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Old 11-02-2012, 11:40 AM   #16
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Where can I find information about the '06 ignition mod?
I see there are some complaints about the seat release button when you re-locate the ignition.
Where is the button? I kinda like the ignition where it is but that would mean using Rick's tank instead of the UE tank.
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Old 11-02-2012, 11:43 AM   #17
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Okay I see some info on Ghost Rider site.
But putting next to the cyclinder heads doesn't seem right.
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Old 11-02-2012, 12:00 PM   #18
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Okay I see some info on Ghost Rider site.
But putting next to the cyclinder heads doesn't seem right.
No, that is for the UE relo kit. This link right here is the awesome mod using HD parts:
http://www.1130cc.com/forums/showthr...light=relocate
For the seat latch you can run the cable wherever you like and put a pull ring on it, or just put a rubber grommet from Autozone in the post hole. Both solutions work well. The biggest advantage of this mod is not having to leave the key dangling from the switch while you ride. I would do this mod even without a tank upgrade.
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Old 11-02-2012, 12:21 PM   #19
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I personally installed the UE tank. Instructions were clear and easy to follow. Love it. Longest I have run it has been 175 miles and had about a gallon reserve.
Install the UE tank, then go with keyless digital guard dog ignition. Best two mods. Can ride 170 ish before stopping for gas, though I prefer to stop about 150 and always have more left in the tank than I thought I would. With the digital guard dog I don't worry about the keys flopping around on my frame and scratching the paint.
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Old 11-02-2012, 02:03 PM   #20
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With my U.E. relo mod my keys dont hit the frame or anything. Not sure pday thats what you were refering to or not?
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Old 11-02-2012, 02:39 PM   #21
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My concern with the stock ignition switch is that eventually your key may fall out on the road, possibly thousands of miles from home. Always carry a spare. I'm sure glad I did.
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Good idea Rattletrap. I never would have thought the key could fall out but I guess it's possible.
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Old 11-03-2012, 09:58 AM   #23
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Good idea Rattletrap. I never would have thought the key could fall out but I guess it's possible.
Some say it's not possible, but I know otherwise
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Old 11-04-2012, 01:44 PM   #24
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Rick @ UE

What is the contack info for Rick...I am heading to Sturgis from Seattle and want the extended range as well.....Thanks

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I had the UE tank then sold it. I missed it so much on long rides I bought another one. For less than the cost of Ricks, you can buy a UE tank and do the '06 ignition mod to put a better switch up at the front of the frame. There is a great how-to for this mod on the forum.
I ordered my tank directly from Robin at UE without his ingnition relocation kit for $374 delivered to my door.
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Old 11-04-2012, 01:58 PM   #25
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Here is the link. It has always said out of stock as far as I can remember, but dont think he actually is? http://www.unlimitedengineering.com/...ore/2020B.html

This is for Unlimited Eng. not ricks.
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Old 11-04-2012, 03:30 PM   #26
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"In stock" link:
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I appreciate your support of 'made in America'.
I obviously like 'made in America' because I bought a Harley-Davidson.
However, this time I'm buying Rick's tank mainly because it's made of the same materials as the OEM and because it appears to be a much simpler install.
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Old 11-04-2012, 04:50 PM   #28
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I may be doing this soon also.

Thank you for the input/links.


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What kind of mileage do you get out of it now?
I'm getting about 135 miles with the old 3.8gal tank.
Thats about what i get with my stock tank too..I have a UE Tank still in the box in my closet..after 130 miles or so its time to get off for 5 or 10 minutes anyway for a coffee/soda and just stretch..whats a 5 gallon tank gonna get me,another 70 miles or so?
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Old 11-04-2012, 07:57 PM   #30
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I agree that after 130 miles it's time to get off the bike. However there's not always a gas station right there when you're ready for it.
So sometimes you've got to get gas whenever you can or run the chance of running out or having to get off the highway and start looking for gas while everyone else keeps going.
When I ride with my friends who ride Road Kings I'm always conscious of the fact that they are not ready to stop for fuel when I am.
The larger tank makes sense for me.
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