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XS1100 Wiring Before and After | by evanfell
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XS1100 Wiring Before and After

I dragged two old Yamaha XS1100s out of the woods from behind a house in the sticks. They were on the side of a muddy slope and literally out in the woods leaning on some trees. The brakes were completely locked up. Fortunately the owner had a bobcat with a bucket on the front. We used a couple straps wrapped around the headstock to carefully life them up and drive them through the bushes. However, getting them loaded into the enclosed trailer proved to be a monumental challenge. These old XS1100's are a lot of things, but light they are not.

 

This 1979 XS1100 got chopped up a bit and bobbed out slightly.

 

To read more about this bike and all my other bike projects you can check out my Motorcycle Blog.

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Taken on July 4, 2006