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post #1 of 11 (permalink) Old 04-12-2008, 11:10 PM Thread Starter
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Exclamation Buell Mods?

Anyone besides me running a "more-than-stock" Buell? If so, what mods are you running, and what is your opinion of them? Please be specific as to bike model/year and what you've done.
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"more-than-stock"?
2004 xb12r
i have a k&n, techlusioned ecm, jardine pipe, and hotter plugs. no idea what it makes on the dyno, but it's more fun than stock and it isn't running lean (spark plug changes every 3rd oil change or 10,000 miles). i also have black cherry painted plastics, foglights under the front fairing, reflective vinyl "Erik Buell Motor Cycles" stickers, removed passenger pegs/brackets, painted the "Buell" raised letters on the bottom of my forks, just a bunch of small stuff.
nothing crazy...
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Oh man...Just a couple done, this all in the last month and a half.
Jardine exhaust
Race ECM
K&N air filter
Hot Spark Plugs
1125R mirrors w/signals
LED for Lic.plate
LED rear signals
High beam lens in place of low beam
2 Silverstar Bulbs
Kfab catch can
Flasher LED relay
Tires valve stem caps
Rivet removal kit
Lic. Plate Skull bolts
Polished heel guards
Chrome Skull timing cover
Ferodo brakes
Pireli Rosso tires
Clear Brake lens w/LED
Lic plate relocation fab.

Still planning on Diamond sprocket, Triple tree risers, softer front and rear seats, mirror extenders, re-powder coat my wheels. That should do it for me for a while, my wife is starting to get a tad irritated with all my purchases.
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Sounds nice, guys! Any pix to post?
As for me, here's what I've done to the M2....
Andrews N8 cams
Mikuni HSR42
Race ignition module
Buell race header and muffler
Race air cleaner (carbon fiber)
Tach kit
S3T bars
Pegasus headbolt covers
New shock kit
Upgraded front muffler hanger
Pegasus axle nut covers
Tank cover
Upgraded to XB rocker gaskets
Upgraded to new shifter drum detent plate
Upgraded to new-style shifter
Hot spark plugs

This thing is just a whole lotta fun. I'll post some pix for you later!
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i have pictures on sporttwin, but you have to be a member to view them.
you all need to go get signed up on sporttwin anyway, so...
www.sporttwin.com
i'm Darth_Firebolt over there, as well.
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Hi Guys
I have had my S3T Thunderbolt from new march 1998 and felt it needed customising to suit my need to cruise,hoon and drag.*fabricated by me all other bits fitted by me. 55k still on original belt, run long oil filter and Halvoline (Caltex) synthetic oil
PM wheels
Corbin seat
Factory race kit
Lower suspension *
Raise H/bars 50mm
Gel battery
Twin Hyabusha front brakes *
modify frame to front engine mount stiffening bracket *
Air finned oil cooler *
Spring loaded belt adjuster (ex Daewoo Twin Cam Lanos) *
5 inch diameter megaphone exhaust *
Ducati mirrors with turn indicators incorporated
Moose whistles to clear the Roos
28 tooth front pulley (alloy)
61 rear pulley
Buell rear pulley SS cover
LED light in the megaphone *
Later model gear shift linkages
Personalised number plates S3T and Kuell
Flamed rear hugger *
Bicycle speedo, can't run Buell model with dual discs *
Machined fins on all the various spacers around the engine*
Mini piston head bolt covers *
Fitted Thunderstorm Heads and pistons
Rejetted carby
Fitted fuel filter
Stainless Brake hoses
14mm M/C for front brakes, Buell is 1/2, Hyabusha is 16mm
Buell Tank Bra
Fitted the 2006 oil pump drive gear (stripped the original)
Fitted 3 stage oil pump
Fitted adjustable front brake lever
Andrews close ratio gears to 1st and 2nd
Bakers slick shift drum
9 plate clutch *
Fitted after market front engine mount (after lightening) *
Replaced all Buell engine mounting bolts (they can't be trusted) *
Fitted adjustable "Draggin" bar to front wheel, carries weight of wheel under hard acceleration. *
Made and fixed a few extra minature alloy "Pegusas" to brake calipers, belt adjuster and my helmet.

I have probably forgotten a few bits I have a detailed list adds up to about 60 mods.
I still have all the original bits.
If you need more detail email me @ george@pacind.com.au
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Anyone besides me running a "more-than-stock" Buell? If so, what mods are you running, and what is your opinion of them? Please be specific as to bike model/year and what you've done.
Have a look at my reply at the bottom of the page
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Only cosmetic mods to my 1125R, so far.
No performance mods likely in the near future, not needed.

First day - heated grips, tour seat and tank bra.
Custom, one-off, rear fender eliminator/plate relocate.
XB Lights integrated LED tail-light w/ clear lens.
Uly 1" drop pegs
Kuryakyn LED voltmeter
Plastic sheet cover for fairing wiring
$10 generic gold-anodized bar-ends w/ 140 gms lead-shot in each bar.
Mirror polish inside/flat black outside rear pipe heatshield
extended brake toe-pad by 1/2" w/ custom spacer
Clear lacquer and polish frame & swingarm
Amber Translucid wheels, Valencia Orange Translucid airbox w/ bra
Inner airbox painted flat silver
Junked OEM mirror/turn signals -
Firebolt extended mirrors, signals re-wired to front running lights
Firebolt tail bag
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Have a look at my reply at the bottom of the page
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Well, at least Zack gave us a picture! C'mon.....don't tease us with a list that long and no pix!
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Smile Kuell

Sorry guys I forgot to tell you
a) Iam a spanner man not a computer man, I wouldn't know how to post a photo.
b) I forgot one serious upgrade. I fitted a 100mm (4") home made velocity stack immediately after a perfect Dyno run HP up, Torque up, Fuel graph perfect. Change over from factory race kit aircleaner to velocity stack completed in less than 5 minutes result 3hp increase, with several skeptical critics to witness it. I can't wait to rerun the Dyno with the 5"megaphone and the 4" velocity stack.
The lower end grunt increased markedly with the megaphone, it also almost eliminated the spitting carburettor which the larger idle jet did not cure. My fuel consumption also incresed by 1.5 to 2mpg all other factors remaining the same. I believe when I go back to the Dyno and reset the fuel graph this will convert to HP.
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OK, and what mods for 1125R for more power and handling?
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