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  1. Thread: 50K Shout Out

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    Not sure about the S22s, but I have the S21s on...

    Not sure about the S22s, but I have the S21s on my 1125CR and like them. The only thing I would say negatively about them is that the center strip traction compound is not as hard wearing as the...
  2. Thread: 50K Shout Out

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    Surely. As far as maintenance goes, I've stuck...

    Surely. As far as maintenance goes, I've stuck to the factory indicated service intervals. I didn't switch to synthetic oils until I racked up about 5000 miles.

    I dumped the factory oil at 344...
  3. Thread: 50K Shout Out

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    I'm almost at 50,000 miles on my 2008 XB12Ss. It...

    I'm almost at 50,000 miles on my 2008 XB12Ss. It is the only vehicle I've ever purchased brand new from the factory... I actually ordered this one and had it built for me. It is easily the best...
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    Yes, I will try to document the installation and...

    Yes, I will try to document the installation and post back on the thread.
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    I reckon that I've been denoided for some time...

    I reckon that I've been denoided for some time now. I simply removed the solenoid and bracket, along with the control cable.

    Got the bar parts today, comes complete with Magura bar, throttle...
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    Sounds like it is a real PITA, for sure. I have...

    Sounds like it is a real PITA, for sure. I have family in Phoenix and go up there to visit them from time to time... let me know if you're interested in helping me out one weekend!
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    You're right, I've ordered the kit which should...

    You're right, I've ordered the kit which should arrive this Friday, so have not yet installed it. I'm not a fan of messing around with throttle cables either, so it looks like I'm in for some fun. ...
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    Great bike, highly recommend it.

    Great bike, highly recommend it.
  9. Thread: Stator/Rotor

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    Yes, there are several Magneti Marelli components...

    Yes, there are several Magneti Marelli components on the 1125CR, including the instrument panel. Do share your parts list as this is something I need to do myself as well!
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    Effect of high bars & windscreen

    I bit the bullet and bought the high bar kit for the CR in an attempt to make it slightly more comfortable while cruising. I also picked up a Laminar Lip because I have one on my XB12Ss and it's...
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    What do you think I should look at first? The...

    What do you think I should look at first? The simplest of the adjustments is the clutch cable itself - that wouldn't be my first suspicion. The clutch adjuster on the primary then? Or the chain...
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    A datalog showed 0.44V at idle.

    A datalog showed 0.44V at idle.
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    I've got about 40,000 miles on my '08 XB12Ss and...

    I've got about 40,000 miles on my '08 XB12Ss and she runs pretty hard. Doesn't leak a drop. Always treated her well.
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    Clutch misadjustment

    I just replaced the stator in my '08 XB12Ss and had to remove the primary chain, clutch, etc. as part of the job. I think I followed the service manual to the tee, but my clutch lever doesn't seem...
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    Machine is back on the road again, using Amsoil...

    Machine is back on the road again, using Amsoil 20W50 synthetic motor oil in the primary. Seems happy and definitely charging.
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    Extra crispy, for sure. Thank you all for the...

    Extra crispy, for sure. Thank you all for the helpful replies in guiding me through the diag and sorry about the "keyboard slugfest." :black_eyed:

    Let's see if I can get the new stator installed...
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    Man, I am slow to getting around to repairing...

    Man, I am slow to getting around to repairing things. I've been riding my 1125CR to work and back for months now, but as it's approaching its 24,000 mile engine overhaul (I jest, but it really isn't...
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    As a final check and because I didn't trust my...

    As a final check and because I didn't trust my DMMs, I grabbed a GWInstek GDM-461 DMM from the office. With that meter I'm seeing 0.3 ohms between the stator pins. I'm seeing 2.5 ohms between each...
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    I will check the primary oil tonight. I'll have...

    I will check the primary oil tonight. I'll have to Google what the best oil to use in a Buell primary is... as I'm sure that's been beaten to death. I'm currently running Belray Sport Trans fluid. ...
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    Sorry, it didn't occur to me until I started...

    Sorry, it didn't occur to me until I started staring at the bike, I installed that VR a long time ago. I've had the stock one fail before... it might be the heat in southern Arizona because I ride...
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    LOL, sorry. I've Googled a fair bit, but I'm...

    LOL, sorry. I've Googled a fair bit, but I'm still not clear on how to test the VR. I should mention that I'm running a Compufire 55150 after my stock VR started over-voltaging and blowing...
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    Old thread, but still relevant. I just wanted to...

    Old thread, but still relevant. I just wanted to point out that several folks have run the Compufire 55150 VR in place of the OEM Buell part. Far more reliable than the OEM part.
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    LOL alright, I don't know why my threads piss...

    LOL alright, I don't know why my threads piss people off. I don't think I'm being offensive, but maybe I am. I really don't know. In any case, I don't have an agenda and I'm not trying to make...
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    I am not asking you for your personal opinion of...

    I am not asking you for your personal opinion of the nature of my question, so if you don't mind, stick with the topic and stop diluting the subject. Your response was absolutely useless!
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    I have tested the VR output. It's low... hence...

    I have tested the VR output. It's low... hence why the ECM is throwing a CEL and a code for low battery voltage. However, I just read something on CycleElectric's website: "A stator that is shorted...
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