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Forum: The Garage 11-24-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 2,333
Views: 313,612
Posted By grelcar
Paint the walls:rofl

Paint the walls:rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-23-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 35,113
Views: 8,760,242
Posted By grelcar
I kept waiting for the yellow Goldwing to come up...

I kept waiting for the yellow Goldwing to come up behind him and slip by.
Forum: Road warriors 11-06-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 13,588
Posted By grelcar
Great thread! I just installed the front...

Great thread!

I just installed the front fork deflectors and like them so far. Seems to cut down on the head buffeting I was experiencing. Biggest difference is that when I crack the shield on my...
Forum: The Garage 11-05-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,752
Posted By grelcar
You should swap in the old parts back in one at a...

You should swap in the old parts back in one at a time to determine what was causing the problem. Curious minds want to know. :rofl

Glad to hear you got it going.
Forum: The Garage 11-03-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,752
Posted By grelcar
If it fires up after sitting a few hours I would...

If it fires up after sitting a few hours I would be looking at the distributor. Fairly common issue with early to mid 90's ford V8s. The electronics module in the distributor starts to breakdown and...
Forum: Road warriors 11-02-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 13,588
Posted By grelcar
I sat on one of the new Road Kings yesterday. I...

I sat on one of the new Road Kings yesterday. I really like the handlebars. I wouldn't dare take for a test ride.
Forum: Road warriors 10-30-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 13,588
Posted By grelcar
Thanks marshrat. I think I will give this a try....

Thanks marshrat. I think I will give this a try. It is about time to start using the windshield again. I only use the windshield when it is cold out.
Forum: Road warriors 10-30-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 13,588
Posted By grelcar
Are these the new deflectors? ...

Are these the new deflectors?

http://www.harley-davidson.com/store/fork-mount-wind-deflector-pa-20-57400146--1

Greg
Forum: Road warriors 09-24-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 24,004
Posted By grelcar
I think that Harley's biggest asset is also their...

I think that Harley's biggest asset is also their biggest liability, their dealerships. Most dealerships aren't interested in bikes that don't fit well with the lifestyle image they sell. If Harley...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-09-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,956
Posted By grelcar
I have purchased financed bikes a couple of...

I have purchased financed bikes a couple of times. Each time my local credit union took care of the transaction at no cost to me. They contacted the lien holder, faxed paperwork back and forth. I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-06-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 45,719
Posted By grelcar
Sounds like just about every other dirt bike in...

Sounds like just about every other dirt bike in the 70's. Frustratingly fun.
Forum: The Garage 05-29-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,518
Posted By grelcar
I have been using Trufuel 50:1 premix available...

I have been using Trufuel 50:1 premix available in quart cans a all the big box hardware stores for a few years now. My two strokes start easier and run better than when they were new.
Forum: Road warriors 04-27-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 3,876
Views: 443,930
Posted By grelcar
It won't do any good. Someone will quote him...

It won't do any good. Someone will quote him every time he make a post.
Forum: Road warriors 04-03-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 2,521
Views: 260,391
Posted By grelcar
A whole lot less crying than if they axed the...

A whole lot less crying than if they axed the bikes.

Of course those hotties in apparel would have to get jobs in the mall.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-22-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,419
Posted By grelcar
I'll try to bring some of this great Virginia...

I'll try to bring some of this great Virginia springtime weather with me when I come. Sunny and 75 today. Great riding weather. Must be something going on there week of 7 April, had to search around...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-18-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,419
Posted By grelcar
Thanks for all the suggestions. Looking forward...

Thanks for all the suggestions. Looking forward to my visit there in a few weeks. Should be in the 70s by then. Right?

Greg
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-17-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,419
Posted By grelcar
Sounds like no trip to duluth is complete without...

Sounds like no trip to duluth is complete without a visit to the Anchor Bar.



Reminds me of the port breifings we used to get in the Navy. The entire crew would be drawn to the off limits...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-17-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,419
Posted By grelcar
Thanks for the link. Enjoyed reading.

Thanks for the link. Enjoyed reading.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-16-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,419
Posted By grelcar
Thanks for the suggestions so far. Definitely...

Thanks for the suggestions so far. Definitely plan to stop by Aerostich.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-16-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,419
Posted By grelcar
Duluth

I will be in Duluth for at least a week for work beginning April 9. I will be working in the downtown area. I will not be on a bike. Any advice for places to eat, things to see and do, a good area to...
Forum: Road warriors 01-04-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 2,521
Views: 260,391
Posted By grelcar
If she is not 6'5 that is a really small bike.

If she is not 6'5 that is a really small bike.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-01-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,374
Posted By grelcar
Had a great time. It was nice to meet you guys. ...

Had a great time. It was nice to meet you guys.

Greg
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-31-2013, 07:26 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,374
Posted By grelcar
I don't know any of you guys but would like to...

I don't know any of you guys but would like to meet you and join in on your ride.

Greg
Forum: Road warriors 12-05-2013, 04:48 PM
Replies: 2,521
Views: 260,391
Posted By grelcar
Every car and bike dealer in my area charges...

Every car and bike dealer in my area charges between $400-600 documentation" fee. It is printed on the sales contract. Every vehicle I have bought from any car or bike dealer in the last 20 years has...
Forum: Road warriors 11-16-2013, 07:18 PM
Replies: 2,521
Views: 260,391
Posted By grelcar
I think most informed buyers who have been...

I think most informed buyers who have been researching a motorcycle or automobile will know more about that product than the average salesman working at a dealership. I know a very successful car...
Forum: Road warriors 11-16-2013, 04:33 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 13,588
Posted By grelcar
I ride without my windshield most of the time. I...

I ride without my windshield most of the time. I have done multiple 500+ mile days this way. I tolerate it with the windshield. The turbulence doesn't bother me as much as the lack of airflow with...
Forum: Road warriors 11-16-2013, 04:15 PM
Replies: 2,521
Views: 260,391
Posted By grelcar
As far as a salesman not knowing about these new...

As far as a salesman not knowing about these new bikes. I'm sure they would rather spend their time at the dealership talking about bikes that they have in stock now or can get their hands on now and...
Forum: Road warriors 10-18-2013, 12:42 PM
Replies: 1,562
Views: 178,681
Posted By grelcar
2015 Road Glide :evil

2015 Road Glide :evil
Forum: Road warriors 10-05-2013, 07:51 PM
Replies: 432
Views: 68,831
Posted By grelcar
Those Road Glides really seem to wear the bug...

Those Road Glides really seem to wear the bug splatters and mud well.
Forum: Road warriors 10-03-2013, 06:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,661
Posted By grelcar
at 6'3 and coming off a DR650 you are going to...

at 6'3 and coming off a DR650 you are going to feel like the Heritage Special was designed for a midget.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-02-2013, 06:46 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,297
Posted By grelcar
I looked at a new Harley Road King at a dealer...

I looked at a new Harley Road King at a dealer when the 2009 models first came out. If I remember correctly they wanted MSRP + destination + $695 setup fee + a $895 acquisition fee + a $495...
Forum: Road warriors 10-01-2013, 04:53 PM
Replies: 443
Views: 52,016
Posted By grelcar
What fixed fork lowers did you have?

What fixed fork lowers did you have?
Forum: Road warriors 10-01-2013, 01:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,714
Posted By grelcar
If you are able to get the Road King at MSRP +...

If you are able to get the Road King at MSRP + destination + tax without any other fees or market adjustment I would guess that the dealer would offer you no more than $6K or your current bike. Good...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-29-2013, 10:42 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 8,921
Posted By grelcar
I came up upon a group of about 15 bikes on a...

I came up upon a group of about 15 bikes on a four lane road that was in the left lane passing a slow car in the right lane. This was in a 55 mph zone, the group of bikes were traveling about 50 mph....
Forum: Road warriors 09-08-2013, 07:46 AM
Replies: 377
Views: 44,846
Posted By grelcar
I have has magical experiences at the local...

I have has magical experiences at the local Harley dealers. I can go there and walk around the entire store an be completely invisible to all the employees there. I guess I don't fit the image. My...
Forum: Equipment 09-05-2013, 12:16 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 90,904
Posted By grelcar
When I was helmet shopping I found that I could...

When I was helmet shopping I found that I could easily put on and remove the Schuberth with my glasses on. Not so with the Neotech.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-05-2013, 09:19 AM
Replies: 4,326
Views: 428,802
Posted By grelcar
If Harley does come out with such a bike I would...

If Harley does come out with such a bike I would not expect to see it in Harley dealers in North America. I would think that it would be an international model made in plants outside of North...
Forum: Road warriors 08-20-2013, 02:22 PM
Replies: 1,562
Views: 178,681
Posted By grelcar
One big advantage Harley has with their new 2014...

One big advantage Harley has with their new 2014 models is that they are available now, or very soon, at the largest full service motorcycle dealer network in the country.
Forum: Road warriors 08-20-2013, 06:05 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 39,065
Posted By grelcar
How would the Victory lifestyle and Indian...

How would the Victory lifestyle and Indian lifestyle differ from the lifestyle image that Harley is marketing now?
Forum: Road warriors 08-19-2013, 07:58 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 39,065
Posted By grelcar
Should be lots of used Harley hitting the market...

Should be lots of used Harley hitting the market soon. All the hardcore Harley guys over on HD forums are getting rid of theirs because of the water cooling on a couple of new models. Indian might be...
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