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  1. Thread: Voltage anomaly

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    :cool: Yip, and now I know that too. Google...

    :cool: Yip, and now I know that too.
    Google didnt find that one, or maybe my search criteria wasnt up to scratch.
    either way its fixed, thats the important thing.
    Thanks again to all those...
  2. Thread: Voltage anomaly

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    Nailed the bugger. Since the issue was low...

    Nailed the bugger.
    Since the issue was low voltage at the key switch, I traced the wiring back to the fusebox, where I measured
    13 Ohms between the 2 points. That would certainly give me the...
  3. Thread: Voltage anomaly

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    Mine has a torx bolt in the headstock, but...

    Mine has a torx bolt in the headstock, but nothing is connected
  4. Thread: Voltage anomaly

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    Thanks all. I am fortunate to have my wife's '05...

    Thanks all.
    I am fortunate to have my wife's '05 model to swap parts with as necessary.
    I did check each fuse by removing it and using a multi-meter. The relays I did
    swap around with no change....
  5. Thread: Voltage anomaly

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    Voltage anomaly

    Hi guys.
    Got a real strange one here. First some background
    2006 XB9SX
    Around 70 000 km.
    Used as my daily commuter approx 85km per day
    Replaced VR ,stator and battery 2 years ago.
    Shes been...
  6. I would be checking rear wheel bearings.

    I would be checking rear wheel bearings.
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    It is possible that that the studs are not...

    It is possible that that the studs are not screwed all the way in. They sometimes turn out when removing the nuts.
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    Drive belt- is it time ?

    2006 XB9SX, 65000km.

    Original belt as far as I know.

    Is it time to replace, and if so where should I be looking ?
  9. Thread: Dragging clutch

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    Just as a final piece on this saga. I've been...

    Just as a final piece on this saga.
    I've been riding the bike for roughly a year like this, and in the past month its started dragging again.
    So this week I replaced the clutch discs and we all...
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    If you're handy with a welder....

    If you're handy with a welder.
    https://www.buellxb.com/forum/showthread.php?52774-Broken-exhaust-studs-I-have-my-weekend-work-cut-out-for-me
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    Thats the switch for the rear brake light, If the...

    Thats the switch for the rear brake light, If the wires that
    broke off from the switch are isolated, they will not
    impact the starting at all.
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    Just to bring this to a close. I purchased a 5...

    Just to bring this to a close.
    I purchased a 5 wire 45 Amp generic regulator from a motorcycle auto electrician, had the
    stator rewound again, fitted it all and been riding now for a week with no...
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    Thanks Lunaticfringe. I did in fact see that...

    Thanks Lunaticfringe.
    I did in fact see that thread, however I saw that is a 4 wire VR, whereas mine is a 5 wire (3 from stator, and 2 to battery) so didnt take it any further.
    If all else fails, I...
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    So although the diode test was ok the 1st time...

    So although the diode test was ok the 1st time round, now with the second failure
    they are testing open cct. I did double check against the wifes bike, so no mistake
    made, the regulator is toast as...
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    Thanks guys. When I had the stator rewound the...

    Thanks guys.
    When I had the stator rewound the 1st time, the charging voltage was correct.
    I dont want to risk the stator again, its a real PITA to remove it, so I'll just get a
    generic 38Amp...
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    The stator test I'm ok, with, was more interested...

    The stator test I'm ok, with, was more interested in a better way to confirm the regulator
    is not damaged.
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    Ok the "new" stator, was a rewound one. This is...

    Ok the "new" stator, was a rewound one. This is South Africa, where these parts are not readily available.
    The test although not necessary since you could physically see the burnt wires, showed...
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    So to get back to this thread. After replacing...

    So to get back to this thread.
    After replacing the stator, I tested the charging voltage at around 14,6V at the battery, so all good
    Used the bike for a few weeks and then one day it wouldnt start...
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    Thanks guys. The stator is definitely faulty, or...

    Thanks guys. The stator is definitely faulty, or at least there is a short to earth from the plug to the stator when disconnected.
    My main concern is the state of the regulator, is there anyway to...
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    Burnt out stator and testing regulator

    Good day gents, and a prosperous new year to all.
    In November, after hitting an unavoidable pothole, The CEL came on and the motor almost died. I managed to nurse it to a
    fuel station about 2km...
  21. Thread: Dragging clutch

    by Beebop
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    So just as a followup and leading on from...

    So just as a followup and leading on from Racepro's post, and since I wont have he new plates for
    several weeks, I took a chance on exploring the oil locking it up theory.
    Using a dremel tool with...
  22. Thread: Dragging clutch

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    Yeah steels are readily available, no problem to...

    Yeah steels are readily available, no problem to get them.
  23. Thread: Dragging clutch

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    HD want R2884.00 for the fibre plates, a direct...

    HD want R2884.00 for the fibre plates, a direct conversion would put that
    at USD 200, except that they have no stock.
    So Barnetts ordered, and if all goes well, I'll expect them
    around mid...
  24. Thread: Dragging clutch

    by Beebop
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    Exactly the thread I found last night. I have the...

    Exactly the thread I found last night. I have the part number, will call the local HD dealer today and see what they have.
    Thanks as always.

    Now can some kind knowledgeable person explain to me...
  25. Thread: Dragging clutch

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    Ok just a follow up on this. I havent used the...

    Ok just a follow up on this.
    I havent used the bike since Feb because of this http://www.buellxb.com/forum/showthread.php?53220-Well-this-really-sucks&highlight=sucks
    so now its time to address...
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