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Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-12-2011, 06:28 PM
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I think the prime thing may be the problem the...

I think the prime thing may be the problem the guy mentioned that he think the petcocks are backwards or something like that but the idiot "wasn't sure what it meant and couldnt tell me exactly the...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-12-2011, 12:09 AM
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Views: 20,871
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it's possible it has gas in it? how would that...

it's possible it has gas in it? how would that happen and what does it mean? I started it today to see how it sounded and with the engine choked i let it idle for about two minutes or so. i rolled on...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-11-2011, 03:12 PM
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Views: 20,871
Posted By XSTrey11
okay i checked the oil and it seems totally full...

okay i checked the oil and it seems totally full but i do plan on changing it soon anyways just because buying from some random guy i don't know when the last time it was changed. also does it matter...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-11-2011, 01:25 AM
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Posted By XSTrey11
Red face haha i wasnt under the impression it was unsafe i...

haha i wasnt under the impression it was unsafe i was hoping to have it reliable enough to ride this summer apparently thats not very realistic haha
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-11-2011, 01:08 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 20,871
Posted By XSTrey11
its leaking from the oil cap (or what im guessing...

its leaking from the oil cap (or what im guessing is the oil cap) and from the heads...you can see the oil on it in the pictures i posted.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-11-2011, 01:00 AM
Replies: 40
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Posted By XSTrey11
wouldnt fixing the oil leak mean an engine...

wouldnt fixing the oil leak mean an engine rebuild?
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-10-2011, 11:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 20,871
Posted By XSTrey11
do those symptoms sound to anyone like it could...

do those symptoms sound to anyone like it could be low on oil?...the bike leaks oil like mad and im wondering if i just need to top it off?
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-10-2011, 04:29 PM
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Views: 20,871
Posted By XSTrey11
Angry i think you're right because now the bike is...

i think you're right because now the bike is backfiring quite a lot and wont keep running at idle...seems like the problems just keep piling up on me...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-09-2011, 07:35 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 20,871
Posted By XSTrey11
haha no its not that although my bike tends to...

haha no its not that although my bike tends to not need the choke to start up which i find interesting.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-08-2011, 12:39 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 20,871
Posted By XSTrey11
No it just wont start the next day it takes about...

No it just wont start the next day it takes about 6-10 starts for it to quit starting and the more i try the more the light fades, maybe just unplugging and reconnecting the wires cleaned them enough...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-07-2011, 10:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 20,871
Posted By XSTrey11
okay so i finally got it started after charging...

okay so i finally got it started after charging it for a while and the headlight definitely gets brighter when i give it gas. So...why do my batteries keep dying?
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-07-2011, 08:35 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 20,871
Posted By XSTrey11
thanks for putting my mind at ease there...i went...

thanks for putting my mind at ease there...i went and pulled apart both of the plugs i thought it could be and this one looks okay except that its missing a prong in there...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-07-2011, 08:05 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 20,871
Posted By XSTrey11
okay finally got a chance to get out there and...

okay finally got a chance to get out there and look at this thing and get some pictures taken. the white plug seems totally fine. ...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-06-2011, 09:56 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 20,871
Posted By XSTrey11
Oh and bug btw I'm from Granite City illinois....

Oh and bug btw I'm from Granite City illinois. just thought i'd let you know i could probably hear your bike at my house if you started it over the river there haha.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-06-2011, 09:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 20,871
Posted By XSTrey11
You'll all be glad to know i took the MSF course...

You'll all be glad to know i took the MSF course already....i checked this white plug business and just as i suspected there are nothing but innumerable white plugs behind the fuses haha but they do...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-06-2011, 02:34 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 20,871
Posted By XSTrey11
my headlight turns on as soon as i turn my key...

my headlight turns on as soon as i turn my key on. it works when the bike is running as well. i did notice that the more i try to start the bike the more the headlight fades away. but yes, the...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-06-2011, 01:54 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 20,871
Posted By XSTrey11
My bike doesn't even have a tachometer haha. And...

My bike doesn't even have a tachometer haha. And I've been reading about this white plug of doom and ill have to check that tomorrow in the daylight. My tools and resources are extremely limited I'm...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-06-2011, 01:06 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 20,871
Posted By XSTrey11
just bought 1980 xs11 standard. looking for wisdom.

Hey, this is my first post. I just got my license and bought my bike. I've been having some problems with it and since I'm mechanically retarded I want to know what I'm getting myself into. First...
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