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Replacement TM front engine mount rubber XB
29-9-2022 - This is a guide to replace the Buell XB 9-12 2003-2010 front engine mount rubber for a Twin Motorcycles front engine rubber
The tools needed to replace the rubber.
Important ! this is not for the 1e version of the front engine mount with the oval hole and direct in the mount vulcaniced rubber !!
The tools needed
Clamp the engine mount in a vice, carefull not to damage it , or hold firmly in hand, destroy the left over rubber by drilling it
also from the other side
so the center metal bushing is loose
and push the center out
now turn to the other side and bend the locking tabs back
and hammer de screw driver inbetween the steel bushing and aluminium mount, do not hack into the aluminium !
now you will feel the bushing come loose and tap it out
take attention to the direction of the rubber ! as the "point "should aim to the engine mount
line up and use a big socket or some thing that can be used as press in helper to push the rubber in it douse not need much force
set up in a vice , double check the direction of the rubber
and press it in
you can center the rubber a little bit by hooking the screwdriver in the slots and twist it the mount the red line should be about 90 deg to the base of the engine mount
now bend the lock tabs over
and take a drift to tap these further to be in the flat position of the engine mount
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