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Title: Milling Around
Post by: iski on October 29, 2016, 05:08:47 PM
The BSR really liked her Kuryakyn Adjustable Passenger pegs on the other bikes.  Spoke to Kury in Daytona and later by phone since they do not show fitment for 2014-17 CVO Limited.  Confirmed they do not make any that fit those years, was told would have to replace passenger board mounts and possibly passenger boards & then buy a new set for $199.  I kept the old set off the old bike & told a friend about it & he says - I have a milling machine.

Spent this morning milling out the insides of these pegs to fit the existing board mounts.  His milling machine worked great, nice even cuts.  Otherwise I would have been using a hand cutting tool & a dremel while the pegs were held in my vise.  

After that I helped him with a CO2 issue on his kegerator & since it was lunch was beer thirty.  So we drank beer & smoked cigars for a couple of hours to commiserate on his new concrete slab under his awning that will be a screen porch/spare garage maybe someday.  Nice breeze, beautiful day, his wife walks down to tell us we look lazy & worthless & we both said "So?"  A good day, half wasted, half semi wasted.

When I got home BSR was pleased after a minor passenger board adjustment.



Title: Re: Milling Around
Post by: J-Carr on October 31, 2016, 06:18:50 AM
Cool.  The suckiest thing about going to a new bike is all the stuff that you like from the old on e that doesn't fit.  Yo0u'll need to post some picks of them installed so we can see how they fit.  I have a couple of friends who have them on older bikes who might like to see it.


Title: Re: Milling Around
Post by: iski on October 31, 2016, 06:50:40 AM
Ok - no pics taken during the process.  Could be done by hand, had a fitment issue on the RK & used a pair of these from another bike that according to Kury would not fit the RK. After a grinding wheel & a Dremel they fit fine.  The clam shell cases of this piece that fit over the board bracket are made of die cast aluminum.  Very soft, easy enough to drill/grind out.   Difference in using a milling machine vs hand grinding/drilling was no external chrome was messed up, a much better finish. Used a hand file & a flat screwdriver to remove burrs.

Sometimes these redneck engineered adaptations work out well.  Sometimes the part becomes a piece of trash.  A few time a part has fit but looked so poorly done have just chucked it.  Black paint & clear nail polish are your friend & can salvage some of these experiments, too.


Title: Re: Milling Around
Post by: iski on October 31, 2016, 08:24:51 AM
Kuryakyn Adjustable passenger pegs
(http://i64.tinypic.com/zyf52.jpg)

Right side peg
(http://i66.tinypic.com/27xjfva.jpg)

Right side peg front
(http://i64.tinypic.com/2rpsqdl.jpg)

Right side peg back
(http://i68.tinypic.com/kaljkw.jpg)


Title: Re: Milling Around
Post by: iski on October 31, 2016, 08:27:29 AM
Left side peg
(http://i63.tinypic.com/2wgae75.jpg)

Left side peg back
(http://i67.tinypic.com/2gy3p14.jpg)

Eventually will fill the gap with clear silicone sealer.  Decided during the process best result would be to mirror the clam shell pieces that fit over the passenger board bracket.  Not enough material on the top to mill much, took quite a bit off the bottom inside bracket.  Pleased with overall result since the BSR is pleased.


Title: Re: Milling Around
Post by: J-Carr on October 31, 2016, 02:32:28 PM
 :2vrolijk_21: cool.  Happy wife, happy life.


Title: Re: Milling Around
Post by: iski on October 31, 2016, 02:44:39 PM
True.  :2vrolijk_21:

These pegs are popular around here, see them on a lot of bikes.  Seems odd that Kury would not have a part for 4 years running of CVO Limiteds & Street Glides, probably 60,000+ bikes. 


Title: Re: Milling Around
Post by: J-Carr on October 31, 2016, 03:35:14 PM
Kury seems to be really concentrating on getting product out for the Polaris Brands.  I've seen most of the new releases there instead of in the metric or HD lines.  Since most of their stuff is still usuable on the new HDs it seems to be less of a concern for them.

Or they see the HD market continuing to shrink while Polaris ontinues to grow.


Title: Re: Milling Around
Post by: iski on October 31, 2016, 04:26:57 PM
Noticed the same thing.  Maybe less competition for Polaris platform parts?


Forgot to mention, if you look very closely at pic #2, Right side peg, upper right hand corner, in between the fins, you will see 127 Hillary emails.  No idea at all on how they got there.... :hyst:


Title: Re: Milling Around
Post by: vazhog on October 31, 2016, 04:50:25 PM
Kury seems to be really concentrating on getting product out for the Polaris Brands.  I've seen most of the new releases there instead of in the metric or HD lines.  Since most of their stuff is still usuable on the new HDs it seems to be less of a concern for them.

Or they see the HD market continuing to shrink while Polaris ontinues to grow.

You Are correct Sales Number is the difference -More driven by price point


Title: Re: Milling Around
Post by: Hogbreath on October 31, 2016, 05:56:25 PM
What are photos of motorcycle parts doing on a titty site?


Title: Re: Milling Around
Post by: Twolanerider on October 31, 2016, 06:41:21 PM
What are photos of motorcycle parts doing on a titty site?

Because it's illegal (and uncomfortable) to use a milling machine on a titty?


Title: Re: Milling Around
Post by: iski on October 31, 2016, 07:02:22 PM
(http://www.abbott-ir.com/upload/images/Verticale%20Mill%206-24-11%20020.jpg)
Sexy!


Title: Re: Milling Around
Post by: iski on November 12, 2016, 04:05:38 PM
Speaking of mills and titties, I put floorboard extenders on the new bike this week.

(http://vtwingoodies.com/images/12fl_cvo.jpg)


http://vtwingoodies.com/pages/12fl_cvo.html (http://vtwingoodies.com/pages/12fl_cvo.html)

Extends the boards out 1" on each side.  Easy install, like them a lot.  Much safer than washers/spacers from the hardware store.


Title: Re: Milling Around
Post by: J-Carr on November 13, 2016, 10:02:06 PM
Speaking of mills and titties, I put floorboard extenders on the new bike this week.

(http://vtwingoodies.com/images/12fl_cvo.jpg)


http://vtwingoodies.com/pages/12fl_cvo.html (http://vtwingoodies.com/pages/12fl_cvo.html)

Extends the boards out 1" on each side.  Easy install, like them a lot.  Much safer than washers/spacers from the hardware store.
i have them on Nemo.  But the narrower leg position due to the air cleaner and horn being tucked tighter has me pretty comfortable with stock.  So far I've been planning on leaving them stock.


Title: Re: Milling Around
Post by: iski on November 13, 2016, 11:16:59 PM
i have them on Nemo.  But the narrower leg position due to the air cleaner and horn being tucked tighter has me pretty comfortable with stock.  So far I've been planning on leaving them stock.

Angling the air cleaner was a big improvement & so was the horn tuck.  More leg room on both sides.  I like the boards to be out a little more than stock.  Just personal preference.  Have tried a variety of methods to do this on other bikes, never bought a kit before.  Decided to give this kit a try, very pleased.  Like it better than just spacers & washers but costs more.  

Have a Freedom shield on order.  Should be here Wednesday. 1" over stock 10".  Not a radical re-curve shield - have had good success with this brand on other bikes.  Clearview shields worked ok but tended to scratch.  Freedom Shields are tougher & thicker & scratch less & John is a good guy to get advice from too.