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    My XB had scuffed headers when I got it. I...

    My XB had scuffed headers when I got it. I painted them black with high temp header paint and I think they look pretty good. I do like the stock bronze colour but...

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    There's still a scuff...
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    I had the exact same symptoms and it turned out...

    I had the exact same symptoms and it turned out to be the voltage regulator. Once I got around to following the manual and properly diagnosing the problem it was obvious. Take your time and get a...
  3. Hey guys, thanks for the advice. I ended up...

    Hey guys, thanks for the advice. I ended up ordering an OE unit with the updated 77 connector parts to fix that up as well. Did Lunatics response get deleted? It had some good info in it...
  4. Well ****, it looks like I ordered the wrong...

    Well ****, it looks like I ordered the wrong part. More research led me to the 2 vs 3 phase wiring.

    Ordered this,

    Instead of this.

    Anyone in Canada need a 2008-2010 voltage regulator? Or...
  5. Updated Voltage Regulator Wiring 5 vs 4 wires

    I've searched the web and this site for answers but can't find exactly what I need.

    After my battery died I found out it was the charging system. I diagnosed it according to the shop manual and...
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    I finally had a chance to finish putting the new...

    I finally had a chance to finish putting the new parts on and take it out for a ride. The new footpegs (stock) were an inch lower than what the PO put on and they're a way better position. Makes...
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    I agree with Cooter. Some of those issues could...

    I agree with Cooter. Some of those issues could be from something as simple as a weak battery or bad ground. Sometimes I have a habit of thinking that fixes are one thing (complicated) when it's...
  8. Thread: My project

    by leakyrat
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    $830? Holy. Even if it didn't run it would be...

    $830? Holy. Even if it didn't run it would be worth just staring at it for that price. Man, we get screwed up here in Canada on resale values.
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    Hey rtrofimovich, I noticed the exact same thing....

    Hey rtrofimovich, I noticed the exact same thing. Engine runs great, upshifting and downshifting are smooth. Just if I pull the clutch in to coast or slow down. Kind of a 1 second shudder that I can...
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    I just put on a set of contimotions which are...

    I just put on a set of contimotions which are cheap but I like them so far. Was planning on going with Angel GTs but they would have been 3 times the price which I couldn't justify right now.
  11. Thread: Dumb ****!!!!

    by leakyrat
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    No facebook acct. What's dumb?

    No facebook acct. What's dumb?
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    I wiped everything down with brake cleaner, but...

    I wiped everything down with brake cleaner, but I'll be sure to give it all a quick sand when I take it apart again.

    Cooter, for the anti-seize is that a coating on the washers and spring? Or on...
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    Hey Cooter, ya I saw that and I'm pretty sure I...

    Hey Cooter, ya I saw that and I'm pretty sure I put them back in the right orientation. You're talking about #66 in that image right?

    Looking forward to the new rotor.
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    Good to hear. I'm a bit late but was going to...

    Good to hear. I'm a bit late but was going to recommend another contimotion on the back. I just replaced my tires with them and they're great so far. No track days so I can't say how they are when...
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    Hey Lunatic, thanks for the info. Everything else...

    Hey Lunatic, thanks for the info. Everything else looked good when I took it all apart. New pads and cleaned up all the hardware. Disc moves freely to bottom out on the rim - about a mm or so. And...
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    Front Brake Pulse

    I bought a 2005 XB9X last fall that was barely running and had a lot of issues. Been fixing it up over the winter.

    The main issue that I'm still having is the front brake. Last year (and now),...
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    This sounds awesome and they look amazing with...

    This sounds awesome and they look amazing with off road tires, please post pics! A couple thoughts, definitely protect the frame and fuel tank, do something more solid than the stock pucks that come...
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    Hey racepro, That Benelli is crazy, where can you...

    Hey racepro, That Benelli is crazy, where can you even get one in Canada? I'm definitely going to check out Riders Plus.

    Started work on the bike yesterday. Tried to start it but the battery was...
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    Hey Racepro716, thanks for the Buell friendly...

    Hey Racepro716, thanks for the Buell friendly sources. There's a lot of parts I'm going to have to order and I hate paying customs. For insurance I'm mid thirties, have a clean record, and have had...
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    Hey everyone, Thanks for all the replies and tips...

    Hey everyone, Thanks for all the replies and tips so far! Especially on how to take the the axles off.

    Cooter, thanks for all the advice. The PO said that he fiddled with the bolts holding the...
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    Another newbie with issues XB9SX

    After lusting for over a decade I finally found a Buell and decided to pick it up despite a lot of issues. They're pretty hard to find in Canada and due to crazy insurance on the 12s I was stuck...
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