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26-9-2015 Xb service , XB Brake disc trouble
28-9-2015 - What did we do today 26-9-2015 Xb service , XB Brake disc trouble
Xb Service, very nice Long with S ( short tail section ) in for some TLC
Xb Service, hot as it comes... so draining the oil
Xb Service, while draining, removing covers.
Xb Service, working on XB.. you get a little heat resitance as the engine is a big heat sink... spark plug out, nice combustion
Xb Service, drain plugs back on and gear box oil back
Xb Service, hooking on the little clutch tab out side the primairy cover, so it can not fall in
Xb Service, after hooking on the ramp mechanisme you can put everything back on
Xb Service, loosening the outer clutch cable adjuster and setting the free play on the ramp
Xb Service, oil filter on
Xb Service, rear caliper off to check the wheel bearings ( and the rear brake )
Xb Service, rest off the covers off and axle pinch bolts loosened
Xb Service, yep there tight some times , loosening the rear axle i like to do it with the wheel on the ground.. as i sometimes need to pull it with much force
Xb Service,wheel out to inspect the bearings and chek the belt on cracks and wear
Xb Service, wheel back in , i cleaned the axle and put some new grease on it
Xb Service, with the rear wheel in the air... 5e gear and bump the engine to check the chain for tight spots , set the free play on the tightest spot
Xb Service, old style side stand pivot , check theme for tightness ( they come loose )
Xb Service, as this one was loose, a little cleaning and new grease on... and red loctite hope it will stay on better
Xb Service, a spring puller is mighty handy putting back on the spring
Xb Service, little precare makes the clutch cable last longer ... never seas on the threads
Xb Service, as i did notice a little mayo in the clutch cover check the boot for cracks and ziptie the ends closed
Xb Service, setting the gap on the sparkplugs, and front one ready to go in — bij Twin Motorcycles Buell Support forever.
Xb Service, she is been spuwwing a little nothing to serieus yet
Xb Service, when you work allot on these bikes you notice things in the blink off a eye.. spring clip douse not look good
Xb Service, the intake stack in not back on fully wink-emoticon
Xb Service,, pressed on complete
Xb Service,and the spring clips looks better now
Xb Service, checking spark plug wires and connectors for rubbing marks and corrosion on the terminals
Xb Service, reasr plug in and spark plug back on. hear it click on so you know it is on fully
Xb Service, nice pair off pliers is big help
Xb Service, time for the front end check up
Xb Service, wheel bearings are good
Xb Service,, forks out to change the oil
Xb Service, everything back on and some newneverseas on the axle
Xb Service, tightening up the front end
Xb Service, and brake fluid change
Xb Service, a S Tail section on a SS model means you need to create some room under the seat, as the rear shock is under more angle , so you need to mount a set off tail raisers , or cut the belly pan and move the battery up 2 cm , ( done here ) so little room left for the ecm — bij Twin Motorcycles Buell Support forever.
Xb Service, nicely done by the customer him self ( needed to remove the battery to swap ecm's — bijTwin Motorcycles Buell Support forever.
Xb Service, as the customer has swapped his exhaust , he will keep the fuel mapped ecm with the old exhaust , i will put in his old stock ecm and do the fuel mapping for this exhaust on it — bij Twin Motorcycles Buell Support forever.
Xb Service,swapping ecm's setting, means setting the tps again.
Xb Service, looking at the computer diagnostics... and the hard starting ... battery problems ? customer kept it on the charger about always... battery problem? i think charging problem ! — bij Twin Motorcycles Buell Support forever.
Xb Service, mesuring the AC from the regulator all good on all leads 20 volts at idle — bij Twin Motorcycles Buell Support forever.
Xb Service, the DC out put from the regulator ... 4 volts.. so basicly the battey is draining while it is running..
Xb Service... dham always happens where your out off stock... lucky we still had a works but not really good regulator at hand.. so the customer can make it home , plugged this one in and bike charges again
Xb Service, so swapping the regulator , loosening the screws
Xb Service, and pulling out the wires after removing all the zipties
Xb Service, little contact grease on the old style connector ( explained him how to change to the new style connector when he recieves the new regulator... test ride smile-emoticon — bij Twin Motorcycles Buell Support forever.
XB Brake disk trouble, braking bad.
XB Brake disk trouble , looking at the wear marks yep... looks warped
XB Brake disk trouble , very low milage.. i'm the first one to loosen this.. will lube the axle so it cannot corrode to the wheel bearings
XB Brake disk trouble , old disk off
XB Brake disk trouble , new disk.. new pads , out will the old. Braked pads 6 piston can be found here: https://www.twinmotorcycles.nl/webshop/artikel.asp?guid=YXHFSC&aid=3360&cid=9769&s&a&aname=Buell_XB912_FRONT_brake_pads_6_Piston
XB Brake disk trouble our nice waved brake disk on and tighening the axle. The disc can be found hee:https://www.twinmotorcycles.nl/webshop/artikel.asp?guid=YXHFSC&aid=3356&cid=9769&s&a&aname=Buell_XB_1125_FRONT_brake_disc_with_TUV
XB Brake disk trouble , little loctite on the caliper bolts
XB Brake disk trouble , and grab the front brake a few times... before you push the bike , as the first few grabs will not brake