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Harley Headlight Issue

My dad's Harley has some light issue (front lights, not sure which ones off hand). Where can he take it to get this fixed for a good price. I figured someone on here knows this stuff like Tony or Ken (and a few others, but I would never listen to Vcook just kidding) who could steer me in the right direction.

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EDIT: found out it's the headlight only that won't turn on at all.

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Fuses are fine and it's the headlight not working

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Considering this is the 1st issue ever in 6 years, it can't be that bad.

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I would look at it but I'm kind of far out here to ride it like that. Have ken over at Chicago performance look at it, he's not too far at all




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I would look at it but I'm kind of far out here to ride it like that. Have ken over at Chicago performance look at it, he's not too far at all
He's home during the day. If you can swing by, I'll buy you lunch (or Starbucks )

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Chicago Performance, "Ken", told me he doesn't work on grasscutters. I asked if he could change a tire on my Harley rim. Needless to say, I never gave him any of my money after that.
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Chicago Performance, "Ken", told me he doesn't work on grasscutters. I asked if he could change a tire on my Harley rim. Needless to say, I never gave him any of my money after that.
That doesn't sound like me. Alright, maybe it does. Did I really say that? Must have had a chocolate overdose.

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That doesn't sound like me. Alright, maybe it does. Did I really say that? Must have had a chocolate overdose.
your missin a huge disposable income market, if you think the boyz in da hood buy a lot of chrome, you should see what the harley guys spend




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That doesn't sound like me. Alright, maybe it does. Did I really say that? Must have had a chocolate overdose.
Yep, you said it. I had a sportbike at that time too. I worked very close to your shop back then so I thought I'd ask. Your response convinced me that you were not the person to touch any parts on my bike. So I said, "Thank you.", and promptly went down the road and spent thousands.

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Yep, you said it. I had a sportbike at that time too. I worked very close to your shop back then so I thought I'd ask. Your response convinced me that you were not the person to touch any parts on my bike. So I said, "Thank you.", and promptly went down the road and spent thousands.
Interesting. Usually I don't make comments like that unless I get provoked. Typically I answer that I don't work on Harleys, and then people want to argue and berate me why it's not the same as a sportbike and they don't see why I can't work on it as if I'm too good for that or something. I typically reply I don't work on generators, lawn mowers, watercraft, weed whackers, cruisers, OR Harleys. I am a professional sportbike mechanic, nothing more, nothing less. I have a very successful business right now with only working on bikes I know inside and out and love working on. I don't need to branch out with other specialties, I am fortunate to be busy enough with doing what I like.

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Interesting. Usually I don't make comments like that unless I get provoked. Typically I answer that I don't work on Harleys, and then people want to argue and berate me why it's not the same as a sportbike and they don't see why I can't work on it as if I'm too good for that or something. I typically reply I don't work on generators, lawn mowers, watercraft, weed whackers, cruisers, OR Harleys. I am a professional sportbike mechanic, nothing more, nothing less. I have a very successful business right now with only working on bikes I know inside and out and love working on. I don't need to branch out with other specialties, I am fortunate to be busy enough with doing what I like.
Those that know me know that I'm a very nice patient kinda guy. You insulted me that day for NO reason. I simply left. That's why you don't even remember me. Maybe you can try to be nice to the next guy. No skin off my nose ya know.

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Those that know me know that I'm a very nice patient kinda guy. You insulted me that day for NO reason. I simply left. That's why you don't even remember me. Maybe you can try to be nice to the next guy. No skin off my nose ya know.
Yep, and I have the same rep. Sorry if I rubbed you the wrong way, I always make it a point to be nice to everybody regardless, and I can't see myself doint that for no reason, but whatever. Hopefully you got someone to help you out with your bike and they did a good job. That is what counts.

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Yep, and I have the same rep. Sorry if I rubbed you the wrong way, I always make it a point to be nice to everybody regardless, and I can't see myself doint that for no reason, but whatever. Hopefully you got someone to help you out with your bike and they did a good job. That is what counts.
No reason and still no appology. That says volumes.

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