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Forum: Members Lounge 05-29-2020, 04:34 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By Schming
Happy Birthday Ian !!!

Happy Birthday Ian !!!

Hope you get a ride in today !!!
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-14-2020, 09:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 290
Posted By Schming
My '80G is exactly the same with wired grounds...

My '80G is exactly the same with wired grounds from bar controls, tail light, horns, fairing, trunk, etc. straight to the battery or the ground meeting point at the Geezer reg/rec and all bulbs...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-12-2020, 06:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 290
Posted By Schming
Maybe, maybe not, depends on how clean the whole...

Maybe, maybe not, depends on how clean the whole system is and good earths go a long way in keeping the system flowing freely.
Testing the charging system will tell you if it can or can't.
A good...
Forum: Northeast (and Eastern Canada) 05-11-2020, 11:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 741
Posted By Schming
There's more than one "TOP CAT"on this forum...

There's more than one "TOP CAT"on this forum !!!;)

Still want the cool shirts but the rally for us is up in the air with Corona, pun no fun intended. :(
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-10-2020, 02:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 686
Posted By Schming
GOOD JOB !!! You may want to check synch...

GOOD JOB !!!

You may want to check synch again, as any change made will affect the synch a bit.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-10-2020, 09:11 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 686
Posted By Schming
Looks like you got it figured out and you're...

Looks like you got it figured out and you're correct on the turns out on #4.
I've had good results on my carbs and the ones I've rebuilt for others by starting at 2 turns out on the pilots and going...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-09-2020, 01:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 686
Posted By Schming
Before you take the carbs off, are you able to do...

Before you take the carbs off, are you able to do a running fuel check ?
That procedure will reveal how much fuel each carb is getting.
#4 float may be partially stuck shut.

You may want to...
Forum: Members Lounge 05-09-2020, 12:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 622
Posted By Schming
Thank God !!!

So relieved to hear from ya, Gordon !!!

Especially ecstatic to hear that You and Your Wife are on the mend !!!

Keeping the Both of You in our thoughts and prayers.

GWS :)
Forum: Wanted to buy - XS and XJ1100 parts and bikes. 04-30-2020, 06:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 164
Posted By Schming
Hi Mack, this is a KG brand adjustable back rest...

Hi Mack, this is a KG brand adjustable back rest and rack system. The rack can be used without the back rest but not the opposite. It comes close to the turn signal stalks but it can be adjusted to...
Forum: Wanted to buy - XS and XJ1100 parts and bikes. 04-29-2020, 03:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 164
Posted By Schming
Lemme check Mack, think I have a couple.

Lemme check Mack, think I have a couple.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 04-26-2020, 02:13 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,064
Posted By Schming
Kurt, the table was a small steel desk that I...

Kurt, the table was a small steel desk that I welded the legs to a 3/16" steel plate that is solidly sitting on heavy casters. I added a 3/4 " plywood top that is on top of the desktop. As soon as I...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 04-26-2020, 01:59 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,064
Posted By Schming
Mike, with the plugs removed there is very...

Mike, with the plugs removed there is very little load on the moving parts and oil flows freely, good for surfaces and your time.

If you notice,in the pic, the 4x4 then 2x4 then a small bottle...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 04-25-2020, 06:22 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,064
Posted By Schming
Absolutely

Mike, my '80G was on this wheeled table for 6 to 8 years with the oil pan off and always had oil dripping from the gears. I adjusted the valves and brushed assembly lube on the cam before putting the...
Forum: Members Lounge 04-24-2020, 11:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 622
Posted By Schming
Keepin' You Both in our prayers, God Bless your...

Keepin' You Both in our prayers, God Bless your wife for her service.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 04-24-2020, 11:10 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,064
Posted By Schming
Take the spark plugs out and disconnect the coils...

Take the spark plugs out and disconnect the coils from power, then the starter will cycle fast enough to prime the engine with oil and when the light goes out you're good. ;)

P.S. shut the fuel...
Forum: Members Lounge 04-24-2020, 04:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 622
Posted By Schming
We're with you Gordon, hang in there, you will...

We're with you Gordon, hang in there, you will beat this.

If possible and you don't mind me asking, how do you think you were exposed ?
Forum: Members Lounge 04-24-2020, 06:03 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 64
Posted By Schming
Happy Birthday mastan !!!

Happy Birthday Mark !!!

Hope You get to spend some of your day on two wheels :)
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 04-23-2020, 09:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,788
Posted By Schming
Yep you're correct, forgot about the nipples :p...

Yep you're correct, forgot about the nipples :p CRS strikes again !!!

Late carbs vent the bowls in the intake bell, filter side.

Thanxs for the reminder.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 04-22-2020, 06:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,788
Posted By Schming
Airboxes are the same for all years, only...

Airboxes are the same for all years, only different side chrome trim.

Hold the diaphragms up to a light to see if there are any pinholes, usually found near the edges where the rubber is flexed...
Forum: Northeast (and Eastern Canada) 04-13-2020, 08:01 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,303
Posted By Schming
go marty go !!! Sendin' Hope & Prayers from...

go marty go !!!

Sendin' Hope & Prayers from the 'Burg :)
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 04-13-2020, 07:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 225
Posted By Schming
Hi Mark, I think you answered your own...

Hi Mark,
I think you answered your own question. I have been using Original Pine-Sol for years to soak full banks of carbs with no damage to the rubber parts.

Here's the SDS on the Hydro Seal...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 04-11-2020, 11:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 262
Posted By Schming
Welcome Jax11 :) Fuel tee Thread: ...

Welcome Jax11 :)
Fuel tee Thread: http://www.xs11.com/forum/showthread.php?t=36207

Here's a thread on your topic that has a lot of info: ...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 04-09-2020, 09:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,788
Posted By Schming
Thanxs, and yep you nailed it, almost. I had to...

Thanxs, and yep you nailed it, almost. I had to run back down to Busy Beaver, what we have for a local lumber/hardware/ and everything else, to fetch another 'cause I F@#$%& up the fourth ell.

I...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 04-03-2020, 10:12 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,788
Posted By Schming
To check the fuel levels I made these out of...

To check the fuel levels I made these out of Metric grease fittings (silver) and brass ells that I ran a metric die over and cut 8 x 1.0 mm threads which is what the float bowls are. I drilled the...
Forum: Northeast (and Eastern Canada) 04-02-2020, 12:44 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,303
Posted By Schming
That's some great news !!! They are 20 min....

That's some great news !!!

They are 20 min. from us but we've been self isolating since St. Patrick's Day.

Would definitely visit if we could.

Sendin' Prayers for You Both :)
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