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  1. Having two is always the best way to go...

    Having two is always the best way to go especially if money is no object. I had two for many years. It was nice when we had out of town visitors or when my son came home from serving in the Air...
  2. Sadly, I wasn't into taking too many photos back...

    Sadly, I wasn't into taking too many photos back then so all I have are my memories from that event. It was a complete success and a good time was had by all. :lol: I really enjoyed touring the plant...
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    I have always believed that the stock seat was...

    I have always believed that the stock seat was the worst feature of my 1800R. After purchasing my VTX in 02' I quickly realized a change in seats would be required if I was going to keep this bike,...
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    I ran my stock pipes for about 3 months and then...

    I ran my stock pipes for about 3 months and then went to V&H. That was 13 years ago and I still enjoy the sound they make. I've kept my factory pipes thinking that one day I might put them back on...
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    I really like what Indian has to offer the...

    I really like what Indian has to offer the general riding public. I have never owned a HD, and at this point, I'm not planning to purchase one. I believe they are fine products but HD has just never...
  6. Poll: Original Clutch

    02' 1800R with 60,000 and still on the original clutch. Very happy with it! :lol:
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    Poll: Bought my 2002 1800R new in 02! No plans on ever...

    Bought my 2002 1800R new in 02! No plans on ever selling but my son is hoping I'll pass it along to him one day. He may be waiting a while longer! :lol:
  8. Been riding since 1972 and have owned more than I...

    Been riding since 1972 and have owned more than I even remember. All have been nice for one reason or another, but after owning my 1800R for the past eleven years, I have to say it is here to stay....
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    It makes all the difference in the world...

    It makes all the difference in the world especially on long days in the saddle. You will not regret spending the money for this addition. :thumbup:
  10. I've used Mike's site off and on as needed for...

    I've used Mike's site off and on as needed for the past ten years. He is a stand-up guy and has always been willing to supply advise to anyone who needs it. I would suggest that if you have never...
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    Was cleaning my bike in early June when I...

    Was cleaning my bike in early June when I discovered a nail in my rear tire. I didn't even think twice before I pluged it. I just returned from a 500 mile trip with no issues. People can say what...
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    I teach 6th Graders how to be "human" and educate...

    I teach 6th Graders how to be "human" and educate them a little along the way. I love my job, but with all the cutbacks over the past several years, I'm now looking forward to retirement. Hopefully,...
  13. Thread: Oil and Filter

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    I have run Mobil 1 Racing T 10W40 with a Wix...

    I have run Mobil 1 Racing T 10W40 with a Wix filter since new back in 2002 with no issues and I'm located in Robertsdale, Alabama which is about as South as you are but you need to run what you are...
  14. Thread: Fairing poll

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    Poll: Wide Open Customs for the past six or seven years...

    Wide Open Customs for the past six or seven years on my 1800R. A great product and it didn't break the bank. No regrets what so ever.
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    I have both and have had for several years now....

    I have both and have had for several years now. My seat was my first purchase and I have no regrets. Both add a different level of comfort. This decision is really up to you and what you believe...
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    02' 1800R with about 56000

    02' 1800R with about 56000
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    I have had really good luck with my factory...

    I have had really good luck with my factory plugs. I have just under 50,000 miles on my 02' 1800R and it still runs as good today as it did the day I drove it home from the showroom. If and when I...
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    I don't think there is much of a gain in MPG...

    I don't think there is much of a gain in MPG because you are spending more time in lower gears and you don't hit 5th until about 75 mph.[/QUOTE]

    I find it interesting that you know when I shift...
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    On a side note. . . I've seen some postings...

    On a side note. . . I've seen some postings regarding the use of a 1300 final drive on a 1800 increasing mileage. During some of those postings they have mentioned that the final reduces the RPMs...
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    I average low 40's on most tanks unless I'm...

    I average low 40's on most tanks unless I'm running on the Interstate then it will drop down into the upper to mid thirties. I ran a PCIII for several years and noticed that my mileage stayed in the...
  21. Thread: Cruise Control

    by jrhodus
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    Been using the Audiovox for about the past four...

    Been using the Audiovox for about the past four or five years with no problems at all. A great investment for less than $90.00.
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    We have been using it for a while now to speak...

    We have been using it for a while now to speak with our son and his family who is stationed in Italy. It's the best thing since sliced bread! nojoke
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    5,300 miles this past June going from...

    5,300 miles this past June going from Robertsdale, Alabama to Yellowstone National Park along with visiting numerous other points of interest along the way. The longest day was 850 miles going from...
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    Just installed a new battery in my 02 !800R. I...

    Just installed a new battery in my 02 !800R. I was amazed that the original battery lasted that long but feel much better knowing there is a new one on board now. The original never let me down but I...
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    It's a small world that we live in. I responded...

    It's a small world that we live in. I responded to your PM.
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