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4-10-2013 Buell Xb12 checking static ing.

11-12-2014 - timing , plug removed to see the markings on the crank. checking problem connectors. Buell XB, top engine support

Buell Xb12 checking static ing. timing , plug removed to see the markings on the crank

 

 

Buell Xb12 checking static ing. timing , plug removed to see the markings on the crank , set mark on the right spot

 

Buell Xb12 checking static ing. timing , backing plate and designation plate back on

 

Buell Xb12 checking static ing. timing, just me checking problem connectors, ( old model connector ) this one is still ok, little electrical contact grease and back on , a repair kit is available

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Buell XB, top engine support, threat is bad, common problem with older bikes who have been repaired allot , can cause bad ground and starting problems 

 

Buell XB, top engine support, threat is bad, little protection for drilling debris

 

Buell XB, top engine support, threat is bad, drilling to have good material, to place Timesert threath insert, as this needs to be dismounted some times, i would not advice to use helicoil as these most off the time come out again 

 

Buell XB, top engine support, threat is bad, Timesert repair kit

 

Buell XB, top engine support, threat is bad, drilled and seated for the insert

 

Buell XB, top engine support, threat is bad, placing the Timesert, full metal insert, very sturdy 

 

Buell XB, top engine support, threat is bad, repaired, better than new 

 

Buell Xb replacing throttle wires

 

Buell Xb replacing throttle wires , pull cable guide bushing is off the bracket 

 

Buell Xb replacing throttle wires , pull cable guide bushing loose we see this happen more

 

Buell Xb replacing throttle wires , place bushing back the the bracket, and gently tap the eye closed again, so it is fixed 

 

Buell Xb replacing throttle wires, feed the wires to the handle

 

Buell Xb replacing throttle wires , adjust free play, it needs a little to work good with out sticking

 

Buell Xb replacing throttle wires , routing the wires and zipty theme nice to the wire loom

 

 

Buell Xb rear brake pads replacement , almost gone

 

Buell Xb rear brake pads replacement , loosen the lock cap with a big flat screwdriver

 

Buell Xb rear brake pads replacement , i find it easier to remove the complete rear brake, to replace the pads, pressing back the cylinder, and check the guide plates and holding springs 

 

new pads, Sinter material, will brake better

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Buell Xb rear brake pads replacement , a little loctite on the caliper mounting bracket bolts 

 

Buell Xb rear brake pads replacement , tightening the holding pin and locking cap, use a little neverseas on the cap, the can very hard to remove 

 

Buell XB12X Uly, fuel pump fuse problem, with low level fuel the fuse keeps blowing, known problem, the pump take to much current when hot ( low level fuel ) pump replacement , hanging the bike so we don't need to remove the exhaust to keep the bike up

 

Buell Xb12X , fuel pump replacement , removing rear brake 

 

Buell Xb12X , fuel pump replacement , removing left foot peg plate

 

Buell Xb12X , fuel pump replacement , removing rear wheel 

 

Buell Xb12X , fuel pump replacement , removing pulley cover

 

Buell Xb12X , fuel pump replacement , removing swing arm axle

 

Buell Xb12X , fuel pump replacement , drain the last bit off fuel out, and remove the fuel line and disconnect the connector

 

Buell Xb12X , fuel pump replacement , bolts out and some tape to protect the swing arm

 

Buell Xb12X , fuel pump replacement , using the middle hole to have some lever to pull the pump

 

Buell Xb12X , fuel pump replacement , new pump back in, a little lube on the O-rings ( new ones are delivered with the new pump )

 

Buell Xb12X , fuel pump replacement , placing back the swing arm axle, and thighten, place back the lower shock mount 

 

Buell Xb12X , fuel pump replacement , don't for get the swing arm pinch bolt, mounted every thing back, function test, all ok