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Old 12-06-2009, 09:47 PM
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Dixie's getting new garters and a bra

Just scored a set of the fully adjustable '00-'05 rear shocks and a T-Sport Fairing w. hardware off of fleabay for my FXDX (aka Dixie).

There's a DX/T-Sport cast front and rear wheel there as well as a set of the correct 39mm fork lowers, and front and rear brakes that I'm going for tomorrow. (I like my wire wheels, but I also like riding several hundred miles in a day and these wheels would allow me to go tubeless.)

If I get the lowers, I'll get the Race Tech gold valves and save some bucks over trying to get the OEM adjustable forks. There's a set on fleabay now that start at $625.

Trying to upgrade my '99 to '00-'05 spec. components.

Question for the Dyna smart guys: would it be worth it to replace my Evo holdover circuit breakers with the '00 and up fuse panel? Or would that mean replacing ignition and coils as well?
Reason for this? Would like to use heated gloves/vest on this bike and not sure about doing that w. the breakers.
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Old 12-07-2009, 11:07 AM
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Old 12-07-2009, 11:13 AM
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Sounds good, don't know about the electrical issue. I have fuses on my 00 FXDX. I use a heated liner and no problems yet. Sorry I can't help
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End result: Got the fork lowers to allow me to fit a set of dual caliper front brakes (with Goodridge braided stainless lines), and the dual caliper rear brake w. reservoir.

Had to pass on the cast wheels though, felt that the brake upgrade was more important.

My Christmas shopping is done...
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Don't worry, once I get all the goodies in and put on, I will snap & post.
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Pleasant surprise today. The 39mm fork lowers arrived from Ohio and they're the compression damping version. With the gold valve emulators on the uppers, I'll have the '00-'05 FXDX/T-Sport fork equivalents for about 1/4-1/3rd the cost.

The other stuff I got is supposed to be here tomorrow. Not at all excited...
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Swede, do you really want to see a picture of two fork lowers?

Will post up a pic once the rest of the goodies come in tomorrow.
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Swede, do you really want to see a picture of two fork lowers?

Will post up a pic once the rest of the goodies come in tomorrow.
nah, I was just messin with ya. Post up once they are on the scoot
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Just makin' sure. Although, with all the "sport" suspension stuff for the bike, I might need to refer to this to set it up:



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Finally warmed up enough out in the garage to do a little work.

Got the shocks put on tonight!



Hey Ed, depending on how well you do with your own forks, I may get your help with mine.
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Pleasant surprise today. The 39mm fork lowers arrived from Ohio and they're the compression damping version. With the gold valve emulators on the uppers, I'll have the '00-'05 FXDX/T-Sport fork equivalents for about 1/4-1/3rd the cost.
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Got the shocks put on tonight!



Hey Ed, depending on how well you do with your own forks, I may get your help with mine.
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