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Forum: Old's Cool Today, 06:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 557
Posted By Mattbastard
I got one of those free from my ex's dad, the...

I got one of those free from my ex's dad, the Custom version. Long story short, the carbs are an EPA nightmare, and it ended up needing the oil seals replaced within the head gasket shortly after I...
Forum: The Garage 11-16-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,617
Posted By Mattbastard
http://a.fod4.com/images/GifGuide/DealWithIt/Termi...

http://a.fod4.com/images/GifGuide/DealWithIt/Terminator-deal-with-it.gif

I'm thinking your ancestors were the ones who were crying "WITCH!!!" when the first airplane took flight.
Forum: The Garage 11-14-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,234
Posted By Mattbastard
Also had an Innovate problem. LM-1, occasionally...

Also had an Innovate problem. LM-1, occasionally won't turn on. Backlight comes on but nothing on the screen. Sent back multiple times with no repairs. Fuck Innovate! Get the AEM unit.
Forum: The Garage 11-14-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,617
Posted By Mattbastard
Just fartin' around in The Garage on a slow work...

Just fartin' around in The Garage on a slow work day.

The theory behind HHO is sound, and can increase your fuel economy, but that's all it does and you must fake out the ECM to think 14.7:1 AFR...
Forum: Road warriors 11-07-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 17,944
Posted By Mattbastard
I have an 04 Ultra with 103K miles, and before I...

I have an 04 Ultra with 103K miles, and before I changed the bushings (front motor and swingarm) out with the GlidePro system, it had the hinge. Granted I'm a huge fan of sweepers and I'm not slow...
Forum: Road warriors 11-04-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 389
Views: 25,521
Posted By Mattbastard
I can't believe marketing like this still works. ...

I can't believe marketing like this still works. Are the Harley fan-boys really that stupid?
Forum: Road warriors 10-27-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 922
Views: 137,302
Posted By Mattbastard
The only bike I've owned with a perfect seat from...

The only bike I've owned with a perfect seat from the factory is my Vision. Every other bike could use an aftermarket option. This is why Mustang is in business
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-24-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 8,125
Views: 7,658,261
Posted By Mattbastard
Cutie!

Cutie!
Forum: Old's Cool 10-22-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 16,177
Views: 9,705,605
Posted By Mattbastard
Where's the GIF of her going over the washboard...

Where's the GIF of her going over the washboard section of the track???
Forum: Road warriors 10-12-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,623
Posted By Mattbastard
You're gonna notice a huge power difference. The...

You're gonna notice a huge power difference. The Evo is an 80", where that TC is probably a 96" (I forget when they made the 88" to 96" change to that model). Either way, the TC has more power. ...
Forum: Road warriors 09-07-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 2,094
Views: 302,707
Posted By Mattbastard
Nice Vic. There's a 5 letter word for...

Nice Vic.

There's a 5 letter word for women like that...
Forum: Road warriors 09-04-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 922
Views: 137,302
Posted By Mattbastard
I've had ABS annoy me more often than save me. ...

I've had ABS annoy me more often than save me. Like when I go over a series of bumps while on the brakes, it'll kick in, AFTER the bumps are over.

In over 100K miles on motorcycles, never have I...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-01-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,089
Posted By Mattbastard
The whole state had it pretty shitty this...

The whole state had it pretty shitty this weekend. I headed north (to Mercer) on Thursday evening and hit rain from Whittenberg to Minocqua, then on my way home on Saturday evening hit a few...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-01-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,468
Posted By Mattbastard
Nice little vid to wash my coffee down with on a...

Nice little vid to wash my coffee down with on a Labor Day morning. :clap
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-01-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 3,830
Views: 865,181
Posted By Mattbastard
Hwy 20 west of Idaho Falls, ID, just before the...

Hwy 20 west of Idaho Falls, ID, just before the Idaho National Lab's property.

http://i900.photobucket.com/albums/ac205/Mattbastard750/IMG_0348_zps41617f45.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 08-25-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 14,086
Posted By Mattbastard
Back when my ex had an M50 I was doing some...

Back when my ex had an M50 I was doing some research into the cam chain noise she thought she was experiencing. Turns out the chain is cheap shit and once it stretches out past the tensioners travel...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-24-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,264
Posted By Mattbastard
Wrong building dude. You wanna go south...

Wrong building dude.

You wanna go south about a mile. It's the new huge Swiss Chalet looking place way up on the hill.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-20-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 856
Posted By Mattbastard
Born and raised in Mercer, which is just south of...

Born and raised in Mercer, which is just south of Ironwood in Wisconsin.

South boundary Rd. is a good one. Also, take 513 (Black River Rd.) out of Bessemer back up to the lake. Nice hiking...
Forum: Road warriors 08-19-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 922
Views: 137,302
Posted By Mattbastard
Care to elaborate a bit? I didn't know...

Care to elaborate a bit?

I didn't know they had one already. Perhaps a rip up there this weekend will be in order. I need to test out the new amp I put on my Vision at interstate speeds anyway.
Forum: Road warriors 08-08-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 922
Views: 137,302
Posted By Mattbastard
Technically they should compare it to the...

Technically they should compare it to the Sportster 1200

And to all you suspension nay-sayers, give it a year and Progressive will be all over those shocks. I mean for Christ's sake, they've been...
Forum: Road warriors 08-05-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 922
Views: 137,302
Posted By Mattbastard
You just can't accept a good product if it's not...

You just can't accept a good product if it's not aligned with your agenda can you?
Forum: Road warriors 08-04-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,090
Posted By Mattbastard
I completely agree with you about the sportster...

I completely agree with you about the sportster being a chameleon, but my justification was based on the Sportster I owned for a few years. Trying to turn it into a touring bike was limited,...
Forum: Road warriors 08-04-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 10,405
Posted By Mattbastard
While what you say holds merit, I've also put a...

While what you say holds merit, I've also put a few hundred miles on a 2014 Street Glide, which my father bought to replace his 2004 Ultra, which I bought. The 14 is better in ride and handling and...
Forum: Road warriors 08-03-2014, 05:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,090
Posted By Mattbastard
I've been in your shoes before, trying to make a...

I've been in your shoes before, trying to make a bike into something it's not designed for originally. The Sportster is a bar hopper (essentially). If you're looking to tour, buy a bike designed...
Forum: Road warriors 08-03-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 922
Views: 137,302
Posted By Mattbastard
Given the size of the bike I'm not sure mid...

Given the size of the bike I'm not sure mid controls would be a good fit for people over 5'8". I've sat on the Sportster lately and with its forwards, it's just a bit cramped for my 5'9" frame, and...
Forum: Road warriors 08-01-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 10,405
Posted By Mattbastard
As the owner of a 2004 Ultra Classic and a 2013...

As the owner of a 2004 Ultra Classic and a 2013 Victory Vision, I can objectively say the Vision has assumed all touring duties in my household. It's more reliable, faster, handles better, stops...
Forum: Road warriors 07-30-2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 2,094
Views: 302,707
Posted By Mattbastard
At least they finally did something to that...

At least they finally did something to that weak-ass stereo on these bikes. At interstate speeds I can barely hear mine.
Forum: Road warriors 07-21-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 2,094
Views: 302,707
Posted By Mattbastard
Rollin How many miles are on that bike?

Rollin

How many miles are on that bike?
Forum: Road warriors 07-18-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 2,094
Views: 302,707
Posted By Mattbastard
Ya know, you can take preload out of the Vic...

Ya know, you can take preload out of the Vic shocks...

My Hammer was strung tighter than a banjo string, until I loosened the two lock nuts on the top of the shock. Much smoother ride after that.
Forum: Road warriors 07-17-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,837
Posted By Mattbastard
Go figure, someone from West Virgina is standing...

Go figure, someone from West Virgina is standing up for HD...:lol3

Actually I don't hate them, I just hate how they're putting style and heritage in front of function and modern engineering.
...
Forum: Road warriors 07-13-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,837
Posted By Mattbastard
2nd Maybe instead of putting more sugar on...

2nd

Maybe instead of putting more sugar on dogshit they should actually design a new motor capable of competing with the engines of today without stretching a mid 90's design past its point of...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-13-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 749
Views: 43,946
Posted By Mattbastard
Gonna whip up a beer today. I haven't made a...

Gonna whip up a beer today. I haven't made a beer since last Thanksgiving. This whole time I've had three kegs on tap down stairs and I guess I just didn't drink all that much over the winter so...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-03-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 16,177
Views: 9,705,605
Posted By Mattbastard
Um, that don't balance out Tom...

Um, that don't balance out Tom...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-30-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 387
Posted By Mattbastard
How does coolant just disappear with no symptoms,...

How does coolant just disappear with no symptoms, like white exhaust?

Good on ya Yoss for helping a fella out.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-30-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 387
Posted By Mattbastard
Bump for a guy in need. Sorry man, travel issues...

Bump for a guy in need. Sorry man, travel issues suck but they do make some some good conversation when you get home.
Forum: Road warriors 06-28-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 2,094
Views: 302,707
Posted By Mattbastard
Yea, but it looks like a friggin candy cane...

Yea, but it looks like a friggin candy cane...
Forum: Road warriors 06-28-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 2,094
Views: 302,707
Posted By Mattbastard
I believe I can speak objectively on this. ...

I believe I can speak objectively on this. Having spent 10,000 miles on my Vision, and a little over 3,000 on a 2004 Ultra Classic, that the Vision is, hands down, much more comfortable. The Ultra...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-20-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 3,020
Views: 187,137
Posted By Mattbastard
Wow, I forgot I put this up here. It's been well...

Wow, I forgot I put this up here. It's been well over a week, should I give a hint?

It's beer related, and since I was on the west side of the state...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-11-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 423
Posted By Mattbastard
Minocqua is kind of my old stomping grounds. I'm...

Minocqua is kind of my old stomping grounds. I'm from Mercer and spent a lot of time on roads in that area, mostly between Mercer and Presque Isle. There's tons of good roads all over Vilas County....
Forum: Road warriors 06-02-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 2,094
Views: 302,707
Posted By Mattbastard
I gotta tell you guys something here. Over the...

I gotta tell you guys something here. Over the course of the week I'll be taking my Dad's 2004 Ultra Classic back from Floriduh to Wisconsin. I'm looking at almost 2000 miles the way I've got...
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