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  1. Thread: 'Melvins'

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    "Analog monster" aka 10 year old tech in your...

    "Analog monster" aka 10 year old tech in your "new" bike.
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    Oh my, look at the shaft on that hardware, so...

    Oh my, look at the shaft on that hardware, so shiny, so smooth.
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    Best to take the muffler and the air box off...

    Best to take the muffler and the air box off before performing a test like that, just to make sure fire is going the right direction.
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    Thanks Cooter. I guess I had just assumed that...

    Thanks Cooter. I guess I had just assumed that the AFV would have changed after fixing the intake seals so my brain started making a mountain out of a mole hill. It definitely increased on my first...
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    Troubleshooting high AFV percentage

    Ok Iím at a loss chasing a high AFV percentage.

    The bike is a 2005 xb12s with right at 11,000 miles. I bought it with a drummer exhaust and it has a race ecm in it, allegedly with a dyno tune. ...
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    I'm more impressed they have sold 30 bikes.

    I'm more impressed they have sold 30 bikes.
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    I run a Sena 10c Evo. Handles all my audio,...

    I run a Sena 10c Evo. Handles all my audio, comms, and video. I've been down twice recently with the sena and it's stayed put on my helmet. Even took a little scrap on the camera housing the last...
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    I would think being in PA the bolts would have...

    I would think being in PA the bolts would have just corroded in place.

    Welcome by the way.
  9. Thanks for the number! Really the only part...

    Thanks for the number!

    Really the only part that made me want to chuck a wrench was pulling the tiny allen bolt that holds the rear brake reservoir on, it's just hard to see/ get to. I pulled...
  10. Haha, yeah was kind of a bummer. I put in new...

    Haha, yeah was kind of a bummer. I put in new plugs, wires, and seals. Cleaned it all up while it was apart and put it back together. I set the TPS and it fired right up so I took it out to get it...
  11. Well I finally got around to doing this over the...

    Well I finally got around to doing this over the weekend. Pulling the frame is definitely the way to go, I wouldn't even consider an engine rotate after trying both. Unfortunately once I got it all...
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    There are some aftermarket LED headlights for the...

    There are some aftermarket LED headlights for the XBs that have arguably better output than the factory halogen setup while keeping the twin headlight look. Might look into those if you're starting...
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    Sticky: The mirrors are some model of Rizoma that the...

    The mirrors are some model of Rizoma that the previous owner put on. They work excellent; very solid, no vibration, and a bit of a convex profile to give a good view of what's going on. That being...
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    Sticky: Thanks! I wasn't the biggest fan when I picked...

    Thanks! I wasn't the biggest fan when I picked it up. My first XB was a black 03 and I really like black bikes, in case that wasn't obvious, but the color scheme has really grown on me over the...
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    Sticky: Since I haven't posted in a while, here's a few...

    Since I haven't posted in a while, here's a few pics of my bike/s

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    And hanging out with its siblings
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    Thanks, I've never heard of them. I goggle them...

    Thanks, I've never heard of them. I goggle them and see what I can find.

    Edit: I think I found what you're talking about.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UjWWUE9qrkw&ab_channel=NCCRSweden
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    TPS sensor air leak.

    The question, has anyone ever had issues caused by an air leak at the TPS sensor?

    Some back story and explanation of my question. I've suspected my 05 xb12s might have a small intake leak for a...
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    My second bike was an 03 xb9s. In my opinion, the...

    My second bike was an 03 xb9s. In my opinion, the bike matters less than the mental maturity of rider. If she fits on the bike and is comfortable with the ergonomics that will make for a more...
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    So it will or will not include feet content?

    So it will or will not include feet content?
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    I'm impressed by how awful that second bike...

    I'm impressed by how awful that second bike actually looks. It took real talent to take such a simple concept and make it look like hot garbage.
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    Cooter sums it up pretty well bellow. The ECM...

    Cooter sums it up pretty well bellow. The ECM and FI systems is extremely basic. If you can trouble shoot a TBI chevy, you can handle the XB's ECU.



    I just picked up a similar deal this past...
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    My advise, don't buy into a defunct motorcycle...

    My advise, don't buy into a defunct motorcycle brand with essentially no dealer support if you can't work on it yourself. Even if there are people close to you than can work on them, nothing says...
  23. I don't need a fourth bike...I don't need a...

    I don't need a fourth bike...I don't need a fourth bike...I don't need a fourth bike...I don't need a fourth bike...
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    Race bikes never break so obviously race map is...

    Race bikes never break so obviously race map is the solution to any and all problems.
  25. Cool, thanks for the tip.

    Cool, thanks for the tip.
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