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post #1 of 24 (permalink) Old 07-24-2013, 08:28 AM Thread Starter
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14" Yaffe Monkey Bars installed...

Yup, it's another Monkey Bar thread. I think posting about a Monkey Bar install is a rite of passage in terms of the relief one feels when they're finally done dealing with these demonic angled pieces of steel.

I had all the typical issues you've read about with the TBW. Ended up just getting the Screamin' Eagle version with out the green connector. I can't tell you how many times I had the wires through only to be tripped up by that evil green connector. The whole unit is now hanging in my garage where it will reside forever.

Buy yourself some decent chain from the hardware store to pull the wires through. Not the 10lb rated stuff, you want something stronger. After breaking chain about 9 times (not exaggerating) I finally picked up some 100lb chain.

Clutch/Brakes went off with out a hitch. My lowers arrived last night as well so I threw those on. All that's left now is to ditch the stock mickey mouse mirrors.

I'm just glad it's over. Thanks for letting me vent! I'm a little traumatized, but the nice ride in to work this morning definitely helped.





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post #2 of 24 (permalink) Old 07-24-2013, 09:26 AM
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Looks great.!!!!!!
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Nice job! They look great

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They do look great!


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Looks sweeeet! Doing same mod on my Ultra if and when they ever get here. Do you have ABS and if so how was the cable swap out and bleeding of the system?
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Thanks everyone I appreciate the kind words. Today during my lunch hour I will be eating miles instead of a greasy burger!

PAVEMENTPILOT -- no I do not have ABS, believe it or not I was shopping for a bike with out ABS and Security; I only wanted Cruise.

My friend however does have ABS. He installed the brake lines and then went to the dealer to have them bled. I have seen a few posts on this forum as to do-it-yourself ABS brake jobs. If I stumble across any of them I'll PM them to you.


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looking good!!


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Refering to you install woes... No Chain No Gain Looks great!

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Refering to you install woes... No Chain No Gain Looks great!
haha too true my friend, and thanks.

I have 4 feet of disintegrated chain in my trashcan to prove it.


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