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02-02-2019, 09:15 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,863
Posted By SmokeyHill

I run V&H straight shots, no baffles and never...

I run V&H straight shots, no baffles and never have a problem. In WV, other than the interstates, there's not a lot of roads where you can really exceed the speed limit by a lot and do it safely. We...
01-31-2019, 07:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 907
Posted By SmokeyHill

Is it blacked out? If not, I may have a very good...

Is it blacked out? If not, I may have a very good solution to your mids problem. I want mids. If the weather will break, I'll be looking for a trade partner to get rid of my forwards including the...
01-24-2019, 06:09 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,051
Posted By SmokeyHill

I could live with the forwards, but several times...

I could live with the forwards, but several times I have come to a place in the road where I really wish I could rise up on the pegs to lessen the blow, if you know what I mean. This is my first bike...
01-24-2019, 04:57 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,051
Posted By SmokeyHill

If the weather will break early enough (unheated...

If the weather will break early enough (unheated work space):
1. Getting rid of the mini 12" apes and going with something more like low rider bars.
2. Getting rid of the forward controls and going...
01-21-2019, 04:37 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,679
Posted By SmokeyHill

Too simple. More motorcycles. :icon_lol:

Too simple. More motorcycles. :icon_lol:
01-14-2019, 05:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,204
Posted By SmokeyHill

That looks F'ing great! I would love to have a...

That looks F'ing great! I would love to have a tail light like that too.
01-14-2019, 05:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,890
Posted By SmokeyHill

What he said.

What he said.
01-11-2019, 05:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,775
Posted By SmokeyHill

OK, so did his mother want a bigger bike??

OK, so did his mother want a bigger bike??
01-11-2019, 05:54 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 11,231
Posted By SmokeyHill

1. My best friend is the only person I know who...

1. My best friend is the only person I know who rides...a 1989 650 Kaw...he ain't riding mine. I've seen his.
2. Grandkids if Pappy is with them, and the wife of course.
01-09-2019, 04:44 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,766
Posted By SmokeyHill

Stage 1 upgrade.

Stage 1 upgrade.
01-02-2019, 05:29 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,246
Posted By SmokeyHill

When i got broadsided many years ago, my Honda...

When i got broadsided many years ago, my Honda 650 ended up underneath the Cutlass that hit me. That car wasn't going anywhere.
12-30-2018, 06:26 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,909
Posted By SmokeyHill

Here's how it ended for me on a shiny new Honda...

Here's how it ended for me on a shiny new Honda CX650 Custom

1980...sitting at a red light in Zapata, TX. Stupid and young...neutral, not holding the brake, no situational awareness...bumped from...
12-27-2018, 07:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 424
Posted By SmokeyHill

I have read that the cover leaking was usually...

I have read that the cover leaking was usually caused be a failed top cover seal. Since the part number change was minor, I'm wondering if a new seal design was incorporated. I have the old master...
12-26-2018, 05:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 424
Posted By SmokeyHill

HD fix the leaking master cylinder issue??

Just got my 2013 FXDB back from the dealer after wrecking it. It's all pretty again, but I discovered something. It took a long time to get it back and when I asked why, they told me the front brake...
12-26-2018, 05:26 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,909
Posted By SmokeyHill

I was stationed at the Navy base in Charleston,...

I was stationed at the Navy base in Charleston, SC back in the mid-late '80s. I was heading to work early one morning in the rain. I believe it was on Dorchester Road. There is a set of railroad...
11-13-2018, 04:58 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,335
Posted By SmokeyHill

You can't go wrong as long as you are comfortable...

You can't go wrong as long as you are comfortable with it, no matter what you buy. I was looking at a 1200 Sportster, but knew I would be doing a lot of 2-up with the wife and the Sporty seemed...
11-02-2018, 05:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 373
Posted By SmokeyHill

I do know the bike was ordered through the HD-1...

I do know the bike was ordered through the HD-1 program. The VIN brings back a model of FXDBP. The paint is factory Hard Candy Custom Big Red Flake which was only available through the HD-1 program....
10-31-2018, 06:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,321
Posted By SmokeyHill

Sounds like there is still a lien on it then....

Sounds like there is still a lien on it then. That might explain the higher rate. When I bought my 2013 FXDB I put 3K down and was quoted 8.25%. I laughed and told him he would have to do a lot...
10-31-2018, 05:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 373
Posted By SmokeyHill

Factory or dealer installed forwards?

Is there any way to tell if the forward controls on my Street Bob were factory or dealer installed? I was at the dealer the other day and mentioned that I was going to switch from the forwards to mid...
10-15-2018, 07:27 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,092
Posted By SmokeyHill

I know what you're saying. I felt the same way....

I know what you're saying. I felt the same way. I'm still waiting for my FXDB to come back from the shop after wrecking it so I know exactly what you're feeling. Trust me, it goes away. I was...
10-04-2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 478
Posted By SmokeyHill

I guess it is what it is then. Ceramic coating is...

I guess it is what it is then. Ceramic coating is sounding like a pretty good idea.
10-03-2018, 07:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 478
Posted By SmokeyHill

$1600 gas tank?

So the FXDBP is in the shop after dumping it. Insurance is covering it, but damn! The gas tank is $1600? Granted it's Hard Candy Custom Big Red Flake, but really? The front fender is $700! Does this...
09-06-2018, 09:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 299
Posted By SmokeyHill

Modding my Dyna controls and bars.

I posted a rather long intro in the new members introduction forum. It explains why I want to do these mods.

First, I want to remove the ape hangers from the bike and put something else on, maybe...
09-06-2018, 09:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 206
Posted By SmokeyHill

Hello

Hi folks,

This is a little long, please bear with me:

Just entered the world of Harley Davidson yesterday. I rode motorcycles most of my younger life (I'm 53 now). When my wife and I were...
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