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Old 3rd August 2019
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Default No preload adjuster on my 09 xb12xt?

Hi guys, I have a bunch of questions on my new to me Buell. I have the 09 xb12xt that I bought last month with 11000 miles. I installed the comfort kit today and noticed i don't have a preload adjustment knob for the rear shock like it shows in the instructions. Is that normal for this model?
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It might be an aftermarket replacement?
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I'm not familiar with the Buells but here is a link to the 2009 Buell XB models owners manual:

https://serviceinfo.harley-davidson....379680!!9!4476

For future reference here is the 2009 Buell Parts manual:
https://serviceinfo.harley-davidson....%3D2009+xb12xt
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Wow that is some good info thank u! It's definitely supposed to have the adjustment knob but it definitely isn't there. It looks like the factory shock. So I'm at a loss haha
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Great post! Thank you for this info.
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