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Old 1st August 2014, 15:08   #346
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Here is mine. Just got the 1st service done. The run switch was not working from day 2, Got is covered under warranty. Otherwise it would have made a big hole in my already torn wallet. Rs. 9750 !! For a switch? Come on. How much it will take to make that switch? 500, 1000 ? Not 10K, I am sure. No complaints though.
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Here is mine.
Congrats zacs and welcome to the club. I hope you are enjoying yours as much as I am mine. Surprised to hear about the switch though. And yes, Harley parts are insanely exorbitantly priced. Touch wood, mines riding like a dream.

Enjoy and drive safe...
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Lovely looking bike zacs. Love those fat meaty pipes!
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Here is mine. .
:drool: congrats bro and welcome to the club.
I've been welcoming people to the club and still in the waiting line for mine, another 5 months
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Congratulations Zacs ! Welcome to the club. Nice pics with the HOG jacket on.

I echo with you Abhimanyu. I have a wait of the same duration.
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Congratulations Zacs ! Welcome to the club. Nice pics with the HOG jacket on.

I echo with you Abhimanyu. I have a wait of the same duration.
Thanks Brother. That Jacket is from Aditi Wasan, bought online for 6K. HOG decals are stitched. Must say, its awesome and feels better than the over priced Harley ones.
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Welcome to the family, Zacs! Hope to catch up with you on HOG rides!
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Fitted the self fabricated back-rest today for the oncoming Independence Day overnight excursion to Rishikesh. My wife wanted to ride pillion and was excited about her first (semi) long distance trip.

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Used Black Allen Bolts instead of the original metal finish ones. Costed just 70 bucks for 4.<br /> <a href=Harley Davidson Superlow XL883L - The Comprehensive Review-backrest-installed-06082014_3.jpg <br />
Looks proportionate overall. Though I did not like the purple color off the rope much. Planning to change it to Black or Harley Orange.<br /> <a href=Harley Davidson Superlow XL883L - The Comprehensive Review-backrest-installed-06082014_1.jpg <br />
Got information about a custom back rest for our Harleys being manufactured by a HOG here itself in Delhi. Adjustable for both pillion as well as rider use. Costs about 25k.<br /> <a href=Harley Davidson Superlow XL883L - The Comprehensive Review-harley-backrest-indian.jpeg <br />
Saw this beautifully customised Superlow. This particular bike opens up a plethora of options for customisations unlike some of the other Harley models.<br /> <a href=Harley Davidson Superlow XL883L - The Comprehensive Review-customised-superlow.jpg <br />
But the rides continue bringing a smile everyday.<br /> <a href=Harley Davidson Superlow XL883L - The Comprehensive Review-harley-random-ride_1.jpg <br />
And time to get dirty in these monsoon rides...<br /> <a href=Harley Davidson Superlow XL883L - The Comprehensive Review-harley-random-ride.jpg   <div style=

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Dhiraj sir,

don't get me wrong! The fabricated backrest is a great utility but is a cropper when it comes to finish quality. Looks crude to me.

The second back-rest - the adjustable one, I guess it is made by Sandeep? He has a unit here in Bangalore as well and caters to the southern region and is in great demand!
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Dhiraj sir, I guess you would also need the padding on the sissy-bar for back support. Else it wont be that comfortable on the long runs.
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The fabricated backrest is a great utility but is a cropper when it comes to finish quality. Looks crude to me.

The second back-rest - the adjustable one, I guess it is made by Sandeep?
Of course it cannot be of a Harley fit and finish. The main reason for installing this is a temporary one as my wife refused to carry on with the longish ride without a back rest. That is why I was delaying installing it for so long whereas I had fabricated it a few months back. But it costs ZERO (actual cost is around 3K including powder coating) compared to the Harley 'stealers' cost of 25K. Eventually I may have to cough up for that one only, a detachable one at that. But for this ride this is the stop gap arrangement.

Yeah, I think his name is Sandeep only but for him to be charging 25k for a Indian fabricated product is going a little over the top, imho.
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Of course it cannot be of a Harley fit and finish. The main reason for installing this is a temporary one as my wife refused to carry on with the longish ride without a back rest. That is why I was delaying installing it for so long whereas I had fabricated it a few months back. But it costs ZERO (actual cost is around 3K including powder coating) compared to the Harley 'stealers' cost of 25K. Eventually I may have to cough up for that one only, a detachable one at that. But for this ride this is the stop gap arrangement.

Yeah, I think his name is Sandeep only but for him to be charging 25k for a Indian fabricated product is going a little over the top, imho.
Yeah from utility perspective its a boon!

I have seen some of his stuff and you are bang on, too high a pricing for the quality of work.
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Just got the information, that Contrary to everybody's perception about Harleys - Fatboys, Iron, Super Low- two each and a Night Rod covered approx 1400 Kms in 4 days to reach Leh today, soon they would start the descend back to Delhi, the bikes have come trouble free and are the most apt for any terrain according to the riders, and combated those tough terrains. Need to get in some more info regarding the river crossings from them before planning my own sojourn...

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WoW super info! Dhiraj Sir. It's very inspiring indeed. At my office we are already planning a Mumbai Goa and a Mumbai Udaipur next year... it's going to be a grand feeling out on the open highways on these machines.
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Congrats Dhiraj on a wonderful and informative and educative thread. I have been following your thread with interest for quite some time as i am inclined to buy one. in fact I have booked one. I became a member recently so I am posting this query now. So if you don't mind I wanted to ask you where did you source the exhausts from and do you recommend its installation at the time of delivery. Also what is your opinion on V&H straight shots/Staggered Shots.
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