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Old 08-28-2016, 04:36 PM
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Originally Posted by smitty901 View Post
I hear some well posted company is coming out with new rockers to correct the defective ones in the M8. And another well known company is building two stabilizers one for the front one for the rear to correct the death wobble.
Yeah.. The good thing is that Bagger Nuts can be adapted to this chassis arrangement easily..
 
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Old 08-28-2016, 04:39 PM
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My problem is they didn't have any Road Kings to sell..
Oh I hope they do... The Moco shows em on their website..
 
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Old 08-28-2016, 04:44 PM
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I am having an issue with what oil to run,

No really if that tuner is back order that sucks. I ordered my bike as well as all the stuff to make it the 114", i won't be happy if i can't get that stuff. The techs aren't trained in it yet, but really motors are motors, i have faith they can get it together. Plus i have a 7 year warranty so if there are any issues. I am assuming those back ordered products will start clearing now that the dealer show is done.
 
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Originally Posted by roadrash3 View Post
I am having an issue with what oil to run,

No really if that tuner is back order that sucks. I ordered my bike as well as all the stuff to make it the 114", i won't be happy if i can't get that stuff. The techs aren't trained in it yet, but really motors are motors, i have faith they can get it together. Plus i have a 7 year warranty so if there are any issues. I am assuming those back ordered products will start clearing now that the dealer show is done.
Looks like PC and TTS will have tuners shortly..
 
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My problem is....I don't have one yet
Yea, thats my problem also. The ones I rode were really good running bikes and they were not even broke in yet. I bet Harley sells a bunch of these.
 

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there is bound to be some teething problems with anything new. time will tell.
 
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Originally Posted by jammerx View Post
My problem is they didn't have any Road Kings to sell..
The first '17 my dealer got in was a King in Blue/Silver. She was a sight to see.






Meanwhile, looks like my new one (or at least the one I'd buy) just rolled off the truck:



 

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Originally Posted by 0796bob View Post
Stopped by local dealer and the problem I have is if I buy a bike and want a 114or117 kit they can't do it? No training yet by techs, tuner is on permanent back order as of now,I didn't ask but I'm guessing the kits are not available yet either, so unless you want a bone stock bike your S.O.L.!
Just curious as why a "bone stock" bike that will out perform MOST of the modified Harley's on the road is a problem?
 
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Originally Posted by hardheaded View Post
post problems with the new M8 engines here.
 
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Some people are always trying to find fault with everything,
even if it has only been introduced to the public for 4 days !!!!!
We should have expected it, shouldn't have we ??
 
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