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post #21 of 24 (permalink) Old 01-07-2013, 07:52 AM
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Originally Posted by Markk9 View Post
What do you guys like of as a high mileage engine? When I think of high miles, I think of greater than 150K.
I'm with you. I dont think my bike has high miles at 46,000. I know a guy here in northern Indiana that had 680,000 miles on his 1988 ultra classic last time I talked to him. That was before he rode to Sturgis this year. The odometer was broke for a couple years so it probably has closer to 800,000. He does not own any cars but rides his other bike with a side car when the roads get bad. I am a panzzy compared to that guy. His side car bike was a 85 if I remember but I know it had over 200,000 on it.
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post #22 of 24 (permalink) Old 01-07-2013, 11:41 AM
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my old 73 hard tail had just over 90 k when it blew apart, but that was a clear cut case of operater abuse,hahaha had I rode it like a old women I would probably still been rideing it. slammed in a well used evo with about 40 k and sold it to my freind and he is still rideing it 10 years later , think the bikes got about 160k on it now

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post #23 of 24 (permalink) Old 01-07-2013, 03:24 PM
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680,000 miles on his 1988 ultra classic last time I talked to him
damn 27K a year for 25 years? That dude should be "invited" to comment on how many oil changes and what kind of oil etc etc, how many engines, etc best tires etc.

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post #24 of 24 (permalink) Old 01-07-2013, 10:21 PM
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Originally Posted by snortster108 View Post
haha to most guys who own harleys it seems anything over 20,000 is high miles is high miles....
Damn I hope not, at the rate I'm going, I'll hit that next summer. I'd like this thing to last more than a year
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