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06-21-2019, 07:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 563
Posted By archergodwin

My experience has been that a slightly wider tire...

My experience has been that a slightly wider tire will last more miles. I've tried a narrower tire on the front, and it wore quickly.

The stock Dunlops are pieces of crap. The only D4XX series...
06-18-2019, 08:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 609
Posted By archergodwin

No. ...

No.



https://wedgefairing.com/portfolio-item/harley-dyna/
06-05-2019, 07:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,889
Posted By archergodwin

Yep.. my 08 does that.. has since new. If I stop...

Yep.. my 08 does that.. has since new. If I stop for like fueling up or getting a coffee.. and fire back up within a just a couple minutes, I'll often get a back-snort... retry and fires right up. I...
05-20-2019, 07:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,092
Posted By archergodwin

You need to be able to check oil levels... get a...

You need to be able to check oil levels... get a different exhaust / route that head pipe differently.
05-07-2019, 07:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 417
Posted By archergodwin

:icon_ditto: It's already tuned for a higher...

:icon_ditto:

It's already tuned for a higher flow intake... just swap it.
04-29-2019, 07:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 824
Posted By archergodwin

Their website says it all... too bad they didn't...

Their website says it all... too bad they didn't check with you first...


https://sandiegoharley.com/news/20479/mega-news-for-san-diego-harley-davidson
03-05-2019, 07:25 AM
Replies: 378
Views: 42,296
Posted By archergodwin

Good on ya Six.. I love my wider front and...

Good on ya Six.. I love my wider front and learning to lace and tru was icing on the cake.
03-03-2019, 11:02 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 21,333
Posted By archergodwin

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.hdforums.com-vbul...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.hdforums.com-vbulletin/640x480/dsc00414_7970bf4a8b700f1732de555eb09b5abab8aebe8e.jpg...
03-03-2019, 10:55 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,514
Posted By archergodwin

I recommend the Predator from the standpoint of...

I recommend the Predator from the standpoint of not introducing the weak stock mount back in to the picture. The stock design works okay for the rear mount, and I would agree that a Sputhe link back...
03-02-2019, 08:23 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,514
Posted By archergodwin

Yeah, don't know that it reduced the vibration...

Yeah, don't know that it reduced the vibration much.. but, the handling got better and I don't have to worry about the engine dropping forward and putting stress on the exhaust again... busting heat...
02-21-2019, 08:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 804
Posted By archergodwin

Yeah, unless you can get all the original parts...

Yeah, unless you can get all the original parts with it (return to stock form) then it really wouldn't matter much I think to punch the motor out...
02-21-2019, 07:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 270
Posted By archergodwin

Pop the top clamp off and take a look ;) ......

Pop the top clamp off and take a look ;) ... dollars to donuts it's 1".


Welcome to the forum.
02-01-2019, 07:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,093
Posted By archergodwin

I've always like the smooth profile rims... mine...

I've always like the smooth profile rims... mine are from an '08 FLHTCU tho.. 16".. 180/130
01-30-2019, 07:59 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 31,120
Posted By archergodwin

The '06 had the bolted stator and inner primary...

The '06 had the bolted stator and inner primary bearing issue.

The '08 had a wheel bearing issue.

Your stock cam tensioner pads will wear out most likely by: 25K miles pre-hydraulic / 50-60k...
01-30-2019, 07:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,093
Posted By archergodwin

Also Curt, install new wheel bearings at your...

Also Curt, install new wheel bearings at your earliest convenience. The '08 had "new" shallow groove bearings, and they wear out quick.
01-30-2019, 07:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,093
Posted By archergodwin

Yep, you're wrong. It's an FXDC. My ''08 FXDC...

Yep, you're wrong. It's an FXDC. My ''08 FXDC has a gray motor.
11-13-2018, 08:05 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,595
Posted By archergodwin

I'm late to the game here, oh well.... yeah, buy...

I'm late to the game here, oh well.... yeah, buy the rim and lace it up on your hub ;) .. .haha... I did my profile rim on a wideglide hub in front and stock in back.. both 16".
11-05-2018, 08:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,729
Posted By archergodwin

I think someone is feeding you a line... no...

I think someone is feeding you a line... no reason you can't adjust fall-away, no matter how old the bearings are.

How many miles on the bike?... I changed my neck bearings out because I was...
11-04-2018, 08:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,729
Posted By archergodwin

You might be able to get away with loosening the...

You might be able to get away with loosening the front tank mount bolt, but removing the rear and the fuel line, and rotating the back of the tank up and forward.




I would question as to...
10-31-2018, 08:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 496
Posted By archergodwin

I ran a 170 on my 17"- 4.5" rim with zero issues....

I ran a 170 on my 17"- 4.5" rim with zero issues. Currently running a 16/180 in back.. zero issues.

My choice was rims first. I knew the rims I wanted, the bonus part of that I found them that...
10-30-2018, 08:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 261
Posted By archergodwin

S-trolling through the daisies...

S-trolling through the daisies...
10-25-2018, 08:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,559
Posted By archergodwin

Spend the money and get a tuner that will grow...

Spend the money and get a tuner that will grow with you. My choice was a TTS, but there are several other really good ones out there. I'm sure you'll get some good feedback by those that use them.
10-23-2018, 09:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 731
Posted By archergodwin

My own experience is proper adjustment of clutch,...

My own experience is proper adjustment of clutch, and using 75/90 gear lube in the tranny (winter) and 75/140 in summer. Also, not overfilling the primary with the same oil you use in the engine.
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09-03-2018, 07:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 263
Posted By archergodwin

What seal has oil 'pressing' against it when on...

What seal has oil 'pressing' against it when on the kickstand, and doesn't when straight up?

I would take a good look at the primary / clutch cover seal.
08-21-2018, 08:36 AM
Replies: 486
Views: 247,791
Posted By archergodwin

Okay, got a few questions/comments here... ...

Okay, got a few questions/comments here...


Kudos man, I like working on bikes too.


Please explain the physics of how the rear mount is being pulled on by belt tension, if you would. Oh and...
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