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Discussion in 'General' started by phatchopper300, Oct 28, 2017.

  1. francoblay1

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    Someone has one laying around that they could measure to see if its .650" which is a tad over 5/8" or 21/32" Please?

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    I will go do this again tonight. Perhaps now that I have a better understanding of how they are intended to function, I can confirm what mine are doing. Perhaps what I felt was them going down upon initially hitting the starter button and then popping back up after ignition. Thanks guys for all the explanations and help. I'll also try the battery tonight if they aren't functioning properly.
     
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    If they popped back up after it started then they are working they should stay down only when cranking
     
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    Yeah I am pretty sure they're working properly at this point, but I want to confirm again tonight to be sure. Plus I'll be out there installing my cruise-mate anyways. I'm going to do a how to on that btw, all the old ones won't show their pics.
     
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    Strange that manual is more expensive than electric...by quite a bit!

    Must be because S&S knows the manual ones don't fail so they only sell one set to a customer where the electric ones they will sell 2 or 3 for the motor..lol

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    Anyways looks like the TP ones fit and much cheaper than S&S.

    The S&S one is cool cause it combines into one switch and you don't have to stick your hand in the head. I wear fingerless gloves in the summer so I know I'd never be able to push TP ones down. I also don't know where you would hide that box and plunger. Have to leave it hanging underneath the tank I guess....

    I'll just stick with electric ones cause I dont like burning my fingers....haha

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    Same here, electric ones for me. But it's because I like for my machines to function the way they were intended to from the factory. Now if S&S ever stops making the electric ones, sure I'd do the manual at that point.
     
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    I just had electric ones installed on my bike, and cost for the part was $138.95 each. That was from Ross Motorcycles LLC (Gateway Big Dog), that is who takes care of my needs.
     
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    Not bad at all especially keeping what it should have on it my buddy has a custom chopper with mech comp releaeses it's a pita
     
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    I need to keep them pushed while starting the bike as these do not stay down (unless you keep your finger there) like the manual ones.

    Also I am seeing to many of these electronic ones taking a flight by themselves at any given time... no thank you.
     
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    Only because the bikes are getting older like anything electronics wear out, my good friend has a custom built bike with tp motor and he wishes his comp releases were electronic not manual
     
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    Well... I really like sticking my finger in there, ok? And it looks cool too!!!! So I will go Manual. period!



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    Alrighty then! Manual doesn't use fingers the right set up is dual cable and will run about $500
     
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    I am just waiting for someone to confirm to me if these are the correct specs, thank you.

    • Require a .650" (1.65cm) 10mm x 1.0mm-threaded hole for installation
     
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    Maybe someone on Facebook knows for sure
     
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    Would´t be surprised, good idea!!! :old2:

    But also, I see some scary statements on the Facebook Big Dog pages... be very careful who you are listening to!!!

    :oldhardlaugh::oldhardlaugh::oldhardlaugh:
     
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    I will not use those ones either, don´t like cables and no way I am paying almost 1000 bucks to get those delivered to Spain trough Customs, etc... Learnt the lesson long time ago when I lost around 3000 bucks in parts that Curtis sent me, the box full of parts and other shit got lost in transit and never heard again!!!

    I will buy the cheap 30 bucks Manual TP CR, with those I will burn my finger for just a second, I think I will handle that just fine.

    https://www.denniskirk.com/tp-engin...-billet-cap-45-4020-21.ph14197.prd/H14197.sku

    https://www.amazon.com/TP-Engineering-Compression-Release-45-4020-21/dp/B000WP1SV8

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