Ok so the (unproven as yet) fix was to replace the battery, they were saying they’ve had a quite a few R18s fry their batteries due to heat, they tell me the high temps warp the plates in the battery, once they cool down they work again.
I dunno.. so far no drama but I’ll keep an eye on it.
I’m wanting to go to a smaller headlight 5 3/4 or thereabouts.
Is anyone doing a plug n play headlight? Has anyone on here replaced their headlight and is it an easy job wiring wise (I’m used to ‘3 wires cut n solder’ easy).
I’m just not familiar with the wiring on these.
For what it’s worth...
My bike went in for some warranty work recently, dealer is 1 1/2hrs away, a good decent ride through peak hour traffic.
Got to the dealership to find they had relocated, ok, jumped back on, hit start.. fumble and die, lightbulb warning came up on dash.
After 3-4 attempts got it going.
I know what you’re saying, but.. my last two harleys, a softail and a dyna were both lifted 1-2” front, lowered 1” rear, works great, doesn’t affect handling to any great degree, plus I like the way it looks, to me the r18 visually would look great with just a little more space under the front...
I’m wanting to lift the front on my R18, I’m dragging the pegs everywhere …and before someone says ‘it’s dangerous, you’ll ruin the handling’ 1. It’s a cruiser and the handling is what it is 2. I’ve done it to a bunch of bikes in the past and it makes very little difference to the handling 3...
Anyone who has changed risers happen to know if there’s any reason a set of Harley risers wouldn’t fit?
Ok so the factory ones are joined for stability, but hey I’ve ridden harleys for god knows how many years with seperate risers with no dramas.
Lot of nice risers available for 1” Harley...
These came on my bike and the left side received some marks during the bike being transported.
I’m happy to touch up the black with some enamel, the marks won’t be super noticeable seeing it’s the left side cylinder.
Open to offers as really they’re worth whatever someone wants to pay. Please...
I think it’s worse than that, the planet likely does not have the mining capacity to produce enough nickel, cobalt etc. to switch every one to electric in the next 10 years like most governments are demanding.
This is a sh-t show that is about to go down.
My bike came with a brown fastback seat, the brown is just not my thing so off it went to the upholsterer along with a reshape, but lower all round, passenger section beefed up a bit with a not to king and queen chopper seats.
Anyone else got these rims and found the chrome is just peeling off?
Requesting warranty but have been warned chrome and finishes are likely not covered. $8000 set of effing wheels and falling apart after a year? (Bike only has 1400kms on it)
Nice in theory, not an option where I live.. got sick of being pulled over twice every ride and doing the dog squad dance. (Ps I hate highway patrol cops with a burning passion, part of why I dont have a Harley anymore, being harassed about tattoos, club affiliations etc is a fckn pain)
Can’t mod the factory exhaust here, need to be able to go back to stock for police checks.
So yeah aftermarket, but anything a little different or unique, I’ve seen square fishtail sort of things but aside from the polish company making them at $3500 which seems ridiculous for a couple of slip ons