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Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-31-2016, 01:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 12,172
Posted By Diskman01
I converted to an electronic flasher years ago.. ...

I converted to an electronic flasher years ago.. I still kept my stock flasher/cancel unit in my parts box.. Just in case.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-27-2016, 01:10 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,345
Posted By Diskman01
I am also looking at the big-bore kit on ebay to...

I am also looking at the big-bore kit on ebay to fix my 78's oil problem.

However! Once the Big Bore kit starts burning oil then what??
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-26-2016, 08:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,335
Posted By Diskman01
Were your comp levels obtained before or after...

Were your comp levels obtained before or after your decarboning?? I'm going to assume you meant AFTER the cleaining. Those are great amounts of compression for a stock engine....but excessive carbon...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-26-2016, 02:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,335
Posted By Diskman01
New piston ring recommendations?

My 78 E is burning oil now. It had a pretty hard life with a PO. Just a tad over 43K on the clock. Nightly drives around town with some interstate and I lose a quart. I replaced the valve seals a...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-26-2016, 10:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,576
Posted By Diskman01
1975 Dodge Travco 2+2 "DodgeMahal" model. Was the...

1975 Dodge Travco 2+2 "DodgeMahal" model. Was the bees-knees in 1975.
Everything was replaced about 12 years ago by the retired PO. His son inherited it and he sold it to me due to lack of interest...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-25-2016, 12:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,576
Posted By Diskman01
Bah! Paint is overrated. :p It's all about the...

Bah! Paint is overrated. :p It's all about the character anyways. And what 900 bux will get ya these days.

http://i190.photobucket.com/albums/z103/diskman_1/Travco/trav1024_zps49do6pn7.jpg...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-24-2016, 01:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,134
Posted By Diskman01
Go 1990's!!! ...

Go 1990's!!!

http://i190.photobucket.com/albums/z103/diskman_1/XS1100/shiny3.jpg (http://s190.photobucket.com/user/diskman_1/media/XS1100/shiny3.jpg.html)
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-24-2016, 12:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,261
Posted By Diskman01
Its so the old-lady can play Angry-Birds while on...

Its so the old-lady can play Angry-Birds while on a roadtrip on her phone and/or tablet. lol
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-24-2016, 12:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,576
Posted By Diskman01
Plasti-Mend. It's sorta spendy but it really...

Plasti-Mend. It's sorta spendy but it really works on PVC. I had to repair a BADLY busted up PVC holding tank on my RV. Worked AWESOME! I ordered the "quart" kit and bought some screen at the...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-23-2016, 02:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,134
Posted By Diskman01
Me too... Been putting off repainting my tank,...

Me too... Been putting off repainting my tank, covers and seat trim on the 78E... At this point, ANYTHING will be better than what I have on there now. Stupid 90's color changing purple/green/red...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-23-2016, 02:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,353
Posted By Diskman01
Not anymore. I want to ALL the local Auto Parts...

Not anymore. I want to ALL the local Auto Parts stores looking for a new cable for my stepsons KLR. Even the old timers at Napa didnt carry them anymore. Autozone gave me quizzical looks. ...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-23-2016, 09:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,261
Posted By Diskman01
I picked one up at Walmart a few years ago. ...

I picked one up at Walmart a few years ago. Added a live fused line from the battery and mounted it to the handlebars near the tree. Works great!
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-06-2016, 02:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,223
Posted By Diskman01
Seconding the green scotchbrite and small...

Seconding the green scotchbrite and small screwdriver. Been cleaning them that way for years. No leakage with new seals.

Now I need to locate some brake pistons for a 78 E... Mine are pitted...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-05-2016, 12:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,613
Posted By Diskman01
Wow! Its been 2 years already. Let's dig up...

Wow! Its been 2 years already. Let's dig up this old thread just for kicks this fine afternoon!


November 2014 I pulled the head after ordering new valve seals. The original seals were cracked...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 03-24-2016, 02:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,100
Posted By Diskman01
Pods.. I reused the long rubber intake tubes to...

Pods.. I reused the long rubber intake tubes to mount the pods on. Had to trim the lip on the original intakes to accept the pods but it works great. Never looked back. Now I'm running ZR1...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 03-24-2016, 02:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,460
Posted By Diskman01
Yep. The drain tube is the reason I got my '78...

Yep. The drain tube is the reason I got my '78 for cheap. PO stored it outside and since the tube is plugged from many paint jobs, the water will drain into the tank.

Rusty carbs ahoy! Really.....
Forum: Members Lounge 09-18-2015, 08:12 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,792
Posted By Diskman01
I took the MSF about 5 years ago. The state pays...

I took the MSF about 5 years ago. The state pays the majority of the fee so residents only pay $70. I took it because I moved here and never renewed my endorsement. Been ridin' dirty for about 20...
Forum: Members Lounge 09-16-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,614
Posted By Diskman01
Good news! New utility from O&O Software...

Good news!

New utility from O&O Software that gives users a bit more control over what is shared in Win 10.

I installed it on my test PC and the options are cool.
...
Forum: Members Lounge 09-08-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,614
Posted By Diskman01
Aaaand now they shoved the "telemetry" junk into...

Aaaand now they shoved the "telemetry" junk into Windows 7 over the Labor Day weekend updates... Lovely.

Source: http://techne.alaya.net/?p=12499

Here is how to prevent Windows 7 from sending...
Forum: Members Lounge 08-31-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,614
Posted By Diskman01
No thanks. I will be avoiding the latest...

No thanks. I will be avoiding the latest "spyware" update from Microsoft. Will stick with 7 until they stop issuing updates in 2020. Once you remove all the forced Win 10 "data gathering" in Win...
Forum: Members Lounge 08-21-2015, 07:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 621
Posted By Diskman01
New plugs, change oil and filter, maybe locate...

New plugs, change oil and filter, maybe locate new tires, change final and middle drive lube, go for a long ride.... '78E
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-19-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,692
Posted By Diskman01
Been there done that! Been known to use a stick...

Been there done that! Been known to use a stick and even a chunk of blacktop to "adjust" things.

Hide a bundle of these in the bike. They really come in handy.

Maybe use one to keep the...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-29-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,204
Posted By Diskman01
I did the 750 FD swap a few years ago before a...

I did the 750 FD swap a few years ago before a longish trip to Northern Minnesota. The taller gears were very smooth on the interstate. It's been 3 years since I did the swap and I beat the hell...
Forum: Members Lounge 06-25-2015, 03:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,749
Posted By Diskman01
Tire and traction derail.. Back to power chat.. ...

Tire and traction derail.. Back to power chat..

I picked up a 2006 Honda VTX 1300 last summer (2014) on a whim and to allow as little "riding down time" as possible while I did some upper engine...
Forum: Members Lounge 06-25-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,279
Posted By Diskman01
Any update?? Don't keep us hangin' here. :p

Any update?? Don't keep us hangin' here.

:p
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