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Forum: XS and XJ 1100 parts for sale. 07-26-2012, 12:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,193
Posted By tantor
If my welder can't work miracles, I might need a...

If my welder can't work miracles, I might need a set of pipes for my XJ1100. Will find out more as I take a month off of work, and find a day or 3 to finally work on my bike.

Pipes need not be...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-23-2011, 12:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,306
Posted By tantor
Just an update, It is at my welder's place, so...

Just an update, It is at my welder's place, so that we can refab a 1 season exhaust. The old one didn't have enough to weld patches onto. This will be a 4 into 1 , just because that's what we had...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-08-2011, 10:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,391
Posted By tantor
Too funny. I have one of those which will be my...

Too funny. I have one of those which will be my this winter's project.... as soon as I get the XJ done!
Forum: Members Lounge 05-07-2011, 12:43 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 165,073
Posted By tantor
Done. I'm on it!

Done. I'm on it!
Forum: Members Lounge 05-06-2011, 05:28 PM
Replies: 85
Poll: Biker's Wave
Views: 11,124
Posted By tantor
Here in BC, under 50cc or electric does not...

Here in BC, under 50cc or electric does not require a class 6.

As for waving, most of them wave back, :cool:
except for the Gangsta Wannabee's who really wish that they were somebody!
Forum: Members Lounge 05-06-2011, 04:46 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,304
Posted By tantor
I'm in for Free! It will help offset the bills...

I'm in for Free! It will help offset the bills I'm running up on this beast!
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-06-2011, 09:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,391
Posted By tantor
QC? Yes. Give a shout when in town, we can meet...

QC? Yes. Give a shout when in town, we can meet up for a pint. I'll bring along another XS nut.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-06-2011, 12:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,391
Posted By tantor
What sort of mileage do you get off of the...

What sort of mileage do you get off of the auxiliary tank?

You sure picked a pretty place to live, and with Andreas' parts yard nearby...
Lucky Dog!
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-06-2011, 12:43 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 16,993
Posted By tantor
I'm running the stock NGK right now, but as the...

I'm running the stock NGK right now, but as the restoration progresses, a healthy spark is really important, so I WILL upgrade the coils, and find the most reliable plug that I can. I can only throw...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-06-2011, 12:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,214
Posted By tantor
As for sound, try this. The price isn't too bad....

As for sound, try this. The price isn't too bad. I don't normally like Flea-Bay, but I have got a couple of really trick things off of them.
...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-06-2011, 12:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,142
Posted By tantor
I only said that because I'm economical, and I...

I only said that because I'm economical, and I know that I keep used inner tubes for purposes just like this!
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-05-2011, 11:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,142
Posted By tantor
I like that bike caddy. I've already burnt 3 pads...

I like that bike caddy. I've already burnt 3 pads off of my jack, due to hot exhaust. Try lining the lift point with an old inner tube, to protect your paint.
Forum: Members Lounge 05-05-2011, 11:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,319
Posted By tantor
Great job. Not my bottle of beer, but a lot of...

Great job. Not my bottle of beer, but a lot of work went into that one.
You gotta appreciate that skill.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-05-2011, 11:25 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 18,199
Posted By tantor
Smile Now that the clutch is tight, once the beast is...

Now that the clutch is tight, once the beast is warmed up, Yes she will rise to the occasion. I try not to do it often, but once in a while, it's fun.
But only on deserted roads.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-05-2011, 02:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,324
Posted By tantor
Try Pacific Fasteners in Burnaby, B.C....

Try Pacific Fasteners in Burnaby, B.C. 604-294-9411
http://www.pacifictasteners.com/

They bent over backwards for me!
And they had all of the really weird stuff in stock.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 04-20-2011, 11:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,058
Posted By tantor
Smile The worm clamps were what I was trying to use....

The worm clamps were what I was trying to use. Your tip on the T-Bolts was enough to make me revive a few brain cells. A quick trip to my automotive wholesaler, I left with the parts in hand and the...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 04-20-2011, 12:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,058
Posted By tantor
Exhaust band clamps

Here is a really silly question, but...
Are the exhaust clamps specific to Yama ha ha,
or will any generic clamp of the right diameter fit?

82 xj1100 that burps and farts way more than it...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 04-16-2011, 12:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,306
Posted By tantor
I just had it out for a quick spin. Not bad. It...

I just had it out for a quick spin. Not bad. It takes forever to warm up, but I can put up with that until I clean the carbs again!

Now it's time to do the battery sensor eliminator mod, and work...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 03-27-2011, 07:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,306
Posted By tantor
Update, It's tagged and running! Turn signals / 4...

Update, It's tagged and running! Turn signals / 4 way flashers don't work yet, and the clutch slips under large load. I'm getting there!


If it were not for this site, the beast would have gotten...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 02-13-2011, 09:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,306
Posted By tantor
Update! Some Seafoam in the tank and sump, much...

Update! Some Seafoam in the tank and sump, much cursing, and now it's down to a sticky clutch cable and the lack of turn signals. I'll get the LOOBIT and multimeter out tomorrow, and hopefully I will...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 02-13-2011, 09:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,266
Posted By tantor
One of the guys in an Army Truck forum...

One of the guys in an Army Truck forum (Steelsoldiers.com)that I subscribe to, came up with a great way to remove rust. He immersed his parts in Apple Cider Vinegar for 2 days. They came out clean...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 01-27-2011, 11:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,306
Posted By tantor
Running! Front brakes finally working! Now it's...

Running! Front brakes finally working! Now it's just lubing the clutch cable, making the turn signals work, an oil change and then some tags!

On the road again!:):):):):)
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 01-27-2011, 12:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,306
Posted By tantor
Cool Update: The pig finally fired up! Major work on...

Update: The pig finally fired up! Major work on the electrics, I think that the Carbs are semi clean.

Mrs Murphy reared her ugly head the same day, and I think that in honor of my 2 wheel...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 10-04-2010, 04:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,150
Posted By tantor
Well, I think that I did everything right in the...

Well, I think that I did everything right in the Carb Cleaning adventure, but I still have some problems. The airbox is filling with gas! How do I tell if it's a Petcock problem, Octy Prob, or Float...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 10-04-2010, 03:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,549
Posted By tantor
Thanks. Just as you replied, I found the freaking...

Thanks. Just as you replied, I found the freaking things. Next time, I'll attatch them while the carbs are still off the bike. It is not easy to if if you have big hands! Wish me luck while I try to...
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