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the look,, the smell,,, a simple machine that looks great,,,, untill you start working on it,, and the down time,,,, knowing your ride ,,,and not knowing ,what,s going too happen next,, maybe,, if we did right or wrong,,, did we miss something,, and we still wonder,,,,,,too pick our brain ,, and then some,, u guy,s are great,, thank you fellas,,,, and mick,,,,,,thats,s what,s it all about,,,,,,, thks,,,,that how I ride forever,,,god bless,, an iron sporty will keep u in ur place,,,,,, for a long time,,, if ur dunb azz like me,,,,,,,,,,,,still learning,,,
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My compromise: I have 2006 Softail with all that EFI crap that you can ride the crap out of and pretty much only needs oil changes. Then a '65 Ironhead, which is way more thrilling to ride and it full fills my need to wrench. However many times a buddy will text and see if I can go for a ride but the Ironhead is up on the rack, no problem, I just push the "go" button on the Softail and I go.
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My compromise: I have 2006 Softail with all that EFI crap that you can ride the crap out of and pretty much only needs oil changes. Then a '65 Ironhead, which is way more thrilling to ride and it full fills my need to wrench. However many times a buddy will text and see if I can go for a ride but the Ironhead is up on the rack, no problem, I just push the "go" button on the Softail and I go.
I am finding that I love the older carb'ed sporty. My dyna is always ready, runs great consistantly.

Sporty is more fun, just choking it from cold and playing with it. The feel of an older motor rigidly mounted.

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