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Forum: Members Lounge 01-01-2017, 09:26 PM
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Posted By nzemke
Good information all the way around Thank you....

Good information all the way around Thank you. I'm still punching out classes at this point so I haven't jumped in yet. But working on making space and putting up new shelving for an area to house...
Forum: Members Lounge 09-03-2016, 09:28 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 44,683
Posted By nzemke
So it has been a while since I posted. The riding...

So it has been a while since I posted. The riding season here in washington state is starting to dwindle down. I really enjoyed the first season of riding her all the way through. I have heard the...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-22-2016, 12:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,091
Posted By nzemke
I had really good luck with building the seat pan...

I had really good luck with building the seat pan from fiberglass. Then using floor padding (that they gave me 10 times more then I needed for $5). The tough part is the seat cover. I tried just...
Forum: Members Lounge 06-09-2016, 04:53 PM
Replies: 76
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Posted By nzemke
My thought was to push the wind up and away from...

My thought was to push the wind up and away from my chest. But I think I'm done monkeying with it for now. I have been riding it to work every day for the last two weeks. Just going to ride it how it...
Forum: Members Lounge 05-24-2016, 05:09 PM
Replies: 3,273
Views: 496,352
Posted By nzemke
Replaced the small junk china knock off 1:1...

Replaced the small junk china knock off 1:1 digital tachometer. Not sure why I keep entertaining the notion that ebay china crap will be any good for me or the bike. On the other hand I picked up the...
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 05-23-2016, 05:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,536
Posted By nzemke
XSR900 New to US

So it appears that they have brought the XS series in some capacity to the US. Has anyone ridden an XSR900? Supposedly it is their attempt at a throw back to the 70's bikes. I have watched a a couple...
Forum: Members Lounge 05-21-2016, 11:32 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 44,683
Posted By nzemke
So I am messing around with the idea of making a...

So I am messing around with the idea of making a mini fairing for the bike. Now that I have the biking running right I can focus on what should have been last from the start...making her pretty. On...
Forum: Members Lounge 05-19-2016, 08:55 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 44,683
Posted By nzemke
lol...yeah it was. The smallest pick on it was...

lol...yeah it was. The smallest pick on it was just small enough to fit.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-18-2016, 11:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,437
Posted By nzemke
Does it idle strong? Or choppy? The diaphragm is...

Does it idle strong? Or choppy? The diaphragm is easy to check, lift it to the top and hold your thumb over the air vent that goes to it. The diaphragm will slowly lower. It doesn't sound like that's...
Forum: Members Lounge 05-18-2016, 06:53 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 44,683
Posted By nzemke
Lol, it was a miss type :D I was using a brake...

Lol, it was a miss type :D I was using a brake cleaner and a carb pick for cleaning the small hole
Forum: Members Lounge 05-18-2016, 03:38 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 44,683
Posted By nzemke
Post Update

And it was the Pickup Coil Wires!! I can't believe it!! With all of the other work I have done to this bike she rides amazing compared to before! I think I just need to read the spark plugs to make...
Forum: Members Lounge 05-17-2016, 11:01 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 44,683
Posted By nzemke
So I have heard the saying about making...

So I have heard the saying about making assumptions. And it appears I may make an ass out of my self. I assumed the coils were the issue because it didn't spark after heating up. So I checked the...
Forum: Members Lounge 05-15-2016, 10:17 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 44,683
Posted By nzemke
Thank you as always for the good ideas. I had...

Thank you as always for the good ideas. I had been looking through the Dyno switch out and decided that was going to wait for next years tax return...the little lady doesn't protest as much when...
Forum: Members Lounge 05-13-2016, 10:28 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 44,683
Posted By nzemke
So I have been bouncing my head off this bike...

So I have been bouncing my head off this bike for the last year thinking that i just didn't know how to sync carbs...turns out I got be one of the very luck 1 in a million whos coil stops working...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 04-23-2016, 02:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,063
Posted By nzemke
I completely agree with the titling of evil on...

I completely agree with the titling of evil on that third carb....let the exorcism begin! I looked at the threading and you weren't kidding....that is super fine! You wouldn't happen to have handy...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 04-22-2016, 08:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,063
Posted By nzemke
Carb swap 1 and 3...possible?

So I have three banks of carbs sitting in front of me and all of them having something wrong with the third carb...the cursed one it would seem. Is it possible to swap out the third for a first carb?...
Forum: Members Lounge 04-18-2016, 12:56 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 44,683
Posted By nzemke
In thinking more on this, it could very well be...

In thinking more on this, it could very well be the fuel issue that resolved it...not 100% sure. I did notice the first 1/4 throttle is still laggy so I will try to color tune that tomorrow on my...
Forum: Members Lounge 04-17-2016, 11:33 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 44,683
Posted By nzemke
Arrrrggggg!!!! So when I was trying the pods last...

Arrrrggggg!!!! So when I was trying the pods last year I'm pretty sure I decided to use the jet needles from the carb rebuild kit. Well it would appear that the issue with my carbs were them...I...
Forum: Members Lounge 04-17-2016, 04:27 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 44,683
Posted By nzemke
So after rebuilding the top end of the engine I...

So after rebuilding the top end of the engine I have found that I'm still having a few if the issues I was having before. First things first, I have it idling like a champ. I found out I have two...
Forum: Members Lounge 04-14-2016, 10:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 913
Posted By nzemke
Welcome to the Group! These gents on here know...

Welcome to the Group! These gents on here know more about these bikes then the engineers who built them ;) I also have the 79 standard and love it!
Forum: Members Lounge 04-14-2016, 11:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,868
Posted By nzemke
Post 3D Printed Carburetor calibration Bowls

Testing the waters to see if anyone would be interested in a set of see through calibration bowls. The general idea behind them being that I scan in the existing bowls to a CAD drawing. Then modify...
Forum: Members Lounge 04-11-2016, 01:05 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 44,683
Posted By nzemke
Thanks for the compliments! Sadly I have heard...

Thanks for the compliments! Sadly I have heard some bikes just won't run pods...and mine seems to be one of them. After all of the posts that I have read through, there is a chance that the issue...
Forum: Members Lounge 04-10-2016, 08:29 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 44,683
Posted By nzemke
I really appreciate the compliments! Some times I...

I really appreciate the compliments! Some times I feel like I'm spinning my wheels with this project. When I have time I try to punch out as much as possible.
Last night I finished the conversion...
Forum: Members Lounge 04-06-2016, 09:47 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 44,683
Posted By nzemke
Update: Getting there

I wanted to update the thread with some new photos. I am cleaning up the cabling mess so I can get the battery and everything in with the new side panels. I have about 6-8 hours into each panel :S ...
Forum: Members Lounge 03-24-2016, 09:04 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 44,683
Posted By nzemke
Update: Fun With Fiberglass

Here is the Form from the left side:

http://i301.photobucket.com/albums/nn61/nzemke/MotorCycle/20160323_200721_zpstf2raulw.jpg...
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