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Forum: Members Lounge 07-23-2018, 04:35 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 7,420
Posted By SouthernGrey64
Patches look great!

Hi Darrell,
Got my patches in today's mail. They look great!
Thanks again for doing this.
Forum: Members Lounge 07-14-2018, 02:42 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 7,420
Posted By SouthernGrey64
Ordered two patches via PayPal today. Thanks...

Ordered two patches via PayPal today.
Thanks for doing all this work. Great job!
Forum: Ride Reports 04-13-2018, 02:40 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,377
Posted By SouthernGrey64
Hagy's was great!

On Tuesday we rode to the Shiloh National Military Park and visited the Welcome Center. Here, we met some folks from Missouri who told us about Hagy's Catfish Hotel. We went and it was great!! I had...
Forum: Members Lounge 04-12-2018, 08:38 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 7,420
Posted By SouthernGrey64
Patches

Put me down for two. Thanks for taking this on!
Forum: Ride Reports 04-12-2018, 08:28 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,377
Posted By SouthernGrey64
Shiloh Trip

Five of us headed out last Monday, April 9th, from Cumming, GA on a three-day trip with the Shiloh National Military Park as our destination. Stayed two nights at Little Andy's Sportsman Lodge in...
Forum: Members Lounge 08-05-2017, 11:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 706
Posted By SouthernGrey64
Congratulation! That is super! Linwood

Congratulation! That is super!

Linwood
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-04-2017, 02:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,135
Posted By SouthernGrey64
Dunlap Elite3

Cruiser,
In seeing your post about the Dunlap Elite 3 MM90-19 tire being hard to find, I too was concerned as I use them on my 1979SF, So, I contacted Dunlap with the following e-mail—

Is the...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 01-24-2017, 09:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,089
Posted By SouthernGrey64
Someone please explain…

Bonz,
Thanks for your quick reply.
I agree with your statement that the spark fires twice for every four stroke cycle. A four stroke cycle represents 2 crank revolutions or 1 spark per rev. So, why...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 01-24-2017, 04:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,089
Posted By SouthernGrey64
Someone please explain…

I got one of those digital tach/hour meters that has an antenna wire that you wrap around a spark plug wire. You set it for the number of spark pulses per revolution your engine makes. I set it for 1...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 01-17-2017, 04:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,562
Posted By SouthernGrey64
Test Ride Went Well

The bike started right up this morning. I took it out on a 30 or so mile check ride. It really pulls strong but I noticed a slight exhaust popping on deceleration (less popping than before I raise...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 01-17-2017, 07:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,562
Posted By SouthernGrey64
Your SF

Marty,
No we parked in the museum parking lot each day. We and took the tram around to the various venues on Friday and stayed in the museum most of Saturday. Met up with some friends in the RV Park...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 01-16-2017, 03:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,562
Posted By SouthernGrey64
Motor Won't Start

This afternoon I tried to crank the bike using the installed battery with a new set of spark plugs. At first, it just sputtered and popped and died. I held the throttle wide open and cranked it for...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 01-16-2017, 01:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,562
Posted By SouthernGrey64
Motor Won't Start

Thanks 3Phase for the warning!
If I need to use the marine battery, I will remove the bike battery completely out of the circuit and connect the jumper cables directly to the bike battery lead and a...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 01-16-2017, 11:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,562
Posted By SouthernGrey64
Motor Won't Start

Sorry for taking so long to reply. Well, I was not able to work on the bike Saturday as much as I wanted (busy weekend got in the way). Did get to clean the OFF/RUN/OFF switch though. I was able to...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 01-14-2017, 07:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,562
Posted By SouthernGrey64
Motor Won't Start

Thanks motoman, soccer4m, & donebysunday for your advise.

motoman-Today, I plan on checking out the battery voltage with the ignition switch on and compare it to the voltage on the positive side...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 01-13-2017, 08:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,562
Posted By SouthernGrey64
Motor Won't Start

Phil and Skids thank you both for your quick replies.

Phil-That's a good thought about the starting voltage drop. I will check it and advise. I keep the sealed battery on a Battery Tender trickle...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 01-13-2017, 06:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,562
Posted By SouthernGrey64
Motor Won't Start

Well I am back again for advice. Haven't posted since August 2016. Thanks to all of you on this site who have helped me out, I have had a great Fall riding my XS1100SF— the bike has performed super!...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-25-2016, 10:03 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,407
Posted By SouthernGrey64
Ground Connections

MPittma100,
I cleaned all of the connectors during the restoration but didn't check the ground points. I'll check and clean them tomorrow and run "home run" ground wires back to the battery ground...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-25-2016, 09:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,407
Posted By SouthernGrey64
Ordered Fuse Block

Thanks TC,
I knew that I would need to make the fuse block mod at some point from my readings on the forums. Noticing how hot the fuse block was the other day just sped up my decision to go ahead...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-25-2016, 04:38 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,407
Posted By SouthernGrey64
Hot Fuse Block

I have been riding the bike now on several local test rides and it has been performing great! Thanks to all of you who gave me help and encouragement in getting this thing running again after all...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-31-2016, 09:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,407
Posted By SouthernGrey64
Gonna go ride now!!

3Phase- Thanks for confirming that the fuel levels and plugs look OK. I definitely will be putting some miles on it now!

Also, the jig is simple to make. Its just two pieces of scrap aluminum...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-31-2016, 07:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,407
Posted By SouthernGrey64
Finally got a test ride in

I have finally found some time to work on the bike. Thought I was going to be able to work on it last week but other “diversions” got in the way. Here are some pictures of the bike. Thought I would...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-22-2016, 06:11 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,407
Posted By SouthernGrey64
3Phase, I have been keeping a fire extinguisher...

3Phase, I have been keeping a fire extinguisher close at hand every time I mess with the carburetors when gas can come in contact with heat, spark or flame. Thanks for reminding me. Safety is...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-19-2016, 09:16 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,407
Posted By SouthernGrey64
unreliable

Thanks Loch. I'll check that out when I get back home on Saturday.

Linwood
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-19-2016, 07:48 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,407
Posted By SouthernGrey64
Fuel Level

Thanks mack. I had researched and found the 3mm fuel level for the '80 and later carbs but could never confirm that level was correct for the '78-'79 carbs. I now have all 4 now sitting right at the...
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