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Forum: XS and XJ 1100 parts for sale. 06-06-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,609
Posted By Danny Crawdad
If $250 is shipped and the float posts are not...

If $250 is shipped and the float posts are not broken/nothing snapped off inside, I'll take the better set. Send me a PM with PayPal info :). Thank you Rocky!

Danny
Forum: Wanted to buy - XS and XJ1100 parts and bikes. 06-05-2014, 02:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 387
Posted By Danny Crawdad
Carbs needed for 81 XS11 Special

I've got another broken float post, and want to go ahead and get a good carb rack. Does anyone have a solid one I can use to sell?
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 parts for sale. 06-05-2014, 02:29 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,609
Posted By Danny Crawdad
If the carbs are in good shape, how much would...

If the carbs are in good shape, how much would you want for them?
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-21-2012, 07:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,529
Posted By Danny Crawdad
That does help, I have an existing switch but the...

That does help, I have an existing switch but the insides are fubar. Nothing is wrong with the harness end, though, so I have no problems grafting. Sounds good, I'd rather spend $60 on a new part...
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 parts for sale. 07-21-2012, 07:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,062
Posted By Danny Crawdad
Does the left control (turn signals etc) work...

Does the left control (turn signals etc) work fine? If so, what would you need to have for it?
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-21-2012, 07:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,529
Posted By Danny Crawdad
New left side switch/control?

Is there anyone that makes a NOS left side switch, or can I swap the one on from MikesXS? I know I'll be missing hazards, which doesn't bother me, but are the harness connectors going to be...
Forum: Wanted to buy - XS and XJ1100 parts and bikes. 05-22-2012, 11:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 965
Posted By Danny Crawdad
Center Stand

Looking to buy a good center stand to fit my 81 Special. I'd like it to have all mounting equipment, if possible! I'd like to pay by PayPal. Shipping would be to 35215. :D Thank you!
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-22-2012, 06:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 942
Posted By Danny Crawdad
I'd do some basic tests -- this definitely isn't...

I'd do some basic tests -- this definitely isn't expected behavior, these bikes have a weak charging system but it shouldn't leave you stranded.

It'd check the battery's resting voltage, the...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-22-2012, 06:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,212
Posted By Danny Crawdad
You are probably looking at the cam chain...

You are probably looking at the cam chain tensioner. They can and do leak -- there are some repairs on the site, but you may want to research switching to an automatic cam chain tensioner (ACCT) from...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-22-2012, 01:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,360
Posted By Danny Crawdad
Believe it or not, I've bought a few things from...

Believe it or not, I've bought a few things from mikescp for my XS before. Did you contact the seller?
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-21-2012, 08:30 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,032
Posted By Danny Crawdad
Believe it or not, I ride the XS all the time...

Believe it or not, I ride the XS all the time down dirt/gravel country roads. Mind the ruts, and when in doubt, throttle out :D. I actually learned to ride on gravel and mud backroads, it's fun. Just...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-20-2012, 05:55 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,460
Posted By Danny Crawdad
Definitely adjust it first, I tried to adjust...

Definitely adjust it first, I tried to adjust mine about half a dozen times before I gave in. Mine were shot, noticeably shorter than the new Barnett springs side by side. These clutches are very...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-20-2012, 05:36 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,460
Posted By Danny Crawdad
After another day with new Barnett springs, I...

After another day with new Barnett springs, I feel like I have a new bike. The additional lever pressure isn't too bad, and it adjusted up perfectly. I (personally) didn't bother opening up the...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-19-2012, 07:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 607
Posted By Danny Crawdad
Oh yeah, been there. Mine was all crudded up and...

Oh yeah, been there. Mine was all crudded up and when I was trying to pull the cylinder out, everything came out at once and flew across the living room. It was like a puzzle. Glad you got it back...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-19-2012, 07:28 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,460
Posted By Danny Crawdad
I had the same problem, slipping in 3rd and 4th...

I had the same problem, slipping in 3rd and 4th gear at high RPM. Especially getting on it up interstate onramps. I adjusted the clutch first (which you should try), but that didn't solve my problem....
Forum: Southeast 05-16-2012, 03:16 PM
Replies: 480
Views: 38,669
Posted By Danny Crawdad
I don't really like mine to ride :D. Bike runs...

I don't really like mine to ride :D. Bike runs better without her, I say. Though, not to her face. We'll be there, although she'll be rocking a decidedly non-vintage Japanese car rather than...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-11-2012, 10:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,929
Posted By Danny Crawdad
I had terrible luck with an AGM Interstate...

I had terrible luck with an AGM Interstate battery too, a lot of troubles went away when I switched to a $50 NAPA wet cell replacement.
Forum: Members Lounge 05-11-2012, 09:43 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,395
Posted By Danny Crawdad
This isn't far-fetched if you look at the...

This isn't far-fetched if you look at the contents of something like Seafoam:

Pale Oil 40% - 60%
Naphtha 25% - 35%
Isopropyl Alcohol 10% - 20%
Forum: Members Lounge 05-11-2012, 09:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 962
Posted By Danny Crawdad
This post reminded me... I started a list about 8...

This post reminded me... I started a list about 8 months ago. I just went through and checked off about 10 items. Felt nice :cool:
Forum: Members Lounge 05-11-2012, 09:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,467
Posted By Danny Crawdad
You know, I had a portable butane soldering iron...

You know, I had a portable butane soldering iron years ago that worked incredibly well... maybe I'll give that a try.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-11-2012, 09:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,600
Posted By Danny Crawdad
When I rebuilt my front I tossed the torn dust...

When I rebuilt my front I tossed the torn dust boot, and lubed the plunger externally really well with silicone spray. It's smoooth now. I still wish it had better front brakes, but they work.
...
Forum: Members Lounge 05-11-2012, 08:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 975
Posted By Danny Crawdad
If Ed & Co. happen to dip a little south into the...

If Ed & Co. happen to dip a little south into the Southern Comfort, I'm in Birmingham, Alabama and have a place to stay and tools to wrench with. Oh, and more food, beer, coffee, and conversation...
Forum: Members Lounge 05-11-2012, 08:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 987
Posted By Danny Crawdad
Nice, Don! Which ride are you taking, you think?...

Nice, Don! Which ride are you taking, you think? :D

My wife wants to ride on the back of mine so bad, but no helmet. She's not a mother yet either, so no excuse to buy her one for Mother's Day....
Forum: Southeast 05-10-2012, 05:45 PM
Replies: 480
Views: 38,669
Posted By Danny Crawdad
How's the camping there? My wife doesn't ride but...

How's the camping there? My wife doesn't ride but loves to camp, and found the Iron Horse lodge a few months ago, she would probably kill me if I went without her :D
Forum: Links 05-09-2012, 02:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,986
Posted By Danny Crawdad
Feel like I have to update this, I got my keys...

Feel like I have to update this, I got my keys from keys4urride quickly, and they are OEM key blanks that work flawlessly. Can't think of a way this could have been easier :).
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