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Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-14-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 280
Posted By Smopho
Your best bet is finding a local auto upholstery...

Your best bet is finding a local auto upholstery shop.
Forum: The Garage 12-10-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 431
Posted By Smopho
If you don't want to be doing it again in a few...

If you don't want to be doing it again in a few months, skip the fiberglass packing and get some fine or medium stainless steel wool. Instead of tape that will melt and allow the exhaust pressure...
Forum: Beasts 12-10-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,431
Posted By Smopho
I've been riding Harleys (baggers) since the...

I've been riding Harleys (baggers) since the late 90's, but two years ago I also picked up a Triumph Tiger 800xc. I like the dichotomy between the Harley and Triumph, they each satisfy a different...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-02-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,572
Posted By Smopho
Use a stab on the front brake to preload the fork...

Use a stab on the front brake to preload the fork then power, pull, and lift....works on my Tiger.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-02-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,261
Posted By Smopho
If you ride the three sisters roads in the TX...

If you ride the three sisters roads in the TX Hillcountry, check out the LoneStar motorcycle museum in Leakey TX and try their excellent meat pies in the Cafe too.
Forum: Beasts 10-20-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 3,062
Views: 606,280
Posted By Smopho
Harleys do have cush drive, but it is in the...

Harleys do have cush drive, but it is in the primary drive chain system on the motor's output shaft sprocket. Harley calls it the "compensator" and they are notorious for failing on pre-2013's with...
Forum: Road warriors 07-22-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 15,267
Posted By Smopho
If you find yourself grinning from ear to ear...

If you find yourself grinning from ear to ear when you hop on for a ride, then buy it regardless of what the badge on the tank says. Life is too short to let your's or someone else's preconceived...
Forum: Road warriors 07-21-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,331
Posted By Smopho
It is not hard at all. I just did a 2013 Road...

It is not hard at all. I just did a 2013 Road Glide Ultra for a Buddy this weekend. He already had a gutted OEM pipe to put on.
5 minutes to remove the right front footboard
20 minutes to remove...
Forum: Equipment 05-26-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,280
Posted By Smopho
I'm in South Texas and ride in 100 plus temps...

I'm in South Texas and ride in 100 plus temps often. I've found a Shoei Neotec modular to be very comfortable. It has the best flow through venting across the top and down the back of my head of...
Forum: Beasts 05-26-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,536
Posted By Smopho
All the factory instructions for the Triumph kit...

All the factory instructions for the Triumph kit installations are online.
Go here and plug in the kit part# http://www.triumphinstructions.com/
Forum: Beasts 05-03-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,103
Posted By Smopho
A Micro torch (butane) will quickly loosen red...

A Micro torch (butane) will quickly loosen red locktite on screws. Apply the tip of the torch flame to the screw head for 5-10 secondsl If they are really small, heat the tip of an old screwdriver...
Forum: Road warriors 05-03-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 25,484
Posted By Smopho
Not mine, but found this in the Austin TX...

Not mine, but found this in the Austin TX Craiglist. A bunch of XJ650 Turbo stuff for sale. http://austin.craigslist.org/mcy/4423079850.html
Forum: Equipment 04-25-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 14,273
Posted By Smopho
Fuji has just leapfrogged everyone else with the...

Fuji has just leapfrogged everyone else with the XT-1. Aps-C sized sensor, reasonably priced lenses (unlike leica), and realworld low light performance tops in it's class. ...
Forum: The Garage 10-21-2013, 09:08 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,788
Posted By Smopho
Tell that art vs science thingy to this thing: ...

Tell that art vs science thingy to this thing: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6VkLeC9EvUA
Forum: Road warriors 10-17-2013, 09:01 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 54,666
Posted By Smopho
Oil coolers make a difference, at least in Texas...

Oil coolers make a difference, at least in Texas they do. I had a 2005 Road Glide with a Stage 2 kit (Cams, 95" bore, efi tune, exhaust) that regulary hit oil tems of 230 hiway riding 95-105 ambient...
Forum: Beasts 10-17-2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 16,861
Posted By Smopho
They're Hepco Becker bags that Buell OEM's. The...

They're Hepco Becker bags that Buell OEM's. The SWMotech quick detach mounts for the Tiger 800XC match the Hepco Becker bags and the SW Motech Quick Lock kit allows the bags to lock on or lock off...
Forum: Beasts 10-08-2013, 09:18 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 16,861
Posted By Smopho
Taller is not the answer, you need a vent at the...

Taller is not the answer, you need a vent at the bottom to relieve the low pressure behind the screen that causes the rolling turbulence off of the top lip. The off the shelf solution is the MadStad...
Forum: Road warriors 10-04-2013, 06:20 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 39,769
Posted By Smopho
The ADHD generation misses out on so much.

The ADHD generation misses out on so much.
Forum: Road warriors 10-04-2013, 06:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,742
Posted By Smopho
It's not a big jump in terms of handling the...

It's not a big jump in terms of handling the bike. But, there are more comfortable models for those over 6'. The Touring chassis bikes, especially the Road Glide works superb for taller folks, as...
Forum: Road warriors 10-04-2013, 06:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,801
Posted By Smopho
True, there's a pretty good demand for FLTRi's. ...

True, there's a pretty good demand for FLTRi's. Traded my '03 RG for a 13 RG Ultra at list and got $12,500 trade value on the RG.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-04-2013, 05:58 PM
Replies: 1,044
Views: 206,513
Posted By Smopho
Austin TX from the hill in Butler Park: ...

Austin TX from the hill in Butler Park:

http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4089/5022265996_a414b39e7d_b.jpg

More Here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/smopho/sets/72157625028219622/
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-04-2013, 05:54 PM
Replies: 421
Views: 50,613
Posted By Smopho
About 50 miles outside of Roswell New Mexico... ...

About 50 miles outside of Roswell New Mexico...

https://scontent-a-dfw.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn1/549517_10200424109701252_233698000_n.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 09-19-2013, 09:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,286
Posted By Smopho
Look at the Harley Dyna Convertible. It's a...

Look at the Harley Dyna Convertible. It's a bagger cruiser with forward foodboards, but since it is built on the Dyna frame, you can just bolt on the Dyna mid control pegs, or the footboards from...
Forum: Beasts 09-19-2013, 09:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,036
Posted By Smopho
Quit bragging and flip a coin :lol3 There is...

Quit bragging and flip a coin :lol3

There is no wrong answer.
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-02-2013, 01:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 921
Posted By Smopho
If you're in Ouray, you really need to take the...

If you're in Ouray, you really need to take the back road over Eloise pass to Silverton. 13000 plus feet and awesome views along the way.
Forum: Road warriors 08-21-2013, 02:10 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 39,769
Posted By Smopho
Added Power info

Some info and pretty pictures about cam timing changes, airbox, and more on the 2014's vs the 2013's. ...
Forum: Road warriors 08-18-2013, 03:24 PM
Replies: 2,336
Views: 642,282
Posted By Smopho
Much quicker turn in, more response to rider...

Much quicker turn in, more response to rider inputs, but a little more difficult (falls into tight corners) at slower speeds which I think is likely the tourpack. Leaned over in a corner, they both...
Forum: Road warriors 08-18-2013, 03:22 PM
Replies: 2,336
Views: 642,282
Posted By Smopho
That motor also had a 95inch kit and SE203 cams...

That motor also had a 95inch kit and SE203 cams and a Power Commander. On the dyno it turned 92 ft lbs, 86hp, not great, but much better than the original 68hp stock. The 2005's did not have the...
Forum: Road warriors 08-16-2013, 08:31 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 20,771
Posted By Smopho
FYI, you can easily add the docking kit and make...

FYI, you can easily add the docking kit and make the tourpack removable. It also requires an antenna relocation kit, the HD site for parts has the specifics. An added benefit is with the Tourpack...
Forum: Road warriors 08-16-2013, 08:25 AM
Replies: 2,336
Views: 642,282
Posted By Smopho
Out with the old: ...

Out with the old:

https://fbcdn-sphotos-g-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/221860_1681448111999_5944569_n.jpg


In with the new:
...
Forum: Road warriors 07-30-2013, 08:22 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 25,484
Posted By Smopho
There is one for sale in the Austin TX Craigslist...

There is one for sale in the Austin TX Craigslist right now if anyone is looking. It is not mine and I know nothing about it.
Forum: Beasts 07-30-2013, 07:14 PM
Replies: 825
Views: 163,584
Posted By Smopho
Does anyone else's Madstad squeak like crazy on...

Does anyone else's Madstad squeak like crazy on bumpy roads? Mine does and I can't figure out where exactly it is coming from, or it might even be the headlight assembly itself and not the...
Forum: Equipment 07-08-2013, 07:58 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 20,195
Posted By Smopho
I bought a Bilt modular helmet. Rode out with it...

I bought a Bilt modular helmet. Rode out with it and returned it after an hour. It was incredibly noisy and seemed to resonate with the exhaust on my Harley in a most obnoxious way. I exchanged it...
Forum: Beasts 07-01-2013, 09:16 PM
Replies: 1,741
Views: 210,598
Posted By Smopho
What is the preferred or dealer designated dry...

What is the preferred or dealer designated dry lube to use on the stepper?
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-01-2013, 08:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,762
Posted By Smopho
If you have a problem with your inspection, PM me...

If you have a problem with your inspection, PM me and I'll tell you where to go.
Forum: Equipment 05-31-2013, 07:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,206
Posted By Smopho
Blue Toothe is point to point and is not a...

Blue Toothe is point to point and is not a networking protocol to tie multiple devices together.
Forum: Equipment 05-30-2013, 10:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,300
Posted By Smopho
I would add a skidplate for the evap emmissions...

I would add a skidplate for the evap emmissions canister which is vulnerable under the 4dr unliminted. If you search JK forums, you'll find a couple options. They are super easy to install. I...
Forum: Equipment 05-09-2013, 09:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,429
Posted By Smopho
I like the fact that a) it can self charge and it...

I like the fact that a) it can self charge and it has good battery life, and b) it will run any Android app which means all of the other auto routing GPS and weather radar apps would work on it. I...
Forum: Equipment 05-09-2013, 09:33 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 38,729
Posted By Smopho
Did you first pull out the liners over the ear...

Did you first pull out the liners over the ear holes? Per the video on the Neotech on Revzilla, the ear pads remove and their are molded in recesses expliclty there for speaker mounting. The ear...
Forum: Equipment 05-09-2013, 09:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,778
Posted By Smopho
There was a guy on the Harley forums who sold a...

There was a guy on the Harley forums who sold a leather vest with pop up air deflectors, he called it a Jack's flaps vest. I got one as a beta tester, and it really worked. You can get an idea of...
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