Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Northern Kentucky
GoSooners 2003 VTX retro (Illusion Blue) maint & upgrades
02/20/2008: Purchased bike with Mileage at 4,605. Came with Hard Krome 3" straights; Kury Pro Hyper Charger; Power Commander III USB; Hondaline Deluxe backrest; Hondaline saddlebags.
March/April 2008 upgrades: Kury ISO grips; Tank bib; New Dunlap Tires; Hondaline Deluxe Luggage rack; Kury clock; Chrome radiator cover; Kury Chrome rear Master Cylinder cover; Kury Chrome highway peg mounts (floorboard connection) and ISO footpegs; ShowChrome Highway (engine guard) Bars for VTX1800, Kuryakyn Handlebar Control Covers
May 2008: Mileage 5,100, Changed oil (Amsoil), oil filter (Bosch 3300), & spark plugs (NGK IFR5L11); mounted new tires front & back; Fixed VTX grounds; installed new fuel pressure regulator; new Cam sensor; new hyper charger filter.
June 2008: Installed KEW-135 - Upper Triple Tree Cover Plate; BIG-1321 - Big Bike Parts Chrome Billet Front Axle Cap & axle plug; KEW-418 - Kewl Metal Front Wheel Rotor Chrome Dress Up Hubs; KUR-8260 - Kuryakyn Frame Trim; Aeromach 4" Chrome Risers.
July 2008: Installed Honda Chrome Front Fender Tip; Installed H-D Chrome fuel breather for breather hose; replaced stock horn with Solid billet Chrome Horn.
Sept 2008: Installed KY-4001 Kuryakyn Driving Light Bar with L.E.D. Turn Signals; KY-2328 Kuryakyn Universal Wiring and Relay Kit; KY-4002 Kuryakyn Front Mounting Brackets & front L.E.D Arrow-shaped Amber turn signals.
Oct 2008: Replace all brake pads.
Nov 2008: Converted the stock rear turn signals with L.E.D. run/brake/turn lights.
Winter Mods: 2008-2009 (Dec-Feb)
1. Hard Saddlebags: Purchased set of H-D Softail Fatboy Hard Saddlebags; Hard bags painted Illusion Blue; Purchased set of Edge brackets and modiified to fit the H-D saddlebags.
2. Chrome parts: Installed KY-1546 Kuryakyn Chrome Motor Mount Accents; KY-1431 Kuryakyn Turn Signal Mirrors with Flat Glass; KY-8285 Kuryakyn Driveshaft Cover; KY-8688 Kuryakyn Drive Hub Top Cover; KY-8287 Kuryakyn Swingarm Cover; Rear Ostrich Style Tuxedo Tie; Rear Hondaline Chrome Solo rack ; KY-7963 Kuryakyn Dually ISO Pegs; KY-8802 Kuryakyn Footpeg Adapters; Kewl-101 Chrome Triple Trees; Kewl-172 Memphis Shade Mount kit; Kewl-159 & Kewl-160 Chrome Fat Fork Tubes; Kewl-165 Chrome Brake Manifold cover; KY-8684 Kuryakyn Chrome Lower Fork Skins.
3. Ultimate X Seats: Apr 2009: Replaced stock seats with Ultimate X lowboy & passenger seat; Replaced stock oil dip stick with Chrome Oil Dip Stick with Temperature Guage.
4. Desmogged. May 2009.