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    The reason, far as I know, it is very expensive...

    The reason, far as I know, it is very expensive to chrome fiberglass. First it has to be nickel plated, so the chrome has metal to adhere to. When I bought my chrome chin, I paid $350 for it. I...
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    These things are known for coolant leaks. They...

    These things are known for coolant leaks. They use worm gear clamps on all the fittings and apparently don't tighten them enough. In my case, there is a big T under the left side of the radiator...
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    Going to ride it to work today. Rode the B-King...

    Going to ride it to work today. Rode the B-King yesterday. After today, rain for the next eight days or more. :'(
  4. Thread: HELP!!!!

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    While I appreciate that it didn't help you one...

    While I appreciate that it didn't help you one bit, I was only saying that the bike still ran with only a little over one quart of oil in it. And what really was "used to be oil". So it's unlikely...
  5. Thread: HELP!!!!

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    I have no idea how low the oil level can get on...

    I have no idea how low the oil level can get on these and be still run. However, several years ago, I changed the oil on a friend's 2006 M109R. He hadn't changed it in several years, and I told him...
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    Definitely let us know on the fit and finish....

    Definitely let us know on the fit and finish. Chrome paint is okay, most people can't tell the difference is it's done right. You can't polish it, but oh well, I don't polish my chrome either. It's...
  7. Your mechanic is correct. Good for him. Test for...

    Your mechanic is correct. Good for him. Test for free play while accelerating, not standing still. Adjust accordingly. :bigthumbsup:

    When I put the new cable on my bike in 2014, it took quite a...
  8. Very expensive, most won't spend the money for it...

    Very expensive, most won't spend the money for it when the cable is just fine. I won't.
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    True. That is what I paid for mine and that...

    True. That is what I paid for mine and that included paint to match. And the match is perfect. Also, the body lines match up with the rest of the body perfectly. I've heard this can be variable...
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    Damn Russians! Always interfering in American...

    Damn Russians! Always interfering in American affairs. LMAO!!
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    I paid $350 for it. And thankful I did it. And...

    I paid $350 for it. And thankful I did it. And that's the exact same price I paid for the chrome Low and Mean chin scoop.
  12. My original cable lasted from 06 to 14. Put a new...

    My original cable lasted from 06 to 14. Put a new stock cable on then and it's still good. As has been said, adjustment is everything. Most people run them too tight. Not a forgivable offense on the...
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    So, the one thing I see on here that makes me...

    So, the one thing I see on here that makes me leave mine alone is that those who replace the front mounts notice their hands getting more tingly. My 06, with 36,400 on the original mounts, doesn't...
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    If I was going to do them black, I'd definitely...

    If I was going to do them black, I'd definitely go the powder coat way. Much more durable and forgiving finish. But, I have done ceramic coat on exhaust before, it works pretty well. I had a 72...
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    All I can say about mine, if I am not on the ball...

    All I can say about mine, if I am not on the ball about shifting, and shift it too late after pulling the clutch, it's not a nice shift at all. I have to be perfect every time, moving the shift lever...
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    When I put the chrome Cobra 2-into-1 on mine, I...

    When I put the chrome Cobra 2-into-1 on mine, I didn't mess with the gaskets. Took the stock pipes off, put the Cobra on. Hasn't ever leaked in the ten years it's been on the bike.
  17. The rear shock has seven positions and comes set...

    The rear shock has seven positions and comes set on #4. You're a big guy, plus the wifey, I'd be upping it to the #7 position.
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    Is it Baxley or Baxter? Just looked it up and for...

    Is it Baxley or Baxter? Just looked it up and for sure it's Baxley. My error. Haven't looked at the metal tags on them in years. OOPS!
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    I have two Baxley Trailer Sport Chocks. One for...

    I have two Baxley Trailer Sport Chocks. One for the Nine and the other for my B-King. Neither hits the fender. Didn't hit the fender when I had an aftermarket Reaper fender on my Nine either. The...
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    I'm 58 and thrash mine like a rented mule. Was...

    I'm 58 and thrash mine like a rented mule. Was out riding my B-King last Sunday, about 200 miles. Beating it like a red-headed stepchild the whole time. :D

    Last time I rode the M109R, two weekends...
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    While I've never taken mine to a track, and never...

    While I've never taken mine to a track, and never will, I can run mine to redline in first at full throttle, and make a shift it like you mean it into second. Never had it pop out yet. But everyone...
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    My one inch lower risers have a gap. It's totally...

    My one inch lower risers have a gap. It's totally normal. I believe even the stock ones have a gap. You're supposed to tighten the top[ one first, then the bottom. Although I usually just tighten...
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    My bike is 14 years old. I love it, but yeah, it...

    My bike is 14 years old. I love it, but yeah, it has a few spots that bug me. I've ridden with the bars rotated down so far, the switch pods scratched the paint at full lock. I only use full lock...
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    aka Tachometer.

    aka Tachometer.
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    It doesn't need to be machined. It's just a piece...

    It doesn't need to be machined. It's just a piece of flat metal with holes in it. Very easy to accomplish using hand tools. Even bending it can be done with a vise. Not a big deal, just knowing how...
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    Nice drawing that lacks dimensions. Hard to...

    Nice drawing that lacks dimensions. Hard to duplicate something without linear dimensions. But yeah, I remember that thread from years ago. I thing that dude was the first to do this mod. Others...
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    I actually wanted to do that mod myself, years...

    I actually wanted to do that mod myself, years back. I let myself be talked out of it by others who expressed doubts because of the hot air. Meanwhile, on all my cages, I have similar set ups. And on...
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    Supposedly it does make more performance, despite...

    Supposedly it does make more performance, despite the air intake being heat soaked. From what Bering_C_Sparky said, and he does have a dyno, the most powerful Nine he's run on his dyno had this set...
  29. Thread: Turn signals

    by cbxer55
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    It's your motorcycle, your life. I view turn...

    It's your motorcycle, your life. I view turn signals as a very easy way to increase your visibility to other drivers. and use them every chance I get. I sometimes even hit the flasher switch when...
  30. Thread: SPARK PLUGS

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    When you're taking out old plugs that may be worn...

    When you're taking out old plugs that may be worn out internally, you'll maybe feel a slight difference no matter what type plug you put in. My M109R, I changed out the original plugs in 2018 I...
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