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Forum: XS and XJ 1100 parts for sale. 05-08-2018, 11:12 AM
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Posted By RUSH
Exhaust

Looking for any brand exhaust that is complete for 78 XS11.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 01-12-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,808
Posted By RUSH
Get yourself a wood chisel and a hammer. Use...

Get yourself a wood chisel and a hammer.
Use the chisel and hammer to break the bolt loose. Hit in the direction to unscrew the bolt.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-09-2013, 11:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,691
Posted By RUSH
If you want to Increase Power to the rear then a...

If you want to Increase Power to the rear then a larger sprocket would be correct. If you want to increase Rotation than a smaller sprocket would be correct. Bearing in mind the drive train I would...
Forum: Wanted to buy - XS and XJ1100 parts and bikes. 10-31-2013, 07:42 PM
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Views: 686
Posted By RUSH
Standard Fuel Tank

The tank I have is not co-operating and I'm getting tired of finding new holes to patch. Is there anyone with a good standard tank willing to sell or trade?
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 10-27-2013, 08:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,691
Posted By RUSH
This reminds me of the Popular Mechanics Tri...

This reminds me of the Popular Mechanics Tri Magnum bike built in the early 80's. I did see a completed one at the California state fair around...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 10-25-2013, 08:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,334
Posted By RUSH
What about an easy out? ...

What about an easy out? http://www.harborfreight.com/12-piece-screw-extractor-set-40349.html
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 10-25-2013, 06:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,332
Posted By RUSH
Talking https://scontent-a-sea.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash3/p...

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Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 10-21-2013, 10:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,334
Posted By RUSH
Also check the enricher circuit. There is a small...

Also check the enricher circuit. There is a small orifice in the bottom of the bowl that is linked to the enricher tube in the bowl. If that gets clogged you wont get fuel when the enricher is...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 10-21-2013, 09:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,334
Posted By RUSH
If the floats were stuck it would have been...

If the floats were stuck it would have been getting more than enough fuel to start when cold. I would think that the enriching circuit is plugged, so even with the "choke" pulled out you may not be...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 10-16-2013, 10:44 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,581
Posted By RUSH
Harbor Freight should have a compression tester...

Harbor Freight should have a compression tester for you nearby at:

YPSILANTI, MI #00170
2399 ELLSWORTH RD
YPSILANTI,MI 48197
734-434-2402
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 10-16-2013, 10:28 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,581
Posted By RUSH
Reread your posts. It may not be the pickup coils...

Reread your posts. It may not be the pickup coils if you have spark. They control the input from the TCI unit so if you have spark the coils should be good. I would check just to make sure as this is...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 10-16-2013, 10:14 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,581
Posted By RUSH
dont check for resistance, the pickups never go...

dont check for resistance, the pickups never go bad, but the wiring to them gets stretched and breaks inside the insulation. They are expensive and a PITA to replace, but easy to splice in new wire...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 10-16-2013, 09:58 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,581
Posted By RUSH
One fun idiosyncrasy with the bike is if the...

One fun idiosyncrasy with the bike is if the pickup coil wires start to go it will be hard to start if not impossible unless you use some throttle to make the vacuum advance move and reconnect the...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 10-13-2013, 09:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,332
Posted By RUSH
https://scontent-a-pao.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash3/p...

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Twin 55 watt lights were cheaper than the stock headlamp. Brighter too!
Forum: Product Evaluations 10-12-2013, 10:21 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 30,361
Posted By RUSH
What's the cost?

What's the cost?
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 10-12-2013, 10:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,444
Posted By RUSH
If/when you cut it down, go over the cut with a...

If/when you cut it down, go over the cut with a propane torch and that will melt the cut edge to smooth.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 10-12-2013, 09:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,332
Posted By RUSH
https://fbcdn-sphotos-e-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-...

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Out on the road today! Sync'd the carbs this morning and went for a ride. Runs great! I...
Forum: Members Lounge 10-10-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,415
Posted By RUSH
Thanks for the offer Tom! I think I can fab one...

Thanks for the offer Tom! I think I can fab one up pretty quick now that I have the dimensions and pictures. :D
Forum: Members Lounge 10-09-2013, 08:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,415
Posted By RUSH
So true Motoman! With saddle bags you cant really...

So true Motoman! With saddle bags you cant really see what you're wrenching on, but with practice it's second nature to remove the seat blind.:D
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 bikes for sale. 10-09-2013, 06:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 984
Posted By RUSH
Collector bike

http://seattle.craigslist.org/skc/mcy/4108942337.html

Mike Kneebone, the founder if the IBA, XS1100.
Confirmed by him via email.
Forum: Members Lounge 10-09-2013, 06:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,415
Posted By RUSH
Perfect!! Thanks

Perfect!! Thanks
Forum: Members Lounge 10-09-2013, 05:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,415
Posted By RUSH
thanks for the picture! Any thoughts as to the...

thanks for the picture! Any thoughts as to the dimensions?
Forum: Members Lounge 10-09-2013, 12:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,415
Posted By RUSH
Standard Seat fittings

My seat is missing the front tab fitting to secure it to the bike. Anyone have a spare? What about a couple of pictures and rough dimensions would really help.
Thanks!
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-29-2013, 10:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,332
Posted By RUSH
The nice thing about knowing all the in's and...

The nice thing about knowing all the in's and out's is that it's more like KNEWING all the in's and out's. I had my first XS in perfect working condition, but that was after many years of figuring it...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-29-2013, 09:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,527
Posted By RUSH
Paint it yellow to match the bike and add just...

Paint it yellow to match the bike and add just two pin stripes high and low. Leave the ammo cans the way they are. my 2cents;)
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