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Forum: Beasts 07-05-2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 13,340
Posted By 666 Bandit
I've looked at the Strom for the same reasons...

I've looked at the Strom for the same reasons that you seem to have one, I haul fire gear from station to station on occasion and that stuff is bulky. As practical as it seems I just don't think it...
Forum: Road warriors 08-30-2012, 05:20 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,352
Posted By 666 Bandit
I've had both and must say that the BMW's are...

I've had both and must say that the BMW's are more refined and definitely perform better at most things. That being said they generally don't keep my interest because they bore me, working on oil...
Forum: Road warriors 08-30-2012, 05:13 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 12,100
Posted By 666 Bandit
Just what we need. A more powerful version of one...

Just what we need. A more powerful version of one of the ugliest bikes ever made.
Forum: Road warriors 07-22-2012, 12:20 PM
Replies: 4,389
Views: 790,226
Posted By 666 Bandit
Davevv, the Metzlers are great tires but I...

Davevv, the Metzlers are great tires but I recently switched to the Michelin Commander II and they are very impressive. They are also supposed to last long so we will see. I have them on a Dyna which...
Forum: Road warriors 05-13-2012, 07:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,276
Posted By 666 Bandit
I concur.

I concur.
Forum: Road warriors 04-30-2012, 09:40 AM
Replies: 4,389
Views: 790,226
Posted By 666 Bandit
Swapping bars may not be as simple. Most Harley's...

Swapping bars may not be as simple. Most Harley's have dimples on the bottom of the bars to run the wiring through. Using regular bars without them will pinch the wiring.
Forum: Road warriors 04-19-2012, 05:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,579
Posted By 666 Bandit
Sportster with a windshield and bags.

Sportster with a windshield and bags.
Forum: Road warriors 03-29-2012, 03:11 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 12,193
Posted By 666 Bandit
I don't miss mi chain drives either. I'm a big...

I don't miss mi chain drives either. I'm a big fan of beit drives though, easy, quiet, and some of the newer ones last for quite a while.
Forum: Road warriors 03-21-2012, 05:52 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,260
Posted By 666 Bandit
Let me finish my big bore kit first.

Let me finish my big bore kit first.
Forum: Road warriors 03-21-2012, 05:50 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 10,593
Posted By 666 Bandit
I would suggest an RS. If you find one they can...

I would suggest an RS. If you find one they can usually be found at a good deal and have a little more protection from the elements than an R.
Forum: Road warriors 03-21-2012, 03:17 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,260
Posted By 666 Bandit
If you get rid of your Harley and she still wants...

If you get rid of your Harley and she still wants to ride, I'm not getting rid of mine any time soon. I could help you out.
Forum: Road warriors 03-15-2012, 05:25 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 33,996
Posted By 666 Bandit
The tires are rated to run tubeless, the spoked...

The tires are rated to run tubeless, the spoked wheel is not. If you get a cast wheel then it will have the same tire without a tube.
Forum: Road warriors 03-15-2012, 05:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,266
Posted By 666 Bandit
If I was in the market for a metric cruiser the...

If I was in the market for a metric cruiser the Star line would be my choice. If I was in the market for a Harley cruiser, the Dyna line would be mt preference over the Soft Tail models. Of those...
Forum: Road warriors 03-12-2012, 06:58 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 33,996
Posted By 666 Bandit
This was my solution too. I was shopping for a...

This was my solution too. I was shopping for a Sporty but came across a Dyna at a price that was too good to pass up with only 841 miles on it. I upgraded the suspension, put a Mustang saddle on it...
Forum: The Garage 02-25-2012, 03:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,076
Posted By 666 Bandit
It looks like you don't have the feeler gauge in...

It looks like you don't have the feeler gauge in the correct spot.
Forum: The Garage 02-12-2012, 10:22 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,119
Posted By 666 Bandit
I usually just take it to the local tire shop and...

I usually just take it to the local tire shop and ask the tire changing guy for a favor. I'll throw him a few bucks for his trouble. I have access to a tire machine at work but it's 45 miles away.
Forum: The Garage 02-12-2012, 10:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 937
Posted By 666 Bandit
I use "0000" steel wool and wd-40.

I use "0000" steel wool and wd-40.
Forum: Road warriors 02-11-2012, 05:07 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 15,296
Posted By 666 Bandit
My daily rider is a Super Glide. My commute is 59...

My daily rider is a Super Glide. My commute is 59 miles each way and I have to carry enough clothes and supplies for a 24 hour shift. I have heated gear so I ride year round unless it's raining in...
Forum: Road warriors 02-10-2012, 12:53 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 12,439
Posted By 666 Bandit
One of the best looking, worst riding Harley's...

One of the best looking, worst riding Harley's out there. I've had 2 and doubt I will enjoy riding another. But I have to say that the new Fat Bow Low looks great.
Forum: Road warriors 02-10-2012, 12:50 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,575
Posted By 666 Bandit
All the Dyna models in '06 have the new style cam...

All the Dyna models in '06 have the new style cam chains with hydraulic tensioners. The rest of the Harley big twins got them in'07.
Forum: Road warriors 01-17-2012, 06:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,765
Posted By 666 Bandit
The inner primary bearing is the issue on some...

The inner primary bearing is the issue on some bikes. The manufacturer has routinely replaced it on there dime but if not Baker drivetrain makes a replacement that solves the problem and costs about...
Forum: Road warriors 11-04-2011, 08:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,692
Posted By 666 Bandit
As much as I like cruisers and I am a Harley guy...

As much as I like cruisers and I am a Harley guy too, I would keep the ST.
Forum: Equipment 10-29-2011, 05:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,768
Posted By 666 Bandit
Those look like a great deal. I just payed that...

Those look like a great deal. I just payed that much for a set of barely used Tourmaster Flex pants.
Forum: Equipment 10-26-2011, 10:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,593
Posted By 666 Bandit
Look at the Gerbings web site to find out what...

Look at the Gerbings web site to find out what the power consumption of their gloves is. Just about any bike should be able to handle them. They are also very well insulated so you probably don't...
Forum: Equipment 10-26-2011, 09:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,431
Posted By 666 Bandit
I have a Frogg Toggs jacket stuffed in a saddle...

I have a Frogg Toggs jacket stuffed in a saddle bag for this reason but really haven't used it in a couple of years. I use a leather FXRG jacket that has been totally waterproof and hasn't given me...
Forum: Beasts 10-15-2011, 08:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,916
Posted By 666 Bandit
yes, you are correct, H7

yes, you are correct, H7
Forum: Beasts 10-15-2011, 01:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,916
Posted By 666 Bandit
yes, H3

yes, H3
Forum: The Garage 10-05-2011, 06:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,575
Posted By 666 Bandit
I repaired one of those once by running a piece...

I repaired one of those once by running a piece of copper tubing through the center before I glued it. That way the stalk was supported and the glue just kept it from sliding off.
Forum: Road warriors 07-24-2011, 11:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,077
Posted By 666 Bandit
I picked up my 2006 Super Glide in Sep '09 with...

I picked up my 2006 Super Glide in Sep '09 with 841 miles on it for $5500. It was at a consignment shop and had been there for about 4 months. 3 people before me were interested in it but I was the...
Forum: Road warriors 07-10-2011, 02:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,257
Posted By 666 Bandit
Police bags are the same size but the lids are...

Police bags are the same size but the lids are different. They are hinged on the outside and have a big knob on top to lock them.
Forum: Road warriors 06-30-2011, 01:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,787
Posted By 666 Bandit
If you are considering an SV or a GS may I also...

If you are considering an SV or a GS may I also suggest a 600 Bandit. It is a 4 cyl. but it's about as simple and basic as a bike gets and those air/oil cooled Suzukis are pretty reliable. The bottom...
Forum: The Garage 06-27-2011, 08:58 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,254
Posted By 666 Bandit
I put mine in a zip lock bag to water proof it...

I put mine in a zip lock bag to water proof it then placed it in a little black fabric drawstring bag like the ones that some jewelry comes in. I then tucked it between some cables on the steering...
Forum: The Garage 03-26-2011, 07:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,997
Posted By 666 Bandit
Once you break the bead using tire irons is...

Once you break the bead using tire irons is fairly easy. I usually go to my local automotive tire shop and ask the tire guy to break the bead for me. It costs me one 6 pack for 2 tires.
Forum: Road warriors 03-05-2011, 04:35 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,221
Posted By 666 Bandit
If you like lots of storage, great handling, and...

If you like lots of storage, great handling, and different with probably the least amount of maintenance, may I suggest as XB12xt. They are a blast to ride and if you find one they can be bought for...
Forum: The Garage 03-04-2011, 08:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 828
Posted By 666 Bandit
I've always used "0000" grade steel wool with...

I've always used "0000" grade steel wool with WD-40 as a lubricant and solvent. Get as much as you can off by trying to peel it by hand and the go to work. Use a circular motion not just back an...
Forum: The Garage 03-04-2011, 08:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 798
Posted By 666 Bandit
I would leave it so you don't risk getting...

I would leave it so you don't risk getting stranded by damaging a tube.
Forum: The Garage 03-04-2011, 08:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,667
Posted By 666 Bandit
It disolves shellac or shellac based products...

It disolves shellac or shellac based products which are more like a resin. It also works great to remove ink stains from clothing. Thats about it for disolving. It is also used to make regular grain...
Forum: The Garage 03-04-2011, 07:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,667
Posted By 666 Bandit
I've always used mineral spirits with great...

I've always used mineral spirits with great results. Alcohol is not a good solvent for grease and oil.
Forum: The Garage 03-04-2011, 07:31 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 16,068
Posted By 666 Bandit
Not roofer myself but a firefighter so I've torn...

Not roofer myself but a firefighter so I've torn up a few roofs. I've seen metal over shingles often. It'ss a nightmare when you need to tear it open in a hurry but I don't see any drawbacks to it...
Forum: Road warriors 03-01-2011, 01:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,879
Posted By 666 Bandit
The frames are strong but the rear swingarm is...

The frames are strong but the rear swingarm is mounted to the transmission which is rubber mounted. That's why it feels loose when you push it hard. It is a fixable condition with a device like a...
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