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    -I own two 07, XB12STT's -Stand bolts on one of...

    -I own two 07, XB12STT's
    -Stand bolts on one of the bikes loosened
    -It went down in dramatic fashion on a WSF Ferry shearing both bolts
    -Fellow bikers helped me up and I put the stand in a carry...
  2. Thread: heat shields

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    And the stock one doesn't have holes in it, fits...

    And the stock one doesn't have holes in it, fits better and actually looks pretty good. There is a small benefit from radiant heat. The aftermarket one with the holes probably not so much.
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    Most of the reviews, (Harley, Metric, Dirt Bikes)...

    Most of the reviews, (Harley, Metric, Dirt Bikes) were all positive. One guy complained that when he races he always shifts around 4000 RPM and that Autoclutch didn't work much above 3500. Another...
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    In my search for finding something to reduce...

    In my search for finding something to reduce clutch pull force I came across this: http://efmautoclutch.com/ anyone know anything about them?
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    Hey everyone thanks for the great responses,...

    Hey everyone thanks for the great responses, believe me I appreciate them. Without going into a lot of boring detail I had a large cyst removed from my left wrist. I'm 70 and have both Osteo & RA...
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    Clutch Questions

    After having Hand/Wrist surgery in March would like to find a way to reduce the force needed to pull the clutch lever. I've reduced clutch lever travel to the minimum but still need to reduce pull...
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    In 72 I bought a new R75/5 Beemer. That bike and...

    In 72 I bought a new R75/5 Beemer. That bike and the model in general had wobble issues. Problem was caused by one or the other fork binding. One or the other would bind up while the other slid. A...
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    The bolt in question isn't critical and doesn't...

    The bolt in question isn't critical and doesn't have a lot of stress on it. Run the correct size tap through the hole and see if you can salvage a few threads. Using ALUMINUM cutting or tapping fluid...
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    PM Sent
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    I looked into a FS Tensioner years ago but...

    I looked into a FS Tensioner years ago but because of these failures, chose not to purchase. There's very little meat around the pin. Aluminum is far more prone to fatigue than steel and IMO there's...
  11. Hey John -- New marching orders from "She who...

    Hey John -- New marching orders from "She who Must be Obeyed". When John gets the kits together buy one and put it on the shelf. Now we musen't upset the Female Supervisor so let me know when they're...
  12. John-Replaced the pump last year however I own...

    John-Replaced the pump last year however I own two Buell's. Pump in the 2nd bike is still going strong but when it fails I'll definitely get its replacement from you!.
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    PM Sent.

    PM Sent.
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    Rear Shock Questions

    -Own two XB12STT's
    -70 years old
    -29-Inch inseam
    -Plan on riding another decade or two
    -Not a racer and no longer very aggressive

    Have no issues with seat height now but would like to lower...
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    Can't answer your connector question, (don't have...

    Can't answer your connector question, (don't have the manual in front of me) but soldering is a good way to go. Remember heat kills semiconductors, always use a heat sink and low wattage iron. Solder...
  16. Had the same issue on replacement plugs for the...

    Had the same issue on replacement plugs for the TT. Fortunately I have a bench lathe and just turned them down a little. You can accomplish the same thing with a hand file and sandpaper, just takes a...
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    vyacheslav - We had a real jerk on the forum who...

    vyacheslav - We had a real jerk on the forum who has been banned and I suspect may have been Russian. If you are not him, “TeaBag” we all wish you a warm welcome.

    All of us are eager to help you...
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    My Gawd, that would not be good. Everybody who...

    My Gawd, that would not be good. Everybody who visits him ends up in Prison. He's part of the ruling elite. At the very least, the ruling elite looks down their noses at the "Unwashed Motorcycle...
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    Could be. Grammar in Teabag's posts suggested...

    Could be. Grammar in Teabag's posts suggested that English wasn't his first language but maybe Russian or other Eastern European. He listed his residence as Seattle, quite a few Russians living in...
  20. Not going nuts over .01 VDC. Wondering why its...

    Not going nuts over .01 VDC. Wondering why its not cycling closer to programed High and Low voltages.

    How are your Celery Juice Treatments going? Curious minds want to know!
  21. OK so here we go: Pulled the airbox top off to...

    OK so here we go: Pulled the airbox top off to clean and oil the K&N filter. Pulled the airbox bottom off to access a good ground point for the grip heaters negative wire. Air intake was open for a...
  22. Thanks Cooter, you've jogged my memory. Did a few...

    Thanks Cooter, you've jogged my memory. Did a few things to the bike over the past month or so including grip heaters. One of the other things I did may have have something to do with the issue the...
  23. Code 13: Sensor Always Rich, or Sensor Always...

    Code 13: Sensor Always Rich, or Sensor Always Lean, or Sensor Inactive.
    Did not look at the High Low Voltage switch rate in spy.
    Sensor wire and connector look OK.
    ECM connectors look OK.
    Bike...
  24. Thread: ULY swingarm,

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    That's what my old 72, R75 had. They were...

    That's what my old 72, R75 had. They were indestructible.
  25. Heated 4-Wire NBo2 Vs Stock Single Wire Unheated Sensor

    We've had a couple dry days here in the Northwest so naturally went riding. Had a nice run on one of the Buell's yesterday, but a different story on the other one today. Less than a mile down the...
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