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Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-01-2017, 10:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 961
Posted By mharrington
I always have an old bicycle cable or motorcycle...

I always have an old bicycle cable or motorcycle cable on hand. Unravel a single strand to length and snip it off. Makes for an excellent little snaking tool.
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 parts for sale. 03-12-2016, 08:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,256
Posted By mharrington
No longer for sale. Shipping is high double even...

No longer for sale. Shipping is high double even triple digits.
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 parts for sale. 03-06-2016, 04:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,256
Posted By mharrington
I do not think this will fit an XJ. Im not...

I do not think this will fit an XJ. Im not certain but I do know the frames are Different between the XS and XJ.
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 parts for sale. 02-05-2016, 12:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,256
Posted By mharrington
Somebody wants this!

Somebody wants this!
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 parts for sale. 01-22-2016, 03:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 938
Posted By mharrington
Cover is sold.

Cover is sold.
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 parts for sale. 01-10-2016, 09:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 938
Posted By mharrington
1979 XS1100F Right side plastic cover $15

Right side- "throttle side" plastic frame cover. No cracks chips and nothing broken off. What you see is what you get- obviously it will need prep prime and paint. $15 and you pay actual UPS ground...
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 parts for sale. 01-10-2016, 09:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,256
Posted By mharrington
Backrest for 1979 XS1100 Standard $40

Back rest and luggage rack from my 1979 XS1100F. Pad has recent cover and backboard replaced. Chrome on the metal is in good condition. The rack portion has no crossbars- didnt come with them so...
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 parts for sale. 01-10-2016, 09:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,248
Posted By mharrington
1979 XS1100F Seat $40

Seat I had done for My 79 1100F. Pan was sandblasted- repaired with fiberglass and painted black. Foam and cover is from a seller in Vietnam. THE FOAM AND COVER WAS NOT CORRECT FOR A STANDARD 1100...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 10-24-2015, 09:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,066
Posted By mharrington
I took a length of steel rod/small diameter steel...

I took a length of steel rod/small diameter steel bar and ground in some clearance on one end as well as an edge to catch the race lip. Its hard to get the rod angled enough to contact the race lip...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 10-10-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,632
Posted By mharrington
The spare kicker lever is fixed in the outward...

The spare kicker lever is fixed in the outward position- does not swivel back in out of the way.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 10-09-2015, 09:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,087
Posted By mharrington
Its really odd riding an aircooled 4 that is more...

Its really odd riding an aircooled 4 that is more powerful than an XS1100 but the big Sazook is just that. The red looks awesome. I really like the nimbleness and lighter weight of this GS. Actually...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 10-09-2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,087
Posted By mharrington
Well I replaced my 79 1100F

My 1100 is a fantastic bike I bought in 2009 and fixed it up very nicely. All stock except Jardine mufflers. Ran perfect- very powerfull but I have always wanted a 4 valve per cyl GS1100E.


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Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-22-2015, 02:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,317
Posted By mharrington
Ahhh I have never heard it called a Duck Bill but...

Ahhh I have never heard it called a Duck Bill but the KZs with it look better. Didnt yamaha do the same to the 1100- eliminate the duck bill cowl thing? I really would like a 1980-81 GS1100E Suzook...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-20-2015, 03:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,317
Posted By mharrington
Here is a KZ1100 for sale as of 7-20-2015. ...

Here is a KZ1100 for sale as of 7-20-2015.


http://i772.photobucket.com/albums/yy10/castcrankguy/kz1_zpssk9bhlrd.jpg (http://s772.photobucket.com/user/castcrankguy/media/kz1_zpssk9bhlrd.jpg.html)...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-19-2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,317
Posted By mharrington
Here is another pic. I have included the phone #...

Here is another pic. I have included the phone # if anyone is interested. Its in Muskegon MI 49441 49442 zip. As of 07/19/2015 its still for sale. 231 683-6853
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Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-18-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,317
Posted By mharrington
I hear you but in his own ad he typed: "Was...

I hear you but in his own ad he typed: "Was running until new chrome breather filters where put on carbs replacing factory one." Rather than sell a bike thats not ridable he should put airbox BACK...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-18-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,317
Posted By mharrington
Oh my- those cheap pod filters too tempting.......

This XS1100 is for sale in my area-Holland MI. I say just put the dang airbox back on!!!!


http://i772.photobucket.com/albums/yy10/castcrankguy/XS%20with%20pods_zpsjscbxj4b.jpg...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-31-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,261
Posted By mharrington
That tracker fender and seat pad looks really...

That tracker fender and seat pad looks really nice! I always wondered how a narrow tracker seat would look with a larger capacity tank.
Forum: Members Lounge 02-02-2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 599
Posted By mharrington
True and what content there is will be scripted...

True and what content there is will be scripted but at least they are not using the same ole same ole. It was refreshing to see the CB750 four and the XS650 twin praised for their reliability instead...
Forum: Members Lounge 02-01-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 599
Posted By mharrington
New Bike show on Velocity

Naked Speed. Similar to Cafe Racer but looks like the builders have a bigger shop and bigger budget. Ive only seen the first show. Many things I like.

1. No showcasing expensive V twins. In fact...
Forum: Members Lounge 02-01-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 16,831
Posted By mharrington
Angry A large segment of the musclecar community is...

A large segment of the musclecar community is disgusted with the TV show Overhaulin. The old cars simply dont look right slammed low with 21" wheels. Even the moderated discussion boards get...
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 12-25-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,552
Posted By mharrington
If your not looking to remove the paint but want...

If your not looking to remove the paint but want to simply clean the gunk off the engine case here is what I did with my XS650 engines. After taping off EVERY area I sparyed the assembled case with...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 12-25-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,196
Posted By mharrington
On my XS650 I had a slipping clutch (I use only...

On my XS650 I had a slipping clutch (I use only diesel engine oil). On a saturday I took the steel plates to work and sandblasted them. Re assembled and no slip. Then 2 months later I installed...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 10-19-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,219
Posted By mharrington
I am lucky in that a man that runs a dealer body...

I am lucky in that a man that runs a dealer body shop paints my tanks and parts. He does it "On the side..wink" but does run it thru the body shop oven. Its disappointing that the clear must be...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-14-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,152
Posted By mharrington
My good man I am totally with you on not being...

My good man I am totally with you on not being able to spend $$ on parts...BUT I would hate for you or myself to reuse a gasket when their is soooooo much precision work involved to reassemble- ...
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