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Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 01-03-2016, 08:16 AM
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Posted By mack
Exactly

MotoMan, like I said, I'd be going over that thing with a torque wrench and jaundiced eye before I ever rode it.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 01-02-2016, 08:18 PM
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Posted By mack
gaskets

Ok, found it on the UK site. Here you go.
http://xs1100.com/forum/index.php?topic=4997.msg43573#msg43573

Get front brakes on that dude before you ride it!
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 01-02-2016, 08:08 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 23,398
Posted By mack
Gaskets

Some place on this site is a thread that has templates for all the gaskets. Go to napa or any other auto supply store and buy a sheet of gasket material and cut your own.
That clip is off the crank...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 01-02-2016, 07:11 PM
Replies: 57
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Posted By mack
swing arm

The swing arm needs to be centered for the bike to track properly. Also the torque spec in the manual is incorrect. I believe it calls for something like 48.5 ft/lbs on the bolt that fits into the...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 01-02-2016, 05:46 AM
Replies: 57
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Posted By mack
I understand

I was in your position at one time. I've owned my SF since 79 but never really worked on it myself. Used to open the clymers and read stuff but it all seemed very intimidating at the time. I've since...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 01-01-2016, 07:19 PM
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Posted By mack
Couple points

First, you should read the Clymers and familiarize yourself with the bike so we can communicate better. If you don't know where the major components are, it will be difficult for us to help you.
If...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 01-01-2016, 05:10 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 23,398
Posted By mack
check

Out the utube thread i provided. If the noise is coming from the shifter cover it likely an easy fix at the end of the sfift drum. The best thing for u though is if the middle drive failed. But...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 01-01-2016, 02:25 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 23,398
Posted By mack
Sound

Well your into it now so if you haven't already, disconnect the u joint from the middle drive and inspect the splines on the u joint. If they're good start the motor, put it in any gear and see if...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 01-01-2016, 02:23 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 23,398
Posted By mack
Sound

Well your into it now so if you haven't already, disconnect the u joint from the middle drive and inspect the splines on the u joint. If they're good start the motor, put it in any gear and see if...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 12-31-2015, 09:51 PM
Replies: 57
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Posted By mack
Drive Train

This might be of use to you. I made this for someone else but it shows the drive train for an XS11

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xCwMkFsKfWA

I think your issue may be more related to this...
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