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Old 06-11-2009, 10:10 AM   #11
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Is there not like 2 or 3 people that have posted to the forum in the last month or so, looking for advice on how to make their bike NOT run like Ass because the P.O. ripped all that "smog shyte" off and put some ear-splitting ass-hole can and a sucky "performance" intake on in its stead?

And is it not giving them fits?

Does nobody ****ing read anything anymore before considering this?


Nope because there's too many other sh*tbirds on interweb bike sites blathering on about how their "fat race can" added 300 horsepower for $99 bucks and how you just drill a bunch of holes in your air box to "unleash them ponies and let 'em breathe"

The HD sites I visit are full of people going on about how "you need to go through a bunch of different pipes, aircleaners and download combinations till you find what works for you.."....In other words "till you get your bike close to running as good as it did stock before you butchered it"

I've done it myself, I'm sure everyone has. Sooner or later you get tired of it, realize the factory engineers with their computer models, dynos and wind tunnels probably know more about it than some dipsh*t with a tube bender and a drill motor in his shop and you put the bike back stock and realize it actually runs good.....
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Old 06-11-2009, 10:16 AM   #12
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"The HD sites I visit....."

Well I think we found the problem right there!
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Old 06-11-2009, 10:29 AM   #13
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Nope because there's too many other sh*tbirds on interweb bike sites blathering on about how their "fat race can" added 300 horsepower for $99 bucks and how you just drill a bunch of holes in your air box to "unleash them ponies and let 'em breathe"

The HD sites I visit are full of people going on about how "you need to go through a bunch of different pipes, aircleaners and download combinations till you find what works for you.."....In other words "till you get your bike close to running as good as it did stock before you butchered it"

I've done it myself, I'm sure everyone has. Sooner or later you get tired of it, realize the factory engineers with their computer models, dynos and wind tunnels probably know more about it than some dipsh*t with a tube bender and a drill motor in his shop and you put the bike back stock and realize it actually runs good.....
Yes, but putting a couple of shorties and an S&S carb on an Ironhead Sporty WILL make it run better. Oh wait, that was 25 years ago and the stock Mikuni really sucked. Never mind.
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Old 06-11-2009, 11:05 AM   #14
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"The HD sites I visit....."

Well I think we found the problem right there!

Strictly entertainment I assure you, between oil threads, Amsoil Moonies, exhaust threads and whether or not you should use the front brake they provide hours of amusement...
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Old 06-11-2009, 11:09 AM   #15
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Strictly entertainment I assure you, between oil threads, Amsoil Moonies, exhaust threads and whether or not you should use the front brake they provide hours of amusement...

You serious about the front brake?
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Old 06-11-2009, 11:44 AM   #16
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You serious about the front brake?
Hell, even Jeremy Clarkson (auto gawd that he is) (such as he is) even advises against using the front brake. On his Vespa............

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/dri...cle4963194.ece
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Old 06-11-2009, 12:05 PM   #17
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Hell, even Jeremy Clarkson (auto gawd that he is) (such as he is) even advises against using the front brake. On his Vespa............

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/dri...cle4963194.ece

Who the hell is Jeremy Clarkson?! We should strap him to a liter bike and see how many pieces are left of him when he's done.
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Old 06-11-2009, 12:20 PM   #18
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You serious about the front brake?

There was one on there awhile back about using the front brake in rain and whether the ABS was any good..
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Old 06-11-2009, 02:27 PM   #19
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There was one on there awhile back about using the front brake in rain and whether the ABS was any good..
Oh no you didnt.... You just mentioned ABS... What are you thinking? You know how ineffective it is and a total waste of tech and money. You cant possibly be a rider if you dont modulate your own braking 110%.
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Old 06-11-2009, 02:35 PM   #20
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Who the hell is Jeremy Clarkson?! We should strap him to a liter bike and see how many pieces are left of him when he's done.
I never heard of the guy, but his writing is funny.
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