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Forum: XS and XJ 1100 bikes for sale. 02-26-2013, 01:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 766
Posted By RJFort
Damn I keep forgetting stuff. I have all the...

Damn I keep forgetting stuff. I have all the original parts in a tote right next to the bike. No more adds to this post, sorry again.
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 bikes for sale. 02-26-2013, 12:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 766
Posted By RJFort
I forgot to mention I have the title in hand from...

I forgot to mention I have the title in hand from previous owner.
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 bikes for sale. 02-26-2013, 12:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 766
Posted By RJFort
79 XS1100 Special $450.00 obo

Hi guys. Selling my 79 XS1100 Special project. I am asking $450.00 obo. I started on it a bit. Got the carbs mostly back together. They are loosely assembled. I missed on jet and needed to go...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-24-2012, 11:30 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,596
Posted By RJFort
Been on hold actually. Still have the bad...

Been on hold actually. Still have the bad compression. Have had several house projects to take care of, new bathroom and kitchen. Busy and money. Its at my buddies garage waiting for me. I was...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-22-2012, 07:01 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,596
Posted By RJFort
thanks guys. I will try the oil first and see...

thanks guys. I will try the oil first and see where we stand.

I am not covering the emblem brackets. I am leaving it as is. I like it like this. Kinda industrial, rat, finished unfinished.
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Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-22-2012, 05:01 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,596
Posted By RJFort
So I tested the compression today on the xs11...

So I tested the compression today on the xs11 special. many sadfaces. cylinders 1 & 4 tested at 160 and 155 respectively. All good there. Cylinders 2 & 3 tested at just over 100 each. Right...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-21-2012, 09:01 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,596
Posted By RJFort
Cuda, I have decided not to hard tail the...

Cuda,
I have decided not to hard tail the bike. I posted a few weeks ago about that in this thread. I took what everyone said and did my own research and decided not to do that with a bike with...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-21-2012, 05:47 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,596
Posted By RJFort
the only other body panel I am using is a new...

the only other body panel I am using is a new fender. side panels in a box, not going on bike, debating on front fender. if I use it I will shorten it some. making my own seat eventually and...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-21-2012, 05:32 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,596
Posted By RJFort
got my tank back from powder coaters, now to get...

got my tank back from powder coaters, now to get the Kreem liner in them. Dont wanna mess up the nice new coating outside so going to let a pro do the inner liner, that way if he messes up he is...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-21-2012, 05:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,029
Posted By RJFort
thanks crazy steve, will the battery from my...

thanks crazy steve, will the battery from my other bike do the same trick? i dont actually need to start the motor just get it spinning. would an air ratchet on the crank work too?
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-21-2012, 04:48 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,029
Posted By RJFort
I was told doing that will raise the compression...

I was told doing that will raise the compression in the chamber. It may not be a fully consistent reading but it will show if the engine is holding compression, I was told. Am I wrong? The bike...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-21-2012, 02:53 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,029
Posted By RJFort
I just got my permanent kickstart lever in the...

I just got my permanent kickstart lever in the mail from Tom Clisham. Thanks Tom. Now to install it. ...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-11-2012, 04:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,203
Posted By RJFort
So I ordered the Petcock rebuild kit from...

So I ordered the Petcock rebuild kit from Georgefix on Wednesday May 9, sometime before noon. I am in CT and he is in Florida. Well I come home from work today, May 11 and it is sitting in my...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-11-2012, 10:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,203
Posted By RJFort
That is a good idea. I want to double check...

That is a good idea. I want to double check really how perfect it is. It looks pretty good though. I will try to take pics and see what people say. Thanks for the idea. I did not think of it.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-10-2012, 01:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,203
Posted By RJFort
Thanks for all your info, helpful as usual. ...

Thanks for all your info, helpful as usual. There is really nothing wrong with the gas cap. The chrome is beautiful and perfect, if you like that sort of thing. There will be ZERO chrome on this...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-09-2012, 06:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,951
Posted By RJFort
yeah John, I planned on those but they only...

yeah John,
I planned on those but they only cover up to the bottom of the lower triple. I will figure something out. Just brainstorming at the moment unless something presents itself that I can...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-09-2012, 05:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,951
Posted By RJFort
lol, you better double check them then to see if...

lol, you better double check them then to see if he is not selling them, he told me he was selling them. I have not heard from him as of yet. I will hold off then if they are yours. That would be...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-09-2012, 12:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,951
Posted By RJFort
Thanks guys. Fred I will probably keep the...

Thanks guys. Fred I will probably keep the special front or get the Franks front. Headlight is changing to a double headlight, I will probably change the speedo to a digital, need to research it. ...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-09-2012, 12:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,951
Posted By RJFort
Yeah I am either gonna rebuild mine and use...

Yeah I am either gonna rebuild mine and use rubber fork boots to hide the pitting. It is just where the boot would cover, or buy the new set from forking by frank. Depending on money. 261 for...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-09-2012, 10:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,951
Posted By RJFort
so they have to be chrome huh? I was trying to...

so they have to be chrome huh? I was trying to get away with none if at all possible. Ok no worries. Any idea what he charges for something like that? have you or anyone you know used him before?
...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-09-2012, 10:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,951
Posted By RJFort
yes marty that helps quite a bit. the guy at...

yes marty that helps quite a bit. the guy at Traxxion Dynamics was telling me he had a set of fork tubes they were going to be rebuilding and if I wanted them he would sell them to me. I was just...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-09-2012, 09:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,951
Posted By RJFort
xs1100 and xs1100 special forks

I spoke witn Traxxion Dynamics today and they said they have a set of xs 1100 forks sitting there that are going to be rebuilt by them. He is finding out more info for me, but in the mean time I...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-09-2012, 08:08 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,596
Posted By RJFort
Hey guys, Wanted to give you an update on my...

Hey guys,
Wanted to give you an update on my build. After hearing and considering all your feedback and doing a little research on my own I have decided NOT to chop the bike into a hardtail. ...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-09-2012, 07:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,203
Posted By RJFort
you guys are great will give that info a shot. I...

you guys are great will give that info a shot. I just ordered my kit so hopefully my petcocks will be good as new next week. I do not know if the petcock NEEDED to be rebuilt, but just want to make...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-09-2012, 06:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,203
Posted By RJFort
cool, thanks Marty. Much appreciated.

cool, thanks Marty. Much appreciated.
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