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Jarhead07 - 1/4-13.580et @ 98.130mph - 1/8-8.657et @ 81.390mph - 60'-2.027

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1200cc, making 100 hp on American Harley's dyno in Ann Arbor, Mi.
No time slip handy, I do have it though, somewhere.
SS/XL class, AMRA Harley drags. Stock 93-1200 heads, Mik 42, V8 cams, air shift and wheelie bars.
Gotta add, that record stayed on the books till they allowed head work in SS/XL class around 2002 or so.
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That's smokin ted! Bowling Green is where I will be testing my 883 as well.
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Wow !!!
It was with stock frame ??!!
Where was you 60ft times with this bike ?
Did You try run without whellie bar ?
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Wow !!!
It was with stock frame ??!!
Where was you 60ft times with this bike ?
Did You try run without whellie bar ?
Stock frame, street legal tires, 1.55 60 ft. Without wheelie bar would have been insane..
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Thats hauling azz ted!!! Factory tranny Gears? What were your final drive sprockets?
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Thats hauling azz ted!!! Factory tranny Gears? What were your final drive sprockets?
20 tooth front and probably a 50 in the rear. Lots of Andrews parts in the transmission. EBC Kawasaki 1000 friction plates in a billet basket with a SE spring.
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Sounds like you need to give dragracing seminars for bikes...god knows I probably will need advice.
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Sounds like you need to give dragracing seminars for bikes...god knows I probably will need advice.
I am waiting for your time slips HandOver
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Stock frame, street legal tires, 1.55 60 ft. Without wheelie bar would have been insane..
did You use whells and tires from japan sportbikes ?
how much you weighed your bike ?
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