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Hi all,
As the tittle says i'm new to the forum. I've been riding for around 18 years, but never had a Harley, although that hopefully is about to change. I currently ride a Yamaha Bolt (XV950), i'll apologize for that now, I bought it new in March, as i really liked the styling, but its proving to be not the right bike for me. I'm thinking of selling it and getting my self a street bob, which is probably the bike i should have bought in the first place!! i do have a couple of questions about the street bob, one being how do people find the fuel injection? is it jerky? i ask as the bike i currently have is very jerky, and from what others have told me its due to how the fuel injection is set up, its one of the reasons i am changing bike to be honest. So i'm really hoping that the street bob is smother when opening and closing the throttle. Last question, i have seen that the older street bobs up to about 2012 (i think) have a rear light mounted on the fender, and the new ones have the rear lights incorporated in to the indicators, is there a way to convert an older one to the same set up??

Thanks for reading this far and i look forward to chatting with you all.

X-kid
 

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Welcome to the Forum from Alberta Canada. I purchase a 2014 Street Bob for my wife this summer and she hasn't indicated if there is an issue with the throttle being as you say jerky.To answer your other question, you would have to go to the nearest dealer in your area and have a look at the model for your country. The US models have different characteristics than the international models. There are always kits to allow you to modify your scooter to the new layout. One issue you will find though is the rear fender will have to be changed because there will be a large hole in it wear the rear light sits.
 

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Thanks for the reply, i'm going to head to my local H-D dealer Friday and see whats what. the tail light mounted on the fender isn't a deal breaker, but jerky fuel injection would be.
 

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Test ride the H out of it.
Welcome from Kansas (That's in the middle of the US if you can't place it)
 

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Welcome to the forum from Virginia. Plenty of good folks and good information here.
 

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the fi is smooth- the thing with the bolt is they are trying to copy a hd- when hd is a hd from birth-

you can do a taillight swap no problem
 

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Thanks for all the replies guys!!! It's a good thing to hear that the FI is smooth, i have also come across a HD Deuce that has had a spoked rear wheel put on it, and a different rear fender. Does anyone know if this is a very costly thing to do? as i really like the look of it. Is the deuce a card or fuel injection bike? I've attached a pic just in case my description is confusing. Hopefully the fact that Dave Grohl is sitting on it doesn't mean its ridiculously expensive to do.

Thanks for any help on this
 

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I can't read and I can't write
But it don't really matter
'cos I come from Somerset
And I can drive a tractor.

Welcome from the South West! Glad to see another member from our shores.
 

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Welcome from Conway, SC.
 

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Thanks for all the replies guys!!! It's a good thing to hear that the FI is smooth, i have also come across a HD Deuce that has had a spoked rear wheel put on it, and a different rear fender. Does anyone know if this is a very costly thing to do? as i really like the look of it. Is the deuce a card or fuel injection bike? I've attached a pic just in case my description is confusing. Hopefully the fact that Dave Grohl is sitting on it doesn't mean its ridiculously expensive to do.

Thanks for any help on this
Bike appears to be carb, but the deuce does come both ways. Easiest way to tell a carb bike from a FI bike is the carb bike has a fuel on/off petcock, the FI does not.
 
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