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Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 03-12-2019, 12:25 AM
Replies: 15
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Posted By Ken Talbot
Just think what it will be like when you follow...

Just think what it will be like when you follow up with a good sync job! What comes after "runs like a banshee"? ;-)
Forum: Members Lounge 12-16-2018, 12:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 309
Posted By Ken Talbot
https://d.justpo.st/media/images/2015/07/18/motorc...

https://d.justpo.st/media/images/2015/07/18/motorcycle-in-car-trunk-fail-1437233299.jpg

:D
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-28-2018, 10:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 463
Posted By Ken Talbot
I would be willing to place a small wager that...

I would be willing to place a small wager that the leak is in fact coming from the cam cover gasket. When this gasket leaks, it is often on the inside of the "H" where you can't see it. The oil will...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-26-2018, 12:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,593
Posted By Ken Talbot
It is a simple (i.e. cheap) fix, to put a...

It is a simple (i.e. cheap) fix, to put a helicoil insert into the body of the CCT. Do that, and it will last forever. BTW - clean up any burrs on the shaft while you've got it apart so it moves...
Forum: Members Lounge 10-19-2018, 11:57 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,106
Posted By Ken Talbot
I'm in. Dig deep so you don't have to listen to...

I'm in. Dig deep so you don't have to listen to TC's pledge drive again for a long time! ;-)
Forum: Members Lounge 08-15-2018, 12:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 473
Posted By Ken Talbot
The first two years of the XS had sharp pointed...

The first two years of the XS had sharp pointed pilot air screws which were very prone to breaking off in the orifice if they got tightened down too much. The last two years had blunt end needles...
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 bikes for sale. 06-13-2018, 11:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 776
Posted By Ken Talbot
My most recent note back to "Laura" pretty much...

My most recent note back to "Laura" pretty much summed up what I thought of her still trying to use a scam that has been around about as long as the internet itself. However, I kept the door open a...
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 bikes for sale. 06-13-2018, 10:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 776
Posted By Ken Talbot
Hey, I think I have a buyer! Laura is out of the...

Hey, I think I have a buyer! Laura is out of the country just now, but will send me a cashier's cheque for my asking price, plus an additional $2500 for shipping. I just cash the cheque, give the...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-01-2018, 10:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 942
Posted By Ken Talbot
If it was a coil problem, or a problem with a...

If it was a coil problem, or a problem with a pick-up coil wire, it would be affecting two cylinders at a time. Similarly, it it was a petcock/fuel delivery problem, it would affect two at a time,...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 04-30-2018, 06:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 452
Posted By Ken Talbot
Civil - your fuel system has been modified. ...

Civil - your fuel system has been modified. Attach the four sync tool hoses to the four vacuum nipples in a row on top of the intake boots. The fifth nipple, the one that comes off of the body of...
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 bikes for sale. 04-20-2018, 10:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 776
Posted By Ken Talbot
Or about 0.1764 bitcoins! :-)

Or about 0.1764 bitcoins! :-)
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 bikes for sale. 04-19-2018, 06:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 776
Posted By Ken Talbot
I would like to see something like CAD$2000, but...

I would like to see something like CAD$2000, but I am open to looking at PM offers. Realistically, it is probably worth more parted out, but I'm not looking for a summer job running parcels to the...
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 bikes for sale. 04-19-2018, 12:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 776
Posted By Ken Talbot
'81 Special project bike

Quite a few years back, I picked up an SH in decent condition, drove it home, and proceeded to strip it down to do a full custom remake.

I sent the stripped frame to a bodyshop to have a few...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 03-27-2018, 05:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 773
Posted By Ken Talbot
Pretty common for moisture to get in along the...

Pretty common for moisture to get in along the pick-up coil wires where they come out of the engine casing. It doesn't take much for a bit to work its way along to cracked insulation where the wires...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-12-2017, 09:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 757
Posted By Ken Talbot
Have you seen this tip ...

Have you seen this tip (http://xs11.com/forum/showthread.php?t=46) yet from the tech articles section? :-)
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 10-27-2017, 08:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,045
Posted By Ken Talbot
Looks hotter than the Piaggio... :D ...

Looks hotter than the Piaggio... :D


http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2015/10/29/13/2DE8C2D800000578-3295015-image-m-18_1446124775379.jpg
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 bikes for sale. 10-10-2017, 10:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 653
Posted By Ken Talbot
How does "last registered in 1997" work with "I...

How does "last registered in 1997" work with "I rode this thing all winter to work and back and all summer about 3-4 years ago"? :o
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-29-2017, 05:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,466
Posted By Ken Talbot
The problem with the enricher circuit suggests to...

The problem with the enricher circuit suggests to me that that circuit is not clean, and if it is not clean, chances are good that other circuits may be in the same condition. I don't see anything...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-15-2017, 11:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,111
Posted By Ken Talbot
Check out some previous discussions on this...

Check out some previous discussions on this subject here:

http://xs11.com/forum/showthread.php?t=31504&highlight=click+spline
Forum: Members Lounge 09-06-2017, 11:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,029
Posted By Ken Talbot
Thanks for the kind words, TC. SWMBO and I made...

Thanks for the kind words, TC. SWMBO and I made it to a lot of XS rallies over the years, but never did make it to anything east of Colorado or Wyoming. It's not CRS that you don't remember if we...
Forum: Members Lounge 09-02-2017, 06:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,029
Posted By Ken Talbot
If you're still looking, SWMBO's bike Purple...

If you're still looking, SWMBO's bike Purple Reign is still available. I've had a few nibbles here in Revelstoke, but nobody over to look at it yet. Message me if you're interested in a price. ...
Forum: Members Lounge 08-15-2017, 10:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,029
Posted By Ken Talbot
End of an era

SWMBO and I have been riding less and less each year and finally made the decision this spring to retire from riding and sell the bikes.

Tsunami left today on a trailer with a new owner from a...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 02-04-2017, 08:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,398
Posted By Ken Talbot
LOL - Yeah, I'm still here, mainly lurking in the...

LOL - Yeah, I'm still here, mainly lurking in the background but still checking the posts pretty much daily. Once in a while, a post like this comes along that gets me to reminiscing...
...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 02-04-2017, 02:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,398
Posted By Ken Talbot
Get it off with a 3/8 drive 12mm socket in an...

Get it off with a 3/8 drive 12mm socket in an impact driver (hammer type, not air). Then grind down the 12mm head a bit more and weld on an 18MM nut.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-20-2016, 05:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,994
Posted By Ken Talbot
Use a fine jewellers screwdriver to pry open the...

Use a fine jewellers screwdriver to pry open the prongs that are biting into the plastic shaft. Open them carefully, just enough to get a bit of slack, then you should be able to "unscrew" them...
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