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  1. Being 41 I sometimes find myself asking if I’m...

    Being 41 I sometimes find myself asking if I’m too old to be riding a 05 XB12r
    in fact, you are. firebolt series not designed for anyone over age 32.

    As far as a comparison there is nothing else...
  2. thanks a ton for the accolades ricky. coming from...

    thanks a ton for the accolades ricky. coming from you means alot.
  3. are you mechanically inclined???? do you have or...

    are you mechanically inclined???? do you have or can you get the front pulley nut socket and pulley locking tool????
    if YES to the above remove front pulley and replace the switch. any local or...
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    you have a simple 3-prong/2 position switch. it's...

    you have a simple 3-prong/2 position switch. it's as basic as it gets. if you find the below pic or my simple instructions confusing simply get help from someone who understands basic wiring and...
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    hey ray: great to see you back here with yet...

    hey ray: great to see you back here with yet another of your outstanding electrical diagnostic pieces. your brilliance in this arena never ceases to amaze me plus directions and suggestions easy to...
  6. i've owned at last count 12 ulysses between 2006...

    i've owned at last count 12 ulysses between 2006 and 2010. every single one of them had that notorious and incredibly annoying mis-fire/stutter in the same approx. rpm range. the solution is:...
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    terrie: that's my writing^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^all...

    terrie: that's my writing^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^all over those pad packages and factory box. any idea how that got there??????:eagerness:
  8. a very nice XB 9 r available to me so is this...

    a very nice XB 9 r available to me

    so is this the Buell model to keep forever ?


    NO! the 984cc firebolt one of the more common models in the XB series of buells. link below will show you...
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    brian: i had mentioned this to you weeks ago...

    brian: i had mentioned this to you weeks ago regarding performance parameters with OEM pushrods incorrectly installed. in essence the valve "timing" specs are changed and the motor runs poorly. the...
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    If the clutch lever doesn't bottom out on the...

    If the clutch lever doesn't bottom out on the grip, is that even an issue?

    yes.


    Does it sound like a familiar misadjustment?

    yes...or incorrect reassembly procedure.
  11. precisely cody and well said. an auxiliary ground...

    precisely cody and well said. an auxiliary ground should go from the rear coil mount allen bolt...neatly routed...to the negative cable frame attachment point. other than something like a "tender"...
  12. While I was fiddling around, I also added a 4...

    While I was fiddling around, I also added a 4 gauge earthing wire from my negative battery terminal to that braided cable up front. Though I'm not sure this was the major culprit.

    that had NO...
  13. there's a "5 step process" i've devised thru the...

    there's a "5 step process" i've devised thru the years that virtually eliminates it. check my posts and you'll find the details.
  14. PARTS UPDATE: got 2 more NIB OEM rear rotors...

    PARTS UPDATE:

    got 2 more NIB OEM rear rotors from the factory----$79 to board members.
    got 2 more NIB EBC front rotors from EBC------------$160 to board members.

    IAC units---- sold out
    TPS...
  15. if this is you TEABAG trolling the site...

    if this is you TEABAG trolling the site again....i'm going to post ALL of your info including full name----home address----complete criminal record which is substantial.
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    Am I wasting my time running a 12 gauge wire from...

    Am I wasting my time running a 12 gauge wire from braided strap to battery negative terminal?

    yes.
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    this is just so wrong it's alarming...even for on...

    this is just so wrong it's alarming...even for on here.

    You can pull out the neutral safety switch from behind the belt pulley and see if oil comes out or use a bent wire in the hole.
    how in the...
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    speaking of responsibilities...just returned from...

    speaking of responsibilities...just returned from a 3 day PA ride from amish-land...to lake erie...to wellsboro...then back to horse&buggy county. my beloved cupcake pre-trip, insistent on some form...
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    perhaps he's referring to this as a "valve"????...

    perhaps he's referring to this as a "valve"???? though much maligned...having owned 3 i can tell you they were top-quality and great MPG if driven sensibly.

    ...
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    this happens alot mike. and it goes like this:...

    this happens alot mike. and it goes like this:
    the 3-bearing XB rear wheel will fit all XB's except the 7/2002 thru 12/2002 XB9.
    the 3-bearing axle will interchange with both 2 & 3 bearing wheel...
  21. NGK DCPR8EIX is stock heat range iridium...

    NGK DCPR8EIX is stock heat range iridium replacement plug.
    NGK DCPR9EIX is ONE heat range colder iridium replacement plug.
    either choice will "wake it up" and typically yields a smoother idle,...
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    when the cupcake was constantly pestering me for...

    when the cupcake was constantly pestering me for week long sojourns to nova scotia....FL...niagara falls....you name it...i went thru a series of gold wings and a kawasaki voyager XII. the kawi had...
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    the fan logic is programmed into your ecm. the...

    the fan logic is programmed into your ecm.
    the ETS in rear cylinder head triggers the ecm.
    12volt power is constant to the fan assembly when key is on.
    ecm provides the ground to complete the fan...
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    correct bearing part # is ...

    correct bearing part # is 6203-2RS-10......dimensions are 5/8" inx40mmx12mm....double sealed.
    look at link below for pics on how it's done. easy project with minimal tools and cost efficient.
    and...
  25. NOT what you'll be wanting to hear....but:...

    NOT what you'll be wanting to hear....but:
    1-your bike has repeatedly been vandalized...and crashed at least 1X that you're aware of. simply put it has electrical problems.
    2-you have issues with...
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