Please login or register.

Login with username, password and session length
Advanced search  
Pages: 1 [2] 3 4 ... 31

Author Topic: Recent improvements  (Read 112544 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Buy early

  • 5k CVO Member
  • ***
  • Offline Offline
  • Posts: 8678
  • My future if I were Benjamin Button

    • CVO1: 2001 FXDWG2 Switchblade - The Beast
    • CVO2: 2004 FXSTDSE2 Deuce - Beauty
Re: Recent improvements
« Reply #15 on: September 18, 2008, 01:28:10 PM »

Business side of bike shows the new (although discontinued) V&H Q series pipes. While at rally week, I stopped by the V&H exhibit and asked the rep if they would be making flame tips for this exhaust. He informed me that was unlikely because they had been discontinued due to lack of interest. He said, "nobody wants quieter pipes on their Harley!" Well, sad to say, I am one of those guys. The engine mods from owner # 1 made the bike too loud for my neighborhood so I set out to quiet it down a bit. I am very pleased with the sound and the look (although I would like flame tips). I would wager that it is still louder than stock but no longer wakes the dead. Cuthbertss out in Colorado was kind enough to relieve me of the V&H straight shots that came off. Interestingly enough, they are now on his FXDWG2 so they remain a CVO upgrade.
« Last Edit: July 08, 2013, 08:07:10 PM by Buy early »
Logged

Buy early

  • 5k CVO Member
  • ***
  • Offline Offline
  • Posts: 8678
  • My future if I were Benjamin Button

    • CVO1: 2001 FXDWG2 Switchblade - The Beast
    • CVO2: 2004 FXSTDSE2 Deuce - Beauty
Re: Recent improvements
« Reply #16 on: September 18, 2008, 01:34:34 PM »

Did ya catch that HD valve stem cover upgrade!
Logged

Buy early

  • 5k CVO Member
  • ***
  • Offline Offline
  • Posts: 8678
  • My future if I were Benjamin Button

    • CVO1: 2001 FXDWG2 Switchblade - The Beast
    • CVO2: 2004 FXSTDSE2 Deuce - Beauty
Re: Recent improvements
« Reply #17 on: September 18, 2008, 01:36:39 PM »

OCD in full bloom!
Logged

GregKhougaz

  • It's a Two Wheeled World.
  • Global Moderator
  • 5k CVO Member
  • *****
  • Offline Offline
  • Posts: 9371
    • CA


    • CVO1: '15 Road Glide Ultra
    • CVO2: '18 Porsche C4 GTS
    • CVO3: '22 Porsche Macan GTS and my mountain bike.
Re: Recent improvements
« Reply #18 on: September 18, 2008, 01:41:57 PM »

Very nice detail work, Buyearly!!   :2vrolijk_21:
Logged


"We've got some tall tales we love to tell.  They may not be true but we sure do remember them well." 
 Sawyer Brown

When you come to a fork in the road... take it!

naitram

  • SMF Administrator
  • 10K CVO Member
  • ******
  • Offline Offline
  • Posts: 12599
    • MA


    • CVO1: FLTRXSE2 "Marvin"
Re: Recent improvements
« Reply #19 on: September 18, 2008, 01:42:48 PM »

looks good, hard to tell from the photo, but is the windshield touching the paint?
Logged
:cool26: naitram...


"I reject your reality and substitute my own."
"Work is the curse of the drinking class."

Buy early

  • 5k CVO Member
  • ***
  • Offline Offline
  • Posts: 8678
  • My future if I were Benjamin Button

    • CVO1: 2001 FXDWG2 Switchblade - The Beast
    • CVO2: 2004 FXSTDSE2 Deuce - Beauty
Re: Recent improvements
« Reply #20 on: September 18, 2008, 01:54:09 PM »

Naitram- - the windshield clears the paint by about 1/4 inch all around. The chrome trim piece is also pretty soft plastic. I don't believe fork travel impacts the shield moving towards the fairing. This is a mod greatly detailed here

http://www.cvoharley.com/smf/index.php?topic=719.0;all

This wasn't a Super Sport windshield but the theory is the same. Thinking of getting one of the Super Sport models and having a good painter put gold flames on it. More winter projects!
Logged

spydglide

  • 10K CVO Member
  • ****
  • Offline Offline
  • Posts: 11885
  • spyder-psychle
Re: Recent improvements
« Reply #21 on: September 18, 2008, 05:55:44 PM »

NOW I know why the price of gold has been going up so much lately.   ::) Nice mods and I love the efforts you're going to on the 'details'.  Keep giveing us the pics on the mods.  :) spyder
Logged
2004 FLHTCSE Cobalt 'Huckleberry'  .....94K+mi.     &  1994 FLSTN 'OleGranny' .....116K+mi.

MikeD

  • Guest
Re: Recent improvements
« Reply #22 on: September 19, 2008, 08:19:59 AM »

Looks good, the only thing I would have added would have been the matching brake rotors.  Just my .02...
Logged

FLYNDYNA

  • Dyna Screaming Eagle
  • 1K CVO Member
  • *
  • Offline Offline
  • Posts: 1304
  • My Little Pepe` the CVO Donkey

    • CVO1: '07 FXDSE V&H Big Shot Staggered SERT K&N A/C Custom Seat
    • CVO2: '09 Road Glide-waiting for lottery
Re: Recent improvements
« Reply #23 on: September 19, 2008, 08:57:52 AM »

Awesome pics and a really cool bike Buy early...I am slightly green with envy! I must now alert my wife to the possibility that I will need to work a third job so I can get one...
Logged
I am so non conformist I have conformed to non conformity
I was going to procrastinate, but I put it off

Buy early

  • 5k CVO Member
  • ***
  • Offline Offline
  • Posts: 8678
  • My future if I were Benjamin Button

    • CVO1: 2001 FXDWG2 Switchblade - The Beast
    • CVO2: 2004 FXSTDSE2 Deuce - Beauty
Re: Recent improvements
« Reply #24 on: September 19, 2008, 10:43:42 AM »

Looks good, the only thing I would have added would have been the matching brake rotors.  Just my .02...

Thanks for the input Mike. Added them to my wishlist. Will get them on the next time the wheels come off.
Logged

ice6900

  • 2.5K CVO Member
  • **
  • Offline Offline
  • Posts: 3268

    • CVO1: fxstsse 07
    • CVO2: (non cvo) fxdl customised
    • CVO3: (custom)arlen ness 1914 flat trak replica
Re: Recent improvements
« Reply #25 on: September 19, 2008, 10:55:57 AM »

its a work of art, but i^m not a fan of tan seats, nice bike!
Logged

Buy early

  • 5k CVO Member
  • ***
  • Offline Offline
  • Posts: 8678
  • My future if I were Benjamin Button

    • CVO1: 2001 FXDWG2 Switchblade - The Beast
    • CVO2: 2004 FXSTDSE2 Deuce - Beauty
Re: Recent improvements
« Reply #26 on: October 05, 2008, 10:31:10 AM »

Latest upgrade - finally got the vanity plates on.
Logged

Buy early

  • 5k CVO Member
  • ***
  • Offline Offline
  • Posts: 8678
  • My future if I were Benjamin Button

    • CVO1: 2001 FXDWG2 Switchblade - The Beast
    • CVO2: 2004 FXSTDSE2 Deuce - Beauty
Re: Recent improvements
« Reply #27 on: October 23, 2008, 09:40:48 AM »

Just got in the Kuryakyn flame shifter peg. Nice piece of work. Completes the left side controls. Waiting for the flame brake pad due out soon.
« Last Edit: November 26, 2008, 07:16:23 PM by Buy early »
Logged

Buy early

  • 5k CVO Member
  • ***
  • Offline Offline
  • Posts: 8678
  • My future if I were Benjamin Button

    • CVO1: 2001 FXDWG2 Switchblade - The Beast
    • CVO2: 2004 FXSTDSE2 Deuce - Beauty
Re: Recent improvements
« Reply #28 on: October 23, 2008, 09:41:58 AM »

Got the Kuryakyn flame shift linkage and took it to Mr. Gold Man. turned out great, can't wait to see it on the bike!
Logged

Tommy2Tall

  • Junior CVO Member
  • **
  • Offline Offline
  • Posts: 51
Re: Recent improvements
« Reply #29 on: October 23, 2008, 09:34:43 PM »

Very nice mods to a very nice bike,  you have put a lot of thought and effort into the bike.  That was actually the first CVO I thought of buying but after taking it out on a test drive found out it just didn't fit me.  I finally traded my 07 CVO Springer in for a 07 nonCVO Ultra.  The bike isn't the same eye catcher as my springer but goodness its comfy, going to do a 500 Mile ride this weekend with the wife aboard.  Anyway great looking bike.
Logged
2007 CV0 Amarillo Gold and Candy Tangerine Springer
2000 Burgundy Heritage Softail Springer
1996 Black and Silver Sportster 1200C
Pages: 1 [2] 3 4 ... 31
 

Page created in 0.137 seconds with 20 queries.