|Full Name:||rusell w taylor|
|Last Logged In:||August 22, 2008|
|Registered:||September 12, 2004|
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|Birthday (Year) & Occupation:||may 14, 1942|
|Personal Quote:||M2 is a blast from my past.|
|Bike Model (Ex - M2, XB12Rr, S1W, P3):||2000 M2|
|Model Year (Please enter full 4-digit year):||2000|
|V.I.N. (To aid in problem resolution. Will not be displayed or shared otherwise.) :||(Hidden)|
|Servicing Dealership:||me.All my closest HD dealers gave up Buell.|
|Performance Mods!:||rACE KIT.
NOSE BLEED KIT.
Primary chain slack spring.
Norton type Crankcase pressure mods.
Rocker box cover metal gaskets.
|Problems/Miles (Please be specific):||Typical crankcase pressure problems. Speed transducer sender problems. 3 broken front isolators. Broken belt. Broken front isolator bracket. 50K miles.|
|Other Mods/Misc/Customization.:||Running cold range sparkplugs.
Backrest welded on seco rear rest for jeanette. Rifle fairing. Vented oil bladder. Vacume brake valve inserted in front breather hose to oil bladder.
|Favorite Rides (Roads and Routes):||Great Northern US Route #2. US #395 east side of Sierra nevada Mountains.|
|Why I do/don't ride a Buell:||The M2 joins my stable of other bikes. Jeanette likes it because of (believe it?) a smoother ride for her on the back. (I think she likes the gobs of torque.|
|How can Buell improve their motorcycles?:||Too late. They abandoned the tube frame model.|
|Life History/Philosophy:||Just ride. First bike in 1960 was a 1936 Indian 74" Chief. The M2 with it's Vtwin stacatto reminds me of my Indian.|
|Top speed on 2 wheels (mph):||With Jeanette on the back, I cool it. Maybe 120mph. Never as fast as the beast will go.|
|Preferred engine oil (brand/grade):||Chevron, Delo. 15/40.|
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