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04-19-2006, 06:04 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By tobyhd1

I would like to know why you have to keep...

I would like to know why you have to keep tightening spokes? I had factory spokes on my `91 heritage and never had to put a wrench on the wheels.I think there is a problem there!I replaced them after...
02-12-2006, 04:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,600
Posted By tobyhd1

Where abouts in Ont.I`m like an hour and change...

Where abouts in Ont.I`m like an hour and change from Ottawa.I know Ont. is a pretty big province.T
02-11-2006, 05:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,109
Posted By tobyhd1

Forgot,if you want to change front only to maybe...

Forgot,if you want to change front only to maybe a 30 and keep the 65 it may be at the back of the adjuster but it might work.Remember I went up 2 and I had enough.Hell I`ve got a good 70 w/chrome...
02-11-2006, 05:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,109
Posted By tobyhd1

belt

On my `91 I had the 32 x 70 set-up.I went to 34x70,same belt.Now I`m 32x65,had to get a belt.I think it`s a 30.you need to go backwards from me.I don`t know how involved you want to get with this but...
02-11-2006, 05:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 10,676
Posted By tobyhd1

indexing

I think the reason you don`t here about it from race teams is because they all do it ,(it`s pretty much a given for them).Kind of like having new oil in the motor vs. old oil.My 2cents.Toby
02-11-2006, 05:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,600
Posted By tobyhd1

cold

Tom, I`m worse off than you.Waaaay upstste NY,Canton,19 mi. from Canada.Below zero today.It`s actually been an easy winter to date ,hardly any snow to date and we also had that 40-50 spell a week or...
10-23-2005, 04:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,974
Posted By tobyhd1

S$S ,or whoever you got the carb from should be...

S$S ,or whoever you got the carb from should be able to give you baseline settings for your bike.There might even be some literature included with your carb to give you starting points or may already...
10-02-2004, 12:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,808
Posted By tobyhd1

Got to ride a Rocket at Laconia in June.It has...

Got to ride a Rocket at Laconia in June.It has balls at any rpm and gear whenever you roll it on.Bike feels light even though it looks huge underneath you when on board it.I`m not ready to get rid of...
06-14-2004, 04:31 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,817
Posted By tobyhd1

Laconia , who`s go`in

Leaving Tues. 8:00 am weather permiting.I need 5 days of partying and checking out rides. Toby
05-18-2004, 02:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,590
Posted By tobyhd1

That`s where the right one is.Hopefully I`ll win...

That`s where the right one is.Hopefully I`ll win the bid.Toby
05-17-2004, 07:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,590
Posted By tobyhd1

factory saddlebags

Does anyone know where I might be able to find a left 4 ribbon saddlebag for a heritage.My `91 came with the narrower 3 ribbon leather bags and want a set of the wider ones for more storage.I`m...
04-26-2004, 04:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,496
Posted By tobyhd1

If things don`t go right with the install,or you...

If things don`t go right with the install,or you need to do other maintenance in the cam cavity you wont have to take off the rockers and such to remove tappetts,etc...I`d do it now!!!!! Before you...
04-22-2004, 06:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,549
Posted By tobyhd1

Try www.jirehcycles.com.Free shipping over $75....

Try www.jirehcycles.com.Free shipping over $75. Good prices.Always compare different venders on prices of items.There can be large differences!Or www.krooners.com
04-11-2004, 03:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 5,622
Posted By tobyhd1

Never mind,I`m sending the pipe back on a swap...

Never mind,I`m sending the pipe back on a swap deal.The pipe would have really turned someones bike up a few notches.Oh well,I tried to turn someone on to some more performance .Toby
03-28-2004, 05:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 5,622
Posted By tobyhd1

4-sale FAIC Exhaust

Thought I`d see if any members were interested in my old FAIC pipe off my Heritage.Here is the story.Bought pipe last Christmas`02,2500 mi. on pipe.No scratches.Bought the pipe for a grand.Became...
03-17-2004, 07:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,033
Posted By tobyhd1

No dirt kicking on the Evo`s!For one thing the...

No dirt kicking on the Evo`s!For one thing the Evo is a much better looking motor.Sure,it may vibrate a little but it is not an inline 3 or 4 from across the pond.How many custom bikes out there are...
02-29-2004, 05:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,038
Posted By tobyhd1

I`ve got one of those two piece braided...

I`ve got one of those two piece braided cross-over lines that lock together for taking the tanks off and it`s the greatest thing since sliced bread.Just uncouple the two pieces and yank the...
02-29-2004, 04:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,858
Posted By tobyhd1

Give Jireh a try,it`s the same catalog as Midwest...

Give Jireh a try,it`s the same catalog as Midwest but a spin-off(Iheard it was a family issue).My buddy is a dealer for mid-west and I can buy things from Jireh that is less than his cost from...
02-29-2004, 04:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,517
Posted By tobyhd1

Personally I would have them professionally...

Personally I would have them professionally painted.Either buy a pint of the actual harley paint for this or have your body man take a picture of your fender or tank with one of those cameras that...
Forum: Coffee Break
01-07-2004, 05:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,745
Posted By tobyhd1

most embarrassing moment

Thought you guy`s might get a kick out of this.Three years ago at bike week(daytona)I pulled a real boner.We were staying in the Ocala area so we had a long ride back to the house if you know what I...
01-07-2004, 04:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,246
Posted By tobyhd1

Don`t forget the never seize.Toby

Don`t forget the never seize.Toby
01-07-2004, 03:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,808
Posted By tobyhd1

Jon,they have some info on them at...

Jon,they have some info on them at www.triumphusa.com .The price is still a secret but insiders seem to think it will be high to mid teens.I`m quite sure your grandfathers Indian won`t quite keep...
Forum: Coffee Break
09-15-2003, 05:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,522
Posted By tobyhd1

It`s not that the pipe is too loud ,it`s just...

It`s not that the pipe is too loud ,it`s just plain wind noise.I run 2 into 1 and it ends below the bag so it`s not that.And I don`t have gigantic ears either!!!
09-07-2003, 04:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,681
Posted By tobyhd1

They can be viewed at www.essexmoto.com .If you...

They can be viewed at www.essexmoto.com .If you call them on the phone Ted (owner) will steer you in the right direction.Toby
09-06-2003, 06:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,681
Posted By tobyhd1

Brewd,I bought a set of EMS (essex motor sports)...

Brewd,I bought a set of EMS (essex motor sports) shocks for my softail this year and they are excellent.I had progressive units on before and the difference is night and day.I know there is a big...
08-27-2003, 06:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,808
Posted By tobyhd1

new rocket III

I don`t know if anyone has seen the 2004 Triumph Rocket III to be released around April or so ,but the bike is going to be totally awesome. Three cyl. inline,(front to back) 2294 cc. 140 cu.in. 140...
06-07-2003, 06:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,769
Posted By tobyhd1

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.To me a pipe...

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.To me a pipe that has no performance characteristics is junk no matter what the shape,finish or who it was made by.All I know is that this pipe will most likely...
05-28-2003, 03:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,769
Posted By tobyhd1

I`m sorry,drop the .com.I was told that they...

I`m sorry,drop the .com.I was told that they could make it fit different bikes but it would have to be a send the bike to the fab shop type of thing.If you have any questions at all give him a call...
05-27-2003, 06:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,769
Posted By tobyhd1

exhaust

My buddy Jeff finally got his web page on for the kick-ass exhaust system of the year.Go to faic.cc.com and you will find info about the system and the fitments to date.Also a larger piped version is...
05-06-2003, 06:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,588
Posted By tobyhd1

breather heads on pre-breather head EVO

I`ve recently had my heads re-done on my 91` evo (crank breather) and I`m not sure yet if I like the results.My bro has a set of 94` heads (head breathers) that I can have very reasonable.Question is...
04-20-2003, 06:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 18,417
Posted By tobyhd1

Redneck,can`t find any pictures of it right now...

Redneck,can`t find any pictures of it right now but I`ve seen it a bunch of times in mags.Can`t think of the company that does it either.Any help from any of the forum breathren?????????Toby
Forum: Coffee Break
04-14-2003, 06:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,522
Posted By tobyhd1

Yea! 2 tears ago when drove straight thru to...

Yea! 2 tears ago when drove straight thru to laconia 5 1/2 hrs, by the time we got there I couldn`t even here the guy to check into the hotel.My buddy was laughing but it wasn`t funny at all.Some...
04-05-2003, 03:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 18,417
Posted By tobyhd1

I wouldn`t think that just by putting little...

I wouldn`t think that just by putting little dimples on every fin could make that much disipation in heat.Hey,but who am I.I would like to see there test for this and see how many degrees...
04-05-2003, 03:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,444
Posted By tobyhd1

I`ve had several lenghthy conversations with the...

I`ve had several lenghthy conversations with the man who designed this pipe to date and he knows exhaust.Velocity and scavenging topics are like mowing the lawn to him.We`ve become friends...
04-04-2003, 07:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,444
Posted By tobyhd1

Thanks for the compliments Mongo +...

Thanks for the compliments Mongo + Phat-boy."Grandpa" as my friends call her,has the old look w/the shit and get of something you wouldn`t expect it to have.I guess you could call it a sleeper.Need...
04-03-2003, 05:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,444
Posted By tobyhd1

Toby's Bike Picture

Picture of my 91 Heritage. My on going project.....
04-03-2003, 06:52 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 18,417
Posted By tobyhd1

Mine turned out a medium gloss and still look...

Mine turned out a medium gloss and still look good.Ileft the jugs all black and only polished the bottom 5 fins on my heads to break it up and make my own look.Removing my bottom 2 jug fins and...
04-03-2003, 06:06 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 18,417
Posted By tobyhd1

I`ve got this thing for cleaning.Some say its...

I`ve got this thing for cleaning.Some say its anal.(oops)My 91` looks better than when I took it off the floor in Oct. 90`.People think its only a year or two old.Usually before a ride for the day I...
04-03-2003, 04:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 18,417
Posted By tobyhd1

The only thing I see bad about the diamond cut is...

The only thing I see bad about the diamond cut is you know that after a matter of time they will not shine like they did wnen new and all those little dimples may be a pain in the a-- to polish out...
04-03-2003, 04:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,444
Posted By tobyhd1

I hear you Mongo.8 or 9 out of 10 HD`s out there...

I hear you Mongo.8 or 9 out of 10 HD`s out there are running way rich. My buddy`s shop bought a dyno and they are a wonderful thing.The gas analizer doesn`t lie and can tell you exactly where things...
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