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Forum: Road warriors 08-03-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 493
Views: 56,843
Posted By harfooz
I don't understand why the focus of the...

I don't understand why the focus of the "heritage" is on a circus side show act and not on the competition success of the model name.

I do like the bike though. A lot. :evil

'fooz
Forum: Road warriors 07-29-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 2,369
Views: 223,089
Posted By harfooz
Great looking race versions of the Street. I'm...

Great looking race versions of the Street. I'm sure it's mod'd out the wazoo, but it looks fantastic in race trim.

'fooz
Forum: Road warriors 07-28-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 2,369
Views: 223,089
Posted By harfooz
We've got a flag on the play. The Streets...

We've got a flag on the play.

The Streets that I saw firsthand on the assembly line were in the Kansas City, MO plant. All the Streets destined for the NA market are made there.

Asia??? :lol3...
Forum: Road warriors 07-28-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 1,982
Views: 266,257
Posted By harfooz
Yeah, kinda disappointed to see the Cross Roads...

Yeah, kinda disappointed to see the Cross Roads leave, but maybe competing against the Road King wasn't working out. I do see a lot more of the Cross Country and Cross Country Tour bikes on the road...
Forum: Road warriors 07-21-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 3,878
Views: 614,717
Posted By harfooz
Man, your commute is way nicer looking than mine....

Man, your commute is way nicer looking than mine. :(:
Forum: Road warriors 07-17-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 3,878
Views: 614,717
Posted By harfooz
Get registered for the fjrforum, and subscribe to...

Get registered for the fjrforum, and subscribe to the classifieds thread. New and used bag liners show up there for sale regularly.

There is another bag liner that is made for the FJR. No...
Forum: Road warriors 07-17-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 1,982
Views: 266,257
Posted By harfooz
I'm pretty sure all that fringy stuff is attached...

I'm pretty sure all that fringy stuff is attached only with Velcro and will easily detach on the Indians. I haven't ripped any off myself, but that's what I was told during a demo ride.

In terms...
Forum: Road warriors 07-17-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 3,878
Views: 614,717
Posted By harfooz
I can locate anything I need out of the side...

I can locate anything I need out of the side cases on the FJR a lot easier than I can on the top-loading bags on my other bike. Whatever I'm looking for always seems to find a way to bury itself in...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-10-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 2,675
Views: 795,974
Posted By harfooz
That's got some serious coolness to it. The lines...

That's got some serious coolness to it. The lines of the cases match up with the lines on the tank real well.

Sweet ride!

'fooz
Forum: Road warriors 07-06-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 3,878
Views: 614,717
Posted By harfooz
I got used to the weight difference pretty...

I got used to the weight difference pretty quickly. Still have to be aware when I'm getting it into and out of the garage, and make sure the center stand is touching on both sides before lifting the...
Forum: Road warriors 06-24-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 3,878
Views: 614,717
Posted By harfooz
It really is one of the most interesting museums...

It really is one of the most interesting museums we've ever been to see. The staff is first rate, friendly, and you're going to have a good time there. Dale, Matt, Dale's daughter, and Bob were...
Forum: Road warriors 06-24-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 3,878
Views: 614,717
Posted By harfooz
Agreed. I've got an '05 and just don't have the...

Agreed. I've got an '05 and just don't have the heat issues that others report. I've not done any heat modifications either. I do wear gear -- or at least something more than flip-flops and shorts...
Forum: Road warriors 04-02-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 3,878
Views: 614,717
Posted By harfooz
Looks great from here! Hope you enjoy it as much...

Looks great from here! Hope you enjoy it as much as I have my FJR!

'fooz
Forum: Road warriors 03-13-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 3,878
Views: 614,717
Posted By harfooz
Congratulations! Throw up some photos when you...

Congratulations! Throw up some photos when you get the bike and get out to enjoy it.

Nothing wrong with having two bikes -- except taxes and insurance. :lol3

'fooz
Forum: Road warriors 03-10-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,663
Posted By harfooz
:rofl

:rofl
Forum: Road warriors 03-08-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,504
Posted By harfooz
A change of bars and seat would likely have...

A change of bars and seat would likely have things dialed in for you. Have you tried anything with the Tall Boy seat on it to move you back and up?

Changing bars isn't easy or cheap, but along...
Forum: Road warriors 03-08-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,193
Posted By harfooz
bdonley: that batwing fairing looks great on...

bdonley: that batwing fairing looks great on there. Details? Has it got some tunes in there?

I saw a "custom" version with side cases that looked like they were off the touring line, paired with...
Forum: Road warriors 02-08-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 1,982
Views: 266,257
Posted By harfooz
Pretty much pegged it right there. ...

Pretty much pegged it right there.

Gunner<=>Judge
Forum: Road warriors 12-07-2013, 04:52 AM
Replies: 3,878
Views: 614,717
Posted By harfooz
Throw a set of V-Strom handguards on there and...

Throw a set of V-Strom handguards on there and your "V" Winter Transformation is complete! :evil

I love 'em on mine.
...
Forum: Road warriors 11-20-2013, 05:49 PM
Replies: 3,878
Views: 614,717
Posted By harfooz
Those reflective stickers do work well -- but I...

Those reflective stickers do work well -- but I wish they would not look so "brown" in daylight.

One more thing: Research how to put them on with a spray bottle of some soapy water. Mine ended up...
Forum: Road warriors 11-09-2013, 04:29 AM
Replies: 3,878
Views: 614,717
Posted By harfooz
Sounds interesting. And also sounds like the...

Sounds interesting.

And also sounds like the bronze with gold metal flake that HD used for the most recent 110th anniversary colors. They looked a lot better in person than the did in the...
Forum: Road warriors 11-04-2013, 06:43 AM
Replies: 1,982
Views: 266,257
Posted By harfooz
Take your pick: a) Because it looks bad-@$$....

Take your pick:

a) Because it looks bad-@$$. :lol3

b) You envision this kind of hooliganism as you go the store to pick up a half-gallon of milk:
...
Forum: Road warriors 10-30-2013, 04:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 577
Posted By harfooz
Any Word on Replacement for Yamaha's Royal Star Venture?

Is there any advance word on a replacement for Yamaha's Royal Star Venture?

Thanks,
'fooz
Forum: Road warriors 10-27-2013, 06:14 AM
Replies: 3,878
Views: 614,717
Posted By harfooz
Are you seeing any oil around the end of the...

Are you seeing any oil around the end of the exhaust pipe that might help diagnose an exhaust value guide wear problem?

My '05 is not a ticker, so I can't offer first-hand knowledge about the...
Forum: Road warriors 10-24-2013, 11:04 AM
Replies: 3,878
Views: 614,717
Posted By harfooz
The FJR is a great bike to commute on. My commute...

The FJR is a great bike to commute on. My commute is 35 minutes non-stop, no traffic, country road, and the FJR (and the SG :evil ) are fine for commuting duties. FJR's got bags, accelerates like...
Forum: Road warriors 09-25-2013, 06:48 PM
Replies: 3,878
Views: 614,717
Posted By harfooz
I'm in the Rotella full synthetic camp here. ...

I'm in the Rotella full synthetic camp here.

It works.

It's cheaper than the fancy-pants oils.

'fooz
Forum: Road warriors 09-02-2013, 06:02 PM
Replies: 3,878
Views: 614,717
Posted By harfooz
The security Torx screws that hold the lock onto...

The security Torx screws that hold the lock onto the side cases are the ones that need to be checked out.

'fooz
Forum: Road warriors 09-02-2013, 05:48 PM
Replies: 3,878
Views: 614,717
Posted By harfooz
The security Torx screws that hold the sidecase...

The security Torx screws that hold the sidecase lock were not LocTite'd from the factory, and they get loose. Real loose, real quick.

The fix (before they all fall out) is to replace the security...
Forum: Road warriors 08-29-2013, 05:47 PM
Replies: 3,878
Views: 614,717
Posted By harfooz
For that purpose, I'd recommend the '05 simply...

For that purpose, I'd recommend the '05 simply because it's got a cruise control on it. If you're eating up a ton of interstate miles, then you'll appreciate the cruise control, probably more than...
Forum: Road warriors 08-29-2013, 05:45 PM
Replies: 3,878
Views: 614,717
Posted By harfooz
That's pretty awesome! ABS is the one thing I...

That's pretty awesome! ABS is the one thing I wish mine had. Well...and a cruise control! Heh!

Throw up some photos, for crying out loud!

You've picked up a great -- not just good, but great --...
Forum: Road warriors 08-28-2013, 01:14 PM
Replies: 3,878
Views: 614,717
Posted By harfooz
I can only speak about the VStream vs. OEM and...

I can only speak about the VStream vs. OEM and it's a tremendous difference. VStream is way better for me in terms of buffeting. In the full-down position, air hits me right on the shield. If I raise...
Forum: Road warriors 08-19-2013, 08:11 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 36,698
Posted By harfooz
I really enjoy my SG, but I do have to note that...

I really enjoy my SG, but I do have to note that the throttle-by-wire injection has been not been "flawless." The pins on the TB connection behind the air cleaner are subject to fretting and the...
Forum: Road warriors 08-04-2013, 03:24 PM
Replies: 3,878
Views: 614,717
Posted By harfooz
Price a pair of OEM side cases first. Since they...

Price a pair of OEM side cases first. Since they are used for multiple years, they should be readily available....but I'm betting they are a bit more than $500.

Ask about exactly why it doesn't...
Forum: Road warriors 08-02-2013, 07:33 AM
Replies: 751
Views: 65,197
Posted By harfooz
I completely agree with what you say about the...

I completely agree with what you say about the FLHX in stock form. Add the wind deflectors that attach to the lower edge of the batwing, and swap out the windshield for any one of the hundreds that...
Forum: Road warriors 08-01-2013, 07:57 PM
Replies: 3,878
Views: 614,717
Posted By harfooz
mxboy96, As you can tell by my sig I'm a...

mxboy96,

As you can tell by my sig I'm a really happy Gen I FJR owner. You'll be way ahead of me on mechanical ability and experience, and this bike is easy to work on for me. But bear in mind...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-26-2013, 03:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 524
Posted By harfooz
Antique Bikes on Main - 2013

(Not sure if this is the right forum to post this.)

Has anybody got any info about the Antique Bikes on Main swap meet that is supposed to be in Chesnee, SC tomorrow (7/27/13)?

The web page,...
Forum: Road warriors 07-24-2013, 06:55 AM
Replies: 3,878
Views: 614,717
Posted By harfooz
See if there is any indication of it being a "B"...

See if there is any indication of it being a "B" rated carcass for heavier loads (as in two-up). I've used both the "B" rated tires and those that are not -- but ride by myself most often -- and...
Forum: Road warriors 07-14-2013, 07:57 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,116
Posted By harfooz
I wish I still had the bookmark showing the...

I wish I still had the bookmark showing the labor-intensive process of changing the spark plugs on the Concours. It was a major turn-off for me. It seriously looked like a half- to full-day job...
Forum: Road warriors 07-12-2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 1,982
Views: 266,257
Posted By harfooz
If it's warranty work, then they probably will...

If it's warranty work, then they probably will make some money...directly from Vic, right? It's still good to hear that they were willing to listen to your problem and try to diagnose it to get it...
Forum: Road warriors 07-09-2013, 04:38 PM
Replies: 1,982
Views: 266,257
Posted By harfooz
No doubt! To the OP: Which dealer is this...

No doubt!

To the OP: Which dealer is this and who is the manager and owner? Time to name some names and give them the opportunity to either air their side of the story here or make things right...
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