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Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 10-24-2017, 07:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,619
Posted By Joe Bartelt
This does not sound like ignition to me. The...

This does not sound like ignition to me. The coils are strung between cylinders 1-4 and 2-3(Corrected). if it was a single ignition coil or pickup coil that was causing the problem it would manifest...
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 bikes for sale. 11-20-2016, 05:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,641
Posted By Joe Bartelt
1979 standard just south of Milwaukee

I hate to do it, but I have to thin out the heard a little.

http://milwaukee.craigslist.org/mcy/5885709362.html
Forum: Members Lounge 08-29-2016, 07:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,087
Posted By Joe Bartelt
Sometimes addictions can keep you out of trouble

http://i347.photobucket.com/albums/p458/crasher455/xs1100%202_zpsoddinfgm.jpg

+ 3 more non running XS1100's and some KZ's and XJ's.
But like you said as long as there being saved all is good.:D
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Forum: Member Locations 05-15-2016, 09:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,482
Posted By Joe Bartelt
FORUM HANDLE: Joe Bartelt Name: Joe Area...

FORUM HANDLE: Joe Bartelt
Name: Joe
Area Code: 414
Zip Code: 53126
City, State: Raymond, WI
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 10-11-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,127
Posted By Joe Bartelt
thanks

I've seen this before and it is a great resource of information.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-09-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,417
Posted By Joe Bartelt
Not saying it can't be printed, just saying a...

Not saying it can't be printed, just saying a print of that quality would be cost prohibitive.

The skull replacement was most likely done using laser stereo lithography. That's by fare the highest...
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 06-08-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,127
Posted By Joe Bartelt
Never thought of that. I wonder how the binder...

Never thought of that. I wonder how the binder would hold up to modern gasoline.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-08-2015, 08:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,417
Posted By Joe Bartelt
I think most 3D printers use abs plastic which...

I think most 3D printers use abs plastic which would probably hold up to the brake fluid. But I have yet to see a 3d printed sample that would be smooth enough for an o-ring to seal to. I contacted...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-07-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,417
Posted By Joe Bartelt
Well I also have an 80 midnight special and an 80...

Well I also have an 80 midnight special and an 80 standard so it looks like I would have a working sample of all three styles. I did think about making them out of aluminum, but I kind of like being...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-07-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,417
Posted By Joe Bartelt
I was going to do a run of the standard ones. The...

I was going to do a run of the standard ones. The sample I have is from a 1978 standard. I guess I could pull off the one on my 80 MNS and do a drawing of that as well. Does anyone know how many...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-07-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,417
Posted By Joe Bartelt
Reproduction master cylinder reservoir

I'm in process of collecting the parts to restore a couple 78 XS1100's. However both have the plastic master cylinder reservoir that looks chalky and cracked from sitting in the sun. I took one apart...
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 06-07-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,127
Posted By Joe Bartelt
After dwelling on this subject longer. I think...

After dwelling on this subject longer. I think what I'm going to do is machine 1/4" thick spacers out of Teflon sheet and sandwich it between the head and the throttle bodies. The Teflon is stable up...
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 05-24-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,127
Posted By Joe Bartelt
I have full confidence that the EFI system Itself...

I have full confidence that the EFI system Itself will work fine, and I am no stranger to converting and tuning engines to EFI.
The main question is about mounting by bolting directly to the heads...
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 05-24-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,127
Posted By Joe Bartelt
Mounting EFI throttle bodies directly to the engine.

I'm currently working on two different project one is a 1982 xj650 maxim/turbo and the other a 1978 XS1100. Both bikes are getting fuel injected using Microsquirt. I would like to make my own...
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 bikes for sale. 09-09-2012, 01:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,895
Posted By Joe Bartelt
The tail light miss match definitely should be a...

The tail light miss match definitely should be a cause for concern. The seller is either not being totally honest or doesn't know the complete history of the bike. Either way it has been molested at...
Forum: Members Lounge 09-09-2012, 01:41 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 11,685
Posted By Joe Bartelt
I hit a suicidal groundhog at 55mph with my 77...

I hit a suicidal groundhog at 55mph with my 77 KZ650 about ten years ago. didn't lay it down but both wheels did leave the ground. KZ=1:D, Groundhog=0:eek:
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-09-2012, 01:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,008
Posted By Joe Bartelt
broken drill removal

I agree that carbide is the way to go. However I would recommend getting a 1/8" 4 flute carbide endmill. They are about $15.00 at almost any industrial supply house like J&L tool. I've used them in...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-19-2012, 06:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,252
Posted By Joe Bartelt
About 12 years ago I was rebuilding a set of...

About 12 years ago I was rebuilding a set of carbs for a friends KZ650 and when trying to to tap out a badly corroded float pin the top broke off. I repaired it using low temperature aluminum repair...
Forum: Members Lounge 08-19-2012, 05:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,682
Posted By Joe Bartelt
I just got registered on the site today. I have...

I just got registered on the site today. I have been following a number of the technical threads for a few months and figured it was time to make some contribution.

I hated the feel of the seat...
Forum: Members Lounge 08-19-2012, 03:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,682
Posted By Joe Bartelt
New project complete

I'm new to this site but I thought I would post some pics of my newest project to see what the thoughts are on it. It started off life as a 1980 xs1100 that I found on Craigslist for $500.00. The...
Forum: Members Lounge 08-19-2012, 02:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,321
Posted By Joe Bartelt
I think I would have to have the "fear reasoning"...

I think I would have to have the "fear reasoning" section of my brain removed before attempting that. Truly awesome to watch!!:D
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