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Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 12-20-2012, 03:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,491
Posted By JScro
It's just got a few pretty large holes in the...

It's just got a few pretty large holes in the bottom of it that the previous owner filled with JB Weld. Honestly, it held up for the 10k that I've been on the bike, so kudos to that dude for some...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 12-20-2012, 03:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,491
Posted By JScro
My preference is to use a standard tank, but I...

My preference is to use a standard tank, but I can't seem to find one that isn't just a complete piece of crap. Honestly, if there is other work involved in the special tank swap, I think I'll just...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 12-18-2012, 01:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,491
Posted By JScro
1979 Standard tank issues

My standard tank is finished and I've been trying to find a suitable replacement. I found another standard one locally that I purchased but it wound up having too much rust

There are a few on ebay...
Forum: Wanted to buy - XS and XJ1100 parts and bikes. 12-07-2012, 04:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 711
Posted By JScro
Oddly enough, I just found one local on...

Oddly enough, I just found one local on Craigslist. Thanks for the heads up though!
Forum: Wanted to buy - XS and XJ1100 parts and bikes. 12-07-2012, 03:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 711
Posted By JScro
Need a standard tank

Having my tank cleaned, they're telling me it's probably not salvageable. Looking for a standard tank if anyone has any leads.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-24-2012, 01:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 988
Posted By JScro
Exhaust Question

A little future planning question...

I believe the exhaust on my 79 is a Mac 4-2. It seems like the consensus on this site is, there's nothing better than the stock exhaust. What is the limiting...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-21-2012, 12:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,254
Posted By JScro
LOL. I actually think my wife probably...

LOL.

I actually think my wife probably believes I sabotage my bike just so I can keep working on it.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-21-2012, 10:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,254
Posted By JScro
I took the caliper apart again last night, and I...

I took the caliper apart again last night, and I did find one section of the seal seat in the bore that looked like it still had a bit of crap in it. Cleaned it out, put it all back together, and now...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-19-2012, 08:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,254
Posted By JScro
I didn't reuse anything, it's a new seal and...

I didn't reuse anything, it's a new seal and piston. The fluid leak definitely seems like it's coming from the seal. Taking it apart again this evening, it really looks fine besides some really light...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-19-2012, 03:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,254
Posted By JScro
Brakes... again

So the last piece of my brake rebuild was adding stainless lines to the front. The ones I ordered originally were the wrong size. This weekend, I did a lot of work to the bike including installing...
Forum: Members Lounge 09-17-2012, 08:57 PM
Replies: 1,146
Views: 341,260
Posted By JScro
My 79 Standard ...

My 79 Standard

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8456/7998388655_070c83885e_z.jpg
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-10-2012, 11:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 888
Posted By JScro
It just needed a slightly more aggressive...

It just needed a slightly more aggressive thwacking with the rubber mallet. It's off.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-10-2012, 10:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 888
Posted By JScro
Dangit. Yeah, it's not budging even a little bit.

Dangit. Yeah, it's not budging even a little bit.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-10-2012, 09:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 888
Posted By JScro
Removing Upper Triple Tree

I'm trying to remove my triple tree upper/bracket, whatever you call it. I've removed the 3 bolts attaching it to the fork and steering stem, as well as the bolt going into the steering stem. It...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-06-2012, 08:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,653
Posted By JScro
I know, it's just running so good, and we're...

I know, it's just running so good, and we're almost in prime riding season down here. Valve job doesn't look to bad really, but those are famous last words.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-05-2012, 02:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,653
Posted By JScro
The half moon plug is where most of it is coming...

The half moon plug is where most of it is coming from, but there's a definite oil ring around almost the entire thing. I guess I should be replacing those half moon plugs to? I'll be switching back...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-05-2012, 12:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,653
Posted By JScro
Valve cover gasket is what I mean, sorry.

Valve cover gasket is what I mean, sorry.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-05-2012, 12:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,653
Posted By JScro
Changing Head Gasket

I've put about 5k on the bike since I bought it in February, and it's been running like a champ. I decided I'd try some Mobile 1 synthetic in it on the last oil change, and got a nice leak around my...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-05-2012, 12:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 799
Posted By JScro
Double Banjo Bolt for front master cylinder

Can someone point me to one of these I can order online? There seem to be a few different sizes, not sure which one I need.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-07-2012, 04:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 971
Posted By JScro
Clubman Bars

Ok, my Google-Fu is failing and I can't seem to find a definitive post on whether or not clubman bars will fit my 79 standard. Can anyone help me out? I'd like to pick up these if they'll work.
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Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 04-30-2012, 02:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,215
Posted By JScro
Definitely want to hear what that sounds like,...

Definitely want to hear what that sounds like, looks pretty good though!
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 04-20-2012, 05:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,134
Posted By JScro
When working outside in Texas, we usually hydrate...

When working outside in Texas, we usually hydrate with Lonestar like it's water. :D

Took everything apart, got it back together, and it started fine.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 04-20-2012, 08:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,134
Posted By JScro
So looks like i'm taking it all apart and...

So looks like i'm taking it all apart and rechecking my work this evening. I basically removed the thing following the Clymers manual so I didn't remove the pickups. Considering I know very little...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 04-19-2012, 09:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,134
Posted By JScro
No worries man, sorry I'm probably not describing...

No worries man, sorry I'm probably not describing it well. So here's a video for the audio of what I'm talking about. You can hear me starting it, and it sputtering when I give it gas.
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Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 04-19-2012, 08:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,134
Posted By JScro
Alright, so it will not start. It cranks, and it...

Alright, so it will not start. It cranks, and it sputters a bit if I get it a little gas. However, it doesn't even start to turn over.
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