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XB12R 09-01-2006 01:57 PM

Re: Overheating Electraglide
 
As for basics, they all have EFI now I do believe -



What are you wearing? If shorts and it gets red then I would have no idea if its normal because I never rode a big twin in shorts.



If jeans or the classic ass-less chaps then no it is not normal.

XB12R 09-01-2006 01:59 PM

Re: Overheating Electraglide
 
What the hell good are assless chaps anyway - your gonna slide on your ass. Seems like a leather over-diaper makes more sense than chaps, at least in the summer . . . and as for looking cool in the diaper, nobody looks that cool in the chaps anyway . . .

The_AirHawk 09-01-2006 04:56 PM

Re: Overheating Electraglide
 
"2) The engine knocks or pings - fuel injected Harleys should never knock - right?"



If it's your typical straight-piped Harley, how would you even know? Fjorkers are fnorkin' DEAFENING even at idle.


SRMark 09-05-2006 07:07 AM

Re: Overheating Electraglide
 
Trade it in for an ST1300 or FJR1300.


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