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Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-19-2015, 08:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,277
Posted By Chickenlegs
Yes, it wants to fall over to the inside of the...

Yes, it wants to fall over to the inside of the turn if pushed to limits. Is this an issue? Other than It looking odd, I cant say that it is. One thing Ive noticed is that I can set the trailer...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-17-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,277
Posted By Chickenlegs
All lighting is LED. I really like the 6” strip...

All lighting is LED. I really like the 6” strip lights from signal dynamic. I cut a slot for them, and epoxy them in fromthe back, leaving a really clean look:<o:p></o:p>
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Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-17-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,277
Posted By Chickenlegs
Once happy with the road test, time to tear...

Once happy with the road test, time to tear things backapart, send the frame for powder coating, go buy some paint, do the finalsanding, wet the garage floor and fog the garage:<o:p></o:p>
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Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-17-2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,277
Posted By Chickenlegs
After top of lid was cast, it was time to bond...

After top of lid was cast, it was time to bond the outsideof the lid to the inside of the lid:<o:p></o:p>

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Time for a road...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-17-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,277
Posted By Chickenlegs
With the inside of the lid placed on the tub, I...

With the inside of the lid placed on the tub, I began toform the top of the lid, again using sheetrock mud and body filler. I also bent a piece of conduit to give thelid some design character, after...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-17-2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,277
Posted By Chickenlegs
Finished tub bottom:<o:p></o:p> ...

Finished tub bottom:<o:p></o:p>

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Plywood cut out for form of top of the tub. This will give me an edge to which I canplace the...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-17-2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,277
Posted By Chickenlegs
Tape over Styrofoam so the polyester resign...

Tape over Styrofoam so the polyester resign doesn’t meltit. Later I found that a layer of bodyfiller worked better and allowed the plug to be block sanded.:<o:p></o:p>
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Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-17-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,277
Posted By Chickenlegs
Tub:<o:p></o:p> Hand laid fiberglass, three...

Tub:<o:p></o:p>

Hand laid fiberglass, three layers 1.5 oz cloth. The initial process started with plywood tograsp proportions. Once happy with it, Ifilled the plywood with sheets of Styrofoam...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-17-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,277
Posted By Chickenlegs
Frame:<o:p></o:p> Frame is 14ga 1.5x1.5...

Frame:<o:p></o:p>

Frame is 14ga 1.5x1.5 square tubing, as is the subframe. Bushings are the same as used in triangulated4 link suspension setup common to lowriders and rockcrawlers with custom...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-17-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,277
Posted By Chickenlegs
Single wheel motorcycle trailer, sport touring, fiberglass edition

To fill the need for packing space on two up – long distancetouring – tent camping, I decided to build my own single wheel, fiberglass tubtrailer. My experience with pulling atrailer behind a bike...
Forum: The Garage 06-15-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,241
Posted By Chickenlegs
One thing Ive found to work well is sheetrock mud...

One thing Ive found to work well is sheetrock mud over foam. You can use polyester resin and when your ready to have things removed simply pour the water to the mould and the sheetrock mud softens,...
Forum: Hacks 06-09-2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,645
Posted By Chickenlegs
Do you have to register an address when camping? ...

Do you have to register an address when camping? If so, you might be able to use these as leads for potential people that could have picked the dog up, should you be able to access them. This of...
Forum: Road Warriors 02-22-2015, 04:29 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,572
Posted By Chickenlegs
Put some ohlins shocks on it. Also get ready for...

Put some ohlins shocks on it. Also get ready for some serious thigh heat should you keep it stock. Madstad shields eliminate the buffering. Try Roadglide.org for a wealth of knowledge. Enjoy the...
Forum: Road Warriors 02-22-2015, 04:17 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,764
Posted By Chickenlegs
Logged 75k on a roadking. I will say it's the...

Logged 75k on a roadking. I will say it's the most versatile of Harley's touring platform. Remove the windshield for the boulevard or add fairing lowers and a trunk for the long haul. More...
Forum: Road Warriors 02-11-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,797
Posted By Chickenlegs
Most peeps dont want to hear about the sex, they...

Most peeps dont want to hear about the sex, they would rather just see the baby, but since you asked.

So to summarize this project:

1. New paint - all body parts, including top and side...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-10-2015, 09:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 826
Posted By Chickenlegs
I used a MYTE vacuum pump. Suck out all the...

I used a MYTE vacuum pump. Suck out all the reservoirs then refill with fresh fluid , then vacuum thru the bleed valves clearing out the old fluid in the lines.
Forum: Road Warriors 02-10-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,797
Posted By Chickenlegs
Finished. I bought another bike for my long...

Finished. I bought another bike for my long distance two up. I'll keep the ST for commuting and such.

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Forum: GS Boxers 02-10-2015, 04:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,077
Posted By Chickenlegs
Finally found it. Turns out the front brake...

Finally found it. Turns out the front brake switch on the lever would sometimes stick and stay in the on position which kept the ABS from completing its initialization.


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Forum: Americas 01-23-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 655
Posted By Chickenlegs
Been plotting. Adds up to 5000 miles ...

Been plotting. Adds up to 5000 miles

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Forum: Americas 01-22-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 655
Posted By Chickenlegs
Yeah, I read ya there. My trip to run the...

Yeah, I read ya there. My trip to run the pacific coast highway ended up being 6100 miles in 10 days. The wife was getting rather cranky toward the end of that trip. Im thinking may put the GTL in...
Forum: Trip Planning 01-21-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 17,624
Posted By Chickenlegs
If living in a camper you need all the living...

If living in a camper you need all the living space possible. Toy haulers are nice, but not necessary.
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Forum: Americas 01-19-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 655
Posted By Chickenlegs
Birmingham AL to Glacier - Two up, sport touring, camping

Starting to plan a trip for mid summer from Bham, AL to Glacier, two up, tent camping on my GTL1600. Plan to spend about 14 days out. Looking for input on 'must see' places. May ride back home...
Forum: The Garage 12-26-2014, 04:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,491
Posted By Chickenlegs
Used POR15 two part epoxy on a boat trailer....

Used POR15 two part epoxy on a boat trailer. Brushed it on. Self-leveling, gives a nice durable finish and cleans up easy. Looked like it was sprayed. POR15 doesn't have any UV protection so don't...
Forum: Road Warriors 12-23-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 4,932
Views: 611,693
Posted By Chickenlegs
Had the opportunity to look at the bikes first...

Had the opportunity to look at the bikes first hand recently. Price entry was 31k, with the top being 37k. Was visually appealing. Lots of valve train noise, and transmission sounded to shift heavy. ...
Forum: Hacks 12-14-2014, 05:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,607
Posted By Chickenlegs
Nailed it! Sent from my iPhone using...

Nailed it!


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Forum: GS Boxers 11-16-2014, 04:00 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,463
Posted By Chickenlegs
No one mention to check the brake fluid level in...

No one mention to check the brake fluid level in the module under the seat? Pretty sure that's what faulted mine.


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Forum: Road Warriors 11-15-2014, 03:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,629
Posted By Chickenlegs
I like the exercise in hooligan styling. The...

I like the exercise in hooligan styling. The bobber scene is all the rage right now, much like the chopper phase was 15 yrs back. It's not for everyone, but it doesn't have to be. Thing is you can...
Forum: Road Warriors 11-14-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 25,569
Posted By Chickenlegs
Had a 2001 roadking. Had a bad wobble if you...

Had a 2001 roadking. Had a bad wobble if you upset the rear while aggressive cornering. I refer to it as a pogo ride. Swing arm stabilizer didn't help much. My 08 Roadglide had the same wobble. Not...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 11-14-2014, 04:27 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,000
Posted By Chickenlegs
If your going to do this, you have to do it...

If your going to do this, you have to do it right. You'll need fire, either on the launch, the landing or both. Without something blazing your keeping things very amateur.


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Forum: Road Warriors 11-05-2014, 03:55 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 25,569
Posted By Chickenlegs
I put 75k on a RK. Was a good tourer. I added...

I put 75k on a RK. Was a good tourer. I added fairing lowers. Cut the shield down till I could just see over it. Rode with a novelty plastic helmet. 5'7" 30" inseam.


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Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 10-29-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,266
Posted By Chickenlegs
Ive always heard the task referred to as wheelie....

Ive always heard the task referred to as wheelie. Speaking of which, I had to build a honda sportbike motor once due to the owner riding excessive wheelies. Seems the oil pick up didnt do so great...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-24-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,070
Posted By Chickenlegs
Removed the front cover. Compensator shaft bolt...

Removed the front cover. Compensator shaft bolt is an E10. Once removed along with the washer I pryed on the front cover using the two top tangs that the alternator belt cover bolts too. Then...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-23-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,070
Posted By Chickenlegs
Front engine cover removal - R1200

I'm in the process of removing the front cover for powder coating to address the corrosion issue. So far I have all the bolts and pulley removed. What I'm uncertain about is the bearing in the...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,556
Posted By Chickenlegs
Does the bike fire? Camshaft position switch? ...

Does the bike fire? Camshaft position switch?


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Forum: Road Warriors 10-21-2014, 03:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,371
Posted By Chickenlegs
Rox 2" risers. Gives you adjustability up and...

Rox 2" risers. Gives you adjustability up and back.


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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-05-2014, 05:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 939
Posted By Chickenlegs
Run HWY 219 south. Goes from buffalo NY to...

Run HWY 219 south. Goes from buffalo NY to Bluefield West Virginia. From there it turns into 19 just north of Bristol TN. Really great scenic ride with mom, & pop Main Street, nice curves, and ideal...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 10-04-2014, 05:02 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,926
Posted By Chickenlegs
You could always use your windshield washer. If...

You could always use your windshield washer. If he likes to tailgate it should cool him off a bit.


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Forum: The Garage 10-03-2014, 03:55 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 12,097
Posted By Chickenlegs
Very good grasshopper, you have acquired life...

Very good grasshopper, you have acquired life lesson.


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Forum: Epic Ride Reports 10-02-2014, 04:37 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 28,515
Posted By Chickenlegs
You only live once, and most don't even do that....

You only live once, and most don't even do that. Ride on!


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Forum: Road Warriors 10-02-2014, 04:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,797
Posted By Chickenlegs
I need someway of changing up leg position from...

I need someway of changing up leg position from time to time. Coming from a cruiser I enjoyed both forward controls and hwy pegs. My knees get to screaming during long use on the ST pegs.


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