|Full Name:||Jim DeRubeis|
|Last Logged In:||September 21, 2017|
|Registered:||March 14, 2009|
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|Birthday (Year) & Occupation:||1966, Software Engineering|
|Bike Model (Ex - M2, XB12Rr, S1W, P3):||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:||I do all my own service.|
|Performance Mods!:||-NHRS billet tube bases. I always laugh thinking of that as my only engine performance parts.
-Napolean Barren AP bar-end mirrors
-Corbin Gunfighter and Lady seat w/backrest
|Problems/Miles (Please be specific):||miles unknown - rockerbox gasket leak
miles unknown - stolen and abused a little. Broken shifter peg, both rear blinkers, and the right mirror. Cracked muffler mount, headers, and the Airbox Backplate.
14,200 - cam cover gasket leak.
16,200 - Won't start. Ignition problem. Replaced both relays, Duralast Part#19389, Autozone
16,400 - Leaking at base of Clutch cable
16,400 - Replaced intake manifold seals and found a crossed bolt on rear cylinder seal. Chased with 5/16" X 18 tap.
17,300 - New battery, front brake pads, and Michelin Pilot Road 2CT tires.
17,400 - Finally welded a new tab for the front muffler.
17,848 - Replaced Starter gasket, Clutch cable O-ring, clutch inspection cover seal, Primary chain cover O-ring, and Primary Cover gasket. No more leaks.
|Other Mods/Misc/Customization.:||16,400 - Installed 45 slow jet, shimmed needle .050", drilled slide venturi hole 7/64" and radius bottom edge of slide per Buellistic Product Improved instructions.
16,600 - Had the shock replaced by the safety recall(free).
17,848 - Installed updated Priamary Chain Tensioner
|Favorite Rides (Roads and Routes):|
|Why I do/don't ride a Buell:||It was love at first feel.|
|How can Buell improve their motorcycles?:||Erik already has. Cheers to Erik Buell.|
|Top speed on 2 wheels (mph):|
|Preferred engine oil (brand/grade):||Royal Purple 20W/50|
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