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by Steffridesabuell
Thu May 01, 2014 5:17 pm
Forum: Dyna Models 1991 to Present
Topic: Dyna Switchback FLD exhaust system
Replies: 0
Views: 21225

Dyna Switchback FLD exhaust system

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Tired of the looks of the stock Switchback exhaust system? This Cobra Swept system is a beauty! Call us if you would like a set for your Switchback!
by Steffridesabuell
Wed Nov 07, 2012 12:49 pm
Forum: Product Reviews
Topic: Michellin Commander II Tires
Replies: 0
Views: 13268

Michellin Commander II Tires

https://bikesbuiltbetter.com/images/Michelin-Commander-II.jpg Anybody who has visited our shop and asked about tires knows that I'm passionate (okay, borderline rabid) about my tire preferences. I have been riding Metzeler ME880's for almost twenty years and logged over 100,000 miles on them in all...
by Steffridesabuell
Tue Sep 18, 2012 3:12 pm
Forum: Product Reviews
Topic: Sena SMH-10 Bluetooth Stereo Headset/Intercom
Replies: 0
Views: 15533

Sena SMH-10 Bluetooth Stereo Headset/Intercom

https://bikesbuiltbetter.com/images/sena_smh10_headset_zoom.jpg Brand: Sena Model: SMH-10 Rating: 3 stars Using as: listening to music on the road. Explanation: All I really wanted was to listen to some music on my long, boring commute. I started out with some Koss earbuds. They had really good sou...
by Steffridesabuell
Fri Jul 08, 2011 6:00 pm
Forum: Product Reviews
Topic: Icon Variant Helmet Review
Replies: 0
Views: 12454

Icon Variant Helmet Review

https://bikesbuiltbetter.com/images/variant.jpg I purchased a new Icon Variant helmet for my personal use last week. Check out photos of this helmet if you haven't seen one before; they are very interesting. The Variant looks a lot like a dirt helmet, but it has a bubble-ish face shield all full fa...
by Steffridesabuell
Mon Feb 28, 2011 11:24 am
Forum: General Motorcycle Tech Tips
Topic: Motorcycle Winterizing Tips
Replies: 2
Views: 28776

Re: Motorcycle Winterizing Tips

It's not a bad idea to take the battery out of the bike and keep it in a warm place if you don't have electricity where you park the motorcycle . But you should still keep the battery on a Battery Tender! Motorcycle batteries will discharge over time even if they're not in the motorcycle, and they ...
by Steffridesabuell
Tue Mar 31, 2009 7:59 am
Forum: Softail Models All
Topic: Ape Bars fit on a 2008 FLSTSB Cross Bones
Replies: 1
Views: 9140

Re: Ape Bars fit on a 2008 FLSTSB Cross Bones

Sorry, John, but the 40-5156 14" black 1-1/4" apes will not fit on a 2008 Crossbones. The Crossbones has a springer fork, and the risers are farther apart than they would be on a bike with telescopic forks. That wouldn't be a problem on a 1" handlebar; (though you would see some of the knurling betw...
by Steffridesabuell
Fri Jan 30, 2009 4:29 pm
Forum: Product Reviews
Topic: How to Lower your Harley Front Forks
Replies: 0
Views: 13447

How to Lower your Harley Front Forks

https://bikesbuiltbetter.com/news/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/drop_in.jpg The new Drop-In Fork Lowering Kit from Progressive Suspension, with applications for Dynas, Sportsters, Softails and FLs, will make you gladly forget everything you thought you knew about lowering a Harley-Davidson front end. ...
by Steffridesabuell
Fri Jan 30, 2009 3:35 pm
Forum: Product Reviews
Topic: New Air Dragger Touring Shocks for H-D
Replies: 0
Views: 13477

New Air Dragger Touring Shocks for H-D

https://bikesbuiltbetter.com/news/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/airdragger.jpg The Progressive Suspension Air Dragger is A simple, low-cost, high-performance air-suspension system. It’s a direct mount to all late-model Harley touring bikes. The fully chrome-plated shock bodies are bolt-for-bolt replac...
by Steffridesabuell
Fri Jan 30, 2009 1:01 pm
Forum: General Motorcycle Tech Tips
Topic: Fifth-gear noise and clunk from H-D 6-speed trans
Replies: 1
Views: 9990

Re: Fifth-gear noise and clunk from H-D 6-speed trans

Absolutely! But sit down, because it's going to cost you...about twelve bucks. Yes, you heard it right. There's a wonderful fix for the fifth-gear noise that also greatly reduces the clunk that the Harley 6-speed transmission makes, and it costs less than twelve dollars. It's a bottle of Bel-Ray Big...
by Steffridesabuell
Mon Jan 05, 2009 10:49 am
Forum: Honda
Topic: 2008 Honda Goldwing Floorboards and Controls
Replies: 1
Views: 10494

Re: 2008 Honda Goldwing Floorboards and Controls

Dennis, the Wingleader parts have been discontinued, but there is a new kit available from Kuryakyn. MSRP is $399.95, our price will be $355.96 and ground shipping is free. https://bikesbuiltbetter.com/products/images/4038-1.jpg Driver Floorboard Kit Fits: 2001 to 2008 GL1800 Models Put your feet in...
by Steffridesabuell
Wed Dec 24, 2008 2:16 pm
Forum: Softail Models All
Topic: FatBoy Luggage Rack For Solo Seat
Replies: 1
Views: 5304

Re: FatBoy Luggage Rack For Solo Seat

I'd recommend the Motherwell chrome luggage rack part number DS-720272. It's 11" long, 6" wide and designed to bolt on in place of the stock pillion pad. Very nice piece. Measure the length between the two seat bolts & check against that 11" length; not totally sure it will work with a laydown licen...
by Steffridesabuell
Wed Dec 24, 2008 2:12 pm
Forum: Dyna Models 1991 to Present
Topic: 1995 FXDWG WideGlide Ape Hangers
Replies: 1
Views: 6364

Re: 1995 FXDWG WideGlide Ape Hangers

Every brand of handlebars measures their "rise" differently (and some of them use some pretty funny rulers, I'll tell ya.) That's why the only good way to figure cable length is to buy a set of handlebars, install them on the bike, and then measure the length of the cables and brake lines you'll nee...
by Steffridesabuell
Wed Dec 24, 2008 2:08 pm
Forum: Dyna Models 1991 to Present
Topic: 2007 FXDSE CROSS-BACK 2-INTO-2 EXHAUST
Replies: 1
Views: 4096

Re: 2007 FXDSE CROSS-BACK 2-INTO-2 EXHAUST

1. Yes you can still check the oil.
2. Depends on how big your air cleaner cover is. The air filter itself should not be a problem.
3. Varies a lot depending on what type of EFI tuning you install along with the exhaust. Probably anything from zero to about 15hp.
by Steffridesabuell
Wed Dec 24, 2008 11:19 am
Forum: Electra Glides - Touring
Topic: 2008 FL MUFFLER M-OVAL SLIP ON
Replies: 7
Views: 8070

Re: 2008 FL MUFFLER M-OVAL SLIP ON

Wiring harness: you unplug your computer under the seat, and plug in the power Commander. The instructions give you a photo of the connectors to look for. If this is your first venture into electronics you might want to get help from someone who's done this before. I don't think you could screw thi...
by Steffridesabuell
Wed Dec 24, 2008 11:16 am
Forum: Electra Glides - Touring
Topic: 2008 FL MUFFLER M-OVAL SLIP ON
Replies: 7
Views: 8070

Re: 2008 FL MUFFLER M-OVAL SLIP ON

Glad to know the installation went well. We usually install a Power Commander (EFI controller) when our customers change pipes or mufflers. A Power Commander plugs right into your stock wiring harness, makes NO permanent changes to your computer, and we'll load the correct map for your bike so you s...