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Forum: XS and XJ 1100 bikes for sale. 07-12-2012, 05:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 908
Posted By tonyg-5386
79 Special for sale (my bike)

Time to say goodbye to an old friend. Bike needs nothing!!!

http://newyork.craigslist.org/lgi/mcy/3131118042.html
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-11-2012, 12:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 16,290
Posted By tonyg-5386
Shell Rotella 15w-40 in my 79. No problems at all.

Shell Rotella 15w-40 in my 79. No problems at all.
Forum: Members Lounge 06-06-2012, 09:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,062
Posted By tonyg-5386
I'm selling mine too. So far no takers. It's a...

I'm selling mine too. So far no takers. It's a great old bike and needs nothing. I'll just keep it if there's no takers. I'm not going to give it away.

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Forum: XS and XJ 1100 bikes for sale. 05-23-2012, 03:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,050
Posted By tonyg-5386
Thank you for the compliment. I will be slightly...

Thank you for the compliment. I will be slightly negotiable on the price but I'm not going to give the bike away.
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 bikes for sale. 05-23-2012, 12:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,050
Posted By tonyg-5386
79 Special for sale Long Island, NY (my bike)

http://newyork.craigslist.org/lgi/mcy/3031810643.html
Forum: Members Lounge 05-18-2012, 08:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,173
Posted By tonyg-5386
Thanks for the fast reply!!

Thanks for the fast reply!!
Forum: Members Lounge 05-18-2012, 06:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,173
Posted By tonyg-5386
Spring clamps for fuel lines

Hi Guys,

I recently changed my fuel lines to tygon lines (1/4" id by 5/16" od). I tried the 3/16" id lines first as suggested but they were too much of a struggle to get over the fittings. The...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 04-25-2012, 12:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,747
Posted By tonyg-5386
I used yellow tygon 1/4" (inner diameter) fuel...

I used yellow tygon 1/4" (inner diameter) fuel line. I tried the 3/16" but it was too much of a struggle to get it on and it felt like I was going to break something. I noticed that the 1/4 fit snug...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 04-19-2012, 08:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,747
Posted By tonyg-5386
I ended up using "evaporust" since it was...

I ended up using "evaporust" since it was available locally. It was $20 for 1 gal. I am very pleased with the results.:)
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 04-08-2012, 08:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,747
Posted By tonyg-5386
Has anyone used metal rescue?

Hi Guys,

The rust in my tank is starting to bother me. I just changed all of my fuel lines to the yellow tygon line and though the gas runs clear through them I think it's time to get rid of the...
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 parts for sale. 02-24-2012, 07:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 910
Posted By tonyg-5386
Backrest/luggage rack on ebay

I am not the seller. Good deal for someone. It looks like the same one I have on my 79 Special.
...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 01-27-2012, 06:51 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,418
Posted By tonyg-5386
I have the Shinko tourmasters on my vmax. A lot...

I have the Shinko tourmasters on my vmax. A lot of the guys on vmaxforum.net use the shinkos and recommend them. They took a lot of weights to balance them. It is a very grippy tire and not bad for...
Forum: Members Lounge 01-17-2012, 12:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,406
Posted By tonyg-5386
My carbs were rebuilt 10 years ago. I have not...

My carbs were rebuilt 10 years ago. I have not touched them since...except to synchronize them. I never let the bike sit in the cold months for too long and use stabil marine formula in the gas from...
Forum: Members Lounge 01-17-2012, 08:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 894
Posted By tonyg-5386
Used MAC exhaust on ebay

I am not the seller. Looks decent and a "buy it now" price of $150.00 with free shipping.
...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 12-19-2011, 12:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,058
Posted By tonyg-5386
I have this seat on my 79 special. I think it...

I have this seat on my 79 special. I think it would fit yours too. I think it includes the cover and foam and you just need a workable seat pan. It is very comfortable for me (5'10"-195 lbs) and I've...
Forum: Members Lounge 12-12-2011, 12:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,926
Posted By tonyg-5386
That is quite a story. It's amazing she or the...

That is quite a story. It's amazing she or the cat did not get hurt. I have 2 cats myself and though I've posed them both on the seats of my stationary bikes in the garage I wouldn't dream of trying...
Forum: Members Lounge 12-09-2011, 08:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,779
Posted By tonyg-5386
Thanks for the options and thoughts. I think I...

Thanks for the options and thoughts. I think I will stick with my original lollipop signals as they fit the look of the bike.
Forum: Members Lounge 12-06-2011, 05:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,779
Posted By tonyg-5386
mini signals for 1979 xs1100 special

Hi Guys,

I bought a pair of mini signals on ebay but the shafts were too wide to fit throught the headlight mount in the stock location so I returned them. Do any of you guys have mini-signals on...
Forum: Members Lounge 12-05-2011, 05:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,339
Posted By tonyg-5386
I never "winterize" my bikes. I basically start...

I never "winterize" my bikes. I basically start to use stabil (marine formula) in Dec and always carry a "5 hour energy drink" plastic bottle with me full of stabil. It holds 2 ounces so that's 2...
Forum: Members Lounge 12-04-2011, 02:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,943
Posted By tonyg-5386
Tygon 3/16" ID fuel hose

Hi Guys,

After reading up on fuel line replacement suggestions I decided to go with tygon 3/16" ID clear yellow f-4040-a line. I just got done trying to work this fuel line onto the petcocks of my...
Forum: Members Lounge 09-02-2011, 08:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,057
Posted By tonyg-5386
Mint xs1100 special exhaust on ebay

I don't think you'll find one nicer than this. I am not the seller but I'm always checking out ebay for parts for my bike. I paid $600.00 7 years ago for the exact same exhaust. I like the...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-17-2011, 12:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,018
Posted By tonyg-5386
Dunlop Elite 3's. I just put them on my 79...

Dunlop Elite 3's. I just put them on my 79 special following the advice of Topcat. Great tire.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-27-2011, 12:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,244
Posted By tonyg-5386
Handlebar Options

I have a 79 Special that had stock bars. Horrible!!! I rode my friends Honda cb900 Custom and thought the bars were great so I went to the Flanders website and ordered their replicas of the cb900...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-24-2011, 10:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 862
Posted By tonyg-5386
I had a K&N shrink on me too. I called them and...

I had a K&N shrink on me too. I called them and they shipped me a new filter...no questions asked. I don't think they asked me to ship the old one back...it was a 2 or 3 years ago and I don't...
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 bikes for sale. 05-04-2011, 12:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,408
Posted By tonyg-5386
I bought my 79 Special almost 18 years ago from...

I bought my 79 Special almost 18 years ago from the original owner for $1500 I've considered selling it many times but here's what I did instead.

Changed those buckhorn handlebars to more standard...
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