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Old 11-06-2010, 03:19 PM   #5
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Location: Summerville, SC
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Go to a dealer and make sure all the recalls have been done; they can check by your VIN. It looks like you have a pre-recall rear shock. You may be able to get a FREE new rear shock installed.

LOTS of good info on Buell tubers here:

About the only glitch with tubers that isn't covered here is some recent problems with the front/upper engine isolator. Apparently some of the replacements sold by the factory had a VERY short life. Check the tuber section at Badweb (see below) for the latest info. IIRC there's a recently issued updated isolator that fixed the problem. Just be sure if you have to replace yours you get the updated part.

Badweb has a good tuber section too:

American Sport Bike is your best source for aftermarket (and many factory) parts:

Most engine parts are common with Sportsters so you can find a lot of stuff in stock at your local HD dealer.
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