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Old 02-12-2019, 01:05 PM
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I've decided that I will no longer own a Harley outside of a warranty. So I'll trade mine every 2 years, nothing goes on the bike that cant be easily removed/transferred to a new bike. Which basically means jewelry.

The touring bikes are now fast enough for this old man, no need to waste ~$3K on a stage 1, I just put mufflers on and I'm good to go.
 
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Old 02-12-2019, 01:08 PM
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I've decided that I will no longer own a Harley outside of a warranty. So I'll trade mine every 2 years, nothing goes on the bike that cant be easily removed/transferred to a new bike. Which basically means jewelry.

The touring bikes are now fast enough for this old man, no need to waste ~$3K on a stage 1, I just put mufflers on and I'm good to go.
Dang, where you buying your parts at?
 
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Old 02-12-2019, 05:16 PM
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Dang, where you buying your parts at?
Including labor. I could do this stuff myself but I prioritize my time differently. Plus even still, not worth the 10% (optimistically) boost in performance.

 
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Old 02-12-2019, 09:02 PM
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Not sure why HD doesn't include LED headlights in the SGSs but include on the Ultras and Road Glides! I have LEDs ready for the turn signals and tail but need to find a decent LED for the headlight. Halogen isnt that bad. Seems to illuminate pretty good.
 
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Old 02-12-2019, 09:13 PM
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Not sure why HD doesn't include LED headlights in the SGSs but include on the Ultras and Road Glides! I have LEDs ready for the turn signals and tail but need to find a decent LED for the headlight. Halogen isnt that bad. Seems to illuminate pretty good.
I ran a Eagle light 8700 gen 2 in my 2017 sg, crazy bright but did get a little static in the radio. JW speaker 8700 is a good option that is more $ but still a lot less than the HD daymaker. JW speaker makes the HD daymaker so you know its quality. My 2019 cvo sg came with the daymaker and while it is bright, my old eagle light 8700 put it to shame.
 

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Old 02-13-2019, 05:02 AM
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Highway pegs are always first on my list.
 
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Old 02-13-2019, 06:17 AM
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First free mods remove antenna, tank badges,and fork reflectors. Then i go for comfort which is seat, bars, grips, and highway pegs.
 
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Old 02-13-2019, 12:33 PM
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Mufflers first then an EZ brake. That stock brake pedal is too high especially if you ride the cone course in a parking lot.
 
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LEDs, sissy bar for the wife. remove rear reflector.
And slowly after that, Highway pegs, stage 1.....
 
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Old 02-13-2019, 09:25 PM
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I did seat, drivers backrest and highway pegs (transferred from trade in) and stage one before it left the dealer. If they would have had a Freedom Windshield in stock, it would have got that too. That was ordered as soon as I got home.
 

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