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    Gotcha. I only have basic tools and no...

    Gotcha. I only have basic tools and no stands/lifts, just doing basic maintenance in my carport. I'll bring it to someone for this job.
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    Perfect, thanks!

    Perfect, thanks!
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    Appreciate the advice. This is going to be...

    Appreciate the advice. This is going to be beyond my mechanical know how and toolset. Any idea what this will run me in labor if I order the parts? Also, does anyone have any phoenix area...
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    Rebound damping screw

    I was checking the suspension settings for the first time since purchasing my XB12SCG, and the right side rebound screw will turn clockwise indefinitely until it buries down into the fork (it does...
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    I found another thread about master cylinders...

    I found another thread about master cylinders where someone used the brembo PS11. Had a lot of links regarding MC to caliper ratios to back up why the pedal feel was so bad. Hope this helps!
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    Also, after seeing the seats on sphd, I noticed...

    Also, after seeing the seats on sphd, I noticed the part number indicators on the underside had very clear white markings in the circles. I thought mine was the scg due to the small dot in one of...
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    Loose rear caliper

    So I was inspecting my rear brakes and noticed the caliper had some play where the bolts run through it. Went to tighten the bolts, and they are tight. I'm going to pull it off and try to figure...
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    It looks like there is a very small dot in the...

    It looks like there is a very small dot in the circle next to the low seat number, which would make sense given the PO replaced all suspension w/ SCG. As for the select seat, never looked into...
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    Thanks, will do when I get home! Hopefully can...

    Thanks, will do when I get home! Hopefully can trade a local for a different one if it helps, otherwise I'm pretty sold on the select seat.
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    Thanks, I've actually been thinking about that...

    Thanks, I've actually been thinking about that mod if re-setting suspension and bleeding brakes/new pads doesn't help. I've heard pads make the biggest difference. Is the adapter just for the...
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    How to tell seat style

    I just found out the PO of my bike replaced the suspension with SCG, and now I'm wondering about the seat. Is there a way to tell without finding another one and comparing the feel? Is there a code...
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    You're first guess was what I had found though...

    You're first guess was what I had found though too. Was worried it could have been a case of messing with the rear and not doing anything to the front like some people seem to do with SCG rear...
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    Was able to get a hold of the previous owner...

    Was able to get a hold of the previous owner before the one who sold it to me through a facebook group, and found out he replaced fork and rear shock with SCG. He powedercoated the rear shock red...
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    XB12S Red Rear Spring

    Apologies if this isn't the right area, but I'm not sure if it's a problem to troubleshoot or just informational. My XB12S has a red rear shock, which I'm just now realizing is not stock. My rear...
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    +1 on buelltooth. Mine was never as severe as...

    +1 on buelltooth. Mine was never as severe as yours, but PO put K&N, inner airbox delete, and jardine on and it felt hot, and idled poorly on hot starts after re-fills. AFV was showing lean, so I...
  16. I have a lithium, but will be getting a Deka when...

    I have a lithium, but will be getting a Deka when it dies after lunatic's recommendation. Not sure about the variation between lithium brands, but PO put a Battery tender one in mine and it is...
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    Sticky: Oh man I've always been a fan of the black and...

    Oh man I've always been a fan of the black and amber. Was actually my original first choice for a lightning until I saw a cherry bomb come up. I think the translucent wheels are still the coolest...
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    My 2007 XB12S

    This is my 07 XB12S with 15k mi. Got it a few months back and just finally getting around to posting pictures. First Buell, and it's been my dream bike since the XB came out (I was in high school at...
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    Sticky: Got this 07 XB12S with 15k mi. a few months back...

    Got this 07 XB12S with 15k mi. a few months back and just finally getting around to posting pictures. First Buell, and it's been my dream bike for a long time. Love streetfighters, and the harley...
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    So I don't know much about tuning, but was...

    So I don't know much about tuning, but was curious about the dual wideband O2 sensors vs. a baro sensor. I've been thinking of eventually getting the baro sensor for rides at higher altitude.
  21. Just curious, does a failing fuel pump just cause...

    Just curious, does a failing fuel pump just cause it to run poorly, or is it also overheating?
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    will do, yes on scoop

    will do, yes on scoop
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    Yes, have no fear on the header. Similar thing...

    Yes, have no fear on the header. Similar thing happened to me. I was able to use brillo pad on puck to get it a little better, but didn't go crazy trying to make it perfect. Header was no biggie. ...
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    will do Luis. I actually went with the 3M...

    will do Luis. I actually went with the 3M adhesive spray in favor of the fact that it may be slightly less permanent. The reviews on the other stuff sounded like it was pretty powerful, which would...
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    Okay now I'm gonna check my settings. Does it...

    Okay now I'm gonna check my settings. Does it really matter which of the above sets of parameters is used as long as it's one of them? I have an 07 XB12SCG - BUEIB
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