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Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 03-28-2020, 11:59 PM
Replies: 57
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Posted By Radioguylogs
LH Bearing - Bear is the Operative Syllable

So, I removed the bearings and seals in the rear wheel and replaced everything with new parts.

The sticky LH bearing became un-sticky when I removed it.

The new LH bearing was loose before I...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 03-25-2020, 11:12 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,273
Posted By Radioguylogs
Stuck in the Rear

Rear Wheel Bearings

I am still puzzled by the tight rear bearing. I put some oil on it and moved it around and I see muddy lubricant coming out:

https://i.postimg.cc/VLz0yPNp/Rusty-Bearing.jpg...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 03-23-2020, 10:43 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,273
Posted By Radioguylogs
Kurt: I'd love to have those manuals to help...

Kurt:

I'd love to have those manuals to help route cables and figure out how thinks are supposed to be, but you are waaaayyyy too kind!

I'll take it offline (PM).
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 03-22-2020, 10:37 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,273
Posted By Radioguylogs
I grabbed that manual immediately. Thanks Mike! ...

I grabbed that manual immediately. Thanks Mike!

There are several supplimental manuals for ~$25+Shipping, but it's nice the have the whole correct manual.

This was the only one I recognized as...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 03-21-2020, 10:01 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,273
Posted By Radioguylogs
The complete '81 manual is $75 +$9 shipping. ...

The complete '81 manual is $75 +$9 shipping.

After I reported the latest purchases of the drive shaft boot and the replacement bearings to the wife, I sensed a little apprehension.

Then I had...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 03-20-2020, 11:50 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,273
Posted By Radioguylogs
Thanks Mike. I'll take a look, even though I...

Thanks Mike.

I'll take a look, even though I have a stack of other XS11 manuals that don't include the "H".
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 03-20-2020, 10:30 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,273
Posted By Radioguylogs
Skids: I probably would have noticed it was...

Skids:

I probably would have noticed it was extreme and remembered, but with your reminder I definitely will be aware.

Thanks for looking out for me,
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 03-19-2020, 10:45 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,273
Posted By Radioguylogs
Thumbs up Your input is appreciated.

Your input is appreciated.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 03-19-2020, 10:34 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,273
Posted By Radioguylogs
Schming: It's funny how the same words can...

Schming:

It's funny how the same words can have a different meaning.

What I read:
"...with a wafer wheel on top of the new bearing going in."

What you meant:
"...the old bearing outer...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 03-18-2020, 01:18 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,273
Posted By Radioguylogs
Schming: Translation for my simple mind:...

Schming:

Translation for my simple mind: Threaded rod with a socket or the old race.

Good advice.

What's a wafer wheel? (about 3 lbs? :) ; like a Henway?)
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 03-17-2020, 10:06 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,273
Posted By Radioguylogs
Woes

No joy saving the rear needle bearing. The needles don't come out as I imagined. Something seems wrong, even though it rolls without without any glitchy, notchy behavior. It just seems too tight.
...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 03-17-2020, 02:24 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,273
Posted By Radioguylogs
Losing my Rear End

I've been working on the hind end for the past couple of weeks:

https://i.postimg.cc/bvz4yHf6/Rear-Removed.jpg (https://postimg.cc/k2pTwS48)

I have everything cleaned up and ready to go back...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 03-09-2020, 01:32 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,273
Posted By Radioguylogs
Won't be complete without you. You'll be...

Won't be complete without you.

You'll be missed, but we understand.

[You're gonna let Brian walk away with the long distance award uncontested?!?]
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 03-09-2020, 01:23 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,273
Posted By Radioguylogs
I'll return the favor if I see one! :)

I'll return the favor if I see one! :)
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 03-07-2020, 10:35 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,273
Posted By Radioguylogs
Phil: I did buy fresh fuses and I made sure...

Phil:

I did buy fresh fuses and I made sure there are extras stored on the bike in the provided reserve spots.

The PO had actually used the US sized fuses in two locations.

I do hope to see...
Forum: Southeast 03-06-2020, 11:07 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,454
Posted By Radioguylogs
Thumbs up Impressive turnout. Mullet is edible?

Impressive turnout.

Mullet is edible?
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 03-06-2020, 11:00 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,273
Posted By Radioguylogs
Brant (Motoman) It's already done exactly as...

Brant (Motoman)

It's already done exactly as you described. :)

I find the trouble seems to be that tiny spring gets rusty and it doesn't move to make the parts contact.

Thanks for looking...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 03-06-2020, 01:04 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,273
Posted By Radioguylogs
...and Another Thing...

Oh yeah, forgot about the IGN switch connector:

https://i.postimg.cc/YqM1xWs7/Broken-Connector.jpg (https://postimg.cc/s1HQjvzH)

PO had it zip-tied together. Effective, bot not eloquent nor...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 03-06-2020, 12:39 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,273
Posted By Radioguylogs
Odds & Ends

Today's theme is pictures of the findings that needed attention.
___________________

The gearcase filler plugs and filter bolt were replaced because they are badly buggered. You can see the PO...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 03-06-2020, 11:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 722
Posted By Radioguylogs
I'm with you. I'm not sure I even need a...

I'm with you. I'm not sure I even need a kickstand.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 02-29-2020, 09:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 142
Posted By Radioguylogs
Found it in at least one place

It's in this post:

http://www.xs11.com/forum/showthread.php?t=29355&highlight=preignition

https://i.postimg.cc/ZR54TVPs/VA1.jpg (https://postimages.org/)
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 02-29-2020, 09:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,458
Posted By Radioguylogs
I saw that picture of another bike on a trailer,...

I saw that picture of another bike on a trailer, and I assumed it was all over for me. :eek:

That's a perfect find to support your project. It looks pretty decent in the picture.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 02-25-2020, 10:43 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,273
Posted By Radioguylogs
Decal Removal

Phil: I was dreaming of a scenario where I could remove the decal and save the paint.

I suspect there is a clear coat.

Maybe some combination of sanding and heat?
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 02-25-2020, 08:13 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,273
Posted By Radioguylogs
The Trouble with Handgrips

Thanks Mike P and Schming.

My 'need to know' is satisfied, learning the silver knob was added by the PO.

That NEP Cruise Control would work for sure for $20, although it is less substantial...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 02-25-2020, 12:21 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,273
Posted By Radioguylogs
Last night I was gung-ho to bleed the Front...

Last night I was gung-ho to bleed the Front Brakes. I noticed my DOT3 brake fuild was slightly yellow, so I decided I should postpone it and get some fresh fluid. There are plenty of other things to...
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