1979 Yamaha XS1100F Standard (2016)

Here is a preview from this chapter of the eBook Project XS11 

Six months after the purchase, I am finally getting started on another XS11 standard. The first thing I like to do is check for spark and compression. The starter button doesn’t work so I had to short a screwdriver across the solenoid to get the motor to turn over….

It does have spark and a compression check revealed the following numbers:





That must have been it…..

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