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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 05-26-2012, 05:18 PM Thread Starter
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Harley to a Hardly

Well I decided to make the change. I sold my 00' Road King for a 03' Road Star and about 9k in cash, I don't miss it one bit (well maybe the roar). Long nights of breaking it down to frequently and vibration so bad I couldn't close my hand for days at a time. Well I'm on the Metric side now and two weeks into I couldn't be happier.
Oh does anyone have some recommendations for some roaring pipes?
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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old 05-26-2012, 06:17 PM
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Welcome to the forum and the metric owners
Corbras and vance & hines are real common and liked pipes.
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post #3 of 7 (permalink) Old 05-26-2012, 07:33 PM
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Now I understand why all those sportster riders have what looks like envy in their eyes when they wave.

If you can find someone with a full set of Jardines, take a listen. I absolutely love the tone over the others,
and I'm usually way over-the-top louder in a side-by-side comparison.

They actually sound "reasonably" quiet, soft and deep @ idle and tnt-db-level when you crack on them.
I actually have to wear earplugs with a 3/4 lid @ four-lane speeds to keep from damaging my hearing.
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Welcome aboard. When i test road the Road King the stealership told me 'they are suppose to shake like that'. Is that true

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You gotta shake rattle and , shake rattle and roll ... HD's theme song isn't it

Welcome to the forum, don't be shy and post some pics of your new ride; we love pics here.

Ride safe and keep it shiny side up.

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post #7 of 7 (permalink) Old 05-27-2012, 05:24 PM
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Welcome to the forum, DG Hard Chrome 3" pipes sound nice too.

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