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Old 03-27-2012, 05:42 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Should have bought a Harley

Waiting at least a month for a new drive belt, waited one year for a backrest pad!!! This bike is a pain in my ass!!! Not to mention it is costing me a buttload of money!!! I hope this gets better or I swear I will follow the masses and buy a Harley!!!!! Also been in for the top end sounding like a metal can half full of marbles that they say is normal, a new speedo, front fender bolts, abs bolts

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Old 03-27-2012, 06:21 PM   #2 (permalink)
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So there's a lot of riding in Michigan in February/March that you are missing?
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Old 03-27-2012, 07:19 PM   #3 (permalink)
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my storm also 4000 miles in the shop five times. One time for a week and a half to find the vacuum hose that had come loose already needed to have belt-tightening Don and still doesn't feel entirely right
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Old 03-27-2012, 07:38 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Hmmm....My 2010 1700 Tbird with 7200 miles is perfect, changed my oil twice, that's it. I love the bike.
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Old 03-27-2012, 09:30 PM   #5 (permalink)
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At least you still have it listed as your favorite bike!
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Old 03-27-2012, 09:39 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Yup. You should have bought a Harley.
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Old 03-27-2012, 10:24 PM   #7 (permalink)
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and you think a Harley will have less problems?
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Old 03-27-2012, 11:25 PM   #8 (permalink)
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I hope this gets better or I swear I will follow the masses and buy a Harley!!!!!
my 2c, if you don't like your bike, life is too short to waste on it, get what you want and be happy.

If you really do like your bike... well... it is like women, they can be infuriating but...
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Old 03-28-2012, 05:35 AM   #9 (permalink)
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it is like women, they can be infuriating but...
We still get on and ride 'em like a bucking bronc!
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Old 03-28-2012, 06:49 AM   #10 (permalink)
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We still get on and ride 'em like a bucking bronc!
Ha, love your avatar DC, is that a Lab, they love water don't they?
BTW Buckwild, I agree with Jonkster, if you don't like it unload the thing and get what tickles your fancy.
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