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Discussion in 'General' started by jaybird, Oct 16, 2010.

  1. No H2O

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    According to the Big Dog website:
    "The 2017 model lineup is the pinnacle of 23 years of experience in the motorcycle manufacturing business. Among the many updates to the lineup, the most notable include updated and completely re-designed electronic systems, a bulletproof transmission, and employing the largest production motor ever to be placed within the confines of a Big Dog frame— the S&S 124."

    I assume most own a a pre-2017 model (I know a new one is out of my financial reach), I'd be curious to revisit this thread after a while to see if anyone with a 2017 model can opine on reliability
     
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    Hell yeah !!! And I'd even go all out... Big Mac combo for that lady. :old2:
    But... I wouldn't want to finance the wardrobe, work-out, makeup, manicure, tanning booth, collagen, etc etc etc :oldhardlaugh:
     
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    Dumb a$$, I would, wait,:oldcool: I'm on a fixed income:oldbang: :cry:
     
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    Me too... but I can afford the Big Mac. :D
     
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    When you go there do you Biggy size it? No pun intended [​IMG]
     
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    Of course... I may not be rich... but I ain't cheap. :oldhardlaugh:
     
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    :old2: I had the Intruder 1500. Loved that bike. You can drive the piss right outta them. Ah them the good old days.. :cheers:
     
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    I can't. :smash::oldhardlaugh:
     
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    copy paste,Lamborghini.[​IMG]:sorry: no I ain't:oldlaugh:
     
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    I have experience with 3 of the brands I'll list in order of best to worst big dog, ironhorse,hardly.
     
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    That was a good read from yesteryear.
    I've had Hondas, Yamahas and now BigDog. All require upkeep.
     
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    Like anything mechanical it treats you as well as you treat it.
     
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    There's more truth to that than you would think.
     
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    In my opinion Wires Plus is about the worst replacement system there is. In a day it was the only one there was, now there are far better options. ... Not sure if Wires Plus even exists anymore... you can find all about them with search...
     
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    In all honesty it seems high priced for an 04 , cosmetically it appears to have not been well taken care of my advice would be take your time and look around for something nicer it's definitely a buyers market
     
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    If your on a BMW forum I'm sure you've done this over there.
    http://www.bigdogbiker.com/forums/introductions.2/
     
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    I agree with Kevin. If you're willing and able to spend $7500 I would hold out and keep searching. For another $2-4K you can get a much newer Dog.
     
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