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Forum: Other Bike Discussion 01-30-2015, 06:48 PM
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Posted By daveyg
Awesome thanks!

Awesome thanks!
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 01-17-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 661
Posted By daveyg
Carb identification?

http://i47.photobucket.com/albums/f180/daveygunit/motorcycles/DCF9DBA3-6FFA-428B-9969-864CCBCBFAB2.jpg

Local girl selling this carb rack, also has a radiator and one or two other things leftover...
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 01-09-2015, 08:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,100
Posted By daveyg
My thoughts exactly! Would be one hell of a mean...

My thoughts exactly! Would be one hell of a mean 2 seater shifter kart! I'd build a swingarm on the rear for suspension, front I'd need to do some thinking... There's an ATV wrecker not far away that...
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 01-09-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,100
Posted By daveyg
Yeah I've come to the realization that the...

Yeah I've come to the realization that the 'middle drive' is housed in the case. But I'm not thinking of a motorcycle, I'm thinking mounting engine longitudinally in say, a go kart/sandrail with a...
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 01-03-2015, 08:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,100
Posted By daveyg
Hmmm... Interesting food for thought. Thank ye...

Hmmm... Interesting food for thought. Thank ye gentlemen! I'll post pics once it's in my possession.
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 01-02-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,100
Posted By daveyg
I guess if I'm gonna do something crazy I could...

I guess if I'm gonna do something crazy I could just mount the engine sideways with a hub to a sprocket mounted direct to the output shaft...
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 01-02-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,100
Posted By daveyg
Seca 750 anyone?

A friend is giving me a running Seca 750 that has no title, but I'm trying to decide what to do with it. Kinda leaning toward parting it out, but part of me wants to play with it and build something...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-20-2014, 01:29 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 12,021
Posted By daveyg
I bet it ends up lighter than the aluminum wheels...

I bet it ends up lighter than the aluminum wheels were originally... I once was changing the tire on my xs11 front and on my kz750 front on the same day and noticed the kz's bare aluminum wheel was...
Forum: Wanted to buy - XS and XJ1100 parts and bikes. 07-12-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 432
Posted By daveyg
I've got one just like that on my bike. What's it...

I've got one just like that on my bike. What's it worth to ya?
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-12-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 12,021
Posted By daveyg
Any new progress on this? If you can't get...

Any new progress on this? If you can't get somebody local to do the lathe work I'd be willing to help with it for a small donation to the DaveyGs beater xs11 repair fund.
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 07-10-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,653
Posted By daveyg
They are cool for sure, been kicking myself ever...

They are cool for sure, been kicking myself ever since selling my old one. If you ever try running one open headers you better have some ear plugs...
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 07-09-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 647
Posted By daveyg
Yeah that's what I've been reading. ~38hp and...

Yeah that's what I've been reading. ~38hp and only 320lb sounds like fun to me! The truck is a 74 Ford F250 Supercab long bed, with a 69 Cadillac 472ci engine and Cad TH400 trans. It's the truck...
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 07-09-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 647
Posted By daveyg
Cool I will definitely entertain it a bit more...

Cool I will definitely entertain it a bit more closely. Still haven't been able to find much on engine life, but I imagine if quality control was anything like the 11, the engine should hold up well...
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 07-09-2014, 12:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 647
Posted By daveyg
Xt 550???

I have a guy offering me a mint condition (albeit 16k mile) XT550 plus a little cash ($200) on his end for my old truck (I value the truck at around $1100 give or take $100) and I've been wanting...
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 06-01-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,166
Posted By daveyg
Awesome! I'll tell him to start with a tube of...

Awesome! I'll tell him to start with a tube of dielectric grease and just pop apart and reconnect all of the connectors. Or is there a better method?
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 06-01-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,166
Posted By daveyg
850 charging system?

My friend gets 13.4v at idle, but drops to 12.4v at 1/4-1/2 throttle, and battery dies within a mile of riding. Any suggestions what to fix/replace first?
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 05-06-2014, 11:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 917
Posted By daveyg
Thanks for the offers guys, I'll let him know...

Thanks for the offers guys, I'll let him know that there's a few sets out there still in existence.
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 05-01-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 917
Posted By daveyg
I need to join another forum like I need another...

I need to join another forum like I need another hole in my head. I'll tell my buddy to get off his arse and research it himself.
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 04-30-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 917
Posted By daveyg
11 carbs on an 850?

Friend of mine has a 1981 xs850 and wants to upgrade from the crappy Hitachi carbs, he offered to (almost) cover the cost of me getting a set of the Kawasaki KeiHin carbs (which I'm about fed up with...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 04-26-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 893
Posted By daveyg
Or plasti-dip. That's what I've used for intake...

Or plasti-dip. That's what I've used for intake boots and rubber car parts.
Forum: Wanted to buy - XS and XJ1100 parts and bikes. 04-23-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 500
Posted By daveyg
It's for a special, but I figured since I will...

It's for a special, but I figured since I will only be using the stem thought they might be the same.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 04-22-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 402
Views: 34,954
Posted By daveyg
That thing looked like a beauty! I can't wait to...

That thing looked like a beauty! I can't wait to see it once it's gotten the full resto!
Forum: Wanted to buy - XS and XJ1100 parts and bikes. 04-22-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 500
Posted By daveyg
Tree stem

Hey all, I'm looking for a beat up, dirty, mangled XS lower tree that I can steal the steering stem from. I've seen them on eBay for roughly $20, shipped, but I'm cheap, so if anybody has one laying...
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 parts for sale. 04-22-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,653
Posted By daveyg
I need a lower triple tree. Found one on eBay for...

I need a lower triple tree. Found one on eBay for $20, shipped, but I'm a cheap bastid. Whatcha want for yours?
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 02-19-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 12,021
Posted By daveyg
Wouldn't need that big of lathe really... Take...

Wouldn't need that big of lathe really... Take all the spokes out of the GL wheel, the hub by itself is only about 7" diameter (probably less, but I'll overestimate) then take your...
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