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Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 09:55 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,554
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, 12:47 PM
Replies: 1,165
Views: 82,607
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, 08:31 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,451
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, 07:08 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,451
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, 06:38 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,451
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, 05:38 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,451
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, 06:09 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,451
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, 05:49 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,451
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, 07:00 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,045
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, 06:56 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,451
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, 07:09 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 17,792
Posted By TxRoadDog
Rode goes through frame, through swingarm, and...

Rode goes through frame, through swingarm, and trans.
Forum: Road warriors 09-26-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 17,792
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, 10:09 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 17,792
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, 07:07 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 17,792
Posted By TxRoadDog
1999? What are you talking about..

1999? What are you talking about..
Forum: Road warriors 09-26-2014, 02:37 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 17,792
Posted By TxRoadDog
Probably it. Have you used the big boys cam...

Probably it.

Have you used the big boys cam comparoter tool? It's pretty useful.

I'm considering sn 89" stroker or the axtell 85" kit. Not sure what I want to do.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-25-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,866
Posted By TxRoadDog
Yes I have a bell on my bike. I sent a friend of...

Yes I have a bell on my bike. I sent a friend of mine around $80 dollars worth of crash bars for his bike for free since he is getting older and slipped in some gravel one time and had a hard time...
Forum: Road warriors 09-25-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 17,792
Posted By TxRoadDog
Same place they are now... selling overpriced,...

Same place they are now... selling overpriced, expensive, heavy, poorly built motorcycles to people with money... a lot of money. I will still be tootling down the road on my old evo I built myself...
Forum: Road warriors 09-21-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 15,935
Posted By TxRoadDog
And now us guys who ride old iron, and evo's will...

And now us guys who ride old iron, and evo's will make fun of you and call you a RUB. You can't win. :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 09-15-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 15,935
Posted By TxRoadDog
Mine has never left me stranded... hasn't even...

Mine has never left me stranded... hasn't even broke down. Can't really ask for more out of a machine, and it's what I want anyways.

The only metric bike I still wish I had was my Vulcan 2000......
Forum: Road warriors 09-15-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 15,935
Posted By TxRoadDog
I don't care what any of you ride... I'll ride...

I don't care what any of you ride... I'll ride anything. I'm sorry though, but I've owned several Japanese cruisers and while they may be "better" bikes as in more reliable but they don't compare....
Forum: Road warriors 09-14-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 15,935
Posted By TxRoadDog
Hey, I have a simple solution to all of the...

Hey, I have a simple solution to all of the problems you posted up there... don't buy a twin cam. :deal

Only engine work my evo needs is the lifters swapped every 20k miles, and with adjustable...
Forum: Road warriors 09-14-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 15,935
Posted By TxRoadDog
You sound like someone trying to justify their...

You sound like someone trying to justify their boring, generic, tasteless motorcycle. Don't worry... I used to ride them too and had the same opinions, and I grew up around the "lifestyle" that I do...
Forum: Road warriors 09-14-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 15,935
Posted By TxRoadDog
The truth? They are tasteless and have no soul......

The truth? They are tasteless and have no soul... feel like riding a sewing machine. If I'm going to ride a motorcycle like that it's going to be my old evo. If I want to ride a smooth running bike...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-17-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 29,559
Posted By TxRoadDog
Cry me a river SJW.

Cry me a river SJW.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-17-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,297
Posted By TxRoadDog
Not in my 30's yet, but I can't ever see myself...

Not in my 30's yet, but I can't ever see myself without a bike. I'll probably have the one I have right now forever.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-17-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 29,559
Posted By TxRoadDog
Ionno... I saw an evo done up that way and it...

Ionno... I saw an evo done up that way and it looked pretty neat. I'm just tired of cleaning chrome... what a PITA. :norton



I don't really care what you're riding. If you don't know how to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-16-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 29,559
Posted By TxRoadDog
Don't worry, I was just giving you a hard time. I...

Don't worry, I was just giving you a hard time. I make fun of all the pirates around here too. :lol3

I'm thinking either just a bump in compression (decked heads, port, flow, polish, valves and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-16-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 29,559
Posted By TxRoadDog
Thanks, this is what it looks like now. About to...

Thanks, this is what it looks like now. About to get a big bump in displacement soon; can you say stroker?
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-16-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 29,559
Posted By TxRoadDog
I can guarantee you that whatever you're riding,...

I can guarantee you that whatever you're riding, you would not be able to keep up with me on my "slow", "heavy", HD. Nevermind that some of us like the fact that they're simple, reliable machines...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-05-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 29,559
Posted By TxRoadDog
I used to make fun of the statement of "If I had...

I used to make fun of the statement of "If I had to explain it, you wouldn't understand" but I get it now... sometimes I want to roll mine off a cliff but there is nothing that compares to it. For...
Forum: Road warriors 08-05-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 8,359
Views: 1,290,119
Posted By TxRoadDog
The one I already have. ...

The one I already have.
https://fbcdn-sphotos-d-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xpa1/t1.0-9/10455284_10204391584370965_2141740230705132358_n.jpg...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-05-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 29,559
Posted By TxRoadDog
Gotta watch these idiots... they're out there.

Gotta watch these idiots... they're out there.
Forum: Road warriors 07-24-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 13,571
Posted By TxRoadDog
Bolt on after market crap? Most of it is not...

Bolt on after market crap? Most of it is not "after market crap". It's in there because I want it to be for performance reasons, like the cam. Secondly, I do all of my own work and always have... I...
Forum: Road warriors 07-23-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 13,571
Posted By TxRoadDog
Most guys who piss all over HD's would change...

Most guys who piss all over HD's would change their mind if they rode a properly set up FXD or FXR, and no damn twin cam either...
Forum: Road warriors 07-15-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,914
Posted By TxRoadDog
I will say this about the FXDX.... the shocks...

I will say this about the FXDX.... the shocks they came with stock are wonderful! I have them on my 96 FXDS.
...
Forum: Road warriors 07-15-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,914
Posted By TxRoadDog
Judging by your criteria, I'd say you need to...

Judging by your criteria, I'd say you need to look at any Evo glide from the 90's. Yes you may need to do a little work up front, and there are some things to know about them, but cost per mile is...
Forum: Road warriors 07-14-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,782
Posted By TxRoadDog
Bitch. :ear

Bitch. :ear
Forum: Road warriors 05-15-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 734
Views: 92,717
Posted By TxRoadDog
Hey snapping twig. You should come back to MO...

Hey snapping twig. You should come back to MO sometime! :clap We got a full blown motorcycle section now.
Forum: Road warriors 05-13-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 734
Views: 92,717
Posted By TxRoadDog
Yes sir. ...

Yes sir.

https://scontent-b.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash4/t1.0-9/1653990_10202966217177676_2137712449_n.jpg
Stock N-grind on the left...
Forum: Road warriors 05-13-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 11,887
Posted By TxRoadDog
I guess you can call me an HD purist... if it's...

I guess you can call me an HD purist... if it's going to be that style of motorcycle, it's going to be an HD, and it's going to have a shovelhead or evo power plant in it.

How do I feel about the...
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