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Yesterday, 12:05 PM
Replies: 14
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Posted By XARAN

I have an 05 and with the stock "floppy" dipstick...

I have an 05 and with the stock "floppy" dipstick the oil is checked on the jiffy stand. With a rigid stick it is checked upright level,

The rule of thumb is the oil is ok (between full and low)...
06-24-2019, 02:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 900
Posted By XARAN

I have BSS with "quite baffles" on my 05 95ci...

I have BSS with "quite baffles" on my 05 95ci Fatboy with SE 204 cams and they are loud but not obnoxious and if you dont twist it up into the higher RPM it is actually very reasonable, No popping or...
06-24-2019, 02:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 386
Posted By XARAN

Se Tuner or Power Vision will also recal speedo

Se Tuner or Power Vision will also recal speedo
06-24-2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 376
Posted By XARAN

+1. And if you try to mount it with out the...

+1. And if you try to mount it with out the rubber mount (to let the engine move) with a non counterbalanced engine the vibration would be strongly fely in the bike and may even end up cracking the...
06-14-2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,042
Posted By XARAN

+1, best and safest way is always start it with...

+1, best and safest way is always start it with the clutch lever pulled.

I cant speak to the pre 2004 but from 2004 to 2007 to my knowledge all Harleys will start in gear. I owned (04 KL Roadster...
06-13-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 451
Posted By XARAN

Basically the same Pre 2006 the same bike then...

Basically the same Pre 2006 the same bike then the Fatboy went to a wider rear tire and shorter rear fender., Your 13 fatboy has a wider rear tire and shorter fender, different handlebars and wheels....
06-10-2019, 09:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 916
Posted By XARAN

The bags will fit using a mounting Kit like these...

The bags will fit using a mounting Kit like these
https://www.ebay.com/p/Black-Saddlebag-Conversion-Brackets-Kit-Support-for-Harley-Softail-Fatboy/3017132135?iid=173439736039
...
06-10-2019, 09:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 463
Posted By XARAN

They are available from HD at about 2 x the price...

They are available from HD at about 2 x the price best betis new and used on EBay. if your bike has the stock HD fork miounts (rubber gromets) the memphis Shades quick detach wont fit unless you buy...
06-07-2019, 10:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 233
Posted By XARAN

Take a look at what memphis Shades has to offer....

Take a look at what memphis Shades has to offer. Ive been using them for 15 yr.

IMO they have a better quick release system the is easy , better looking and I think more secure than the HD studs...
06-05-2019, 09:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,151
Posted By XARAN

Id look at the Heritage over the Slim, but it is...

Id look at the Heritage over the Slim, but it is all personal opinion. Get her the bike see wants. Has she ridden them ? If not do it before buying.

The prices are on the high side, but you are...
06-04-2019, 02:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,391
Posted By XARAN

[QUOTE=1004ron;18303564]They're really pricey, I...

[QUOTE=1004ron;18303564]They're really pricey, I think I paid close to $800, plus the mounting kit and the turn signal extenders, ........ but the quick detach and good quality has me looking at...
06-04-2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 705
Posted By XARAN

None of mine had Gel but Ive heard good thing...

None of mine had Gel but Ive heard good thing about adding the gel.

In my experience with my 3 C&C seats all of them moved me down and back about 1". The riders portion is wide and comfortable,...
06-03-2019, 12:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 705
Posted By XARAN

Ive owned 3 C&C Fastback seats and put over...

Ive owned 3 C&C Fastback seats and put over 60,000 on them between 3 bikes. IMO great seat, very comfortable. I believe the only difference between the Fastback and the Squareback is the passenger...
06-03-2019, 12:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 642
Posted By XARAN

Im a big fan of C&c seats IMO for solo they have...

Im a big fan of C&c seats IMO for solo they have great seats, Ive never had a true 2 up seat from them so I cant say how comfortable the passenger section is....
05-29-2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,490
Posted By XARAN

IMO go with a complete kit from the same...

IMO go with a complete kit from the same manufacturer. S&S are great kits, dont do the Big Bore without cams. The HD Stage Kits are OK too and there are many builders out there that have their own...
05-29-2019, 09:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,796
Posted By XARAN

Might be a lot easier to change to a tuner that...

Might be a lot easier to change to a tuner that incorporates O2 Sensors like the Thunder Max. No wiring to do their unit is plug and play if you have sensors and then auto tunes
...
05-29-2019, 09:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 994
Posted By XARAN

The Softails have what used to be called the "B"...

The Softails have what used to be called the "B" engine (i dont know if it is still designated that with the new M 8 engines) but the "B" has a counter balance and it is smoother at idle and low RPM...
05-29-2019, 09:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,570
Posted By XARAN

I had one of those on my Road Glide and Road King...

I had one of those on my Road Glide and Road King but I dont think they make them to fit the Softail

I searched J &P and this is available in chrome or black but only for touring applications
...
05-28-2019, 11:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 340
Posted By XARAN

It wont make any noticeable difference. The...

It wont make any noticeable difference. The swingarm bag is un-sprung weigh

IMO on a 800 lb + motorcycle 10-20 lbs is not noticeable no matter where it is located other than on the forks and then...
05-24-2019, 02:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 510
Posted By XARAN

From the Dealer it is $ 35 ...

From the Dealer it is $ 35
https://www.harley-davidson.com/store/docking-hardware-kit-pa-02-8825607--1
...
05-22-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 902
Posted By XARAN

Around L A area the HD Dealerships are in the $...

Around L A area the HD Dealerships are in the $ 850-900 range for labor alone.

If you have a tuner from FM get the MAP from them before having anyone do the job that way either they can flash it...
05-17-2019, 11:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 340
Posted By XARAN

If it is difficult to find neutral the most...

If it is difficult to find neutral the most common reason is clutch adjustment. Also if it jumps forward when trying to start with the clutch pulled in that also confirms your clutch is not working...
05-15-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 606
Posted By XARAN

My 05 also has 422 standard spring and...

My 05 also has 422 standard spring and progressive front lowering springs with SE Fork oil and lowered 1".
Have 22,000 miles on it 90% solo Im 225 lb and it has been great, IMO well worth the $
05-13-2019, 11:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 961
Posted By XARAN

Thanks very much for the quick reply. I have a...

Thanks very much for the quick reply.
I have a HD Service Manual and it is excellent, but there is a lot of knowledge here and I want to take advantage of any insight from first hand
05-13-2019, 10:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 961
Posted By XARAN

My 05 fatboy now has 21,000 and the tensioners...

My 05 fatboy now has 21,000 and the tensioners are about 1/2 way worn.

I did cams on the bike at about 5,000 miles and new tensioners and changed the inner bearings to the SE full rollers. The...
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