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wish I did it 17 years ago, but, hey, it's done and nothing could be better.
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Done and loving it.
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I cheated. I traded my 883 in on a 1200. Didn't do the poll though.
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I flip-flop back and forth on this. I think I would have to find myself in a situation where I said "this just doesn't cut it" - but that hasn't happened yet. I don't ride very agressively anymore - and so far am really happy with it just the way it is.
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Done TWICE now....lol
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Did the pistons in '98.
Converted the heads in '05.
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I've we've done it more than once do we get multiple votes
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Just waitin' on more money....


more money.....



must get more money.......


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I needed a little more go than 1200 but I still am enjoying some extra inches
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