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Old 06-24-2015, 05:52 PM   #1
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Any reason I should worry about buying a 1994 Dyna Wide Glide?

It's got the Evo engine, with under 6000 miles. Drag bars (a plus, as I hate apes and buckhorns etc!). Vance and Hines exhaust. Here's the buke:

http://honolulu.craigslist.org/big/mcy/5074847684.html

This should be carburetted rather than fuel injected. I consider that a plus, because I'm old and know my way around a carb. I believe the Evo has gear driven cams, and owners of the newer chain drive cammed engines, are falling all over themselves getting gear driven cams installed.

I'm waiting to hear back from the owner.

I'd like to hear from owners of thee bikes from that time period if possible. Harley bashers can move on along......
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Old 06-24-2015, 07:58 PM   #2
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Sometime ago I recall reading about Wera688's 350,000 mile V-Strom and he also wrote about his Evo HD with 362,000 miles. He did note that the HD did require more work than the Suzuki to go that far but still, that's pretty impressive.

I looked. I did find a shorter version of the Suzuki posting; but almost nothing about the HD.
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Old 06-24-2015, 08:12 PM   #3
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Sounds good to me. Low miles, good price.
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Old 06-25-2015, 09:18 AM   #4
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Most evo Harleys were pretty reliable, this one looks like a good deal and should make for a good bike to put around the island.
Enjoy!
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Old 06-25-2015, 12:46 PM   #5
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Sent the owner a second email, and he finally answered. The bike sold yesterday.
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Old 06-25-2015, 12:57 PM   #6
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I have a '95 with 85K miles on it. The engine in stock form is pretty reliable. If it's been stepped on then the engine cases can be a little suspect. I had to replace the stator, and I upgrade the Regulator/Rectifier to a series type. I put in an Andrews EV27 cam and rejetted the carb and a Screaming Eagle intake kit. I bought it new and will never sell it.
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Old 06-26-2015, 08:38 PM   #7
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Old 06-26-2015, 08:50 PM   #8
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It's American made......
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Old 06-27-2015, 07:23 AM   #9
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Old 06-27-2015, 10:12 AM   #10
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Apart from the Showa forks, keihin carb etc...
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People will snigger behind your back and small children will point at you and laugh...
I hate sniggers.
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Old 06-28-2015, 07:20 PM   #13
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I hate sniggers.
Hello? Is this thing on?
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Old 06-28-2015, 09:24 PM   #14
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Well, Bueler, this is kind of a dead thread now, as the guy sold the bike before I had a chance to go look at it.
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Old 06-29-2015, 05:05 AM   #15
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Well, Bueler, this is kind of a dead thread now, as the guy sold the bike before I had a chance to go look at it.
I know, was just being funny.

If you find another one I can tell you that the '98 EVO Wide Glide I had was a great bike. At 5'8" they don't fit me real well, but the engine responded well to performance mods and aside from a rocker box gasket never had anything go wrong.
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