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Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 03-31-2016, 09:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,217
Posted By scott0757
Smile Sensor repaired. Next for the install on the...

Sensor repaired. Next for the install on the tank and the real test...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 03-30-2016, 12:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,217
Posted By scott0757
As the OEM thermistor is encased in a metal can...

As the OEM thermistor is encased in a metal can that it looks like I have to cut open and replace the thermistor, rewire it so one lead is soldered to the bracket and the other to the other pin in...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 03-27-2016, 08:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,217
Posted By scott0757
ten on order for $2.79. Give me a few attempts! ...

ten on order for $2.79. Give me a few attempts! :D
Stay tuned!
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 03-26-2016, 11:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,217
Posted By scott0757
May try that but Radio Shack stores have almost...

May try that but Radio Shack stores have almost all closed in this area. Very sad for us DIYrs. Will try and locate some nearby...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 03-26-2016, 10:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,217
Posted By scott0757
Thanks

Thanks TC for the lead. I have messaged the seller. Will see what happens. All in all cheap if it fixes the problem.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 03-26-2016, 09:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,217
Posted By scott0757
'80 1100SG Gas Tank Sensor Failure

it's spring and time to fix things on the Special. Rebuilt brake master cylinder and calipers, changed valve cover gasket today , but now want to fix the fuel warning light (not fuel guage) that...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-02-2013, 08:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,668
Posted By scott0757
Richening circuit

Be sure to clean put the richening port in the bottom of the fuel bowl. The long copper tube that stick our of the base of the carb goes down the hole that has the very small jet in the bottom of the...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-04-2011, 12:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,261
Posted By scott0757
Thumbs up OK. Epilogue: Main jets back to 110 in #2 &3. ...

OK. Epilogue: Main jets back to 110 in #2 &3. Pilot jets w/6-holes installed. Hooked back up. At first I was nervous as I got lots of pops and sputters when at idle, but backing the needles out...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-03-2011, 03:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,261
Posted By scott0757
Yes I still have the OEM airbox but have MAC 4-2...

Yes I still have the OEM airbox but have MAC 4-2 pipes, another reason I had pushed the jet size up a notch, but this may not be necessary. I also installed an XS850 oil cooler unit to keep things a...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-03-2011, 10:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,261
Posted By scott0757
II have a 19801100 SG Special. It had the pilot...

II have a 19801100 SG Special. It had the pilot screws capped with a aluminum plug that I removed so they could be cleaned and never put them back in as other models did not have them and they...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-02-2011, 01:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,261
Posted By scott0757
Unhappy Another Rich Running 1980 Special

No to hijack this post but my 1980 XS 11 Special is giving me fits. It has run great until the last rebuild I did this spring. I found the pilot jets and the needled were wrong when compared against...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-25-2011, 10:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,755
Posted By scott0757
Thanks. I saw these and was not sure about a 550...

Thanks. I saw these and was not sure about a 550 working or having the proper spring force and the V-Max seller was located in UK and with the $ exchange would have been over $60US, too steep for...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-25-2011, 09:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,755
Posted By scott0757
Unhappy Came up empty on EBay unless there are other...

Came up empty on EBay unless there are other model tensioners that will work. Reluctant to spend the $ only to find the length or fitment is bad.... Will have to keep looking....
For now, I...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-24-2011, 10:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,755
Posted By scott0757
Is there a cheap place to get these tensioners? ...

Is there a cheap place to get these tensioners? Bike Bandit wants $123! :eek:
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-24-2011, 10:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,574
Posted By scott0757
Had to readjust the idle needle (out about 1.5...

Had to readjust the idle needle (out about 1.5 turns) and then minor adjustment to the idle setting wheel on the throttle linkage. Unfortunately I had a rebuild kit that had the wrong pilot jets (6...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-24-2011, 10:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,575
Posted By scott0757
I also had the different sides of the float at...

I also had the different sides of the float at different heights and had to spend time leveling them off and in a manner. My 80 Special has the plastic body floats and the manual says to measure...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-21-2011, 09:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,574
Posted By scott0757
Carbs are definitely cleaned and all port/jets...

Carbs are definitely cleaned and all port/jets open (even the "choke" jet hiding in the float bowl). Took a lot of time on the float bowls so they appear to be good. Where do you get an automatic...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-20-2011, 05:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,574
Posted By scott0757
High idel

Interesting. I'll check the tensioner to make sure it's spring is still good, but trying to understand why that would may a difference for maybe 20 seconds or so before RPMs would drop on its own....
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-20-2011, 10:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,574
Posted By scott0757
Idle drops on fast stops but can stay at high idle too.

I am experiencing this issue too after just having rebuilt my carbs (and as noted in another post...be careful of rebuild kits as pilot screws and idle jets are not always the same between models). ...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-15-2010, 09:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 965
Posted By scott0757
Oil Cooler Adapter

My oil cooler adapter plate (goes between the cases and the filter housing) has a check valve in it to keep oil from back flowing. In fact when I change the oil, I have to push up the check valve...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-05-2010, 10:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,322
Posted By scott0757
Smile Got them in!

While I don't have a metric vernier, I measured the ODs of the 48mm seals and they measured 1.84". The ID of the fork tube measured 2.04" at the initial lip, but then got down to 1.80 where the seal...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-05-2010, 04:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,322
Posted By scott0757
Angry Fork seals too tight

I am frustrated at how hard these new seals are to install in my 80XS fork tubes. While I am used to new seals needing a tap or two to seat them (oiled and greased), I have to really wail on these...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 04-21-2009, 07:52 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 17,023
Posted By scott0757
My local dealers, both Yamaha and others, were of...

My local dealers, both Yamaha and others, were of no help and if they had them, they would have sold them and not swapped. Good for you.

I would be very careful not to scratch the cam lobe if...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 04-20-2009, 10:14 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 17,023
Posted By scott0757
Another Shim Source $5.95 each

Another place to get shims (and the shim tool) if in need is http://www.crc2onlinecatalog.com/.

I placed an order and the arrived in about 4 days by US mail.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 04-04-2009, 06:54 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 17,023
Posted By scott0757
Need Two Shims .300 & .260

Must be spring and the flurry of shim requests are on! Of course being NY, I rode Thursday in 60 degree temps and its in the 20's and snowing/blowing all day so it's a good time for tune ups.

I...
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