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Discussion in 'General' started by KnotSo, Nov 3, 2007.

  1. Brew

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    08 Mastiff with 15+K. Only problem was a speedo that kept dropping off while going down the road. Thomas replaced it with a new one from BDM, no problems since
     
  2. KnotSo

    KnotSo No Time or Patience for Drama or Disrespect.
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    We are lucky to have a Tech like Thomas...:2thumbs:
     
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    08 and just turned 6000 miles. Great bike
     
  5. KnotSo

    KnotSo No Time or Patience for Drama or Disrespect.
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    Another month and the scoot will be 4 years old, ride in the rain a lot with no waterproofing done and no major issues. Great Motorcycle!:2thumbs:
     
  6. DRBarnhart

    DRBarnhart Insert title here...

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    :iagree:
    With one exception... mine is an '07 :D

    Dennis
     
  7. KaptinAmerika

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    06 K9 15000 miles and I have caused, in one way or another, practically every issue I have had on the bike. Usually by letting someone else work on it.
    Finally got through weeks of cleaning things up and straightening things out and I have my first 550 mile jaunt under my belt with ZERO issues. Well I do still have a super slow air ride leak but I already have a fix for that.
    Next up the Redwood Run that will add up to about 18-1900 miles and I am fully expecting to have ZERO issues on that run as well. Thats the precursor to the 2010 Sturgis trip where I plan on putting somewhere around 5-6000 miles on my ride in about a five week period. You ready RAY?
    While I have had my issues, when my Dog runs she runs with no problems. And like so many others on this site I have no desire to ride anything else.
     
  8. Raywood

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    Yes Sir Kaptian, just like Billy says in the Easyrider movie "lets get it on!!!"


    :cheers::2thumbs:
     
  9. jbotts

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    I bought my 06 K9 on July 4th weekend 2006. I've got 14,500 miles on her.

    Voltage regulator went out summer 2007. Dealer repaired it for under $200.00

    Speedo would go haywire once you broke mach 1 (100mph). Needle would jump way up there 30 or 40 mph faster than you were actually going. When you would slow down to a stop the speedo would still read 20 or 30 mph even standing still. Dealer replaced under warranty.

    Those have been the only issues I've had. That thing can sit for 5 months straight during the winter months and when I break her out in the spring, fires right up. My 05 harley would spit, cough and sneeze in anything under 55 degrees.

    My only gripe is the seat. The bike feels like a dream the first 30-45 minutes and fits me like a glove (5'10" 30 inseam). After 45 minutes the stock seat is killing my ass but once I get it paid off I'll have a seat maker fix that.

    The only other down side, pull into a parking lot with a bunch of rice rockets or harleys and you will be hated by 70% of them.
     
  10. allenmp

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    took mine to cassoday and ehc crapped out on me still in the shop getting a wire plus system install but 23k miles and still love it hope the wire plus works
    runs great and lots of power 2003 chopper
     
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    do the wire plus```

    ONCE I DID THE WIRE PLUS EVERYTHING IS PERFECT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
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    WIRE PLUS IS THE WAY TO GO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
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    Awesome pics gentlemen!
     
  14. allenmp

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    glad its home

    got my new wire plus system installed and was a perfect 150 mile trip home hope it keeps going love the chopper and couldnt imagine riding anything else but am tired of the harley guys giving me shit about it being in the shop so much
     
  15. Ray

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    I have replaced the speedo, and Ech now running again. I do not ride in the rain unless caught in it. Like someone said earlier, everything else seems like a scooter. A quick little story that happened yesterday about the scooter. Ya'll know this feeling too. I rode it down town Nashville,Tn to deliver papers to someone and eat with my daughter. I parked it at a meter about a half block from where took the papers. There is nothing close by it, just kinda sitting there by itself. I came back out of the office and looked up the block and there was crowd of tourist looking people gathered around the scooter. I thought someone has sit on it and maybe dropped it or something. Then I realized they were just checking it out up close. Kinda a really neat thing, ay!

    We eat at Hooters, my first time in the place. I moved it up the street to their scooter parking right in front. They had a good hamburger too, and scooter parking up front.

    Ray,, agrees with all you folks that like the dogs over other stuff.

    :up:
     
  16. Ray

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    Completely Agrees,

    Those harley folks always want me to ride with them too,

    Ray :up:
     
  17. Bmarchant

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    I've had my 2003 Chopper for two full seasons now. I've personally put 11,000 of the 21,000 miles on it. Love this bike. Its my everyday ride. Unless it snows or rains heavy. Then I take the Jeep.

    I've changed the fluids three times, one battery (I wasn't paying attention, and the terminals were loose, and melted them. Im a dumb ass!) one back tire last year, and changing out the front brake pads on Saturday. THATS IT!

    [​IMG]
     
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    i have a 2006 mastiff with 21000 miles most problems were recall .i live in michigan so thats pretty good milage for a 5 month season.
     
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    04 Mastiff, only had it 2 months had 4200 miles and now has 5300, no problems. I wouldnt trade it 4 nothin, just put Martin Brothers ( Medustas pipes ) and rejetted the carb. Now i gotta watch out 4 the law man .
     
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    96 ProGlide, just turned 70,000 miles. You guys need to ride your bikes more! =)
     

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