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18-11-2017 Buell XB9R engine disassembly

3-1-2018 - What did we do today: 18-11-2017 Buell XB9R engine disassembly and inspection

swing arm fixing to the frame to park the bike for now — bij Twin Motorcycles Buell Support forever.

off the lift — bij Twin Motorcycles Buell Support forever.

so engine... strip — bij Twin Motorcycles Buell Support forever.

intake manifold off — bij Twin Motorcycles Buell Support forever.

deffinatly bad gaskets — bij Twin Motorcycles Buell Support forever.

a pair plug wires would not do harm — bij Twin Motorcycles Buell Support forever.

coil + bracket of — bij Twin Motorcycles Buell Support forever.

starter motor off — bij Twin Motorcycles Buell Support forever.

starter motor gasket was leaking — bij Twin Motorcycles Buell Support forever.

explains some off the oil — bij Twin Motorcycles Buell Support forever.

rear engine mount loose the bolts , i use a cut 1/4 allen — bij Twin Motorcycles Buell Support forever.

and turn theme out with the ball end — bij Twin Motorcycles Buell Support forever.

cleaned and in the box — bij Twin Motorcycles Buell Support forever.

top covers off — bij Twin Motorcycles Buell Support forever.

rocker box loose — bij Twin Motorcycles Buell Support forever.

looks goos — bij Twin Motorcycles Buell Support forever.

pushrods out , check if they are not blocked — bij Twin Motorcycles Buell Support forever.

checking the rocker arms , are ok — bij Twin Motorcycles Buell Support forever.

oil jet in the rocker arm to spray oil on the valve spring ass. — bij Twin Motorcycles Buell Support forever.

little mount lube — bij Twin Motorcycles Buell Support forever.

cleaned and ready to be mounted... check the notch in the shafts.. it can dammage the rocker bolts turning them in — bij Twin Motorcycles Buell Support forever.

front one, has suffered more — bij Twin Motorcycles Buell Support forever.

inspected and cleaned — bij Twin Motorcycles Buell Support forever.

head bolts loose and pulling off the heads — bij Twin Motorcycles Buell Support forever.

first look down the barrel , some score marks.. — bij Twin Motorcycles Buell Support forever.

other cylinder .. the markings you can feel .. this puppy needs a bore / hone oversized pistons — bij Twin Motorcycles Buell Support forever.

heads look nice — bij Twin Motorcycles Buell Support forever.

pushrod tubes off — bij Twin Motorcycles Buell Support forever.

mnnn also leak traces — bij Twin Motorcycles Buell Support forever.

cam cover , drilling of the timing plate — bij Twin Motorcycles Buell Support forever.

timing sensor out — bij Twin Motorcycles Buell Support forever.

remove the plug to remove the sensor — bij Twin Motorcycles Buell Support forever.

and the trigger wheel out — bij Twin Motorcycles Buell Support forever.

cover removed — bij Twin Motorcycles Buell Support forever.

cams look ok — bij Twin Motorcycles Buell Support forever.

pinion gear nut loose — bij Twin Motorcycles Buell Support forever.

oil pump drive gear, i see some wear — bij Twin Motorcycles Buell Support forever.

but stil will advise to mount a bronze one :-) — bij Twin Motorcycles Buell Support forever.

checking the oil pump on dammage .. small markings .. nothing treally hurtful — bij Twin Motorcycles Buell Support forever.

pump housing is good — bij Twin Motorcycles Buell Support forever.

clean and mount it — bij Twin Motorcycles Buell Support forever.

back over back on — bij Twin Motorcycles Buell Support forever.

when mounting and knowing the angle off the oil line.. i need to fix the return nipple in the pump as it is loose , so i turn it up to remember when mounting— bij Twin Motorcycles Buell Support forever.

tappet pins out lifters look good — bij Twin Motorcycles Buell Support forever.

making ready to spilt the cases — bij Twin Motorcycles Buell Support forever.

open and the left over oil drains out — bij Twin Motorcycles Buell Support forever.

main gear small sign of corrosion .. will fit this — bij Twin Motorcycles Buell Support forever.

left sprocket bearing looks ok — bij Twin Motorcycles Buell Support forever.

but this bearing i was after ... pinion side you see the hardeded surface is gone on half the race — bij Twin Motorcycles Buell Support forever.

the bearings is starting to tell some signs — bij Twin Motorcycles Buell Support forever.

yep.. glad we cought this now.. any furter and all the insided would have needed to be replaced — bij Twin Motorcycles Buell Support forever.

shifter fork sliders knocking them out — bij Twin Motorcycles Buell Support forever.

and checking the main gear bearings , knocking the seal out — bij Twin Motorcycles Buell Support forever.

yep .. this one will also be replaced — bij Twin Motorcycles Buell Support forever.