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  1. Just because I can and to be a smart ass:...

    Just because I can and to be a smart ass:
    Gasoline combustion - 3250 F
    Induction furnace - 5450 F
    Acetylene flame - 4080 F
    Glowing cigarette - 1450 F
    Dull red heat - 1300 F
    Cherry red heat -...
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    Hey no hate. Who knew what stuff would be worth...

    Hey no hate. Who knew what stuff would be worth in the future? Even in damaged condition, it would now buy several refrigerators full of beer (including the refrigerators)! But probably not the big...
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    Left to right: 2007 Buell XB9R, 1975 Honda...

    Left to right: 2007 Buell XB9R, 1975 Honda CB400F, 1979 Honda CBX, 1971 Honda SL350. Things are not all bikes here. Building a 428 CJ engine for my 69 Mustang Mach I.
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    Sometimes the problem is trying to decide who to...

    Sometimes the problem is trying to decide who to give some attention to. All four are cool but the Buell exceeds my expectations :)
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    I self train and filter as many ways as possible....

    I self train and filter as many ways as possible. Couldn't find an applicable Buell video. Perhaps that's why I asked here...
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    O-rings, vids & harley-thing...

    O-rings, vids & harley-thing
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LjA1URTgHP0
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    Thanks. Got the gasket. Upon replacing, the "old"...

    Thanks. Got the gasket. Upon replacing, the "old" gasket looked great but there was definitely a leak. Is the gasket installed dry or should I use a gasket sealer? Any torque spec for the two...
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    Oil leak

    Me again. I just noticed an oil stain on the engine. It's not so bad that it leaves anything on the garage floor (yet). I know engine work quite well but I've never been in one of these engines...
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    I finally got off my tuchas and fixed the switch....

    I finally got off my tuchas and fixed the switch. Rays was correct. Not a big deal to fix. Here is a before pic. Yuk...
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    Thanks Rays et al. Your info is much appreciated!

    Thanks Rays et al. Your info is much appreciated!
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    Ignition switch question

    My ignition switch has started to act up. It has become very sensitive to the position it is rotated to. The normal detent position no longer works properly. I have to finagle it a bit to find a...
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    Tire date code decipher

    I have Pirelli Angel tires on my 07 XB9R. 180/55 ZR 17 in rear and 120/70 ZR 17 in front. I just it would be wise to check the date codes but I'm not sure how to decipher what I found. I'm guessing...
  13. Thread: Tools?

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    YO bitches.. wut up? 15413

    YO bitches.. wut up?
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  14. Thread: Tools?

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    Hey either way the helmet is head protection :D

    Hey either way the helmet is head protection :D
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    Guess that leaves a helmet security tie-down? If...

    Guess that leaves a helmet security tie-down? If so, it seems kinda kludgy. Where would it anchor? The tail section seat latch? I suppose I could figure out a way to anchor it to my fly but that...
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    I'm close? A tow rope? :)

    I'm close? A tow rope? :)
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    I'm starting to get an idea that the cable is...

    I'm starting to get an idea that the cable is used with a helmet as a security device although I don't see how. Could be wrong. Maybe a tow rope for pulling a mini-bike? Looks like I'll forever be a...
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    Oh crap, is that where the helmet is supposed to...

    Oh crap, is that where the helmet is supposed to go!?
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    Hmm... Too small to hang myself - at least by the...

    Hmm... Too small to hang myself - at least by the neck...
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    Tools?

    Am I missing anything (tools that is)? What is the wire bail for?
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    How to get access to rear blinkers?

    I need to fix the mounting for my turn signals but I'll be darned if I can figure out how to access the area. The "trunk" liner doesn't seem to want to come out. Do I have to remove the whole tail...
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    Well now, your frame picture makes it clear. The...

    Well now, your frame picture makes it clear. The problem is, the little piece is missing on mine. That's a puzzle. I guess I could fabricate a replacement and weld it on.
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    Thanks guys. It looked a little curious to me....

    Thanks guys. It looked a little curious to me. Another question, is the seat supposed to be held down by something more than the two bolts at the rear?
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    Hose questions 07 XB9R

    I installed the missing exhaust bushing I described in a different post (https://www.buellxb.com/forum/showthread.php?56861-Missing-bolt-question). Yes I loosened all exhaust fasteners and tightened...
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    I'm picking up what you guys are putting down....

    I'm picking up what you guys are putting down. Not riding the beast until this is fixed! Thanks!!
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