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Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 12-08-2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 122
Posted By DiverRay
All that is doing is putting a resistive load of...

All that is doing is putting a resistive load of about 4 to 6 amps on the circuit. You will still be short of power, so I don't see the reason to use one.
If you want to keep the bike close to...
Forum: Members Lounge 12-08-2019, 10:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 142
Posted By DiverRay
The repair and mod sections are still up and...

The repair and mod sections are still up and running! I'm going to be working on my SF as soon as I get rid of more boxes that are taking up my man cave.:rolleyes: After that I plan on putting the...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 12-08-2019, 10:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 122
Posted By DiverRay
I have not tried one on the XS, but did need...

I have not tried one on the XS, but did need something like that for the BMW. The canbus is a "new vehicle" item, in that the computer senses the voltage to determine the amp draw. on the BMW, I...
Forum: Members Lounge 11-29-2019, 09:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 443
Posted By DiverRay
Star, ID is about 12 miles from the State capital...

Star, ID is about 12 miles from the State capital building. Boise, ID has a DEMOCRAT for a mayor, so it's not that bad. If you don't want to Californicate Idaho, your good. We are getting along well...
Forum: Members Lounge 11-29-2019, 06:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 443
Posted By DiverRay
I can't change it!:cool: TC set it up, so I don't...

I can't change it!:cool: TC set it up, so I don't have any way to change the avatar. I don't have the permissions needed.
Yeah, 3phase, I did it backwards! go from $3K per month to keep the house to...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-17-2019, 10:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 313
Posted By DiverRay
dpotter58, the site is run from the EAST Coast....

dpotter58, the site is run from the EAST Coast. The problem is life has gotten to those that know how this site runs. I'm a "hardware guy", so I can do a LITTLE on the software side, but running...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-16-2019, 07:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 313
Posted By DiverRay
Plus getting good fuel! Grain alcohol is for...

Plus getting good fuel! Grain alcohol is for drinking, NOT internal combustion engines. That said, I'd still go with an early engine. I've never noticed the "new" engine being any smoother than the...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-02-2019, 04:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 273
Posted By DiverRay
I HAVE used, and will always use B&H. Covers look...

I HAVE used, and will always use B&H. Covers look stock, fit well, and are a good price for the quality.
Forum: Members Lounge 10-26-2019, 10:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 443
Posted By DiverRay
The last POD is now empty. The two car garage is...

The last POD is now empty. The two car garage is full...Boxes, twin bed, etc. It will be about two weeks before I can get to the bikes to start work. by then, the temps will be in the 30's for a...
Forum: Members Lounge 10-24-2019, 04:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 443
Posted By DiverRay
Retirement Location

Well, as I am now of age to retire, I've moved to the Boise area. My "new" place has a two car garage, and 3/2 on one level. No more stairs for my wife to deal with. I don't have a cage at the...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-20-2019, 04:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 325
Posted By DiverRay
The GL1000 should fit. All the header companies...

The GL1000 should fit. All the header companies made just two or three different sizes to fit almost all the Japanese bikes. Heck, a 750 set may do the job! biggest thing is pipe diameter, as there...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-16-2019, 06:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 967
Posted By DiverRay
Yeah, DIVING is no problem. I can now afford to...

Yeah, DIVING is no problem. I can now afford to fly to WARM WATER to dive!:D
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-16-2019, 08:27 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,199
Posted By DiverRay
Carb bodies are a "pot metal", or alloy of...

Carb bodies are a "pot metal", or alloy of metals. Jets ARE brass.
The problems are the new "gas" and the water it attracts because of the alcohol that is now in it. Gas from the late '70's was just...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-15-2019, 12:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 967
Posted By DiverRay
As a HAM radio operator, I've been using Deoxit...

As a HAM radio operator, I've been using Deoxit for years. You DO need to be careful, as it IS conductive! On the bike, I use it for all ground connections and the dielectric in small amounts for...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-08-2019, 03:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 362
Posted By DiverRay
If you are bogging at one speed, I would take a...

If you are bogging at one speed, I would take a second look at the carb sync. Classic sign of one carb being "off" a little, and bringing down the bike. A set of gauges for vacuum and 20 minutes is...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-08-2019, 03:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 559
Posted By DiverRay
I do not have the contact info for JP. This is...

I do not have the contact info for JP. This is one of the reasons I can't do much. The other is my background is in hardware and not software/firmware. I just don't have the skills needed to try and...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-08-2019, 10:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 368
Posted By DiverRay
The mount on an XS11 SPECIAL should be close or...

The mount on an XS11 SPECIAL should be close or the same. I would look for a 1980 or newer.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-08-2019, 10:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 559
Posted By DiverRay
The two people I know of who have the ability to...

The two people I know of who have the ability to work on the database are MIA. I know life got in the way of one, it may be the cause of the other as well.
I cannot do anything other than move...
Forum: Members Lounge 07-30-2019, 11:50 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,100
Posted By DiverRay
The Pacifico is a MUCH better fairing, IMHO! If...

The Pacifico is a MUCH better fairing, IMHO! If you've never ridden with one, you will notice the better top end and fuel economy over the Vetter "barn door".
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-20-2019, 08:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 608
Posted By DiverRay
Easy, tell here it's $150 to have the local shop...

Easy, tell here it's $150 to have the local shop do it once, or $75 and you can do it as much as you need to.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-19-2019, 03:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 608
Posted By DiverRay
OK, sorry about being so strong, but I didn't...

OK, sorry about being so strong, but I didn't read what you were thinking. I know it's hard when we can't be face to face, working together on this. I love the way these run when right, and hate them...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-19-2019, 11:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 608
Posted By DiverRay
IT DOES NOT MATTER IF YOU DIDN'T TAKE THEM APART,...

IT DOES NOT MATTER IF YOU DIDN'T TAKE THEM APART, ONLY THAT YOU TOOK THEM OFF!!
Carbs MUST be synced EVERY time you pull them from the engine. Things move slightly, and that is all it takes. Ask...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-18-2019, 10:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 608
Posted By DiverRay
I purchased mine about 15 years ago, and don't...

I purchased mine about 15 years ago, and don't remember the brand. I did a quick search and came up with these two, one Amazon and one Ebay. The Amazon was a "recommended brand" from another online...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-17-2019, 06:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 358
Posted By DiverRay
Sorry, misread the thread...:eek::rolleyes: I...

Sorry, misread the thread...:eek::rolleyes:
I use marine wire for the same reason. I can buy it at both West Marine AND a local auto parts store.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-17-2019, 06:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 608
Posted By DiverRay
Until carbs are synced with gauges, you can't...

Until carbs are synced with gauges, you can't depend on the idle working.
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