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Forum: Equipment 05-29-2007, 04:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 479
Posted By XLPreacher
I think that may be the one I saw... Looks a lot...

I think that may be the one I saw... Looks a lot like it, though the one I saw had the Power Ranger graphics so it can be hard to tell.

Thanks for the link!!

Holy smokes... even on egay they...
Forum: Equipment 05-29-2007, 03:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 479
Posted By XLPreacher
Weird helmet request, dirty helmet with face shield?

I saw a helmet once that was dirtbike in style (low, extended chin bar, upper visor) but still had a full, flip up face shield.

Anyone seen this helmet, know who makes it? I have looked at most of...
Forum: Road warriors 05-27-2007, 03:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,785
Posted By XLPreacher
Maybe he just got one that had been loaned out to...

Maybe he just got one that had been loaned out to every Tom, Dick & wanna-be stunta in the world?
Forum: Road warriors 05-23-2007, 02:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,284
Posted By XLPreacher
The original bracket I made for the exhaust was a...

The original bracket I made for the exhaust was a bad idea... I had mounted it to the frame when the motor is rubber mounted. oops...

I figured that out on the trip home and made a new bracket...
Forum: Road warriors 05-23-2007, 02:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,284
Posted By XLPreacher
I made or modified just about everything on the...

I made or modified just about everything on the bike. I know that a lot of it doesn't look professionally done, but that was the point. I wanted to do all of the work with my own two hands. I have...
Forum: Road warriors 05-22-2007, 03:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 834
Posted By XLPreacher
I had a 90 that I got with 4 miles on the clock...

I had a 90 that I got with 4 miles on the clock and sold with 112K on it. Rode it from Fayetteville NC to San Luis Obispo CA several times and all over the Eastern seaboard for several years. Great...
Forum: Road warriors 05-21-2007, 03:23 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,102
Posted By XLPreacher
Congrats on the new bike!

Congrats on the new bike!
Forum: Road warriors 05-21-2007, 09:01 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,102
Posted By XLPreacher
Do what I did.... cut your tank down the middle,...

Do what I did.... cut your tank down the middle, add in 3-4" and weld it back together. I went from 3.2 to 4.25 gallons and still have the peanut profile.

I left the raised welds because I dig the...
Forum: Road warriors 05-20-2007, 10:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,284
Posted By XLPreacher
Got bored with it... a buddy of mine is running...

Got bored with it... a buddy of mine is running it on his rigid so it is still out there.
Forum: Road warriors 05-20-2007, 08:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,284
Posted By XLPreacher
I used a laptop to record it.. the mic sucks. It...

I used a laptop to record it.. the mic sucks. It sounds better in person than on the recording... yadda yadda

I like it and that's all that really matters, eh?
Forum: Road warriors 05-20-2007, 08:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,284
Posted By XLPreacher
Let's see if this works.... ...

Let's see if this works....

http://home.twcny.rr.com/embedded/pics/preacher.mp3

The neighbors are aware... and probably celebrating. My pipes have been getting progressively quieter over the...
Forum: Road warriors 05-20-2007, 07:23 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,102
Posted By XLPreacher
I do think it is funny that the Sportster is the...

I do think it is funny that the Sportster is the one Harley that most people will admit to liking, even the die-hard metric riders.

Sure, the factory bikes could use some improvement, but then...
Forum: Road warriors 05-20-2007, 07:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,284
Posted By XLPreacher
And now for something completely different....

I had been asking for pics of Buell exhaust... this is why.

Finished up with my Buell exhaust mod. Made the can myself out of a peice of 2.5x4" Nascar oval tailpipe. Capped it and added a pair of...
Forum: Road warriors 05-03-2007, 06:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,694
Posted By XLPreacher
Nice! I have been thinking about getting...

Nice! I have been thinking about getting something sportier.... Though I'll probably stick with what I know and get a Buell.

Let us know what you think after you have spent some time in the saddle!
Forum: Road warriors 05-01-2007, 02:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 826
Posted By XLPreacher
Yeah, I've seen those and considered a standard...

Yeah, I've seen those and considered a standard 2-into1 setup, but half the reason I want to do this is that I have never seen anyone else do it :evil

I'm strange that way :lol3

Besides, I got...
Forum: Road warriors 05-01-2007, 10:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 826
Posted By XLPreacher
Damn, it's the fuzz! RUN!! :huh Yeah... I...

Damn, it's the fuzz! RUN!! :huh

Yeah... I get around more than that slut you knew in High School.
Forum: Road warriors 05-01-2007, 09:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 826
Posted By XLPreacher
Thanks for the pics! What I was commenting about...

Thanks for the pics! What I was commenting about on the Blue S2 is the header pipes... I would have to extend them a couple of inches so they come further forward to clear my frame.

Your shots...
Forum: Road warriors 05-01-2007, 02:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 826
Posted By XLPreacher
What year is that top one? That looks like my...

What year is that top one? That looks like my best bet. I might have to extend the pipes about 2 inches to clear the front of the frame, but the rest looks good for my application....

Thanks!
Forum: Road warriors 04-30-2007, 04:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 826
Posted By XLPreacher
Thanks! I haven't seen the newer models up...

Thanks!

I haven't seen the newer models up close. Have they changed the cases on the 06+? The cam cover looks different and I can't see from the pic if that front lobe is till there or not... you...
Forum: Road warriors 04-30-2007, 04:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 826
Posted By XLPreacher
Who's got a buell? Need pics

I'd like to get some good pics of the exhaust system on a Buell. Also wondering how much clearance they have between the ground and the bottom of the frame.

Now that I have raised my Sporty, I...
Forum: Road warriors 04-29-2007, 04:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,103
Posted By XLPreacher
I want a new bike.... :cry Looks nice! Post...

I want a new bike.... :cry

Looks nice! Post a ride report once you take it out...
Forum: Road warriors 04-27-2007, 11:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 966
Posted By XLPreacher
Very nice... I know a couple of guys who are...

Very nice... I know a couple of guys who are motard crazy and I have to admit that they aren't completely wrong :evil

I am interested in those hand guards. Are they aftermarket? If so, what brand,...
Forum: Road warriors 04-26-2007, 03:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,079
Posted By XLPreacher
The seat looks a lot bigger before I plant my ass...

The seat looks a lot bigger before I plant my ass in the seat... I had my wife snap a couple of pics for me.

http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f260/preacherspulpit/Me_2.jpg
...
Forum: Road warriors 04-26-2007, 03:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,079
Posted By XLPreacher
Tried this version of the leather and just...

Tried this version of the leather and just couldn't get in to the brass and lighter lacing...

http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f260/preacherspulpit/Cafe_Seat/Phase5_9.jpg
...
Forum: Road warriors 04-26-2007, 02:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,079
Posted By XLPreacher
Fabbed a locking door so I could store...

Fabbed a locking door so I could store registration, sunglasses etc. The backrest pad will be attached to the door with velcro so I can pull it off and unlock the stash.
...
Forum: Road warriors 04-26-2007, 02:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,079
Posted By XLPreacher
Let's see where I left off.... Got the steel...

Let's see where I left off....

Got the steel for the seat pan and did the requisite shaping... A few bends and some releif cuts for the underseat electronics.
...
Forum: Road warriors 04-23-2007, 10:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 591
Posted By XLPreacher
Makes sense... Guess I need to find out where the...

Makes sense... Guess I need to find out where the sport bike guys hang out so I can sample a few up close and personal. Aside from the performance aspect, exhaust note is such a subjective thing, it...
Forum: Road warriors 04-22-2007, 05:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 591
Posted By XLPreacher
Need exhaust can suggestions

Since I put the new suspension and seat on my bike, I am thinking about getting rid of the drag exhaust I have and going with a 2-into-1.

The problem I have, is that I don't know jack about...
Forum: Road warriors 04-13-2007, 11:09 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,731
Posted By XLPreacher
I had a CB450 with 68K indicated (only 40K of...

I had a CB450 with 68K indicated (only 40K of them mine) that was still strong when I sold it. Also had a 90 FLHS with 112K (all of them mine) and still going strong when I sold it. Current bike only...
Forum: Road warriors 04-07-2007, 05:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,544
Posted By XLPreacher
Those are awesome tires.... Tell me more! Never...

Those are awesome tires.... Tell me more! Never heard of Karoo tires.... what size is on the rear?

I wouldn't mind a set of those, both in 16x5.0
Forum: Road warriors 04-07-2007, 11:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,764
Posted By XLPreacher
Nice... those are cool! Those would definitely...

Nice... those are cool! Those would definitely work!
Forum: Road warriors 04-06-2007, 05:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,079
Posted By XLPreacher
Phase II Once I got the manilla folder model...

Phase II

Once I got the manilla folder model where I wanted it, I untaped it from the cardboard and layed it out on 16guage steel.
...
Forum: Road warriors 04-06-2007, 05:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,079
Posted By XLPreacher
Cafe Seat project

Thought you folks might be interested in a project I am doing... Never worked metal like this before so I am learning as I go. The idea is to create a Cafe seat with a lockable storage compartment in...
Forum: Vendors 04-04-2007, 03:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,409
Posted By XLPreacher
Sounds cool, but won't work with my bar-end...

Sounds cool, but won't work with my bar-end mirrors. I am sure you will find some folks interested in free swag!
Forum: Road warriors 04-03-2007, 11:15 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 41,107
Posted By XLPreacher
I have, but I did the conversion. Buy an 883R,...

I have, but I did the conversion. Buy an 883R, they look identical, then spend $500 on the conversion parts and do it yourself. Save a net $2500 over buying the 1200R. If you toss in some agressive...
Forum: Road warriors 04-03-2007, 08:37 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,196
Posted By XLPreacher
Well... it would be a lot easier to list the...

Well... it would be a lot easier to list the things I haven't changed :rofl

It started life as a bone stock, base model 2005 883XL. First thing I did was convert it to 1200CC using Wiseco...
Forum: Road warriors 04-02-2007, 08:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,031
Posted By XLPreacher
I like 'em... been thinking about doing the same...

I like 'em... been thinking about doing the same for my bike, especially for cold weather riding.
Forum: Road warriors 04-02-2007, 02:57 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,196
Posted By XLPreacher
Latest pics ...

Latest pics

http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f260/preacherspulpit/My%20Bike/NewPipes1.jpg

http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f260/preacherspulpit/My%20Bike/NewPipes2.jpg
...
Forum: Road warriors 03-30-2007, 11:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,641
Posted By XLPreacher
What am I missing? Nice bike & All, but if you...

What am I missing? Nice bike & All, but if you bought it in December, why are you just bringing it home now?
Forum: Road warriors 03-26-2007, 12:27 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 11,666
Posted By XLPreacher
A Sportster ISN'T on the leading edge and I never...

A Sportster ISN'T on the leading edge and I never claimed that it was (or ever had been). What I said was that it is a better performing bike than the Superglide, or, for that matter any other HD big...
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