Welcome Ernie, from southwestern PA. Great bike the 1100. I may be just a bit biased though. Post up yer problem, and we'll see if we can find a solution. And in the mean time, if ya got any pics of yer ride, post em up.
1100's Are like pringles U can't have just one. This is where you need to start with your 1100's up keep, because if you keep it the right way,,,,you can get 1000's and 1000's of miles from it. https://sites.google.com/site/vstar1100kb/