XS1100 Ignition Timing

Setting the base ignition timing on an XS1100. The timing light is intermittent. The problem turned out to be nothing more serious than an loose connector at the ignition module pickup coil plug that was easy to fix.

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XS 1100 valve tool. step by step in text
a valve shim tool I made in an afternoon,,can be made for any breed motor, here's how I made mine http://steptoexs11.webs.com/apps/photos/album?albumid=7675889 each photo has a text,,,, or view as a slideshow




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