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Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-20-2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 534
Posted By alaskey2
Yeah, I get that, its like there are three...

Yeah, I get that, its like there are three conversations happening at once in these threads too. Now... how to convince the wife I NEED another tool :D
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-19-2019, 12:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 534
Posted By alaskey2
Yeah, I get that and I'm going to synch them. I...

Yeah, I get that and I'm going to synch them. I was talking about the holes on the outside of the carbs vs the fuel T.

I must not be explaining things well, I seem to be upsetting everyone. Just...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-19-2019, 08:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 534
Posted By alaskey2
Sorry to leave you hanging Skids! Biker Phil...

Sorry to leave you hanging Skids! Biker Phil answered the question right after you saying the plugs were purely cosmetic so I just moved on.

I should have explained better that I didn't break...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-18-2019, 07:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 534
Posted By alaskey2
I'm not sure that you read my post, there were o...

I'm not sure that you read my post, there were o rings in the float bowl that shouldn't have been there. Just rotting. See this picture.

https://photos.app.goo.gl/YuePkYjqNtWD4Xdk9



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Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-17-2019, 08:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 534
Posted By alaskey2
I got the carbs back together, did a little bench...

I got the carbs back together, did a little bench sync. All four cylinders are firing, but the bike isn't returning to idle as quickly as I remember. Also, when I was trying to get a video of this,...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-16-2019, 10:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 490
Posted By alaskey2
That's a great video collection.

That's a great video collection.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-16-2019, 07:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 534
Posted By alaskey2
Hey Skids, The Carbs have an E on the...

Hey Skids,

The Carbs have an E on the bottom, does that help identify anything?

And for everyone else, should I have plugs in the sides of the carbs without a fuel T? See picture below. ...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-15-2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 534
Posted By alaskey2
Is there a walkthrough or tech tip on the...

Is there a walkthrough or tech tip on the butterflies?
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-15-2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 534
Posted By alaskey2
That's too funny!!! Selective memory I guess :D...

That's too funny!!! Selective memory I guess :D :D
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-15-2019, 09:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 534
Posted By alaskey2
Thanks Phil!! The PO rebuilt them before I...

Thanks Phil!!

The PO rebuilt them before I bought the bike. It always started so i never had a reason to open the carbs until now.
Forum: Members Lounge 07-15-2019, 08:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 193
Posted By alaskey2
As far as I know, google photos is a hosting...

As far as I know, google photos is a hosting site. I also can't figure out how to get my photos in the thread so I just put links.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-15-2019, 08:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 534
Posted By alaskey2
O rings in float bowl

Finally had some time to take the bike out yesterday and it wouldn't start :(

Sorted that out and turns out 1 and 3 aren't firing. Had spark, it's time to suck it up and clean the carbs.
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Forum: Wanted to buy - XS and XJ1100 parts and bikes. 06-20-2019, 12:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 197
Posted By alaskey2
That link works! Good luck finding the part

That link works! Good luck finding the part
Forum: Wanted to buy - XS and XJ1100 parts and bikes. 06-19-2019, 07:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 197
Posted By alaskey2
I don't have the parts, but I wanted to let you...

I don't have the parts, but I wanted to let you know shutterfly is asking that I create an account to see the link.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-11-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 252
Posted By alaskey2
I don't remember if I got mine off amazon or...

I don't remember if I got mine off amazon or ebay, but i paid about the same for them 4 years ago. They are still working fine.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-07-2019, 07:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 379
Posted By alaskey2
Well, it's running, but not on cylinder 1...

Well, it's running, but not on cylinder 1 (sitting on the bike, it's the one on the left, I think that's #1).

I've read a few threads on a cylinder that doesn't fire and when checking for...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-06-2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 315
Posted By alaskey2
Are you sure about that?

Are you sure about that?
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 06-03-2019, 01:22 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,861
Posted By alaskey2
Tell the truth, did you take it around the block...

Tell the truth, did you take it around the block too?
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-31-2019, 05:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 527
Posted By alaskey2
I sure did have the same problem. I did the...

I sure did have the same problem. I did the o-ring fix about 4 years ago, then let the bike sit for the last three years. After it leaked all over I walked away frustrated, came back a few hours...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-28-2019, 12:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 254
Posted By alaskey2
Not in Alaska, i live in Illinois.

Not in Alaska, i live in Illinois.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-24-2019, 07:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 254
Posted By alaskey2
Is the transmission giving you problems? It not,...

Is the transmission giving you problems? It not, why not just leave it be?
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-23-2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 548
Posted By alaskey2
I did something similar to an old F-150 back in...

I did something similar to an old F-150 back in the day. Eventually the ignition cylinder crumbled and I had to jump it under the hood. I was always a little afraid it was still in gear, but I was...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-22-2019, 09:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 379
Posted By alaskey2
I came back in a few hours and the leak stopped. ...

I came back in a few hours and the leak stopped. It's idling really rough, I'll change the oil before I do anyting else.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-22-2019, 06:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 379
Posted By alaskey2
It'S ALIVE!!

Well, my kids are just old enough were I sleep though the night most nights and I moved my family out of the big city. I ordered a few parts and tried to fire up the beast tonight to mild success! ...
Forum: Members Lounge 05-22-2019, 12:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 351
Posted By alaskey2
Thanks for all the information Ray. It's easy to...

Thanks for all the information Ray. It's easy to lose sight of the fact that we are all more than a name on a webpage.
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