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Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-23-2017, 08:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,094
Posted By DavePlum
There's a thread titled "Knocking in...

There's a thread titled "Knocking in transmission (with video)" that was posted on 3-4-15 by member "oakback" that shows the exact thing my bike is doing. When he shifts into 2nd gear at the 20 sec...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-21-2017, 11:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,094
Posted By DavePlum
Skids- Who is Brant? Is that motoman? Sounds as...

Skids- Who is Brant? Is that motoman?
Sounds as if swapping out the middle drive is likely a waste of my time.
“I would suspect that the dreaded dog/slots in the transmission are an issue”
You...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-21-2017, 01:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,094
Posted By DavePlum
Pulled the final drive and swing arm this...

Pulled the final drive and swing arm this morning. Splines, drive shaft, and u joint all appear to be fine, nothing looks stripped out or unusual other than it's definitely due to be greased again....
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-20-2017, 11:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,094
Posted By DavePlum
Those items are on the to-do list for tomorrow...

Those items are on the to-do list for tomorrow morning...before it gets too hot in the garage.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-20-2017, 12:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,094
Posted By DavePlum
For the drive line noise, put the bike on the...

For the drive line noise, put the bike on the center stand and with the engine OFF, spin the rear wheel forward and backward by hand with the transmission in Neutral, then listen to the middle drive,...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-18-2017, 09:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,094
Posted By DavePlum
Transmission woes

Bought this 80SG project bike back in April and have been working on slowly bringing it back to life. Finally got t to run and idle but now I find it won't shift into any gear except first (and back...
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 parts for sale. 06-11-2017, 07:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,153
Posted By DavePlum
Hey Greg, your inbox is full!

Hey Greg, your inbox is full!
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 parts for sale. 06-11-2017, 01:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,153
Posted By DavePlum
Sorry, no title to either bike which is why they...

Sorry, no title to either bike which is why they are being parted out. In addition to that, they need more work than I can financially justify. I'll send pics to anyone requesting pics of a...
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 parts for sale. 06-10-2017, 08:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,153
Posted By DavePlum
parting out 79SF and 80SG

Both are almost complete bikes minus carbs and seat. Fuel tanks not in great shape (dents with some rust inside tank). Many very good parts, almost all parts have been cleaned. Good fenders, front...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-20-2017, 02:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,554
Posted By DavePlum
Yeah, it looks exactly like that. I was just...

Yeah, it looks exactly like that. I was just wondering if they had any type of markings that would remove any doubt it was a TKAT fork brace.
Anyone interested in this fork brace before I put it on...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-20-2017, 01:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,554
Posted By DavePlum
fork brace

Can anyone tell me if the TKAT fork brace has any identifying marks or nomenclature? I have one I'm going to sell that came off a 80 Special, (looks exactly like the pics I've seen of a TKAT) but I...
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 parts for sale. 04-17-2017, 01:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,107
Posted By DavePlum
PM sent to be second in line for tank emblems.

PM sent to be second in line for tank emblems.
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 parts for sale. 04-16-2017, 09:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,506
Posted By DavePlum
That's a really nice 79 you got there. Kudos to...

That's a really nice 79 you got there. Kudos to you for giving away the Vetter. I just took one off an 80SG I got on Friday but it looks really bad compared to the one you're giving away. I think it...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 04-15-2017, 09:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,138
Posted By DavePlum
Thanks for the suggestions, I hate to cut up a...

Thanks for the suggestions, I hate to cut up a perfectly good frame to do this but if push comes to shove I will. I'm also considering keeping it bobbed but I just hate the seat, rear fender, and...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 04-15-2017, 12:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,138
Posted By DavePlum
Looking for the distance from the rear shock...

Looking for the distance from the rear shock mounting point (or any reference point) to where the rear fender attaches to each side of the frame. I have a 80SG that was "bobbed" and the frame was cut...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 04-13-2017, 07:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,138
Posted By DavePlum
frame dimensions

Tried the search function on this site and goggled it but came up empty. Does anyone know where I can get the frame dimensions on a 80SG?
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 03-24-2017, 01:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,088
Posted By DavePlum
Thanks, will likely be tackling this tonight or...

Thanks, will likely be tackling this tonight or tomorrow.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 03-23-2017, 10:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,088
Posted By DavePlum
rear brake shaft

I've looked in my service manual and searched this site but can't find info on how to remove the rear brake shaft on my 79SF. I don't see anything holding it in so is it just a matter of unhooking...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 02-20-2017, 04:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,567
Posted By DavePlum
left to right: Tail Light 10A Headlight...

left to right:

Tail Light 10A
Headlight 10A
Turn Signals 20A
Ignition 10A

There's also the main 30A fuse located on left side behind side cover (unless it's been re-located)
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 02-07-2017, 11:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,402
Posted By DavePlum
TC- because of that loose #4 piston I've decided...

TC- because of that loose #4 piston I've decided to focus on the 79 for the time being. The 80 will go on the backburner and get parked in my backyard with a tarp over it where the 79 now resides....
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 02-05-2017, 11:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,402
Posted By DavePlum
Mack "The trouble with heads is that you might be...

Mack "The trouble with heads is that you might be buying one that has less life on the seats than the one you currently have."

Valid point, but I've been in contact with andreas and he's got a...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 02-03-2017, 11:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,402
Posted By DavePlum
Thanks for all the replies, all suggestions and...

Thanks for all the replies, all suggestions and info is helpful. At this time, this is what I know: (just so everyone knows...the cylinder head is OFF the bike)
The cylinder head has a stuck open...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 02-02-2017, 04:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,402
Posted By DavePlum
Mack- I really donít know anything about the...

Mack- I really donít know anything about the bikeís history. I bought it in late July in non-running condition and half way disassembled. The collected dust and cobwebs were free with the purchase....
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 02-02-2017, 12:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,402
Posted By DavePlum
what's the likely cause?

Yesterday I removed the cylinder head off my 80SG project because of a stuck open #2 exhaust valve. Not that I much experience with internals of combustion engines but just by looking thru the...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 01-29-2017, 10:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,930
Posted By DavePlum
I have no idea if it's now repairable now. You...

I have no idea if it's now repairable now. You would have been much better off asking that question before cutting into the tank but it's possible you discovered this site after the fact? There are...
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