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    Old Guy replied to the thread Mileage between Brake jobs.
    Mileage on a set of brake pads could vary wildly. A person who spends a lot of time on the interstates may go 200 miles between gas...
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    Old Guy replied to the thread Oil filter.
    I used to have an RV with a Ford V10, and I'd oil and tighten that filter 3/4 turn after the gasket touched. The last time I removed it...
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    Old Guy reacted to Oldjeep's post in the thread Oil filter with Like Like.
    Yeah, and even if you do that and tighten the prescribed way - sometimes they feel like you tightened to 100ft lbs when you go to take...
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    Old Guy replied to the thread Oil filter.
    Like Ross, I just don't have have the grip strength anymore to trust "hand tight." I install the filter until the gasket just touches...
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    Old Guy replied to the thread 2022 knocked over.
    I had a very slow-speed fall-over when I first got my bike, and Progressive paid off very well for me too. The covered every piece that...
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    Old Guy replied to the thread Leaning....
    I endurance raced a couple of seasons a long, long time ago, and yes, just having the confidence that I could roll into a corner on the...
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    Old Guy replied to the thread Hi.
    Welcome from Arkansas.
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    Old Guy replied to the thread Yeah I guess I like Yamahas.
    Yamahas have been my favorites over the years, but sometimes they just didn't have what I wanted at the time. But I made a list a while...
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    Check out the ZRX forum :). That bike's not been brought to the US since the 2005 model, and it's still the most active forum I visit.
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    I had the same problem a couple of years ago. I had to add a few ounces of coolant every day to get home from a trip west. A radiator...
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    Old Guy replied to the thread New Harley Sighting?.
    Quarter-mile times would be interesting. But truthfully, in the real world it doesn't seem to matter a lot. At any rate, they're...
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    Old Guy replied to the thread Leaning....
    I counterlean a lot on tight, crooked roads at slower speeds. It's just easier, for me, to sit more upright and let the bike fall away...
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    Old Guy replied to the thread New Brake Pads.
    My brakes last a long time too. I failed to post when I changed the fronts on my '13, but I just changed the rears at 99,700. I ride a...
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    Old Guy reacted to Azor50Ron's post in the thread New Harley Sighting? with Like Like.
    Not so much broken down along the highwya anymore since they re-tooled/blueprinted engines after visiting Japan in the '80s....
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    Old Guy replied to the thread New Harley Sighting?.
    I've got a friend I enjoy riding with who rides a late-model HD bagger. He's a heck of a rider, and I've followed him at well over 100...
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