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Thread: 2009 XB12R hand lever compatibility???

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    2009 XB12R hand lever compatibility???



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    I keep noticing, when shopping for hand levers for my 09 XB12, that every stops at 2008 in their listings. is there a reason that the 2008 levers won't fit my 2009?

    thanks in advance for any insight.

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    Your 09 R has a ZTL2 caliper and the master cylinder is different than the 03-08's, the clutch levers were all the same.
    Last edited by oh9bolt; 02-16-2017 at 11:07 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by oh9bolt View Post
    Your 09 R has a ZTL2 caliper and the master cylinder is different than the 03-08's, the clutch levers were all the same.


    UGH. So that must be why i can not find aftermarket levers for my bike. that's frustrating... thank you for taking the time to asnwer.

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    Senior Member Silverrider's Avatar
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    9bolt is correct https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1 These will fit all years yes . I am using this on my http://www.ebay.com/itm/Buell-8-Pist...wAAOSwPhdU2S7d Long story short I have found that the master cylinder bore is larger but the levers are inter changeable. on all years.

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    This is the brake lever I'm using on my '09:

    ASV Inventions BRF320-SK F3 Sport Black Shorty Brake Lever for Buell/Honda/Kawasaki/Suzuki/Triumph/Yamaha https://www.amazon.com/dp/B004SNGG44..._SlMPybMBF632N

    And here is the clutch lever counterpart:

    ASV Inventions CRF323-SK F3 Sport Black Shorty Clutch Lever for Buell https://www.amazon.com/dp/B004SNLCVG..._lnMPyb5NWRNTF

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    Senior Member buell248's Avatar
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    I'm using these from Mad Hornets. 2000 miles, NO problems.

    http://www.madhornets.com/levers-set...color-options/

    MODEL
    YEAR*** / * (*PART Number*)
    1125R
    2008-2009 (F14+C777)
    1125CR
    2009 (F14+C777)
    XB12R
    2009 (F14+B55)
    XB12Ss
    2009 (F14+B55)
    XB12Scg
    2009 (F14+B55)
    Ulysses XB12XT
    2009 (F21+B55)
    Ulysses XB12X
    2009 (F21+B55)
    XB12 all models up to 08 only
    2004-2008 (F21+B55)
    XB9 all models
    2003-2009 (F21+B55)
    X1 Lightning
    1998-2002 (F14+B55)
    S1 Lightning
    1997-1998 (F14+B55)
    M2 Cyclone
    1997-2002 (F14+B55)

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