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    Njloco, thnx for the tip! I have some BelRay &...

    Njloco, thnx for the tip!
    I have some BelRay & some Maxima Moto chain lube I use on my MX bike. Iíll look into using those.
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    Cleaned all my grounds, found a stripped ground...

    Cleaned all my grounds, found a stripped ground bolt that wasnít tight as it could be, rethreaded a longer bolt in TIGHT after thorough sanding/cleans. Both sides of the battery grounds...
  3. Wow.... Yep, Iím in the same boat. I got my...

    Wow....
    Yep, Iím in the same boat. I got my XB12S in Ď16...low miles (9k) ran rough. CE lights & stutters. I went thru several things and couldnít figure out anything, kept plugging away at this and...
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    Aaaannnd....the Earthing post I just read right...

    Aaaannnd....the Earthing post I just read right below this was SUPER informative. Cleaning ALL grounds properly sounds like a MUST DO next
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    Trying again- 2004 Buell XB12S, 9,000 miles....

    Trying again-
    2004 Buell XB12S, 9,000 miles. Runs, but hard to get idling, stutters around 2-3k rpm, periodically shuts off completely, and I have to turn off ignition and restart

    I had...
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    I had to download and try several drivers before...

    I had to download and try several drivers before I got close to getting ECMSpy to talk to my bike. Even then, I had to jump around to the different USB ports on my old laptop.
    Keep at it, you'll...
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    Thnx again! Found NRHS. It's in Berthoud,...

    Thnx again!
    Found NRHS. It's in Berthoud, between Denver & Ft Collins. Nice to know they're there in case I can't figure this out!
    Actually it's on the way to Rocky Mountain Westy, where I get...
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    Chickn, Hmmm...hadn't thought of that. It'd...

    Chickn,
    Hmmm...hadn't thought of that. It'd make sense given the worst of it happened after 10 miles or so. But then again, it ran fine a for a bit after the restart and I never really even stopped...
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    Yeah, since I got CE light two or 3 times last...

    Yeah, since I got CE light two or 3 times last ride, I'm hoping I got some stored codes. Hopefully I can check it with ECM spy today. My sched is pretty tight this week but I'll check codes & test...
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    Spring is sprunging (?) early here at 10,200 ft...

    Spring is sprunging (?) early here at 10,200 ft above sea level. Got past the ice rink driveway to dry open road and finally took er out for an open road ride.
    NOT SO GOOOOD! Heh heh....
    Initially...
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    Ok, I've done the Timing per manual, new O2...

    Ok,
    I've done the Timing per manual, new O2 sensor, new NGK iridiums, breather rerouted, TPS reset.
    Still getting stumbling/hesitation at 3k RPM. I can only run it up to temp in the garage, the...
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    Thnx for the tips. I reckon your right about the...

    Thnx for the tips. I reckon your right about the PO.
    I've put the new O2 sensor in & got the TPS reset. Have all the breather reroute parts except the inline breather, which is ordered. New NGK...
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    Is this an acceptable method to set my timing...

    Is this an acceptable method to set my timing back? I've seen other more thorough methods, but was wondering if this way looks ok to try?

    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=YoHmh1JoT2U
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    O2 sensor ordered, ecm cable shud arrive tomorrow...

    O2 sensor ordered, ecm cable shud arrive tomorrow & ECMspy (in English :-) running on laptop. Setting timing back to stock looks to be easy enough. Wonder if the weather will hold much longer up...
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    Sweet, Thanx for the tips. @Simply, yep, going...

    Sweet,
    Thanx for the tips. @Simply, yep, going thru the grounds and plugs/wires is a good idea and should be on my list for routine reasons. I suspect getting an eye on the plug color might...
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    "FNG" XB12 owner w/?'s

    Hey all,
    First, thanx to everybody posting detailed and accurate info on these bikes. This forum is amazing. I've always wanted an XB and pulled the trigger on an '04 XB 12S with 9,100mi for $2k....
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