2019, 08:54 PM
Replies: 3,273
Views: 497,637
Posted By MarkD
Finally

Well, for a variety of reasons, I only rode one time last summer. Also, have not had my bike licensed and insured this summer. So- what I did to my bike today? I renewed the registration at the SOS...
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 08-18-2019, 09:31 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,460
Posted By MarkD
Looking good!

Looking good!
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 07-14-2019, 09:17 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,460
Posted By MarkD
Your FZR looks very cool. I'll bet it is fun to...

Your FZR looks very cool. I'll bet it is fun to ride. Nimble and quick are good.
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 06-25-2019, 09:14 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,460
Posted By MarkD
Black seems to be less obvious to the eye, if...

Black seems to be less obvious to the eye, if that's important. The white may be OEM, but the black looks better (IMHO).
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