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    Buell XB vital checklist

    Hi,

    Now that I'm busy with my Buell I read a lot of technical Buell stuff on the internet and I came across this article: https://www.twinmotorcycles.nl/artikelen.asp?cid=7&aid=620 . Great info! I...
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    Normally it starts almost instantly and now it...

    Normally it starts almost instantly and now it took some more crankshaft rotations before it ran. Maybe 5 or so.
    Not disappointing after all that fuel pump priming of yesterday.
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    Ok, thanks, I'm going to take a look at the...

    Ok, thanks, I'm going to take a look at the handlebar control also.

    And I was not aware that there was fuel injected every time the fuel pump primes. So thanks for that warning. I'll start the...
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    Ok. I'll leave the battery discussion for what it...

    Ok. I'll leave the battery discussion for what it is.
    I had a day off work today and spent some hours looking at the Buell.
    All the connections and ground points seem to be in great shape. No...
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    Thanks, great advise, I like to be able to do it...

    Thanks, great advise, I like to be able to do it myself.
    I am not sure my volt meter is fast enough to spot the voltage drop. But I can give it a try.
    When I get my battery tested, should I go to a...
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    Ok. I think you're wrong. But maybe I am wrong....

    Ok. I think you're wrong. But maybe I am wrong. Please tell me.

    Before the bike has a compression bump, the pistons have to build up compression. Because compression have to be created out of...
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    Wow thanks for all the replies! No, I am...

    Wow thanks for all the replies!


    No, I am sure it was not a compression bump. Even with a compression bump you should hear some clicking noise from the engine. In this case I hear nothing at all...
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    Wow, a lot of info in those topics! Nice. Also...

    Wow, a lot of info in those topics! Nice.
    Also the 2008 Buell XB Models Electrical Diagnostics Manual 99493-08Y looks like it will be very usefull.

    One question lunaticfringe. Why is the number...
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    I don't know how old the battery is. I think it...

    I don't know how old the battery is. I think it is just the regular one. It is fully charged and when the bike does start like normal (which it does most of the time) the engine cranks over with a...
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    xb12s sometimes doesn't start

    Hi,

    I have an 2004 xb12s which is an awesome bike.

    http://i.imgur.com/fAQ57cZ.jpg?1

    But, approximately one out of every four times I try to start the bike, it doesn't respond to the starter...
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    Ah, humor. I have it too. - Dwight Schrute

    Ah, humor. I have it too.

    - Dwight Schrute
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    Wait.. Why are the temperature settings for the...

    Wait.. Why are the temperature settings for the '2008 XB12, BUE2D calibration.' so much higher than the '2004-2007s with BUEGB231 firmware'?
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    Ok thank you very much!

    Ok thank you very much!
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    Yes that's weird. Does Buell specify the standard...

    Yes that's weird. Does Buell specify the standard values? Or what is recommended?

    I live in the Netherlands by the way.
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    Ok I've ordered the Buelltooth dongle and it was...

    Ok I've ordered the Buelltooth dongle and it was delivered very fast. I'm surprised how much there is to tweak with this device!

    Anyway, the fan tests shows that the fan works.
    But now the...
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    Wow thank you all for the clear instructions. I...

    Wow thank you all for the clear instructions. I will check it all.
    (when the temperature in my garage drops, that is :D)

    I've read some things about the diagnostic devices available and what...
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    Hi Paul, that would be nice, I'll send you a...

    Hi Paul, that would be nice, I'll send you a private message.
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    Cooling fan won't come on

    Hi,

    I have a 2004 Buell xb12s.
    Since I have this bike I've never heard the cooling fan.
    Today it was very warm for this country (the Netherlands), +30 ℃ (= 86 ℉).
    I've ridden the bike for half...
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    Yes thanks. Exactly my idea, don't like the cheap...

    Yes thanks. Exactly my idea, don't like the cheap ebay parts. I'm going to try and find the original levers for a reasonable price.
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    Brake and clutch lever

    Hi,

    I own a Buell xb12s for half a year, absolutely love it. Gives me a smile every time I ride it.

    http://i.imgur.com/xBAGuFUl.jpg

    It has 50.000 km's (31.000 miles) done and according to...
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    Hi, Topic starter here. Ordered the scoop...

    Hi,

    Topic starter here.
    Ordered the scoop some time ago because of the advice here. Thanks!
    I think it suits the bike well. Had my first big ride with it today so here's a picture.

    ...
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    Yes I forgot to mention, thanks for the offer!...

    Yes I forgot to mention, thanks for the offer! Very kind.
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    Ok thanks for the extra info and the extra...

    Ok thanks for the extra info and the extra photo's. I'm convinced, It doesn't look that big and ugly, I'm going to buy the larger scoop set. Thanks again!
    By the way, I'm new to Buell and it is...
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    Thanks for all the replies! Still in doubt. I...

    Thanks for all the replies!
    Still in doubt. I like the part about keeping the engine cooler.
    But now I see the photo of Silverrider I think it is a bit big and ugly to be honest.
    Is it the...
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    Thanks for your answers. I think I'm going to...

    Thanks for your answers. I think I'm going to read some more about the scoop before ordering one. I mean reading about if the larger one is needed or not.
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