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Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-22-2011, 07:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 534
Posted By Deathdeelr
Since my wife blew up the motor on her VMax a few...

Since my wife blew up the motor on her VMax a few years ago I've been a nut about oil pressure. I put the sending unit on a t-fitting and piped a gauge off the right side of the bike. If I ever...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 10-27-2010, 05:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 12,021
Posted By Deathdeelr
So now I'm thinking less on the forks to keep the...

So now I'm thinking less on the forks to keep the angles down. The consensus seems to be that the "frankenfork" mod gets you a few more inches on the fork without spending a million bucks. That...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 10-26-2010, 09:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 12,021
Posted By Deathdeelr
This is why it's so nice to have a lift in my...

This is why it's so nice to have a lift in my shed. I can mount the bike and use some ratchet straps to lock it down to see what a drop might look like, how it effects the clearances for dragging...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 10-24-2010, 05:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,086
Posted By Deathdeelr
IMO, whatever floats your boat. I'm in the boat...

IMO, whatever floats your boat. I'm in the boat with the guys who say that chopper is a foolish everyday ride or even an occasional one. That's something someone would build to demonstrate ability...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 10-24-2010, 05:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 12,021
Posted By Deathdeelr
So if I wanted to go 6" over on the fork tube...

So if I wanted to go 6" over on the fork tube length, to keep the bike stable I'd have to extend the frame down tubes and angle the head tube out to keep the bottom frame tubes level with the ground....
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 10-24-2010, 11:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,123
Posted By Deathdeelr
That was it; Mac 4-2. Thanks for that thread...

That was it; Mac 4-2. Thanks for that thread Phil.

Han, does that bike have the center stand fitted? I can't get the center stand to work with this exhaust and had to remove it.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 10-23-2010, 10:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,123
Posted By Deathdeelr
Here's what it looks like on a standard with...

Here's what it looks like on a standard with bags.

http://i481.photobucket.com/albums/rr173/deathdeelr69/XS1100/IMG00054-20101022-1114.jpg
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Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 10-23-2010, 10:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,266
Posted By Deathdeelr
Back on the subject, here's a few pics of the...

Back on the subject, here's a few pics of the Warrior bars. I've got a few hundred miles on them and they're great.

http://i481.photobucket.com/albums/rr173/deathdeelr69/XS1100/IMG00616.jpg
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Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 10-23-2010, 10:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 926
Posted By Deathdeelr
GO FOR IT! I had a Seca blow my Warrior off the...

GO FOR IT! I had a Seca blow my Warrior off the track years ago. Definitely a good buy.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 10-18-2010, 02:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,266
Posted By Deathdeelr
I installed a set of stock bars from a 2002 RS...

I installed a set of stock bars from a 2002 RS Warrior. They feel so much better than the stock bars as I have back problems as well. They're wider and have a more natural bend for the grips than...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 10-16-2010, 10:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 904
Posted By Deathdeelr
I use this stuff with Tropic-al's zip tie clamps....

I use this stuff with Tropic-al's zip tie clamps. Works good so long as you don't kink it. I changed the hose routing as per other posts so the left side now feeds #3 & 4 and the right side feeds...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-20-2010, 12:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,159
Posted By Deathdeelr
Rick, the DMV in Jersey sucks. Get the parts...

Rick, the DMV in Jersey sucks. Get the parts bike with a clean title and do the deed. I bought my XS from PA last year and the DMV in Newton insisted that I need to get the title notorized by the...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-19-2010, 11:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 909
Posted By Deathdeelr
I used red Lock Tite. No problems.

I used red Lock Tite. No problems.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-06-2010, 01:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,155
Posted By Deathdeelr
Outstanding!!!

Outstanding!!!
Forum: Members Lounge 08-05-2010, 04:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,751
Posted By Deathdeelr
Mine is the Bat. When the guys at the job saw...

Mine is the Bat. When the guys at the job saw pics of the bike the day I brought her home they ribbed me because the Vedder fairing reminds you of the Bat Bike from the Adam West Batman series.
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Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-05-2010, 04:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,608
Posted By Deathdeelr
The ACR worked great on the outside of the tank...

The ACR worked great on the outside of the tank as well. I was surprised at the amount of rust that was under the excess coating around the filler neck so after the paint was stripped I ended up...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-05-2010, 04:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,155
Posted By Deathdeelr
My wife rides a V-Max and there's a lot of...

My wife rides a V-Max and there's a lot of similarities in the swingarm compared to the XS. I want my main project for the winter to be a V-Max swingarm and 200mm rear tire. I think it will look...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-03-2010, 03:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,608
Posted By Deathdeelr
The Mar Hyde aircraft coating remover worked...

The Mar Hyde aircraft coating remover worked great. I got a gallon of it from Advance Auto for $35. I got about 5 applications out of it and it got almost all of the coating out of the tank. I...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-01-2010, 11:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,165
Posted By Deathdeelr
I had made a tool for rebuilding the forks on my...

I had made a tool for rebuilding the forks on my wife's VMax a few years ago. Basically it was a 5/8" bolt welded into a 3 foot long tube with another 3/4" bolt welded in the other end. I think a...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-01-2010, 05:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,608
Posted By Deathdeelr
Help removing tank coating

A past owner coated the inside of my tank and it's peeling off. One of the petcock strainers is broken and the stuff is making its way into the filters and starving the #1 and 2 carbs for fuel. I...
Forum: Northeast (and Eastern Canada) 07-02-2010, 10:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,114
Posted By Deathdeelr
As of right now I'm in. I have some carb issues...

As of right now I'm in. I have some carb issues that need ironing out but that shouldn't take too long.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-02-2010, 07:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,790
Posted By Deathdeelr
What about mineral spirits or Orange Kleen in a...

What about mineral spirits or Orange Kleen in a parts washer? Do you think that will destroy the seals if the carbs soak for an hour or so? It seems like the only thing we wouldn't disassemble is...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-02-2010, 07:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,275
Posted By Deathdeelr
Yesterday I was turning 3K at 50mph, 4-4200 @ 65,...

Yesterday I was turning 3K at 50mph, 4-4200 @ 65, and 4800-5000 at 75mph. I made a 100mph blast but the giant Vetter windshield started making me nervous so I backed off. I didn't look down at the...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-01-2010, 06:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 688
Posted By Deathdeelr
Turns out there was a broken piece of cable up...

Turns out there was a broken piece of cable up inside the speedo. The cable I used to turn it maybe wasn't going far enough in. I cleaned it out and replaced the inside cable with a universal...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-29-2010, 05:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 688
Posted By Deathdeelr
Thanks guys. Yes, I did try to spin it in both...

Thanks guys. Yes, I did try to spin it in both directions. I'm going to tear it apart tonight and if it's shot, I'll check around for a replacement.
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