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PJinHouston

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Bought my first FXSTSSE CVO Springer
« on: February 16, 2020, 06:37:34 AM »

In the progress of changing out the look but purchased this 2007 with 12k miles ... Always wanted to own a springer
« Last Edit: March 01, 2020, 04:19:24 PM by PJinHouston »
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Re: Bought my first FXSTSSE CVO Springer
« Reply #1 on: February 18, 2020, 12:25:45 AM »

congrats & welcome to the springer club...
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Re: Bought my first FXSTSSE CVO Springer
« Reply #2 on: February 18, 2020, 07:57:11 AM »

What do you mean by "changing out the look" ? Looks good to me already !

I will admit to bias of course...

Good Onya as they say in Australia , nice choice of bike.

My own 2008 FXSTSSE2 actually started as a Texan bike when new , out of Red Rock Harley in central Texas before it's journey to Western Australia
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Re: Bought my first FXSTSSE CVO Springer
« Reply #3 on: February 18, 2020, 04:35:07 PM »

Looks good!  I assume pulling that crash bar off is job 1
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Re: Bought my first FXSTSSE CVO Springer
« Reply #4 on: February 18, 2020, 06:06:06 PM »

Nice choice.
One of my favourites, be nice if they had another run of CVO springers.
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Re: Bought my first FXSTSSE CVO Springer
« Reply #5 on: February 25, 2020, 08:58:52 AM »

 

One of my favourites, be nice if they had another run of CVO springers.

Prevailing wisdom is that the Springer front end and ABS is not technically doable and/or viable.

Trouble is more than one Aussie HD dealer has built "new" M8 engine Softails into Springer front ended bikes.

this for some inter dealer build-off kinda gig.

With some engineering/re-engineering at dealer level they had the ABS working.
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Re: Bought my first FXSTSSE CVO Springer
« Reply #6 on: February 25, 2020, 09:00:38 AM »

Another pic
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Re: Bought my first FXSTSSE CVO Springer
« Reply #7 on: February 25, 2020, 09:00:04 PM »

Love that color. Nice bike.
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Re: Bought my first FXSTSSE CVO Springer
« Reply #8 on: February 26, 2020, 02:40:19 AM »

Another 2 pics. This bike was never actually completed fully. They were still working on a good looking front fender when the Perth Western Australia dealership closed.
I was watching and admiring the bike intensely. It was actually a "Crossbones" copy front end , 80%+ the same part # as the 2008 CVO front.
The donor bike was a M8 engined 2019 Fatboy
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Re: Bought my first FXSTSSE CVO Springer
« Reply #9 on: February 26, 2020, 02:41:16 AM »

Pic 4
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Re: Bought my first FXSTSSE CVO Springer
« Reply #10 on: March 01, 2020, 04:06:25 PM »

The changes I am having done are handlebars by Todd Cycles 17" apes (I know not for everyone), new solo seat wide tripper by Mustang, removing front turn signals, remove crash bar, new updated tuner and dyno, new Arlen Ness peg and brake arms, new tires, new Harley get a grip grips, new cam to the 114, and changing out all bolts to chrome everywhere on the bike. I'll post a pic once completed.
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Re: Bought my first FXSTSSE CVO Springer
« Reply #11 on: March 01, 2020, 04:16:19 PM »

Looks good!  I assume pulling that crash bar off is job 1

That happened day 1 along with the windshield
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*2017 FLTRXS Road Glide Special
*2007 FXSTSSE CVO Softail Springer
2015 FXSB Breakout (sold)
2015 FLHT Limited (sold)
2012 FXDF Fat Bob (sold)
2012 FXTRXSE CVO Road Glide Custom (sold)
2003 FLHRI 100th Anniversary Road King (sold)
1993 FXSTC Softail Custom (sold)

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Re: Bought my first FXSTSSE CVO Springer
« Reply #12 on: March 03, 2020, 03:16:29 PM »

Hi I’m looking at putting apes on my 07.what risers are you going with for your bars.will they work with the stock top plate?
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Re: Bought my first FXSTSSE CVO Springer
« Reply #13 on: March 03, 2020, 04:27:13 PM »

Hi I’m looking at putting apes on my 07.what risers are you going with for your bars.will they work with the stock top plate?

Using the original CVO risers. I will post pics once the bike is completed
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*2017 FLTRXS Road Glide Special
*2007 FXSTSSE CVO Softail Springer
2015 FXSB Breakout (sold)
2015 FLHT Limited (sold)
2012 FXDF Fat Bob (sold)
2012 FXTRXSE CVO Road Glide Custom (sold)
2003 FLHRI 100th Anniversary Road King (sold)
1993 FXSTC Softail Custom (sold)

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Re: Bought my first FXSTSSE CVO Springer
« Reply #14 on: March 14, 2020, 11:57:59 PM »

Congrats PJ, you got the best year/colour, they're a lovely bike.

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