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05-14-2019, 07:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 336
Posted By skydude426

I just requested to join. Thanks.

I just requested to join. Thanks.
05-05-2019, 12:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 848
Posted By skydude426

Khromewerks bars will work with HD heated grips.

Khromewerks bars will work with HD heated grips.
05-03-2019, 04:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,444
Posted By skydude426

Freedom Shields are top quality. ...

Freedom Shields are top quality.

https://freedomshields.net/
04-28-2019, 07:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 412
Posted By skydude426

This is a picture from an 06 so it’s a Rinehart...

This is a picture from an 06 so it’s a Rinehart true dual system, not a Rinehart classic dual system. It’s the same thing, the true duals fit years 95-08 and the classic duals fit 09-16. You can see...
04-26-2019, 06:23 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,905
Posted By skydude426

If your on a budget, replace the cam chain...

If your on a budget, replace the cam chain tensioner shoes and ride it another 25-30 thousand miles and check them again. If you can get access to the tools for pulling and replacing the inner cam...
04-16-2019, 02:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,294
Posted By skydude426

Mine and my wife’s bikes go up on J&S jacks...

Mine and my wife’s bikes go up on J&S jacks whenever we aren’t riding. Not to take stress off anything, but for turning them around and pushing them to the side in my small shop. I couldn’t get by...
04-12-2019, 06:42 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,453
Posted By skydude426

I started changing my own tires several years...

I started changing my own tires several years ago. You’re right, like anything, the more you do it the better you get and the easier it is.
The first bike I did, I use beads. They balanced the tire...
03-28-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,386
Posted By skydude426

I have the Custom Dynamics bag lights on a 2006...

I have the Custom Dynamics bag lights on a 2006 Ultra. They are run, brake, turn. I and my wife really like them, which is good because itís her bike. I like the idea of the better rear visibility.
03-20-2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 39,459
Posted By skydude426

Or did it work to keep women away? 😄

Or did it work to keep women away? 😄
03-11-2019, 06:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 932
Posted By skydude426

Like others have said, it noticeably lowers the...

Like others have said, it noticeably lowers the center of gravity. We took the tour pak off of my wifeís 06 Ultra when we repainted and customized it. I sold it on eBay. She loves it without the tour...
03-11-2019, 08:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 789
Posted By skydude426

I’ve opened mine several times by hand. They have...

I’ve opened mine several times by hand. They have a strong spring so they don’t just push open easily. At the same time, do with the bike off so there is no power to the motor and sensors built into...
03-11-2019, 06:37 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,453
Posted By skydude426

Not only no discernible input to the topic at...

Not only no discernible input to the topic at hand, but the only reason for the post was to bash another person for no discernible reason other than to be an a$$. Iíd call that a troll.
03-10-2019, 07:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 411
Posted By skydude426

Drilling the hole was easy. Drill a small 1/8”...

Drilling the hole was easy. Drill a small 1/8” hole first, then drill the size the instructions say too.
03-10-2019, 08:11 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,107
Posted By skydude426

I’ve had a couple different Freedom Shields....

I’ve had a couple different Freedom Shields. Great product, no gaps. ...
03-09-2019, 07:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,341
Posted By skydude426

Torque is what you feel when you twist the...

Torque is what you feel when you twist the throttle. I’d say you have a good peak number. Where on the rpm range that torque comes on, peaks and how far out it lasts will effect how much a rider...
03-07-2019, 10:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,328
Posted By skydude426

I would say yes. It’s not like you just changed...

I would say yes. It’s not like you just changed to a different 2-1-2 header and/or mufflers. You now have completely separate exhaust for both cylinders. It may run ok but I can’t believe your...
03-02-2019, 05:00 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,604
Posted By skydude426

zero. A torque adapter at 90 degrees to the...

zero. A torque adapter at 90 degrees to the torque wrench handle will torque the fastener at the exact setting of the torque wrench. If any other angle is used, the output torque changes and the...
03-02-2019, 07:58 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,604
Posted By skydude426

With the cams of one cylinder on their base...

With the cams of one cylinder on their base circles, the pushrods can be installed and adjusted. Once done, the lifters need time to “bleed down” before the engine is rotated or damage could occur...
03-02-2019, 07:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 782
Posted By skydude426

Your inner primary bearing race has walked inward...

Your inner primary bearing race has walked inward (toward the transmission) and ruined the seal. The outer edge of the race should be closer to where the splines start on the shaft. Having walked in...
02-21-2019, 06:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 663
Posted By skydude426

Have you considered leaving the stock spring in...

Have you considered leaving the stock spring in and installing a variable pressure clutch. I have them in two bikes that I’ve done big bores on. A 2012 Ultra with a 107 big bore and a 2006 Ultra with...
02-17-2019, 08:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,283
Posted By skydude426

I didn’t get the T handle or the oil pan at...

I didn’t get the T handle or the oil pan at first. I did latter and wonder how I got by without them.

The handle makes moving and spinning the bike around much easier. If your someone like me...
02-17-2019, 05:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,030
Posted By skydude426

Make sure you clean both surfaces and there is no...

Make sure you clean both surfaces and there is no need for a sealer. I use acitone to make sure the two surfaces are degreased and the rocker box gaskets seal very well on their own.
02-14-2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,503
Posted By skydude426

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.hdforums.com-vbul...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.hdforums.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/520d00a0_e3ff_4bb1_a322_45aa2c6740bb_c8aa7de45415e51ffead43f0e77319a558359da5.jpeg
Not at all.
02-13-2019, 09:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 880
Posted By skydude426

One way or another you can. This is what I...

One way or another you can. This is what I started doing because itís actually easier. I bolt the rocker plates in place with the pushrods as short as they will go and no pushrod tubes. I then adjust...
02-12-2019, 06:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,150
Posted By skydude426

I have a 2012 Ultra that was 103 stock. Iíve...

I have a 2012 Ultra that was 103 stock. Iíve owned the bike from new. No problems with the motor or trans.
In comparison to a stock 107 m8, the m8 definitely has more torque and power.
Last winter...
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