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    Another great weather day here, going to watch...

    Another great weather day here, going to watch some football and maybe take a short ride. Put on a ton of miles this season and the bike has been running tip top.
  2. The high temp epoxy putty seems to be working...

    The high temp epoxy putty seems to be working well as hoped. I also put it on a bit thicker this time for added strength. Once the end cap is installed the epoxy isn't visible. Much better...
  3. Thread: Saturday

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    Every time I go to the Photobucket site my anti...

    Every time I go to the Photobucket site my anti virus software freaks out.
  4. Thread: Happy Monday!!

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    Great weekend weather here, rode almost 250...

    Great weekend weather here, rode almost 250 miles. Not much riding left this season.
  5. Well it turns out that the JB Weld isn't good to...

    Well it turns out that the JB Weld isn't good to 600F and a WOT at 80mph generated enough pressure to push the right side baffle out, and as expected, travel was limited by the end cap mounting...
  6. Thread: Saturday

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    All M8 (TC discontinued). Cruiser will be solid...

    All M8 (TC discontinued). Cruiser will be solid mount with internal balancing if I'm reading correctly.
  7. Thread: Saturday

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    Monoshock under seat now

    Monoshock under seat now
  8. Thread: Warped Brake Rotor

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    Cheap, er, "economy" rotors not heat treated...

    Cheap, er, "economy" rotors not heat treated correctly can warp quickly, but it can be other issues such as rotor torque, caliper pistons sticky, improperly bedded pads, etc.
  9. Thread: Wednesday Wednesday

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    Did anyone catch the new HD cruiser that is...

    Did anyone catch the new HD cruiser that is replacing the Dyna and Softail lines? New chassis with a rear monoshock and M8 engine; more based on the Softail than Dyna at first glance.
  10. Thread: Saturday Saturday

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    Beautiful day here, took a nice 150 mile ride...

    Beautiful day here, took a nice 150 mile ride this morning. Bike was running nice and not so loud now with the new muffler baffles. And the oil pressure fitting is still bone dry.
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    I'm right there as well.

    I'm right there as well.
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    Should be a good series. Both teams are good.

    Should be a good series. Both teams are good.
  13. Thread: Happy Wednesday!!

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    Sounds like my grandfather and great grandfather....

    Sounds like my grandfather and great grandfather. Depression era immigrants. Foundrymen. He'd crack open walnuts with his bare hand. They don't make em this way anymore.
  14. Thread: Happy Wednesday!!

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    Yeah it does, but what is even worse is when your...

    Yeah it does, but what is even worse is when your car breaks down when it's below zero and it's dark at 5:00PM.
  15. Thread: Saturday

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    This time I used the Loctite "high temp" thread...

    This time I used the Loctite "high temp" thread locker paste instead of the "regular" paste, only this time after cleaning the threads with brake cleaner I also applied the Loctite primer.
  16. Thread: Saturday

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    Switched thread sealants and prepped the threads...

    Switched thread sealants and prepped the threads better and finally got my oil pressure gauge fitting to stop weeping. These new SE oil pumps pushing 60psig (cold) put a new strain on any oil seal. ...
  17. Here is a dyno graph from Fullsac of the 1.75"...

    Here is a dyno graph from Fullsac of the 1.75" (blue) vs. 2.0" (green) vs. 2.25" (red) ID baffles. Test was done back-to-back-to-back on a 2009 Twin Cam (header without cat.). Clearly the red graph...
  18. Thread: Saturday Saturday

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    Someone call Obama and let him know his sanctions...

    Someone call Obama and let him know his sanctions didn't work.

    I've been on a rodent trapping kick. Not like I have a rodent problem but just enough to irk me. Bought some of those rat traps...
  19. Fullsac 1.75" Baffles vs. Stock CVO Cores "Drilled Out" on 4" Mufflers

    This is a pickup from this thread:

    http://www.harleychatgroup.com/forums/showthread.php/45992-New-4-quot-CVO-Touring-Mufflers

    I've been running these "de-plugged" (otherwise stock) 4" CVO...
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    Update after almost a year... This newest SE...

    Update after almost a year...

    This newest SE oil pump-equipped "hybrid" camplate seems to have essentially solved my oil breather/blowby issue. The air cleaner no longer has any sign of oil when...
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    Hylift-Johnson is offering a new Harley Twin Cam...

    Hylift-Johnson is offering a new Harley Twin Cam lifter with "direct shot oiling" to the (failure prone) roller needle bearings:

    http://hylift-johnson.com/externalimages/flyer.png
  22. Thread: Monday Monday

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    Last night got heavy storms. First time I've...

    Last night got heavy storms. First time I've ever witnessed a loud thunder clap set off a bunch of car alarms all at once.
  23. Thread: Monday Monday

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    76, God bless ya. I doubt I'll make it that long.

    76, God bless ya. I doubt I'll make it that long.
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    I'll be needing a new set of rubber on the bike...

    I'll be needing a new set of rubber on the bike soon. I've decided to begin doing my own motorcycle tire changes. I think all I need is a 5-gallon plastic bucket with the lip protected with a split...
  25. Thread: Saturday

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    Beautiful weather today and got in a nice 150...

    Beautiful weather today and got in a nice 150 mile interstate ride. With the holiday weekend I saw no less than 20 cops taking radar. Must be like the Wilder beast migration to the crocodiles. ...
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