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Old 14th June 2022
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watched a bunch of lowbrow customs videos to edjumicate myself on taking care of my machine
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Wow, it's been a while since I posted an update

For my 2006 Sporty

I installed new swing arm shaft, isolators, and and swing arm bearings
Installed Bitubo shocks
Installed my panniers
Mounted my Yeti jug holder
Added my Hoka Hey numbers to the bike
Activated my Fleet Tracker
And added 1175 miles to the odometer last weekend

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other tank more flakes
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Some recent things were
Reseal the rocker boxes and umbrella valves with a cometic gasket set.
Lowbrow chrome front fender.
Full service, new battery.
Clean, touch up, polish.
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Then I sold it.
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Relocated the rear turn signals so I can run saddlebags.
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Got two piece pushrod covers installed, lots of drama. Mounted intake manifold and new rear turn signals. Lots more to go yet but getting closer.
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Added 1100 or so miles to the odometer of my 2006 Sporty
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Keep rocking Chris, someone has to lay down some miles to make up for my being grounded just now! Wish you the best through the week.
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I*ve missed my old handle bars;after a good cleaning gotta put them back.The other reason is the worn out clutch cable;with these inverted levers will bypass OEM style cable.
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