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Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 02-17-2012, 05:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,967
Posted By TucmanXJ
Brakes + Caliper updates that really work

These brake system updates are not for everyone ...
They offer more braking power than most of us will ever use,
- however ... for those who need more whoa besides the go.

RocCity ...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 12-29-2011, 01:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,002
Posted By TucmanXJ
Replacement Gas Cap for Standard Tank

I'm building a cafe using a XS11 Standard tank with rectangular fuel door / cap.
The OEM locking cap would be nice but not at the high prices out there. :eek:

Is there a replacement screw-in...
Forum: Wanted to buy - XS and XJ1100 parts and bikes. 12-29-2011, 07:49 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 508
Posted By TucmanXJ
Need Fuel Cover / Trim / Sender for Standard Tank

Hi -

I have a bare Standard Fuel Tank in need of the chrome gas cap / fuel cover (rectangular door) & matching trim piece.
Hopefully its a gas cap with a key?

Also could use an old sending...
Forum: Wanted to buy - XS and XJ1100 parts and bikes. 12-29-2011, 07:47 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 436
Posted By TucmanXJ
Need Fuel Cap / Cover / Trim for standard tank

Hi -

I have a bare Standard Fuel Tank in need of the chrome gas cap / fuel cover (rectangular door) & matching trim piece.
Hopefully its a gas cap with a key?

Send pm if you have it.
thanks...
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 12-29-2011, 07:19 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,747
Posted By TucmanXJ
Brace not too close

Fork brace is sitting way down resting on the tire - still unbolted.
You can just see the bolt hole peeking out on lower left fork attachment lug.
Once fastened there's plenty of clearance.
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 12-28-2011, 02:15 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,747
Posted By TucmanXJ
Easy XS fork brace

You can make this one, an easy, low-cost, very rugged fork brace.
It fit my XS850 perfectly.

Should fit a variety of XS bigger bore bikes.

Take 1 used XV920 front fender - very heavy (for good...
Forum: Members Lounge 10-09-2011, 08:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,357
Posted By TucmanXJ
I agree. Ebay is not a shadow of what it once...

I agree. Ebay is not a shadow of what it once was. Worse yet they don't have the buyer traffic any more. There are now hundreds of competing web sites offering similar items, often for less $. Even...
Forum: Members Lounge 10-09-2011, 07:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,357
Posted By TucmanXJ
Ebay Seller Fraud on a member

Sold my XJ11 and XS11 Standard then bought a doggey XS850 triple with a bad wire harness in early August.

This is a case of outright fraud and deceptive sales practices by listing an item using a...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-18-2011, 03:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 846
Posted By TucmanXJ
XS11 Special Tank Capacity?

XS11 Special's fuel tank capacity in US gallons.

Searched for answer = not yet found.

Thanks for the assist.

Rob
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 bikes for sale. 04-25-2008, 08:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 908
Posted By TucmanXJ
Lower Price XS11.com Members

Rather than pay Ebay or a local consignment fee I'm reducing the price on my clean 1979 F Model. Fuel tank is like new inside - zero rust.

This action puts the bike in line with what members have...
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 bikes for sale. 04-03-2008, 12:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 908
Posted By TucmanXJ
CLEAN * 79 F Model - Vetter Pak/Cycle Sound

Getting too cranky to ride very far these days so I'm selling our beloved all original 1979 F Model Standard with 20,116 miles.
Bike has been extensively updated with brand new H-rated tires, new...
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 parts for sale. 03-12-2008, 12:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 705
Posted By TucmanXJ
I need pair of XJ11 Maxim footpegs

I need a pair of nice looking chrome XJ11 Maxim foot-pegs.

Send me a pm if you have 'em.

thanks, Rob
Forum: Non XS-XJ 1100 bikes and parts. 03-12-2008, 12:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 904
Posted By TucmanXJ
Only the 3 oem COILS are left

Only the 3 oem coils are left -
EBC brake pads have been claimed.

Rob
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 03-10-2008, 08:53 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,222
Posted By TucmanXJ
Watt savings?

Not up on alternator output vs electrical system usage on the 1100. Watt can be saved by using LEDs? How does LED replacement provide a substantial (?) surplus of current to operate other lights &...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 03-09-2008, 09:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 640
Posted By TucmanXJ
Retail Value 1979 Standard w/ Vetter Pak

Hey guys - here's Big N Blue my refurbished and unmolested 1979 XS11 Standard with Vetter full fairing & matching trunk. It has a decent oem chrome exhaust and a clean fuel tank. It has almost every...
Forum: Non XS-XJ 1100 bikes and parts. 03-09-2008, 07:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 904
Posted By TucmanXJ
Highway Bar is SOLD

Highway Bar is SOLD
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 02-29-2008, 10:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,346
Posted By TucmanXJ
Marshall Deeptone Exhausts

After much wailing & gnashing of teeth of late over the lack of throaty XS11 exhaust systems I found this lil gem ...

"Yamaha XS1100 Marshall Deeptone Exhaust (56.300508)
Yam XS1100 (4H3/2H9)...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 02-29-2008, 12:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 622
Posted By TucmanXJ
update on horns

Found the Vetter horns were live wired but had no activation button and were not connected to anything useful.

Installed a Checker Auto horn button on the fairing ... Craig Vetter would be proud!...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 02-29-2008, 12:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,349
Posted By TucmanXJ
and now back to ....

Yes it is a nice paint can lid opener

Andreas sent me a new/used speedo unit that works as Yamagod intended.

RJN
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 02-28-2008, 09:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,897
Posted By TucmanXJ
I used a slight mod on my XS850 Gunfighter using...

I used a slight mod on my XS850 Gunfighter using HD Softails with excellent results. Originally my XS850-S was maddeningly S... L... O... W...

Internally I cut out the center hd baffle tube with a...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 02-24-2008, 10:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,349
Posted By TucmanXJ
Speedo receiving drive socket worn

Found the trouble - Speedo's upper receiving / driven socket has been worn out by the rotating cable end giving slow / false indication.

Andreas is sending a used 240 kmh speedo unit.

thanks...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 02-24-2008, 10:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 622
Posted By TucmanXJ
Horn works! BUTTON has function

... After an entire day of fussing, cleaning and effort the horn now works beautifully!

The earthing / mc / button gods have smiled once again upon this venerable XS

thanks for the tips
Forum: Non XS-XJ 1100 bikes and parts. 02-23-2008, 09:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 904
Posted By TucmanXJ
XS850 - 750 Triple Parts Lot

Make Offer to include shipping via pm: All or part. UPS Shipped from 85705 Tucson, AZ

Brand New: 2 pair front EBC Brake Pads for 1980 XS850 S, MS, never installed, still in oem package, made in...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 02-23-2008, 07:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,778
Posted By TucmanXJ
Kinda Kenda Tyres

I opted for less dear Kenda tires (approx. $48 USD ) on my XJ11. They worked well as long as it was dry pavement.

My old 404 Dunlops hunted every groove in the road and were hard as rocks. The...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 02-23-2008, 06:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 622
Posted By TucmanXJ
Horny Devil ... no horn sounds, button?

My 79 F model's oem horn hasn't worked from day one.

First - I've read most the threads about the Pink & Brown wires, testing the oem horn by grounding etc. ad infinitum. Took a gander at the...
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