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Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-22-2020, 02:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,373
Posted By sethhope
Double check and clean every connector from the...

Double check and clean every connector from the tail ligbt to the battery. Could be a wire that pulls 12v with no load but cant handle the resistance of the bulb.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-21-2020, 06:34 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,523
Posted By sethhope
Someone feel free to correct me if im wrong, but...

Someone feel free to correct me if im wrong, but it was in the name of fuel efficient and power output to use a vac advance. The issue that I see is that it works in tandem with an electronic...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-20-2020, 08:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,239
Posted By sethhope
brake upgrade

With Roxy running again, its time to begin my next project to screw her up once more. Id like to replace my brake calipers with newer calipers. The old ones have seen their share of miles and are...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-20-2020, 04:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,264
Posted By sethhope
Ah im in Springfield MO. A little far. I can help...

Ah im in Springfield MO. A little far. I can help through the internet though if you need.

As far as the diaphrams, you can get them in a couple places. Just found this on ebay searching for xs11...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-20-2020, 03:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,264
Posted By sethhope
Kit looks good, but you'll also need diaphragms...

Kit looks good, but you'll also need diaphragms and plungers for the top end if you have some sticking. Where are you located? If youre close, i could assist with carbs.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-20-2020, 08:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 14,143
Posted By sethhope
A gasket kit and clean may be worth it on the...

A gasket kit and clean may be worth it on the other carbs. If you're feeling ambitious, you could just swap the single carb body.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-19-2020, 10:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,032
Posted By sethhope
Ok, hopefully final update. I got fresh gas from...

Ok, hopefully final update. I got fresh gas from a station across town, but before that even made it into my tanks, i decided to do as Skids did. I cut my pickup wires back a bit and butt crimped...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-19-2020, 11:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,032
Posted By sethhope
I did get gas here in MO. Might try a fresh tank...

I did get gas here in MO. Might try a fresh tank from across town. Ill check all my grounds when i get off work today. Thinking of doing the pickup wire replacement after all this.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-19-2020, 08:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 14,143
Posted By sethhope
Good luck! If you need anything, give me a shout!

Good luck! If you need anything, give me a shout!
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-18-2020, 09:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 14,143
Posted By sethhope
Idk if im doing it the "right" way, but i usually...

Idk if im doing it the "right" way, but i usually just saturate in carb cleaner. Sometimes, depending on how filthy my carbs are, ill rub it with a cotton swab. Usually its just ethanol gunk thatll...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-18-2020, 08:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 14,143
Posted By sethhope
You can't easily clean the needle and float...

You can't easily clean the needle and float assembly without removing the carbs from the bike. However, removing the carbs is a really simple job, and it doesn't require a whole lot of know how....
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-18-2020, 08:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,032
Posted By sethhope
Sync looks good on my gauges. Have tried running...

Sync looks good on my gauges. Have tried running in PRIME and it doesn't seem to change. Misses occur at all RPM ranges and speeds. Sometimes I can get it into a "sweet spot" where it seems to miss...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-18-2020, 04:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,032
Posted By sethhope
https://youtu.be/aqKdb-sRXB0

https://youtu.be/aqKdb-sRXB0
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-18-2020, 04:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,032
Posted By sethhope
Ok, coil resistance is in spec, and all wires ...

Ok, coil resistance is in spec, and all wires soldered to the best of my ability. Still have stumbling. Also have developed a jumpy tach??? Uploading a video of current idle status now.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-18-2020, 10:18 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,032
Posted By sethhope
https://i.ibb.co/3Tb973B/20200818-101102.jpg...

https://i.ibb.co/3Tb973B/20200818-101102.jpg (https://ibb.co/x2btDkJ)

https://i.ibb.co/dgN4QNv/20200818-101056.jpg (https://ibb.co/JQYjzYT)

Whats the right way to fix this?
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-18-2020, 10:01 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,032
Posted By sethhope
On a whim i tried the spritz test for a third...

On a whim i tried the spritz test for a third time, this time i ran the engine at a bit higher rpm off the choke. Showing 1 and 4 arent firing as hot. Going to check ign. Coils and pu coils.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-18-2020, 09:11 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,032
Posted By sethhope
Tried the container for fuel flow and it looks...

Tried the container for fuel flow and it looks normal to me. As for the wiring, where is a good place to start, and how can I tell whats passing current properly or not?

Battery is new and checks...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-18-2020, 08:29 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,032
Posted By sethhope
Update! 12.5v on the main fuse when off, 12.0...

Update! 12.5v on the main fuse when off, 12.0 when the key is on, 0.00 when running. I cant find voltage on the main fuse, the accessory circuit, or anywhere on my fusebox. Whats that about?
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-18-2020, 07:40 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,032
Posted By sethhope
Its strange. I agree that it feels like a lean...

Its strange. I agree that it feels like a lean mix too, but nothing seems to be making a difference. I did clean the screens, along with every otber orifice of the carbs. As far as i can tell,...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-17-2020, 04:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,032
Posted By sethhope
Otherwise doing well! Ill definitely keep all of...

Otherwise doing well! Ill definitely keep all of yall updated. Yall still gonna see me around PA every once in a while. Just picked up a xs750 to play with when im visiting parents, who are doing...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-17-2020, 02:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,032
Posted By sethhope
Went for a short ride and its all the same as it...

Went for a short ride and its all the same as it was. Noticed some popping this time that i either didnt hear or wasnt happening before. Starting to SOUND electrical... guess ill check the pickups...
Forum: Members Lounge 08-17-2020, 02:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,928
Posted By sethhope
I hope the answer is yes. If so, i may try and...

I hope the answer is yes. If so, i may try and take some time to rephotograph some of our lost guides...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-17-2020, 01:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,032
Posted By sethhope
Tried the water test and they all seem to heat up...

Tried the water test and they all seem to heat up about the same rate. Havent ridden yet beyond idling around the lot since carb cleanout, but its more or less the same as it was. Might try an oil...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-17-2020, 01:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,032
Posted By sethhope
Ok, progress report. Got the carbs fully torn...

Ok, progress report. Got the carbs fully torn down, cleaned, and rebuilt. Had lots of crud in the bowls. Boots and vac lines are all a year old and show no signs of wear yet. Replaced fuel lines just...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-17-2020, 08:34 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,032
Posted By sethhope
Stumbling at all RPM after trailering

So this weekend, i moved to Springfield MO from eastern PA. Roxy ended up in the back of a uhaul, strapped down securely. The road was rough, but she made it with no damage. However, upon unloading,...
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