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Forum: Wheels and Tires   04-05-2019, 10:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,184
Posted By milesdt85
I started out running the H-D recommended 36...

I started out running the H-D recommended 36 front 40 rear but the bike felt really weird, like it didn't want to turn at all. It was fighting me the whole time. I eventually settled on 42/42 and it...
Forum: Controls & Handlebars   03-30-2019, 03:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 116
Posted By milesdt85
2019 style bars on a 2010

I got the chance to demo a '19 RGS last week and I really liked the handlebar position. The bike was nice but I can't see myself getting rid of my current ride.... yet. Anyways, is there any way to...
Forum: Wheels and Tires   03-15-2019, 11:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,184
Posted By milesdt85
I have had the Cataclysm tires on my '10 FLTRX...

I have had the Cataclysm tires on my '10 FLTRX for the past 4000 miles and I like them a lot. I mounted them at home with the HF tire changer and mojolever. I put ride-on sealant in my tires and they...
Forum: Troubleshooting for Road Glides   06-14-2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 872
Posted By milesdt85
I've got a 2010, thought I had it in my sig, I'll...

I've got a 2010, thought I had it in my sig, I'll update it.

I double checked my owners manual and the transmission oil change interval is definitely 20,000 miles.
Forum: Troubleshooting for Road Glides   06-12-2018, 09:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 872
Posted By milesdt85
I just put some straight 85w140 gear oil in it...

I just put some straight 85w140 gear oil in it and I'm going to run it for about a thousand miles and check it out again. I have a feeling I'll be opening it up soon...
Forum: Troubleshooting for Road Glides   06-06-2018, 08:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 872
Posted By milesdt85
Oh man, I was hoping for a unanimous "don't...

Oh man, I was hoping for a unanimous "don't worry, ride it" response... I'm going to look into the necessary tools dor repair just in case.
I may put some less expensive gear oil in with one of them...
Forum: Troubleshooting for Road Glides   06-06-2018, 09:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 872
Posted By milesdt85
Metal Flakes on Transmission Plug

So I just hit 50k on my glide and dropped the tranny oil. This is what the drain plug looked like. I've been running redline shockproof in it. When I drained the pan, I found about 20 more small...
Forum: Troubleshooting for Road Glides   08-01-2016, 03:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,577
Posted By milesdt85
Thanks! I think I would regret going swimming...

Thanks! I think I would regret going swimming with the hog...

I don't feel that the Baker components are an unknown to the equation, I think they are an upgrade. I'm going with stock tensioner for...
Forum: Troubleshooting for Road Glides   08-01-2016, 11:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,577
Posted By milesdt85
I had the Hayden for about 10k miles before I...

I had the Hayden for about 10k miles before I started getting the noise. The video was an older video from when the noise started and I originally thought it was from that side of the bike.

As...
Forum: Troubleshooting for Road Glides   07-31-2016, 08:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,577
Posted By milesdt85
That was my first thought when the whole whine...

That was my first thought when the whole whine started. I have been running the Hayden M6 tensioner since just after the rebuild. When I pulled it apart, everything looked good and the primary chain...
Forum: Troubleshooting for Road Glides   07-31-2016, 04:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,577
Posted By milesdt85
Whine from Primary

Well, I gotta ask for help on this one... I had a whine develop on my bike that started out quiet and got louder over the course of a few hundred miles. My first thought was cam bearings or something...
Forum: Do-IT-Yourself   06-19-2015, 10:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,040
Posted By milesdt85
I bought my PDF service manual off of ebay a few...

I bought my PDF service manual off of ebay a few years ago. It is clickable and searchable and everything. I think they get around the copyright issues by selling you their time to make it searchable...
Forum: Tech Area   10-31-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 63,120
Posted By milesdt85
Thanks for the reply Mike U. Between the comp and...

Thanks for the reply Mike U. Between the comp and lifters and air cleaner oil and bad mileage and whatever my mind thinks is wrong with the bike, I'm about to go nuts. I'd like to be able to work on...
Forum: Tech Area   10-31-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 63,120
Posted By milesdt85
Hey Mike U, any updates to how that compensator...

Hey Mike U, any updates to how that compensator is still doing in there? My stock one is shot, rattling all the time going down the road. The new bdl I have in the box is starting to look tempting....
Forum: Troubleshooting for Road Glides   10-25-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,625
Posted By milesdt85
Wow thanks for the writeup on replacing the...

Wow thanks for the writeup on replacing the lifters. I do have stock pushrods so I'll have to pull the rocker covers and all that. I've got a service manual too. I called Feuling and was told I can...
Forum: Troubleshooting for Road Glides   10-22-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,625
Posted By milesdt85
The motor had to be rebuilt at 32,800 because my...

The motor had to be rebuilt at 32,800 because my crank scissored, the rod bearing cage came apart and threw metal through the engine.... I was out of warranty and h-d said too bad, so I upgraded. The...
Forum: Troubleshooting for Road Glides   10-21-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,625
Posted By milesdt85
Lifter going bad or worse?

I've searched all over the web and haven't found anything exactly like I'm experiencing so here goes...

I have a 2010 RGC with 36,800 on it. I had to have the engine rebuilt last winter at 32,700...
Forum: Tech Area   10-12-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 63,120
Posted By milesdt85
The larger washer is the nylatron washer on the...

The larger washer is the nylatron washer on the inner side of the sprocket. The stamped numbers must be serial numbers then... I'm still nervous about installing the new one as well.
Forum: Tech Area   10-10-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 63,120
Posted By milesdt85
Well I just received my replacement in the mail...

Well I just received my replacement in the mail the other day. This compensator is different than the one I sent back. The washer on the inside of the comp is much larger than before and there is...
Forum: Tech Area   09-23-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 63,120
Posted By milesdt85
Rlaf75 and MikeU, how tight was the comp when you...

Rlaf75 and MikeU, how tight was the comp when you removed it to send back to BDL? I am having the exact same problem, mine is jammed up tight. BDL says it's normal for it to be seized and that it'll...
Forum: Tech Area   08-25-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 63,120
Posted By milesdt85
The first time I opened mine up for noise the...

The first time I opened mine up for noise the bolt was really loose, I forgot to mention that in my earlier post. I cleaned the bolt and crank threads and I put lots of red loctite this time instead...
Forum: Tech Area   08-16-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 63,120
Posted By milesdt85
Rlaf75, I also have the BDL compensator installed...

Rlaf75, I also have the BDL compensator installed and I'm running the Hayden M6 tensioner. I have about 750mi on my comp and I notice the same noise at idle in neutral with clutch released. I pulled...
Forum: Road Trip Discussions/Stories/Pictures   06-28-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 347
Posted By milesdt85
Midwest/West 2013

Hey I wanted to post this sooner but it's just fallen by the wayside... My wife and I took a trip in the summer/fall of '12 on the bike. If you read the first 34 days you'll see the bike part. Plans...
Forum: Troubleshooting for Road Glides   01-30-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,558
Posted By milesdt85
I've got just a little over $6k in it, all said...

I've got just a little over $6k in it, all said and done parts, labor, and the dyno tune. I might have mentioned it, but I had to done at H&D Cycles in Lillian, AL. They were great to work with, did...
Forum: Troubleshooting for Road Glides   01-29-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,558
Posted By milesdt85
Got it back!

Well I got the bike back(finally), lots of work went into it. Its basically a brand new motor except for the lower cases. I went with an S&S 106" kit, Andrews 54h cams, Feuling lifters, SE oil pump,...
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