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Forum: Road warriors 10-13-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,068
Posted By snakecharmr
Well took a good ride yesterday with the wife,...

Well took a good ride yesterday with the wife, about 50km of dirt road and another 50km of paved, then grocery shopping..lol Bike was very comfy even with both of us on it and felt very stable on...
Forum: Road warriors 10-13-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,068
Posted By snakecharmr
Front fender is rashed anyways from my Vmax...

Front fender is rashed anyways from my Vmax falling on it. Don't like the look of the MX fenders on the sportie either, thought about, mocked up a photoshop version and couldn't stand it..
Forum: Road warriors 10-13-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,068
Posted By snakecharmr
Mine is an 2009 XL883L

Mine is an 2009 XL883L
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-12-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 30,779
Posted By snakecharmr
Love the way your bike is turning out.. Working...

Love the way your bike is turning out.. Working on a similar project as you know since you've given me some advice and tips already.. Very interested in watching what you do next with the luggage and...
Forum: Road warriors 10-11-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,068
Posted By snakecharmr
Thanks, I'll try my local stealership first as...

Thanks, I'll try my local stealership first as I'm in Ontario Canada and if they can't get em, look further away and at ebay from there..

I swapped my forwards back to the mids today and took it...
Forum: Road warriors 10-10-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,068
Posted By snakecharmr
Well got the new Biltwell Moto bars on without an...

Well got the new Biltwell Moto bars on without an issue tonight, put the grips from the old bars on for now till the others come in. Also took the front fender off so I can cut it down a few inches...
Forum: Road warriors 10-09-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,068
Posted By snakecharmr
LBV simply stated that theres are not to be used...

LBV simply stated that theres are not to be used with belts, chain only.. didn't answer any other questions after that.. Oh well..

Firestone ANS tires are ordered so I sure hope they will fit, I...
Forum: Road warriors 10-06-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,068
Posted By snakecharmr
Just emailed them with a few questions.. ...

Just emailed them with a few questions..

Does anyone know if the mounting studs on the pre 2004 are the same as the 2004+. In otherwords if I get this clearance issue figured out can I just bolt...
Forum: Road warriors 10-06-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,068
Posted By snakecharmr
So can someone tell me what is the interference...

So can someone tell me what is the interference issue with the belt when you lift a rubbermount above 13"?
Forum: Road warriors 10-06-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,068
Posted By snakecharmr
I'd love to know the front suspension set up on...

I'd love to know the front suspension set up on that one.
Forum: Road warriors 10-05-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,068
Posted By snakecharmr
That sounds like the right combo.. are you...

That sounds like the right combo.. are you running a 16 rear and 19 front on that sportie?
Forum: Road warriors 10-05-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,068
Posted By snakecharmr
Fell found these to fix my rear suspension issues...

Fell found these to fix my rear suspension issues as I'm going for more ground clearance and not necessarily more suspension travel I think these will work just fine.. ...
Forum: Road warriors 10-03-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,068
Posted By snakecharmr
Sportster to a post apocalyptic scrambler!

Ok so at the beginning of the year I bought a barely broken in 2009 883 Low. Its been a great bike so far with only minor issues that I can attribute to me messing stuff up while modifying things. ...
Forum: Road warriors 04-04-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 4,741
Views: 886,550
Posted By snakecharmr
No worries.. put the Screamin Eagle II's on it...

No worries.. put the Screamin Eagle II's on it yesterday and had a few friends stop over so just had them hold the bike up while I changed the shocks out.. went nice and smooth and easy... NO...
Forum: Road warriors 04-02-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 4,741
Views: 886,550
Posted By snakecharmr
I wondered if I could get enough clearance that...

I wondered if I could get enough clearance that way.. looks like that is the way I'll be going.. Gotta run to the hardware store in the morning though to pick up a new set of torx plus bits as I...
Forum: Road warriors 04-02-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 4,741
Views: 886,550
Posted By snakecharmr
New rear suspension should be in within the hour...

New rear suspension should be in within the hour and picking up a set of screamin chicken slip ons tonight.. looks like tmm Ill be spending some time in the garage.. Not sure how I'm gonna do the...
Forum: Road warriors 04-01-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,116
Posted By snakecharmr
Lol I didn't buy a sportster to conform to...

Lol I didn't buy a sportster to conform to anyones ideal of a bike nor is it staying in its current form.. Parts are already ordered and wrenching starts tmm.. I've been married way too long.. I'm...
Forum: Road warriors 04-01-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,116
Posted By snakecharmr
Try again.. lol love you guys that have to...

Try again.. lol love you guys that have to argue... look at the links I posted a few times already in this thread.. once you are on the parts section you select your bike.. and the 2009 XL883L is...
Forum: Road warriors 04-01-2014, 04:38 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,116
Posted By snakecharmr
Hey "rudk" since you've got all that time on your...

Hey "rudk" since you've got all that time on your hands,, look it up under the parts section for 2009....lmao
Forum: Road warriors 03-31-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,116
Posted By snakecharmr
Yes and other spots on the same site they list it...

Yes and other spots on the same site they list it as the "superlow" http://accessories.harley-davidson.ca/products/#!/braking-suspension/bike/xl883l/2009 I really couldn't care less what folks call...
Forum: Road warriors 03-31-2014, 05:11 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,116
Posted By snakecharmr
Once again.. all depends on where you look for...

Once again.. all depends on where you look for the info. From what I have found, searching Harley's site (not some random one on the net) this bike-year-size-etc.. is listed as a superlow. Also the...
Forum: Road warriors 03-30-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,116
Posted By snakecharmr
I'll do what I can.. Not sure how much slack the...

I'll do what I can.. Not sure how much slack the wires have to tuck up any further than what he has done in that shot.. I do plan on using nicer lift brackets than the sharp edged rectangles in that...
Forum: Road warriors 03-30-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,116
Posted By snakecharmr
It takes the Coil which is located under the tank...

It takes the Coil which is located under the tank and over the front cylinder and the ignistion which is located very far forward on the right side, almost out of reach to the left side between the...
Forum: Road warriors 03-30-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,116
Posted By snakecharmr
Well not to argue, but yes it is a true...

Well not to argue, but yes it is a true superlow.. try looking up what a XL883L is listed on Harley davidson Canadas web page... ...
Forum: Road warriors 03-29-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,116
Posted By snakecharmr
For sure, I intend to put enough mods on it so...

For sure, I intend to put enough mods on it so that someone that walks by it can look at it and know that it didn't come off the showroom floor looking that way.. I'm always the odd duck out and...
Forum: Road warriors 03-29-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,116
Posted By snakecharmr
lol already been through all 200 and some pages...

lol already been through all 200 and some pages of that thread in the last week..lol Glad I got home when I did.. temps dropped and white outs on the road again.. Gotta love the winter that never...
Forum: Road warriors 03-29-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,116
Posted By snakecharmr
Well the perma grin I had kept the blood flowing...

Well the perma grin I had kept the blood flowing to my face so I didn't notice the cold until I stopped..lol

It drives incredible.. crisp throttle response, smooth suspension although I think a...
Forum: Road warriors 03-29-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,116
Posted By snakecharmr
Picked up my first Harley today

Well hate the crazy style of most new bikes and was in the market for a good daily rider so found a great deal on an 09 sportster super low all decked out for commuting.. Made the deal last week and...
Forum: Road warriors 03-28-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 4,741
Views: 886,550
Posted By snakecharmr
Well finally bit the bullet and bought a bike...

Well finally bit the bullet and bought a bike from a dealership. Got a great deal though. 09 xl883l with only 2700 miles on it in incredible shape.. loaded just like the "T" model new for this...
Forum: Road warriors 03-06-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,375
Posted By snakecharmr
Well from the sounds of it we picked a decent...

Well from the sounds of it we picked a decent first bike for her.. thanks for the input and I will check out the Buell specific sites as well for more specifics.. Thanks
Forum: Road warriors 03-06-2014, 05:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,375
Posted By snakecharmr
Buell Blast riders?

Just picked up a 2001 Buell Blast for my wife to learn on and possibly as a windy road bike for me. Just wondering if anyone else on here has had or still has one of these and has any hints or tips...
Forum: Road warriors 03-03-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 14,904
Posted By snakecharmr
Is it strange that having owned bikes like Honda...

Is it strange that having owned bikes like Honda Fireblade, XS1100, yamaha Vmax, Kawi ZRX etc... I'm thinking a Grom or a KSR would be an awesome little second bike to mess around with......
Forum: Road warriors 02-25-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 14,904
Posted By snakecharmr
You are correct.. But regardless I think the...

You are correct.. But regardless I think the Adventure 390 will be an awesome ride if it comes to this side of the pond... lol I didn't look close enough at the photo to identify the model... Still...
Forum: Road warriors 02-25-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 14,904
Posted By snakecharmr
For me those bikes are still too heavy for real...

For me those bikes are still too heavy for real adventure riding or supermoto. this bike on the other hand is the just released Adventure 390. With the 390 duke coming in at 309lbs and 43hp it has...
Forum: Road warriors 02-25-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 14,904
Posted By snakecharmr
And as of the last few days this has been...

And as of the last few days this has been anounced and I'll be first in line if they come to Canada...
...
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,879
Posted By snakecharmr
Yup I'm loving this bike concept so far.. A...

Yup I'm loving this bike concept so far.. A decent low cc dual sport that should be able to handle some abuse and isn't just a motocross bike with some lights crudely slapped onto it.. I'm just...
Forum: Thumpers 02-06-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,523
Posted By snakecharmr
Ya but it'll still be lighter than my KLR i sold...

Ya but it'll still be lighter than my KLR i sold last year and really don't want to risk flaming up the soft bags as I've heard its more of an issue with a DR than the KLR.. Either way it was stuff I...
Forum: Road warriors 02-04-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 21,048
Posted By snakecharmr
Our histories in pics...

I love seeing and reading about all the bikes that all of us own currently but I also like seeing how everyone got to this point...

Lets see some pics of your past bikes and some info on there...
Forum: Road warriors 02-04-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 14,904
Posted By snakecharmr
I'd still like one of these just to play with... ...

I'd still like one of these just to play with...

http://www.jap4performance.com/images/0512/zrx400_05.jpg

ZRX400
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,523
Posted By snakecharmr
Lol yup I'm a few hundred pages into that, but...

Lol yup I'm a few hundred pages into that, but not much info on the mods I'm planning so far..
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