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Forum: Road warriors 07-05-2014, 08:28 PM
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Posted By OldF7Guy
Guys, I have been doing a crap load of interstate...

Guys, I have been doing a crap load of interstate riding of late for what ever reason. I pretty much set the tack on 5 grand and just roll at an indicated 75 mph. There are times that I have to...
Forum: Road warriors 07-03-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 4,614
Views: 904,873
Posted By OldF7Guy
Sonny, What part of Ky are you in? Im in Etown. ...

Sonny, What part of Ky are you in? Im in Etown. I have yet to see another Nighthawk on the road here of any variant.
Forum: Road warriors 06-21-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 4,614
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Posted By OldF7Guy
Just a FYI but I was out today for an official...

Just a FYI but I was out today for an official check of my speedometer and at 60 indicated I was at 57 on my phone app gps. 5K rpms put me at 71 gps and 75 indicated in high gear. The speedo seems...
Forum: Road warriors 06-15-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 4,614
Views: 904,873
Posted By OldF7Guy
no, didnt know about that one. Thank you.

no, didnt know about that one. Thank you.
Forum: Road warriors 06-14-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 4,614
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Posted By OldF7Guy
Since I am bored tonight I thought I would post a...

Since I am bored tonight I thought I would post a pic of my 750 and the night hawk forums are gone. This was the day I got it home and the only thing I have really added is mirror extensions. I...
Forum: Road warriors 06-14-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 4,614
Views: 904,873
Posted By OldF7Guy
In regard to gas mileage my 03 is stock and I...

In regard to gas mileage my 03 is stock and I ride it in all sorts of conditions. My worst fuel mileage is running the interstates 70-75. I usually just set the tack on 5K and try to hold it pretty...
Forum: Vendors 05-26-2014, 01:29 AM
Replies: 373
Views: 39,953
Posted By OldF7Guy
I checked my gauge on my motopump against a known...

I checked my gauge on my motopump against a known pretty expensive psi gauge and it was dead nuts on. I have to say I am impressed with that aspect of it. Fortunately, I have not had to use it on...
Forum: Road warriors 05-24-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 4,031
Views: 592,077
Posted By OldF7Guy
Nighthawk 750's redline at 8500 also. If there...

Nighthawk 750's redline at 8500 also. If there is one drawback to the 1100s its the valve adjustment intervals.
Forum: Road warriors 05-18-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 4,614
Views: 904,873
Posted By OldF7Guy
What kind of back tire do you have? Mine had a...

What kind of back tire do you have? Mine had a Kenda on it when I bought it and it was fairly new but I am not sure how its going to hold up. I plan on putting a Michelin active on it when the...
Forum: Road warriors 05-18-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 4,614
Views: 904,873
Posted By OldF7Guy
I have no idea who Hondo is but I cant get...

I have no idea who Hondo is but I cant get registered on the UJM forums for some reason. Thank you dusty rags for sending me the link and I will try again later.

I know the nighthawks are...
Forum: Road warriors 05-18-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 4,614
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Posted By OldF7Guy
Can somebody point me to the UJM forum? I go to...

Can somebody point me to the UJM forum? I go to the CB1100 forum mostly for general information but the NH forum was handy for specific information. A ton of CB1100 owners used to have night...
Forum: Road warriors 05-17-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 4,614
Views: 904,873
Posted By OldF7Guy
I was about to ask myself about the night hawk...

I was about to ask myself about the night hawk forums. Its been down for me like 3-4 days. I know they were having a big gathering this weekend down in Robbins NC.
Forum: Road warriors 05-15-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 51,621
Posted By OldF7Guy
Mr Breeze, I am not the goldwing expert but a...

Mr Breeze, I am not the goldwing expert but a buddy of mine bought an 04 last year with about the same miles on it. I think his is a 1800. Anyway, to date all the guy has done is change the oil and...
Forum: Road warriors 05-14-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 1,732
Views: 173,450
Posted By OldF7Guy
We need pics. What is the top speed of the 400's...

We need pics. What is the top speed of the 400's give or take? 27 hp at the crank is that correct?
Forum: Road warriors 05-07-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 4,031
Views: 592,077
Posted By OldF7Guy
I would just about give my left nut for one of...

I would just about give my left nut for one of these. I really like my Nighthawk 750 and there is not a thing in the world wrong with it. When the 14DLX start to show up used I am going to have to...
Forum: Road warriors 05-04-2014, 11:53 PM
Replies: 4,614
Views: 904,873
Posted By OldF7Guy
Does anybody have the national cycle F-16 touring...

Does anybody have the national cycle F-16 touring or sport wind screen they can comment on?
Forum: The Garage 04-19-2014, 01:24 AM
Replies: 1,392
Views: 237,797
Posted By OldF7Guy
I greatly appreciate your advice. I will double...

I greatly appreciate your advice. I will double check the charging system but I think its ok.
Forum: The Garage 04-18-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 1,392
Views: 237,797
Posted By OldF7Guy
I have not read this entire thread so forgive me....

I have not read this entire thread so forgive me. I hope somebody will give me the cliff notes.

I need to replace a battery for a 2003 Honda 750. I just want the best bang for the buck that...
Forum: Road warriors 04-06-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 4,614
Views: 904,873
Posted By OldF7Guy
http://i1173.photobucket.com/albums/r591/3mach1/20...

http://i1173.photobucket.com/albums/r591/3mach1/2014-04-06170836.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 04-06-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 4,614
Views: 904,873
Posted By OldF7Guy
couple of more. ...

couple of more.

http://i1173.photobucket.com/albums/r591/3mach1/2014-04-06170900.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 04-06-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 4,614
Views: 904,873
Posted By OldF7Guy
You can replace one at a time which is what I...

You can replace one at a time which is what I did. I still have the stock front Dunlop off mine that I would sell cheap. It has 8K on it and was not wore out but I replaced it because of age. Its...
Forum: Vendors 04-06-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 1,099
Views: 119,863
Posted By OldF7Guy
I just got my Cibie E-spec housing and with a...

I just got my Cibie E-spec housing and with a 70/65 Osram the light output is simply amazing. Its a 1350/2000 lumen lamp on low/high beam but has a short service life. Going to re-try the LED...
Forum: Road warriors 04-05-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 4,614
Views: 904,873
Posted By OldF7Guy
I searched craigs list and ebay high and low and...

I searched craigs list and ebay high and low and never could find a used one to buy. There seem to be plenty for the 650's 550's but no 750's at the time I was looking. I ended up getting one from...
Forum: Road warriors 04-04-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 4,614
Views: 904,873
Posted By OldF7Guy
+1. I am amazed at how good the drum brake is. ...

+1. I am amazed at how good the drum brake is. My sportster had a disc in the rear and I may as well had a scrub brake. This drum brake has really impressed me on how good it is.
Forum: Vendors 03-21-2014, 11:52 PM
Replies: 1,099
Views: 119,863
Posted By OldF7Guy
This is what I gathered from my research. It was...

This is what I gathered from my research. It was quick research by the way and I did not spend a ton of time but this is what I came away with.
Cibie>Bosch>Hella. All are a upgrade from stock...
Forum: Road warriors 03-18-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 2,178
Views: 203,551
Posted By OldF7Guy
I look forward to seeing one in person myself. I...

I look forward to seeing one in person myself. I can count on just a few fingers things I think HD does better than anyone else and paint is one of them. The fit and finish is just usually...
Forum: Vendors 03-18-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 1,099
Views: 119,863
Posted By OldF7Guy
I appear to be the only one having any issues so...

I appear to be the only one having any issues so I have done some research and here is my solution. I have ordered a Cibie headlight E spec housing. I think mine is just lousy or has gone bad...
Forum: Vendors 03-17-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 1,099
Views: 119,863
Posted By OldF7Guy
I got mine and it just didnt pan out. Its not...

I got mine and it just didnt pan out. Its not the product because I think I have other issues. I bought a 2003 Honda 750 nighthawk used this year. So its 11 years old already but its in very very...
Forum: Road warriors 03-15-2014, 01:23 AM
Replies: 4,614
Views: 904,873
Posted By OldF7Guy
I have seen the entire tool kit on ebay from time...

I have seen the entire tool kit on ebay from time to time but they are higher than a cats back. I was lucky to get the entire kit with my Nighthawk but it is not exactly the best quality tools. ...
Forum: Vendors 03-09-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 373
Views: 39,953
Posted By OldF7Guy
One of my riding buddies told me I was an idiot...

One of my riding buddies told me I was an idiot for packing this pump and plug tool. I told him that might be the case but what if he had a flat and I just happened to be with him? Then what? I...
Forum: The Garage 03-03-2014, 04:10 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,326
Posted By OldF7Guy
May I ask where you got that for 23 shipped? ...

May I ask where you got that for 23 shipped?

I welcome all the information I can get to learn more.
Forum: Road warriors 02-27-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 4,614
Views: 904,873
Posted By OldF7Guy
I agree about the seat. I really really like my...

I agree about the seat. I really really like my NH750 but the seat feels like to me somebody cut the handle off a boat paddle and put a little bit of foam rubber over it and stuck a cover on it. ...
Forum: Road warriors 02-26-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 4,614
Views: 904,873
Posted By OldF7Guy
Thanks for the info. I did not know that. I...

Thanks for the info. I did not know that. I would have actually preferred round mirrors. The extensions I have now at least let me see around my shoulders.
Forum: Vendors 02-25-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 1,099
Views: 119,863
Posted By OldF7Guy
Off Road Rider, I just looked at the rectifier...

Off Road Rider, I just looked at the rectifier for the AC powered lights. Would that not be fairly odd? Most people are not going to need that are they? I am just asking because I dont know.
Forum: Road warriors 02-25-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 4,614
Views: 904,873
Posted By OldF7Guy
How many miles do you have on them Louisiana...

How many miles do you have on them Louisiana Rider? Any trouble spots to keep an eye out for? Mine is in pretty good shape but I am just now shaking it down and have a few minor issues to deal...
Forum: Vendors 02-24-2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 1,064
Views: 133,125
Posted By OldF7Guy
+1. You can run the LED headlight and the long...

+1. You can run the LED headlight and the long range lights for less output than the stock halogen bulb alone in my case. I cant afford the long range lights right now because of too many other...
Forum: Equipment 02-24-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,971
Posted By OldF7Guy
I would love to have one of those solar testers. ...

I would love to have one of those solar testers. Right now, I have the old toaster tester. I would have ordered one but my credit card is smoking hot from this morning. Thanks for posting about...
Forum: Road warriors 02-24-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 4,614
Views: 904,873
Posted By OldF7Guy
I just now ordered a michlen active front for...

I just now ordered a michlen active front for mine so I hope I have as good luck as you have had. My old one is not wore out but its 11 years old and starting to crack a little. Previous owner...
Forum: Vendors 02-23-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 1,099
Views: 119,863
Posted By OldF7Guy
I am glad to hear that. I am not expecting any...

I am glad to hear that. I am not expecting any kind of miracle. My lighting is so poor right now that I would do just as well with a couple of AA flashlights taped to the front forks.
Forum: Road warriors 02-23-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 4,614
Views: 904,873
Posted By OldF7Guy
I am curious as well as to what you use on the...

I am curious as well as to what you use on the front. I need a front tire right now. The Michelin that you are using is a bias ply tire correct? That is very good mileage out of a rear tire.
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