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post #1 of 23 (permalink) Old 07-17-2007, 11:09 AM Thread Starter
 
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Workin on the Harley and am really frustrated...

I decided to put the huge beach bars on my bike that I have had sitting in my garage since I bought the bike a few months ago, and I even went as far as to hide the wires inside them... OMG I miss the ease of working on sport bikes. This thing is a pain in the ass...
I finally got all of the wire pulled through last night... Now I need to go to the parts store and find some steel braided line to get a nice clean look from the bar to under the tank...
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Isnt as hard as running 12 12ga wires down inside a roll bar on a pickup.
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Yes it is a whole new ball game with some of their projects.




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Yes it is a whole new ball game with some of their projects.
Man oh man you arent kidding... I may bring it up to strats wednesday night if I can finish it in time... I doubt it though...
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I'll probably have mine up there as well, my Duc has not even come out of the trailer yet from this past track weekend.




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Isnt as hard as running 12 12ga wires down inside a roll bar on a pickup.
Man, I have built roll bars, wired em, rubbed em down and slapped there ass. This is way harder.
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Hey, at least they run now.

Go grab an AMF 70's shovelhead and let's talk

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I'll probably have mine up there as well, my Duc has not even come out of the trailer yet from this past track weekend.
Well hopefully I will make it... I actually blew the rear on my V the other day, so I am not sure if i will have that either...
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Go grab an AMF 70's shovelhead and let's talk
That would actually be a fun project. The old stuff is pretty straight forward... With this, you have to extend wires, cut and splice, recut and resplice and on and on... When its finished it will be sweet though... Running braided lines to.
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Running braided lines to.
Just did that. Bleeding is a pain in the ass.




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That would actually be a fun project. The old stuff is pretty straight forward... With this, you have to extend wires, cut and splice, recut and resplice and on and on... When its finished it will be sweet though... Running braided lines to.


You keep telling yourself that.

....and for reference, the AMF Harley's were notoriously pourly made and had chronic problems.

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Just did that. Bleeding is a pain in the ass.
great, thanks for that.
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Hahahahha just make sure you buy the fluid listed on the ring around the top of the master cylinder site glass. If you mix one of the two harley fluids it will snot up on you. I believe the harley Dot 5 synth is the one you need for yours but check that label.




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You keep telling yourself that.

....and for reference, the AMF Harley's were notoriously pourly made and had chronic problems.

This is light work... Amf wiring harness... it would take 10 more of these to wire my bike.
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This is light work... Amf wiring harness... it would take 10 more of these to wire my bike.
I was more referring to the overall upkeep of an older bike...they can be VERY tempermental.

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I was more referring to the overall upkeep of an older bike...they can be VERY tempermental.
oh, i get ya... Yeah thats true. But thats the price you pay for the kind of personality you would get out of that bike...
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At least parts are easier to find.....John Deere carries a lot of them don't they?
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my Duc has not even come out of the trailer yet from this past track weekend.

Why? Does it have a complex?
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Well that will be good news for Moparboyy. I heard he's been looking for a new boyfriend. Go for it Tony.
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