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Forum: XS and XJ 1100 bikes for sale. 06-08-2013, 11:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,762
Posted By jmyers40
Hello.........

Hello.........
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 bikes for sale. 06-07-2013, 08:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,762
Posted By jmyers40
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PM sent. I'm in NWI, aka "the region".
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 bikes for sale. 06-06-2013, 09:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,762
Posted By jmyers40
Thumbs up 79 XS11 Special and '80 bagger for sale

1979 Yamaha XS1100 Special
3H3000723
Running, Currently riding this one, well maintained.
Photos (https://www.dropbox.com/sc/h8bjebcfsfc8rnb/D2zJOXHe7f)

1980 Yamaha XS1100 bagger
3H5001616...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 04-20-2010, 01:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 11,234
Posted By jmyers40
Not the first mechanic I've heard that from... ...

Not the first mechanic I've heard that from...
I don't really know if I need a bike that's any faster. 110 on my XS is WAAAAAY scarier than 155 was when I had the stealth. Even factoring in that I...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 04-20-2010, 12:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 11,234
Posted By jmyers40
Yeah, I'm just down in Jasper county, about 40...

Yeah, I'm just down in Jasper county, about 40 minutes from LaPorte. I'm still undecided about this whole rebuild idea. I wish I knew what to check to see how much work this engine will need. I...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 04-20-2010, 01:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 11,234
Posted By jmyers40
mighty disheartening...

mighty disheartening...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 04-15-2010, 11:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 11,234
Posted By jmyers40
Sorry to re-post on a covered topic. I searched...

Sorry to re-post on a covered topic. I searched a couple times before posting, but didn't find anything.


There is a little bit of side-to-side play in the conneting rods. The one book I was...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 04-14-2010, 12:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 11,234
Posted By jmyers40
Question Engine rebuild...

The saga started a few years ago now...

I dug my grandpa's 1980 XS1100 out of his garage, where it had been for at least 10 years. I remembered stories my dad had told me about this fully dressed...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 04-08-2010, 12:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,803
Posted By jmyers40
Thanks Marshy. That's what I assumed it was, but...

Thanks Marshy. That's what I assumed it was, but with m luck, there is no room for guessing.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 04-08-2010, 12:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 655
Posted By jmyers40
I do the float bowl tap religiously! It only...

I do the float bowl tap religiously! It only took one tank of gas smelling up my garage for me to learn my lesson. No problems with that anymore (so far)...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 04-08-2010, 12:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,803
Posted By jmyers40
Question OT question...

Off hand, does anyone know what size fuel line I should be looking for?

I know it wouldn't be that much to take a piece off and measure, but I'm trying to compare prices / brands, and it's hard to...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 04-07-2010, 11:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,744
Posted By jmyers40
I'm going to have to ty this... Makes very...

I'm going to have to ty this...

Makes very good sense having the forks completely compressed. I had issues when I replaced my front wheel bearings and brake pads for the first time last year. ...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 04-07-2010, 10:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 638
Posted By jmyers40
definitely not fun

I made my own tools out of a $5 pick set I bought at Menards or somewhere like that. It came with several different styles (straight/flat, hooked, hooked/flat, etc) and I used a grinder to make them...
Forum: Wanted to buy - XS and XJ1100 parts and bikes. 09-30-2009, 05:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 549
Posted By jmyers40
The gasoline will take care of the rust.... ;)...

The gasoline will take care of the rust.... ;) haha.
Forum: Member Locations 09-12-2009, 10:26 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 13,652
Posted By jmyers40
FORUM HANDLE: jmyers40 Name: Myers Area Code:...

FORUM HANDLE: jmyers40
Name: Myers
Area Code: area219
Zip Code: zip46356
City, State: Lowell, Indiana
Forum: Members Lounge 09-12-2009, 10:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,393
Posted By jmyers40
still no...

Just because you "sacrifice" yourself for a "brother" doesn't make you a courageous person. If it's done to protect a cause that is ultimately driven by greed and drugs and a thirst for power; I'd...
Forum: Members Lounge 09-10-2009, 08:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,393
Posted By jmyers40
Thumbs down mopes...

I personally can't stand the thought of another show that glamourizes the most worthless of society's members. Why would you want to watch a show about these scumbags (murders, rapers, pilagers,...
Forum: Members Lounge 09-10-2009, 07:18 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 10,458
Posted By jmyers40
hell yes...

This is the type of projects I'd be swept up in if I had the facilities (tools, welding skills, limitless shop space) to do whatever I want. Bravo for doing something original. I like a...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-09-2009, 08:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,373
Posted By jmyers40
Post This is how I got my first XS motor un-frozen... ...

This is how I got my first XS motor un-frozen... sprayed copious amounts of PB Blaster into the plug holes, gave a gentle turn on the crank, wait, repeat. This procedure went on for nearly two...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-31-2009, 12:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,489
Posted By jmyers40
No problem. I'm a bargain shopper myself. The...

No problem. I'm a bargain shopper myself. The local shop here isn't bad price wise, but it's a two man shop and they sometimes drag their feet on getting orders in - he even forgot altogether once...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-31-2009, 12:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,489
Posted By jmyers40
Good to know. Also very good to know. ...

Good to know.



Also very good to know. I get some slipping when I goose the throttle and was gonna have to save up a bit for the $$ to refresh all the clutch internals. I assumed you had to...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-30-2009, 12:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,489
Posted By jmyers40
cheapcycleparts.com EBC CSK Standard Clutch...

cheapcycleparts.com
EBC CSK Standard Clutch Spring Set
http://i41.photobucket.com/albums/e266/myers17/misc/clutchspring.jpg
Retail Price: $9.95
Your Price: $8.46

That's a LITTLE cheaper, and...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-30-2009, 12:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 970
Posted By jmyers40
...hooped like putting a complete carb in a vat...

...hooped like putting a complete carb in a vat of Hydroseal?? hahaha.
Forum: Members Lounge 08-30-2009, 12:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,434
Posted By jmyers40
Lightbulb Yam, Instructions to reach cell phone bliss:...

Yam,

Instructions to reach cell phone bliss:

1. Place current cellular device on work bench
2. Find a heavy, blunt instrument
3. Add 2. to 1. in any manner you choose
4. Always read the...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-29-2009, 01:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,921
Posted By jmyers40
Really, REALLY in-depth response. bravo.

Really, REALLY in-depth response. bravo.
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