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06-02-2018, 09:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,003
Posted By rlh7677

Sheep skin

Been using them for years, can't leave home without it ! Cool in the summer and actually feels like a heated seat in the colder weather....
04-16-2018, 10:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 865
Posted By rlh7677

New River

Last year the road was newly paved
Forum: The Dark Side
04-07-2018, 09:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,103
Posted By rlh7677

Car tire handling

Handling is a subjective question like the dreaded oil subject ,lol, I guess I would say excellent ! A little tricky at first at parking lot speed and uneven pavement but second nature on avoiding...
Forum: The Dark Side
04-04-2018, 11:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,103
Posted By rlh7677

18" wheel

Yes, I used a 5.5 X 18" rear modular wheel with a front hub with dual or single disc depending on what you want. Many modular wheels are all made by the same company , Performance Machine under many...
Forum: The Dark Side
04-04-2018, 06:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,103
Posted By rlh7677

Wide tire kit

Not a Native kit but was going to go that route but when all costs were totaled it was close to $3,000. I found a used/new 18" Revtech modular wheel on ebay for $350 and a used rear Harley 18" wheel...
Forum: The Dark Side
04-03-2018, 10:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,103
Posted By rlh7677

Tire wear

Pictures may be a little deceiving , tire is mildly asymmetric and may be a little worn on road side due to road crown but for the most part it's minimal . The Avon tire next to it only has 4,000...
Forum: The Dark Side
04-02-2018, 09:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,103
Posted By rlh7677

Yoko tire

I run the same tire and ride two up mostly and have found 40psi to be good for me. The tire is wearing perfect and have not found any issues at all that I want to change. pics are at 15,000 miles
03-29-2018, 09:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 967
Posted By rlh7677

Monroe shocks

And here's the answer to your question. Yes, I have installed many sets of the 785's and for the most part they are fine. Easy to fit, drill bushings out to 1/2", some need cut to length also, and...
03-24-2018, 11:19 PM
Replies: 683
Views: 169,182
Posted By rlh7677

Yep , seen them read them. I've heard, read , and...

Yep , seen them read them. I've heard, read , and seen , been in all the arguments you can imagine about this subject since 2005 and don't have the desire to persuade or recommend running a car tire...
03-02-2018, 10:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,100
Posted By rlh7677

Thanks ratpick, I did two inch, only lift on...

Thanks ratpick, I did two inch, only lift on front is correct. Try 1.5 and 2 to judge for yourself how it looks and any possible clearance problems with steering etc.
Forum: The Dark Side
01-09-2018, 10:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,516
Posted By rlh7677

Wheel bearing

Has nothing to do with running a car tire, you are lucky to get that many miles out of the stock bearings, they are packed with very minimal amount of lube. You don't mention if you have ABS but it's...
Forum: The Dark Side
01-06-2018, 12:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,961
Posted By rlh7677

real car tires

"Run fakes"
11-24-2017, 08:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,595
Posted By rlh7677

Compensator

SG-Jay, you have actually answered your own question, "when in doubt, change it out" ! You don't give year or mileage but I will speak from my personal experience. The ramps will usually show that...
Forum: The Dark Side
11-05-2017, 06:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,394
Posted By rlh7677

tire reversed

[QUOTE=HummingBird Nut;16799230]I have been eyeing your tire vs running a similar tire the opposite way and honestly, it appears running the tire with the correct rotation makes sense. Rain dispersal...
Forum: The Dark Side
11-04-2017, 10:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,394
Posted By rlh7677

rotation question

You will find answers on both sides of your question, I personally am interested in best water/rain dispersement which is usually the indicated rotation or not reversed but seen it both ways on this...
09-20-2017, 07:57 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,469
Posted By rlh7677

RG vs Ultra

Riding a 2012 Limited and have test rode the RG many times because I would love to have one as wife & I travel coast to coast with lots of highway miles in all conditions. We also ride alongside a...
09-18-2017, 09:05 PM
Replies: 683
Views: 169,182
Posted By rlh7677

car tire

Any 195/60/16 works nice on the Harley touring bikes, all of your tire specs are on line , Tire Rack and search Motorcycle tire specs,
if you want to alter the diameter for gearing/cruising...
08-01-2017, 07:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,019
Posted By rlh7677

no kit

Well first, I would recommend doing the kit route for most but I wanted to try my hand at it from scratch. No mods to the forks at all externally, bought a rear 8" chopper fender from Led Sled guys...
06-26-2017, 08:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,716
Posted By rlh7677

ABS Calibration

Ok, solved the ABS problem for those following. I purchased the rear wheel off of Ebay which was a "new" never used display wheel with the bearings installed, the correct ABS bearing was installed as...
06-10-2017, 11:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,358
Posted By rlh7677

Tips

If it wasn't mentioned, always keep a safe distance from the vehicle in front of you, never tailgate not even when someone is turning off, (heads up on exit ramps,they may change their mind and come...
09-04-2016, 10:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,801
Posted By rlh7677

Karma

Karma is great, but instant karma is awesome, and if you are a really lucky man, God will let you watch !
08-31-2016, 07:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,040
Posted By rlh7677

Rockouts

Best $15 you will ever spend ! I have two much quieter engines !https://www.hdforums.com/forum/vendor-for-sale-classifieds/1079486-rockout-rocker-shaft-inserts-for-twin-cam-engines.html
06-07-2016, 09:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,585
Posted By rlh7677

Primary

A shop manual would serve you well !
06-01-2016, 08:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,338
Posted By rlh7677

New Harley

Seems like an excellent way to double the sales of existing models and clear out all inventory of the "old" V-Twin ! And another excellent reason to hang on to what you have !
02-27-2016, 11:30 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 25,707
Posted By rlh7677

Live to ride

Yo, "real biker"............well said, I've also been riding since the 60's and I don't ever remember having a reason to criticize or think other's tastes are below mine including the brand bashing....
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