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Old 05-08-2014, 10:53 AM   #1426
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MCN video.

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Old 05-08-2014, 11:38 AM   #1427
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Stopped at a local dealer yesterday. Saw this beauty. I was about to tell them to start the financing paperwork until he told me what their asking price was. I nearly shat myself..
With no front brake that can't be street legal. So why put a headlight on a dirt tracker?
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Old 05-08-2014, 03:21 PM   #1428
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Noise vid of the Akro slip on. Really nice finish too.

I have some bomb ass speakers....and that didn't sound that great.
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Old 05-08-2014, 04:21 PM   #1429
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Try the akrapovic site. They have better sound bytes with the bike under load. Sounds better, probably, on bomb ass speakers.

I like the Akra part because it lowers the exhaust frequencies and doesn't increase the db.

Loud pipes suck.
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Old 05-08-2014, 04:54 PM   #1430
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It has a front brake. It's not shown in that picture as it seems that was taken during the build.

As for the exhaust, the Vance and Hines 2 into 1 sounds absolutely beautiful on that engine.


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With no front brake that can't be street legal. So why put a headlight on a dirt tracker?
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Old 05-15-2014, 02:18 PM   #1431
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Aftermarket Suspension

I can't seem to find anyone who is making after market shocks specifically for the bolt, or will any basic size work??? I did read about a company that does a kit that lifts the rear by one inch which would certainly help.

http://www.baronscustom.com/catalog/...217/index.html


If this link works you can see the lift kit.

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Old 05-15-2014, 02:58 PM   #1432
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A guy on the Bolt forum got hagon to do a set.
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Old 05-15-2014, 04:33 PM   #1433
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Would a longer travel rear suspension also give the bike better ground clearance?
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Old 05-15-2014, 05:05 PM   #1434
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Yeah. The problem with travel, as you can see in the various dirty sportster threads, is that when increased you get increased belt slack at certain points in range of motion. So, you have to fit an idler pulley to hold it in proper tension through ROM, or you have simply add longer shocks with the same ROM as stock and work with that. This is a gross oversimplification though.

You can increase travel a bit without the tensioner needing to be added. But you'd have to math it out and determine what is best.

Right now the big obstacle to clearance is peg/sidestand location and suspension height.
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Old 05-15-2014, 06:44 PM   #1435
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Holy crap- a bit more work than I expected...time for a bit of "improve Harley 883 suspension" googling to try and understand the associated costs.
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Old 05-16-2014, 06:23 AM   #1436
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It's not so bad. You just have to look before you leap.
A couple of guys here on advrider have used something as simple as a skateboard wheel to promote belt tension through range of motion on lifted belt drive sporsters.

And if the goal is to raise the bike a bit and give a bit more range of motion, for ground clearance, you should be able to accomplish that without too much drama or engineering.

Here's the thread for the guy in Scotland who did the Hagon parts. He's had no trouble with his belt slack.
He went with 230mm shocks.
Here's the bike with shocks fitted. Noticeable difference in ride height.
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Old 05-23-2014, 05:56 PM   #1437
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Well Kraven, I had to one up you on the Bolt. I plopped down some money today.

The dealer said he didn't expect the 2015's in till much later. He said January.

I suck at waiting.

Pictures next week when I take delivery.
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Old 05-24-2014, 07:34 AM   #1438
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Dammit Steve! I assume you bought the fastest color.
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Old 05-24-2014, 07:39 AM   #1439
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Yup, Grey R Spec. I wanted that one because the decals can be easily removed. I wanted to plasti dip the tank and fenders but last night I read it doesn't hold up to gasoline very well. So now I'm not sure.

My Yosh system and Cobra PowrPro are already on the way.
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Old 05-24-2014, 07:41 AM   #1440
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Here's the thread for the guy in Scotland who did the Hagon parts. He's had no trouble with his belt slack.
He went with 230mm shocks.
Did you mean to say 270mm shocks?
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