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Forum: Southeast 09-22-2017, 05:11 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 40,066
Posted By Rettic
I could pull the intake can from my spare bike...

I could pull the intake can from my spare bike this morning before I leave and bring it to you. I just need to know by 8am. We are rolling out about 9 and moseying the fun way from Charlotte.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-27-2017, 12:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,585
Posted By Rettic
Mojolever

I have been doing my own tires for years now. Got tired (Pun intended) of messing around with tire irons so I found this awesome tool: https://www.mojotiretools.com/mojoweb.htm. With a $80 tire...
Forum: Members Lounge 07-16-2017, 07:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,518
Posted By Rettic
Home again

Made it home safe and sound. Leaked about a quart from NC to CO.
Damage done:
Right side crankshaft needs replaced
New rear tire
New exhaust/mufflers

Great trip overall. 4,000 miles in...
Forum: Members Lounge 07-14-2017, 07:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,518
Posted By Rettic
I replaced the o-ring a few weeks ago. When I...

I replaced the o-ring a few weeks ago. When I take the cover off, there is oil up near the shaft, can't really see all the way up. We made it 600 miles today and lost only a little bit of oil...
Forum: Members Lounge 07-14-2017, 01:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,518
Posted By Rettic
It is the seal under the stator on the right side...

It is the seal under the stator on the right side of the engine.

Working on finding stealership.
Forum: Members Lounge 07-14-2017, 12:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,518
Posted By Rettic
Looking for the right crankcase shaft seal. ...

Looking for the right crankcase shaft seal. Latest stop shows no significant amount of loss, but it is dripping.
Forum: Members Lounge 07-14-2017, 10:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,518
Posted By Rettic
Angry XSive Crossing country in need

I am working my way back to NC from CO and have developed a bad oil leak from my right side cover. Any one in KS between CO and Topeka able to find a shaft seal and be able to help replace it?
In...
Forum: Southeast 10-11-2016, 06:40 PM
Replies: 377
Views: 71,154
Posted By Rettic
Red face Better Late Than Never

I have finally gotten around to putting our Saturday ride into a post on EatSleepRide. This a great ride recording app for Android/Apple phones, it records your lean angles, speed, distance and...
Forum: Members Lounge 09-29-2016, 03:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,085
Posted By Rettic
Exhaust Fix

On a motorcycle run a few years ago and my exhaust cracked at the muffler. Used the old beer can around the pipe trick.:cool: Rode 1200 miles with it like that until the can gave up the goose and...
Forum: Southeast 09-23-2016, 12:30 PM
Replies: 377
Views: 71,154
Posted By Rettic
A few hours out.

We are taking a breather out side Lake Lure! Should be at the lodge in around 3 hours. Can't wait to see every one!
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-01-2016, 06:09 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 23,930
Posted By Rettic
Talking The wife and I had a great time, it was good to...

The wife and I had a great time, it was good to put faces with the names. If you are around the NC area this time next year, we recommend checking out The Meltdown in Hendersonville, NC.

Our...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 11-07-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,651
Posted By Rettic
Talking I use a star drive the next size up and hammer it...

I use a star drive the next size up and hammer it in to the Allen bolt. It holds tight enough it usually takes a hammer to get the star drive back out. :D
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 bikes for sale. 10-21-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 738
Posted By Rettic
1979 standard $1000

Looks OK, wouldn't pay that much for it.

http://charlotte.craigslist.org/mcy/5276628139.html
Forum: Wanted to buy - XS and XJ1100 parts and bikes. 09-20-2015, 01:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,329
Posted By Rettic
Thanks guys, didn't have time to respond earlier....

Thanks guys, didn't have time to respond earlier. Got ears, they look as good as the ones I had. Came in time for me to take a 450 mile ride this weekend.

Chris
Forum: Wanted to buy - XS and XJ1100 parts and bikes. 09-09-2015, 03:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,329
Posted By Rettic
Unhappy Chrome Headlight Ears

Had a little spill today, combination new tires, rain and slippery road paint. A whopping 10 MPH, but enough to bend my bars, break a mirror and bend the headlight ears.
So any how, any one have...
Forum: Members Lounge 08-16-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,446
Posted By Rettic
Talking Serenity

I call mine Serenity. If you are a SciFi fan you know it as the ship from the show Firefly. She has pretty much lived up to the name. On every trip I make with my friends we take bets on how many...
Forum: Members Lounge 06-14-2015, 03:37 PM
Replies: 3,273
Views: 499,708
Posted By Rettic
New front tire and valve stem. Old one was...

New front tire and valve stem. Old one was starting to split. Learned that NAPA does carry motorcycle tire valve attend, you just have to order them or go to a NAPA that is the distribution...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-01-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,695
Posted By Rettic
This is the place I got mine from. If I remember...

This is the place I got mine from. If I remember correctly, you can contact them and see if they can get you some for the 1100. ...
Forum: Members Lounge 05-30-2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,124
Posted By Rettic
Of course we invited him. He told us that...

Of course we invited him.

He told us that he did try to contact and never heard back. The digital postal service... Gotta love it.
Forum: Members Lounge 05-30-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,124
Posted By Rettic
Talking Cyclemania Charlotte, NC - DYNO

Met up with je2wheeler for some lunch and then a ride into Charlotte to swap stories and check out some custom classics at Cyclemania. Last year when I went to Cyclemania (aka Mods vs Rockers) they...
Forum: Members Lounge 04-09-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,942
Posted By Rettic
Cool Pictures

Here be some pictures from our ride. No particular order.

The three Road Dog Rides:
http://i953.photobucket.com/albums/ae16/Rettic42/CLT%20to%20NOLA/FB_IMG_1428622937597_zpsb5kuehce.jpg

My...
Forum: Members Lounge 04-08-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,942
Posted By Rettic
Cool Home again

I am a firm believer in if you are on a motorcycle, the only way to travel is by 2 lanes or US Highways. We don't know how we missed almost all of the storms from the cold front, but we were not...
Forum: Members Lounge 04-05-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,942
Posted By Rettic
When we do these rides we actually try to stay...

When we do these rides we actually try to stay off the I's as much as possible to see more. Basically we choose the destination, then see how long it will take to get there by avoiding the...
Forum: Members Lounge 04-04-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,942
Posted By Rettic
The big easy

First half of the journey complete. Covered 300 miles today. Bike did better today, found 65 is a happy medium between speed and mileage. New Orleans is a beautiful city, could eat Cajun food for...
Forum: Members Lounge 04-04-2015, 05:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,942
Posted By Rettic
Talking Charlotte to New Orleans

Every year a couple of riding buddies and I get together to go on a trip. We always meet up in Hendersonville, NC and head out from there. This year we decided to go down to New Orleans for Easter....
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