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9-2-2019 Buell X1 making ready Buell 1125 engine

14-10-2019 - What did we do today: 9-2-2019: Buell X1 get her running #4 and start up, Buell 1125 engine

trouble shooting the X1 as no power to ecm / lights — at Twin Motorcycles Buell Support forever.

hot wired to check if the ignition switch is the problem ..

ok that was easy... need to order a new ignition switch.. but we can now do the start up

pumping the engine for oil pressure , with spark plugs still out.

oil pressure , so plugs in

mounting the fuel filter to the bracket

smelling the fuel , is old ..

i will drain the old fuel

cycling the fuel pump to pump it empty

need to set the tps

last bit of fuel , pump sounds good, and fuel looks good.. i will do a pressure test

fuel pressure is perfect .. check

some fresh fuel in.. reminder replace the fuel cap o-ring , as it is cracked

fuel tank on some protection for ratteling.. and she runs smooth

now cooling of and small jobs front indicator , easier to remove the head light screw

new O-ring for the fuel cap

snapy lock up again.. and closing good

on with the 1125 engine — at Twin Motorcycles Buell Support forever.

water pump looks ok. so no extra attention — at Twin Motorcycles Buell Support forever.

taking out the oil baffles — at Twin Motorcycles Buell Support forever.

and loosening the rod caps — at Twin Motorcycles Buell Support forever.

wear pattern on the rod with to much piston pin play. looks like it did some damage — at Twin Motorcycles Buell Support forever.

the rear one looks good

whoop .. some nice rods are going to be mounted

part porn :-)

caps are indexed

and H beam rods

tension bolts on the caps , need a coat of moly to mount

bearing caps in the rods


tq down to carrilo specs 98 nm

cleaning of some left over green loctite. she was fighting us all the way

ready to be mounted

taking apart the rest of the case , oil guide for the chain

chain guide pivot out

so to remove the guide

taking out the neutral switch

will put some silicone on it to seal proper

oil cooler fittings out

breather hose of

oil channel guide out

and oil baffle plate out

will clean this

and splatter plae

some cleaning

plate back in

oil chanel plate in

and baffle plate on

speed sensor trigger of

and gear box tapped out — at Twin Motorcycles Buell Support forever.

oil screen

and last piece of the oil pump out

check and clean

inner shifter shaft seal

new one in

gearbox back in place

and shifter arms on

shift drum in and pins on

with a flat screw driver you can hold the detent out the way

to mount the shift index , checking the gear box if all gears work

crank in and case gasket on

using some screws to guide the gasket in place

26 bolts this side ;-)

start with the inner

the to follow tightening procedure

and the 2 bolts on the other side

outer shifter shaft seal in

and shift rod pushed through

oil pump back in , inner

and outer rotor

cover mounted.. very light coat of gasket

tighten al these bolts 11 Nm

and the nylon oil pump gear