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Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 02-05-2015, 05:43 AM
Replies: 1,154
Views: 93,331
Posted By Murf2
Huh, I figured it was because you don't like...

Huh, I figured it was because you don't like harleys. Where do those hipster dufiy buy their non-conformist uniforms at anyway? Did Starbucks start a clothing line?
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 02-03-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 1,154
Views: 93,331
Posted By Murf2
And why would you hate to admit it?

And why would you hate to admit it?
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 01-30-2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,053
Posted By Murf2
trailer Rails, That's exactly what I did before I...

trailer Rails, That's exactly what I did before I posted here. I was just getting ready for the worst case. Of course, I was jumping the gun. The seller was unfamiliar with buying postage online. He...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 01-30-2015, 03:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,053
Posted By Murf2
It was a flat $20 for shipping, not the $22.50 I...

It was a flat $20 for shipping, not the $22.50 I posted earlier I didn't think anything about it because I have used a lower shipping price when I have sold stuff to try and entice bidding. I figured...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 01-30-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,053
Posted By Murf2
Yes he charged me 22.50 for shipping & the post...

Yes he charged me 22.50 for shipping & the post office is saying $25 more is due. Is my problem with the post office in your opinion?

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Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 01-30-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,053
Posted By Murf2
Problem with Ebay purchase?

Go figure, right. I bought a seat & the seller shipped it. It is setting at the Post Office with $25 postage due. They say the seller did a "Click & Ship" stating the weight at 10 lbs. I would guess...
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2015, 02:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 711
Posted By Murf2
You might throw the Yamaha XT225/250's into the...

You might throw the Yamaha XT225/250's into the mix. Could you post a picture of your front mounted carrier? I'm wanting to do that with my truck. Thanks.

Murf
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 01-10-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 1,154
Views: 93,331
Posted By Murf2
So, the XR1200, XL1200R, Dyna Sport, FXRS and...

So, the XR1200, XL1200R, Dyna Sport, FXRS and XL1200 Sport don't fit the "standard" standard? They have tried it more times than I would have for the success they've had. If people are waiting for HD...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 01-10-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 1,154
Views: 93,331
Posted By Murf2
Some did some didn't. My local dealer was great...

Some did some didn't. My local dealer was great with Buell.

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Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 01-10-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 1,154
Views: 93,331
Posted By Murf2
Aren't they building "standards"? The touring...

Aren't they building "standards"? The touring line is much the same as the Fl line from the 60's with improvements. Same for the Sportster line and the Softails harken back even farther to what was...
Forum: Road Warriors 01-10-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,237
Posted By Murf2
You should do fine. Just take your time and learn...

You should do fine. Just take your time and learn how the bike likes to work in rough conditions. The wife and I ride gravel and easy "jeep trails".
Your idea of adding a skid plate is a very good...
Forum: Road Warriors 01-07-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,776
Posted By Murf2
Should be a winner. If you are spending adverse ,...

Should be a winner. If you are spending adverse , like I am. You can replace the shoes & polish the outside of the chain on a buffing wheel. Some of them are really nasty & eat the shoes like a saw...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 12-13-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 948
Views: 243,436
Posted By Murf2
I thought it was still "air waitress".

I thought it was still "air waitress".
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-12-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,446
Posted By Murf2
I believe 86-90 "Evo" sportsters were still 4...

I believe 86-90 "Evo" sportsters were still 4 speeds. You may want to check me on that, tho.

Good luck finding a suitable bike. I am currently thinking of doing something similar myself.

Murf
Forum: Road Warriors 10-23-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 5,706
Views: 1,164,214
Posted By Murf2
Primary sprockets changed spline count somewhere...

Primary sprockets changed spline count somewhere around 07, I can' t remember for sure. I had an 06 Buell and wanted lower primary gearing. I was going to swap parts with an XR1200 owner who wanted...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-19-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 431
Posted By Murf2
I've had good luck with Surdyke HD online. You...

I've had good luck with Surdyke HD online. You will have to come up with the part number , tho. I let my book go with my bike, maybe someone will chime in with a part number for ya. Good luck!
Forum: Thumpers 09-29-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,451
Posted By Murf2
Mark, I apologize for being an ass. There are...

Mark, I apologize for being an ass. There are many more factors involved in potential RPM levels than just the stroke. Piston speed, bearing speed, reciprocating weight &valvetrain mass being just a...
Forum: Thumpers 09-28-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,451
Posted By Murf2
Well, I agree with you on the Honda part. If you...

Well, I agree with you on the Honda part. If you are seriously asking why a race SBC can & does rev higher than street driven 383 Mopar, I don't know where to start. I didn't mean to be a jerk about...
Forum: Thumpers 09-28-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,451
Posted By Murf2
Yeah, I'm calling bullish!t bingo on the 10,000...

Yeah, I'm calling bullish!t bingo on the 10,000 rpm Mopar. He must of had a universal tach set on 4 or 6 cylinder. Anyway valve train weight is the big issue on hyd lifters.

Murf
Forum: The Garage 08-28-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,968
Posted By Murf2
5 gal plastic bucket works, if your kness can...

5 gal plastic bucket works, if your kness can take it. Cheap.

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Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 552
Posted By Murf2
Thanks matty, It just makes one clack when I...

Thanks matty, It just makes one clack when I twist it quick then it revs and sounds normal. I'll set the idle up and ride. In normal riding I would probably never notice it.

Thank again!
Murf
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 552
Posted By Murf2
DRZ400 question

Hi all, I've got a DRZ that I haven't had long, so I'm not sure if it has always done this. When I "whack" the throttle I hear a metallic clack. It is fairly loud & seems to be louder when the clutch...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 08-16-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 17,359
Posted By Murf2
"The exotics were more than a bike they were a...

"The exotics were more than a bike they were a work of art in my eyes, Bimota, Liverda, Rickman and the Ducati 900ss."

Liverda, I thought he was talking about Wednesday. Do you think he was...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 08-16-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 17,359
Posted By Murf2
I don't know about the OP but I always hated...

I don't know about the OP but I always hated Wednesday. It was Liverda at our house. :rofl
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-09-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 534
Posted By Murf2
Lookin' for leaves

Hi all, I post here nearly every year asking about the fall colors. I've wanted to be out in the Rockies when the colors change for years. Well something always comes up and I don't make it. Lucky...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 08-06-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,050
Posted By Murf2
Yes, it is. :D Keep riding, it'll take awhile to...

Yes, it is. :D Keep riding, it'll take awhile to get used to. It will never be the same as the smaller bike but it will seem much easier than it does now.

Hope you enjoy it!
Murf
Forum: Road Warriors 08-05-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 5,706
Views: 1,164,214
Posted By Murf2
Randy, There was a lot of talk on Badweb about...

Randy, There was a lot of talk on Badweb about belts @ 20k. That may be where you got it. I don't really have any belt experience on XL's but I would think they would last more like the FL's than the...
Forum: Road Warriors 08-05-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 5,706
Views: 1,164,214
Posted By Murf2
As far as belts lasting. I put one on my 89 FLHS...

As far as belts lasting. I put one on my 89 FLHS when I had the factory remaned engine installed. I figured I'd splurge, new pullies & belt at 130 K miles. YMMV

Murf
Forum: The Garage 07-24-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,405
Posted By Murf2
Well, if you want to get right down to it...

Well, if you want to get right down to it AeroKroil is the best. One night I put it on the exhaust studs on my pick-up and the next morning I went out & my nuts were lying on the ground. :rofl

Murf
Forum: Equipment 06-05-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,137
Posted By Murf2
Maybe you could just stroke it a few times, that...

Maybe you could just stroke it a few times, that usually raises my at least 4 inches. :D


Murf
Forum: The Garage 05-22-2014, 04:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,653
Posted By Murf2
First I'd flush & refill the system with clean...

First I'd flush & refill the system with clean fluid. Brake fluid is very hygroscopic. I know nothing about bicycles. Do they use regular brake fluid?

Murf
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,307
Posted By Murf2
Seems kinda high to me. I have an 05 with more...

Seems kinda high to me. I have an 05 with more miles but I bought it a year ago for $2,500.
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 4,999
Views: 1,356,355
Posted By Murf2
Hi, would someone be kind enough to tell me how...

Hi, would someone be kind enough to tell me how tall a TW is at the handle bars, Thanks
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 04-09-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 36,192
Posted By Murf2
Damn phone, Madstad Sent from my iPhone...

Damn phone, Madstad


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Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 04-09-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 36,192
Posted By Murf2
Mad stand bracket helped me the most Sent...

Mad stand bracket helped me the most


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Forum: Road Warriors 04-03-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 23,203
Posted By Murf2
Algarve Nick, IIRC the "rails" on both bikes...

Algarve Nick,

IIRC the "rails" on both bikes are the same length. If you could find the tail light piece off a STT & the seat you could you could put it on the Uly. You would have to drill & tap a...
Forum: Road Warriors 02-15-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 585
Views: 112,675
Posted By Murf2
All true but I did like the Uly's ergos better. I...

All true but I did like the Uly's ergos better. I put Uly bars and peg hangers on the STT we had and it was an awesome bike. Love that Westwind man!
Forum: Road Warriors 02-13-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 585
Views: 112,675
Posted By Murf2
WOW, just WOW! Sent from my iPhone using...

WOW, just WOW!


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Forum: Road Warriors 12-14-2013, 06:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,660
Posted By Murf2
Go for it! The FLHS is a nice bike. We have an 89...

Go for it! The FLHS is a nice bike. We have an 89 FLHS. Some bikes have come & gone but it will stay. Had the heads ported by Branch when it was close to new. We added a Supertrapp, 40mm Mukuni and...
Forum: Thumpers 11-30-2013, 02:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,465
Posted By Murf2
You know, they Uly never felt heavy to me except...

You know, they Uly never felt heavy to me except when I had to pick it or the wife's SuperTT up off the ground. I'm starting to think we should have kept them. We are wanting to have more comfort...
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