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Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-10-2012, 10:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,131
Posted By Rubin
I have installed HID on my XJ as well. I had...

I have installed HID on my XJ as well. I had installed it with the plans on removing the RLU after I tested the new unit, and since the low beam worked well I never removed the RLU. The high beam...
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 11-19-2010, 05:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,333
Posted By Rubin
That is typically used as a solvent in waterborne...

That is typically used as a solvent in waterborne OEM automotive coatings and does not play an active role in most of these. From a coatings point of view, I would go with that one so it can help...
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 11-18-2010, 11:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,333
Posted By Rubin
Long time, no update. I have a manual and I have...

Long time, no update. I have a manual and I have been following it during the rebuild. I have taken out the original motor and have both it and the spare in my apartment. Glad the Fience is 3...
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 10-20-2010, 11:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,333
Posted By Rubin
Spare CL350 twin motor

Late last year I picked up a 72 CL350 twin, and I have been working on it ever since. During the summer I noticed it was burning oil like mad and at one point after letting it sit for a few weeks...
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 07-28-2010, 11:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 879
Posted By Rubin
Who needs oil!!!

I needed to get from Windsor to Hamilton (about 6 hrs on smaller highways, 3 on the superslabs) a few weeks ago. I had taken the little CL350 to windsor originally to work on it, but did not have...
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 parts for sale. 07-25-2010, 07:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,687
Posted By Rubin
Hi, I am in a little bit of an emergency at the...

Hi, I am in a little bit of an emergency at the moment. Do you happen to have the adjustment screw/mechanism for the clutch? Mine is comepletely stripped.

Thanks!
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-27-2010, 09:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,073
Posted By Rubin
I have one in Windsor/Hamilton, Ontario I am not...

I have one in Windsor/Hamilton, Ontario I am not using. I have both the rear backrest and the rear carrier. The carrier went with some Krauser bags and I also have with mounts, but one bag needs to...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-11-2010, 07:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,716
Posted By Rubin
I have been exploring the same thing, and so far...

I have been exploring the same thing, and so far I think Mike's XS has some decent stuff. Check out http://www.mikesxs.net/products-46.html#products.

I was looking at this one to replace my...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-06-2010, 10:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,266
Posted By Rubin
I would love to see a closeup of those rearsets. ...

I would love to see a closeup of those rearsets. I have been thinking about doing this as well and am in need of ideas. I would rather go for something off of a stock bike since those can be had...
Forum: Non XS-XJ 1100 bikes and parts. 03-31-2010, 07:38 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 634
Posted By Rubin
yamaha R1 98 rearsets

Looking for some rearsets for my CL350 cafe project. 98 or first generation would work best/have least modifications needed.
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 03-29-2010, 07:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 709
Posted By Rubin
Still have the other mirror coming in as well,...

Still have the other mirror coming in as well, but just got her safetied tonight. Insurance tomorrow, and it looks like 17 C by Thursday. Great time to have one on the road. Just have to figure...
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 03-29-2010, 07:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 709
Posted By Rubin
An update

I figure an update is in order. Got the replacement coils and bars as well as some end bar mirrors. Add this to an ailing bike, and voila - more problems, lol.

Turns out one of the exhaust...
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 03-03-2010, 08:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 709
Posted By Rubin
CL350 electrical

Well, it seems to be getting nice out, and we should have some nice weather here this weekend supposed to be about 9 C (48 F for the rest of you). So I decided it was time to get the CL350...
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 02-18-2010, 09:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 855
Posted By Rubin
I just used the same one from an 82 vintage. ...

I just used the same one from an 82 vintage. Hard to find parts for the 84 for sure. Makes it fun when I bring the bike in - the ownership calls it an 84 XS1100 making it even harder for the...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 02-18-2010, 09:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,586
Posted By Rubin
I had some krauser bags on my XJ for years. They...

I had some krauser bags on my XJ for years. They were side loaders which were a bit of a pain to lead, but were pretty leak proof and they never opened on me until the bike got tired and lay down on...
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 02-09-2010, 12:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,341
Posted By Rubin
I picked up a 72 CL350 a few months ago. She has...

I picked up a 72 CL350 a few months ago. She has fresh paint, and after I replaced the rear tire, charged the battery and replaced some of the original cables, she runs great. Got to love the sound...
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 12-18-2009, 09:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,072
Posted By Rubin
Starter clutch repair/replacement

So from my previous post, I picked up a 1972 CL350 in great shape. It has a kick start so I am not too worried, but the starter clutch seems to be failing. This seems to be a common failure point...
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 12-17-2009, 08:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,150
Posted By Rubin
Well, quick update. I now have a 1972 CL350 in...

Well, quick update. I now have a 1972 CL350 in my brother's shed. Went to see her, and after the guy brought out the book with all his receipts as well as the old parts he had replaced, all in...
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 12-16-2009, 06:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,150
Posted By Rubin
some promised photos: the Bonnie: ...

some promised photos:

the Bonnie:
http://i906.photobucket.com/albums/ac269/imrubin75/Bonnie.jpg

The CL350 in question:
http://i906.photobucket.com/albums/ac269/imrubin75/8112145_20jpeg.jpg
...
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 12-16-2009, 05:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,150
Posted By Rubin
I keep trying, but that is his argument. The old...

I keep trying, but that is his argument. The old BSA with the sidecar rig was sold off during the divorce. That was also a beaut, have a few pics of the gf as a child sitting in it with her sister....
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 12-16-2009, 10:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,150
Posted By Rubin
Well, I am really leaning towards it. I love the...

Well, I am really leaning towards it. I love the looks as I said, and always wanted a scrambler. I had been looking at the new triumphs but they are a little cost prohibitive. Debating making it a...
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 12-15-2009, 09:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,150
Posted By Rubin
CL350 - should I buy?

Found a great little '72 CL350 scrambler for sale. I really like the style, price is right and I think it would make a great addition. This looks to be in great shape and will be going to see it in...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-25-2009, 11:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 510
Posted By Rubin
Header nuts

I decided that after converting the XJ to a cafe I wanted to lose the 4 into 1 and go back to the original pipes. Love the look and sound of them, and I was surprised at how good they were after...
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 07-20-2009, 10:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,385
Posted By Rubin
Was a sad day - I drove out to see them and they...

Was a sad day - I drove out to see them and they were already sold and picked up. So instead I bought a 'new' truck. '89 Cheyenne 1500, V6 reg cab 2WD. Low miles at 150,000 km and mechanically...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-05-2009, 06:55 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,661
Posted By Rubin
I bought one off ebay and installed it. Never...

I bought one off ebay and installed it. Never had a problem having people see me at night and have never had to put my bright light on since. This is lucky since it takes about 10 seconds to switch...
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