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Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-08-2017, 08:18 PM
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Posted By PorterTheCelt
Actually...lol The running lights kind of...

Actually...lol

The running lights kind of are brighter.

Fronts seem to be a deeper amber and they fill the entire lens(see above pics) whereas, the rear turn signals are a lighter yellow...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-08-2017, 12:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,524
Posted By PorterTheCelt
They are yellow leds. I think the problem is...

They are yellow leds. I think the problem is maybe that the 1156's are just a lower quality than the 1157's. Who knows...lol
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-06-2017, 09:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,524
Posted By PorterTheCelt
Update

Don't bother with the 1156's I posted the link to. Installed them with the no load flasher today, and they are not nearly as bright as the 1157's I put in the front, and they are the same 650 lumen...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-02-2017, 08:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,524
Posted By PorterTheCelt
These are the 1157's I have in the front: ...

These are the 1157's I have in the front:

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01H1QTWZE/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o01_s01?ie=UTF8&psc=1

These are the 1156's I will have in the rear once I get a no...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-01-2017, 11:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,524
Posted By PorterTheCelt
Can't edit my posts for some reason or I would...

Can't edit my posts for some reason or I would have added this to my previous posts.

http://i446.photobucket.com/albums/qq185/davebronkhorst1/20170421_142612_zpsrdvxx6oo.jpg~original...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-01-2017, 08:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,524
Posted By PorterTheCelt
http://i446.photobucket.com/albums/qq185/davebronk...

http://i446.photobucket.com/albums/qq185/davebronkhorst1/Mobile%20Uploads/20170501_213428_zpsot1v4e0h.jpg...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-01-2017, 08:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,524
Posted By PorterTheCelt
Brighter turn signal/running light "trick"!!!

So I had been reading on the forums for a while, and trying to decide on the best way to upgrade factory xs standard rectangle turn signals. I wanted leds, as they are just a good all around way to...
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 parts for sale. 04-19-2016, 11:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 892
Posted By PorterTheCelt
eBay exhaust

found this while surfing.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/1980-Yamaha-Xs-1100-Special-Edition-Exhaust-/182097162716
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 04-17-2016, 08:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,923
Posted By PorterTheCelt
So this just started happening with my bike. I am...

So this just started happening with my bike. I am at about 43.5k miles. Is a cam chain replacement doable with the engine still in the bike? I want to ride this year if at all possible, and I would...
Forum: North Central (and Central Canada) 03-31-2016, 06:28 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 16,387
Posted By PorterTheCelt
Fantastic. I'll be watching for updates on our...

Fantastic. I'll be watching for updates on our regional rallies.
Forum: North Central (and Central Canada) 03-31-2016, 03:02 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 16,387
Posted By PorterTheCelt
I am newly XSive, and look forward to meeting...

I am newly XSive, and look forward to meeting others. Are these events open to other riders as well? I have a few buddies who would enjoy a good bike ride.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 03-31-2016, 02:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,196
Posted By PorterTheCelt
The only restriction for the WI hobbyist plate is...

The only restriction for the WI hobbyist plate is that you can't operate the vehicle in January with out a special permit. I have no desire to ride my XS in WI in January :p
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 03-31-2016, 10:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,278
Posted By PorterTheCelt
sub'd

I am looking forward to watching this project progress into a rider. Welcome to the fray.

Cheers
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 03-31-2016, 10:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,196
Posted By PorterTheCelt
Registration options?

I live in WI and we have a hobbyist plate available for vehicles 20 years or older. I am considering this for my XS. It made me wonder, how many of you do the regular registration vs other...
Forum: Member Locations 03-31-2016, 09:07 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,482
Posted By PorterTheCelt
FORUM HANDLE: PorterTheCelt Name: Dave Area...

FORUM HANDLE: PorterTheCelt
Name: Dave
Area Code: 715
Zip Code: 54001
City, State: Amery, WI (for the time being)
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 03-26-2016, 08:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,889
Posted By PorterTheCelt
So I was able to get the pilot jets out, and it...

So I was able to get the pilot jets out, and it was definitely them. They were diiirty... She's back together and running now and just needs a minor tune to be ready for riding season. I took it for...
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 parts for sale. 03-24-2016, 05:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,694
Posted By PorterTheCelt
cowl

Does this seat allow for the use of the rear cowl?
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 03-22-2016, 06:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,889
Posted By PorterTheCelt
Update

I pulled the carbs and cleaned the pilot jets as best I could. I wasn't able to get the jets out. I actually ruined a screwdriver trying to break them loose. I'm going to guess that I didn't get them...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 03-16-2016, 05:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,889
Posted By PorterTheCelt
Talking UPDATE: I went ahead and upgraded to blade fuses....

UPDATE: I went ahead and upgraded to blade fuses. That seems to have fixed half of the problem. I am now getting 1, 2, and 4 to fire. I warmed it up a bit, and eased it up from idle, and it seemed to...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 03-16-2016, 08:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,889
Posted By PorterTheCelt
http://i446.photobucket.com/albums/qq185/davebronk...

http://i446.photobucket.com/albums/qq185/davebronkhorst1/20160316_090527_zpstjrqdyqh.jpg

Im going to go out on a limb here, and say that this could have something to do with my firing issue. So...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 03-15-2016, 09:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,889
Posted By PorterTheCelt
Thanks for the quick responses! I'll check into...

Thanks for the quick responses! I'll check into all of these things.

For the record. I have not checked any of the above. I bought the bike less than a week ago. Bought the battery, plugs and...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 03-15-2016, 06:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,889
Posted By PorterTheCelt
Help! cylinders not firing

I am in the process of getting my xs11 up and running. Got the carbs cleaned and ready to sync. I went to warm up the engine to sync, and found that cylinders 1 and 3 aren't firing (corresponding...
Forum: Product Evaluations 03-15-2016, 06:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,706
Posted By PorterTheCelt
Good call. That 3rd picture never loaded for me...

Good call. That 3rd picture never loaded for me so I didn't see that. :rolleyes:
Forum: Product Evaluations 03-15-2016, 02:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,706
Posted By PorterTheCelt
good looking brace

New member here. I love this site. You guys have helped a lot in getting my newly acquired xs11 ready to ride. Almost there. Are these fork braces still available, and if so, do they act as a...
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