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Forum: XS and XJ 1100 bikes for sale. 06-06-2018, 08:29 PM
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Views: 3,971
Posted By OMCC
Exclamation '79 xs1100 for sale in Long island NY Comes w/ gear and TOOLS

Need to sell by 6/30, I'm moving and I don't have a way to get it off the island. Not a confident enough rider to take it through NYC.

Runs and drives. Needs a new horn to pass inspection, and is...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 10-12-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,011
Posted By OMCC
Question You were right it was the fuse connection. even...

You were right it was the fuse connection. even though the glass fuses have been replace the positive connection on the atco box had just enough corrosion to cause an issue cleaned it up and now it...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 10-10-2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,011
Posted By OMCC
Question Bike shuts off while ridding oil light and head lights stay on engine just dies

Hi Guy's I've been dealing with this problem for a couple of weeks and I can't seem to figure out who the culprit is.

I will be driving along or sometimes i'll be stopped and the bike will just...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-25-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,104
Posted By OMCC
Question Am I just an idiot or do the mac 4-2 leak a ton

Awhile ago I got a mac 4-2 system for my bike but it leaks like crazy where the headers join the mufflers. Right now I have the Muffler slipped over the headers Is this correct or are the tongues at...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-25-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,113
Posted By OMCC
Thanks Kurt, Tc, steve, and zap great advice all...

Thanks Kurt, Tc, steve, and zap great advice all around.

I realized the PO had hacked off the seat brackets thats why it wouldnt fit. Manufactured a replacement all good now.

I think Im going...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-21-2015, 10:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,113
Posted By OMCC
Question Forward controls, new pipes, and a bunch of questions

So I'm doing a lot of work on my bike this weekend including

Installing forward controls and a new set of beautiful mac 4-2 turnouts
changing my bobber seat to a king and queen-esque saddleman...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-07-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,565
Posted By OMCC
did you experience any blueing? Do you have any...

did you experience any blueing? Do you have any recording of what they sound like?
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-07-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,565
Posted By OMCC
How do I find out which size jets are currently...

How do I find out which size jets are currently in my bike. I assume they are standard from the factory.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-07-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,565
Posted By OMCC
Mac 4-2 exhaust rejetting

I hit a pothole on the highway and managed to snap one of the stock exhausts. Insurance looks like they will cover it but since I do all the work myself I need to submit a parts list to the...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-20-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,348
Posted By OMCC
I bought this one when I did my wheel bearing...

I bought this one when I did my wheel bearing will it work or will I need the one you posted as well

http://www.harborfreight.com/blind-hole-bearing-puller-95987.html
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-20-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 939
Posted By OMCC
Question I put about 150 miles on the bike and the speedo...

I put about 150 miles on the bike and the speedo is still painfully slow. How awful is it to take these apart to grease them properly and clean out the gunk.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-17-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 939
Posted By OMCC
Question slugish speedo is this normal?

my speedometer moves remarkably slowly. If I stop at a light after doing 30mph it will take around 10-20 seconds after I've come to a stop to drop back down to 0 and same if I am accelerating. This...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-17-2015, 02:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,348
Posted By OMCC
Question Steering head bearing?

So I took my bike in for inspection today and while it passed he did bring to my attention a few things I need to look into most importantly the steering head is a bit sticky. not terrible but not...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-09-2015, 09:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 895
Posted By OMCC
Lightbulb How to remove stuck manifold bolts (a slightly satirical tutorial)

Recently I posted about how I had managed to snap off two of three frozen manifold bolts. After nearly two weeks of of making my wife's life miserable storming around the garage, cursing up a storm,...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-06-2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 891
Posted By OMCC
This was it thank you so much :D

This was it thank you so much :D
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-06-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,436
Posted By OMCC
I actually bought one a while ago and havent...

I actually bought one a while ago and havent installed it might be a good idea. The shop want to charge me between 2-300 just to get the manifold bolts out out Im a litle worried about taking the...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-05-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 891
Posted By OMCC
Question Bike tail light issues (video included)

So I had to remove my rear fender and disconnect my tail light/flashers to change my rear tire. The P/o replaced the stock fender and lights with a harley one making it necessary to remove it during...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-05-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,436
Posted By OMCC
I tried the tool suggested in this post and it...

I tried the tool suggested in this post and it only made the situation worse now I have two broken studs. Going to try and drill it out today but probably destined for the shop tomorrow.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-01-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,436
Posted By OMCC
do you know what that tool is called and where I...

do you know what that tool is called and where I could get one?
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-01-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,436
Posted By OMCC
Question Help broken/frozen exhaust manifold bolt (with pics)

I was taking off the exhaust to patch some holes and one of my bolt heads snapped clean off another two of the heads spun off.

https://goo.gl/photos/Ge8PcaZMTsrxP2yL7

so I have three manifold...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-29-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 887
Posted By OMCC
fork tube cap lip snaped

As I was torquing the adjustable fork tube cap on my 79f, the lip that runs around the top of the cap snapped off I saw that the non adjustable tube caps dont have this ring so is it still safe to...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-29-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,536
Posted By OMCC
Got it out

What I ended up doing was using this kit http://www.harborfreight.com/blind-hole-bearing-puller-95987.html

I connected all the pieces and expand the head in the bearing then I flipped the wheel...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-28-2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,536
Posted By OMCC
Tried this no luck kept the flame on for about a...

Tried this no luck kept the flame on for about a minute or two didnt want to do anymore as my roters are frozen in place and cant be removed without damaging them. Bearinga havent moved an inch.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-28-2015, 11:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,536
Posted By OMCC
Would this one work...

Would this one work http://m.harborfreight.com/blind-hole-bearing-puller-95987.html
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-28-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,536
Posted By OMCC
Question How the heck do you get the front bearings out

I read the other posts on this but I feel like I'm missing something I tried to pry the spacer over but I only get a millimeter of space on the inner race on the right side bearing not enough space...
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