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2007 CVO Roadking
« on: March 11, 2021, 12:12:59 AM »

 Im a new member here and long time Harley owner mainly Dynas. Local dealer has an 07 CVO Roadking for sale. Its a one owner low miles very clean bike. I know the 07 110s had some issues . Has anyone owned one long term and could tell me what issues they had with theirs .


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Re: 2007 CVO Roadking
« Reply #1 on: March 11, 2021, 01:46:27 PM »

Yes in 75,00 miles 2 trans. 2 engine overhauls First engine 25,000 and trans was 40,000. Still loved the bike and with extended warranty it war OK They fixed the bike in less than one week every time Woodstock HD Bought a 2014 Serk and needed a new rebuilt engine at 40,000. NOw have 75 K and st ill doing  well. I will tell you I ride he bike very gently. Billy
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Re: 2007 CVO Roadking
« Reply #2 on: March 12, 2021, 05:36:47 PM »

I have a 2008, more or less the same, but with larger fuel tank.  Yes there are a few week points and if you address them before they cause major damage, then it will be reliable.  But can add up quickly and may be hard to justify for an older bike, although some of this may already by done.

In no particular order

- Cam bearing.  If not done, need to be replaced with a high quality bearing.  Consider if you want to do came change at the same time
- Lifters.  Ongoing problem.  S&S standard lifters are a great replacement.  While the stock lifters are not great, some of the blame lies in valves brings being to heavy and the quick ramps of the stock SE255. 
- Valve guides.  Been a few few instances of  guides dropping.  Consider doing along with replacing valve springs and to be honest just have the heads done overall
- Crank run-out.  Issues with high run-outs.  Harley increased the specs a few years ago to something like 0.012".  Personally anything over 0.005" should be addressed.
- Exhaust and Tuner.  These bikes run-out from the factory to meet emissions.  A fuel dyno with a proper dyno will address this.

so, if the crank run-out is OK, then re-freshing the heads with adding a little compression, a new cam + bearing, lifters, fuel tuner and exhaust will not only wake the bike up, but improve it's reliability.
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