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Forum: Members Lounge 05-09-2020, 06:36 AM
Replies: 30
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Posted By donebysunday
Crash

Glad your able to talk about this ! For sure see the Doc. If you feel it now it won't get better before it's back to normal.
I know from first hand.
Done
Forum: Members Lounge 04-27-2020, 05:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 294
Posted By donebysunday
gas

$1.05/9 in Milwaukee, heard it's .99/9 somewhere but have not seen it
Forum: Members Lounge 02-18-2020, 08:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 260
Posted By donebysunday
happy birthday

happy birthday

tc
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 01-05-2020, 07:35 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,248
Posted By donebysunday
Done deal ! Thanks guys ! I don't think I'll...

Done deal !
Thanks guys !
I don't think I'll be doing any more, least till I can find a lift.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 01-04-2020, 11:20 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,248
Posted By donebysunday
I have that on hand as well as the grey. I think...

I have that on hand as well as the grey. I think the grey withstands higher temps, let me see here, both say oil resistant, the ultra black says maximum oil resistance (no temp mentioned), the mega...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 01-03-2020, 06:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,248
Posted By donebysunday
Looks a bit thick in the handle where the blade...

Looks a bit thick in the handle where the blade is, maybe too thick to get into those tight spots ?
Knowing a little about snap-on prices that thing is prolly $30.
Taking off the exhaust on that...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 01-02-2020, 11:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,248
Posted By donebysunday
Gasket

In the past I tried some gasket remover, did nothing. May another brand be better, recommendations ? Still getting in those tight spots will be a treat/trick, think I'll need to make wood chisels ?
...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 01-02-2020, 08:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,248
Posted By donebysunday
Brain farts

I checked the shift pawl, star, pins (dowels) all seems like new and lined up, GREAT !

A couple problems;
Most of the shift cover gasket is stuck to the engine. How to get in those tight spots in...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 12-17-2019, 02:29 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,248
Posted By donebysunday
lubing clutch cable

Another thing I forgot ?
Lubing the clutch cable (along with adjustment) with Tri Flow or Super Lube is also a good idea (both contain PTFE) experience it, amazing what a free moving clutch cable...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-29-2019, 01:51 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,248
Posted By donebysunday
Another thing that seems like a good idea,...

Another thing that seems like a good idea, Thanks, Done
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-29-2019, 01:47 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,248
Posted By donebysunday
I'll give that a try, Thanks, Done

I'll give that a try, Thanks, Done
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-26-2019, 08:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,248
Posted By donebysunday
The washer swap allows more of the gears dogs to...

The washer swap allows more of the gears dogs to protrude further into the slots.
Putting an angle on the dogs and slots causes them to pull into the slots for a more positive hook up.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-25-2019, 10:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,248
Posted By donebysunday
I should have used the term deliberate shifting...

I should have used the term deliberate shifting into second.
All the other gears do not require as deliberate shifting.
As per one of the first mechanics I asked about my then new SF, he said they...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-24-2019, 08:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,248
Posted By donebysunday
Marty, how many miles and at what assault speed ?

Marty, how many miles and at what assault speed ?
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-24-2019, 08:55 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,248
Posted By donebysunday
Not worried that I'm heading toward tranny...

Not worried that I'm heading toward tranny failure, the thought had not even crossed my mind.
I just wonder if anyone (with a better memory than I) remembers riding a new or low mile XS11 ?
I've...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-23-2019, 11:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,248
Posted By donebysunday
Shifting

when new I seem to remember seeing every dealer to ask about how hard my new 79 shifted. I needed to make truly positive shifts (forcing the up shifts in 2nd and 4th especially). They all said the...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-20-2019, 07:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 709
Posted By donebysunday
Dip stick

is no longer available though I just found one on ebay for 18 dollars.
I guess in the past I just added then checked with the dipstick, added/checked then again until I got it right, or as was said...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-18-2019, 08:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 709
Posted By donebysunday
Haynes/Clymers

Thank You All !
Maybe Haynes/Clymers had the amount listed for the final drive, I used to have all three.
Still the measuring tool will work. ...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-18-2019, 09:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 709
Posted By donebysunday
CZ, Thanks ! That seems very full ? Maybe...

CZ, Thanks !
That seems very full ?
Maybe cut down on (what do they call it?) frothing, foaming, aerating ?
Do you do the same with the middle gear unit ?
Did Yamaha leave this measurement out...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-18-2019, 05:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 709
Posted By donebysunday
service manual omission

Thank You Billy ! I have the Mechanics factory manual, I find the engine and middle gear oil amounts but not the final drive. If it's in there would you be willing to tell me what page in the XS...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-17-2019, 07:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 709
Posted By donebysunday
Yamaha service manual omission

I looked through the Yamaha XS1100 factory service manual and can't find the amount of gear lube that goes into the final drive.
I suspect it's something like the middle drive, 4.4 oz. when filling...
Forum: Members Lounge 11-07-2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 530
Posted By donebysunday
stock tires

I guess I was looking for an answer as to what were the stock original equipment tires on a 1980 XS1100SG.
I could put high speed racing tires on but was thinking stock ?

Thanks for the tip on...
Forum: Members Lounge 11-05-2019, 06:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 530
Posted By donebysunday
Scary/tires

I kinda forgot what a nice stock exhaust does to the power curve.
Just thinking of going completely stock and cleaning this fantastic 80 SG to better than it is.

(1) Is there a chemical wash for...
Forum: Wanted to buy - XS and XJ1100 parts and bikes. 10-07-2019, 05:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 291
Posted By donebysunday
1980 XS650 Special II

A few of our fellows have mentioned in the past they might be interested ?

1980 XS650 Special II

Selling,,,,, questions,,,,, dsundby@wi.rr.com
...
Forum: Wanted to buy - XS and XJ1100 parts and bikes. 10-02-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 506
Posted By donebysunday
I made a couple over the years and though the...

I made a couple over the years and though the bikes are long ago sold what I made held together. If I member right a grinder was all that I used/needed.
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