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Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-25-2012, 07:18 PM
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Posted By Aaron
Ya know somethin' Capn' Zap? It might as well...

Ya know somethin' Capn' Zap? It might as well have been that obvious. Top Cat called it when he said that both plugs needed to be grounded. I just had the other side dangling free. I would feel dumb,...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-25-2012, 06:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 961
Posted By Aaron
resistance is ~3.5 on the other side. Not sure of...

resistance is ~3.5 on the other side. Not sure of the test procedure for a TCI signal, but it was firing before the upgrade. I just had a coil going bad.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-25-2012, 06:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 961
Posted By Aaron
New Dynas, no spark

Hey fellas. Put on some new dyna coils last night. The green 3 ohm ones. I bypassed my ballast resistor. I used Accell SuperStock Wire. The wire is 8mm radio supression core. I couldnt get any spark....
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-19-2012, 09:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,995
Posted By Aaron
Well, I was hoping my bandids would be enough for...

Well, I was hoping my bandids would be enough for one ride. But it was not to be. I knew better. Anyways, soon as I get home I'm gonna order some new coils and carb boots. No more bull****ting...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-18-2012, 12:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,995
Posted By Aaron
I checked my pickup wires the other day. I was in...

I checked my pickup wires the other day. I was in there to adjust my cct, figured id look overthe wires while at it. The carbs ended up being the original stock ones GLowe, I was just over thinking...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-18-2012, 08:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,995
Posted By Aaron
But i do get a good spark when running. It runs...

But i do get a good spark when running. It runs like a champ in neutral. I can give it gas all day long, it will rev to the redline, no stumbling or anything of that nature. But if i put it in first...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-18-2012, 08:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,995
Posted By Aaron
So i've read that if i have non-resistor plug...

So i've read that if i have non-resistor plug boots and plugs with no internal resistance, it can disrupt the TCI. Seems like if that was my problem, the bike wouldn't want to run at all. I doubt its...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-17-2012, 08:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,995
Posted By Aaron
Crap crap crap CRAP!!!!!

I changed my ignition coil wires and left the boots that came on em from the store. Put platinum plugs in. Mounted the coils a bit higher from the engine. and put in a heat shield. Now im getting a...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-17-2012, 07:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,995
Posted By Aaron
Its too late for the yards around here Phil. They...

Its too late for the yards around here Phil. They are closed. And i didn't wanna drive all the way to east dallas to the only yard that knew for sure they had my coils. Besides, i think im gonna save...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-17-2012, 06:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,995
Posted By Aaron
After calling around all day, its a no-go on...

After calling around all day, its a no-go on coils. None in stock anywhere. So i'm redoing the new wire fix on the old coils and im gonna see if i can rig up some kind of heat shield to keep em from...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-17-2012, 03:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,995
Posted By Aaron
got a year range on those hondas?

got a year range on those hondas?
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-17-2012, 03:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,995
Posted By Aaron
Awesome. Does any ol' autopart store have em or...

Awesome. Does any ol' autopart store have em or will i have to call a stealership?
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-17-2012, 02:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,995
Posted By Aaron
Ignition coils

Heya fellas! So, one of my coils keeps crapping when it gets hot and i wanna replace em anyway. Already done the "new wires in old coils" trick. Here is where my problem lies. Going to a rally with...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 04-15-2012, 09:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 734
Posted By Aaron
Yeah, i figured it was coincidence. Murph's law...

Yeah, i figured it was coincidence. Murph's law has been the dominant law regarding my bike lately. every time i fix one thing, another pops up. Oh well... back to troubleshooting. C'mon free fix,...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 04-15-2012, 06:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 734
Posted By Aaron
Tightened cam chain, lost 1&4

Hey fellas. I just finished tightening my cam chain and went for a test ride around the parking lot. I've lost fire in 1 and 4. "Duh, check the pickup coil wires!" Right? Already done that and they...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 04-15-2012, 04:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,917
Posted By Aaron
Im interested. I need a lefty for my 80 special....

Im interested. I need a lefty for my 80 special. I can find some fairly easily, but they are always in beat-up used condition and they still price em like they are a shiny new product. Im not gonna...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 03-27-2012, 09:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,929
Posted By Aaron
Ill check the numbers on those needles when i...

Ill check the numbers on those needles when i pull em off again. Soon as i can get a chance too that is. If they are XJ needles i think im gonna jet up to XJ stock. Were the XJ carbs an improvement...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 03-26-2012, 05:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,929
Posted By Aaron
Hmmm. I may have to yank the stuff out of these...

Hmmm. I may have to yank the stuff out of these again and see if gerogefix will trade me for XJ stuff then. Sure wish i knew the number on those needles in there now.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 03-26-2012, 04:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,929
Posted By Aaron
In that case, was the needle and emulsion tube...

In that case, was the needle and emulsion tube different on the XJ? And if so, then should I assume i have the XJ needle and tube and jet accordingly? Or will it run the way i have it jetted now?...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 03-26-2012, 04:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,929
Posted By Aaron
I would post pictures by the way, but we're in...

I would post pictures by the way, but we're in the process of moving. So im pretty technologically limited at the moment with everything packed away. Also, i dont feel like opening the carbs again...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 03-26-2012, 04:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,929
Posted By Aaron
Alright fellas. After another inspection i have...

Alright fellas. After another inspection i have indeed found the carbs to be for the 80-82 XS and XJ. I do have a cable operated choke, without the cable. I've been told this was stock on XJs, not...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 03-26-2012, 09:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,929
Posted By Aaron
Ill have to take a real close look and compare...

Ill have to take a real close look and compare when i get off work. I'm 99%sure they are the right mikunis though. Thanks Steve.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 03-26-2012, 09:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,929
Posted By Aaron
Yeah, they are mikunis and the right number. Its...

Yeah, they are mikunis and the right number. Its just that the guts i pulled out were not SG stock, they seemed closer to XJ stock. But not the right pilots for either SG or XJ. The cable choke and...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 03-26-2012, 07:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,929
Posted By Aaron
I wonder what the heck was up with those #60...

I wonder what the heck was up with those #60 non-air bleed pilots i pulled out then. Any other differences between the XJ carbs and SG carbs besides choke and main jet sizes?
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 03-26-2012, 06:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,929
Posted By Aaron
Oh really? The choke on my carbs is/was cable...

Oh really? The choke on my carbs is/was cable operated. There is no cable so i just have to reach down and yank on it by hand though. What were the stock pilot jets in the XJ carbs?
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