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Forum: GS Boxers Today, 09:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 211
Posted By milo
The ones I've sat on felt very good, better than...

The ones I've sat on felt very good, better than Sargent's GS seat to me. I may be wrong but I believe they offer a regular which is similar height in front to the standard GS seat but lower in the...
Forum: Road warriors 04-18-2015, 08:03 AM
Replies: 527
Views: 67,373
Posted By milo
Maybe. But maybe not Gus? I had a 09 EG...

Maybe. But maybe not Gus?
I had a 09 EG Standard along with a 04 Super Glide Sport, this was a nice combo for me and complimented my BMW's as they are completely different. I decided to reduce to...
Forum: Road warriors 04-17-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 527
Views: 67,373
Posted By milo
Scouting out dirt roads on the Harley to find...

Scouting out dirt roads on the Harley to find ones suitable for the DR, I love it! :D
Forum: GS Boxers 04-17-2015, 04:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,250
Posted By milo
LOL yes you really should be riding more often to...

LOL yes you really should be riding more often to "break in" your muffler. :D

Also you could disconnect the flapper so it stays in the open position, cheaper than buying a new Akra.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-16-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,250
Posted By milo
Not sure about the finish but I've found most...

Not sure about the finish but I've found most exhausts tend to get slightly louder after more miles/kilometers on them. Otherwise (other than the heavier crank) the 2013 GSW and 2015 GSAW have the...
Forum: Road warriors 04-16-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 512
Views: 67,693
Posted By milo
Yeah but just wait until hurricane season...:D

Yeah but just wait until hurricane season...:D
Forum: GS Boxers 04-11-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,476
Posted By milo
Congratulations Lee, I'll be very surprised if...

Congratulations Lee, I'll be very surprised if you don't like this bike.... a lot. Bags? GPS?
Forum: GS Boxers 04-10-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,476
Posted By milo
Interesting as I observed just the opposite?...

Interesting as I observed just the opposite? Coming from a 2009 GS in 2013 I bought a 2012 GSA simply because I couldn't pass the deal up.... it was at a Harley dealership basically new with 115...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-10-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,476
Posted By milo
Get what you want. Do consider come time to sell...

Get what you want. Do consider come time to sell in say 4-5 years you'll get over half that difference back.
And don't forget to add any of the things a GSA includes that you might want to add on a...
Forum: Road warriors 04-01-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 16,827
Posted By milo
Don't deal with those dealers then. Many add...

Don't deal with those dealers then. Many add charges to the hang tags but most will negotiate it off, plus a little more often times.
Forum: Road warriors 03-31-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 5,016
Views: 1,042,150
Posted By milo
The oil filter comes out easily but will drip on...

The oil filter comes out easily but will drip on the headers unless you first cover them with something like aluminum foil which is what I do. Same on my 919.
Forum: Road warriors 03-31-2015, 08:28 AM
Replies: 5,016
Views: 1,042,150
Posted By milo
One advantage of the newer 92-2003 bikes is they...

One advantage of the newer 92-2003 bikes is they are designed for 10% ethanol, 87 octane fuel.
Forum: Road warriors 03-30-2015, 06:53 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 16,827
Posted By milo
LOL thank goodness! Harley's new 2014+...

LOL thank goodness!

Harley's new 2014+ hydraulic clutches have had problems and recalls. I have bikes with both, and other than keeping the clutch cable free-play adjusted I see NO advantage to a...
Forum: Road warriors 03-30-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 16,827
Posted By milo
I noticed a little heat coming from the cat and...

I noticed a little heat coming from the cat and chose to eliminate it. I also tuned it with a FP3 which probably cools it a bit.

Road King is the touring model without a radio, intercom system,...
Forum: Road warriors 03-29-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 14,487
Posted By milo
The SR400 does have the nice retro street look...

The SR400 does have the nice retro street look but if you can get over styling a DR650 (including a Corbin flat seat) is much less money and it can do everything a SR400 does on the street, plus much...
Forum: Road warriors 03-28-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 16,827
Posted By milo
Most sport bike "riders" are a fucking joke. The...

Most sport bike "riders" are a fucking joke. The guys I'm talking about wave at other helmetless, bandana wearing sport bike riders as they impress each other by getting hard-ons lofting their front...
Forum: Road warriors 03-26-2015, 06:35 AM
Replies: 5,016
Views: 1,042,150
Posted By milo
Very nice zetabird. That's a heck of a nice...

Very nice zetabird. That's a heck of a nice motorcycle for $2,500 and it has the back rest and case guards to boot!
Forum: Road warriors 03-23-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 16,827
Posted By milo
If the 20" shield height is OK for you I'd just...

If the 20" shield height is OK for you I'd just leave it on. The recurve supposedly makes the shield deflect air about the same as a 2" taller non-recurve. I liked the way the stock shield blocked...
Forum: Road warriors 03-23-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 16,827
Posted By milo
Thanks Dave! ...

Thanks Dave!





http://www.longrideshields.com/product_p/rke9413.htm

Stock height is 20" and the top edge was right in my line of sight. I went with a 18" recurve (polycarbonate).
Forum: Road warriors 03-22-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 16,827
Posted By milo
I have heard some say this but I'll just state...

I have heard some say this but I'll just state neither my 09 Electra Glide or current 2015 Road King's air shocks ever leaked. It's not the greatest suspension but it works OK, every bit as well as...
Forum: Road warriors 03-18-2015, 06:53 PM
Replies: 512
Views: 67,693
Posted By milo
Curious what they priced at? I recently bought an...

Curious what they priced at? I recently bought an 07 and probably paid too much (high retail) but it seems to be a nice one and I like it.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-17-2015, 08:01 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,400
Posted By milo
Are you certain this is the case? I wondered...

Are you certain this is the case? I wondered about that too but decided surely they would allow for oiled threads, I mean it is a oil drain plug after all? I will say though when I used a torque...
Forum: Road warriors 03-16-2015, 06:23 AM
Replies: 527
Views: 67,373
Posted By milo
That's a good picture. Your Dyna and GS...

That's a good picture. Your Dyna and GS compliment each other nicely, completely different rides.
Forum: Road warriors 03-14-2015, 06:36 AM
Replies: 327
Views: 98,146
Posted By milo
Was it here I saw the post by a lady in the UK...

Was it here I saw the post by a lady in the UK with a 919 Hornet that was experiencing horrible smell coming from the exhaust? Long story short Honda Japan sent her dealer a catalytic converter to...
Forum: Road warriors 03-13-2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 4,383
Views: 784,531
Posted By milo
There's a heck of a deal on clean 08 Dyna FXD at...

There's a heck of a deal on clean 08 Dyna FXD at the local Mercedes/Toyota dealer the bike looks perfect and only has 3,100 miles! They were trying to sell it for $9k but lowered it now to $5,990. At...
Forum: Road warriors 03-12-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 5,016
Views: 1,042,150
Posted By milo
Certainly sounds like it's way rich. When they're...

Certainly sounds like it's way rich. When they're jetted and adjusted just right they need choke to start and keep running smoothly for a couple minutes. Stock (too lean) maybe 3-5 minutes.
Forum: Road warriors 03-12-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 4,383
Views: 784,531
Posted By milo
That's an awesome price, if it's the price. I...

That's an awesome price, if it's the price. I wonder what they want to "tack on" for *"Price, if shown, does not include dealer vehicle freight/preparation, dealer document preparation charges"?

...
Forum: Road warriors 03-04-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 4,383
Views: 784,531
Posted By milo
They do feel a little tighter than they appear. I...

They do feel a little tighter than they appear. I rode my Nighthawk 750 to the dealership last summer just to compare it's riding position to a CB1100 which they had on the floor. I was surprised...
Forum: Road warriors 02-27-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 39,118
Posted By milo
Nice bike, and a great deal too! I think...

Nice bike, and a great deal too!

I think they're pretty dressed up looking as they are. I'm just tweaking anything I feel will improve how it fits and works for me. Seat, rear rack, catless...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-25-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,041
Posted By milo
Mine's hooked up and will probably remain that...

Mine's hooked up and will probably remain that way for a while at least. The thing is if we disconnect it while it's still functional the spring will hold it in the open position (where you'd want it...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-25-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,041
Posted By milo
They do fail and get stuck, and not always in the...

They do fail and get stuck, and not always in the open position. Lots of threads at this site, here's just one.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-25-2015, 07:18 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,041
Posted By milo
FWIW regarding the flapper. The Remus person from...

FWIW regarding the flapper. The Remus person from Austria I spoke with at the MOA rally told me their testing showed the flapper to slightly help with a dip in the torque curve on Camheads. However...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-24-2015, 01:43 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,041
Posted By milo
13.0? Other than WOT that's pretty rich isn't it?

13.0? Other than WOT that's pretty rich isn't it?
Forum: Road warriors 02-24-2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 39,118
Posted By milo
The sharp edges which *some* chains had to...

The sharp edges which *some* chains had to varying degrees has been corrected. This is why some shoes wore through in 25K while others not until 60. Fortunately while the shoes were getting worn they...
Forum: Road warriors 02-24-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 288
Views: 66,800
Posted By milo
The blue is nice I hadn't seen that before,...

The blue is nice I hadn't seen that before, congratulations. Come on Spring!
Forum: GS Boxers 02-23-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,041
Posted By milo
Yes, I like your post. :D But I thought Arizona...

Yes, I like your post. :D But I thought Arizona has emission inspections and w/o the cat will it pass?
Forum: GS Boxers 02-21-2015, 05:44 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,282
Posted By milo
The same signal on my Japanese bikes is about...

The same signal on my Japanese bikes is about where the wheel is so I find using the turn signal switch a little bit awkward too. Because of having to reach around the wheel it's a long stretch for...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-19-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,282
Posted By milo
Thanks for posting this, that little box is a...

Thanks for posting this, that little box is a great idea.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-19-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,282
Posted By milo
A couple comments. Going from a 2012 GSA (which...

A couple comments. Going from a 2012 GSA (which is about the same as your 2009 only louder:D) to a 2014 GSA the first thing I noticed was how much lighter feeling and steering the Wethead is. It's...
Forum: Road warriors 02-19-2015, 07:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,599
Posted By milo
Nice post rauchman, I wish you and your wife many...

Nice post rauchman, I wish you and your wife many happy miles together!
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