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Forum: Other Bike Discussion 09-22-2004, 11:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,471
Posted By Mike Hart
James, don't worry about decel pop, it's a good...

James, don't worry about decel pop, it's a good thing. If you tune it out, you'll be way too rich.

With dual pods, I have 150 mains and 32.5 pilots. Mileage is still 40+ and response is awesome...
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 09-21-2004, 10:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,471
Posted By Mike Hart
James, what air intake mods (if any) have you...

James, what air intake mods (if any) have you done?

Are your carbs *completely* stock? (no shims on needles, etc)

Do you have any lean symptoms? Any sign of a flat spot around 4krpm, like...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-03-2004, 12:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,208
Posted By Mike Hart
See Troubleshooting a bike that will crank but...

See Troubleshooting a bike that will crank but won't start (http://www.xs11.com/forum/showthread.php?threadid=769)

It has the XJ specific stuff in it too.

Main fuse, kickstand switch, etc etc...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 04-21-2004, 02:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,734
Posted By Mike Hart
EMGO is the correct cone

the EMGO cones are the right ones (if they fit! they come in different sizes). There is some other brand that Ratbyk had that interfered with air passages. Anyway, EMGO work just fine.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 04-21-2004, 02:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,209
Posted By Mike Hart
xj steering lock

The steering lock on the XJ isn't in the ignition, it is on the left side near the triple tree, it has a rotating flat cover thingie, the ignition key fits it. Turn the bars all the way to the...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 03-20-2004, 07:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,956
Posted By Mike Hart
Marty, I put the heavy duty springs on the...

Marty, I put the heavy duty springs on the Progressive shocks on my XJ.

At the time, I weighed in at 245, and the springs were waaaay too stiff with minimum preload. Every pavement crack jarred...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 03-14-2004, 06:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,482
Posted By Mike Hart
79 came with tubeless rims after the serial nr ...

79 came with tubeless rims after the serial nr
in this thread (http://www.xs11.com/forum/showthread.php?s=&threadid=723&highlight=tubeless)
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 03-14-2004, 05:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,436
Posted By Mike Hart
The EMGO's have a little bit of shoulder, but it...

The EMGO's have a little bit of shoulder, but it doeesn't interfere with any air passages. Mine have no markings on them that I've ever noticed.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 03-12-2004, 07:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,436
Posted By Mike Hart
Yo Dog Emgo is the waytoGo ~$8.95 each ...

Yo Dog

Emgo is the waytoGo ~$8.95 each

do a search of the forum for Emgo, there's lots of info

http://www.xs11.com/forum/showthread.php?threadid=593&highlight=emgo

Here's results for all...
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 03-11-2004, 07:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,390
Posted By Mike Hart
I'll get the new chain & sprockets soon, haven't...

I'll get the new chain & sprockets soon, haven't found a compelling price online, not even Ron Ayers makes it worth the shipping from way over there. Next time I see a screamin' deal I'll get...
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 03-10-2004, 05:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,390
Posted By Mike Hart
Clean your chain?!? You go through them so fast,...

Clean your chain?!? You go through them so fast, why bother?
:D

Did the ins co cut you a check for 3K? I see exotic case guards in your future....

What does the new can sound like? ...
Forum: Members Lounge 01-14-2004, 07:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,281
Posted By Mike Hart
Hi Jim I woke up Thursday morning to see...

Hi Jim

I woke up Thursday morning to see jack-knifed semis strewn all over I-5, so I headed west to Newport, took the long way around over the Astoria bridge etc and emerged onto I-5 at Olympia...
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 01-05-2004, 04:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,226
Posted By Mike Hart
speaking of good luck on a search... ...

speaking of good luck on a search...

searched this forum (other bike disc) for posts containing VMax V-Max Vmax and got 33 hits :cool:
...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 12-27-2003, 09:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,456
Posted By Mike Hart
Peter, there are partial schematics in this...

Peter, there are partial schematics in this thread:
Troubleshooting a bike that will crank but won't start (http://www.xs11.com/forum/showthread.php?threadid=769)

I think P2 allows the...
Forum: Members Lounge 12-18-2003, 01:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,295
Posted By Mike Hart
Happy Holidays, see ya in a couple weeks

I hope everyone here has a wonderful holiday season.

I'm headed to California on Sunday, back next year. I'll be in the Willits / Laytonville area.

I hope to do some bike shopping while...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 12-14-2003, 06:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,135
Posted By Mike Hart
Hi John Yes, it's like the 81, using the...

Hi John

Yes, it's like the 81, using the tubing. BUT.... that can be a pain.

I set mine using the other method, and there was a really long thread about my trials and tribulations of jetting...
Forum: Members Lounge 12-12-2003, 03:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,110
Posted By Mike Hart
The list is here in the Misc Tips forum...

The list is here in the Misc Tips forum (http://www.xs11.com/forum/showthread.php?threadid=1011)

HTH
YMMV
DAHIKIJD
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 12-09-2003, 03:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,418
Posted By Mike Hart
He gave it a half a point off for no 6th gear, so...

He gave it a half a point off for no 6th gear, so he must think it could at least 'use' one, if not 'need' one...

XS/XJ and FJR could use one, Bandit too (even more so) but we struggle along, eh? ...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 12-04-2003, 07:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,018
Posted By Mike Hart
Hi there rwtrail... Hope you weren't broken...

Hi there rwtrail...

Hope you weren't broken yourself, getting rear-ended sucks.

Hard to say without getting in there with a voltmeter. It could also be the regulator/rectifier, the RLU, or a...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 12-03-2003, 06:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,597
Posted By Mike Hart
fwiw, my own experience is that clutch slip first...

fwiw, my own experience is that clutch slip first becomes noticeable in 5th gear, then when it is worse, 4th gear. It has to get really bad to slip in the lower gears.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-30-2003, 07:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,497
Posted By Mike Hart
Chris, I bet you have the "2d gear" problem -...

Chris, I bet you have the "2d gear" problem - except in XJ's, it's usually first gear that does that. The problem first shows up only under full throttle w/ load, then gradually becomes worse til...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-19-2003, 07:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,319
Posted By Mike Hart
Maybe it just needs a cam chain adjustment? That...

Maybe it just needs a cam chain adjustment? That would be nice :D
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-19-2003, 07:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,340
Posted By Mike Hart
Thumbs up new tech tips posted

Two new tech tips by TC have been posted to the Modifications/Electrical area:

L.E.D. Brake Light Mod (http://www.xs11.com/forum/showthread.php?threadid=3268)

L.E.D. Turn Signal Mod...
Forum: Members Lounge 11-09-2003, 09:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,105
Posted By Mike Hart
Good news, Bill! So, they didn't get too far...

Good news, Bill!

So, they didn't get too far with it, eh? I'm imagining whoever maybe causing their own self some pain when the damage occurred... :D
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-09-2003, 09:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,902
Posted By Mike Hart
cheap loud horns

I put dual 'snail' horns on my XS and Bandit, total cost for both bikes, under $10.

http://www.xs11.com/forum/showthread.php?postid=8221
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