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post #11 of 44 (permalink) Old 11-28-2012, 02:45 PM
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Great post, although it went right over my head in some respects as to how you did it, it was/is a good write up.
I have used the Willy G option at the local dealership here when I was getting resistance to fixing my warped rotors.


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post #12 of 44 (permalink) Old 11-28-2012, 04:58 PM
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Originally Posted by dirt.bagger.11 View Post
great post - love to see a picture of this rig u created.

i have the same concerns about the dealership. the service writers could care less about prompt courtious service and the kids working in the shop do not have enough foresight not to pierce their ears with giant hoops that look more like deer whistles than jewelry. yeah - i'll put my life in your hands
Deer whistles. Thats a good one.
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post #13 of 44 (permalink) Old 11-28-2012, 05:32 PM
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Wish I lived closer to you, I'd damn sure commission you to do the same to mine. That is if you would take it on.

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post #14 of 44 (permalink) Old 11-29-2012, 08:01 AM
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I just wathed the videos at This all makes so much more sense!
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post #15 of 44 (permalink) Old 11-29-2012, 10:01 AM
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This is a great post !!!!! I have thought about aligning mine, but i just dont have the room !!!

I do have one question though ..... what is this 2lb feeling your talking about ??

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post #16 of 44 (permalink) Old 11-30-2012, 04:02 AM
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Very interesting post, when riding and releasing the bars on mine my bike drifts a little to the left. I will be giving the a go soon and see how much it is out thanks
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post #17 of 44 (permalink) Old 11-30-2012, 07:25 AM
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Originally Posted by madav8tr View Post
I would check the bushings for your risers in the top triple tree if your bars are cockeyed. Really easy to get them a little tweaked. Loosen the riser bolts at the bottom and adjust them until they are straight and then re tighten.

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post #18 of 44 (permalink) Old 12-06-2012, 10:25 AM
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Originally Posted by DC-3Mek View Post
I gotta say that this isn't my idea/design.....I watched Jake Ore at Glide Pro do it and just followed his lead! And it worked perfectly! Takes a bit of time/care to get it adjustment can change the other two....just take your time, and keep checking the levels and laser lines....I probably rechecked a hundred times. That's what it takes, but I guarantee ya, you'll love the results!

And I did take pics, but they came out crap so I'll take some of the install and re-alignment with my good camera when the kit comes in.....if you want to see the man himself, head on over to Glide Pro Stability..... and I am NOT affiliated with them in any way shape or form, other than soon to be a happy and satisfied customer! As I said, I'm already ecstatic that I don't have to carry around that two pound sack of *^%# any more!!!
Did you ever get your Glide Pro kit installed? What about the pics? I can't seem to grasp the concept of where to put the standoffs and what the lasers are doing. How did you get the front axle to 90*?

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post #19 of 44 (permalink) Old 12-06-2012, 01:16 PM
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Nevermind. I found this:

Helped me visualize this task tremendously.

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post #20 of 44 (permalink) Old 12-25-2012, 10:13 AM
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Watched the video. Good stuff. Plan on doing the procedure soon. Does anybody know if their stabilizer parts are needed/ make a difference on the new frames. ? ;

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