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  • New to me Liner ready to test ride (except ice and snow lol)

    2007 Roadliner
    Ivan's reflash, Cobra Longshots, K&N with air box lid removed
    Mustang wide solo rider seat
    Star accessories fender rack, Crash bar, Passing lights bar

    Just got done doing compete clutch assembly with EBC spring, oil and filter, transfer case oil, spark plugs, cleaned IAC, brake fluid and EBC HH pads, passed flop check, wheel bearings steering head bearing and swing arm bearings check out good, belt alignment checked and tension adjusted, came with year old Avon Cobra Chrome tires and new battery with tender hookup

    Removed backrest, windshield, got bag rails for hard leather bags (will install bags after cleaning/polishing), removed stock seats... Going for fast solo bagger type ride....

    Only test rode for 10 min with broken clutch So I can't tell much.. But it handles nicer and is longed/wider feeling yet more nimble. Should be fast as hell... Stock they are 100 hp/124 torque at the motor.. This should be a little over 100hp to the tire and lots of torque with all the mods and don't weigh more than a Road Star.

    Snow/ice here now and next week Temps in teens/twenties so that sucks.

    Putting DC chopper brackets on my purple Road Star and having bags and tour pack repainted (color was a little off)

    Trimming inner fender brace and putting lowering kit back on white bike to get it looking correct (180 tire just a little snug)

    Maybe doing a 40 shot on Vmax... Maybe..
    Attached Files
    LET'S RIDE

  • #2
    I love that 1900cc engine. Rode a Raider and the new Venture TC. I think the rev limiter on the Venture was around 4250, what would it be on the Roadliner?

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    • #3
      Originally posted by Jclevesque View Post
      I love that 1900cc engine. Rode a Raider and the new Venture TC. I think the rev limiter on the Venture was around 4250, what would it be on the Roadliner?
      I think about the same but after my Ivan's reflash it's 5k I believe
      LET'S RIDE

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      • #4
        On the ground for the first time since I brought it home





        Attached Files
        LET'S RIDE

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        • #5
          Oh wow thats nice!

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          • #6
            Went for ride even though it's 20° and slick.... 20 miles.... Bike has morenpower/acceleration in 5th than my white Road a star does in 3rd....its a beast
            LET'S RIDE

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            • #7
              All clean ready for heavy duty detailing and then thrown the bags and rails on...


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              LET'S RIDE

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              • #8
                Need to stuff that motor in a Roadstar chassis
                2000 Roadstar 1600 - BAK, Pumpless, Curt's manifold, Mikuni HSR42 Freedom Combat Pipes Jumbo Strong bags, PPG 'HellFire' Paint.

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                • #9
                  Originally posted by Jaybo View Post
                  Need to stuff that motor in a Roadstar chassis
                  I used to think that but these motors run $1500-1800 used...i bought my whole roadliner for $2000...typically you can get one for $4500...has aluminum frame, weighs about the same as a Road Star.. No reason to mess with a swap. The electronics, fuel Inection, wiring harness etc would be a pain...

                  Better off selling road star and buying a liner for sure instead of spending $ on a swap or really even building a 108/110 cube road star motor. I'm betting my liner will put down as much or more than any built big bore NA road star made and a whole lot cheaper and no degradation in reliability/longevity.

                  I won't get rid of my white solo road star ever.... I like the simple look... Love the old school carb motor...

                  I might consider eventually selling purple road star set up for touring AND blue roadliner and then get a 2014 red Stratoliner Deluxe and make that my long distance tourer
                  LET'S RIDE

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                  • #10
                    Yeah my long term goal is likely a Indian Darkhorse I like technology and it would be an awesome 2 up bike. It would allow me to make the RS a solo bike too.
                    2000 Roadstar 1600 - BAK, Pumpless, Curt's manifold, Mikuni HSR42 Freedom Combat Pipes Jumbo Strong bags, PPG 'HellFire' Paint.

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                    • #11
                      Originally posted by Jaybo View Post
                      Yeah my long term goal is likely a Indian Darkhorse I like technology and it would be an awesome 2 up bike. It would allow me to make the RS a solo bike too.
                      Road Stars look best as solo cruisers IMHO for sure
                      LET'S RIDE

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                      • #12
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                        LET'S RIDE

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                        • #13
                          Please keep us posted on your progress with this bike

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                          • #14
                            Originally posted by 129drifter View Post
                            Please keep us posted on your progress with this bike
                            Ordered a Barons laydown license plate and I decided to reinstall windshield (it's a quick release so easy on/off)...

                            Getting good stainless hardware to put hard leather bags/rails on.... Got Mustang seat on now but have an Ultimate seat set to try out... And got LED headlight bulb to cram in the stock housing
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                            LET'S RIDE

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                            • #15
                              Very nice Scott. You're going to need to move to a warmer climate.
                              With enough beer you can do anything...D.Pate

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                              • #16
                                Originally posted by DEEPHATE View Post
                                Very nice Scott. You're going to need to move to a warmer climate.
                                I'm planning taking a week trip somewhere south of me.... KY... TN... Etc and check out the areas.... Need a cheapie little vacation home with a garage for a bike and a car. I'm only working 185 days a year and can spend 1 week, 2 weeks, and 10 weeks stretch in a warmer place... Until I retire then spend 4 months of the year.... So might as well start looking now
                                LET'S RIDE

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                                • #17
                                  Bags and guards put on... She got a FAT Ass...


                                  Ordered some nice mirrors... Waiting on laydown plate....
                                  Attached Files
                                  LET'S RIDE

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                                • #18
                                  Swapped out Mustang seat for Ultimate seat with backrest
                                  Attached Files
                                  LET'S RIDE

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                                  • #19
                                    That's a nice 'Liner you got there, Bubba !
                                    I love the smell of smoked pork in the morning !

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                                    • #20
                                      Getting excited for weather to break.. Planning a week trip to chatoonoga in march/April...

                                      Bike should be 100+hp and 126+torque to the tire....
                                      LET'S RIDE

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