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The BAS The BAS. Brought to you by the letter ‘b’. Back story. My new 2009 Buell Blast with 1700 kms on it. Not a safety course bike. But mint condition, just dusty. Stopped one day on the road. after riding/having it for 100 kms. First thing I did was replace the battery. Thought that may be it. It would start for a bit. Till I put it in First. And stop. But the new battery, got me and the bike home. Then, It would start every couple of days. For 20 seconds or so, and stop. Try again in a couple of days. Run for 20 seconds and stop.
After testing all the safety’s. Clutch lever safety, Kickstand safety and the BAS. Third time was a charm. Bought used on e-bay. I hope it lasts. Harley wants 92.00 for a new one.
BIG Thanks to EZ, GearheadEric, & JetLee. You guys rock on all the Forums…… Me and friends Samuel Adams, Jack Daniels, and or Jim Beam will sit down for a meeting one day : -). Or Dr. Pepper & Shirley Temple, whatever : ) on me.
Poo, on all the mechanic guys, I talked to. Saying it’s the carb, Its the carb… Took Eric’s advice and did Not take apart the carb. Only looked in it. Clean as a whistle. And being NON mechanically inclined, but a photographer for 25 years, I fixed the issue. And all the other Mod’s….myself. I wanted to get to know the bike. Just not as intimate, this soon. You know what I mean : - ) oh well. Very excited, to ride again.
Three days now and it runs well. Up and down the alley. Took the road insurance off. Cause it wasn’t running. No pops, burps, etc. Pretty smooth sounding. Jardine sounds great. I have the Mix at about 2 and just over a half turns!
Next is to talk/write Dan on his Intake/boot system. I have the little K&N breather filter a T adaptor to get that silly tube re-routed from the Carb. I’d really like this Bad Boy Buell Breathing best it can… :-). Winter project… and figure out adjusting the primary, we’ll talk.