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Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-16-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,681
Posted By WMarshy
If you like Mobile and was wondering how much...

If you like Mobile and was wondering how much ZDDP is in it look here.

https://mobiloil.com/en/~/media/7038c3f7315d47a0be46367f94e12c89.ashx

Notice the 20w-50 Motorcycle oil on the last page.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-15-2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,672
Posted By WMarshy
Bingo! Must have a trail of unburnt fuel behind...

Bingo! Must have a trail of unburnt fuel behind you when you ride. :eek:
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-15-2015, 10:02 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,931
Posted By WMarshy
That's kind of a brash statement don't ya think?...

That's kind of a brash statement don't ya think? I've driven my bike hard into and out of many tight corners and have never had my tire kick out.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-15-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,880
Posted By WMarshy
Thanks for your info Scott.

Thanks for your info Scott.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-15-2015, 07:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,672
Posted By WMarshy
How much are you letting it idle? 30 MPG is...

How much are you letting it idle? 30 MPG is acheavible even with a heavy right hand. Sounds like you need carb work for sure or something else is going on like a leak. Check you engine oil on the...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-15-2015, 06:58 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,931
Posted By WMarshy
I find my center stand will touch down when I hit...

I find my center stand will touch down when I hit a bump in a hard corner. Pegs will drag first usually. :cool:
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-14-2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,880
Posted By WMarshy
Just for reference, does anyone know where the...

Just for reference, does anyone know where the thread about adding a kick start to the later models is located? Thanks.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-14-2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,681
Posted By WMarshy
Nice! I wouldn't hesitate to use it, excellent...

Nice! I wouldn't hesitate to use it, excellent choice. Break-in engine oils have a higher amount of zinc as previously mentioned. Its not just zinc though its other elements as well but the dominant...
Forum: Members Lounge 07-13-2015, 07:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,119
Posted By WMarshy
First dumb question right out of the gate. Of...

First dumb question right out of the gate. Of course we remember you, welcome back. :D Sorry to hear about your mother. Hope all is well.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-10-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,539
Posted By WMarshy
These are the 5 cams offered by Megacycle. ...

These are the 5 cams offered by Megacycle.
Grind: 254-00
.354" 254 110 OK with stock pistons and springs. Slight increase in mid-range power for street/road riding.

Grind: 254-70
.380"...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-10-2015, 07:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,539
Posted By WMarshy
If they truly are the specs you quoted from Web...

If they truly are the specs you quoted from Web Camshaft's site Im not sure I want to mess with them, needing an under bucket shim and all. I want to make a hopped up XS but that cam you quoted would...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-09-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,539
Posted By WMarshy
Good luck, doesnt sound like that cam will have...

Good luck, doesnt sound like that cam will have any street manners. Might not be a very good choice for street.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-08-2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,539
Posted By WMarshy
I'd be interested to know what the base circle...

I'd be interested to know what the base circle and lobe dimensions are if you can. I might be interested in the cams...

How hacked up is the head, is it quality work? Got pictures? :D
Forum: Members Lounge 06-29-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 751
Posted By WMarshy
Mack, he's probably not too far from me (within 3...

Mack, he's probably not too far from me (within 3 hrs) depending exactly where he is but I do not have any contact info. I see he was on here earlier today and made a comment in the motoman thread......
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 06-25-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,345
Posted By WMarshy
I wish I had a GPZ in the stable.

I wish I had a GPZ in the stable.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-25-2015, 06:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,003
Posted By WMarshy
Suit yourself. One thing I have noticed with...

Suit yourself. One thing I have noticed with using conventional oil for middle and especially rear drive is the oil change interval per the manual is spot on especially for the rear drive. Going with...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-25-2015, 06:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,122
Posted By WMarshy
If you remove the rubber from the pegs be...

If you remove the rubber from the pegs be careful. At the end of the ped post it has some thin sheet metal that perpendicular to the peg that forms a "T". You'll likely be pulling like a bastard and...
Forum: Members Lounge 06-25-2015, 05:53 AM
Replies: 299
Views: 29,620
Posted By WMarshy
That sucks! Be careful everyone. Prayers to Brant...

That sucks! Be careful everyone. Prayers to Brant and his family.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-24-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,003
Posted By WMarshy
I like Valvoline Durablend semi synthetic. It...

I like Valvoline Durablend semi synthetic. It made a noticable reduction in the amount of shavings in the oil as compared to conventional oil and it's price point is between conventional and full...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-24-2015, 07:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,221
Posted By WMarshy
That one in the pic does have #2 oil (home...

That one in the pic does have #2 oil (home heating oil) which is nearly the same thing as kerosene. The only problem was it was so far off balance it would going to suck it dry quickly and might have...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-24-2015, 07:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,380
Posted By WMarshy
We could take it easy on you and just blame it on...

We could take it easy on you and just blame it on your age. You ol' fats anyways. :eek: :D
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 06-24-2015, 07:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,872
Posted By WMarshy
I think you did great for $1500 on that bike if...

I think you did great for $1500 on that bike if thats what you paid. It definitely has a more agressive riding position. I've always been a fan of the ZRX1100/1200 myself. Nice bike though.
Forum: Members Lounge 06-24-2015, 06:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,165
Posted By WMarshy
Read here about the API doughnut on the back of...

Read here about the API doughnut on the back of the oil container and what it means.
http://www.pqiamerica.com/apiserviceclass.htm

Do to tighter emmissions the amount of ZDDP in our oils have...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-24-2015, 05:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,380
Posted By WMarshy
Couple of questions for ya Mack. What...

Couple of questions for ya Mack.

What pistons are you using, the cheaper cast ones from ebay?

Did you check your deck height to piston at TDC?

Did you double check your timing?
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-22-2015, 05:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,706
Posted By WMarshy
Can someone move this chart into the tech tips...

Can someone move this chart into the tech tips under maintenance? I thought it was in the tech tips some where or possibly under FAQ's but I always have a hard time finding it. It just make sense to...
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