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Best year for twin cams. Timken crank bearings, and first year they did away with cam position sensor. Hard to find replacement cam position sensor anymore if they go bad.
 
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Congrats, nice looking bike. Hope you use it more than the last owner. Far too many garage queens out there, but great low mileage for a used bike buyer 👍
 

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Fastest route to being 30 again! Great looking bike, welcome from Virginia.
 

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Best year for twin cams. Timken crank bearings, and first year they did away with cam position sensor. Hard to find replacement cam position sensor anymore if they go bad.
My only real concern is the cam chain tensioner. From what I've read some are fine but others will grenade the motor.
 

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Congrats, nice looking bike. Hope you use it more than the last owner. Far too many garage queens out there, but great low mileage for a used bike buyer 👍
I can pretty well guarantee I'll use it more. They had it listed at a good price so when I went in I told them to make me an offer I can't refuse - and they did. Having ridden Japanese clones for years I can honestly say there is a difference. Fit and finish is insane. I know it's a cliché but it really is a premium product.
 

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I did the same thing as you last year but I was turning 40. I bought my 2011 Fatboy from the original owner with 7900 miles. I'll need to take a updated picture as this one is dated . I love every minute of riding it.


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I love me a fatboy for sure. Can't beat the terminators bike. Love the blacked out version
 

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My only real concern is the cam chain tensioner. From what I've read some are fine but others will grenade the motor.
Do the hydraulic cam chain tensioner upgrade.

 

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Welcome from Idaho. I did exactly the same as you! Just turned 50 last month and a few months before that I bought a '02 Deuce with 6700 miles! Not my first HD but still pretty crazy how similar our story is.. Anyway ride safe
 

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$500 ish. + labor.

Comes with a SE oil pump as well.

This is what I put in my 05 103" NightTrain.
 
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Check to make sure the upgrade hasnt already been done in the last ~20 years.
 

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Do the hydraulic cam chain tensioner upgrade.

That's the one I was looking at. Out of stock at the moment but need to check and see if the previous owner had this done
 

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I did the same thing as you last year but I was turning 40. I bought my 2011 Fatboy from the original owner with 7900 miles. I'll need to take a updated picture as this one is dated . I love every minute of riding it.


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Thanks. It was the bike I always wanted.

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