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Old 04-28-2011, 05:27 PM   #136
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chain. chains wear out, belts just snap.

carb is basically stock, with jet kit.
if you stick a dainty supermodel size panty liner on the bottom inside of the breather, it'll catch the oil that the vent spits out.
By the end of the trip tho, I'm sure I'll have to upgrade to the "OH LAWDY' high flow type of 3 inch thick maxi pads. (they also make really good helmet padding)

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Old 04-28-2011, 05:27 PM   #137
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... if you stick a dainty supermodel size panty liner on the bottom inside of the breather, it'll catch the oil that the vent spits out.


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Or drill a hole and stick in a tube that redirects any "excess" oil to the tarmac underneath and you'll have a clean and dry Sporty.
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Old 04-28-2011, 05:36 PM   #138
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OK.... I'm ready for this ! Good luck buddy !
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Old 04-28-2011, 05:43 PM   #139
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Ok notes are being taken. One question how do you get the panty liner from the girl?
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Old 04-28-2011, 06:02 PM   #140
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Ok notes are being taken. One question how do you get the panty liner from the girl?
Not THAT would make for some strange smelling exhaust.
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Old 04-28-2011, 06:13 PM   #141
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I all in on this one!

Doug, give the Road of Bones hell. I know you can make the ride, but I'm taking bets on the Dirtster giving you hell, but not winning.
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Old 04-28-2011, 06:28 PM   #142
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IN... Best of luck Doug. I may have missed it; but what are you doing for fork leg guards?

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Old 04-28-2011, 06:32 PM   #143
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Old 04-28-2011, 06:34 PM   #144
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Or drill a hole and stick in a tube that redirects any "excess" oil to the tarmac underneath and you'll have a clean and dry Sporty.
In my experience with breather/blow-by problem = majority of blow-by will happen with excess oil in tank. Fill'r to the bottom marker on the dip-stick and you should be good to go. Any oil above the bottom line will eventually drain itself on y'er right knee cap.
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Old 04-28-2011, 06:41 PM   #145
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Old 04-28-2011, 06:45 PM   #146
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Old 04-28-2011, 07:00 PM   #147
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Old 04-28-2011, 07:16 PM   #148
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great scott!!! that is serious..
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Old 04-28-2011, 07:21 PM   #149
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Sporties

The Sporty has always been my favorite Harley. I put more than 100K on a 97 883. To me it is the last of the standards. Good for just about anything. Everything else seems specialized nowadays. The simple engine/trans combo and the cradle frame are great. I think you will do fine. Mine went trough some mild off roading and soft sand in the CA desert with no mods at all. Yours should do great. If only Harley had someone that looked forward (Buell) instead of backward (Willie G n company), then all of us rednecks could be riding American Iron. I am looking forward to your misadventures. Maybe you can get a film crew and that guy from Star Wars to ride with you.
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Subscribed. Looks like fun!

Subscribed. Looks like fun! Way to be yourself!!
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