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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 08:58 PM
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Posted By TxRoadDog
Mine is covered in dirt, sand, oil, and all kinds...

Mine is covered in dirt, sand, oil, and all kinds of crap... I might wash it once a year. :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 08:48 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 12,776
Posted By TxRoadDog
:norton......

:norton......
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 07:05 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,286
Posted By TxRoadDog
Because you can't be 100% sure that the others...

Because you can't be 100% sure that the others around you have the same skill level that you do. I would NEVER go on a group ride with a bunch of harley or cruiser riders for example. It's just a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 05:56 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 12,776
Posted By TxRoadDog
Oh yeah... because I'm such a rugged...

Oh yeah... because I'm such a rugged individualist in all my gear right? Blow me. ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 04:16 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 12,776
Posted By TxRoadDog
I was talking more in a normal height person, not...

I was talking more in a normal height person, not goliath.:evil


I put over 10k on my bike this year and it was down until early march for a rebuild/hot rod/ cam swap. Im the one taking a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 03:48 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 12,776
Posted By TxRoadDog
Someone is just butt hurt that we ride nicer...

Someone is just butt hurt that we ride nicer bikes, that sound better, that people actually like to look at. The only one here who is touchy is you; I don't care what you ride and don't care about...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 02:44 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 12,776
Posted By TxRoadDog
Nobody cares about your opinion, or how you feel...

Nobody cares about your opinion, or how you feel about HD's... no one cares about your stupid friend either; it's his fault for looking like a pirate dickhead. It's clearly obvious you want a fight,...
Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 06:39 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,155
Posted By TxRoadDog
There are a few big inch twin cam FXR's out...

There are a few big inch twin cam FXR's out there, and a Twinkie will drop right in the frame with very little modification.

Me personally? It's a sin to stick one of those atrocious looking...
Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 06:37 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,345
Posted By TxRoadDog
Nice bike. :D

Nice bike. :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 06:36 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 12,776
Posted By TxRoadDog
The last time I told a guy behind the parts...

The last time I told a guy behind the parts counter at an HD dealer that I needed a set of Rocker box gaskets for a 92 and later head breather evo, and he told me he didn't know what an Evo was, that...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-18-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 12,776
Posted By TxRoadDog
I have the same issue with forwards. I'm in the...

I have the same issue with forwards. I'm in the process of putting mid glides back on mine... just waiting on a few more parts. Forward controls are for idiots who care about what they look like, not...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-18-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 12,776
Posted By TxRoadDog
I can tell you WHAT IT IS. It's because it's a...

I can tell you WHAT IT IS. It's because it's a well made motorcycle that does what I want it to do very well. I like the way it looks over any other motorcycle, I like the way it sounds (evo), I like...
Forum: Road warriors 12-17-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,155
Posted By TxRoadDog
I feel your pain... it can be a pain in the ass...

I feel your pain... it can be a pain in the ass but it's a labor of love!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-15-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 12,776
Posted By TxRoadDog
Well this went south quickly. Haha get it......

Well this went south quickly. Haha get it... South. :lol3

In all seriousness, HD isn't going anywhere. If it didn't go anywhere during the era of AMF it is here to stay. There will always be...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-13-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 12,776
Posted By TxRoadDog
I don't go to my local boutique if I can help...

I don't go to my local boutique if I can help it... got an indy here that needs the money more than HD.

Oh yeah... I'm under 30, but there isn't a twin cam I would ride. If it's not old iron or...
Forum: Road warriors 11-07-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,254
Posted By TxRoadDog
It has to do with the fact that the singarm pivot...

It has to do with the fact that the singarm pivot pin goes through the trans case, and the trans is rubber mounted. This is exclusive to all rubber mounted HD's, but its worse on the heavier bikes....
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 11-05-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 5,094
Views: 402,612
Posted By TxRoadDog
Riding it at 90mph would defeat the purpose of...

Riding it at 90mph would defeat the purpose of having it. :lol3

Just wanna be able to get deeper into ANF and ride with you guys. If this was Texas I'd have a phone book full of guys with all...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 11-04-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,772
Posted By TxRoadDog
If you shake it more than 3 times, you're playing...

If you shake it more than 3 times, you're playing with it.


OP, not sure if Florida has anything like this, but Texas does... it's called Texas Law Shield I believe. You pay a monthly fee and...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 11-04-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,772
Posted By TxRoadDog
Thank you. :lol3

Thank you.


:lol3
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 11-04-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 5,094
Views: 402,612
Posted By TxRoadDog
I thought about an orange monster but I think...

I thought about an orange monster but I think that's out of line with what my pocket book says I can spend.


I've always like the KLX250s (I'm fond of carbs...)... we'll see. I'm trying to get...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 11-04-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,772
Posted By TxRoadDog
http://i62.photobucket.com/albums/h119/Dp908/Troll...

http://i62.photobucket.com/albums/h119/Dp908/Trolling/1313964405908.jpg

Keep crying you "muh feels" liberals. Your tears are so delicious. :deal

My advice to OP was valid, and factual. Read...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 11-04-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 5,094
Views: 402,612
Posted By TxRoadDog
I don't do it all the time, but it's fun...

I don't do it all the time, but it's fun occasionally. Unfortunately I'll probably be getting rid of it soon... my dad wants to give me his Vulcan 1700 Vaquero, and while I don't really want another...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 11-03-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 5,094
Views: 402,612
Posted By TxRoadDog
None what so ever. If you ever see me riding...

None what so ever. If you ever see me riding you'll figure that one out... my throttle is a light switch. :ear

EDIT: I'll put it this way... I'm one of the only guys in the area that I know of who...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 11-03-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 5,094
Views: 402,612
Posted By TxRoadDog
It aint that bad. Saturday was a bit nippy though...

It aint that bad. Saturday was a bit nippy though with the wind.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 11-03-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,772
Posted By TxRoadDog
Not even going to bother reading the whole...

Not even going to bother reading the whole thread, as I'm sure it's full of anti-gun men with pussies instead of dicks.


OP, when traveling through states that do not reciprocate with your states...
Forum: Road warriors 10-25-2014, 05:17 AM
Replies: 773
Views: 103,584
Posted By TxRoadDog
Its impossible to go wrong with an flhs. What...

Its impossible to go wrong with an flhs. What year?
Forum: Road warriors 10-21-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,155
Posted By TxRoadDog
Love me some FXR's; wish I had one. A...

Love me some FXR's; wish I had one.


A real good friend of mine has an FXR that is a hodge podge of different year parts... put well over 100k miles on it and has been rebuilding it and bringing...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 10-20-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 1,165
Views: 84,807
Posted By TxRoadDog
Since I didn't see any rule change, and in the...

Since I didn't see any rule change, and in the spirit of keeping this thread alive, I know we were posting multiple tags at once for people to go out and get, so I will post one. OH yeah... I'm back....
Forum: Road warriors 10-15-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,128
Posted By TxRoadDog
Does a crank pin not have two sides to it? Stop...

Does a crank pin not have two sides to it? Stop contradicting yourself. I don't really care if you're a "master tech". Most of you "master-techs" are parts changers and not builders anyways.


My...
Forum: Road warriors 10-15-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,128
Posted By TxRoadDog
I know what the two sides of the crank pin are...

I know what the two sides of the crank pin are called, and I have probably had my hands on them more times than you have.


The fact still remains, whether any of you MoCo apologists or Harley...
Forum: Road warriors 10-14-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,128
Posted By TxRoadDog
Same motor you see now... except they went from...

Same motor you see now... except they went from 88-96ci. Same story... pressed together crank and lack of Timkens, although I believe 07 or 08 is when they went back to a cast iron crank from a...
Forum: Road warriors 10-14-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,128
Posted By TxRoadDog
So is that your best response, because you know...

So is that your best response, because you know I'm right?

Buy all those $25,000+ pieces of junk you want. A motor built in 2014, with the price tag Harleys carry, should not have a cast iron...
Forum: Road warriors 10-13-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,128
Posted By TxRoadDog
They come from the factory with a high run out at...

They come from the factory with a high run out at the crank pin, and hot rodding them on a stock, cast iron, pressed together crank doesn't help.
Forum: Road warriors 10-13-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,128
Posted By TxRoadDog
Ok, and I've seen many flywheels scissor and take...

Ok, and I've seen many flywheels scissor and take out oil pumps in twinkies at all kinds of mileage. You can not have an allowable crank run out of .015 and expect the thing to last... you just...
Forum: Road warriors 10-12-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,586
Posted By TxRoadDog
The Evo is the best motor hands down when it...

The Evo is the best motor hands down when it comes to simplicity and reliability, but it's not a design you want to try and pump high HP out of without case upgrades. 89" stroker is as high as I'd...
Forum: Road warriors 10-12-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,128
Posted By TxRoadDog
With the lack of dual timkens on the crank pin,...

With the lack of dual timkens on the crank pin, cast iron pressed together crank with run outs as high as .015, I'd say anything nearing 30k would be high mileage for a later twinkie. 99-02, despite...
Forum: Road warriors 10-01-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 389
Views: 25,232
Posted By TxRoadDog
Rode goes through frame, through swingarm, and...

Rode goes through frame, through swingarm, and trans.
Forum: Road warriors 09-26-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 25,232
Posted By TxRoadDog
Hey look, someone who gets it! :D When I...

Hey look, someone who gets it! :D


When I rode yamahondakawazuki cruisers I used to make fun of Harleys, and especially the whole "if I had to explain it, you wouldn't understand it" kind of...
Forum: Road warriors 09-26-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 389
Views: 25,232
Posted By TxRoadDog
In 1999, all softails were still Evo's. Dynas and...

In 1999, all softails were still Evo's. Dynas and touring models had rubber mounted twinkies. It waant until 2000 that HD but the counterbalanced B motor in softails.

HD first introduced rubber...
Forum: Road warriors 09-26-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 389
Views: 25,232
Posted By TxRoadDog
1999? What are you talking about..

1999? What are you talking about..
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