New Horse (sorta) In The Stable!


10 Year Member
Oct 30, 2008
Well... I know its not another Mustang, but its still cool. Obviously my kid is in awe. I havent been able to keep him off his HD Powerwheels since I brought this home. LOL.
It's a 2012 Vivid Black Harley-Davidson Wide Glide, 103 CI, 6 Speed, bone stock. The only thing this bad boy is getting is a set of slip-ons, its way too quiet and loud pipes save lives.

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New Member
May 20, 2012
Saskatchewan, Canada
Very nice. I let my HD go to buy my 96 Stang... Spending time with my wife and kids are more important at the moment.

The 103 will be a great motor for a long time. What pipes are you going with? V&H Big Rads would look awesome on that bike.


10 Year Member
Oct 30, 2008
Thanks guys. I know it doesnt match sonic blue, but my 2 fav colors are black and blue. Unfortunately Harley-Davidson did not offer a straight blue color for 2012 on the dyna wide glides. For blue they only had the blue flame 2 tone color scheme, which would up the price by nearly $800. Originally the blue flame 2 tone is what I wanted; However, now that I have the black / chrome scheme, I wouldnt have it any other way. Its classy, kind of like looking at an old school limo from 1940.

I just learned tonight, after quite a few beers, removing reflecters from a Harley sucks in comparison to a Huffy...
I hate having to watch my every move with .20 safety wire. The only reflector I f'd up was the driver side reflector on the front fork. Reflector came off / db tape stuck on the fork. I had to very gingerly remove the tape from the fork.

It has become a funny thing. I originally bought the bike because I wanted american made muscle in 2 wheel form, and I was going to be happy with it as long as it had aftermarket louder pipes. Now I find my self creeping more and more towards tossing parts at it. ie: v&h 2 into 2 pipes w/ power commander, k&n filter, cams, and a dyno tune...

I know that this technically doesnt count as a 4.6 thread; however, my 04 gt and everything i have done to it is all i know and i love american muscle.

"too much horse power is almost enough..." a quote from my dad (who is still too stubborn to admit that my mustang is faster than the 73 pontiac ventura sprint he built in 75; even though I have him licked by a full second on street tires). Its actually really funny; every time he drives my vehicles he criticizes them, probably because he knows deep down my stuff is better than his. LOL.


10 Year Member
Dec 6, 2004
Since we're talking about Harley's...

I have an '86 Yamaha FZ750, old school sports bike right about the time they started paving the way for the bikes of today.

The carbs have been jetted, it has a 4-2-1 exhaust (Kerker), Accell ignition, and the airbox has been ditched for individual filters. It's a 5v per cylinder engine... sounds sick, haha. It runs nice, and from about 8,000-12,000 RPMs it is like getting kicked in the ass by an elephant riding a missile.

Anyway, I was riding to work one morning and up next to me at a red light pulls a Harley XR1100 (maybe the wrong model?); the stripped down race-looking bike. It was loping pretty hard and sounded sick. Guy wouldn't look over, make any kind of eye contact or even acknowledge I was there. I figured he didn't want me to instigate anything, which I hadn't planned to (even though I was starting to get a kick of adrenaline given the circumstance).

Light turns green and he smashes the throttle before my feet are even off the ground. I hammered it too, but the low end of his bike was ridiculous and he was way ahead of my before I could start to make power with mine. My brain kicked in and I just let off the gas, but that thing sounded nasty. I found out later it was a stock bike pretty much... just exhaust.
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