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Forum: Members Lounge Today, 03:35 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By motoman
Zipper case on rear of backrest was same...

Zipper case on rear of backrest was same situation with my bought new Venturer when I added the matching color Yamaha accessory top case to bike. That slide in adjustable backrest complete I still...
Forum: Southeast Today, 02:51 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,833
Posted By motoman
Nice bunch of pics Jeff! Curious though, Brent is...

Nice bunch of pics Jeff! Curious though, Brent is missing his traditional cigar:confused:.
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 bikes for sale. Today, 02:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 71
Posted By motoman
Good 'find' dbbrian. Looks to make someone a nice...

Good 'find' dbbrian. Looks to make someone a nice Venturer model, right down to the original seat and original backrest! Only other change I see at this point is the mirror assemblies have been...
Forum: Members Lounge Today, 02:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 119
Posted By motoman
Looks to be a nice specimen of the Venturer!...

Looks to be a nice specimen of the Venturer! Backrest looks to have been recovered by the pattern in it. Curious, is the original leather zipper case on rear of backrest still intact?
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion Yesterday, 08:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 268
Posted By motoman
Brian, I highly recommend nuts be removed and...

Brian, I highly recommend nuts be removed and studs screwed in seperately as those holes are bottom holes. Screw studs in, and to snug them down double nut the stud, tighten stud, remove double nut.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion Yesterday, 01:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 70
Posted By motoman
Correct as jetmechmarty stated. When changed, at...

Correct as jetmechmarty stated. When changed, at the full mark, or easiest way with oil/ filter change, put in four quarts of your favorite 20-50w conventional oil, ride and enjoy bike.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 04-14-2019, 09:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 268
Posted By motoman
+1 on use of Kroil on threads prior to removal!

+1 on use of Kroil on threads prior to removal!
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 04-08-2019, 01:17 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 654
Posted By motoman
Schming's first suggestion is necessary for...

Schming's first suggestion is necessary for secondary ignition to work correctly with 3ohm coils.ERM83, At this point I also highly recommend removing left side ignition cover, unhook and remove the...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 04-07-2019, 02:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 654
Posted By motoman
ERM83, you are using the wrong ohm coils! The...

ERM83, you are using the wrong ohm coils! The 3ohm coils are ONLY used on the 81 and XJ models. Yours and earlier models(78-80) use the 1.5ohm coils. This IS the issue your having. Also the earlier...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 03-26-2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 654
Posted By motoman
Thanks for that input Sid, forgot about that...

Thanks for that input Sid, forgot about that teeny spring that likes to boing outa there when opening up that switch;).
Forum: Members Lounge 03-25-2019, 09:48 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,770
Posted By motoman
……...or you could just accidently purchase a...

……...or you could just accidently purchase a plane ticket to Denver...….hmmm, kinda' sounds like something u did when you came to the Kremmling Rally two summers ago on that Beemer :rolleyes::).
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 03-25-2019, 09:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 654
Posted By motoman
Pertaining to a possible voltage drop, the...

Pertaining to a possible voltage drop, the STOP/RUN switch IS a notorious location of a voltage drop. With key on, first check voltage at battery, then check voltage at that STOP/RUN switch. Readings...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 03-13-2019, 04:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 287
Posted By motoman
Good to see you posting again Fred!......just...

Good to see you posting again Fred!......just remember, you can 'check out' but never leave;).
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 03-13-2019, 04:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 338
Posted By motoman
Agree with Diver Ray 100%! Also, use conv. 'dino'...

Agree with Diver Ray 100%! Also, use conv. 'dino' oil of the 20-50w variety, not syn! As stated, get that throw-out bearing adjustment spot-on, THEN final adjustment at lever.
Forum: Northeast (and Eastern Canada) 03-12-2019, 04:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 879
Posted By motoman
Not quite Ben...…….he showed and rode at the...

Not quite Ben...…….he showed and rode at the Colo. rally in Kremmling two summers ago:).
Forum: Members Lounge 03-03-2019, 06:46 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,222
Posted By motoman
Never an issue here...….BTW, interesting thoughts...

Never an issue here...….BTW, interesting thoughts BillyRok!
Forum: Members Lounge 03-02-2019, 05:19 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,222
Posted By motoman
….as I'm sure it eventually will Mathh. Also,...

….as I'm sure it eventually will Mathh. Also, good to hear from you across the pond on occasion again!
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 parts for sale. 02-18-2019, 05:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 608
Posted By motoman
…….or the 81 Venturer to go with it;).

…….or the 81 Venturer to go with it;).
Forum: Members Lounge 02-14-2019, 06:26 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,222
Posted By motoman
Decent option Scott. Well, at least wife and I...

Decent option Scott. Well, at least wife and I both got a ride on it last fall when you were here overnite returning home from the Co. Rally in Gunnison.
Forum: Members Lounge 02-06-2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,222
Posted By motoman
Well Ben, bikeless with a lot of time seems real...

Well Ben, bikeless with a lot of time seems real similar to life support:eek:.
Forum: Members Lounge 02-06-2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,222
Posted By motoman
Shhh……...crickets are resting a bit:).

Shhh……...crickets are resting a bit:).
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 01-30-2019, 08:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,875
Posted By motoman
True Sid, but to eliminate confusion, the...

True Sid, but to eliminate confusion, the progressive and slightly larger diameter springs were only used on the 81 Venturer as it was the the only model ever offered from the factory as a full...
Forum: Members Lounge 01-27-2019, 02:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 128
Posted By motoman
Have a safe and enjoyable birthday Marty!

Have a safe and enjoyable birthday Marty!
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 01-24-2019, 09:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,456
Posted By motoman
Would definitely be my next option jennings2309....

Would definitely be my next option jennings2309. After removing ALL jets, inspect inside of those pilot jets carefully using a magnifying glass and good light. Their atomizing orfice is at top of jet...
Forum: Wanted to buy - XS and XJ1100 parts and bikes. 01-17-2019, 09:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 282
Posted By motoman
BA80 uses and likes that style of seat. He has...

BA80 uses and likes that style of seat. He has lots of LD rides using it!
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