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  1. Thread: Sad, but true.

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    Nade=Word! Lemmy's nothing more than a...

    Nade=Word!

    Lemmy's nothing more than a carnival-barker....the Jim Cramer of the motorcycling world. Has cubicle drones compose his op-eds for him based on absolutely nothing. Know how I know? His...
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    I keep new ones in stock.

    I keep new ones in stock.
  3. Thread: Newbie?

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    Go to banner atop this page...click forum...start...

    Go to banner atop this page...click forum...start to scroll. Classified covers parts, bikes, more.
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    The bike came with aftermarket levers. Is it...

    The bike came with aftermarket levers. Is it possible the clutch lever is to blame?

    YES.
    What's the distance between lever tip and perch tip in millimeters at full operating temp with lever at...
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    Sir: This scenario is becoming more frequent as...

    Sir: This scenario is becoming more frequent as these bikes continue to age. In all probability, it's an electrical gremlin causing an intermittent loss of power to 1 or more critical components....
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    Unable to decipher your trouble-shooting or...

    Unable to decipher your trouble-shooting or failure-scenario jibberish....but simple to narrow down and resolve with simple answer. When this thing shuts off...is it as though the kill switch has...
  7. Sir: I deal with these Garage Queens on a weekly...

    Sir: I deal with these Garage Queens on a weekly basis. Your project is near 20 years old now and been sitting unused for several years. Your symptoms plus the amount of hibernation time all point to...
  8. Thread: Buell xb9 chop

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    Engine Manufacturing Number reveals Originally...

    Engine Manufacturing Number reveals

    Originally installed in XB-R Firebolt model
    Manufactured at Pilgrim Road Menomonee Falls engine facility
    Sequence indicates somewhere between mid 2003 and...
  9. Thread: Weak prime

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    A failing fuel pump will most times exhibit...

    A failing fuel pump will most times exhibit nearly all the symptoms you just described. Included will be occasional excessive amp draw harming the key switch relay...inaccurate and/or failing low...
  10. Thread: piston rings

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    Many variables here. If the cylinder liner gives...

    Many variables here. If the cylinder liner gives little to no indication of having been hot-spotted...and the rings still appear and feel as if they have decent tensile strength...and the mileage is...
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    Hey Ward: How have you been? I remember you...

    Hey Ward: How have you been? I remember you posting up this travel suggestion a few years ago....you might have been on an extended trip or similar...and it's brilliant. Great tip for any long...
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    Sir: Many perfectly fine stock ECM's have been...

    Sir: Many perfectly fine stock ECM's have been destroyed at the hands of well-intended "tuners".
    A few accurate reliable 2008 XB12 "race map" tunes out there but many corrupted and cause irreparable...
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    JP: I don't know what this is all about but can't...

    JP: I don't know what this is all about but can't make it simpler than the below, if you're not using SPY.

    Pull both spark plugs to relieve the compression
    Put trans in 5th gear and rotate rear...
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    Carrying spare parts is never a "bad idea" and...

    Carrying spare parts is never a "bad idea" and typically rewards with peace-of-mind. If you pursue this spare belt idea, store a decent USED one in your proposed onboard container. A factory fresh...
  15. I as well, Josh. Regular trips to the factory...

    I as well, Josh. Regular trips to the factory also enjoyable. Great way to bump into some legendary people just hanging about.

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  16. All signs point to a failing CPS assembly. Bike...

    All signs point to a failing CPS assembly. Bike is 15+ years old. Possible electrical gremlin lurking elsewhere but if in my shop...CPS is getting replaced...timing set...FC's cleared...and out the...
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    My pleasure. Part # ending in KF is the primary...

    My pleasure. Part # ending in KF is the primary cover full gasket "kit". Had typed in that K but looks like it didn't take on here. Shocker. And correct on P3 application. According to James rep,...
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    Never had much luck with JIMS, or Jim's. In case...

    Never had much luck with JIMS, or Jim's.
    In case other board members are interested, JAMES gaskets are outstanding and competitively priced.

    ALL XB 03-10 PRIMARY COVER GASKET # JGI-25352-00-F...
  19. NO mention of mods if any....mileage....and value...

    NO mention of mods if any....mileage....and value used for AFV "reset".
    Your ECM is receiving values it doesn't like and interpreting same as either loss of air flow or unnecessary additional fuel...
  20. Ignition module and ignition sensor as per 03-07...

    Ignition module and ignition sensor as per 03-07 Service Manuals, are in fact the same component. The folks at Harley-Davidson Publications/Documents division published all the XB-XL-XR manuals, so...
  21. Romper: The ETS switch dictates most every...

    Romper: The ETS switch dictates most every performance parameter that the ECM controls and operates. Historically, few seem to even understand this. All values for active temps below...factory TSB...
  22. When I take the time on here to post up specific...

    When I take the time on here to post up specific OEM and A/M part numbers, they are correct. I don't "switch" or transpose anything. Perhaps it was packaged or stamped incorrectly? Next time...
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    Sir: All stock 1998 M2's have 7/8" bars as...

    Sir: All stock 1998 M2's have 7/8" bars as factory delivered. Measure the approx HEIGHT....WIDTH....PULLBACK....and purchase cheap generic set.

    XL same vintage L&R switch gear would interchange...
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    Haven't dealt with the fuel pump yet, but a low...

    Haven't dealt with the fuel pump yet, but a low PRA indicates it's working properly.

    No it doesn't.

    Link to maps.

    I can not solve the problem with the detonation of fuel on gas discharge. ...
  25. Pronounced engine noise and you're discussing...

    Pronounced engine noise and you're discussing mapping and mufflers?

    You added incorrect viscosity oil for the Rotax twin in the 1125.
    You state you can't find an oil filter.

    A sound...
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